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Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-13-2013, 02:27 PM
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Posted By maddoccanis
Oh yes, and Comrad Kalishnikov wasn't supposed to...

Oh yes, and Comrad Kalishnikov wasn't supposed to be a designer and had no orders. He just saw a need and designed the gun.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-13-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,813
Posted By maddoccanis
The Russians had some pretty good designers of...

The Russians had some pretty good designers of firearms and other things, but they were always under orders to copy US designs.Their first atom bomb was a copy of ours right down to some misplaced...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-17-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,893
Posted By maddoccanis
Aren't the Girsan Turkish?

Aren't the Girsan Turkish?
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-17-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 51,400
Posted By maddoccanis
The first two are a Taurus PT and a Para, both SS...

The first two are a Taurus PT and a Para, both SS and both with Briley spherical bushings. The third is a Kimber Ultra Carry with custom handmade grips.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-11-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20,681
Views: 680,634
Posted By maddoccanis
Heres my Desert Eagle. I've go bot a 44 and a 50...

Heres my Desert Eagle. I've go bot a 44 and a 50 barrel. Chuckeroo (SASS alias) did some great grips which i'll put on soon. Do a search for Chuckeroo, he;s an artist!
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 01-27-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By maddoccanis
When i was doing gunsmithing i looked at about...

When i was doing gunsmithing i looked at about all the SAs out there and i think the Ruger Vaquero is the best, unless as someone said you are going for historical accuracy.
Firearms Forum: Kentucky Gun Forum 01-25-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By maddoccanis
open carry in KY

Does anyone have any experience with open carry in KY? I know what the law says, but do you get harrassed?.....doc:confused:
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-22-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By maddoccanis
I used to live in New Mexico and I asked a Santa...

I used to live in New Mexico and I asked a Santa Fe cop once about open carry and he promised me they would find a reason to stop me if I had a six gun on my hip.
Firearms Forum: Gun Shows 12-21-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,085
Posted By maddoccanis
Liberals, whether intentionally or by ineptitude...

Liberals, whether intentionally or by ineptitude never consider any consequences other than the first stage one. If you raise taxes you will get more revenue. No one will find better tax dodges or...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-21-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20,681
Views: 680,634
Posted By maddoccanis
Happy Birthday to Me

Saw this on Bud's and didn't hesitate.:D
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-11-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By maddoccanis
I remember an old movie "Hickey and Boggs" I...

I remember an old movie "Hickey and Boggs" I think where the antihero carried in a folded newspaper. I have a Ruger single six in 22lr which may be my favorite gun, but the first one I bought was a...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 12-06-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,145
Posted By maddoccanis
I once bought several stars fro Southern Ohio...

I once bought several stars fro Southern Ohio guns, rebuilt them and refinished them and sold them. They seemed pretty good guns for the price.....doc
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-04-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,508
Posted By maddoccanis
It was a .32 SA revolver of my friend's, then his...

It was a .32 SA revolver of my friend's, then his 44mag Vaquero, then to the store to get a Colt Anaconda in 44 mag. I was born to boom.....doc
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-04-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By maddoccanis
Dr Ablow on FOX news finally mentioned steroids...

Dr Ablow on FOX news finally mentioned steroids this morning. Have you looked at the arms on this fellow, they look like Virginia hams. No doubt in addition to whatever else he had roid rage......doc
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 12-04-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By maddoccanis
If you are thinking of buying a sword you should...

If you are thinking of buying a sword you should spend some time at this web site: http://www.sword-buyers-guide.com/authentic-samurai-sword.html

It really depends on what you want the sword for....
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-25-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,658
Posted By maddoccanis
Thanks again for the info. I didn't mean to...

Thanks again for the info. I didn't mean to offend, and again people buy what they need as they should. I,m just asking questions. You know the trouble with the Hubble scope could have been prevented...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-25-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,658
Posted By maddoccanis
I don't dismiss what anyone says. I'm just...

I don't dismiss what anyone says. I'm just curios. Everybody has the right to buy what they want. I didn't say they were wrong. Enjoy....doc
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-24-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,658
Posted By maddoccanis
Thanks for all your responses. I don't hunt, so I...

Thanks for all your responses. I don't hunt, so I am admittedly ignorant. I just wondered about the huge discrepancy between low end and high end optics. I have looked at low end items and do not see...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-24-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,658
Posted By maddoccanis
Expensive optics?

I have a PhD in Physics and have worked on designing optical devices. I have to say I am hard pressed to justify the cost of high end optics. When optics were hand made one at a time they were...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-22-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By maddoccanis
Yeah, I like the idea of a SA revolver as a first...

Yeah, I like the idea of a SA revolver as a first handgun. How about a Ruger Bearcat? Isn't that what they call the small one4?....doc
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 11-19-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,916
Posted By maddoccanis
Modern stainless steels make some pretty good...

Modern stainless steels make some pretty good knives pretty cheap. Some steels are tougher and harder to break than others. Harder steels usually take a better edge but may chip. Some of the more...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 11-19-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By maddoccanis
They are all pretty high quality. I like the...

They are all pretty high quality. I like the Damascus steel in the Shinwa. The Hanwei is the best cutting blade. None of them is very ornate.

I didn't know that about Cold Steel. That's not good....
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 11-19-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By maddoccanis
OK, I didn't just buy a blade because of a dream,...

OK, I didn't just buy a blade because of a dream, but the dream renewed an interest I had had since I spent some time in Japan 40 years ago. The first sword I bought was a Shinwa straight blade...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-18-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 15,925
Posted By maddoccanis
If you practice and are good with it a .25 can be...

If you practice and are good with it a .25 can be effective. Just having the thing can make all the difference. Having said that , I most often carry a Ruger Alaskan in .44 mag and I'm looking for a...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 11-18-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By maddoccanis
samurai swords

A while back I was sick in the hospital and had some weird dreams. In one i was told I needed a Japanese sword. Since I have bought three. I hadnt been in Japan for 35 years. Its a complicated thing....
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