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Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-03-2018, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Still sounds like saying that bringing a knife to...

Still sounds like saying that bringing a knife to a gunfight beats going in barehanded . . . though I guess if you can't run or hide, a variety of sporting goods and any number of other objects...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 01-20-2018, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
As a brand-new shooter, at least consider having...

As a brand-new shooter, at least consider having a lot of your early shooting with something in .22LR. Not teaching yourself to flinch in anticipation of the recoil will help you become a better...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-06-2017, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Thanks, Ten. Damned if I'll ever understand why...

Thanks, Ten. Damned if I'll ever understand why the link in the emailed notice worked better than the link in the earlier post :noidea:

Turned out that only two out of 13 comments were worth...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-06-2017, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Wish I could have read more of the comments. ...

Wish I could have read more of the comments. Damn site insisted on streaming some video ads and kept hanging up with some "long running script". I gave up after three tries to get past about the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-06-2017, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Is there some upper end to how fast a bullet...

Is there some upper end to how fast a bullet should be spinning, and wouldn't there be some dependency on muzzle velocity?

Unless I've missed something really important, 1 in 9 for a .223...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 11-23-2017, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Been catching sale prices that seem to be decent...

Been catching sale prices that seem to be decent (7.62x39 Red Army, $4.49/20 . . . 12ga 1-1/8 oz of #8 target Federal, $60/250 . . . .223 Federal American Eagle, $300/1000 after rebate).

And the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 11-16-2017, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
That is strange, Frank. I could see where not...

That is strange, Frank. I could see where not having a NJ FID card could bar you from buying handgun ammo in this state, but not shotgun shells (with the possible exception of .410's).

Odd thing...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-31-2017, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Cabela's had (maybe still has) 7.62 x 39 Red Army...

Cabela's had (maybe still has) 7.62 x 39 Red Army Standard for $4.59/box, or cheaper than 'Cheaper Than Dirt'.

So I picked up 50 boxes to feed this ↓↓↓ (not a stamped steel receiver, NJ-compliant...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-10-2017, 08:39 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
My first thought as well. Not all metal, and I...

My first thought as well. Not all metal, and I think it was the second Big One.


But the name does make sense given its caliber (Ruger Mark IV and Browning Buck Mark owner here).


Norm
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-06-2017, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Only what came in one of those NRA emails. ...

Only what came in one of those NRA emails.

Never could see the logic in denying responsible gun owners the right to own any specific firearm just because somebody else thinks it's too...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-01-2017, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
That was the impression I got as a total newbie...

That was the impression I got as a total newbie to pistol shopping. I can't say it was the only reason I ended up with a Colt Gov't Model rather than a Range Officer, or even the primary reason. ...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-30-2017, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
My son was in town over the weekend so we went to...

My son was in town over the weekend so we went to the range. I hadn't told him what I was going to have on hand . . .

A pair of .22 pistols
...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-26-2017, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
I've bought 3 of the last 4 guns at Bob's Little...

I've bought 3 of the last 4 guns at Bob's Little Sport Shop in Glassboro and my son has bought at least one of his there. Family-owned business - firearms, archery, and an indoor range (20, maybe 25...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-25-2017, 07:51 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
A few miles east of Philly in Camden County. Far...

A few miles east of Philly in Camden County. Far enough past the City of Camden for comfort, not as far as Berlin or the Atco dragstrip.

Tomorrow I should be picking up pistol #3, the shop that...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-25-2017, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
I could have had as many as six permits on the...

I could have had as many as six permits on the same application, but the catch is you can only buy one handgun in any 30 day period (and there is no consensus on whether the day you buy one gun...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 06-27-2017, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Track days at Laguna Seca Raceway or Sears Point...

Track days at Laguna Seca Raceway or Sears Point would be the only reasons I can think of for going to CA, and I'd be faced with the difficulty in securing any firearm while actually at the track...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 06-13-2017, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
I'd bet you could weld any tabs only at the outer...

I'd bet you could weld any tabs only at the outer edges of the plate and have minimal issues with annealing for the vast majority of 'hits'. But make any person who insists on intentionally shooting...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 06-13-2017, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
If you weld an angle or even just a tab to the...

If you weld an angle or even just a tab to the upper back side (but not at the top) and bolt to that you shouldn't ever be able to hit the bolt unless you were to catch it with the plate in...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-10-2017, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Thanks for the ammo tip, and from an engineering...

Thanks for the ammo tip, and from an engineering perspective it makes sense. I know there's some 115 in the house (for my son's XDS) but maybe I'd better bring a variety with me when I can get out to...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-09-2017, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Nope. That one's about 75 miles away from me. ...

Nope. That one's about 75 miles away from me.

This one ↓↓↓


Norm
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-09-2017, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
This one...

This one (http://www.colt.com/Catalog/Pistols/Colt-Competition-Pistol).

Grabbed that one first - the combination of the Colt review in Guns&Ammo and the ruckus out there in IL ended up tipping...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-08-2017, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
It is what it is, I'm afraid. I've lived...

It is what it is, I'm afraid.

I've lived here too long to remember what it might have been like in the other two states that I've lived in. Be 40 years this coming October since we moved into this...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-08-2017, 03:07 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
In its new home (that I've only had for a little...

In its new home (that I've only had for a little over a week).

http://mustang6g.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=1479&pictureid=9916


Norm
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-08-2017, 02:53 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Not letting any dust gather on my NJ pistol...

Not letting any dust gather on my NJ pistol purchase permits . . .

http://www.mustang6g.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=1479&pictureid=9917



Norm
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-05-2017, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Bass is running a sale on 1000 rounds of .223 for...

Bass is running a sale on 1000 rounds of .223 for $359.xx until about the middle of this month.


Norm
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-13-2017, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
On shotguns, it's called a 'rib' (a 'ventilated...

On shotguns, it's called a 'rib' (a 'ventilated rib' in mlee's picture). Some say it helps you put your eye where it needs to be, others claim lower distortion from heat rising off a hot barrel in...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-12-2017, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
At least I'm not getting any phone calls...

At least I'm not getting any phone calls requesting a donation (that I know of, anyway . . . maybe I didn't provide a phone number?).

What I get instead are emails promoting lifetime membership....
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-04-2017, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Been watching that promotion as well, hoping that...

Been watching that promotion as well, hoping that my NJ handgun purchase permit comes through in time. Range Officer (5" barrel) in 9mm here.

Also looking into either the Ruger Mark IV or S&W...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-09-2017, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Thanks for confirming my own thoughts, aluminum...

Thanks for confirming my own thoughts, aluminum somehow just doesn't sound quite as durable or as rigid even though it would be entirely appropriate for some purposes. If this ultimately gets me to...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-08-2017, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Such a thing exists in New Jersey? I did...

Such a thing exists in New Jersey?

I did take a look at a couple of options earlier today - a Range Officer and a Taurus, both in 1911/5"/9mm. Ruger doesn't make that combination, only 4".

...
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