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  • Birthday 08/08/1977

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    Knives

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  1. Sig mags traded to Sleep profit. Taurus and CZ mags still available.
  2. I have the following NIB magazines for trade or sale at $10 each (add $5 if shipped) Taurus G2c/PT111 9mm: 1 12-round CZ P-07 .40S&W Magazines: 2 12-round Also will trade for factory M&P Shield 9mm (7 or 8 round) magazines in very good or better condition: In Knoxville Thanks for looking!
  3. I agree. I have had several iterations of each platform over the years. While I greatly prefer the iPhone, I would not say that a quality Android device is a bad choice. The thing to keep in mind about Android is the much larger range of quality provided by the various device manufacturers means having to conduct more research to be sure you are getting a good one. There is a vast difference between low and high quality Android devices.
  4. Congratulations on the new 10mm! I have a Glock 20 that I have shot some, but not much. I used 180gr Sig brand FMJ with no problem. Although that ammo is supposed to be fairly warm, I did not notice the recoil being particularly harsh. (Of course, the slide of the G20 has more mass than the G29.) I have read that hot ammo can bulge the case with stock Glock barrels, and I have some Underwood ammo to try, but I have not tried it yet. I know some think that a heavier-than-stock recoil spring is needed for high-powered ammo. I think it could be true if you want to shoot quickly, but I don’t have enough experience with it to say.
  5. For the two options listed in the title, I recommend looking at the available ammunition that best fits your purpose and which pistol is more comfortable to carry while hiking. If your concern is larger animals, then either hardcast or copper solid projectiles seems to be the way to go. From what I have seen, there are better loadings for this purpose in .45 ACP than in 9mm. Either should be effective against coyotes or mountain lions, but they probably start to lose effectiveness with wild hogs and are minimally useful against bears. Considering that a dangerous encounter with any of these animals is unlikely, the better consideration probably is which is more comfortable to carry in a hiking situation.
  6. This one died in House subcommittee because none of the representatives would even offer a “second” on the motion to vote. The Senate version is still in subcommittee, but the Senate is usually worse than the House in supporting our rights.
  7. This result is definitely a good start. No doubt, TWRA will appeal, but it is helpful that the trial court ruled in favor of the landowners.
  8. Watching the House subcommittee online today, I was reminded how these politicians love to hide behind “voice votes” where their names are not recorded with each vote. The system is designed to hide much of the process.
  9. Somehow I missed HB2554 and it’s companion bill when you first posted this list. If enhanced permit holders are defined as LEO for the purpose of carrying firearms, then there will be very few restrictions on carrying with the enhanced permit. I think they probably need to add some language that would force private venues to recognize the enhanced permit as the equivalent of a badge for carrying purposes, but even as written, it is a large step forward. Sadly, I will be surprised if this bill passes either chamber in its current form, as I expect (especially in the Senate) the moderates will leave it to die in committee.
  10. I am watching this one. The language in it would delete the vague "intent to go armed" from the current statute.
  11. Thank you for keeping us updated. Did you get any idea if leadership will let this bill get to a floor vote?
  12. https://publications.tnsosfiles.com/acts/112/pub/pc0108.pdf

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