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Busy week,3 new guns
« on: June 15, 2019, 11:04:15 am »
I had been looking for 2 specific guns for a while, an Old Vaquero, they had a larger frame and grip and I have big paws. Also, a Mauser HSc, which I think are some of the sleekest Art Deco guns ever made, aside from being great guns. I worked out a trade with a fellow in California so when he shipped to me, went into my LGS where it would come to and lo and behold, there was a nice, clean HSc in .380! Well, while we worked out the trade another got thrown in to even things out, an Iver Johnson in .32 that was looking at me with puppydog eyes. Range time next week.
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2019, 12:08:42 pm »
looking at me with puppydog eyes.

I know that look! It sounds like you had a nice day!

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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2019, 12:44:09 pm »
The little IJ has been carried a LOT. The bluing shows quite a bit of wear but the chambers and bore are virtually pristine. Still tight as a bank vault.
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2019, 03:22:45 pm »
Neato.  When those gunstore guys see you pull up out front they probably say "quick!  Get out the weird ones!"   :)

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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2019, 04:23:58 pm »
Neato.  When those gun store guys see you pull up out front they probably say "quick!  Get out the weird ones!"   :)

Once I was in there while the owner was trading for a serious little mud puppy. once done, he didn't even look straight at me, just grinned and handed it to me. I'm hopeless...
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2019, 07:08:10 am »
I too, know the ailment, I was effected yesterday
A as new in box Beretta 950BS vest pocket auto,  I know for a fact, they say "  "quick!  Get out the weird ones! "  as soon as I walked in they all chuckled  :D

This was a consigned piece ( two to the mags were still factory packaged ) and mag in the gun showed no real wear , hang tag still on the TG .
The consigned price was quite fair, but the haggled price even better.

Motivated seller, meets hopeless romantic with 10 crisp $ 20's  ;)
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2019, 08:58:58 am »
Congrats on the baby Beretta, they are gorgeous little guns!
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2019, 07:23:06 am »
It is a little gem,  digests Hornady custom 25ACP XTP sweet as can be...
But does not like Remington FMJ Ball ammo.
  I interject here neither does my Galesi which will also feed the Hornady's reliably .

I was given the box of Remington's so I'll probally plink with them or pay them forward  :-\
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2019, 10:23:09 am »
That's strange that it will feed the JHPs and not the FMJ stuff.
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2019, 03:45:56 pm »
Even stranger , the Remington box reads for 25ACP for Pistols & revolvers ?  revolvers  ???
The 50 Grain FMJ Bullet is noticeably a rounder nose than the JHP's.
 Neither gun will feed the FMJ satisfactorily

I stopped by Academy Sports and bought a box of 50g Fiocchi FMJ on sale, it has a somewhat less rounded nose...more like the 35 grain JHP's I'll run some and see if thats the ticket.
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2019, 06:04:47 pm »
This is the Armi Galesi
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #11 on: June 17, 2019, 10:45:11 pm »
 :) Man, what a neat little pistol, It's, it's just plain cute! I couldn't have resisted it either!
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2019, 09:09:38 am »
They were kind of an enigma.

 Galesi Giuseppe Nicola founded the manufacture in 1914 . well-known for their small semi-automatics 22 - 32 Cal. ,  Made a few models for the Italian Military.

The Gun control act of 1968 stopped Armi Galesi from importation of assembled guns to the USA their largest market.
Just as Beretta was forced to send construction of their 950B ( 950BS) to the New Jersey corporate location.
Galesi had the micro guns assembled in Miami Fla. to about 1981...his son still runs RIGARMI

All steel construction and good quality, Inexpensive but not cheap quality.   
I dressed mine in Black Walnut grips I hand made from the broken stock of 1859 Sharps ( heck ! old wood that had still a useful life and well seasoned too )
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2019, 06:49:12 am »
...sleekest Art Deco guns ever made...
???
Naw.


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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2019, 10:55:45 am »
My dear Pitspitr, you have a valid argument, but I shall have to disagree. I think we are getting into Ginger vs, Mary Ann territory!  Or perhaps, for the era, Joan Blondell vs. Myrna Loy! Willow branches at 10 paces Sir!  ;D
BTW, have you tried the Triple K magazines for the Savage and if so, how did they work? I would like to have a second mag for mine.
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #15 on: June 19, 2019, 11:37:49 am »
My dear Pitspitr, you have a valid argument, but I shall have to disagree. I think we are getting into Ginger vs, Mary Ann territory!  Or perhaps, for the era, Joan Blondell vs. Myrna Loy! Willow branches at 10 paces Sir!  ;D
Mary Ann. I like Brunettes. Myrna Loy. My wife has her nose. ;D


BTW, have you tried the Triple K magazines for the Savage and if so, how did they work? I would like to have a second mag for mine.
I haven't yet, but I intend to.
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #16 on: June 20, 2019, 04:18:01 pm »
I have a couple of Triple K mags for my 1917 Savage and they have been 100% so far.  The only thing I don't like about them is they made the follower taller and so they hold 2 rounds less than factory ones.
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #17 on: June 20, 2019, 10:04:56 pm »
Tornado, that is a fine looking gun! And thanks especially for the input on the mags. Mine is in .32, so we will see [once they are back in stock] how they work!
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #18 on: June 21, 2019, 09:57:59 am »
I have couple of  Iver Johnson's in .32  one in nickle  & the other blue and hammerless finish is 98%
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Re: Busy week,3 new guns
« Reply #19 on: June 21, 2019, 10:23:29 am »
Major, those are dolls!
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