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Skel

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Just be honest, you don't like shorty :sneaky:

J/K, shorty. Looks like a fun gun.
I love shorty... just because I'd go much much lower and pay the FFL stuff for everyone but shorty doesn't mean I don't love him... :D
 

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I'd say yes, given that the description says the Cosmic supports .45* calibers plus everything that the Mystic X can suppress.

That's a good find...I'll likely take something like that once I start getting into suppressors.
Yeah it looks like it does work with rifles and pistols after reading reviews on the previous Mystic X. Wow, sounds like a great piece.

Now I just gotta figure out what I need/want to attach it to the guns.
 

Artdeco

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Damn it, got the 10/22 bug with the takedown I bought, found a used stripped receiver, Green Mtn bull barrel, Volsquartsen trigger, stock bolt, Hogue stock, and some other bits and pieces, will build up a tack driver, will have about $400 in it total, not bad compared to buying a 10/22 and replacing everything.

The used stock and barrel came together, will resell the Hogue stock and get a used thumb hole wood stock off eBay.

The takedown models like I bought are fun, but by their nature aren't as accurate as the traditional gun.
 
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MongGrel

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Depends on what 1911 you start with, I think. My Dan Wesson was a little north of $1k at the time (it's the CCO model - aluminum frame, commander/officer sized for carry) - can't really think of any way to change the gun to make it better. Amazing trigger, great fit work done on it and - knock on wood - zero FTFs/FTEs on it using either Speer JHP and generic FMJ.

+P .45 has a nice kick to it, but I only have it as hollow point defense ammo. I also intentionally bought a something A LOT closer to series 70 to make it easier to take down.
I love even looking at the Dan Wesson 1911's, have never fired one myself.

Have a couple .22's the wife inherited, a H&R 7 shot top break and a Browning Challenger I Belgian semi-auto .22LR



The problem is, they couldn't find the magazine for the Browning, I need to pick one up.

My father used to own one, they are fun to shoot. I still see the Browning still going for around $600 a pop, both the pistols are almost pristine.

I take it GUN broker.com is a pretty reputable site, had never looked for a replacement part online and this looks what I need.

I think. The more I look at it the more I'm not sure is an exact match, this model does have a slide stop and release. But I guess I could always return.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=537289414

Sound about right to you guys or suggestions ?
 
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Artdeco

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I love even looking at the Dan Wesson 1911's, have never fired one myself.

Have a couple .22's the wife inherited, a H&R 7 shot top break and a Browning Challenger I Belgian semi-auto .22 SPECIAL.



The problem is, they couldn't find the magazine for the Browning, I need to pick one up.

My father used to own one, they are fun to shoot. I still see the Browning still going for around $600 a pop, both the pistols are almost pristine.

I take it GUN broker.com is a pretty reputable site, had never looked for a replacement part online and this looks what I need.

I think. The more I look at it the more I'm not sure is an exact match, but I guess I could always return.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=537289414

Sound about right to you guys or suggestions ?
That seller has a lot of feedback, I'd trust them. Looks like it'll fit and the seller has a 5 day return policy.

Looks like this will fit too: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Browning-Medalist-Challenger-Nomad-22-LR-10-ROUND-MAGAZINE-22-Pistol-Part-/201505949638?hash=item2eeab0c7c6:g:ViYAAOSwqYBWnDj-
 
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MongGrel

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That seller has a lot of feedback, I'd trust them. Looks like it'll fit and the seller has a 5 day return policy.

Looks like this will fit too: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Browning-Medalist-Challenger-Nomad-22-LR-10-ROUND-MAGAZINE-22-Pistol-Part-/201505949638?hash=item2eeab0c7c6:g:ViYAAOSwqYBWnDj-
Yeah, I should have look at the site itself, looks solid.

I was looking at a few on E-Bay myself, but I do not even use PayPal anymore these days. Looks they take VISA too though, thanks.

Might have to watch that one.

Not sure if you need a FFL for magazines, would be another question, and thanks for the help.

:thumbsup::thumbsup:

Kind of answers the question whether a Nomad clip fits a Challenger, looks like they do.

/Salute
 
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MongGrel

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This is how they should look from shooting my fathers way in the past, but not paying $100 for a clip.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-Belgium-Browning-Medalist-Nomad-challenger-10-round-Magazine/301850744967?_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D34492%26meid%3D7009a7f6c7124a78915d8f299037501e%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D6%26sd%3D201505949638

Thanks again :)

*edit* was still looking around to make sure I had the right model, it's not on the pistol anywhere.

Does look to definitely be a Challenger, even the same holster in the pic. I'd like to buy one for $65 these days :)

 
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MongGrel

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That seller has a lot of feedback, I'd trust them. Looks like it'll fit and the seller has a 5 day return policy.
You'd probably appreciate this one from the screen name, started looking at some of the old Browning Medalist target pistols.





Almost hurts to look at the last pic, someone let it go a bit.

All ready have a Thomson Contender .22LR target pistol myself, with a .223 barrel.

But that is just pretty sweet looking. Form and function artwork.
 
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Artdeco

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Beautiful, I'm too rough on things to buy something like that, I'm of the "guns are tools" mindset.

Don't need FFL to buy/transfer anything but what the BATF considers the regulated component of a firearm, typically the receiver, or a component with a serial number. State laws vary, but the Gunbroker vendors are usually aware of any state by state restrictions, the only one I can think of that might affect you is magazine capacity.

