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  • I Love my Guns

    07/30/2009 9:16:00 PM PDT · by Empireoftheatom48 · 16 replies · 824+ views
    In these days of tribulations, it's nice to have friends you can count on. I have given them some human like qualities. My "Baby Glock" out quickly and in your face. 357 S&W, will scare the H$ll out of you. Sig, mean and intimidating, when needed. XD(M)( John Galt) what a firearm should look and act like!
  • Haven Police Ditch Glocks After Two Explode

    07/18/2009 10:30:23 PM PDT · by LouAvul · 152 replies · 4,164+ views
    WINTER HAVEN | The Police Department is ditching $38,000 worth of guns after two .45-caliber GAP Glock Model 37 pistols exploded in separate training incidents a year a part, causing minor injuries to an officer and a cadet. "I've been around 34 years in law enforcement, and we've seen malfunctioning with guns, but never seen it explode," Police Chief Mark LeVine said. "When I've got two guns out of 90 mess up, something's wrong." The department has not had any problems with the guns during use in the line of duty. The force of the explosions came down through the...
  • 3-year-old kills brother in accidental shooting

    05/28/2009 3:44:54 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 21 replies · 768+ views
    hostednews ^ | 4 hours ago
    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Police in central California say a 2-year-old boy has died after being accidentally shot by his 3-year-old sister. Bakersfield police Sgt. Greg Terry says the girl apparently found a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun under her parents' bed Wednesday afternoon and accidentally shot her brother.
  • Claims against gunmaker Glock dismissed

    05/12/2009 6:41:07 PM PDT · by GSP.FAN · 21 replies · 926+ views
    SFgate ^ | Tuesday, May 12, 2009 | Bob Egelko
    A federal appeals court dismissed damage claims against gun manufacturers Monday by the victims of a white supremacist's shooting rampage in the San Fernando Valley, saying a 2005 federal law backed by the firearms industry bars such lawsuits.
  • useing a 185 gr swc in a glock 21

    04/26/2009 2:43:41 PM PDT · by Charlespg · 16 replies · 867+ views
    charlespg
    I have orderd some 185 SWC ( 1000)from the bulletworks in Breckenridge TX. Has anybody had problems useing them in a glock model 21 I also have a springfield 1911a1 thanks
  • Milwaukee Police Department Find Problems With Its Guns

    04/17/2009 10:58:26 AM PDT · by Last Dakotan · 148 replies · 3,538+ views
    WISN.com ^ | April 16, 2009 | Unknown
    MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Police Department found that there is a serious problem with its guns. Officer Vidal Colon was injured over the weekend in a shootout, in which his gun jammed. The police chief has known about the problem for a year, but he is now taking immediate action following Saturday’s shooting. The chief sent a memo to the entire police department about the weapon problem. On Saturday, Colon responded to a report of a man armed with a gun near 36th and Scott streets. Colon fired his gun 13 times, and the suspect, Louis Domenech, shot back six...
  • OK, gun gurus...Glock or Springfield XD-M? (vanity)

    04/08/2009 3:01:19 PM PDT · by Choose Ye This Day · 123 replies · 5,160+ views
    Free Republic | April 8, 2009 | Choose Ye This Day
    I'm finally buying a handgun this week, after a long time wanting one, my wife finally relented. I know I want a 9mm. (No, I don't want anything bigger than that.) It's mostly for target shooting, and to have around the house, not for concealed carry. The two I'm interested in are the Glock and the Springfield Armory XD-M. I'm torn between the two. Those that know handguns far better than I do...which would you choose, and why?
  • I want to buy a handgun...

