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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 10-07-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,100
Posted By therukh
I've had Marlins and loved them. I've had...

I've had Marlins and loved them. I've had Savages and loved them. When I shot my first 10/22 I was hooked and have been since. I don't believe you could go wrong with the Marlin but the 10/22 is...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-24-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By therukh
Competition Shooting

I do...and have since the early 70's. You should too.
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 09-11-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,530
Posted By therukh
??

What?? You are so far afield I don't even know where to start. Suffice it to say that I've been involved in the gun rights movement longer than most people have been alive.
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 09-11-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,530
Posted By therukh
Local Business Uproar

I wear pro-gun shirts all the time. I always wear my Team Glock shirts when I visit my local grocery store, Foodland. All the clerks know me, as does the owner, and last night one of the night...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-02-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 10,688
Posted By therukh
Planted and kept inside till summer, then...

Planted and kept inside till summer, then transplanted in our yard, from seeds harvested in the Sonoran area of Mexico.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-02-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 10,688
Posted By therukh
Chiltepins in West Virginia! Hotter than a...

Chiltepins in West Virginia! Hotter than a firecracker but oh, so good!
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-29-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 780
Sticky: Seniors Thread
Views: 25,745
Posted By therukh
Well, I just graduated a couple of years...

Well, I just graduated a couple of years ago...can I stay?
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 07-29-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By therukh
Ft. Harmar GSSF

Shot the GSSF match at Ft. Harmar on Saturday, July 26th and the little 42 was like a different gun after David Bowie of Bowie Tactical Concepts fixed my trigger! I had no misses, only one D hit and...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 07-23-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By therukh
Another GSSF Match!

Getting ready to shoot another GSSF match at the end of the month at my home club; Fort Harmar in Marietta, OH, last year's outdoor GSSF match of the year! Sent the 42 to my old friend at Bowie...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-05-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 905
Posted By therukh
S&w 940

Without boring you with the history of my acquisition, I traded for and still have a S&W 940. It is a rather heavy little snubbie but I like 9mm and the full-moon clips that come with it. It is an...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-21-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,332
Posted By therukh
Centerfire Failures

While I agree with the idea that rimfire rounds are more prone to failure, I have had commercial centerfire rounds fail to fire. If you shoot as many rounds as I do, you will occasionally find...
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 06-15-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By therukh
I never use bowling pins for pistol or rifle...

I never use bowling pins for pistol or rifle targets. Too dangerous for me. Thanks anyway. They may be useful for shotguns using birdshot, but not for anything I shoot.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-10-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By therukh
Huh?!

I believe the only way you would shatter an eardrum would be to fire a .357 Mag right next to your ear and it doesn't matter the barrel length. You will, however, damage your hearing with each shot...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-06-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By therukh
Buy a new one to shoot & keep the other...

Buy a new one to shoot & keep the other pristine.
Firearms Forum: History 06-06-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,631
Posted By therukh
P-38 Lightning

Mine was the P-38 Lightning because my mother worked on the wing section as a Rosie the Riveter and bucker in northern Ohio.
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 06-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 4,262
Posted By therukh
OC Zealots

It's like yelling fire in a crowded theater. When these zealots enter someplace like an eating establishment, it can create a panic of the same order. Long guns in public might be fine in some...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-02-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 776
Posted By therukh
Minimal Trigger Mod

For a carry gun I don't do much to my Glocks. Occasionally I polish the internals but for someone new I recommend just using some Never-Seez on the tip of the cruciform (sear) and that's all. Then...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-02-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,095
Posted By therukh
I have a later one, just after they changed the...

I have a later one, just after they changed the cylinder release latch. Mine still had the pin so I pinned it. I found one of my students an early one with the same latch as yours. I love them...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 06-02-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,676
Posted By therukh
CC all the way

Welcome to the forum!!

You have a distinct advantage being 18 in that you have several years in which to learn, train and get ready to use your 1911 well before you start carrying it in public. ...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-01-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,095
Posted By therukh
S&w 42

Love the old Centennial! Do you have it pinned?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-30-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By therukh
Dillon all the way

Well, those are some excellent questions. My short answers are: yes, no, yes, yes, less than a foot & no. lol Now, seriously, a Square Deal dedicated to 9mm is what I have and I feel it can't be...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 05-29-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 804
Posted By therukh
Confirmed Climbers

Let me assure you that groundhogs can and do climb trees and seem to love it. I've shot dozens of pigs out of bushes, shrubs, felled trees and standing trees. I even shot one that had a burrow...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 05-29-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,219
Posted By therukh
Whose attitude?? The dirtbag who attacked you? ...

Whose attitude?? The dirtbag who attacked you? How do you know his attitude has changed? For all you know it is a ruse to get you to come close to finish what he started. Your attitude should be...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 05-28-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,352
Posted By therukh
Hungarian stacked magazines

Back in the day, late 60's - early 70's, we taught about the Hungarian stacked magazine, named after the Hungarian method of alternating layers of potatoes then ham and other ingredients or...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 05-27-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,108
Posted By therukh
G34's

I 've had about half a dozen or so and loved them all. They are fast, accurate & reliable! My first 34 was a Gen 3 and I used it to become a Matchmeister at the Fort Harmar GSSF Ballistic Challenge...
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