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DawnT
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RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/04/25 13:40:42
Ditto. Although I'm unsure of the purpose of this thread and running 20 pages now. Guess it's boys showing off their toys.
Greymo
Filet Mignon
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/04/25 13:56:00
My  7 year old granddaughter loves her  bb gun and shows it off to all of her  friends...................in fact, she  got it out yesterday  (under supervision)  and  showed it  to  two of her lacrosse  buddies!  She  wants me  to  show you  a picture of it.
 


post edited by Greymo - 2010/04/25 14:00:19
mayor al
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/04/25 15:37:56
Greymo,

The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels had a special Issue Daisy BB Gun available in their members 'stuff' cataloge in 2009. It sold for $140.00 and the entire inventory was sold in about three months. I was amazed at how quickly those 'air-rifles' disappeared!
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/04/25 22:30:41
Seafarer John, I've never understood why liberal/progressives are so much opposed to firearm ownership. In my mind a liberal belives that each person is allowed to do their own thing as long as it doesn't impact another. Want an abortion? Sure, no problem. Want to smoke weed? Sure, no problem. Actually I believe in both of those. Probably why I'm a moderate.

This thread is like any other on this or any other board. No one makes you read it.

I drink very little alcohol, gamble even less and have never smoked a cigarette in my life. Don't chase after women or men. I guess I have to have some vice. :)
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/04/26 02:37:30
A pink Daisy Red Ryder carbine. Who'd have thunk it?
DawnT
Double Chili Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/04/26 03:13:07
Shame they can't reissue a model 99. They should be able to since they revived it as a single shot for the Jaycees. I wouldn't think twice about buying an updated version for  $250.
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/04/26 10:21:53
DawnT

Shame they can't reissue a model 99. They should be able to since they revived it as a single shot for the Jaycees. I wouldn't think twice about buying an updated version for  $250.

No updated versions available, but:
 
http://www.bonanzle.com/booths/Hobbitsden/items/Vintage_Daisy_99_Champion_Practice_BB_Gun
 
http://www.gunsamerica.com/976979848/Non-Guns/Air-Rifles-Pistols/Childs-Lever-Action/Daisy_Model_99.htm
 
http://www.daisyking.com/forsale/rifles-daisy.htm
DawnT
Double Chili Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/04/26 11:33:16
Actually, they did re-issue it once. Well sort of in a single shot version that you had to drop a single BB down the barrel. I think the distribution was very limited and primarly used in the Jaycee's marksmanship program. They had special, precision ground BB's just for use with that version. The '99 was unusual in that it was an adult sized stock, had precision sights (sort of for a BB gun) and a bit of heft to it. I wanted to get one for the kids many years ago. Wasn't worth having one rebuilt with new seals. Ended up getting a Chinese copy of a Crossman 160 bolt action CO2 . That led to one of the girls getting interested in becoming a smallbore prone shooter in the Jr's. Shame she lost interest in her early teens.
kland01s
Filet Mignon
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/04/26 13:04:29
I still have my Daisy Red Ryder Carbine #94 that my grandfather gave me about 1955 or so. Did a lot of target shooting  but my cousin and I decided it was more fun to shoot little army men off his electric train set while the train was moving. Took much more skill!
Greymo
Filet Mignon
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/04/26 13:17:05
kland01s

I still have my Daisy Red Ryder Carbine #94 that my grandfather gave me about 1955 or so. Did a lot of target shooting  but my cousin and I decided it was more fun to shoot little army men off his electric train set while the train was moving. Took much more skill!


  I will not be reading this post to my grandaughter!
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/04/26 14:32:48
kland01s

I still have my Daisy Red Ryder Carbine #94 that my grandfather gave me about 1955 or so. Did a lot of target shooting  but my cousin and I decided it was more fun to shoot little army men off his electric train set while the train was moving. Took much more skill!


