Doesn’t sound very Biblical.
Name her Scarlet!!!
She barked a lot of orders. She could be misguided, like the sights on your “Scarlet,” but she wasn’t evil. She had a rough glamour; unlike my elegant lady Audrey, excuse me very much.
Doesn’t sound very Biblical.
ha! @Bugleboy… I like that. we’ll take “Scarlet” for a test drive
Look back at my edit.
Got it in edgewise, diddle I
If you want biblical, call her Faith
Revelation 19:11 And behold I saw Heaven opened, and behold a white horse. And he who sat upon him is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he does judge and make war.
You could have quoted the pale horse. Not good.
The doesn’t sound very Biblical was pointed toward the aforementioned movie. My understatement was showing. Oops.
I should have been much more clearerer. That would have been much more betterer.
To get Biblical though, wouldn’t Wisdom apply better since that should be our purpose here? The Bible speaks of Faith, Hope, and Charity. All great for applying to names.
But we’re taught above all else to get Wisdom. Wisdom is the principal thing.
Maybe that’s a good name. It wouldn’t be a problem if many applied that name. It might just make us pause and think when we look at her. That would be Wisdom.
Remember what I try to teach all who embrace a search for knowledge. Knowledge is training; it’s facts…or at least theories or conjectures. With wisdom we can attain correct knowledge. Knowledge can never bring wisdom.
Not all knowledge is correct or good. We need wisdom to determine what knowledge is correct or applies correctly to a situation or equation. The ingredients (knowledge)can not tell us if they are needed or in the correct amount. With wisdom we can discern where to find the information (knowledge) needed for the job.
You have ammo. You have weapons. You have hands and eyes. Wisdom is now the principal thing.
Sorry for the rant. I’ve lived a while and have seen a lot of bad decisions made by excellent people. We have some wisdom and knowledge being offered on our site. Let glean all we can from here and elsewhere.
I’ll shut up now. “Be careful out there you guys.”
I have a Taurus Millennium G2 PT111 in my collection as well. Got it as a cheap CCW option a long time back when the talk about defensive shooting focused on using a “throw away gun”, since the Police will take it and you won’t see it again for years. I even carried it for quite awhile, though I now carry a S&W Shield these days due to the skinnier profile (less bulk and far more comfortable to carry).
Anyway, I hadn’t done a lot of shooting with it. Sure, I ran several mags through it after the purchase, but nothing really formal. A local Frontsight instructor was putting on a weekend CCW class and I like to go to a basic defensive handgun class at least annually just to make someone else force me to work on my shooting skills. I figured I would take the Taurus so I could put a few hundred rounds through it since it had so little trigger time.
So, there we are, lined up on the fresh morning targets at 5 yards doing the usual preparations before going live fire for the first time. I have a couple guys on each side of me with full size autos in 45ACP and 10mm. I pull out my little 9mm Taurus. There are a few chuckles. One guy says, “we’ll see if that little thing can last the whole day.”
Pair to the chest, make ready. A few rustles and then silence. Beep.
Taurus comes out easily and makes the first bang on the whole line. Two perfect holes an inch apart, dead center A zone. My second shot is finished before any of the “big boys” with 45s and 10s get their first shot off. I noted a couple “quizzical” sideways glances in my peripheral vision as we are holstering.
Again, make ready. Beep. Same thing. Now I have 4 holes practically touching in the center of the A zone and both times I’m finishing my 2nd shot before any of these guys get their first. I glance left and right to see big holes spread all over their cardboard.
A couple more glances and then silence.
At the first break, two of these big guys with hand cannons started asking me for advice about various shooting things. Not one more disparaging word was said about the little Taurus the rest of the day. And it ran perfectly, all day long.
The point… Don’t judge a man by the brand or caliber he’s carrying that day. He might just take a little $200 pea-shooter and put your fancy $1200 hand-cannon to shame.
It’s what works well in your hand and eye, isn’t it? I like the big ones, but you’re right. Unless we put in a lot of repetitive range drill time, most won’t have the edge with the big guys. But they work better for some. I shoot well (relative to my ability) with full size, but the big all iron ones can be tiring to carry all day.
I caught the understated meaning. I’ve always found it ironic that the 19:11 is the icon that it is, and that coincides with Rev 19:11 about making “Righteous war.
Have you gone to the range with it yet? Whatcha think?
I Love The Warthog She is definitely a beast.
Accurate, smooth light trigger, bucks a bit, and requires intent to rack, but feels awesome to shoot.
Doesn’t like the HP I brought with me today, but the mag followers are dragging a bit so I think some maintenance there is called for. Shot and fed the FMJ smoothly. What defense ammo do you like for this one @Steve-G?
I normally don’t name my guns but this one… currently on the candidate list are She-Beast, Scarlet, Faith, and Miss Piggy.
Once she gets a name, shes gonna need a new dress… I’m thinkin stingray from http://www.andrewsleather.com
I like to use plus Ps in mine. I was always fond of the name Gloria for mine, if I were to name it.
G L O R I A
I’m gonna shout all day
Sorry. I suddenly had a Van Morrison flashback.
It was pleasant.
@Zee. That’s what I need for a Concealed Carry a .50 Cal Desperation Eagle
You all send me a DE in 50 cal, and I will carry it daily for a month. With pictures, with time and date stamps for proof.
Mine isn’t listed in the choices. I carry an Arex Rex Zero-1CP. Double action first shot, single for the next 14. And it’s all metal and Plus-P rated so I can carry my favorite law enforcement 9mm hollow points. It has an external safety so I can carry it cocked and locked if I want, but I’ve grown really fond of the DASA style action.
My alternate is a Colt 1911 Series 80.
Beretta 8000 (now the Stoeger Cougar). WHY you ask??
Double action, Single Action, with decock safety.
Smaller and more comfortable to carry than my 92FS
And I still get 15 rounds double stack.
Excellent CRAFT IWB/OWB holster - - YES it does BOTH !!
Lehigh Defense 9mm copper rounds.
The only thing I’ve not found yet are Tritium sights.
My first gun was, still is S&W SD9VE for practice at the gun range. To carry every day I got a M&P 9 Shield Performance Center Ported! Awesome little gun and fun to shoot.
@Phil3 I’m not familiar with that one… have a picture to share?
Welcome to the group!
@Zee the Arex is a Slovenia made Sig P226 clone with a few changes.