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  1. Tallball liked Col. Harrumph's post in the thread M1895 Nagant Revolvers... what do they go for these days?.

    Paid under a hundred for both of mine ohmaybe 10-15 years ago. Onlyest bestest way to get an answer to the OP's question, I think, is...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 7:23 AM
  2. Tallball replied to the thread What do they have in common ?.

    I prefer revolvers. That's what I grew up with, and that's what I shoot best. I am also like George P: "KISS" on my carry pieces, DAO...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 7:49 AM
  3. Tallball replied to the thread Converting .38 to 9mm?.

    I had the Taurus "convertible" revolver in 22lr/22magnum. Switching out the cylinders just took a few seconds. It's a clever design. I...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 7:27 AM
  4. Tallball replied to the thread New to Me Smith and Wesson Model 28 Highway Patrolman.

    Thanks for all of the kind comments. And thank you Driftwood for the nice history synopsis. After only one shooting session I already...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 12:00 PM
  5. Tallball replied to the thread Experiences with S&W and/or Colt 1917's in 45 ACP?.

    I also opted for the 625, being pretty much the same revolver, but with nice big adjustable sights. It's one of my very favorite...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 11:48 AM
  6. Tallball replied to the thread Best 40S&W for CC.

    The Sig P229 might be larger than the OP wishes, but mine is a sweet, sweet shooter. My friend shot it with me a couple of days ago and...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 11:40 AM
  7. Tallball replied to the thread How many 'non-collectors' are so nice, you seldom shoot?.

    I have a S&W Military and Police, a S&W Hand Ejector, and a Mauser Model 1914 that were all made in 1915 or 1916. All of them appear to...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 11:33 AM
  8. Tallball replied to the thread Uses for Full Size .45s.

    I have a 1911 "GI Model" and a Ruger P90. They're in the full-sized low-capacity category, I suppose. Mine get shot at the range and...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 11:28 AM
  9. Tallball replied to the thread Beater handguns.

    It's a small world! I had one of those when I was in my 20's. I bought one recently for old-time's sake and discovered it had problems....

    Mar 17, 2019 at 11:20 AM
  10. Tallball liked icanthitabarn's post in the thread Beater handguns.

    This Excam has been around a long time, and been sanded, cold blued and now bake finished. This was my only handgun, for many years....

    IMG_1311.JPG Mar 17, 2019 at 11:17 AM
  11. Tallball liked MedWheeler's post in the thread Beater handguns.

    Tallball writes: Funny.. my first handgun was also a Taurus 66, blued, purchased new in 1987, and it was also stolen in a burglary,...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 11:15 AM
  12. Tallball replied to the thread First gun or guns -- buy one or multiple?.

    Everyone is different. I am middle-aged and still shoot my 22's more than any other handguns. They're good for practice imho, the ammo...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 11:14 AM
  13. Tallball replied to the thread New to Me Smith and Wesson Model 28 Highway Patrolman.

    I am in my 50's, but still keep in touch with old friends from high school. One is a lady who used to be my science lab partner and now...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 12:01 AM
  14. Tallball replied to the thread New to Me Smith and Wesson Model 28 Highway Patrolman.

    I just got back from shooting it. Dang that thing has a great trigger. I am becoming totally spoiled. It's one of the nicer revolvers...

    Mar 15, 2019 at 3:39 PM
  15. Tallball replied to the thread Great Day to Gun Shop.

    NICE! :)

    Mar 15, 2019 at 12:57 AM
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