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    Stephanie is correct. It's why so many...

    Stephanie is correct. It's why so many departments forbid trigger work on duty weapons. The "hair trigger" thing feeds into false allegations of manslaughter or wrongful death. It's easier to...
  2. Thread: Cop Gun

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    Holster appears to be an Audley or a copy...

    Holster appears to be an Audley or a copy thereof. Spring steel tab's edge pressed against the inside front of the trigger guard, to hold the gun in place. To draw, finger entered trigger guard in...
  3. Thread: A new smart gun

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    Kind words appreciated, young brother. :)

    Kind words appreciated, young brother. :)
  4. Thread: A new smart gun

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    Aarrgghh, typo alert: that was 192 for Bianchi...

    Aarrgghh, typo alert: that was 192 for Bianchi Cup.
  5. Thread: A new smart gun

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    You needed to have a reasonably competent firing...

    You needed to have a reasonably competent firing grasp of the revolver to make the gun "live." If the hammer was cocked, the Magna-Trigger was already bypassed and whoever got hold of it had one...
  6. Thread: A new smart gun

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    JCN nailed it

    JCN nailed it. MagnaTrigger is still available from Tarnhelm Supply, www.tarnhelm.com.
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    One thing I liked about the new generation Colt...

    One thing I liked about the new generation Colt Cobra was the elongated trigger guard compared to the original D-frame. I first fired it at its introduction at the SHOT Show, a bitterly cold January...
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    Might want to include some trigger time with the...

    Might want to include some trigger time with the gloved draw practice, at least dry fire. With a J-frame and gloves, particularly if fingers are large or glove material is thick, it can block...
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    Enjoyed it. Useful as all John's stuff is. ...

    Enjoyed it. Useful as all John's stuff is. Thanks, John and Tiff!
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    Signed up.

    Signed up.
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    Another endorsement for Chuck Inderrieden at C4. ...

    Another endorsement for Chuck Inderrieden at C4. I had the pleasure of watching him teach when he took the Deadly Force Instructor class Marty Hayes and I teach. Excellent command of subject, top...
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    Thanks, Glenn.

    Thanks, Glenn.
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    There's another very good reason to carry at...

    There's another very good reason to carry at least one spare magazine, which I don't believe has been mentioned here yet.

    A struggle for the gun always has to be considered, whether the weapon is...
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    @Glenn : What does NY law say about carrying and...

    @Glenn : What does NY law say about carrying and using "stun guns"?
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    Did no one mention "Tales of Texas Rangers," or...

    Did no one mention "Tales of Texas Rangers," or did I miss it??

    Mid-'50s. Alternated between contemporary and Old West settings. The latter, of course, had the Rangers armed with twin Colt Single...
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    Sean Connery's advocacy for handgun bans left me...

    Sean Connery's advocacy for handgun bans left me shaken, not stirred:

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/007-under-fire-for-his-anti-gun-stance-1266583.html
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  17. Thread: Pulling the Pin

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    Congratulations, and thank you for your service.

    Congratulations, and thank you for your service.
  18. Rex, I have used the term but didn’t coin it. Not...

    Rex, I have used the term but didn’t coin it. Not sure who did...maybe Wiley Clapp? I think it was John Farnam who came up with “self-decocking” for DAO pistols.
  19. Every bit as valid as they were in the past. I...

    Every bit as valid as they were in the past. I was confident carrying department issue TDAs for many years and am using a Beretta 92 on my current teaching tour.

    Back in 1990 I visited FBI FTU at...
  20. Lots of good commentary here. My recollections...

    Lots of good commentary here. My recollections from the period:

    A lot of chiefs and not a few instructors were worried that cops accustomed to heavy double action triggers would have unintended...
  21. Thanks for that, Olong. PM me please and tell me...

    Thanks for that, Olong. PM me please and tell me more about that. Sounds as if you have experience in that area.

    Folks, I'm interested in any suggestions along this line that you can share.
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  22. Kind words appreciated, folks. Gonna give it...

    Kind words appreciated, folks.

    Gonna give it my best shot, so to speak...
  23. Thread: Ammo deals!

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    Sticky: If you are in or passing through one of the 13...

    If you are in or passing through one of the 13 states with Rural King stores, you might want to check one out. I visited my first one yesterday.

    Zip for centerfire handgun training ammo. Some...
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    If old guy here remembers correctly, it wouldn't...

    If old guy here remembers correctly, it wouldn't have been allowed in the service revolver matches back then: it was generally required that the gun have barrel and sights produced by the gun's...
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    Heartbreaking. William had been a guest speaker...

    Heartbreaking. William had been a guest speaker at our reunion just last December.

    He was a brilliant, compassionate man and one of the most compelling speakers ever. And a formidable...
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