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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By tvc184
I think it went on the market in the early 80s...

I think it went on the market in the early 80s FWIW. I was just getting into law enforcement and I think a majority of officers still carried revolvers. We almost couldn’t get our hands on one.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 05:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,774
Posted By tvc184
I didnít say it was hard. Temperature is...

I didnít say it was hard.

Temperature is usually the goal of cooking beef. Whether you want the center rare, medium, etc.

The attraction of SV is that you can set it at your desired ending...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By tvc184
This reminds me of an old pilot story, which I...

This reminds me of an old pilot story, which I read actually happened.

The international language of air traffic control is English. If a pilot is flying a French made Airbus jetliner from China...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,774
Posted By tvc184
I donít know what the results will be but I get...

I donít know what the results will be but I get it.

The trick to a great brisket (which I canít do and rarely experience) is for it to be smoked yet tender and juicy. The problem is cooking too...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By tvc184
There are others but I have used this mount for...

There are others but I have used this mount for my iPhone to binoculars.

https://www.amazon.com/Universal-Compatible-Binocular-Monocular-Microscope/dp/B077D8QHQX
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,550
Posted By tvc184
..... and less than 30 days. :D

..... and less than 30 days. :D
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-25-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,538
Posted By tvc184
Great, I finally got one right. I knew that...

Great, I finally got one right.

I knew that was how it was handled when I was in the gang unit but that was a few years back. I was unsure of any changes and didn’t know of that SCOTUS case.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-25-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,538
Posted By tvc184
Yes, I understand gifts and sales. The thread...

Yes, I understand gifts and sales. The thread from the OP was about wanting to buy a gun in KS. If someone buys if for him because he can’t, that is a straw purchase.

The question or statement...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-24-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,538
Posted By tvc184
I believe a straw purchase is acting as an agent...

I believe a straw purchase is acting as an agent for someone else. I donít think thereís a requirement for the person you are purchasing for, to be prohibited from possession of a firearm.

But,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,321
Posted By tvc184
We Gotta Get Out of This Place Ruby Don’t Take...

We Gotta Get Out of This Place
Ruby Don’t Take Your Love To Town

... been mentioned?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By tvc184
In that case I would be tempted to go to the...

In that case I would be tempted to go to the officer's supervisor or chief and ask why he was issued a citation that does not comply with state law. Under proof, (2-a) clearly says that an image on a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By tvc184
Or just donít present the card. Use a phone...

Or just donít present the card. Use a phone app.....
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,622
Posted By tvc184
How much money and time do you have? Get a...

How much money and time do you have?

Get a lawyer to make a phone call for a way reduced fine or dropping of charges..... or....

Make a plea yourself in front of the city judge for an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,634
Posted By tvc184
Some good ones in here but this is might be the...

Some good ones in here but this is might be the winner so far............

Purse and Zima for the win.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,092
Posted By tvc184
IF done correctly.

IF done correctly.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,092
Posted By tvc184
You are kind of crossing two laws, Murder and...

You are kind of crossing two laws, Murder and Capital Murder.

Murder is intentionally or (not and) knowingly killing a person.

A person acts knowingly if he reasonably aware that his conduct...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,092
Posted By tvc184
TX law does not require intent.

TX law does not require intent.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,092
Posted By tvc184
How do you know that they heard the same...

How do you know that they heard the same testimony?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,092
Posted By tvc184
The jury could still basically find him guilty ...

The jury could still basically find him guilty of Manslaughter.

TX law changed a few years ago. It used to be in order Murder, Manslaughter, Involuntary Manslaughter and Criminal Negligent...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,092
Posted By tvc184
Hopefully you are joking. If they have...

Hopefully you are joking.

If they have evidence that should not be admitted then it will likely be overturned.

Do you know what evidence was objected to but allowed by the judge?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,809
Posted By tvc184
Never on TBH..... :)

Never on TBH.....


:)
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,092
Posted By tvc184
I doubt it. Verdicts on appeal are usually...

I doubt it.

Verdicts on appeal are usually overturned on procedural and constitutional matters. Evidence was entered that shouldnít have been, a confession violated his rights, etc. Decisions on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,809
Posted By tvc184
In my opinion, whoever owned the gun when it was...

In my opinion, whoever owned the gun when it was pawned, owns the gun when it is taken out.

A pawn is a loan with collateral. You pay off your loan (pawn) you get your property back. A pawn does...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-04-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,106
Posted By tvc184
Gutsy. But the explanation is still good. :)

Gutsy.

But the explanation is still good. :)
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-04-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,106
Posted By tvc184
The defense attorneys convinced a jury that the...

