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by ChaosSeen
04 Sep 2012, 18:02
Forum: Factory Loaded Ammunition
Topic: Where can I find factory ammo?
Replies: 74
Views: 42826

Re: Where can I find factory ammo?

Cwc wrote:TargetSports USA has 197 in stock for 23.99.
Looks like they're now sold out. You should get a commission.
by ChaosSeen
24 Oct 2011, 14:37
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Favorite Belgian Beer
Replies: 19
Views: 7769

Re: Favorite Belgian Beer

nrv216 wrote:I am actually a huge fan of belgian style beers. I like Leffe, Allagash white, Duvel, Wittekerke, Brother Thelonius, Delirium Tremens and Gulden Draak to name a few. My dad and I are actually fermenting a homemade belgian style tripel right now too!

nrv216
+1 on Duvel
by ChaosSeen
23 Oct 2011, 19:36
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Favorite Belgian Beer
Replies: 19
Views: 7769

Favorite Belgian Beer

Since just about everyone here loves Belgian firearms, I wanted to ask you all what your favorite Belgian beer is. perhaps Hoegaarden or Leffe or Kasteel?
by ChaosSeen
22 Sep 2011, 19:58
Forum: Ammunition
Topic: Stay away from Ultramax ammo
Replies: 5
Views: 5810

Stay away from Ultramax ammo

I have had too many FTEs with a 50 round box of Ultramax ammunition. Others say it is too dirty for their weapon. I wish I had done more homework on this stuff before using it. Does anybody here use Ultramax with zero or minimal problems?
by ChaosSeen
15 Sep 2011, 12:43
Forum: FN Handguns
Topic: When will FNS-9 be available in the US?
Replies: 39
Views: 24543

When will FNS-9 be available in the US?

Does anybody know when the FNS-9 made by FN Herstal will be available for sale to the public in the U.S. ? Looks like it will be attractive to the LE community with the safety mechanisms. I think it will have a 17-round mag capacity. Some of the features can be found at http://www.fnherstal.com" onc...
by ChaosSeen
13 Sep 2011, 11:41
Forum: Handguns
Topic: Storm Lake Barrels
Replies: 16
Views: 9052

Re: Storm Lake Barrels

looking forward to the day when Storm Lake starts offering their barrels in a black finish.
by ChaosSeen
10 Jun 2011, 09:29
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Member BlueOrison has disappeared
Replies: 5
Views: 3167

Member BlueOrison has disappeared

Any of you all know where Texas user BlueOrison has gone? I hope he's okay.
by ChaosSeen
22 Mar 2011, 22:27
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Armed Beauty Queen Fatally Shoots Intruder in Florida Home
Replies: 9
Views: 4651

Re: Armed Beauty Queen Fatally Shoots Intruder in Florida Ho

Why would you open the door for an unknown person at 3AM? MAYBE - if there is something wrong ok but I would still have a "backup plan." I would answer the door but talk through it & have my "backup plan" with me. We're probably not getting the full story. My guess is that she knew the BG from some...
by ChaosSeen
21 Mar 2011, 22:20
Forum: Factory Loaded Ammunition
Topic: Personal Defense Carry Ammunition, SS195 or SS197?
Replies: 37
Views: 20950

Re: Personal Defense Carry Ammunition, SS195 or SS197?

For what it's worth, I also recommend EA's Protector for what you're looking for.
by ChaosSeen
18 Mar 2011, 21:34
Forum: Lounge
Topic: *wanders back in*
Replies: 6
Views: 3809

Re: *wanders back in*

I hope you have a place to shoot on your new land.
by ChaosSeen
18 Mar 2011, 10:51
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Adj sights - any improvements? Larger dots or paint?
Replies: 8
Views: 4221

Re: Adj sights - any improvements? Larger dots or paint?

I've also found this type of paint at the local hobby or arts & crafts stores.
by ChaosSeen
17 Mar 2011, 12:23
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Adj sights - any improvements? Larger dots or paint?
Replies: 8
Views: 4221

Re: Adj sights - any improvements? Larger dots or paint?

