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by johndoe3
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: TSA fines for bringing gun to TSA checkpoints
Replies: 8
Views: 1027

TSA fines for bringing gun to TSA checkpoints

https://www.foxnews.com/us/tsa-orders-travelers-to-pay-1-4-million-in-civil-penalties-for-bringing-guns-to-airports TSA announced that travelers inadvertently bringing a gun through a TSA airport checkpoint paid a total of $1.45 million in civil fines in 2017. The fines were levied against ~4000 tr...
by johndoe3
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Silencer Reviews
Topic: Switch Back .22 Silencerco
Replies: 16
Views: 6356

Re: Switch Back .22 Silencerco

I like johndoe3 picture of a suppressive loudener aka (rifle optimized)......ha...haw. Capt. Link, Silencerco claims a significant noise reduction, for a rifle length barrel, where the baffles are flipped in the outer most portion. They claim it is a breakthrough in silencer design, and for a rifle...
by johndoe3
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: News Stories
Topic: Fed Court rules Power Company wrong in Dimissal for gun in vehicle
Replies: 1
Views: 667

Fed Court rules Power Company wrong in Dimissal for gun in vehicle

https://www.guns.com/2018/10/16/federal-court-finds-for-worker-fired-by-company-after-keeping-gun-in-vehicle/ A Federal Appeals Court panel ruled unanimously for an Ameren employee (Power company in IL), who was dismissed for having a handgun in his private vehicle. The court ruled that... The 13-p...
by johndoe3
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Silencer Reviews
Topic: Switch Back .22 Silencerco
Replies: 16
Views: 6356

Re: Switch Back .22 Silencerco

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by johndoe3
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Largescale RAND study of military--2/3rds are fat
Replies: 4
Views: 1502

Largescale RAND study of military--2/3rds are fat

https://www.militarytimes.com/off-duty/military-culture/2018/10/03/a-staggering-number-of-troops-are-fat-and-tired-report-says/ RAND was engaged for a study of all 4 military services to randomly determine the state of fitness--sample size was 18,000 selected randomly. Therefore, no one can accuse ...
by johndoe3
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: News Stories
Topic: The Noose Tightens in NJ, Fed Court OKs NJ 10-round magazine law
Replies: 1
Views: 679

The Noose Tightens in NJ, Fed Court OKs NJ 10-round magazine law

https://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2018/10/court_sides_with_nj_on_gun_control_measure_15-roun.html The NJ Guv signed a law in June banning 15-round magazines for guns, and requiring NJ citizens to dispose of all magazines holding more than 10 rounds by mid December 2018 (giving away, selling, tu...
by johndoe3
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: News Stories
Topic: Guide killed by grizzlies, bear spray element to story
Replies: 3
Views: 747

Guide killed by grizzlies, bear spray element to story

All over the internet, there has been a contentious debate for years on whether bear spray vs large caliber handgun is most appropriate to use during bear attacks. The following story of a Elk Guide killed last week just south of the border of Yellowstone Park while field dressing an elk, by 2 grizz...
by johndoe3
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Help me decide -Poll
Replies: 6
Views: 1443

Re: Help me decide -Poll

I voted for the Sig package (7.62 + discounted SRD22). Silencer Shop tests 7.62 suppressors with .308 and 300 Blackout, and the Sig 7.62 and .338 suppressors were top performers for subsonic Blackout and excellent in supersonic Blackout. Meanwhile, that Sig 7.62 suppressor in other .308 3rd party te...
by johndoe3
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Pressure mounts towards handgun ban in Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 1157

Re: Pressure mounts towards handgun ban in Canada

a_canadian writes Golly, do you have some links to data supporting this claim? The Danforth shooter was claimed by ISIS after the fact, vaguely, and some of his prior activities certainly seem to point to a connection, but nothing seems to have been proven so far in connection with terrorism. But a...
by johndoe3
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Pressure mounts towards handgun ban in Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 1157

Pressure mounts towards handgun ban in Canada

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/tasker-liberal-handgun-ban-caucus-divide-1.4819711 Excellent article on who wants a handgun ban in Canada. The liberals in the cities of Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Fredericton are the main constituents for handgun bans, falsely seeing a handgun as the cause of sh...
by johndoe3
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: News Stories
Topic: Self Defense Insurance, 2nd plan dumped by insurer
Replies: 2
Views: 816

Re: Self Defense Insurance, 2nd plan dumped by insurer

Actually...Second Call Defense is a provider of self-defense insurance in all 50 States--it's one of the larger providers. They (or their members) could complain to the Insurance Commissioner in any State; but I doubt that anything could be done. Insurance companies can decide to change their lines ...
by johndoe3
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: News Stories
Topic: Self Defense Insurance, 2nd plan dumped by insurer
Replies: 2
Views: 816

Self Defense Insurance, 2nd plan dumped by insurer

https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2018/09/john-boch/second-call-defense-dumped-by-amwins-insurance-administrator-because-guns/ Good blog article by John Boch, the head of GSSF in Illinois. The underwriting insurance company for Second Call Defense suddenly dumped them this past week with no prior n...
by johndoe3
Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: Guns issue flairs up in Kavanaugh hearings
Replies: 1
Views: 808

