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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #400 on: January 02, 2014, 04:08:37 PM »
Article says the Remington R-51 will list at $389.
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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #401 on: January 02, 2014, 06:52:58 PM »
That's msrp, retail will probably be less. It looks pretty sweet for what it is!
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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #403 on: September 22, 2014, 06:11:23 AM »
Yep, Always comes down to shot placement.  Hit's with anything count a lot more than misses with everything. 



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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #404 on: December 11, 2014, 08:59:52 AM »
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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #405 on: December 11, 2014, 07:07:12 PM »
Cci shotshells are alot of fun from one of those watcher

I had one a few years ago in 22lr that was fun to plink with

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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #407 on: January 04, 2015, 04:27:46 PM »
Great article. Ernie and CVO have been my go to gun shop for 10 years. real good guy.
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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #408 on: November 16, 2015, 03:11:28 PM »
Hard to believe I have had my CCW permit for almost 5 years now, so I was up to renew. Took a quick (about 20 minutes) shooting "class" over the weekend where you had to show proficiency with a hand gun. I picked up a few pointers and was comfortable with the test.


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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #409 on: November 16, 2015, 03:12:58 PM »
Great shootin tex  ;) keep those skills honed.
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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #410 on: November 16, 2015, 05:51:34 PM »
Nice tight pattern is that two or three clips worth

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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #411 on: November 16, 2015, 06:49:13 PM »
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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #412 on: November 17, 2015, 08:48:14 AM »
Great shootin tex  ;) keep those skills honed.
Thanks.  I ran through about 20 rounds that morning, but had not had the chance to even admire my G19 for a month or so before that.

Nice tight pattern is that two or three clips worth
3 mags (not clips) - 45 rounds.

For the test, there were two command types:

"Up" - this would mean 2-5 rounds at center mass (the grey rectangle in the center)
or
Call out a number - one shot at the number called.

I rushed the one shot at #3 (it hit on the shoulder of the silhouette) and the two that drifted right of center.  The two low on center, I anticipated.
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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #413 on: November 17, 2015, 05:32:49 PM »
I just watched this and thought it was great. We actually did this in TKD class (with a rubber gun and knife) with the same results.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_KJ1R2PCMM
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Re: Handgun thoughts
« Reply #414 on: November 17, 2015, 06:20:06 PM »
Most definitely needs to be taught