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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-23-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,138
Posted By Cliff47
Any Ruger .22 (the 22/45 has controls in the 1911...

Any Ruger .22 (the 22/45 has controls in the 1911 mold), CZ75 Kadet (more accurate than you need, but exactly duplicates the full-size CZ75), Smith 7 Wesson has (or had) a line of .22s, the Browning...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-23-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By Cliff47
To try to answer your question(s) in order of...

To try to answer your question(s) in order of being posed:

I'm not sure that many people prefer the DE in the .50AE chambering, the ammo is not readily available, it's expensive (figure about...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-20-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,253
Posted By Cliff47
One addition I have used in a couple of my...

One addition I have used in a couple of my pistols is made by EFKFireDragon.com, a dual spring recoil reduction unit that replaces the entire recoil spring with a shock absorber-like affair. The...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 07-16-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,494
Posted By Cliff47
Don't know about bullet penetration of cast iron,...

Don't know about bullet penetration of cast iron, but I do know I would be pleasantly surprised to find Minnie Driver hiding in my tub, with or without the pistol.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-15-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By Cliff47
Need a bit more informatiion on your shooting...

Need a bit more informatiion on your shooting area, like distance, background (what's behind the target area), caliber that you plan on shooting.

I can tell you that one summer my cousin and I...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-15-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,351
Posted By Cliff47
Something else to consider is what an individual...

Something else to consider is what an individual FFL will charge for the transfer fee. One local purveyor of fine firearms charges $35, while another pawn shop just 10 minutes away will charge $20. ...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-12-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,131
Posted By Cliff47
I would venture that the coating is a...

I would venture that the coating is a polymer/epoxy mix. I have a couple of Pre-B models that have the same coating, those look almost new with some very slight holster wear. I suspect the pistols...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-11-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,974
Posted By Cliff47
Ripper of a smile on SheGun. Almost forgot what...

Ripper of a smile on SheGun. Almost forgot what I was going to post...oh, yes, a 1997 Infinity J30 in Obsidian Black with gray leather interior, and easy jazz on the sound system. Optional CZ75B in...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-10-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,071
Posted By Cliff47
CZ is an abbreviation for Ceska Zbrojovka...

CZ is an abbreviation for Ceska Zbrojovka (roughly translated at Czech Arms Manufacture, located in Uhersky Brod, Czech Republic). XD stands for 'Xtreme Duty', the latest line of pistol designs from...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-10-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By Cliff47
Moviezombie has beaten me to the punch. By all...

Moviezombie has beaten me to the punch. By all means find out what feels comfortable in your hand, and start from there. If it feels like you are 'shaking hands' with the pistol, be it revolver or...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-05-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,181
Posted By Cliff47
CZ makes a selective-fire (semi and full auto)...

CZ makes a selective-fire (semi and full auto) version of the CZ75. Only seen pictures and heard that the Czech Army has access to them. I'm wondering how long a hitch in the Czech military would...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-05-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,000
Posted By Cliff47
Also a good idea to give the back of the loaded...

Also a good idea to give the back of the loaded mag a sharp rap against something hard and unyeiling (shop counter works great) to seat the base of the bullets against the back of the mag. Helps to...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-05-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By Cliff47
After seening a couple of H&K P7's at a gun show,...

After seening a couple of H&K P7's at a gun show, I determined that my recreation fund was nowhere near large enough to purchase one of those jewels. That's not a handgun, it's a lifestyle. I also...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-05-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 28,877
Posted By Cliff47
What does anybody think about .38 Special out of...

What does anybody think about .38 Special out of a .357 Magnum revolver? Gives one the flexibility of a reasonably light round out of a stout enough frame to absorb recoil for practice, and the...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-05-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 57,041
Posted By Cliff47
I have seen a Sterling Arms in .380 at a number...

I have seen a Sterling Arms in .380 at a number of gun shows in my area (Western Washington), and wondered why it hasn't sold. Well, now I know.
Thought it might have had an monstrously heavy...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-04-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,357
Posted By Cliff47
Of the Puget Sound PDs, I have seen Glock, SIG...

Of the Puget Sound PDs, I have seen Glock, SIG and S&W pedominately.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-04-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 37,555
Posted By Cliff47
I'm a second story man, only because my first one...

I'm a second story man, only because my first one doesn't always work.

Seriously, I perform the change control function for an insurance company. Been doing that for about five years now, and...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-03-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,343
Posted By Cliff47
The largest caliber for a handgun is the S&W...

The largest caliber for a handgun is the S&W model 500 in .500 S&W Magnum (expect to see that one in the next Dirty Harry movie). There is also the Desert Eagle chambered in .50 Action Express (most...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-03-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,131
Posted By Cliff47
The CZ polycoat doesn't make or allow the pistol...

The CZ polycoat doesn't make or allow the pistol to shoot better, but it wears like iron (pardon the pun), and can be touched up with some auto-shop spray paint. It's just another way of protecting...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 07-03-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,285
Posted By Cliff47
Wish I had a daughter like you...the grip...

Wish I had a daughter like you...the grip diameter on the CZ75B and Compact are pretty much the same. The diameter can be tuned, as it were, by the thickness and type of grips installed.

Just...
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