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  1. Practical Revolver - 11/20/21, Culpeper Va.

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/practical-revolver-tickets-195083097797

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    You could be forgiven for thinking that nobody uses revolvers anymore...but Smith & Wesson and Ruger are producing...
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    I install a section of 3M safety tape on my guns...

    I install a section of 3M safety tape on my guns right around the thumb imprint on the left side of the gun. I do that because I find the meat of my support hand thumb "drumstick" hits right there...
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    I don't have an LTT modified gun, but I do have...

    I don't have an LTT modified gun, but I do have Apex parts in my Gen5 Glock pistols.

    The Gen5 Glocks in 9mm tend to be considerably more accurate than previous generation Glocks. The first Gen5 I...
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    Interesting. I have the pedestrian CORE model...

    Interesting. I have the pedestrian CORE model compact and the Apex parts are an improvement over those stock bits...but I also was the guy who put the Massachusetts trigger reset springs in my 1.0...
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    It ain't quite as good as a 1911. But it will...

    It ain't quite as good as a 1911.

    But it will let me reholster the pistol safely, so...

    It's going to depend on your hands. I find the safety on the M17 fits me a little bit better, but the...
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    I have a little theory that the M&P CORE with a...

    I have a little theory that the M&P CORE with a safety and Apex trigger bits and barrel is all the stuff people want out of the Stacatto but much cheaper and more reliable.
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    Getting the optic up higher isn't exactly new,...

    Getting the optic up higher isn't exactly new, either...

    https://images.guns.com/wordpress/2013/06/mp5_with_french_GIGN_team.jpg78508
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    It might not be as new as you might think... ...

    It might not be as new as you might think...


    https://youtu.be/M0OplOJQQAw

    Stockless use of a compact weapon was done quite a bit in the old days because various bits of protective gear...
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    Recoil can hammer everything. I've seen Aimpoints...

    Recoil can hammer everything. I've seen Aimpoints break on shotguns...but that's the exception rather than the rule, and I'm reasonably sure the optics in question had some sort of manufacturing...
  10. I wonder if that's pictures from the scene or the...

    I wonder if that's pictures from the scene or the way our press puts pictures of AK-47's up on stories about someone shot with a handgun.
  11. Modern broadheads are frighteningly lethal...

    Modern broadheads are frighteningly lethal devices. People who don't hunt have likely never seen a deer double lunged with a carbon fiber arrow tipped with a modern broadhead from a modern bow. When...
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    27's and 28's are particularly susceptible to...

    27's and 28's are particularly susceptible to having issues with the yoke and endshake just because of how heavy the cylinders are. It's a whole lot of mass if someone handles the gun stupidly or...
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    Speed of presentation is going to depend on how...

    Speed of presentation is going to depend on how you start.

    In other words, if you are carrying the gun in a field sort of carry (muzzle up) and mount the gun by just driving the stock to the...
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    So for context: I bought my first 1301 in...

    So for context:

    I bought my first 1301 in 2016 about April. I added the Aridus adapter about 1.5 years later. In that time the gun has been through all of my classes (usually used as a loaner)...
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    I moved these posts into their own thread because...

    I moved these posts into their own thread because the 1301 thread is ponderous enough as is.

    As for the 1201...

    It is a completely different shotgun than the 1301. It was discontinued some...
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    It's likely that the rechargables are not built...

    It's likely that the rechargables are not built as tough as the typical 123's...which I guess would make sense.

    Either way, the batteries stacked on one another like that are going to beat on one...
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    And since I'm feeling ranty, yes...someone can be...

    And since I'm feeling ranty, yes...someone can be dead on in their overall criticisms of a particular pistol's flaws and still provide customized versions of the things.

    There are significant...
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    That's exactly what it is. At the moment...

    That's exactly what it is.

    At the moment there are literally millions of new gun owners out there who have gone out to get some training and are now seeing some of the limitations of their...
  19. FPF Home Defense Shotgun - 10/16/2021, Culpeper Va.

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/home-defense-shotgun-tickets-130026935063
    The objective of this course is to cover the topic of home defense and the information most relevant to the use of the shotgun...
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    77536 The batteries certainly take a beating,...

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    The batteries certainly take a beating, as that dished out negative side shows. But the batteries beat the shit out of the contact points and that kills the device itself. Physics doesn't...
  21. CHWPS does seem to be struggling of late. It's...

    CHWPS does seem to be struggling of late. It's sad to see.

    I've had excellent results from the FCD MOS plate for the Acro. I've seen enough of their stuff in the wild to recommend them without...
  22. JDC Low Light Pistol Skills - 10/23, Capon WV

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    Low Light Pistol is for the Defensive Practitioner who is already well skilled in the fundamental use and...
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    Manufacturers seem allergic to putting a proper...

    Manufacturers seem allergic to putting a proper LOP on shotguns.
  24. We only have three slots left and we're more than...

    We only have three slots left and we're more than 20 days out...so if you want in, do so quickly.
  25. One of the best ways to free up a fastener is to...

    One of the best ways to free up a fastener is to use a soldering iron on the head of the fastener itself.
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