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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-08-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,901
Posted By Johnny357
Great news! I love the CMP.

Great news! I love the CMP.
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 04-20-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,979
Posted By Johnny357
If you have a buddy with a .44 ask him for some...

If you have a buddy with a .44 ask him for some range time with it before you make your decision.
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 04-20-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,565
Posted By Johnny357
My buddy who lives and works in the area was...

My buddy who lives and works in the area was happy to stay home, it was a free day off for him. Sure, he had his doors locked and kept his kids inside all day but he spend the day loitering on...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-20-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,782
Posted By Johnny357
That was its original purpose, but it was such a...

That was its original purpose, but it was such a good weapon in such a light package its utility grew far beyond that. M1 carbines were carried by our airborn troops in WW2. Audie Murphie's...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-18-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,372
Posted By Johnny357
A year ago I was bidding on sporterized Arisakas...

A year ago I was bidding on sporterized Arisakas on Gunbroker at around $120. I always lost out at the last second by someone who would run it up just a hair more, but I was hunting for a bargain. ...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-18-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,017
Posted By Johnny357
I think the days of $99 C&R guns are long gone. ...

I think the days of $99 C&R guns are long gone. The world-wide supply of military surplus guns that qualify as civilian legal are drying up. I was having a great time saving up and watching my...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-15-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,284
Posted By Johnny357
Wow, very nice!

Wow, very nice!
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-15-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,192
Posted By Johnny357
My C&R license came with a booklet for record...

My C&R license came with a booklet for record keeping, I've just been using that as it already has the required columns on the pages.
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 04-15-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,880
Posted By Johnny357
There are lots of videos on YouTube for making...

There are lots of videos on YouTube for making DIY crossbows out of PVC. One Good Example. If you are thinking of crossbows as a last ditch SHTF backup then this could make a fun project that...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-06-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,561
Posted By Johnny357
I can hear the ping from mine just fine with ear...

I can hear the ping from mine just fine with ear protection on, and it makes the sound as the clip is ejecting, not just when it hits the concrete. That being said, I agree with others here, unless...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-18-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,227
Posted By Johnny357
Later generation commercial Universal M1 carbines...

Later generation commercial Universal M1 carbines had metal top hand guards:

http://media.liveauctiongroup.net/i/5837/8716239_1.jpg?v=8CC3194A5F8E3B0

I don't recall U.S. military M1 carbines...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-07-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,694
Posted By Johnny357
I believe the idea behind bullpup is to decrease...

I believe the idea behind bullpup is to decrease the rifle length and weight without shortening the barrel. This makes them more maneuverable indoors, quicker to sight on a target, etc. The...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-15-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,110
Posted By Johnny357
My buddy has a 44 magnum cowboy gun with a 6 inch...

My buddy has a 44 magnum cowboy gun with a 6 inch barrel that is not for me. It has to be loaded and un-loaded one shell at a time through one little notch. The little spring slide you use to punch...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 08-07-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,168
Posted By Johnny357
The M1 carbine is still in service with the...

The M1 carbine is still in service with the Israeli Police.
SKSs were tested on the Eastern front in WW2, and are still in service in Cambodia, Laos, China, North Korea and Vietnam.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 07-10-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,093
Posted By Johnny357
I want one too for the same reason. It sure...

I want one too for the same reason. It sure would look nice next to my Mosins, and would be compatible with those boxes of x54r surplus to boot. I keep checking the classifieds for someone...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 07-06-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,129
Posted By Johnny357
I shot an MP-40 and a Thompson at a range in...

I shot an MP-40 and a Thompson at a range in Vegas, two mags each on full auto. The Thompson was easy to control. The MP-40 tended to walk up sharply, which I compensated for easily after the first...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-04-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,632
Posted By Johnny357
Great stuff Dave!

Great stuff Dave!
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 07-04-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,387
Posted By Johnny357
Field finds are so cool. Too bad we will never...

Field finds are so cool. Too bad we will never know the story behind it. And I hate to see a beautiful old firearm deteriorated away to uselessness. Still, far better found than to remain buried...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-30-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,571
Posted By Johnny357
I've dreamed about that too, a big wooden cabin...

I've dreamed about that too, a big wooden cabin on some nice acreage in a wooded hilly area with a grass airstrip and a beautiful old plane like a DC-3. A wood workshop, a metal workshop, a place to...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-30-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,511
Posted By Johnny357
What is the difference between a "carbine" and a...

What is the difference between a "carbine" and a "battle carbine"? A pistol round versus a light rifle round? Thanks in advance, a quick Google did not provide the answer for me.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-29-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,093
Posted By Johnny357
I've wanted one of these for a long time, but not...

I've wanted one of these for a long time, but not for the prices they have in the U.S.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-28-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By Johnny357
The first time I shot mine at the range and heard...

The first time I shot mine at the range and heard the "cling" it gave me goosebumps.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-27-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,741
Posted By Johnny357
Looks just like my Mosin. The battleship looks...

Looks just like my Mosin. The battleship looks like an Iowa class minus 1 turret :-)
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 06-23-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,129
Posted By Johnny357
For my personal collection I would want a...

For my personal collection I would want a Thompson. If I was in combat in WW2 carrying an SMG I would choose the PPSh-41 for the insane rate of fire and the high capacity drum mags.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-22-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,398
Posted By Johnny357
A pitted Enders Royal Cannon Breach 12 gauge...

A pitted Enders Royal Cannon Breach 12 gauge shotgun my grandfather gave me when I was 12. I haven't shot it since I was a teenager, but I still have it.
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