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    Nothing today. Yesterday I took an AR with a .22...

    Nothing today. Yesterday I took an AR with a .22 top end to the range
    and shot it at 25 and 50 yards. Went pretty well, I think.

    Also had a S&W Highway Patrolman along. It has rubber grips...
  2. GONE! I'm in too.

    I'm in too.
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    So far all my plans consist of driving to the...

    So far all my plans consist of driving to the next county and hunting
    ruffed grouse. Last year was a bad season. Hoping for better
    this fall.

    On the plus side, I can leave my house and be...
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    Speer 135 grain JHPs. The "short barrel" load.

    Speer 135 grain JHPs. The "short barrel" load.
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    I started out with a .30-06 and have moved to the...

    I started out with a .30-06 and have moved to the .250 Savage.
    If buying now I might be getting a rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor.

    The rifle I use now is a Ruger 77RL. Scope is a Leupold 2-7...
  6. At the 1988 NRA Convention in Orlando a .45-70...

    At the 1988 NRA Convention in Orlando a .45-70 revolver was offered.
    Bigger across the cylinder than the later BFR and had a brass trigger guard with
    a straight back piece on it. It may have also...
  7. CZ and Howa make bolt-action carbines in 7.62 X...

    CZ and Howa make bolt-action carbines in 7.62 X 39.
    The magazines are detachable and protrude from the stock a bit.
    Would that make them "scary" as well?
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    One generation. My mother was an Army nurse in...

    One generation. My mother was an Army nurse in the Pacific. She was in
    the Philippines when Manila was taken back from the Japanese. She took care
    of some of the rescued men from the...
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    Folding shovel, socket set, hammer, a couple...

    Folding shovel, socket set, hammer, a couple screwdrivers, flashlight, two old orange vests, rope
    and some blankets and jackets.
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    You might try The Sea Runners by Ivan Doig. ...

    You might try The Sea Runners by Ivan Doig.
    Not the same neighborhood as Hiassen but a good story.
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    Rocky Mountain Reloading also has .45 FMJs. I...

    Rocky Mountain Reloading also has .45 FMJs.

    I have bought bullets and cases from them and been happy.
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    GONE! Lex wins. Message sent.

    Lex wins.
    Message sent.
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    Today was a .22 day for me. I shot a lot of guns...

    Today was a .22 day for me. I shot a lot of guns I wanted to shoot over the winter, and couldn't due to cold
    wind and snow. (Winter lasted till early May here this year.) Then we had rain enough ...
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    GONE! Giveaway: The Basics Of Pistol Shooting

    An NRA-produced instructional book. Paperback, 123 pages, well
    illustrated.

    Found in a used bookstore in Central Lake while I was
    there for The Pin Shoot.

    You might not need it but may...
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    I prefer the M49, M38, or M649 for pocket carry....

    I prefer the M49, M38, or M649 for pocket carry.
    Usually carry the M38 these days but pocket carried an M649 for many years.

    Have thought about getting something else but had a Charter and a Colt...
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    The townspeople did pretty well against the James...

    The townspeople did pretty well against the James and Younger gang in Northfield, MN
    after the civil war. The gang tried to rob the bank there and the town took exception.

    One of the men was...
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    It was last week at The Pin Shoot in Central...

    It was last week at The Pin Shoot in Central Lake.
    Shot a bit of this and a bit of that, including a .45 ACP pin gun,
    a short .41 Mag revolver, and two pin shotguns, one of which actually worked. ...
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    Just shot a ported .45 ACP and a three-inch .41...

    Just shot a ported .45 ACP and a three-inch .41 Mag, a 657, at The Pin Shoot in Central
    Lake. Found out, once again, that you have to hit them in the center, and
    it is impossible "to miss fast...
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    I recently read You Don't Lose 'Til You Stop...

    I recently read You Don't Lose 'Til You Stop Trying by Sammy Lee Davis with Carolina Lambert.

    I met Medal Of Honor recipient Sammy Davis at one of the old Second Chance Bowling Pin Shoots. Talked...
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    It was a long, aggravating winter, followed by a...

    It was a long, aggravating winter, followed by a lot of windy, rainy, "spring" days.
    Today it was warm with no bugs at the range. On the way there lots of apple trees in
    bloom. I saw a deer,...
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    I talked to him for a few minutes at The Pin...

    I talked to him for a few minutes at The Pin Shoot in 2017.
    Was looking forward to seeing him again this year.
    Had thought about sending him a revolver for some work but
    never managed to do so.
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    I used to attend the Second Chance Bowling Pin...

    I used to attend the Second Chance Bowling Pin Shoot.
    Saw a lot of .45s succeed and many 9mms fail at clearing the tables.
    Heavier bullet 9mms did better but were not a sure thing. The lighter ...
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    Another clown for the Democratic 2020 Clown Car.

    Another clown for the Democratic 2020 Clown Car.
  24. Thread: CRKT Minimalist

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    GONE! Please sign me up.

    Please sign me up.
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    GONE! Short on pics or avatars but would like a chance...

    Short on pics or avatars but would like a chance at the book.
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