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About DaveR

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    Naples, Florida
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    Alamo, CCSO

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  1. Seems they know of it and the government is on top of it as always... Response from Butch's "We have been aware and reported it to ATF and the FBI cybercrime unit last may. Then I reported a second time. "
  2. What gives it away? Silencers? 30 round mags? I like the free shipping on orders over $750. I fired them off an email.
  3. Oddly enough, I recall a no guns allowed sign at the door last time I was there, and the LGS would have a 'skip the gun show' sale on that weekend beating prices at the show, kinda curious to powder / primer availability and cost since COVID they have been scarce and priced 2.5x over norms. I'll be at the CCSO range Sat, they supply the targets and range time is free, kinda hard to beat, other then shooting on your own property.
  4. Haven't seen this posted, Hodgon is now selling direct. Check out shop.hodgdon.com. shipping costs are of course insane, and most out of stock. but if you can find something you use, it can be well worth it. Picked up 8lb of HP38, even with $48 shipping, price per lb was still $26 less per lb then the lgs when they had It in stock.
  5. My 2 cents. Anything lead through a revolver, I use Trail Boss.
  6. Send S&W an email last week, still waiting on a response. It is odd that large firearm sellers, even places like Bass Pro and Cabela's are not listed as dealers, but many pawn shops are? How do all these other stores get their inventory if they are not dealers? Probably, you pay us $$$ we list you as a dealer.
  7. You got me, i typed in my zip, expecting to see the LGS I buy from regularly and it only shows 2 pawn shops. Guess I picked up my Shield Plus from an unauthorized dealer.
  8. Website shows 2 weeks for mail ins after received. https://www.fdacs.gov/Consumer-Resources/Concealed-Weapon-License/Renew-Your-Concealed-Weapon-License Both the Wife and myself (residents) renewed online ( a couple of months apart ) during this time and turnaround was under 2 weeks. Trying to renew in person at the local tax collectors office was impossible as the 1st opening was over 5 months out. If you want to track progress, it seems you have to call when it is a renewal. If you use the tracking info from the renewal notice you will only see the info from when you first applied.
  9. Biggest problem I see is that Biden will ban imports first because he could do that. Just about all the ammo I see on the shelf is from brands I never heard of coming from out of the country.
  10. What gets me is that if primers is the problem. Why can't i find powder? Why has bullets used for reloading spiked as well? The bullets I use are not used for anything other then reloading. It all must be going somewhere, just not to the consumer level?
  11. For the millionaires out there, a dozen plus brands of 9mm at $1 a round. seriously, every brand at the same price? I used Remington range once, in 2019 when the range had a sale for $8 a box ( limit 3 ) , was like watching the pistol cycle in slow motion saying I think I can, I think I can.... https://www.sportsmansoutdoorsuperstore.com/category.cfm/sportsman/9mm-luger-9X19-parabellum-ammunition-for-sale
  12. Kinda sounds like getting concert tickets, 50k tix go on sale at 9am, at 9am all sold out and then the sales start on the ticket brokers. at 5x the price.
  13. Guess its no so much if it will be available, its what will the pricing be? Did much stocking up prior to the 2020 election and Covid, between the rebates and sales never paid more then 30 cent a round for brass cased, quite a bit at .24. Right now at the $1 plus, not interested.
  14. About 3/4 of what I reload is polymer coated lead, pretty colored bullets tend to stand out. I also tend to follow rules. So I honor their policy by not using their range much. They have gone even crazier with their no reloads stance over the last year. There used to be just 1 large range rules sign, now there are little signs over pretty much everything. They have added several new lines to their ammo policy pretty much just repeating the same things. Alamo Range Ammunition Policy: Use only correct and well-maintained ammunition in your firearms THE ALAMO RANGE REQUIRES THE USE OF NEWLY MANUFACTURED COMMERCIAL AMMUNITION ON THE RANGE THE USE OF ARMOR-PIERCING, TRACER OR STEEL-CORE AMMUNITION IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED THE USE OF RELOADED AMMUNITION IS PROHIBITED The Alamo reserves the right to inspect all ammunition brought onto the range. Any projectiles with high steel content or ammunition that causes sparks on the backstop is prohibited Shotgun: #4 buckshot and larger is allowed on the Presidential Range only. Steel shot is strictly prohibited. Shooters agree to confirm that they are always using the correct ammunition Shooters renting firearms must use only newly manufactured ammunition purchased at the Alamo They have also become a bit stingy, they used to give a week of free range time with a firearm purchase, but no more. Along with getting rid of their M-F day of the week range specials.
  15. Stopped by the LGS today, Blazer Brass $35 a box and it was sold out. Getting tired of only using .22's at the range, no range here allows reloads and I'm not about to dip into my factory rounds at this time. The sheriffs range I normally go to has been shut down for 11 months now. The next free outdoor range I can go to is an hour or so away and you have to schedule the range time ahead, heard there is weeks backlog so haven't bothered. I guess its not as bad as a 5 month wait if you want to renew or get new your carry permit in person in my area of Fla, that's the wait just to get a appointment at the tax collectors office to do the application. Renewing online was about a < 14 day turnaround
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