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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 07/10/07 9:16 PM
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RE: Firearm lovers. - Wed, 07/18/07 8:11 AM
That looks very interesting CSD, thanks for the heads up. I've posted an info request on a couple of self defense/LEO forums, will let you know regarding feedback.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Fri, 07/20/07 11:41 PM
I came into a bit of inheritance this month so I bought 2 new firearms, an XD in 9mm and a Marlin camp 9 which is a 9mm carbine. Can you tell I like the 9? The ammo is still almost reasonable and you can get some good personal defense ammo. The XD holds 16+1 and the Marlin you can get 30rnd mags for.

It looks like with a small mod to the XD mags the Marlin can use those. It would be great to be able to use the same mag in both.

The XD is very accurate and great to shoot. The Marlin is going to take some work with the sights.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Sun, 07/29/07 12:16 PM
With a slight mod the XD mags will work in the camp9. I'm in the process of modding all my XD mags. It is really nice to be able to use the same mag in both firearms.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Sun, 07/29/07 12:22 PM
I went to a large gunshow held near Dulles airport Friday afternoon and enjoyed looking at all the variety of weapons. They had all sorts of edged weapons and firearms. Plus they had a lot of miscellanious stuff, scopes, magazines, slings, cases...

Ammo, they had tons of ammo literally tons of it. I helped ease the load on the floor by buying a bunch for myself. I bought 9mm, .45auto and 7.62x39.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Sun, 07/29/07 5:22 PM
Well I got my 10/22 tuned in today, this is at 50 yards ...Not bad groups

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Mon, 07/30/07 8:18 AM
It was time to rotate the ammunition yesterday, out with the old, in with the new 147 grain Gold Dots.



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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 08/2/07 9:13 AM
I picked up 500 rounds of gold dots for my .45 at the gun show last weekend. Shot some last night and they are nice.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 08/9/07 12:26 AM
The Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel has always been my ammo of choice for 38+p and .357. I use Speer Gold Dot 44sp and 44mag too.. Never had a complaint with Speer products.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 08/9/07 1:59 PM
I've pretty much settled on the Speer GD as our HD round.

I've not been able to do much shooting this summer, started off with PP being sick and she is still not a 100%. I'm having to do more at home to pick up her side of things. The last 2 or 3 weeks i've had a bit more time but the darn weather has been so bad, HOT and humid I haven't like being outside for long.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Mon, 08/13/07 3:08 PM
I was never much into hunting though I have family members who are ... but I have enjoyed shooting and collecting.

In the late 1980’s I decided I wasn’t likely to shoot as much anymore and got rid of pretty much all of my firearms. At the time, I told myself I was going to take the proceeds and purchase just a few modern guns ... one good tactical shotgun ... a combat rifle (possibly the H&K 91) ... and another good, high capacity semi-auto pistol ... alas I never got around to re-purchasing.

With the exception of a few misc other pieces, here’s what I had ...

4 Winchester Model 101 shotguns - over and under ... two 12’s (a field and a skeet), a 28 and a 20. The 12ga Field was the last shotgun I owned ... a really beautiful gun ... one I wish I'd kept.

Fox Sterlingworth (mid 1920’s) - 12ga - side-by-side ... another beautiful shotgun.

Remington 1100 - 12 ga ... this is the one I kept ready for “home defense” chambered with 3” magnum slug.

Remington 1100 - .410

WesternField 12 gauge pump (an old Montgomery Ward gun)

Remington 760 pump - .30-06

Remington 742 autoloader - .270

“Tanker” Garand ... .30-06 ... short in size, had a convex metal butt plate and was absolutely brutal to fire.

Mauser 98k - .30-06 ... with flash suppressor and bayonet

Winchester Model 94 lever action - .30wcf

Iver Johnson M1 carbine - .30 cal ... easily the “funnest” gun to shoot that I owned .... and shot pretty well as long as I kept the feed ramp polished and used good ammo.
A great “defensive” weapon too ... very controlable (yup,“gun control”). I may get another one some day.

