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The gun debate(s):

Not whether or not to have a gun.
Revolver or auto?
in Auto's for EDC 45acp, 40 S&W or 9mm?

for me, EDC is a mil spec 1911 in 45acp, with a stainless barrel.

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That's just gibberish.
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Revolver just seems easier to me but I'm not a gun nut.
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Hey Mo... you need to stop using all the abbreviations and shorthand. Most of us have no idea what you're talking about, and the ones who do probably won't debate because they already agree with you.

This ain't a 2nd amendment forum.
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Originally Posted by Mohican View Post
The gun debate(s):

Not whether or not to have a gun.
Revolver or auto?
in Auto's for EDC 45acp, 40 S&W or 9mm?

for me, EDC is a mil spec 1911 in 45acp, with a stainless barrel.
For a gentleman in Arizona:



EDC = Every Day Carry

45acp = .45 caliber Automatic Colt Pistol
40 S&W = .40 caliber Smith and Wesson
9mm = 9 millimeter

mil spec = Military Specification

Oh yeah, and 1911 = the best fuckin' type of hand cannon ever to be made in the last hundred and - gimme a second to do the math ... got it - five ~ hundred and five years.



So I take it you aren't familiar with the response to the question :Geez, gramps, what did you do when they attacked you?

Well, sprout, I sent 'em to heaven with my 1911.
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[QUOTE=brianpatrick

This ain't a 2nd amendment forum.

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It wan't.

Now it is.
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[QUOTE=moonpunter

I'm not a gun nut.

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Is there a particular type of "nut" classification you favor?
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[QUOTE=Mohican

Revolver or auto?

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Yeah, like no one carries a semi for primary with a Snub as a BUG.
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Originally Posted by flyingtart View Post
That's just gibberish.

Or is it the secret lingo of the Revolutionary War winners?
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[QUOTE=brianpatrick

This ain't a 2nd amendment forum.

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An excellent example of the first amendment in action.

Now just how long would the first amendment exist if the second amendment did not exist?

Who wants to find out?
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Yes, yes - lotsa words but what does a mil spec .45 look like in action?

Uh, the bangin' starts at 6 minutes but he don't ring the gong until 7 minutes in.

www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=48946
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See?!

No debate from people who know what you're talking about.
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http://m.motherjones.com/politics/20...ths-fact-check
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There's the real debate
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Originally Posted by brianpatrick View Post
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No debate from people who know what you're talking about.
Ah, but what of carry conditions?

For examples:

Holster. Kydex? Leather? Hybrid?

Position. Appendix? 3 o'clock? 4 o' clock? S.O.B.? Cross Draw? Shoulder? Fanny Pack? Purse? Ankle? Thigh?
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How about the great pickup debate -- single coil, humbucker or P-90's?

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Originally Posted by Myers View Post
How about the pickup debate -- single coil, humbucker or P-90's?

Yeah, BP and JC, how about that?
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Yeah, BP and JC, how about that?

And, and stop me if I'm gettin' too picky, I always wanted to know: plastic, fiberglass or some real keratin rich nails?
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Originally Posted by Myers View Post
How about the great pickup debate -- single coil, humbucker or P-90's?


The Seymour Duncan hotrails are my pick for rock guitar. Humbuckers. Really loud and clear. They handle distortion so well without getting icy or sloppy.

For bass I like the single coil classic Fender P-bass pickups. Just fat and warm but also really versatile when run through effects.
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And, and stop me if I'm gettin' too picky, I always wanted to know: plastic, fiberglass or some real keratin rich nails?


Fiberglass nails?

I like the acrylic ones. Real ones are nice too, but not many women can grow and maintain healthy ones.
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Fiberglass nails?

I like the acrylic ones. Real ones are nice too, but not many women can grow and maintain healthy ones.
Although I have heard of using an empty cartridge to protect a sensitive tooth the practice of using a woman's nail to pluck strings is new to me. That's what I like about this place - being exposed to unexplored lifestyles then being able to close a laptop lid before crawling back into the one I am at home with.
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Originally Posted by brianpatrick View Post
The Seymour Duncan hotrails are my pick for rock guitar. Humbuckers. Really loud and clear. They handle distortion so well without getting icy or sloppy.

For bass I like the single coil classic Fender P-bass pickups. Just fat and warm but also really versatile when run through effects.
Humbuckers on my SG Standard.

On my Telecaster, I switched out the factory pickups on it for the Fender Texas Specials -- single coils.

There was a guy in my town who made custom guitars for awhile. I have one of his semi-hollow bodies -- an early model from when he was working out the kinks. In fact, I got an amazing deal on it because he screwed up the cutouts for the pickups. It has a few other aesthetic flaws, but sounds and plays great -- that one has two P-90's on it.

