Recent Topics
Ten years ago today
by UncleS2
07/23/14 05:55 PM
Change Acura TSX ATF Filter?
by artbuc
07/23/14 04:45 PM
Honest opinions on these two tires ?
by OtisBlkR1
07/23/14 04:42 PM
Fram TG8A (25K miles)
by stang5
07/23/14 04:35 PM
What is the latest on the TWC/Comcast deal?
by redhat
07/23/14 03:25 PM
2015 Lexus NX 200t - New turbo using TGMO 0W-20?
by CATERHAM
07/23/14 03:08 PM
06 Ford Focus commuter
by tmorris1
07/23/14 02:02 PM
Why would you get a scangauge....
by Nick R
07/23/14 01:39 PM
H-D Trans Fluid: Amsoil MCV 20W-50 or SVT 75W-110
by SwedishRider
07/23/14 12:08 PM
Sludge, Conventional oil, DI engines ?
by rbarrios
07/23/14 11:47 AM
Aluminum Alloy Lug Nuts?
by Johnny248
07/23/14 10:32 AM
Comparing two Mobil1 5w30 synthetic oils.
by Proxyon
07/23/14 10:19 AM
Newest Members
Gocoloco, Proxyon, malone55, EAGLE7, Davidedaniel
50723 Registered Users
Who's Online
108 registered (97f150, 57ChevyLS, 77GrandPrix, 97tbird, 2010_FX4, 71Chevyguy, 13 invisible), 1965 Guests and 237 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
50723 Members
64 Forums
216682 Topics
3410438 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#3211461 - 12/09/13 04:26 PM Home defense thread removed?
spasm3 Offline


Registered: 05/30/10
Posts: 3408
Loc: north carolina
What happened to the thread on choices for home defense. I see it has been removed? I don't remember the exact subject wording, but it was an interesting discussion of shotguns and pistols.


Edited by spasm3 (12/09/13 04:28 PM)
_________________________
Bryan
13 elantra 27k penplat5w30
03 chevy avalanche 63kQSUD
02 saturn sc1 55k penn ultra
01 saturn sc1 160k nextgenhm
93 olds ciera 63k 5w30 nexgenhm
gz250

Top
#3211470 - 12/09/13 04:37 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: spasm3]
05LGTLtd Offline


Registered: 03/04/13
Posts: 591
Loc: Va
I noticed this as well. I think if there is a problem in a overall decent thread, then the offending posts should be deleted by mods and parties at fault give time off etc. Or at least lock the thread for a day or two before just sending it to oblivion...
_________________________
2005 Legacy GT, M1 0w-40
2010 Forester SOHC, GC 0w-30

Top
#3211472 - 12/09/13 04:39 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: spasm3]
spasm3 Offline


Registered: 05/30/10
Posts: 3408
Loc: north carolina
I just want to know where the foul was. Was it anything i posted?
_________________________
Bryan
13 elantra 27k penplat5w30
03 chevy avalanche 63kQSUD
02 saturn sc1 55k penn ultra
01 saturn sc1 160k nextgenhm
93 olds ciera 63k 5w30 nexgenhm
gz250

Top
#3211475 - 12/09/13 04:45 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: spasm3]
BISCUT Online   content


Registered: 12/28/11
Posts: 1285
Loc: NewYorkistan
I'm confused as well....I was "banned" for a week for what, in my mind anyway was a very benign comment. Pattern?????????
_________________________
2010 Nissan Armada/Mobil1 5-30 P1 (82k)
2008 BMW 328XI Mobil 1 0-40 (79k)
2004 F-150 Lariat/M1 EX 5-20 P1 (90k)
1995 Toyota Camry (112k)

Top
#3211499 - 12/09/13 05:03 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: BISCUT]
FXjohn Offline


Registered: 05/25/07
Posts: 1149
Loc: NE Indiana
Originally Posted By: BISCUT
I'm confused as well....I was "banned" for a week for what, in my mind anyway was a very benign comment. Pattern?????????


i was blocked from commenting. what did I say that was out of line????

Top
#3211506 - 12/09/13 05:12 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: spasm3]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 7181
Loc: Akron,Ohio
I've found from previous experience.. its best to just pm helen hr1940 than start a what the heck happened thread.


Edited by Rand (12/09/13 05:12 PM)
_________________________
2011 Subaru Forester X Prem. 5MT

Top
#3211514 - 12/09/13 05:21 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: Rand]
BISCUT Online   content


Registered: 12/28/11
Posts: 1285
Loc: NewYorkistan
Originally Posted By: Rand
I've found from previous experience.. its best to just pm helen hr1940 than start a what the heck happened thread.


