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Re: What flavor is your collection?
« Reply #25 on: December 16, 2016, 06:47:39 PM »




those are my 1911's
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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #26 on: December 16, 2016, 06:50:46 PM »
    :drool

    Roper, you almost make me want to start carrying an auto loader for self defense. I especially love the looks of the Colt.
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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #27 on: December 16, 2016, 08:00:59 PM »
    :drool

    Roper, you almost make me want to start carrying an auto loader for self defense. I especially love the looks of the Colt.

    its a 1970's satin nickel colt combat commander.

    it's pretty accurate too.
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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #28 on: December 16, 2016, 08:23:45 PM »
    Beautiful  :thumbup1.

    I really need to get myself a .45.

    Either a P220 carry or a Commander 1911. I know I already have a Glock 30 in .45 acp, but...  ::).
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #29 on: December 16, 2016, 09:06:05 PM »
    Well, it's a crappy picture, but here's the wheelguns from the Ruger gang.



    The DA revolvers are GP-100 (4-inch), and 4-and 6-inch Security Sixes.  (Those aren't mine.  They belong to The Boss, and woe betide anyone who messes with them!  She will just barely trust me to clean and oil them.)

    The SA revolvers are two Bisley Vaqueros in .45 Colt, a birdshead Vaquero in .45 Colt, a Bisley Blackhawk in .41 Mag, and a Bisley Single-Six in .22 LR.

    I can do the rifles and shotguns in another picture, but it will have to wait until I'm not working, cause right now, there ain't enough daylight.
    « Last Edit: December 16, 2016, 09:45:02 PM by First Shirt »
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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #30 on: December 16, 2016, 09:44:20 PM »
    Well, it's a crappy picture, but here's the wheelguns from the Ruger gang.



    The DA revolvers are GP-100 (4-inch), and 4-and 6-inch Security Sixes.  (Those aren't mine.  They belong to The Boss, and woe betide anyone who messes with them!  She will just barely trust me to clean and oil them.)

    The SA revolvers are Bisley Vaqueros in .45 Colt, a birdshead Vaquero in .45 Colt, a Bisley Blackhawk in .41 Mag, and a Bisley Single-Six in .22 LR.

    I can do the rifles and shotguns in another picture, but it will have to wait until I'm not working, cause right now, there ain't enough daylight.

    I love the looks of that 4 inch security six!  :cool

    It's a shame they don't produce those anymore.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #31 on: December 16, 2016, 10:12:14 PM »
    She's got me looking for a 2 1/2" Security Six, and a 6-inch and 3-inch GP-100 to "round out her collection" but I'm having no luck finding them. (Not that I'm looking very hard.)  Eventually, I'm hoping to get to the point that I can find a .357 that I can keep.
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    « Reply #32 on: December 16, 2016, 10:41:44 PM »
    She's got me looking for a 2 1/2" Security Six, and a 6-inch and 3-inch GP-100 to "round out her collection" but I'm having no luck finding them. (Not that I'm looking very hard.)  Eventually, I'm hoping to get to the point that I can find a .357 that I can keep.

    I'm thinking of selling my 4" GP100 and getting a 4" Security Six.

    I have a snubnose Security Six 2.75" and love it.  It's my main carry gun. 
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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #33 on: December 16, 2016, 10:45:06 PM »
    I'm thinking of selling my 4" GP100 and getting a 4" Security Six.

    I have a snubnose Security Six 2.75" and love it.  It's my main carry gun.

     :hmm
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #34 on: December 16, 2016, 11:54:17 PM »
    My collection is mostly hunting long guns - rifles and shotguns. 

    All forms - rifles are bolt, lever, semi and single shot from .22LR though many different centerfire calibers, "standard", magnum and shotguns, both 12 and 20 gauge - semi, pump, side-by-side, and O/U, even a couple single shots.  Mostly field grade, but a few nice higher end examples.

    Two 5.56 ARs, one a simple HD carbine, the second a precision build, a tactical shotgun and a few handguns - .22LR target and 9mm and .40 S&W and .38 Special for self defense.

    32 slot Liberty safe is full and then a few around and about.
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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #35 on: December 17, 2016, 08:22:40 AM »
    Mine seems to be heavy on Winchester and Springfield.  And 1911s (Springfields, of course).

    Looking at my wish list, as time goes on, given the money, it is going to start tilting toward mid-20th century and earlier.  I'm already planning on a Winchester 1886 and old model Vaquero once I sell my TRG-42.

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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #36 on: December 18, 2016, 12:25:20 PM »
    I can live pretty happily with that, as long as you include some Parkerizing in there.   :cool

    totally agree. I have a commander in two-tone but I really want a full size in full blue or parkerized.
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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #37 on: December 20, 2016, 01:10:10 PM »
    Mine is heavily handgun oriented and a bit, well, eclectic. I do have almost the entire Glock 9mm collection (missing the 26 as I've just never gotten along with it).