Armalite AR-7 - .22 ... this is the one that breaks down and fits into it’s floating buttstock. I still own this one.

For pistols ...

1911 Colt - .45 ACP ... intended to add an extended barrel and get it magnaported but never did before I sold it.

Colt Commando .38 ... 4” barrel - parkerized

Colt 32-20 Police Positive Special w/ 6” barrel

S&W Police Special ... .38 w/ 4” barrel ... still have this one.

Walther P-38 - 9mm ... had gotten a bit loose but still fired well

Colt Woodsman semi-auto - .22 ... this was the ultimate plinkin' around gun ... what a great pistol ... another one I should have kept.

BTW - are you looking for the manual for that Armalite AR-180 that’s been sitting in your sock drawer - or your wife’s Franchi SPAS-12 (and quite a few others) ... came upon this webpage with many free manuals while looking for the maunual for my AR-7 a while back ... http://stevespages.com/page7b.htm



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RE: Firearm lovers. - Mon, 08/13/07 3:41 PM
Excellent collection over the years. Looks like the only piece that's missing is the "phased plasma rifle in the 40 watt range."

Other than a crappy Lorcin 9mm that malfunctioned almost every other round, I've always regretted every firearm I got rid off.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Mon, 08/13/07 5:58 PM
Thanx Kev :-)

Yeah, in hindsight I should have held on to a few favorites. Now I don't even have a proper shotgun or rifle! ... just a few pistols and a couple long .22's.





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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 08/14/07 7:14 AM
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Originally posted by chicagostyledog

Nice collection. What model is your S&W 38 Police Special? I started collecting S&W revolvers last year and it's become an addiction. Last month I picked up a NIB, final edition 66 4" 357 combat revolver.


If you're interested in a mint M57 .41 MAG blue we need to talk.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 08/14/07 9:40 AM
Thanks Oneiron. If it's the 4" blue version, I have the identical 44mag version of the S&W 29 Mountain gun. They look like kissing cousins.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 08/14/07 4:57 PM
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Thanks Oneiron. If it's the 4" blue version, I have the identical 44mag version of the S&W 29 Mountain gun. They look like kissing cousins.

It is.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Sun, 08/26/07 12:18 PM
CSD, I love my older mod 66 with the 4" barrel. I'm now looking for a 2.5 inch version of that revolvfer for some ccw work.

I picked up a really nice looking Marlin model 336 in 30-30 yesterday, it has some lovely walnut on it. That and I nust love lever actions.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Mon, 08/27/07 4:01 PM
Mike, best of luck with your new Marlin. For ccw, S&W has a new light weight .357, seven shot, 2.5." The 386 ScS weighs in at 21oz. The problem is price and availability. Last week, I ran into a midwest Smith & Wesson rep at a Gander Mountain store in Wisconsin. The word on the street is that the cost of ammo is going to rise 27% in the next few months. He said start stocking up now.


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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 08/28/07 9:38 AM
I tried to trade a guy at last weekends gun show my AR-15 even up for one of these, no luck.


http://www.impactguns.com/store/ROHR-R-9.html



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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 08/28/07 8:56 PM
Study: 9 Guns for Every 10 Americans

I know folks that have no guns and some that have more guns then your local gun shop. I bought my first real gun when I moved to CA. After going to a party where the discussion turned to guns and everyone but I claimed to own several guns I bought my first, a 1911.



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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 08/28/07 10:02 PM
John, critics agree.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Wed, 08/29/07 6:58 AM
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John, critics agree.




CSD,

I was seriously looking at the Scandium 357's when the Rohrbaugh caught my eye, hell of a gun. Hmm, 9 for every 10, guess I better get some more to bring it up to 10 for 10.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Wed, 08/29/07 8:14 AM
Thanks for the heads up on the ammo CSD. I've been meaning to put in an order and now would seem to be a great time.

