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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-21-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 987
Posted By Quis custodiet
Your Browning is a top-notch gun, but I agree...

Your Browning is a top-notch gun, but I agree that the factory sights are just adequate at best. I suspect the factory thinks most shooters will scope the gun.

I've had a Bushnell 2.5x...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-08-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Quis custodiet
+1 on the Remington UMC ammo in FMJ. Cheap, and...

+1 on the Remington UMC ammo in FMJ. Cheap, and mild. No problem in a Ruger Police Six.

BTW $250 is a d*mn good price for that Ruger.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 03-08-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,765
Posted By Quis custodiet
I cannot believe the nannyware bleeped the "cat"...

I cannot believe the nannyware bleeped the "cat" word in my last post. All i wrote was Please United Sam Sam Yesterday cat.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 03-08-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,765
Posted By Quis custodiet
dcp1987, if that guy was the worst #!@#@! you'll...

dcp1987, if that guy was the worst #!@#@! you'll ever meet at a range, consider yourself lucky. He's a *****cat compared to some of the bozos I've seen over the years.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-07-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,084
Posted By Quis custodiet
+1 on the Beretta Storm. I have one in 9mm. ...

+1 on the Beretta Storm. I have one in 9mm. Cheap shooting and very reliable. Uber-cool looking gun.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-03-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,640
Posted By Quis custodiet
+2 on the Speer +P load.

+2 on the Speer +P load.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 03-03-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,075
Posted By Quis custodiet
If a .22 is what she wants, get her a .22 ...

If a .22 is what she wants, get her a .22

Any gun is better than no gun.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 03-03-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1,954
Views: 71,629
Posted By Quis custodiet
Old Chinese saying, suitable for the stock market...

Old Chinese saying, suitable for the stock market 2009:

"If you are sitting on a rock, and it begins to roll downhill, jump off."
Firearms Forum: The Club House 03-03-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,068
Posted By Quis custodiet
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes Latin for...

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes

Latin for : Who will guard the guardsmen.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-26-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,710
Posted By Quis custodiet
I saw a 2" nickel Lawman sitting in a local shop...

I saw a 2" nickel Lawman sitting in a local shop last fall with a $550 price tag.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-22-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,228
Posted By Quis custodiet
You cannot go wrong with a Mossberg .410 shotgun....

You cannot go wrong with a Mossberg .410 shotgun. They are as reliable as any gun on the market. The .410 ammo is more expensive than the cheap-o 20 gauge shells at WalMart, but recoil is much...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-19-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,211
Posted By Quis custodiet
OK to own. Should be OK to carry open (but GONH...

OK to own. Should be OK to carry open (but GONH has several cases of local police not following this N.H. law). Should be OK to shoot at the range.

This might be a good time to get acquainted...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-13-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Quis custodiet
Abe Lincoln was not the only controversial figure...

Abe Lincoln was not the only controversial figure born on Feb 12, 1809.

Charles Darwin shares the same birthdate and also turns 200 today.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-13-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By Quis custodiet
I agree with skullcrusher that a revolver - .38...

I agree with skullcrusher that a revolver - .38 Spl. - would be an excellent choice. A small S&W J-frame or a Charter Arms or Ruger can all be found in your price range.

I do not agree that...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-12-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By Quis custodiet
I agree with robocop. Buy it for $350. If...

I agree with robocop. Buy it for $350.

If the barrel really bothers you, you can easily get a replacement 1100 barrel. A new barrel will install in about 60 seconds with no gunsmithing needed....
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-12-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By Quis custodiet
There is no handgun more reliable than a .38/.357...

There is no handgun more reliable than a .38/.357 revolver.

Smith & Wesson or Ruger. Pick your barrel length; 4" barrel for all-around use, 6" for targets or hunting.

Revolvers aren't just...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-12-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By Quis custodiet
For reference, all the S&W revolvers in the "20s"...

For reference, all the S&W revolvers in the "20s" are built on the N-frame.

All in the "10s" (Model 10, 15, 19, etc.) are on the K-frame.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-12-2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By Quis custodiet
You should check out the Bersa .380. It is a...

You should check out the Bersa .380. It is a great little gun; well-made, reliable and easy to carry. An excellent value for the money. I'd recommend it. - Q.C.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-12-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By Quis custodiet
Not a whole lot I can recommend in your price...

Not a whole lot I can recommend in your price range.

Spanish-made Star automatics are good used guns for the money. The Star BKM 9mm and the Star PD (.45 ACP) are decent carry guns. I've owned...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-12-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,141
Posted By Quis custodiet
A Model 19 or Model 66 with a 4" barrel, or a...

A Model 19 or Model 66 with a 4" barrel, or a Model 15 (.38 Spl) will suit your needs well. These are K-frame revolvers; larger than the J-frame but lighter than the L-frame and N-frame guns. A...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 02-10-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,271
Posted By Quis custodiet
Indoors I shoot 50 rounds through each gun I have...

Indoors I shoot 50 rounds through each gun I have with me. This is usually a Colt .357 (with .38s) , an Anaconda, and a .45 Commander. If I bring a .22 then another 100 rounds thru it.
...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 02-10-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By Quis custodiet
Is your red dot sight made for air rifles? ...

Is your red dot sight made for air rifles?

It comes as a surprise to many shooters, but air rifles are tough on red dots. The same optics that will stand up to recoil from a .223 will fail when...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-10-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By Quis custodiet
I own a similar Colt Police Postive Special in...

I own a similar Colt Police Postive Special in .38 Spl. from 1922.

My gun also came with chipped hard rubber grips. This is a common problem with these guns. Replacements can be found. I...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-07-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,743
Posted By Quis custodiet
FYI to 741512th: All modern Colt DA revolvers...

FYI to 741512th: All modern Colt DA revolvers turn clockwise.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-07-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,743
Posted By Quis custodiet
Hang on to those original pre-68 wood grips. ...

Hang on to those original pre-68 wood grips. They are selling for about $60 a pair on the auction sites.
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