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  1. Thread: Vetting a shotgun

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    TCinVA Great info, and thanks for sharing your...

    TCinVA

    Great info, and thanks for sharing your observations on the low-budget Chinese and Turkish guns showing up to your classes. In the used 870 Police thread, you mentioned the 590A1 as the...
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    Is this basically a Springfield Loaded series but...

    Is this basically a Springfield Loaded series but without the ambi thumb safety and front slide serrations?

    Any other differences?

    Which, if we're talking about value, you can find the Loaded...
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    I'm not telling you what to do, and I don't know...

    I'm not telling you what to do, and I don't know what your range is like......but let's analyze then:

    My range is 15-20 feet from the line to the back wall, so I've got 10+ feet of distance...
  4. Thread: Vetting a shotgun

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    Oh, well, your exposé of, "I LeT Ab33rd33N vEt...

    Oh, well, your exposé of, "I LeT Ab33rd33N vEt muh GunZ!" didn't really convey that understanding.



    Welcome to the conversation, that's what we're talking about.
  5. Thread: Vetting a shotgun

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    All weapons used for serious purposes should be...

    All weapons used for serious purposes should be vetted, regardless of manufacturer. Nobody is saying Benellis have had problems over GWOT, or that Turkish guns are just as good as XYZ favorite brand....
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    Remember the study from last year about covid...

    Remember the study from last year about covid risk inside aircraft being insanely low due to the effective circulation of air?

    IIRC, aircraft have an interior flow rate of 10-20cfm per seat. NIOSH...
  7. Structurally, targa tops are the same as a...

    Structurally, targa tops are the same as a convertible. The A-frame is not bracing the top of the car to the rear, therefore it's weaker.

    If you ever look at buying something with the idea of...
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    No, though some department's might prohibit it....

    No, though some department's might prohibit it. I'm not sure about the agency featured in the video. While some more "progressive" cities may be instituting policies of "proportionality", the US...
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    It looks like the subject drove to the schoolbus...

    It looks like the subject drove to the schoolbus yard hoping to find his estranged wife there to finish her off.*

    Bravo to the officers for apparently recognizing this imminent and continued...
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    Also for consideration is whether a given...

    Also for consideration is whether a given agency's policy has not changed on barring certain kinds of cuffs, but forbids you by policy from using intermediate force adjuncts that are not issued or...
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    To better explain where YVK is coming from: On...

    To better explain where YVK is coming from:

    On a patient chart, there's a category for complaints. There's a separate section for diagnosis. The two are not the same thing, and correlation does...
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    I have mixed feelings about this but am hesitant...

    I have mixed feelings about this but am hesitant to comment since I don't know what happened prior to the video starting, don't know the facts known to the shooter at the time about the decedent's...
  13. Thread: I hate Turkey rant

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    Oven bags make turkey super easy. One of the...

    Oven bags make turkey super easy.

    One of the easiest meals I've ever made, actually, and I'm no cook.

    Hands down a game changer compared to doing it the old fashioned way.
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    Well, you've only got about a few years left,...

    Well, you've only got about a few years left, AMC, so fuck it. You are in California, after all......

    https://www.chiappafirearms.com/product.php?id=134

    ...
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    I'm honestly not a fan of the SL Variants. I had...

    I'm honestly not a fan of the SL Variants. I had bought a few of them when they were still in limited production coming over from Germany.

    If I didn't have the rounds perfectly indexed to the...
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    I was being sarcastic at the expense of someone...

    I was being sarcastic at the expense of someone else claiming that the idea of justifiably shooting someone through auto glass is machismo wannabe hero fantasy bullshit.
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    No idea, but Mossberg also has a major customer...

    No idea, but Mossberg also has a major customer that Remington never had: the US Marine Corps. So, even if they're not buying thousands of receivers each year, there's still a steady stream of both...
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    I think that's mostly because you can get a basic...

    I think that's mostly because you can get a basic bead sight 18.5-20" Mossberg Maverick 88 Security model for under $200 if you shop around. If you made souped up versions of the Maverick with heat...
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    Did you end up purchasing random one-off 870Ps on...

    Did you end up purchasing random one-off 870Ps on the open market, batches of police trade-ins from distributors, or what? What was the outcome?
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    I'm referring to the overwhelming shift from...

    I'm referring to the overwhelming shift from shotguns to 5.56 carbines as the default general purpose long arm, not from one shotgun to another.

    I'm not well versed enough to spitball a proper...
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    What a vigilante wannabe hero movie trope...

    What a vigilante wannabe hero movie trope fantasy.

    pfff.
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    From what I can tell, my comment has been...

    From what I can tell, my comment has been interpreted by several people to mean:

    1) Stand in the way of the vehicle
    2) Mag dump with a crowd as your backstop
    3) Shoot when the car is out of...
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    Thank you for your insightful response. I'll...

    Thank you for your insightful response.

    I'll add that to verified incidents of vehicle-borne attacks being terminated by persons with pistols.
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    I don't imagine that'll change, either. Agencies...

    I don't imagine that'll change, either. Agencies aren't buying shotguns anymore; any agency who wants to use 870Ps already has them, and the 870Ps last forever.

    I'd danger that if anyone wants an...
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    :cool:

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