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Old 01-20-2015, 12:35 PM   #4001
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My friend was telling me about some ammo that they quit making long ago and a box of 20 sells for like $100.
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Old 01-20-2015, 01:28 PM   #4002
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Quote: Originally Posted by ZQ8 Blazer
My friend was telling me about some ammo that they quit making long ago and a box of 20 sells for like $100.
It looks like Gunbroker is the way to go for selling obsolete ammo. Turns out UPS is ok with shipping ammo, just need to add a special symbol to the box, and have some way of verifying recipient is over 18.
Old 01-20-2015, 02:19 PM   #4003
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My friend was telling me about some ammo that they quit making long ago and a box of 20 sells for like $100.
Winchester Black Talon

Dumbass California media claimed that the ammo cause extreme death and horrific wounds and was super killer murderous ammo

It was just a good bonded JHP that's all. The ammo was also coated black...

A few years later Winchester came out with Ranger XST ammo. (eXact Same Thing) just wasn't colored black

Like we've discussed in this thread before, JHP was developed to prevent pass through, or prevent unintended targets from getting hit from over penetration... Not "to kill better"
Old 01-20-2015, 08:33 PM   #4004
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but it does kill better . massive energy dump to stop the threat.
Old 01-23-2015, 11:40 PM   #4005
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but, that wasnt its intended purpose...just a happy coincidence
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Old 01-26-2015, 10:50 PM   #4007
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im thinking about getting a hi-point 9mm carbine. but before i do, im looking for opinions. anyone care to give me their thoughts?
Old 01-26-2015, 10:54 PM   #4008
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Have you looked at the Beretta pistol caliber carbines?
Or even the Keltec Sub 2000?


WAY WAY better budget options
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not til now. it looks like the beretta is more than i am looking to spend right now. the sub 2000 on the other hand is a little easier on the wallet. no provisions to mount a scope is kind of a turn off where scope mounting is possible with the hi-point. but then the capability to use a 32 rd glock mag with the kel-tec is much more appealing than the 10rds with the
hi-point. right now i can get the hi-point 995ts 4x32 minus the scope for just under $200. youve definitely got me thinking about the kel-tec.
Old 01-26-2015, 11:45 PM   #4010
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You get what you pay for


And there is definitely many aftermarket ways to mound optics to either...

But the Beretta can be had under $500 used....
Old 01-26-2015, 11:56 PM   #4011
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You get what you pay for
yeah yeah yeah. i know. i am definitely going to look further into the kel-tec. thanks for your input
Old 01-27-2015, 07:09 AM   #4012
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I have a 20+year old hipoint carbine and it shoots great. I am not a hipoint fan and would never trust one enough to carry but for a toy it has been nice.
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A buddy of mine let me shoot his HP 9mm carbine. As soon as I took hold of it, I couldn't get past how awkward feeling it was.

Check this link out.
http://www.slickguns.com/product/pis...liber-carbines
Old 02-15-2015, 12:17 AM   #4014
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Picked up A S&W 5906, Ive been looking for a clean LNIB one for a few years now.
This one appears never fired, and it came with EVERYTHING



Old 02-15-2015, 03:03 AM   #4015
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That's badass.
Old 02-15-2015, 08:20 AM   #4016
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^ GREAT CHOICE!!

I love the 5906 series, have a 5946 myself! Put thousands of rounds through it with no trouble. Definitely feels like a real gun, nice weight and NO felt recoil! They've been discontinued a good number of years now, the last generation of the 100% steel semi-autos!

The only surprise you'll get from that gun is a flying guide rod when you tear it down. Sometimes it will get dislodged off it's perch on the barrel when removing the slide and become it's own projectile!
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Its not my first 3rd gen Smith. They are without a doubt one of the most reliable semi automatic hand guns ever produced. More than likely I will be sendi g this one to the Smith & Wesso. Performance center for a trigger job... but other than that I plan on just putting thousands of rounds through it...
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I got a S&W 59 series last year. I think it was like 120 after buying 4 10 round mags for it. I can't get it to shoot consistently. I thought it might be the hammer spring so I bought a new one, but that didn't work. I don't think the pin is bad, but I may just try that next. I guess it could be the ammo. I did just buy the cheapest stuff at Big 5 so I could play a little. It was like 19 bucks a box of 50.
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Mine is all black a late 1970's model I think. I would like to get wood grips for it after I find out why it's not firing. It will fire and then you have to rack it and it will fire again. I have fired 3 or 4 rounds in a row, but most of the time you have to rack it to fire. It does recoil and rack another round each time, it just only fires when you manually rack a round.
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Old 02-20-2015, 02:26 AM   #4021
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Picked up a CZ-82 last week, officially starting my CZ collection.
Really uniquely designed pistol with great ergonomics. Super accurate too.

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Pew pew
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I just picked up a CZ-52 a couple of weeks ago. Dumbest handgun I think I have ever handled. Still like it for the historical value though. And it goes well with my Romanian TTC. Also picked up another Nagant Revolver the same day.

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Years ago I had a CZ 75bd... I regret ever getting rid of it
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