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    Myths of cover with your squad car

    Attention Law Enforcement Officers, DEA Agents, FBI etc. MSG Paul Howe, former Special Forces and 1st/SFOD-D (Delta) has alway's brought his combat experience to his shooting schools for both Military and Law Enforcement as well as for selected civillians. He alway's pushes the envelope in...
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    Larry Vickers Carbine 1 and 2 videos

    If you don't know who Larry Vickers is then you have not been in the tactical carbine or pistol game long enough to know who's who in the reality world of real world training classes for civillians, military and police forces. Here is a short but informational piece on his carbine/AR15...
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    VTAC Zig Zag Drill for Carbine

    VTAC Zig Zag drill in under 12 seconds. First you might want to master the fundamentals of proper carbne handling and shooting, especiall shooting on the move. Hope this helps to motivate our members into driving for higher efficiency carbine shooting skills. Kyle Lamb, founder of VTAC...
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    New Kimber Free !!!!

    Yes, I said FREE !!! Here's the back story. A gunsmith, who I've known for years and years, has run for County Commissioner a few times now and never beat the incumbent. I do occassional business with him. Trades, buy parts, have parts installed etc. Few months back he say's "I'v running...
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    Pat McNamara 2 day Carbine and Pistol class

    Grey Group training is hosting this class. "Mac" spent 22 years in various Special Operations units in the U. S. Army. The majority of the time with a Special Missions Unit/ Delta. If you can afford to go or live near Carthage N.C. this is the best two day's you'll ever spend on...
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    Feds arrest man for selling gun to Illegal with a U.S. Drivers License

    There's so many things wrong with this I can't even begin to explain how this just smells given our current illegal alien issues in Texas and Arizona. .
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    OC'd in Hooters

    Visited an old Ranger buddy of mine from 3rd Ranger Batt this past weekend. Both of us OC'd our weapons at Hooters. Not one person asked, looked or inquired about our weapons. Of course this was Bullett County, Kentucky. :biggrin:
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    High quality AR15 UPPERS

    Knights Armament Manufacturing SR15 E3 complet upper with E3 Bolt, carrier, URX II rail system, mid length and both front and rear Knights iron sights. Cold forged Hammer barrel 16" If you've built you lower and are looking for a high quality complete package upper It really doesn't get better...
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    Gun Culture......Who are we ??

    The dinosaur, known as the Mainstream media would have the layman think that the gun culture, those of us here, are merely rednecks, country folk, unintelligent and of course clinging to our guns and our religion. Other rhetorical statements would fall into down right offensive such as...
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    So you think your Department needs 1911's ?

    Choosing the right 1911 for duty use. I'm often surprised at LEO deparpments that think they need the 1911 for duty use. Why ? It takes more than a good deal from Kimber or Springfield to actually put them out on the street without knowing what your getting into. From Hilton Yamm. Choosing...
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    Springfield MC "Operator Loaded .45 ACP

    I purchased a Springfield Armory Loaded Black Stainless just 3 weeks ago and now I've gone and done it again. :man_in_love: A close buddy of mine with the 82nd Airborne picked up the Springfield Armory Loaded "MC" Operator 1911 .45 ACP and he told me that the shop we generally do business with...
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    Open carrying this morning and LEO"s

    Couldn't sleep so I wanted/needed another pack of smokes and coffee, didn't have coffee in the house. I recently picked up the XDm .40 Smith and Wesson. I used the paddle holster that came with the pistol with a pair of jeans and a black turtle neck sweater being sure to tuck the sweater in...
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    Springfield Loaded Black Stainless 1911 .45 ACP

    I purchased this over on Gunbroker just this week and it should be at my dealer by today later or Monday. I've alway's loved the Black Stainless Loaded and I got this for about $200 under the MSRP. For the 1911 enthusiasts enjoy !!
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    Tigerswan Tactical

    Tigerswan offers both pistol and carbine courses for both civillian and military and law enforcement. I personally know all the cadre except one, who was NSW. All cadre have spent extensive time in special operational envirenments with Army Special Forces and with 1st/SFOD-D (Delta)...
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    Wiggle in the AR upper and lower

    I've been asked time and again from newbies to the AR15/M4 platform about the "wiggle" or knocking between the upper and lower reciever of the AR series of commercial and military grade rifles. 1. It's not a conern unless your rifle is so loose that your MOA is affected by anymore than .5 MOA...
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    VLTOR/BCM "Gunfighter Tactical charger for your AR/15

    I've used the Badger latches and had the same problems with them as described in this explanation during tactical extenive use of support handed charging of the weapon. I recently ordered this as it came highly rec'd by members of SOF community. I LIKE IT !!! HERE: Link Removed Sorry, the...