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Offline AmmoToad

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Smith & Wesson 1911
« on: March 27, 2011, 07:49:16 PM »
Many of you know I went to the range today to try may Kimber Solo (loved it) and while there I put some rounds through a S&W 1911 that I have had a while and not yet fired.  I shot 15 rounds of 230 grain Federal HydraShocks, and 50 rounds of Georgia arms 230 grain ball.  Zero issues with this gun.  Bit of a chunk to carry seeing as to what we are all used to, but was nice to find a 1911 that worked properly, right out of the box.  I also posted a picture of the beginnings of my ammo bunker.  This is on the bottom floor  and is coming along well.  I believe in 1,000 rounds for every gun in the house…  Life is good in Toadville.  Had a wonderful time on a new, local, indoor range.  Here in Florida, there are many times where the indoor range will be very nice.  They will let a feller shoot danged near anything.  I like the doo-dad that zips the targets back and forth too.  Kind of spoiled me as I’m used to shooting outside and walking to my targets.  Needless to say, I’ll be going back.  Did I mention that it’s great to be back in the “world,” back on this forum, and back to recreational shooting….   ;)



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Offline yankee2500

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Re: Smith & Wesson 1911
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2011, 10:22:03 PM »
Toad, Nice looking 1911. Its good to have you back posting.
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Re: Smith & Wesson 1911
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2011, 08:03:16 PM »
I do like that S&W 1911, Toad.  Nice.
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Re: Smith & Wesson 1911
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2011, 10:20:09 PM »
Nice stock! :D

Looks like you put plastic between the metal ammo cans and the concrete floor. Smart move!

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Re: Smith & Wesson 1911
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2011, 10:26:46 PM »
Can you say Vapor Barrier ? ;D ;D
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Re: Smith & Wesson 1911
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2011, 08:23:25 PM »
Yes.  That's the name.   ;D
Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.  Abraham Lincoln

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Re: Smith & Wesson 1911
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2011, 08:34:19 PM »
I could not think of that. Thanks John! ;D

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Re: Smith & Wesson 1911
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2011, 10:13:25 PM »
 ;D
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Re: Smith & Wesson 1911
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2011, 10:13:08 PM »
Ammo storage in the south is a challenge.   Originally from central Florida, the last time I was there as I got off the plane I remembered why I love the rocky mountains so much. But as an accumulator of loaded projectiles you are just starting.  I feel that 5000 per handgun caliber is a minimum considering that a stroke of the pen could cut us off at any time, for ever.  Don't get me started on my long guns or combat shotguns.    
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