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Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-21-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,336
Posted By tallguy130
So on the sound advice I got here I was all set...

So on the sound advice I got here I was all set to get my own SR9 today. However when I was talking with a buddy at work about what I was going to get she told me her husband was looking to sell his...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-18-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,336
Posted By tallguy130
Thanks everyone for your comments so far, they...

Thanks everyone for your comments so far, they have all been super helpful! I think I'll be going to the gun store by the end of the week so I'll keep you posted with what I decide.

Thanks again!
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-18-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,336
Posted By tallguy130
Ruger SR9 - SR40?

I've been looking pretty hard at the Ruger SR9 and SR40 both the full sized and the compact. Anyone have some hands on experience with these? I have .22's for plinking but this will be my first...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 05-02-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By tallguy130
If your looking for a book to help you I would...

If your looking for a book to help you I would recommend 'The Ultimate Suburban Survivalist Guide' by Martin Weiss. Why I like this so much is it has a host of little things you can do now as part of...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 05-01-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,372
Posted By tallguy130
Two book were really helpful to me. First was...

Two book were really helpful to me. First was Emergency by Neil Strauss. This is less a serious how to book then a humors narrative of the author going through the process of learning SHTF skills....
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-03-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 13,691
Posted By tallguy130
What's his name, the cowboy guy, couldn't hit...

What's his name, the cowboy guy, couldn't hit crap the whole show. I'm glad to see him go. Its going to come down to Kelly, JJ and Ian. Say what you want about the kid but he's sent 3 people home so...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 07-12-2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By tallguy130
Thanks Douglas, I'm glad to hear that. Dumb...

Thanks Douglas, I'm glad to hear that. Dumb question I know, but I feel better asking. I don't want politics ruining a good day at the range!
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 07-12-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By tallguy130
Are these events the kind of place I'm going to...

Are these events the kind of place I'm going to have people recruiting me into a militia or get me on some kind of ATF watch-list? Yes I realize how stupid I sound but I talked with a guy who...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 07-09-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 21,268
Posted By tallguy130
I tend to look at this from a different angle. I...

I tend to look at this from a different angle. I think food will be a bigger issue in keeping me and mine alive so ablity to hunt with will effect my choice. A good .22 for small game would be a...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 07-06-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,428
Posted By tallguy130
Better being in NW Ohio then Columbus! I have to...

Better being in NW Ohio then Columbus! I have to make good bug out plans, you don't!

Stocking up on canned goods never hurt anyone. If I look like a nut I'll at least be a well fed nut when SHTF....
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-18-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,608
Posted By tallguy130
I've had this kind of thing happen to me at the...

I've had this kind of thing happen to me at the range a while back. A buddy and me went to blow off a few rounds at an indoor range in town. In the lane next to us is some white trash thug trying to...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-13-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By tallguy130
Ya that Remington stuff is nuts. I didn't know...

Ya that Remington stuff is nuts. I didn't know you could make bullets out of compressed dog turds.

Thanks for the tips everyone!
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-10-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By tallguy130
Question about .22 ammo

This may be a stupid question but can you help me understand why some .22 ammo is cleaner shooting then others? For background, I have a SigSauer Mosquito that I really enjoy shooting. Sadly this gun...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-07-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,875
Posted By tallguy130
I'm a big fan of my Savage Mark II. The Savage 64...

I'm a big fan of my Savage Mark II. The Savage 64 not so much.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 03-09-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,321
Posted By tallguy130
Thanks everyone! Its good to know they are both...

Thanks everyone! Its good to know they are both good guns. I think we are going to find some place that rents them and put a few round through both. I figger there's no better way to judge.

Thanks...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 03-06-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,321
Posted By tallguy130
S&W Sigma vs. Ruger P95

I have a buddy who wants a semi-auto for home defense and plinking. This would be his first handgun so he is looking to not spend to much. After doing some looking he thinks its between a S&W Sigma...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-24-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,362
Posted By tallguy130
I have a Savage 64 and am less then thrilled with...

I have a Savage 64 and am less then thrilled with it. Fit and finish are so-so and it jams more then it should. I'm VERY happy with the Savage Mark II I have but if I was buying a semi-auto .22 again...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-24-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By tallguy130
I have a Mark II with the Accutrigger and love...

I have a Mark II with the Accutrigger and love it. It really does make the trigger super light and for the money I think its hard to beat. Makes me a better shot then what I am!
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-24-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,507
Posted By tallguy130
I would advise against a Savage 64. I got one...

I would advise against a Savage 64. I got one about a year back and I'm just not very fond of it. Wouldn't say its junk but there are clearly better .22's out there. Jam's more then it should and the...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-23-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,447
Posted By tallguy130
I've been thinking about picking one of these up....

I've been thinking about picking one of these up. SR9 standard not the compact. If you don't mind, how much should I expect to pay? Thanks!
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 01-30-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,411
Posted By tallguy130
If SHTF I would go more for speed and ease of...

If SHTF I would go more for speed and ease of carry then for heavy firepower. I want to avoid a firefight or be able to extract myself from one if need be.

Most likely would carry a 9mm of some...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-22-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,625
Posted By tallguy130
I've had one for about a year and a half. Won't...

I've had one for about a year and a half. Won't feed bulk stuff well at all, CCI is what it likes best and I've tried a lot of brands. You wouldn't have to clean it in between rounds during the comp...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 01-13-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By tallguy130
I read the book too and loved it. Really messed...

I read the book too and loved it. Really messed with my head! By the end I was only reading it during the day. Think I'll hold off on seeing it for a while, have to be in the right mood to see that...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 01-11-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,573
Posted By tallguy130
All good points, it does feel dumber the more you...

All good points, it does feel dumber the more you think about it. However I still would like the History Channel to pick up the show for a full season.

And for God's sake give the man a gun, its...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 01-09-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,573
Posted By tallguy130
"Apocalypse Man" on the History Channel

Did anyone else see "Apocalypse Man" on the History Channel this week? Its like "Survivor Man" or "Man vs. Wild" but with a post-SHIF theme. I thought it was a cool idea for a show and would sure...
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