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NoTycoon

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  1. I would suggest getting a shorter fixed stock (Mesa Tactical) rather than the adjustable. The 7 round tube is a must and you may want to add an extension (+2 or +3). Before getting into other mods, we would need to know: What are you going to use the gun for? (Home protection, 3-gun competition, or just a Tacti-cool plinker)
  2. Usually once a year just before the start of 3-gun season.
  3. Merry Christmas everyone. My kids got me a CRKT Provoke Karambit. Oh what fun...
  4. I don't know the size (and I am not going to remove that stock now that it finally holds tight). It looks to be about half an inch in diameter and fits the diameter of the screw. Just take your screw into a hardware store and find one that 1) has an opening large enough for the shaft of the screw, and 2) has teeth that will touch the face of the screw head.
  5. I had the same issue with the Urbino stock on my M4. Then I found a External Star Washer Serrated Zinc in my tool box and mounted it on my Urbino stock retaining screw. It has not loosened since.
  6. Don't "pull" the trigger; squeeze it. Use the pad of your finger, not the crease. Now, here is a drill for getting over the anticipation of the recoil. With red dot on your target, squeeze the trigger just enough to feel some resistance, then release the trigger back to no resistance (not all the way back out). Repeat this adding a little more pressure with each subsequent attempt. If you do this correctly, it should surprise you when the gun actually fires. Repeat the drill until you get a feel for just how much pressure is needed to fire the gun. You don't want to over pull the trigge
  7. I have these on my shooting glasses: OPTX 20/20 Hydrotac Stick-on Bifocal Reading Glasses. 🧐
  8. I feel your pain. As part of my cataract surgery, I chose to have my right (shooting) eye set for close up and my left eye for distance. So, for pistol only competitions (IDPA, USPSA, etc.), I shoot iron sights. However, when I shoot multi-gun, I need to see distance and so, I put in a 1x contact lens in my right eye and shoot all guns with optics. 😏
  9. A red dot on a pistol is more accurate than iron sights. The typical complaint people have with them is "finding the dot". This is simply a case of not doing enough dry fire practice. If you practice enough, you should be able to bring the gun up from the holster with your eyes closed and open them to see your dot in the window. When I first started to practice, I found that the dot was too low. I trained myself to bring the nose of the gun up by pulling up on my strong hand wrist. With practice, this is now my natural draw. Good luck.
  10. Venom is a great optic. I run them on all of my 3-gun (Open) gear (9mm pistol, Benelli M4, and BCM AR). After a few years of abuse, the one on my pistol stopped working, turned out to be the battery contact plate had come loose. Sent it back to Vortex (No BS Warranty) and they sent me a new one.
  11. What JustM4s removed was NOT a collapsible stock. It looks the same but is a fixed length.
  12. They can be on there very tight. Try this, with the trigger group removed (assume you have but just making sure), sit down, hold pistol grip between your knees, then use both hands to twist the receiver off.
  13. I ghost load all of the time in 3-gun competition. It is still a complex operation. I pull the bolt all the way back, drop one shell in the chamber (muzzle pointed down), then bring the bolt back to half closed and feed the ghost round under the bolt then down on the lifter. Drop the bolt and go.
  14. It is normal, and a good sign, that the pistons fall in both directions.
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