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  1. Deaf Smith

    In a bizarre twist, judge who shot/killed burglar sentences man who shot/killed burglar...

    At least in Texas there is a section on defense of OTHERS life or property. In this case the attacker ran toward a female friend who, I presume, felt her life was in danger. Teaching CHL classes does give you some idea of the laws, at least in Texas. 9.33. DEFENSE OF THIRD PERSON 9.33...
  2. Deaf Smith

    In a bizarre twist, judge who shot/killed burglar sentences man who shot/killed burglar...

    Thank God I live in Texas with the Castle Doctrine! Deaf
  3. Deaf Smith

    Check under your car carefully.

    I understand if you don't want your cell phone to give your location all you have to do is take the batteries out until you want to make a phone call. Of course if you are expecting a call... Deaf
  4. Deaf Smith

    300 RPM Shotgun?

    Aw guys, you don't see the real applications for this shotgun. Imagine your car, with four of these under the hood. All loaded with Brenneke 'Black Magic' 600 grain 3 inch shotgun slugs (1500 fps!!) Like having 4 20mm cannon! Zombie car in front of you? No problem! Deaf
  5. Deaf Smith

    Hand To Hand Firearms

    I know SN well Ken! Now there is also the old Lindel Method of handgun retention (I used to own the origional book AND DVD of this method till I loaned it to some cops and never got them back! Same thing happened to 'The Red Zone' but with different cops. Here is some of the things you can...
  6. Deaf Smith

    Knife Attack (graphic)

    In the first video I'll say the guy behind the counter, once he saw the other guy get his throat cut should have grabbed the chair and used it as a shield (if not get the gun.) Thing about self defense is many people just cannot believe their eyes when they see something like this happen in...
  7. Deaf Smith

    Gun Disarms

    Gun disarms are ok, but it takes a fool to get that close to you. What is more, multiple attackers are more common now. There may be TWO armed men..... or more. Just learn a few simple gun disarms and get very good with them. And then get your own gun and master it! For there is no one...
  8. Deaf Smith

    On Not Being Invincible

    This just goes to show you that you can be a combination John Wesley Hardin and Bruce Lee and still get killed before you even know it. All you have to do is have your mind somewhere else for a split second. Just drop your guard for a moment. You guys know Bruce Lee once said, when asked...
  9. Deaf Smith

    A Primer on Situational Awareness

    The primer is ok. But the ideas of a color code system have been around along time. Jeff Cooper popularized one. http://www.frfrogspad.com/color.htm As it says on Frog's website: "He further simplified things in Vol 13 #7 of his Commentaries." "In White you are unprepared and unready...
  10. Deaf Smith

    But...Couldn't You Really Hurt Them?

    Have you guys ever seen the show, 'My Name is Trinity'? Well in it a bunch of bandits harass pacifistic Mormons, but with Trinity and his brother, Bambino, there helping them. The bandit chief lines up all the men and then slaps them in the face, one by one. Each Mormon accepts the slap...
  11. Deaf Smith

    Lasers?

    The only laser I want on MY gun is a one MEGAWATT laser. And then it will be THE gun. I do have a softair Glock 26 I converted to 'fire' a laser. Superglued the laser to the barrel after taking out the internal parts, and then snaked the pressure swith under the trigger. Yes every pull of...
  12. Deaf Smith

    But...Couldn't You Really Hurt Them?

    Who is this 'we' Kemosabe? For you see I lean toward Jack Bauer’s point of view. But as a few here have pointed out, yes 'social conditioning' is why. The Walt Disney/Three's Company/Mayberry RFD crowd have made this possible. The catch is the only ones being 'conditioned' are the people...
  13. Deaf Smith

    Billions wasted in Iraq

    It's called governments Tez, governments. THEY take the money and not much gets to where it is supposed to. Now if insulting a government makes me a bigot, well so be it. Deaf
  14. Deaf Smith

    Billions wasted in Iraq

    Bill, Unfortunately we have to deal with other governments to get money to help those in ANY country. Name one country that does not rip us off? We have aid to Israel (and some if it gets ripped off), any third world country in Africa or South America (and they rip off a lot!) Caribbean...
  15. Deaf Smith

    Some daily carry options of mine!