    03/09/2009 4:50:02 AM PDT · by masterbeaver · 51 replies · 2,440+ views
    3/9/09 | Master Beaver
    I want to buy a handgun and would like some opinions on to what I should be looking out for and what kind would be best for me. I do not know much about the features of most handguns and what would best fit me. I like to go to shooting ranges and would like to use my own gun. I would also like to have one in my house just in case. I want a basic pistol that is easy for novice shooters. I don't need anything overpowering or too flashy. What kind of mm do I need and...
  • Personal Thoughts on attending a Gun Show

    01/28/2009 8:15:10 PM PST · by redhotright · 28 replies · 993+ views
    http://redhotright.blogspot.com/ ^ | 2009-01-28 | Red-Hot Right
    This last Sunday my wife and I went to a local gun show. It was the first one we had attended, and we quite enjoyed ourselves. What made it more fun was that we went with some friends who are knowledgable about guns. Now when I say that they are "knowledgable" about guns, that's like saying that Rush Limbaugh knows a little something about radio. Or at least that's how I perceive them, because they have lots of guns including several class 3 weapons, of which one is a .50 caliber machine gun. So, yeah, they know a little something...
  • Phila. police to be permitted larger-caliber handguns

    12/08/2008 8:11:45 AM PST · by Born Conservative · 41 replies · 1,110+ views
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 12/6/08 | Andrew Maykuth
    Philadelphia police officers will be permitted to carry larger-caliber handguns next year, part of a wide-ranging effort that Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey is making to upgrade the department's weaponry to match adversaries carrying bigger guns. Ramsey announced yesterday that officers will have the option to replace their 9mm pistols with more powerful .40- and .45-caliber semiautomatic handguns. The sidearms are produced by Austrian gunmaker Glock. Though two of four Philadelphia officers killed in the line of duty this year were shot by fugitives carrying powerful guns - one fired an assault rifle - Ramsey was careful not to characterize...
  • Vanity: I bought my Glock 19 today, and I simply wanted to say thank you!

    10/16/2008 6:59:57 PM PDT · by eaglegso · 96 replies · 2,036+ views
    10/16/08 | Eagle
    I know I posted a thread a few days ago about a handgun (below), and my interest in a Glock 19, and I sought your thoughts and comments. Knowing I tried it before I bought it! http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2103527/posts Well I did my research and I went and bought the G19! That's a freakin' awesome handgun! I took my Dad and he fired it too! And he was amazed by it (He owns a 1911 and I know that's no comparison, I know that). I just wanted to say thanks for all of your comments! I tried a Sig and some others,...
  • Vanity... I want to buy a Glock 19 (G19) So it's a gun question you Freepers......

    10/11/2008 7:48:11 PM PDT · by eaglegso · 93 replies · 4,775+ views
    10/11/08 | Me
    I own a S&W 357 (Long, freakin' barreled handgun) that can not be carried around at all, it's too long. I got it from my grandfather, when he passed! I own a Walther PPK, I sold my P99 recently. But I decided to go in to a dealer today, just to see something new with some more stopping power than the PPK. They tried to sell me on a Glock 19 (which I liked alot actually). I went and shot it, in the shooting range, and I would like to get your honest opinion on that gun! I want something...
  • GLOCK G22 40s&w Night Sights w/ 3 Hi Cap Mags $399 (Is this a good deal?)

    08/26/2008 6:37:36 AM PDT · by rawhide · 46 replies · 1,952+ views
    Price: $399.00 Glock 22 40s&w with Night Sights & 3 Hi Cap Mags These are factory refurbished with full Glock 1yr Warranty. Package contains new Glock Black Box 3 Hi Cap 15rd Mags Night Sights Cleaning Rod Lock Manual and Paperwork Generation 3 models with rails and finger grooves
  • ANGRY

    05/30/2008 3:46:46 AM PDT · by OKIEDOC · 11 replies · 105+ views
    SELF ^ | MAY 30, 2008 | SELF
    Addressing the problems with Muslim women not wanting to wear uniforms while working in a tortilla factory http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2023331/posts My mean side says go ahead and let them wear their sacks but please pick out the body parts before packaging the product for market. I like to put my own brand of meat on tortillas. On another subject near to my heart. I lived for a while in a tolerant Muslim country and had no problems finding anything we needed or wanted. I really liked the Tiger, Fosters and Beer Bintang cause the water could kill, literally. My driver, maids, and...
  • Haven Police Ditch Glocks After Two Explode

