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by Moose
Sun Jul 27, 2014 3:25 am
Forum: BATC: Basic Airsoft Training Course
Topic: BATC Equipment Requirements
Replies: 22
Views: 6659

2014 BATC

Any word on a possible BATC for the 2014 season?

With respect,

Moose
by Moose
Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:12 am
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: ICS M1 Garand
Replies: 32
Views: 2454

Re: ICS M1 Garand

Rekon,
Now who were these three blind dudes?
Sorry off topic -

With all due respect,
moose
by Moose
Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:07 am
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Lee Enfield
Replies: 9
Views: 1379

Re: Lee Enfield

Very nice.
It is good to see the old school being brought into airsoft, though I would have done the Lee Enfield No.1 Mk. 4 that i have that chronos too hot as well.

With respect,
moose
by Moose
Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Cheaper than Dirt - FAIL
Replies: 12
Views: 1866

Re: Cheaper than Dirt - FAIL

Gentlemen, My point was not to cause dissension over the best available price on P-Mags. Hopefully, due to the hard won efforts of Eric, and others the high cap magazine ban will not be allowed and 6 months from now the P-Mag price will return to normal. My point was, as gun enthusuasts we are under...
by Moose
Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Cheaper than Dirt - FAIL
Replies: 12
Views: 1866

Cheaper than Dirt - FAIL

As a result of the gun grabbers proposed new legislation all firearms, especially black rifles and high cap mags have disappeared from local gun stores and are commanding a premium if available on line. Some on line retailers and auction sites have smelled the blood and have gone on a feeding frenzy...
by Moose
Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Big shout out to Erik!
Replies: 4
Views: 1433

Re: Big shout out to Erik!

Very well done to Eric, Tank and all that could be there.
Without amendment #2 there are no other freedoms assured.

With respect,
moose
by Moose
Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: seeking new recruits!
Replies: 21
Views: 2116

Re: seeking new recruits!

Good plan and by the way welcome!

With respect,
moose
by Moose
Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Shootings....why do they keep happening?
Replies: 62
Views: 5631

Re: Shootings....why do they keep happening?

The media has reported that several teachers at the Sandy Hook CT school had concealed carry permits. If I was a parent or student I would want my teacher to be able to protect the students. In this modern world that embraces all into the fold, where no one is taught there is a right and wrong, evil...
by Moose
Sat Dec 15, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: MAA Official Business
Topic: Forum unusable
Replies: 38
Views: 5269

Re: Forum unusable

Rabid,
Thank you for your efforts fighting this battle.
With respect,
moose
by Moose
Sat Dec 15, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Shootings....why do they keep happening?
Replies: 62
Views: 5631

Re: Shootings....why do they keep happening?

As truly regrettable as this human tragedy is for those harmed and lost, it is also a public disgrace to hear the media and politicians use this as a forum for anti-2nd Amendment rhetoric. Whatever healing can be done as a community it should not digress into rabid gun bashing, when a well armed pop...
by Moose
Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:27 pm
Forum: Safety & Training
Topic: BATC October 2012: Interest Thread
Replies: 41
Views: 6453

Re: BATC October 2012: Interest Thread

Eric, Archangel, Thank you for continuing to explore other options. I for one have no reservations about training in the possible snow and cold. My dedication to this sport and the mentorship of a great bunch of guys has gotten me this far and I am confident that i will make BACTC whatever it takes....
by Moose
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:06 pm
Forum: Safety & Training
Topic: BATC October 2012: Interest Thread
Replies: 41
Views: 6453

Re: BATC October 2012: Interest Thread

Depending on the date I am in.
With respect,
moose
by Moose
Wed May 30, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Airsoft Tanks?
Replies: 5
Views: 1160

Re: Airsoft Tanks?

The Midwest Ostfront Airsoft, WW2 airsoft, has used tanks and armored cars on many fields of play.
One member is nearing completion on a full size half track and has a side car motorcycle rig with machine gun mount expected this summer.

With respect,
moose
by Moose
Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:22 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Headset help
Replies: 2
Views: 671

Re: Headset help

Emo,

Streichers has an assortment of headset odds and ends. You could call ahead
With respect,
moose
by Moose
Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: Best way to introduce autistic child to airsoft?
Replies: 9
Views: 1115

Re: Best way to introduce autistic child to airsoft?

