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Monthly Archives: May 2012

A day at the range

Got a group together for a trip to the range, and some IDPAish intro shooting out at After the cleanup, I was happy to see this comment: “By far, the best range experience I’ve ever had”

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More 45GAP nightmares

Well, another night of loading messes. Just got a shipment in from Dillon, lots of spare parts that I’ve needed. Got parts installed on the 1050 and got some loading in! In a load of brass that came in “Cleaned and sorted” I managed to find it a little less than advertised. In the 75 … Continue reading »

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45 GAP – Its like picking up a chick, and ending up with a transvestite…

Designer Ernest Durham Designed November 2002 Produced 2003–present Bullet diameter .451 in (11.5 mm) Case length .755 in (19.2 mm) Overall length 1.070 in (27.2 mm) The .45 G.A.P. (often called the .45 “GAP”) pistol cartridge was designed by Ernest Durham, an engineer with CCI/Speer, at the request of firearms manufacturer Glock to provide a … Continue reading »

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Becoming a NRA Certified Pistol Instuctor

In my push to become more “educated” and gain credentials for more of my skills, I took a few days off work to attend some NRA classes. Since 1871, a major objective of the National Rifle Association has been to provide education and training in the safe and proper use of firearms. Knowing how to … Continue reading »

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My quest for RSO certification…

A couple Sundays ago, I spent the day at to gain my RSO certification. This title allows me to be “the man” at the range, responsible for everything that goes on while I’m in charge. While the thought of being responsible for 40 random people shooting scares me a little, I’m sure I’ll get … Continue reading »

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