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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-01-2013, 02:23 AM
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Posted By melch79
Tyler. I shot an AR10 (SR25) in Iraq in 08-09 and...

Tyler. I shot an AR10 (SR25) in Iraq in 08-09 and it is a fine rifle. I shot at targets between 500 and 1000 meters. I am in no way a trained sniper or marksman although I did usually qualify expert...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-12-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By melch79
I have a lot of experience with this weapon. I...

I have a lot of experience with this weapon. I learned to shoot long range with an SF team while deployed to Iraq. I really like this gun and enjoyed shooting it. The SR25 I shot had a fixed 10 power...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-28-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By melch79
Its kind like finding a $20 in an old coat.

We recently moved to the Augusta Ga area and while cleaning out the Jeep I looked under the back seats and found 5 boxes of Blazer 45 acp. and 4 boxes of Remington 30-30 and 3 100 rnd boxes of CCI...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 08-28-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By melch79
New to Hunting and new to Georgia.

Well like the headline says I am brand new to hunting and I just moved to the Augusta area in Georgia.
So I have never been hunting before but it is something that I am very interested in. I would...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-24-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,100
Posted By melch79
Bucheimer Holster for 10 bucks

So I was at my local gun store (Chosin Firearms) about a month ago and I saw this really nice looking leather holster. When I picked it up I thought it would be just right for my wife's Christmas...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-29-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By melch79
Right on. I had not thought about the nickel...

Right on. I had not thought about the nickel plated brass. Good call
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-29-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By melch79
It may just be the picture, I took it with my...

It may just be the picture, I took it with my iPhone so it is not the best quality by any means. But the casings for the 45 ACPs are silver so I don't think they are brass, they might be aluminum or...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-28-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By melch79
Oh I forgot to mention. If you cant make out what...

Oh I forgot to mention. If you cant make out what they say on the bottom, It says SPEER 45 AUTO +P and SPEER 38 SPC. Does anyone know if Georgia Arms get its bullets from Speer, or if they are just...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-28-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By melch79
Georgia Arms ammo arived today

So here they are. I just got my shipment in from Georgia Arms. I ordered 500 rounds of 38 Special and 300 rounds of 45 ACP, all for about $250 including shipping. I really liked their service, my...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-20-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By melch79
That is great news, I have read a lot of mixed...

That is great news, I have read a lot of mixed reviews on their stuff, so it is nice to hear a FTF member actually vouch for their stuff. I am really hoping that the stuff I bought turns out to be...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-20-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By melch79
Yea it would, a monster that is for sure. I...

Yea it would, a monster that is for sure. I recently saw a 357 mag 1911, but a 357 AR would be really cool.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-20-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By melch79
This morning I pulled the trigger (hahaha) and...

This morning I pulled the trigger (hahaha) and bought a box of 500 158 Gr. Lead round nose flat points for $110 and 3 boxes of 100 each of 45 ACP 230 Gr. FMJs for $34.50 each totaling $103.50 from...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-20-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By melch79
Winds of Change Yes you will get pictures, I...

Winds of Change Yes you will get pictures,
I appreciate the help, I am thinking about getting either the BVAC 500 pack or a Canned Heat off of G-A.com. We have "good rounds" for home defense or...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-19-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By melch79
Just got my wife's Christmas present GP100

So today I picked up my wife's Christmas present (as the topic says). Its a 4" Ruger GP 100. She hated shooting my Glock and tried a guys revolver one day and fell in love ( with the revolver not the...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 10-04-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 94,966
Posted By melch79
That G.O.A.T. Good Old Army Training comes into play again.

I am in the same boat as the guys before me. The military ingrained the importance of cleaning your weapons right after firing them. So when I home from the range I will spend a little time cleaning...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-08-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By melch79
Thank you both, I really appreciate the info and...

Thank you both, I really appreciate the info and opinions.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-08-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By melch79
Well I am a really big fan of the M1As. I am not...

Well I am a really big fan of the M1As. I am not a big hunter but I know that for the most part the M1A will be able to handle pretty much anything I can throw at it if I do choose to hunt. I do...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-08-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By melch79
So what is the optimal barrel length for the...

So what is the optimal barrel length for the M1A/M14. What will the maximum effective ranges be for those lengths, and why is the M1A Scout Squad the preferred weapon for the doomsday and the militia...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-08-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By melch79
ReDeployment M1A

Alright, I have been on this forum for a little while now and this is a very knowledgeable and for the most part friendly group. Now here is the thing.
When I get back to the states I plan on...
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