As a FAS instructor I support any education and promotion of the shooting sports. However, both federal and state laws prohibit the purchase and possesion of firearms by: persons underage persons deemed metally defective Although commonly assumed mentally defective is not confined to those just havi...
by Moose
Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:55 am
Forum: WWII Airsoft Re-Enactment Forum
Topic: Surplus Stores in the metro area?
Replies: 4
Views: 5137

Re: Surplus Stores in the metro area?

Sportsman's Guide on Hadley Ave in South St. Paul, has both an on-line and brick and mortar sales. They carry surplus from many nations and time periods. It is wise to periodically check their offerings as the good stuff sells out quickly. Depending on your unit's authenticity requirements sometimes...
by Moose
Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: WWII Airsoft Re-Enactment Forum
Topic: STG-44 Magazine Pouches Fakes?
Replies: 7
Views: 2376

Re: STG-44 Magazine Pouches Fakes?

Luft, I am glad it worked. My STG44 is one of my most acurrate and reliable airsoft weapons. Midwest Ostfront Forum has helped me do a number of mods; 1. softer spring so it does not shoot too hot and can be used full auto 2. convert high cap mags to low cap for more realistic WWll combat 3. exchang...
by Moose
Sat Jan 14, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: New Orange tip law?
Replies: 18
Views: 1022

Re: New Orange tip law?

As a FAS instructor I fully agree that following the gun laws of your community and being respectful of others opinions is a must. However, I have lived in communities where uncased rifles on a gun rack in pickups was legal and the norm and did not raise any negative reaction from anyone. With respe...
by Moose
Sat Jan 14, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Finding a pressure switch
Replies: 5
Views: 709

Re: Finding a pressure switch

Axman - University Ave, St. Paul, has a ton of worthless junk but also a source for misc tech and micro switches.
A needle in a haystack, but a possibility.
With respect,
moose
by Moose
Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:13 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: 215 Gear thinks we are "funny" people
Replies: 23
Views: 1719

Re: 215 Gear thinks we are "funny" people

I am an airsofter and proud of it. I have been chasing girls, and catching a few, from a very early age. If someone has a problem with that I respect their right in a free country to express their opinions. If they actually have the stones to want to question or challenge my manhood, than I say tell...
by Moose
Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:58 pm
Forum: WWII Airsoft Re-Enactment Forum
Topic: STG-44 Magazine Pouches Fakes?
Replies: 7
Views: 2376

Re: STG-44 Magazine Pouches Fakes?

Luft, They are reenactment worthy and a good price. At the front sells authentic reproductions for $150.00 - $250.00 Genuine WW2 pouches, if avaialable would be ten times that much or more. The airsoft mags are close to the actual dimmension but are slightly larger in some respects. If the canvas is...
by Moose
Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:34 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Real Steel AR build help.
Replies: 61
Views: 3844

Re: Real Steel AR build help.

+2 Bravo Company
With respect,
moose
by Moose
Sat Nov 12, 2011 2:10 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What knife sharpener do you use?
Replies: 8
Views: 717

Re: What knife sharpener do you use?

The Lansky took some time to get the hang of it. Not that I abuse my blades, but the hard utility use and some construction / survival use the Lansky will bring it back. I agree 100% there is no substitute for diamond whetstones. No electric, crock sticks, pull through or any automatic method will g...
by Moose
Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What knife sharpener do you use?
Replies: 8
Views: 717

Re: What knife sharpener do you use?

Lansky - swear by it for a truly sharp lastng edge.

Get the table clamp to go with it.

With respect,
moose
by Moose
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:47 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: M4 S-System (Enhanced Version)
Replies: 28
Views: 1107

Re: M4 S-System (Enhanced Version)

Black BBs are an advantage skirmishing in a snowy environment.

With respect,
moose
by Moose
Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: WWII Airsoft Re-Enactment Forum
Topic: Where to buy?
Replies: 6
Views: 1893

Re: Where to buy?

