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Forum: Off Topic 06-17-2018, 02:03 PM
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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: 162,586
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: Off Topic 06-08-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
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: 162,586
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 11-13-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
That was a gift from my wife. She got it at an...

That was a gift from my wife. She got it at an auction. Surprised me with it. it's a model 1908 in 380 ACP. Serial number is 338. One of the first ones to roll of the line at Colt in 1908. Little...
Forum: Off Topic 11-12-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
Back in my detective days (2003-2006) I carried...

Back in my detective days (2003-2006) I carried my DS in an ankle holster. Mainly because I wanted to try it. I lasted a month at the longest. Even though the DS cylinder is just .1 inch larger (2015...
Forum: Off Topic 11-12-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
UPDATE ELEVEN YEARS LATER: New York Post dated...

UPDATE ELEVEN YEARS LATER: New York Post dated Sept 8, 2015, stated that there are only 214 six-shot .38 revolver carrying officers left on a force of about 35,000.
Forum: Off Topic 11-15-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
We were told all about the optics and lasers and...

We were told all about the optics and lasers and lights that were available, but we did not have any of those. It took the war to bring that stuff into the system for just the average troops. In 98...
Forum: Off Topic 11-14-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
My last unit when I was in was the 10th Mountain...

My last unit when I was in was the 10th Mountain Division. The 10th was part of the 18th Airborne Corp which was the Rapid Deployment force for the U.S. Army. So we got M4 carbines in 1998. I...
Forum: Off Topic 11-13-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
The Marines are good troops. Mostly core (combat)...

The Marines are good troops. Mostly core (combat) and the Navy takes care of most of the logistics and support for the Marines (yes there are Marines who are in support jobs, but not as many as the...
Forum: Off Topic 11-12-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
When I was in the Army we rarely went shooting....

When I was in the Army we rarely went shooting. Couple times a year to qualify and once in a blue moon we would go to the range to do some live fire training. Now I wasn't in the infantry (and there...
Forum: Off Topic 11-10-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
It's a Zombie thread. Digging it out.

So I got to shoot a Glock 19 with the so-called New York trigger installed on it today. It's heavy at 12 pounds, but no worse than a revolver. It's a very consistent trigger and in some ways it has...
Forum: Off Topic 10-24-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
Bill Ruger died in 2002. His company is under...

Bill Ruger died in 2002. His company is under different management and recently began selling hi-capacity magazines to the general public. I try not to condemn him for that political move. Sixteen...
Forum: Off Topic 10-24-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
Yeah I've been told to be very careful with the...

Yeah I've been told to be very careful with the Ishys. You know I've never seen a Ross - not even in a museum. However in the past year I've ome into contact with many models that I had never seen...
Forum: Off Topic 10-23-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
I own a couple Lee-Enfields made by Enfield and a...

I own a couple Lee-Enfields made by Enfield and a Webley Mk VI manufactured in 1925 by Enfield. I have a MkIII* made at (or is it by?) Lithgow. But as of today I have no Canadian made firearms. I...
Forum: Off Topic 10-23-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
During my years in the U.S. Army I carried both...

During my years in the U.S. Army I carried both M-16's manufactued by FN which was subcontracted to FN by Colt and an M-249 SAW. When I was a tanker we used a variation of the M240 as our co-ax...
Forum: Off Topic 10-21-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
I agree. Earlier this year I attended the GLOCK...

I agree. Earlier this year I attended the GLOCK armorer course. As we stripped down our pistols we installed the "New York Trigger" for training purposes. It's very easy to do. I didn't like the...
Forum: Off Topic 10-20-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
MT2008 Ahhh the 9mm debate. I don't...

MT2008



Ahhh the 9mm debate. I don't think it will ever end. When I was hired by my department in 2000 we could carry any type of semi-auto pistol we wanted as long as it was 9mm, 40 S&W or 45...
Forum: Off Topic 10-20-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 162,586
Posted By Jcordell
Interesting NY Times article on NYPD revolvers.

This was printed about five years ago, but it's an interesting read. For those who are into revolvers and for those with a sense of history. What is even more amazing is that this article appeared in...
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