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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-03-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,231
Posted By tigerbeetle
Sorry to hear that. When you get back on line ($...

Sorry to hear that. When you get back on line ($ wise) get the Henry H001. I bought one several years ago now with beautiful wood. A really fun gun to shoot as well. So much fun I couldn't keep...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-26-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,636
Posted By tigerbeetle
Reg is averaging around $1.85 give or take a...

Reg is averaging around $1.85 give or take a nickel in the Atlanta area outside the perimeter. A dime more - or more - inside the perimeter.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-06-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By tigerbeetle
that makes sense. I had measured from the top...

that makes sense. I had measured from the top down, but your way sounds much more logical now that you mention it. Thanks. I will see if I can find any differences and then a solution.
Firearms Forum: Firearm's Industry 11-29-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,840
Posted By tigerbeetle
Get a job in a retail gun store. Learn your...

Get a job in a retail gun store. Learn your weapons, know your customer and learn the trade. It is unfortunate your major has nothing to do with what you want to do. California is a poor state for...
Firearms Forum: Firearm's Industry 11-29-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,748
Posted By tigerbeetle
All the names mentioned have been truly giants in...

All the names mentioned have been truly giants in the arms industry. But so far, one "arm" of the industry has been ignored. The earliest firearms were invented by the Beretta family somewhere back...
Firearms Forum: Firearm's Industry 11-29-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By tigerbeetle
Remington Start date for R51

I called Remington last week to see if production had started on the R51 originally slated for October this year. The rep I talked to said the company had made the decision to postpone production of...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-29-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,902
Posted By tigerbeetle
JMB designed his pistol in the 1890's and...

JMB designed his pistol in the 1890's and designated it as the Mdl 1900 in the .32 ACP and then in 1908 in the 9mm short and offered it to Colt for production. Colt turned it down, and JM Browning...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 11-29-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By tigerbeetle
at the range

It is a blast to shoot. I found a couple boxes of [expensive] ammo at a table at a local used gun show. It is a 1913 production 2cd model and does not have the stronger cylinder of the later...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-28-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,902
Posted By tigerbeetle
I talked to Remington last week. They are moving...

I talked to Remington last week. They are moving the production line for the R51 to Huntsville, AL. Production is scheduled to begin in April next year.

Y'all can put the pistol down, but I...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 11-24-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By tigerbeetle
I live in Gwinnett Co., NE of Atlanta not far...

I live in Gwinnett Co., NE of Atlanta not far from Stone Mountain.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 11-23-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By tigerbeetle
Update

I got my new parts in and here is what I did.

I replaced the firing pin & spring, hammer & hammer springs, replaced the sear, sear spring and pin, new safety assembly and re-assembled. Took it...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-22-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By tigerbeetle
Well, we can't have that! ...

Well, we can't have that!
http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/mm193/varmithunter/Mobile%20Uploads/2013-09/8F1AB2B5-691A-4068-B9ED-7B2534C817A1.jpg

A little more history on my 37. I bought it in...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-16-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,509
Posted By tigerbeetle
S&W Sigma .380 ...

S&W Sigma .380

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/mm193/varmithunter/Rimfire/My%20Toys/380Sigma.jpg

I also carry a Taurus PT 111 Pro in 9mm in my pickup (and sometimes on self if I leave the...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,322
Posted By tigerbeetle
JonM: Thanks for the enlightenment. I will have...

JonM: Thanks for the enlightenment. I will have to check out the CZ doubles next time I am in one of the local establishments that handles CZs. I had looked at one a few years ago when I got a...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-15-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By tigerbeetle
There have been more Remington 870's produced...

There have been more Remington 870's produced than nearly all the rest of the pump guns combined. Double rails on the slide, fail safe to shoot, and an older one is just as good - or better - than a...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-15-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,322
Posted By tigerbeetle
SxSs and O/Us are both outstanding designs. The...

SxSs and O/Us are both outstanding designs. The SxSs were produced by the early English gunmakers for many years before the first O/Us came into being. As such, the double (SxS) was the gun of...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-14-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,902
Posted By tigerbeetle
I bought one in June and shot a couple hundred...

I bought one in June and shot a couple hundred rounds with the only hitch of a few light hammer strikes. Personally, I liked the stew out of it. Shot to point of aim very easily. Recoil was not...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-14-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By tigerbeetle
I have had my 37 since the early '70s. It is a...

I have had my 37 since the early '70s. It is a fantastic little shotgun that I just don't shoot enough. When I bought it it came with the 26" IC barrel. That was good for doves and quail most the...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-14-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,949
Posted By tigerbeetle
I have seen where some of the shooters who shoot...

I have seen where some of the shooters who shoot the clay sports have sent in their RLs to have the automatic safety converted to a manual safety. I messed up a couple pulls on skeet when I first...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-09-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By tigerbeetle
That puppy has been taken down and sterilized,...

That puppy has been taken down and sterilized, sanitized and is cleaner than a baby's butt. I do have an order in for a replacement hammer along with a few other miscellaneous things to have on...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-09-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,489
Posted By tigerbeetle
FBI is talking change...

A buddy sent this to me. It goes along with a Hornady Critical Defense segment I saw yesterday on one of the Outdoor Channel shows.

http://loadoutroom.com/12077/fbi-going-9mm-comes-science/
...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-09-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,949
Posted By tigerbeetle
I was talking to one of my gun nut friends who...

I was talking to one of my gun nut friends who works at Academy yesterday, he said the rumor was coming down that production was about to begin on the 20 ga. I hope so. If I can get one for 15-1600,...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-09-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By tigerbeetle
Challenger C-II

I will try to be brief, e.g. long story short...

I have a '73 C-II which I bought 3 years ago. No idea of the number of rounds fired. A few months ago I started to have FTFs. I finally figured...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-08-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,949
Posted By tigerbeetle
Got mine! I love it.

I bought mine back in January. I had rotator cuff surgery in Sept. of last year and couldn't shoot it until May. I have a Citori with 26 in. barrels and it took me a few rounds of skeet to get used...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-08-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,372
Posted By tigerbeetle
I bought an Ithaca SKB 100 from a Penny's...

I bought an Ithaca SKB 100 from a Penny's Discount Center in 1970. It had apparently been returned, or the original sale fell through. It still had the paper wrapping around the barrels. Irrc, I...
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