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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    Interesting. I don't actually feel like there's an issue, but only by contrast did I even notice it.

    And the FN Five seveN is not as agressive as the FNS either.
  2. fishwich

    fishwich El Borbah

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    My Win 94 .25-35
    My great uncle bought it shortly after WWII and has been owned by various family members ever since. Ive had it for nearly 20 years.
    Its definitely taken some licks over time but its a nice shooter. Light weight and low recoil.

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  3. skysailor

    skysailor Rat Rider

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    I see remarks about some of you getting carry guns for your wives. Obvious question. What makes you guys think they need to carry sidearms? If these women can't operate the slide, or don't like the kick....should they carrying at all? What about a smallish revolver? Not as "Gucci" as a nice slick semi...but way more reliable. No slide. Not much kick. These women would be far better served by a .22 that they can handle, than a 9mm that they can't. Pull out ANY gun and most perps with even 1/8 of a brain are backing off. They only know it's a GUN! Bottom line. Lets just pray they never need to use it.
    Lyle
  4. Manuel Garcia O'Kely

    Manuel Garcia O'Kely Back at last

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    I pity the guy who accosts my wife. Ever seen what happens to someone when an Elephant takes 'em out? She does not need a firearm. Poor bastard...
  5. Manuel Garcia O'Kely

    Manuel Garcia O'Kely Back at last

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    Aw, that's pretty. Nice older ammo box too.
  6. skysailor

    skysailor Rat Rider

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    If she sees this post, you're pretty much fucked then! LOL!!
  7. gatling

    gatling Long timer

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    Most impressive. I love rifles with a story.
  8. East Coast Rider

    East Coast Rider Just Me...

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    :tb

    My dad has my grandpa's M94 made in '39. That .32 Win Spl has taken quite a few deer, and will blow up water filled milk jugs all day at 100 yards plus a few with open sights. Dad's looks nearly like the day it was bought.
  9. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    It was her decision, not mine. MrsDonkeys likes to shoot, and feels safer carrying a gun. I venture to say she can shoot better than most guys on this forum.

    She sees a gun, she likes a gun, but she won't buy it for herself because she feels guilty spending money on herself. So I buy it for her when she least expects it.

    I'm the same way with motorcycles. I feel guilty buying motos, so she buys them for me. :lol3
  10. CodeMonkee

    CodeMonkee Geek Adventurer

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    I have a little bit different approach, especially for firearms I may use for self-defense: if there are no recommendations against a particular type/brand or ammo. Then I get a number of different brands, projectile weights, brands and power levels. Using those I find out what works and what doesn't.

    If the gun works with enough ammo to be satisfactory then I keep it, otherwise I move on. What is enough? It depends on the gun; I had expected the Galil clone to work with US ball ammo. When it didn't (FTE about every other mag) I decided to sell it. If a stock Glock didn't work with most ammo I would probably return it for warranty/exchange. If I had a Kimber Solo or something like a Rohrbaugh then I would accept that there are some kinds/brands of ammo that they might not like - the purpose of these handguns being a backup or pocket pistol, the purpose of the Glock or AK being something that was a primary defensive arm and that should work with almost anything due to their design, purpose and reputation for reliability.
  11. ImaPoser

    ImaPoser adventure imposter

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    Dammit. These are my latest obsession. No, I have no reason to justify them. No, I don't really have a great place to shoot them. No, I certainly don't have the large pile of $$$ needed to add them to the collection, but I just need to have them. Those two would work perfectly. If you need the space in your safe, I promise I'll keep them nice and comfy here with me. :deal
  12. Off the grid

    Off the grid Seeker of the Unf

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    Wow, that is absolutely stunning.
  13. cms81586

    cms81586 Been here awhile

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    Some holsters I've made for friends and a few "customers". It's addicting....:norton

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  14. Big Bird 928

    Big Bird 928 Long timer

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    I need to learn how to make stuff like that... Way cool.

    sent from my abacus.
  15. GoGo Gadget

    GoGo Gadget Long timer

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    Nice. I contacted a local guy to make me one for my 22/45 like that but a little wider with a spot for my suppressor. Was not worth the $165 he wanted to charge for it. Some day I will get the stuff to make my own.
  16. ImaPoser

    ImaPoser adventure imposter

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    Man, I sure would like to find someone local with your problem. I'd like about a dozen made for different guns and carry styles.
  17. blake716

    blake716 nine toes

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    :clap

    I need one of these. Mostly just to get a good eye roll from the wife. :lol3
  18. little foot

    little foot Scratch and Sniff

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  19. skysailor

    skysailor Rat Rider

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    I had a S&W kit gun (can't remember the model number) in .22. Can't get much smaller......that thing ALWAYS worked. Wish I still had it. They're "prohibited" in Canada now (dumb fucking government) because the tubes are only 4"??? But it was SMALL
    Lyle
  20. Manuel Garcia O'Kely

    Manuel Garcia O'Kely Back at last

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    Esp. if you get an IWB model...

    I have not been able to bring myself to like the plastic holsters yet, but I know a lot of people do.