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Old 05-30-2013, 05:27 PM   #29731
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That's odd. We bought ten CZ720's for our junior high shooting squads and they have been nearly flawless performers for us. Most of them go through ~1000-1500 rounds a week and we haven't had anyone complain about them. I clean them a couple times a week and disassembly/assembly hasn't been an issue at all.

Same for the batch of CZ712's that we bought for some of the older shooters last year.

I can't think of a better shotgun for the money on the market right now.
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Old 06-01-2013, 05:46 PM   #29732
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Shot the .40's and the 5.7 today.

Found that I'm most accurate with the Beretta, which I find interesting. I need a lot more practice with the 5.7, partially to get the sights on, then to learn how to hold it like I do the 40.

Bought a stainless steel steamtable pan, and wow, does soaking the barrels in solvent while cleaning the frames really speed up the process, and saved me a dozen or more patches.
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Old 06-02-2013, 03:35 AM   #29733
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When I lived in Seattle some 15 years ago I would never mention that I owned firearms as everyone would assume that you were mentally deficient or deranged in some manor.
I think maybe your friends have evolved in that direction. My Metro Washington friends, especially in MD & DC (I am in Northern Virginia), still feel that way, especially when in was up to 9. I only have 3 now but that's temporary. It's like having only 3 golf clubs.
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Old 06-02-2013, 04:49 AM   #29734
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I only have 3 now but that's temporary. It's like having only 3 golf clubs.
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Old 06-02-2013, 08:13 PM   #29735
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From yesterdays range session

This new one (savage 308, 5R heavy barrel) is excellent


The groups, 100 yd


Seems to like the Sierra 168 gr BTHP ammo, this was factory, would have been a beautiful 5 shot group other than the flyer--Mrs Signal shot this group


The tightest 3 shot


Also shot the Rem SPS 223 tactical- some new loads
69 gr Hornady BTHP with some varget powder- the gun likes the big girls- 3 shot group of mine


6 shot group of hers
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Old 06-03-2013, 04:29 PM   #29736
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Best gun review ever.


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Old 06-03-2013, 07:30 PM   #29737
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Need to get this out and get it broken in.

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Old 06-03-2013, 07:38 PM   #29738
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Need to get this out and get it broken in.

Send it to me, I will take care of that for you...

Nice rifle though!
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Old 06-04-2013, 02:30 AM   #29739
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Best gun review ever.


Laughing my ass off! We have a guy with a pretty significant nerve induced stutter at the site I'm deployed to. He's fine in normal conversation, but when he talks to anyone that outranks him, or in front of a crowd, he gets a bad stutter. So I'm in my office watching this thing, and about halfway through, somebody walks in, looks around, and says "Oh, my bad. I was looking for TSgt R and I thought I heard him down here."
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Old 06-04-2013, 01:27 PM   #29740
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Old 06-04-2013, 01:38 PM   #29741
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3 bullets
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Old 06-04-2013, 01:59 PM   #29742
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223 308 338
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Old 06-04-2013, 04:42 PM   #29743
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Nothing like a N Frame Snubby



I bought this Model 29-3 in the mid 1980's at a dealer that had it on consignment. He said the original owner fired it a few times and decided a 3" .44 Magnum wasn't his thing.

Got a good price on it at the time. $325 as I recall.

Research has revealed it to be a somewhat rare and collectible "Lew Horton" Special Edition. I do not have the box or papers with it and do not plan on ever selling it.

I shoot it about 3 times a year. I has probably had about 1,000 rounds put through it. It is very accurate due to having the best DA trigger I have ever pulled, and it is a high quality revolver.

It does recoil and the fire ball is quite visible in full sunlight. A tight and proper grip is called for.

As a "motorcycle camping in bear country," gun, it is hard to beat, so it gets some field use.
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Old 06-04-2013, 04:46 PM   #29744
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That's a pretty 29. I wouldn't sell it either.

Sent from the voices in my head and transcribed by their drinking buddy...
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Old 06-04-2013, 06:00 PM   #29745
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I bought this Model 29-3 in the mid 1980's at a dealer that had it on consignment. He said the original owner fired it a few times and decided a 3" .44 Magnum wasn't his thing.

Got a good price on it at the time. $325 as I recall.

Research has revealed it to be a somewhat rare and collectible "Lew Horton" Special Edition. I do not have the box or papers with it and do not plan on ever selling it.

I shoot it about 3 times a year. I has probably had about 1,000 rounds put through it. It is very accurate due to having the best DA trigger I have ever pulled, and it is a high quality revolver.

It does recoil and the fire ball is quite visible in full sunlight. A tight and proper grip is called for.

As a "motorcycle camping in bear country," gun, it is hard to beat, so it gets some field use.
I enjoy big snubs. I have a 27-2 .357 in 3-1/2" that was unfired when I got it, and a 325PD .45 ACP in 2-3/4", which is a scandium/titanium gun.

Pre-WWII Colts and Smiths can be really nice, especially the target models. They're like fine watches. That kind of craftsmanship doesn't exist today. I'd rather own the old stuff for that reason.
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