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Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 08-08-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Mark F
I took my Model 69 with me to the gun range...

I took my Model 69 with me to the gun range yesterday and tried out some various reloads. This revolver is by far the nicest shooting 44 Magnum I have ever owned. The big bang attracted the attention...
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 08-08-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Mark F
Got to the Range yesterday.

Well, I put 300 rounds through my new baby yesterday. I used cheap 230 grain ball ammo, 185 grain JHP, and finally 185 grain Hornady Critical Defense. Not a single issue occurred. I kept tight groups...
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 07-31-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Mark F
UPGRADES in Progress

My new Sig TTT is under going some minor upgrades:

(1) Super-Polished feed ramp
(2) Wilson Combat Magwell
(3) Polished match-grade barrel
(4) Hogue finger-groove grip
(5) Extended drop-free...
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 07-30-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Mark F
$850.00 out the door.

$850.00 out the door.
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 07-29-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Mark F
I certainly will!

I certainly will!
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 07-28-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Mark F
Thanks Ya'll. I'm looking forward to popping a...

Thanks Ya'll. I'm looking forward to popping a few hundred rounds through it.
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 07-28-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By Mark F
New Baby came home today!

I saw this Sig 1911 TTT and I had to bring it home with me:

I love it!
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-22-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By Mark F
I have successfully shot 305 grain JHP's & 345...

I have successfully shot 305 grain JHP's & 345 grain Hard Cast 44 Magnums in my Rugers many times. Cylinder length wasn't an issue for either one. But, you have to be careful as the pressure reaches...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-17-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By Mark F
I love those model 29's. I have several 629's,...

I love those model 29's. I have several 629's, Ruger Alaskan, Ruger Super Blackhawk & Hunter Blackhawk, S&W 329PD, S&W Performance Center Hunter Plus, but my latest addition to my 44 collection is...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-17-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 550
Posted By Mark F
"new ruger super blackhawk"

I was hanging out at my local gun shop yesterday just looking around. I spotted this beauty... a 1975 Ruger Super Blackhawk. This wheelgun is spotless! It has a 4.62" barrel with a 2.5 pound trigger,...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 06-23-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 93,455
Posted By Mark F
Missed it by 5... Beautiful Revolver!

Missed it by 5...

Beautiful Revolver!
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 06-18-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 93,455
Posted By Mark F
It was TiteGroup. It's a good powder, but easy to...

It was TiteGroup. It's a good powder, but easy to double. I use H110 only for magnums and 2400 for Specials.(IE: 38/44) I've had good success with Unique but it seems to be hard to find around here.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 06-17-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 93,455
Posted By Mark F
Actually, I've blown up 2 Ruger Super Blackhawks....

Actually, I've blown up 2 Ruger Super Blackhawks. Not intentionally. Double-charged re-loads. Both repaired (at Ruger) and back in service. However, new powder measuring equipment installed in my...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 06-17-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 93,455
Posted By Mark F
What exactly is it, besides S&W? 686?

What exactly is it, besides S&W? 686?
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 06-17-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 93,455
Posted By Mark F
My latest Addition

I traded a Ruger LC9 pistol for this Ruger NEW BLACKHAWK .357 Magnum. I believe I got the better end of the deal. I even got a holster with it. It has a Jeweled Cylinder, and a professional trigger...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-18-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By Mark F
Probably have to use a lanyard...

Probably have to use a lanyard...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-18-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By Mark F
Excellent gun for strolling in Alaska.

Excellent gun for strolling in Alaska.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-17-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By Mark F
Model 69

My latest upgrades...

Leupold DELTAPOINT
S&W X Frame Grips
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-09-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By Mark F
Yes sir, that is correct. However, it's...

Yes sir, that is correct. However, it's manufactured differently than a conventional L Frame. It utilizes a two-piece barrel and the frame is forged instead of cast. I am told that it can eat full...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By Mark F
Smith & Wesson MODEL 69 Combat

I just bought this beauty today! I love 44 Magnums, and this one will be at the top of my favorites. I have several 629's and a 329PD, I have no doubt this will be a keeper.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-04-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Mark F
I like the 460 real well but... I already...

I like the 460 real well but...

I already have a T-Rex slaying machine called the S&W 500:
And my 700 grain hardcast bullets will stop a locomotive in its tracks. No need for another...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 01-30-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 93,455
Posted By Mark F
Yassir, U B correct about that.... Less PAIN,...

Yassir, U B correct about that.... Less PAIN, MORE GAIN.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 01-28-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 93,455
Posted By Mark F
Basic S&W Magnums

686-6 Plus, unfluted 7 shot 357 Mag w/Burrus Fast Fire
629-5 44 Magnum
500 Magnum, changeable port 4" barrel w/ Leupold Deltapoint

These Magnums pretty much take-out virtually every creature on...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 01-28-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By Mark F
Can't go wrong with .357's, 44's, or even a 500...

Can't go wrong with .357's, 44's, or even a 500 or two... ESPECIALLY if they are Smith & Wesson.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-10-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By Mark F
Try a few rounds in this revolver with 440 grain...

Try a few rounds in this revolver with 440 grain Semi-wad cutters and 42 grains of H110. You will re-think recoil. However... There are several .357 Magnums out there that easily out-bash the 500,...
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