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    To be honest, the only reason I ever really carry...

    To be honest, the only reason I ever really carry a revolver reload is so I donít have to stand around in a gas station parking lot with a half empty gun while I wait for the cops.
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    There are still pretty good nick Speedies on...

    There are still pretty good nick Speedies on gunbroker, but they'll run $400+ these days, which is insane to me.
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    That gets me thinking about something else in the...

    That gets me thinking about something else in the purely armed citizen context. I know it's been asked, but can anyone think of a document armed citizen shooting where a reload was required,...
  4. Instead of just copy/pasting the first paragraph...

    Instead of just copy/pasting the first paragraph from an article and then drive by dropping a link, try offering some commentary of your own.
  5. Thread: Weak 40 ammo

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    It'll probably be 3 months for the supply chain...

    It'll probably be 3 months for the supply chain to get caught up again, just in time for people to freak out about the election. What a year 2020 is going to be.
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    Good point! For those wondering, this is my...

    Good point! For those wondering, this is my "minimum maintenance clean" that I run my guns through every couple of hundred rounds.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Je8hXWO2zdw
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    Yeah, that's good poop right there. Also, if...

    Yeah, that's good poop right there. Also, if you're not concerned about intermediate barrier penetration, the old FBI load, 158 gr lead semiwadcutter hollowpoints has put a lot of very naughty men...
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    I carry a 3 inch LCRx in .38 Special pretty much...

    I carry a 3 inch LCRx in .38 Special pretty much whenever my pants are on. I don't carry a reload, although I've been thinking about changing that practice after talking to a few friends. I also have...
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    I keep a set of HESCO plates and a roll of duct...

    I keep a set of HESCO plates and a roll of duct tape next to my bed just in case.

    No, in all seriousness, obviously I get issued armor for my .mil job, but I don't take that home, so I did...
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    I hate cleaning guns. I hate it even more...

    I hate cleaning guns.

    I hate it even more when my guns fail me when I need them to work. As such, I clean my working revolvers every 250 rounds or so with a "quick" clean that removes debris and...
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    I use 130gr American Eagle FMJ out of a GP100 all...

    I use 130gr American Eagle FMJ out of a GP100 all the time. It barely moves the gun, and it's really quite pleasant to shoot. I shot my 148gr wadcutters out of it and I swear I legit giggled at how...
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    Given your parameters, you are looking for a...

    Given your parameters, you are looking for a unicorn. The current crop of 9mm revolvers is three or four large frame competition oriented revolvers, and one Ruger LCR in 9mm which is certainly not...
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    Or Airbus and Embraer. I've flown on a lot of EMB...

    Or Airbus and Embraer. I've flown on a lot of EMB planes, and the thought of flying on a plane made by someone who could have gotten a job at Taurus doesn't fill me with confidence.
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    For the first time in 20 years, I wish I lived in...

    For the first time in 20 years, I wish I lived in a rural area again. Living in a major metropolitan area, in a high rise building at that, there is no way for me to effectively practice social...
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    Well, once I get to go play outside again. Since...

    Well, once I get to go play outside again. Since they cancelled my season opener match, I'm not doing any live fire training until probably mid April now.
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    Bingo

    Bingo
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    Oh FUCK you. I did not need to see that while I'm...

    Oh FUCK you. I did not need to see that while I'm social distancing. My brain is all "it's just a grand...I could totally afford that..."
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    The IDPA Tri-State Regional Championship outside...

    The IDPA Tri-State Regional Championship outside Tallahassee that was scheduled for March 28th has been rescheduled for July 25th. Right up until yesterday they had been putting out consistent...
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    The first year I shot The Steel Challenge (the...

    The first year I shot The Steel Challenge (the big one) was back in 2011 when it was still in Piru. Back then they had their own divisions, plus they had all the IDPA divisions. They also still! have...
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    That's because adding 8-shot revolvers and...

    That's because adding 8-shot revolvers and allowing minor scoring ruined revolver. You absolutely have to have an 8-shooter if you want to be competitive. Out of only 31 shooters at Nationals last...
  21. Thread: Weak 40 ammo

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    For practice, the Federal Syntech 205gr Action...

    For practice, the Federal Syntech 205gr Action Pistol load is extremely pleasant to shoot for a .40. It's about the nicest factory .40 out there that I can recall.
  22. Here, let me make this simple for you Sanch: ...

    Here, let me make this simple for you Sanch:

    Believe me no is going to find out you were at a match unless you put it out there.
    You're not going to get any "training scars" from shooting a club...
  23. Thread: snub caliber Q

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    The real question here isn't "which should you...

    The real question here isn't "which should you get" but rather "what's your primary use case?" If your primary use case is a general purpose revolver that can do a lot of different things, then the...
  24. At this point, I carry a gun because it's my job....

    At this point, I carry a gun because it's my job. I am a public figure in the firearms industry, and my ghost would die of embarrassment if I was killed by a mugger and I wasn't strapped.
  25. Whichever's cheapest. Ruger claims the LCR...

    Whichever's cheapest. Ruger claims the LCR rimfire guns are safe to dry fire empty, but it still gives me the heebies.
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