Why not keep it opened so everyone can know why???
_________________________
2010 Nissan Armada/Mobil1 5-30 P1 (82k)
2008 BMW 328XI Mobil 1 0-40 (79k)
2004 F-150 Lariat/M1 EX 5-20 P1 (90k)
1995 Toyota Camry (112k)

Top
#3211525 - 12/09/13 05:36 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: BISCUT]
Keith_Stone Offline


Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 298
Loc: NC
Iron hand in velvet glove?
_________________________
NRA Lifer

Top
#3211531 - 12/09/13 05:40 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: spasm3]
Keith_Stone Offline


Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 298
Loc: NC
Originally Posted By: spasm3
I just want to know where the foul was. Was it anything i posted?

Yep it's all your fault! Cheers1
_________________________
NRA Lifer

Top
#3211537 - 12/09/13 05:46 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: spasm3]
antiqueshell Offline


Registered: 03/02/12
Posts: 3830
Loc: chicago, Illinois
Obviously this is a privately owned website and the owners can do what they want regardless of the posted rules, but the decision seems puzzling to me as well. It would be interesting to know what the reason why behind the actions, at least then people can more effectively decided what and how to post to avoid any issues.

Top
#3211544 - 12/09/13 05:51 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: spasm3]
Cujet Offline


Registered: 02/15/03
Posts: 4011
Loc: Jupiter, Florida
Probably my fault. But, we will never know.
_________________________
Turbo's rule.

Top
#3211559 - 12/09/13 06:03 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: spasm3]
actionstan Offline


Registered: 05/22/13
Posts: 417
Loc: Ohio
Hey all, that was my thread, sorry for the confusion, once my wife learned of the details provided in the thread(I was reading your suggestions to her), it made her feel uncomfortable, and I guess I let her get to me.. Maybe I did put a little more out than I should have, I requested it deleted from the mods.

I have taken your advice and opinions(and I appreciate them greatly), and will be implementing many of them, but would rather avoid divulging into details at this time, for safety purposes.
_________________________
1999 Saturn SL1
2013 KIA Forte

Top
#3211562 - 12/09/13 06:06 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: spasm3]
OVERKILL Online   content


Registered: 04/28/08
Posts: 25638
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Thank you for updating us, I was wondering what the heck happened too!!
_________________________
Network Engineer
02 Expedition
01 BMW ///M5
05 Forester XT

Top
#3211571 - 12/09/13 06:14 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: actionstan]
Keith_Stone Offline


Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 298
Loc: NC
Originally Posted By: actionstan
for safety purposes.


You showed her how to shoot? Good move! boxing
_________________________
NRA Lifer

Top
#3211581 - 12/09/13 06:30 PM Re: Home defense thread removed? [Re: spasm3]
Astro14 Offline


Registered: 10/10/10
Posts: 4326
Loc: Virginia Beach
Actionstan - I didn't weigh in on your previous thread, because, frankly, there was some good advice.

There are a couple of points that I would like to add.

1. Practice, Practice, Practice. You, and whoever you plan on using the gun, have to be able to operate it when it's dark, you're suddenly awakened, and the adrenaline is pumping (so, you've lost your fine motor skills and concentration). Whatever you choose, make certain that you can operate it, including malfunctions, loading, etc. and that you can hit a target accurately.

2. You want to be able to lock it up? Handgun is easier, though it has detractors, who compare the greater ease of aiming and greater power of a long gun. Just remember that a long gun is less easy to lock up and to retrieve.

Buy quality. I've never regretted that...and make sure you have enough budget left over for lots of ammo. Muscle memory takes about 2,000 to 3,000 repetitions of an action to truly learn it. So, you've got a lot of practice ahead of you...

My personal recommendation is a 6" .357 revolver. Easy to use, no slide/magazine drills, and no safety. Load it with .38 SPL wadcutters to practice. 125 Gr JHP .357 Magnum for real.

I carry an H&K USP Compact, personally, but I've been through quite a bit of training with it...and several thousand rounds of practice ammo...

Did I mention that you should practice?
_________________________
32 Packard 15W40
90 4Runner 10W40 QS4X4
92 300E 5W40 LiquiMoly
02 Volvo V70 T5 0W40 M1
02 Volvo V70 XC 5W30 PU
05 MB S600 0W40 M1
06 Corolla 5W30 Edge

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >