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  1. I do not and never have carried open. I do not want anyone to know that I have a gun on me. Ever. Period. Your feelings may vary. I carry multiple ways. First and foremost I almost always have my Micro Eagle in my front left pocket. If it is cold or I am riding my motorcycle, as I wear a leather vest, I will wear a shoulder holster with a Glock 19 under my left arm with two additional magazines under my right arm. If it warm out and I am just wearing jeans and a shirt, I carry a Glock 19 in the waistband appendix carry with an extra magazine. It took some time to adjust to the fact that I have a gun pointed right at my junk, but honestly I am bummed that I didn't convert to this sooner. It is comfortable, easy to conceal and is rapidly accessible. I use a kydex Desantis Pegasus Pipe Hitter, I had to go look it up real quick so I could edit to add.
  2. There is a difference between an adjustable carbine tube and a rifle tube. You have several options on buffer tubes. Clarifying which is which would help. There are braces that fit adjustable carbine tubes. There are braces that are meant for pistol tubes, which are just friction fit. Honestly speaking, if you are talking about a legit rifle tube, which is separate from the rifle stock, using a spacer for A2 fitment, I would think the diameter would be the same as one of the friction fit tubes.
  3. Late as well. I have a pair of Heritage .22s. One with a convertible cylinder for the WMR. My wife and daughter LOVE shooting them, and I won't lie, I do as well. I also have a Pietta 10(?) shot that is based on a full size that I tend to shoot more, just as it fits my hand better. In the last week or so though, I have decided that I MUST have a Wrangler Birdshead. Unfortunately I haven't been able to find one in stock. Your picture just made my desire worse. Thank you for that. I hope you and your daughter have fun with it, you can not go wrong with a Ruger single action IMO.
  4. I guess I am the odd one out, I have always liked and desired a K.
  5. I have two PSA Dagger frames I have used for custom builds. I can't attest to a full pistol or the internals from PSA. What I do know is that the grip frame is great for a guy that likes a Glock. The lack of full finger grooves is nice. The trigger guard feels good. Overall a nice frame for building. This is just a bigger version of that frame. If they get the supply chain right, it could entice a guy like me who is interested in the caliber.
  6. I have a detailed file with pictures and serial numbers saved across three different emails and backed up to a thumb drive.
  7. I am thinking of doing a .450 Bushmaster Build. The round has intrigued me for a while, but lately it has gained quite a bit of legitimacy, which is making it easier to find.
  8. Murgatroy

    PSA Dagger

    No one ever updated. Got it in today. Guys at the gun store liked it, they didn't know they existed. They had a Gen 3 G23, so we took the slide off of that and we all played with it for a few. None of us liked the trigger. That was okay, I already had a new one at the house waiting on it. Put my new slide assembly on it and now I will wait until the weekend to get some time to myself to go shoot it.
  9. The new flat trigger S&W is using is amazing. A buddy of mine wanted me to try out a few guns with him, he had his heart set on a Shield Plus and didn't know if he wanted the PC version or the plain one. They have that new flat trigger. It was amazing. I liked it so much that I am going with a flat trigger in the custom Glock/Dagger I am building.
  10. I did one earlier this year, or last. Kinda simple. Hogue stock, Ruger trigger, Clerke barrel, extended bolt handle, extended mag release. Probably more I am forgetting. I put a UTG lighted scope on it and at 25yds it makes one itty bitty hole.
  11. Since we went off topic, I carry a Streamlight Stylus Pro EDC as well as a Gerber Crucial. I would feel naked without them. They each get used multiple times a day.
  12. I am in if the MSRP is correct at the $600-$700 range.
  13. Murgatroy

    PSA Dagger

    So I got an email these were in stock, and I went ahead and ordered a complete lower, did anyone ever get ahold of one and have a review? I know the trigger is flat like an M&P, so I might change that out. I jumped on the optic bandwagon earlier this year, so I am going to make this a fun gun and leave my G19s alone.
  14. Did these officers lose their jobs and did this man receive a massive settlement?
  15. I went through this with competition rifles for my daughter. A Savage MkII FVT for a right handed shooter is around $350. For a lefty, $650 and good luck finding one. I found one on Gun Broker. One.
  16. You aren't looking very hard then. They are everywhere and so easy to spot. Go to Walmart any weekend and I bet you can find ten without even trying.
  17. We judge them oh so hard. It has become a game for me and my daughter to see who can spot the gun first when we go out.
  18. I have conceal carried for a long time. I live in a Constitutional Carry state now, but I still have my permit. When I carry (everyday) the goal is to have what I need, and not let it encumber me. That means a lot of different things. First and foremost that it not get in the way of what I am doing. If I were to carry a big iron on my hip for everyone to see, sure, they would all stand in awe at what a mighty and powerful man I am. But that isn't why we carry. Well, it shouldn't be. We should carry so that if the need ever arises, we have it. And frankly, keeping it concealed adds to that. I don't get spooked when I see guys open carrying. I do get spooked when I see guys in an Uncle Mike's holster on a floppy belt with a cocked and locked 1911 in flip flops ordering food at McDonald's. If you carry, be responsible, it is my opinion that part of that is concealing it with a quality holster.
  19. The closest you will get to authentic Mexican food here, those shady little roadside taco stands. Oh yes. Pure win.
  20. I haven't spoken to anyone that has that model, and with the mods it would be hard to price. Has he set a price, otherwise I would look up the base cost of the gun, and each mod, then deduct 20%-40% from the complete cost to give yourself a starting point to negotiate. They have a fairly good reputation though.
  21. That is a good deal for $200. I can almost never say no to a sub$200 gun.
  22. I didn't want a big dresser. I went from my Dyna to a Road King. It is still a motorcycle, not a car with two wheels. Mine is an older one, `12FLHP, got a it cheap with like 15k miles on it. I ride the hell out of it and it handles like a bike half it's size. Did my Iron Butt on it last year and didn't need anything other than a windshield.


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