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    Palin was an anchor because selecting her was...

    Palin was an anchor because selecting her was transparent pandering to avoid being cast as the old, white guy he was. People didn't have nearly the problem with his old whiteness that they had with...
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    In the world of gun hardware, YFS is an upgrade...

    In the world of gun hardware, YFS is an upgrade to a great number of parts.
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    Was that these? ...

    Was that these?

    https://cuttingedgebullets.com/45-200gr-handgun-solid

    Any issues feeding that wide meplat in the USP? Concern about feeding reliability is what moved GJM to the Lehigh...
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    Poll: https://www.starlinebrass.com/45-auto-rim-brass

    https://www.starlinebrass.com/45-auto-rim-brass
  5. Panthers are awesome.

    Panthers are awesome.
  6. "Would that really be better than a turbo Miata?"

    I realized that KMiata making adaptors to put BMW trannies behind Miata motors in Miatas means it's stupidly easy to put a Miata motor in an E36, and then you have a lot more room to work around it...
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    Poll: I went around a couple loops of that last night....

    I went around a couple loops of that last night. I realized that one good thing about having a Contender is you can stop a bunch of bad ideas in their tracks (like altering the chambers in a...
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    Are they quality grade 12.9 screws (like those...

    Are they quality grade 12.9 screws (like those made by YFS in free Taiwan)? Or the finest Chinesium from the mainland?
  9. Poll: Yeah. In the 9 Expert, I can usually notice the...

    Yeah. In the 9 Expert, I can usually notice the slide returning to battery much more slowly than in other guns, where I generally don't notice it at all.
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    This isn't much of a test, but it's at least a...

    This isn't much of a test, but it's at least a credible revolver site.

    https://revolverguy.com/field-report-taurus-856/
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    Haven't watched this video yet. But he's...

    Haven't watched this video yet. But he's sometimes worth the time.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94XBb34eFQs



    Hmmm... I think that means my modified Sile grips will likely fit, too....
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    They sell them that way from the factory. Might...

    They sell them that way from the factory. Might be able to just buy the part if you call them up and ask nicely. Another thing S&W is stupid for not making available.
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  13. After thinking about it a little more, what I...

    After thinking about it a little more, what I wrote above is false.

    When a place like CA, NY, NJ, CT or VA persists in passing ever more oppressive gun control laws, the only actual effect is to...
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    Even our esteemed section moderator has endorsed...

    Even our esteemed section moderator has endorsed the Taurus 431 as likely to work.
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    Back in the day, I remember going out to a club...

    Back in the day, I remember going out to a club in London. Any beer was a pound, except Budweiser was 3 pounds. So in reality, any beer was a pound.

    With a $485 MSRP, I may have to try that...
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    Much of the technology is obsolete, but much of...

    Much of the technology is obsolete, but much of it is not. There are a lot of engineers and car enthusiasts who don't know what's in those books and would be better off if they did.

    The even more...
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    There’s a thread on the Americans here.

    There’s a thread on the Americans here.
  18. I checked out the Gladiator online. Optioned in a...

    I checked out the Gladiator online. Optioned in a way that seemed reasonable to me, it was ~$48k MSRP.

    Well, that didn't take long.
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    May be. If yours is aluminum, then it must be. I...

    May be. If yours is aluminum, then it must be. I have a gen 1.
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    Just to note, Beretta does sell an aluminum...

    Just to note, Beretta does sell an aluminum version of that rail chunk, as a lowest-cost threshold for upgrading what comes on the gun.

    I posted earlier in the thread about finding properly made...
  21. My mom has commented about how few deer there...

    My mom has commented about how few deer there have been eating her garden this fall and winter.

    Then someone shows her pictures of a mountain lion in his yard on the island.

    Logic says...
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  22. Fully agree with the rest of your post. Cut down...

    Fully agree with the rest of your post. Cut down the quote to emphasize this.

    The difference is, there hasn't been any serious legislation that is obviously aimed at wholesale disenfranchisement...
  23. And a place to live down by the river, if you...

    And a place to live down by the river, if you ever need it.
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    Poll: Starline makes .360 DW brass. My...

    Starline makes .360 DW brass.

    My understanding is that Ruger recalled and destroyed all the .357 Max Blackhawks. Apparently, people were loading them with light bullets and double-base powder...
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    Poll: The .41 is pretty much a reloader's cartridge. In...

    The .41 is pretty much a reloader's cartridge. In which case, you can just load .44 a little lighter to throw the same bullet weight at the .41 speed, if that's what you want.

    For maximum...
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