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  • The Free State of Winston, AL

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  • Posted in thread: Stopping Power or Lack There of, by a Dr. on 01-30-2015 at 04:20 PM
    Stopping power as an issue goes back to the 1870's and the .44-40. This cartridge which won the
    West was the standard for cowboys, lawmen and gunfighters for a long time.Since then, we have
    been tryin...

  • Posted in thread: 9mm gel test: 124 gr Federal Hydra-Shok on 01-30-2015 at 04:10 PM
    That's the thing, though. It can perform adequately as it did in this test, but it is more
    likely to fail than modern designs. Low velocity (like the .45 ACP) makes the problem
    worse.That is the EXACT...

  • Posted in thread: 9mm gel test: 124 gr Federal Hydra-Shok on 01-29-2015 at 03:59 PM
    Thanks, "Old technology" that still works. The Hyda-Shock in the 45 ACP is still one of the
    better 45 SD loads.If its not broke don't fix it!!!:D

  • Posted in thread: Stopping Power or Lack There of, by a Dr. on 01-29-2015 at 03:54 PM
    It is a great caliber pissing contest though, why close it now?For me, it means more shots are
    needed than just a single shot or a double tap. Up to 5 at times, maybe more.Wilson shot Brown
    11 times w...

  • Posted in thread: Almost a nightmare at the range on 01-29-2015 at 03:52 PM
    Most of my 'best' students were 'girls'!!!;)

  • Posted in thread: Cholesterol/Statins/Heart Disease on 01-29-2015 at 03:49 PM
    Medical 'mistakes' are the leading cause of death in the US every year, but no one will report
    it!!!:(

  • Posted in thread: Cholesterol/Statins/Heart Disease on 01-28-2015 at 03:43 PM
    In 1969 my adrenal glands conked out (Addison's Disease) and i nearly died. The US Army kept me
    on active duty until my retirement in late 1979. Passed my PT tests and did several overseas
    tours after...

  • Posted in thread: Why do i need a CCW permit...? on 01-28-2015 at 03:38 PM
    I got my CCW permit (CHL in Ohio) almost 2yrs ago. I CC almost all the time, the only time i OC
    is when it is just more convenient to do so, like to and from my part time job. I already have
    the drop ...

  • Posted in thread: Cholesterol/Statins/Heart Disease on 01-28-2015 at 03:30 PM
    Just remember, THE MOST important # is the ratio of HDL to LDL!! Many over complicate this for
    good reason $$$$$$$$$$$$:(

  • Posted in thread: Stopping Power or Lack There of, by a Dr. on 01-28-2015 at 03:27 PM
    [quote=locutus;1687378]You cant have science in killing humans unless you scientifically kill
    humans with the given implements...So we go with what is self evident. Big heavy bullets work
    better than ...

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