I still have my first guitar -- a Japanese "lawsuit" SG from the 70's my uncle gave me -- very good quality -- on a par with Gibson. I was all into the noise back then, so I replaced the bridge humbucker with a Dimarzio Super Distortion.

On my Danelectro '67 reissue Hornet -- a couple of lipstick pickups -- single coil.

On a cheapo, but very playable and decent sounding Cort Stratocaster copy -- 3 single coils.

On my SG bass -- a full size and mini bass humbucker.

So I'm pretty much covered.

Oh, I forgot. Although I rarely play it, I have kind of an odd guitar, an all red solid body with a single active pickup -- the kind that needs a 9-volt battery. A lot of fairly smooth distortion. Good for metal or shredding, I guess.

It's good quality, plays very well, but there's no brand name on it. I got it in a convoluted trade -- and the guy swore it was owned by Jeff Carlisi of .38 Special fame -- woo hoo!!

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Yeah, like no one carries a semi for primary with a Snub as a BUG.
Actually I carried a 4" Ruger Security Six. When my Dad was doing some state level arson investigations a cop friend of his gave it to him, and Dad, with the cop's blessing gave it to me. It was professionally tuned, it's the slickest Double Action I've ever handled (including the time I got to handle one of Sid Hatfield's Triple Lock Smiths, but that's another story)

Since this particular Security Six is blued and not Stainless, I'd rather carry something that I wont worry about the finish. I have run across several stainless versions of the Security Six, one day I might acquire one.

The Springfield Milspec 1911 came with the stainless tube, and the parkerized finish is wearing well. And I'm really used to it by now.
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Originally Posted by brianpatrick View Post
Hey Mo... you need to stop using all the abbreviations and shorthand. Most of us have no idea what you're talking about, and the ones who do probably won't debate because they already agree with you.

This ain't a 2nd amendment forum.
BP - I'll be nice because I realize that you were, to a large degree, impaired when you posted this.

My post was just the OP (Opening post) in a thread titled great debates. That's to stop other topics from being posted in this thread, or someone (gasp) creating another debate thread with other topics that won't scare the hoplophobes.
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Ah, but what of carry conditions?

For examples:

Holster. Kydex? Leather? Hybrid?

Position. Appendix? 3 o'clock? 4 o' clock? S.O.B.? Cross Draw? Shoulder? Fanny Pack? Purse? Ankle? Thigh?
I like Leather for IWB concealed carry. 3 o'clock. I have settled on a Safariland Leather IWB holster, no latches, adjustable friction. If I Mexican Carry it's most often cross draw.

I have a Blackhawk Serpa holster (Kydex?). It's terrible for CCW but for an open carry holster, especially around the farm or tucked under my coat during hunting season it's a good holster with great retention.

For me, with a standard 5" 1911 SOB is really uncomfortable.
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How about the great pickup debate --?
I rented an new Ford F150 for a one day work detail and it was just decidedly OK. And even with it's aluminum bed and "ECOBOOST" engine the fuel economy was way below what is advertised. I guess that's why they always say YMMV (Your Mileage May Vary)

I have an old (78) F250 farm truck, and talk about character........lo.

In the pickup debate I probably side with a one ton SRW pickup.
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I rented an new Ford F150 for a one day work detail and it was just decidedly OK. And even with it's aluminum bed and "ECOBOOST" engine the fuel economy was way below what is advertised. I guess that's why they always say YMMV (Your Mileage May Vary)

I have an old (78) F250 farm truck, and talk about character........lo.

In the pickup debate I probably side with a one ton SRW pickup.
Should have seen that coming.

No pickup debate at our house.

We're aging hipster, liberal suburbanites -- so it was between a Volvo and a Subaru. The Subaru won out -- so we can off-road it to the soccer fields.
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Several of my friends have gotten a lot of good hard use out of all wheel drive Subaru's. My only issue is that some of them have been needlessly upsized, as the trend to larger almost SUVs continues.

As a ute, I helped my dad build a few guitars,a fiddle, dulcimers and an odd banjo. But I know very little about electric guitars, pickups, other parts. I do know that back in the 70s and 80s there were,and still are places that sell parts to build your own guitar. I may still have Dad's acoustic guitar and dulcimer jigs stored someplace.....Getting appropriate wood could be an issue.
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Today's Great Debate:

AR vs AK vs SKS

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5.56 vs 7.62x39 vs .308

My take - if I was to buy versus build I would go with DDI's (Destructive Devices, Inc out of Tennessee) Ak. They use Green Mountain barrels, and they have great attention to detail. With a DDI version of the AK there are no accuracy issues.
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