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  1. Thread: Magna Friday

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    It has been a long time since I had the grips off...

    It has been a long time since I had the grips off the gun, but I also own a Detective Special (sharing the D frame size with a Diamondback). If I recall correctly, the Python grip frame is longer...
  2. Thread: Magna Friday

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    This is for a 2 1/2" Colt Python. The only...

    This is for a 2 1/2" Colt Python. The only compact grips I can find for this gun are the original splinter grips. I also have Pachmayr Gripper grips for this gun which fit my hand much better...
  3. Thread: Magna Friday

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    Question re: the Tyler T-grip and BK grip...

    Question re: the Tyler T-grip and BK grip adapters:

    1) How many of you have fingers that come anywhere close to fitting the finger groove?

    2) If your fingers do not fit, how do you grip the...
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    You found it. Thanks! Sent from my iPhone...

    You found it. Thanks!


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    I can’t recall exactly where this was posted but...

    I can’t recall exactly where this was posted but it might be in one of the Sigg P320 threads. Someone posted a link of an engineer partially disassembling and explaining the safety features of a Sigg...
  6. Thread: middle finger

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    Is he shooting 1 handed or 2 handed? I can see...

    Is he shooting 1 handed or 2 handed? I can see this working reasonably well 2-handed, but it does not leave many fingers around the grip 1-handed.

    My first suggestion would be lighter springs...
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    Despite having carried either plastic...

    Despite having carried either plastic striker-fired guns or DAO pocket pistols for the vast majority of the time I have carried a gun, I still find that I have the easiest time making the fastest,...
  8. Thread: Ruger LCP Max

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    Have you looked at the Aholster pocket holster? ...

    Have you looked at the Aholster pocket holster?


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    Front sight is also for those who pocket carry in...

    Front sight is also for those who pocket carry in summer business casual attire. If someone can figure out a reasonable way to pocket carry a P365 with an optic in clothing that looks reasonably...
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    In the book “No Second Place Winner,” Bill Jordan...

    In the book “No Second Place Winner,” Bill Jordan lists the ability to cock the revolver for long distance shots of 200 yards as an advantage. In fairness, if I recall correctly, he also discussed...
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    I am aware of some police departments that issued...

    I am aware of some police departments that issued pistol grip shotguns to certain types of officers, but am not aware of any such officers who liked or would have chosen those guns.
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    I enjoy learning about these guns from everyone...

    I enjoy learning about these guns from everyone who has posted about them much more than I enjoy the personal attacks on each other. While I will not claim to possess the skill level that some here...
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    Is the saying that there is no such thing as bad...

    Is the saying that there is no such thing as bad publicity really true in the custom gun making business?

    It will be interesting to see what this does for demand for their other offerings. It...
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    How accurately can you shoot the shockwave as...

    How accurately can you shoot the shockwave as compared to a conventional handgun or shotgun?


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  15. Thread: Ruger LCP Max

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    Recognizing your background and also realizing...

    Recognizing your background and also realizing you are not the only one reading the answer:

    Any well-designed modern handgun will be drop-safe (not any modern handgun, but any well-designed one). ...
  16. Thread: Ruger LCP Max

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    Ruger LCP Max

    This is really useful information. Thank you for posting!

    How would you compare the felt recoil of the Ruger LCP II Max with the Glock 42?


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    The new Ruger is definitely on my radar, but I am...

    The new Ruger is definitely on my radar, but I am not necessarily looking for absolute smallest and lightest. I am looking for something easy to shoot as well as easy to conceal for at least two...
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    In all seriousness, when I visited France (middle...

    In all seriousness, when I visited France (middle 1980's), the police were wearing flap holsters.
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    I am not a doctor, but my son has had tickborne...

    I am not a doctor, but my son has had tickborne illnesses twice. Once was lime, once was something else. If whoever you visit does not want to provide a prescription for doxycycline, I would visit...
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    Does anyone have any additional information about...

    Does anyone have any additional information about possible release dates for this gun?
  21. Thread: Ruger LCP Max

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    Ruger LCP Max

    If you have a G42, I am curious about how the recoil compares.


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    Tonight I changed the Novak tritium sights on my...

    Tonight I changed the Novak tritium sights on my Kimber 1911 to the same with fresh tritium. My MGW sight mover was completely unable to budge the rear sight. The Wyoming sight drifter was able to...
  23. Thread: Ruger LCP Max

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    The link below compares the LCP II Max to a Glock...

    The link below compares the LCP II Max to a Glock 42:

    https://www.handgunhero.com/compare/ruger-lcp-max-vs-glock-g42

    The Ruger compares vary favorably, although the thickness dimension for the...
  24. Thread: Ruger LCP Max

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    This is very interesting. Add me to the list of...

    This is very interesting. Add me to the list of those who appreciate good sights even on a tiny gun.
  25. Thread: Hand Grip

    by BillSWPA
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    This may be helpful: ...

    This may be helpful:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WXmh_kF-1Y

    Additionally, try to line up the central axis of the barrel with the central axis of your forearm when viewed from the top.
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