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    I agree with many of your points. We can measure...

    I agree with many of your points. We can measure the physical trauma inflicted by a projectile post-mortem, or maybe a brief observation in surgery. If their are no physical signs post-mortem or in...
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    The parts life on all tiny/micro 9mm pistols is...

    The parts life on all tiny/micro 9mm pistols is generally much shorter than larger 9mm pistols......even subcompacts. When we were using the classic DA/SA Sigs we usually replaced the firing pin...
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    From the Criminal Complaint: 25. For example,...

    From the Criminal Complaint:
    25. For example, the San Francisco Police Department, which issued Sig Sauer P320s as its primary sidearm, reported 29 accidental discharges between 2005 and 2011.
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    I'm not a bullet engineer, but I suspect that...

    I'm not a bullet engineer, but I suspect that might be the case. The .357mag 158gr Gold Dot did very well. Technically the same caliber size as 9mm, but more momentum and a much stronger design...
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    We did a car shoot-up 4 times when I was at my...

    We did a car shoot-up 4 times when I was at my duty station in Oklahoma. We had a late 90s F150, a early 2000s Camaro, an early 2000s Impala, and a late 2000s Civic. We got a bunch rejected...
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    Is your primary focus on the caliber, or the...

    Is your primary focus on the caliber, or the platform? For most, the Glock exclusively runs best in 9mm. If you want to venture into other platforms for a good .45acp, then HK45c is a good choice...
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    I've been a student of ballistic studies since...

    I've been a student of ballistic studies since the late 1990s. Started wearing a uniform in 2000, and have carried several handgun service calibers and used over a half dozen platforms on duty. I...
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    I recently attended the P320 and P365 LE armorers...

    I recently attended the P320 and P365 LE armorers courses, and got some more info on how the mechanism works.

    The short answer is, if the P320 is upgraded and the parts are in spec and installed...
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    Tighter than a snare drum ;)

    Tighter than a snare drum ;)
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    Major propaganda war between Glock and Sig right...

    Major propaganda war between Glock and Sig right now. It's the gun world of Democrats vs Republicans.
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    Mine fell out of my locker onto the concrete...

    Mine fell out of my locker onto the concrete floor. Right on the back of the slide at the "magic" impact angle. No boom.
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    I've reloaded this brass before. No problems.

    I've reloaded this brass before. No problems.
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    I've always wondered if that ridiculous 21' rule...

    I've always wondered if that ridiculous 21' rule took into account blade length. For instance, if the perp had a sword with a 3' blade, would that 21' rule now become the 24' rule? If so, did they...
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    When Dr. Fackler did the majority of his...

    When Dr. Fackler did the majority of his statistical work, he found that more people died from being shot with larger caliber buckshot(20 gauge or bigger) than handgun or high power rifle wounds. ...
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    That is the TCS. However, the red clouds in the...

    That is the TCS. However, the red clouds in the previous pic is part of that TCS that remains in the gel after the shot since gel isn't all that elastic and cracks/fractures causing the red dye to...
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    The permanent crush cavity hasn't changed between...

    The permanent crush cavity hasn't changed between the 9mm and the .357sig. They are virtually identical. The wider gel cloud that you see in the picture from the .357sig is the temporary cavity...
  17. I've shot both out of a P320 full sized. I find...

    I've shot both out of a P320 full sized. I find the standard pressure version to be slightly more accurate, has less muzzle blast, less muzzle flash, and softer recoil. I also find the Speer GD and...
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    There is already a similar cartridge out there...

    There is already a similar cartridge out there called the Belgian 7.92x24mm. It was developed as a better PDW cartridge with the ability to penetrate soft armor with ease. However, it isn't really...
  19. Thanks for your help on this matter guys. I...

    Thanks for your help on this matter guys. I presented a write up of the concerns to the chief in a meeting, so we'll see what happens. I will simply state that certain upper brass have a habit of...
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    Lol, I noticed that too. I'd also be curious to...

    Lol, I noticed that too. I'd also be curious to see a study that could determine the rate of bleedout and blood pressure loss as it relates to hole size. For instance water flow through a pipe at a...
  21. Terminal effects of common 5.56 duty loads from a 10.5" barrel?

    I'm trying to get reliable information regarding the terminal effects of 5.56 duty loads(particular Speer 62gr Gold Dots) fired from a 10.5" barrel. This will be for multiple LE guns which need to...
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    5.56 10.5" barrel thoughts for LE work?

    I'm currently splitting the duties of firearms instructor between several other officers, and the one who spear heads equipment procurement is pushing for converting our 40 AR-15s from 16" barrels to...
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    Clearly the author doesn't know jack sh*t about...

    Clearly the author doesn't know jack sh*t about how the real world gets and conducts no-knock warrants. There is so much stupid, fictitious, inflammatory, fear pandering bullsh*t coming from these...
  24. Never seen the board technique. I'm intrigued,...

    Never seen the board technique. I'm intrigued, especially since it comes from Jerry.
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    Interesting. I wonder how far it will stick out....

    Interesting. I wonder how far it will stick out. I prefer to stick with the 10rd mags, as it matches the capacity of my duty P320 in .45acp for more consistent ammo management between the two...
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