Somewhere around the house I have a photo of my month-old grandson propped against a pillow with a Daisy Model 25 Pump that I'd gotten for him the day he was born. Now the kid plays with SAWs and Ma Deuces.
 
Where did I go wrong?
 
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/05/08 22:59:27
Where the heck is CSD? He usually has something new to contribute to this thread.
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/05/08 23:00:19
Any of you do any reloading? I started last year when ammo went up in price so much.
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/05/09 10:16:30
MikeS.

Any of you do any reloading? I started last year when ammo went up in price so much.


I quit reloading about 25 years ago. When my grandson got hooked on sporting clays about ten years ago I started reloading shotshells again in defense of my wallet. When he went into the Army in 2006 I was able to stop again.
porkbeaks
Double Chili Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/10 09:26:57
I guess Oklahoma mail carriers aren't easily intimidated. 
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/10 10:20:19
Now that's a mailbox!
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/10 12:25:27
Anyone interested?

Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/10 12:26:02
How about this?

Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/10 12:26:38
Morgan, UT - John M. Browning could be called the greatest gun designer of all time, and two designs he made for Winchester Repeating Arms, the 1895 and 1886 lever action rifles were a couple of his finest. Expanding on past offerings of these two masterpieces, Winchester Repeating Arms is now offering Grade I configurations in both models.
 
The 1895 Grade I features a deeply blued receiver, lever and barrel.  It has a straight buttplate and satin finish walnut stock and forearm.   The adjustable buckhorn rear sight and sculpted front blade remind you of guns of past generations.   The addition of a tang safety in addition to the standard hammer safety adds a little modern touch to the rifle.  The 1895 Grade I is available in 405 Winchester, 30-40 Craig and 30-06.  It is a beautiful rifle with a link to the past.  Suggested retail price is $1,179.00
 
The 1886 Extra Light Grade I rifle also features a deeply blued receiver, lever and barrel.  In addition, it has a blued steel end cap and straight buttplate.  The rifle features a classic half length magazine for the 45-70 cartridges that the rifle is chambered for. The sight on the 1886 is an adjustable rear buckhorn design with a bladed front. The rifle also is designed with a tang safety.   Suggested retail price of the 1886 is $1,269.00
 
Both the 1895 and 1886 are being made in very limited quantities.   Interested gun owners should contact their local Winchester Repeating Arms dealer immediately if they are interested in buying one.
 
mayor al
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/10 15:29:15
Michael,
  Have you heard anything about them reintroducing the Winchester Modell 88 lever action? I had a .308 version of that gun many years ago. Wife made me sell it...should have sold her at the time... Anyway I am interested in renewing my relationship with a Model 88 some day. If you hear of one on the market, please let me know
AL
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/10 16:46:43
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/17 01:18:38
Al, you should have. I'm fortunate PP has never put that kind of pressure on me. She used to shoot quite a bit when she was healthy.
mayor al
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/17 15:32:12
Mike,
  To Clarify..I was describing Wife 1  who was sent packing back in '86. Wife 2 (a 1995 model) is still under warrenty, and seems to be a keeper !

I will watch for those Model 88's. Honestly I don't hunt with large caliber rifles anymore...but the nostalgia bug has brought me to search out my first big-bore. Oh how I wish I had purchased a Garand M1 back in the days of the cheap military guns...just for display.  But a display isn't worth a grand to me today !!

I have a Carbine (M1 not an M2) and a Tokarev Model 33 brought home from SEA (fires 7.63 Mauser ammo) so I do have a couple of 'military memories'... But the Garand and the Model 88 would complete my return to the days of my youth !
eruby
Double Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/26 12:06:46
I enjoy reading this thread, though being a resident of the People's Republic of Maryland, I get a bit jealous of the ease many posters here have in getting guns, and the great prices they seem to pay.
 
I have a C&R license so that helps a little, but those of you who live in real 'Free' states, I salute you.
 
Of course any guns I may have owned were lost in a tragic boating accident.
 
