AudioAficionado.org  

Go Back   AudioAficionado.org > The Lounge > Shooting Sports

Shooting Sports Guns & Ammo

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11 (permalink)  
Old 02-04-2010, 09:57 PM
jdandy's Avatar
No Work, No Worries



 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Sunshine State
Posts: 47,373
Default

Mike.......I have always been fond of the Colt Python. Great revolver. I don't know why I haven't bought one yet.


__________________
Dan

Reply With Quote
  #12 (permalink)  
Old 02-04-2010, 09:59 PM
Supercronopio's Avatar
Formerly Gaucho1
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Sonora, AZ
Posts: 724
Default

I had a nickel plated Python 6" barrel growing up, and found the blued barrel at a local shop a few years ago.
__________________
Benchmark DAC2 DX, Benchmark AHB2 Amplifier, Sonus Faber Cremona M, Bryston BDP-2, Oppo BDP-103, Torus TOT, GIK Acoustics Soffit Bass Traps (2) 242 Acoustic Panels
Reply With Quote
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 02-04-2010, 10:01 PM
PHC1's Avatar
It's not just the music!


 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Pa
Posts: 13,166
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Masterlu View Post
Diamondback
Yep, thanks. Diamondback in .22 LR, .22 WMR and .38 Special calibers. Ceased production in 1988?
__________________
Sennheiser HD600 and a macbook pro.
Reply With Quote
  #14 (permalink)  
Old 02-04-2010, 10:07 PM
Masterlu's Avatar
AA Founder, AB Founder, Legend AV Owner



 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: South FL & Cape Cod MA
Posts: 60,205
Default

I have a factory engraved .38 Diamondback in blue (un-fired)
__________________
Ivan

FLORIDA
MX136, C15, MC162(2) MC452, MC1.2KW(10) MC2KW(2) MR85, MS300(2) MCD301, MCD1100, MS750(2) MVP881, C1000C/P/T, MPC1500, HT-2 SUBS(2) HT3F(2) WS350(2) XRT2K, XCS2K, XR27(2) XCS350(2) OLIVE 04HD, PS AUDIO PPP(8) RGPC 1200(20) RGPC POLE PIG(4) JL GOTHAM SUBS(2) SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, LUMAGEN RADIANCE SCALER, SONY VPH-G90U PROJECTOR, SVS SCISSOR LIFT, STEWART STUDIOTEK 120" MOTORIZED SCREEN, ASC ACOUSTIC PANELS & BASS TRAPS, CINEMA-TECH SEATING, WIREWORLD PLATINUM STARLIGHT HDMI, GOLD ECLIPSE CABLES & SILVER ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/membe...9-dsc-1198.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...d-dsc_1208.jpg
Reference System: ACCUPHASE A200 MONOBLOCK AMPS, C3850 PRE-AMP, DP900 CD/SACD PRECISION TRANSPORT, DC901 PRECISION DIGITAL PROCESSOR, DG-58 DIGITAL VOICING EQUALIZER, T-1100 FM STEREO TUNER, PS520 POWER SUPPLY, SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, HRS-SXR CUSTOM 4V-4V RACK w/ M3X 1921 SHELVES, TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, WIREWORLD PLATINUM CABLES & PLATINUM ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...m-dsc_0327.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...1&d=1412109965
CAPE COD

