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    It does. Bonus points for The Who reference. ...

    It does.

    Bonus points for The Who reference.


    Okie John
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    Same. I was a Special Forces soldier for a...

    Same.

    I was a Special Forces soldier for a while. Our mission was to train other people, so I got a lot of training on how to do that. Basically, the instructor must A) teach students a better...
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    I'm holding out for a controlled-round feed bolt...

    I'm holding out for a controlled-round feed bolt gun with express sights.


    Okie John
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    I'm glad to hear that NATO finally has an...

    I'm glad to hear that NATO finally has an adequate small game cartridge.


    Okie John
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    This is no little victory. This is HUGE. A...

    This is no little victory. This is HUGE. A student with significant challenges made good under conditions that are far more difficult than normal. Hats off to ALL of you.



    Excellent idea, but...
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    Don't bother. Read...

    Don't bother. Read https://www.amazon.com/Art-Rifle-Jeff-Cooper/dp/1581605927 instead.


    Okie John
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    This is a hilarious description of...

    This is a hilarious description of 24hourcampfire.com.


    Okie John
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    PM me your address and Iíll send you the sling...

    PM me your address and Iíll send you the sling you need.


    Okie John
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    I'd never wish foul weather on anyone but it...

    I'd never wish foul weather on anyone but it sounds like you guys might need it.


    Okie John
  10. Nobody can "control the narrative." You can only...

    Nobody can "control the narrative." You can only influence it after the fact. Witnesses sell their stories and the media resells them, fanning whichever flame they think will pay the most.
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    I think they've raised the prices to slow down...

    I think they've raised the prices to slow down panic buying and undermine the scalper market. Once things get back to normal I think prices will drop.


    Okie John
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    I'd bet that a lot of Ruger Speed Six dimensions...

    I'd bet that a lot of Ruger Speed Six dimensions are very close to those of the K-frame so they could use the same impedimenta like speedloaders and holsters, which means a lot to agencies buying new...
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    And a LocTite user:...

    And a LocTite user:...
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    Midway Has 300 Savage Ammo

    https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1001784712?pid=192960

    I figured it would be quite a while before anything this low on the food chain showed up again. The price is ridiculous but if you're...
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    Stop talking to people who sell rifles for a...

    Stop talking to people who sell rifles for a living (especially EuroOptic) and start listening to people who use them. A7 issues are well documented. Sako might bend over backwards to help shooters...
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    OK, I'll throw out a few pointers. All of this...

    OK, I'll throw out a few pointers. All of this has been written down long ago by people more knowledgeable than me. Read everything you can find by Jack OíConnor, Finn Aagaard, and Craig Boddington....
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    If they were to get the right folks, influencers...

    If they were to get the right folks, influencers could help them with their goal of reaching people who donít follow the media or who may not speak English. But as The New York Times notes,

    In...
  18. The "Other" box is a good place to drop wisdom if...

    The "Other" box is a good place to drop wisdom if you're so inclined.


    Okie John
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    The rifle should balance at the front action...

    The rifle should balance at the front action screw when it's ready to hunt. Making offhand hits with a rifle that's light in the muzzle is far harder than with a rifle that's neutral or muzzle heavy....
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    Anything to be on the lookout for over there? ...

    Anything to be on the lookout for over there?


    Okie John
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    The last new ammo that I've seen in LGS was...

    The last new ammo that I've seen in LGS was blue-box Federal 308 back in November.

    I see 308/30-06/5.56/12-gauge coming back first, then 20-gauge/30-30/243, then WSM/6.5 Creedmoor/270/belted...
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    Around here, 308 and 30-06 vanished by...

    Around here, 308 and 30-06 vanished by Thanksgiving. 270 and 7mm Magnum were gone by Christmas. There are a few boxes of oddballs like 7-30 Waters and 38-40 but that's about it.

    Dry firing is...
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    Slightly faster. If you can handle one then you...

    Slightly faster. If you can handle one then you can handle the other.


    Okie John
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    I read that article to say that the City of...

    I read that article to say that the City of Minneapolis will again abdicate their responsibility to stop riots and arrest rioters. Instead, they'll use social media, "safety toolkits", and community...
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    Patience, Grasshopper. It will be worth the wait....

    Patience, Grasshopper. It will be worth the wait.


    Okie John
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