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by Ferret
Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Broken Bones
Replies: 23
Views: 1109

Re: Broken Bones

Fractured L5 vertebrae. That sucked. Had to wear a back brace for 6 months.
by Ferret
Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: USGov attempting to block the sale of surplus rifles
Replies: 13
Views: 1042

Re: USGov attempting to block the sale of surplus rifles

Here is the reply I received. Dear Mr. Armbruster, Thank you for contacting me regarding Second Amendment issues. I appreciate hearing from you. As you may know, I spent 24 years in the Army National Guard. I also received an "A" rating by the National Rifle Association for my work in Congress. Like...
by Ferret
Tue Jul 20, 2010 4:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 7.62x54r ammo questions
Replies: 21
Views: 1043

Re: 7.62x54r ammo questions

I have an AK74 that shoots corrosive 5.45x39. I have over 1000 rounds down the chrome lined barrel. I clean the gun usually within hours after shooting it. So far I have had zero problems with rust. The corrosive "problem" is way overrated.
by Ferret
Thu Jun 10, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: ICS Sig Rifles
Replies: 1
Views: 246

ICS Sig Rifles

Does anyone own one or have any experience with them. I thought in the past ICS has had issues, but after doing some research I can barely find any info on these rifles.
by Ferret
Wed Apr 21, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Modern Warfare 2 Fan Movie
Replies: 19
Views: 914

Re: Modern Warfare 2 Fan Movie

That was pretty neat, not what I was expecting at all.
by Ferret
Wed Jan 13, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Exile is Over
Replies: 37
Views: 1188

Re: Exile is Over

Do you know if they will post the opening on the MN POST board website, or do they post it somewhere else?
by Ferret
Wed Jan 13, 2010 4:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Exile is Over
Replies: 37
Views: 1188

Re: Exile is Over

So, if they lost 8 does that mean they will be hiring soon?

Good luck with FTO and stay safe.
by Ferret
Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Dim Sum Resturants
Replies: 13
Views: 457

Re: Dim Sum Resturants

I gotta ask. What is tripe? I might have some new food to try.

Is Dim Sum a certain type of chinese food?
by Ferret
Sun Dec 13, 2009 5:58 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: MORE MAGPUL NEWS: FPG IS ON THE WAY
Replies: 12
Views: 1498

Re: MORE MAGPUL NEWS: FPG IS ON THE WAY

I forgot to mention...While I'm interested in the real steel version, I have zero interest in the airsoft version. It is really quite ugly, and seems pointless for airsoft. I have to agree with this. The realy steel would have a place in the LE community and I would love to have one just for the fu...
by Ferret
Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: MUST SEE MODERNWARFARE 3 SNEAK PEEK
Replies: 4
Views: 709

Re: MUST SEE MODERNWARFARE 3 SNEAK PEEK

I like the Jessica Biel and Shakira part.
by Ferret
Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige edition to come with NVG's
Replies: 99
Views: 6779

Re: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige edition to come with NVG's

Ok, I just finished single player. Meh. It got a little better, but still nothing fantastic.

But like I said, the multiplayer is awesome!
by Ferret
Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige edition to come with NVG's
Replies: 99
Views: 6779

Re: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige edition to come with NVG's

I have only played for a few hours so far, but basically I have this to say. The multiplayer is awesome. I think they might have taken the kill streaks a little far, but its still a pretty fun game. The single player sucks. I totally agree with Jin on the single player. In the end I would still buy ...
by Ferret
Sun Oct 25, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: question about selling firearms
Replies: 4
Views: 350

Re: question about selling firearms

I would try AR15.com. They have a sales section and a guide how to sell guns privately.
by Ferret
Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Streichers Days - August 13-14
Replies: 22
Views: 614

Re: Streichers Days - August 13-14

MajWinters636 wrote:
Ferret wrote:
Glock 26 $398.50 (But I already lost it in a boating accident)
WHAT?!?!

I wanted something that was easier to conceal than my 17. But I guess I shouldn't have dropped it when I was on the boat. :wink:
by Ferret
Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Streichers Days - August 13-14
Replies: 22
Views: 614

Re: Streichers Days - August 13-14

Blackhawk Double Stack mag pouch $6.88

Glock 26 $398.50 (But I already lost it in a boating accident)
by Ferret
Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Streichers Days - August 13-14
Replies: 22
Views: 614

Re: Streichers Days - August 13-14

I will be there around 12 or 1 on Thursday. I gots to get my free lunch. Hopefully I won't buy too much
by Ferret
Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Michael Jackson is dead.
Replies: 48
Views: 1468

Re: Michael Jackson is dead.

