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Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-30-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,236
Posted By Daveboone
I got my 938 about a year after they came out,...

I got my 938 about a year after they came out, and it has been flawless. I polished the ramp as soon as I got it, and up until very recently have only shot 124 grain Nato spec rounds through it. I...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 03-28-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,689
Posted By Daveboone
One persons bargain may not be another. The...

One persons bargain may not be another. The poster I am assuming bought at the asked for price. Chill.
A few years ago, a friend had a number of his dads rifles he was gradually selling. Among them...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-28-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,525
Posted By Daveboone
Only unsecured firearm is my usual ccw Sig 938....

Only unsecured firearm is my usual ccw Sig 938. Quickly available is my 1911. We have two Rottweilers to run interference in the very unlikely situation that I may need a minute or more to get more...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-07-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,951
Posted By Daveboone
I had wanted a 1911 for...well, about 40 years,...

I had wanted a 1911 for...well, about 40 years, but shooting and family priorites limited my ability. Back when...when you said 1911 it meant only one gun...A Colt Govt. model.
They were the first,...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 02-18-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 24,191
Posted By Daveboone
I didn't read more than just a few, so pardon me...

I didn't read more than just a few, so pardon me if I am redundant.
As many said, any dog is good at being a warning system. The next is if there is anything behind the bark. I have no tolerance for...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 02-18-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,643
Posted By Daveboone
I cant imagine not having at least a couple of...

I cant imagine not having at least a couple of Dietz lanterns for power outages. I used to collect them and once had close to 60..just the tip of the iceberg (diff. models, font sizes, lamp colors,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-22-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,160
Posted By Daveboone
time of year for the annual new year inventory...

time of year for the annual new year inventory reductions. Some things in retailing never change.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-04-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,272
Posted By Daveboone
I had long wanted a .45 govt. model. The cost...

I had long wanted a .45 govt. model. The cost attraction of the Springfield was strong, but ultimately....
I had always wanted a genuine Colt, the longest and best known name in...well if not...
Forum: Colt 01-01-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,178
Posted By Daveboone
I picked up my Competition about three weeks ago,...

I picked up my Competition about three weeks ago, so far about a hundred rounds through it (Federal 230 grain FMJ) flawlessly. I have to say...I have been shooting handguns, mainly revolvers but the...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 01-01-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,135
Posted By Daveboone
I have a couple of Sony AM/fm weather radios. I...

I have a couple of Sony AM/fm weather radios. I picked them up at flea markets for only a few bucks, but they are like new and work awesome. I also have a combination am/fm weather solar power/...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 12-25-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By Daveboone
Keep in mind the inside of the stock is...

Keep in mind the inside of the stock is invariably not finished as smoothly as the outside, and the rougher finish means more open grain...she will soak that oil up like a sponge. One good reason,...
Forum: Colt 12-24-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By Daveboone
Mine is in .45, which I have never loaded for....

Mine is in .45, which I have never loaded for. Next step is picking up the components and dies, which I will have to spread out. In the meantime, I save my brass. I have to do some research now that...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-24-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,310
Posted By Daveboone
After selling some underused/ underperforming...

After selling some underused/ underperforming guns, I recently picked up my first Colt 1911 (Competition model).
I asked for a few magazines and new grips, some ammo. My wife doesn't pay much...
Forum: Colt 12-23-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By Daveboone
First Colt

Whooohoo!
After longing for a 1911 for .well, more than 3 decades, I decided I couldn't go any longer. It had to be a Colt, and although initially I was strongly leaning toward a more basic GI...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-07-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,547
Posted By Daveboone
Bulldog.

Bulldog.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-03-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,209
Posted By Daveboone
For a number of years I carried my .357, then .44...

For a number of years I carried my .357, then .44 when deer hunting. I no longer do for a number of reasons.
Most deer hunters/ rifle hunters make sure they are able to hit as small a group at...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 11-23-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,021
Posted By Daveboone
Dads, now my, deer rifle was a sporterized 1933...

Dads, now my, deer rifle was a sporterized 1933 Oberndorf Banner Mauser, a pre war 98 that he picked up at his local hardware store in the fifties for little money. It is actually quite a desirable...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 11-12-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,991
Posted By Daveboone
FYI to who might be interested. Last I knew,...

FYI to who might be interested. Last I knew, EMT/Paramedic training was only available if you were a member of an emergency service, at least that is what was required in NY. You could be a member of...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 11-11-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,991
Posted By Daveboone
I hadn't heard anything about the level of wounds...

I hadn't heard anything about the level of wounds that the survivors sustained. It is entirely possible the kid didn't do anything at all, and the survivors were just lucky. If they were in condition...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-23-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,443
Posted By Daveboone
Like others mentioned, no substitute for her...

Like others mentioned, no substitute for her picking out her own gun after handling/ shooting a number of them.
I also mention the Sig 938....9mm, easy to handle, set up on a 1911 pattern, is...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-20-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,553
Posted By Daveboone
No one particular scene, but "The Sand Pebbles"...

No one particular scene, but "The Sand Pebbles" with Steve Mcqueen was great, esp. in the firearms handling. The battle scenes are very intense. I forgotten corner of history, even if the story is...
Forum: Colt 10-20-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Daveboone
Thanks guys, lots of good input. I am still...

Thanks guys, lots of good input. I am still putting time in at the shops now, more seriously looking into features and feel. I have waited long enough already, no reason to rush. The only certainty...
Forum: Colt 10-18-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Daveboone
Thanks for the replies and opinions, folks. You...

Thanks for the replies and opinions, folks. You are confirming what my beliefs were. Although I am in love with the traditional GI look of the Classic, in reality I know I am going to want the...
Forum: Colt 10-17-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Daveboone
planning for my first Colt....Perhaps some feedback?

Hi guys, bear with me as I hope to keep my thread objectives clear....
I am a long time handgunner (casual shooter, occ. concealed carry, primarily more for backwoods/ rural toting to camp, etc)...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 10-14-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 53,191
Posted By Daveboone
I agree with the outlook that in a real SHTF...

I agree with the outlook that in a real SHTF scenario with famine involved, most anything furred, feathered or finned will be shot off or scared off darn quickly....BUT....from the practical...
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