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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 11-01-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,064
Posted By DunRanull
I often carry at home. In part because of home...

I often carry at home. In part because of home invasions, and in part because I CAN. Also in my vehicle and other places not specifically prohibited.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 10-30-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By DunRanull
My misunderstanding. Somehow I got the idea that...

My misunderstanding. Somehow I got the idea that the later Mosin's were chromed. I stand corrected.
How about the SKS- were any of them chrome-lined?
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 10-29-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By DunRanull
If the bore is full of rust, where did the chrome...

If the bore is full of rust, where did the chrome lining go?
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-25-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,514
Posted By DunRanull
home defense shottie

I have an 870, all dressed up with night sights, ghost ring, and long mag tube. That being said it was built for use as a patrol shotgun back in the day. For home defense I have and keep by my bed, a...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-15-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By DunRanull
OK, new gun buyer... been doing this since 1967...

OK, new gun buyer... been doing this since 1967 or so- speaking from my personal experience, the Hi-Point .40 and 9mm arent that great. Kind of like a one use pistol... it's good they are there for...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-15-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By DunRanull
bumnote sez: The workmanship on Swedes is top of...

bumnote sez: The workmanship on Swedes is top of the line and since hardly any were used in combat, they're normally in excellent shape. Also the 6.5x55 round is great round, extremely accurate and...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-13-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,504
Posted By DunRanull
Ditto on the .357. One of the heavier, "meatier"...

Ditto on the .357. One of the heavier, "meatier" S&W revolvers, 4" or 5" barrel. If you handload you can up-load powerhouse rounds for these heavier revolvers, and you can download for plinking and...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-13-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By DunRanull
tiberius10721 Sez: This is my favorite rifle...

tiberius10721 Sez:
This is my favorite rifle to shoot. So anyways today I was in big 5 and they had 2 yugo m48 rifles for 199.00 a piece. I went ahead and bought both of them because it seems like...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-13-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,740
Posted By DunRanull
Lugers are nice shooters and served in 2 world...

Lugers are nice shooters and served in 2 world wars and were issued by more than a few countries. Ive yet to see a Russian capture close enuff to examine- I suspect they were broke down, cleaned up...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 02-04-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,944
Posted By DunRanull
Several bats, several swords, bowie knifes,...

Several bats, several swords, bowie knifes, khukris, bows, spears, daggers, punji whips, the old woman, two cars. Dog up and died so I need to find one soon.. first time in many decades that Ive run...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-03-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,504
Posted By DunRanull
.44s and .45s are worthwhile using and packing as...

.44s and .45s are worthwhile using and packing as described above. Looking at the long list of pistol calibers, I wondered where the .357 was?? .38/.357 is the spine of any "collection" of working...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-01-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,600
Posted By DunRanull
Glocks are over-rated and over-priced. Doent even...

Glocks are over-rated and over-priced. Doent even have a safety, which has been a problem sometimes when the weapon is holstered and a round is tripped into the leg of the shooter.
Why not look...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-01-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By DunRanull
The plastic-cupped bird-shot will not hurt your...

The plastic-cupped bird-shot will not hurt your barrel, tho be sure to clean it on account of the plastic. Ive used the .38/357 most, and close in it is marginal on the mean ass rattlers...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 01-27-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,778
Posted By DunRanull
Yep, HOT soapy water for the major cleaning....

Yep, HOT soapy water for the major cleaning. Rinse with HOT water, dry thoroughly. Then lubricate. Some say reclean the next day. This has worked with all my BP weapons. I also got some BP liquid...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 01-27-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,740
Posted By DunRanull
The value of decent+ Lugers is and has been on...

The value of decent+ Lugers is and has been on the rise. Vet bring-back or pre-1968 import with no import markings are becoming more and more expensive. Personally, Id grab that Luger.
One...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-24-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 50
9mm
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Posted By DunRanull
"I think we'd have seen a change if the German...

"I think we'd have seen a change if the German army had a problem with

9mm sometime during WWII. They used it in both their Lugers and Walthers.

The Germans are a very mechanically practical...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-24-2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 50
9mm
Views: 2,732
Posted By DunRanull
As to the "battlefield-tested" 9mmP by the German...

As to the "battlefield-tested" 9mmP by the German military and SS-formations, sadly the back-of-the-head shots on kneeling "combatants" provided far too many examples. Head-to-head (so to speak), the...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 01-22-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 102,712
Posted By DunRanull
Obviously a few rounds more or less isnt an issue...

Obviously a few rounds more or less isnt an issue for someone carrying a Combat Commander these many years. The hard part here is deciding to sideline Old Faithful for a plastic gun, no less! But no...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-08-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By DunRanull
Something I have used and it works.. is diesel...

Something I have used and it works.. is diesel fuel and a bit of oil off a dipstick. Gasoline would probably work but the smell would be nasty and toxic.. Never tried this with an AR but it does work...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-06-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By DunRanull
Lemme see if I got this straight... you want to...

Lemme see if I got this straight... you want to get lost somewhere in the big boonies for 20 years? And plan to use your rifle and 200 rounds every couple years? If my calculations are correct you...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 01-06-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,137
Posted By DunRanull
yep, speaking from experience regarding the mini...

yep, speaking from experience regarding the mini Ruger. Personally owned 4 or 5 over the years when they first came out. Ruger is an honest company to work with. Still the minis arent up to the AR-15...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 01-06-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,298
Posted By DunRanull
I have a Mossberg that was some kind of bolt...

I have a Mossberg that was some kind of bolt action training/target rifle, a model 42b which my Dad and I picked up when I was a boy. It made more sense than an auto, my finances being what they were...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 01-06-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,944
Posted By DunRanull
hmmm... A selection of bowies, bayonets,fighting...

hmmm... A selection of bowies, bayonets,fighting knives, daggers and khukris and a short(ish) broadsword by the bed. Several hawks, 2 sabers and a war axe in the other rooms. A spear and an assagai...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 01-06-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,282
Posted By DunRanull
Sing it, Kelly-A! Speaking for myself, I...

Sing it, Kelly-A!
Speaking for myself, I learned a long time ago that going "cheap" generally gets you a "cheap" product. I dunno what you did to jack up an 870-
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 01-06-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By DunRanull
He might have better luck shooting sitting doves....

He might have better luck shooting sitting doves. Out here tho people generally use a .410 or 20 ga. For myself, a light-weight Pedersoli 12 ga. double worked fine for small game.
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