The real tragedy this week is that Billy Mays died.

http://www.comcast.net/articles/enterta ... illy.Mays/

Now how will I know that oxi clean is so awesome?
by Ferret
Thu Jun 25, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Michael Jackson is dead.
Replies: 48
Views: 1468

Re: Michael Jackson is dead.

At least he won't be hurting anymore small children.


Do you think they just connected the BVM straight to his nose piece?
by Ferret
Mon May 04, 2009 12:15 pm
Forum: MAA Official Business
Topic: MAA 2009 Case Study: Higher FPS Rates
Replies: 16
Views: 2678

Re: MAA 2009 Case Study: Higher FPS Rates

Awesome Gabe. That is some very interesting info.

Thank you for taking the time to type that up.
by Ferret
Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: Safety & Training
Topic: Police Shoot Man Armed wtih Airsoft Gun
Replies: 10
Views: 2604

Re: Police Shoot Man Armed wtih Airsoft Gun

Totality of circumstances. At the time of the shooting the officer had no reason to believe that the gun was fake.
by Ferret
Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Peep Show
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Re: Peep Show

Wow, they are boinking like .... well, Rabbits.
by Ferret
Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Lone Survivor
Replies: 13
Views: 428

Re: The Lone Survivor

I saw that last night. That is pretty sad. Good thing the guys were caught.
by Ferret
Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:22 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Streichers Now Stocking Airsoft
Replies: 14
Views: 672

Re: Streichers Now Stocking Airsoft

I have bought stuff (gear for airsoft and work) from Streichers and they have been very decent to me everytime. Their employees have always been very helpful and I have gotten very good deals from them (less than what I would have paid elsewhere). I have nothing bad to say about them.
by Ferret
Sun Mar 15, 2009 10:44 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Research: ASGI Gun Purchase
Replies: 19
Views: 640

Re: Research: ASGI Gun Purchase

KWA G36c
Tested at 421 fps
I do not remember the sheet real well. I can't recall the initials, but they were written in what looked to be red pen.
I had hop up issues when I first received the gun, but the hop up started to work after I took the unit apart and put it back together.
by Ferret
Sat Mar 14, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: 10 New Models from KWA!
Replies: 55
Views: 2404

Re: 10 New Models from KWA!

KWA rocks. I am excited. I am now a KWA super fan.
by Ferret
Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FS: LNIB Surefire L2
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Re: FS: LNIB Surefire L2

Sorry about the temptation, but you know you want it.


PM sent back.
by Ferret
Wed Mar 11, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FS: LNIB Surefire L2
Replies: 2
Views: 218

FS: LNIB Surefire L2

I ordered this light about a month ago. I thought that I would use it as a light for when I was on duty, but the light is a little big for my tastes. Light is still on the original set of batteries. Light comes with lanyard.

http://www.surefire.com/L2-LumaMax


Price is $125 shipped.
by Ferret
Tue Mar 10, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FS: Surefire E2D
Replies: 1
Views: 195

Re: FS: Surefire E2D

Pending Sold.
by Ferret
Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FS: Surefire E2D
Replies: 1
Views: 195

FS: Surefire E2D

I have for sale a Surefire E2D flashlight. This flashlight has been carried in my pocket for the last few years. I replaced the original bulb with a lumens factory 110 lumen bulb. The lumens factory bulb has about 2 hours of use on it. I will include the original Surefire bulb also. This light is sm...
by Ferret
Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:08 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best laptop for under $1000
Replies: 39
Views: 1313

Re: Best laptop for under $1000

Goose, I am pretty sure that if you "downgrade" to Windows XP the computer will only be able to use 2 gigs of ram. If you get a computer with more than 2 gigs of ram you will need XP to utilize it.
by Ferret
Thu Jan 08, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best laptop for under $1000
Replies: 39
Views: 1313

Re: Best laptop for under $1000

I made my decision and purchased an Asus X83VM-X1. Here it is http://reviews.cnet.com/laptops/asus-x83vm-x1-core/4505-3121_7-33361040.html?tag=mncol;lst I got it at best buy for just under $800. Best Buy's website still has it for $990, but at their Roseville store it was something like $795. So far...
by Ferret
Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Leaving for Sweden
Replies: 11
Views: 391

Re: Leaving for Sweden

Have fun. Please bring me back a hot blond.
by Ferret
Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: TM or KWA G36C
Replies: 14
Views: 458

Re: TM or KWA G36C

I have a KWA and I did manage to get my fps below 400. Last time I had it chrono'ed it was down to 398. I had to leave the spring compressed for about 2 months and then I have to shoot about 5000 rounds through it to just get down to that.
by Ferret
Tue Dec 23, 2008 4:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Permit-to-Carry a Pistol Class - January 4th, 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 687

Re: Permit-to-Carry a Pistol Class - January 4th, 2009

Erik, I have another LE student (also a Marine) that would like to be in the class.

