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  1. CTE protection from collar like device (not a helmet/headgear) (linked article)

    https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/27/us/fda-brain-injury-device/index.html

    I thought this was pretty cool. Basically a collar type device that works by raising the blood volume in the skull and...
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    I think that's mainly the nature of it being an...

    I think that's mainly the nature of it being an enclosed emitter optic? From what I see the open emitter is typically the window style we're used to seeing mounted on a pistol slide and closed...
  3. Thread: 3D targets

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    That rotating servo set-up is pretty darn slick...

    That rotating servo set-up is pretty darn slick with a 3D target. Is that a complete kit from somewhere or did you radio shack together the whole deal complete with remote?

    Brain sponge is a...
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    Have you tried putting painters tape on the front...

    Have you tried putting painters tape on the front of the optic yet? It will pretty much force you to use both eyes.


    I shoot cross dominant one eye open with irons as well. This helped me...
  5. In more recent news, in Feb. 2021, several people...

    In more recent news, in Feb. 2021, several people were shot and and (one?) killed at a gun store. In Jan 2021, there was an armed predator and death at a gun range.

    Gun stores and indoor...
  6. Thanks for taking the time to break things down...

    Thanks for taking the time to break things down point by point and in depth! Regardless of eventual path I really enjoy chewing on the nuances of discussions like this. You raise a lot of...
  7. okie john My sincere apologies. You were...

    okie john My sincere apologies. You were actually a primary person I was trying to carefully word my last couple of posts not to offend. Obviously I failed in that attempt.

    Apparently I didn't...
  8. Thanks for taking the time to consider my post! ...

    Thanks for taking the time to consider my post! I like your attribute and skills listing of "the draw, reload, shooting while moving, moving to shoot, unconventional positions, etc." and ruling out...
  9. Maybe I need to re-read the thread straight...

    Maybe I need to re-read the thread straight through again but... Have we properly defined our terms here?

    What are we defining proficency as? And proficiency in what exactly?

    My ASSumption...
  10. This makes sense. Can you expand a bit on a...

    This makes sense. Can you expand a bit on a couple of objective benchmarks of what an 8 looks like so that people can better evaluate how close to it they are able to push themselves?
  11. For me personally, I like to look at this as...

    For me personally, I like to look at this as opportunity cost.

    I have extremely limited means and this is a surprisingly expensive hobby. Managing extended time away from home to pursue a hobby...
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    Love this company and learned about it on P-F! ...

    Love this company and learned about it on P-F! Tried a dozen different holsters for concealment and stopped looking after I went JMCK. For my 5'10" 160# frame nothing conceals better.

    Wore these...
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    Just playing Devil's Advocate with this argument...

    Just playing Devil's Advocate with this argument below. Since we're 10 pages in I'm hoping it will be all in good fun and not offend anyone to take a counter position:


    In my misspent youth...
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    I hadnít considered the reload aspect making it a...

    I hadnít considered the reload aspect making it a poorer corollary. Thank you!
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    I've been following this thread with a bit of...

    I've been following this thread with a bit of interest as it represents (to me) a bit of "where the rubber meets the road", IMO. So I have a kind of "does it matter?" question...

    If we're...
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    Good on you! This was a big part of the...

    Good on you!

    This was a big part of the instructor development program at the original Gracie academy back in the day as well. Rorion was known among that first batch of instructors for pretty...
  17. Although I appreciate that there are many...

    Although I appreciate that there are many parallels between improving with a musical instrument and getting better at shooting, and I can't speak to classical music at all... Respectfully I'd...
  18. Great thread! I've been wondering something very...

    Great thread! I've been wondering something very similar lately. Following this discussion with interest! Thanks to the OP for starting it.
  19. Sounds like something I can do while still on...

    Sounds like something I can do while still on semi-lockdown. I'm in.
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    This might be a bit of an outsiders perspective...

    This might be a bit of an outsiders perspective but I read the following link to refresh my memory a bit more in depth on the Mozambique and its history/development.
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    Just to chew on the point some more and...

    Just to chew on the point some more and thoroughly overthink the zero-ing point...

    If we're talking shot difficulty for USPSA, in most matches at 25 yards aren't you normally targeting the center...
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    Make sense. Does the same apply to the E6000...

    Make sense. Does the same apply to the E6000 adhesive posted back on page 3? Just checking having read a few reports of people being unhappy with Vibratite in this application.
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    It might be the shade tree mechanic in me but for...

    It might be the shade tree mechanic in me but for different reasons Iíve see some car guys put RTV on the threads of the screws place of loctite. Any thoughts about using that grey stuff the same...
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    Not sure that I agree with it being an apples to...

    Not sure that I agree with it being an apples to oranges for that reason. I don't think most Carry Optics competitors are bothering with co-witness irons these days with their slide mounted optics? ...
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    Does a low optic cut really matter

    This is more of a hypothetical rather than anything that affects my shooting path or current build. Nor am I really attempting to say that I think people should abandon their pursuit of of a more...
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