    17L, 34, 17C, 19, and 43


    My anniversary present from the wife - Glock 20SF


    CZ Custom SDP


    My anniversary present to the Wife - CZ P-01


    CZ 85B


    Something I've always wanted that came along at the right moment this summer - HK P7


    My latest acquisition - pre-lock 686 7-shot (before they were called the + model)


    Smith 686 no-dash, no-M, with the original box and the original owner's warranty card (filled-in!)


    Pre-lock 638


    A nice little 14-2 I rescued a couple of years ago.


    A Snith 28-2 that was born the same year I was (1970)

    I just realized I'm missing photos of a few others.... :facepalm

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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #38 on: December 20, 2016, 01:18:35 PM »
    Other than the 10mm, we seem to have similar tastes, Kuma.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

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    « Reply #39 on: December 20, 2016, 05:33:30 PM »
    Mine is heavily handgun oriented and a bit, well, eclectic. I do have almost the entire Glock 9mm collection (missing the 26 as I've just never gotten along with it).

    Where's the Model 18?    :whistle
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    « Reply #40 on: December 20, 2016, 05:55:50 PM »
    Where's the Model 18?    :whistle

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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #41 on: December 20, 2016, 10:24:59 PM »
    There are certain things the ATF does not need to know about.  :whistle

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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #42 on: December 20, 2016, 10:35:46 PM »
    hide your dogs

    Eh, that's not enough for probable cause and a search warrant. At least... I don't think it is  :eh.

    *sounds of chopper over head*

     :panic
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #43 on: December 20, 2016, 10:39:12 PM »
    Eh, that's not enough for probable cause and a search warrant. At least... I don't think it is  :eh.

    *sounds of chopper over head*

     :panic
    Seeing as there were never any genuine G18s (the only type a true collector would want) available for purchase, no, I don't think anyone would take that type of comment seriously.
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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #44 on: December 20, 2016, 10:44:13 PM »
    Yeah, he'll just have to be content with that case of Beretta 93R's he has  ;).
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

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    « Reply #45 on: December 21, 2016, 09:47:31 AM »
    Yeah, he'll just have to be content with that case of Beretta 93R's he has  ;).

    Sadly, I've never even handled a 93R... I have, however, had the opportunity to fire an actual Glock 18. Years ago when I went through my CCW course in Huntsville, AL, the instructor was the armorer for both the city PD and the sheriff's department. After the course, he brought out a handful of "fun guns" for us to shoot and the 18 was one. Why Huntsville had an 18 in the armory never occurred to me. All I know is that if they ever repeal the NFA, I'm getting one! Totally impractical for me, but fun as hell!  :thumbup1

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    « Reply #46 on: December 21, 2016, 05:33:29 PM »
    hide your dogs

    That's a bit of a sore spot around here.  I told one of the local LEOs, who has threatened a number of dogs in the area, (yeah, I know it's a pit bull, but he's on a chain that weighs as much as he does, and he's 50 yards away!) that my two little dogs, that don't weigh 25 lbs. together, have proven on more than one occasion, that they are perfectly willing to take an ass-whooping to try and protect me, so the least I can do is return the favor.  So, if you come around here, and shoot at my dogs, bring your A-game, and pack a lunch, cause it's fixing to be a long day for somebody.
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    « Reply #47 on: January 16, 2017, 11:54:11 AM »
    I added a little something to the collection over the weekend. Ever since I had to sell my P220 back in the late '90s, I've had a Sig-sized hole in the gunsafe. So, when I saw the pretty little German-American, I just had to adopt her.






    I'm a sucker for two-toned guns and the deal they made me on this P229 9mm was too good to pass up.

    I’m not a huge fan of the Hi-Viz fiber-optic front sight, but the factory one is in the case, so no big loss there. The only thing that’s missing is the factory grips but I’m thinking about grabbing some Hogue G10s for it anyway. I like the feel of the Piranha pattern that come on the Scorpion models, so that’s likely the way I’ll go.

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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #48 on: January 16, 2017, 12:27:26 PM »
    I added a little something to the collection over the weekend. Ever since I had to sell my P220 back in the late '90s, I've had a Sig-sized hole in the gunsafe. So, when I saw the pretty little German-American, I just had to adopt her.






    I'm a sucker for two-toned guns and the deal they made me on this P229 9mm was too good to pass up.

    I’m not a huge fan of the Hi-Viz fiber-optic front sight, but the factory one is in the case, so no big loss there. The only thing that’s missing is the factory grips but I’m thinking about grabbing some Hogue G10s for it anyway. I like the feel of the Piranha pattern that come on the Scorpion models, so that’s likely the way I’ll go.

    Sigh.

    :drool

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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: What flavor is your collection?
    « Reply #49 on: January 16, 2017, 07:00:54 PM »
    Beautiful. You're seriously making me regret trading my P228.

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