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Forum: Off Topic 08-17-2018, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Jcordell
Browning M2 in action. USCGC Terrapin.

Proud dad moment. My son Marcus getting qualified on his cutter's Browning M2 HB Machine Gun (50 caliber). Great action photo. Incidentally his cutter is the USCGC Terrapin (WPB-87366), Bellingham,...
Forum: Guns & Movies 07-14-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By Jcordell
It's a great museum. I was there in 2016.

It's a great museum. I was there in 2016.
Forum: Off Topic 07-11-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By Jcordell
I turned 50 this year. I feel downright creaky...

I turned 50 this year. I feel downright creaky now.
Forum: Just Guns 06-26-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 201,656
Posted By Jcordell
A nickel plated Model 13. Very cool indeed.

A nickel plated Model 13. Very cool indeed.
Forum: Just Guns 06-26-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 201,656
Posted By Jcordell
The old H&R revolvers are neat little wheel...

The old H&R revolvers are neat little wheel guns.
Forum: Off Topic 06-18-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By Jcordell
Sure that can be true of any handgun I suppose....

Sure that can be true of any handgun I suppose. Hands are often hit in gunfights and it stands to reason so are handguns.
Forum: Off Topic 06-17-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By Jcordell
Luckily my agency stayed with the Glock factory...

Luckily my agency stayed with the Glock factory trigger. I believe it's 5.5 pounds.
Forum: Off Topic 06-17-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By Jcordell
Yeah, but it's the New York Times. Can't run an...

Yeah, but it's the New York Times. Can't run an article about guns without some type of social/political observations to make it "valid".

I've been a police officer since 2000 and I've always...
Forum: Off Topic 06-17-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 57,953
Posted By Jcordell
The kid in Texas I believe had a 38 revolver and...

The kid in Texas I believe had a 38 revolver and a pump shotgun.
Forum: Off Topic 06-08-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 57,953
Posted By Jcordell
Ha! I added photos that accompanied both articles...

Ha! I added photos that accompanied both articles to the postings. they have good photos of the old patrol holsters that the NYPD used when uniforms carried revolvers. Despite the issues with 38...
Forum: Just Guns 06-08-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Jcordell
You make some good points, but the rifles are...

You make some good points, but the rifles are issued to us so we use what we get. The eternal dilemma of government employees.
Forum: Just Guns 06-08-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Jcordell
:cool:That's what I'm talking about. I actually...

:cool:That's what I'm talking about. I actually did tape the reload magazine onto the mag back in the late eighties when doing "force on force" tactical training. LOL.
Forum: Off Topic 06-08-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 57,953
Posted By Jcordell
The holster was made by a company out of New...

The holster was made by a company out of New Jersey. I think the company is called Pgee or something like that. A Google search will show it. They aren't great. I heard the same thing about speed...
Forum: Off Topic 06-07-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 57,953
Posted By Jcordell
Now in 2018 only fifty officers are still...

Now in 2018 only fifty officers are still carrying revolvers. They have been ordered to switch over to semi-auto pistols. The deadline is August of this year. The revolver is now just a chapter in...
Forum: Off Topic 06-07-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By Jcordell
A second article about NYPD revolvers. 14 years later. An era is ended

See my original posting from 2009 for part 1. http://forum.imfdb.org/showthread.php?t=634&highlight=York+Police+revolvers


New York Police Department Is Retiring the Revolver
About 50 officers...
Forum: Just Guns 06-07-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By Jcordell
That would be fun. Colt Official Police or a nice...

That would be fun. Colt Official Police or a nice Smith & Wesson M&P and a Winchester Model 97 or Model 12 riot gun. Yes.
Forum: Just Guns 06-06-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By Jcordell
Yet another "old revolver".

Couple days ago I picked up a post - war (WW 2) Colt Official Police. This one has a six inch barrel. Serial number gives it a DOB in 1947. For a few years after the war Colt put plastic grips on...
Forum: Just Guns 05-23-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Jcordell
That sounds right.

That sounds right.
Forum: Just Guns 05-22-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Jcordell
It's not that bad. The primary sighting apparatus...

It's not that bad. The primary sighting apparatus is the Aimpoint and the light doesn't interfere with that. I've taken the rifle out a couple of times when on duty and I find the Aimpoint is very...
Forum: Just Guns 05-22-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Jcordell
So far we're doing okay, but in a few years who...

So far we're doing okay, but in a few years who knows.
Forum: Just Guns 05-21-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Jcordell
Well it was a nice surprise that we got the...

Well it was a nice surprise that we got the funding approved and could purchase the "wish list". My department is a longtime practitioner of "do more with less". Less manpower, less pay, etc. So when...
Forum: Just Guns 05-21-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Jcordell
Daniel Defense M4 patrol rifle

Last year my agency decided it was time that we all carried a patrol rifle (as in all officers both uniformed and detectives). The Lieutenant in charge of the firearms program went to Daniel Defense...
Forum: Just Guns 04-22-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By Jcordell
Yes but that's not fun it is it. Note the word...

Yes but that's not fun it is it. Note the word imagine. :rolleyes:
Forum: Off Topic 04-21-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 225,015
Posted By Jcordell
Feeling sorry for myself today. Everybody hating...

Feeling sorry for myself today. Everybody hating cops (again) because of the Starbucks Incident and the two deputies blown away while eating lunch at a Chinese Restaurant in Florida. Tell me again...
Forum: Just Guns 04-21-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By Jcordell
It's a great rifle. I imagine it being carried by...

It's a great rifle. I imagine it being carried by an Israeli soldier in the Sinai in 56.
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