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    Both the C2 and X9 were had an optic however the...

    Both the C2 and X9 were had an optic however the one on the C2 was non-functioning. The X9 had an SRO (nice optic). I shot this (7 yards) group of 5 just as fast as the dot settled which was pretty...
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    JCN I'm not that keen on ambi's and will...

    JCN

    I'm not that keen on ambi's and will eventually have left only on a couple of ambi 1911s but that's a nice option.

    Now to the real off topic purpose of the reply, FWIW I have recently...
  3. Thanks great tip. That's a good looking .38 flat...

    Thanks great tip. That's a good looking .38 flat point at healthy velocity. Grabbed a few boxes. Their 9mm FMJ was decent for the times too. Thanks again.
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    :cool: Yesterday I skipped the pre-dawn...

    :cool: Yesterday I skipped the pre-dawn walk/ruck with the pupper because . . . meh low twenties, kinda breezy . . . I use to embrace that brand of suck. Now I'm like . . . it's doesn't suck in...
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    When I "worst case scenario" it, I could see an...

    When I "worst case scenario" it, I could see an advantage for this compactish big bore wheelgun if sleeping outside in bad bear country for the entangled fight vs an autoloader.
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    OTOH I have a milspec Navy P coat that is super...

    OTOH I have a milspec Navy P coat that is super thick wool and it's every bit as warm but you can overheat in it more than the technical Arcteryx. It's big downside is it objects to you fitting in...
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    A pattern that has emerged for me since PF is...

    A pattern that has emerged for me since PF is after a few years of GJM telling me something, I finally go there and it works out pretty well normally.

    I got kilt with damp near freezing hunting a...
  8. Thread: SHOT 2022

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    I'm always wishing for a re-launched, product...

    I'm always wishing for a re-launched, product improved Timberwolf. Preferably by Ruger I guess. With a rail and XS peep or something.

    In .357 and 10mm at least. I think .44 may have thumped a bit...
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    I briefly owned one of the US Navy SEAL versions....

    I briefly owned one of the US Navy SEAL versions. I really wanted to like it but struggled with it in a few areas. Precision for one. But holy smokes I think I could have figured that out over time....
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    Deerskin work gloves are getting almost...

    Deerskin work gloves are getting almost impossible to find locally. Lowes stocks a Mechanix "Durahide" glove that is a treated cowhide that feels and functions a lot more like deerskin that cowhide.
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    I am out before daylight regularly...

    I am out before daylight regularly walking/rucking the dog and something I've drilled at the range and works well with both the wool OR gloves and another pair of insulated leather gloves which are...
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    I will. I ordered large as I've chosen with the...

    I will. I ordered large as I've chosen with the OR wool gloves. Will update. Not expected til Jan 17/18.
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    Oh wow! A third of the price of my Outdoor...

    Oh wow! A third of the price of my Outdoor Research! That's an interesting JHC story, but lacks the element of surprise. :o

    Just ordered a pair to try out. Thanks!
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    I ran into a problem with my Mechanix; I could...

    I ran into a problem with my Mechanix; I could shoot Glocks fine but could not function the grip safety on any of my 1911s. Nice to find out on the range! Seems they restricted me opening my palm...
  15. Thread: New S&W CSX

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    From the standpoint of the manufacturer producing...

    From the standpoint of the manufacturer producing a product info vid her's was quite exceptional for calling out a number or nuances beyond lowest common denominator stuff. A real shooter's...
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    And we don't need to score a case or half case to...

    And we don't need to score a case or half case to make sure it cycles!!!! :D
  17. "I firmly believe red dots are the future. But...

    "I firmly believe red dots are the future. But we're not there yet." - K.H.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmXi9tYIaBY

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    If you can't figure out the context he's getting at . . . I...
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    My apologies, I thought I included ".357" in the...

    My apologies, I thought I included ".357" in the thread title. Meant to.

    How interesting they landed at 154 grains though. Makes me think "beaver will shine again!"
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    New Federal 357 Magnum 154 grain HST load

    https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2022/01/07/federal-premium-hst-357-magnum/


    "This new HST .357 Magnum load uses specially designed jacketed hollow point (JHP) projectiles. They were designed...
  20. Thread: Glock 26 Gen 5

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    Well, I have probably only shot 500 rounds of 147...

    Well, I have probably only shot 500 rounds of 147 in the last 50K rounds :D So there' that. But typically it was installing a standard set of Trij HD's with like a .215 front post and then needing...
  21. Thread: New S&W CSX

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    Burlington was the big town for a once a week or...

    Burlington was the big town for a once a week or bi-weekly big time shopping trip to also pick up a filet-o-fish sandwich. True story.

    Back then Gander had a gunsmith that did some nice work....
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    https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/ ...

    https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRDu8hnCCW8&t=896s
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    I grew up a couple miles from the Wilmot Gander...

    I grew up a couple miles from the Wilmot Gander Mountain. We started shopping there was in was a small home sized shop but of course it built out into a big box store. I'd hunt pheasants and small...
  24. They were quite complimentary in the whole...

    They were quite complimentary in the whole segment about the highly impactful pistols (365, 320/M17, Staccato). That was a good long bit of the video. I was impressed they emphasized the...
  25. Thread: Glock 26 Gen 5

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    That's really interesting. With all of my...

    That's really interesting. With all of my tightest shooting Gen 3, 4 or 5 pistols with shorter front posts, I've needed a .245 tall front post to get the POI down close to the POA.
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