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Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-25-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,526
Posted By markmmg
While weight is not the most important thing, I...

While weight is not the most important thing, I find I carry less of the gun is big, bulky, heavy, and just not too comfortable to carry. I carry a Taurus 709 Slim. It is very lightweight and it...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-18-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,114
Posted By markmmg
I do not make it known that I own many guns so...

I do not make it known that I own many guns so nobody would call me in a panic needing a gun. And if they by chance did call me, that means they are NOT gun people or they would own a gun so I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-04-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,426
Posted By markmmg
I keep a good supply of ammo on hand. When there...

I keep a good supply of ammo on hand. When there is not some kind of craziness going on and stores are stocked up, I will buy a few boxes of ammo every month and store them in my ammo cans. When...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-14-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,700
Posted By markmmg
I honestly bought my 1911 just because it is a...

I honestly bought my 1911 just because it is a 1911. It is a historic and classic firearm. I did not really learn to appreciate it until after I bought it. I have several pistols that I have...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-16-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,965
Posted By markmmg
I have 3 more years of mortgage payments. I...

I have 3 more years of mortgage payments. I cannot wait!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-16-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,965
Posted By markmmg
I do not think this was necessarily to boost the...

I do not think this was necessarily to boost the economy but more to help the millions of people who are currently laid off. People without jobs still need to eat. They need to buy groceries and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-16-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,965
Posted By markmmg
Not me. This check goes towards living expenses.

Not me. This check goes towards living expenses.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-08-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,947
Posted By markmmg
This post reminds me, I need to stop at the...

This post reminds me, I need to stop at the grocery store on the way home, because THEY ARE STILL OPEN!.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-08-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,999
Posted By markmmg
I bought my very first gun when I was 13 in 1985....

I bought my very first gun when I was 13 in 1985. It was a bolt action Savage Steven .22. We lived in a small town and we new the owner of the local sporting goods store very well. My mom took me...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-02-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,371
Posted By markmmg
My first and only 1911 is a Para Ordinance...

My first and only 1911 is a Para Ordinance Expert. It is a wonderful gun.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-30-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,509
Posted By markmmg
My go to gun at night is my Taurus 24/7 Pro...

My go to gun at night is my Taurus 24/7 Pro because it has a rail and I have a light mounted on it. During the day, I have an AR15 and an AR10 hanging on the wall in my closet for quick access along...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-05-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,944
Posted By markmmg
I will typically do a fair amount of reading on a...

I will typically do a fair amount of reading on a particular gun before buying. But I admit I did not do any reading on 1911s until after I bought one. I went to my local gun store one day to...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-20-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,017
Posted By markmmg
I carry a Taurus 709 Slim that I paid around $220...

I carry a Taurus 709 Slim that I paid around $220 for. It is a nice gun and it always shoots flawlessly. You do not have to pay huge amounts of money to get a good gun. I do have more expensive...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-17-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,683
Posted By markmmg
I have a Taurus 24/7 Pro, TCP .380, and a 709...

I have a Taurus 24/7 Pro, TCP .380, and a 709 Slim. They all shoot flawlessly every time I take them to the range. I have a Smith and Wesson that jams more often. I would not hesitate at all...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-17-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,020
Posted By markmmg
I see people on Ebay all the time selling items...

I see people on Ebay all the time selling items for well over retain price. I just laugh at ow over priced their items are.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-13-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,873
Posted By markmmg
I agree. I bought a Taurus 709 Slim for my...

I agree. I bought a Taurus 709 Slim for my concealed carry gun and I paid just over $200 for it. It functions perfect. It has never malfunctioned in anyway. But I sometimes see people complain...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-30-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,683
Posted By markmmg
I also have a TCP 380 and a 709 Slim, plus a 24/7...

I also have a TCP 380 and a 709 Slim, plus a 24/7 Pro 9mm and all of these guns have performed flawlessly. I would have no problem buying another Taurus.
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-16-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,347
Posted By markmmg
I paid $500 for a Para Expert 1911. I changed...

I paid $500 for a Para Expert 1911. I changed the grips, but nothing else. It is a fantastic gun right out of the box. I take it to the range very often and it has never had any problems at all. ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-24-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,448
Posted By markmmg
Same here, I go into store all the time with my...

Same here, I go into store all the time with my weapon when they have signs saying no firearms allowed. My wife likes to shop at Whole Foods and they have signs at the entrance saying no firearms. ...
Forum: ARs ONLY 10-24-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,471
Posted By markmmg
I have a DPMS Oracle AR15 and a Palmetto State...

I have a DPMS Oracle AR15 and a Palmetto State Armory AR10 and both are very nice guns. If you shop around on the Palmetto State Armory web site, you can find some great deals. I bought my AR10...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-10-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,274
Posted By markmmg
I would not think anything of that instructor. I...

I would not think anything of that instructor. I have taken two concealed carry classes in Louisiana and they are pretty much a joke. My last class was put on by a retired cop. He just talked...
Forum: ARs ONLY 10-03-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,885
Posted By markmmg
I bought an AR15, not because of a potential ban...

I bought an AR15, not because of a potential ban though. I spent 6 years in the Army and I have spent many many hours shooting and cleaning an M-16 so when I got out, I wanted one of my own. I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-05-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,006
Posted By markmmg
I have always just cleaned a new gun, oiled it,...

I have always just cleaned a new gun, oiled it, and went out to the range and shot it. I did not do any kind of special break in procedure.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-06-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,184
Posted By markmmg
I have a Para Ordnance Expert that is still...

I have a Para Ordnance Expert that is still pretty much stock. I changed the black plastic grips that it comes with to walnut grips. Other than that, I have left it alone. I have thought about...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-25-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,101
Posted By markmmg
My pocket gun is a Taurus TCP .380. My slightly...

My pocket gun is a Taurus TCP .380. My slightly larger gun that I carry IWB is a Taurus 709 Slim 9mm.
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