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Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 02-10-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By deadeye
I have kids and was asked once if their were...

I have kids and was asked once if their were firearms in my house prior to a play date. I told the other parent the truth and then explained that they were all locked in a large safe. The other...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-04-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By deadeye
Yep, I've had to give up two thumb prints every...

Yep, I've had to give up two thumb prints every time I've purchased a gun from a dealer here in Oregon.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-01-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By deadeye
Thank you very much! I put a Leupold 4x12 on it...

Thank you very much! I put a Leupold 4x12 on it and sighted it in when I first got it. It did tend to get my attention when I pressed the trigger, and my shoulder was a might sore for a day or two...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-01-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By deadeye
Looking for a little information on my rifle

Hello all,
I have a very well done custom Mauser action .338 Win Mag. I don't know very much about it other than it's an absolute tack driver and it's easy on the eyes. I inherited it, and it's been...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 01-22-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,847
Posted By deadeye
This is an absolutely awful reply. In more ways...

This is an absolutely awful reply. In more ways than one.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 01-21-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,847
Posted By deadeye
I carry a revolver and ditched speedloaders for...

I carry a revolver and ditched speedloaders for speedstrips a while ago. A little practice and they're almost as fast as speedloaders, plus they're a hell of a lot easier to carry every day. If...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-21-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By deadeye
A group photo.

Some of my favorite family members. Add your family pictures. lets see group photos!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-12-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,611
Posted By deadeye
My favorite rifle is probably the one I shoot the...

My favorite rifle is probably the one I shoot the least. It's a beautiful custom .338 win mag, with a truly butter smooth Mauser action. Trial and error showed me the load she loves, and she can send...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 01-12-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,555
Posted By deadeye
Thanks! This looks perfect for my die set cabinet.

Thanks! This looks perfect for my die set cabinet.
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 01-11-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,555
Posted By deadeye
I live in the damp northwest and use a Goldenrod...

I live in the damp northwest and use a Goldenrod dehumidifier (http://www.goldenroddehumidifiers.com/) in my safe. It works surprisingly well. Since installing it I have had absolutely zero rust...
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 01-11-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By deadeye
Sometimes magazines can be a little tough to...

Sometimes magazines can be a little tough to load, especially new magazines with stiff springs. I'd have to see how you were going about loading them to give you advice on an easier way. I press the...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-10-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By deadeye
Let's take a look at gun control that actually works for a country.

Switzerland: Neutral, and from what I hear, a great place to live. As long as you have layers on.

In Switzerland every male is required to serve in the Army for two years, and (I think) they're in...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-07-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By deadeye
Not sure what's causing your malfunction issues,...

Not sure what's causing your malfunction issues, I'm sure others will help you out there. I own an R1 and it eats most any HP ammo. I do have another, pickier, 1911 and I use Remington Golden saber...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 01-07-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,989
Posted By deadeye
I can't seem to look at those pictures without...

I can't seem to look at those pictures without one eyebrow cocked. How am I supposed to watch youtube videos of idiots smacking their faces silly with pistol grip shotguns, if Mossberg goes and...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 01-07-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By deadeye
That's one I sure would like to see!

That's one I sure would like to see!
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 01-07-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By deadeye
It's mostly a .54 caliber Lyman Great Plains kit...

It's mostly a .54 caliber Lyman Great Plains kit gun. Apparently the barrel is not. I thought it was, but after talking to my uncle he said he put a barrel with a 1 in 64" twist to make it a little...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-04-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By deadeye
Well, my training is now complete. Off to the...

Well, my training is now complete. Off to the range to get some practice in! I wonder how the range safety officer is going to feel about this choice of pistol grip. I guess we'll see.
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 01-04-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,004
Posted By deadeye
Right in the ten ring I'm afraid.

Right in the ten ring I'm afraid.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 01-01-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,868
Posted By deadeye
My only gripe would be your choice of a medium...

My only gripe would be your choice of a medium framed revolver in .44 special. it's an expensive round to purchase from the factory and there are so many equally sized revolver options in 45colt or...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-01-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 972
Posted By deadeye
I spent some time last night drafting honest...

I spent some time last night drafting honest letters to my representatives In Washington about my opposition to any legislation regarding gun restrictions of any kind. What's happening in Washington...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 12-29-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,004
Posted By deadeye
Yeah, another confession, you all know what I've...

Yeah, another confession, you all know what I've done. And your responses have made for a really good and sobering thread. My wife, on the other hand, has absolutely no clue what happened. Nor will...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-27-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By deadeye
It's interesting, this black gun conundrum.

So here I am, a gun guy, watching the panic spread prior to any of us finding out for sure what's going to happen with the upcoming gun restrictions. I'm watching AR platform prices skyrocket, hi-cap...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 12-26-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By deadeye
One hell of a Christmas gift

My wife and I were in Seattle visiting her family for Christmas. Unfortunately, I had to abandon the family on Christmas eve and drive five hours to take care of an essential work obligation. I'd had...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 12-19-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By deadeye
I pay $165 per year and that includes a members...

I pay $165 per year and that includes a members only pistol range, multipurpose range, shotgun range, and 100/200 yard range. We can bring our own clays and shoot all the skeet/trap we want for free....
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 12-16-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,633
Posted By deadeye
If I were suddenly stripped of my right to carry...

If I were suddenly stripped of my right to carry a firearm, I'd carry my Spyderco Civilian. Can't beat em. http://www.spyderco.com/catalog/details.php?product=60
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