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    Ok this might be a bit long but I believe in the...

    Ok this might be a bit long but I believe in the end this is a training issue that applies to those of you that are tasked with that. I may take flak for my opinion and that's ok because I believe...
  2. I'm not a guru like a lot of these folks but here...

    I'm not a guru like a lot of these folks but here is a suggestion that worked for me. One of those little guitar thinga jigs that works your fingers independently. Not so much for strength although...
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    If I don't have training to manipulate the...

    If I don't have training to manipulate the controls properly,learn and know the laws and pass a certification, then I cannot drive a big rig. If I don't go through training and etc then I cannot...
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    Fed Hst 147 here. That's what shoots best in MY...

    Fed Hst 147 here. That's what shoots best in MY gun. I understand those who believe that smaller faster is as good as heavier slower.... that's an age old argument across the interwebz but I can't...
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    Not flaming at all because I agree 100% with how...

    Not flaming at all because I agree 100% with how many etc. Having said that the answer is very few leo's for all their training and even fewer of the lay public or teachers. The key difference here...
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    If you folks are done with this I apologize and...

    If you folks are done with this I apologize and maybe am taking this out of orbit a bit, but I have an observation rereading all of this. The original statement of "We Hold these truths to be...
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    There are two definitions of the word compromise....

    There are two definitions of the word compromise. I would link but not good with computers. But the gist of the second one is simple. Would you compromise the foundation of your house? What about...
  8. I'll jump on the 8.5 unique under a 250gr lswc. ...

    I'll jump on the 8.5 unique under a 250gr lswc. My lil 3.5in barrel uberti will do poa/poi with enough sight out to 25yds all day long. Don't have a chrony atm but it's the same load that an older...
  9. I heard this interview as well and can answer a...

    I heard this interview as well and can answer a small part of your questions. It took ten years after right to carry laws before he could acquire the numbers to meet his study on gun violence across...
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    The above is exactly why I carry the little 3.5...

    The above is exactly why I carry the little 3.5 in 45 colt replica to the range each and every time. While I might carry it around the homeplace from time to time it will never be my go to for sd,...
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    Thanks guys for all the discussion. That's all I...

    Thanks guys for all the discussion. That's all I was after was some real world experience and numbers. I missed a deer a couple of years ago, having shot powder puffs outa the 44 mag all summer and...
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    competition bullet vs self-defense

    Most self-defense pistol classes spend some time making the point that you should train as you carry with regards to type of firearm and ammunition. I know that many competition shooters train with,...
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    Well the wife surprised me with an early fathers...

    Well the wife surprised me with an early fathers day gift and got the lee 44 mag four die set early as in couple of weeks ago. Upside, I now have the correct
    resizing die and have done two batches...
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    Thanks John, and no unfortunately my chrono went...

    Thanks John, and no unfortunately my chrono went fubar, when I got it out to check for the weekend trip. It's an old pact but
    worked really well. I have to call their customer service rep tomorrow...
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    While I absolutely agree with the idea of...

    While I absolutely agree with the idea of fatigue, I will point out that at that distance in the second group of five I was able to walk the last five
    rounds into the bull. My question is whether...
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    Original post in this journal for the round info....

    Original post in this journal for the round info.
    Shot ~150 of these today, 7yds and 10yds. They are just fun, no other way to put it. At either distance they tear one ragged hole out of an 8in...
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    short barreled fixed sights

    Not sure if this is the right spot for my question but if not mods please move. Gun is a uberti 45 colt with a 3.5 in barrel and birds head grip.
    At the range today 7yd, and 10yd I finally found...
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    Well the chrono is fubar. So tomorrows shooting...

    Well the chrono is fubar. So tomorrows shooting session will be just simply working with the 45 colt 250gr keith lswc's over 8.5 unique. That load
    seemed to be best for poa/poi, in the last...
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    Well I think I figured out what went wrong with...

    Well I think I figured out what went wrong with the 44ruger. After starting from square one I finally figured out that what I thought was a depriming resizing die
    turns out was a seating die that...
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    I guess you can tell I'm not really great with a...

    I guess you can tell I'm not really great with a computer, I figured out I did it wrong and I think I know what I did, so I get it right next time
    but trying to edit that might not have turned out...
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    yeah my thoughts exactly, will hold them as...

    yeah my thoughts exactly, will hold them as casting is something I will try in a few years as I get closer to and retire. Right now will concentrate on the things I can do well.
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    Thank you for the response. Yes dillon is...

    Thank you for the response.
    Yes dillon is sending the replacement part, as to the organized part, thats more difficult. I got all this reloading stuff gifted, unfortunately most
    of the bullets...
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    A bit of frustration today, went to town got a...

    A bit of frustration today, went to town got a few hundred 230gr tmj in .451 for the sig and a lb of Unique just because.
    Came home with the idea of resetting the press for 44 rem mag to load some...
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    Found some interesting brass

    Pulled a bunch of 44 rem magnum cases to tumble for the weekends session out of some of the stuff I have acquired over the last
    few years and when I went to look there were about 2 dozen more or...
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    Ok here is the story, with a bit of backstory...

    Ok here is the story, with a bit of backstory first to help explain my lack of understanding. About 5 or so years ago I was
    gifted with some reloading stuff as long as I paid the shipping, good deal...
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