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Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 02-23-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
The SR9c is the first firearm, pistol or long...

The SR9c is the first firearm, pistol or long gun, I've ever purchased. I dont think I could ever get rid of it. Nostalgia.
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 02-23-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
I've only ran brass in it so far. Ate through...

I've only ran brass in it so far. Ate through them just fine.

I bought 3 boxes of Federal, thinking it was brass turned out to be aluminium.

I wouldn't think Rugers would have an issue with...
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 02-23-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Have you ever ran Federal Aluminium cased ammo...

Have you ever ran Federal Aluminium cased ammo through your SR9c?
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-18-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Thats right they could. But for those you are...

Thats right they could. But for those you are wanting a high value 1911 the current slim pickins will be come more hard to find.

My wife and I with two teacher's salaries makes it next to...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-18-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Thoughts on Remington rebranding Para

I only just started looking into purchasing a 1911. So, I started doing research and reading and watching reviews on the Para USA (formerly Para Ordinance) Expert 1911. It looks to be a great value...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-01-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Exactly. Im just wanting a means of protection...

Exactly. Im just wanting a means of protection whilst at the place we are staying. Im not wanting to carry it on person. Just like at home it will stay secure in a case until the need arises,...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 06-30-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Pensacola Beach. Headed down with my family and...

Pensacola Beach. Headed down with my family and my brother in law's family.
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 06-30-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Vacationing in Florida

My family and I are vacationing in FL from July 5 through July 12. We live in IL. I was wondering what the laws in FL are for out of state tourist and their firearms.

I currently do not possess a...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 03-20-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Lol Dude please, that fool is bringing them to...

Lol Dude please, that fool is bringing them to me! He's planning on heading home in a week or two. I can wait a couple weeks for free guns.

I just want it to be legit so if I end up trading...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 03-20-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Well I'm not holding my breath. You know what...

Well I'm not holding my breath. You know what they say lol..if it sounds too good..

I was think about just doing a private sale from him to me. He is having Indiana (where they live) do the...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 03-20-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
I could inherit a few firearms

A friend resently was given a whole slew of firearms. He lives in Indiana. He is planning on giving some to family and friends. However, some his family and friends live in Illinois, myself included....
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-12-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
ZQi ammo

Has any one had any experience with the Turkish ZQi NATO rounds?

I was at one of my local Wally Worlds and saw ZQi 7.6251mm for about $2 cheaper than Winchester 308 ball ammo.

Also, would you...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-12-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Universal Decapper.

I've heard some military surplus once fired brass has crimped primer pockets; is this correct? I've been reloading 9mm for about a year now. I just resently ordered a 308 bolt rifle and I'm wanting...
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 04-08-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Yeah, I felt he was high too. However, went in to...

Yeah, I felt he was high too. However, went in to look at it today; it already had sold..
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 04-08-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
SR-9 price question.

One of my LGS has a used bi-tone sr9 for $425. Knowing nothing more; would you say thats a fair price? I may be going there later today to actually handle it, if not today this week some time.
...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 04-04-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,046
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
My FOID card arrived today! They cashed my check...

My FOID card arrived today! They cashed my check on Feb. 15th; it took 49 days. I heard the average wait was 64days. Now I can start buying ammo as me stores get it!
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 04-02-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,046
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
@Shade: No I am the only one with a FOID in the...

@Shade: No I am the only one with a FOID in the house. My firearms do not leave the house since my FOID expired. I do not have any ammo for them either. I shot all of it up well over 9mos ago.
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 03-28-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Large gun auction in East-Central IL

A buddy sent me this link today. I do not work for this company just wanting to pass along the information. This auction is loacted in my old stomping grounds 13yrs ago St. Joseph, Illinois. Its a...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 03-28-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,046
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
@ muser - lol you may want to go ahead and send...

@ muser - lol you may want to go ahead and send in your renewal again. It may take 10yrs for them to process it..
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 03-28-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,573
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Ron's is located in Thomasboro off of Route 45...

Ron's is located in Thomasboro off of Route 45 just North of Urbana. Dave's is on 150 in Mayview just East of Urbana. So, technically neither are in Champaign but close. I'll PM you the exact...
Firearms Forum: Illinois Gun Forum 03-28-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,573
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Have you tried Ron's or Dave's? Maybe White Dog...

Have you tried Ron's or Dave's? Maybe White Dog in Arcola or Atwood Armory in Atwood.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-22-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,721
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
@ longunner +1

@ longunner +1
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 03-22-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
I do want to go with a one piece base. It seems...

I do want to go with a one piece base. It seems it would mount more solidly and more level. I typed in 'scope base mount for Remington 700' into cheaper than dirt. It came back with some one piece...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 03-22-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
Best Value Scope Base Mount?

I'm in the market for a new Remy 700 SPS chambered in 30-06. I'm making it a budget build. What brand of scope base mount would be the best for the budget minded? Or are all the aluminum bases...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-21-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,721
Posted By SmokyMtnHiker
+ 1 Chloeshooter

+ 1 Chloeshooter
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