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Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 04-15-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By MTS840
G38 Range Report!

10 yards, 50 rounds of 230 grain Winchester Ranger SXT. Gun was box-stock G38.



http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w180/MTS840/Calibers04-13-201045GAP4.jpg


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Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 03-22-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By MTS840
Try to handle and fire as many different guns as...

Try to handle and fire as many different guns as you can before making your decision. What works for someone else may not work for you.

If you want to stick with a 1911 format, you can find...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-21-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,075
Posted By MTS840
Ugh. How sick!! We REALLY didn't need that...

Ugh. How sick!!

We REALLY didn't need that on a gun forum. Makes me wanna throw up!

Anyway, back on topic...



Agreed.
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 01-09-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,546
Posted By MTS840
I've got a G30 SF and I use the Bladetech 5.11...

I've got a G30 SF and I use the Bladetech 5.11 kydex paddle holster on the strong side. It's a good, secure holster!
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-08-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,349
Posted By MTS840
That's an assumption that I would not make.

That's an assumption that I would not make.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-06-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,349
Posted By MTS840
What's really scary is that guys like this shop...

What's really scary is that guys like this shop at the same stores YOU do.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-06-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,349
Posted By MTS840
But if CCW were legal in Wisconsin, would you...

But if CCW were legal in Wisconsin, would you base your choice of carry gun on this assumption?

No doubt about criminals having a "low moral character," but many of them are not cowards nor are...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-06-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,349
Posted By MTS840
Your primary weapon versus multiple bad guys

I know things like this are relatively uncommon, but they do happen.

Mass shootings, home invasions, car jackings, assaults and robberies sometimes involve multiple suspects who work together as a...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-31-2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,357
Posted By MTS840
Now THAT sounds like a story! :p Seriously,...

Now THAT sounds like a story! :p Seriously, with all the stuff that can happen while serving in the military, it's a wonder a lot of us are here today!
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-28-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,020
Posted By MTS840
Bullets do strange things. The caliber stamped...

Bullets do strange things. The caliber stamped on your slide is no guarantee of anything.



Here's a story of a US soldier who was shot at point blank range with a .50 caliber BMG--and...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-22-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,020
Posted By MTS840
The article you cited may be a bit more recently...

The article you cited may be a bit more recently updated, but since it bases its conclusions on faulty methodology, it is largely irrelevent.

The links I posted deal with the dynamics of wounding...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-21-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,020
Posted By MTS840
This article contains information which is...

This article contains information which is seriously outdated. Ammunition development has come a long way since this article was written and the admonition to "NEVER use 147 grain 9mm" is a...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-20-2009, 03:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,020
Posted By MTS840
I understand, but I would not assume that you...

I understand, but I would not assume that you won't have to shoot through car doors or windows. Carjackings do happen and if your bullet can't reliably penetrate the sheet metal and glass of your...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-15-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,020
Posted By MTS840
Good choices. Here's the list I go by: ...

Good choices. Here's the list I go by:

Service Pistol Duty and Self-Defense Loads - M4Carbine.net Forums (http://www.m4carbine.net/showthread.php?t=19887)
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-13-2009, 03:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,418
Posted By MTS840
Fiocchi. They won't even allow Wolf ammo...

Fiocchi.

They won't even allow Wolf ammo at my indoor range in Greensboro. Get caught shooting it and you "lose your range priviledges."
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-09-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By MTS840
You can clean and lube it before shooting it if...

You can clean and lube it before shooting it if you want, but why not just clean and lube it when you get home after the range session? That way you won't be out in the cold, right?

Am I...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-05-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,849
Posted By MTS840
Your eye can only focus on one thing at a time at...

Your eye can only focus on one thing at a time at different distances. Whether you wear your glasses or not, the front sight should be clear and 'crisp.' The rear sight and the target should be...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-04-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By MTS840
I would clean and lubricate it after every range...

I would clean and lubricate it after every range session, according to your owner's manual.
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-04-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 757
Posted By MTS840
Double Tap Chronograph Tests for G30?

I tried the 'search' function but didn't get any results.

I am carrying Double Tap's 230 gr. Speer Gold Dots in my G30 SF. The company claims 1010 fps with this load from a 5" barrel. I assume...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-03-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,398
Posted By MTS840
Interesting. Never seen the FBI quote before. ...

Interesting. Never seen the FBI quote before.

The Germans and Japanese, although on the receiving end of the .45 ACP, have never seen fit to adopt it. I wonder why?

The rest of the...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-03-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,778
Posted By MTS840
I have both. Both are manageable even with...

I have both. Both are manageable even with Double Tap's 180 gr. Speer Gold Dots (Bonded Defense).

The more you practice with full power rounds, the more confident you will become with them.
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-03-2009, 02:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,413
Posted By MTS840
I bought a G20 SF and G29 SF this year. I use...

I bought a G20 SF and G29 SF this year. I use Double Tap 180 gr. Speer Gold Dots in both for CCW. I haven't put many rounds through them yet, but I hope mine last for years to come.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-01-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,605
Posted By MTS840
Neither have I, and I've had 1911s, Smith &...

Neither have I, and I've had 1911s, Smith & Wessons, and H&Ks, Sigs, etc. I just keep coming back to Glock because for me, they just work. I am thinking about picking up a Beretta soon. Maybe an...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 11-30-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,577
Posted By MTS840
Great. This is not very encouraging. I was...

Great. This is not very encouraging. I was thinking about getting an XDm .40 S&W soon. Everybody I know who has one swears by it.
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