Personally, I find the white factory paint to wear quickly and easily.
by ChaosSeen
10 Mar 2011, 23:23
Forum: Rifles
Topic: Steyr AUG
Replies: 5
Views: 7706

Re: Steyr AUG

What caliber(s) are these made in?
by ChaosSeen
09 Mar 2011, 22:32
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: How reliable is your fiveseven?
Replies: 93
Views: 36599

Re: How reliable is your fiveseven?

smportis wrote:
Answer this for me - is the slide closing automatically upon slamming in a new mag a bad thing? Mine does it about 50% of the time. A bit disconcerting to me.... My 1986 vintage Walther P1 does it as well....
How hard do you slam in the new mag?
by ChaosSeen
08 Mar 2011, 21:09
Forum: Rifles
Topic: Quality of Scopes
Replies: 14
Views: 7295

Re: Quality of Scopes

Thanks to you all for the informative discussion. I guess I need to save-up some more cash before making a final decision. I'll probably post a pic with the scope I decide to ultimately purchase. Thanks again.
by ChaosSeen
08 Mar 2011, 21:03
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: safety
Replies: 12
Views: 6163

Re: safety

This can be corrected by practicing.
by ChaosSeen
05 Mar 2011, 21:44
Forum: Factory Loaded Ammunition
Topic: SS190 for sale on Gunbroker
Replies: 10
Views: 9634

Re: SS190 for sale on Gunbroker

to hell with stocks and bonds, just invest in SS190 and sell in 24 months!
by ChaosSeen
05 Mar 2011, 21:27
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: First Time Post - Thanks.
Replies: 11
Views: 6018

Re: First Time Post - Thanks.

I thought I'd pass on some things that I've noticed so far. I found that when you fully loaded either the 20 or 30 round magazines to capacity with the "blue tipped" rounds that they were hard to get to seat in the gun. If I took out one round they went in and seated easily. When I filled the magaz...
by ChaosSeen
05 Mar 2011, 21:18
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Just ordered my FDE
Replies: 5
Views: 2933

Re: Just ordered my FDE

Welcome to the forum and to the greatest addiction of them all.
by ChaosSeen
01 Mar 2011, 22:46
Forum: Rifles
Topic: Quality of Scopes
Replies: 14
Views: 7295

Quality of Scopes

What manufacturer of scopes do you all recommend for accuracy and durability? I've heard that Nikon and Bushnell are good. Anyone had any experience with Barska?
by ChaosSeen
28 Feb 2011, 22:42
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Finally bought one
Replies: 7
Views: 3034

Re: Finally bought one

$825 for a Five-Seven... you got a bargain. Congratulations on the new purchase.
by ChaosSeen
28 Feb 2011, 22:39
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Do you think these will fit my FsN?
Replies: 9
Views: 3276

Re: Do you think these will fit my FsN?

NC Star products always seem to last only 5 to 20 rounds.
by ChaosSeen
27 Feb 2011, 17:28
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: What color FiveseveN do you like?
Replies: 28
Views: 16205

Re: What color FiveseveN do you like?

A BG shot with a pink Five Seven would think it's a toy before he would be shot with it. "surprise, surprise... "
by ChaosSeen
27 Feb 2011, 17:14
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Five-Seven cleaning kits / tools
Replies: 7
Views: 5534

Re: Five-Seven cleaning kits / tools

Can't go wrong with Hoppe's cleaning solvent.
by ChaosSeen
17 Feb 2011, 22:32
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: New FN Five-seveN owner from Oregon!
Replies: 8
Views: 3824

Re: New FN Five-seveN owner from Oregon!

Nice bore snake too.
by ChaosSeen
20 Sep 2010, 07:43
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: 5.7 gun range discrimination
Replies: 76
Views: 27241

Re: 5.7 gun range discrimination

I went to Target World in Cincinnati yesterday with my Five-Seven and some SS197. After reading all these rules and signing about 3 different documents, the guy behind the counter asks me what I'll be shooting and I tell him. He then tells me I can't use the range because the range doesn't allow amm...
by ChaosSeen
03 Aug 2010, 19:45
Forum: Classifieds Feedback
Topic: Elite Ammunition (panzermk2wife & panzermk2)
Replies: 68
Views: 78397

Elite Ammunition (panzermk2wife & panzermk2)

Great transaction on some old 10mm ammo. Quick turnaround and solid communication. Many Thanks!
by ChaosSeen
24 Jul 2010, 07:03
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Video of SS192 brown box, SS198, ProtecTOR, and Ultra RapTOR
Replies: 14
Views: 4440

Re: Video of SS192 brown box, SS198, ProtecTOR, and Ultra Ra

So this begs the question, when is the S4 coming back? Nobody seems to want to know except me. It's been replaced by the S5. But keep working on me. FYI if you check out the the thread about the S4 we did state from time to time we will bring it back as time permits. Normally sold through the forum...
by ChaosSeen
01 Jun 2010, 19:02
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Help in Planning 5-7 Purchase
Replies: 27
Views: 11709

