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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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I was shooting my cat a minute ago and my trigger broke.

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Old 04-27-2013, 03:26 PM
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The guy with the Sig P226 sold the gun out from under me, three days before I was going to buy it


However, now I might pick up my brother's Beretta 92F for a good price. Feels a lot nicer than the Glock, could use some night sights, but an upgrade in every sense IMO.
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Old 04-27-2013, 05:33 PM
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Everyone in my class (including instructors) except for me and one other guy is an extreme Glock fanatic. They talk sh!t on my XDM and I'm like "alright, dry fire my weapon, then dry fire yours"


That seems to cool them off some




I'm not a Glock hater at all, but almost everyone that owns or shoots one thinks it's automatically the best pistol ever.
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Old 04-27-2013, 05:41 PM
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Everyone in my class (including instructors) except for me and one other guy is an extreme Glock fanatic. They talk sh!t on my XDM and I'm like "alright, dry fire my weapon, then dry fire yours"


That seems to cool them off some




I'm not a Glock hater at all, but almost everyone that owns or shoots one thinks it's automatically the best pistol ever.
i like them personally but i never bought into the fanboy mentality. a good gun is a good gun. Just because I don't like the XD doesn't make it bad. I just can't get over the long, odd shaped grip.

i had a trigger job done on my G23 and MAN is that trigger precise. the forced reset is amazing. my two buddies were standing next to me shooting their M&P 40's and they both said they could hear my trigger reset every time "CLICK!"

i was able to hit up walmart and find .308 and 12ga ammo, amazingly. however they limit you to three purchases so i had to settle for 2 boxes of .308 and 1 of shells.
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Old 04-27-2013, 05:51 PM
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Wow, that's how much out of the loop I am. I had no idea S&W had partnered with Walthers.
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The PPX is getting pretty negative reviews in the looks dept from Walther forums. They say it looks like a Hi Point, and they're not too fond of the trigger pull either. Sucks, because you can find them all over for right around $400!
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Hey, all...

thought I would chime here....

Im a black powder guy...Kentucky Long Rifle flint lock variety, octagonal bore, modern powders...Ive also got a cap and ball rifle kit thats over the fireplace....I regularly shoot target sport rifles of vintage variety....Remmi model 52 heavy barrel, Remmi factory aperature peep with hooded front sight, (1932 manufacture).....Also picked up a fun trap gun, a little single shot break barrel 20 gauge I got for the kids to try, and my remmi 12 gauge.....

Handguns? none yet, but I do like the Glocks for ease of use and good fit.....

Oh, I also have a replica Walther PPK movie gun....great link here from Dr. No.....



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thought I would chime here....

Im a black powder guy...Kentucky Long Rifle flint lock variety, octagonal bore, modern powders...Ive also got a cap and ball rifle kit thats over the fireplace....I regularly shoot target sport rifles of vintage variety....Remmi model 52 heavy barrel, Remmi factory aperature peep with hooded front sight, (1932 manufacture).....Also picked up a fun trap gun, a little single shot break barrel 20 gauge I got for the kids to try, and my remmi 12 gauge.....

Handguns? none yet, but I do like the Glocks for ease of use and good fit.....

Oh, I also have a replica Walther PPK movie gun....great link here from Dr. No.....



firearms instructor for youth target sports CMP cert for now also work with BSA and help run the local ranges....great fun....

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that is awesome! i want to go get into powder guns but it seems a bit overwhelming
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that is awesome! i want to go get into powder guns but it seems a bit overwhelming
They are super-simple, Kenny. Just a series of steps to go through to load and fire, and they can be incredibly accurate. The hardest part is cleaning after shooting and before storage. I had a 50 cal Thompson-Center Hawken with a globe and peep sight and set trigger that was so accurate you could call your shot at 50 yards. In 1979 I killed a Pronghorn antelope with it at 130 yards. One shot. My wife gave me a Connecticut Valley Arms .45 Hawken kit for a wedding present (!!! see why I love her? She got a hand made/carved rocking chair that I built), and I've built several CVA Kentucky Long Rifle kits. I still have one, sold the rest. Pictures to come.....
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That .45 Hawken kit is the one over my fireplace, Ken.....decided to finish it in natural steel with clear poly on the stock....Its a beautiful blonde!

Yeah, they are accurate.....surprisingly so...I dont mean the modern BP guns, they should be....but even the old long rifle is very steady, solid and accurate!.....oh, and heavy!

I love the process. It really gives an appreciation of each shot....I mean, sure, you can load up your 6 gun or clip and fire away....but not with these babies!

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You even get a look at the Grumpy Chair, my 40-year old La-z-boy. Looks like it could use some Leatherique!

Sorry for the crappy cell phone shots, but my Olympus digital is on the fritz.....
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both of those rifles are gorgeous. i'm more utilitarian when it comes to my firearms, but the inlays and wood are so perfect. and the triggerguard on that CVA is classsssy
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However, now I might pick up my brother's Beretta 92F for a good price. Feels a lot nicer than the Glock, could use some night sights, but an upgrade in every sense IMO.
You'll like it, I think. I know I do.


Ken......those are some gorgeous rifles.
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You'll like it, I think. I know I do.
I've been carrying it around the past 4 days, just feeling it and taking it apart lol

I like it, but I think I'll end up keeping the Glock simply because it's what I'll need to qualify with at the academy in a couple months
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Ken......those are some gorgeous rifles.
Thanks guys. I builded them whit me own two handies!

Maybe, if I can get the DSLR working, I'll take some pictures of my other gun projects, and one very rare, original muzzle loader that was my great, great grandfather's.
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But i want one with the purchase of my new house. i want it for protection only.

I dont want something big and heavy. i dont need no glock 45 or **** like that.


Would like a 9mm be sufficient or are these like too heavy?
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But i want one with the purchase of my new house. i want it for protection only.

I dont want something big and heavy. i dont need no glock 45 or **** like that.


Would like a 9mm be sufficient or are these like too heavy?
9mm is more than effective for anything you're going to want it for, save for if you're ever mauled by a bear.
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can i do that tomorrow? im heading off to bed, early day tomorrow. i will answer all your questions then.
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