"for middle of the night i keep a sig 220 in reach
at the front door I have a Barreta Stampede- (single action .45lc), we get snakes sometimes.
in my closet my favorite practical home defense is the M1 Carbine, almost no recoil, magazine fed,…"
"Gotta say, I'm a fan of the classics myself. Of course I've never met a gun I didn't like.
Some favorites are the M1 Garand, the Mosin Nagant, the AK-47 (in all its permutations) and the "scary black rifle" itself, the…"
"Hey Ted, I also am a Ruger GP100 fan. After carrying the Ruger Police Service Six as a Mecklenburg County Deputy Sheriff(Charlotte,NC/ now retired) for 13 years, I became very fond of Ruger double action revolvers. For my remaining…"
"I have a few guns, but my Ruger GP100 .357 is my favorite. I've had this gun for 10-15 years now. I walked into the USMC exchange to buy a glock, but walked out with the Ruger. It fits my hand perfectly and the weight/balance is great. Its…"
"Thank you kindly.
It shot a little left of center that afternoon, so I had to drift the rear sight a bit to get it where it needed to be. While not in the "tack driver' class, it is more than adequate for what it was intended.
"Corey - good shooting.
Don't stress. SASS posses are notoriously helpful and social. First shoots are often free. If you dress half way right (not just a T-shirt and ball cap) let alone bring some guns and enough ammo you…"
" I've been involved with Cowboy Fast Draw, single action revolver only and Buffalo Silhouette side matches since I got out of college, but am going to shoot my first SASS matches with an ad hoc battery this…"
"I bought my Rossi in the middle/late 1980s. The action was as smooth as my brother's Marlin 1894. After a few years of use, it smoothed out more. I'd compare it to a new Big Boy. Trigger pull was never more than 5.5 lbs, and after some…"
"Favorite was a Ruger .22 revolver. Versatile, easy to handle and maintain. That pistol gave me all the joy or Ralphie's Red Ryder BB gun. It was my rabbit slayer.
I have other firearms now. More powerful, semi…"
" I love that Plains Warrior tacked up Rossi! I need a pistol caliber levergun to complete my SASS shooting battery, and am weighing the Rossi against a Henry big boy, upon some glorious day when my budget allows for it.
" The .35 has a lot more hitting power, especially with some heavier loads. My uncle, a lefty, always hunted with an ancient Remington pump .35, and he's one of the best running deer shots I can think of. I helped…"
"I would say my most unique civilian-legal firearm is either an Auto-Ordnance M1 Thompson or an Ohio Ordnance M1918A3 BAR. WWII reproductions, certainly two of my favorites.
If its in the budget, I'd suggest picking up an Ohio Ordnance M1918A3,…"
"You are certainly correct that there's not enough info for the wife to determine intent and extent. But the emotions she is feeling are still valid emotions (of course).
Good point about the red flags. There's a possibility that he may…"
"This could be a simple miscommunication. There isn't enough information here to determine whether there is a definite issue or not. Is the father actually going to be stateside during Christmas? Is your fiancee spending the…"
"I'm sure this truly cut her deeply. It may be better to ask her what you can do to help her feel more supported. Sometimes, just asking how you can help can be supportive in itself. Let her know you are willing to support her.
I suspect you are…"
Hi all,My fiancée has a bit of an issue with her father and I was hoping to get some advice on how to best support her through it if possible.The back story is as follows. I met her 5 years ago and her parents had divorced 2-3 years before that. Since then she has only had sporadic contact with her father, mostly via Facebook, e-mails etc. She only sees him in person a couple of times a year, if that. This is mainly due to his job which takes him all over the world, often at short notice and to…See More
"Hello guys I just wanted to give a quick update on what is going on now. I talked to my manager and told him that I want to be able to move up, and all my various aspersions. He told me he had actually spoken to the store director that day and said…"
Sophomore at OU in Norman, OK. Working on switching my major from Geology to Engineering this Spring semester. Just started here on AoM but I've been a long time lurker. Found this group today and I'm pretty stoked about…"