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Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-20-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,003
Posted By Shintsu
Oh I came so close today. Two gorgeous S&W 44 mag...

Oh I came so close today. Two gorgeous S&W 44 mag revolvers at the gun store, one was a 6" 629 Classic with rubber grip, brand new, $849. The other was a little snub nose 3" 629 with a real nice...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-20-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,003
Posted By Shintsu
I went by a Walmart just to get an idea on ammo...

I went by a Walmart just to get an idea on ammo price and availability. Couldn't find any 44 special, but I found a few boxes of 44 magnum (50 count). $40-$45, ouch. I've been paying between $28-$40...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-17-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,003
Posted By Shintsu
Interesting, any idea why this occurred? Is it...

Interesting, any idea why this occurred? Is it that the 357 round is lighter and goes faster and thus goes a bit further than the bigger 44 round? Also are you talking 44 mag or special?
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-17-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,003
Posted By Shintsu
Thanks for this, I tend to "go to" using over...

Thanks for this, I tend to "go to" using over penetration when I think what I should say is if I miss and then it goes through the wall behind them. The only stuff I'd have a more legit concern about...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-17-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,003
Posted By Shintsu
Thanks for the advice everyone, I realize now...

Thanks for the advice everyone, I realize now what I shot was a Ruger Super Redhawk 7.5 at the range. I'll be going back to shoot it again and will shoot it first rather than last this time so I...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-16-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,003
Posted By Shintsu
44 Mag Recommendations

So I've kind of had a desire to own a big bad revolver for some time. I already have a 45 ACP Ruger 1911 which would be my carry piece if/when I carry, but I want something with a little more wow and...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 05-02-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Shintsu
lol nah, it's nothing illegal - I'd just rather...

lol nah, it's nothing illegal - I'd just rather not say in case he stumbles on this thread from Google. Funny enough I mentioned something like this one time on another forum and the guy who was...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 05-02-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Shintsu
Thanks for the opinions so far, found out it is a...

Thanks for the opinions so far, found out it is a Gen 3 LE trade-in used for annual certifications (not an officer's carry piece). It has night sights, two 17 rd mags, and a 30 rd mag. I know people...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 05-01-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Shintsu
What's a Glock 17 worth?

Hey there Glock fans, I've had someone offer me a Glock 17 in trade for something I'm selling. I have a good grasp of the true worth of what I have, but wanted to know what a G17 is bringing these...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-12-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By Shintsu
Thanks for the pointers everyone! I always load a...

Thanks for the pointers everyone! I always load a single round with the mag, what I've been doing is removing the mag after the round is in the barrel so that's how it's falling out through the...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-12-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By Shintsu
Seems like my last reassembly might have fixed...

Seems like my last reassembly might have fixed it. I've cycled a dozen rounds and only had this problem happen three times now. This couldn't be related to any other issue like with how I rack the...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-12-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By Shintsu
Alright, I took a bunch this time. Hopefully this...

Alright, I took a bunch this time. Hopefully this will reveal something, I really don't like my primary defense weapon being inoperable and this is really frustrating to me (How can these simple...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-12-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By Shintsu
It was just a field strip, didn't get any further...

It was just a field strip, didn't get any further than that. I can take a picture of it completely apart if that helps more, I've taken it apart and put it back probably 3 times now hoping one of...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-12-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By Shintsu
I'm not sure which piece is the extractor...

I'm not sure which piece is the extractor specifically (I understand the general area it is in, but not sure which part is it specifically). I can tell you this, if I rack the slide back with the gun...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-12-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By Shintsu
Not chambering rounds properly

So this is the first time I have field stripped my 1911 today. Actually a veteran 1911 owner did it for me, and even applied lubricant to the spots where they needed to be. I went home, and I've now...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-08-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By Shintsu
Thanks guys, I am not totally opposed to the...

Thanks guys, I am not totally opposed to the plastic - just afraid it would leave lots of scuff marks on the finish. If there are ones with a soft lining on the inside to prevent this, then I'm all...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-31-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By Shintsu
Open Carry Holster for a Commander-size 1911

Hey guys, so I'm looking for an open carry holster for my commander sized 1911 - I planned to get a CCW but not for some time. In the meantime, I would like to have a way to have my firearm on my...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-31-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,032
Posted By Shintsu
Sorry, I rented the G19 at the range. Most of the...

Sorry, I rented the G19 at the range. Most of the guns I've shot have been range rentals, since that's the best way I've had to familiarize myself with them. I bought the 1911 based on many factors...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-31-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By Shintsu
Haven't tried any other mags, these are the...

Haven't tried any other mags, these are the factory Ruger metal mags so I'm a bit surprised that they would be the problem since it's what they shipped with the gun. I'd still like to try more break...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-31-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,032
Posted By Shintsu
Thanks, that's really helpful. I don't doubt I'm...

Thanks, that's really helpful. I don't doubt I'm probably flinching a bit and anticipating the recoil. I'm not sure if anyone else ever feels like this, but when I go to a range I always seem to jump...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-31-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By Shintsu
Interesting, well fair enough. On the flip side,...

Interesting, well fair enough. On the flip side, I wonder about some of the K98s that I see on GB with intact stampings - were those necessarily used, or just as likely to have a history much like...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 12-31-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Shintsu
Pretty sure it's a single stack .380. Here is a...

Pretty sure it's a single stack .380. Here is a link with some pictorial evidence.
http://www.mrcolionnoir.com/news/the-glock-42-the-glock-no-one-asked-for/

Technically could be a fake, but...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-31-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By Shintsu
Ok so I didn't actually remove the mag release as...

Ok so I didn't actually remove the mag release as that's somewhat involved, but I tried it with empty and full mags. The empty mags really give it trouble. They're very stiff, and once they go in...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-31-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By Shintsu
History of my Mosin Nagant

I bought a Mosin Nagant Hex head 91/30 made in I think '32, escapes me at the moment, a couple years ago for around $135. When I first shot it all was great and I had no issues, I didn't do anything...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-31-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,032
Posted By Shintsu
Finally got to shoot at the range today. I ran 50...

Finally got to shoot at the range today. I ran 50 rounds of Federal 230 grain FMJ through it, I may just be holding it wrong or not used to the kick but I'm shooting to the left and high of where I'm...
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