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Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-28-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By big shrek
Carving your own grips...

Any pitfalls I need to worry about, or is it just as simple as getting a nice piece of exotic wood,
then copying the dimensions of the OEM grips...then making the outside look perty??

Tools used...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-28-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By big shrek
High Standard made some insanely nice...

High Standard made some insanely nice revolvers...but you can only find 'em used these days...
still, they tend to be more precise than the folks holding 'em ;)

Poke around a bit, you may find an...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-28-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By big shrek
Warranty...send it in for some Factory Loving!!

Warranty...send it in for some Factory Loving!!
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-28-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,022
Posted By big shrek
I own a Chiappa 1873, and while it does its job,...

I own a Chiappa 1873, and while it does its job, it ain't pretty...if you EVER buy one, get the case-color version, not their "blued" paint job version.
Managed to scratch the paint getting the...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-28-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,440
Posted By big shrek
Split the difference...get Uberti or...

Split the difference...get Uberti or Cimmaron...both tend to be more precise and less head-achey than Rugers.
yet cost about half what a Colt does ;)

I like the Blackhawk & Redhawk, but the...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-28-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,951
Posted By big shrek
Um...when you say you moved across the...

Um...when you say you moved across the pond...exactly where did you go??

If you moved from England to the USA...you have to have a Resident Alien (Green Card) certification to own weapons here......
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 07-21-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By big shrek
I've got the Glock tritium's on mine...no issues...

I've got the Glock tritium's on mine...no issues so far, but get a green laser...once you go laser, you never go back!!

Mind you, I shot SASS for many years, did my time with just irons...the...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 07-21-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By big shrek
Try out a Keltec PF9 or P11... teensy! And...

Try out a Keltec PF9 or P11...
teensy!

And you won't feel bad when it gets confiscated after a defensive shooting...
(you get it back after investigation is complete if it was a good shoot)
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 07-21-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By big shrek
I'm rather fond of using my Glock 20-SF to hunt...

I'm rather fond of using my Glock 20-SF to hunt hog with...
previously used a 2nd Gen, but sold it when economy & job went kerblooey...
was so glad to find the SF when things got better :)

The...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-21-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,211
Posted By big shrek
Defcon is also the grand poohbah of stuffing...

Defcon is also the grand poohbah of stuffing Marlins into things that no ordinary person would ever think of...
check out his pics & threads on here...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-21-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By big shrek
I'm also fond of the CP scopes sold at Walmart...

I'm also fond of the CP scopes sold at Walmart for inexpensive, yet pretty darn good scopes.
I've got a variety of' em...all the way up to the 4-16x40AO on my Marlin 25MN...my coyote smoker :)...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-21-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,155
Posted By big shrek
Heck, you can find multiple pics of exploded S&W...

Heck, you can find multiple pics of exploded S&W revolvers...along with many others with a simple picture search.
They are great, but Wesson tends to be better.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-21-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By big shrek
Some Ruger's will hold value (Redhawk/Blackhawk),...

Some Ruger's will hold value (Redhawk/Blackhawk), others don't...the LC9 is one that probably won't stand the test of time, given its issues.

What issues? You say?? Read the Ruger repair forums...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-21-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By big shrek
A Taurus 66 was my duty revolver for many...

A Taurus 66 was my duty revolver for many years...the switch to a rubber Pachmyer made it feel like a different pistol!!

Any Hogue or Pachy rubber will make a HUGE difference!! Just do it!!
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-21-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By big shrek
I'm going to send you in a totally different...

I'm going to send you in a totally different direction...go find a good used High Standard in .22WMR

Heritage makes some decent ones for low bucks...
and I just bought a Chiappa...but can safely...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-18-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 665
Posted By big shrek
That's a Drool-worthy stock :) Might be...

That's a Drool-worthy stock :)

Might be better for a 795...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-17-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,518
Posted By big shrek
I picked up a Chiappa 1873 .22WMR/.22lr a couple...

I picked up a Chiappa 1873 .22WMR/.22lr a couple weeks ago...

http://www.supermotors.net/getfile/987446/fullsize/1873-(2).jpg

Hate the plastic grips...anyone know where I can get some nice...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-17-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By big shrek
You only feel as old as the women you can talk...

You only feel as old as the women you can talk into bed ;)

That's why I married a younger woman!!
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-14-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,211
Posted By big shrek
Yeah, but the difference is that the 1022 NEEDS...

Yeah, but the difference is that the 1022 NEEDS aftermarket parts to get precise...and work properly...
(Tuffer Buffer, VQ action parts, Archangel, and a myriad of other manufacturers make better...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-14-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By big shrek
Hrm...a 200 you say?? Are you sure it isn't a...

Hrm...a 200 you say?? Are you sure it isn't a 250, 255, 270, 275, or 290??

http://www.gun-parts.com/winchesterrifle/

http://www.gunpartscorp.com/Manufacturers/Winchester-33573.htm
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-14-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,824
Posted By big shrek
First two numbers of your serial...if it has one....

First two numbers of your serial...if it has one. Serials were only required after 1968.

69-1969
70-1970
71-1971
72-1972
27-1973
26-1974
25-1975
24-1976
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-13-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By big shrek
Nope...although the option for pimping...

Nope...although the option for pimping inexpensively is very open...just ask Defcon...lol


Starts out like this...
http://www.marlinfirearms.com/images/photo_795.jpg

Can end up like this......
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-13-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,824
Posted By big shrek
You can always get a new 60/795 stock from...

You can always get a new 60/795 stock from Boyd's...lotsa varieties which they rotate availability on...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-13-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By big shrek
Sounds like it might be time for Laser Eye...

Sounds like it might be time for Laser Eye Surgery...gets your vision back to decent levels FAST.
Worked wonders for my mom :)
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-13-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By big shrek
hang on to the old barrel & BC stock...get a VQ...

hang on to the old barrel & BC stock...get a VQ action & build a new rifle ;)
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