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Discussion in 'Introduction Forum' started by RimShot, Apr 30, 2013.

  1. RimShot

    RimShot Meat Puppet

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    Greetingz!
    Finally picked-up a New-in-Box handgun for myself (wanted a never-before-fired one for *years*).

    Went for a G17, and picked-up a G20 two months later (both Gen3).

    Found this site thanks to a co-worker whilst investigating some issues I've noticed about the G20.

    Mainly, that the OEM Guide Rod jumps down a knotch *every* time.
    The after-market LaserMax guide-rod I picked-up is doing it, too.


    On a side note; I cannot believe this username wasn't already taken!

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    Computers are like firearms; they can be used for good or evil and too many idiots have one.
     
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    Welcome, Pardner. Never-before-fired? The factory shoots two rounds and sends one of the shells with the gun. But I know what you mean, I've shot wheel guns for the first 30+ years, then a Ruger semiauto for 10-12, and got my first Glock last month (G23 gen 4). Smooooth. Maybe I've been missing something...
     
  16. LarryE

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    By the way, I'm deep in the heart of Texas too.
     
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    welcome to the forum.
     
  18. RimShot

    RimShot Meat Puppet

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    Shhh, it's not an "in" joke if you spell it out :p
     
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    RimShot Meat Puppet

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    Yes, yes. Maybe NBFATT (Never-Been-Fired-A-Third-Time) would be more accurate, but I like acronyms that spell things (NIB).

    As for wheel-guns, I'd like to look at a few, but I would really like a break-action revolver.

    Something I could tweak and have it *throw* the casings out if it flung-open.
    (Apparently this is quite hard to find....go figure)
     
  20. LarryE

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    My revolvers all have hinges on the wheels to fall out to the side, with center rod to eject the shells. That beats having to grab a hot barrel; maybe that's why the break-opens are scarce. I've got reloaders and bianchi strips and I can reload a pistol in 3 seconds, but my new glock 23 has a better idea--13 rounds and a fast mag drop to cram another in with 13 more in 2 seconds or less. It's just better.