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Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« on: May 04, 2009, 07:37:42 AM »
Had some range time this weekend.

Nagant 7.62x54, 200 rounds and my shoulder feels like Tyson gave me 2 for flinching :)

P-64 9x18,  150 rounds that tore up my thumb really good (bought and sold back to store same day)

Deagle 44 magnum,  8 rounds that I now owe my friend a dinner at Chipotle for :)

   Picked up a Springfield XDM 9mm while I was there.  With trade ins I had half the value paid for.
When they pulled out the case and I saw all the goodies that came with it (holster, 2 - 19 rnd mags,
double mag holster, lock, bore brush, lazy clip loader) I was sold.   Case is real nice too.  laughed when
I saw it had a space cut out for a silencer.   Didn't get to try it out,  and can't wait to do so.
   Used to have a HK USP 9mm,  and I think this gun is a bit nicer than that one.   

Picture off a dealers website

http://www.silversfirearms.com/Photo%27s/XDM9.jpg
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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2009, 08:45:00 AM »
USA! USA! USA!  :bomb:
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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2009, 07:36:22 PM »
nice purchase.  like the looks of a lot of those new pistols, but I can't bring myself to buy on of those hamerless guns!!!
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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2009, 05:00:01 AM »
Shrouded hammer on a 357/38 is useful for drawing it pocketed..

Not sure where the usefulness is in a full size self loader,
would be happier if this one had a de-cock since the hammer is missing. (no safety either)

But I'll get by  :evilgrin:

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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2009, 09:02:57 PM »
(no safety either)


No twirling it on one finger like a cowboy. Unless it unloaded... but where's the fun in that.
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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2009, 04:59:54 AM »
That was only kewl in westerns and Robo Cop.


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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2009, 12:35:30 AM »
USA! USA! USA!  :bomb:

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Today i trained a dolphin to transport some c4 to a target of my choice.
The hardes part was to make it crawl over the street....and  :frag: my neighbor
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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2009, 07:39:51 AM »
train the dolphin to use a mortar
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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2009, 09:37:01 AM »
For some reason this reminds me of Redneck Rampage Rides Again, where you use a crossbow, but instead of shooting arrows, you shoot chickens with lit sticks of TNT shoved up their asses.
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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2009, 12:56:08 PM »
speaking of chickens with TNT in their asses... ah nevermind.
 
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Went to the trap range two weekends back and blew through a couple hundred rounds of 12ga with my pump.
I was using some cheap ass federal loads and out of 200 I had one surprise shell that just did not sound or feel like the rest.

Instead of the nice muted "blam" sound I was used to, I got a loud sharp crack that sounded like I'd loaded one of my reloads with 38 grains of bluedot.

Left a good mark on my shoulder too.


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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #10 on: July 11, 2009, 08:06:46 AM »
If you can't eat it, why shoot it?
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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #11 on: July 11, 2009, 09:08:22 PM »
I don't eat bottles and beer cans, but I still shoot at them.  :biggungrin:
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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2009, 07:48:10 AM »
No glass allowed at the range (50 dollar fine)

everything else is fair game,  had a fridge there one of the last times.
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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2009, 09:31:52 AM »
Maybe thats how they get the holes in the cheese
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Re: Firearms - Hunting/Target thread
« Reply #14 on: September 02, 2009, 05:59:14 PM »

Went to the trap range two weekends back and blew through a couple hundred rounds of 12ga with my pump.
I was using some cheap ass federal loads and out of 200 I had one surprise shell that just did not sound or feel like the rest.

Instead of the nice muted "blam" sound I was used to, I got a loud sharp crack that sounded like I'd loaded one of my reloads with 38 grains of bluedot.

Left a good mark on my shoulder too.

Any "pet load" recipes for 12 ga. 7 1/2 or 8 shot loads you can pass on? Like for shooting dove?
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It happens to better players too. I know I've been in first, or second place, only to die and spawn right next to the other leading player multiple times in a row, and having to dodge rockets in a narrow corridor without any weapons myself (other than blaster).

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I saw a clearly-new player earlier, and it spawned him like 3 or 4 times in a row right next to a better player. Instant death each time they spawned. I imagine that can be discouraging and frustrating, particularly when someone is trying to get a handle on the game. Spawn farthest would avoid this.
 

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