MX150, MC501(2) MC1.2KW(10) MC2301(2) MR88, MS750(3) MVP881, MCD1100, MDA1000, C1000C/P/T, MPC1500, HT3F(2) XRT2K, XCS2K, XR27(2) OPPO-BDP95, OLIVE 02M, PS AUDIO PPP(8) PUREPOWER 1050(4) RGPC 1200(15) JL GOTHAM SUBS(2) JL FATHOM F113 SUBS(4) SOUND ANCHOR SUB STANDS(2) LUMAGEN RADIANCE PRO SCALER, SONY VPH-G90U PROJECTOR, STEWART STUDIOTEK 120" SCREEN, SONUS FABER STRADIVARI, SILENZIO, SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, OLIVE 02M, BRYSTON BHA-1, ASC ACOUSTIC PANELS & BASS TRAPS, FORTRESS SEATING, WIREWORLD PLATINUM ECLIPSE CABLES & PLATINUM ELECTRA PC'S.
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...0&d=1327845807 - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...d-dsc_3310.jpg
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...d-dsc_5267.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/membe...re2413-now.jpg
Analog Rig: CLEARAUDIO INNOVATION WOOD w/ OUTER RING & CLAMP, UNIVERSAL ARM w/ Da VINCI' CART, 2nd UNIVERSAL ARM w/ GOLDFINGER STATEMENT CART, KLAUDIO RCM, HRS-MXR REFERENCE 4V RACK-GLOSS BLACK w/ M3X 1921 SHELVES, AESTHETIX RHEA SIG PHONO-PRE, PS AUDIO PPP, RGPC 1200, WIREWORLD PLATINUM ECLIPSE CABLES & SILVER ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...e-dsc_2528.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...d-dsc_3313.jpg
Game Room: BRYSTON BP-26 PRE-AMP, BDA-2 DAC, BDP-2 MEDIA PLAYER, BCD-1 CD PLAYER, MPS-2 POWER SUPPLY, 28B-SST^2 MONOBLOCKS, ESOTERIC K-01X CD/SACD PLAYER, SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSAL BR PLAYER, RGPC 1200(4) PS AUDIO PPP(2) TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, WIREWORLD SILVER ECLIPSE CABLES & SILVER ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...n-dsc_5175.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...1&d=1476378107
Reference System: BURMESTER 911MK3 AMP(3), 088 PRE-AMP, 089 CD PLAYER, 100 PHONO PRE-AMP LOADED, 948 POWER CONDITIONER, AVID ACUTUS REFERENCE SP TT, GRAHAM PHANTOM II SUPREME ARM, BENZ MICRO LP-S CART, ESOTERIC GRANDIOSO P1/D1 STACK, K01-X CD/SACD PLAYER, G01 RUBIDIUM MASTER CLOCK, N05 NETWORK PLAYER, SILENZIO, HRS-SXR CUSTOM 2V-3V-2V RACK w/ M3X 1921 SHELVES, STILLPOINTS, SONUS FABER AIDA SPEAKERS IN RED VIOLIN FINISH, JL FATHOM F113(2) SOUND ANCHOR SUB STANDS(2) ASC ACOUSTIC PANELS & BASS TRAPS, GIK PICTURE PANELS, PS AUDIO P10, WIREWORLD PLATINUM CABLES & PLATINUM ELECTRA PC'S

http://www.audioaficionado.org/membe...2236-image.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...1&d=1436928755
Library System: ESOTERIC GRANDIOSO SYSTEM M1 MONOBLOCK AMPS(2), C1 LINESTAGE PRE-AMP, K01-X CD/SACD PLAYER, E03 PHONO-PRE, SILENZIO, SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, AERIAL ACOUSTICS 20T V2 SANTOS ROSEWOOD, AERIAL SW12 SUBS SANTOS ROSEWOOD w/ BASES(2), DALI EPICON 8 RUBY MACASSAR, VPI HRX TT w/ SDS POWER SUPPLY, ORTOFON CADENZA BLACK CART, FURUTECH SILVER ARROWS PHONO CABLE, KLAUDIO RCM, SHUNYATA PS8, RGPC 1200(2) STEVE BLINN COMPLETE CUSTOM RACK, ASC STUDIO TRAPS, WIREWORLD PLATINUM ECLIPSE IC'S & PLATINUM ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...1&d=1459717375 - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...1&d=1459717380

Vintage System: JBL L300 LOUDSPEAKERS, ACCUPHASE E-470 INTEGRATED AMP, DP-550 CD/SACD/DAC, T-1100 FM STEREO TUNER, OLIVE 04HD, BRYSTON BIT-15, AERIAL 7T GLOSS ROSENUT SPEAKERS, TAD CR-1 MK2 SPEAKERS, JL FATHOM F212, SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, WIREWORLD SILVER ECLIPSE IC'S & PLATINUM ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...y-dsc_4172.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...d-dsc_5210.jpg
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...y-dsc_4368.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...y-dsc_4377.jpg

Bryston/Esoteric System: ESOTERIC C02-X PRE-AMP, D02-X DAC, G02 CLOCK, BRYSTON 28B CUBED MONOBLOCK AMPS, BIT-15(2) AMR-DP777-SE DAC, SILENZIO, TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, WIREWORLD SILVER ECLIPSE CABLES
Reply With Quote
  #15 (permalink)  
Old 02-04-2010, 10:08 PM
Masterlu's Avatar
AA Founder, AB Founder, Legend AV Owner



 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: South FL & Cape Cod MA
Posts: 60,205
Default

