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    I won't dispute that it's easy to make the...

    I won't dispute that it's easy to make the banging noise off the flight deck or fantail, but most of that "training" I've seen consisted of trying to hit the ocean, and succeeding occasionally.
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    USN is only getting approximately 50,000 M18s. ...

    USN is only getting approximately 50,000 M18s. With roughly 340K sailors of all ranks, that works out to one pistol per seven-ish sailors.

    BLUF, for the Blue Water Navy, pistols are pretty much...
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    RFI - Jo'berg and Capetown

    Folks - hope y'all can help me out with trip planning. My brother is taking his family and mine (four actual adults, a 21 year old, and four teenagers 14 thru 17) to Africa this summer. We're going...
  4. That's some GOOD hate right there! When I was...

    That's some GOOD hate right there!

    When I was running the protection detail at USSOCOM, we had one Army NCO who was OCD. Not off the charts, but things had to be organized or he'd get twitchy. ...
  5. The incorporated BUIS has two advantages: (a) to...

    The incorporated BUIS has two advantages: (a) to date, nearly all of Sig's optics ready pistols have incorporated the rear sight into the RDS mounting plate, and (b) the built in BUIS mates up with...
  6. The Pro series pistols, which to date have been...

    The Pro series pistols, which to date have been sold as LE-only SKUs, have an optic plate like the MOS GLOCKs. The standard P320 optics platforms incorporate the rear sight into the mounting plate,...
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    WTS/WTT: Bumpity - open to offers, if my price is way off...

    Bumpity - open to offers, if my price is way off target. And, always interested in the next cool thing to come along, so if you have something you're looking to trade, don't be shy!
  8. We've had minvans in our household since 1998,...

    We've had minvans in our household since 1998, our "newest" is a 2006 Toyota Previa. Nothing on the road beats the versatility of the minvan. We've loaded four kids and a 130 pound dog into them...
  9. That is some fabulous work - thanks for posting...

    That is some fabulous work - thanks for posting it!

    This begs the question - is there any correlation between this info and concealed carry for plain clothes LEOs? I'm guessing AIWB is the...
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    "In there like swimwear" "Getting/got more ass...

    "In there like swimwear"
    "Getting/got more ass than a toilet seat"

    I'm sure someone's brought out "Fucked up like: a football bat / Hogan's Goat / Chicken Noodle on Rye / a Soup Sandwich"
  11. I'm unaware of other manufacturers making LE SKUs...

    I'm unaware of other manufacturers making LE SKUs except in response to specific contract requirements. I know there's no difference between a Blue Label Gen5 G19 and a Red Label Gen5 G19 except for...
  12. And patently UNTRUE. The pre-selection testing...

    And patently UNTRUE. The pre-selection testing was EXTREMELY limited. But, Sig brought the small number on the bid, so they got the contract.
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    Well, shit. I say Fuck 'Em all... Wasn't...

    Well, shit. I say Fuck 'Em all...

    Wasn't there a German General who said something to the point of "the reason Americans are so good at war is that war is chaos, and the Americans practice chaos...
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    Back around 2004, I conducted a test of the "NY...

    Back around 2004, I conducted a test of the "NY reload." I was using my issued P228, with a Kahr PM9 and a 642 as BUGs. I shot a modified "El Prez" with randomly loaded magazines in the P228 so I...
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    First one was mis-machined so when loaded it...

    First one was mis-machined so when loaded it bound the pistol up to the point where it had to be shipped back to S&W loaded. Second went terminally out of time in under 200 rounds. Third one had...
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    "Rainin' like a cow pissin' on a flat rock" is...

    "Rainin' like a cow pissin' on a flat rock" is one that gets chuckles every time I trot it out.
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    Of the current offerings, I'd go for the LCR. I...

    Of the current offerings, I'd go for the LCR. I wouldn't give a used 940 to Osama bin Laden's ghost - I've owned three, none survived longer than a couple of hundred rounds before they had to go...
  18. I've probably told this story before, but, back...

    I've probably told this story before, but, back circa 2008, in advance of my agency's transition to the P229R DAK, I bought a factory new P229R DAK to get familiar with the pistol. The gun I bought...
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    Shut up and take my money! Compact with rail for...

    Shut up and take my money! Compact with rail for me. When are holsters going to be available, and from whom?
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    For fucks sake, when did this become an...

    For fucks sake, when did this become an inquisition? My point was simply that the OP's spouse's income AND EARNING POTENTIAL is going to be a LOT larger than any salary he pulls in Federal of Local...
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    Seeing as Sig doesn't recommend even trained LE...

    Seeing as Sig doesn't recommend even trained LE armorers attempt to disassemble and replace the tiny components in the FCU, I doubt there's much after market potential.

    Hell, on the MHS contract,...
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    Every surgeon I know. And as a "capped out" 1811...

    Every surgeon I know. And as a "capped out" 1811 with LEAP, I'm making considerably less than $150K per year - Rest of US locality being what it is...
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    IndoMIM still makes a huge percentage of the...

    IndoMIM still makes a huge percentage of the parts for the P320, including most of the fiddly bits in the FCU.
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    Likewise, HUD OIG agents can have some of the...

    Likewise, HUD OIG agents can have some of the toughest "hands on" experience you're likely to find in federal LE. I've worked several cases with USPS OIG, and while there are LOTS of "employee"...
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    Yes; yes they are...

    Yes; yes they are...
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