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Forum: Military Weapons Forum 09-06-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,653
Posted By Disturbed70
Back in the early 2000s I did some beta testing...

Back in the early 2000s I did some beta testing of the H&K 416 10.5" 5.56 MG with a SF guy that was doing the testing for a gov't facility. A small group of us went to a local farm for a shoot and he...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 09-06-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,653
Posted By Disturbed70
You realize the HK416 was specifically designed...

You realize the HK416 was specifically designed for SFOD-D, in the US, right? Adoption of a previously-existing item is not the same thing. If you think Unit guys are running around letting randos...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 09-04-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,653
Posted By Disturbed70
Read what I posted. Then ask yourself what would...

Read what I posted. Then ask yourself what would be gained from "testing" like that. Then look at what is required from actual testing of military weapon systems. It is absolutely not conducted that...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 09-03-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By Disturbed70
My pocket light is a Surefire Stiletto Pro. Great...

My pocket light is a Surefire Stiletto Pro. Great form-factor, great output, Surefire quality/reliability.
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 08-30-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,653
Posted By Disturbed70
Are you firing the rockets/flying the...

Are you firing the rockets/flying the drones/driving the APC's/etc? Are they soliciting feedback from you? Using your property as a test site, under contract, with military folks doing everything,...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 08-29-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,010
Posted By Disturbed70
Name one US PD or SWAT team this is true of. ...

Name one US PD or SWAT team this is true of.

I spend a lot of time traveling around the country training with/training cops and SWAT dudes. I have never encountered any uniform guys that wore a...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 08-29-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,010
Posted By Disturbed70
Lanyards have a place in boat ops, and jump ops....

Lanyards have a place in boat ops, and jump ops. That's about it.
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 08-28-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,653
Posted By Disturbed70
Not when a product is under NDA, which any new...

Not when a product is under NDA, which any new weapon system would be. They are not taking a NDA rifle to Bubba's farm, with some random dudes, and soliciting feedback.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-28-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,249
Posted By Disturbed70
All my NVG's are Gen 3. I own a set of TNVC...

All my NVG's are Gen 3. I own a set of TNVC Sentinels, and three PVS-14's. The 14's are for wife and kids. I train regularly in my Sentinels and have done multiple classes with them, as well as group...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-28-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,077
Posted By Disturbed70
I try to break everything I own. The only things...

I try to break everything I own. The only things I buy multiples are things I either can't manage to break (example - RMR on one of my handguns. It's been run over, dropped out of a second story...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-28-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,269
Posted By Disturbed70
Federal is selling direct now. Cases of 9mm are...

Federal is selling direct now. Cases of 9mm are avail for $400/1000. Still higher than normal, but not gouge-y. The current price through them reflects demand and component shortage.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-26-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,077
Posted By Disturbed70
Which again, works great should society be...

Which again, works great should society be functioning as normal. During a collapse (which I would assume would be in the back of anyone's mind who frequents Survivalistboards), that warranty means...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-26-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,077
Posted By Disturbed70
"It's hard to walk away from?" "You have to...

"It's hard to walk away from?"

"You have to spend too much time and worry securing it from theft?"

Please, tell me this was a joke.

Gear always takes second place to my life or the lives of...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-23-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,077
Posted By Disturbed70
What kind of optic? Red dot? LPVO? Precision...

What kind of optic? Red dot? LPVO? Precision scope?

What purpose? Plinking? Hunting? TEOTWAWKI?

For the most part, I err towards buying optics that are robust, and meet the specific...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 08-23-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,222
Posted By Disturbed70
I wouldn't touch a Remington made since about...

I wouldn't touch a Remington made since about 2007. However, used 870P's are usually cheap and available.

Mossbergs have their own problems. I haven't been to a class yet where at least one...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-19-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,801
Posted By Disturbed70
This. Mechanical advantage is real.

