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  1. c1steve

    Obama DHS whistleblower found dead with gunshot wound in California

    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/obama-dhs-whistleblower-found-dead-with-gunshot-wound-in-california?fbclid=IwAR3jbDw4tSF6uo2EaOGE_IPQmzmj36Bii7EnchKem4e-zTDZPvFSVJYW5qA Philip Haney, a former Homeland Security Department official during the Obama administration who blew the whistle on...
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    How the left is pushing us toward civil war, and how this has worked in the past.

    Very interesting article about how the left is pushing us toward civil war, and how this has worked in the past. https://amgreatness.com/2019/08/06/igniting-civil-war/ Government sponsorship of violence against opponents or complacency in the face of incitement to violence is a powerful tool of...
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    Stopping a bear attack with a pistol, a compilation of events.

    Excellent compilation of stopping bears with a pistol. The pistol has been more successful than I thought...
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    Maggie’s acute onset hypotension problem, via two Tulsa women

    Some people have trouble with high blood pressure. This guy developed acute onset low blood pressure: http://komonews.com/news/nation-world/graphic-video-liquor-store-clerks-shoot-armed-robbery-suspect-fight-over-gun
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    One year post election, we have come a long way

    Here is a great story, or list of comments, by persons involved in the election on both sides. http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a13266971/election-2016-behind-the-scenes/
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    Training Courses Carbine class in Reno, NV, by Operation Specific Training, Bruce Gray, Jerry Jones, Nov. 2

    Original posting is on another website. Below is a copy of the post: Posted September 02, 2014 11:42 AM We are currently working out the details, looking at options, etc. To bring carbine operator to the Reno area, we need about 12-14 students to sign up to get me and Doc out there. Here is...
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    Rapper shoots and pistol whips his buddy, in the Bronx. Can't be any stupider.

    Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSVrV2piQOI About as stupid as they come. I am sure they will round this guy up, he deserves a long vacation in an 8' cell. SEE IT: Gunman shoots, pistol whips man in Bronx store before 5 people walk over bleeding victim's body - NY Daily News The...
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    Washington D.C. ban on handgun carry ruled unconstitutional

    Judge rules against Washington's handgun ban - CNN.com One by one, these rulings are going in our favor: A federal judge ruled that Washington's ban on the carrying of handguns in public is unconstitutional. In a ruling made public Saturday, Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. said that...
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    Crime does pay! I think I may move to NYC.

    NYC Jury awards shoplifter $500K for broken ankle - SFGate NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn jury has awarded more than $500,000 to a man who sued the city for a broken ankle he suffered during an arrest for shoplifting. The jury awarded Kevin Jarman $510,000 on Wednesday for the injury. The...
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    Looking for recommendations on high quality building surveillance cameras

    What is there in the way of surveillance cameras that produce excellent images? The TPZ feature is not necessary, but I would like truly excellent images. Also, I am hoping to not use IP cameras. I would like to use a standard DVR if possible. I am looking for images taken at night as well as...
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    Which AR15 for my second AR?

    I have a POF P415 with an 18" barrel which works well. I use a SWFA SS 1-6 on this rifle. However I would like a second AR. I could buy a POF upper for $1350, and put it on a spare AR lower than I have. I like POF, they are accurate, well made and low maintenance. The other possibility is...
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    Sidearms & Scatterguns Which Glock trigger bar for smooth face trigger, for my G19 Gen 4

    I have done quite a bit of research, and am leaning toward the Glock 0357 "bumpless" trigger bar assembly. Apparently the #3608 has more friction as the "bump" causes drag, and the bump has no use in a G19 or G17. A little advice from hide members is most appreciated. -Steve
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    The value of his gun, priceless! California man saves family in home invastion robbery.

    Some good news out of Cali, some good shooting as well: California man shoots, kills 1 of home intruders - SFGate OROSI, Calif. (AP) — A man defended his three younger siblings in a shootout inside their Central California home early Tuesday, killing one intruder and sending a second to...
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    Any 777 pilots here? Can the cabin pressure be shut off at the cockpit?

    The plane went to 45,000 feet early on. Could the pilots kill the passengers by depressurizing the plane. Could someone on the ground have smuggled in oxygen tanks for the pilots. The plane's movement were so deliberate, I suspect they may have killed the passengers early to control the...
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    Home invasion, MMA fighter fights back

    A little justice was served, apparently on some local bullies: LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a resident who is a trained mixed martial artist killed a man suspected of taking part in a New Mexico home invasion. Dona Ana County sheriff's officials say 25-year-old Sal Garces died...
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    My custom AR, for low cost postional shooting. MGP Customs in 22LR

    Cheaper and easier than reloading, I have been shooting an AR22 for positional practice. MGP Customs built me a quality upper, and I supplied the Seekins lower. 500 rounds for $25-$30 makes a trip to the range most affordable. Home Page. There is no barrel extension in the upper, it is not a...
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    My AR22 from MGP Customs

    MGP Customs built me an excellent AR upper. He used some CMMG parts, but machined a custom barrel so that a barrel extension and bushing would not be needed. He tapered the barrel to whatever I wanted, and supplied all the parts for the upper. I used a Seekins lower and Geissele SD-E trigger...
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    Karma hit a couole of truck thieves in Mexico

    Mexico: Stolen radioactive material found - CNN.com Two thieves truck-jacked a semi in Mexico this week. The cargo was radioactive material that was going de-activating. The thieves opened the outer, protective housing that the material is stored in. This is despite the radioactive sign...
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    Camp Pendelton accident, UXO on the range

    RIP, but also, how does this happen? Something gets buried in the dirt, and goes off when it is dug up? 4 Marines killed in accident at California base - SFGate
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    Sidearms & Scatterguns Recommendation on a HK P30?

    I have several Sigs, which I am very comfortable with, but am thinking about buying a HK P30L. What do hide members think about the P30 vs Sig? None of my Sigs have malfunctioned, but a recent P226 did have an out of spec barrel. However that was fixable. I am mostly thinking about the LEM...