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    That is holy gospel right there.

    That is holy gospel right there.
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    I don't blame him. The point being..........

    I don't blame him.

    The point being....... the firearms industry is totally full of liars, snake oil salesmen, dated ad copy, and bromance.
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    For the same reason I care whether my Boss is...

    For the same reason I care whether my Boss is hand engraved and not laser/roll engraved.

    I'm looking at a couple front straps. 4 that I know are hand cut, 4 that were machine cut them hand...
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    I don't mean to be a dick, but Pros arent hand...

    I don't mean to be a dick, but Pros arent hand checkered any more than I'm a liberal progressive.
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    No, it has a lanyard loop on it. I often need to...

    No, it has a lanyard loop on it. I often need to go deep concealment, and in NPEs, I like a lanyard to help with retention if things go critical with a fellow WW customer.
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    Back into the 1911s

    Just didn't get happy with the challenger to the title, so back to the 1911. :cool:

    http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y491/feral45/1911%20Pics/download_20150122_155029_zpsl5hicvtk.jpeg
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    Elastic, like flesh?

    Elastic, like flesh?
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    So, expansion in alternate medium (wax, clay, and...

    So, expansion in alternate medium (wax, clay, and to a degree, ballistic gel) often shows increased deformation/reduced penetration because of the rheological property differences of that medium vs...
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    Ok, so let's conceptualize the situation. Some...

    Ok, so let's conceptualize the situation. Some assumptions up front: blood, organs, and interstitial fluid can be reasonably assumed to be water -like. At least for the present discussion. In other...
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    plywood is hurting your simulation. You need...

    plywood is hurting your simulation. You need something more elastic.
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    Good question. Allow me to answer with a...

    Good question. Allow me to answer with a question: Do they cut/tear tissue more than the expanding portion of an XTP? I know the look sharp and all "talon-ie", but are they actually doing more than...
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    This thread makes me so utterly sad.

    This thread makes me so utterly sad.
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    The 300WM is a nice round to be sure, and one of...

    The 300WM is a nice round to be sure, and one of my favorites.

    That said, if you are going down the 300 mag rabbit hole, I'd suggest looking at the 308 Norma. It's generally considered a superior...
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    Nope. Most of the bullet makers have dabbled...

    Nope.

    Most of the bullet makers have dabbled in this.
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    How about this: I challenge you to find one...

    How about this: I challenge you to find one single engineer who says that the post does anything at all to redirect forces and enhance expansion. Anything at all.

    The last time I worked with an...
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    What makes you say that? What you've said above...

    What makes you say that? What you've said above is a rewording of $2 a round ad copy.

    Is blood/interstial fluid/etc shear thickening? Thinning? A Bingham plastic? Does it change with flow (in...
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    The post - believing in the post, as in...

    The post - believing in the post, as in redirecting pressure, is a total complete and utter fail. That's not how fluids work. At all. Not even close to reality. Any difference seen is experimental...
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    Oh yes. That's exactly what I'm saying. And...

    Oh yes. That's exactly what I'm saying.

    And the post in the Hydra Shok "Redirected forces."

    I'm out.
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    I never cease to be amazed at the eagerness...

    I never cease to be amazed at the eagerness companies stuff their hollow points with material. To include posts, rubber, and plastic, without actually understanding what it is they are doing from a...
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    Wouldn't get an argument from me on that. It...

    Wouldn't get an argument from me on that.

    It matters because ignorance is not bliss. Ignorance is expensive, embarrassing, and often painful.
  21. Thread: P227

    by Bill Riehl
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    P227

    How's that fella shaping up?
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    So, it's not really a material issue. 1095 is...

    So, it's not really a material issue. 1095 is 1095, and that's the normal spring steel. Where things get fun is when we heat treat them and post process. Some springs are as drawn, some are tempered,...
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    Sure dude. Gimme a few minutes.

    Sure dude. Gimme a few minutes.
  24. Thread: 10mm 1911

    by Bill Riehl
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    With heavier loads: The 66 and 76 will come...

    With heavier loads:
    The 66 and 76 will come apart after a while. I shot a 76 to extinction when I started my 10mm love affair and was into pin shooting. I've never seen a beaten up 1006 though.
    The...
  25. Thread: 10mm 1911

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    http://1911enthusiast.com/showthread.php/1527-10mm...

    http://1911enthusiast.com/showthread.php/1527-10mm-quot-Pro-quot

    http://1911enthusiast.com/showthread.php/1521-Another-10mm-Yes-Yes-please!
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