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  1. Taurus or Ruger??

    Handguns
    Time for a new pistol. Looking a .357. But im torn between the Taurus tracker or the Ruger 66. The prices are about even, the Taurus has a 7 round capacity where as the Ruger has 6. ill be using primarily as a side arm while hiking and camping. 4-6 inch is available in both so it really comes...
  2. Urban carry holster advice

    Handguns
    I recently got the Urban carry holster.. the one that gives deep concealment as the pistol sits in the pouch and you have to pull it up to access it. Question is, it is so much harder to pull up then as advertised.. was expecting more for a $60 holster. Some people said you have to break it in...
  3. Scyy 9mm carry pistol

    Handguns
    Saw a Scyy 9mm carry pistol for $269 at a local gun shop, looked and felt good, but have not heard much about it. Anyone have experience with it... Is it reliable? Any feeding problems? Works with any ammo?
  4. Hi Point 45 Compensaror?

    Handguns
    Hey everyone i own a hi point c9 and love it. Now i wanna get a hi point 45 but if i get one i want a compensator for it. Does anyone know what comps would work or if there is a specific one out there?
  5. Newbie and Learning

    General Discussion
    This is my first time joining a shooting forum. I'm hoping to learn a lot more than I know now, which isn't a lot. I've had a couple of weapons for home defense for many years, fired them enough to be comfortable with them but that's about it. Recently, I bought my first semi-auto, a Ruger...
  6. Flintlock identification

    Blackpowder Cartridge Shooting and Loading
    Hi First post to Forum. Recently this old flintlock was unearthed in a garden which used to belong to a Mr Aldridge, a pioneer settler in the mid 1800's in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia. It has been presented to our local Historical Society and we would like to gather as much information as...
  7. pistol powder

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    This isn't probably the appropriate forum for this question, it's just a general inquiry. Does anyone know who (internet) has pistol powder in stock? I check gunbot,net twice a day but I know there are vendors out there that aren't picked up by that site. I've got pounds and pounds of rifle...
  8. 185 gn SWC not feeding properly

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    I've been handloading some Hornady 185 gn SWC for my HK45, however, they are not feeding into the chamber properly. :confused: The OAL is purportedly 1.135", but I've shot some Winchester factory 185 gn SWC with no issue and if I recall correctly, the OAL seemed to be a bit longer. Is it the...
  9. Help ID'ing a Flintlock Pistol

    Muzzleloaders
    I am trying to identify an old flintlock pistol that I found at my grandparents. I dont really know anything about it, but here are 2 pictures. Any help would be appreciated.
  10. FF or FFF in .50 cal. pistol?

    Muzzleloaders
    I have a single shot muzzleloader pistol (5") in .50 cal. I haven't shot it in about 15 years and forget what I loaded it with. It seems to me I should use FFF in such a short barrel, but I'm worried the weight of the ball might create a lot more pressure. Also, any suggestions on the volume...
  11. Taurus carry gun/home defense gun

    Handguns
    I'm planning on buying a new handgun from Taurus. My options are the PT92, PT1911 and model 689. I'm also considering a Shooters Arms Military 1911 and a Norinco factory enhanced 1911, though not made from Taurus. What would you recommend among the 5? Appreciate it!
  12. Family trying to Identify Antique Flintlock Pistol

    Muzzleloaders
    Hi all! I'd appreciate any help you can with identifying this flintlock (dueling?) pistol. It has been in the family for at least 50 years no other family information available. It has some sort of metal exterior which has not been polished as far as I know, so that makes it what?....nickel...
  13. Shooting low

    Handguns
    All my shots are low, no matter what pistol is shot.I shoot everything from .22 - .45 and it doesn't seem to matter. I think it has something to do with how I hold the pistol but cannot figure it out. Any idea?
  14. begginer comp advice

    Handguns
    hi ive been shooting since i was nine and im very bad at spelling. i was looking for advice onn what 22 hand gun to buy for speed sillouhette comps any suggestions i already have a smith 41 and a k.i.d.d. 10-22 anything would b very helpful
  15. system ?

    Handguns
    Hello Anyone can quote me, the first pistols of each mechanical system. For example the first blow - block = Walther P-38. Sorry if the example is wrong. I do not know much. greetings juangomez
  16. Got a question about a good carry handgun

    Handguns
    Im looking at getting myself a good conceal carry pistol, im looking at either a 380 by either ruger or s&w, or even something as small as a derringer, i have a 1911 i carry on duty but its too big for conceal carry, ive tried it lol. It doesn't work for someone my size. I'm all about energy...
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