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    The routine is good, my fault for letting my ego...

    The routine is good, my fault for letting my ego get in the way. Been running it since November with zero issues until I didn't give myself the proper time to recover after heavy pressing. "Pretty...
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    If I'm feeling good I will do 50,60,70. If not, I...

    If I'm feeling good I will do 50,60,70. If not, I will stick with 40,50,60. He has several other options in the Beyond book. I also take it easy on assistance work, just want to get the blood...
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    I'm really happy with 531 and think you guys will...

    I'm really happy with 531 and think you guys will be too. I got serious about it in November and maxed out on the 4 lifts to know exactly what my 1RM for each was. The heavy set on 531 day for my...
  4. I, like several others, use appendix carry. Very...

    I, like several others, use appendix carry. Very fast, very concealable and comfortable once you get used to it. One of my side jobs is teaching CCW classes and I always carry a couple of guns when I...
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    I use an emery board every couple of days as...

    I use an emery board every couple of days as well. It has helped a ton but I still tore a layer off on 2 off them pulling 375x4 today. Once the dead part dries up I will file it smooth again.
  6. Thread: Meet results

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    Awesome work man! I'm planning to compete in a...

    Awesome work man! I'm planning to compete in a USPA meet next spring, Masters-220lb but will shoot for the 198lb class. Might have a few questions for you later on.

    Off topic but I spent 2 days...
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    RM, you're using a Best, right? I picked up an...

    RM, you're using a Best, right?
    I picked up an Athlete from Dean about 3 weeks and absolutely love it! I also wear it a little high for deads. There is a USPA meet out here in May and my extras...
  8. I put the preacher rack in the squat rack. Safety...

    I put the preacher rack in the squat rack. Safety first!
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    Where is Moluv when we need her?!!!!!

    Where is Moluv when we need her?!!!!!
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    1. To be harder to kill. 2. To be more dangerous...

    1. To be harder to kill.
    2. To be more dangerous than my adversary.
    3. To be able to throw teenage boys for distance when they start sniffing around my daughter.
  11. Thread: The Dip !

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    Dips were feeling really good today and I ended...

    Dips were feeling really good today and I ended knocking out 6x8 and 1x10 and felt like I had another set or two left. Those numbers aren't really impressive but at a BW of 208, they aren't too bad...
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    My only ab specific work is hanging leg raises,...

    My only ab specific work is hanging leg raises, or in my case, hanging knee raises. Hang from the pull up bar and lift your knees to your chest. The goal is to get your toes up to the chin bar. I do...
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    Wow this thread got interesting. As far as...

    Wow this thread got interesting.
    As far as "tacticool" goes, yes for some guys it is all about $ and gadgets. But there is a big difference between a factory pistol built from boxes of parts and a...
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    NOTR- I went to school. I work on a lot of things...

    NOTR- I went to school. I work on a lot of things but 1911s are my passion.
    quikky- RIA, Charles Daly, Norinco are all ones that I would avoid. There are one or two more but I can't think of them...
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    None taken. I've been building 1911s for 15 years...

    None taken. I've been building 1911s for 15 years and teaching classes on high end customization for 5 or so. I have students working for STI and Les Baer, Les calls me directly if a resume lists me...
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    The Springfield "Loaded" is a very good gun for...

    The Springfield "Loaded" is a very good gun for the money, $700-800. Most modern 1911s will out shoot the vast majority of shooters. I would stay away from RIA and Taurus, I have seen several that...
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    Baer, Springfield, Kimber, Sig, Colt, Wilson,...

    Baer, Springfield, Kimber, Sig, Colt, Wilson, Nighthawk are all top notch 1911s and several have models in your price range.

    I am a hardcore 1911 guy and build customs in the 2-3k range and teach...
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    I would use your rep max from the 3x week to...

    I would use your rep max from the 3x week to calculate a new training max and use 90% of that. You might even drop it to 85% and see if you can hit more reps for the last set.
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    Thanks man. Started in the private sector in 98...

    Thanks man. Started in the private sector in 98 and moved to the public side 3 years ago.
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    Police Armorer/ Firearms Instructor

    Police Armorer/ Firearms Instructor
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    What time should I show up for the workout? Just...

    What time should I show up for the workout? Just don't work me over too badly......I'm kinda delicate.
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    Nice set up. Reminds me that I need to get a...

    Nice set up. Reminds me that I need to get a stinkin tire. I use the kids' swingset for pull ups and such along with hanging a heavy bag on occasion.
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    Mil press 156x5, 180x3, 204x8 (new PR), then 10...

    Mil press 156x5, 180x3, 204x8 (new PR), then 10 reps each at 96, 108, 120, 132, 144
    Pull ups 2x8 and 2x6
    Lat pulls 10 reps at 100,110, 120, 130 and 8 reps at 140
    Hanging knee reaises 3x15
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    I couldn't help myself. You are right, it is very...

    I couldn't help myself. You are right, it is very satisfying. I talk about it in ccw classes and get a lot of looks that say "I could never do that!". Then I get to explain the benefits of advanced...
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    It's just too bad that those old AKs can't hit...

    It's just too bad that those old AKs can't hit anything beyond 50 yards. ;)
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