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Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-20-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 197
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
That's what's so nice about Internet gun forums. ...

That's what's so nice about Internet gun forums. Everyone is so open minded, and polite - along with being a self proclaimed expert on everything.

Old style double beads were, in fact, generally...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-20-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 197
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
You don't aim a shotgun with a sight. You point...

You don't aim a shotgun with a sight. You point the gun at the target, and follow the target with both eyes open. Then you swing the gun to follow what you are seeing with your eyes and keep the...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-19-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 289
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Over the years I've tried fingernail polish,...

Over the years I've tried fingernail polish, Testor's model paint, etc.

The stuff that works is Glow-On Sight paint. (http://glow-on.com/gun_sights_paint.html) It comes in a variety of colors and...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-18-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Introduced in 1977, the AMT Hardballer was the...

Introduced in 1977, the AMT Hardballer was the first stainless 1911. Was basically a stainless copy of the Colt Gold Cup.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-17-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Have seen Glocks jam regularly at action pistol...

Have seen Glocks jam regularly at action pistol events. One of the top shooters uses nothing but Glocks and had one jam so badly he had to abandon the stage and go get his backup for the next stage....
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-24-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,626
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Guns are not an investment (meaning they go up in...

Guns are not an investment (meaning they go up in value) unless you're buying a collector gun - one that is rare or desirable within the collector's market.

Titanium is costly. The frame will be...
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 05-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
P229 Case Extraction Problem

I am having a problem with Armscor 124 grain ammunition in my P229. An empty case will intermittently not be extracted from the barrel.

I have tried Federal, Winchester, Herter's, PMC, Prvi...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-12-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 985
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
This is one of the Internet memes that gets...

This is one of the Internet memes that gets repeated ad nauseam because it sounds like it should be true.

It's not. Larger spaces just let in larger pieces of dirt.

Here's a link to a review...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 03-21-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
I ordered a 5.25 for my wife in 2011 from...

I ordered a 5.25 for my wife in 2011 from Springer Precision. They installed their trigger kit and did some additional work on the trigger and then shipped the pistol to me.

I have never shot...
Firearms Forum: Firearms in the Media 03-21-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
At one time, we had a liquor store where every...

At one time, we had a liquor store where every employee open carried a gun. To no surprise, no one ever attempted to rob the store.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 03-16-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,163
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
I never quite understand this mindset. You...

I never quite understand this mindset.

You can't interchange parts between Sako, Browning, Remington, and Winchester bolt rifles.

You can't interchange parts between an FN SCAR17 and any...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-15-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,218
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
There are so many good 1911's that you'd have to...

There are so many good 1911's that you'd have to define "best" before you could make any kind of a list - and whether that includes custom gunsmiths.

In semi-customs no one has mentioned:
...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 03-14-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,626
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
I got the rifle through Crazy John (CJ) in Idaho....

I got the rifle through Crazy John (CJ) in Idaho. When I bought the rifle, the list price was $3300 and the price through CJ was $3100. With two extra magazines and a couple of other extras, the...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 03-14-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,626
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
I have a Les Baer .308 Semi-Auto Sniper...

I have a Les Baer .308 Semi-Auto Sniper (http://www.lesbaer.com/AR308.html) with a 20-inch barrel that I use for precision tactical rifle competition.

One of the targets that is sometimes used...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-14-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,007
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
The gun club I belong to has a steel target range...

The gun club I belong to has a steel target range with targets at 200, 400, 600, 800, and 818 meters. The 200 through 600 are relatively easy with a precision rifle. The 800 & 818 meter targets are...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-11-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,266
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Nice rifle - but, you'll have to quantify "beats...

Nice rifle - but, you'll have to quantify "beats the pants off." Doesn't it really depend upon your usage of the rifle?

I use my .308 for precision tactical rifle competition. I'll wager my...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-25-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,200
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
I would agree with the article with one...

I would agree with the article with one exception.



This is not true - and is a misconception that is often stated. You can't examine only one part of the entire energy equation and conflate...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 01-01-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,713
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
One of the lowest recoiling shot shell loads you...

One of the lowest recoiling shot shell loads you can find will be the B&P 7/8-ounce Competition One (http://www.bandpusa.com/competition-one/) at 1160 feet per second. The Gordon System wad helps...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-06-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,669
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
The question is about what's on the market that...

The question is about what's on the market that frustrates new shooters and 90% of the answers are personal gripes about what other people do or don't do "right" according to someone's personal...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 11-05-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,117
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Love good auto loader shotguns. They shoot...

Love good auto loader shotguns. They shoot softer than a pump and are every bit as reliable. Take a look at the Winchester SX3. The models with synthetic stocks are less expensive than wood and...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-10-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 991
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
You can go from the inexpensive Turkish shotguns...

You can go from the inexpensive Turkish shotguns from Huglu and Yildiz to the Berettas and Merkels in new S x S. The Turkish companies also make O/U in the same lower price ranges, and of course,...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-10-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
It's a Turkish shotgun made by Huglu. Bud's...

It's a Turkish shotgun made by Huglu. Bud's price is $499 for the same gun You might want to search the Shotgun World forum as there are several people there that have purchased and used the...
Firearms Forum: Gun Safes 10-01-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
I would suggest calling a local lock / key / safe...

I would suggest calling a local lock / key / safe shop. They move and install safes as part of their business. I called the local lock shop that sells AMSEC safes and was quoted $130 to move the...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-18-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
The OP specifically asked about semi-auto...

The OP specifically asked about semi-auto shotguns - I'd suggest rereading his original post.



Okay...and the Remington 1100, Remington Versa Max, FN SLP, and Benelli M4 all have tubular...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-14-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
If you want a semi-auto in that price range in a...

If you want a semi-auto in that price range in a tactical style shotgun, you options are fairly limited unless you buy a used gun. In a new gun, your best bet would be a Mossberg 930. What you'll...
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