 
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/26 12:13:40
Sorry to hear about your terrible boating accident. I assume King Neptune won't give them up till they pry them from his cold dead hands.
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/28 05:15:45
I'm reading more and more about tragic boating accidents and the loss of equipment. What a shame! Just glad no one gets physically hurt.
eruby
Double Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/28 11:42:04
MikeS.

I'm reading more and more about tragic boating accidents and the loss of equipment. What a shame! Just glad no one gets physically hurt.
Yeah, you'd think we would learn but we keep getting magically drawn to boats with our guns.   I'm picking up a Ruger P95 next week and I hope I'll be able to keep it out of the Chesapeake Bay. 

post edited by eruby - 2010/05/28 11:54:53
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/05/28 12:39:40
I was looking at a new Kimber Ultra-Carry II with Crimson Trace grips this morning for just under a thousand. That would free up my Combat Commander to become my grandson's -- or to make it's new home in my safe.
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/06/06 05:47:44
Mark, good to hear from you! I'm sorry to hear about the incidents at your local range. That's just tragic.

I haven't been doing as much handgun shooting this year. I bought an AR-10 back in early March. It is a semi-auto in .308/7.62x51 caliber that looks like an M-15/16. I've never shot much rifle until now. So now I reload 100 rounds and then go shot them. Had to learn how to load for rifles too. A lot of learning going on.

I have a 5.56 AR-15 on order, should be here within the week. Another learning process.
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/06/06 05:51:15
Michael Hoffman

I was looking at a new Kimber Ultra-Carry II with Crimson Trace grips this morning for just under a thousand. That would free up my Combat Commander to become my grandson's -- or to make it's new home in my safe.


Michael, my local gun store owners and employees all carry a Kimber of some flavor or another. All in .45acp I believe. They all swear by them. So I don't think you'd go wrong with one. Not my cup of tea though. I'm not a big 1911 fan.
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/06/06 10:50:55
MikeS.

Michael Hoffman

I was looking at a new Kimber Ultra-Carry II with Crimson Trace grips this morning for just under a thousand. That would free up my Combat Commander to become my grandson's -- or to make it's new home in my safe.


Michael, my local gun store owners and employees all carry a Kimber of some flavor or another. All in .45acp I believe. They all swear by them. So I don't think you'd go wrong with one. Not my cup of tea though. I'm not a big 1911 fan.

Oh, I've been a Kimber fan -- and a 1911 fan -- for years, and I finally did buy the Ultra-Carry. Grandson, now at Fort Knox for some training, has already started trying to get it away from me.
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/06/06 23:03:25
Mark, is that RR 9mm a dedicated 9mm only or can you put a different upper on it?
eruby
Double Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/06/15 14:57:05
Michael Hoffman

MikeS.

Michael Hoffman

I was looking at a new Kimber Ultra-Carry II with Crimson Trace grips this morning for just under a thousand. That would free up my Combat Commander to become my grandson's -- or to make it's new home in my safe.


Michael, my local gun store owners and employees all carry a Kimber of some flavor or another. All in .45acp I believe. They all swear by them. So I don't think you'd go wrong with one. Not my cup of tea though. I'm not a big 1911 fan.

Oh, I've been a Kimber fan -- and a 1911 fan -- for years, and I finally did buy the Ultra-Carry. Grandson, now at Fort Knox for some training, has already started trying to get it away from me.
Excellent piece Michael.  If Maryland ever really becomes 'The Free State' I would likely carry that Kimber model.  

Matt Gleason
Double Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/10 22:38:34
I have a Beretta 8040, 40 S&W SA.
Last year I picked up a S&W 327NG Night Guard, 357 mag, 8 shot N frame with Tritium site.
Both are very acurate however the Beretta is a bit heavy so I am thinking about selling it or trading it for something lighter.
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/10 23:53:14
HD King, nice revolver!
 
I'm a big fan of the Springfield XDs, look at those.
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/07/10 23:54:47
HEY! What about that Supreme court decision? The 2nd IS a personal right. So there Chicago and NYC.
eruby
Double Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/07/12 09:21:29
MikeS.

