Robert D
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Pistol for a newbie

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vytautas on Thursday. 60 Replies

Hi everyone,So, after some thought, I have decided to purchase a handgun.. I took a beginner pistol class and am going back for a more detailed lesson. I fired a Glock 19 and a S&W 620. I liked…Continue

 

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Robert D replied to Landon's discussion What's a misconception people make about you?
"I have large muscles, rigid posture, a shaved head and I don't speak very much. Many people think that I am a lunatic or somewhat dull (I might be a lunatic, but that's besides the point). Some people are shocked to find out that I am very…"
Friday
Vytautas replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"I'm a lot more "combat accurate" with a slide rule than a side arm."
Thursday
Roger Mason replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"can't help but agree with him though. "
Aug 27
N. Vest replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"For the sake of "devil's advocate" Combat doesn't have to mean war. By definition if you both armed and trying to kill/harm each other it's "combat" com·bat noun noun: combat; plural noun:…"
Aug 27
Vytautas replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Hahaha! If any one has to use a pistol in combat, shit has indeed gone sideways."
Aug 27
Nathanael replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"So yes, then.  But since he was just trolling to try to make some point about the mindset of gun owners, it hardly matters."
Aug 26
Kevin Collier replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Vytautas, thanks for your reply. It is very easy to be misinterpreted or someone misunderstand on the internet. Robert, there is a reason the 1911 is still in production for over a century, excellent ergonomics and balance, built around [arguably]…"
Aug 26
Nathanael replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Have you ever shot a pistol?"
Aug 26
Vytautas replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"That stinks."
Aug 26
Robert D replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"It's the city itself. They are notorious for their inefficiency in all their paperwork. I have a friend that was a substitute in the next city over, and the whole process less than a third of the time it took me. They are just like that.…"
Aug 26
Jack Bauer replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Some might find inefficiency in complaining for two pages about an insufficiently clear two-word term.  Let it go. JB"
Aug 26
Vytautas replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Why would a local police department process an application to be a substitute teacher? I thought that was a state matter."
Aug 26
Vytautas replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Kevin, don't interpret my comment as a slight to law enforcement officers. Also do not interpret my words as a claim to having seen actual combat. There is a recurring issue on this site where interlocutors interpret someone arguing against…"
Aug 26
Vytautas replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"I quibble over two sentences because I think inefficient and unclear language needs to be excised, and I am in no way interested in placating vanities."
Aug 26
Vytautas replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"But every weapon is "practically accurate" or else it ceases to be a firearm in any meaningful sense. At that point, the phrase becomes tautological and of no use in describing anything. It's useless."
Aug 26
Vytautas replied to Robert D's discussion Pistol for a newbie
"Don't get your undies in a knot Nathanael. With your level of sharp repartee and snippy wording, maybe you should go to work for the UN writing strongly worded letters. My questioning aimed at exploring why that phrase appears to appeal to the…"
Aug 26

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