We must ask "WHY?"

We must ask "WHY?"

WHY?

WHY?

Friday, June 28, 2019

Sig P365

Hi,
I'm bringing the blog back, but it's not going to be about politics anymore (ok not usually) but about firearms and outdoors type crap.
Now I'm a member of The Cabin Armory and Training Center and I spend quite a bit of time there, so they are going to get mentioned A LOT.

Today's post is about the Sig P365.
My first impressions,
It fits my hand PERFECTLY with the extended floorplate (1 of the 2 supplied magazines is so equipt)
Thr trigger is great for a factory trigger
2x10 round factory magazines (12 & 15 round after market are available) in a tiny package!



Ladies and Gentlemen, I didn't want to like this pistol, I was halfway in love with it.
All it needed was an acceptable range performance and I would have had its baby Sigs!

Yeah. Not so much in love with it now. The first 50 rounds were Remington white box Range ammo. 115 grain FMJ. I couldn't get a group out of this. 7 to 8 inch 'groups' at 7 to 10 yards is abysmal for a pistol. It's what I would expect from a shotgun with cheap 00 buck.  
Also it was hitting 6 inches below point of aim at 10 yards!
So I tried Keystone munitions 115 grain FMJ (supplied by the Cabin). 41 rounds that didn't do much better.
To check if it was my fault, I fired the last 9 Keystone munitions out of a Ruger LC9S Pro at 10 yards. Those are the unpatched holes in the target.

Sig, you have a possible game changer in the 'Concealed carry market, DO SOMETHING TO FIX THE FIRING PIN SMEAR!

I'll be shooting the pistol some (in the vain hope it is 'break-in teething pains) with different types of ammo (manufacturers, weights and type) and if that doesn't smooth it out in 500 rounds or so, maybe a different barrel?
My ratings?
Ergonomics: It turns the dial up to 11 for a sub compact
Accessories:  9 , I would have liked to have gotten spare base plates for the mags but getting night sights more than made up for that
Accuracy: It doesn't shot groups it shots patterns that a shotgun would be embarrassed of!

All in all, this IS a sample group of one, but I would NOT recommend it at this time.


Dan Emplit WBFD
USN 1986 - 1992

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Reality

I've been seeing this moronic meme for a while.


Evidently 306 to 232 is a NARROW victory.


I have no idea who Stewart Safran is and I have no idea what color the sky is in his reality, so lets look at the rest of these moronic claims.
Of course the RNC opposed her. She's a democrat. Just to make sure you know, they are OPPOSING political parties.
Wikileaks, How DARE they expose the ILLEGAL E-mail scandal!
"(a) Whoever willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates, or destroys, or attempts to do so, or, with intent to do so takes and carries away any record, proceeding, map, book, paper, document, or other thing, filed or deposited with any clerk or officer of any court of the United States, or in any public office, or with any judicial or public officer of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both. (b) Whoever, having the custody of any such record, proceeding, map, book, document, paper, or other thing, willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates, falsifies, or destroys the same, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both; and shall forfeit his office and be disqualified from holding any office under the United States. As used in this subsection, the term “office” does not include the office held by any person as a retired officer of the Armed Forces of the United States." From federal law, Title 18. Section 2071

The FBI, How DARE they investigate a Clinton! Let alone let the public KNOW that she was under investigation!

The Russian! OMG they may have given Wikileaks the ILLEGAL Emails! How dare they point out that Hillary was breaking Federal Law!

Let me point out a little fact. If Hillary wasn't ignoring FEDERAL LAW, then none of this would have happened! If none of this had happened, She MAY have won. You are blaming the people that exposed her ILLEGAL actions instead of the person who broke the law!

She may have won the popular vote, but we don't use that to elect our President (if we did we would be 'the United States of California') and Hillary knew this, and still LOST!

I didn't vote FOR Trump. I voted AGAINST Hillary 'Animal Farm' Clinton. Why Animal Farm ? Because she must believe "ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUAL, BUT SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS". If anyone in our military had done what she did, they would be in Leavonworth prison, making big rocks into little rocks, for the next 20+ years. But, so far, she hasn't even gotten a wrist slap (except losing the election).

