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busdriver last won the day on December 24 2016

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  1. This is starting to sound like A-10 2.0
  2. I vote for public shaming and rehabilitation. People who are obviously fat should be mocked and made to attend daily organized PT. After un-fucking themselves they then owe two years of PT mocking patrol and helping other fatties get skinny.
  3. Decent used SVs are basically always in the 3000ish range. Do it.
  4. 2018 SV650 and a 2002 DRZ400E. You can make anything street legal in Arizona, so I'm building the DRZ into a sort of adventure dirtbike. The roads here are shit, so you do what you have to.
  5. Thread revival! I got back into bikes this winter after a 15 year hiatus. Street bike? Check. Dirt bike? Check. Should have done it years ago, didn't realize how much I've missed it.
  6. He's not particularly conservative. Like much of the internet, too many dumb people just listen to what other dumb people say about topics/people and draw the same conclusion they had from the beginning.
  7. Designated/dedicated is a false dilemma. The DOD has a limited number of certain assets to do certain things, those assets should be placed where they are most needed at any given point in time. Sometimes that would be dedicated to a specific mission, sometimes not. But that would require the GCC to actually sack up and make the call, and the components would have to actually fall in line. And PR doctrine would have to change.... All of those things should happen. Rescue being in AFSOC vs ACC is a red herring.
  8. It's doctrine. Each component is responsible for their own PR requirements.
  9. Sort of. Moseley wanted Rescue back in ACC from the get go. I'm not sure what straw was, but he was looking for a reason the moment he became the Chief. I also haven't heard any actual first hand info about Brown influencing the selection, just heard the rumors.
  10. I would have thought that would be obvious.
  11. Be honest, neither schmucky side is squeeky clean on this. The GOP wants to get the confirmation complete before the next election, so any delay is unacceptable. The Democrats want to drag this out till after the election, so there is no stone too small to turn over.
  12. Given the wild, fear mongering nature of the speculation?
  13. busdriver

    Gun Talk

    I have an xde in 9mm. It's basically a Glock 19 sized single stack with a hammer. It shoots fine. Holsters were hard to find. I haven't carried it due to the last point, but that's not an issue anymore. If you aren't proficient with a double action gun, either skip it or dedicate the time to be ok with the double action. It actually isn't that hard. The low effort slide thing is just a function of having a heavy hammer spring.
  14. That's quite the wish list of capabilities. Should be totally achievable inside the FVL timeline.
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