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  1. WTT Trades Found: Jar of honey to borrow an inch/pound torque screwdriver

    Will trade a 16-oz. Jar of Honey to borrow an inch/pound torque screwdriver for a weekend, in Middlesex County. I have a new Scope and Rings coming in, and I'm cheap - would rather borrow than buy. I have honey (from my bees) that I'll trade... Quantity of Honey negotiable. Located in...
  2. WTS/WTT Nikon BDC P-308 Scope 4-12x w/ Rings. (TENTATIVELY CLAIMED)

    (Sale/Trade Pending) Nikon BDC P-308 Scope 4-12x (with Rings) Came with the rifle - I wanted a Lit Reticle, so I bought a new scope. Don't need two... Scope has seen ~250 rounds on an M1A. The Nikon P-308 4-12x40 Riflescope with BDC 800 Reticle and FREE Mount and Wind Meter Objective Lens...
  3. Any place to try an M1A before I buy?

    I have what I think is an M1A itch that I'd like to scratch this year (if the finances work) - but I'd like to try before I buy. I know that you can do so with Pistols, but does anyone know of any ranges that allow you to borrow/test drive a rifle? Background: Other than taking an Appleseed...
  4. 2020 Multitool Thread

    The TSA confiscated my first generation Leatherman Wave (I forgot to take it off my belt) so I spent a fair amount of time looking for a replacement. I settled on the Gerber Suspense NXT - as it had the tools that I liked/actually used from the original Wave. Pros Each Tool has a locking...
  5. It's not the gun – Knife Attack in Paris leaves 4 Officers Dead

    DEVELOPING: Knife attack on Paris Police headquarters leaves 4 officers dead | One America News Network DEVELOPING: Knife Attack On Paris Police Headquarters Leaves 4 Officers Dead OAN Newsroom UPDATED 6:37 AM PT – Thursday, October 3, 2019 At least four officers are dead and several others...
  6. Maybe 9mm IS effective against bears...

    In January 2018, I published some original research on the efficacy of pistols in stopping bear attacks. It started with this observation, on the Internet, and in print, many people claim that pistols lack efficacy in defending against bear attacks. Here is an example that occurred on...
  7. Seeking an alternative to Uncle Mike's REINFORCED INSTRUCTOR'S BELT

    I've had an Uncle Mike's REINFORCED INSTRUCTOR'S BELT for the last 5-years and have used it nearly every day. I love it, but some of the stitching on the velcro is coming loose - unfortunately they've stopped production. Bushnell bought out Uncle Mike's, and Blackhawk - and they've decided to...
  8. How to Recondition an old wind-up Flashlight

    Found an old wind-up flashlight in the glove compartment of my wife's car. It hadn't been wound/charged or used in years. I started winding it up last night, but it wouldn't hold a charge or last long... does anyone have any suggestions on how to recondition it? On my way to work today, I would...
  9. Which compact versions can take Full Size Mags?

    I like the feel of double stacks, and have an M&P 9 FS. I was holding out hope for a Mass. Compliant M&P 2.0 9c - to share mags but that doesn't look like it's going to happen... so I'm seriously considering jumping ship to another manufacturer. Other than Glock (sorry, didn't care for the...
  10. Georgia Couple Shoots Three Armed Attackers Outside Grocery Store

    Georgia Couple Shoots Three Armed Attackers Outside Grocery Store - The Truth About Guns The question about the "Reckless nature of this shooting pissed me off...
  11. Utah Teen Tries To Detonate Bomb At HS...

    Utah Teen Tries To Detonate Bomb At High School, Allegedly Flew ISIS Flag Police: Teen attempted to detonate explosive device at Pine View, researched ISIS Huh, I thought it was alway's the "Assault Weapon's" fault...
  12. M&P 2.0c

    https://www.omahaoutdoors.com/blog/glocks-secret-recipe-unveiled-smith-wesson/ I've been thinking about getting an M&P 9c for carry, but this announcement might have me hold off... Anyone know whether the full size M&P second generation will take first generation magazines? TP
  13. Ninth Circuit Rules 2A Doesn’t Protect a Right to Carry a Concealed Firearm In Public

    BREAKING: Ninth Circuit Rules 2A Doesn’t Protect a Right to Carry a Concealed Firearm In Public The Ninth Circuit, in an en banc decision of Peruta v. Cty. of San Diego, has ruled that the Second Amendment does not protect an individual’s right to carry a concealed in public. This in...
  14. Avoid Fenway Park area on Sunday morning 6/12

    ​F​ENWAY PARK TO BE SITE OF BOSTON POLICE AND DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURTY COUNTERTERRORISM EXERCISE SUNDAY, JUNE 12 Simulations to Take Place Between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Parts of Yawkey Way and Van Ness Street to Close BOSTON, MA – As part of a concentrated, ongoing partnership with law...
  15. Stocks: Wood or Synthetic - complete idiot's guide...

    I admit my ignorance: what's the difference between a wood rifle stock, and a synthetic one? Other than aesthetics, are there advantages of one over the other? I guess I'm partial to the plastic-fantastics, but admit to being an ignoramus on the matter. Any information would be welcome... TP
  16. Where to go [AR] Furniture Shopping?

    Forgive my ignorance. I started out with a pistol for HD, and would like to expand to a rifle. So, I'm about to dip my toe into AR's with a 15-22 (followed by an Appleseed, and then an entry-level Windham) - having no experience whatsoever other than a few rentals at MFS - where can one go to...
  17. US Army going with hollowpoints?

    http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2015/07/robert-farago/breaking-u-s-army-switching-to-hollow-point-ammunition/ Wondering if it would stick with 9mm... Rifle ammo too? TP
  18. Cool graphics on how a 1911 works

    http://animagraffs.com/how-a-handgun-works-1911-45/ Cheers, Tony P.
  19. What was Pre-Madness Pricing for Ammo?

    I got my LTC after Newtown, so ammo prices are looking good to me these days: $13.99-14.99 for 50 rounds of 9mm fmj at a local gun store. BUT, what did it used to cost? I'm also curious because hollow point pricing hasn't dropped much if at all, there's just more of it. What was/is good...
  20. Bear Hunting - Bait

    I have some possible Bear Bait if anyone is interested. I'm a beekeeper, and I've been processing some wax - after you melt down the combs the wax gets filtered and what's left behind are coccoons, bee parts (legs, wings, etc.) - just a bunch of gunk. It's called slum-gum. Apparently, it...
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