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  • Posted in thread: new taurus problems on 04-29-2010 at 09:17 PM
    Taurus has had a run of problems with cylinders cut on a taper. End result is that the
    cartridge cases bell out at the mouth as they are fire formed - and stick rather than eject.
    Even when you pound ...

  • Posted in thread: 1905 38 colt Police + on 04-29-2010 at 08:36 PM
    People People People. Any Revolver Buffs out there that can give me the lowdown on this pistol.
    Thanks. Wills in da Swamp in La. One Shot One Kill............Here's a quick bit of info:

  • Posted in thread: Health and fitness of gun owners on 04-29-2010 at 04:30 PM
    I'm old, and I've got enough parts that no longer work right that it would be cheaper to just
    buy a new model than try to fix what's busted. That said, I know that I've got to adapt,
    improvise and ove...

  • Posted in thread: New Shooters on 04-29-2010 at 04:18 PM
    Stressing the safety rules is paramount. Everybody else has pretty much covered ways of
    handling that. About the only thing I might add is having them dry-fire from the firing line to
    demonstrate they...

  • Posted in thread: Home/Personal Defense Gun Shootout on 04-29-2010 at 04:03 PM
    I'm just wondering if you spent too much time at the range. (Strange thought, that, isn't it?)2
    perfect rounds of 2 hits each on 3 targets out at 25 yards with the Single Six.100 rounds
    through the XD...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Richmond, Virginia on 04-29-2010 at 03:44 PM
    Back when I was employed by the Dept of Corrections I enjoyed the nasty habit of using my job
    responsibility of mingling with the big wigs to be the guy who could be counted on to ask the
    impertinent ...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Richmond, Virginia on 04-29-2010 at 03:19 PM
    Welcome, sounds like you have the wry sense of humor we require among the noobs. Many of us are
    old cranky farts around here...If having a sense of humor is required:eek:, I need to cancel my

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Richmond, Virginia on 04-29-2010 at 03:14 PM
    Found the forum from a link from a link from ..... well, you get the picture. Registered and
    started to look around.I'm retired from the Dept. of Corrections. Do NOT get me started on
    that, OK? Thanks...