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  1. Detroitgator

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    Kimber abandoning NY, moving to Troy, AL
     
    • Nalt

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      Problem solved.

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      • Swamp Donkey

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        what's wrong with being an ass?

        most people don't realize how much they give up by getting a micro gun.

        I too have a stick-it-in-my-pocket gun, a teensy Glock, but the reality is the only time I carry it's when I'm being lazy. usually something like and mowing the lawn and I have to run quickly to get gas.

        I'm probably going to sell it to force myself not to be lazy.

        like every other gun owner of the planet I've had a few five shot revolvers. I got rid of it for the same reason that most agencies have gotten rid of theirs, it was state-of-the-art in the 1890s.

        if you're going to carry a gun you have to dress for the gun. Generally that means untucked shirts -- preferably ones that are meant to be untucked so it doesn't look stupid-- and probably one or even two sizes larger than what currently seems to be the style. Yes, that means you have to give up your little sister's schmedium shirts.

        Now here's the next part, I'm probably a little slow because I didn't figure this out at first. once you dress for the gun you can carry something the size of a Glock 19 (or any similar compact) as easily as you can carry a glock 26 (or similar).

        it is true that you most likely will never ever need a firearm. I get it. However, I promise you this, if you do, you're going to wish you weren't going out a Glock 43 or a 5-shot peashooter instead of a Glock 19 (or similar).

        I had a friend, an assistant us attorney, come back from a concealed carry course where the so-called expert told everyone to get 22 magnum revolvers.

        the truth is probably 70% of the soldiers, 99% of the sailors and maybe 90% of cops don't have a clue about guns. they usually know very little more than what they have stuffed in their holster

        it's not hard to get your self-declared an instructor or an expert in some people's minds.

        if you're going to carry a 5 shot revolver I would have very least make sure you're carrying reloads. so many do not and practice practice practice.
         
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        • Concrete Helmet

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          Refresh my memory :lol:.....With me it's like when I go car shopping
          Is it fast?
          Does it look cool?
          And does my fat ass fit in it?

          I'll take it....
           
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            That's the advantage to not being well liked....or even liked in the least.....or even considered sane by any neighbors....people walk across the street to use the sidewalk on the other side when walking by my house...of course limping around the yard with a pick axe and talking about biscuits may have something to do with it also...
            But I guarantee you one thing and that is this.... ain't no one who knows me coming inside my house for a surprise visit or to take even one of my beers....
             
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            • Gator By Marriage

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              Were that that had happened! I don’t know if you know story about that firefight, but it was not a good one. The Bureau lost two agents and had five wounded that day.
              I had the privilege once of sitting in an auditorium and hearing Mireles speak about the incident. It was some brilliant detective work that enabled them to find the two scumbags, but after that everything that could go wrong did and they made some serious tactical errors. A lot of lessons were learned from that incident. RIP Jerry Dove and Ben Grogan.
               
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                  Old school
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                  • Detroitgator

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                    here.... we.... GO!!!!! :lol:

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                    • Detroitgator

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                      BLUF: Run 1-200 of your range rounds through it just to smooth it out and get familiar with your weapon. Not great, not terrible.

                      Pro Tip #3474: Buy ammo when no one else is. I'm doing fine with 9mm ammo, but then again, I used to get mocked for being a "prepper." ;)

                      Super Pro Tip #7: A Super Pro has a "go bag," a "go box," and then a "squirrel ranch." Be a "SPIT" (Super Pro in Training) and at least have a "go bag."

                      Here are the "go boxes"... to get me to "squirrel ranch."

                      People like @AvgJoe understand what that tripod is behind the boxes. It's for "home use" in front of the TV watching football and makes sure you don't run out of 9mm... the "full shop" is at squirrel ranch. ;)
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                      • Gator By Marriage

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                        Here's a professional tip: don't run; just walk away at good, but not hurried pace. And as Clemenza said, "And don't look nobody in the face, but you don't look away either."
                         
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                              I’m unclear; does this affect imports?
                               
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                                What would you do? (remember, I'm small town USA with good ol' boy sheriffs and not downtown Chicago)

                                I went on a walk today on an unoccupied farm behind our house. Someone does do target practice back there but I don’t know the owners. It’s a few hundred acres. I’m walking down the road with my daughter and neighbor and come across this H&K .45 After much debate and calling Seedy, I brought it home and called the sheriff. I think it fell off the back of a truck but wouldn’t have touched it if it was suspicious. Didn’t want it to continue to rust and didn’t want it getting into some kids hands. They are running the serial number through ATF and will call me back.

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                                  I suspect she may think a smaller, lighter gun would be easier for a smaller, lighter female to shoot.

                                  Take her to the range to disabuse her of that notion. Let her fire a few rounds of the exact same ammunition out of a full size pistol and out of a tiny, light-weight pistol.

                                  She may very well change her mind about carrying a little extra weight.



                                  Alex.
                                   
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                                    I understand the go bag concept well.
                                    My tactical backpack has 390 rounds of 223 in mags and another 200 or so in 9mm in mags. All of my 9mm pistols can use the same magazines, which is very handy.
                                     
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                                      • Detroitgator

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                                        FWIW, i'm not a fan of any s&w semi-auto. they were the wheel gun guys that got into the semi-auto world because they had too.
                                         
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                                          I wish I could contribute. A few years ago, I lost all my guns in a boating accident.
                                           

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