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    Springfield XD Tactical .40 Review

    The XD40 Tactical was my initial choice, when I was in the market for a new handgun, a few years ago just when the run on ammo was beginning to make things scarce. Because of the lack of availability and rising cost of the .40 ammo, I settled for the XD9 Tactical. No regrets for sure, but I'd...
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    Is Everything You Know About .40 Wrong?

    If you have the 9mm in one hand & the .45 in the other, it balances out to the .40
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    Is Everything You Know About .40 Wrong?

    As Dan mentioned, I got an XD-9 back when the ammo was plentiful & cheaper than the .40 I was ready to "pull the trigger" (pun intended) and buy an XD-40, but opted for the 9mm b/c of the ammo situation. Also... I'd sure like to get ammo at the price Dan mentioned in the video! I haven't seen...
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    Project Pinball: Worst Idea of World War II?

    Once I was flying a Cessna 172 over the Pine Barrens of South Jersey when TWO A-10's from the Air Natl. Guard base in Atlantic City, "buzzed" me... scared the bejesuz out of me!
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    Project Pinball: Worst Idea of World War II?

    The FAA ruled the cause of the crash was a "catastrophic engine failure" perhaps cause by the initial failure of the Turbo-Charger. The engine seized and evidence of metal in the T-C may have caused it. The pilot drowned because he did not jettison the canopy, prior to hitting the water...
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    Project Pinball: Worst Idea of World War II?

    My "bucketlist" of aircraft to fly: 5. B-1 Stealth Bomber 4. F-35 Stealth Fighter 3. P-47 Thunderbolt 2. A-10 Warthog 1. P-51 Mustang
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    Project Pinball: Worst Idea of World War II?

    Here's my preferred weapon of choice...
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    Project Pinball: Worst Idea of World War II?

    I'll take a pass on flying against friendly fire... but I'd sure have fun taking a P-63 for a spin around the airfield!
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    Review: Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP .45 ACP

    Would someone send this video to my wife? Christmas is just around the corner and I can't send it to her without her getting suspicious of my motives... In other words, I WANT ONE!
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    Review: The Ronin EMP

    Does any gun come "Cali ok"? Same as here in NJ... of course here there's no such thing as CCW (unless you're a LEO)
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    Ultimate Carry 9mm? XD-S Mod.2 OSP 4” 9mm

    Don't need the Optics on my XD-9... she performs flawlessly AND is accurate as all get! (and I know it's NOT the operator!)
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    General Quarters: U.S. Navy M14 Rifles

    I remember using the M14 (and 12 GA. Shotguns) for "target practice" off the stern, when they "deployed" our trash... Good times sailing on those Old Tin Cans!
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    The Armory Life Interviews: Carol Reese, Matriarch of Springfield Armory

    Great history behind the story of SA... love to be able to tour the new facility if its' ever possible!
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    Review: Surefire Ryder 9-Ti2 Suppressor

    Another accessory that's ILLEGAL in the Socialist State of NJ, along with the 22 round mag the good Dr. wrote about.
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    911 Vintage Blue .380: Not Just Another Pretty Face

    "Not an original ’55 Chevy as Chevrolet envisioned it and your great grandfather drove..." Not a "great" grandfather, or even a grandfather, but my FIRST car was a '55 Chevy (that I drove my Sr. Yr. of H.S.) But I LIKE it!!! It's just what I'm looking to buy for the wife.