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    STI Eagle, USPSA last Wednesday and this...

    STI Eagle, USPSA last Wednesday and this afternoon.
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    I once left one in too long and it shredded. I...

    I once left one in too long and it shredded. I caught it before it started causing misfunctions.
    Another one didn't break up, it kind of mushroomed over the edge of the recoil spring guide and...
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    Assuming you are eyeballing that ruler...

    Assuming you are eyeballing that ruler accurately, that round SHOULD chamber.
    48/64 = .750" and the SAAMI maximum case length is .754", 19.15mm if you just must metricate.
    Just in case of error...
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    Surprised the collectors aren't paying big money...

    Surprised the collectors aren't paying big money for a 60-0.

    Ted Yost has the neatest fixed revolver sight going.
    http://www.estatesporting.com/smith---wesson.html#QQ=503688249&slide=1

    H....
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    I once did some reloads that would not let the...

    I once did some reloads that would not let the gun breech up.
    I saw they were all in Hornady brass and were markedly longer than WW. But I got them as range pickup so they shot in some gun.
    ...
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    What is the case length?

    What is the case length?
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    The current version M66 is allegedly beefed up. ...

    The current version M66 is allegedly beefed up. I think you should try to wear one out with Magnums.
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    We're powerful!

    We're powerful!
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    Shooting an assailant with birdshot at a distance...

    Shooting an assailant with birdshot at a distance where it becomes "non lethal" transgresses Machiavelli's Maxim: "Do not do an enemy a small injury."

    A shotgun is simple? I don't think so. ...
  10. Thread: Fusion 1911

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    1. Is this a Fusion gun or a gun assembled on...

    1. Is this a Fusion gun or a gun assembled on Fusion parts?

    2. Either way, since it is second hand and face to face, insist on a testfire.
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    I don't know if the USMC Nosler load is more...

    I don't know if the USMC Nosler load is more accurate than FMJ SWC but I bet it feeds better.
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    I know. Which is why I have revised my opinion...

    I know.
    Which is why I have revised my opinion of the DWX-C. Commander size, 15 tries.
    I have about a 3 or 4 for one turnover in mind to get one if the live reviews match the hype.

    But I'd...
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    One southpaw here injured his left elbow. He...

    One southpaw here injured his left elbow. He could still shoot lefthanded but it was painful after a few rounds.
    So he changed sides. But when the match CoF called for a short string "weak handed"...
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    Asym 185 JHP at 775 fps f 143 is what I was...

    Asym 185 JHP at 775 fps f 143 is what I was looking at. Unlikely to expand, probably penetrate ok.
    Atlanta AMU is a good deal hotter, 185 at 910, f 168.
    Wilson has a 200 HAP at 770, f 154 but...
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    .45 Minor Defense

    1. Tolerance. My nerves and arthritis let me shoot 9mm regularly. USPSA Minor isn't winning me anything but a Major Flinch wouldn't either and be a lot less fun. Major or full power .45 hurts and...
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    A guy I know changed hands on pistol. I think he...

    A guy I know changed hands on pistol. I think he middle fingers a rifle or shotgun, though.
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    Sticky: I should hope so, you have cut the velocity by...

    I should hope so, you have cut the velocity by 100 - 200 fps.
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    I was dismissive of the DWX Compact, but I...

    I was dismissive of the DWX Compact, but I discovered a need for a 9mm Commander today.
    Or one of these.
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    Seems like black plastic would make a good sight but everybody disses Glock for it.
  20. I don't know, but here is an ad with picture. ...

    I don't know, but here is an ad with picture.
    https://warrentactical.com/product/glock-sevigny-competition-adjustable-rear-sight/

    Sure looks like a Kensight except rounded corners instead of...
  21. Interesting that a pro gunsmith just sticks a...

    Interesting that a pro gunsmith just sticks a board through the frame.
    We are frequently warned that this will bend the gun and we must have a $200 wrench....
  22. If you went to S&W armorers school, you were...

    If you went to S&W armorers school, you were issued your babbitt bar for fine adjustments.

    But the barrel bender I read about uses an arbor press.



    On the one hand, when I had my...
  23. A guy here liked and shot well with the Caniks....

    A guy here liked and shot well with the Caniks. He had at least three different models.
    But the Century Arms connection just gnawed at his soul and he feared being orphaned. So he sold up.
    He is...
  24. Commonly seen on gunboards. "Good customer...

    Commonly seen on gunboards. "Good customer service." Price seems not a major factor.

    "Tweaking" the barrel in its threads is SOP for CAS sixgun setup. I don't know why so many single actions...
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    I had some small stuff stolen out of my van in...

    I had some small stuff stolen out of my van in the driveway a few years ago. I am much more careful about keeping it locked and nothing of value in view to give a yegg incentive to break a window.
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