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    Wisconsin Gun Sales Boom Still Going

    Means more Wisconsin citizens with a vested interest in the Consitutional right to have firearms. Legislative discussion of Constitutional Carry should continue to drive sales. Notice that the Milwaukee and Madison media does not bother to report this kind of information. They continue to deny that gun ownership is imbedded in Wisconsin's culture.

    http://www.wisconsinoutdoorfun.com/a...n-buyers-spike
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    When in danger you can dial 911 and hope for the police to arrive a few minutes later armed with guns.
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    I like to contribute to those sales #s when I can.
    In God I trust. Everyone else needs to keep your hands where I can see them.

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    I just did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by protias View Post
    I just did.
    Spill it. Make and model and pics of course.
    In God I trust. Everyone else needs to keep your hands where I can see them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oak1971 View Post
    Spill it. Make and model and pics of course.
    Springfield XD45, no thumb safety. I don't need it as my index finger controls if a round goes or not.
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    If you go into a store, with a gun, and rob it, you have forfeited your right to not get shot - Joe Deters, Hamilton County (Cincinnati) Prosecutor

    I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians. - George Mason (father of the Bill of Rights and The Virginia Declaration of Rights)

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    Quote Originally Posted by protias View Post
    Springfield XD45, no thumb safety. I don't need it as my index finger controls if a round goes or not.
    Too bad when you go boating tomorrow you will lose it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by protias View Post
    Springfield XD45, no thumb safety. I don't need it as my index finger controls if a round goes or not.
    Great Choice!
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    Quote Originally Posted by paul@paul-fisher.com View Post
    Too bad when you go boating tomorrow you will lose it.
    I sure hope I don't!
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    Great Choice!
    I know it is. I have...I mean, had, a 4" service and 4" compact model, before I lost them in a tragic boating accident.
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    I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians. - George Mason (father of the Bill of Rights and The Virginia Declaration of Rights)

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    Quote Originally Posted by protias View Post
    Springfield XD45, no thumb safety. I don't need it as my index finger controls if a round goes or not.
    Nice. Do you have a holster?
    In God I trust. Everyone else needs to keep your hands where I can see them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oak1971 View Post
    Nice. Do you have a holster?
    Thankfully, I was able to hold onto the holster as the rest of everything went to the bottom!
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    I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians. - George Mason (father of the Bill of Rights and The Virginia Declaration of Rights)

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    Quote Originally Posted by protias View Post
    Thankfully, I was able to hold onto the holster as the rest of everything went to the bottom!
    Well it obviously isn't a retention holster then.
    In God I trust. Everyone else needs to keep your hands where I can see them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oak1971 View Post
    Well it obviously isn't a retention holster then.
    I never said the XD was in the holster did I? I merely said it was the only thing I was able to save.
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    Quote Originally Posted by protias View Post
    Springfield XD45, no thumb safety. I don't need it as my index finger controls if a round goes or not.
    Oh yeah
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    Funny you mention this, I was looking at getting a .308 rifle, but not sure which one yet, thinking maybe the Remington 700 VTR, unless anyone has a recommendation for a long range rifle.

    There's a nice SR-556 that's been tempting me on gunbroker too.
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    i dream of nekked underfolder Ak's. if i get some moola i hope to gt 5 or 6 or so of them. so, protias, when are you bringing my new gun over, you just recently bought for me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nevinsb View Post
    Funny you mention this, I was looking at getting a .308 rifle, but not sure which one yet, thinking maybe the Remington 700 VTR, unless anyone has a recommendation for a long range rifle.

    There's a nice SR-556 that's been tempting me on gunbroker too.
    Recommendation: Buy a cheap 700 for the action and then have it built exactly how you want with a quality barrel. For a couple hundred more bucks than new you'll have a way better gun that is setup to your specifications. That's what I do.

    Depending on what you will be using iit for, look into the 6.5 calibers as well.
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    I contributed to sales around a month ago. XDm 9mm 3.8".
    I love it almost as much as my 1911.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nevinsb View Post
    Funny you mention this, I was looking at getting a .308 rifle, but not sure which one yet, thinking maybe the Remington 700 VTR, unless anyone has a recommendation for a long range rifle.

    There's a nice SR-556 that's been tempting me on gunbroker too.
    I have, or rather had one before the boating accident. The VTR is a very nice rifle.
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    I was actually now looking at the Savage Varminter. I keep hearing good things out of the box about this rifle, and for some reason about how bad the R 700 action is from the factory? Either that, or they just expect too much from a out of the box rifle.

    Usually we shoot at coins and golf balls at about 100 yards with .22s, but I think I want to put something together that I can use at the 300 (and the bullet doesn't hit the target sideways like my 10/22).

    At the same time, I also think I want something semi-auto, but not like my M&P-15, so possibly a FAL? I'll just see what grabs my attention at the next gun show.

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    I wish these potential buyers would thrrow some business my way , I only sold 1 rifle this year ! Everybody want's but nobody want's to spend. I hpoing when we get cc business will pick up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nevinsb View Post
    At the same time, I also think I want something semi-auto, but not like my M&P-15, so possibly a FAL? I'll just see what grabs my attention at the next gun show.

    Skip the FAL unless you have deep pockets. Accuracy isnt the greatest and there is the metric/sae thing to watch for too.

    A good AR10 is cheaper,more accurate and easier to work with.

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    Don't forget those numbers for the last month don't really tell you how many firearms are actuality sold! I've had two checks last month but picked up four firearms . Black Friday was so busy NICS went down . I know I'm not the only one to buy multiple firearms on one check, seems to be pretty common when you have stuff sent to a dealer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nevinsb View Post
    I was actually now looking at the Savage Varminter.
    I have a Savage 110FP in .308 and it's a tack driver.

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    A thumb safety

    Quote Originally Posted by protias View Post
    Springfield XD45, no thumb safety. I don't need it as my index finger controls if a round goes or not.
    Although I agree that good finger control is the most important firearm safety device, there is a great reason to like the XD thumb safety. I believe that when engaged it locks the slide. A thumb operated slide lock will prevent the XD slide from moving and potentially being "out of battery" when drawn or holstered. I see that as a potentially worthwhile ability regardless of it's other safety functions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uziel Gal View Post
    A thumb operated slide lock will prevent the XD slide from moving and potentially being "out of battery" when drawn or holstered. I see that as a potentially worthwhile ability regardless of it's other safety functions.
    The grip safety does that. I'm not a fan and that is the only upside I can see to locking the slide. I'd still like to be able to clear the firearm with out depressing the grip safety and making the trigger active, especially with our backwards encased in motor vehicle laws. I think the manual safety was added to be considered for government sales as that was a requirement for bid.

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