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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-14-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By gunsmoke11
Mauser Luger 1937 S/42

I've always loved Lugers. To me they are one of the most unique and prettiest automatic handguns ever designed and without a doubt the easiest one to recognize. Mine has special meaning for me since...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 09-12-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By gunsmoke11
You can pretty much find out most information...

You can pretty much find out most information needed right here on this forum. The mods here do a very good job and keep the threads civilized without busting in on so many discussions where the...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-04-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 15,852
Posted By gunsmoke11
Duplicate post

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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-04-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 15,852
Posted By gunsmoke11
My favorite .22 plinker is my engraved Winchester...

My favorite .22 plinker is my engraved Winchester model 62 mfg in 1938. Reminds me of my days while shooting at the Coney Island gallery when I was just a kid.
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Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-04-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By gunsmoke11
Bet it works just fine. Even if cut down they're...

Bet it works just fine. Even if cut down they're really in demand with the cowboy action shooters. I like it and lots of luck.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-04-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By gunsmoke11
I can't tell from your photo either, but did you...

I can't tell from your photo either, but did you attempt to fire it, cause I sure as hell would've? A '97 with a 20" barrel is the riot version if the barrel is stamped "cyl". I have one mfg in 1900...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-30-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By gunsmoke11
Colt US Army 1911 Black Army

This Colt model 1911 was mfg in 1918. The last name of the individual that it was assigned to was Johnson. He was a very pleasant individual that I was lucky to have met many years ago, who carried...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 07-28-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,285
Posted By gunsmoke11
Why use para cord when the Samson cheek rest...

Why use para cord when the Samson cheek rest gives you an exc. cheek weld? Fitting it onto the thicker Yugo's metal stock is necessary. Firing this pre ban Mitchell Yugo M70 with the Russian rubber...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-24-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 755
Posted By gunsmoke11
While in uniform I carried a backup for almost 20...

While in uniform I carried a backup for almost 20 years, but since retiring and older now I gotta think of my comfort as well. I don't always carry a spare mag, but when I do I like the type that...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-24-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By gunsmoke11
That's a fine rifle you have and lucky to have...

That's a fine rifle you have and lucky to have it. I wouldn't mind having one of them myself in that calibre. Fancy guns are nice to look at, but how they work is what really counts. My friend has a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-23-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By gunsmoke11
I could be wrong, but I was told by someone who...

I could be wrong, but I was told by someone who has hunted in Africa more than once that they won't allow anything under a .375 for hunting elephant specifically, but not necessarily other dangerous...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-22-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By gunsmoke11
Vintage Holland & Holland .375NE Take Down Rifle

This rifle was mfg in 1911 in London. It was purchased by my late uncle in 1976 in a local gun shop while on consignment. H & H are all special ordered and are measured to fit their purchaser. It...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-21-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By gunsmoke11
That's a great story and seeing that 95 brought...

That's a great story and seeing that 95 brought back memories of the one that I had. It was a 30-06 SRC made in the 1920's. It was in exc. condition with 90% of the blue remaining and had a shotgun...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 05-30-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By gunsmoke11
Rep. King is a creep. I live near him and he's my...

Rep. King is a creep. I live near him and he's my rep so I sent an email to him asking for some help for my son regarding a suit against a county agency a couple of years ago. Without my permission...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-15-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20,681
Views: 679,317
Posted By gunsmoke11
This is a photo of me and my mommy in front of...

This is a photo of me and my mommy in front of the NY Museum of Natural History. It was taken in 1955 and I guess now I'm a dinosaur who belongs on display, but going on 85 years old she's still a...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-09-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 15,852
Posted By gunsmoke11
Sorry, posted twice.

Sorry, posted twice.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-09-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 15,852
Posted By gunsmoke11
The Anschutz Model 1518 Mannlicher .22 mag with...

The Anschutz Model 1518 Mannlicher .22 mag with Weatherby scope is a tack driver. My 100 yard groups are equal to the larger calibres I shoot.
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Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 03-28-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,942
Posted By gunsmoke11
I think you made a good choice am sure you'll be...

I think you made a good choice am sure you'll be very happy with it. You should check out the A-Grip on the net. It's around $20, which is over priced and worth every penny. It's amazing how the feel...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 03-27-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,942
Posted By gunsmoke11
I like the Seecamp a lot as well, especially...

I like the Seecamp a lot as well, especially since you no longer are restricted to the Win. silver tips. My friend has an older Seecamp that he loves, but it's too small for my hand where the...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 03-26-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,942
Posted By gunsmoke11
I agree with your reason for carrying a pocket...

I agree with your reason for carrying a pocket gun and that's why I carry my NAA on hot summer days. I agree with you where a long gun is concerned as well. I'm older and lazier these days and don't...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 03-25-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,942
Posted By gunsmoke11
It was you who mentioned 1000's of rounds without...

It was you who mentioned 1000's of rounds without jamming and not myself. In that particular weapon even with perfectly manufactured ammo I wouldn't depend on it functioning that well. Maybe one in a...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 03-25-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,942
Posted By gunsmoke11
Sorry, I'm not a gunsmith, but I think I can...

Sorry, I'm not a gunsmith, but I think I can recognize an inferior weapon when handling one and I have shot just a couple of Kel-Tecs and examined them closely even in gunshops. Two individuals that...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 03-21-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,942
Posted By gunsmoke11
Just wanted to add that you're right and the...

Just wanted to add that you're right and the Glock isn't the ultimate handgun. As a matter of fact it took me years to even consider getting one. I always loved my Colt DS and Smith revolvers. My...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 03-21-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,942
Posted By gunsmoke11
Quentin, It's depressing when it seems like...

Quentin, It's depressing when it seems like everyone's younger than me.
Firearms Forum: History 03-21-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,021
Posted By gunsmoke11
In the movie The Searchers there are 2 scenes...

In the movie The Searchers there are 2 scenes that were screwed up, but weren't cut. The first scene is when John Wayne and Ward Bond are on one side of the river being attacked by the Indians. Ward...
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