    That says it all. Except maybe those who have physical problems where they cannot really use anything else as for firearms. Say those with severe arthritis or neurological disorders. Then maybe a tip up Berreta 21 in .22 might be a good bet. But for the rest of us, yes pick a more serious...
  16. Deaf Smith

    WWII "Ukranian Underground" Veteran shoots alleged burglar

    But he could come back after being let out.... I suggest he aim higher if there is a next time with that crook. The .32 ACP is not a good stopper, though it worked in this case, and so he needs better shot placement or a shotgun! Cause if that guy comes back, he will take into account that...
  17. Deaf Smith

    Iran Announces New Unmanned Bomber

    With all them wanting to be suicide bombers for their 72 virgins (or whatever they get), why an unmanned one? I suspect Iran might have a bit harder time getting nuts to fly rockets than most think. Deaf
  18. Deaf Smith

    Shotgun for 3-gun?

    sgtmac, That little 16 incher with flash hider (and thus over 18 inch bbl) looks mighty interesting They need to make some 6 round mags for more, uh, handyness. Deaf
  19. Deaf Smith

    Shotgun for 3-gun?

    If you are serious about competition, I suggest: 1) Benelli Super 90 M1 2) Remington 11-87 3) Mossberg 930 All in 'tactical' getup with ghost ring sights, tac-star side saddle, sling, etc. Yes autoloaders cause if you want to win 3 gun, the simi-auto is the way to go. But if it's just...
  20. Deaf Smith

    .223 ammo

    If you can, reload your 5.56 ammo. There is cheap 55 gr FMJ out there and that is what I do. But yes, if you don't reload, Winchester 55 gr FMJ, or Federal, or Lake City (if you can find it.) What is more, with the problems the 62gr GI round has, the 855 that is, I've found I prefer the...
  21. Deaf Smith

    Another Mis-Understood Application of "Self-Defense"

    After his conviction he won't be owning any guns. Deaf
  22. Deaf Smith

    Teens And Sex

    And furthermore the state has no basis for discussing morality. Sometimes I think government itself is immoral by definition. It does not matter if its a democratic style, republic, authoritarian, or totalitarian (and that includes communism.) And that is why watching politicians make laws...
  23. Deaf Smith

    Smith 3913?

    Hud, If Kyndex is acceptable to you, FIST makes several very good ones (I have both left and right handed versions for my Glock 26.) http://www.fist-inc.com/holsters/k1/K9.htm I perfer the THIN and not ULTRA-THIN holsters they make. They also make leather verions of the same holsters...
  24. Deaf Smith

    the us is bankrupt, now what?

    Our house is almost paid off! My wife's and my job are pretty safe as we are rather critical to our industry (and well over 30 years experience to boot!) But, I still don't take that as a guarantee! Noooo Sir!!! Hence we are almost paid off on all our debts (car as well as house.) And I...
  25. Deaf Smith

    Smith 3913?

    Quite good Hudson. I've owned several 3913s and they make excellent carry guns. and 200 is CHEAP!!! And yes they are very reliable. Make sure yours has the magazine safety still there (or not.) The safety does help eject the mags faster (they fly out!) That safety can be handy if someone...
  26. Deaf Smith

    I told him he was going to die, and I shot him.

    Well THAT was a brilliant statement to give! For all we know the home owner ment he told the guy to stop or else, and the theif tried to run or fight and for all practical purposes he was dead on his feet. But you see, when you talk to cops, if you have a motor-mouth you can stay some pretty...
  27. Deaf Smith

    Denials Aside, Feds Storing Body Scan Images

    Say Bob, You know those camera film wraps they make to keep 35mm film from being exposed to radiation? Like a Domke Filmguard Bag or a Hakuba X-Ray Safety Case? Well I wonder if you made some underwear out of it what would happen at the airport scanner? And if they give you a hassle, how...
  28. Deaf Smith

    Have we killed ourselves finally?

    Romulans Bob, Romulans. Always wondered what would have happend if the Battlestar Galactica and the Cylons had bumped into a decloaking Warbird or a Klingon Bird of Prey (it looks cooler to me but didn't have the decloaking feature.) Galactica and the Cylons were low-tech and would not have...
  29. Deaf Smith

    Success story - Disabled women 1 - would-be rapist 0

    I'd have taught her how to use a Smith & Wesson Centennial .38. And she carry it 7/24. That way a disabled lady can take on MULTIPLE attackers and ruin their day. For the word "NO" means so much more when you have a gun in your hand. Deaf
  30. Deaf Smith

    Woman 2, thugs 0 after home invasion

    The word "NO" means so much more when you have a gun in your hand. Deaf
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