Re: Help in Planning 5-7 Purchase

gr8ful70x7 wrote: However, I bought a pair of FDE with adjustable sites. Heck, I got two hands. The dealer had two of them, so I bought them. But, I did not get to take them home. :-( Got a delay on their call in check ;-(
They must have automatic delays on everyone who buys two at one time. :ponder:
by ChaosSeen
26 May 2010, 15:28
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Routine Maintenance
Replies: 40
Views: 14052

Re: Routine Maintenance

I'm surprised more people don't clean the weapon after every trip to the range due to the "sand-like" particles inside the weapon after firing a number of rounds. It's good to hear that the Five-Seven can get "gummed-up" a little and still function well.
by ChaosSeen
08 May 2010, 14:29
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: EA's S5 POI/POA test
Replies: 4
Views: 2673

Re: EA's S5 POI/POA test

From a quick review of your results, one could conclude that the ss195 is the most accurate out of the rounds you tested.

Do you normally practice with ss197 or ss195?
by ChaosSeen
03 May 2010, 19:33
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: new 5.7 owner
Replies: 15
Views: 5087

Re: new 5.7 owner

Welcome to the Forum. Everybody's different with regard to how long it takes to get accustomed to Five-Seven, but you should get the hang of it after about 200 rounds. The User with Texas flag icon, BlueOrison, should be able to give you tips on sight picture. Do you have the one with adjustable or ...
by ChaosSeen
30 Apr 2010, 18:34
Forum: Handguns
Topic: G29 10mm thrill seeking -
Replies: 24
Views: 12104

Re: G29 10mm thrill seeking -

carlosrod wrote:I have two 10mms, Kimber and a CZ, Double tap in any flavor does well in both. there is a slight dif in group size, but all in all double tap works great for for me.
I didn't know CZ made a 10mm weapon. They must be quite rare.
by ChaosSeen
30 Apr 2010, 18:25
Forum: Handguns
Topic: Glock 29 10mm ???
Replies: 7
Views: 4713

Re: Glock 29 10mm ???

I have not heard of any of the Glock 10mm weapons getting cracked frames, just the EAA 10mm weapons.
by ChaosSeen
24 Apr 2010, 17:16
Forum: Factory Loaded Ammunition
Topic: Clark Custom ammuntion in 5.7 caliber
Replies: 5
Views: 3618

Re: Clark Custom ammuntion in 5.7 caliber

I'm considering purchasing some of it, but may have to go with some more EA instead. hmmm...
by ChaosSeen
24 Apr 2010, 09:43
Forum: Factory Loaded Ammunition
Topic: Clark Custom ammuntion in 5.7 caliber
Replies: 5
Views: 3618

Clark Custom ammuntion in 5.7 caliber

Have any of you used any 5.7 ammo produced by Clark Custom Cartridge out of Kentucky?

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Do you all get the impression it's under-powered compared to most of Elite's stuff?
by ChaosSeen
19 Apr 2010, 16:58
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: FiveseveN as Combat Pistol
Replies: 103
Views: 36199

Re: FiveseveN as Combat Pistol

Many countries supply their elite troops with the Five-Seven pistol. If they put their soldiers' lives on the line with the Five-Seven, then you can bet your a** you can trust the Five-Seven in a defensive situation.
by ChaosSeen
30 Mar 2010, 18:23
Forum: Factory Loaded Ammunition
Topic: ss192 and white box ss195 - questions
Replies: 5
Views: 3741

Re: ss192 and white box ss195 - questions

seems like ss192 is going for around $40 to $65 per box these days.
by ChaosSeen
28 Mar 2010, 16:34
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Bore Lapping
Replies: 15
Views: 7779

Re: Bore Lapping

The range of the 5.7 pistol is amazing considering how short the barrel is.
by ChaosSeen
24 Jan 2010, 20:37
Forum: Handguns
Topic: 10mm or 45acp
Replies: 10
Views: 5179

Re: 10mm or 45acp

-The primary role of the new purchase will be carry.

-Looking to spend $800 or less

-Heavy recoil is not an important issue.

-"Stopping power" is important.
by ChaosSeen
24 Jan 2010, 20:31
Forum: Handguns
Topic: 10mm or 45acp
Replies: 10
Views: 5179

10mm or 45acp

This thread is similar to the other "10mm" thread under "Handguns."