His name is Chris Schuler. He has played in a few open sessions.
by Ferret
Mon Dec 22, 2008 1:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Permit-to-Carry a Pistol Class - January 4th, 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 687

Re: Permit-to-Carry a Pistol Class - January 4th, 2009

Payment will be in the mail today. This looks like it is going to be a fun class.


As far as the required eye protection goes, do regular eye glasses count, or does it have to be shooting glasses?
by Ferret
Mon Dec 15, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best laptop for under $1000
Replies: 39
Views: 1313

Re: Best laptop for under $1000

Guges Mk3 wrote:
Ferret wrote:Thanks for all of the info guys.

Does anyone know much about Dell's Latitude series?
Depends...which Latitude?
I have heard some people recommend the Latitude E6400. Is there a big difference between Dell's home laptops and their office laptops?
by Ferret
Mon Dec 15, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best laptop for under $1000
Replies: 39
Views: 1313

Re: Best laptop for under $1000

Thanks for all of the info guys.

Does anyone know much about Dell's Latitude series?
by Ferret
Sat Dec 13, 2008 12:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best laptop for under $1000
Replies: 39
Views: 1313

Re: Best laptop for under $1000

So...what kind of PC do you need Ferret? Basically I am looking for a fast computer to surf the web, take notes in class, pictures, movies, and some games. I am just not a big Mac fan. Guges, what do you mean by don't buy retail? Do you mean buy straight from the company? Thanks for all os the inpu...
by Ferret
Fri Dec 12, 2008 6:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best laptop for under $1000
Replies: 39
Views: 1313

Best laptop for under $1000

Well, I am finally able to get out of Winona State's horrible, overpriced laptop program, so I need to get a new laptop. I have been looking a lot at Dells, but I know that there are some people on these boards that are pretty intelligent when it comes to computers and I am curious what they would r...
by Ferret
Fri Nov 21, 2008 3:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New Xbox Live
Replies: 35
Views: 704

Re: New Xbox Live

The transfer took about 10 minutes.
by Ferret
Fri Nov 21, 2008 12:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New Xbox Live
Replies: 35
Views: 704

Re: New Xbox Live

I did it last night with COD4. I did not notice any difference in load times. The only difference I noticed was that online play became really laggy. I am not sure if this was due to the internet or loading the game onto the HD.
by Ferret
Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New Xbox Live
Replies: 35
Views: 704

Re: New Xbox Live

siuss wrote:I dunno, my friends and I have always agreed that having multi person private chat would be amazing. M$ has delivered and for that I give praise.

I did not know that this was possible in the new version. I agree this would be pretty cool. Is this possible in any game now?
by Ferret
Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New Xbox Live
Replies: 35
Views: 704

Re: New Xbox Live

The fact that people are being antisocial on the internet is concerning... Maybe its just me, but I play xbox for the games, not so I can have another facebook, myspace, or some other social networking account. I agree with Dark Zero, it was already easy enough to talk to the people I wanted to tal...
by Ferret
Wed Nov 19, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New Xbox Live
Replies: 35
Views: 704

Re: New Xbox Live

I was invited to a party earlier. What the hell does that mean? Is it just like a chat room?
by Ferret
Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New Xbox Live
Replies: 35
Views: 704

Re: New Xbox Live

You have to upgrade to get online.

Its is going to take some getting used to.
by Ferret
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New Xbox Live
Replies: 35
Views: 704

New Xbox Live

Has anyone else "upgraded" to the new xbox live yet? I just did and I am not too impressed with it so far. Is there anyway to switch back to the old style after you switch?
by Ferret
Thu Nov 06, 2008 6:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: "Rookies" on A&E
Replies: 3
Views: 177

Re: "Rookies" on A&E

I have been watching this show too. I think it is an awesome show. The show takes place in Louisiana. I am not sure as to what their certifications or requirements are to be an officer, but some of the people do end up looking like they are in over their head. I am not sure how the FTO phase they sh...
by Ferret
Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Election Thread! *READ FIRST POST*
Replies: 91
Views: 2605

Re: Election Thread! *READ FIRST POST*

Ah great, here we go. Hopefully its a fast four years.

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