Welcome to WW2 airsoft.
Checkout the local scene at midwest ostfront airsoft
Your thompson would also be used by Russian ww2 forces and sprtsman guide as well as trident offer very inexpensive options for that impression
With respect,
moose
by Moose
Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help on picking out a pistol
Replies: 37
Views: 1704

Re: Help on picking out a pistol

At the risk of being a broken record and old school the 1911 also has a proven track record.
With respect,
moose
by Moose
Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Post Pics of your Gun - Part II
Replies: 1511
Views: 129554

Re: Post Pics of your Gun - Part II

Fatal,

Nicely done sir!

With respect,
moose
by Moose
Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help on picking out a pistol
Replies: 37
Views: 1704

Re: Help on picking out a pistol

There are a few platforms such as the 1911 that offer .22 conversion units to allow cheap and fun plinking and target shooting with low priced .22 ammo and can be converted to 9mm or 45 ACP for defense and carry. The .22 is a good way to hone your skills before moving up to full house ammo as well. ...
by Moose
Wed May 25, 2011 1:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Sky diving
Replies: 7
Views: 576

Re: Sky diving

Westside skydivers has both high altitude tandem jumps with an instructor strapped to your back to get a feel for it, as well as a AFP, Advanced Freefall Program. If the fun of Airsoft is habitforming for you, be forewarned skydiving is even more so. However the cost is somewhat prohibitive unless y...
by Moose
Tue May 03, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: BATC: Basic Airsoft Training Course
Topic: BATC Class 05-11 HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Replies: 9
Views: 2597

Re: BATC Class 05-11: REGISTRATION OPEN: SIGN UP!!!

PM sent
With respect,
moose
by Moose
Mon May 02, 2011 3:41 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: 24 hour only sale at skdtac.com
Replies: 2
Views: 500

Re: 24 hour only sale at skdtac.com

These guys have good products at fair prices and fast shipping.
With respect,
moose
by Moose
Mon May 02, 2011 3:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Osama Bin Laden is... dead?
Replies: 58
Views: 2114

Re: Osama Bin Laden is... dead?

My congrats to whoever got this guy. If it was Seal Team Six then; " The only easy day was yesterday ... today" For having paid off the Paki's close to ten billion dollars over ten years they should have gift wrapped the son of a *****. Justice doesn't always pay back every week but it does come aro...
by Moose
Fri Apr 29, 2011 10:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Physical training for the military/Military and airsoft
Replies: 28
Views: 1240

Re: Physical training for the military/Military and airsoft

Fatal, Great video and great advice. Avoiding injuries before they happen and training to do so is great! That and just getting out there and doing it! Thanks for sharing your wisdom and advice. I hope everyone likes PT in the rain as much as I do. Fortunately I am not made of sugar and will not mel...
by Moose
Wed Apr 27, 2011 5:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Physical training for the military/Military and airsoft
Replies: 28
Views: 1240

Re: Physical training for the military/Military and airsoft

I agree completely that it is all about getting out of your comfort zone and pushing yourself. However I do beg to differ that everbody can run. At present I am in the gym 4-6 hours a day and walking agressively for another 2. This PT is for rehab from major reconstruction. Although I have for years...
by Moose
Tue Apr 26, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Getting into real guns
Replies: 41
Views: 2012

Re: Getting into real guns

As a FAS instructor I cannot recomend too highly getting your certificate under yout belt as your first step, This is also required of all minors who shoot at Oakdale Gun Club during public hours. I also would encourage you to take this class with your Dad if he has not already done so. It will be a...
by Moose
Tue Mar 15, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: What Kind of ESS goggles should I get?
Replies: 17
Views: 837

Re: What Kind of ESS goggles should I get?

Personally, when humping and running and gunning I sweat; a lot. Consequently, for myself, even JT Spectra's with thermal lenses and a coating of anti-fog still fog. JT also makes a fan for the Spectra goggles to mount on top. If you are not a sweat hog like me, than perhaps it will not be an issue....
by Moose
Sun Mar 13, 2011 7:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bow hunting or Airsoft?
Replies: 6
Views: 500

Re: Bow hunting or Airsoft?

