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Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-28-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By gollygee
I don't allow my wife to have that kinda info.:D

I don't allow my wife to have that kinda info.:D
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-04-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By gollygee
A 6 week old puppy can be taught to not pee on...

A 6 week old puppy can be taught to not pee on the floor. That's 42 weeks in human time & I'd think a baby human is more intelligent than a puppy. :)

Seriously, when he starts pulling up onto...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-06-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,247
Posted By gollygee
Some quotes attributed to mandela that you likely...

Some quotes attributed to mandela that you likely won't see in his adoring media.


http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/7-nelson-mandela-quotes-you-probably-wont-see-in-the-us-medi
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 11-06-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,685
Posted By gollygee
The Bersa .22 needs high velocity ammo to cycle...

The Bersa .22 needs high velocity ammo to cycle it properly. There are exceptions to this. Some report it operating fine on bulk ammo after theirs was well broken in (500-1000) rounds, but not...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-01-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,271
Posted By gollygee
Could depend on your state's laws. In Texas, a...

Could depend on your state's laws. In Texas, a person can keep a handgun in their vehicle without a carry license as long as it is concealed. So here, which of you owned it wouldn't be in question as...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-30-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By gollygee
From what I hear, owning the pistol to shoot them...

From what I hear, owning the pistol to shoot them is a crime.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-30-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,254
Posted By gollygee
I suppose the barrel is so short that the powder...

I suppose the barrel is so short that the powder is still burning when the bullet leaves. Snub nose revolvers also have a rep for spouting flame out the muzzle. Of course, I'd think this would mean...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-29-2012, 05:51 PM
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Views: 714,740
Posted By gollygee
Thanks for sharing!! St. Jude is one of the few...

Thanks for sharing!! St. Jude is one of the few national charities I support.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-29-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,505
Posted By gollygee
A hammer slipping while decocking or when cocking...

A hammer slipping while decocking or when cocking it is a very likely posibility, especially when trying to cock it under stress. My wife, intending to carry her P238 in her purse while she...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-29-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,254
Posted By gollygee
Was visiting with another customer in my LGS a...

Was visiting with another customer in my LGS a while back on the subject of Derringers. He said he'd always wanted one & finally sprung for the money to get one in .45 Colt. Said he shot it ONE time....
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-28-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,490
Posted By gollygee
During break-in & to test the pistol for handling...

During break-in & to test the pistol for handling hollow points, I like Remington UMC JHPs that you can get at Walmart for about $40 for box of 100 .45 ACP. Since it's not much more expensive than...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-28-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,505
Posted By gollygee
If in doubt, buy a pistol that is on the...

If in doubt, buy a pistol that is on the California approved list. One of the tests they must pass is a 'drop test'.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-27-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By gollygee
I have heard of folks shipping firearms to...

I have heard of folks shipping firearms to themselves in similar situations, but never bothered to learn the details of how to do it. I guess the big issue would be a destination address if you don't...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-27-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By gollygee
Reliability of the Thunder 7 round mags or the...

Reliability of the Thunder 7 round mags or the Deluxe 9 rounders is iffy. Might be okay for range use if that's all you can find, but only the OEM 8 rounders are recommended for carry. Condors Flight...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-26-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By gollygee
The more experienced shooters may disagree with...

The more experienced shooters may disagree with me, but I wouldn't think you should have to shoot a box or two of your expensive SD ammo every week. I know you should practice with it, but every week...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-25-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By gollygee
Have fun. Usually cooler weather helps when...

Have fun. Usually cooler weather helps when hunting because the critters seem to be more active, so maybe that's a good thing.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-25-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By gollygee
So many of the so called 'name brand' knives...

So many of the so called 'name brand' knives today are made in china, but their asking 'U.S. made' prices. I've got some old Case pocket knives that were made here & hold an edge & some of their...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-25-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By gollygee
I don't even dare pick my wife's pistol up...

I don't even dare pick my wife's pistol up without permission!;)
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-24-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By gollygee
I'm not familiar with that pistol. Single action...

I'm not familiar with that pistol. Single action or double action? If SA only, hammer down may be okay except in the case of your thumb slipping when letting it down or thumbing it back. If a spur...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-24-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,705
Posted By gollygee
One time, near Christmas, my wife saw an outfit...

One time, near Christmas, my wife saw an outfit when we were out 'window shopping' & she just went on & on how cute it was. So, I sneaked back by there the next day & bought it for her as a Christmas...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-23-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 972
Posted By gollygee
Once you decide you like the 'feel & balance', it...

Once you decide you like the 'feel & balance', it comes down to quality, reliability & customer service from the manufacturer if needed. As you mentioned, you'll find love/hate info on just about any...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-23-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,720
Posted By gollygee
In my case I have discovered that anything over...

In my case I have discovered that anything over about 50 rounds is just putting lead down range for fun. I lose concentration after a while & depending on the pistol & caliber, my grip & wrist start...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-23-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,232
Posted By gollygee
This is what I was referring to as a 'combat'...

This is what I was referring to as a 'combat' sight picture, except the dot on the front sight is at center of bull, not the top of the post. Many call it "covering the target" with the front sight....
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-23-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,705
Posted By gollygee
I wouldn't dare pick out one for my wife! In...

I wouldn't dare pick out one for my wife! In fact, when she was looking for her first pistol, I was a salesman making calls all over east Texas so I could shop gun stores out of our normal shopping...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-22-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By gollygee
One bit of advise: Like you said, old bones don't...

One bit of advise: Like you said, old bones don't heal as quickly as they used to. Don't try to cheat on what the doctor tells you about getting back on your feet. Had a friend break bones in his...
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