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Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 12-08-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,707
Posted By fragout
Agreed. ..lol I would be taking current...

Agreed. ..lol

I would be taking current technology with me regardless of whatever " age of man" shtf may replicate. ( Home canning, metal working, medical, etc.....)

Modern firearms would be...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-08-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By fragout
Some info regarding the law suit via Ruger. ...

Some info regarding the law suit via Ruger.

https://www.unionleader.com/news/business/sturm-ruger-takes-smith-wesson-to-court-over-its-iconic/article_8158e5ce-38f4-5167-aeb0-e85979a2c895.html
...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-08-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By fragout
Turkey, grouse, rabbit, squirrel for the most...

Turkey, grouse, rabbit, squirrel for the most part. ( It is legal to hunt turkey with rifles including 22lr via parts in my state.)

The wife will shoot any pigs that get near her gardens .....or...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-08-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,418
Posted By fragout
The above is very similar to what our group has...

The above is very similar to what our group has prepared for . Not interested in handing out firearms to anyone other than another member of our group, and we have items for barter that would be far...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-08-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By fragout
A few pics below of the latest TCR22.... ( The...

A few pics below of the latest TCR22.... ( The day I brought it home.)
Pic 2 puts the TCR next to my M14S
Note: M14S is about the same OAL as an M16A2 just to give more perspective.
Note: Click...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-08-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,887
Posted By fragout
Add a few spare mags, sling, and cleaning kit w/...

Add a few spare mags, sling, and cleaning kit w/ cleaning supplies, and I see your point.

My minimum for spare mags = 21 per rifle.

7 up ( Loaded and ready to rock inside pouches)
7 back (...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-08-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,187
Posted By fragout
You bring up some good points here. Especially...

You bring up some good points here. Especially your cost/ benefit ratio.

Lesson learned years ago in regards to reloading = The time it takes to reload quantities of " training " ammo for pistol/...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 12-07-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 865
Posted By fragout
I sold or traded mine off years ago. ( Sold off...

I sold or traded mine off years ago. ( Sold off the rest as well)

My one and only shotgun left is a sentimental favorite, and strictly a fun gun now.( Shown in pic below) In the event some fool...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-07-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,394
Posted By fragout
One suggestion ( concerning firearms only), and...

One suggestion ( concerning firearms only), and all in question are reliable.

Focus your time with what you have with you . If edc = your 9mm, start there. The only cavet = your much better with...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-07-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,394
Posted By fragout
Statistically they are...so yes. I don't buy...

Statistically they are...so yes.

I don't buy into " stats" however.

Complacency is what kills imo. Folks who have never been involved in a gunfight, and who live in what they perceive as safe...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-07-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By fragout
Agreed. ( 9mm PCC s are not a big leap from 9mm...

Agreed. ( 9mm PCC s are not a big leap from 9mm sidearm in terms of velocity, and a waste of " long gun space" from my experience.)

After trying on a 1022 sbr/ Charger for size, I now use a...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 12-04-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,072
Posted By fragout
I have put 2 Vortex crossfire 2 scout scopes thru...

I have put 2 Vortex crossfire 2 scout scopes thru the paces so far. ( Both on the M14 types)

Both failed. ( Internal fog). One failed while hunting in high country during " spring mountain weather...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-04-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By fragout
Yes. The TCR22 makes a fine Appleseed rimfire,...

Yes. The TCR22 makes a fine Appleseed rimfire, once you add a decent sling to it. ( I try and make any and every Appleseed shoot as possible.)

To answer your question.....my BC mags were already...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-04-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,424
Posted By fragout
That idea will get it done. A few years...

That idea will get it done.

A few years ago...a buddy of mine stopped by with his brand new rifle and a bag full of loaded magazines so he could become acquainted with it on my range. ( LRB Arms...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-04-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,187
Posted By fragout
What a bunch of BS. ( Give me a second to get the...

What a bunch of BS. ( Give me a second to get the hip waders on, as it gets deeper every time you post...lol)



Fact: " You could likely FIND " your 9mm in an abandoned police car = you are...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-03-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,424
Posted By fragout
Im a huge lever gun fan. Always have been and...

Im a huge lever gun fan. Always have been and always will be.

