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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion Today, 05:05 AM
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Posted By Hookeye
I had a .35 Rem Super 14 (fun), but sold it. ...

I had a .35 Rem Super 14 (fun), but sold it.
Got a 16" in .35 rem as rifle now (easy open frame).
Got this non easy for the .22 mag.
Had a non easy in .22 lr (want a 14").
Grew up shooting a few...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion Today, 05:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 634
Posted By Hookeye
Yeah the libs whined about that years ago when...

Yeah the libs whined about that years ago when some dude in Texas popped a badguy holding a woman hostage.........IIRC at a mall, the goodguy coming back from an indoor range, used a .44 mag?

The...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 634
Posted By Hookeye
BTW, my go to is my Colt 1911. Flawless at around...

BTW, my go to is my Colt 1911. Flawless at around 15K rounds.
Did some little IPSC league thing with it way back, moving, different stuff..........no jams.
Not everybody has extremity/peripheral...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 634
Posted By Hookeye
Most folks are marginal at best. If the...

Most folks are marginal at best.
If the homeowner not a gun guy maybe he limp wristed it ?

IMHO a more popular model might have a higher incident rate, but that doesn't mean it's the fault of the...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion Yesterday, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Hookeye
Scoped is .22 mag, the vent is .45 Colt/.410 and...

Scoped is .22 mag, the vent is .45 Colt/.410 and the iron sight with choke extension is .45 colt (choke used for "hotshot" loads, is removable). I bought it just for the .22 mag. Package deal that...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion Yesterday, 04:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 873
Posted By Hookeye
Got a like new old Contender 8" octagon in .22...

Got a like new old Contender 8" octagon in .22 mag today.
Couldn't resist.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion Yesterday, 04:24 AM
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Views: 27,749
Posted By Hookeye
Picked up an old Contender like new, came with 2...

Picked up an old Contender like new, came with 2 other barrels.
Too good a deal to pass up.
Now to find some old parts to get it like I want it (different grip and scope).
The old octagon barrel...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-16-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 560
Posted By Hookeye
Shorts still break 1K. CB's are 700 FPS.

Shorts still break 1K. CB's are 700 FPS.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 429
Posted By Hookeye
Found a Savage 99C for cheap, haven't shot one...

Found a Savage 99C for cheap, haven't shot one since a kid, can't remember diddly about them.
.308 win, not mint but decent. Steel buttplate.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-15-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 285
Posted By Hookeye
BTW, Browning B78 made from 1973 to 82.

BTW, Browning B78

made from 1973 to 82.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 285
Posted By Hookeye
The barrel nut would ruin the look (single shot w...

The barrel nut would ruin the look (single shot w Savage bbl system).
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-15-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 298
Posted By Hookeye
I saw a Ruger Security Six that had a cracked...

I saw a Ruger Security Six that had a cracked barrel. Owner got a new GP100 out of that deal.
Did see an RG send its barrel down range.

Have seen new guns with issues, but don't lump them into...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-15-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Hookeye
Ha! Just noticed the 29 in the pic was a 10 5/8"...

Ha! Just noticed the 29 in the pic was a 10 5/8" silhouette model.
Don't see them much (or the 4 pos front sight full underlug non fluted cylinder "Hunter" models).
My dad just sold his LNIB.
Kept...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-15-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 230
Posted By Hookeye
Got a pair of Pachmayr Presentations from...

Got a pair of Pachmayr Presentations from waaaaaay back. Like new.
No special storage (but not in direct light). Pops hunted 'em hard too (fair amount of bug repellent probably). Hated them, so...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-15-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 298
Posted By Hookeye
I broke my 4" 629-1 running 300 grainers. ...

I broke my 4" 629-1 running 300 grainers.
Trigger pivot. Would work SA but not DA.
Smith fixed it and had it back in a couple of weeks, was a while back, cost me $5.

Have seen small parts...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-15-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,458
Posted By Hookeye
Paid $25 for the CCI 300 pack. Tolerable, esp...

Paid $25 for the CCI 300 pack.
Tolerable, esp considering I proly won't burn 100 of them by end of the yr :(
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-14-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 873
Posted By Hookeye
IIRC Volquartsen still makes a .22 mag...

IIRC Volquartsen still makes a .22 mag autoloader.
Me? I saw a beater H&K 300 a few yrs back, not cheap. Still should have bought it :(
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-14-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 873
Posted By Hookeye
The Smith stainless mag version of K frame is a...

The Smith stainless mag version of K frame is a 648. Used to run a 6" in IHMSA "field pistol". No more chucks to shoot, bit expensive for the kids to plink with (had a High Standard "Sharpshooter"...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-14-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 560
Posted By Hookeye
I find the .22 lr with HP to be plenty...

I find the .22 lr with HP to be plenty destructive on squirrel. Sometimes the regular round nose doesn't have enough oomph to take 'em out super fast. It's a balancing act. For added safety and less...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-14-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Hookeye
Only one deer with my dad's SRH. I've taken a few...

Only one deer with my dad's SRH. I've taken a few with new model and old model SBH's.
More with Smith 629's though.
Current .44 is a Ruger 3 screw, minty. Trigger needs work.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-14-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Hookeye
Carried this one around with bottom of grip in...

Carried this one around with bottom of grip in left hand turned in, barrel over crook of left elbow.
http://i.imgur.com/czXazxw.jpg
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-14-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 636
Posted By Hookeye
Pic doesn't show off the quality of the wood, not...

Pic doesn't show off the quality of the wood, not great but looks way better in person.
http://i.imgur.com/Zte56OR.jpg
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-11-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 538
Posted By Hookeye
I'd like to see the experiments and analysis that...

I'd like to see the experiments and analysis that warrant such fear.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-10-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By Hookeye
Benelli Nova is a Stanley claw hammer. The 870...

Benelli Nova is a Stanley claw hammer.
The 870 is an Estwing.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-10-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By Hookeye
Express Supermag, 3rd one.................works...

Express Supermag, 3rd one.................works just fine.
Have had just over 2 dozen 870/1100.
All pre Freedom Group.
No problems.
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