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Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 02-26-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,226
Posted By CARNUT1100
I would enjoy the ability to legally own...

I would enjoy the ability to legally own either...
Bloody John Howard!
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-25-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,311
Posted By CARNUT1100
I don't have any gun branded stickers on my...

I don't have any gun branded stickers on my vehicles, would be too hard to decide which ones to put up, besides it's not really my style.
I have had one from a campaign that started up after we got...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-25-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,668
Posted By CARNUT1100
I was all set to buy a new Norinco but walked out...

I was all set to buy a new Norinco but walked out o the shop with a secondhand stainless Springfield for not much more....
Had no issues with it apart from its voracious appetite for my powder,...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-18-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,397
Posted By CARNUT1100
I went to buy a new Norinco but the shop had a...

I went to buy a new Norinco but the shop had a secondhand Springfield for not much more so I bought that instead and I am SOOOOOOOO glad I did!
Much nicer made and a real joy to shoot.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 04-03-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,527
Posted By CARNUT1100
I have thought about some of their courses...

I have thought about some of their courses myself...I await the replies with some interest myself...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-21-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 26,130
Posted By CARNUT1100
Way cool! Another Tasmaniac! I'm about...

Way cool!
Another Tasmaniac!

I'm about half an hour out of Hobart, Derwent Valley.
I generally shoot at Blue Hills though. Have't lived here long and don't really know the local clubs around...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-21-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,643
Posted By CARNUT1100
There are a few tricky things when doing a full...

There are a few tricky things when doing a full strip down and reassemble, for instance the little spring under the sideplate is easy to get wrong and bend...don't ask how I know. I'm just glad it...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 04-21-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,161
Posted By CARNUT1100
I saw a friend's Norinco 1911 at my club, based...

I saw a friend's Norinco 1911 at my club, based on a standard slide and frame but with different barrel, sights etc and it was really nice.
I wend to buy one and all of them had more play in the...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-11-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By CARNUT1100
Might have a go at that. I will be getting a home...

Might have a go at that. I will be getting a home broadband service soon though. And as for having a job, that will depend on if we can sell another boat in the next few months or else we will be...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-11-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 26,130
Posted By CARNUT1100
Well I now have a 1911 on layby at my local...

Well I now have a 1911 on layby at my local gunshop but not a norinco. For an extra couple hundred i got i stainless Springfield instead! Already has the good sights that were gonna cost 150 extra...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-11-2009, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By CARNUT1100
work internet filter

Well hi to everybody, i have not been around for a while. The reason is that work has installed a new web filter which has Firearms listed as a prohibited category :-( I think it is disgraceful...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-11-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By CARNUT1100
Have made several just for fun using stock...

Have made several just for fun using stock removal methods. In a couple of weeks i will have a spot to set up a little forge so i will be experimenting more then.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-27-2008, 03:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 994
Posted By CARNUT1100
don't think it is going to break up, but I do...

don't think it is going to break up, but I do think that the US will lead the western world into another depression which is gonna hurt.
A lot!
Perhaps it will have a lot of reform and perhaps...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-25-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,006
Posted By CARNUT1100
Looks like I might have to organise to borrow one...

Looks like I might have to organise to borrow one of these to give it a try...
Might be my next purchase after the 1911...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-20-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,916
Posted By CARNUT1100
First one is probably listening to the radio as...

First one is probably listening to the radio as the countdown to the deadline happened for Desert Storm, and listening to the reports live from the scene. We didn't have television so I listened to...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-20-2008, 05:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 26,130
Posted By CARNUT1100
.45 ammo is practiclally unobtainable here, as...

.45 ammo is practiclally unobtainable here, as anything over 9mm/.357 is to all intents and purposes almost impossible to get, unless you are into big bore silhouette shooting, and they use .44 mag...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-19-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,006
Posted By CARNUT1100
fired a Buckmark several times, and I love them. ...

fired a Buckmark several times, and I love them.
does feel similar to a Ruger, but nearly twice the price...
I love them both.
Currently the only .22 pistol I own is a Colt Woodsman match Target...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-19-2008, 03:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 26,130
Posted By CARNUT1100
Are we talking about "drop in" stuff needing...

Are we talking about "drop in" stuff needing fettling, or major differences?

Hadn't heard this before...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-19-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,547
Posted By CARNUT1100
Sounds like a daft way of shooting to me... ...

Sounds like a daft way of shooting to me...

Only guy I know who uses his middle finger on the trigger, doesn't have an index finger, only a 1/2" stump.
And he doesn't shoot pistol.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-19-2008, 01:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,006
Posted By CARNUT1100
How does it compare to a Ruger Mk2? The Ruger...

How does it compare to a Ruger Mk2?
The Ruger has been my favourite affordable .22 for a long time, but people keep raving to me about P22s...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-19-2008, 01:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 26,130
Posted By CARNUT1100
I am definately leaning to the 1911 side of the...

I am definately leaning to the 1911 side of the equation.

My intention is to use it as a learning tool as well as a shooting tool.
I want to slowly improve it and practice and hone my skills,...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-13-2008, 03:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,337
Posted By CARNUT1100
If someone was going around with a slied down at...

If someone was going around with a slied down at our range, if they were a noob they would be taken aside and talked to at length.
If they were experienced enough to know better they would probably...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-11-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By CARNUT1100
Here it is often called Remembrance Day also. ...

Here it is often called Remembrance Day also.

Was a little dissapointed at the turnout to be honest.
Also there was one idiot who kinda spoiled it a bit by jumping about and dancing when a...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-09-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 26,130
Posted By CARNUT1100
Looks like I will be getting the 1911... Will...

Looks like I will be getting the 1911...
Will make my final decision though in a few weeks when I get a chance to shoot both...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-09-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By CARNUT1100
I will be going to the Cenotaph for the 11:00...

I will be going to the Cenotaph for the 11:00 service as I do every year.
I won't be coming in to work in the morning and that's for sure.
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