The I LOVE THIS GUN Thread

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

  1. Manuel Garcia O'Kely

    Manuel Garcia O'Kely Back at last

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    Thanks Mike.

    I'm not confident with my fine motor skills to do the necessary on the pistol, although it LOOKS simple enough. I found a guy 'locally' and am going to have him do it - the right tools for the job and all that bullshit, right?

    I got a loader for the HP, and it's a lot nicer to use that. I was whining about the Ruger Mark I mags that have a tiny little round button and a narrow throat - right pain in der thumbs those - I had a slider that helped but my bud broke it last trip to the range - need to make a new one out of lexan sheet.

    UPS Delivered my ammo order last week, now if I can kick this cold and get out to the range! That and it was minus Eleven this AM.
  2. Manuel Garcia O'Kely

    Manuel Garcia O'Kely Back at last

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    My shooting buddy got one of those - and it's great fun to shoot and good size for the kids too - get lots of mags! His is very unfinicky in ammo - we fed all sorts of cast-offs including those stupid tuncated cone bullets and no problem!

    When I shot it the first time I had to adjust to the trigger pull which I found light enough to give me a few wild shots.
  3. guns_equal_freedom

    guns_equal_freedom Long timer

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  4. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    I have a nice Windham Weaponry upper receiver assembly coming my way...can anybody point me to a supplier/FFL who hasn't gone completely insane with regard to a quality stripped lower receiver?? I'm in the South Carolina area...
  5. ImaPoser

    ImaPoser adventure imposter

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    :poser Funny.
  6. newcastleadam

    newcastleadam Artful Tagger

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    Palmetto State Armory ain't too insane, but they run out of stock quick. I'd say touch base with your local forums, see if there's a supplier with special offers etc
  7. SJSharkfan

    SJSharkfan Been here awhile

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    When you do find a lower in stock let me know. I've been looking and the supply has dried up. On AR15.com there is a thread dedicated to finding lowers.
  8. cms81586

    cms81586 Been here awhile

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    Just bought two for $150/each. Not great for "pre-crisis" pricing but a good deal right now. Check with Ace Sporting Goods in PA. That's where I got mine and had them shipped to my FFL dealer local to me.

    http://www.acesportinggoods.com/
  9. andy29847

    andy29847 Dirt Road Rider

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    Armslist, http://www.armslist.com/ , is very active in South Carolina. there is a ton of black rifle stuff there - some of it may be reasonably priced.
  10. sect8dr

    sect8dr ride them all

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    Very few good deals on armslist right at the moment. The price gouging idiots are out in full swing.
  11. Speedo66

    Speedo66 Transient

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    Are they the idiots, or are the people paying their asking prices the idiots?

    Supply and demand is at work here, but nobody is forcing anyone to pay.
  12. ImaPoser

    ImaPoser adventure imposter

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    Yep. Only the buyers are idiots. I've listed stuff flat out saying you're an idiot if you buy it at this price, and still get people who buy.
  13. PunkinHead

    PunkinHead Moobless Adventurer

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    On Sunday night I put 1000 rounds of shitty steel case Russian. 223 on Arms list for $400 and had a dozen emails before I went to bed. When I told people I already had a buyer they started offering me $500 then $600. Good grief. It's not gouging when morons are panic buying. The guy who got the ammo for $400 acted like I was doing him a favor.
  14. FPGT72

    FPGT72 Long timer

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    Depends on what you want.....Don't you hate those answers.

    I like the P1, it has a little more history going for it, ammo is going to be a little more easy to find....however I will not fire anything more than 115 grain in mine no matter what others may say....so that is a little hard to find these days.

    The CZ could be used as a CCW if that need is there, but while it would not be my first choice as there are better guns out there, but in its price bracket I do know that people use it for that.

    The ammo for the CZ is going to be a little more crazy, and I know of no american company that makes it....if the world keeps going nutty, who knows if imports will still happen.

    If it was me, as I have other guns I would take the P1, If I was on a budget and wanted something to carry I would take the CZ.
  15. Rasbutan

    Rasbutan Unnormal

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    At the gun show this past weekend, I saw 2 guys lay out almost $2500 in cash to the little old couple selling reloads. The 2 guys bought every round of .223 they had (3600 rds). The poor folks couldn't even get their table set up. They sold their remaining stock on 9mm and .40 before I was gone, so about 45 min.

    Oh, and I saw 3 stripped lowers on sale for $300 ea.

    The BCM table had uppers going for between $700-1500, and people couldn't get the cash out of their wallets fast enough.
  16. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    shout out to Palmetto State Armory in Columbia SC. They got in a couple cases of lowers; ran up to Columbia and bought two. FOR THE NORMAL PRICE. Cost me not even a tank of gas in the KLR. Worth every penny to me. Out of 3 cases, there were 6 lowers left when I got there. Unfortunately, they don't do orders over the phone, and they are kinda slow at updating their website. You have to call the store location to check on inventory for mags, lowers, etc. Just wanted to let y'all know that there are local sellers out there not gouging prices.


    They'll be getting my future business... :thumb :thumb
  17. VTvfr

    VTvfr Been here awhile

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    These guys are just down the street. They've always been higher $$$ than all other local shops, but have a decent inventory. I'll have to swing by and take another look!
  18. Patriot4570

    Patriot4570 Trail Blaster

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    My bullet molds have come in handy just finished casting some 200 SWC bullets for my Goverment Model.Going to cast some .40 caliber bullets tomorrow.:clap
  19. Daamud

    Daamud Life is like a box of Old Milwaukee

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    Blackhawk Size 2 is a good cheap holster for that. Without anything on the rail.
  20. tony the tiger

    tony the tiger Long timer

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    I saw what you did there... :norton