With that said.....I only have 1 ( Glenfield) in 3030 , and it rarely sees any use since my semiauto dbm " go to/ security rifle is...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-03-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,187
Posted By fragout
Agree with the above . In fact....the "...

Agree with the above .

In fact....the " hero" herkemer quoted is nothing more than another looter at that point . ( Thief)

5000 abandoned police cars huh?

Martial law would be declared for...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-03-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,187
Posted By fragout
Scrounge, scavenge and the other colorful terms...

Scrounge, scavenge and the other colorful terms all are nothing more than different ways to state that thier strategy will be looting. ( Taking crap that does not belong to them...ie. ...stealing.)
...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-03-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,187
Posted By fragout
Could you list these design changes concerning...

Could you list these design changes concerning the org XD compared to the XDM please?

On a side note, I have had the XD40 service pistol since 2006 or so in pic below ( next to a Ruger LCP) . I...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-02-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,187
Posted By fragout
Interesting point in regards to reliability. One...

Interesting point in regards to reliability. One reason why the op might consider a change to something else...if his specific 1911 suffers at all.

While I have a 1911, I have not put it thru any...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-02-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,187
Posted By fragout
I want to say thankyou directly towards...

I want to say thankyou directly towards Disturbed70 for taking the time to gather and type out the sheer amount of information that he gathered.

My point here has nothing to do with agreement or...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-02-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By fragout
Mechanical accuracy: We utilized 2 of these...

Mechanical accuracy:

We utilized 2 of these rifles to determine mech accuracy while they were under a lab radar chrono.

Both were slung up into what is commonly called a lead sled here....which...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-02-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,424
Posted By fragout
I believe his story, as it is more common than...

I believe his story, as it is more common than realized. ( And why tools such as the MUTT were developed.)

...And that was my point earlier. It takes tools and time. Not near as easy to clear as...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-02-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By fragout
Sight radius 7 inches more than 1022 Much...

Sight radius 7 inches more than 1022
Much better iron sights
Scope mount machined to Reciever
Cleaning rod hole at Reciever base
Much better stock with sling swivel points, and mlok slots for...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-02-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By fragout
Since I had family from " out of town" here for...

Since I had family from " out of town" here for the holidays, a few of them were out hunting feral pigs on my property.

What does that mean you ask? I was busy gathering data regarding the TCR22...
Forum: Rifle Forum 12-02-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By fragout
TCR22 All around survival rimfire

I thought I would share my findings here ( so far) in regards to the TCR22, and from a " pepper" ( for lack of a better term) mindset. Certain things that folks like us look for as where gun writers...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 12-01-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,143
Posted By fragout
Turkey day weekend is now ended here. 18...

Turkey day weekend is now ended here.

18 dead hogs.

Cartridges for the carnage:

7.62x39mm
3030
3006
6.5 CM
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-01-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,834
Posted By fragout
The second bag you pictured is interesting, as it...

The second bag you pictured is interesting, as it does not possess any tactical or commando looking features....plus it looks as if it does the job of securing your pistol.

Not much first hand...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-28-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,424
Posted By fragout
You have my attention ( Gunkiller is your term...

You have my attention ( Gunkiller is your term and not mine) It is not the " worst malfunction" either.

I love learning new things when it comes to firearms.

Please walk us thru this clearing...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 11-28-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,143
Posted By fragout
Happy turkey day everyone. Update: Have...

Happy turkey day everyone.

Update:

Have 6 relatives out hunting now.

1st kill of the night was a 2fer! ( 2 pigs with one bullet) Fairly uncommon and a new record for the " 1st dump"


On...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-28-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,600
Posted By fragout
Bingo. All of our hobbies are in fact...

Bingo. All of our hobbies are in fact preparations ...and always have been.

One big reason why hogs are shot on sight here. ......What we grow and raise is much more important.

Come to think...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-28-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,600
Posted By fragout
2 K is way too much but my wife and her sister...

2 K is way too much but my wife and her sister raise, train, and condition the pack animals here, so if anything....folks like her would be the ones who train them... In that case 2k sounds...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-28-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,424
Posted By fragout
He stated that it is not a defensive rifle, so ...

