My J frame is one short

104RFAST104RFAST Senior MemberPosts: 1,262 Senior Member

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  • TeachTeach Senior Member Posts: 18,253 Senior Member
    And these scumbags are still pirating oxygen decent people could be breathing? A high-capacity .45 auto with a couple of spare magazines could have solved that problem!
    Jerry
    Hide and wail in terror, Eloi- - - -We Morlocks are on the hunt!
    ASK-HOLE Someone who asks for advice and always does something opposite
  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 20,564 Senior Member
    About the only time I carry a .357 Mag J Frame these days is going to the mailbox, working in the yard, or riding a bike with the kids in the neighborhood.

    And I still carry a reload.
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 20,564 Senior Member
    Though, Sam would have argued that the "Baddies" in this instance were in reality a Ninja Hit Squad. For they alone attack in numbers and the average citizen need not worry about multiple assailants. The victims in this case should hurry out and buy asteroid insurance as they have fallen upon serious bad luck.
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • snake284snake284 Senior Member Posts: 21,802 Senior Member
    Zee wrote: »
    About the only time I carry a .357 Mag J Frame these days is going to the mailbox, working in the yard, or riding a bike with the kids in the neighborhood.

    And I still carry a reload.

    I love my 1911 and my revolver, but I still feel a bit naked with them. That's what I really love about 12-14 capacity staggered mags like with a Glock or S&W or some of the other DA Semi Autos.
    Daddy, what's an enabler?
    Son that's somebody with nothing to do with his time but keep me in trouble with mom.
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Posts: 13,046 Senior Member
    Zee wrote: »
    Though, Sam would have argued that the "Baddies" in this instance were in reality a Ninja Hit Squad. For they alone attack in numbers and the average citizen need not worry about multiple assailants. The victims in this case should hurry out and buy asteroid insurance as they have fallen upon serious bad luck.
    Is it sad that we were thinking similar thoughts?

    Just reinforces that when you're outside of "the average situation" things can go really bad.
    Overkill is underrated.
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 14,825 Senior Member
    Is it sad that we were thinking similar thoughts?

    I was just thinking the same thing....
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • FisheadgibFisheadgib Senior Member Posts: 5,539 Senior Member
    Next thing you know, you guys will waste your time and start practicing with your pistols beyond five feet.
    snake284 wrote: »
    For my point of view, cpj is a lot like me
    .
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Posts: 13,046 Senior Member
    That would be keen.
    Overkill is underrated.
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 14,825 Senior Member
    Actually, I'm honestly waiting for these morons to make a critical error in the victim selection process...and anxiously awaiting the video...
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • earlyearly Senior Member Posts: 4,950 Senior Member
    Pack runners are generally cowards. One or two shots from any firearm would have scatterd them.
    My thoughts are generally clear. My typing, not so much.
  • waipapa13waipapa13 Senior Member Posts: 696 Senior Member
    early wrote: »
    Pack runners are generally cowards. One or two shots from any firearm would have scatterd them.

    I used to think similarly, but do you recall that family in the Walmart parking lot in Arizona? Like two or three got shot and they were still going at 5-6 policemen, one officer had to cover himself while the other administered first aid to him as it went down, it was nuts!!!

    In certain situations I think a pack can be far worse and harder to stop then we like to think, especially when they have a "cause"
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Posts: 13,046 Senior Member
    early wrote: »
    Pack runners are generally cowards. One or two shots from any firearm would have scatterd them.
    Generally is the operative word. If the alpha is pretty motivated, or there's two motivated ones with several hangers-on, well, your one or two shots might or might not be a good stopper.
    Overkill is underrated.
  • TeachTeach Senior Member Posts: 18,253 Senior Member
    Anybody remember the video of that mob in Memphis a few months ago, the one where a bunch of thugs attacked people in a grocery store parking lot? That crowd was big enough that it would have probably required a magazine change before the ones in the back got the message that they were in danger. I carry my 1911 and two spare mags for a Memphis job these days.
    Jerry
    Hide and wail in terror, Eloi- - - -We Morlocks are on the hunt!
    ASK-HOLE Someone who asks for advice and always does something opposite
  • FisheadgibFisheadgib Senior Member Posts: 5,539 Senior Member
    I recently discovered that there exists a 10 and 15 round magazine for an LCP. I've got a 10 rounder on the way to try out for use as a spare. I'd like to see a 10 rounder for my Shield.
    snake284 wrote: »
    For my point of view, cpj is a lot like me
    .
  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 20,564 Senior Member
    Generally is the operative word. If the alpha is pretty motivated, or there's two motivated ones with several hangers-on, well, your one or two shots might or might not be a good stopper.

    :thumbup:

    Every plan requires a "Most likely course of action" and a "Most dangerous course of action" to be viable. They must be realistic and reasonable, of course. But, they must be considered within the realm of occurrence and planned for with an equally realistic response.

