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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Today, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By Artos
Hmmm...last quote I heard Trump say on the...

Hmmm...last quote I heard Trump say on the 'universal' checks was more towards crawfishing?? Said it was a slippery slope & was even being criticized for it by Schumer & others??

I'm betting that...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,340
Posted By Artos
I've had ding dongs behind the counter at the UPS...

I've had ding dongs behind the counter at the UPS hub tell me they don't ship firearms & small arms munitions (more than once) & I'm an FFL...I could have started a few legit UPS rant threads so...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,340
Posted By Artos
Those stores are independently owned & not really...

Those stores are independently owned & not really part of ups per say & all have the same policy I understand on firearms..my FIL owns an operation similar where you can pick whatever carrier you...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-20-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,208
Posted By Artos
Outstanding...now if they would just remove the D...

Outstanding...now if they would just remove the D & R next to the name so voters had to know what the candidate stood for vs voting for the party!! Straight dem pulling has been a disaster for the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By Artos
Yes...blueing is an art & poor polishing is what...

Yes...blueing is an art & poor polishing is what you want to avoid. In general any sort of restoration is going to hurt value. Those model 61's in 22mag are bringing good money. It likely has a...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-20-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,208
Posted By Artos
This...unless someone else on the demo side who...

This...unless someone else on the demo side who has some sort of amazing appeal jumps in, the don is going to walk away with it in 2020 against the field he's looking at now.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-19-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By Artos
smith 442 or 642...easy to grip & highly...

smith 442 or 642...easy to grip & highly recommend a DA revolver. Old hands will work fine when juice is flowing & needed. I don't like autos for a person who isn't going to practice & get familiar....
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,097
Posted By Artos
I use wideners...

I use wideners...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,371
Posted By Artos
I resigned last week. I don't see any major...

I resigned last week. I don't see any major changes happening in deep south tx at least for another 3-4 years when the LNG comes online in the port of brownsville which should turn things around for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-18-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,277
Posted By Artos
That water is gorgeous!! Haven't been out in...

That water is gorgeous!!

Haven't been out in a long time but man is it nice to catch seas that calm.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-18-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By Artos
Trigger technique is what causes most all of...

Trigger technique is what causes most all of these issues on the AR...it sure was in my case & was also shooting a benchrest style with the Jewell set as light as it could go on the bench free recoil...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-18-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By Artos
It's not surprising...all the people be it...

It's not surprising...all the people be it journalists or politicians that favor freedom restricting laws be it gun control or socialist tendencies never consider themselves as having to follow those...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,313
Posted By Artos
There is no best choke...it depends on how they...

There is no best choke...it depends on how they are flying / most common distance. I do a lot of dove / ww hunting & run IC, LM, M & IM most the time.

A good standard for me is a fresh field...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By Artos
Perfectly fine to hunt over agriculture /...

Perfectly fine to hunt over agriculture / naturally grown fields & doesn't matter if left alone or shredded...I hunt with the Fed GW every year under these conditions so don't overthink anything.
...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-16-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By Artos
I've been beating up a basic 14.5" 1/7 twist...

I've been beating up a basic 14.5" 1/7 twist complete psa upper & the one I hand out when folks want to shoot a lot / bring their own ammo for the full auto...it's held up well so far so I can attest...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 961
Posted By Artos
Never used their services once...quit eBay along...

Never used their services once...quit eBay along time ago because of it as well.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,644
Posted By Artos
Best one I heard was a taped up compressed air...

Best one I heard was a taped up compressed air horn to the deer blind office chair...imagine sneaking at dark & having one of those go off inside a closed blind as you ease into your sit!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By Artos
Thanks Chaz...I knew something didn't add up to...

Thanks Chaz...I knew something didn't add up to the recents simply because of so many LE being the victims.

Gonna be interesting to hear why it went down so bad...looks like some planning &...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By Artos
Another Shooting in Philly...

Reporting 5 officers shot at the moment but still unfolding. No real details.

Nutty times!!
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-14-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By Artos
Like cblackall Had a les baer with a jewell that...

Like cblackall Had a les baer with a jewell that would do it but only on the bench when shooting for groups as I was free recoiling & easing into the trigger set under a pound for groups. Not really...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-13-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 749
Posted By Artos
My preference is a LW Commander as well...I like...

My preference is a LW Commander as well...I like 45 & the 38 Super.

STI & Dan Wesson make some of the best guns for the $$$$ IMO...not cheap per say but nothing like Wilson / NightHawk $$$$.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-12-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By Artos
I don't know...Barr seems to be playing hardball...

I don't know...Barr seems to be playing hardball & I'm a little optimistic. Bet there are some nervous folks.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-11-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
Posted By Artos
There was a rep from Ohio on the news who is...

There was a rep from Ohio on the news who is going to introduce legislation addressing the concern of due process...will have to see what they ultimately come up with, but his angle did have where...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-11-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
Posted By Artos
That article is from Nov 18...I wonder if it...

That article is from Nov 18...I wonder if it ended up in court.

It is said that 1/3 of MD's red flag laws where the guns were confiscated are overturned!! Gonna be fubar if they don't address due...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-11-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,377
Posted By Artos
Hindsight being 20/20, I would have started...

Hindsight being 20/20, I would have started collecting full autos about 3 decades ago...fortunate to have acquired the one I have.

