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MidwestPX last won the day on July 27 2016

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  1. And standing on another student.
  2. I'd also add Scott Jedlinski aka Jedi of Modern Samurai Project and Bill Blowers of Tap Rack Tactical to that list. Both are well-regarded instructors who have no qualms slaying sacred cows.
  3. We do make a 15rd mag but it uses three roll pins to affix the baseplate to the body. The host magazine is an M2 PMAG. We started building them as a result of requests from the NJGF community: Store link: http://midwestpx.com/magazines/limited-capacity-pmags/15-round/15-round-cut-down-midwest-px-gen2-moe-magpul-pmag-black.html What they look like in the gun:
  4. Don't rub salt in the wound, man! I've missed so many classes this year due to scheduling conflicts and was really hoping I could make it to FoP this year but family needs had to come first. I meant to ask you to give Romp shit on my behalf for literally driving an entire cloverleaf because an exit was missed on the way to Alliance
  5. No, it is not. The forward set sear (FSS) kit and flat face trigger are non-adjustable. Personally, I'm pretty happy with 1/4" of pre-travel. The trigger is smooth enough that with a constant velocity trigger press, the minimal pre-travel is a non-issue (at least for me).
  6. I've spent the last four months really working on my pistol skills, shooting 1500-2000 rounds of 9mm a month through my daily carry M&P which has the Apex FSS with flat trigger. For me, it's the best trigger yet in a striker fired gun but that's my opinion. It's not quite a 1911 trigger but it's the closest approximation to it that I've felt to date with the Overwatch TAC in a Gen4 G17 being second. While I won't credit the trigger upgrade solely with the improvement in my shooting, it certainly makes it easier to shoot well. My setup breaks at 3.8lbs (averaged over 10 pulls), has about 1/4" of pre-travel and another 1/8" of movement until the trigger breaks with minimal overtravel.
  7. Coupon code is LOWERS15 http://midwestpx.com/ar15-lower/receivers.html
  8. The repeatability surprised me in the gap between systems. I knew MLOK was better in that regard but I didn't know it was quite that much better.
  9. 1/8" thick leather would make me awfully nervous especially if you throw in the very real possibility of a scuffle where new and unconventional angles of pressure can be introduced. The leather backer of my MTAC was 1/4" thick and still failed after a couple years of use. I currently carry a full size M&P with X300U AIWB in a VG2 every day. The midwest is no stranger to high temperatures and humidity (July is basically a daily race to triple digits between the two) so my guns get sweat and grime on them yet not a hint of corrosion. The M&P specifically has been in this role for just under two years now. The VG2 does fail to protect the front sight though and that's a legitimate concern. I do check mine pretty regularly however if it was off, I'd probably notice since in the nicer months (like now), it gets shot every day on my lunch break. I've been a formal student for over 5 years. Class makeups are generally 1/2-2/3 armed citizens and the remainder being active MIL or LE however all share that mindset of wanting to learn to fight with a gun. Even when we break for meals, I've noticed students universally putting guns in kydex IWB holsters (with the exception of sworn LE who open carry but again, in kydex). Maybe some are using leather holsters and I just haven't observed them because it isn't something I've really been on the look out for or asked about regularly but that's what I can recollect. You keep citing that you've been carrying a gun for over 40 years. Just because you've been doing it a certain way without issue doesn't mean it's THE way. Especially when you consider that gear and tactics are fluid and ever-changing and evolving. People used to think small-of-back carry was a good idea too but we know now that it's not a very good option.
  10. I'm personally familiar with it as well though I caught it before it resulted in an AD and immediately retired the holster in the circular filing cabinet.
  11. If you think a kydex holster has to push the gun away from you, I highly recommend you take a look at some of the more modern offerings like the RCS VG2/VG3 or Eidolon. Kydex being relatively inflexible results in less material being used so the holster is thinner than a leather one. Additionally, Kydex doesn't deform the way leather can and does. Mitigating and preventing any intrusion into the trigger guard when carrying a gun is a positive. Kydex's popularity isn't because it's cheap. A good Kydex holster will cost a fair bit though not quite as much as leather. If leather was the clearly better option, we'd see more of it in professional use but I literally cannot tell you the last time I saw a serious shooter wearing a leather holster in class.
  12. I was just talking to him yesterday about some other gun stuff and forgot to ask. I'm still undecided as my daughter's birthday is the 15th but due to schedules, we may not be able to celebrate on the 15th and may have to delay which is more/less what happened to me last year.
  13. This was the most sophisticated phishing scheme I've ever seen. I nearly fell for it because I received it about 10 minutes after it was in the wild from a dealer who I had just recently purchased a suppressor from but I thought it was a little odd so I contacted him through other means and asked if he meant to send that to me. He explained what happened then I started seeing posts from Ars, Gizmodo, Wired, etc. about it.
  14. My FB feed today was tons of reposts/reshares from a year ago. Right in the feels.
  15. https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2017/05/john-boch/springfield-armory-rock-river-arms-made-campaign-contributions-to-anti-gun-rights-politicians/ The plot thickens.