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  1. Thread: TaurusTX 22

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    Not with the production ones, but with a...

    Not with the production ones, but with a preproduction/engineering models just over a year ago (I was working with Taurus at the time). The ones I shot ran like wood chippers and they were a blast...
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    This was almost my experience with the Ford...

    This was almost my experience with the Ford dealer I bought my Ranger from. I emailed the “No haggle” Ford dealer I’d bought my last two from (albeit a different location). The sent me the OTD price...
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    The BATFE "Annual Firearms Manufacturers And...

    The BATFE "Annual Firearms Manufacturers And Export Report" could shed some light on that. They don't break it down by action type, but the 2007-2018 have Remington making just over 3.7M shotguns at...
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    My "stupid guns" list is rather extensive. A few...

    My "stupid guns" list is rather extensive. A few highlights:

    A Remington 8/81 in .35 Remington with the Peace Officer Equipment Co. magazine setup and a couple extra 15 round magazines.
    All...
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    I think it will come now since there's a Ilion...

    I think it will come now since there's a Ilion sized hole in the market that is begging to be filled. Downside to starting something up is there would be a big capital investment for some of that...
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    Actual conversation with a Cuban coworker in...

    Actual conversation with a Cuban coworker in Miami when he discovered my affinity for all things .32 (ACP, H&R, Fed Mag, etc):
    CW: “32!?! Let me guess, you like 41 Magnum too?”
    Me: *pauses* “Well...
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    I look at the Remington 870 a lot like a small...

    I look at the Remington 870 a lot like a small block Chevy (or even LS at this point). They are so abundant and prolific that someone stepping up with the parts to keep them going is, in my opinion,...
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    Lots driving this particular drought though. ...

    Lots driving this particular drought though.

    The near constant panic of 2020 (lockdowns/shutdowns, riots, election, more shutdowns, etc.)
    Remington's financial state of not even being able to...
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    The good stuff? (Scotch)

    I picked this up earlier this year but in my move it had gotten pushed back to the back of the liquor cabinet. Anyone have some good cigar pairing recommendations?...
  10. Haven't seen Cafe Caribe but the Publix carries...

    Haven't seen Cafe Caribe but the Publix carries Bustelo, Cafe La Llave, and Cafe El Aguila around here. My shop in Miami was 100% Bustello (and, consequently, my house was too), but some of the...
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    Since my J-Frame gets pocket carried almost all...

    Since my J-Frame gets pocket carried almost all the time, it gets the Taurus grips as well
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    For the longest time, it...
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    WTS: 11.5” AR Upper

    Looking to thin my parts bin out. More likely to be added later

    11.5” Upper Assembly
    * Best understanding is that this is a Diamondback Firearms DB15 upper for demos/samples. Came off of one of...
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    Sounds like the cousin to a guy I ran into at...

    Sounds like the cousin to a guy I ran into at Lowes back during the Sandy Hook rush that told me "The government was buying up all of the ammunition and sinking it as an artificial reef off the coast...
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    That's really close to where I'm at and certainly...

    That's really close to where I'm at and certainly a consideration. I've certainly looked at the safe and gone, "This is a nice, used Corvette or Cayman or an old Excursion I've wanted to build for a...
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    You and I are in the same boat. I've got a...

    You and I are in the same boat. I've got a somewhat decent "war reserve", but with no really viable way to replenish it any live fire is going to be very thoughtfully done. Definitely don't see...
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    Poll: Gun to head: Pumpkin Pie. It's okay but most of...

    Gun to head: Pumpkin Pie. It's okay but most of the time I've had it, the pie was nothing more than a whipped cream/ice cream delivery vehicle.

    That's pretty much my take on it as well. I loved...
  17. The cynic in me thinks WLP and his sycophants are...

    The cynic in me thinks WLP and his sycophants are planning to take their mistresses with them to go suit and jet shopping with the donations that will come in from their “Joe and Kamala are coming...
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    Putting Indiana on the DST time-change bullshit...

    Putting Indiana on the DST time-change bullshit is one of the things I'll never forgive Mitch Daniels for. They had it right for all those years and he went and fucked it up.


    I feel you there. ...
  19. Might be. I've been surprised how much can be...

    Might be. I've been surprised how much can be added with a couple parts, the Forscan app, and maybe a wiring harness update.


    Thanks.Yup, I don't need it right now since I don't have any...
  20. I guess I'll be the lone Ranger guy here. I just...

    I guess I'll be the lone Ranger guy here. I just bought a 2020 Ranger XLT (Crew Cab, 302A, FX4, Towing Package).
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    BLUF: I absolutely love it. My truck was a service loaner and between...
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    Every time a 3” Lew Horton 625 comes up on ...

    Every time a 3” Lew Horton 625 comes up on GunBroker my wallet tells me not to get any bright ideas.

    One of these days I’m gonna ignore that little miser.


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    Good luck. I’ve been watching LCRs on Gunbroker...

    Good luck. I’ve been watching LCRs on Gunbroker for the last couple months and closing bids of MSRP+ is pretty common. One .327 FM model I was watching sold for $900.


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  23. Thread: Beer thread

    by ragnar_d
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    Indeed. I could have gotten one that was a bit...

    Indeed. I could have gotten one that was a bit off or it could just be me. Left Hand is usually solid. We’ll see how #2 goes.

    That said, for coffee beers I’m a bit spoiled. There’s a local...
  24. Thread: Beer thread

    by ragnar_d
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    Family came down for a visit a couple weeks ago...

    Family came down for a visit a couple weeks ago and brought supplies.
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    I had high hopes for the Left Hand White...
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    My list (No particular order): Bring back the...

    My list (No particular order):

    Bring back the .32 H&R/.327 FM J-Frames
    Bring back the Airlite PD J-Frames in .38 and .32 (342, 332, etc.)
    Either offer the Model 69 in .45 Colt or bring back...
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