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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-03-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By oldvet
My first guns.

Been meaning to post to this thread, finally got around to it.

My first gun was a Daisy BB gun. Didnít last longÖ Shot a bird on our old tractor, BB ricocheted and hit my sister. End of BB gun....
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-24-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,669
Posted By oldvet
Where'd I get my first gun?

Got in the mail! Pre-Gun acts. As I recall I was about 19, and the rifle was a '98 Mauser 8x57mm, later sporterized. Good shooter. I loaned it to my brother, and, unfortunately, it burned up when he...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 11-01-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,191
Posted By oldvet
Being somewhat realistic, in Washington, you only...

Being somewhat realistic, in Washington, you only have black bears, puma - maybe. The biggest danger is the most dangerous animal on earth, and any of the previous mentioned forms of serious social...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-16-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,166
Posted By oldvet
Duracoating handguns

I think I'd have to agree with ibewiggin and go with Cerakote. I've had it applied to my Star SS and no problems so far. Looks great, too!
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-15-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,440
Posted By oldvet
MyGunDB Contest!

Sounds like a winner to me!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-30-2012, 03:46 AM
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Views: 13,908
Posted By oldvet
My first gun

I would guess you're not asking about BB guns... So. My first firearm was a Brno 8x57mm Mauser. Purchased via mail, pre-1966. A good shooter even in military dress. While I was in RVN my father had...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 03-09-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 96,966
Posted By oldvet
Mountain Robin, Saw your note to trapper1, I...

Mountain Robin,
Saw your note to trapper1, I was with Tropic Lightning in 1967 (sorta), in 1/35th Inf, where I learned about cleaning my weapon each and every chance. Then I got shot, and didn't get...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-20-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,357
Posted By oldvet
I got my GP-100 4", blued, at a local gun shop...

I got my GP-100 4", blued, at a local gun shop for $350.00 used. However, it is in excellent condition and shoots like a dream. It makes a nice CCW carry gun or as a companion to my Rossi 92 in in...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 10-17-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 25,715
Posted By oldvet
Favorite .22 Rifle

Actually, I have two favorites: The Remington Model 24 - a more robust version of the Browning Semi-auto; and the Remington 33P - a single-shot, because it model I used when I first started shooting,...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 10-17-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 96,966
Posted By oldvet
Gun cleaning

I clean my guns at a minimum of once every three months - I can go that long, as I keep them in a gun safe that's humidity controlled, and I make sure they're well oiled before storage. For the most...
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