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What Was Your Firearm Christmas Present?
12-27-2011 | Jeff Chandler

Posted on 12/27/2011 12:41:12 PM PST by Jeff Chandler

Share your Christmas joy with your FreepFriends. Tell us what firearm related Christmas present you received.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Hobbies; Miscellaneous; Sports
KEYWORDS: ammo; firearms; guns
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It was a lean Christmas at the Chandler compound, but I am grateful to have received 100 rounds of Remington UMC 38 Special +P 125 Gr. Semi-Jacketed Hollow Point ammo, as well as a 225 pack of Winchester cotton patches and a Winchester LED Bore Light.

Merry Christmas!

1 posted on 12/27/2011 12:41:17 PM PST by Jeff Chandler
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To: Jeff Chandler

It didn’t happen this year but once, a long time ago, my urgent request for a pellet gun got satisfied with a single-shot, bolt-action .22 long rifle. I was very gratified.


2 posted on 12/27/2011 12:45:34 PM PST by muir_redwoods (No wonder this administration favors abortion; everything they have done is an abortion)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Funny, I got 500 rds of 38 special JHPs 125 grain P+s. No firearms per se, YET, but I got a gift card from Gander and am off tomorrow to go see if there is something there I want.


3 posted on 12/27/2011 12:47:12 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Jeff Chandler
LaRue Tactical stripped lower.

LaRue Tactical

4 posted on 12/27/2011 12:49:07 PM PST by cowboyway (Molon labe : Deo Vindice : "Rebellion is always an option!!"--Jim Robinson)
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To: Jeff Chandler

I got my wife a Glock 19.

She got me a Red Ryder BB Gun and I proceeded to shoot my eye out.


5 posted on 12/27/2011 12:49:34 PM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Jeff Chandler

Completed my Glock-replacement-program by acquiring an XD .45 compact, and cleaned out my gun dealers entire supply of discontinued ss192!


6 posted on 12/27/2011 12:49:49 PM PST by papertyger
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To: Jeff Chandler

Browning 12 gauge pump - slightly used, box of buck shot, box of bird shot. Just put a partridge in the freezer.

Merry Christmas!


7 posted on 12/27/2011 12:51:24 PM PST by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Same here. I got 20 rounds of S&W 500 ammo though! :)


8 posted on 12/27/2011 12:52:40 PM PST by VeniVidiVici ("Si, se gimme!")
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To: Jeff Chandler

Just as I have my wife buy’s her own jewelry (after several misfires on my part trying to buy it myself early on), I get my own gun related gifts. Leaving the indoor range after pistol shooting with my daughter on the 23rd, a crate of $99 Mosin-Nagant’s caught my eye. So that was my yearly gun gift to myself :). Have to tear-down and research it, but the Lower Barrel by the receiver is stamped 1938. Looks nice next to my CMP 1903-A3(’44) and Garand(’54). I need a K98 to round out my little collection!


9 posted on 12/27/2011 12:53:42 PM PST by Craigon
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To: Jeff Chandler

I don’t get to have any more firearms after the boating accident in which I lost all of mine. Ammo too.


10 posted on 12/27/2011 12:54:43 PM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: APatientMan
Just put a partridge in the freezer.

Shot er out of the pear tree, eh?
11 posted on 12/27/2011 12:56:40 PM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: muir_redwoods
It didn’t happen this year but once, a long time ago, my urgent request for a pellet gun got satisfied with a single-shot, bolt-action .22 long rifle.

Awesome! My first gun was a Sears Model 2T (same as a Winchester 141) bolt action .22 LR repeater I got for Christmas when I was 12 years old. I still have that rifle.

12 posted on 12/27/2011 12:57:26 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati)
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To: Jeff Chandler

S&W Bodyguard. 380. Love it!


13 posted on 12/27/2011 12:59:16 PM PST by goseminoles
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To: cowboyway
My new son in law got a Rock River lower from my step daughter. The rest of the family gave him gift certificates for parts and I will do the assembly for him. Then I get mine back!

I never noticed that LaRue made a solid trigger guard. It would certainly add rigidity.

14 posted on 12/27/2011 12:59:16 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: crosshairs
I don’t get to have any more firearms

In Arizona if the state finds out you don't own any firearms, you are subject to a fine.

