The I LOVE THIS GUN Thread

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

  1. scottcolbath

    scottcolbath Long timer

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    I had to make room in the soda machine gun safe. The door has been finished and populated, so I can add more to the hangers inside. :D

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  2. BigKev72

    BigKev72 ANZAC

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    So why are all your modern pistols hidden and the antiques on the door?
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  3. scottcolbath

    scottcolbath Long timer

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    Heh. I figured I'd keep all the heavy stuff on the hooks, as they tend to make the other hangers sag a bit, especially the Desert Eagle.

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  4. NorthIdaho800gsa

    NorthIdaho800gsa Bad influence

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    I don't blame you for hiding the Tupperware.
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  5. scottcolbath

    scottcolbath Long timer

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    I've got to admit that I shoot best with one of those Tupperware guns.

    25 feet, using my cheap-ass Walther Creed.

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    That gun just works well in my hands. And because of that, it's got the coveted position as my nightstand gun. The most important gun you own, is the one you shoot best.

    Compare that to what I did with my Delta Elite on the same day, same distance. To be fair, this was the first time I had the gun out, and those two flyers were me just not knowing the trigger pull (first two rounds). But even after that, the gun did what I do with just about every friggin' gun I own, and that is shoot low and left. It's almost never the gun, it's the operator. :lol3

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  6. Effendi

    Effendi Been here awhile

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    Back in the mid-80's I attended a specialist police and military (spies too, but I'm not allowed to tell anyone that) exhibition in London. There was one exhibitor with his stand, table in the middle of the stand, in the middle of the table was a black tupperware box with a plastic toy pistol on top of it (Gen 1 model 17). I knowledgably told the world, and his mate, that plastic pistols would never catch on.

    I now own half a dozen Glocks. I wish I had bought shares in Gastons company.

    @scottcolbath where was that black pegboard from you have there? It looks much better than the crappy white fibreboard made pegboard I have laying around.
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  7. JimVonBaden

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    I am definitely not certain, but if it was modified it would have been before the 1970's. Here are some photos.
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  8. JimVonBaden

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    A couple of my others.
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  9. NorthIdaho800gsa

    NorthIdaho800gsa Bad influence

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    You need a cz in your life. A shadow 2 or tso!
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  10. scottcolbath

    scottcolbath Long timer

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    Absolutely, and lots of others as well.

    Anyone here got the CZ 75 Baby Eagle copy? I had an IMI Baby Eagle 20 years ago. Loved that gun.

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    I’ve got a CZ P07, which I love and it’s a tackdriver. IMG_4896.jpg
  12. JimVonBaden

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    First time shooting in 12 years, first time ever on a range, and first time on my new 9mm. Rusty I am, even at 4 yards.
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    Results:

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    The target, first 10 rounds, then another 13 or more.
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    Out of 100 rounds, this was my best:
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    Not terrible, and it was fun!
  13. nomad_games

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    Ever since I got my CZ 75 SP-01 Tactical, my Glock sits in its case. Went and tried to shoot both today and confirmed the Glock has gotta go. Probably replace it with a CZ P07. Shooting the 75 is really nice but it’s too goddamn heavy for carry.
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  14. NorthIdaho800gsa

    NorthIdaho800gsa Bad influence

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    Sorry, I gotta laugh. I love it when people say, such and suchngun is too heavy to carry. For longer than I've been alive people have carried revolvers and full sized 1911s just fine. The recent trend of micro guns Crack a me up. People are going to bet their life on a gun they can't shoot for shit and don't practice with all because it is tiny and light. I carry everyday. I appendix my cz shadow 2, s&w 686+ 4", s&w 627 4" or an lcr. Everybody is different. However, I shoot my cz alot better than anything else I own. I've put a shit ton of rounds through it. Shot it competitively aswell. So I appendix carry it. Why? Because I know I can hit what I'm aiming at. Why? Because I actually shoot it.....alot. it isn't a tiny gun that I take to the rang once every six months and put a mag or two through it, then put it back in its holster for six months. anywho...ymmv
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  15. tastroman

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    Here's my 1st ever gun purchase. I enjoyed shooting the black Mark I as a child and when my dad passed 4 years ago I inherited it. The thing just fits my hand. I've gone back and forth about purchasing a Mark IV as I've read they are very easy to clean. I didn't need it, it's one of those things I just wanted. I think my dad would have appreciated the new design.

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  16. NoelJ

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    My mileage varies.
    As for light guns not shooting, depends on the shooter. This one weighs about 12 ounces if I remember correctly, and at that weight has actual recoil even as a 22LR:
    That dude isn't missing much. And I'll bet that skill wouldn't disappear if he went to a 20oz. 9mm or 40.
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  17. nomad_games

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    Hard eye roll. Ok dude. We get it. You’ve been a tough guy since the covered wagons were pulled by horses. You’re probably so tough you can’t wear a mask or go a week without eating at a restaurant or getting your hair cut, either. I’m talking about carrying long distance in the mountains, in which case I try to cut weight on everything and a pound makes a big difference. I don’t carry in normal daily life around town because I don’t need to. I'm also not talking about a micro gun, or even a subcompact. I have giant hands and can't get my whole hand on the grip on anything smaller than a full size, with a few exceptions like the P07. The difference between 24 oz (Glock 17) and 40 oz (CZ 75 SP-01) is a lot. That's a 67% increase in the weight of the gun. I'm more accurate with the CZ, but not by much, and certainly not by enough to make a life and death difference in self defense. maybe a half inch or inch larger diameter group, but still small enough for all the bullets to land in someone's head if that's what I were aiming for.
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  18. NorthIdaho800gsa

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    Great gun. You will be very happy with that for years to come. That was my first gun. I bought a mark 2 some years ago.
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  19. NorthIdaho800gsa

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    Didn't say light. I said micro guns. But I still disagree. I have a few titanium scandium smiths. They are good guns, but weight is definitely a factor in shootabilty. Last time I was at a competition shoot there were very few plastic guns there. Usually the guys just starting out. So they bring what they already own and since the new trend is plastic guns, that's what they own. However, all of them as they get better always trade off the plastic gun.....always. Why? Because they don't shoot them aswell. Just a fact. Nothing wrong with plastic guns. if plastic guns were superior shooters all open guns on the circuit would be plastic, but they aren't. However this started by a comment that was made by nomad about his cz vs glock. He said he shot his cz 75 better than the glock and was going to get rid of the glock. Fine. But then was going to replace the glock with another plastic gun because of weight. So he is go going to handicap himself over a few oz. He admitted shooting the cz 75 better. So instead of carrying the gun that shot better, he worried more about weight. I would rather carry what I shoot best. Now, if he said I shoot my glock better, by carry the cz. I would defend carrying the glock. it's stupid to handicap yourself. Carry what you shoot the best. Whatever that may be.
  20. tastroman

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    I figured my wife might like shooting it also. She gave me a 38 special some 25 years ago for my birthday but it has a heavy trigger and she never took to shooting it. I think she may enjoy shooting this 22.