    Meteor Insurance need not apply.
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • knitepoetknitepoet Senior Member Posts: 18,656 Senior Member
    Zee wrote: »
    :thumbup:


    Meteor Insurance need not apply.
    Hey, it may not be common, but it IS possible
    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/meteorite-strikes-alabama-woman
    Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pirates, Rule #37: There is no “overkill”. There is only “open fire” and “I need to reload”.


  • horselipshorselips Senior Member Posts: 3,624 Senior Member
    I hate to say it, but I'm beginning to lose some sympathy for victims who aren't carrying. Unless you live in NY, CA, MD, IL, DC, or some other wacko state, you can get a permit (if necessary) and carry. I never, ever "leave home without it." Anybody who does go unarmed isn't necessarily asking for it, but don't be surprised if you get it. And don't whine.
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 14,825 Senior Member
    horselips wrote: »
    I hate to say it, but I'm beginning to lose some sympathy for victims who aren't carrying. Unless you live in NY, CA, MD, IL, DC, or some other wacko state, you can get a permit (if necessary) and carry. I never, ever "leave home without it." Anybody who does go unarmed isn't necessarily asking for it, but don't be surprised if you get it. And don't whine.

    I can't argue with that sentiment.....
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • NCFUBARNCFUBAR Senior Member Posts: 4,324 Senior Member
    Okay, 7 attackers ... my math thoughts are kinda like ... the chances of this happening, while lately getting better, are not that great but you gotta think it could be possible.

    Of the 7 thugs 3 or 4 will retreat after the first 2 thugs fall down so that means 2 or so more to engage. Given my general thought I double tap (I do not believe in 1 shot stops so each gets 2 first and repeat as needed until ammo is gone) so my 9+1 EMP has fired approximately 8 rounds and is lookin' to be fed. Back to 9+1 for those who retreated but choose to mount a 2nd charge flanking you and with weapons by then. I only carry 1 extra mag on my person so that is my last feeding.

    Now my other thing is out 7 male victims, none were armed? At 12:30am I am armed if legally possible and if the other 6 with me weren't ... sorry for them but I am covering my ass and shame on them for not carrying.
    “The further a society drifts from truth ... the more it will hate those who speak it."
    - George Orwell
  • KSU FirefighterKSU Firefighter Senior Member Posts: 3,244 Senior Member
    Boarding house rules, everybody gets one, to begin with.
    The fire service needs a "culture of extinguishment not safety" Ray McCormack FDNY
  • TeachTeach Senior Member Posts: 18,253 Senior Member
    My AMT Backup .45 ACP is 5+1, with a standard 1911 mag as a reload, once concealability becomes a moot point.
    Jerry
    Hide and wail in terror, Eloi- - - -We Morlocks are on the hunt!
    ASK-HOLE Someone who asks for advice and always does something opposite
  • snake284snake284 Senior Member Posts: 21,802 Senior Member
    NCFUBAR wrote: »
    Okay, 7 attackers ... my math thoughts are kinda like ... the chances of this happening, while lately getting better, are not that great but you gotta think it could be possible.

    Of the 7 thugs 3 or 4 will retreat after the first 2 thugs fall down so that means 2 or so more to engage. Given my general thought I double tap (I do not believe in 1 shot stops so each gets 2 first and repeat as needed until ammo is gone) so my 9+1 EMP has fired approximately 8 rounds and is lookin' to be fed. Back to 9+1 for those who retreated but choose to mount a 2nd charge flanking you and with weapons by then. I only carry 1 extra mag on my person so that is my last feeding.

    Now my other thing is out 7 male victims, none were armed? At 12:30am I am armed if legally possible and if the other 6 with me weren't ... sorry for them but I am covering my ass and shame on them for not carrying.

    I believe in always planning for the worst case. It costs relatively little to be prepared.
    Daddy, what's an enabler?
    Son that's somebody with nothing to do with his time but keep me in trouble with mom.
  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Posts: 8,525 Senior Member
    Have to be honest. I did not used to carry a spare magazine. Now there is always one in my pocket when I carry
    Logistics cannot win a war, but its absence or inadequacy can cause defeat. FM100-5
  • JeeperJeeper Senior Member Posts: 2,952 Senior Member
    Boarding house rules, everybody gets one, to begin with.

    This. If there are only one or two, double taps would be a good choice. More than 3, and I'm going to make sure EVERYBODY regrets choosing me as a victim.

    One shot may not stop them, but it's bound to at least give them second thoughts.

    Luis
    Wielding the Hammer of Thor first requires you to lift and carry the Hammer of Thor. - Bigslug
  • Jack BurtonJack Burton Member Posts: 379 Member
    If I had to be out and about at half past midnight the single stacks are home in the safe, a G26 IWB and a G17 or 19 spare mag in my pocket would be my load out. For these SOB's a black night probably matters too.
    Came for the fishing, stayed for the guns.
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