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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-27-2013, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Model52
Is this an AMT Hardballer?

Is this an AMT Hardballer?
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 05-18-2012, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Model52
I live in Belgium,and I started shooting guns 40...

I live in Belgium,and I started shooting guns 40 years ago. At the time, I just had to pay a visit to my local police chief and he would write me a gun permit immediately, because he knew me well....
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-18-2012, 06:01 AM
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Posted By Model52
Yes, you have no idea how lucky you are. I've...

Yes, you have no idea how lucky you are. I've been a gun owner for over 35 years now, and when I started out, I just needed a consent of my local police chief. I went to see him, and came back with a...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-17-2012, 10:28 PM
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Posted By Model52
Not the quality of picture that I'm used to post,...

Not the quality of picture that I'm used to post, but I couldn't withstand the temptation of taking this pic with my iPhone of my Colt Gold Cup National Match, although it will still have to stay at...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-18-2011, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Model52
Reloads for S&W Model 14 - 6 inch

I just bought a nice second-hand S&W Model 14 with a 6 inch barrel. I also own a Model 52 and have some very nice reloads for that gun: 2,4 grains of Vihtavuori behind a 148 grain HBWC bullet....
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-10-2011, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Model52
Oh yeah, forgot to mention a few details: not...

Oh yeah, forgot to mention a few details: not only do I have to prove membership of a shooting club, but I also have to provide proof that I'm a regular visitor and that I shoot frequently with all...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-10-2011, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Model52
Bit the bullet today and reserved the Model 14. I...

Bit the bullet today and reserved the Model 14. I first shot it again at the range, with some factory ammo from Fiocchi, and the results were very satisfying. It has serial number 90K5997, so I...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-08-2011, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Model52
I checked the barrel after some 25 shots, and...

I checked the barrel after some 25 shots, and didn't notice any apparent leading.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-08-2011, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Model52
Second group was about 12 inches wide.

Second group was about 12 inches wide.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-08-2011, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Model52
S&W Model 14 from accurate to inaccurate

Hi all,

I'm considering buying an used Model 14-4 and I fired some test shots with it at the range. Strangely enough, the first 5 shots were fairly close together (say maximum 2 inches at 25...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-13-2011, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Model52
Thanks for the hint, Nick. But as I'm only...

Thanks for the hint, Nick. But as I'm only practicing target shooting in the 25 yards range, I was thinking rather in this direction (see pic).

I'm not sure Pachmayer will have this kind of grip....
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-13-2011, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Model52
Thanks for the encouraging words, guys! Of...

Thanks for the encouraging words, guys!

Of course, my lovely wife only signed the consent after I pointed the King Cobra snubnose in her general direction.

Just joking, she's just as furious...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-12-2011, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Model52
Thirty year ago, when I started my shooting...

Thirty year ago, when I started my shooting hobby, I used to walk in my local police office and come out 10 minutes later with a gun license.

Nowadays, it not only takes 3 months to get one...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-12-2011, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Model52
Yep, I overlooked that one in the collection. ...

Yep, I overlooked that one in the collection.
Glad to be here, looks like a very interesting forum.

I shot some 100 rounds with the STI Eagle and boy, that is a very accurate gun! Comes very...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-12-2011, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Model52
Maybe I overlooked it, but I'm surprised to see...

Maybe I overlooked it, but I'm surprised to see that there are no pictures of an STI gun here. Didn't find one with the 'search'-command either, for that matter.
I have just bought an STI 'Eagle' in...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-12-2011, 07:27 AM
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Posted By Model52
Grip for S&W Model 14

I have ordered a Smith & Wesson Model 14 through my dealer's. It will take some three months to get here, and in the meantime I want to find a good bullseye match grip (orthopedic) that will fit the...
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