[TriLUG] OT: Guns
James Olin Oden
james.oden at gmail.com
Thu May 29 15:48:58 EDT 2008
fundamentalist christian != whackjob
libertarian != asinine
trilug member != libertarian
at least in all cases at all times.
Now could you please use the off topic list and even there try to
refrain from broad generalizations that rarely have any use but to
cause injurious insult...james
On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 3:26 PM, Jim Tuttle <jjtuttle at trilug.org> wrote:
> I talked to the people at Personal Defense & Handgun Safety Center, Inc.
> and they have a .40 XD, which looks great. Does anyone know if you have
> to be a fundamentalist christian to go there? I had hoped to avoid
> whackjobs, but the place seems great otherwise.
> Also, can anyone comment on the ported XD? Less muzzle jump seems like
> a nice idea.
> Thanks everyone,
> burnett at pobox.com wrote:
>> On Thu, 29 May 2008, Jim Tuttle wrote:
>>> I'm thinking about buying a Glock 22, but have never fired either a
>>> Glock or a .40S&W pistol. Anyone know where I can try one? A couple of
>>> larger questions I have are 1) are there any recommended ranges in the
>>> area and 2) anyone ever take a pistol course in the area?
>> north Raleigh:
>> (Davi's Guns in north Raleigh closed its pistol range earlier this month.)
>> Eagle1 doesn't have pistols for range rental, it's a bring your own.
>> south Raleigh:
>> Tends to have a decent selection of pistols for rental for range use, at
>> least a couple of Glocks usually. I would be unsurprised that they had a
>> Glock 22 available for range use, and I would suggest you call them and
>>> I've got a very small 9mm and was thinking about a .45ACP, a caliber I
>>> have experience with, but the Glock 22 seems pretty highly recommended.
>>> However, in a crisis (such as a zombie attack), it seems like a more
>>> common caliber would be much more useful, thus recommending a .45. I
>>> was thinking of the Glock 21.
>>> Also, anyone have a concealed carry permit in the area?
>>> N.B. I'm writing this email to TriLug because, while the topic is
>>> clearly not on-topic, I have the notion that libertarian-types also like
>>> guns. The same cannot, I believe, be said about librarians.
>>> libertarian != librarian.
> ---Jim Tuttle
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