You can check here. http://www.handgunlaw.us/

One thing that made me crazy were the news reports after the San Bernardino shootings were that unscrupulous websites were selling components for assault weapons, listing some well known and reputable firearms websites. They didn't think to look on Amazon or Wal Mart's websites.
 
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MongGrel

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I'm pretty sure I'm safe on magazine capacity down here in the crazy Florida land.

;)

Hey, I'm a toolmaker. Even some tools and chests can look like artwork. :)

That is a bit disturbing though. I won't elaborate on modifications even.
 
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Skel

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For those moments when you want to be Boba Fett but also want to have a firefight as well..





It strangely enough looks like this is a real thing.. I pulled the pictures from AR500's Facebook page and put them on my photo share as some people don't have FB and complained when someone posts FB pictures..

https://www.facebook.com/AR500Armor/timeline

Here's the site of the guy that made them.

http://www.galac-tac.com/home.html

It's probably impractial as all hell, but you'd be like a real life Halo match if you wore this to take over Government buildings in protest.. that right there is totally worth it!

Edit: Here's a link to a Comic web site where they go into a bit more details on it's history.

http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2016/01/channel-boba-fett-with-ar500-armors-mandalorian-ballistic-armor/
 
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Ns1

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For those moments when you want to be Boba Fett but also want to have a firefight as well..





It strangely enough looks like this is a real thing.. I pulled the pictures from AR500's Facebook page and put them on my photo share as some people don't have FB and complained when someone posts FB pictures..

https://www.facebook.com/AR500Armor/timeline

Here's the site of the guy that made them.

http://www.galac-tac.com/home.html

It's probably impractial as all hell, but you'd be like a real life Halo match if you wore this to take over Government buildings in protest.. that right there is totally worth it!

Edit: Here's a link to a Comic web site where they go into a bit more details on it's history.

http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2016/01/channel-boba-fett-with-ar500-armors-mandalorian-ballistic-armor/
dude i want that for paintball
 

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I think I found something to get even before a suppressor. I was going to get a SCAR 17 before I decided on a Tavor, but I'd still like a .308 semi-auto at some point. But rather than a SCAR, I'm gonna go with this badboy (way cheaper than a SCAR and sexier):



M1A Loaded
 

MongGrel

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I think I found something to get even before a suppressor. I was going to get a SCAR 17 before I decided on a Tavor, but I'd still like a .308 semi-auto at some point. But rather than a SCAR, I'm gonna go with this badboy (way cheaper than a SCAR and sexier):



M1A Loaded
I like it.

I still prefer wood stocks myself :) Still wish I'd bought my dads little .223 Stainless Ruger Mini 14 carbine before he passed away.

They trick out pretty nicely.
 
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Jeeebus

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I sold my M14 (M1A if produced by Springfield Armory) due to lack of use/opportunity to use around here. There's only one outdoor range in the county, it's only 100 yards, it's run by the city, and the range officers are basically Nazis that suck the fun out of shooting.

I shot it a few times at the indoor range (25 yards), but the fun of driving tacks at 25 yards runs out at about the 10th bullet. Awesome gun that I loved, but no real use for me.
 

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Lifer
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I sold my M14 (M1A if produced by Springfield Armory) due to lack of use/opportunity to use around here. There's only one outdoor range in the county, it's only 100 yards, it's run by the city, and the range officers are basically Nazis that suck the fun out of shooting.

I shot it a few times at the indoor range (25 yards), but the fun of driving tacks at 25 yards runs out at about the 10th bullet. Awesome gun that I loved, but no real use for me.
:(

I'm a member of a sportsman's club with indoor and outdoor ranges, but the biggest outdoor range is only 100 yards. I guess that's the standard, at least for the few gun ranges I've been to, but man, it sure would be nice if places had a 200- or 300-yard range. It seems like my current one could as it owns a lot of land. Guess I'll need to bring it up at a members' meeting.

Anyway, good to hear that you liked the gun. They sure look awesome.
 

MongGrel

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I sold my M14 (M1A if produced by Springfield Armory) due to lack of use/opportunity to use around here. There's only one outdoor range in the county, it's only 100 yards, it's run by the city, and the range officers are basically Nazis that suck the fun out of shooting.

I shot it a few times at the indoor range (25 yards), but the fun of driving tacks at 25 yards runs out at about the 10th bullet. Awesome gun that I loved, but no real use for me.
You might be on the wrong side of the state for that one :)

Even where the wife has the horse in Palmento I could just shoot long range all day if I wanted too I guess.

People Boar Hunt there now and again.

There is a pretty long shooting range here in Pinellas I've never been to.
 
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Skel

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I sold my M14 (M1A if produced by Springfield Armory) due to lack of use/opportunity to use around here. There's only one outdoor range in the county, it's only 100 yards, it's run by the city, and the range officers are basically Nazis that suck the fun out of shooting.

I shot it a few times at the indoor range (25 yards), but the fun of driving tacks at 25 yards runs out at about the 10th bullet. Awesome gun that I loved, but no real use for me.
There have been a few rifles that I haven't purchased due to the range length. I was obsessed with the Ruger Precision rifle but haven't bought it yet because I'm not sure where I can shoot it at the range it excels at. I'm not big into driving out in the middle of no where and shooting as I like to know without any doubt what's out there. Even more so at 600+ yards.
 

adairusmc

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I love living where I live where I don't have to worry about ranges. Just go into the national forest or the BLM areas and set up, and clean up your trash afterward.
 

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