If I didn't live in the People's Republic of Maryland (where residents of Montgomery County and some other locales can't even have ammo shipped to them) and were actually able to get a carry permit, I'd tote my Taurus 617, a 7-shot .357 that is very comfortable when I'm able to walk around with it.

Kevin




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RE: Firearm lovers. - Wed, 08/29/07 8:45 PM
Any reason ammo prices are going up? I think they already went up some in CA.n I went to the gun show in OC CA last weekend and theprices I saw "seemed" higher.

What do you pay for Winchester 55Gr 223. I used to be able to get it for under $120 for 500 rounds but didn't even see it at the show this year. They had Wolf for $117 for 500 rounds.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 08/30/07 12:23 AM
The war overseas has increased the demand for ammo. A shortage of copper, lead, and brass has created a rise in the price of these materials used in ammo manufacturing.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 08/30/07 2:42 PM
China and India are sucking up a lot of raw materials; copper, lead and oil being a big part of those materials.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 09/4/07 1:25 PM
John, I can't open that link here, is that the newish Taurus .410 shotshell / .45 LC revolver?

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 09/4/07 1:37 PM
I got a great deal on an old (1969) Ruger 10/22 last Saturday. I stopped at a pawn shop a few miles from home. I'd heard from a friend that he sometimes got some pretty good deals on firearms at the pawn shops over there. There is 3 of them close by each other.

I saw this 10/22 and noticed it had a metal buttplate and a nice walnut stock along with a 3x7 scope. It was pretty dusty outside and pretty cruddy inside. It cleaned up nicely though. It needs a new recoil return spring and guide and a new recoil buffer pin. About 20 bucks in parts.

I was looking at my favorite .22lr website Sunday night and found that Ruger has a web page that will give you a fairly good idea of when a gun was made by serial #. That is www.rimfirecentral.com BTW for the .22 site.

I've already been offered 250 for this rifle, I paid 106 with tax. Nope, not gonna sell it.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 09/4/07 3:16 PM
Mike, yes that's it. Great deal on the 10/22, way to go.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 09/4/07 9:14 PM
Mike, congratulations on your recent Ruger. John, that new Taurus Judge will be the best home self defense weapon of all time. I want two in blue: one for the home and one for the car.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Sat, 09/8/07 4:37 AM
Heading for a big gun show in Harrisburg, Pa in a couple hours. Only the Shadow knows what I'll be bringing home.

I'm also going to go out to Amish country for supper, will report back later.

MikeS.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Sun, 09/9/07 10:35 AM
The gun show was good, they had a lot of sellers there. I was kinda looking for a Marlin Camp 45, a carbine which fires the .45auto round. I was also thinking about an XD 9mm sub-compact. I saw a total of 2 XDs, neither of which I was interested in and 0 Camp 45s.

I did get to see a lot of other fine firearms including several full auto Tommy guns.

I wound up buying a bunch of ammo. They had some decent prices by today's standards.

The Amish country meal was a bit of a bust. Oh well.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 09/13/07 8:14 AM
I bought a 1950s vintage Marlin model 39A (.22lr) last month that came with a very cheap 3/4" scope. I took that scope off and found that the rear sight was gone. So I took it down to a local smith to get the receiver drilled and tapped for a Weaver style mount. I finally get to pick it up this afternoon. I'll take it out to the range tomorrow and see if it can shoot.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Sun, 10/7/07 12:04 AM
Took a road trip to Cabela's this evening and picked up a Desantis SOB (swell of back) holster for my S&W 340pd.

CSD

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Sun, 10/14/07 2:38 PM
CSD, buy it! I have 1 of those now and love it. I'll post a pic of my 1st 8 rounds out of the XD 9mm SC in a minute.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Sun, 10/14/07 2:45 PM
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CSD, buy it! I have 1 of those now and love it. I'll post a pic of my 1st 8 rounds out of the XD 9mm SC in a minute.
MikeS.


CSD, here is the 1st 8 shots out of mine, along with Ava who shot the other 2 rounds.



