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    I briefly owned a 686+ but traded it at the first...

    I briefly owned a 686+ but traded it at the first good opportunity. I shall not own another one unless it is a gift.

    Mine became completely unreliable with a -1lb Wolff mainspring. Also, the 7th...
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    The average tenure of a police chief in my state...

    The average tenure of a police chief in my state is two years. The average tenure of a Sheriff here is 18 years. I was fortunate to be the Chief Deputy for terms 5,6,7 of a 7-term Sheriff. I...
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    A 16" barrel would be my preference. Anything...

    A 16" barrel would be my preference. Anything longer than 18" is of no interest to me.
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    With an 18" barrel, I could see it fitting into...

    With an 18" barrel, I could see it fitting into the practical category, but 24" is too long for that, at least in my opinion.
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    Close Range Carbine, Athens, GA, 2/20/21

    Registration & Info Link


    Tuition: $130


    Description:


    This class focuses on the unique challenges of using a carbine to protect you and your loved ones at the distances encountered in...
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    If you read the link posted by John Hearne,...

    If you read the link posted by John Hearne, you'll see an attempt to define the terms.
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    It's only January 2nd, and we've had our...

    It's only January 2nd, and we've had our community drama for the year already.
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    One of our now former agency instructors took...

    One of our now former agency instructors took several of Petty's classes and came back teaching the temple index, and he never presented as anything but for safe movement among friendlies, at least...
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    The Indiana State Police say five seconds: ...

    The Indiana State Police say five seconds:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2B48FmLkys&fbclid=IwAR3-705dzSAjJoLq1l8Gz65lkJjxlHvlNMHa7WDwWz5bIDkgkkJb8s 3T9bk
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    Likewise, not aimed at you, but I don't...

    Likewise, not aimed at you, but I don't understand the position by many that match bumps are the only legit way to move up when one of the criticisms of IDPA is that it is too easy to get match...
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    Several of the GADPA Board were banned from IDPA...

    Several of the GADPA Board were banned from IDPA at the time of the split.

    I never shot a GADPA match. I was fed up with the way the whole thing went down and pretty much abandoned matches for...
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    And another thread rebirth!! I shot a club...

    And another thread rebirth!!

    I shot a club match earlier this month. It was the first match I shot since the match mentioned earlier in this thread in which I shot the 5x5 and bumped to MA.
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    Thread rebirth!!! GADPA as a separate entity...

    Thread rebirth!!!

    GADPA as a separate entity is done. It has re-affiliated with IDPA beginning in 1/21. Some of the GADPA players that were involved with the split will no longer be with the...
  14. I've stayed at the Comfort Inn there twice and at...

    I've stayed at the Comfort Inn there twice and at the LaQuinta. I preferred the Comfort Inn. A Fairfield Inn was under construction next to the Comfort Inn the last time I was there. It may be...
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    An RAR in 5.56 is on my list. I like those...

    An RAR in 5.56 is on my list. I like those sights.
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    In this thread, Down the Practical Hole...

    In this thread, Down the Practical Hole, ultimately, I ended up with a RAR in 6.5 Grendel. Some of my thoughts on it are expressed in that thread.

    I agree, the trigger from the factory is a...
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    Years ago I bought a 686+, a purchase funded by...

    Years ago I bought a 686+, a purchase funded by being a nice guy and selling a dude back a GP100 that he sold to me as he went through a divorce.

    I bought a bunch of SL Variant loaders for it, but...
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    When I was mandated to carry a 4006 as a duty weapon, I used the ejection port for one handed manipulations.
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    I have no firsthand experience with them, but...

    I have no firsthand experience with them, but these company might have something that will work for you:

    Midwest Tactical Solutions

    I found them when I was looking for a RDS holster that didn't...
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    I get the course announcements via email.

    I get the course announcements via email.
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    Six hours, but I'm driven all the way to AZ, CO,...

    Six hours, but I'm driven all the way to AZ, CO, and WA for classes. Travel for me is more an issue of timing and value.
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    See my first post; already tried that.

    See my first post; already tried that.
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    I'm in GA. The other two classes were in AL.

    I'm in GA. The other two classes were in AL.
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    NLEFIA seems to be doing well in some places, but...

    NLEFIA seems to be doing well in some places, but it is having trouble getting established in others. I have twice joined. Once was when I was going to host their Advanced Instructor course, but we...
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    From an actual Social Levergun class.. ...

    From an actual Social Levergun class..
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