HEY! What about that Supreme court decision? The 2nd IS a personal right. So there Chicago and NYC.
McDonals was a big win (though only 5-4  )  but already Chicago passed a new very restrictive law (can't have a gun on your porch, etc).
 
It will still be a long row to hoe for those in oppressed areas like Chicago, NYC and the People's Republic of Maryland (IMO).

MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/07/13 23:35:39
It will be but it is a good start.
Matt Gleason
Double Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/07/16 19:17:07
The Springfield XD's do look nice.  I might go for the 45ACP compact.
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/07/16 19:33:18
Hot Dog King

The Springfield XD's do look nice.  I might go for the 45ACP compact.


I've fired it, and it's a fine piece. But if you're not going to carry concealed I don't see the point in a compact.
Matt Gleason
Double Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/07/16 21:07:19
Which ever one I choose, it will be for CC. 
Matt Gleason
Double Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/07/16 21:16:52
eruby

MikeS.

HEY! What about that Supreme court decision? The 2nd IS a personal right. So there Chicago and NYC.
McDonals was a big win (though only 5-4  )  but already Chicago passed a new very restrictive law (can't have a gun on your porch, etc).
 
It will still be a long row to hoe for those in oppressed areas like Chicago, NYC and the People's Republic of Maryland (IMO).


It's amazing how quickly they act to infringe on citizens rights!
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/07/19 19:31:51
.Gov loves to step on law abiding citizens, they know we obey the law(s). They don't step on the criminals, they know they are going to break any law they want. The they have to put them into the legal system, at a big expense to all of us.

When has a law stopped a murder, a kidnapping, a rape? Very rarely, that's when.

Enforce the laws we have now, don't go making up new stuff.
mayor al
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers. 2010/07/19 22:39:23
Since the three branches of Govt are designed each for a specific purpose...and The role of the Legislative branch is to MAKE the laws, it would be rather self-defeating for Congress to say, "We have enough laws, We aren't going to create any more new ones"!!! It would be like putting themselves out of a job !!  Hmmm What a novel concept !   
 
There have  been several Home Invasion type robberies in the Louisville area this Summer. Recently a home-owner was awakened late one night when two men broke into his home demanding money. He shot one and shot at the other when the 'perp' fled the scene.  Seems to have a bit of detterent effect, as there haven't been any more of this type of late night breakins in the two weeks since the incident.  BTW  No Charges filed against the homeowner.
Russ Jackson
Double Chili Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/21 15:38:56
Michael Hoffman

MikeS.

Michael Hoffman

I was looking at a new Kimber Ultra-Carry II with Crimson Trace grips this morning for just under a thousand. That would free up my Combat Commander to become my grandson's -- or to make it's new home in my safe.


Michael, my local gun store owners and employees all carry a Kimber of some flavor or another. All in .45acp I believe. They all swear by them. So I don't think you'd go wrong with one. Not my cup of tea though. I'm not a big 1911 fan.

Oh, I've been a Kimber fan -- and a 1911 fan -- for years, and I finally did buy the Ultra-Carry. Grandson, now at Fort Knox for some training, has already started trying to get it away from me.


I just picked up a Kimber Ultra Carry from Vance Outdoor. It is an excellent .45 as good as any I have owned. I still have an AMT and a Detonics....Russ
Russ Jackson
Double Chili Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/21 15:52:09
Anyone familiar with the Saiga 12 and have they shot one? I am thinking about picking one up....Russ
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/21 17:09:07
Russ Jackson

Michael Hoffman

MikeS.

Michael Hoffman

I was looking at a new Kimber Ultra-Carry II with Crimson Trace grips this morning for just under a thousand. That would free up my Combat Commander to become my grandson's -- or to make it's new home in my safe.


