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Forum: Wanted to Buy Yesterday, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Try H&H Outdoors in Hartford Rd. They used to...

Try H&H Outdoors in Hartford Rd.
They used to be downtown on Howard St, but moved due to parking and the crime I’m sure.
When my son was in scouts I went there a lot. They had lots of surplus....
Forum: Shotguns December 31st, 2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Hi Boats, Yes, I got the M12 back. Just what I...

Hi Boats,
Yes, I got the M12 back. Just what I said would happen did, my friends wife wasnít happy. You know, happy wife - happy life.

So I decided to keep it, and fix the shell hang upís.
I...
Forum: Shotguns December 31st, 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Since my M12 is not a collectible, having the...

Since my M12 is not a collectible, having the Full Choke barrel cut down to 20" due to rust and pitting, I am going to take it to a gunsmith and have the ejection port enlarged by 1/8", to see if...
Forum: Shotguns December 28th, 2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By imaoldcowhand
I will add, my M12 is a 12ga made in 1933, and...

I will add, my M12 is a 12ga made in 1933, and the barrel is marked 2 3/4” chamber.
I have had shells hang up on ejection. I’ve read it’s because, paper shells are more forgiving than plastic shells.
Forum: Shotguns December 28th, 2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Quote: Jed195 I'll have ro try those...

Quote: Jed195

I'll have ro try those noblesport 2.25" shells in my 1887 clone...the 2.75" hang up sometimes because the gun were designed around 2-1/2 inch shells back then. At least that is what...
Forum: Shotguns December 26th, 2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Mini/short shells in Winchester M12

Update: Thanks to all for the information.

Are there any modifications required when shooting mini/short shells in a shotgun?
Specifically a Winchester M12. Does anyone know?

Thanks in advance...
Forum: Central Maryland December 26th, 2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By imaoldcowhand
AA Co Police and Sheriff’s Department's do not do...

AA Co Police and Sheriff’s Department's do not do fingerprinting.

https://www.aacounty.org/departments/sheriff/services-and-programs/index.html
Forum: Central Maryland December 26th, 2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By imaoldcowhand
I couldnít find a parking spot on the street. ...

I couldnít find a parking spot on the street.
And the housing close by was private parking.
Forum: Central Maryland December 26th, 2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By imaoldcowhand
That’s who I used last year. The only thing is...

That’s who I used last year.
The only thing is that you need to call them when you get to the security gate, and they will open the gate for you, because a code is required to get onto the campus...
Forum: Comments and Suggestions December 23rd, 2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By imaoldcowhand
I have no problem leaving feedback for someone. ...

I have no problem leaving feedback for someone.
What I have is, if a seller list more than one item in an ad, there is no way to leave feedback unless you hit the buy now button, but then you’ve...
Forum: The Depot December 21st, 2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,844
Posted By imaoldcowhand
A Hagerstown Walmart was sold out of all pistol...

A Hagerstown Walmart was sold out of all pistol ammo. They still had some rifle ammo and lots of shotgun shells.

But I was able to snag their last 4 10 round packs of CCI 38/357 shot shells for...
Forum: Monumental Rifle and Pistol Club December 15th, 2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,237
Posted By imaoldcowhand
RIP Prayers for both, and to the family.

RIP
Prayers for both, and to the family.
Forum: Southern Trust Mortgage LLC. December 15th, 2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,304
Posted By imaoldcowhand
I’m in , and Thanks. Win or loose, Merry...

I’m in , and Thanks.
Win or loose, Merry Christmas to you and your family.
Forum: Handguns December 5th, 2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By imaoldcowhand
357 mag ammo with 3Ē Barrel

What is your choice of 357 mag ammo to use in a revolver with a 3Ē barrel.

I have my sights set on Hornaday Critical Duty 357 mag 135 gr

I wouldnít shoot them on a regular basis, just for...
Forum: National 2A Issues October 13th, 2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,047
Posted By imaoldcowhand
I’m guessing this would be a classic example of...

I’m guessing this would be a classic example of having CCW insurance?

Looks like the family will sue, probably loose, but the clerk will be out bucks to defend himself.
Forum: Handguns October 6th, 2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,540
Views: 270,549
Posted By imaoldcowhand
I now have this one for sale in the classified...

I now have this one for sale in the classified section.
Feel free to make an offer.
Forum: Shotguns September 3rd, 2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Shotgun shooting after surgery

Update:
No more replies are necessary. I got my answer from my doctor.
My problem was that I broke my shoulder after falling backwards down my basement steps.
The operation consisted of screwing...
Forum: Handguns August 22nd, 2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By imaoldcowhand
[QUOTE=Cold Steel;5640165]I also have an original...

