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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-01-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,607
Posted By Hightide
From reading thru the thread, I think we should...

From reading thru the thread, I think we should all, including myself, include a few more trips to the gym. Truth is that if you can shoot somebody with a .380 and they can still kick your ass, then...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 05-12-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,079
Posted By Hightide
Oh yeah, MountainMan, I am an old Colt fan. I...

Oh yeah, MountainMan, I am an old Colt fan. I sure wish they would get back into the consumer game
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 05-10-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,079
Posted By Hightide
Economical Target Pistol

I am considering purchasing a new .22 pistol for some economical but serious target shooting. I have an old Ruger Mark I and a Colt Huntsman. However, it's time to get something new in the rimfire...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 05-10-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,366
Posted By Hightide
Two of interest: 1908 Colt Vest Pistol .25...

Two of interest:

1908 Colt Vest Pistol .25 Caliber (Manf. date a few years later)

Pre War Walther PPK in .22 caliber before Nazi markings
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-26-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By Hightide
Agreed! Thanks for the input. Additionally, I...

Agreed! Thanks for the input. Additionally, I found this note online from the American Rifleman:

http://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/colt-fourth-model-deringer/

But no mention of this...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-26-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By Hightide
Help on a Colt Derringer?

Digging around the basement I found a Colt Derringer mounted on a picture frame. I recall this hanging on the wall in our house when I was a kid in the 1950s-1960s. My Dad was a collector and...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 04-05-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,363
Posted By Hightide
My guns are locked in the safe. I have too many...

My guns are locked in the safe. I have too many collaterals for a gun in the night stand. For home defense, I rely on a big dog and my fists. I think the dog and I can handle most situations...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-05-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,151
Posted By Hightide
A nice blued Colt Diamondback. Still have it,...

A nice blued Colt Diamondback. Still have it, still looks great.

First rifle, a Winchester 94 22. (A kid raised on cowboy movies)
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 03-31-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By Hightide
I certainly hope this is a moot point. I don't...

I certainly hope this is a moot point. I don't see further restrictions getting far. Jim, I don't know how old you are, but I've seen this in my lifetime, back in the 1960s, when county officials...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 03-31-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By Hightide
Actually, the local sheriffs throughout the...

Actually, the local sheriffs throughout the country taking a stance refusing to support is good for gun rights, and great for their local politics. I imagine it will guarantee them a lot of local...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 03-12-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By Hightide
Hawg, Towboater, If I want to get back into a...

Hawg, Towboater, If I want to get back into a blackpowder revolver this year (since there is little cartidge ammo)...what manufacturer or suppliers should I be looking at. The quality on that Colt...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-11-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,805
Posted By Hightide
Gun show in my area today. Pretty much all ammo...

Gun show in my area today. Pretty much all ammo was well represented. The price was the problem. Not shocking, I'd say on the most common semi auto rounds the price was roughly twice what it was...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-09-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,805
Posted By Hightide
That is disturbing.

That is disturbing.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-09-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,805
Posted By Hightide
That would be my bad...a mix of Budweiser and...

That would be my bad...a mix of Budweiser and posting. Sorry about that, maybe the powers that be can delete one. Don't worry, I'm considering having a breathalyzer installed on the computer. It...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 03-09-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,201
Posted By Hightide
That would be my bad...a mix of Budweiser and...

That would be my bad...a mix of Budweiser and posting. Sorry about that, maybe the powers that be can delete one. Don't worry, I'm considering having a breathalyzer installed on the computer. It...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-09-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,805
Posted By Hightide
Echoing a positive thought I have been hearing...

Echoing a positive thought I have been hearing several times, for the young folks on the thread (not me).

Twenty years from now, there will be a lot of widows giving away or selling cheap tons of...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-08-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,805
Posted By Hightide
Well said, we have to quit jumping every time a...

Well said, we have to quit jumping every time a liberal legislator yells "Boo"
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 03-07-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By Hightide
Thanks Towboater, As I said, I have been out of...

Thanks Towboater, As I said, I have been out of it for awhile and have no idea what the leading brands are. That Colt I handled looked, fit and finished so much better than the Lyman I had 35 years...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 03-01-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By Hightide
Colt 1860 Army Revolver

I need some advice. I stopped by a gun store tonight and they just got in a trade...a Colt 1860 Army from I guess back when Colt started remaking them again...(was that late 1970s or 1980s?).
...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-28-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,805
Posted By Hightide
What is going on out there in Colorado. I just...

What is going on out there in Colorado. I just heard today that some of the gun bans are thru the state House and on the way to the Senate? Did I hear that correctly?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-26-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,805
Posted By Hightide
Seven yards with a scope Bill! But I love to...

Seven yards with a scope Bill! But I love to shoot
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-25-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,805
Posted By Hightide
But it is fun!

But it is fun!
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-23-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,805
Posted By Hightide
Good job! Our local Walmarts are getting them in...

Good job! Our local Walmarts are getting them in sporadically. We are starting to get near time for spring competitions to start. I shoot in a few handgun regularly that start in April, and...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 02-04-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,201
Posted By Hightide
Very cool purchase!

Very cool purchase!
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-04-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,805
Posted By Hightide
It could go on for quite awhile. Strategically,...

It could go on for quite awhile. Strategically, it is possible that the Dems will not bring the AR bill to the Senate floor until after the November, 2014 elections. They may well bring the...
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