Michael, my local gun store owners and employees all carry a Kimber of some flavor or another. All in .45acp I believe. They all swear by them. So I don't think you'd go wrong with one. Not my cup of tea though. I'm not a big 1911 fan.

Oh, I've been a Kimber fan -- and a 1911 fan -- for years, and I finally did buy the Ultra-Carry. Grandson, now at Fort Knox for some training, has already started trying to get it away from me.


I just picked up a Kimber Ultra Carry from Vance Outdoor. It is an excellent .45 as good as any I have owned. I still have an AMT and a Detonics....Russ

How many numbers were there ahead of you at Vance's?
Russ Jackson
Double Chili Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/21 20:58:53
Michael Hoffman

Russ Jackson

Michael Hoffman

MikeS.

Michael Hoffman

I was looking at a new Kimber Ultra-Carry II with Crimson Trace grips this morning for just under a thousand. That would free up my Combat Commander to become my grandson's -- or to make it's new home in my safe.


Michael, my local gun store owners and employees all carry a Kimber of some flavor or another. All in .45acp I believe. They all swear by them. So I don't think you'd go wrong with one. Not my cup of tea though. I'm not a big 1911 fan.

Oh, I've been a Kimber fan -- and a 1911 fan -- for years, and I finally did buy the Ultra-Carry. Grandson, now at Fort Knox for some training, has already started trying to get it away from me.


I just picked up a Kimber Ultra Carry from Vance Outdoor. It is an excellent .45 as good as any I have owned. I still have an AMT and a Detonics....Russ

How many numbers were there ahead of you at Vance's?

 
Strange you said that. I just went to Vance after my post to buy the Saiga 12 and a Walther 22 pistol that was on sale for my 15 year old son. I was 1st inline as they served 17 and my number was 18. I waited with my wife for 45 minutes while salesman left the counter or talked to there buddies. Numbers 19 thru 21 left there ticket on the counter. I gave up and handed my ticket to the manager at the front and told him I was buying two guns but nobody would take my money. He told me to have a nice night. I would have spent over $1200 with ammo and accessorys. I guess I will buy them on the internet and have them shipped to an ffl...Russ
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/21 22:21:58
The longest I've had to wait was an hour and a half. And Rich Vance is a friend of mine.
 
Have you tried the New Albany range and shop, or the Powder Room in Powell or Black Wing west of Delaware?
post edited by Michael Hoffman - 2010/07/21 22:26:48
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/24 06:04:09
Russ, I've shot the Saiga 12 several times. My Son IL has 1, It is a good solid semi-auto based on the AK platform. You can get 20+ round drums for them too.
Russ Jackson
Double Chili Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/24 11:04:46
Michael Hoffman

The longest I've had to wait was an hour and a half. And Rich Vance is a friend of mine.
 
Have you tried the New Albany range and shop, or the Powder Room in Powell or Black Wing west of Delaware?

 
I go to the Powder Room alot. Vance's needs to fix its service. I sent them an email and Tom Vance replied back. His response sounded like he gets that complaint alot. I doubt it did any good. But I will see this afternoon or tommorow. He should stand in a corner one day and watch customers give up and leave. If he loses two sales a day because of it at $450 each X 2 = $900 X 6 days a week thats $5400 X 52 weeks = $280,800 per year X 2 locations = $561,600. I bet alot of people never return after that type of service. Great Gun Show at the Westland Mall today and tommorow on broad st...Russ

Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/24 11:08:35
I've found the best time to go to Vance's is right after they open. As to the show at Westland, I'm trying to get there sometime today, but I'm not sure I can make it.
Russ Jackson
Double Chili Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/27 18:15:37
Ok I went back to Vances on Saturday. I was wrong Tom Vance took my email serious. The minute I asked about the Saiga they asked if I was the one who sent the email. I told them I was and he proceeded to show me the firearms I requested. We talked about customer service while handling guns. I also noticed an abundance of additional staff and I have never heard the numbers yelled out so loud. I ended up purchasing three more guns for the collection. The Saiga 12, Walther P22 Pistol, and a Walther G22 Rifle.  The pistol and rifle are for my son and 22 are alot cheaper to shoot. The G22 can be converted to left hand for my son. I ordered a couple drum mags for the Saiga online and some other upgrades. We took the P22 and my Kimber 45 to the range. My son has never shot a Pistol and after 1 clip and a little instruction he kicked my azz with the P22 and then proceeded to out shoot me with the 45. Anyway Vances is off my chit list and I hope they keep up the good service...Russ
post edited by Russ Jackson - 2010/07/27 18:18:08
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/27 19:33:56
Russ Jackson

Ok I went back to Vances on Saturday. I was wrong Tom Vance took my email serious. The minute I asked about the Saiga they asked if I was the one who sent the email. I told them I was and he proceeded to show me the firearms I requested. We talked about customer service while handling guns. I also noticed an abundance of additional staff and I have never heard the numbers yelled out so loud. I ended up purchasing three more guns for the collection. The Saiga 12, Walther P22 Pistol, and a Walther G22 Rifle.  The pistol and rifle are for my son and 22 are alot cheaper to shoot. The G22 can be converted to left hand for my son. I ordered a couple drum mags for the Saiga online and some other upgrades. We took the P22 and my Kimber 45 to the range. My son has never shot a Pistol and after 1 clip and a little instruction he kicked my azz with the P22 and then proceeded to out shoot me with the 45. Anyway Vances is off my chit list and I hope they keep up the good service...Russ


I'm pleased that you had a positive experience at Vance's. I do a lot of business there. I have most of my test guns sent through them. and I buy most stuff there. They usually have at least eight sales people working the counter, but I can't count the times I've ended up with a more than 20-number wait despite all the salespeople.
eruby
Double Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/07/30 10:55:33
The Second Amendment Foundation, the same group that spearheaded the big McDonald win in Chicago has filed suit against Maryland in its denial of handgun permits.
 
Similar suits were filed in North Carolina and New York, but I thought it would be several years before anything would happen here in the Peoples Republic of Maryland.
 
I was extremely surprised and happy to read this news yesterday.  Though it will be a lengthy battle, perhaps Maryland is due to truly become The Free State.
 
 
[http://saf.org/viewpr-new.asp?id=334
 
"SAF SUES IN MARYLAND OVER HANDGUN PERMIT DENIAL
For Immediate Release:   7/29/2010
BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and a Baltimore County, MD man today sued Maryland authorities in federal court because the man’s handgun permit renewal was turned down on the grounds that he could not demonstrate “a reasonable precaution against apprehended danger.”"
 

Russ Jackson
Double Chili Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/09/09 10:25:33
Just picked up a vintage Detonics from the early 80's here is a couple pics.


 

 
...Russ
post edited by Russ Jackson - 2010/09/09 10:27:25
MikeS.
Fire Safety Admin
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/09/11 11:49:49
Good for you Russ, how does it shoot?
Russ Jackson
Double Chili Cheeseburger
RE: Firearm lovers mailbox 2010/09/11 15:29:55
Shoots great. I have always loved 1911s and the Detonics is really the first compact one. Only a 6 shot mag. Considering the short sight distance it is very accurate. I always regretted selling mine back in 82. It replaces the first pistol I ever bought...Russ
eruby
Double Cheeseburger
Re:Firearm lovers. 2010/09/21 13:33:33
 
Recently picked up this H & R Pardner Pump. I was leaning toward the 7-shot Remington 870, but for $160 lightly used, I figured I couldn't go wrong with this 5+1 pumpgun.
 

Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
Re:Firearm lovers. 2010/09/21 13:53:25
eruby

 
Recently picked up this H & R Pardner Pump. I was leaning toward the 7-shot Remington 870, but for $160 lightly used, I figured I couldn't go wrong with this 5+1 pumpgun.



Those are good shotguns. Does yours have a synthetic stock? What do you plan to use it for?


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