This. Mechanical advantage is real.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-17-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,718
Posted By Disturbed70
I hit my goal on numbers to have in-stock at the...

I hit my goal on numbers to have in-stock at the house, years ago. My group has been sitting on a few pallets for almost a decade, so the BOL is fully-stocked.

I haven't shot my own ammo in years,...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 08-16-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,653
Posted By Disturbed70
That's not how product testing is done by the US...

That's not how product testing is done by the US military. If your buddy was in fact, "beta testing" a weapon system that was not currently issued by .gov, he was under a stack of NDA's that would...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 08-16-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,333
Posted By Disturbed70
In my experience, the NX8 has a pretty terrible...

In my experience, the NX8 has a pretty terrible eye box. I'd stress the Vortex Razor 1-10, and also add the Razor 1-6 and the Kahles 1-6. I'd also quibble at the need for FFP in a LPVO, but would...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-15-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Disturbed70
I run a Kifaru Nomad pack, with the Gun Cradle,...

I run a Kifaru Nomad pack, with the Gun Cradle, for that scenario.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-15-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 11,944
Posted By Disturbed70
It's an automatic 7-day rip on my dept, if you...

It's an automatic 7-day rip on my dept, if you are caught carrying on an empty chamber.

In a scenario where I (probably) have another armed person with me, or damn close, have body armor and a...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-15-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 11,944
Posted By Disturbed70
I'd also like to know what parts of my on duty...

I'd also like to know what parts of my on duty shootings were different from what would be encountered in a civilian self-defense shooting.

While in the military, I did a 22-day shooting package...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-15-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 11,944
Posted By Disturbed70
Nearly any school? Weird. I have well over 80...

Nearly any school? Weird. I have well over 80 certificates from various schools across the country, from some of the most well-known trainers out there. Putting aside the fact that Frontsite is a...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-14-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 11,944
Posted By Disturbed70
Live in them, maybe. But travel in them?...

Live in them, maybe. But travel in them? Doubtful. They don't stop at any red lights in sketchy neighborhoods when going to work, the store, a movie, dinner? Never when going to a doctor's...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-14-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 11,944
Posted By Disturbed70
A lot of people talk about how fast they or...

A lot of people talk about how fast they or someone else can be carrying empty chamber. But you never seem to see many, if any videos of 1st round hits to the A Zone in sub 1-second, from the...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-14-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 11,944
Posted By Disturbed70
On a secure facility, with multiple friends who...

On a secure facility, with multiple friends who were also armed, guarding nukes that are secured behind numerous other security features, and stupid amounts of additional highly armed backup one...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-14-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 11,944
Posted By Disturbed70
Huh. If you never need/needed your gun, an empty...

Huh. If you never need/needed your gun, an empty chamber is never a downside? Whoda thunk it? Lots of tactics work unopposed. It doesn't make them good tactics.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-11-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
Am I though? Really? Damage how? Damage to what?...

Am I though? Really? Damage how? Damage to what? :rofl:
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-11-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
Nobody said you have to have used a handgun in...

Nobody said you have to have used a handgun in combat to have an opinion. Although some of us have actually used them for real. What is interesting is that you fell back on "I served in the SOF...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-11-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
Astronomy and Sinlesssorrow (sp). There's two. ...

Astronomy and Sinlesssorrow (sp). There's two.

Nomad (although he was USMC Force Recon, so not actually Army-side).

You've been called out numerous times about your bs by folks that have...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-11-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
If a WWII JAG tried regaling me with his...

If a WWII JAG tried regaling me with his knowledge of what worked for the common grunt during the Battle of the Bulge, I'd certainly call them out. That is not anti-veteran, That is anti-bs


...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-11-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
Odd. Plenty of people have disagreed with me in...

Odd. Plenty of people have disagreed with me in the past, and I have never "brought out the personal attacks." There was no attack, at all. He has a long history of tap dancing around the truth about...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-11-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
This. All of it. The years-long charade, where...

