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    Glock 38, 39 the 45 caliber alternatives to the Glock 19/23 and 26/27

    Ever wished the Glock 19/23 or 26/27 launched a 45 diameter bullet? That option has been available for several years, 45 GAP. The Glock 38 in 45 GAP uses the same frame as a 19/23 and has an eight shot magazine. The Glock 39 in 45 GAP uses the same frame as a 26/27 and has a six shot magazine...
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    Doing my part for the 10mm bought a Glock 29 SF

    I recently bought a Glock 29 SF 10mm. In my initial shooting session(s) the only problem I had was the flush fitting magazine would consistently lock the slide open with one round left in the magazine. I did not have this problem using the magazine with a Pearce base plate. I got additional...
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    New Kimber Ultra Carry owner. Initial Experiences.

    I recently purchased a new Kimber Ultra Carry II with night sights. I installed some Pachymar grips to cover the slick front strap. The first 75 rounds were uneventful, 50 rounds of S&B 230 gr. ball and 25 rounds of Ranger T. I used two different factory Kimber magazines. Last Saturday was...
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    Shot Timer: Interesting for comparison

    I recently downloaded a free Taurus shot timer "app" for my Iphone. It was neat to see my 2nd shot times, which instigated comparisions. I would set a B27 target at about 6 yards and see how quickly the 2nd shot could be kept inside the 10 ring (4''x6''). If the 2nd shot failed to stay in the 10...
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    Three favorite 45 pistols

    Springfield XD 45 compact, Glock 38 in 45 GAP, Kahr PM45 I recently bought the XD 45, it's my first Springfield. Holds 10 + 1 rounds with the flush fitting magazine. The grip is slightly smaller than a Glock 19/23 and feels great. Recoil seems mild for a 45 and the pistol has been trouble free...
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    Ruger LCP, Kel-Tec P3AT, S&W 442

    Got a Ruger LCP; took it and shot about 70 rounds straight out of the box (no cleaning or oil), with the exception of adding a little rubber grip enhancer. I shot 30 rounds of Win. ball, 30 HydraShocks, and 10 Winchester SXT. No problems. First thing I did after cleaning the pistol was add a...
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    Anyone shoot / carry 45 GAP ?

    How popular is the 45 GAP?