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  1. mikegc

    What Are The Top 5 Gun On Your Buy List For 2023?

    Well, you are getting a little low! Mike
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    What Are The Top 5 Gun On Your Buy List For 2023?

    1. Colt Python (blue) 4" 2. Colt Diamondback 6" in .22 3.Colt SAA 7.5" in .45 Colt, 1st Generation 4. Springfield SA-35 5. M-1 .30 cal Carbine
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    Show off your 1911

    I sure like the way you tricked out that Officer's Model! Both are fine looking weapons. Mike
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    Show off your 1911

    My old Government Model Colt wearing some mammoth ivory grips: Mike
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    1910 M1903 re-barrel

    You don't want to shoot modern ammo in that old girl as the receivers are weak. They weren't heat treated until S/N 800,000. Mike
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    Springfield M-1D

    The scope is in this bag: The small box contains the scope cover. The little silver-colored package is the sling. Mike
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    Springfield M-1D

    I've liked M-1s for a long time and, about a year ago, acquired a nice Springfield that was manufactured right at the end of the government contract. It's original and I thoroughly enjoy firing it. Since then, I've been studying Mr. Garand's war-winning rifle and the sniper models really...
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    Show off your 1911

    Christmas saw a new set of grips for my Colt Gold Cup: They're made from mammoth ivory that's around 10,000 years old. Mike
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    SA-35 Review: Dissecting Springfield’s New Pistol

    I just turned one down for $799. Mike
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    The Tunnel Rats

    As I recall, the guys with the flame throwers fired "wet shots" in all the vents that were found as well as the entrance. Once the fumes had a chance to travel, a grenade was chunked in the entrance. When that died down, combat engineers blew it up. Mike
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    The Tunnel Rats

    Thanks, Mike H. for this post! I knew a couple of "rats" when I served in Vietnam with the First Infantry Division in '69-'70. They were real professionals! I went into a tunnel complex that had been cleared and, with a rope around my feet, the platoon sergeant said, "Don't get lost under...
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    Pvt. Teahan's M-1

    The photo I was trying to post was taken at the American Cemetery in Normandy: Mike
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    Pvt. Teahan's M-1

    You gentlemen might like to know Pvt. Teahan rests at the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France with the those who we know as the greatest of "The Greatest Generation." Mike
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    Pvt. Teahan's M-1

    Pvt. Martin Teahan:
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    Pvt. Teahan's M-1

    Gentlemen, I was visiting my local gunsmith a few days ago and he suggested I look up Private Martin Teahan's M-1. I did just that. I thought many of you would find this an interesting read: Pvt. Martin Teahan’s M1 Found 72 Years after D-Day Ammoland Inc. Posted on June 12, 2021 by F Riehl...
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    Show off your 1911

    My Les Baer has been in inventory for quite a few years now: These are the first two mags fired in the piece and it continues to be a better shooter than I am. It's a Custom Carry model. Mike
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    SOG: A Photo History of the Secret Wars

    Thank you. I've been most fortunate. Mike
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    SOG: A Photo History of the Secret Wars

    That's great!!!!! Those guys will remember that kindness forever! Good on you, sir. Mke
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    SOG: A Photo History of the Secret Wars

    I've you find you have a little time on your hands, click on my signature line. It'll take you over the a motorcycle site where I posted a story about Vietnam and reconnecting with some of the fine people with whom I served. Mike
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    Show off your 1911

    Here's what I've been doing to some of the slide stops in inventory: I cut those little notches so that, when being inserted, they rest right on the plunger and keeping the slide stop from scratching your frame. Now, I had these units in stock when I scratched the new Gold Cup. Hey, they...
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