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by aus.templar
Tue Oct 08, 2013 1:32 am
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Yourself as a weapon?
Replies: 51
Views: 5969

Re: Yourself as a weapon?

Sparring isn't fighting.
by aus.templar
Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Yourself as a weapon?
Replies: 51
Views: 5969

Re: Yourself as a weapon?

Experience beats training every time. People who study for years, but have never been in a real fight are at a significant disadvantage. I've done some muay thai and I found that okay, though didn't really like the instructor so only did it for about 3 6month blocks over a period of about the same n...
by aus.templar
Mon Oct 07, 2013 1:10 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: What have you bought in the last 48 hours?(firearms related)
Replies: 7419
Views: 325555

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

Got the permit to acquire back for my Ruger Mk3 Target with 140mm bull barrel. I'm pretty excited, first handgun!
by aus.templar
Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: Any good reason(s) to buy a .303 Enfield?
Replies: 76
Views: 6587

Re: Any good reason(s) to buy a .303 Enfield?

K31 is straight pull.. cheating haha. Joking, of course a straight pull will be quicker. Though the SMLE design is still very fast.

Also 6 rounds straight pull vs 10 rounds SMLE action... If you factor in reloading time, I think the SMLE would probably come out on top for most shooters
by aus.templar
Sun Oct 06, 2013 3:33 am
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: Any good reason(s) to buy a .303 Enfield?
Replies: 76
Views: 6587

Re: Any good reason(s) to buy a .303 Enfield?

"fastest bolt action"
more accurate than you
10 rounds of hard hitting ammo
nostalgia
by aus.templar
Sun Oct 06, 2013 1:41 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: What am I missing?
Replies: 9
Views: 1101

Re: What am I missing?

Septic tanks? Seems like you've got the start up capital, so if you're serious about being as off-grid as possible... a reliance on service stations/gas stations/petrol stations, whatever you call them is avoidable. Look into a biodiesel reactor and methane collection (these are your septic tanks) c...
by aus.templar
Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: Handguns
Topic: FNS-40. Reviews? Pros? Cons?
Replies: 14
Views: 2076

Re: FNS-40. Reviews? Pros? Cons?

jump on it
by aus.templar
Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:21 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Traveling to South America
Replies: 14
Views: 3914

Re: Traveling to South America

Take USD, clean crisp $100 notes. You'll get very good "non-official" exchange rates in most countries.
by aus.templar
Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: Melbourne Zombie Fans?
Replies: 6
Views: 1393

Re: Melbourne Zombie Fans?

Didn't know there was one... just got back from a little shooting, making sure one of my rifles was zero'd after I dropped it :oops: Luckily it was still spot on.
by aus.templar
Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:41 am
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: Melbourne Zombie Fans?
Replies: 6
Views: 1393

Re: Melbourne Zombie Fans?

Wouldn't say I'm a "zombie fan" because realistically if I ever met a zombie I'd cave it's head in... Though I am in Melbourne
by aus.templar
Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:26 pm
Forum: Family Prep
Topic: What presents for 13 year old prepper?
Replies: 46
Views: 12621

Re: What presents for 13 year old prepper?

http://www.batteryjunction.com/leatherman-wave.html

Slightly above the budget, considering when you factor in postage as well.
by aus.templar
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:52 am
Forum: Family Prep
Topic: What presents for 13 year old prepper?
Replies: 46
Views: 12621

Re: What presents for 13 year old prepper?

Depends, has he got a good swiss army knife/leatherman?
Does he shoot? Maybe a .22LR or if he's done a lot of shooting a .223. You hang onto it to keep it secure then go out shooting together, not only an awesome present but good bonding activity
by aus.templar
Thu Oct 03, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?
Replies: 6662
Views: 321510

Re: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?

