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    Somewhere around here are a couple of threads on...

    Somewhere around here are a couple of threads on practical fighting bolt guns that are pretty informative. Based on the premise that they are useful today, and likely one of the last guns to go given...
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    I've seen friends and families left to sort...

    I've seen friends and families left to sort through the collections of a loved one, and learned a few things from that. I have some docs in my "open when I'm dead" file with helpful dispo...
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    Dremel a slot for a flathead. You could also just...

    Dremel a slot for a flathead. You could also just dimple it enough to set a punch in to hold while you loosen.
  4. Thread: Lock Your Doors

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    Many of the electronic door locks have settings...

    Many of the electronic door locks have settings for this, and are not terribly expensive.



    Some residential garage door openers can do the above as well.
  5. Thread: Low band radio

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    Still seen in limited, localized use, and...

    Still seen in limited, localized use, and regional variation. Mostly car to car, but some PSAPs have kept monitoring capability.
  6. Experience from several years ago with ~10k...

    Experience from several years ago with ~10k rounds or so...

    Majority of FM reman (9/223) was fine.
    Some case head separations in .223.
    A few case failures in 9mm.
    Some palpable charge...
  7. Genuine discussion, not being argumentative... ...

    Genuine discussion, not being argumentative...



    Have you CCW'ed on a school bus, either daily pick-up/drop-off route or team/field trip transport? How did it differ from any other crowded...
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    Great, thank you.

    Great, thank you.
  9. Legal stuff notwithstanding, I've found carrying...

    Legal stuff notwithstanding, I've found carrying on school busses to be little different than any other public transit. True concealment, quality gear, and situational awareness. "Average" CCWers can...
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    Whose QD mounts are you using on those slings?

    Whose QD mounts are you using on those slings?
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    Replace locking blocks when cracked, broken, or...

    Replace locking blocks when cracked, broken, or chipped - necessity is rare.

    A G17 with 20k of unknown origin/unvetted owner would be fine as a shooter, replace the RSA. For EDC or life support...
  12. It can be mechanically done. Some will function...

    It can be mechanically done. Some will function with decent reliability. It's not advisable.

    I vaguely remember an aftermarket G20 magazine follower designed for this purpose.
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    "The bearer of this credential is a (qualified...

    "The bearer of this credential is a (qualified LEO/qualified retired LEO) as defined by 18 USC 926 (B/C)"
    "(Name) is verified eligible for the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA)"
    "LEOSA...
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    Anecdotal on expired OC... No perceived...

    Anecdotal on expired OC...

    No perceived decrease in solution effectiveness in training and suspect applications.
    Some changes in distance, dispersion, reliability of multiple discharges, and...
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    Say more?

    Say more?
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    The ALG ACT is a very good trigger for those...

    The ALG ACT is a very good trigger for those needing or wanting to be as GI as possible but still have improved pull. And it's better than its price point.
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    25yd, for those who can consistently shoot a...

    25yd, for those who can consistently shoot a decent group at that distance
    10yd, others
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    In case it's helpful... I changed a batt on an...

    In case it's helpful... I changed a batt on an -AG serial after 3 months, regular use dry/live.
  19. Cadaver labs are excellent learning, and open...

    Cadaver labs are excellent learning, and open enrollment ones rare.



    When attending autopsies or labs, I was almost always hungry afterward. Reportedly quite normal, and explained as a remnant...
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    @andre3k...

    @andre3k



    If I'm not mistaken, the APTP and APITP are the new incarnations of the Survival Shooting Training Program (SSTP) and the Reactive Shooting Instructor Training Program (RSITP)...
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    Ping your area rep, they usually have a handle on...

    Ping your area rep, they usually have a handle on it: https://www.smith-wesson.com/law-enforcement-sales-administration
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    This is what I do with the rubber grips:...

    This is what I do with the rubber grips: https://pistol-forum.com/showthread.php?13677-S-amp-W-442-Failure&p=267149&viewfull=1#post267149
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    I find NPS (and BLM, and USFS, and...) LE...

    I find NPS (and BLM, and USFS, and...) LE personnel to be pretty agreeable with armed citizens on their lands, provided that you don't come to their attention negatively....
  24. Chased my own tail on this a bit. Buy the...

    Chased my own tail on this a bit. Buy the multi-tool you want and just cut off the blade.
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    I have done that, but don't have the data at...

    I have done that, but don't have the data at hand. If we can accept a common understanding of what "easier to shoot" means to most, the G17 is easier than a gen5 G22 is easier than gen <5 G22. The...
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