This is why we see many departments switching to patrol carbines. Shotguns are more than adiquate for indoors where distances are seldom more than handgun ranges, but outdoors where there is a likelyhood of increased distances, the rifle is still king, especially considering most departments use 14-18\" barrels.
Carbines are also excellent for CQB. I live in an apartment in the inner city. The shotgun was my primary go-to gun as no distance was really longer than 20 feet. I have since switched to a .223 carbine as there is less of a risk of overpenetration and it is better at dispatching multiple attackers, a concern in a gang infested area.
But the problem when someone tracks mud on your carpeting is to get the carpets cleaned.
I work, sell and socialize with members of law enforcement everyday. When the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club was at its height, fully 1/2 of my close friends were cops. My former next door neighbor is a cop, she had the keys to my home, and permission to enter whenever she deemed her involvment was necessary.
I simply wasn\'t going to let some child using his mom\'s computer make statements as he did. Perhaps when he plays with his \'Star Wars'figurines the cops shoot to kill. But in real life, I break bread with LEOs and never got the idea that death was any objective, at all.
I have an old quad rail on the AR15. I like the M-lok system on the new AR. I'm having trouble finding a lightweight 15" free float handguard with the older barrel nut.
The threads are about 1 13/16". The old quad rail just slides off. The new stuff seems to have smaller barrel nuts (about...
I'm thinking of getting a coach gun side-by-side.
Would consider it a home defense option, but mostly I'd use at at the range.
Looking to buy new.
What's the best brand? Stoeger or CZ or what?
12 or 20 ga?
I've been thinking about getting a sling for my rifle. What would be a somewhat economical option? I have spent enough money that I don't need to be spending $70 or $80 for the better slings.
And also, what would be the best way for attachment to the handguard? See the pics of my setup. I...
Because 00 buckshot is right at 9mm in diameter, actually 0.33" vs 0.354" (9 mm), we kinda think of 9 pellet 00 buckshot being equivalent to 9, 9 mm rounds. It isn't and it isn't even close, especially when the 9 pellet 00 is low recoil. Here's why:
The total energy delivered to a threat by a...
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