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by ELB
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: 30.06 Ruling Letters
Replies: 133
Views: 13100

Re: 30.06 Ruling Letters

The wheels of justice grind on ever so slowly. The online case information for the AG's suit against Austin shows the following action for Friday 8/17/18:

"8/17/2018 DF AMENDED/SUPPLEMENTED ANSWER "

"DF" is Defendant, i.e. City of Austin.
by ELB
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: IRL: Luck o' the Irish runs out for would-be thief
Replies: 0
Views: 75

IRL: Luck o' the Irish runs out for would-be thief

Normally I just post firearm-related self-defense stories, but this one is too good to pass up: The scene unfolded on Moore Street in Dublin city when the would-be thief approached the American tourist and attempted to run off with his bag and cell phone. ... Witnesses said the American, reportedly ...
by ELB
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: IN: Furniture store owner drives off would-be robber
Replies: 7
Views: 100

Re: IN: Furniture store owner drives off would-be robber

My aim is better than my hearing, I think I probably would have shot the robber. But I wasn't there to see all the variables, so wish him and his bulletstopper well.
by ELB
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: TX: TSA misses handgun, owner turns self in
Replies: 10
Views: 462

TX: TSA misses handgun, owner turns self in

https://www.kvue.com/mobile/article/news/local/exclusive-tsa-security-at-austin-airport-missed-loaded-gun-in-mans-bag/269-584990249 At Austin Bergstrom LTC holder went through checkpoint with Ruger LCP in his carry-on, then discovered it when he went looking for his headphones. He notified an airlin...
by ELB
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Winchester 24 gun safe
Replies: 9
Views: 305

Re: Winchester 24 gun safe

jmorris wrote:
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:28 am
Don't know if he has any reviews on the Winchester but I like this guy.

https://gunsafereviewsguy.com/
+1
by ELB
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Campus Carry: Move in day
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: Campus Carry: Move in day

That is pretty straight forward.
by ELB
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Fixed Blade Knives
Replies: 15
Views: 409

Re: Fixed Blade Knives

I have a collection of knives, both folders and fixed blades, some of them quite pricy, but in the end my favorite carrying-around-all-purpose knife is this one: [ufl=https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0028FL7G6/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1]Old Timer 162OT Boot Knife Full Tang Fixed Bl...
by ELB
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: Millenial Anti-Theft Device
Replies: 55
Views: 1273

Re: Millenial Anti-Theft Device

...I also remember being amazed the first time I drove an M151 Jeep in the Army. Yep, they hid that starter button alright. And one of the weirder trucks I test drove was a new 2007 (I think) Volvo. ... Speaking of old military jeeps and controls in funny places: in college I worked summers in a st...
by ELB
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: GA:Anti gun Congressional candidate murders her Treasurer
Replies: 3
Views: 171

Re: GA:Anti gun Congressional candidate murders her Treasurer

J.R.@A&M wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:29 pm

Highlights the psychological projection by gun control advocates who say that you and I can’t be trusted with a gun.
Ding Ding!
by ELB
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: OK: Oklahoma restaurant shooter had license as armed guard; attack stopped by 2 armed men
Replies: 20
Views: 1371

Re: OK: Oklahoma restaurant shooter had license as armed guard; attack stopped by 2 armed men

"Bryan racked the handgun and maneuvered between parked cars as panicked victims identified him as a good guy and began directing him to the shooter. “They just knew,” he said. Bryan used the cars as cover and concealment until he was in position to draw down on the shooter. Carrying on an empty ch...
by ELB
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Dallas County Sheriff's office looking for gun issued to Texas governor candidate Lupe Valdez
Replies: 13
Views: 510

Re: Dallas County Sheriff's office looking for gun issued to Texas governor candidate Lupe Valdez

oljames3 wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:42 am
... I do think that being able to keep track of one's firearms is indicative of one's ability to run the great state of Texas.
:txflag:
Well then, no problem because she didn't lose track of her own firearm.


She lost track of a government (Sheriff's Dept) firearm. :grumble

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