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Old 07-01-2017, 06:18 AM
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metal shed.

Goin' on 9 o' clock Friday night.

Four day weekend ending with July 4th.

Just finished making 54 rounds of 9mm
for
my
wife.

Tomorrow, while I tend to first timers,
(don't know what I'm on about? you
really don't read me, eh?)
she will be punchin' holes into paper
at 10 feet away
at
950 feet per second.

Her leaps and bounds of technique that happened
a few months ago (beginner's spurts) have
settled into piecemeal increments.

Maybe it's this way with anyone who sticks
with it.


Me - well I finally saw John Wick 2
in it's entirety (thank you, internet) yesterday.

I recognized most of K.R.'s moves.

Tried the one hand hot check (that was new)
but my rear sight is too sloped.

Knew how to roll down stairs (ouch!) but
would not have thought to flip around
halfway through the flight.

Hope that info never gets used by this
60 something body.

Changing mags one handed and returning to
battery - hey, ya gotta be able to do such stuff.

You are your own first responder.




Now I know Mr. Star is a practicing
pistolero even when the camera ain't on
(one hears these things) and I know
all the movie stuff is intensely
pre-choreographed
and I'm really impressed by the athleticism
(I'm probably good
for three of those Martial body slams
then it's stretcher time for Nicky).

And overall it is quite cinemagraphical
(not up to Preacher standards - but
that is another piece).

However I gotta
give one ... ahem ... negative comment.

SLING SHOTTING!

Fucking sling shotting.

Every idiot, untrained gangster wannabe
loves to pinch the slide butt with
his thumb and index finger to yank it back.

DUDE!

That ain't real life!

Blood, sweat, slip.

No bullet in barrel.

Ah, but bad guy bullet in belly.

Your belly.

Tried and true action?

Wrap your non gun hand on the
slide top (rear of ejection port, thumb pointed at you)
with a cock stroke clamp grip
and rip to ya.

If you inserted the mag fully (and
didn't ride the slide home) you are now
good to go.

No, no - don't take my word for it,
(or the Vets who are here because it
worked - oh, you wanna question their advice?
go ahead, Jody),
try it.

Don't thank me.
Your improved efficiency is enough.

You're welcome.


P.S. And another thing.
Is it too much to ask, Keanu, for you to go left handed when firing around a left side wall edge?

Christ, I do it religiously.

Ya see.
That sling shot stuff is the start of a sad slide into a slothlike style.

Okay.
Outta ammo for now.

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It's testament to the clarity of your instructions that I followed that.

Went through the actions as I read... rehearsed the move a few times.

Got it down pat.

Thanks Nick.

Rest assured, if trouble knocks my door, I can handle this banana like a pro.
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It's testament to the clarity of your instructions that I followed that.

Went through the actions as I read... rehearsed the move a few times.

Got it down pat.

Thanks Nick.

Rest assured, if trouble knocks my door, I can handle this banana like a pro.
When it comes to using fruit in self defense the banana has appeel unsurpassed by any other,
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kinda dull. nice flow, as far as i can see. way to go, nick! what's ur real name? just curious, since you know mine...
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kinda dull. nice flow
Yeah, just what I was going for.

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Sling shot stuff...start...sad slide...slothlike style.

You see boys and girls alliteration is a almost martial art. It's like recoil. Once you start you just want to keep doing it, and doing it, and doing it...it feels so good.
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Sling shot stuff...start...sad slide...slothlike style.

You see boys and girls alliteration is a almost martial art. It's like recoil. Once you start you just want to keep doing it, and doing it, and doing it...it feels so good.

Yeah, I like to slip a little into each piece.
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