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  1. Interesting, that would not have passed BATF...

    Interesting, that would not have passed BATF scrutiny during AWB 1994-2004.
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    Geez, my home town; although I emigrated to...

    Geez, my home town; although I emigrated to Florence and I only get back for matches at Brock's Gap.

    Nostalgia Alert: I remember catching a bus to town to meet my Mother after work "under the...
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    New York has a "red flag law" and this guy was...

    New York has a "red flag law" and this guy was apparently a known wacko.
    And they want more laws.
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    Some. But there has been a lot of work done to...

    Some.
    But there has been a lot of work done to get 1911 types to work with 9mm, driven by the wide availability and low cost of ammo being shot by everybody else's guns.

    I have had a couple of...
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    The Army bought replacement barrels from High...

    The Army bought replacement barrels from High Standard for use in both 1911 and 1911A1.

    I think any standard barrel will fit or can be made to fit your GM.

    I don't know if there are any true...
  6. I am 77 and off the carousel and not just in the...

    I am 77 and off the carousel and not just in the past year.
    When I look at a new gun, I think "What will it do to help me shoot better or be better armed?" So far, the answer has been "Not much."...
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    Right, she had gone from a respected employee to...

    Right, she had gone from a respected employee to a deluded bimbo and could not stand it.
    Had she been taken alive, I doubt she would have represented a danger to the community or even her...
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    Better she had shot him. Or him first.

    Better she had shot him. Or him first.
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    Vicky White reported deceased at 7 pm. Does...

    Vicky White reported deceased at 7 pm.

    Does that open Casey White to a felony murder charge for his accomplice dying during escape and flight?
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    That is not "fine" that is artificially...

    That is not "fine" that is artificially controlled and confined.
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    No real news over the weekend but "Escaped...

    No real news over the weekend but

    "Escaped capital murder suspect Casey Cole White, now on the run for nine days with former Alabama jailer Vicky White, suffers from mental illness and likely...
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    ETS were ok in my Glock but not in a friend's who...

    ETS were ok in my Glock but not in a friend's who really needed them. A PPC shooter has them now and said friend will be trying Magpul.

    I do not know why Glock brought out a 24 shot magazine...
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    GO! USPSA used to be the US Region of IPSC. ...

    GO!
    USPSA used to be the US Region of IPSC. Still is, formally, but rules have diverged a bit.
    There is not enough difference to matter to the new or casual shooter.
    GO!

    Steel Challenge or...
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    Sheriff is kind of ill that the description of...

    Sheriff is kind of ill that the description of the car was leaked, just motivating them to acquire another by hook or crook.
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    Has anybody ever put a trick car finish on a...

    Has anybody ever put a trick car finish on a blued gun?
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    On the White and White case, they were said to...

    On the White and White case, they were said to have been seen Friday afternoon in Rogersville, AL, 25 miles away in a copper colored Ford Edge. They are thought to have an AR15 and a shotgun.
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    Early SW1911 extractors look like the DA guns'. ...

    Early SW1911 extractors look like the DA guns'.
    Pro and E extractors are wider, similar to Sig and EGW.
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    They were selling on caliber conversions but the...

    They were selling on caliber conversions but the real advantage would be ease of replacement. Not everybody shoots a rifle enough to wear out a barrel or even knock off the "gilt edge" though.
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    US Revolver Co made by Iver Johnson. Pre-transfer...

    US Revolver Co made by Iver Johnson. Pre-transfer bar action, likely parts cleanup.
  20. I'd furnish Junior with the Gallants and shoot...

    I'd furnish Junior with the Gallants and shoot Something Else in the stainless barrel.
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    Gaol Delivery

    No shooting yet, so it goes here:

    On Friday, a (female) assistant director of corrections checked a felon out of jail for a mental evaluation at the courthouse, thence to a visit to her doctor. ...
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    Angle of the first picture made it look like a...

    Angle of the first picture made it look like a King, but now it is clearly the stock semicircle cut into a post. Similar to what was once called "half target."

    Condition is too good to warrant...
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    I don't think it works that way, the frame is not...

    I don't think it works that way, the frame is not stressed until the slide and barrel start back in recoil.
    You could probably strip the gun, duct tape the loaded barrel into the slide, and hit the...
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    I would like to see pictures of the sights and...

    I would like to see pictures of the sights and the muzzle.



    These days of thievery, I would be reluctant to display a firearm. I'd be sure to shoot it, at least on "ceremonial occasions."

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    I think that the part of the slide that is...

    I think that the part of the slide that is stressed by chamber pressure is the portion between the breech face where the case is pushing back like a piston and the locking lugs holding the action...
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