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« Reply #1350 on: June 18, 2013, 06:31:34 pm »
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    « Reply #1351 on: June 21, 2013, 11:19:16 am »
    Howdy all,
    Just stumbled on to this forum at work. IT is one of the VERY FEW carry forums that is not blocked by my office's firewall. I'm here in Southern Utah and I'm happy to join the forum!

    Cheers,

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    « Reply #1352 on: June 21, 2013, 07:17:46 pm »
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    « Reply #1353 on: June 21, 2013, 11:50:34 pm »
    Welcome!
    Indiana'The average response time of a 911 call is over 23 minutes, the average response time of a .44 magnum is 1400 feet per second.'

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    « Reply #1354 on: June 23, 2013, 11:59:42 pm »
    I guess this is where I say "hi."

    Hi.


    I found the forum looking for info about prairie dogs, poked around a bit, and came to the conclusion that this place was full of gun-loving conservative wackos, so naturally felt at home.  :clap
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    « Reply #1355 on: June 24, 2013, 12:08:13 am »
    Glad you all could join us.   :thumbup1
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    « Reply #1356 on: June 24, 2013, 01:03:23 pm »
    I guess this is where I say "hi."

    Hi.


    I found the forum looking for info about prairie dogs, poked around a bit, and came to the conclusion that this place was full of gun-loving conservative wackos, so naturally felt at home.  :clap


    Say...  Who you callin' a wacko?  :coffee

    I'm a Nut Case!   :neener

    Welcome.  Enjoy!
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    « Reply #1357 on: June 24, 2013, 05:12:41 pm »
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    « Reply #1358 on: July 07, 2013, 06:08:30 am »
    Hello all. Adam Lee here, just joined the team this morning. Glad to be in another "freedom forum" that keeps the gun stuff alive! I'm a native Virginian, proud to be in a state that continues to allow old fashioned gun shows and CCW options....

    Been working too hard lately, guess my 6th grade teaching job keeps me pretty "locked-down" for 10 months of the year. Come summertime, though, my gun hobbies (amongst others) kick in! I enjoy always having some gun restoration and shooting projects on hand at all times.

    Right now, into JMB designed rifles and shotguns. Pre-WW2 Savage 720, pre-WW1 Stevens 520's, and pre-WW1 Remington Model 8's are what I'm working on and restoring right now. Also always messing around with some old Mosin Nagant's, prefer to return M91's and Dragoons back to life as well as any Finn Nagants. 98 Mausers of any flavor have also been a longtime favorite to shoot and restore.

    OK, that's enough for now - looking forward to becoming a regular, hope it works out!

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    « Reply #1359 on: July 07, 2013, 01:00:29 pm »
    Glad you could join us.   :thumbup1
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    « Reply #1360 on: July 07, 2013, 03:18:56 pm »
    Welcome! Look around, enjoy, ask questions.
    Indiana'The average response time of a 911 call is over 23 minutes, the average response time of a .44 magnum is 1400 feet per second.'

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    « Reply #1361 on: July 19, 2013, 11:23:33 am »
    After lurking for a few weeks, I figure I ought to finally say hello.

    I'm a native East Tennessean currently in Knoxville. I found this site through Mr. Hill's references in his Uprising series and thought it might be a good place to hang out an learn a little something.

    I'm currently suffering from ammo withdrawal syndrome as I was not prescient enough to stock up prior to the shortage, but things are beginning to look up.

    I'm currently debating my next purchase and have narrowed it down to either a G34/35 or a G20 with an accessory .40 barrel so I can pick-up decent-priced practice ammo.

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    « Reply #1362 on: July 19, 2013, 03:58:01 pm »
    Welcome, Kuma.

    What part of East Tennessee?  My wife has family in Cosby (where her dad was born) and Newport.  We usually spend some time in Cosby in the summer.  Going up there in a couple weeks.

    My "carry" is a Gen 2 G22, which I absolutely love for its simplicity, ergonomics and utter reliability.
    Mississippi"When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own palace, his goods are safe"  Words of Jesus, Luke 11:21 (ESV).

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    « Reply #1363 on: July 19, 2013, 04:04:54 pm »
    Welcome, Kuma.

