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5 years 48 weeks ago, 12:05 AM

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It looked like a VBIED (truck bomb). I think that truck blew. The blast was just too big to be a buried device.

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 4:46 PM

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runawaygun762 wrote:
It looked like a VBIED (truck bomb). I think that truck blew. The blast was just too big to be a buried device.

I agree it does look like it's the truck.

I just printed what was emailed to me.

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 12:47 AM

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Your right runaway

That was way to big of a blast for an IED. The truck slowed down so the military convey caught up to the truck before it blew up.

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 1:57 AM

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Okay, I have you, greasy, and samD listed as friends, but I tried to list Quinton, Snake, Reaper, and Ebear, but it added subscriptions instead. Oh well. So, I was told with my short arm length that .285" x .125" front sight is better than .100". Holy shit, I didn't know there was so much involved in wringing out the last little advantage in these competitions. It's insane.

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 2:05 AM

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OK, thanks. Never heard that about short arms. Is there any diffence in the price for the front sight?

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 2:39 AM

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No price difference. The way it was explained, which makes sense, is that people with longer arms should use narrower front sights because the sights are further from your eye and a thicker sight may not allow as much light around it for rapid close up shots and a narrow sight for short arm people will have too much space on each side in the sight picture and make longer shots more difficult. Like the difference between aiming with the gun right in front of your face versus aiming with your arms locked, just not as pronounced.

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 2:56 AM

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How short is your arms? My wife just checked my arm lenght and I'm 26 1/4 inches from center of shoulder to trigger finger.

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 3:01 AM

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Arm length

I don't know, I'm at work. I'll have to check at home. I'm average build, 5'8". Well, okay, I'm getting slightly pudgy. I'm working on that, leave me alone. I'm a desk bitch now. STOP YELLING AT ME!!!

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 3:10 AM

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I'm 5'11" and my wife is 5'10" and the wife is 1 1/2" longer in the arms than I am. Will have to check when you get home sometime.
See our tax money at work, you sitting there in front of a desk talking to me on the computer. Man, when I was in the Corp we had no computer to talk to people across the US why we are on the job. Man, what a life. LLLLLOOOOOLLLLL

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 3:34 AM

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My life is good

I sit in front of a computer, at night, at a boring station, for eight to 12 hours a day, 15 days a month. My wife hates life now that she's a squad leader, but I get half of every month off and I've found a group of shooters in Tucson that I can shoot with every Tuesday. Life is wonderful.

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 3:39 AM

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Good for you!!!

I hope and plan to do some more shooting sometime later this year.

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That truck was loaded and ready for the convoy, for sure. No way was the a buried denotation.

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ive got the solution

we should empty out the prisons and make the child molesters look for these road side bombs... if they get blown up !! we can parole whats left.. lol from the looks of this video they"ll be f u b a r

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