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    I just picked up mine today ($620 prior to tax)...

    I just picked up mine today ($620 prior to tax) and found that gunshops are not the place to go when COVID checks are arriving in bank accounts. But I eventually got my gun after the WA State law...
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    And that last picture looks just like my Hand...

    And that last picture looks just like my Hand Ejector, except for the grips. Thanks for providing it.

    More about that revolver. Shipped to Canada during WW1, later changed from .455 to .45 Colt,...
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    There is another option not yet mentioned. I've...

    There is another option not yet mentioned. I've seen it done twice, once on a Colt Police Positive Special which I wish I had purchased, and the second time on a 2nd Model Hand Ejector which I now...
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    Considering where you seem to live, that may be...

    Considering where you seem to live, that may be the exact serial number Ruger I once owned. And still do very much regret selling.

    So, as already asked by others, which shop has used guns worth...
  5. Need to define "disassembly". Does that actually...

    Need to define "disassembly". Does that actually include field stripping, as in a routine cleaning after practice on the range? Can't take the slide off or barrel out with being an armorer? That...
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    I have a precise predilection for the previous...

    I have a precise predilection for the previous owned pre-Model 15 and pre-Model 18, so yes, that makes me a prevert.

    - Bart Noir
    Whose dad owned that Combat Masterpiece before he even owned Bart
  7. It's engulf-and-devour time in the gun world

    So it seems that CZ is in the process of buying Colt's Firearms, according to a recent post on The Firearms Blog. The deal is agreed-to and the details are being worked out.

    I have no clue as to...
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    HD, don't let my complaints keep you from...

    HD, don't let my complaints keep you from seeking. I find that PPS model to be a nicely balanced sixgun. They can't all be bad. Just be careful in your shopping.

    The D-frame I like the most is...
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    "last model Police Positive Specials, the ones...

    "last model Police Positive Specials, the ones with the shrouded ejector rod"

    I bought two of those, used. The first was beautifully polished and blued and was a complete jamma-matic. It would...
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    You guys have motivated me to try to figure out...

    You guys have motivated me to try to figure out the best (fastest) way for me to use. I have always just held the open cylinder in my left (support) hand and loaded with my right, but I was not...
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    Agree about poor engineering on that ejector, but...

    Agree about poor engineering on that ejector, but even an electronics engineer can brainstorm some improvements. Just watch, as Rocky would say.

    It is long and spindly. Make it less spindly by...
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    Looks like the empty mag was neatly laid next to...

    Looks like the empty mag was neatly laid next to another empty mag. Or a full one, could not really tell.
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    Think I have solved the origin of the name.

    Really. I think I have.

    Go to this Wiki link to read about the fastest and highest-kill-ratio US Army tank destroyer of WW2.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M18_Hellcat

    Notice in the Postwar...
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    My thoughts exactly, Keith. Anybody know the...

    My thoughts exactly, Keith.

    Anybody know the status of the search for the guy who tried to murder Officer Smith?

    Bart Noir
  15. And I had a better Google day, finding the...

    And I had a better Google day, finding the answer.

    It is equipment added to patrol cars to support the Live PD broadcasts. Here is a link to the vendor who makes the gear:
    ...
  16. Question about external boxes on patrol cars

    When I visit my elderly father, we watch a bunch of the Live PD type shows. We wonder about the boxes seen on the trunk lids of some of the patrol cars.

    White boxes, very roughly 5 by 5 by 8...
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    Ah, Jon, just when was the .40 HP discontinued?...

    Ah, Jon, just when was the .40 HP discontinued? :cool:

    Anyway, I bought one of those as a used gun at Ben's in Renton, in maybe 2003 or 04. It didn't work because first owner had put on a...
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    I have not had a very good experience with the...

    I have not had a very good experience with the USP Compact. In fact, mine actual spit the sear spring out onto the shooting bench, when I racked the slide to clear the round which it would not fire....
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    I just registered so I could reply here. So...

    I just registered so I could reply here. So howdy!

    I recently handled and dry-fired the new Kimber EVO SP, which is an all-metal striker fired single-stack small pistol in 9mm Para. I like it. ...
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