15 posted on 12/27/2011 1:01:11 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati)
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To: Jeff Chandler

I got a couple boxes of Hornady Zombie ammo {:0)


16 posted on 12/27/2011 1:01:11 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Jeff Chandler

I asked Santa for a PMR-30 but Kel-Tec probably won’t have any till 2021, the way they work.
So I’ll just go next week and get me a FN Five-seveN!


17 posted on 12/27/2011 1:01:29 PM PST by GOYAKLA (Re-flush Congress in 2012, some crap remains!)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Every year, at least two of our gifts go Boom.

This year I got the wife a K-T P11. Really nice price too. She got me a S&W Model 36, at an EXCELLENT price. Boxes of ammo weighed the stockings down.

She also got me a new hip-pack. It’s very tacti-cool with loops and pockets for everything. It so happens that the interior pocket has some velcro straps that match an old DeSantis fanny pack I have (Before I wouldn’t be caught DEAD wearing one). So I put the velcro-based holster in the new pack. Viola ! Neato EDC !


18 posted on 12/27/2011 1:01:29 PM PST by Celerity
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To: Jeff Chandler

Beretta Px4 Storm, .40 S&W, full size.

100 rds of target loads.

Love it, it felt great in my hand(s) from the first time I ever picked it up in the store, and I was filling it up - center mass consistently - on Christmas day.

Gonna get an extended mag and a box of 180 gr Hydra Shoks for home defense.


19 posted on 12/27/2011 1:02:03 PM PST by Yudan (Living comes much easier once we admit we're dying.)
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To: crosshairs

LOL. I knew that was coming.

Always thought someone would come up with a good partridge and pear recipe for this time of year.


20 posted on 12/27/2011 1:02:28 PM PST by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Ruger SP101 .357 mag.


21 posted on 12/27/2011 1:03:24 PM PST by Godzilla (3/7/77)
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To: Jeff Chandler
My sister got a "Morningside Fire Now" emergency fuelbucket. Made from volanic rock, it packs a lot of heat, withstands 40 mph winds,plus burns on land and sea. The ashes will fertilize your garden. Amazing stuff.

www.jimbakkershow.com

22 posted on 12/27/2011 1:04:26 PM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: crosshairs

Freepers with arms and ammo should not go boating with same!
‘Course, I was guilty of the same thing.


23 posted on 12/27/2011 1:05:25 PM PST by GOYAKLA (Re-flush Congress in 2012, some crap remains!)
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To: Jeff Chandler

I got a cleaning kit for my AK and a “recharger” thingy that FrogDad has promised I’ll appreciate when he shows me what it does.

We have a date at the range this Saturday.


24 posted on 12/27/2011 1:06:01 PM PST by FrogMom (There is no such thing as an honest democrat!)
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To: FrogMom

S&W Range Bag and S&W Long Sleeve T-Shirt...


25 posted on 12/27/2011 1:07:46 PM PST by CarmichaelPatriot
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To: MileHi
I got a couple boxes of Hornady Zombie ammo {:0)

I gave several boxes. None of the recipients knew it existed and it was a real hit!

26 posted on 12/27/2011 1:08:16 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

I did not receive, but Santa brought my 12 year old daughter a Ruger 10/22.


27 posted on 12/27/2011 1:08:50 PM PST by Jim Noble ("The Germans: At your feet, or at your throat" - Winston Churchill)
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To: papertyger

What’s the issue with Glocks? I really like them and have a few more on my list.


28 posted on 12/27/2011 1:09:49 PM PST by mcshot (Neither handsome nor handy but took an oath and will vote to save our Country.)
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To: Jeff Chandler
Well since every one else chimed in, I received a F. Lla Pietta replica of a Remington 1858 Army.
Should be a hoot to shoot. A cloud of smoke, a flash of fire and a .44 ball goes down range. Lots of smoke and lots of flame I hope. I should get to shoot it this weekend. Then I can take a bath with my gun. Blackpowder shooters will understand.
29 posted on 12/27/2011 1:14:47 PM PST by Tupelo ( 2012 TEA PARTYER but no longer a Republican)
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To: Jeff Chandler

30 posted on 12/27/2011 1:15:54 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Springfield XDM 9mm.


31 posted on 12/27/2011 1:18:24 PM PST by razeislam_crushthedems
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To: Jeff Chandler

Springfield XDM 9mm.


32 posted on 12/27/2011 1:18:24 PM PST by razeislam_crushthedems
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To: Jeff Chandler

The wife wanted a gun, so not knowing much about guns, I found a range that offers the safety course and an orientation course. After that, I have no idea what type of handguns to purchase. Ultimately, they will be for personal protection at home. Does anybody have any suggestions for what type to get as a first-timer?