I'm looking to choose between a 10mm or a .45 for my next purchase. Do you all recommend a 10mm or a .45? Price of ammo is one factor I'm taking into consideration. Thank you for your input.
by ChaosSeen
23 Jan 2010, 08:45
Forum: Ammunition
Topic: Desert Ammo Supply (DAS) quality
Replies: 2
Views: 3096

Desert Ammo Supply (DAS) quality

I know DAS produces custom 5.7 ammunition that has a lower-than-average velocity. Has anyone had experience firing some DAS ammunition (either 5.7 caliber or other calibers)? Is their ammo of high quality?
by ChaosSeen
07 Jan 2010, 19:27
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: 5.7 for work - close protection?
Replies: 74
Views: 26911

Re: 5.7 for work - close protection?

Welcome to the forum. This is a great first post. You may want to take note that the different ammo for the FN5.7 yields different results. Thus, if you're training with the easily attained SS197 ammo, you'll find the SS192 ammo tends to end up in a different place on your target. Many detractors of...
by ChaosSeen
13 Dec 2009, 17:18
Forum: Factory Loaded Ammunition
Topic: SS192 or SS197
Replies: 10
Views: 6123

SS192 or SS197

Assuming I have to wait 12 months for some Elite ammunition, do you all recommend SS192 or SS197 in a CCW situation?
by ChaosSeen
13 Dec 2009, 13:19
Forum: Factory Loaded Ammunition
Topic: SS192 Issues??
Replies: 18
Views: 8602

Re: SS192 Issues??

DLL57,

Do you have the LOT number for your mis-behaving SS192?
by ChaosSeen
01 Dec 2009, 21:00
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Yet another satisfied FiveseveN owner
Replies: 34
Views: 8650

Re: Yet another satisfied FiveseveN owner

KD,

Care to share your experience of using your pistol in combat? I (for one) always enjoy a good war tale.

:patriot:
by ChaosSeen
13 Nov 2009, 20:15
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: New Member Intro
Replies: 5
Views: 1745

Re: New Member Intro

Why did you decide to get a Five-Seven out of the many options out there?
by ChaosSeen
02 Nov 2009, 15:10
Forum: Politics & Activism
Topic: Obama's BS nobel prize
Replies: 29
Views: 19519

Re: Obama's BS nobel prize

"the president respects and supports the Second Amendment and the tradition of gun ownership in this country."
by ChaosSeen
26 Oct 2009, 14:03
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Finally got my FsN... range report coming soon..
Replies: 15
Views: 6883

Re: Finally got my FsN... range report coming soon..

This is great shooting for first-time. I'm surprised you didn't borrow or rent a Five-Seven before shelling out all that cash.

Great pics too. My guess is you'll have a black one to go along with the ODG Five-Seven in no time. Federal college loans be damned!
by ChaosSeen
13 Oct 2009, 13:31
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: FsN with lazer/light/suppressor and C-more sights
Replies: 7
Views: 3710

Re: FsN with lazer/light/suppressor

Have you found the Five-Seven to more accurate or less accurate with the suppressor?
by ChaosSeen
12 Oct 2009, 15:21
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Five-Seven Throwing Brass
Replies: 36
Views: 13057

Five-Seven Throwing Brass

Does the Five-Seven throw brass so far away because it's (1) a tactical firearm, (2) has some sort of unique spring, (3) the 5.7 casing is lightweight, (4) such a powerful firearm, (5) all of the above, or (6) none of the above
?????
by ChaosSeen
06 Oct 2009, 13:32
Forum: Handguns
Topic: Taurus Quality
Replies: 16
Views: 7912

Taurus Quality

Does Taurus make quality firearms? I've heard both good and bad from a variety of people.
by ChaosSeen
23 Sep 2009, 14:21
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: FiveseveN safety off
Replies: 46
Views: 16422

Re: FiveseveN safety off

I think it's a stroke of genius having the safety engaged by the trigger finger. It's a lot more comfortable for me. I've never had any problems with accidental engagement or disengagement of the safety mechanism. When some compare the Five-Seven with other weapons, they refer to the position of the...
by ChaosSeen
17 Sep 2009, 14:23
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: My FN57 & Carbine Class
Replies: 26
Views: 10814

Re: My FN57 & Carbine Class

Would putting a Five-Seven in a dishwasher damage the weapon?
by ChaosSeen
14 Sep 2009, 16:08
Forum: Factory Loaded Ammunition
Topic: SS190 Market Price
Replies: 32
Views: 13608

SS190 Market Price

What's a fair price for 50 rounds of SS190?
by ChaosSeen
06 Sep 2009, 06:47
Forum: FiveseveN handguns
Topic: Military and Police Use
Replies: 5
Views: 2285

Military and Police Use

Which countries commonly use the Five-Seven in their military arsenal?