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  • trying to stop smoking AND loose weight
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  • retired from JD


  • Posted in thread: Stevens 520 on 08-12-2014 at 05:03 PM
    That's one of those bits of information that I think I forgot that I knew it. :o So I tried
    fitting a dime and it didn't fit.... so much for shopping for a gun with a threaded barrel to
    choke down.

  • Posted in thread: Stevens 520 on 08-12-2014 at 12:07 AM
    I guess i'll have to buy another gun. The barrel isn't threaded for a choke and there is no
    markings indicating the size of shell so I guess the only size shell it will take is 2&3/4.

  • Posted in thread: Stevens 520 on 08-11-2014 at 02:52 AM
    Old humpback, fine old shotguns.........Can we see some pictures ?............This is the only
    one i could find of it. I know i have more but i can't find them now.

  • Posted in thread: Stevens 520 on 08-11-2014 at 12:21 AM
    I have an old 520 with what I think is a 30 inch barrel -- I'm not sure where to measure...
    from the firing pin out? I am shooting 40 yards at a stationary target about 1&1/2 inches wide
    by 6 inches t...

  • Posted in thread: Leather & Sweat on 07-16-2013 at 03:48 PM
    While it is drying, gun in or out of the holster? I have always used pocket holsters and this
    is my first leather belt holster. For the price of it, I am hoping it last for a good amount of

  • Posted in thread: Leather & Sweat on 07-14-2013 at 03:28 AM
    I have an outside the waistband Mitch-Rosen formed leather holster for my Ruger LCR. After a
    vigorous afternoon walk the holster may get a little damp. What is the best way to keep its
    form and retent...

  • Posted in thread: Taurus "Judge" on 02-25-2012 at 03:09 AM
    I had 2 of them. Never trust it to shoot anything more threatening than a paper target. And
    don't buy a used one without a written guarantee.

  • Posted in thread: Hope this will help us keep up with new Iowa laws & etc on 02-17-2012 at 09:38 PM
    Happy shooting.

  • Posted in thread: Swap Magazines on 02-16-2012 at 03:10 AM
    I thought I heard on one of the gun shows I watch that a magazine from a Ruger SR9 will work in
    a Ruger SR9C. Anyone know if that is correct?

  • Posted in thread: Carry earplugs with your CWP? on 12-23-2011 at 03:56 AM
    I have had a hand full of ear plugs in my truck for at least 30 years, but I have lived in a
    noisy world.