Ever since I saw this I wanted it. I love the appearance of it and the I must say it shoots like an absolute laser. However, I do prefer Ruger revolvers and in an effort to standardize my manual of arms in the wheel gun, um, wheel house, I have decided to say goodbye to my Rhino. I found someone willing to trade me for an M1A Socom 16. Had one many years ago that got away from me and have missed it ever since so redemption is at hand!
I will say the Rhino lived up to the hype and the recoil was markedly different from a standard revolver. It is a very well put together firearm and the double action trigger was surprisingly light and the single action was probably about 2 lbs. Laser accurate with fantastic sights.
The grip angle was a little odd, one of the reasons I am saying goodbye. If I were to have only one revolver, this would be high on the list, but switching back between this and "standard" revolvers is not something I enjoyed.
best deal you'll ever make. Then sell the M1A to some sucker and buy a sound suppressed m4 with luminous iron sights, scope in a see-thru mount, trigger job, GI bipod on a freefloat tube, and a Ciener .22lr conversion unit. Then you'll have something that's worth a hoot.
the guy is an ahole, but the unit works wonders for your versatility. Get one from another source, if you like. They are all the same design, basically. The unit weighs just 3/4 lb, the caliber swap takes just 10 seconds, you can have a 30 rd box mag if you like. It groups 2" or better at 50 yds, the 1 in 9" twist handles the very long, subsonic 60 gr Aquila .22 rimfire ammo. Even without the "can" being present, the 223 gas system bleeds off enough of the rimfire's small amount of powder gas to make it noticably more quiet than a normal 22lr rifle. The subsonic ammo is quieter, too. This ammo costs 15c a round, but you practice with normal ammo, not this special stuff. It's put up in .22 SHORT cases, so that it works in .22lr box mags with that super-long bullet. POI at 50 yds will be within 2" of the 223 POI and sometimes, a lot closer, depending upon your eyes and hold and individual gun/22 unit variations. That's plenty close enough for snapshooting practice and for realistic foraging. However, you can also memorize the clicks of the peep sight or the scope to get things "dead on".if you like. Zero it with the 22lr, cause small targets require precision. 100m shots at deer do not. or split the difference with your zeroing of the sights. being`1/2" off at 25 yds means nothing on small critters and being 2" off at 100yds means nothing on deer, (or men or hogs or bear) either. you wont be shooting any better than that if you're standing without a brace, under field conditions. I prefer the 10.5" barrel AR "pistol" myself, with the "arm brace" that lets you basically have an SBR without the ATF hassles and costs. Then it's concealable in a pack, gymbag, grocery sack, etc, when taken down. That would not matter once shtf, but until then, it's a very valuable attribute, on your bike, horse, ATV, snow machine, ski-doo, in a raft, boat, canoe. People driving or walking past you dont use their cell phone to hassle you, eh? :-)
for a survival gun, you do NOT want to have JUST a centerfire, just a shotgun, or JUST a rimfire. You need both. Mostly you'll take small game, but you get a lot more chances at 150m deer than you do at 50 ft, which is the range you need to close to in order to brain one with a .22lr rifle. The 223 will drop moose, great bear, or elk to 100m with a brain hit. Brace the 223 rifle on a tree or a walking stick, or sit and brace it over your frame-pack, and, having a scope and trigger job, hitting a big critters 6" brain-circle at 100m will a lot easier than hitting the chest at 40m with an arrow. All of you are certain that you can perform such a feat with a bow, right? :-)
Now, you COULD take a 223-2o gauge Savage O/U combo longarm, with either a silenced .22lr match grade autopistol, or a chamber adapter to let the 223 barrel fire 22lr ammo. But single shots aint much for serious game-taking. Critters move a lot, and the shot can be a bad hit, or the animal/bird might only move a short distance, but they wont be letting you reload without fleeing. .22lr aint much vs a lynx or coyote, and can fail on coons and chucks, if they have a hole that they can get down in a second or 2.
Already have an AR. And a KSG. IF an apocalypse comes, and I don't get wiped out in the initial onslaught, will probably move in to a BevMo and sit it out drinking daily. Endless Molotov possibilities! Nothing says surviving an apocalypse than martini time everyday at noon, sharp. Then 1:00. Then 2:00. Then 3:00. Then it is time to really start drinking for the day!
I do have a .22lr snub-nose, but as for AT&T guns, The M1A will do nicely for as far as my eyes can see. If not, my AR has a scope on it. I live in Commiefornia, getting a suppressor is like finding unicorn poop.
I literally wrote the books on how to make cans. Amazon still sells my Paladin Press book for making cans for .22lr, .45-1911 and for the Mini-14.you can extrapolate from those 3 and make any size or type of can that you want. Trouble will come at night. The dumb ones who attack in daylight wont last a week. So dump the M1A and get NVD goggles and thermal scanner. Anybody who "thinks" alcohol is anything but poison wont make it, anyway.
Katsu: Hey Merch! Just wanted you to see this
Sept 12, 2023 13:12:00 GMT
nerdthenord: Lol, well that’s on them
Sept 8, 2023 16:40:43 GMT
RufusScorpius: Not so good. Had a big argument with my housemates. They said the place was haunted, I said I've lived there 183 years and never saw a ghost.
Sept 8, 2023 16:04:53 GMT
nerdthenord: Also, how you doing Scorp? Doing ok myself.
Sept 8, 2023 13:37:45 GMT
nerdthenord: It's pretty cool that water can be neutral, an acid, or a base without changing any of it's physical properties, but instead the theoretical definition of acidity used.
Sept 8, 2023 13:31:43 GMT
nerdthenord: I do love that when you talk about acids and based with a chemist though you have to specify what theory and definition of acids you are using. It's very easy to teach and understand the PH Scale, but it's not nearly as simple in real life
Sept 8, 2023 13:30:49 GMT
nerdthenord: True, it can't be completely dismissed in extreme conditions. I personally doubt it would be "Normal" matter, with protons, neutrons, and electrons though. Might be exotic matter like quark matter. Big disclaimer, I am not a theoretical Chemist either.
Sept 8, 2023 13:29:03 GMT
RufusScorpius: I wonder if there's another planet where their swords are made from Unseptbium and the hobbyists there are arguing about the properties of it's various alloys?
Sept 8, 2023 13:16:11 GMT
RufusScorpius: the existence of elements beyond the 7th period can't be dismissed. Like the theory of proton decay, we don't have the technology to devise an experiment to confirm or deny it. Esoteric elements MAY exist around neutron stars, magnetars, and etc.
Sept 8, 2023 13:11:54 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Nuclear physicists are the nuclear constituents' accessories to deliberate about themselves!
Sept 8, 2023 6:49:26 GMT
nerdthenord: There’s a reason I’m not a nuclear physicist lol
Sept 8, 2023 6:09:56 GMT
treeslicer: No, it's because proton charge repulsion overwhelms the strong nuclear force due to the increasing nuclear diameter. The nucleus is too fat rather than too heavy.
Sept 8, 2023 5:35:09 GMT
nerdthenord: I don't believe in the hypothetical 8th period of the periodic table myself, at least in regards to normal matter. Oganesson, Element 118, probably filled the table. Beyond that, it's just too heavy to be stable.
Sept 7, 2023 23:17:35 GMT
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