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by kempin
April 30th, 2010, 7:15 pm
Forum: Other 9x18's
Topic: UMAREX Makarov CO2 pistol range report
Replies: 14
Views: 5584

Re: UMAREX Makarov CO2 pistol range report

Wow! That looks real.
by kempin
April 30th, 2010, 7:10 pm
Forum: Other firearms...
Topic: Polish Tokarevs
Replies: 22
Views: 5061

Re: Polish Tokarevs

I'm a bit late to the thread--in fact, I haven't posted in about two years--but I just got a Polish Tok from SOG. Maybe it was because I am half Polish, or maybe because of the cheap ammo. (Then again, maybe it had just been too long since I ordered a pistol.) Anyway, the point is that the tokarev p...
by kempin
March 30th, 2009, 11:35 am
Forum: Other firearms...
Topic: What does it cost to renew cc permit in your state
Replies: 22
Views: 3927

What does it cost to renew cc permit in your state

Better late than never . . .

In MN it depends on the county, but is not to exceed $100. 5 Yr. Permit.
by kempin
July 9th, 2008, 4:32 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Hornaday bullets
Replies: 22
Views: 4704

Hornaday bullets

Sounds reasonable. I must have never encountered the oversize bullets, because I have never had a problem. Still, it seems odd unless he had old ammo.

Norm, did those .365 bullets refuse to chamber at all? It just seems strange to me.

-Kempin
by kempin
July 7th, 2008, 9:49 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Hornaday bullets
Replies: 22
Views: 4704

Hornaday bullets

Hmmmm. I could see if the pistol didn't feed well or tended to jam, but if you can't get the ammo chambered, then there must be something else wrong. OK, this might be a little crazy, but did you check the head stamp? If you somehow got 9x19 ammo that was mislabeled, it would not chamber. I cannot s...
by kempin
July 4th, 2008, 8:47 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Hornaday bullets
Replies: 22
Views: 4704

Hornaday bullets

darrell, Silly question, but . . . is the pistol broken in? My p-64 (x2) works great with hornady bullets, both out of the box and with handloads, but for the first few hundred rounds it was a bit finicky. You might want to wait before you make any hasty judgements. I think the hornady is great stuf...
by kempin
April 5th, 2008, 12:16 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: MI Gun Owners Update on HB 4490
Replies: 1
Views: 846

MI Gun Owners Update on HB 4490

I'm no longer a resident of Michigan, but four of my handguns have been "inspected" there. I hold the law enforcement personnel in the highest regard, but I don't recall seeing anyone with gunsmithing expertise. It is pretty much a registration program under the guise of "safety," and it is a burden...
by kempin
March 28th, 2008, 5:15 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Uneasy News
Replies: 4
Views: 1060

Uneasy News

I subscribe to Rush's theory that this was a message, not an accident. Gee, how did those nuclear materials wind up in the belly of China? If that could happen, imagine what else we could overlook! (Of course, it could very well be incompetence rather than hard ball politics, but the coincidence see...
by kempin
March 27th, 2008, 7:55 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: maybe nothing?
Replies: 15
Views: 2914

maybe nothing?

I literally could not get through the whole thing. It made me sick.
by kempin
March 17th, 2008, 9:12 am
Forum: Other firearms...
Topic: Walther/S&W .380 PPK/S
Replies: 25
Views: 4891

Walther/S&W .380 PPK/S

I guess I'm behind the times. Did S&W buy up Walther? I didn't even know.
by kempin
March 15th, 2008, 8:54 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: P-64 range report
Replies: 3
Views: 820

P-64 range report

Amen, brothers!

Same old sermon, but true just the same. I love all of my firearms, but whenever I take out the p-64--especially after shooting something else first--I just have to say: "Sweet!"

Best pistol for the money--or at least it was when they were cheap and plentiful.

-Kempin
by kempin
March 14th, 2008, 8:33 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: What I learned about my p-64 today . . .
Replies: 48
Views: 8998

What I learned about my p-64 today . . .

Garry, Thanks for sharing that sobering lesson with the rest of us. The wise will learn to continually cultivate a healthy respect and fear of a firearm, even as we work to become very confortable and capable with it. Just one correction: You were not "God Damn" lucky, you were "God Blessed" lucky ....
by kempin
March 10th, 2008, 9:32 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: What I learned about my p-64 today . . .
Replies: 48
Views: 8998

What I learned about my p-64 today . . .

Michaelap,

I didn't misread--I am agreeing with you.

Blinddog and others,

Do what you feel comfortable with and be safe. I know that you make the choice thoughtfully and not carelessly. There is no flame here, I was just reflecting.

-Kempin
by kempin
March 9th, 2008, 9:38 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: What I learned about my p-64 today . . .
Replies: 48
Views: 8998

What I learned about my p-64 today . . .

michaelap, I guess that is pretty much my point. It's not that you couldn't carry with the safety off . . . but why do you want to? What is the advantage? I know that carry folk don't go juggling their hardware and are a pretty safe bunch, but accidents have a way of being unforeseen. Holsters can b...
by kempin
March 8th, 2008, 5:43 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: What I learned about my p-64 today . . .
Replies: 48
Views: 8998

What I learned about my p-64 today . . .

Nice one, carguy! I got a good chuckle out of that! Actually, the incident did get me to realize that if you are carrying, it is always possible to drop a pistol and have it fall hammer down. This got me to thinking about some of the guys who have posted about carrying with a round in the chamber an...