    03/13/2008 9:51:30 AM PDT · by MichaelP · 134 replies · 3,789+ views
    The Lakeland Ledger ^ | Merissa Green
    WINTER HAVEN | The Police Department is ditching $38,000 worth of guns after two .45-caliber GAP Glock Model 37 pistols exploded in separate training incidents a year a part, causing minor injuries to an officer and a cadet. Story Here
  • Glock Inc. Introduces New GLOCK 30 SF .45 AUTO Short Frame Pistol at SHOT Show in Las Vegas

    02/04/2008 10:28:07 AM PST · by kiriath_jearim · 139 replies · 15,443+ views
    PR Newswire ^ | 2/2/08 | n/a
    After releasing the highly popular G21 SF at the 2007 SHOT Show in Orlando, Florida, the Austrian Handgun manufacturer announced today the release of the compact version of the .45 AUTO short frame pistol, the model 30 SF. The newly released pistol includes new features to the GLOCK pistol that have been desired for the last couple of years by military, law enforcement and civilian markets. These features were fulfilled with the G21 SF pistol and the GLOCK 30 SF offers all the accuracy and power of the model G21 SF in a more-compact, highly concealable, faster- handling .45 AUTO...
  • Student disciplined for pen with gun company logo

    02/01/2008 8:18:10 AM PST · by rawhide · 107 replies · 607+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | February 1, 2008 | Bob Unruh
    A student has been threatened with a 3-day suspension from school for bringing to campus, and using, a pen with the corporate logo of the Glock company, a large stylized "G" with the letters "lock" inside. Cooler heads eventually prevailed, and the father reports that he was successful in convincing the school officials to not only withdraw the threat, but also the formal reprimand that already had been placed in his son's educational file. Note: Read the complete article to find out how all this got started and the great response from the father, including what he has to say...
  • New York Police Department Is Issuing iPods to Recruits

    12/04/2007 5:04:16 PM PST · by Bob Leibowitz · 6 replies · 85+ views
    Leibowitz's Canticle ^ | December 3, 2007 | Leibowitz
    The New York Police Department has begun issuing Apple iPods to its recruits. NYPD iPods come preloaded with course material so the the police recruits can study while traveling between home and class. Reuters reports that department believes this will save the students the burden of carrying class books on New York's public transportation. This seems like a really, really good idea. No word yet on whether special permits are required or whether the students can carry their department-issue iPods concealed or not. But, still a good idea: Students can study the legalities of search and seizure while riding home...
  • Giuliani Seeking Support From NRA (Pigs now fly, Satan buys parka, etc.)

    09/20/2007 1:24:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies · 857+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | September 20, 2007 | Michael D. Shear and Anne E. Kornblut
    Rudolph W. Giuliani will go before the rank and file of the National Rifle Association on Friday, seeking support for his Republican presidential campaign from a group he once likened to "extremists" for its efforts to repeal the ban on assault weapons. But even as the former New York mayor strives to burnish his Second Amendment credentials at the gathering in Washington, a panel of federal judges in his home town will be hearing arguments on the lawsuit that Giuliani filed seven years ago aimed at punishing the nation's gun manufacturers for violent crimes involving firearms. Announcing the lawsuit in...
  • California Highway Patrol moves to fix officers' pistols

    03/21/2007 9:02:54 PM PDT · by walkerk · 13 replies · 834+ views
    ScrippsNews ^ | Wednesday, March 21, 2007 | ANDREW McINTOSH
    The California Highway Patrol is replacing a key metal part on 3,000 new pistols it purchased from Smith & Wesson after the component in two of the new guns broke, rendering them useless. The so-called "sear" catch on the Smith & Wesson 4006TSW pistol is being replaced as a precautionary measure in all of the guns delivered to the CHP since last summer under a 9,736-pistol, multi-year contract, CHP spokeswoman Fran Clader confirmed. The CHP's pistol purchase came under political fire last fall after Senate Majority Leader Gloria Romero, D-Los Angeles, criticized agency purchasing practices that eliminated competitive bidding on...