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    If you have either firearm--the Glock 21 or...

    If you have either firearm--the Glock 21 or 30--and a few JHPs that you're willing to sacrifice for the cause, you can always fire a few into water (an inexpensive, yet perfectly valid soft tissue...
  2. Paired with an appropriate JHP design, the .251...

    Paired with an appropriate JHP design, the .251 Auto is an interesting idea especially since its felt recoil would be quite mild making ''follow-up'' shots easy to execute.

    While somewhat elevated...
  3. Good stuff. I learned something, too.

    Good stuff. I learned something, too.
  4. Or, taking it the other direction (larger bore),...

    Or, taking it the other direction (larger bore), the case could be "improved" by removing the taper from the body making it a straight wall design by carrying the rear dimension of the case (0.8030")...
  5. According to this drawing— 76594 —if the...

    According to this drawing—

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    —if the case was cut off just before the case's shoulder radius (< 3.0056'') after accounting for case wall thickness, the internal diameter would be about...
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    “To make no mistakes is not in the power of man;...

    “To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.” ―Plutarch
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    Federal 9mm 124-grain JHP +P HST (P9HST3)

    Federal 9mm 124-grain JHP +P HST (P9HST3)

    Date: 25th July 2021
    Temperature: 89°F
    Relative Humidity: 66%

    Test Firearm: unmodified Heckler & Koch P30SK; 9x19mm
    Barrel Length: 3.30 inches...
  8. Conceptual Design: .375 United States Police (9.5x20mm)

    OK, I'll play. :cool:

    This is my conceptual design of the 0.375 USP (United States Police) cartridge. (the drawing is my own)

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    From a 4'' pistol barrel, it fires a 155-grain JHP (or...
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    Yes, I realize that. As you can see, I have...

    Yes, I realize that. As you can see, I have correctly formatted H2O in several prior posts on this page and prior pages.

    Being human and just as capable of error as any other, I must've hit the...
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    Federal Premium .45 ACP 230 gr. HST JHP (P45HST2)...

    Federal Premium .45 ACP 230 gr. HST JHP (P45HST2)

    Date: 25th July 2021
    Temperature: 89°F
    Relative Humidity: 66%

    Test Firearm: unmodified HK45, .45 ACP
    Barrel Length: 4.41 inches
    Barrier:...
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    Winchester Super-X .45 ACP 185 gr. Silvertip JHP...

    Winchester Super-X .45 ACP 185 gr. Silvertip JHP (X45ASHP2)

    Date: 25th July 2021
    Temperature: 89°F
    Relative Humidity: 66%

    Test Firearm: Les Baer 1911A1, .45 ACP
    Barrel Length: 5.00 inches...
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    Hornady 5.7x28mm 40 gr. V-MAX JHP Date: 25th...

    Hornady 5.7x28mm 40 gr. V-MAX JHP

    Date: 25th July 2021
    Temperature: 89°F
    Relative Humidity: 66%

    Test Firearm: Ruger-57™, 5.7x28mm
    Barrel Length: 4.94 inches
    Barrier: None
    Range: 21 feet
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    Sellier & Bellot 10mm 180 gr. JHP (SB10B) ...

    Sellier & Bellot 10mm 180 gr. JHP (SB10B)

    Date: 25th July 2021
    Temperature: 89°F
    Relative Humidity: 66%

    Test Firearm: Dan Wesson Razorback, 10mm
    Barrel Length: 5.00 inches
    Barrier: None...
  14. Poll: Another vote for the Arsenal SAM-7.

    Another vote for the Arsenal SAM-7.
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    Water test results follow for the Speer 9x19mm...

    Water test results follow for the Speer 9x19mm 124-grain Gold Dot +P JHP fired from the Ruger MAX-9.

    Not unexpectedly, the velocity of this particular load matches very closely the average...
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    Here is the 2nd IWBA 4LD test— Norma 9x19mm...

    Here is the 2nd IWBA 4LD test—


    Norma 9x19mm 108-grain MHP (299740020)

    Date: 15th June 2021
    Temperature: 75°F
    Relative Humidity: 42%

    Test Firearm: unmodified Glock 17, 9x19mm
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    A few months ago, I purchased a box of Norma's...

    A few months ago, I purchased a box of Norma's latest offering, the Norma 9mm 108-grain Monolithic Hollow Point (MHP).

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    Not only was I curious as to how fast Norma's new design would leave...
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    Norma 9x19mm 108-grain MHP (299740020) in the Ruger MAX-9

    While we had the test materials and set up available, we also ran the Norma 9x19mm 108-grain MHP (299740020) through the Ruger MAX-9 just to see how it would behave from a shorter-than-service-length...
  19. Yep, there is greater availability of ammo these...

    Yep, there is greater availability of ammo these days, but at 80¢ per round pricing is still a problem.

    Of course, if I've gotta shell out that kind of money for a few boxes to get me through a...
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    Wanting a compact EDC option for this summer, one...

    Wanting a compact EDC option for this summer, one of my former partners, a retired Supervisory U.S. Customs Agent, recently purchased a brand new Ruger MAX-9 in 9mm Luger. We evaluated the...
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    This— ''All of these issues should raise great...

    This—

    ''All of these issues should raise great concerns for the quality of policing moving forward. What type of person will go into the profession and what will the quality of policing be?''
    ...
  22. Your theory makes sense and is the most probable...

    Your theory makes sense and is the most probable reason behind the McCloskey's decision to mitigate losses and run. I appreciate your response in addressing my frustration at decent people who...
  23. I understand why the McCloskeys did what they...

    I understand why the McCloskeys did what they did—or at least I think that I do—but the principled side of me is of the belief that they should have fought until they were vindicated either in the...
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    While I mostly agree with your line of thought as...

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    While I mostly agree with your line of thought as it relates to the futility of attempting to guess the number of bullets that it takes to incapacitate a particular subject or which...
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    It would serve the City of Portland right if OSP...

    It would serve the City of Portland right if OSP and the NG told them to go pound sand. That is unlikely to occur, but damn it would be nice to see upstream agencies tell all these municipalities who...
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