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  1. You do bring up some really great points. The pocket crude fouling an auto is my biggest concern and my biggest problem. Like I said, my Ruger LCP will not be reliable after a week or two in the pocket without cleaning. I think I would get a dedicated .38 and not bother with a .357. I've fired snubby .357s and frankly I don't like the muzzle blast, as it teaches flinch. I'm with you on the idiocy of snubbies as a beginner gun, no they are for experts. It's similar to teaching a new trap shooter with a .410, just no. A .410 is an expert's gun. I'll go check out some hammerle
  2. I was just in Kalispell and drove right past Proof Research. Have you looked into their barrels?
  3. Sounds like a neat gun, if you like wheel guns. Somehow I just never got the bug. I've owned a few, but today I own exactly zero. Maybe if I look enough on Gunbroker, I'll end up with one. Like you, that's how I came to possess several of my firearms today, by making a lowball bid that I just knew I'd never win. Nothing like waking up to an email from Gunbroker saying, "Congratulations!." With that said, can you convince me why wheelguns are a good choice for pocket carry? Oh, maybe I could do that myself. I've carried a Ruger LCP in my pocket for a few years and have come to learn
  4. Congrats! That's awesome. Anything you did different that you can attribute to doing so well?
  5. No it's not and the funny thing is I drove about 5 miles from there a couple weeks ago. I really need to come down and give it a shot. :-)
  6. Barry, This sounds like an immense amount of fun. I learned, like many, on a .22LR and probably shot a .22 exclusively for ten years, before 'graduating' to centerfire. What are the limitations on the firearm? Shoot what you bring, which means someone could bring a tricked out Anshutz and have a great advantage. Scope limitations? This intrigues me.
  7. I didn't even know this pistol existed. The older I get the less I like recoil, so I guess I've been forewarned. Although, it would be a fantastic pocket backup gun, I doubt I will ever own one. Thanks for posting!
  8. I've been next to a S&W .460 and .500 being shot in an indoor range. The percussion is enough to make me leave. I've never shot one and have no desire, I've worked too hard at learning how not to flinch, shooting one of these is a flinch teacher. No thanks
  9. This is sad news. Times change and consumers vote which products sell. So many industries change, driven by price competition.
  10. Welcome - we look forward to hearing about you and your shooting adventures
  11. You've got a very stout piece of machinery there. When I first saw it, it appeared to be for 50BMG.
  12. Is this press new or old? I can't find a manufacturer on Google.
  13. This is a major change in the scope industry. It must be slow sales?
  14. Then you have make-up purchases to do. Post pictures!
  15. So every year, or three years, you'll be buying a CZ on March 1st? :-)
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