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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-19-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By oldandslow
n, 10/19/10 For me it...

n, 10/19/10

For me it would be a no-brainer, especially if used for hunting. Get the Weatherby, which I believe has a Howa action, and use the $700+ dollars you save to get a...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-08-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,274
Posted By oldandslow
s, 10/8/10 I have a...

s, 10/8/10

I have a number of older Sigs (228, 239, 220, 245) and have always been happy with their performance. I think Sig has lost its way with the new offerings which seem...
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 06-23-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,461
Posted By oldandslow
RJ, 6/23/10 Flying with...

RJ, 6/23/10

Flying with firearms and ammo is not really as big a deal as it is made out to be. I make a yearly 6000 mile trip through the states once a year traveling with...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-14-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,425
Posted By oldandslow
grog, 6/14/10 ...

grog, 6/14/10

Actually I kind of admire the guy. He obviously is terrified of guns and shooting but made the effort to make it through the course. He is the type of...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 05-04-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,432
Posted By oldandslow
ej, 5/4/10 There is no...

ej, 5/4/10

There is no reason to rush into your purchase. Try to hold and fire as many pistols as you can. If you are especially interested in the lighter, polymer pistols...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 05-04-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,432
Posted By oldandslow
ej, 5/4/10 I have a...

ej, 5/4/10

I have a HK-USP-compact .45 and a number of other compact pistols (Sigs, Glocks, CZ, Beretta, Springfield Armory, SW 3rd generations). The good news about the HK-USP...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 05-04-2010, 03:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,198
Posted By oldandslow
brian, 5/4/10 Since I live...

brian, 5/4/10

Since I live in a remote area 3500 miles from the nearest gunsmith I needed to become proficient in doing trigger and action jobs on my pistols. I have done four...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 10-19-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,663
Posted By oldandslow
Lindenwood, 10/18/09 I...

Lindenwood, 10/18/09

I have the PT-99, the adjustable sight model of the PT-92 like you have. I also use a high-thumbs grip which I initially started using when I was shooting...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 08-07-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,112
Posted By oldandslow
sgt, 8/8/09 I have had a...

sgt, 8/8/09

I have had a couple of Glocks, models 34 and 19. The 19 was bought new off Gunbroker from a dealer for $475 about three months ago. Prices for Glocks and many other...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 08-07-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By oldandslow
hogger, 8/7/09 I have a...

hogger, 8/7/09

I have a USP-.45 compact and a number of other .45's to compare it to (Sigs, SW 3rd generations, Beretta 8045, Witness, Springfields). The HK is accurate, reliable...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 06-18-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,446
Posted By oldandslow
ca, 6/18/09 I have had a...

ca, 6/18/09

I have had a 8045 mincougar for about a year now. By coincidence I am wearing it now as I type. It has about a thousand rounds of FMJ and hollow point ammo through...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-16-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 49,352
Posted By oldandslow
kasel, 6/16/09 When I...

kasel, 6/16/09

When I am looking for a new used gun I usually start with summitgunbroker at Firearms, Guns, Rifles. Grain Valley, Missouri. (http://www.summitgunbroker.com)....
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-11-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By oldandslow
sn, 6/11/09 I have a...

sn, 6/11/09

I have a number of Sig pistols, the P-245, 220ST, 239 and 228. Mine are all older models without the rails. The 245 is one of the best carry pistols out there-...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-09-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,026
Posted By oldandslow
cameron, 6/9/09 ...

cameron, 6/9/09

Congratulations on your impending new arrival.

Deciding you want to CCW is an important step in protection for you and your family. The best...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-04-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,296
Posted By oldandslow
matt, 6/4/09 I have night...

matt, 6/4/09

I have night sights from Meprolight, Trijicon and MMC/PT on a number of my guns. Meprolights seem to be the brightest and usually cheaper than Trijicon. I have had...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-02-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By oldandslow
ryan, 6/2/09 Ah-the old tactical...

ryan, 6/2/09

Ah-the old tactical defecation question- this comes up infrequently on the forums but is an important part of carrying concealed.

First I try to use the stall next to...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-02-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By oldandslow
n-az, 6/2/09 ...

n-az, 6/2/09

Congratulations on your upcoming .45 purchase. I have a number of .45's including Sig and HK and have shot the XD but do not own one. Renting a number of pistols...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 04-25-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By oldandslow
Joe, 4/25/09 Your question...

Joe, 4/25/09

Your question is a good one, and the answer is quite complex.

First- "stopping power"- there is no good definition that is accepted by everyone although...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 04-22-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 38,123
Posted By oldandslow
sambo, 4/22/09 I live in the...

sambo, 4/22/09

I live in the tropics so I know how you feel about warm weather carry. I like to carry IWB at 0400 in a Highnoon holster (Downunder or Public Secret model, check...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 04-21-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,070
Posted By oldandslow
GB, 4/21/09 I bought two new...

GB, 4/21/09

I bought two new Witness .45's about three years ago, both in the metal Wonder finish. One was the compact, one the full size. Between the two they developed seven cracks...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 04-21-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By oldandslow
JD, 4/21/09 I looked at...

JD, 4/21/09

I looked at your posts a couple of times and didn't notice whether you are looking at less than $400 for new pistols or if good used pistols less than $400 would...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 04-21-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 55,104
Posted By oldandslow
GM, 4/21/09 Highly...

GM, 4/21/09

Highly subjective but here goes:

1. Sig P220 (and its compact brother the P245/220 Compact)- as reliable and accurate as they come. Too bad they only ship...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 04-07-2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By oldandslow
shooters, 4/7/09 As the...

shooters, 4/7/09

As the above posters have suggested, going to a rental range and firing as many pistols as you can should help you decide.

And since you have advised us...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 04-07-2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,735
Posted By oldandslow
DD, 4/7/09 When buying...

DD, 4/7/09

When buying your first pistol it is important to try as many models as you can to see what fits you best. The best way to do this is to go to a range that rents...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 04-05-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,563
Posted By oldandslow
BB, 4/5/09 As others have mentioned...

BB, 4/5/09

As others have mentioned you may get a significant velocity drop in short barreled .45's with 230 grain ammo, limiting both expansion and penetration ( the velocity is what...
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