If conservatives acted this infantile when Obama won, they would've been crucified. I hate dual standards.

Dan Emplit WBFD
USN 1986 - 1992

Friday, December 30, 2016

A correction

A friend sent me a link to a dot gov site that proved me wrong about absentee ballots not being counted unless they would affect the outcome

"What are absentee ballots? Do they only count in close elections?

Many absentee ballots are cast by voters who are unable to vote at their physical polling place due to being an active duty military member, a family member of someone on active duty or a U.S. citizen residing overseas. All ballots submitted according to State laws are counted in every election.

The media often will report the projected outcome of the election before all of the ballots are counted. In a close election, the media may report that the outcome cannot be announced until after the absentee ballots are counted. However, all ballots, including absentee ballots, are counted in the final totals for every election - and every vote (absentee or in-person) counts the same."

Sorry,
Dan Emplit WBFD
USN 1986 - 1992

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Safe spaces

I posted this on facebook.

Red voted for Hillary,
Blue voted for Trump.
Any questions or do you need a 'safe space' to cry in?

And WOW did the sh!t fly.
So here is one of my lists.
1. The popular vote doesn't elect or President. The Electoral College does.
2. The Electoral voters were faithful to the popular vote in their designated areas
3. Hillary knows how the system works
4. Historically Democratic states have more electoral votes than their Republican counterparts (California 55 votes, New York 29 votes, Illinois 20 votes, etc. While the Republican state with the most votes is Texas with 38. The others are swing states, but more of them is usually being won by Democratic candidate.)

This is how the States voted
5. I didn't vote FOR Trump, I voted AGAINST Hillary. Why? That list would be VERY LONG, but the main reason is 'Animal farm". "ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUAL, BUT SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS" seems to be her motto.
If anyone in the military had done 1% of what she did, they would be in Leavenworth Prison for 20+ years. Here is the law:
"(a) Whoever willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates, or destroys, or attempts to do so, or, with intent to do so takes and carries away any record, proceeding, map, book, paper, document, or other thing, filed or deposited with any clerk or officer of any court of the United States, or in any public office, or with any judicial or public officer of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both. (b) Whoever, having the custody of any such record, proceeding, map, book, document, paper, or other thing, willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates, falsifies, or destroys the same, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both; and shall forfeit his office and be disqualified from holding any office under the United States. As used in this subsection, the term “office” does not include the office held by any person as a retired officer of the Armed Forces of the United States." From federal law, Title 18. Section 2071
In black and white, easy to follow. She is disqualified from holding any office or having any security clearance.
One other thing about her winning the 'popular vote'.
She’s probably not going to win the actual number of votes cast. She may win the number of votes counted, but not the votes cast.
States don’t count their absentee ballots unless the number of outstanding absentee ballots is larger than the state margin of difference. If there is a margin of 1,000 votes counted and there are 1,300 absentee ballots outstanding, then the state tabulates those. If the number of outstanding absentee ballots wouldn’t influence the election results, then the absentee ballots aren’t counted. This is why we will never know who actually wins the popular vote.

Dan Emplit WBFD
USN 1986 - 1992

Friday, August 19, 2016

35 years ago

35 years ago, two Libyan Su-22 Fitter attacked and were shot down by two US Navy F-14A Tomcats off the Libyan coast.
Su-22 Fitter

F-14A

In August 1981, President Ronald Reagan authorized a large naval force including a pair of super carriers, USS Forrestal and USS Nimitz, to deploy to the Gulf of Sidra. This area had been 'annexed' by Lybia, who claimed it as part of Lybia's 'territorial waters'.
How did they justify this? They claimed this bay, which is VERY open to the Mediterranean Sea, was in reality a 'closed bay' even though it didn't meet the requirements of International Law.