You could add I would have a pile Colt snake series DA pistols &...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-10-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,257
Posted By Artos
It all comes back to the crap two party...

It all comes back to the crap two party system...until that changes it is what it is & bottom line is we are screwed until we decide to quit dying by paper cuts. Where the straw that breaks is yet to...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-10-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,257
Posted By Artos
Who's keeping their guard down...they are all...

Who's keeping their guard down...they are all politicians?? Trump has already mentioned he thinks the NRA is going to side on the backgrounds & willing to drop us in the grease. What are alternatives...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-10-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,575
Posted By Artos
I'm loving all the conspiracy...even Trump is in...

I'm loving all the conspiracy...even Trump is in on it. This should get really entertaining.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-10-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,257
Posted By Artos
Not sure...if there is no due process in any new...

Not sure...if there is no due process in any new federal red flag it will be challenged immediately by the NRA & others & we already have plenty of case studies in the states that have passed them...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-10-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,257
Posted By Artos
So which dem in the line up are you going to vote...

So which dem in the line up are you going to vote for?? Serious question.

We can gripe all we want about the actions Trump has done & what he may do, but I still have a little hope this caves...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-10-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,575
Posted By Artos
Looks Like they got Barr riled up with this one &...

Looks Like they got Barr riled up with this one & is going to investigate...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-09-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,257
Posted By Artos
My hope is a few far lefts will try to attach a...

My hope is a few far lefts will try to attach a ton of nonsense & take it off the rails. I really don't think they can help themselves.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-09-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,257
Posted By Artos
Gonna get dropped in the grease on background...

Gonna get dropped in the grease on background checks.

How/if they approach red flag laws is what's really spooky...I can see this one in particular being met with a bunch of resistance as it's...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-09-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,265
Posted By Artos
Sounds like they are fighting the universal...

Sounds like they are fighting the universal checks coming at us...it's going to be interesting to see if the law makers can even agree on the language.

I kinda suspect membership will surge some...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-08-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,738
Posted By Artos
Wonder if they checked his social media...

Wonder if they checked his social media ramblings??


https://www.foxnews.com/us/el-paso-gunman-mom-called-police-rifle-son-owed
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-06-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By Artos
Does 10 stands = 10 hunters on 800?? It...

Does 10 stands = 10 hunters on 800??

It really boils down to the # of hunters & what each pays or basically how many $$$$ per acre for hunting rights.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-06-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,738
Posted By Artos
290 deaths by gun violence in Chicago so far in...

290 deaths by gun violence in Chicago so far in 2019 & over 1200 injured...crickets.

Toughest gun laws in the nation...where is the outrage by the left & msm?? Why is this not Trumps fault??
...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-06-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,738
Posted By Artos
The main thing that irks me when this ordeal...

The main thing that irks me when this ordeal comes around is they always bring up hunting & nobody needs these 'weapons of war'...I so wish SOMEBODY would challenge the MSM & politicians when it...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-06-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,738
Posted By Artos
Last I heard was you had to turn them in or be...

Last I heard was you had to turn them in or be destroyed?? Haven't seen anything to the counter on the gun forums anyway??

I suspect binary triggers will be next at some point.

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-05-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Artos
By law you cannot shoot them till Sept...thus the...

By law you cannot shoot them till Sept...thus the Sunday start.

Special ww opener in deep south tx is Sunday & monday this year vs the traditional weekend that starts on the 1st Sat in Sept.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-05-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,738
Posted By Artos
ATF approved the bump stock for use based on...

ATF approved the bump stock for use based on their own definitions...a piece of plastic was turned into a fully automatic weapon overnight I guess again based on their own definitions?? Not sure why...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 08-05-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,738
Posted By Artos
Think all 3 recent shooters passed their 4473

Think all 3 recent shooters passed their 4473
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,404
Posted By Artos
How bad was the media intruding on your time you...

How bad was the media intruding on your time you needed for yourselves...both press conferences pleaded with the media to honor the families wishes of simply being left alone??

Sounds like it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,404
Posted By Artos
You are being such a tool...just stop it.

You are being such a tool...just stop it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,404
Posted By Artos
Dude let it go...the story isn't going to be...

Dude let it go...the story isn't going to be conspiracy driven on MSM. Alternative internet media is never going to drive the narrative or influence voters as those who follow are already on their...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,404
Posted By Artos
Well...this is just getting weird. Kinda hard to...

Well...this is just getting weird. Kinda hard to pin-point these mass shooters. So much for the narrative the left has been pushing all day that it's white supremacists being encouraged by trump. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,949
Posted By Artos
It's gone down but land owners in McCook were...

It's gone down but land owners in McCook were getting 20k-$30k per when construction first started.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,404
Posted By Artos
Well, that's very noble of you amigo but it's a...

Well, that's very noble of you amigo but it's a scenario I would rather not consider further.

I've only had one incident thinking I might have to draw & had my CHL/LTC since it became available in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,404
Posted By Artos
Let's say we were both at the walmart in EP...you...

Let's say we were both at the walmart in EP...you engage with the shooter as I'm farther back & round the isle and see you emptying your gun but cannot see what you are shooting at & I suspect you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,404
Posted By Artos
You don't get it...it's not about fear. I think...

You don't get it...it's not about fear. I think the only way you would understand is if you ended up in an active shooter situation & heard the shots first hand. If everyone who was carrying pulled...
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