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Old 04-28-2014, 11:05 PM   #1
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My dad came over yesterday so I could put brakes on his Exploder. When we (I) were done we started digging thru the gun safe. I pulled out my R1S and he looked at it and said " I always wanted a gun like this but never could afford it". To which I replied "you can afford that one"
Him: What do you mean?
Me: Here's the box it came in, the 2 mags full and when you decide to shoot it come back because I have some plinking rounds that are cheaper to shoot than the ones in it. By the way it is loaded. What a deal???? I get a sore back and he leaves with a gun.
I can't have an empty hole in the gun safe so I called an LGS this morning and had them put my name on the gun in the attachments. Told him I would be by after work to pay for it. While I am standing there doing the paper work I am thinking that thing looks short. Duhh it's a commander model.


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Old 04-28-2014, 11:09 PM   #2
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Very nice, congrats on the addition


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Rockratt congrats on the new Ruger,they're some very fine 1911s!
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Congrats on the new Ruger, but an even bigger congratulation on doing something that nice for your father.

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You're a good son! Very nice!
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Thank you folks!!!! My mom is in the mid stages of Lou Gehrigs and he has become primary care giver. He deserves a he!! of a lot more for sure.
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Very nice 1911 but it fails in comparison to what you did for your dad....very, very nice.
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From the title of the thread I thought it was going to be a dog or something.

Very nice pistol indeed! and a very nice deed you did for your father


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