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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-12-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Fired a shoulder mounted arm - of any kind -...

Fired a shoulder mounted arm - of any kind - feels 'goofy' to me with one hand. Unless I'm carrying the money bag or pushing a kid behind me. (It still feels 'goofy', but I have a reason for doing...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 02-12-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By OldManMontgomery
I retired from Federal law enforcement after...

I retired from Federal law enforcement after twenty-eight years. I shot many disciplines, including PPC.

I agree with you. There are no end of infractions, gaffes, foibles, distractions,...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 01-24-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,538
Posted By OldManMontgomery
As C3 said, probably between $300 - $600,...

As C3 said, probably between $300 - $600, depending. The HSc was first released in 1941, and if the story is correct about coming from a "German casualty", it sounds like was a marked, military...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 01-24-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,696
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Saman, Two hands at fifteen yards, slow fire, is...

Saman, Two hands at fifteen yards, slow fire, is a good indication of what the gun will do. The shooter has his (or her) own problems, but the gun is capable. Also, 32 ACP is not a real 'inspiring'...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-24-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,055
Posted By OldManMontgomery
When I was a teenager (the dinosaurs were...

When I was a teenager (the dinosaurs were starting to die off) adults - as now - didn't have any idea about me. So a couple Christmas' running I received enough 'Hai Karate' aftershave to waterproof...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-24-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 101,821
Posted By OldManMontgomery
James Boswell (1740 - 1795) "I have found...

James Boswell (1740 - 1795)

"I have found you an argument; I am not obliged to find you an understanding."
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-24-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 101,821
Posted By OldManMontgomery
"It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in...

"It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument." - William J. McAdoo

Some folks don't know enough to discuss some things.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-24-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,116
Posted By OldManMontgomery
I was really offended by the letter from the...

I was really offended by the letter from the Government telling me my Social Security Card had expired.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-24-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By OldManMontgomery
I like the Dillon 650 so much I have two of them....

I like the Dillon 650 so much I have two of them. I leave one set up for large primer and the other for small primer. Far and away the most annoying 'switch over' step of the lot.

They really...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 11-24-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,696
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Nice pistol.

I don't have a W&S but I do have an H&R version. I want a Webley and Scott but haven't found one yet.

Someone mentioned Ortgies. I have two of them, with different 'address lines'; one has...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 10-16-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By OldManMontgomery
It is (currently at least) a percussion arm. It...

It is (currently at least) a percussion arm. It may (or may not) have been converted from a flintlock arm. Looking at the lock - the operating mechanism - will probably show if it seems to have...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-08-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Not really

Rifle barrels can heat up and change shot placement. The barrels do change shape - minutely - when heated. I doubt if they alter shape enough to see with the naked eye.

Handgun barrels, being...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-27-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Salvo, with my sort of luck, I'd have ordered the...

Salvo, with my sort of luck, I'd have ordered the stock first.

Then in the meantime, the price of the trigger would have increased $35.00!

There is NO WAY TO KNOW. That choice wasn't like...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-22-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,116
Posted By OldManMontgomery
I did 28 years as a federal lawman type - Border...

I did 28 years as a federal lawman type - Border Patrol and Customs. All that time, I carried a sidearm and had to qualify either quarterly or trimesterly (depending on the whim - I mean decision of...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 09-19-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Sounds like fun. I wish I lived closer (about...

Sounds like fun. I wish I lived closer (about 1017 miles according to Mapquest).
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-15-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Winchester Revolvers are scare to the point of...

Winchester Revolvers are scare to the point of nonexistent. Bless your heart for wanting one, and much good luck. Hint: Have a ridiculous amount of money to wave about and spend as the need...
Firearms Forum: Smith & Wesson Forum 09-15-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 733
Posted By OldManMontgomery
I was wondering if the question was about a...

I was wondering if the question was about a "drunken sailor".

Okay. Since you do not seem inclined to shoot it or employ the pistol for the purpose designed, sell it. By listing it on...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-21-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By OldManMontgomery
They're too hard to holster.

They're too hard to holster.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-21-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 8,397
Posted By OldManMontgomery
I drive a 2011 Mustang V6. Factory propaganda...

I drive a 2011 Mustang V6. Factory propaganda claims the engine delivers 305 horsepower from the factory. I put headers and a cold air intake on it. According to the people who sell the...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-21-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 40,802
Views: 1,546,246
Posted By OldManMontgomery
A thought that keeps reappearing to me, after...

A thought that keeps reappearing to me, after doing 32 years working for the Federal Government (for my sins):

Why are so many people who work for the government still alive? By observation,...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-20-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By OldManMontgomery
That's a good looking WWI SMLE. I enjoy WWI...

That's a good looking WWI SMLE. I enjoy WWI rifles more than later rifles. Just my mindset, I suppose.

Yes, ShadeCorp, I remember attending the Great Western Gun Show at the Pomona Fairgrounds. ...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 08-20-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,062
Posted By OldManMontgomery
I am irked when people spend so much time...

I am irked when people spend so much time explaining, demonstrating and showing HOW to quickly reload just about anything and never mention WHEN to reload. (When two conditions over lap, by the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-10-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By OldManMontgomery
Locutus, your supposition is possible, but would...

Locutus, your supposition is possible, but would require two additional changes:

1. A rifle mechanism capable of handling the pressure involved. One the bullet leaves the (hypothetically...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-29-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,558
Posted By OldManMontgomery
I collect S&W revolvers. I shoot some of them...

I collect S&W revolvers. I shoot some of them for both idle pleasure and self defense.

Frankly, I find the modern examples to be rather shoddy in workmanship compared to the older (pinned...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-29-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By OldManMontgomery
They'll do...

Star is now sadly out of business (bankrupt in 2005 or so when financial crunch hit). Any spare parts are going to come from the 'junkyard', so to speak. There are firms dealing in out of...
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