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  • USA from 2/68 to 4/72
  • Western burbs of Chgo,Illinois
  • Shooting guns and cameras, motorcycles, reading.
  • retired, and working hard at it, too.


  • Posted in thread: what was everyones first gun? on 05-19-2012 at 01:04 AM
    My mom bought a Remington mod 241 for my dad in the late 30's. I first shot it in 1951 when I
    was 5 years old. My dad gave it to my brother when he turned 16 (he was 9 years older than I
    was). He in t...

  • Posted in thread: So you think you can quick draw? on 12-16-2010 at 09:12 PM
    I'm not 100% sure what this has to do with Bob Munden, but I had to reply anyway. Unless my
    old, frazzled mind is in worse shape than I thought, a .45 acp fmj will knock em down with a
    lot more author...

  • Posted in thread: What rifle/caliber is best? on 12-16-2010 at 05:08 AM
    I saw the title of the thread and I thought, "Oh no, not another one of these".I'm glad I
    decided to read further and found some intelligent material.Thanks

  • Posted in thread: What pistol would you suggest? on 12-16-2010 at 12:39 AM
    From an old timer, I tend to go with either 1911 or hi-power.

  • Posted in thread: Should I be concerned with ammunition as Christmas gift? on 12-16-2010 at 12:31 AM
    I think I'd go with the gift card. There is a lot of different kinds of ammo and he may have
    his personal preferences. Put a note in with it telling him it is for ammo.

  • Posted in thread: So you think you can quick draw? on 12-16-2010 at 12:26 AM
    Twisted, that sound a lot more realistic

  • Posted in thread: More accurate as a Southpaw? on 12-12-2010 at 08:24 PM
    You are concentrating on doing all the right things when you are shooting with your weak hand.
    As stated, it is always good to be able to shoot with either hand. I had shoulder surgery on my
    right sho...

  • Posted in thread: Recommend me the mildest recoiling 38sp ammo on 12-12-2010 at 12:53 AM
    Go with the wadcutter/target loads. I used to load full wadcutter loads for my S&W 52 and it
    wasn't much more than a .22.

  • Posted in thread: My colt 1911 gov, Any info??? on 12-10-2010 at 06:58 PM
    Beckelhymer's was a gun store in Laredo, Texas until Edward Beckelhymer Jr was convicted in
    1973 of violating the 1968 gun control act.Kim

  • Posted in thread: Metalform Mags on 12-10-2010 at 06:27 PM
    I shot years of bullseye with them and never had any problems. But remember that for bullseye,
    you only load 5 rounds.