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Boberg XR9-s and Civil Defense 50gr 9mm ammo

I have owned a Boberg XR9s for a while now. I like interesting handguns, and the mechanics of this handgun are indeed interesting. Is a double action only pocket 9mm, that has the breech set back further than a normal handgun. To accomplish this, it uses an elaborate system to […]

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IDPA Classifier

Every IDPA club hosts a classifier match every six months. The club I belong to is having our in a couple weeks. This time I will be a Safety Officer (SO) for the classifier, so I though it would be a good idea to do a run through of the […]

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Clear out some room in the range bag, the esp’s have arrived

I’ve always had 3 problems with my muff style hearing protection. First, my cheek would always get pinched between the stock of my rifle and my hearing protection. Sometimes leaving a noticeable mark on my face. Second, if I wore them in combination with eye protection for a prolonged length of […]

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p30 match weight, mold failure

Part 1 and 2 of the multi-part mold went fine. However when I switched products to a clear silicone for the outer pieces of the mold I ran into problems.  Air Bubbles! I knew it wasn’t going to go well when I was degassing the silicone in a vacuum chamber. […]

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USP Match Clone split mold

After curing for 24 hours, then 4 hours in the oven, my split mold for the USP 9/40 Full Size Match Clone are complete.   Ill vacuum form a Kydex holster from it tomorrow and see how it comes out. I have some ideas for a nice 2-tone thigh rig […]

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Molding the P30 Match Weight

I just poured the first part of the match weight mold. Underneath all that clay and silicone is the p30 Match Weight prototype 7.  I have pretty much given up on machining the part. Dozens of companies declined to quote the part because of a mix of high complexity, and […]

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DIY Moldgun (Drone, Prop) for Kydex holster makeing

I’m making a Kydex holster for my HK USP Match Clone. I plan to do it using a split mold and a vacuum press. So the first step is getting a split mold. No one seems to sell one so I’ve set out to build my own. Last night I […]

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P30 Match: Barrel back from being ported

On the original HK USP Match, the attachment on the front of the handgun was a weight. This extra weight so far in front of the center of gravity of the handgun was used to cut down on muzzle flip. But with the advantages came a down side. The extra […]

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Heckler & Koch P30 Match Weight update

The match weight is fitting perfectly with the custom EFK barrel. Currently working on getting the barrel ported on the top, and having the groove cut for an o-ring. Stay tuned for more information and p30 match weight availability, or better yet, sign up for the email list at www.brownbeargear.com […]

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HK P30 Match anyone?

Ive been working to update the USP Match to the newer P30 platform.  The USP match was last imported into America in 1998, and besides, what would Laura Croft carry now-a-days to protect us from shadowy organizations bent on world domination? The CAD work is finally finished, with multiple revisions […]