The I LOVE THIS GUN Thread

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

  1. lakelivr

    lakelivr Adventurer

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    I just bought one yesterday. Now the 6-8 month wait to take it home.
  2. VegasKLRider

    VegasKLRider Long timer

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    The CIA played around with Dan Wesson revolvers with silencers. The design of the Dan Wessons allowed them to close the cylinder gap to almost nil- which made the silencers work pretty well (at least for a few rounds until the cyclinder got hot and locked up.)
  3. VegasKLRider

    VegasKLRider Long timer

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    Nice! I've been thinking about one of those with a reflex sight for a truck gun. I have a lever action .357 and reload specifically for it. I am able to get 158 gr XTPs to over 2100fps without undue pressure using fast rifle powders (2400, 110 and 4227). Typical factory loads are optimized for 6" barrels, so they don't translate to max velocity in a rifle barrel.
  4. Juanjo_NY

    Juanjo_NY Made in Argentina

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    Today I put the first few rounds in my Marlin XT-22VR and find out how much fun is to shot at 200 yards with a .22.
    Scope sighted @ 75 yards, for 200 yards I have to aim 2 fts higher and wait almost 2 seconds to hear the bullet hit the metal!
    Probably was luck (IT WAS LUCK) but I hit dead center my little 3" target at 200 yards..ONCE!!!
    LOT OF FUN!!!
  5. acesandeights

    acesandeights Asperger

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    Did you do much shopping and what made you pick the Silencerco? Someone told me they are the best rimfire suppressor, regardless of price and the price isn't that bad. I'm not that well educated on the "best" suppressor for my rimfire. I've got a 3.5" pistol and 16" rifle that I'd use it on.
  6. RuggedExposure

    RuggedExposure Now with more rugged

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    Try waiting closer to 10 months... Makes me not want to buy a 3rd one. Almost. :evil
  7. RuggedExposure

    RuggedExposure Now with more rugged

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    My full auto Colt M4 slung over my back while welding on the international boundary.
  8. lakelivr

    lakelivr Adventurer

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    This will be my first. I made a choice based only on some online research. From some reports the best thing about the Sparrow is its relative ease of cleaning based on its ability to be taken apart and the stainless steel construction.
  9. acesandeights

    acesandeights Asperger

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    Yep, I've read/heard it's very easy to clean for a rimfire suppressor. Seems the first shot is a bit louder than others, but a little water or follow ups are quieter.
  10. RuggedExposure

    RuggedExposure Now with more rugged

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    I keep mine well lubricated with gun oil or ultra sound gel. Avoid using water or anything that contains water (barbasol, etc)
  11. lakelivr

    lakelivr Adventurer

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    RE,

    I'm trying to educate myself about using the Sparrow while I wait on the paperwork. Why the admonition about using water based wetting agents? I think Silencerco's website says you can use up to 5cc of water,wire pulling lube, etc.

    And you think i may be in for a 10 month wait? Oh well, I need a little time to pickup a couple of guns with threads anyway.
  12. lakelivr

    lakelivr Adventurer

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    You've got to make it taller than this. Even the short ones can get over that. :lol3
  13. buildit

    buildit Guns, bikes and Bows

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    Gotta love friends who stop by with new toys. S&W M&P .22
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    And some cool old ammo:D
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  14. RuggedExposure

    RuggedExposure Now with more rugged

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    Water pours out of the end of the can easily, plus it causes things to oxidize quickly. Oil/gel Will stay in place, even with the can pointed downwards.
  15. RuggedExposure

    RuggedExposure Now with more rugged

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    Thats only to slow down vehicles. You can't stop bodies from coming across no matter what you do.
  16. aardschok

    aardschok Fallout Rider

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    Here is the gun that I will keep till I'm gone.

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    My Ruger Mark 3 Hunter with scope and light.

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    Being just a 22, it at least looks like it means business.

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  17. RED CAT

    RED CAT Bumpy Backroader

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    Gotta get rid of that plastic LCI. There are some real nice stainlesss fillers out there. Looks so much better, unless you need an LCI.:D
  18. rapidoxidationman

    rapidoxidationman Easily trainable

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  19. Trixie

    Trixie No, not that Trixie

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  20. Juanjo_NY

    Juanjo_NY Made in Argentina

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    got to try my HomeMade rest today.
    My friend use it all day with his .223 and he really likes it!
    I use it with my 45-70 to double check the sight and this thing did great. It took most of the kick perfectly.
    Def. a keeper! :thumb
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    Some @hole to the tables! :(