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    Quote Originally Posted by Addison View Post
    I purchase all of my guns with a guy named T-Rex.

    He's a small arms dealer.
    Nothing like being friends with your gun dealer. All but two of the guns I ever bought were from the same pawn shop. Always throws in some expensive ammo in so that I get off without paying tax. Then when the original owner passed the business on, the new people carried on the tradition. Aw, yeah.
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    I think you missed the stupid joke on that post, Emily.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Addison View Post
    I think you missed the stupid joke on that post, Emily.
    LOL



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    lol I missed it too . I had no idea ;until I saw the cartoon.
    Oh my that is too funny . I need to use that one on my friends.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Addison View Post
    I think you missed the stupid joke on that post, Emily.
    I stared very hard at that picture for about a minute before I realized what was going on. Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Addison View Post
    I purchase all of my guns with a guy named T-Rex.

    He's a small arms dealer.
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    Everyone needs a little bit of sketch in their lives to keep things interesting. :P

    Quote Originally Posted by Addison View Post
    I purchase all of my guns with a guy named T-Rex.

    He's a small arms dealer.
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    I lived in Phoenix for a short time, so I understand exactly what you are talking about. Once you hit March, Satan flaps his wings and God flips the oven on Pre-heat. Particularly in the valley.

    Not to get too graphic, but I had to switch my 100% Cotton underwear for that new-fangled sweat wicking stuff. Made a huge difference.

    At the time I carried a Glock 27 which was pretty easy to conceal under a t-shirt. It was so easy to conceal, in fact that when I switched to that good old Parabellum round, I decided to go a size up. Instead of trucking 9 rounds, I've got 16 heh heh heh.

    Go to the love-in thread. I've got a question for you more related to that subject matter.

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    Before I met my wife I carried open . I had a ccw permit . I rarely carried concealed though. Not much need for a jacket in Phoenix so concealed caring is a bit of a pain for most pistols. Only thing I messed with was the ammo . Normally it was alternating black talons and full jacket rounds . I do still take a day out every month and go to the range and squeeze off 100 or so rounds .
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    I confess I did.

    I've met enough people with bizarre nicknames, I just wrote it off as true. :P

    Quote Originally Posted by Addison View Post
    I think you missed the stupid joke on that post, Emily.
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    So I saw a sign today going to the bank and it said, "Goodbye Obama, GUN SALE" it cracked me up lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Desdichado View Post
    I've met enough people with bizarre nicknames, I just wrote it off as true. :P
    One of the local dealers just outside Colorado Springs goes by "Dragonman"

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    I have a case of buyer's remorse about my AR-308. As nice as it is or will be, I wish now that I had funneled the money into a bolt-action rifle instead. I can't sell the AR-308 though because the lower receiver is one of the 80% receivers, so it has no serial number and is not registered and cannot legally be sold or transferred.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yahweh_is_gracious View Post
    I have a case of buyer's remorse about my AR-308. As nice as it is or will be, I wish now that I had funneled the money into a bolt-action rifle instead. I can't sell the AR-308 though because the lower receiver is one of the 80% receivers, so it has no serial number and is not registered and cannot legally be sold or transferred.
    I don't know what state you are in, but there is no federal firearms registration. Most states don't have a firearms registry. The feds and most states don't require you to go through a FFL to transfer a weapon unless you sell across state lines. Where I live, there are no laws stopping us from selling most firearms, including homemade, out the back of your truck.

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    I've heard they can have more reliability issues than average. I've avoided them.

    I have yet to do any meaningful research on more powerful guns, but if I have to go above .300 Blackout, I'll probably go with a bolt action .308 or a .338 Lapua if it comes down in price by the time I'm in the market for one (probably 2019 or 2020).

    Quote Originally Posted by Yahweh_is_gracious View Post
    I have a case of buyer's remorse about my AR-308. As nice as it is or will be, I wish now that I had funneled the money into a bolt-action rifle instead. I can't sell the AR-308 though because the lower receiver is one of the 80% receivers, so it has no serial number and is not registered and cannot legally be sold or transferred.
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    Uggghhh, that's one thing. A Hill election would've jacked up the MSRP on everything!

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    So I saw a sign today going to the bank and it said, "Goodbye Obama, GUN SALE" it cracked me up lol
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    I am an unabashed firearms aficionado....

    Notice my handle? .22 K Hornet was the inspiration. 40gr VMax at 3100fps, using a paltry 13gr of powder.... wonderfulness..
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    So THAT'S the meaning behind "Hornetguy"

    Really cool.

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    I am an unabashed firearms aficionado....

    Notice my handle? .22 K Hornet was the inspiration. 40gr VMax at 3100fps, using a paltry 13gr of powder.... wonderfulness..
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    Quote Originally Posted by hornetguy View Post
    I am an unabashed firearms aficionado....

    Notice my handle? .22 K Hornet was the inspiration. 40gr VMax at 3100fps, using a paltry 13gr of powder.... wonderfulness..
    I thought a hornet was some kind of vehicle, like a motorbike or something...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Desdichado View Post
    So THAT'S the meaning behind "Hornetguy"

    Really cool.
    Yep.... I have it in a TC Contender carbine... barrel by Bullberry. It's a very compact little rifle... perfect for carrying around, plinking at stuff. Turkeys, coyote (1), jackrabbits, horseapples..... lots of fun to shoot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Magenta View Post
    I thought a hornet was some kind of vehicle, like a motorbike or something...
    I've had ex military guys ask me if I was a pilot... I think it's an F18? Called a hornet... that would have been cool, but I missed out on the military, thank God. I would have ended up in southeast Asia, but they abolished the draft the year I turned 18..
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