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Old August 11, 2013, 02:56 PM   #26
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IMO if you just learn to do it with a completely stock rifle, the shine will wear off much faster than you think. Then you don't have to spend ANY money on a gimmic stock. If you can't do it with your stock rifle, buy a better trigger. This will actually improve the gun and allow you to BF easier as well.
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Old August 12, 2013, 02:34 PM   #27
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Sabre, just for the record...you're WAAAY too defensive about your desire for a slidefire type stock lol. Ask your questions(which were valid ones), sift through the answers, and don't worry about what the nay-sayers think.There will always be those that ask "why" or talk about the "need" part of it. Have fun with it!

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Old August 12, 2013, 02:57 PM   #28
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I am not here to question the practicality of the use, I would much prefer a more placed single shot in any situation that matters.

Nor the ammo use, because honestly it would be like heating your home by burning money. Not practical, but come on, for < $500 one can have a pretty close experience to a FA, with no tax stamp, no name on a list, and no $50k investment in an ammo eater...
Sabre9mm clearly stated in his OP that he has no real need for it and that it is for entertainment purposes mainly, why do people feel the need to commit on the needs of other peoples wants........he didn't ask if he needed it.
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Old August 12, 2013, 03:59 PM   #29
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Swampman: It is all good, I did some research prior to purchase anyway, it is not like the money is irrelevant, but I have spent more on toys before, for that matter I could spend more at a water park with my kids and they love the range more, so why not? From that research I gathered that among some folks that the mention of it conjures instant flame, mud slinging, and mine is bigger than yours type talk.

I figured it then safest to simply preface with a disclaimer for all of those arguments, and or reiterate them if need be for those who skimmed over the whole thread.

@Palmetto: See some people *did* read the intent, that is why I started with it

Overall I appreciate anyone's opinion , pro or con, that is part of the internet and open forums. I cannot count the times I have heard people present what they took as common sense arguments that came off as condescending, when I really should have just been listening and learning.

One thing I can say for certain, I have tried the loose right hand, and belt loop / sling methods, and yes I can do it, but not with the ease, reliability, and forward control this device offers.

I was right, it is hella fun, and to me worth the expense, but hardly practical as seen in the fails to fire in the video. (Edit: That said as well, I could say if the weapon functioned flawlessly in this mode, it *is* controllable enough to be formidable if not simply frightening.)

Thanks all for the input, and if anyone has anything additional to offer, I am always listening...
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Old August 12, 2013, 04:34 PM   #30
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I do believe that in a defense situation it would add a definable intimidation factor.
You should also wear a blue bandana hanging off your waistband. People will think twice about messing with you cause you are displaying Crip colors. Really intimidating!
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Old August 12, 2013, 08:37 PM   #31
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Looks like the wear/tear issue is well-answered.
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