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Old 04-08-2010, 01:44 AM   #11
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I concur. Anything bought from a friend should be as much for safe-keeping as for resale value.

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I'm sorry to hear about your friend. I know all too well about health problems and medical expenses.

I'll second the idea about holding on to it for a while. he's sure to miss it and maybe you can help him out once again by taking care of it until he can afford to buy it back.

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Congrats. It's a good looking gun.

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Flat bottom mag in it, that's the fitted magwell you're seeing...
I don't completely understand it, but it is very, very nice. {little more droolage}
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I don't completely understand it, but it is very, very nice. {little more droolage}
Think of a magwell as a large funnel which makes fast mag swaps much easier. They are very handy for competition shoots where fast reload times are very important...
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Was the front strap cut and the checkered strap installed? It looks different, like there's a weld or something.

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Was the front strap cut and the checkered strap installed? It looks different, like there's a weld or something.
It's one of those mount under the grips thingy's. I've used the Pearce rubber ones before, this is the first metal one I've had - feels pretty good actually...
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Thanks. I thought it looked somehow different.

I have small hands, so I'm generally looking to make a grip smaller, not larger.

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I have small hands...

What do you think of the BK commercial? Basis to sue for free burgers?
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Not funny.

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