He stated that it is not a defensive rifle, so less of a reason for a change too boot. ( I can relate to his frustration however)

I have witnessed the same thing via select fire AKM, 74s, and...
Forum: Rifle Forum 11-28-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 55,997
Posted By fragout
Fist off......Nice lookin rifles in your pics....

Fist off......Nice lookin rifles in your pics. The Camp Perry commemorative is a very nice and interesting rifle in particular.

Secondly......Read the rest of my post instead of one sentence.
...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-28-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,187
Posted By fragout
The link below is an interesting read....... ...

The link below is an interesting read.......

http://www.smallarmsreview.com/display.article.cfm?idarticles=1951

If nothing else......the historical accounts are interesting and fairly detailed...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-27-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,600
Posted By fragout
This is a whole topic onto itself. Well...

This is a whole topic onto itself.

Well trained, conditioned, experienced, and healthy pack animals with halved loads, traveling in perfect weather on level sure footed ground in lower...
Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 11-27-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,707
Posted By fragout
I would agree with the above. Livestock, growing...

I would agree with the above. Livestock, growing crops, trapping , fishing, and gathering would/ should be much higher on the priority list than archery.

....And firearms are the simple answer...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-27-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,424
Posted By fragout
Good point. Since he happened to have a "...

Good point. Since he happened to have a " backup" rifle handy, then he carried on with the rest of his day armed with something that worked.

If it is worth owning and utilized as a SHTF rifle, (...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-27-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,600
Posted By fragout
Yup. The 6x was what I was talking about. Haven't...

Yup. The 6x was what I was talking about. Haven't seen any 4x gators via big green, but have seen a few Polaris quads being used by other units.

11B
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-27-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,600
Posted By fragout
Until your humping back out of it......Lol ...

Until your humping back out of it......Lol

11B
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-27-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,600
Posted By fragout
An Argo with a diesel engine would be the ticket....

An Argo with a diesel engine would be the ticket. The Argos we used in Alaska via moose hunting were invaluable. Almost gutless in higher elevations however.
Wish the Army would have pressed for...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-27-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,600
Posted By fragout
We use the gators at work from time to time. ...

We use the gators at work from time to time.

The good news is that ours would run fine using JP8 for fuel....as gas stations in combat zones are hit and miss to put it mildly.

Not so good...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-27-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,600
Posted By fragout
The Argo would be my choice for an ATV in a go...

The Argo would be my choice for an ATV in a go anywhere situation......until the fuel is gone.

The " skid steer" is an asset.


11B
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-27-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,424
Posted By fragout
Double feeds are quite common with our issued...

Double feeds are quite common with our issued M4A1s as well. Its root cause is magazine induced. ( Part of the weapon system btw) Have seen it happen using aluminum GI mags as well as pmags.

When...
Forum: Rifle Forum 11-26-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By fragout
I'm of the same notion as you brother, and have...

I'm of the same notion as you brother, and have used the M14/ M21A5/ EBR in the past down range .

If you want optics on a rifle such as this.......start with a good solid optics mount...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-26-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,600
Posted By fragout
Agree with your point. ( Post number 36 of this...

Agree with your point. ( Post number 36 of this thread ...points number 6 and number 9)

Note: I didn't go into much detail concerning number 9, but what you mention is part 9f what I was stating)...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-26-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,600
Posted By fragout
A tad camera shy too boot.:thumb: They come...

A tad camera shy too boot.:thumb:

They come in real handy in the high country after your elk is in the dirt.

11B
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 11-26-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,143
Posted By fragout
Never under estimate a sounder of wild hogs..... ...

Never under estimate a sounder of wild hogs.....

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/wild-hogs-kill-woman-attack-outside-texas-home-sheriff-says-n1091216

In the above was in a semi urban area....
Forum: Rifle Forum 11-26-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 55,997
Posted By fragout
What you mention about the M1 Garand is true, but...

What you mention about the M1 Garand is true, but you are totally incorrect regarding the M1A. ....as its gas system is nothing like a Garand and does not suffer from the same issues if you reload...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-26-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,600
Posted By fragout
Unfortunately. .....I cannot explain correct...

Unfortunately. .....I cannot explain correct mindset well enough to be understood. My attempt would probably lead to misunderstanding.

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