[QUOTE=Cold Steel;5640165]I also have an original issue, no-M 686 (6-inch). Never shot it, but I called S&W years ago and the technician I spoke to had me drop a spent shell into a chamber, then...
Forum: Handguns August 10th, 2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,540
Views: 270,549
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Thanks for this information. Will definitely keep...

Thanks for this information. Will definitely keep this in mind.
With having arthritis I want less reach and effort on the trigger pull.
Forum: Handguns August 9th, 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,540
Views: 270,549
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Probably my last purchase. S&W Model 681 no dash...

Probably my last purchase. S&W Model 681 no dash and no M (recall modification). Not a police trade in.
Need to find a good set of rubbers for it.
Forum: Handguns August 8th, 2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Ok, so I bought a Model 681 no dash, no M stamp. ...

Ok, so I bought a Model 681 no dash, no M stamp.
Paid a tad to much for it, $650 OTD.

Not sure if I will send it to S&W for the recall. Probably shoot it first. But most likely won’t shoot many...
Forum: Handguns July 21st, 2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By imaoldcowhand
S&W 686 No Dash - No M on crane

I’m looking at an S&W 686 No Dash with no M to indicate that it was send back to S&W for the recall.

Would not being updated with the recall have any effect on whether I should buy it or not?
...
Forum: Handguns July 18th, 2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By imaoldcowhand
The 686 from no dash to -5 are pre lock models. ...

The 686 from no dash to -5 are pre lock models.
The dash 6 was the first model with the internal lock.

The model 681 from what I have seen commands a slightly higher premium due to less being...
Forum: Handguns July 18th, 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Ok, I might “pull the trigger” and spring for an...

Ok, I might “pull the trigger” and spring for an S&W 686.
But, which one?

686-2 - $600 plus FFL fee
686-6 - $500 OTD

681-? - $650 plus FFL fee
(Negotiable)

Decisions decisions decisions
Forum: Handguns July 9th, 2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By imaoldcowhand
9mm Colt Defender

Anybody have one?
What is your opinion of them?

Due to arthritis Iím down to 2 revolvers, but am missing my Colt 1911. I had an officers model in 45ACP, but it was getting to hard to shoot...
Forum: Gym Ratz Nutrition June 18th, 2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,314
Posted By imaoldcowhand
I do believe that Fredrick was mentioned at one...

I do believe that Fredrick was mentioned at one time.
But that’s still 50 miles plus away from me.

I guess that’s why I still have a small stash of $20’s hidden away.
Forum: Gym Ratz Nutrition June 18th, 2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,314
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Too bad you’re 60 miles away from me.

Too bad you’re 60 miles away from me.
Forum: National 2A Issues June 18th, 2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,628
Posted By imaoldcowhand
I had mine done here, UMBC Campus Police ...

I had mine done here, UMBC Campus Police

https://www.google.com/search?q=umbc+police&rlz=1CDGOYI_enUS749US749&oq=umbc+police&aqs=chrome..69i57.21082j0j7&hl=en-US&sourceid=chrome-mobile&ie=UTF-8
...
Forum: Handguns June 17th, 2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By imaoldcowhand
Was out over the weekend and visited a few gun...

Was out over the weekend and visited a few gun shops.
I’ve decided that, as much as I’d like a 686, it’s just to heavy and bulky for my arthritic hands.

So for now I will just be content with my...
Forum: Handguns June 14th, 2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By imaoldcowhand
My 65-5 is a great carry gun, although I can’t...

My 65-5 is a great carry gun, although I can’t carry it in Maryland.
I am just looking for another model 357 and I was thinking about a 686 if I can find a slimmer set of grips for it, so as not to...
Forum: Handguns June 14th, 2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By imaoldcowhand
I have both pairs. The wood are good for .38ís ...

I have both pairs.
The wood are good for .38ís
The Hogue are better with +Pís

I havenít shot any magnums yet.
Forum: Handguns June 13th, 2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By imaoldcowhand
I have considered a .38 but, I like having the...

I have considered a .38 but, I like having the versatility of the 357, whether I use it or not.
Forum: Handguns June 13th, 2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By imaoldcowhand
S&W Model 65 Lady Smith

TITLE SHOULD READ: S&W MODEL 65 LADY SMITH

Iíve posted in the past about shooting with Arthritis.
Gave up on my Colt 1911 due to working the slide and magazines. Just a bit much for my old hands....
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues April 30th, 2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,350
Posted By imaoldcowhand
https://www.uslawshield.com/guns-and-school-zones-...

https://www.uslawshield.com/guns-and-school-zones-what-is-the-law-in-va/

excerpt:

Exceptions to the possession prohibition include if the individual possesses the firearm as a Virginia-issued...
Forum: The Depot January 26th, 2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By imaoldcowhand
The use of flat nose and or round nose for self...

The use of flat nose and or round nose for self defense was just a question that I asked out loud, yes I understand that hollow points are best suited for this.
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