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canonian posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 4:51 PM

Effective Hollow Point Brand/Bullet

Interesting article. I like Massad Ayoob quite a bit. I personally like Speer Gold Dot for my 9, but I'd have no problem buying another brand.

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Sat Feb 21

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canonian replied to the Paying For College board. 9:58 AM

Re: What College Fund should I start?

First of all thank you for you for protecting our country. May I ask what branch and what you do?

Whatever you do, mix things up. 529, coverdell, regular taxable account, and maybe other things.

529 you have almost no control over [more]

Wed Feb 18

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canonian posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 11:33 AM

ATF trying to ban M855 5.56 ammo

Although M855 is a bit tougher than your regular 5.56 bullet it is not armor piercing. Also the current ban on AP rounds is for handguns only. Now that they have made 5.56 hand guns the ATF is after the ammo.

Read more here:

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canonian replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:19 AM

Re: Bullets

What kind of tip is on that Vulcan?

Looks like the blue tip is a practice round. Also comes in
M53 Armor-Piercing Incendiary Round
and
M56 High Explosive Incendiary Round (XM242 HEI Tracer)

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Fri Feb 13

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canonian posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:07 AM

Right to carry across state lines

This is great for those of you that can actually get a permit for your second amendment rights. That is, if it passes.

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canonian replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:23 AM

Re: Army Rejects Beretta's Pitch for Upgraded M9

I never leave home without one of mine:

You can carry where you live? errr.

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canonian replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 8:48 AM

Re: Army Rejects Beretta's Pitch for Upgraded M9

, The best handgun is the one with the largest bullet diameter and weight , at the highest velocity, with the biggest magazine capacity, the lightest to carry, but heavy enough to shoot well, the best sights (laser or eo-tech type as well as iron [more]

Thu Feb 12

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canonian replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:42 PM

Re: Army Rejects Beretta's Pitch for Upgraded M9

I have a couple 45s and love em. I actually have one of the guns the military considered at some point, the FN FNX Tacitcal in .45.. Wonderful, light, railed and 15 rounds of double staked .45 goodness. Oh and did I mention the factory threaded [more]

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canonian replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 4:16 PM

Re: Army Rejects Beretta's Pitch for Upgraded M9

A lot of posts here about 9mm/45 and this or that about Navy Seals.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_individual_weapons_of_t...

Seems [more]

Tue Feb 3

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canonian replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 4:02 PM

Re: How do you Clean your Guns?

I use a bore snake for cleaning the barrel, it is an incredible cleaning tool. Patches are for the birds after using this tool! Perhaps a rod with a brush of some sort for some nasty old barrel might be needed where the boresnake cant cut it, but I [more]

Thu Jan 29

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canonian replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 10:04 AM

Re: Ammo & Reloading Supplies

I had a useless weapon. If something had happened, I would have chambered the first round which would not fire, chamber the second and it still would not fire. Deliberate. Sabotage. I remembered the warning and decided it was best to leave the gun [more]

Wed Jan 28

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canonian replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 1:10 PM

Re: Ammo & Reloading Supplies

Your prices on everything but 9mm is great!

What equipment are you using? I might have to investigate this more however I know I'll have to spend money upfront because I don't want to manually pull level to make ammo. I'd have to find some [more]

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canonian replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:18 AM

Re: Ammo & Reloading Supplies

I'm curious what your total material cost is for 9mm and 45 acp?

Although I have a decent variety of calibers in the safe I shoot a lot of 9mm luger and .225/5.56 and I have thought about investing in reloading equipment. I have yet to [more]

Tue Jan 27

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canonian posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:27 PM

Choose Your Own Crime Stats

Awesome 6 minutes and 35 seconds.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ooa98FHuaU0

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canonian posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 9:12 AM

assaultweapon.info

Interesting slide show and useful to educate someone about assault "gun" stuff

http://www.assaultweapon.info/

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canonian replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 2:55 PM

Re: Home self defense other tools

Again, having one in the house to see if you have an intruder in the middle of the night would be awesome!

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canonian posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:01 AM

Home self defense other tools

Having one of these in the house would be great for things that go bump in the night.

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