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Magnet on the long piece of wood = success. LOL so nasty though ugh ūüėā. I could basically smell that through the screen. Every time I have to use a portapotty at the start of a hike etc I’m always just like *sigh* here we go.

The backstory of what happened according to the description:

“We live in Alaska, I was taking wedding photos in the wilderness. ¬†It was a long day and I decided to use the Porta potty. I ran in quickly without thinking about it, and my gun clip did not hold properly. I felt a ‘whoosh’ of air and realized that my Ruger had fallen into the abyss of the outhouse. This all happened around midnight and so I left it there overnight, as I live an hour and a half away. The next morning my husband and His friend came along to help retrieve it from the sludge. My husband used a big magnet attached to a 2 x 4 and pulled a gun out.”

I’m sure the Armslist ad reads: “Only fired once. Been through some shit with it though if you catch my drift.”

Thoughts? You ever lose anything in one of those toilets?

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File this one under 2016 SHOT Show drama:

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Here’s the link to the Facebook post itself.

Oh man… big egos are a beeotch. ¬†Must be earth shattering to have someone in the industry you’re in not recognize you. ¬†I’d rather stay low key…¬†not Larry though. ¬†Reminds me of a Pusha-T track I like called M.F.T.R.¬†where he says “You’d rather be more famous than rich”. ¬†Just because I can and this post is Larry Vuitton related, I’m going to paste some of the other gun related lyrics at the start of the song:

Walk up in that bitch and wave at everything
Go and make it bang, go and make it bang
Gettin’ followed by them hollows, go and make it bang
Niggas ain’t been to church in a minute
But it’s funny how that TEC make a nigga get religious
Amen!

That’s The Dream on the hook. ¬†Flames. ¬†Some of you wouldn’t understand *puts on sunglasses*.

The-LAV-Larry-VickersThoughts?¬† Is Larry’s rage justified? ¬†If anything I think Ruger dropped the ball big time on this one considering LV was just going to give them some free publicity. ¬†Sure Ruger is doing alright as a company without the LAV endorsement, but every little bit helps. ¬†Who knows what the circumstances were though? ¬†My first impression from Larry’s own post was that he was trying to run shit and call the shots in Ruger’s own booth which they paid big money for. ¬†A “pay attention to me I’m important and famous” kind of moment perhaps?

If I ever go to SHOT, I want to wear a Kermit the frog outfit and bring plenty of tea to sip while I people watch. ¬†I’ll tuck my name tag and if anyone asks who I am I’ll say I’m “Kyle Trollotsky, janitor and lead designer at Hi-Point”, then they’ll go away.

Gat tip: Tyler

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Mattv2099 with a review:

Multicam operator gloves? The new Ruger 1911? Ammo to waste?  Mattv2099 is really getting that money on YouTube.

Mattv2099-Run-Guns-ENDO-Apparel1:47 – “It’s super heavy. ¬†You could pistol whip the living crap out of somebody with this.” ahhahah

3:42 – “Shoot the fedora off the hipster” Gold Jerry… gold.

Man.. Matt’s PhD in operator science has really been glowing lately. ¬†I learn so much from these videos.

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Cake:

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Ruger-Takedown-AR15Damn Ruger, why you tryna empty my pockets? ¬†This retails for $2049 and that’s not even including the $450¬†.300 BLK barrel. ¬† Seems steep compared to the 10/22 takedown which is only $409 for the cheapest model. ¬†I’m not comparing a AR-15 to a .22, but I’m just saying the multiplier is¬†a lot higher on the takedown AR-15, compared to what you could get a regular AR-15 for vs a regular 10/22 to the takedown 10/22.

This takedown shit is amazing though, I’ll give them that. The one funny thing, if you’re not buying the .300 BLK barrel then basically all you’re doing is getting a rifle you can take down really easy for transport and save a measly few inches of space (in length)… because all you’re saving is the length of barrel that’s sticking out past the handguard if you think about it. What would be really cool is if they made an SBR barrel, and equipped this thing with one of those foldable AR-15 stocks with the corresponding internals… you could probably take down / fold over all the pieces and it would be no longer than the length of the AR-15 receiver itself. ¬† Who’s picking one of these up?

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Blessings on blessings:

travis-haley-magpul-dynamics-CEODammmmmmmmmmmn!  Looks good like all of their stuff.  Would operate with.

Hopefully they get into the 10/22 magazine game now too (they are already in the Glock magazine game).  There needs to be something Magpul reliable at a cheaper price point than the Ruger BX mags.

Thoughts?

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Reinventing the wheel to make it more cumbersome and prone to failure:

I don’t care for the idea of having to carry around the magazine PLUS the clips and the caps and even that speed loader tray (video on the speed loader tray here) to make things quicker. ¬†Having to load 2 clips in each magazine + 5 rounds manually to get the full 45 round capacity isn’t ideal. ¬†Even looks less like a good idea when you realize that the loading process is prone to error as shown in the company’s own promotional video I posted above. ¬†There are so many inexpensive¬†10/22 speed loaders on the market right now for regular¬†10/22 mags; ¬†you could save your thumb, save money, save transporting extra items, and probably not waste that much extra time (if any at all) loading the rounds the old fashioned way, one-by-one.

If these mags look like a good idea to you, they are available for purchase or¬†you can get more information over at the company’s website HC Mags.¬† Keep in mine the cost of one 45 round magazine with one 20 round clip from HC Mags is $43. ¬†Compare that¬†with the reliable highly praised Ruger BX-25 magazines which go for around $25.

The idea seems like a decidedly more complicated version of the Cammenga AR-15 magazines, where you can just slide the spine down and drop the rounds in.

HC-Mags-1022-Magazine-Clip-AmmunitionNow when people talk about their “.22 clips” I’ll be like “Oh you use those HC MAGS? ¬†They are the only ones I know which take clips”.

Thoughts?

Hat tip: Jay

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