The I LOVE THIS GUN Thread

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

  1. Gillmartin

    Gillmartin Desultory Dilettante

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    Holy cows, that Marvel conversion would cost more than a whole gun...

    And it looks like that Colt Rail Gun is made by Walther, and can be had for $400-ish. Very tempting...


    On an unrelated note, I just found out the gun shop located about a mile from my house is for sale. That'd sure beat my 45 mile commute. Anybody got $350k I could borrow?
  2. AZbiker

    AZbiker Crunkin' with crackers

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    Pistol safe.

    www.gunvault.com is the one I have.

    Try shooting a CZ75 sometime.
  3. ZzyzyxRd

    ZzyzyxRd Home of the odds

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    The CZ75 platform rocks.

    AZ have you tried any of their polymer guns?
    I'm not a fan of polymer but I did have an XDsc in 9. The XD was just as dependable as my CZ and a good little shooter for a short barrel.

    Any issues with the CZ poly guns? :ear
  4. AZbiker

    AZbiker Crunkin' with crackers

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    Not yet. I'd like to try a P-07 though.

    I tried an XDsc in 40 once...that was a snappy sombitch. :lol3
  5. Trixie

    Trixie No, not that Trixie

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    :nod
  6. Ze Red Baron

    Ze Red Baron Adventure seeker

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    Thanks for the suggestions and the humor - I knew I came to the right place.:evil:deal

    I'll see if the range has a CZ, and I'll check out the Glock and some others. Happy shooting all.
  7. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Have a few thousand rounds through my CZ "duty" 9mm with a poly bottom-
    Love it. Essentially a 75 style with a few changes (internal), acts much the same as the slightly bigger/older brothers.

    [​IMG]
  8. CodyY

    CodyY ADVenture Capitalist

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    I have the SIG 1911-22. (same as the GSG and the Colt versions)
    Took a few mags worth to get it broke in, but now it cycles nicely. FAR better than my buddy's Chiappa 22 1911. Plus the GSG guns have weighted magazines that drop free easily, the Chiappa does not and the mags hang.
  9. potatoho

    potatoho Cheese and Rice!

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    Indoor range especially you should double plug; i.e. foam plugs + ear muffs (electronics are good for this). Protect your hearing.
  10. Mr Weebles

    Mr Weebles Been here awhile

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    I put a set of Hogue grips on my 5906 this morning:

    [​IMG]

    What an improvement over the factory grips! The stock ones were hard plastic and slippery as hell. I really like the Hogues,

    After I got the grips installed I went through a bunch of my stuff looking for the original case for my XD-40 since I decided to put it up for sale.

    Besides the case I found a bunch of other stuff I forgot I owned, including an entire gun. A couple of years ago I bought a Sig Mosquito from a guy, put it away and totally forgot about it.

    It was like Christmas!
  11. ER70S-2

    ER70S-2 Long timer

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    Fixt. :beer

    I like the feel of my XDM 3.8, and it gets good reviews on a regular basis. :nod
  12. AZbiker

    AZbiker Crunkin' with crackers

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    Heeeeey you guys!

    Does anyone use a double magazine case for their double-stack metal mags?

    The reason I'm asking is I got a Blackhawk case and while I like the way it holds the mags, I don't like the way it fits over my Wilderness Instructor CSM belt. The belt holes are too thin and it's a huge PITA to pull the belt through it.

    If I had a Glawk I would buy one from Wilderness, but their mag cases don't work with my mags. :cry

    I might just end up getting another Blackhawk single.
  13. doc_ricketts

    doc_ricketts Thumper jockey

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    I bought one of the GSGs for me and one for the wife. She loves her and so do I. I got it to train her to shoot a heavier gun so she would do better with the Ruger Bisley, which is our favorite shooter.
  14. ZzyzyxRd

    ZzyzyxRd Home of the odds

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    Not too many ranges have the CZ's. I would put the CZ 75B up against the Beretta 92 for comparison.
    They were built to serve the same purpose. The CZ served a lot of years as a NATO duty weapon.
    After having shot both, I went with the CZ. For me it was because of the smaller grip size, the ergonomics of the frame and the action was noticeably smoother.

    Mine shoots straight and It's fed everything I've thrown in it with out any issues. Needless to say it is one of my favorite guns.

    Stock except for the VZ grips.
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  15. FlagRS

    FlagRS Gone to the Dogs

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    I'm not sure what mags you use but check out X-Concealment's double mag pouch. I just ordered one and should have it this week. I have their C series compact OWB holster that I use with a Wilderness Instructor 1.5 and it threads and fits perfectly on the belt.

    Pistol newb in Flag :wave
  16. Stromdog

    Stromdog Howl at the Moon

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    +!. The CZ 75B is an excellent handgun. Mine ate everything without a single issue. I stupidly sold it a few years ago to a good friend for $300.00. Big mistake!

    He wanted a reliable, home/car/travel defense handgun, and a "no clue", gun shop guy had him just about talked into a beat up 92. The Beretta is a good piece, but a look at the one he was going to buy and I offered him my 75B, which was pristine. The CZ will/has served him well. Nothing fired other than at targets, but if need be, it would serve in a SD situation quite well, indeed. The CZ just melts into your hand. Great ergos.

    I had my eye on a new rifle at the time, sooooo...... You guys know how that goes. :lol3
  17. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    the GSG 1911 22 is only 339. And you get the whole gun so you don't have to swap the upper and use a real 1911 45 for it to work.
  18. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    But if you did, you'd have two guns in one.

    Instead of two guns.
  19. AZbiker

    AZbiker Crunkin' with crackers

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    Please let me know how it fits--it looks like it will do the job just fine.

    Edit: also found this paddle pouch from Comp-Tac--I have one of their MTAC holsters and I like it a lot.

    http://www.comp-tac.com/product_info.php?products_id=136
  20. Stromdog

    Stromdog Howl at the Moon

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    Is that thing a real steel frame or some kind of pot metal??