The I LOVE THIS GUN Thread

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by HiTechRedneck, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. eastwa

    eastwa Adventurer

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    Nice score on the 45 Colt. Getting the box and papers is a plus also.
    The Bisley frame is a love it / hate it thing. After trying one out, I never looked back.
    Here is some reading for you regarding your new toy and caliber:
    http://www.customsixguns.com/writings/dissolving_the_myth.htm
  2. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    No, but there is .45 mag, but you have to buy a Grizzley 1911 for it.
  3. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    Neither of which shoot LC right?
  4. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    Expecting the finish to last on the GSG 1911s is pretty much a mistake. Everywhere you look that is just about the only (and first) thing all GSG 1911 owners bitch about. But to all it isn't a biggie since you can get the entire gun cerakoated for about 100 clams, and it really doesn't matter anyway since it is a .22 trainer like you stated. Mine started wearing off before I ever shot it since I trained drawing and such for a couple days. It looked like it was a year old by the time I shot it three days after I got it. The fun factor and accuracy made up for the finish weakness!

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  5. pacecars

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    S&W 657 .41 Mag with full lug barrel
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  6. doc_ricketts

    doc_ricketts Thumper jockey

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    Loading for the .44 or .45LC is really easy, fast, and satisfying (accurate). Congrats on your Bisley.
  7. CodyY

    CodyY ADVenture Capitalist

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    Seen this guy on YouTube?

    He's pretty damn good. And his chick in FIIIIIIINNNE.

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    http://youtu.be/8aO-29TtGyc
  8. Boondoggle

    Boondoggle Gear Grinder

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    Good clean fun. :thumb

    I'm just glad to have that Sean Connery pic off the page. :huh
  9. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    The Codpeice is going to give me nightmares. The movie was weird too. Very. At least there was some hot 70s pootang in it.
  10. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    Millionaire family, and lives on a huge chunk of land with a bitchin range.
  11. Mr Natural

    Mr Natural Really tired

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    From what I can tell, the WF when pitched to the usa military was in 45 LC, in a very small number.(rare) The Mateba is in 454 casull which accepts the 45 LC.

    Another note of interest that the military were the ones to name the .45 colt the long colt, to separate it more from the .45 schofield.
  12. Gernick

    Gernick Long timer

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    If I were to win the lottery I'm pretty sure I'd either die from lead poisoning or food poisoning.
  13. HardCase

    HardCase winter is coming

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    I remember that movie, it was gawdawful! I also remember the 70s, I was in my 20s during that decade and some of the poontang was sweet, albeit hairy. :huh:lol3
  14. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    I was in my 20's in the 70's too. Missed the movie, but I found it while channel surfing one sleepless night at 3 a.m. a few years ago and basically had "flashbacks".:D


    That "Trigger Happy 100th Video" put a grin on my face. Thanks for posting.
  15. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    The movie was typical late 60s early 70s acid (as in LSD) production style.
  16. FPGT72

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  17. Nosmo_King

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    I was geocaching S.W of Tucson Sunday in an area that was used for bombing practice in WWII, when I stumbled across this round. It was half buried, and looks to have been there a long time. The bullet is copper, the round is heavy but makes no noise when shaken. There is an odd weld like mark at the top of the casing near the bullet. Any ideas if this mark makes this a dummy round? I decided not to use a center punch on the primer to find out.

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  18. KSJEEPER

    KSJEEPER Long timer

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    Without anything to use for scale, looks like a 50cal round to me. I've shot 10's of 1000's of rounds out of the M2, and haven't seen anything like that seam at the neck. Modern dummy rounds look just like a normal round but with an inset primer, but don't know what they might have looked like back then.
  19. Jeffy

    Jeffy Hmm...

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    Your pics need better light. But from what I can see it's a .50 cal round made by Milwaukee Ordinance Plant in 1943. It has a 43B headstamp. It looks like it's M33 Ball Ammo. Can't really tell if there is a primer on there, doesn't look like it though. Probably best to find something with a bullet puller. Not sure about the 'weld'. Would be strange to weld anything to the neck of the bullet. it's a good way to gouge the throat and get a bullet stuck in the barrel. powder could be a solid clump from water seeping in.

    The primer should look like this:
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  20. Redne Dab

    Redne Dab Poseur Extraordinaire

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    This goofy question might fit in this thread...

    In '93 or so a friend talked me into buying a Bushmaster AR15 kit and assembling it. It was a great, no frills rifle.

    Flash forward (feeling kind of old here) eighteen years. After a long family-related hiatus from guns, I have dived back into it... My no frills carbine (It has a carry handle. How embarassing is that?) with a 1/9 barrel is like a Model T! Plus the once renowned Bushmaster name has become known for garbage /budget guns.

    Here are some options I would appreciate input on:

    1. Sell it (I think a pre-ban is worth around six or seven hundred) and buy a Spikes or PSA 14 inch with a pinned flashhider, flat top and mid length gas system.

    2. Just get a new upper like what I described above and live with a mismatched rifle. Bushmaster and.,.

    3. Forget the new stuff and enjoy my classic rifle. The new ones will always be available.

    Thanks for your input. I can't promise I'll follow it but I hope to find something insightful.

    Redne