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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    21 Minutes Ago
    So, after some initial glitches, so far so good I think. But I always love those initial glitches on stuff that the press is high on when it first comes out.
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    40 Minutes Ago
    I'm going to give this a +2, just because I think anything higher might encourage this type of behavior ... And nobody needs to see that ...
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    44 Minutes Ago
    Really, at 15 yards, with a small pistol, all you absolutely have to do is shoot well enough to make them flinch, reconsider their lives real quick, and let them know if they come any closer you'll bite their legs off. If you want to do more, don't let me stop you ... LOL
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    1 Hour Ago
    Thanks for the write-up. It's always fun to shoot a bit.
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  • DParker's Avatar
    4 Hours Ago
    Took the LC9s out this morning for a brief visit to the range...brief because the sky opened up about 20 minutes after I got the targets set up, and it's an outdoor range. When I got there all of the 7 yd stalls were taken, so I decided to have some faith and set up at 15 yds. My phone's camera lens makes that look farther away than it is. After doing some reading I opted to not try any of the 124 gr Golden Saber +P rounds that I carry in my M&P. Instead, I used up the 18 rounds of 115 gr Hornady Critical Defense that I had left over from back when I was testing different PD loads for the M&P. The results weren't Hickock45-worthy, but they all fed smoothly and landed on the paper. With it about to rain any minute I shifted to let's-see-what-other-stuff-it'll-digest mode. I was out of my preferred Winchester White Box plinking ammo, but had a little each of some Remington UMC, Blazer Brass and...cheapest if the cheap...Tula steel cased, zinc plated projectile rounds (these things are truly crap). Save for the first Tula round, which jammed while feeding into the chamber (the case edges on them are abysmally wide and sharp) all rounds fed, cycled and ejected without problem, and also stayed on the paper...though some just barely. Between the gun's shorter sight radius and the fact that my vision had slowly degraded to the point that it's difficult for me to focus on the sights at all I think I'm probably going to mount a grip-activated laser on it. That and a lot more practice should allow me to tighten up those sorry-assed groups considerably. But even those aren't unacceptable if you shrink the distance to typical self-defense range. Obviously this isn't enough rounds to get used to the gun, let alone draw many conclusions about it yet. But, so far so good. The trigger was smooth with a fairly crisp break, though the take-up and reset are both a little longer than I'd prefer. The biggest problem, at least at first, was that the bottom end of the trigger is quite narrow...rather rhan flat against your finger...and almost comes to a bit of a point. As a result, the recoil from the first several shots drove that edge/point into the pad of my finger...which kinda' hurt. But I found I could prevent that by making sure my finger was up at the top of the trigger (which is relatively short anyway) and up against the bottom of the frame. That kept the end of the trigger from digging into my finger while not negatively impacting my ability to pull the trigger smoothly. And as expected, the shorter and narrower grip made it less ergonomic than the excellent grip on my M&P. But that's the inescapable price of the size reductions required in order to make a 9mm pistol light and small enough for deep concealed hot weather carry. So I definitely wouldn't call it a fun gun to shoot, but I didn't buy it to be a fun range toy, and it's not unpleasant enough to prevent me from practicing with it...so that's OK. So now I'm off to contemplate holstering options.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    20 Hours Ago
    Swampy is at his hot yoga class.
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  • DParker's Avatar
    20 Hours Ago
    Everyone needs a hobby.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    21 Hours Ago
    Lol...
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  • DParker's Avatar
    21 Hours Ago
    Wait....you're asking that? OK...that gets a +5 and a golf-clap.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    21 Hours Ago
    Congealed carry
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    21 Hours Ago
    Oh dude...why?
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    21 Hours Ago
    Why do you have to go and ruin everything? ----LOL
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    21 Hours Ago
    I want to state categorically that you did not find that on MY search. Or at least I didn't get that far, nor dig that deep .... LOL
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  • DParker's Avatar
    21 Hours Ago
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    21 Hours Ago
    I want to point out to/remind everyone that this sentiment belongs to a large subset of the group of whiners who need fainting couches over concealed carry, open carry and reciprocity. I doubt she knows how stupid she sounds with that coming out of her mouth. https://hotair.com/archives/2018/04/20/far-left-protesters-target-nra-lobbyists-home/
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    23 Hours Ago
    You know, this reminded me to refresh my search for "Concealed Carry Holsters For Women In Skimpy Outfits." It was interesting the last time I looked. I learned a lot.
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  • DParker's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    I love it when a company doesn't mince words. It makes it so much easier to get useful Google results when using honest search terms. Alien Gear Holsters: Concealed carry for fat guys
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Swamp Fox replied to a thread turkey contest in Podunk Corner
    Haven't been. I'll be lucky to get one or two days. The fishing has been sporadic as well.
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  • Dan-o's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Dan-o replied to a thread turkey contest in Podunk Corner
    What's shakin everybody? How's turkey season going?
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    bluecat replied to a thread Friday music vids in Podunk Corner
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    I was kinda hoping it was one of these.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    lol +3 for the reversal
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  • DParker's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Assuming no malfunctions, the only issue I'm anticipating is it being somewhat less than fun to put the +P Golden Sabers I use for carry through it, as I expect the recoil from them to feel pretty snappy due to the pistol's light weight and shorter+thinner grip. I could post another photo that would make them look even smaller by comparison...but this is still a semi-family-friendly site.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Let us know how the gun runs for you. It was probably a good choice given your freakishly small hands.
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  • DParker's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Thanks. I'd like to credit it all to lots of hard work and plenty of clean living. I'd like to...but we all know better.
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Another +4. You're rollin', man ...
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  • DParker's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    I used to be able to bang a gong...even get it on...but that was back in the '70s.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    He's humbling to say the least. I wonder if I could hit the gong.
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  • DParker's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    The old boy can shoot, too. In the same review video he was also ringing a 4" plate from what appeared to be about 30 yds or so. He was only able to hit it once about every 6 rounds on average, but that ain't bad shooting off-hand with a compact pistol. It would probably take me a whole box of ammo to hit it once at that range.
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