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Firearms Forum: History 07-04-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,496
Posted By MemphisJim1
My father flew the P-47 in the Pacific throughout...

My father flew the P-47 in the Pacific throughout WWII. To his dying day (end of 2012 at just short of 92), he swore it was the "best." During his 5th Air Force time he also flew P-38s, P-40s, and a...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 05-29-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,721
Posted By MemphisJim1
I use a Nikon Prostaff 3-9x40 EFR with precision...

I use a Nikon Prostaff 3-9x40 EFR with precision reticle on my Kimber 82G for 50 yard benchrest. I'm a happy camper.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 05-29-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By MemphisJim1
The SR22 should be the better choice in this...

The SR22 should be the better choice in this instance. The Mosquito can be finicky, if one isn't accustomed to maintaining a firearm. I've had several over the years (and still have my first 'Sport'...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 05-04-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 39,329
Posted By MemphisJim1
From where I sit, it appears to be a case of...

From where I sit, it appears to be a case of being told there's a shortage so panic buying ensues and the beneficiaries are the scalpers and the gougers. For my part, I just sit on the sidelines and...
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 05-04-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By MemphisJim1
The unmentioned major factor for me was the...

The unmentioned major factor for me was the magazine release. I ended up with a MkII 22/45...and love it. I held off on a Mark until the MkIIIs were out. I bought a fluted barrel MkIII instead of the...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-24-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 22,428
Posted By MemphisJim1
Liked on Facebook.

Liked on Facebook.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-07-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By MemphisJim1
'Tis a pity you're only being offered one. I have...

'Tis a pity you're only being offered one. I have a 9422M that I dearly love. I've tried a few times to get a .22LR but came up short each time, so I had to settle for a Henry H001T. My wife,...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-13-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,395
Posted By MemphisJim1
According to what I've read, American...

According to what I've read, American manufacturers typically produce somewhere between 2-1/2 and 3-billion rounds of .22LR a year. Perhaps as much as another billion rounds is imported from...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-13-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By MemphisJim1
Season 5 is a major improvement over the past. As...

Season 5 is a major improvement over the past. As has been cited, elimination of the personality by-play and clubhouse drama is the most noticeable improvement. Still, it strikes me that too much...
Firearms Forum: In Stock 04-05-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,797
Posted By MemphisJim1
I had an interesting call today from a friend who...

I had an interesting call today from a friend who has regular contact with Winchester's ammunition plant in North Mississippi. According to him, Winchester has been making .22LR in copious quantities...
Firearms Forum: History 05-19-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 10,897
Posted By MemphisJim1
On my mother's side, military participation has...

On my mother's side, military participation has been traced as far back as the Revolution and virtually every major "live fire" exercise, at least through my maternal grandfather's participation as...
Firearms Forum: Mississippi Gun Forum 05-19-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,088
Posted By MemphisJim1
I can now report the modular (read mobile...

I can now report the modular (read mobile home-type) unit is in place, electricity, air and water are hooked up. The long distance rifle pits are under construction and probably should be completed...
Firearms Forum: Mississippi Gun Forum 03-13-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,088
Posted By MemphisJim1
Jimmy: All comers will be welcome when we put the...

Jimmy: All comers will be welcome when we put the deal together. In the very near future we plan to put a leased construction office modular unit (read: mobile home variant) at the range to use as an...
Firearms Forum: Mississippi Gun Forum 02-18-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,088
Posted By MemphisJim1
Yes, Downsouth

Yes, Downsouth
Firearms Forum: Mississippi Gun Forum 02-18-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,088
Posted By MemphisJim1
No, I live in Southaven but I'm quite active in...

No, I live in Southaven but I'm quite active in the gun club that owns the range in Como. By Spring we expect to have something approaching (or pretending) to be a clubhouse. We already have the...
Firearms Forum: Mississippi Gun Forum 02-18-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,088
Posted By MemphisJim1
I second the motion for a North Mississippi shoot...

I second the motion for a North Mississippi shoot and BBQ. As it happens, I have access to a range near Como and I bet we could set something up there.
Firearms Forum: Mississippi Gun Forum 02-17-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,088
Posted By MemphisJim1
Glad to see the state forums and especially happy...

Glad to see the state forums and especially happy to join the Mississippi party.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-14-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By MemphisJim1
.22hustler: I'm delighted to see your favorable...

.22hustler: I'm delighted to see your favorable comments about the 290s you and your buddy have. Be assured I'm anal about weapon cleanliness. My 290 is virtually as clean as it was the day it was a...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-14-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By MemphisJim1
It says Winchester so that makes it desirable?...

It says Winchester so that makes it desirable? It's one of a series of late-'60s Winnies (including 150/250; 190/290) that largely epitomize why Winchester went down the tubes. As it happens I have a...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 10-03-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 95,582
Posted By MemphisJim1
Guess I have two strikes against me: 1. When I...

Guess I have two strikes against me:
1. When I was very young (late-'40's - early '50s) Dad worked for Winchester and I was rigourously schooled in "clean after every use."
2. In mid-60s I was...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-18-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,788
Posted By MemphisJim1
I do not have a GSG...yet. But I do have a Ruger...

I do not have a GSG...yet. But I do have a Ruger MkII 22/45. I currently have a red dot on it (soon to be superceded by a reflex sight) and hands down it is my most accurate rimfire pistol. Mine is...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-18-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,424
Posted By MemphisJim1
My preferred day-to-day shooting round is CCI...

My preferred day-to-day shooting round is CCI MiniMag 40 gr. solid. I have found it works equally well in my vintage (Win. 63 & 61), not-so-vintage (Win 47 & 290) as well as modern (Ruger MkII 22/45,...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-18-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,445
Posted By MemphisJim1
I have a Savage MkII. It's a Mako version (a...

I have a Savage MkII. It's a Mako version (a special run for a distributor several years ago) with heavy barrel and Accutrigger. At the moment I have a BSA "Sweet 22" scope on it and would have no...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-02-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,355
Posted By MemphisJim1
Cerberus formed Freedom Group as a "roll up" for...

Cerberus formed Freedom Group as a "roll up" for collecting some major firearms brands into a single corporate entity to give it mass and volume. The intent is take Freedom public with an initial...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-29-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,255
Posted By MemphisJim1
For practice, I've been quite satisfied with...

For practice, I've been quite satisfied with Winchester White Box (WWB) 100ct. from Wally World,. In many thousands of practice rounds I've had exactly one failure to fire. I also buy WWB for my 9mms...
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