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  • FR Gun Club - Friday Gun Porn - Guns on tripods (Talk about "labor" day)

    09/03/2010 8:05:21 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 4 replies
    03 SEP 10 | dcbryan1
    Today's topic: guns on tripods. Ok Freepers, get ready to post your favorite pictures of guns on tripods! I'll start off with some of my favorites below to include, art, film, history, etc. NOTE: If you don't know how to use HTML, click here HTML Sandbox to get started.
  • Harrold marks year of guns in schools

    08/17/2009 4:41:04 PM PDT · by sig226 · 11 replies · 373+ views
    Wichita Falls Online ^ | 8/5/09 | Ann Work
    By Ann Work Wednesday, August 5, 2009 One year ago, David Thweatt made a decision so controversial and groundbreaking the story about it sped around the world. The Harrold Independent School District superintendent made history last August when he and his school board decided to allow select teachers and staff members at the 110-student school to carry guns on campus — a first for Texas and the nation. For Thweatt and his board, the decision was pure mathematics. The school, which sits in the middle of a prairie 30 miles from Wichita Falls, was too far from law enforcement for...
  • Basic firearms stuff

    07/07/2009 10:15:22 AM PDT · by sig226 · 184 replies · 7,338+ views
    Basic firearms stuff:This is my rifle, this is my gun . . .” Generally speaking, the military refers to a shoulder fired firearms as rifles and uses the term gun to refer to artillery pieces. Aside from angry drill instructors, the distinction is meaningless. If someone chastises you for using the term gun, ask him what they use in a twenty one gun salute. Rules of gun safetyTreat all guns as if they are loaded. Never let the muzzle of a gun point at anything you do not want to destroy. Be absolutely sure of your target, and what is...
  • FR Gun Club: Stupid Gun Mistakes EVERY Writer Makes

    01/22/2009 8:28:18 AM PST · by Petruchio · 114 replies · 2,222+ views
    web page ^ | Chuck Dixon
    I made a partial list below (I'm sure Duane Thomas can add to it) of dumb things I see in novels and comics and movies in the area of firearms. A few of these (for dramatic license) I make myself. But they're still dumb. THE SILENCED REVOLVER If you're dumb enough to put a silencer on a revolver then you'll discover that all the noise you hoped to suppress will escape from around the cylinder. See, an automatic is a sealed system allowing gas to vent only from the end of the barrel. So all your sound is coming from...

    01/14/2009 7:58:14 AM PST · by P8riot · 97 replies · 8,362+ views ^ | 1/14/2009 | DRTV
    SOUTHPORT, CONNECTICUT, January 15, 2009 - Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is pleased to announce the new Ruger Lightweight Compact Revolver (LCR), an evolution in revolver design. The 13.5 ounce, small frame, 5-shot LCR has three main components: a polymer fire control housing, an aircraft quality aluminum monolithic frame, and an extensively fluted stainless steel cylinder. The Ruger LCR represents one of the most significant new revolver designs in over a century, with three patent applications pending. The LCR’s lightweight, chemical-resistant polymer fire control housing contains the entire fire control mechanism. Because the fire control components are located...
  • FRGC – Ruger 22/45 Range Report

    11/29/2008 4:13:03 PM PST · by javachip · 61 replies · 4,180+ views
    Vanity | 11/29/2008 | javachip
    A Ruger 22/45 Mk III Target model followed me home from the gunshow last weekend and with all the posts about firearms lately, I thought a range report was in order. The pistol is a .22 with a 5.5 inch barrel. The receiver is polymer with the grip angle, slide release, magazine release and safety located similar to a 1911. Ruger uses much of the same internals as their standard .22 pistol. They get around the different grip angle by running the magazine at a fore and aft angle across the grip. It feels a little strange the first few...
  • FR Gun Club - Friday Gun Porn

    10/24/2008 3:44:27 AM PDT · by sig226 · 54 replies · 1,166+ views
    Let's see 'em! Post - 64 Model 94 with Lyman sight, .30 - 30.
  • Free Republic Gun Club

