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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-30-2014, 03:21 AM
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Posted By HM2Grunt
My collection is not for the day the SHTF. But...

My collection is not for the day the SHTF. But I guess it would do in a pinch.

You need a hard hitting, long range Garand. I can't find .30-06, so mine in in 7.62mm which I can find.

A .30...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-30-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 218
Posted By HM2Grunt
boy, how big is the boat they use? Did they haul...

boy, how big is the boat they use? Did they haul old mr. Gator in, or did he crawl in and then they shot him?
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 08-28-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,538
Posted By HM2Grunt
Their are some brethren in our ranks who use poor...

Their are some brethren in our ranks who use poor judgement. It is a shame that the "authority figure:" at a range would ever permit a child to shoot this weapon.

This does put us in a bad...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-28-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By HM2Grunt
`Colt SP1 Question

Haven't been chiming up lately, mostly just being a fly on the wall. I recently bought a Colt SP1 rifle from Elk Co Ammo and Arms in PA. Haven't had it in my hands yet.

Is it possible to use...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-24-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 448
Posted By HM2Grunt
[QUOTE Some modern guns (plus ammo and...

[QUOTE

Some modern guns (plus ammo and magazines) might not be a bad idea, too. ARs are quite cheap now, but as we've seen their price skyrockets in a crisis. Much more so than a historic...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-24-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 448
Posted By HM2Grunt
I may have misspoke when I said "historic" guns. ...

I may have misspoke when I said "historic" guns. The rifles that I collect are examples of historic rifles, but are not attributable to any specific person or incident. Presently I have collected...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-24-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 448
Posted By HM2Grunt
Gold and silver are fine if they hold value, but...

Gold and silver are fine if they hold value, but you can't take them to the range to enjoy with friends and family. I am not so concerned with waiting it out, and realizing a large gain because I...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-24-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 448
Posted By HM2Grunt
I am not so much for making big money as I am to...

I am not so much for making big money as I am to just having something that will not lose value in my hands, and something I can take to the range while I can still enjoy them. Something that if the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-24-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 448
Posted By HM2Grunt
What are you thoughts?

What are your thoughts regarding selling of stocks in your retirement money, and buying collectible firearms as a hedge.

I am a retied old man. The kids are grown, and out of the house. So is...
Firearms Forum: Firearms in the Media 04-27-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Wtf
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Posted By HM2Grunt
Wtf

I understand that the BATF is banning the import of the Russian-made ammo for the AK 74. The reason given is that the same round can now be used in a Polish made pistol, making it armor piercing...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-23-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By HM2Grunt
I shoot my antique too, but have used only...

I shoot my antique too, but have used only reduced black powder "buck and ball". I have been told I shouldn't shoot my Harpers Ferry 1842 because the barrel might burst. I would actually hate to...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-23-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By HM2Grunt
That had occurred to me to disable it, if I found...

That had occurred to me to disable it, if I found out it was not safe, and didn't shoot it, the thought being that when my collection is passed to the kids, they don't try to shoot it either. I have...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-23-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By HM2Grunt
I have to thank you very much for your reply,...

I have to thank you very much for your reply, that is the most information I have seen on this subject, and like you note, from an organization that has some amassed experience. I was hopeful, but...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-22-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 798
Posted By HM2Grunt
And I would never, ever, sell my Jeep CJ-5,...

And I would never, ever, sell my Jeep CJ-5, Because "we need a car now that we have kids" That' the same reason I had to sell my guns!
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-22-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 798
Posted By HM2Grunt
I would take a list, and it is a long one, and go...

I would take a list, and it is a long one, and go back to buy all the guns on that list of guns, that I let go, and buy them all back at the original prices, so I would not have to pay, what I do...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-22-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By HM2Grunt
1903 Springfield

Now, I am not Super Dave, or have a death wish,but I truly have a need to shoot my old guns.

I have recently purchased an old Springfield 1903. The serial number is in the 700,000 range. The...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-17-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 39,387
Posted By HM2Grunt
Well, someday it will be sold at ridiculous low...

Well, someday it will be sold at ridiculous low prices as government surplus, same as everything else they buy. Some day the winds will change, and new government potentates will decide they have...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-16-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 39,387
Posted By HM2Grunt
I still have my bare stock of .22LR, about 250...

I still have my bare stock of .22LR, about 250 rds, with no new supply in sight. There is a lot of .17 rim-fire on the shelves. Thinking about getting something to shoot the .17 until supplies of...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 03-17-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By HM2Grunt
I have done this before, and it lightens up...

I have done this before, and it lightens up stocks that have a lot of oil in them. You have to be careful though. I have a heat gun that I pass over the wood until it begins to sweat. I take a rag...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 03-16-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 4,910
Posted By HM2Grunt
A right is a right, but there are jerks out...

A right is a right, but there are jerks out there. I think that this particular jerk, while excising his right, is most likely looking for exposure. You can be right, but knowing that you are is no...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 03-16-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By HM2Grunt
You say the wood is dark, does it have a lot of...

You say the wood is dark, does it have a lot of oil soaked into it?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-16-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By HM2Grunt
Should not be a problem if you load the magnum...

Should not be a problem if you load the magnum case with a .44 spec loading Don't know if you are a Dirty Harry fan, but one of his movies he says he loads his cartridges down. You may find that...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 03-16-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By HM2Grunt
That's a beautiful old rifle, but the bolt looks...

That's a beautiful old rifle, but the bolt looks recently changed. I am going by you pictures now, but the weld looks new. Are there any holes in the receiver to mount a scope?
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 03-16-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By HM2Grunt
I like most all pistol cartridges in all brands...

I like most all pistol cartridges in all brands and models, but I truly love the .357 shooting with a Colt Python, or a Smith and Wesson Combat Masterpiece Model 19. I like to shoot .45 ACP and 9mm,...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-16-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 94,642
Posted By HM2Grunt
The long and the short of it. 1927 Colt, 1976...

The long and the short of it. 1927 Colt, 1976 Smith
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