Sharpened a few knives. Sent off an email in relation to buying a Vortex Strikefire red dot for my Remmy 7600P. Got shipping confirmation on a cheek riser and a buttstock pad, also for my 7600P. And a holster for my coming Ruger mk3 Ordered 100 fishmox forte. Exchanged a few private messages with a ...
by aus.templar
Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:49 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: EDC kits: Help me build?
Replies: 9
Views: 2331

Re: EDC kits: Help me build?

I'm not going to give you a list you should use, your needs and abilities are most likely different to mine. Some key points though: - Gloves . Have a few pairs, as you'll probably end up performing first aid on someone else and you don't want to touch any bodily fluids. - Burn gel . You're most lik...
by aus.templar
Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:50 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Pay it Forward - Firearm parts and accessories
Replies: 376
Views: 49089

Re: Pay it Forward - Firearm parts and accessories

What I need is a friend in the US... PM me if you've got a spare minute. Nothing illegal, nothing time consuming.
by aus.templar
Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: Handguns
Topic: Survival Firearm Battery Roll Call
Replies: 460
Views: 43074

Re: Survival Firearm Battery Roll Call

Updated. Imaginary but legal version Handgun: Sig P226 tac (barrel length needed for legality) (working on getting this) Shotgun: Double Barrel 12g, 20in barrel, preferably with ejectors, preferably break-down. (I have a single barrel of this, can't find a good double barrel one.) Hunting rifle: Tik...
by aus.templar
Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:59 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Choose your gun, final rendition!
Replies: 5
Views: 912

Re: Choose your gun, final rendition!

Make it challenging and take the AR out of the equation. Pretend your AO is as bad as my AO. Pick one out of the following: -Double barrel 12gauge with 2 25shell bandoleers of your favourite flavour. -.223 bolt action. 4x scope, 2 10rnd magazines, 100 rounds -.44 Lever gun. Open sights. 80 rounds -....
by aus.templar
Sat Sep 28, 2013 12:27 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Role playing, 5kg--What are you taking?
Replies: 18
Views: 2006

Re: Role playing, 5kg--What are you taking?

Well my 7600P, with the modifcations I've done probably weigh around 3.5kg... Each loaded mag weights about 460g from memory. Call it half a kg.... So I can bring my main rifle with 30 rounds in 3 magazines. Yep, I'm fucked. Alternatively I could bring my single barrel 12g and a couple 25shell bando...
by aus.templar
Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:39 am
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: Mk18 vs soocom 16 EBR
Replies: 28
Views: 3461

Re: Mk18 vs soocom 16 EBR

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by aus.templar
Fri Sep 27, 2013 4:48 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: In what order - Stretching, Cardio, weights?
Replies: 32
Views: 4212

Re: In what order - Stretching, Cardio, weights?

light cardio, weights, intense cardio, stretch.
by aus.templar
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:02 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Basic Carpenter's Tools for the Beginner - A Guide
Replies: 21
Views: 3312

Re: Basic Carpenter's Tools for the Beginner - A Guide

On this stream of thought, I'm currently self-teaching myself woodworking. I've made a simple hinged box with a latch out of pine and plywood, what are some other beginner projects that will challenge me, but not too much
by aus.templar
Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?
Replies: 6662
Views: 321510

Re: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?

Pistol club committee approved my permit to acquire a Ruger MkIII Target, now just gotta wait for the cops to approve it, then wait 28days and its mine
by aus.templar
Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:54 am
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Toilet Brush Sniper Rifle
Replies: 27
Views: 3859

Re: Toilet Brush Sniper Rifle

phil_in_cs wrote:Image
This sums it up.
by aus.templar
Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:48 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Blackout hits 100,000 buildings (Australia, VIC)
Replies: 14
Views: 2042

Re: Blackout hits 100,000 buildings (Australia, VIC)

It says the power stations were down for 19mins, but the store was without power for a touch under 40mins. Sometimes (depending on the system load/demand), whenever you re-energize a substation, you have to then re-energize the individual feeder circuits one at a time. After the "start wattage" has...

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