Now the other holes are from a .22 we shot earlier.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Mon, 10/15/07 7:20 AM
Buy another - put pink grips on it and give it to her.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Mon, 10/15/07 1:01 PM
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quote:
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CSD, buy it! I have 1 of those now and love it. I'll post a pic of my 1st 8 rounds out of the XD 9mm SC in a minute.
MikeS.


CSD, here is the 1st 8 shots out of mine, along with Ava who shot the other 2 rounds.



Now the other holes are from a .22 we shot earlier.


Oh sure Mike, Blame Ava for the 2 shots out.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Mon, 10/15/07 2:37 PM
Darn it! Ya caught me! Those 2 were wayyyy out. But hay, my 6 yr old loves to go shooting with me.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Mon, 10/15/07 11:29 PM
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Buy another - put pink grips on it and give it to her.


We both like these on the stainless finish 66.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 10/16/07 7:12 AM
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quote:
Originally posted by Oneiron339

Buy another - put pink grips on it and give it to her.


We both like these on the stainless finish 66.


General Patton revisited!

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Tue, 10/16/07 9:50 PM
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General Patton revisited!


Patton's pearl handled Colt .45 exact replica.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Wed, 11/7/07 4:58 PM
Just picked this up for $385.00. It has a Ruger synthetic stock and a Ruger 30 round magazine.



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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 11/8/07 12:35 PM
Excellent purchase!!

Is it the mini 14 or the mini 30 (demerits to me for not be able to tell from the pic).

The synthetic/stainless mini-14 is my next purchase, which I hope will be soon, esp. as it wouldn't surprise me if the People's Republic of Maryland bans it as an assault rifle.

Thanks,

Kevin


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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 11/8/07 12:51 PM
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Excellent purchase!!

Is it the mini 14 or the mini 30 (demerits to me for not be able to tell from the pic).

The synthetic/stainless mini-14 is my next purchase, which I hope will be soon, esp. as it wouldn't surprise me if the People's Republic of Maryland bans it as an assault rifle.

Thanks,

Kevin




Hi Kevin,

Mini 14. It was an LEO trade in, dealer had about 35 of them. Myself and a couple of LEO buddies bought three so we got a pretty good price, especially with the Ruger 30 round magazine. Did you ever get that Bersa?

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 11/8/07 1:12 PM
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Excellent purchase!!

Is it the mini 14 or the mini 30 (demerits to me for not be able to tell from the pic).

The synthetic/stainless mini-14 is my next purchase, which I hope will be soon, esp. as it wouldn't surprise me if the People's Republic of Maryland bans it as an assault rifle.

Thanks,

Kevin
Hi Kevin,

Mini 14. It was an LEO trade in, dealer had about 35 of them. Myself and a couple of LEO buddies bought three so we got a pretty good price, especially with the Ruger 30 round magazine. Did you ever get that Bersa?
Hi John,

I didn't get the Bersa (yet), as I saw a double barrel coach gun in a Dunham's near Pittsburgh for $189.00 and snaggged it. While it is a relatively cheap import, the finish is good and the action is smooth. It has the short barrels and the rabbit ear cockable hammers for that Gabby Hayes / OK Corral look.

It made quite a racket whern I fired it at an indoor range and everyone came over to look at it.

Until I do get the Bersa, the 7-shot Taurus .357 will have to suffice.

Thanks,

Kevin

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 11/8/07 9:51 PM
Nice John! I had a mini-30 until I left Calif and my buddy talked me out of it. 385 is a great price too.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Wed, 11/28/07 9:24 PM
It's the season of giving and I'm thinking of giving myself another gun. It's a toss. I don't own any semi-autos and a Springfield Armory XD has been atop my wish list. OTOH, I'm addicted to Smith & Wesson revolvers. The N frames with the wood grips are my favorites. I'm hooked on the model 27, a large frame, 5 inch, 357 mag.


