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Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-17-2012, 01:52 AM
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Posted By RomeSC
Thank you for addressing my concern of the...

Thank you for addressing my concern of the scraping shells. The cosmetic problem of the "scrape line" doesn't matter, just the safety/"shouldn't be there" aspect bothered me. I will have to check out...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-14-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By RomeSC
I appreciate your well written reply. I...

I appreciate your well written reply.

I wasn't getting sensitive, I was merely stating that "unload it a different way" is not a helpful response to the question "should this be happening and is...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-12-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By RomeSC
I understand and its definitely another way to...

I understand and its definitely another way to unload it. I would love it if anyone can also speak to my concern about the shell rims scraping the elevator as they are fed into the magazine. It puts...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-11-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By RomeSC
Because I'm not supposed to have to do that. I...

Because I'm not supposed to have to do that. I bought it new, it should be fully functional in compliance with the owner's manual. Maybe that makes me weird, but I thnik things should function as...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-11-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By RomeSC
Well I think that since the gun is supposed to...

Well I think that since the gun is supposed to allow for unloading this way (and it is the preferred method according to the manual) that it should actually work out of the box. $400 is a lot of...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-11-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By RomeSC
Interesting. Yes his elevator looks similar, and...

Interesting. Yes his elevator looks similar, and his did catch ever so slightly one time. The next two shells he unloads in that fashion don't catch. The pictures I posted show that there is a...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-11-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By RomeSC
Here are two pictures that show exactly what I'm...

Here are two pictures that show exactly what I'm talking about.

The first shows the shell being fully in the tube and held in by the "cartridge stop":
...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-11-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By RomeSC
Yes, or else I wouldn't be able to access the the...

Yes, or else I wouldn't be able to access the the magazine tube at all because the elevator would be down blocking the tube?

If you are referring to the picture, no I have it open so I could get...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-11-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By RomeSC
Hmm... how would dry cycling change the...

Hmm... how would dry cycling change the pronounced-ness of that notch on the elevator? Like i said the shell rims are scraping that thing every time. And no matter how much force I put on the...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-11-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By RomeSC
Well after playing with it a bit, I can pull...

Well after playing with it a bit, I can pull forward on the shell to slide it "around" that notch to unload the shell, but it takes a bunch of pressure and sometimes it doesn't work still. In...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-11-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By RomeSC
Having trouble unloading shells

Hey all.

So My new Mossberg 500 Thunder Ranch came in from bud's yesterday and I eagerly picked it up. Being my first firearm I have been reading the manual and practicing loading and unloading...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-04-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By RomeSC
Don't have the money to become obsessed at this...

Don't have the money to become obsessed at this point in life :)

But I am prone to such things. I got into some computer games and ended up learning how to build entire gaming systems and had a...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-03-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By RomeSC
I have never shot a pistol of any type......

I have never shot a pistol of any type... apparently it would have been illegal for me to do so.

But I found a handgun safety course that seems awesome. I called around and got info on 4 different...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-02-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By RomeSC
Looking for a gun safety course, general recommendations?

Ahoy-hoy,

My wife and I are taking the first step in getting pistol permits, and apparetly in my county of NY state that means taking a handgun safety course.

The local pistol permit office...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-01-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By RomeSC
I did cancel and reordered through buds, they got...

I did cancel and reordered through buds, they got it in stock :)
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 01-30-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By RomeSC
Hey guys, so a little offtopic question... I...

Hey guys,

so a little offtopic question... I purchased the gun from midwesthuntersoutlet.com, because it was out of stock at buds. Immediately after (like an idiot) I started looking up reseller...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 01-28-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By RomeSC
Wow look at all these responses so fast! Thanks...

Wow look at all these responses so fast! Thanks everyone!

I live in New York state. I'm not sure of any laws about how to store the weapon in the houe, but I guess I'll look into it. Not having...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 01-28-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By RomeSC
Seeing this little article made me decide I don't...

Seeing this little article made me decide I don't want to use anything but buck in a home defense situation:

http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2011/06/robert-farago/shotgun-stopping-power-or-not/
...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 01-28-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By RomeSC
Just bought first (shot)gun ever!

Hey all!

Found out about this forum about 12 seconds ago.

I figured I would introduce myself and then throw out the couple questions that are on my mind :)

The name is Rome and I just...
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