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    I got Moderna #1 yesterday, 4 weeks til #2. A...

    I got Moderna #1 yesterday, 4 weeks til #2.
    A friend got Pfizer #1 yesterday, 3 weeks til #2.

    We wanted a celebratory cocktail, so I looked up alcohol after vaccination and found that it was OK...
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    My Dad's change box defense weapon (He was a city...

    My Dad's change box defense weapon (He was a city bus driver.) was a Colt Police Positive Special .32-20 that had been sawn off to 2" and the front sight soldered back on. Probably silver solder,...
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    He said a .22 suppressor is very nice at...

    He said a .22 suppressor is very nice at "precision" shoots, it is just click-clang, no adverse effect on accuracy.
    NRA does not allow them for regulation Smallbore.

    They are very common at...
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    Me, too. It is something extra to buy and...

    Me, too. It is something extra to buy and maintain. Unless it assures substantially better accuracy, why bother?

    I will ask my target shooting friend how many he sees at various events.
  5. And yet there is a thread running on some...

    And yet there is a thread running on some Canadian outfit pulling their P320s after a leg shot.
    So a. they already HAVE 320s and b. don't like them.
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    How much commission do these folks charge?

    How much commission do these folks charge?
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    There was once a tear gas burglar repellent....

    There was once a tear gas burglar repellent.
    Meant for buildings out of reach of response to a burglar alarm, like a hunting or fishing cabin.
    So you could head out for a vacation in the country,...
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    A friend described an old building with a vault...

    A friend described an old building with a vault door prominently labeled "War Gas."
    No indication of what it really was and I don't know how they disposed of it when the demolished the place, but it...
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    There was a steel target on a ratchet, you did...

    There was a steel target on a ratchet, you did not know how many notches it was set in, keep shooting until it falls.
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    Shot Spotter in Action

    https://news.yahoo.com/fatal-double-shooting-under-investigation-231407797.html

    "All new at 6:00 tonight, about 80 shots were fired in a fatal double-shooting last night. Miami-Dade Police say two...
  11. I think it would be best to take it up with...

    I think it would be best to take it up with Beretta and the ammo brand soon.
    If it deteriorates or you get dissatisfied with it down the road, "I bulged my barrel in the Blizzard of Nought 21."...
  12. I did the same to my ACE with Thunderbolts in...

    I did the same to my ACE with Thunderbolts in 1994. But they were cheap.
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    I agree, there has to be some real sharp pencil...

    I agree, there has to be some real sharp pencil thinking at Ruger to keep them from making a "MCR." Don't want to compete with their own iron guns, I assume.

    As far as new intermediate...
  14. Sure looks ring-bulged. I don't know what...

    Sure looks ring-bulged.
    I don't know what Beretta will do but the gun remains usable.
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    I am like Stephanie, I am pretty much a...

    I am like Stephanie, I am pretty much a sixshooter type. If it only holds five, it should fit a pocket.

    While I do have .44 dies and brass, I had rather have a .45 for which I have a dedicated...
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    There are some compromises with clarity and night...

    There are some compromises with clarity and night vision with the trick all-range lenses.
    And they are expensive.
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    I wear monovision shooting glasses but don't...

    I wear monovision shooting glasses but don't think I would be comfortable with it all the time.
    If and when I develop cataracts, I guess I could have a pair of monovision bifocals made up to test...
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    Same thing I'm doing here.

    Same thing I'm doing here.
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    .450-400 was a major medium in the double and...

    .450-400 was a major medium in the double and single era, never completely outmoded by .375 Holland's.
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    Interesting. It is now a blank on my iPad.

    Interesting. It is now a blank on my iPad.
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    Digital Glock Device

    There is a sidebar advertisement on Glocktalk for a phone app to turn your Glock off.
    https://machine.tech

    "Lightning fast lock and unlock" from phone or watch do not meet my standards for a fast...
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    I always thought of "grub screw" as a British...

    I always thought of "grub screw" as a British English term.
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    Trivia: The managing director of Rigby's had an...

    Trivia:
    The managing director of Rigby's had an 8mm 'round the head under the scalp wound in WW I.
    He considered this in his company's offerings and would not sell a Spitzer bullet.
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    Teddy Jacobsen had a strain screw with the tip...

    Teddy Jacobsen had a strain screw with the tip ground into a pyramid to click stop in the "power rib" of a Wolff spring.
  25. Interesting. What base gun would you pick now,...

    Interesting.
    What base gun would you pick now, 15 years downtime?
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