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  1. Agree 100%!

    Agree 100%!
  2. WBR in FDF format!

    Wow... I have been away so long I am expecting to see the Statue of Liberty half-covered with sand! This is wonderful, I have wanted to see the WBR in PDF format for YEARS! I have the entire set from...
  3. Thread: snub load

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    I would be more concerned with accuracy being...

    I would be more concerned with accuracy being diminished by more recoil... it's not that you can't handle the higher recoil...
  4. Thread: snub load

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    This makes a lot of sense to me... the same...

    This makes a lot of sense to me... the same reason low recoil buckshot is better than standard buckshot... you don't need the extra recoil or penetration...
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    Here are 3 images of my HD shotgun... ...

    Here are 3 images of my HD shotgun...

    http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee93/Glock17JHP/MVC-821F_zps62vret6m.jpg

    TruGlo front sight
    ...
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    Samuel, I understand about the trouble aiming a...

    Samuel, I understand about the trouble aiming a pistol grip shotgun, I had a Remington 870 with the LE only top folding stock back in the late 80's. I felt it also was top heavy. I would only want...
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    Pistol grip shotgun advice...

    I already have a 12 gauge shotgun (8-shot Winchester Defender) for HD with an 18 inch barrel and a 12 inch LOP stock. I am considering adding a pistol grip 'stocked' (Speedfeed 'Birdshead' grip) 12...
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    I am a civilian... I have an 8-shot Winchester...

    I am a civilian... I have an 8-shot Winchester Defender loaded with Winchester Ranger RA1200 (9 pellet 00 Buck) for HD use. It has a Hogue 12" LOP stock and a TruGlo green fiber optic front sight. I...
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    Agree with your feelings on Flight Control...

    Agree with your feelings on Flight Control buckshot and a bead sight. Shooting the FC showed me that...
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    My petite wife uses the S&B 148 grain WC for...

    My petite wife uses the S&B 148 grain WC for PRACTICE... and the Winchester 148 grain WC for REAL LIFE...
    The S&B load may be low velocity, but it is also low priced... so we prefer it, but for...
  11. Sling (3-point?) for Winchester Defender 8-shot???

    I have a Winchester Defender 8-shot synthetic stocked 12 gauge w/Hogue 12" LOP stock and green Tru-Glo front sight. I am considering buying a sling... to carry horizontally at the ready position. I...
  12. Thread: Armatix iP1

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    I researched a bit... the weapon mentioned only...

    I researched a bit... the weapon mentioned only works within 10 to 15 inches from the watch (depending on the source you reference), any further away and it stops. So if you have to transition to...
  13. Thread: Armatix iP1

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    Armatix iP1

    Sorry... just had to bring this topic up...

    I know it's not a viable self defense caliber, LE would not even consider it for duty use. In fact, if someone grabbed it, and you were wrestling over...
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    I have found women are better shooters much of...

    I have found women are better shooters much of the time, because they don't have as many wrongly learned things to correct. My wife outshoots most of the guys we shoot with. Most anyone can be a...
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    Sticky: I saw the higher prices coming a few years back...

    I saw the higher prices coming a few years back and bought a bunch of 250 round boxes of Remington UMC 9mm from WalMart for about $53 per 250 (works out to about $10.60 per box/tray of 50). I have...
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    Aray, I find myself in pretty close agreement...

    Aray,

    I find myself in pretty close agreement with you, perhaps due to both of us thinking home protection.

    And everyone might consider this:
    It is nice to be able to choose what tool is...
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    I can feel more recoil (and see more flash) with...

    I can feel more recoil (and see more flash) with the standard pressure Federal HST 147 grain JHP load compared to the Winchester Ranger 147 grain JHP load. For that reason I prefer the Ranger load,...
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    I will admit, I have teetered back and forth...

    I will admit, I have teetered back and forth between the standard Ranger and standard HST in 147 grain, and the HST looks to have a better mushroom/jacket effect, sort of like the Gold Dot but larger...
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    As some have said before, however... heavy...

    As some have said before, however... heavy clothing performance is the best thing to look at unless you are LE and expect more barriers, like automobiles, etc. That is why I see no need for more than...
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    I had followed Ayoob's writings for years back in...

    I had followed Ayoob's writings for years back in the 1980's before learning through the gun magazines of a Dr. Fackler. I took the initiative to contact Fackler when he and DocGKR were still at...
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    Went offline... did some more thinking... came...

    Went offline... did some more thinking... came back...

    Whether to choose a rifle or shotgun?

    LE in this area carry both in their cars. I think this is a wise approach for LE.

    For civilians?...
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    Quote: "Here is an interesting view from Massad...

    Quote: "Here is an interesting view from Massad Ayoob:"

    I used to read his articles and spoke to him on the phone a couple of decades back, when I was 'younger'...

    Massad Ayoob? REALLY?!!!...
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    Although I have only been next to someone who...

    Although I have only been next to someone who fired an AR without hearing protection, it was bad enough (to me) that I would not want to do it indoors. If I had to shoot a long gun indoors without...
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    Winchester Ranger 147 grain JHP (RA9T) was not...

    Winchester Ranger 147 grain JHP (RA9T) was not mentioned... but I prefer that in my Glock 19. Of the 2 loads you are trying to decide between, I would definitely go for the Federal HST 147 grain JHP.
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    Tamara, thank you... I try to be nice... :) I...

    Tamara, thank you... I try to be nice... :)

    I did actually get a reply... they sounded curious. I apologize that I did not archive the reply. I referred them to Doc's sticky on wound ballistics...
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