33 posted on 12/27/2011 1:19:48 PM PST by Go Gordon (President Poverty - President Downgrade - President Food Stamp - President Pantywaist - B. H. Obama)
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To: Tupelo
Remington 1858 Army

A friend has the Navy version. It's fun to fire. You have to wait for the smoke to clear before you know where you hit the target.

34 posted on 12/27/2011 1:19:56 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati)
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To: Jim Noble
"..12 year old daughter a Ruger 10/22."

Thanks for the tiny tear in Designer's eye.

Had my eye on a little pink .22 bolt, but haven't sprung for it yet.

35 posted on 12/27/2011 1:21:18 PM PST by Designer (Nit-pickin' and chagrinin')
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To: crosshairs
I don’t get to have any more firearms after the boating accident in which I lost all of mine. Ammo too.

Yeah, that's the same story my Canadian friend used when he was supposed to register all his firearms.

36 posted on 12/27/2011 1:22:06 PM PST by JoeGar
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To: Le Chien Rouge
I got my wife a Glock 19.

I have two clueless step-sisters. A few years back I must have donated almost $500 worth of brand new, unworn sweaters and scarves to St. Vincents...........

this year I sent out an email stating that I no longer need clothes, just sporting goods (and listed a couple) and tools........

I must be on their blocked senders list.........

37 posted on 12/27/2011 1:25:03 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Santa missed my house again....or maybe he's stuck in the chimney. I'll go look.......)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Santa dropped a Taurus 740 in my stocking, single stack 40cal. with a 3 inch barrel.


38 posted on 12/27/2011 1:25:09 PM PST by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Colt XSE Lightweight Commander


39 posted on 12/27/2011 1:26:55 PM PST by Tucsonican
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To: papertyger

Got me a Kimber Pro Carry in 9mm. Just wanted the 9mm to go with my 3 Kimber .45 ACP pistols. Shoots nice too.


40 posted on 12/27/2011 1:27:48 PM PST by rustyboots
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To: Go Gordon
Does anybody have any suggestions for what type to get as a first-timer?

Oh boy, now you did it. This promises to be a LONG thread, LOL!

41 posted on 12/27/2011 1:28:32 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati)
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To: mcshot

Nothing wrong with Glocks. I’ve been a Glock guy for twenty years.

I just found out XDs fit me better.


42 posted on 12/27/2011 1:28:55 PM PST by papertyger
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To: Jeff Chandler

Going to get my son a Savage .22 rifle. The pellet gun we got him was crap and I figure it’s time to get him a REAL rifle.


43 posted on 12/27/2011 1:30:50 PM PST by Peter from Rutland
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To: Jeff Chandler; hollywoodusmc

The wife and I bought our son an M1A.


44 posted on 12/27/2011 1:32:15 PM PST by optiguy (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.----- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Jeff Chandler

I got a new Galco concealed carry holster for my Sig Sauer P239. I like it so much that now I think I need a Galco for my S&W 640.


45 posted on 12/27/2011 1:32:36 PM PST by JoeGar
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To: Jeff Chandler

Air soft pistols all around - fun and stingy at the same time.


46 posted on 12/27/2011 1:32:43 PM PST by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: GOYAKLA

Make sure you understand the point of aim, point of impact, issues inherent to the Five seveN before you choose the fixed or adjustable sight model.

You’ll save yourself some rude surprises!


47 posted on 12/27/2011 1:33:38 PM PST by papertyger
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To: Jeff Chandler

I got a Ruger SR1911 - All American made Stainless Steel Classic and a Galco G119HO “cop” CC holster.

My wife had help in satisfying my “wish” list.


48 posted on 12/27/2011 1:37:53 PM PST by TNoldman (AN AMERICAN FOR A MUSLIM/BHO FREE AMERICA.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

It was a looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong time ago, but my great uncle gave me his old single shot 16 gage break open, full choke shotgun. I really wish I had kept that gun.


49 posted on 12/27/2011 1:40:57 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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To: Go Gordon
The wife wanted a gun ... anybody have any suggestions for what type to get as a first-timer?

My choice is a S&W 640 loaded with .38+P cal. ammo. It's simple, holds 5 rounds, and it's hammer is out-of-the-way and cannot catch on anything.

50 posted on 12/27/2011 1:42:10 PM PST by JoeGar
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