CSD

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 11/29/07 7:17 AM
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It's the season of giving and I'm thinking of giving myself another gun. It's a toss. I don't own any semi-autos and a Springfield Armory XD has been atop my wish list. OTOH, I'm addicted to Smith & Wesson revolvers. The N frames with the wood grips are my favorites. I'm hooked on the model 27, a large frame, 5 inch, 357 mag.


CSD

Make me an offer for a M57 .41 Mag 4" blue, virtually brand new, only one box of shells thru it.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 11/29/07 2:31 PM
I took two of my kids out to Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Madison GA on my birthday. We had a fun day.

Pics are here: http://picasaweb.google.com/bruce.griffis/CharlieElliott

One pic is of a small man-made lake. The drought has hit it hard! The second picture of another man-made lake on the other side of the dam. Still okay, but down. A third pic is of my 18 year old son with his grand-dad's sporterized Remington 30-06. He did good with the iron sites! He also used a little bolt-action 22, and did well with that.

The fourth pic is of my youngest son. We checked out the archery trail. There's a loop with 20 3D targets. We had fun. I didn't hit any targets, and we managed to lose or break all the arrows (we dusted off my wifes archery set - it's a good 35-40 years old).

We picked up a bunch more arrows and will do the archery loop again when it warms up a bit.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 11/29/07 11:27 PM
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It's the season of giving and I'm thinking of giving myself another gun. It's a toss. I don't own any semi-autos and a Springfield Armory XD has been atop my wish list. OTOH, I'm addicted to Smith & Wesson revolvers. The N frames with the wood grips are my favorites. I'm hooked on the model 27, a large frame, 5 inch, 357 mag.


CSD

Make me an offer for a M57 .41 Mag 4" blue, virtually brand new, only one box of shells thru it.


Thanks for the offer. My 29 and your 57 are the same gun, different caliber. The .41 packs a good punch, while I can use 44sp for target practice with mild, if any recoil. I had the opportunity to find that new 27 at a gun store this afternoon. I wasn't impressed. The store also had a 27-2 6.5." It was 99% and built much better than the new 27. I still want a 5" 27 and have found one in LNIB condition.

CSD

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Fri, 11/30/07 8:46 PM
Great deal on the mini 14's, I got one because Califoria banned the AR15 and I wanted a 223.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Fri, 11/30/07 8:50 PM
What did you think of the Republican answers to the question asked about what guns do you own?

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Sun, 12/2/07 7:02 AM
Hey CSD, don't turn away from the XD, they are some very nice shooting semi-autos. But then again the M27/28 is a very nice wheel gun. The heavy frame really soaks up the recoil. My m27 has a great trigger pull right out of the box. That was about 30 years ago.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Sun, 12/2/07 7:02 AM
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What did you think of the Republican answers to the question asked about what guns do you own?


What are you refering to?

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Mon, 12/3/07 5:25 PM
A buddy called yesterday morning about going to the range. I had not planned on it but decided to meet him there. Got into
a conversation with the guy next to me about the Ruger 10/22 he was shooting, turns out he wanted to sell it. I bought it for
$150.00 as is, glad I went to the range yesterday.







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RE: Firearm lovers. - Wed, 12/5/07 9:35 AM
Nice deal John, what are the specs on this new find?

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Thu, 12/6/07 7:45 AM
Hi Mike,

Right now it's a standard carbine model. By the time I get done sinking $500.00 or so into it I'll have turned a $150.00 gun into a $650.00 gun, or thereabouts.

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RE: Firearm lovers. - Mon, 12/31/07 9:13 AM
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Originally posted by John A

A buddy called yesterday morning about going to the range. I had not planned on it but decided to meet him there. Got into
a conversation with the guy next to me about the Ruger 10/22 he was shooting, turns out he wanted to sell it. I bought it for
$150.00 as is, glad I went to the range yesterday.








Oh, wow. They make a stainless model? Is that a synthetic stock?

I inherited (sort of) a blued one, and I haven't really done anything with it.

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