Libya often confronted U.S. forces in and near the gulf including at least two occasions where Libyan jets opened fire on U.S. reconnaissance planes.
In an attempt to find the US carriers, the Libyan military sent 35 PAIRS of aircraft into the area!
After a morning full of fending of 'mock' attacks, an airborne early warning aircraft, E-3 Hawkeye, directed the Tomcats (from VF-41 Black Aces) to intercept the 2 Fitter aircraft.
The engagement started when one of the Fitters fired an AA-2 Atoll heat seeking missile at the Tomcats. The Tomcats evaded and answered with their own heat seekers (AIM-9L Sidewinders).
Both Libyan aircraft were shot down and both pilots ejected (Although one parachute did not appear to open) and the US Navy believes both pilots were recovered.
This was NOT the end of the day. Libya launch MIG-25's to continue to harass the US fleet. However, every time the MIG's detected the Tomcats radar, the MIGs ran.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Dear God, this level of stupid hurts

Ok, lets set the scene.
Watch this. Especially at the 16 minute 45 second mark forward.

Is this MORON the best VP candidate the Libertarian party can come up with?
The definition of 'Weapon of Mass Destruction' (WMD) is Nuclear, Biological and Chemical weapons.
So, yes WMDs WERE found in Iraq.
"From 2004 to 2011, American and American-trained Iraqi troops repeatedly encountered, and on at least six occasions were wounded by, chemical weapons remaining from years earlier in Saddam Hussein’s rule.
In all, American troops secretly reported finding roughly 5,000 chemical warheads, shells or aviation bombs, according to interviews with dozens of participants, Iraqi and American officials, and heavily redacted intelligence documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act."
But that is NOT my point. This complete idiot thinks that any rifle with more than 5 rounds is 'essentially' equal to a NUCLEAR WARHEAD!
So this
Equals this


SIGH.........
“The five-shot rifle, that’s a standard military rifle; the problem is if you attach a clip to it so it can fire more shells and if you remove the pin so that it becomes an automatic weapon, and those are independent criminal offenses,” Weld said. “That is when they become, essentially, a weapon of mass destruction. The problem with handguns probably is even worse than the problem of the AR15.”
Now, let's look at the other stupidity in this statement. 
The US military hasn't had a 5 shot rifle since 1936, when the M1 Garand (which had an 8 round magazine) replaced the 1903 Springfield. So, No 5 shot rifle has been used by the military in 80 YEARS! 
BTW, Clips feed magazines, Magazines feed weapons. From Wikipedia:

Now,I'm not really a 'term Nazi' for most people, but if you are a politician then GET IT RIGHT!

And then he has to outdo his previous stupidity. "if you remove the pin so that it becomes an automatic weapon".
WHAT @#$%ING PIN IS THIS MENTAL MIDGET TALKING ABOUT?
I've built several AR's and I have no CLUE what 'Pin' he is talking about, and honestly neither does he.
Voting for people like this, politicians who talk about things that they know NOTHING about, is willful retardation at it's finest.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Almost 26 years

Back in Sept '90 I bought a used Glock 17, it's an early first gen.
Now, coming up on 26 years with her, I'd like to tell you a little about her.
I keep extensive notes on my firearms.
Over 30,000 rounds from various manufacturers including +P ammo and reloads.
3 jams (that's right 3!) one was due to a low powder charge in a reload
6 FTF (failures to fire) 3 or 4 were reloads, so probably my fault

What I willingly changed:
The sights (shiver), Glocks have 'slightly' sub par factory sights, She has had Trijicon Night Sights for about 5 years, A SOLID improvement.
The slide stop. For the past 4 years she has had a Glock Extended Slide Stop Release, I really only got this because friends were telling me it was SO MUCH better, My opinion, Meh. If I decide to switch it again I would get a Vickers Tactical Slide Stop. IMHO, much better but I'm not running to get one.
The Final change.
The recoil spring was getting weak, so I had to get a Glock Guide Rod and Recoil Spring Assembly. That was the ONLY necessary replacement.



Oh, some people get grip sleeves. I use a piece of a bicycle inner tube.
Here's hoping for another 26 years.