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Old September 23, 2008, 05:48 PM   #1376
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I believe my latest gun was a Ruger M77 MarkII .270

Put a Leupold 3-9x40 on it.

Using it for deer and elk, and of course, plinking.
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Old September 23, 2008, 08:13 PM   #1377
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Old September 23, 2008, 09:39 PM   #1378
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I picked up this poor condition 5906 police trade in a few days ago. I chose a "Poor" conditioned one just to see what sort of silk purse could be made from this sows ear without too much effort.

Here are a few BEFORE shots:



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After completely stripping, I stuck it in a bowl of full strength Simple Green and let it sit for about 12 hours. Then I scrubbed every nook and cranny with an old tooth brush, some q-tips and pipe cleaners.

First, I bead blasted the frame and slide then touched up the sights with Oxpho-Blue and painted on new dots. The barrel looked to be in good shape, so I touched it up very slightly. It didn't need re-crowning or anything. I then replaced the springs and the worn out grips with new ones from Brownells.

Finally I re-assembled to see what I had. There are still some dings in various spots, and a little bit of pitting on the slide. Again, the object of this project was not to restore this to NIB condition, just to see what could be done with a few hours of cleaning and very little additional outlay. I paid $235 for the pistol with one mag and around $30 for the new grips and springs.

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Old September 23, 2008, 09:50 PM   #1379
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Hk P30 last week and about 3 weeks before that I bought the CZ SP-01
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Old September 23, 2008, 09:52 PM   #1380
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Ruger LCP
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Old September 23, 2008, 09:54 PM   #1381
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Another Glock G20 today. Two Ak's over the weekend.
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Old September 23, 2008, 09:57 PM   #1382
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S&W 9mm
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Old September 23, 2008, 10:02 PM   #1383
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Today, HK USP40c
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Old September 23, 2008, 10:05 PM   #1384
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Glock G17 yesterday.
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Old September 23, 2008, 10:17 PM   #1385
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S&w M&p .40
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Old September 23, 2008, 11:36 PM   #1386
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SIG P220 .45 acp was best, until I got a SIG P245 in .45, now it's a tie - these TWO are the best I ever had or shot or borrowed.......a far second would be the Beretta 92 FS....
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Old September 24, 2008, 04:25 AM   #1387
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Sig 220ST with external extractor.
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Old September 25, 2008, 12:06 PM   #1388
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Thumbs up Latest find

I just bought a refurbished CZ52 form SOG. Gun was manufactured in 53 and arsenal refurbished in 76. My local gunsmith, Murphy's in Tucson, thinks that the barrel may be brand new. The arsenal also did a sort of parkerized,dark grey finish that looks great. Came with holster, spare magazine,cleaning rod. The grips really show how old it is, but it shoots fine. Big bang! Big flash!
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Old September 25, 2008, 12:12 PM   #1389
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Springfield XD 9mm sub-compact.
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Old September 25, 2008, 12:21 PM   #1390
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Glock G19 last week. Getting a PTR91 in about ~3 weeks.
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Old September 25, 2008, 04:18 PM   #1391
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S&W 686-3 4" Damn nice gun
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Old September 25, 2008, 04:23 PM   #1392
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I am a BHP nut and I could not pass up this gem....









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Old September 25, 2008, 04:38 PM   #1393
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Norinco SKS parratrooper

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Old September 25, 2008, 04:49 PM   #1394
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Bersa .45 UC Mini Thunder
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Old September 25, 2008, 05:36 PM   #1395
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Norinco 1911A1

It just sort of fell on me as I cruised my local gun/pawnshop.

I have seen it several times, but it was faced down where I could not read the slide. It was priced so cheap I never even ask what it was till I heard the clerk tell another customer what it was.
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Old September 25, 2008, 07:42 PM   #1396
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Old September 25, 2008, 10:13 PM   #1397
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scoped marlin 30-30 and 770 in .308. Planning on a 1911 next month.
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Old September 26, 2008, 12:13 PM   #1398
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This morning I bought an FNH, FNP-40 in SS for $463 and it comes with a free holster, dual mag holder, and dry fire barrel replacement plastic insert. Also came with 3) 14 rd SS mags.
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Old September 26, 2008, 12:50 PM   #1399
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Sig P226 stainless elite in 9 mm. Heavy, large frame chambered in 9 mm is a dream to shoot in bullseye matches.
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Old September 26, 2008, 01:09 PM   #1400
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Bought a ruckus of guns at the auction Saturday.

S&W 25-2 .45acp N.I.B.
Dan Wesson 744V
Mosin 91/30
Marlin Model 42 shotgun
Geha bolt action 12ga
Winchester .22 single (for the nephew, dontcha know.)
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