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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-07-2013, 01:11 AM
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Posted By Blue1
OK, my bad, I didn't realize you had a specific...

OK, my bad, I didn't realize you had a specific local situation.

Blue1
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-06-2013, 03:53 AM
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Posted By Blue1
The backlog isn't from Sandy, the backlog is from...

The backlog isn't from Sandy, the backlog is from Newtown.

I'm in Hillsborough, Somerset County, and I got my permits in less than four weeks three years ago. Saturday was 29 days, spoke to the...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-02-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
I found something that explains my idea of...

I found something that explains my idea of accuracy in handguns.

Search youtube under hickock45 and look for the "Accuracy" video. I'm not saying this guy is the final word on handgun issues, but...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-30-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
I appreciate your comments. To me, an...

I appreciate your comments.

To me, an inaccurate firearm of any type is one that cannot hold tight groups. If it consistently holds tight groups, but not on sight, it is not inaccurate, it just...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-29-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
Let's have a show of hands to see how many of you...

Let's have a show of hands to see how many of you all believe this is the way things work.

Seriously, how many of you think that a shooter can make up for an inherently inaccurate firearm? I need...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-25-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
Thank you. That is all I was looking for. ...

Thank you. That is all I was looking for.

I've made lucky shots, too, but two or three out of five isn't luck, that's why I called it out.

I've had fun, hope I didn't p*ss anyone off.

Blue1
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-25-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
No offense intended, but I refuse to believe a...

No offense intended, but I refuse to believe a 13-14 year old can put the edge of a bullet on the edge of a match head (not the bottom edge, though, or goodbye match!) from ten yards half the time...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-23-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
to Dan: someone used the liar word here, which...

to Dan: someone used the liar word here, which is a harsh word, I never called you a liar (and I know you never accused me of that), I just know sometimes people embellish stories a little; we're...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-23-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
Shooting contests are a test of shooters, not...

Shooting contests are a test of shooters, not firearms.

The contests you refer to that everyone uses semi-autos are somewhat rapid fire, correct? Switching targets and quick target acquisition? ...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-22-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
Revolvers are definitely more accurate than...

Revolvers are definitely more accurate than semi-autos of the same barrel length.

Revolver barrels are fixed, with sights fixed on the barrel. Semi-auto barrels have to lock up, and the sights...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-21-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
The guy with the Kimber was shooting at 16 yards,...

The guy with the Kimber was shooting at 16 yards, not 25.

I think these things happen on occasion, but luck is the driving factor. I believe factory ammo would group larger than the width of a...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-20-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
Hitting a cigarette at 25 yds is like hitting a...

Hitting a cigarette at 25 yds is like hitting a beer can at 250 yds.

Blue1
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-20-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
I'm trying to say I can't believe no one else...

I'm trying to say I can't believe no one else calls anybody out on BS like this, geez.

This is like the cowboy movie where someone pulls out an old, abused, never cleaned .45 Colt after drinking...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-20-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,959
Posted By Blue1
Let me get this straight...you are retired, a...

Let me get this straight...you are retired, a beer drinker, and you hit a cigarette at 25 yards shooting a handgun freehand?:rolleyes:

Blue1
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-16-2012, 02:09 AM
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Views: 7,718
Posted By Blue1
I'm in, thanks. Blue1

I'm in, thanks.

Blue1
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 05-27-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By Blue1
I was told there is a marking on the...

I was told there is a marking on the magnification ring, and it is, at 12x.

Blue1
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 05-27-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By Blue1
nikon mildot

I recently purchased a mildot reticle Nikon Buckmaster 4.5-14x40 scope.

Is is correct to assume the mildots are calibrated for use at maximum magnification?

Blue1
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-15-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Blue1
Accuracy is what I'm looking for...can I get...

Accuracy is what I'm looking for...can I get match grade accuracy for $.30/round?

How much to spend on the equipment required? A range from low end to midrange quality/convenience...

Thanks,...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-13-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Blue1
noob question

How many rounds does it take to pay off reloading equipment for 5.56/.223?

Blue1
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-02-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,794
Posted By Blue1
How can anything but a successfully fired...

How can anything but a successfully fired cartridge not be less safe? The brass from a successfully fired cartridge is completely harmless. Anything less, who knows?

Please define the terms you...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-21-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,794
Posted By Blue1
Misfires are unacceptable under any circumstance,...

Misfires are unacceptable under any circumstance, IMO.

They create dangerous situations. I hate handling FTF cartridges; how do you even safely dispose?

I wouldn't use any steel case ammo in...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-27-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,794
Posted By Blue1
My Beretta Storm in .45 ACP did not like it, a...

My Beretta Storm in .45 ACP did not like it, a couple of FTF and FTE out of one hundred rounds.

Blue1
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-23-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Blue1
It's an AR-specific scope and AR specific-mount;...

It's an AR-specific scope and AR specific-mount; it just clears the rear flip up sight.

I was seated at a table with a carpeted barrel rest, with my elbow on the table in a comfortable position.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-22-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Blue1
There was a little more wind the second day. The...

There was a little more wind the second day. The scope had not been unmounted.

Blue1
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-21-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Blue1
It's a 1:9 twist, would it be best to use 55...

It's a 1:9 twist, would it be best to use 55 grain?
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