    What part of East Tennessee?  My wife has family in Cosby (where her dad was born) and Newport.  We usually spend some time in Cosby in the summer.  Going up there in a couple weeks.

    I grew up in Kingsport, just south of the Virginia border.

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    « Reply #1364 on: July 19, 2013, 04:53:58 pm »
    G34 is a NICE pistol.   The G20 is more umph than I would want to shoot on a regular basis, so I see a reason for the .40 barrel, besides cheaper ammo.

    I look forward to reading your posts.  I'm new here, too.
    Mississippi"When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own palace, his goods are safe"  Words of Jesus, Luke 11:21 (ESV).

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    « Reply #1365 on: July 19, 2013, 11:20:42 pm »
    Welcome aboard, Kuna.   :thumbup1
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    « Reply #1366 on: August 12, 2013, 12:32:36 pm »
    Hello. Newbie here. I am up in Heber, AZ and some of you already know me. Just found
    the site and looks good! :clap
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    « Reply #1367 on: August 12, 2013, 03:30:40 pm »
    Hey An...  uhh... XDS9!  Good to see you over here.  ;)


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    « Reply #1368 on: August 12, 2013, 07:37:11 pm »
    Thanks T. Looks like a great site! :clap
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    « Reply #1369 on: August 13, 2013, 02:40:35 am »
    Welcome.   :thumbup1
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    « Reply #1370 on: August 13, 2013, 01:30:33 pm »
    . . . Right now, into JMB designed rifles and shotguns. Pre-WW2 Savage 720, pre-WW1 Stevens 520's, and pre-WW1 Remington Model 8's are what I'm working on and restoring right now. . . .

     Adam

    It is truly amazing what John Browning did considering the technology of that time.  I think I have an example of every standard grade FN Auto 5 they put out in 12 gauge.  My favorite is the "Light 12" with the 25" Skeet barrel.  I still shoot birds with that one from time to time.  No screw in tubes in those days.  You bought extra barrels, and I've got a lot of them, too.  Also have a nice 60's vintage 9mm High Power with bluing so deep and highly polished that I can't find words for it.  And a nice 12 gauge 3 inch magnum Winchester Model 12 Heavy Duck Gun with the solid rib, circa '57.  Full choke, of course.  That design allowed you to hold the trigger down and it would fire every time you pushed the slide back forward and breached the next shell.  The product liability nanny lawyers would never allow that today.   Got a few other JMB's in the collection.

    The most valuable one (to me) is from the era that interests you:  Remington Model 11 original Browning "Humpback" semi-auto shotgun.  Serial number dates it to 1911, before JMB started having them made by FN.  Like your Savage 720.  It lacks the magazine cut-off lever of the later FN's.  It belonged to my grandfather, who bought it new, used it on his Iowa farm for everything and taught his two sons, including my father, to hunt with it. Cosmetically, it's in sad shape, virtually no bluing left, rust spots all over (but a shiny nice bore), cracked and repaired stock.  Sadly, it eventually became a barn gun when it passed to my dad's older brother(who preferred to hunt with a side-by-side double) before passing to my dad and then to me.   But, I'd never dream of restoring it because of the family sentimental value.  The wear, scratches and cracks each tell their own story.   I've never fired it and probably never will.  Just lovingly and thoroughly cleaned and oiled and given a position of honor in my safe.  It's sometimes taken out when my 87 year old dad visits so he can tell me some of those stories.

    Welcome aboard, Adam.  Let us know more about your restoration and maybe post a few pics.
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    Mississippi"When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own palace, his goods are safe"  Words of Jesus, Luke 11:21 (ESV).

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    « Reply #1371 on: October 25, 2013, 12:58:25 pm »
    Hello all,
      I stumbled upon the forum while doing some research. I'm an active duty Army physician assistant (PA) and am currently downrange. I plan on using some of my deployment savings to add a few guns when I get back. Hope to learn and share a lot while I'm here.
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    « Reply #1372 on: October 25, 2013, 04:12:33 pm »
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    « Reply #1373 on: October 25, 2013, 10:05:22 pm »
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    « Reply #1374 on: October 26, 2013, 01:45:18 am »
    Glad you could join us.   :thumbup1
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