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mountainman13 09-30-2013 10:56 PM

shield .40 cal
 
Just figured I'd piss off a bunch of you and let you know I'll be heading down to North Shore Firearms tomorrow to do the paperwork on my shield.
I'll be trading in a bodyguard .380 and colt detective special as well as 2 boxes of .380, 1 box .38 special, 2 boxes of .22 LR, 3 boxes of 5.56 and 120 rounds of green tip 5.56 on stripper clips.
I expect to be delayed.for 2 days as I have been since working at the unnamed shop (that has been under investigation since I left). I expect to walk out with a few boxes of ammo and a holster. The gun will be shipped to a buddy of mine (ffl) to save me the 2 hour round trip to pick it up.

Assuming the government shut down doesn't stop all firearms related activity.

mountainman13 10-01-2013 06:11 PM

Well the guns paid for the shield in full and the ammo got me 120 rounds and a holster. I'll be picking my new hot weather\ backup gun up on Thursday or Friday.

kryptar19 10-01-2013 06:22 PM

Congrats man!! The Shields are fantastic firearms. ...I still wish I had mine.. :-(

mountainman13 10-01-2013 06:26 PM

They're damn near impossible to get hands on up here. I'd be tempted to sell mine, I could probably get $600 for it. Lol
Now I just gotta get the apex kit and night sights ordered, when I have the money. I wanna do both at the same time because the rear sight tends to be a pita to get off.

Sonic82 10-01-2013 06:29 PM

I have a .40 Shield and love it. Perfect carry size and feels great in the hand. I just haven't shot it as much as I should have.

mountainman13 10-01-2013 06:31 PM

Yeah It's a vast improvement over the bodyguard. Lol

JW357 10-01-2013 08:01 PM

I'm glad you got the gun you wanted.

Personally I think trading off that Colt Detective Special. But hey, if you like the Shield more, more power to ya.

Donn 10-01-2013 09:09 PM

MM13, you had a Colt Dick Special 38 and didn't give old Donn a shot, (no pun intended), at it?

mountainman13 10-01-2013 11:22 PM

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Originally Posted by Donn (Post 1389895)
MM13, you had a Colt Dick Special 38 and didn't give old Donn a shot, (no pun intended), at it?

You probably wouldn't have been interested. On top of the hassle of dealing with Massachusetts, it didn't have original grips, the finish was about 90% and I polished up the hammer and trigger. The only thing that gun had going for it was the difficulty of getting one in this state.

mountainman13 10-03-2013 07:03 PM

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Picked it up today and ran it through a 75 round rapid fire failure test. She passed with flying colors.


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