As a bow hunter I hold Mathews in very high regard. However, Mathews is probably one of the highest priced choices out there. I do not believe it is neccessary in any sport to constantly upgrade to the newest and highest tech, in order to achieve your goals. Whether in hunting, if it is the next gen...
by Moose
Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Camo Dip Kit for Guns
Replies: 11
Views: 1891

Re: Camo Dip Kit for Guns

It is made as a DIY kit from Duracoat.

The mix yourself aerosols are as easy to use as a can of spray paint.

The stencils make the camo application pretty easy.

With respect,
moose
by Moose
Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:08 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Camo Dip Kit for Guns
Replies: 11
Views: 1891

Re: Camo Dip Kit for Guns

Duracoat is an airbrush finish that comes in a multitude of color / camo combos with precut stencils. It is basically a high tech paint that can be applied to any wood, metal or plastic, given the correct prep of the surface. It is sold in kit forms with the option of a mix yourself aerosol if you d...
by Moose
Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:30 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Who thinks a nuke fight will destroy the world?
Replies: 20
Views: 1279

Re: Who thinks a nuke fight will destroy the world?

My Sci-Fi remark was not diewcted at you brother.
It was an attempt at humor in regard to a zombie apocalypse.

My apologies,
With respect,
moose
by Moose
Mon Mar 07, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Camo Dip Kit for Guns
Replies: 11
Views: 1891

Re: Camo Dip Kit for Guns

I have applied duracoat to entire weapons.

It wears awesome, and they have numerous camo patterns and stencils.

With respect,
moose
by Moose
Mon Mar 07, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Who thinks a nuke fight will destroy the world?
Replies: 20
Views: 1279

Re: Who thinks a nuke fight will destroy the world?

I would never bet against the people in charge not having common sense, especially politicians. Could we survive? Without a doubt. Will survival be dependent on luck, charity, governments, or personal preparedness? What do you think? With respect, moose P.S. Erik, thank you for the real science, app...
by Moose
Sun Mar 06, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Who thinks a nuke fight will destroy the world?
Replies: 20
Views: 1279

Re: Who thinks a nuke fight will destroy the world?

We live in a world economy and a society that is technologically linked. It's like the old saying about a butterfly's wings in China. It would not require an all out nuclear retaliation to create diasatrous effects. The stategic importance of the targets, whether the oil fields or banking centers wo...
by Moose
Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Stuck on color for CIRAS?
Replies: 33
Views: 1598

Re: Stuck on color for CIRAS?

Regardless of what color you wear, be it black, or the name you are reveered by "ninjas" or "villains" this team has always stood out as exemplary IMHO and formidable opponents or worthy allies. Some players aspire to be cool by what they wear or how they are named, then there are players that prove...
by Moose
Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:50 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: R.F.I. Throat Mics
Replies: 9
Views: 621

Re: R.F.I. Throat Mics

Thanks for the great info. Fatal, This is the first I had heard about the throat mic Jar Jar Bing impression, although I have been acccused of a Chewbacca wookie resemblence. At the risk of hijacking my own thread - So I'll bite; if the throat mic is not the answer what is? The peltor headphones and...
by Moose
Sun Feb 20, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: R.F.I. Throat Mics
Replies: 9
Views: 621

R.F.I. Throat Mics

First off I want to thank DT for all of the information he has posted here on radios and coms. Besides "standing behind his products 100%" his help on this topic has been imense. I aplogize if my search has failed to find a discussion of this topic. Does anyone have personal experience with the pros...
by Moose
Sun Feb 20, 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: If you need a cheap pair of tactical boots
Replies: 4
Views: 651

Re: If you need a cheap pair of tactical boots

Although not replaceable in the field, a cobbler can replace a broken zipper, if the boot is worth the cost. I had zippers installed in favorite boots which were not factory installed that have lasted for years. I can attest to Converse comfort but the pair I had did not give me adequate support. Wi...
by Moose
Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:57 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: a paper
Replies: 38
Views: 1531

Re: a paper

Good job! Nicely done sir.

As a wise man once said,"where does the knowlege end".

With respect,
moose
by Moose
Mon Feb 14, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Military Training
Replies: 47
Views: 2337

Re: Military Training

Good Guess Fatal!
With respect,
moose

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