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Forum: Off Topic 08-15-2019, 12:54 AM
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Posted By Jcordell
Old school rapid reload technique. Also referred...

Old school rapid reload technique. Also referred to as a "New York Reload".
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Forum: Just Guns 08-15-2019, 12:36 AM
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Posted By Jcordell
Two Colts that seem to go togehter

I've been reading many of my old issues of Guns and Guns and Ammo magazines from the late sixties and early seventies. In particular articles and columns by Skeeter Skelton, Charles Askins and Bill...
Forum: Just Guns 08-15-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 281,855
Posted By Jcordell
Picked up both the Savage 1907 (mfd 1910) pistol...

Picked up both the Savage 1907 (mfd 1910) pistol and the Smith & Wesson .32 Safety Hammerless (mfd. 1900) at the same auction for a combined total of $375.00. There was no interest in either handgun...
Forum: Just Guns 08-15-2019, 12:23 AM
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Views: 281,855
Posted By Jcordell
I have longed for a Colt 3-5-7 revolver (.357...

I have longed for a Colt 3-5-7 revolver (.357 Magnum) for many years. Colt only made about 15,000 of this particualr model from 53 - 61 and then Colt just added the 357 caliber to the Trooper. I won...
Forum: Just Guns 08-15-2019, 12:17 AM
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Views: 281,855
Posted By Jcordell
The post-72 (top) was made in 75 and purchased by...

The post-72 (top) was made in 75 and purchased by my grandfather that same year. He gifted it to me for my 16th birrthday in 1984. Somehow I have managed to hold onto it over the past thrity-six...
Forum: Off Topic 08-06-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 311,924
Posted By Jcordell
I was thinking "Wild Wild West", but a Google...

I was thinking "Wild Wild West", but a Google search shows that his name is Artemus Gordon. So I don't get the hint.
Forum: imfdb 05-25-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
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: 1,228
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: 806
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: 806
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: 813
Views: 281,855
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: 2,010
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: 2,010
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: 2,010
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: 2,817
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: 4,273
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: 4,451
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: 813
Views: 281,855
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: 813
Views: 281,855
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: 4,451
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: 4,451
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: 4,451
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: 73,957
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: 73,957
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: 7,852
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.
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