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Firearms Forum: California Gun Forum 05-21-2013, 01:49 AM
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Posted By imdaveg
It was a 30 question test you had to pass in...

It was a 30 question test you had to pass in order to get a card saying you were certified to purchase one. You have to have the card to make final payment. I'm in Orange County.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 05-21-2013, 01:44 AM
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Views: 25,823
Posted By imdaveg
Just got my first about 6 months ago. Ruger GP100...

Just got my first about 6 months ago. Ruger GP100 4". Love it. Next is my first pistol. Going to stay with the Ruger. I'm letting my wife pick it to keep my momentum going! Ruger SR22.

After that,...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-13-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By imdaveg
Ha! I like the Commiefornia! You'd think being...

Ha! I like the Commiefornia! You'd think being here in CA I'd have the best shot of getting my hands on some. I'm in orange county though, a little more "red" than the rest of the state. Trouble is,...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-12-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By imdaveg
Thanks c3shooter. Like I said, I'm a new owner....

Thanks c3shooter. Like I said, I'm a new owner. Just picked my first one up last month. Also, I'm aware of the situation and that there are other boards. I thought I'd write my own for two reasons....
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-12-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By imdaveg
Will Work For Ammo.

Uuuuuuuunnngh! What gives man??

I'm a new gun owner who just recently fell in love with shooting. I cannot find ammo anywhere. Shop owners don't even answer the question of when they expect the...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 02-10-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By imdaveg
Agreed. Thanks everyone.

Agreed. Thanks everyone.
Firearms Forum: Gun Safes 02-10-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By imdaveg
That's the one we bought winds-of-change. And...

That's the one we bought winds-of-change. And yes, we probably overpaid for it, but it's got good tamper/sensor alarms and what not on it.

I keep my gun loaded and in the safe next to my bed with...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-10-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,803
Posted By imdaveg
GP100 > SP101, Blackhawk, Redhawk, and Vaquero.

GP100 > SP101, Blackhawk, Redhawk, and Vaquero.
Firearms Forum: Range Report 02-10-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By imdaveg
2nd time shooting. Not too shabby.

Finally picked up my first firearm Thursday and took the wife shooting this Saturday.

This was only my second time shooting.

Ruger GP100 4" Stainless. Fired 12 rounds of .357 at 20ft and 18...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-09-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,399
Posted By imdaveg
Where can I get the old grip! Might ruffle some...

Where can I get the old grip! Might ruffle some feathers, but I can't stand the Hogue grip. Everywhere is sold out... who knows where the secret stash is of the basic, wood panel grip? I'll trade my...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 02-08-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By imdaveg
Disclaimer Courtesy?

My wife and I just picked up our first firearm tonight. We have two children in the home, and many of our friends have children.

We were also asked tonight by a family to watch their kids...
Firearms Forum: California Gun Forum 02-07-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By imdaveg
Oh yeah, a drivers license and car registration,...

Oh yeah, a drivers license and car registration, even a utilities bill with matching info will work. And Turners Outdoorsman has a video on their website and a study guide for the CA state test. I...
Firearms Forum: California Gun Forum 02-07-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By imdaveg
I'm in CA and just went through the process....

I'm in CA and just went through the process. Picking my first gun (Ruger GP100 4") tonight! I felt like the process was just right. Not overwhelmingly annoying. Would be hard for a knucklehead to...
Firearms Forum: Gun Safes 02-07-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By imdaveg
Good call on the flashlight!

Good call on the flashlight!
Firearms Forum: Gun Safes 02-06-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By imdaveg
Thanks for all the feedback everyone. I...

Thanks for all the feedback everyone. I definitely am soaking it all in.
Yes, we're in CA. I have to say, the process wasn't overwhelming. Seemed just about right to legally by a gun. Everything...
Firearms Forum: Gun Safes 02-06-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By imdaveg
The Wife would only let me get it if it was...

The Wife would only let me get it if it was stored in a safe! Hahah no, I want it locked up too, at least while the kids are still in the house.

The ammo thing was a question on the CA handgun...
Firearms Forum: Gun Safes 02-06-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By imdaveg
Revolver Safe? (newb)

My wife and I are picking up our first firearm on Thursday (GP100), which of course means we're picking up a safe tomorrow. Looking for something that will eventually house two handguns.

Do you...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-05-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By imdaveg
Thanks Austin! I'll put them on the list to try...

Thanks Austin! I'll put them on the list to try out. If I can find some. Don't know about everywhere else but unless you're shooting 22 shorts, you can't find much of anything in CA...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-05-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By imdaveg
4" barrel. Figured it was a good mix of power and...

4" barrel. Figured it was a good mix of power and accuracy.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-05-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By imdaveg
Thanks daub. I was worried I got something lame...

Thanks daub. I was worried I got something lame because it was all they had. My wife and I both plan to take the handgun safety course as well as a home defense class. Was pretty sure anything over a...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-05-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By imdaveg
GP100 Ammo (newb)

Hey All,

Kind of a newb so sorry if the lingo isn't down yet.

I'm picking up my first firearm on Thursday. A Ruger GP100 for home defense and range shooting. Is there a thread specifically for...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-05-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,399
Posted By imdaveg
After months of research, I just picked up the 4"...

After months of research, I just picked up the 4" GP100 as my first firearm. Thought I was going to get the S&W 686, but fell in love with the GP at the range. Every gun enthusiast I talk to says I...
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