Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Real news- Police respond to a 'Man with a Gun' call

...at a gun store.

A passerby outside the Gun Room Inc., 5537 S.E. Foster Rd., called 9-1-1 about 6 p.m. to report that a man standing outside was holding a gun and looked "nervous and sweaty," said Sgt. Pete Simpson, a Portland Police Bureau spokesman.

Area residents reported seeing officers surround the shop and set up a perimeter with assault rifles drawn. But police quickly realized the "suspicious" man was there to sell a gun. They left without issuing any citations, Simpson said.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

No Hands!!


Mi2tall's Guide Gear Carbine Scabbard was delivered yesterday. It's really well made; thick leather and good hardware. The Rossi m92 16" .357/.38 fits into it like hand in glove. They also make a scabbard for scoped rifles, which I might get for the Marlin 1894 .44 Mag w/Simmons 3-9x42. May have to look at the matching cartridge belt(s), too.

Monday, July 26, 2010

It's a Boy...Well...a Rossi Anyway





MI2Tall just picked up a new toy late Thursday...a Rossi M92 16" round barrel .357Magnum/.38 Special in Stainless Steel. It's beauty and I can't wait to take it to Red's for a little introductory session.
Makes a nice companion to the Marlin 1894 .44 Magnum, don't you think? I was surprised to notice the difference in the length of the receiver (that's what she said!); longer for the Rossi .357 than for the Marlin .44.
I've toyed with the idea of mounting a simple red dot sight in place of the the rear sight but will likely hold off until Dr. Dell can figure out what the #*%! is up with my right eye.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Friday, May 7, 2010

Lunch at the range!

Went to the range at lunch. Not much time to post, but here are some pics and videos:

EAA Witness 10mm and CZ P-07 Duty
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Keith and the new Springfield XD-M .40:
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10mm firing:
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More info later.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Kitten at the Range


A couple of weeks back, one of our Austin co-workers expressed interest in going to the range with us. As she is a firearms novice and we are always looking for converts, we said "Sure". We went to Red's at lunchtime; Aaron hauling his usual arsenal (Smith & Wesson 2206 pistol, new CZ 9mm pistol, 10/22 rifle and .357 lever-action; me just making do with the Marlin lever .44 and the WASR. "Kitten" first tried Aaron's .22 Smith auto-loader to get her feet wet. She was a little leery at first but did great and fired off two magazines altogether. The CZ was a little too lively for her and she stopped after the first shot. She seemed to enjoy the 10/22; firing about 10 rounds (see video below). She had no interest in either of the lever guns or the WASR. We were very proud of her efforts and while I don't think she is a convert, she can at least make an informed decision.
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