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  • Posted in thread: .357 Sig as carry round on 05-23-2017 at 07:54 PM
    In a trade, I ended with some 500 plus rounds of .357 Sig.Found a used older Taurus from the
    internet, got it sent to my local FFL, and liked it. Big full size gun.New Sig 2022 on sale at
    Academy. 9mm...

  • Posted in thread: Accuracy Of 1st Gen Mini 30? on 05-23-2017 at 07:24 PM
    Sandog,how did you handle that forward sling mount?Maybe I want to try that configuration.MINI
    30....Got a used one, SS, medium priced scope, 4 magazines, extra brass--new in bag, and
    reloading dies.....

  • Posted in thread: First BP handgun on 05-23-2017 at 02:14 PM
    opps, paused to attend to "work"Remington 1858 clone in SSFor Rugers; extra Classic Ballistix
    cylinders and as reccomended nipples for same.coastie

  • Posted in thread: First BP handgun on 05-23-2017 at 02:06 PM
    "mini" black powder revolver....pawn shop in Freeport, Texas, mid 1970's.An original Trantor
    [?] in .31 caliber.Passed on it then.Sorry now that I did.SS Ruger Old Army-repro Colt, same as
    in "True Gr...

  • Posted in thread: Weapons Trivia on 05-01-2015 at 03:15 AM
    heavy equipment.. dozer, big truck....tank?diesel, anyway.

  • Posted in thread: Weapons Trivia on 01-11-2015 at 06:41 PM
    Clermont, Smith & Wesson...model 79{?}Most usless, clueless POS that the Brits paid for before
    delivery.And then refused!!Made up debt by supply of revolvers.

  • Posted in thread: Weapons Trivia on 07-11-2014 at 01:22 AM
    The 30-06 was morphed from the 30-03 service ctg of which 80k of the 30-03 cal 1903 Springfield
    bolt action service rifles were mfg before the change to the chambering to the well known
    30-06govt ctg ...

  • Posted in thread: Real curio: 03 springer semi-auto prototype on 07-11-2014 at 12:58 AM
    Wow. Bet John Garand never saw that one. The gas system looks like the right direction rather
    than the run around they had in the 1920's developments of a semi-auto service rifle.

  • Posted in thread: Injured vet loses guns on 07-11-2014 at 12:42 AM
    Some years ago, a friend decided to see what his new Pontiac Trans Am could do on the straight
    Lake Pontchartrain bridge. A TOLL bridge.At the South toll booth, the attendant gave his
    stamped ticket b...

  • Posted in thread: Trying to find out what gun I just inherited on 07-11-2014 at 12:20 AM
    Wow! Looks as if there are markings in the lock plate.Great photo!Vinegar wash may allow some
    image.Wash really well after, though.Check with infrared and UV light with the above wash.Light
    heat with ...