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Forum: imfdb 05-25-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Jcordell
When we first joined Murtaugh he was celebrating...

When we first joined Murtaugh he was celebrating his 50th birthday. I'm 51 and I just went back to detectives a few days ago. I'm too old for patrol that's for sure. :D
Forum: Guns & Movies 05-25-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 934
Posted By Jcordell
About fifteen years ago I was involved in a...

About fifteen years ago I was involved in a murder investigation. The killer used a plastic bottle to suppress the sound of the gunshots. He shot the victim three times in the back as he was working...
Forum: imfdb 05-25-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Jcordell
Our kids were in middle school and elementary...

Our kids were in middle school and elementary school when I joined the IMFDB. Now they're both grown and moved out. I'm just five years out from retirement now. In 2008 retirement was so far out that...
Forum: imfdb 05-24-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Jcordell
Same here. Looks like I became active in November...

Same here. Looks like I became active in November 2008. I lurked for a couple months before joining. My first page was "The Stand" in March 2009. It was a steep learning curve. Found IMFDB totally by...
Forum: Just Guns 05-22-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 276,315
Posted By Jcordell
Picked up a Savage Model 1907 pistol (32 auto)...

Picked up a Savage Model 1907 pistol (32 auto) and a Smith & Wesson First Model 32 Safety Hammerless (32 S&W) at auction last week. The 1907 was made in 1910 and the Smith & Wesson was made in 1901....
Forum: imfdb 05-10-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,892
Posted By Jcordell
Well it's working now. Go figure.

Well it's working now. Go figure.
Forum: imfdb 05-07-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,892
Posted By Jcordell
Once again it is telling me that I have my...

Once again it is telling me that I have my cookies disabled and will not let me log in. Even using the temporary password that was sent to me by IMFDB. So as of now I am not logged on and I can't log...
Forum: imfdb 12-17-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,892
Posted By Jcordell
Same thing happened to me last night. Very...

Same thing happened to me last night. Very strange. I even had IMFDB send me a temporary password and it still wouldn't let me in. Oh well. The Internet is a strange, wonderful and terrible place....
Forum: Off Topic 08-17-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,722
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: 4,133
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: 4,282
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: 806
Views: 276,315
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: 806
Views: 276,315
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: 4,282
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: 4,282
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: 4,282
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: 73,210
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: 73,210
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: 7,592
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: 7,592
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: 73,210
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: 73,210
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: 4,282
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: 3,467
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: 3,467
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...
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