This. All of it. The years-long charade, where you play the semantics game to make yourself out like something you weren't is pretty sad.

Why have you never fallen back on, "As a JAG," when trying...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-10-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,207
Posted By Disturbed70
I'm sitting here at my desk at work. I have a...

I'm sitting here at my desk at work. I have a handgun on my side; an AR, a Beretta 1301, and three other handguns within arms' reach; a blue training gun, and a Glock 17R in my desk. My only issue...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-10-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,207
Posted By Disturbed70
I'm a lefty. One of God's Chosen ;)

I'm a lefty. One of God's Chosen ;)
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-10-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,207
Posted By Disturbed70
Like this: 308210

Like this:

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Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-10-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,207
Posted By Disturbed70
I've been shooting and teaching firearms a long...

I've been shooting and teaching firearms a long time and never heard of one of these....
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-10-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
I was actually the one touting reading...

I was actually the one touting reading comprehension. The above bolded just kinda proved my point.:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-10-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
A little light reading for you: ...

A little light reading for you:

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/introducing-heckler-koch-mark-23-gun-heres-why-it-failed-41407

Note the production call for a whopping 7,500 guns:
...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-09-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
Not very good at the whole reading comprehension...

Not very good at the whole reading comprehension thing, are you? What is that word in front of "never" that I used? If you want to ascribe a statement to me, why don't you actually use the correct...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-09-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
What part of they bought them for about a decade,...

What part of they bought them for about a decade, and almost never carried them are you not following along with? If you took all of the nations listed in your "much of the world" list, and looked at...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-09-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
USSOCOM bought them for about a decade (and...

USSOCOM bought them for about a decade (and bought less than 8,000 of them during that time frame). Even among the biggest adopters (NSW), they were not exactly a hit. They were used for dive ops,...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-09-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,909
Posted By Disturbed70
Who is still using it on a regular basis? Not,...

Who is still using it on a regular basis? Not, "Oh, we still have a few Mk23's in the armory somewhere." Still commonly chosen, for non-specialized roles? And when did that change happen? Because it...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-04-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,801
Posted By Disturbed70
I own plenty of stock guns. I also own several...

I own plenty of stock guns. I also own several that are far from it. My Roland Special is over 30k rounds since 2015. Zero problems, with regularly scheduled parts replacements (although, I have gone...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 08-04-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,788
Posted By Disturbed70
Barrel length has nothing to do with pattern...

Barrel length has nothing to do with pattern size, in a shotgun between 14 and 20 inches.
Forum: Shotgun Forum 08-02-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By Disturbed70
In all fairness, the shotgun is kinda going the...

In all fairness, the shotgun is kinda going the way of the dodo for everything but breaching and less lethal, for all of the groups you've mentioned. There are still some holdouts, but the vast...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 07-30-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,232
Posted By Disturbed70
Today's T&E batch, from left to right: 1....

Today's T&E batch, from left to right:

1. Benelli M2
2. Benelli M4
3. Remington V3 Tactical
4. Beretta 1301


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Forum: Shotgun Forum 07-28-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,232
Posted By Disturbed70
Gen 1 Beretta 1301's would dump all the shells if...

Gen 1 Beretta 1301's would dump all the shells if you hit the bolt release. The fix was a $25 part. Gen 2's fixed the problem, and are currently the best-performing semi out there, for the price,...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 07-27-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By Disturbed70
I keep my shotguns in car carry condition...

I keep my shotguns in car carry condition (magazine tube downloaded by one, round on the lifter, bolt closed, weapon on safe). Similarly, I keep any rifles set up for home defense in the same...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 07-27-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By Disturbed70
I don't know of any shotgun SME that is a fan of...

I don't know of any shotgun SME that is a fan of magazine-loaded shotguns. That list includes Tom Givens, Rob/Matt Haught, Tim Chandler, Ashton Ray, and Steve Fisher. I haven't asked Scott Reitz, but...
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