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i just bought my first Gun.

Discussion in 'Lounge' started by refrigerationtech, Dec 1, 2017.

  1. 22blood

    22blood red wire nuts only

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    A 500 would
     
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  2. 22blood

    22blood red wire nuts only

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    Great gun
     
  3. refrigerationtech

    refrigerationtech Nut Case!

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    ya I was going to buy a 870 express magnum but heard that the quality aint there anymore. blueing sucks.
     
  4. Fred Meebley

    Fred Meebley New Member

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    I can't speak to the quality before and after the last buyout, or to the blueing, but I bought one with a camo wrap about five years ago. It still looks new and has not had one hiccup. I only have about 500 rds through it, but expect it to only get smoother as it gets broke in. This reminds me, I need to get out and shoot it more. It is an excellent shotgun, but I would like to get an old 870 Wingmaster, with the blued barrel and walnut stock, and that smooth as silk action they were known for. Remington don't build them like that anymore.
     
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    chucko615 Banned camp counselor

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    I was talking about the pistols that they've been dumping out lately.
     
  6. refrigerationtech

    refrigerationtech Nut Case!

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    not familiar with there pistols
     
  7. chucko615

    chucko615 Banned camp counselor

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    RP9 is their striker fired POS, sometimes it fires , sometimes it jams, most people use it as a club.
     
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  8. Rather B Riding

    Rather B Riding Behind bars

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    I have a first gen LCP 380. It is a long stiff pull. I heard a lot of people bitch about it but brand new out the box I ran the Target to 15 foot. Defense range. 6 rounds rapid fire. 5 we're in a 3.5" group and I pulled on 1 round but was still only at 5" group overall. I bought it for CCW. I thought if I can shoot like that on the first 6 rounds I ever shot from the gun that long stiff pull was not going to bother me at all after 500 rds.
    Ruger now has the LCP 2 with the split trigger design like a Glock. Haven't shot the LCP 2 yet but I love my Glocks.
     
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  9. frozensolid

    frozensolid Psychologist's Dream

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    For a striker gun the VP9 and the VP9sk are hard to beat. I am not a striker guy but they won me over. The triggers are awesome.
     
  10. Rather B Riding

    Rather B Riding Behind bars

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    I started PM service with a new customer. Gun store with firing range and skeet range. There are so many guns I want.
     
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  12. doc havoc

    doc havoc A cunning linguist

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    I found that when I raise a Glock blindly, it always comes up aiming high with the end of the barrel slightly elevated. After talking with some local LEO's, they said many new cops miss their first quick draw shot high because of this. I've taken a liking to my Springfield XD's. They come up level on a quick draw for me every time.
     
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  13. Fred Meebley

    Fred Meebley New Member

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    I had one in 9mm, couldn't get used to the long trigger pull. Replaced it with a Glock 42. It's a little bigger, which fits my hand and allows me to actually hit what I'm aiming at sometimes. Do you practice much at the range with your lcp?
     
  14. Rather B Riding

    Rather B Riding Behind bars

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    This comes up a lot. The angle of the grip is different than a 1911. First let me say the 1911 is one of the finest firearms ever conceived. I have two of them and had both long before I ever bought a Glock. The simplicity and reliability of the Glock got me interested. It takes a little time to get use to for some people. Just as trigger pull. It's not for everyone. "Shoot more. Shoot more often. " I was told that a long time ago and it is so true. Not a fan of the XD but to each his own. I just like guns some more than others but I like them all. Just something to read.
    http://www.defensivecarry.com/forum...-lets-discuss-grip-angles.html#/topics/174545
     
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  15. doc havoc

    doc havoc A cunning linguist

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    Not as much as I should. Ive put about 500 rounds through it. Its accurate enough at 20-25'. I carry it on my ankle. I have an XDS 45 I carry IWB.
     
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  16. doc havoc

    doc havoc A cunning linguist

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    As many in that thread said, it's what feels comfortable to the shooter. I agree with many of them regarding the "hump" on the Glock grip. It just didn't feel right. The grip angle wasn't difficult for me to compensate for. But I did have to think about it. Practice and muscle memory would quickly fix it. I also didn't care for how the S&W grip felt in my hand. The XD just felt like a natural grip for me.
     
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  17. Rather B Riding

    Rather B Riding Behind bars

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    :hijacked: sorry refrigerationtech nice shot gun. I like those too! Got a 410 when I was 12. Still have it.
     
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  18. Zman

    Zman Hanging by a Thread

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    Sounds like a Business Marriage made in Heaven. :D
     
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  19. doc havoc

    doc havoc A cunning linguist

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    X2 @refrigerationtech
    Didn't mean to hijack. It seems to happen with nearly every thread. I'm actually considering shopping for a new shotgun. That is a nice gun.
     
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    doc havoc A cunning linguist

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    I had an old Winchester model 140 (?). I used it as a trade because it only held 3 rounds of 2-3/4". Was a nice gun, but not very practical for anything.