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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 08-28-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,660
Posted By franklin67
http://www.czub.cz/en/pages/76-store-cz-in-prague....

http://www.czub.cz/en/pages/76-store-cz-in-prague.aspx

I visited here while on vacation in Prague. Too much hassle to buy any firearms and have em shipped back, but it was great to be a...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 08-25-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By franklin67
It kind of made me sick to my stomach when I...

It kind of made me sick to my stomach when I visited Czech Rep last year and saw those in gun stores for only about $90!
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-20-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 11,466
Posted By franklin67
My LGS has all the AR and AKs on the back wall...

My LGS has all the AR and AKs on the back wall which you can see from the street. Well, monday when I drove by the store was PACKED and that back wall was looking picked over. Today when I drove by...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-16-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By franklin67
I have a M60 and a 10/22. I bought the 10/22 with...

I have a M60 and a 10/22. I bought the 10/22 with thoughts of 'tricking it out' but I like the way the Marlin shoots much better, so Im gonna sell the 10/22. The Marlin is from '82 so it has that 18...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-28-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,132
Posted By franklin67
hahaha..that was the SECOND gun I bought! After...

hahaha..that was the SECOND gun I bought! After putting the mossy thru its paces, I found that I enjoyed shooting, but a shotgun was a bit rough on me to shoot regular. My friend suggested both a 22...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-28-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,132
Posted By franklin67
Mossberg 500 shotgun in 2006. After I saw what...

Mossberg 500 shotgun in 2006. After I saw what anarchy would REALLY be like in the Katrina fiasaco.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-03-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,831
Posted By franklin67
I have an Arminus 22 mag 8-shot revolver that I...

I have an Arminus 22 mag 8-shot revolver that I got used for $110 about 2 years ago. Old gun made around 1967 but it shoots fine and its a fun plinker. I have other guns for home defense, but Id use...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 08-24-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,139
Posted By franklin67
More love for Hi-Point customer service... I...

More love for Hi-Point customer service...

I have the 40 cal carbine and it started stovepiping. So I let it sit around the house for a few months before I got around to shipping it back to...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 06-25-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,658
Posted By franklin67
Ah, thanks for that. Not so bad then--I can keep...

Ah, thanks for that. Not so bad then--I can keep the +P rounds for when its "loaded for business" and use regular rounds at the range to see what it does. No great expectations there though--Im using...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 06-25-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,658
Posted By franklin67
My buddy gave me a Charter Arms like yours. Seems...

My buddy gave me a Charter Arms like yours. Seems to work fine mechanically, but I havent fired it yet. What would +P ammo do to the gun? I got a box of the hornady for it, and Id hate to have wasted...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 03-12-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By franklin67
I recently got some Yugo from Classic Arms for my...

I recently got some Yugo from Classic Arms for my AK. 1000 rds cost only $224 with shipping. Plus it was packed in a 50 cal ammo can in pretty good shape too! Shoots great, and Im buying lots more of...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-26-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,075
Posted By franklin67
I order from CTD all the time. The shipping isnt...

I order from CTD all the time. The shipping isnt THAT bad--I always try to order a lot of stuff so it spreads it out a little. I get tracers from there (both .22 and 9mm) that work great.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-26-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,965
Posted By franklin67
My buddy works at an ice cream stand and uses the...

My buddy works at an ice cream stand and uses the big empty plastic jugs the custard comes in. To add a twist, he fills them with water colored with food coloring and freezes em. Makes a nice...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-05-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By franklin67
I also own and love the ruger 22/45. Yes, you...

I also own and love the ruger 22/45. Yes, you have to make sure that mag is slapped home so the first round feeds, and yes, it is a BITCH KITTY breaking down this thing--at first. Once you break it...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-04-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,143
Posted By franklin67
The two Wally Worlds in my area usually have a...

The two Wally Worlds in my area usually have a full stock of most ammos. They DO run out rather often of certain things, but they restock quickly. No limits either. Lately theyve had federal 9mm 115...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 03-09-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,589
Posted By franklin67
Wow, that sucks. Here in western PA, 22lr is all...

Wow, that sucks. Here in western PA, 22lr is all around--the trick is finding the best ammo at the best price. The gun shop I frequent has the 550 Federal packs for around $18, which is a few bucks...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-28-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 995
Posted By franklin67
Piney Mountain has a painted tip 22 tracer that...

Piney Mountain has a painted tip 22 tracer that we used to fool around with at the range. They wouldnt work well with semi-autos, but with bolt action rifles they were much fun--until a senior range...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-25-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,589
Posted By franklin67
I like the walmart Federal bulk packs also! Great...

I like the walmart Federal bulk packs also! Great ammo at a great price. Every now and then I'll take a ride to Cabelas and treat myself to some Wolf match ammo though.
Funny thing--my ruger mark...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 02-25-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By franklin67
No problem there, as I dont own a Glock-but I'll...

No problem there, as I dont own a Glock-but I'll keep that in mind in case I ever do....

Thanks for all the feedback guys (and girls). I was talking about the metal parts of course. I feel funny...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 02-24-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By franklin67
Cleaning Question

I use Hoppes #9 to clean my guns--good product, good price IMHO. My question is--how long is too long to soak gun parts in this stuff? I've never let em soak more than a few hours. Is overnight okay?...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-13-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 29,913
Posted By franklin67
I bought a used Marlin60 about a year ago for...

I bought a used Marlin60 about a year ago for $110, scope included. '82 model, so it takes 18 rounds in the tube :). I wound up removing the scope and just using the iron sights and its a great gun...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 12-26-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By franklin67
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/hangwire13/...

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/hangwire13/01261779367512000000653420_0.jpg

40 cal carbine by Hi-Point. Would have rather had it in 9mm to simplify things ammo-wise, but saw this at the...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 12-26-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By franklin67
Merry Christmas! Look at my guns!

I finally got a cell phone with a camera, so I thought Id takes some pics of my stuff and post em here....
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f226/hangwire13/01261779545711000000653420_0.jpg

Ruger...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-05-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,440
Posted By franklin67
Ive found that using the TIP of my finger on the...

Ive found that using the TIP of my finger on the P11 instead of squeezing it makes it much more comfortable to shoot. But it isnt a range gun. I take it out maybe once a month a blast thru a mag or...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 10-16-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,254
Posted By franklin67
My buddy at work just gave me a sweet deal on a...

My buddy at work just gave me a sweet deal on a hardly used P95DC--$300 and he threw in a holster and 100 rds of ammo! Cant wait to hit the range tomorrow with this puppy! He also is a tool-and-die...
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