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Old 09-10-2010, 11:54 PM   #31
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Some of the semi-auto's have a "kit" that will let you shoot .22LR out of the same frame. There is a kit for the CZ75 & I've seen one for some 1911 or other; i believe Sig has some for some models as well.
Most of the "kits" I've seen cost as much as a nice .22 pistol. I just paid $318 out the door for my GSG-1911 in .22lr, something like this could scratch your itch for a semi-auto pistol and a .22 at the same time.
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Old 09-11-2010, 03:30 AM   #32
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Thanks for all the suggestions. I should be happy with my Ruger for now........and lots and lots of target shooting ammo.

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Have you found your bulk ammunition source yet?

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My range requires I buy their ammo. It's okay, at least I know it is always there and I don't have to always go down to Walmart or whatever.

For range ammo, if you get to bring your own, consider Cheaperthandirt.com. They have a brand called BVAC (Bitterroot Valley). It's made in the USA (Wyoming, I think) with new brass casings. Blazer Brass is one of my favorites in store-bought ammo.

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Have you found your bulk ammunition source yet?
No, I haven't had a lot of time to search the links given me but I will this weekend.

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My range requires I buy their ammo. It's okay, at least I know it is always there and I don't have to always go down to Walmart or whatever.

For range ammo, if you get to bring your own, consider Cheaperthandirt.com. They have a brand called BVAC (Bitterroot Valley). It's made in the USA (Wyoming, I think) with new brass casings. Blazer Brass is one of my favorites in store-bought ammo.
I can bring my own ammo to the range I go to. There is a list of ammo that is approved, though, and some that are not allowed. I have used Blazer but the aluminum cased ammo. I hope to go to the range again this coming week.
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Congratulations on your first purchase and range trip! The obsession starts....now


Revolvers are intrinsically addictive. This 2nd hand one caught the eye of one of the newer club members, and she just had to have it Paid for already but gotta wait 6 months before possession is legal.




Not sure what it is, other than being one huge mofo lol

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By the way, when you are talking about range ammo, the only reason (that I'm aware of) for choosing brass over aluminum and the other silver-looking casings is that one could pick up the brass casings and reuse them to reload ammunition.

Only brass casings can be reused. I don't reload (yet), but people do and you could even sell the casings.

Not a big deal, but for the extra dollar or whatever I like to get brass. They don't don't shoot better or anything.

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I do save all the brass casings I have and when I get enough to make it worthwhile to ship, I'm sending them to my friend who lives in California as he does reload his own ammo.

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