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    I agree with others who recommend using the MGW...

    I agree with others who recommend using the MGW tool and getting as low on the front sight as possible. I have not yet broken a sight using this tool in this manner, although pushing on the dovetail...
  2. My one concern is that the connection of the...

    My one concern is that the connection of the shoulder strap to the front end of any horizontal holster will likely have to move rearward, potentially placing the gun in an awkward position for...
  3. I just checked Galco’s website, and some of their...

    I just checked Galco’s website, and some of their Miami Classic models appear to be available for guns with red dots.


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  4. Thread: Glock 26 MOS

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    Thank you for that information. It is...

    Thank you for that information. It is disappointing. I would be very interested in a 26 MOS but have exactly zero interest in a 43X MOS.


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  5. Thread: Glock 26 MOS

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    Any updates on the Glock 26 MOS availability in...

    Any updates on the Glock 26 MOS availability in the US?
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    The his is really helpful - thank you. Two...

    The his is really helpful - thank you.

    Two big reasons for my preference for Tony’s holsters are the wide selection of cant angles and the fact that they generally sit as low as possible without...
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    My magazines have held up quite well, but my...

    My magazines have held up quite well, but my round count is quite low. Given the cost of these magazines, I am not treating them like I have treated Glock or 1911 magazines during training. If I am...
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    Although the P365 with flat basepad 10 round...

    Although the P365 with flat basepad 10 round magazines remains my favorite pocket gun, I have gone back to the Glock 26 for IWB carry. I had been carrying the P365 with 12 round magazines, but the...
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    Nice finds! If you do get a 9mm conversion...

    Nice finds!

    If you do get a 9mm conversion barrel for the CZ, always be aware of which barrel is installed. A 9mm cartridge will fit into the chamber of a 7.62x25, and the back ends of both cases...
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    While not really insurance, I have joined and...

    While not really insurance, I have joined and recommend Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network.


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  11. It turns out that some important details were...

    It turns out that some important details were left out of the original story . . .

    https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/boston-university-pushes-back-on-claims-of-new-deadly-covid-strain/2865815/...
  12. Thread: Bed side gun

    by BillSWPA
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    So you would rather not have a way to ensure that...

    So you would rather not have a way to ensure that you have not mistaken your son or daughter for a burglar before you shoot?

    Any reasonable light will have more than enough spill to identify...
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    I would be interested in how the recoil compares...

    I would be interested in how the recoil compares to the .380 and 9mm EZ. Some comments in other threads indicated that increasing the caliber to 9mm effectively removed the easy part. I know people...
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    Those situations are tough because you not only...

    Those situations are tough because you not only need the gun but a workable carry system. Circumstances which might motivate her to carry tend to arise quickly.


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    I used to run 5 miles before my knees got bad. ...

    I used to run 5 miles before my knees got bad. Before picking the gun, the more of carry should be selected.

    For me, a fannyoack with the strap tightly adjusted so the pack did not bounce worked...
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    I use 18.5 lb. Springs in my series 1 Kimber 5”,...

    I use 18.5 lb. Springs in my series 1 Kimber 5”, with good results.


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  17. Yes, and unlike many dirty tricks, it works. ...

    Yes, and unlike many dirty tricks, it works.


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  18. 1. Being sober. 2. Being armed. 3. ...

    1. Being sober.

    2. Being armed.

    3. Staying aware of my surroundings while recognizing that anyone can be surprised.

    4. Staying physically fit.

    5. Avoiding stupid people, stupid...
  19. Thread: Model 15

    by BillSWPA
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    At the risk of thread drift, one of the most...

    At the risk of thread drift, one of the most important things we can do as parents re: shooting, other than making sure our kids know the safety rules, is helping them to experience the fun. I also...
  20. My 1911 came with a flat mainspring housing. ...

    My 1911 came with a flat mainspring housing. While it worked OK, I replaced it with arched, and have preferred arched ever since. The palm of my hand is not flat.

    I have medium sized hands.
    ...
  21. I have a FIST ultra thin Kydex holster for a Colt...

    I have a FIST ultra thin Kydex holster for a Colt Detective Special. The holster conceals very well, holds the gun securely, and facilitates an easy draw. The clip is permanently attached to the...
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    I have both Peltor and Sordin electronic ear...

    I have both Peltor and Sordin electronic ear protection. Both work well. The Sordin is more expensive, but uses AAA cells, permitting the use of Eneloops. The Peltors use 9v. Sound quality of...
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    One of the best solutions I have found for...

    One of the best solutions I have found for particularly restrictive locations is a Spyderco Dodo. The blade is 2.06 inches, but the handle is relatively large. This knife was specifically designed...
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    The single biggest mistake I made when teaching...

    The single biggest mistake I made when teaching my wife how to shoot was letting her try a lightweight J frame using standard pressure ammo at a S&W event. She immediately developed a flinch that...
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    How does he plan to carry the knife? Sent...

    How does he plan to carry the knife?


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