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    I'm of the opinion that the vast majority of the...

    I'm of the opinion that the vast majority of the Army's senior leaders have no real exposure to concealed carry or defensive firearms use in general. They may own guns, but it's more for the skeet...
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    Word. I hear you. Unfortunately, I don't...

    Word.



    I hear you. Unfortunately, I don't know what assumptions were used to develop the cost estimate, but such things are easy to manipulate to support a desired outcome.
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    I can only speak for myself , not the whole Army,...

    I can only speak for myself , not the whole Army, but I care quite a bit. Besides CAS, I've used the heck out of air mobility and ISR, and really appreciate us having air superiority/supremacy...
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    Slug or Buckshot for Home Defense?

    I'd like to find a few bricks of FC #1, but in the meantime I sleep pretty well with #00 at the ready.
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    Has to have both FMJ and JHP available. 9, 40,...

    Has to have both FMJ and JHP available. 9, 40, and 45 meet that requirement.

    I wouldn't take that as a shift away from FMJ for general purpose forces (unfortunately).
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    One thing that's helping to push this along is...

    One thing that's helping to push this along is the cost to refurb a Beretta is higher than what they expect to buy the new pistol for. IF the numbers I heard mentioned were correct, and not fudged...
  7. Thread: ALG ACT trigger

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    I have the QMS on a few guns where stock USGI...

    I have the QMS on a few guns where stock USGI appearance is important to me, but the ACT definitely performs better.

    Both are quality options.
  8. Thread: reholstering

    by Dave J
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    More than once, I've been the only student in a...

    More than once, I've been the only student in a class working from concealed AIWB. While I don't recall ever having an instructor specifically tell me to holster faster, I'm frequently the slowest...
  9. Thread: AR Pistol Grips

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    WTS: MIAD kit is SPF

    MIAD kit is SPF
  10. Thread: AR Pistol Grips

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    WTS: AR Pistol Grips

    Various AR pistol grips.

    Top Row:

    BCM Mod 1 (NIP) -- $18 SPF

    BCM Mod 3 -- $15

    Ergo "Standard" -- I forget the model number, but it's the skinny rubber one with a slight thumb shelf...
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    Those socks keep resetting my OODA loop

    Those socks keep resetting my OODA loop
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    Exposed Magazine Release - School Me

    Not sure if this will show up well, but here's a picture of the inside of the mag well. The epoxy is the grey triangle.http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/29/00f94f403e5c6e4651513bf50146a816.jpg
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    FWIW, on my Kahr P9, I used epoxy to fill in a...

    FWIW, on my Kahr P9, I used epoxy to fill in a portion of the triangular cutout that the mag catch spring flexes in. That immobilized about 1/3 of the spring, reducing its working length, and...
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    I'm seriously thinking it might have been...

    I'm seriously thinking it might have been intentional, perhaps with the idea of being able to download the magazine tube without having to reach into the loading port to manipulate the shell stop. ...
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    Beretta 1301 Tactical

    Paddle reversed on shotgun:
    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/19/13d3df830fc63c7135d358d6e9e72200.jpg

    The epoxy overtravel stop:...
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    I was messing with an idea over the weekend as...

    I was messing with an idea over the weekend as well, but didn't want to jinx myself by posting too early.

    Basically, what I did was to reverse the paddle, then add an "overtravel stop" to the...
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    In addition to the names already posted, I recall...

    In addition to the names already posted, I recall a couple of our SME's occasionally mentioning Scotty Reitz as being among the best shotgun trainers. ...
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    I'm curious about this. Going to a taller rear...

    I'm curious about this. Going to a taller rear (.278 vs. .270) should have made the gun shoot about 1" higher, unless one of the two sights wasn't actually the advertised height.
  19. Thread: ACOG

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    I think the only ones worth considering are the...

    I think the only ones worth considering are the compact & micro versions like JodyH mentioned. Although I used one down range quite a bit, I don't care for the short eye relief on the 4X models. I...
  20. Army, Marines face new pressure to use same ammunition

    Perhaps, perhaps not. Most of our existing small arms ranges were built to the old "cone shaped" SDZs, and many don't actually meet current standards. Installation commanders sign a ton of waivers...
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    Considering that in this thread touched on three...

    Considering that in this thread touched on three very different categories (dots, comps, and even carbine handguards), If shouldn't be surprising that there were varied answers.
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    G19 with RMR06 and KKM compensator

    In reference to Runcible's questions, which I forgot to quote:

    IIRC, Comp M2's (M68's)were fielded in significant numbers starting in about 1997-98. They worked extremely well, except that the...
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    Just as a note for GardoneVT (and anyone else...

    Just as a note for GardoneVT (and anyone else trying out the full size 92's in AIWB mode), I found that small changes to ride height and cant made for very large changes in comfort, much more so than...
  24. Thread: LCR 9mm

    by Dave J
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    Forward movement of the bullet(s) in the unfired...

    Forward movement of the bullet(s) in the unfired cylinders, caused by the inertia of the bullet overcoming the crimp/neck tension under recoil. Usually seen in lightweight revolvers with hot loads.
  25. Thread: Curve Recalled

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    So, the caliber wasn't stamped? Maybe they just...

    So, the caliber wasn't stamped? Maybe they just hadn't cut the chambers yet.
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