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Firearms Forum: Alabama Gun Forum 03-07-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,141
Posted By Win73
Welcome to North Alabama. I moved to North...

Welcome to North Alabama. I moved to North Alabama from 500 miles due north 25 years ago and have never regretted it.
Firearms Forum: Alabama Gun Forum 12-24-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By Win73
That's unusual. They have always been polite and...

That's unusual. They have always been polite and helpful to me.
Firearms Forum: Alabama Gun Forum 12-23-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By Win73
Sorry if I am being too nosy, but why don't you...

Sorry if I am being too nosy, but why don't you like Larry's?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-21-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,734
Posted By Win73
MOshooter, I don't know what part of Missouri you...

MOshooter, I don't know what part of Missouri you are in, but that '73 spent a large chunk of its life in SE MO. I grew up on a farm about 30 miles west of Cape Girardeau.

BTW, it is still fully...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-21-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By Win73
I agree. Those rubber grips on my 637 do help to...

I agree. Those rubber grips on my 637 do help to soak up some of the recoil. Even with them though it still has considerable recoil. Nothing you can't control with a good grip. And I believe the...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-21-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,000
Posted By Win73
Here is what I like to carry under those...

Here is what I like to carry under those conditions. It weighs about 10 ounces empty. It is an eight shot .22 with a three inch barrel and adjustable sights.

S&W Model 317-1 Airlite .22...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-21-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,153
Posted By Win73
I agree. Go with the Ruger. I have several. A...

I agree. Go with the Ruger. I have several. A Ruger is a much better gun than a Heritage. A Ruger given even minimal care will last several lifetimes.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-21-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,047
Posted By Win73
Here are mine. Smith & Wesson Model 637-2...

Here are mine.

Smith & Wesson Model 637-2 Airweight .38 Special
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u570/TruckinHunter/Guns/100_0669.jpg

Ruger LCP .380 Auto...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-21-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Win73
Here are mine. S&W Model 637-2 Airweight .38...

Here are mine.

S&W Model 637-2 Airweight .38 Special
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u570/TruckinHunter/Guns/100_0669.jpg

Ruger LCP .380 Auto...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-21-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,399
Posted By Win73
Here is my 10/22. Stock except for the scope. ...

Here is my 10/22. Stock except for the scope.

http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u570/TruckinHunter/Guns/100_0665.jpg

http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u570/TruckinHunter/Guns/100_0666.jpg
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-21-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,734
Posted By Win73
Here is my old cool gun. It is a Model 1873...

Here is my old cool gun. It is a Model 1873 Winchester in .38-40 caliber. It was manufactured in 1891. It was passed down to me from my father. He bought it around 1930 and paid $5 for it. That...
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 12-15-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By Win73
Well, in '85 I was as old as Jack Benny, 39.

Well, in '85 I was as old as Jack Benny, 39.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-15-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,530
Posted By Win73
I have three Ruger convertibles also. I have a...

I have three Ruger convertibles also. I have a Single Six convertible and two Blackhawks. The Blackhawks are a .45 Colt/.45 ACP and a 10mm auto/.38-40.

I have often thought it would be nice to...
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 12-14-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By Win73
You are probably not as old as me. I was over 40...

You are probably not as old as me. I was over 40 when they were introduced.
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 12-12-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By Win73
I have had one for about 15 years. It is large...

I have had one for about 15 years. It is large but it is a great gun. Give it at least minimal care and don't seriously abuse it and it will last several lifetimes.
...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 12-12-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Win73
I use a pair of 10x50 Nikon binoculars for deer...

I use a pair of 10x50 Nikon binoculars for deer hunting. They are a bit bulky but I like them. Where I hunt, the deer regularly frequent an area 400 to 500 yards from my stand. The higher power is...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 12-12-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,573
Posted By Win73
I don't remember my first successful hunt. I...

I don't remember my first successful hunt. I grew up on a farm in SE Missouri. I was born in 1946. I grew up hunting small game from an early age. I killed a lot of squirrels, rabbits, quail,...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-20-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By Win73
It might be due to the short barrel. The .30-30...

It might be due to the short barrel. The .30-30 factory loads are all designed to be shot in a rifle with a much longer barrel. The short barrel is probably not burning nearly all the powder.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-09-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,071
Posted By Win73
I am pretty sure it is a coyote. If you notice...

I am pretty sure it is a coyote. If you notice the other picture with the black coyote, both pictures are in exactly the same place. If you click on the link in my post you will see a video of...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-09-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,071
Posted By Win73
Its not my property but it is the property I hunt...

Its not my property but it is the property I hunt on. A friend of mine at church lets me hunt on his property. In the video and the first picture you can see my shooting house.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-09-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Win73
One word..........Lawyers!

One word..........Lawyers!
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-09-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,071
Posted By Win73
I have killed one coyote. I killed it while deer...

I have killed one coyote. I killed it while deer hunting. If I see any of these in the pictures, I will shoot them.
...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-14-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,615
Posted By Win73
I am very proud of it. I am also very glad my...

I am very proud of it. I am also very glad my father never sold it, he had many opportunities. He paid 5$ for it. That doesn't sound like much but it was about 1930. It was almost a weeks pay for...
Firearms Forum: Alabama Gun Forum 08-11-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By Win73
Swan Creek has separate 25, 50, and two 100 yard...

Swan Creek has separate 25, 50, and two 100 yard ranges. All four ranges have shooting benches. The 25, 50 and one of the 100 yard ranges are covered.

The 200 yard range at Skyline is set up to...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-02-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,209
Posted By Win73
I got it from a program on the Outdoor Channel. ...

I got it from a program on the Outdoor Channel. It might have been American Rifleman Television. They were in a museum somewhere and were showing what they believe is the actual gun Lewis and Clark...
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