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Forum: Revolvers 03-26-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,875
Posted By bmcgilvray
I've owned the nickel Smith & Wessons here for...

I've owned the nickel Smith & Wessons here for many years. I just clean 'em with Hoppe's No. 9, wipe 'em dry, and stow 'em away and always with perfect satisfaction.

Some three decades ago I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-24-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,794
Posted By bmcgilvray
Long as I can keep enough .41 Long Colt on hand...

Long as I can keep enough .41 Long Colt on hand I'm good.

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Forum: Revolvers 03-22-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,875
Posted By bmcgilvray
Very nice fast eddie. That 6-inch barrel will...

Very nice fast eddie. That 6-inch barrel will milk about all the goodie out of the most excellent .357 Magnum cartridge....
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-22-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 999
Posted By bmcgilvray
Why yes ... "9mm 5” bbl Steel frame and...

Why yes ...

"9mm
5” bbl
Steel frame and slide (no, I am not interested in a lightweight aluminum or alloy frame but I am fine with either carbon steel or stainless steel)
No firing pin safety...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-20-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,432
Posted By bmcgilvray
That Helfricht has an ugly secret too. The...

That Helfricht has an ugly secret too.

The bore axis is low and the barrel so short. I have large hands with long fingers. If I shoot it with a two-handed hold I have to take care that my left...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-20-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,446
Posted By bmcgilvray
This pair of Smith & Wesson Model 10s. ...

This pair of Smith & Wesson Model 10s.

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Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-20-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 15,018
Posted By bmcgilvray
A currency transaction report must be filed if...

A currency transaction report must be filed if the cash withdrawal, cash deposit, currency exchange, or purchase of traveler's checks exceeds $10,000.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-20-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,432
Posted By bmcgilvray
Y'all really haven't plumbed the depths of "ugly"...

Y'all really haven't plumbed the depths of "ugly" yet.

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Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-15-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,914
Posted By bmcgilvray
Hah! This.

Hah! This.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-07-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By bmcgilvray
^This^ I wouldn't bother with bore lapping...

^This^

I wouldn't bother with bore lapping unless there's fouling or corrosion issue.

A little JB bore cleaner can help with some bores. I guess that's not really like lapping.

Once...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-05-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,946
Posted By bmcgilvray
Have played with all three cartridges: the .44...

Have played with all three cartridges: the .44 Magnum, .41 Magnum, and the 10mm.

I would choose either of the two revolver cartridges over the 10mm, which is the weak sister of the three. It's...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-01-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,829
Posted By bmcgilvray
Doesn't require real research. I just buy Colts,...

Doesn't require real research. I just buy Colts, old or new and be happy.
Forum: Colt 02-25-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By bmcgilvray
https://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i263/bryanmcgil...

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Since the early 1970s when I was a...
Forum: Colt 02-24-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 49,277
Posted By bmcgilvray
I revisited this thread after yesterdays gun...

I revisited this thread after yesterdays gun show. It is really a pretty good reference for characteristics on these current Colt products.

I've been saying that I'd like to try these Colt...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 02-24-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By bmcgilvray
It sure looks like it wants to shoot. Very nice.

It sure looks like it wants to shoot. Very nice.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 02-20-2020, 02:50 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 9,268
Posted By bmcgilvray
Wow! Moral clarity here in 2020 in an America...

Wow! Moral clarity here in 2020 in an America that cherishes moral relativism. Who'd a' thunk it?

Col Colt and others here, thank you!

In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-18-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,669
Posted By bmcgilvray
double post

double post
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-18-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,669
Posted By bmcgilvray
Oh yeah! Sure hoping to see photos of yours...

Oh yeah!

Sure hoping to see photos of yours soon johnireland.

Carbines go well with 1911s. Carbines are appropriate companions for several different ol' Army buddies that could be mentioned. ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-14-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,380
Posted By bmcgilvray
.45 Long Colt I see what you did there.

.45 Long Colt

I see what you did there.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-12-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,380
Posted By bmcgilvray
I'm considering adopting an additional new...

I'm considering adopting an additional new cartridge, the .38 Super. Would like to play with .38 Super and hand load for it. I've long thought that .38 Super is everything the 9mm is cracked up to...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-12-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,759
Posted By bmcgilvray
I forgot about the Marlin I had. When the Model...

I forgot about the Marlin I had. When the Model 1894 CL version came out around 1990 and .32-20 was a chambering I ordered a new one out for more .32-20 fun and to take some of the shooting pressure...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-09-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,759
Posted By bmcgilvray
Oh man! Don't allow that one sour...

Oh man!

Don't allow that one sour experience dissuade you from some classic Colt. I consider myself dual-afflicted in my appreciation of double-action revolvers. If I didn't esteem classic...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-09-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,759
Posted By bmcgilvray
Purchased a brand new Interarms Virginian Dragoon...

Purchased a brand new Interarms Virginian Dragoon .44 Magnum in 1979. Cost a dollar more than the Ruger Super Blackhawk in the case beside it; $193 to $192. Thought the Virginian Dragoon was more...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-09-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,496
Posted By bmcgilvray
Something that has served me in good stead since...

Something that has served me in good stead since I first began acquiring guns in the early 1970s is to avoid inferior, second or third tier firearms. It's better to do without, to just not go there,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-08-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By bmcgilvray
I don't even crimp the biggest rifles' cartridges...

I don't even crimp the biggest rifles' cartridges I have on hand, the .375 H&H Magnum and the straight-walled .405 Winchester. Certainly not the .308 which is fed to an M1A.

Handgun rounds? Yes,...
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