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Old April 23, 2012, 02:03 PM   #6051
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Just bought a Ruger SR40c for my EDC, relegating ElsiePea(LCP), to her more natural position as BUG. Bought ElsiePea a year ago because my previous EDC, a CZ40B was just too heavy and hard to conceal.

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Old April 23, 2012, 04:08 PM   #6052
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just bought myself a rock river arms tactical operator for my birthday
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Old April 23, 2012, 04:14 PM   #6053
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Naa mini 22lr $100 OTD at my favorite pawn shop
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Old April 23, 2012, 06:43 PM   #6054
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.22 TCM 1911 pistol.
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Old April 23, 2012, 06:44 PM   #6055
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1957 Ithaca Model 37 16 gauge pump shotgun.
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Old April 23, 2012, 08:07 PM   #6056
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Rapidrob, any chance of getting a range report and some ammo testing on water jugs or something?
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Old April 23, 2012, 09:20 PM   #6057
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Kahr CW9 for my wife. We both love it.
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Old April 24, 2012, 02:07 PM   #6058
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The .22TCM pistol is outstanding for the money as you get the quality of ARMSCOR manufacturing and a spare 9MM Luger barrel.
The cartridge is a shortened 5.56(.223) cartridge and not a necked down 9mm as stated.
The pistol is very accurate and the muzzle blast is impressive. Recoil is very light, as in .32 ACP. The pistols magazine feeds with no problem what so ever. If I had any complaint, it would be you need a magazine loader and the pistols grips are cheeze-ball. The USA factory knows that they suck and will replace them at no cost to a better quality grip set. The fire ball is very bright, it would blind you at night.
As for stopping power, the little 50 grain bullet is really zipping along. The loaded factory ammo is impressive on paper and on steel.
The pistol would be a very good CCW pistol due to its accuracy, light recoil and high capacity.
I set up a 1/4" steel plate at 50 yards and the bullets just blew holes through it as if it was not there.





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Old April 24, 2012, 10:43 PM   #6059
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Rapidrob, thanks, that looks pretty spiffy!

I'll have to try out a doublestack 9x19 1911 to see if the grip works for me, and then order one of those when the budget allows.

Both rounds feed from the same magazine, right? Is it a proprietary RIA mag or is it something common I can buy a couple from Midway or wherever? I'm mostly a .45 compact 1911 shooter, so a non-.45 double-stack full-size is pretty far from what I know anything about
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Old April 25, 2012, 12:19 AM   #6060
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Old April 25, 2012, 07:09 AM   #6061
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A Mini-14 Tactical with plain stock, 2- 5 round mags and a 20 round mag.
One month before I bought a Kahr CM9. Next is a Glock 17.
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Old April 25, 2012, 12:05 PM   #6062
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The mags are modified by ARMSCOR to feed the bottleneck cartridge. They are not expensive, under 30 bucks each.
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Old April 25, 2012, 02:16 PM   #6063
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Ithaca SKB 500 12ga. O/U
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Old April 25, 2012, 02:23 PM   #6064
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Taurus 44ss4. Gettin its smoky rings already !
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Old April 25, 2012, 02:51 PM   #6065
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Ruger 10/22 Mannlicher SS....just ran 6 mags threw it.....dead on the money!!



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Old April 25, 2012, 05:21 PM   #6066
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Ghitch, that is a beautiful rifle! Glad to hear it shoots as good as it looks.
One more on the list...
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Old April 26, 2012, 03:34 PM   #6067
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Colt 1903, 32 caliber pistol
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Old April 26, 2012, 11:23 PM   #6068
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Just got a Sig .40cal subcompact. my first composit firearm. seems to do well for what it was designed for. killed a bowling ball out at the range with it yesterday. It does shoot hard.
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Old April 26, 2012, 11:27 PM   #6069
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NIB 1911 arrived for me today at the FFL. Won't get to pick it up until probably Wed next.
Did get to hold it and smell that new gun oil though!!! ;-)
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Old April 26, 2012, 11:59 PM   #6070
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If ya ain't got a pic, it didn't happen!!

My latest - Sig 1911 Ultra Compact...

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Old April 27, 2012, 03:02 AM   #6071
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Last gun I purchased - But NOT the "last" gun.

S&W Model 17-4 6" W/ Target grips, hammer, & trigger. Complete with original box, docs, & tools.
Love it when a plan comes together!

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Old April 28, 2012, 06:54 AM   #6072
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Ruger Redhawk 44 magnum, 7 1/2 barrel. Mounted a Burris 2x handgun scope for some coastal deer hunting this year and maybe a pig if I get lucky.
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Old April 28, 2012, 07:20 AM   #6073
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Old April 28, 2012, 07:26 AM   #6074
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CZ 52 , and spare parts....my M57 was lonely, being the only 7.62x25 mm sidearm within casual reach ......
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Old April 28, 2012, 09:32 AM   #6075
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Walther P99AS in .40 S&W from Cabela's. On sale, and with an other $25 in-store coupon, it was $474.88.
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