    10/20/2008 3:54:09 AM PDT · by sig226 · 29 replies · 745+ views ^ | Stephen A. Camp
    Why the 9mm Hi Power Remains a Favorite of Mine It is a safe bet that the choices in 9mm pistols has never been greater than today. They can be had from diminutive little things about the size of the traditional .380 ACP (and smaller) to the 1911 platform in standard 5" guns to 6" long slides. And the choice is there in action types, too! We can still find purely single-action autos from a number of makers including FN, CZ, and a number of 1911 makers who chamber it in 9mm. Traditional DA/SA automatics can be found from S&W,...
  • FR Gun Club: A Women's Right to Choose

    10/16/2008 11:44:10 AM PDT · by chicagolady · 48 replies · 634+ views
    Buckeye Firearms Association ^ | Sept 2006 | Rachel Chumita
    A woman has the right to choose. Isn’t that what everyone (especially the media) has been screaming for years? Well, I believe that, to an extent. A woman has the right to choose many things. A woman can choose what she wants to wear, what she wants to eat, where she wants to shop, what she wants to carry, and various other things. Yes, you read that correctly, the right to keep and bear arms does not just apply to men. Unfortunately, many women don’t see it that way. Many women look at guns as scary weapons, instead of a...
  • Free Republic Gun Club

    10/13/2008 4:49:43 PM PDT · by sig226 · 62 replies · 1,184+ views
    Guns Magazine ^ | June, 2008 | John Sheehan
    From Rifles to Grenades 1914 - 1918 Prior to the outbreak of WWI, for 28 years since the introduction of the French 8x51mmR smallbore, high-velocity smokeless cartridge in 1886, the European powers had been engaged in an arms race to develop the next generation of small arms with which to equip their ever expanding armies. The American Civil War had proved the worth of the rifled barrel as well as the repeater. Stubborn ordnance types had argued for years against the introduction of repeating firearms based on the concern the average soldier would fire off all of his ammunition...
  • FR Gun Club - Mighty Mice Guns

    10/06/2008 4:49:11 PM PDT · by sig226 · 48 replies · 944+ views
    GUNS Magazine ^ | Nov. 2008 | Massad Ayoob
    Mighty Mice Guns Ruger’s Two New Defensive Handgun Concepts . . . First, they introduced an established revolver in a new caliber, the SP101 chambered for ATK’s new .327 Federal Magnum cartridge. Then, hitting the 2008 SHOT Show a little like Godzilla hitting Tokyo, came the LCP — a tiny, sub-10-ounce .380 ACP autoloader whose acronymized name stands for Lightweight Compact Pistol. By the time the show closed, Ruger had taken orders for 87,000 LCPs, such a figure is, to the best of my knowledge, a record in non-military firearms. Since the little one made the biggest splash, by...
  • FR Gun Club - Hunting and stuff

    10/01/2008 3:44:57 AM PDT · by sig226 · 25 replies · 493+ views
    I picked this up last month and added the Lyman sight. It's a post '64 .30 - 30, but old enough that it was drilled for the sight. I'm going to sight it in today, although I still have to tap out the buckhorn and get a wedge to fill the dovetail. I was supposed to go bowhunting for hogs this fall, but job related stuff put the kibosh on that. It looks like I'll have to wait until this spring for my bacon fix. Who's going hunting? Whatcha gonna git?
  • Free Republic Gun Club

    09/29/2008 5:28:31 PM PDT · by sig226 · 54 replies · 828+ views ^ | Glen E. Fryxell
    Marlin Firearms, the very name conjures the image of a lean horseman, with a red bandana wrapped around his dusty neck and a work-worn felt hat jammed awkwardly onto his head, his chestnut mount braced at a sudden stop, and both of them are intently focused on something just out of the picture. The Marlin levergun is poised, almost at port-arms, ready to snap to the rider's bestubbled face and deal the unseen threat a leaden blow. It is a picture of a man, independent and free, taking care of himself. This image has captivated generations of American shooters, and...
  • FR Gun Club: I am WOMAN: Hear Me Shoot!!

