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Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 03-17-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,298
Posted By Fleetman
Years ago when teaching my son to shoot skeet, we...

Years ago when teaching my son to shoot skeet, we belonged to a club that was, uh, rather snooty at times. Once, a couple of club members asked if they could join us and of course we said yes. One...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-10-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Fleetman
I was told only the steel-frame models are +P...

I was told only the steel-frame models are +P rated.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 03-10-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Fleetman
It's muzzle BRAKE, not break. Anyway, it does...

It's muzzle BRAKE, not break. Anyway, it does help reduce recoil with slugs and I guess it would prevent a barrel burst during door breaches and similar. I have one of the Mossberg barrels for an...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-10-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Fleetman
I have one that I purchased used for $150 from...

I have one that I purchased used for $150 from GM....it's my understanding the all-steel models were/are re-branded as .357 Magnums and the alloy frames are limited to .38 Special standard loads.
...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-03-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,042
Posted By Fleetman
You might want to try our way.....use the .50 to...

You might want to try our way.....use the .50 to knock the tree over and then butt-stock the squirrel with the .22.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-07-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,108
Posted By Fleetman
Nice rifle! I have a cheap Bushnell scope on...

Nice rifle!

I have a cheap Bushnell scope on my CZ550 Lott (middle gun in the attachment) and it still works fine after 160 500 grain rounds. I use the .458 Mag rounds as my "plinkers" and the...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-14-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,314
Posted By Fleetman
I can also imagine the BG's attorney could have a...

I can also imagine the BG's attorney could have a field day with his client being shot "multiple" times.....a jury probably won't/can't understand the difference between a .22 and a 12 gauge...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-14-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By Fleetman
yup, I doubt you'll have your XD for long since...

yup, I doubt you'll have your XD for long since break-ins are already established. Time to move. If you can't move, get rid of the gun unless you're prepared to secure it where it absolutely can't...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-22-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,310
Posted By Fleetman
I recently joined a range in my neighborhood...

I recently joined a range in my neighborhood (relatively new to the area) and they allow .50 BMG's in their indoor 50 yard range! It seems they have a small group that visits regularly.

I've...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-22-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,310
Posted By Fleetman
For a good, accurate, inexpensive .50, don't...

For a good, accurate, inexpensive .50, don't forget to look at the LAR Grizzly Big Boar (their spelling, not mine). Single shot bullpup and shell-holder design with a 36" barrel and 30# weight. The...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-04-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,358
Posted By Fleetman
I read, I think in G&A by Patrick Sweeney, that...

I read, I think in G&A by Patrick Sweeney, that Steve was using a .44-40 but the producer decided .45-70's looked better in his cartridge belt.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-04-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By Fleetman
any .32 S&W cartridge will work and .32 S&W Long...

any .32 S&W cartridge will work and .32 S&W Long is readily available in my area.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-04-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By Fleetman
The main consideration for a .50 BMG, IMO, is...

The main consideration for a .50 BMG, IMO, is weight and a good muzzle brake otherwise it will be too uncomfortable to shoot for any length of time.

The cost of the ammo isn't too bad.....approx...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 11-29-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,786
Posted By Fleetman
I already posted my .44 Mag SB in another thread...

I already posted my .44 Mag SB in another thread but here is my .45 Colt Blackhawk.

I also have the Single-Six convertible and for those don't-care-if-it-gets-scratched days, a Heritage...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 11-28-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,249
Posted By Fleetman
I have the PT1911 and .44 Mag Tracker.....both...

I have the PT1911 and .44 Mag Tracker.....both are good firearms IMO.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 11-25-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,665
Posted By Fleetman
I agree you'll love it! Mine is from 1973...

I agree you'll love it!

Mine is from 1973 and has approx 20k rounds through it. In my youthful stupidity I had a PolyRib installed.....getting around to having it removed and the entire revolver...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-25-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,198
Posted By Fleetman
and, I keep it in here.....

and, I keep it in here.....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-25-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,198
Posted By Fleetman
Here's mine.....

Here's mine.....
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 11-06-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By Fleetman
Yeah, I think we hit a push on concealed carry...

Yeah, I think we hit a push on concealed carry licenses at the time and then Hurricane Ike hit and further delays as a letter from the DPS indicated.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-30-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,443
Posted By Fleetman
Here's another picture of the blast from a muzzle...

Here's another picture of the blast from a muzzle brake....

I also have a .30-378 with an on-off brake...although the recoil reduction is welcomed when the brake is "on", the concussion is...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-11-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By Fleetman
We are pretty pleased with Pennsylvania....took...

We are pretty pleased with Pennsylvania....took two days to get our LTCF (License to Carry Firearms). We sent our application by e-mail on Tuesday and received an e-mail back from them Thursday...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-29-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,030
Posted By Fleetman
I own both. I don't mind beating the P3AT up...

I own both. I don't mind beating the P3AT up when working around the house and carry it in a Desantis pocket holster.....the LCP has CT and I use it for "dressier" carry and use an IWB rig by...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 07-29-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,960
Posted By Fleetman
robocop10mm has the best method....teach the...

robocop10mm has the best method....teach the young ones about firearms! All of our grandkids are continually schooled on firearm safety and we shoot regularly when they visit. Our five year old...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 07-29-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Fleetman
Not true about Texas robocop10mm, at least in the...

Not true about Texas robocop10mm, at least in the Houston area.....home invasions DO occur to everyday-type people, not just the drug dealers or people with large amounts of untaxed cash. Close the...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-29-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By Fleetman
I also agree with everyone else. Most have...

I also agree with everyone else. Most have horrendous triggers and are uncomfortable to shoot. Bond Arms are quite good but for the price you could get something much better for SD.
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