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by FlashDaddy
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Handguns
Topic: Kel-Tec P17
Replies: 6
Views: 259

Kel-Tec P17

Another new .22lr from Kel-Tec. This one only packs 17 rounds but the MSRP is $199. https://www.keltecweapons.com/firearms/pistols/p17/?utm_campaign=Keltec%20P17&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=76294419&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--KhtqFfNOf8ancDWMa7Nnfg5Vin7B9VYGy0tkhxzJGOPKbOkqKwlRa8a015Kil_H9...
by FlashDaddy
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Handguns
Topic: FMK Patriot II. Anyone laid hands on one?
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Re: FMK Patriot II: range report

Finally took my new FMK Patriot II to the range today. It was excellent! It uses 14 round mags. I shot six mags of PPU 124 gr FMJ with zero errors. I shot at seven yards and the sights were good. I then shot two mags of Federal Hi-shok 115 gr JHP, again no failures. Then two mags of PPU 147 gr JHP, ...
by FlashDaddy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Cooper; new stuff added 12/24/2018
Replies: 222
Views: 28548

Re: Cooper; new stuff added 12/24/2018

Oh that is terrible Doc! Best of luck in your recovery efforts!
by FlashDaddy
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Handguns
Topic: FMK Patriot II. Anyone laid hands on one?
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Re: FMK Patriot II. Anyone laid hands on one?

Picked it up from my local gun shop and I really like it. A little lighter shade of gray than I was expecting. Really has a nice grip. The proof will be in how it shoots. I have a range trip planned for next weekend, with a few different ammo brands to try out. I’ll post the results here.
by FlashDaddy
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Cooper; new stuff added 12/24/2018
Replies: 222
Views: 28548

Re: Cooper; new stuff added 12/24/2018

Still standing by, ready for more story!
by FlashDaddy
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Handguns
Topic: FMK Patriot II. Anyone laid hands on one?
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Re: FMK Patriot II. Anyone laid hands on one?

I like the FMK’s size, very close to dimensions and weight of a glock 19. The hipoint 9mm uses a blowback action, which requires a very heavy, and therefore larger, slide. This makes it heavier to carry on your person and harder to conceal. Hipoints also limit you to ten round mags, the FMK has 14 r...
by FlashDaddy
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Handguns
Topic: FMK Patriot II. Anyone laid hands on one?
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Re: FMK Patriot II. Anyone laid hands on one?

I find this pistol, at this price, very intriguing. The interwebs note problems with failure to lock back and pins walking, but customer service looks very good. And quality “seems” to be improving. So after reading every post and watching almost every vid I could find, I am going to order one. :D
by FlashDaddy
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Coffee not essential for life, Swiss government says
Replies: 19
Views: 1762

Re: Coffee not essential for life, Swiss government says

1. I prep coffee, a lot beans and Keurig cups. 2. Besides bringing up into my consciousness the nightmare of not having my favorite coffee, I also found the news item startling for how Europe has now gotten back into prepping: “ Western Europe hasn’t seen a major war on its soil since the end of Wor...
by FlashDaddy
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 325
Views: 36440

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

Russia lands troops and equipment in Venezuela:
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-47688711
by FlashDaddy
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: What's your favorite non-prep prep item?
Replies: 31
Views: 3662

Re: What's your favorite non-prep prep item?

Frank’s hot sauce, for eggs and squirrel

Ketchup, after seeing The Martian

Ranch dressing for my dandelion greens
by FlashDaddy
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: What have you bought in the last 48 hours?(firearms related)
Replies: 7378
Views: 313964

Re: What have you bought in the last 48 hours?(firearms related)

Ordered a SCCY CPX-2 9mm Pistol from Palmetto. It was on sale for $169.99 with free shipping. Comes with two 10r mags. The web says it’s a fairly reliable gun once it’s broken in. And it has a lifetime warranty. I also like how it was designed and built in the US.
by FlashDaddy
Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: No Man's Land
Replies: 18
Views: 4206

Re: No Man's Land

Yes, please do prepare an additional chapter, old bean! With just one Yank leading a group of royal troopers, it would be jolly good reading!
by FlashDaddy
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: The Dead at Destitute Mountain
Replies: 2249
Views: 275066

Re: The Dead at Destitute Mountain

Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
by FlashDaddy
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Cooper; new stuff added 12/24/2018
Replies: 222
Views: 28548

Re: Cooper; new stuff added 12/24/2018

Very well written chapters Doc!!! Thank you for more time in Cooper’s World!!

Happy New Year to you, Doc, and all the other Cooper-heads who enjoy this story as much as I do.
by FlashDaddy
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 325
Views: 36440

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

Gruesome! Slaughtering someone else’s horse, during the night, for the meat! Oh Venezuela...how far you have fallen!

https://apnews.com/0d2959271d4f40858ab48a26d061be33
by FlashDaddy
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 325
Views: 36440

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

The collapse of Venezuela’s health care system and its impact on surrounding countries: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/world/wp/2018/10/31/feature/as-venezuelas-health-system-collapses-disease-spreads-beyond-its-borders/?utm_term=.fb23abd4581f&wpisrc=nl_most&wpmm=1 This article highlights the n...
by FlashDaddy
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Take me to the river
Replies: 25
Views: 3808

Re: Take me to the river

Thanks for the chapters and the pic! I am really enjoying your story!
by FlashDaddy
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War
Replies: 611
Views: 38035

Re: The Coming Civil War

U.S. senator says U.S. is getting close to Rwanda-like tribal warfare...

https://www-m.cnn.com/2018/10/29/politi ... cnn.com%2F
by FlashDaddy
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Take me to the river
Replies: 25
Views: 3808

Re: Take me to the river

Barge life is a primo backdrop for your tale. I’m enjoying the slang. I had to look up this one at M-W online; tosspot noun toss·pot | \ˈtȯs-ˌpät, ˈtäs-\ Definition of tosspot : DRUNKARD, SOT Examples of tosspot in a Sentence a bar filled with the same old tosspots night after night First Known Use ...
by FlashDaddy
Mon Oct 22, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Take me to the river
Replies: 25
Views: 3808

Re: Take me to the river

A very nice start! You had me hooked at hypervigalent. You’ve got a good writing style with sparse descriptive text that is just exactly enough for us to effortlessly fill out the scenes with details.
by FlashDaddy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Night of the Comet
Replies: 4
Views: 641

Re: Night of the Comet

“Daddy would have gotten us uzis!”
by FlashDaddy
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Firearms Chat 6: Year of the 10mm
Replies: 1145
Views: 48083

Re: Firearms Chat 6: Year of the 10mm

The last time I bought some 9mm bullets for reloading was here https://outdoors.natchezss.com/products ... ng-bullets

But that was a long while ago. I’d be interested to see if there are cheaper (and just as reliable) vendors, so, let’s see what everyone else has...
by FlashDaddy
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Recommendation for lightweight breatheable rainjacket
Replies: 15
Views: 2735

Re: Recommendation for lightweight breatheable rainjacket

My son has been wearing Marmot’s Precip for years and loves it. He spends a lot of time outside backpacking, hiking and until two moths ago worked outside. I got the same jacket for Fathers Day and it really is amazing in how well it breathes, always keeps me dry and is extremely lightweight and pac...

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