Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
terreythompson

New to the Forum

4 posts in this topic

welcome to the forum...

1st rule of gun safety, a gun is always loaded

2nd rule, don't point it at anything your not willing to destory

3rd rule, make sure of your target and whats behind it

4th rule, keep your finger off the trigger until your sites are on the target...

 

a nice battery of firearms is:

a rifle in 223 or 308

a deer rifle like a 30-30

a 22 rifle for small game and varmits

a pistol in your choice of caliber

and a 12 gauge shotgun...

juzcallmesnake and P210SIG like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

basically as Wally stated. I go with NATO standard calibers 9MM,  223/ 5.56 308/ 7.62X51 12 ga. able to fire 2 3/4 and 3 inch shells two different 22 rifles one like a 10/22 semiauto the other one able to fire all 22 short long long rifle CB's etc  others are area predicated where there is dangerous large game larger pistol calibers are better here 357mag as it fires 38 specials as well.

no matter caliber one carry arm needs to be semiauto with good capacity as fast reloading is optimal and ability to lay down cover fire if needed its hard to lay down good cover with a single shot IMHO.

Ask 100 people hat gun and you will get 100 different answers first they should be durable next what your familiar with or can operate / shoot with confidence experience builds preferences or biases.

What I choose or can do with certain arms is not what others can because of nomenclature bias or ergonomics fit feel grip angle weight recoil loading unloading field striping cleaning there is some factor that will effect your chioce of pistol rifle or shotgun.

I like pump shotguns because they are less prone to fail and have capacity more than double barrels single shot or bolt shotguns and are mechanically less complicated than a semi auto IMO.

I like Mauser actions or their variants as they are strong accurate if made to be so as it is all about accessories value versus cost and again durability. A 10,000 dollar rifle with a cheap scope rings and aluminum bases may as well have a stick.

Ammo decent brand know accuracy in that arm same brand bullet weight bullet type or else your accuracy will be crap, some brands no matter how expensive may not shoot well in your arm PERIOD. or you can lead a horse to water but you can;t make him drink.

If you want a name brand Ruger their semi auto rifles are not target rifles but get the job done research before you buy the internweb is a fair source some people will not like X just because just like new cars most run fine for weeks some months  years some are lemons from the day you get one.

some people cannot rack a slide age disability or strength there is a technique but it still may not be enough so your left with revolvers or a few semi autos that are not so hard to rack the slide on also some pistol magazines need a loading tool and hand loading is difficult without a tool.

If your not mechanically minded and need to take a arm to a gunsmith to have it cleaned research carefully it may not be complicated but some are tough and take some finesse to take down.

Ruger MK I, II, II, IV are hell to reassemble   IF you decide that you want one call Dr. frankenruger and get his kit have it put in and your nightmare is over.

Whatever you buy buy enough ammo the ammo shortage a few years back took a long time to filter out and it could just as well happen again IMO.

 

wally likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recent Topics

  • Posts

    • You may be more right than you think there are many that are calling for Christs return and even prophesiers of dates I warn all that read this if a man makes a  prophetic statement and it fails to come to pass "THEY ARE NO PROPHET AND NO PART OF GOD. Deuteronomy 18:21-22 20 But a prophet who presumes to speak in my name anything I have not commanded, or a prophet who speaks in the name of other gods, is to be put to death."
      21And if thou say in thine heart, How shall we know the word which the LORD hath not spoken?
      22When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.
        The Return of the Son of Man (Mark 13:24-27; Luke 21:25-28) 26Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not. 27For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. 28For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together. 29Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: 30And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. 31And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other. If there is any doubt on when the Rapture is the above verses should nail it down for those that question. No one knows when Jesus will return PERIOD ! Matthew 24:36-41 36But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only. 37But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. 38For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, 39And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. 40Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. 41Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Saturday is the sabbath The seventh day, Saturday, is the only day ever designated by the term Sabbath in the entire Bible. Not only was Jesus a perfect example in observing the weekly seventh-day Sabbath, but all His disciples followed the same pattern after Jesus had gone back to heaven. Exodus 20:8  Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. If your not sure why you should keep the original sabbath ----- Matthew 5:16-18 16In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. 17Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them, but to fulfill them. 18For I tell you truly, until heaven and earth pass away, not a single jot, not a stroke of a pen, will disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.… If Jesus Christ obeyed the law and the apostles then is it not expected of us to follow Jesus example ? or follow Rome who changed it to Sunday ?  I am as guilty s most in not following Saturday and I have decide to start because I have "LEARNED" I was wrong. It is crazy town and it will get worse as we come closer to the "DAY" --TICK-TOCK TICK-TOCK  ALL THE THINGS WE ARE WATCHING ARE THE COUNTDOWN TO DESTRUCTION ! Everything spoken of in the Bible is ratcheting up but it is going to become law once that has happened we the people in absentia have agreed to it and we all need to be ready IMHO.
    • I noticed that NOW people have considered concentrations in excess of 50 PPM. this is way above any previous concentrations if this were for a few day prophylactic for an oncoming cold irritation or a wound turning reddish OK but not for daily use as a supplement as anyone who takes medication realizes there are different dosages for use as to severity in fact if your hospitalized IV intense therapy more than home use pill form. I am just going to use this on my animals as a few recent problem have not been solved with normal medications although minor I want alternatives and if they work all the better if not --onward through the fog    
    • The end is near, with a generation of snowflakes. The entitlement of idiots that do nothing but whine.    
    • i tried collodial silver once it didn't really do much for the infection i had(may be a dosage issue). you can buy it at a health food store premixed with water so you don't have to worry about turning blue.
    • Ionic & colloidal silver Have been wanting to do this in some quantity in 15 to 20 parts per million or PPM. Wading through all the hype it appears to have benefits against viruses and infections this can be verified by the use of silver preparations used on burn victims. I got a couple of different meters so I can do a comparison and a few ideas to see that takes it to the next level , there is some differing opinions as to using additives other than silver purified water and electricity and a way to test to insure PPM levels I see where the OCD crowd has gone over the edge to where they may as well just swallow a silver bullion piece. what ever happened to less is more, this is why the government has to regulate everything because people over do it is the addictive nature extremism Frankenstein unleashed. I say this because if anyone should attempt the same project remember even though it is only a few but people have turned blue or gray from ingesting too much or too large particles or at least this is the assumption it also happened back in the day when rich people eat drank from silver plates silver wear goblets and even used silver medallions to dunk in their water to purify it and seeing how only wealthy people could afford so much silver and food the blue cast to the skin made people call them blue bloods or so that is my understanding of the story but recently people have turned blue I am just as sure it was from over dose as there is not a clear dosage and many think it is because if silver were tested it first would cost at minimum a billion dollars many years and if it were found to be the wonder many think it is that would take a big bite out of the pharmaceutical industry  as there would be no way to regulate it. I am interested in another arrow in my quiver of treatments as this can be used in the eyes ears nose throat mouth wash and spray on for cuts abrasions and I know of no animals or person that is allergic to silver it may change color on acidic skin but their arm has not rotted off. I will post as I test and prepare this solution and give as much information as I can I am not a lab tech so do not expect ambient air pressure phase of the moon or lay line intersection.