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Firearms Forum: Firearms in the Media 08-23-2012, 07:06 PM
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Posted By brolin_1911a1
And now we'll hear once again from the...

And now we'll hear once again from the professional antigun and criminal rights advocates that we need more gun control laws and repeal of "stand your ground" laws because the number of justifiable...
Firearms Forum: Firearms in the Media 08-19-2012, 11:12 PM
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Views: 831
Posted By brolin_1911a1
As soon as they can understand the concept of...

As soon as they can understand the concept of don't point a gun at anything you're not willing to destroy. Both of my kids are adults now but they both started learning firearm safety and how to...
Firearms Forum: Firearms in the Media 08-19-2012, 10:54 PM
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Views: 2,776
Posted By brolin_1911a1
You assume it was a pistol. The article just...

You assume it was a pistol. The article just said "handgun." There are quite a few models of nine-shot revolvers. She may not have missed even once.
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 07-19-2012, 10:46 PM
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Posted By brolin_1911a1
Now I have this image of a man waving his trucker...

Now I have this image of a man waving his trucker cap and riding a bucking palmetto bug! :eek:
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 05-27-2012, 11:03 PM
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Posted By brolin_1911a1
Sigh. Remember when we were teenagers and would...

Sigh. Remember when we were teenagers and would detail strip, clean, and oil our rifle or shotgun at least once a week whether it needed it or not just for the pleasure of doing so? :o
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-25-2012, 09:11 PM
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Posted By brolin_1911a1
My first bolt-action centerfire was a 7.92x57mm...

My first bolt-action centerfire was a 7.92x57mm Mauser that was quickly converted to .30-06 Springfield. That was in 1980 when .30-06 was popular and readily available. Today, I'd probably choose...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 05-25-2012, 07:11 PM
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Posted By brolin_1911a1
Yesterday I received the new Nowlin Featherlight...

Yesterday I received the new Nowlin Featherlight Match trigger I'd ordered for my Brolin Arms 1911a1 L-45. I then spent an enjoyable hour-and-a-half detail stripping the pistol, installing and...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-25-2012, 06:09 PM
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Posted By brolin_1911a1
Well, it certainly encourages one to make that...

Well, it certainly encourages one to make that one shot in the chamber count. :D

A followup to my story about my seven-year old and "his" bolt gun embarrassing those sixteen-year olds and their...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-25-2012, 06:48 AM
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Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
A word of caution, .... You don't "throw a...

A word of caution, .... You don't "throw a scope" on a Mosin-Nagant. You take it to a gunsmith and have him drill and tap it for scope mounts and have him bend the bolt handle to clear the scope. ...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-21-2012, 04:27 AM
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Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
Way back during the summer when my son was 7, I...

Way back during the summer when my son was 7, I used to take him out on Sunday afternoons with a Remington 511P bolt-action and a brick of .22LR ammo. He'd spend the afternoon at the range shooting...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-21-2012, 01:51 AM
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Posted By brolin_1911a1
My advice would be to get to know it in its stock...

My advice would be to get to know it in its stock form, then you'll be able to figure out what, if any, changes you want to make or what additions you want to add to it.

My own 10/22, a 1984 model...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-20-2012, 08:43 PM
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Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
Well said, HockaLouis. Beast, the topic was...

Well said, HockaLouis.

Beast, the topic was what to get for a first semi-auto. Returning to that meme, you're going to want something that you'll enjoy and, hopefully, will become an heirloom. ...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-20-2012, 04:25 PM
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Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
LOL! Beastmode, it's obvious that you already...

LOL! Beastmode, it's obvious that you already have a chronic case of GAS (Gun Acquisition Syndrome) that is going to be very, very expensive over the rest of your life. You'd best hope that you...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 05-20-2012, 02:16 PM
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Views: 92,696
Posted By brolin_1911a1
I do something similar to remove lead fouling...

I do something similar to remove lead fouling when I've been shooting cast lead bullets. I cut a small piece of CopperBrite or similar copper pot scrubbing wool and wrap it around an old brush. It...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-20-2012, 03:23 AM
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Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
In your search for information regarding Utah's...

In your search for information regarding Utah's gun laws, you might find some advice on one or more of the sites listed on the URL below: http://utahshootingsports.com/usscorgs.htm ...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-20-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
Actually, it's probably not that far. I was...

Actually, it's probably not that far. I was making a guestimate of the distance from my front door to the western edge of my property. I live within the city limits of West Plains. In fact, I like...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-20-2012, 12:39 AM
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Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
You'd best wait for an answer from somebody who...

You'd best wait for an answer from somebody who lives in Utah on this one, but... if Utah is like most states that recognize our fundamental gun rights any such restrictions are probably going to be...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-19-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
I think a key question, perhaps THE key question,...

I think a key question, perhaps THE key question, Beastmode986, is what use you intend or see for this gun. Do you want it mainly for developing basic beginning marksmanship skills? Then a .22LR is...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 05-19-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 92,696
Posted By brolin_1911a1
Thank you for the reminder. I loaned my GSG...

Thank you for the reminder. I loaned my GSG 1911-22 out to a friend and he brought it back after shooting, he says, about 70rds. through it. It was late at night when he returned it and I put it...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-19-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
I've never heard of them before but this thread...

I've never heard of them before but this thread on calguns.net http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=418275 seems to indicate that they are an in-house manufactured rifle that was...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-19-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
Most of the United States looks good compared to...

Most of the United States looks good compared to the laws in Illinois. :D

But (IANAL, BTW) no, I don't think you're correct. I believe you'd have to be eighteen to legally purchase from a dealer...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-19-2012, 12:50 AM
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Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
No, assuming that you are over 18 all you need is...

No, assuming that you are over 18 all you need is a clean criminal history, i.e., felons and a few other categories are prohibited from owning "dangerous weapons." Check out their gun laws at...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-18-2012, 09:04 PM
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Posted By brolin_1911a1
That's assuming you can call them in to about...

That's assuming you can call them in to about 50yds. or so. <grin>

At that range, CCI Stingers work quite well. 36gr. HP high velocity might be adequate out to 100yds but shot placement is...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-18-2012, 08:20 PM
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Views: 5,065
Posted By brolin_1911a1
According to the chart located here,...

According to the chart located here, http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=161034&print=1, only three states, Massachusetts, Illinois, and New Jersey, require an FOID. Illinois...
Firearms Forum: Missouri Gun Forum 05-18-2012, 06:39 PM
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Views: 508
Posted By brolin_1911a1
Ask NRA/ILA to Stay Home Next Year

Given the damage NRA/ILA rep Whitney O'Neil seems set upon doing in Missouri, I can only hope he stays in Fairfax next year.

From the most recent NRA/ILA Alert:
What's wrong with that? So far as...
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