Guns issue flairs up in Kavanaugh hearings

https://www.guns.com/2018/09/06/kavanaugh-on-2nd-amendment-semi-auto-rifles-are-in-common-use-videos/ On Wednesday, senator DIFI (Feinstein) attempted to make a ludicrous application of the Heller and McDonald SCOTUS decisions during the Kavanaugh hearings. Kavanaugh had reiterated that the Heller ...
by johndoe3
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Legal and Political
Topic: The Big Lie--number of school shootings
Replies: 0
Views: 931

The Big Lie--number of school shootings

https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/08/27/640323347/the-school-shootings-that-werent NPR, which is a far left media organization, investigated the reported number of school shootings in the USA as officially reported by the Department of Education for the 2015-2016 school year. The amount of error...
by johndoe3
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Death of a Nation film, good stuff
Replies: 1
Views: 916

Death of a Nation film, good stuff

Tonight I watched the new documentary film by Dinesh D'Souza--Death of a Nation (about 1hr 45 min)--in the local theater. Good stuff, I highly recommend it. About 2/3rds the way through, Dinesh interviewed Richard Spencer, the founder and main spokesman for the Alt Right. Eye-opening, it turns out t...
by johndoe3
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: News Stories
Topic: Winning, U of Utah student fights back and wins
Replies: 2
Views: 827

Winning, U of Utah student fights back and wins

https://www.nraila.org/articles/20180822/university-of-utah-instructor-ostracizes-concealed-carriers Congrats to a University of Utah student who took action--and won. Despite the fact that Utah is one of ten states that allows for campus carry, the instructor claimed she had the right to “restrict...
by johndoe3
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: News Stories
Topic: Couple believes evil doesn't exist, then they biked through ISIS territory
Replies: 10
Views: 1882

Re: Couple believes evil doesn't exist, then they biked through ISIS territory

If only there were a small tool that one could carry on their body, which would have taken down the 5 knife-bearing attackers? Maybe something you point at the attackers and pull a lever to actuate? and carry in a pouch/holster? ...if any of the 5 cyclists traveling together in a group had had a sel...
by johndoe3
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: News Stories
Topic: Couple believes evil doesn't exist, then they biked through ISIS territory
Replies: 10
Views: 1882

Couple believes evil doesn't exist, then they biked through ISIS territory

http://dailycaller.com/2018/08/16/couple-bikes-isis-territory/ A D.C. couple, who both worked for government agencies during the Obama administration, decided to bicycle around the world as the adventure of a lifetime. Both were convinced philosophically that evil does not exist... “I don’t buy it....
by johndoe3
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: News Stories
Topic: Highest homicides in the world
Replies: 13
Views: 1627

Re: Highest homicides in the world

Maduros regime in Venezuela has NOTHING to do with "Socialism" -- those are just words used to justify his insane messing up of the countrys economy. DKDravis, your opinions are usually considered and insightful; however, here you've gone way off into pixie-dust territory. :wink: Definition of Soci...
by johndoe3
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: News Stories
Topic: Highest homicides in the world
Replies: 13
Views: 1627

Highest homicides in the world

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/brazil-murder-rate-record-homicides-killings-rio-de-janeiro-police-a8485656.html Brazil set a new record in 2017 with homicides hitting 63,880 (population 195 million), the highest for any country in the world. Comment: no wonder there is a politica...
by johndoe3
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: News Stories
Topic: Portland Police Refused To Help ICE
Replies: 3
Views: 809

Re: Portland Police Refused To Help ICE

To be fair on this issue, the evidence suggests that the Portland OR mayor (Ted Wheeler) ordered the police to stand down in regards to the ICE protest there. http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/07/31/tucker-carlson-blasts-portland-mayor-police-order-ice-affairs Tucker Carlson and National Border Patrol...
by johndoe3
Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Silencer Talk
Topic: Sound test of twenty-seven .30 caliber silencers (each .308 and .223)
Replies: 4
Views: 2054

Sound test of twenty-seven .30 caliber silencers (each .308 and .223)

http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2018/07/ttag-contributor/largest-30-caliber-silencer-testing-event-ever/ This is keeper data, where Dakota Silencers tested .30 caliber silencers (twenty-seven tested) on one day with a .308 and .223 rifles. Interesting results with some that I had not expected. Dat...
by johndoe3
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: News Stories
Topic: Police response times...fudging the records
Replies: 4
Views: 1111

Police response times...fudging the records

http://foxbaltimore.com/news/local/where-are-the-cops-highlandtown-home-invasion-victim-waited-14-minutes-for-police In a suburb of Baltimore, a house break-in at 2 AM shows that the police are distorting the records on their response times. The official police record shows that an officer responde...
by johndoe3
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: News Stories
Topic: I hated guns; then I was mugged
Replies: 4
Views: 960

Re: I hated guns; then I was mugged

And with this latest mass shooting in Toronto, in which a 10 year old girl and a recently graduated 18 year old woman were murdered and a bunch more injured, I wonder why the press downplays (more like deliberately omits) that the recent Toronto shooter was an ISIS sympathizer and was over in Afgha...
by johndoe3
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: News Stories
Topic: I hated guns; then I was mugged
Replies: 4
Views: 960

I hated guns; then I was mugged

https://www.dailysignal.com/2018/07/24/i-used-to-hate-guns-and-the-nra-then-i-was-mugged/ Author of the article was a typical San Francisco no-nothing liberal, when he was mugged by 2 armed men in 2013. One guy held a gun in my face, and the other held a gun to the back of my head. They took my Mac...