    09/25/2008 8:11:40 AM PDT · by chicagolady · 44 replies · 805+ views
    Keep and Bear Arms ^ | 09/09/06 | Melissa Seaman
    For all you Sarah Palin types......... Armed Females of America -- They tell you in the anti-gun women's magazines to be aware of your surroundings and to take precautions so you are not caught in high-risk situations. (Don't go out by yourself at night; don't go into high-crime neighborhoods; don't talk to strangers; etc.) They tell you to always check the back seat of your car before you get in; to walk on the street-side of the sidewalk (rather than the building-side); and to get inside a well-lit store if you suspect someone is following you. These are all good...
  • FR Gun Club

    09/22/2008 4:08:23 AM PDT · by sig226 · 41 replies · 886+ views
    It's Monday. This is a site I found because someone gave me a Jimenez JA - 380 and I couldn't get the thing to come apart. Contrary to some popular assertions, it wouldn't take down because it's a piece of crap. But just to prove that the internet really does have something for everybody, here is the Bryco, Jennings, Lorcin, Raven forum, now featuring Jimenez Arms.
  • FR Gun Club - Precision Shooting

    09/17/2008 3:57:51 AM PDT · by sig226 · 32 replies · 165+ views
    Precision Shooting ^ | Steve Adelmann
    It’s been my experience that the most controversial subject in long range shooting is that of the right cartridge. The real answer is there’s not one perfect caliber or load. There are both good prospects that deliver and dismal failures that succeed in advertising only. The good news is that folks pursuing the elusive “One Mile Shot” have several choices. It’s likely that more options will emerge as time and technology progress. When I got involved in this endeavor several years ago, I had only the .338 Lapua Magnum (LM), .408 CheyTac® and the already fielded .300 Win Mag (WM)...
  • FRGC - Tuesday - What if?

    09/16/2008 5:50:43 AM PDT · by Pistolshot · 78 replies · 395+ views
    FRGC - Tuesday - What if? Last week there was a post from a FReeper asking the question about what to have for weaponry 'just in case'.The 'just in case' could be societal breakdown due to natural disaster (Katrina, Andrew, Camille), or in the never spoken of case, restoration of the republic.Now the second may never happen, at least in our lifetime, but every great society in history has had a breakdown due to corruption, coup, or some charismatic leader manipulating the law until a democracy becomes a tyranical theocracy.So, let's look at what would be a good, economical, group...
  • Maire's Laig .44 - 40

    09/15/2008 3:45:02 AM PDT · by sig226 · 27 replies · 925+ views
    BACK IN THE HEYDAY OF THE TELEVISION WESTERN, the 1950s and 1960s, there were more horse operas than any other type of show on the air, and many, like Wanted Dead or Alive, managed to tell a credible story in only 30 minutes, and do it in black and white with just a few commercial interruptions. The first episode was actually a spin-off from the hit western "Trackdown" starring Robert Culp as Texas Ranger Hoby Gilman. That episode, titled "The Bounty Hunter," ( this episode has also been listed as "The Bounty Man" ) introduced Steve McQueen as Josh...
  • FR Gun Club: Answers to the Most Common Arguments Against Concealed Carry on College Campuses

    09/11/2008 3:09:05 AM PDT · by chicagolady · 37 replies · 1,244+ views
    Concealed ^ | 9/11/2008 | Concealed Campus
    It's back to school time kiddies!How can we ensure the safety of our college kids? More people are starting to realize the cold hard facts that an armed student is a safe student. The following are some good answers to questions about guns and campuses. While we love the Second Amendment, we need to arm ourselves with knowledge also to answer the naysayers! Argument: "Guns on campus would lead to an escalation in violent crime." Answer: "Since the fall semester of 2006, state law has allowed licensed individuals to carry concealed handguns on the campuses of all nine public colleges...
  • FR Gun Club

    09/10/2008 3:49:23 AM PDT · by sig226 · 137 replies · 1,524+ views
    A friend recently got a larger than expected royalty check from his publisher, and in passing asked me if I had any suggestions about the kind of shotgun he should consider buying as his first. opinion about shotguns? I guess he doesn’t read my stuff much. Deciding on a first shotgun is a straightforward process. And the first step is the same as any other firearm purchase. A liberal once asked me if I thought I had enough guns, and to his supreme annoyance I responded “enough for what?” That’s not a joke, it’s the first issue when choosing...