Last Activity:04-02-2010 8:36 PM
Posted in thread: Finally! New M1 Grand...No it's not a misspell! on 02-27-2010 at 10:28 PM
I am being cautious here and assuming that you are going to give the rifle the respect that it
is due, but PLEASE DO NOT refer to any "real" firearm as a TOY. They are not toys, and to refer
to them a...
Posted in thread: Finally! New M1 Grand...No it's not a misspell! on 02-25-2010 at 09:44 AM
Here she is
Posted in thread: Finally! New M1 Grand...No it's not a misspell! on 02-25-2010 at 09:38 AM
I just received mine about 2 weeks ago from CMP. I got a Special Grade because I wanted the new
wood and barrel. The sole mission for this beast is CMP matches. My serial number is post war
and the ri...
Posted in thread: M1 Garand Springfield Armory Rifle $1059 ?? on 02-23-2010 at 01:05 AM
I'm waiting for the French returns. Never fired and only dropped once.
Posted in thread: Any S&W 500 fans here? on 02-12-2010 at 12:01 AM
I got mine as a promise to myself from long ago. I wasn't really that interested in handguns
for most of my life, and promised myself that if I ever got one it would be a cannon just for
the WOW facto...
Posted in thread: Any S&W 500 fans here? on 02-11-2010 at 12:42 AM
Hard to find any 500 enthusiasts. Seems like most want to discredit and insult those who own
one. I bought one for kicks, had a real hard time with it at first, but eventually got used to
it and it's ...
Posted in thread: M1 Garand Springfield Armory Rifle $1059 ?? on 02-10-2010 at 02:55 AM
If you're not interested in 'correctness', i.e. that each replacement part was an official
armory repair or replacement, CMP offers 'Special Grade', which has new wood and a new barrel.
The stamp is t...
Posted in thread: Hello from Booger County on 02-10-2010 at 02:47 AM
It's really Douglas County. Rumor has it that folks would tell anyone who was inclined to
wander around the woods to watch out for the Booger Man, which was a scare tactic to keep the
wanderer from fi...
Posted in thread: Hello from Booger County on 02-10-2010 at 01:44 AM
Just joined. Live in a very rural area in SW Missouri. Guidelines say no 'gun nuts', so I may
be borderline here. I've recently taken up the hobby and really enjoy target and competition
Posted in thread: S&w 500 on 06-12-2009 at 03:14 PM
I just bought mine about 2 weeks ago. I fired it last Saturday and nearly a week later can
still feel it in my hand. I wouldn't be too shocked that half of that was my technique (or lack
thereof). I w...