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About 2.ooohhh

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  • Birthday 04/12/1981

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Brentwood, TN
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    Computers, Cars, Guns
  • Occupation
    Healthcare

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  • Handgun Carry Permit
    Yes
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    No
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    Yes
  • Carry Weapon #1
    P238 SAS
  • Carry Weapon #2
    P239 SAS .40

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  1. I'd try any holsters aimed at the M11a1 if you can't find on specific to the p229c SAS yet(or have to wait for one to be made). They are pretty plentiful, often cheap, and most work well with the other rail-less p229 variant frames I have.
  2. Just to clarify, This is a TV special rather than a movie! But since you opened the door I'm rewatching Stranger Things again this halloween.
  3. I was incorrect, Laser sight are patchwork banned by different counties and cities all around, I just remembered my BIL reminding me to remove mine before my christmas trip up there last year. Seriously though, he's an attorney working for a county DA up there and can't keep the laws straight, no clue how the general populace visiting or traveling around is supposed to. . .
  4. http://www.handgunlaw.us/states/illinois.pdf ^That has all the current laws and court decisions I've seen on IL carry. Keep in mind that there are mag/ammo/firearm restrictions in several areas surrounding chicago. Those local laws are being revised/changed frequently from what I've seen so check any you may drive through(or may wish to drive around), also laser sights are still banned statewide IIRC.
  5. As I understand it the $$$ is not what makes the airlines care so much about checked guns, it's the pile of grief the FAA apparently gives them when firearms do go missing in secure areas. This is why so many photographers I know use this method of including guns with their gear. Tell the baggage clerk that your high dollar camera gear disappeared and they shrug and hand you a claim form then tell you they'll call you if/when it turns up. Tell them a similar case holding a firearm is missing and all of a sudden they are on the radio looking high and low and getting supervisors involved. . .
  6. I put my pistols in a pair of Pelican 1510 cases, or 40mm morter cases, one with my clothes and the other my photography gear routinely. Pistols unloaded in zip up soft cases, placed into the hard cases which each also hold all my other things. You're going to HAVE to check the guns so no need to try and "pack everything into your carry on" nonsense. I carry on a small bag with my tablet, noise cancelling headphones etc. That makes finding a seat easy since I have no concern about overhead bin space. Smaller locked firearms cases can be slipped under a shirt or jacket and snuck out. Much harder to do with a large case. You have to lock the pistols up by law, but nothing states that that is all that can be in the case. I prefer to protect ALL my checked belongings with the extra scrutiny that the firearms and locks bring.
  7. Good find! Tasty stuff for sure.
  8. I guess my question is why would you carry a non engraved finished lower? All the 80% lowers I've finished have been engraved from the get go should I want to form 1 an SBR from them later, and it makes it more likely to be recoverable should it ever be lost/stolen. While it's legal to carry an un-engraved home finished lower, I just don't see any real advantage for the law abiding gun owner.
  9. Published NRR as prescribed by OSHA(though some manufacturer's use one OSHA standard and others use another for advertising) is actually a horrible standard to judge an electronic ear muff intended specifically for gunfire protection, a sound which typically occurs in the 1k-4k range almost exclusively. Happy to expand on it if you like but I will say comparing hearing protection for the avid shooter would make likely make a dull but very informative podcast. I recommend the peltors due to their lower cost and VERY similar real world attenuation at the range. A white-paper on some of OSHA's different methods of rating hearing protection in work environments.
  10. I bought the MSA Sordin supreme a few years back with the gel cups. Last black friday I scored a set of the peltor 100, and a set of the walker game ear slims to use a loaners when I bring friends to to the range. I've had the pleasure of using some Peltor 500s and they are nice, not throw away my MSA's nice, but certainly what I would recommend to someone in the market currently who's serious about shooting. I think the gel cups, for almost ANY electronic muff that fits you well are absolutely a worthy upgrade after having them on a few different pairs.
  11. Might have a friend who converted a "bowling alley" under his home into a shooting range. . . so there are ways around in some jurisdictions.
  12. IMHO the State of Hawaii did such a poor job of making and defending their case they left the panel NO other option. I would ALMOST say that this attorney representing the state is secretly pro 2A, it would look better than to admit he was just this bad at his job. TLDW- HI Attorney defending the current number of issued HI permits- "simply the fact that there were none, doesn't mean that none could have been."
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    Shoes???

    I'm on my feet, and running around all day many days, a few years ago Fleet Feet in Brentwood fit me into a New Balance 990 with a pressure relief insole. As I looked for a second pair after a few months of being really happy with them I found that I can get them US made from the New Balance customization website. Never would have believed I could get US made/assembled custom built NBs for the same price as the retail ones. NB99-1 by Erik, on Flickr NB99-2 by Erik, on Flickr

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