The defense attorneys convinced a jury that the guy did not meet the required culpable mental state of the claimed crime and/or that the claimed crime never existed as the claim did not meet the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,471
Posted By tvc184
;)b Any thread has the potential....... :D

;)b

Any thread has the potential....... :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,471
Posted By tvc184
Thatís the way I took your question. Had...

Thatís the way I took your question.

Had your response been to a statement like...... ďI have helped people out in serious condition or near death....Ē, I would have thought you were being...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-03-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By tvc184
I have a Trijicon RMR on my duty M&P.

I have a Trijicon RMR on my duty M&P.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-26-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,555
Posted By tvc184
That is the way our detectives work except that...

That is the way our detectives work except that they don't rotate. They re-pick which set of days off they want every January by seniority.

Patrol does the same but we for some reason are stuck...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,342
Posted By tvc184
;)b

;)b
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-18-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,416
Posted By tvc184
It all depends on how itís mounted. I would...

It all depends on how itís mounted.

I would not mess with someone with an LTC but would tell the person that I work with officers that will lock you up and I highly suggest that you hide that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,702
Posted By tvc184
What is wrong with it is the way it is said and...

What is wrong with it is the way it is said and sometimes intent.

Kids absolutely should know what the police are for. But the parents arenít doing it for education. They do it for a chuckle or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
That was the first fake news about a day after...

That was the first fake news about a day after the shooting, complete with bogus photo.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-16-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,416
Posted By tvc184
All laws are constitutional unless a court says...

All laws are constitutional unless a court says otherwise.

Article III Section 1 of that same Constitution that you referenced it says... ďThe judicial power of the United States, shall be vested...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By tvc184
What is sometimes shocking to me is not the...

What is sometimes shocking to me is not the stolen valor guy who lives in his mother’s basement while eating fig newtons and playing first person shooter games. It is wrong but that guy probably has...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,184
Posted By tvc184
I got my private license from a local instructor....

I got my private license from a local instructor. I liked it because I could go when I wanted... which was quite often.

It seemed to me that I had an easier time and less instruction needed...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
Iím leaving out nothing. I am just pointing out...

Iím leaving out nothing. I am just pointing out that the law says you have to have a reasonable belief in order to use force. A reasonable belief does not have to be a fact..Ö It just has to be a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
Even if she was in her apartment? Like my...

Even if she was in her apartment?

Like my response above, you come home late at night with your family. You find the front door slightly ajar and open the door to find a man coming at you in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
But you are cherry picking words. The law says...

But you are cherry picking words. The law says she knew it was her apartment in order to justify force. No wait... it says knew ďor had reason to believeĒ.

So here is your scenario. You are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
While I think a jury might clear her, I believe...

While I think a jury might clear her, I believe that the correct charge in this case is Murder and not Manslaughter.

Texas has no premeditation and intent to kill is also not required. The law is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
The shooting was not an accident. She knew...

The shooting was not an accident.

She knew her target. She saw a threat, aimed at it and hit her target.

An accident is like shooting at a target and hitting something else or playing with a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
I have made that statement on various forums and...

I have made that statement on various forums and to officers at work discussing it. I believe reckless Manslaughter is a totally wrong charge and she intended to do what she did. The only question...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,402
Posted By tvc184
I had a signed print to me by Gregory “Pappy”...

I had a signed print to me by Gregory “Pappy” Boyington and from Paul Tibbetts who was the pilot of the Enola Gay which was the B-29 dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima but they were destroyed when...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
Not exactly the same but..... About 6 weeks...

Not exactly the same but.....

About 6 weeks ago police in Colorado shot and killed a man in his own home after the family called the police for a burglary in progress. The homeowner did have a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
I agree with you... but hate the term castle law...

I agree with you... but hate the term castle law or castle doctrine. Those are concepts and opinions, not statutory law.

Defense to prosecution is based on a reasonable belief.

In Texas law...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
Because the original announcement of the warrant...

Because the original announcement of the warrant was a political rush to beg, please donít riot??

When I saw the press conference with the chief, I thought her answers were kind of strange by the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,463
Posted By tvc184
:D The one I looked at had September 1 as...

:D

The one I looked at had September 1 as the review date. I think I found several cameras on there that weíre basically identical from the low $20s up to $900.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,463
Posted By tvc184
The one I looked at one the Amazon deals had 21...

The one I looked at one the Amazon deals had 21 positive reviews of 5 out of 5 stars.

All posted the exact same day (September 1, 2018) with none from verified Amazon purchasers.

Things that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
What if she knew him and this was personal and...

What if she knew him and this was personal and disguised as an accident?

What if she worked security at the apartments for free or reduced rent (very common) and had a master key or card giving...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,886
Posted By tvc184
I actually brought that up in another forum...

I actually brought that up in another forum yesterday when I heard about the shooting.

;)b
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