Let's not forget Colts rare "Snake Eyes" pair either.
__________________
Ivan

FLORIDA
MX136, C15, MC162(2) MC452, MC1.2KW(10) MC2KW(2) MR85, MS300(2) MCD301, MCD1100, MS750(2) MVP881, C1000C/P/T, MPC1500, HT-2 SUBS(2) HT3F(2) WS350(2) XRT2K, XCS2K, XR27(2) XCS350(2) OLIVE 04HD, PS AUDIO PPP(8) RGPC 1200(20) RGPC POLE PIG(4) JL GOTHAM SUBS(2) SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, LUMAGEN RADIANCE SCALER, SONY VPH-G90U PROJECTOR, SVS SCISSOR LIFT, STEWART STUDIOTEK 120" MOTORIZED SCREEN, ASC ACOUSTIC PANELS & BASS TRAPS, CINEMA-TECH SEATING, WIREWORLD PLATINUM STARLIGHT HDMI, GOLD ECLIPSE CABLES & SILVER ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/membe...9-dsc-1198.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...d-dsc_1208.jpg
Reference System: ACCUPHASE A200 MONOBLOCK AMPS, C3850 PRE-AMP, DP900 CD/SACD PRECISION TRANSPORT, DC901 PRECISION DIGITAL PROCESSOR, DG-58 DIGITAL VOICING EQUALIZER, T-1100 FM STEREO TUNER, PS520 POWER SUPPLY, SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, HRS-SXR CUSTOM 4V-4V RACK w/ M3X 1921 SHELVES, TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, WIREWORLD PLATINUM CABLES & PLATINUM ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...m-dsc_0327.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...1&d=1412109965
CAPE COD

MX150, MC501(2) MC1.2KW(10) MC2301(2) MR88, MS750(3) MVP881, MCD1100, MDA1000, C1000C/P/T, MPC1500, HT3F(2) XRT2K, XCS2K, XR27(2) OPPO-BDP95, OLIVE 02M, PS AUDIO PPP(8) PUREPOWER 1050(4) RGPC 1200(15) JL GOTHAM SUBS(2) JL FATHOM F113 SUBS(4) SOUND ANCHOR SUB STANDS(2) LUMAGEN RADIANCE PRO SCALER, SONY VPH-G90U PROJECTOR, STEWART STUDIOTEK 120" SCREEN, SONUS FABER STRADIVARI, SILENZIO, SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, OLIVE 02M, BRYSTON BHA-1, ASC ACOUSTIC PANELS & BASS TRAPS, FORTRESS SEATING, WIREWORLD PLATINUM ECLIPSE CABLES & PLATINUM ELECTRA PC'S.
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...0&d=1327845807 - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...d-dsc_3310.jpg
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...d-dsc_5267.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/membe...re2413-now.jpg
Analog Rig: CLEARAUDIO INNOVATION WOOD w/ OUTER RING & CLAMP, UNIVERSAL ARM w/ Da VINCI' CART, 2nd UNIVERSAL ARM w/ GOLDFINGER STATEMENT CART, KLAUDIO RCM, HRS-MXR REFERENCE 4V RACK-GLOSS BLACK w/ M3X 1921 SHELVES, AESTHETIX RHEA SIG PHONO-PRE, PS AUDIO PPP, RGPC 1200, WIREWORLD PLATINUM ECLIPSE CABLES & SILVER ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...e-dsc_2528.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...d-dsc_3313.jpg
Game Room: BRYSTON BP-26 PRE-AMP, BDA-2 DAC, BDP-2 MEDIA PLAYER, BCD-1 CD PLAYER, MPS-2 POWER SUPPLY, 28B-SST^2 MONOBLOCKS, ESOTERIC K-01X CD/SACD PLAYER, SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSAL BR PLAYER, RGPC 1200(4) PS AUDIO PPP(2) TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, WIREWORLD SILVER ECLIPSE CABLES & SILVER ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...n-dsc_5175.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...1&d=1476378107
Reference System: BURMESTER 911MK3 AMP(3), 088 PRE-AMP, 089 CD PLAYER, 100 PHONO PRE-AMP LOADED, 948 POWER CONDITIONER, AVID ACUTUS REFERENCE SP TT, GRAHAM PHANTOM II SUPREME ARM, BENZ MICRO LP-S CART, ESOTERIC GRANDIOSO P1/D1 STACK, K01-X CD/SACD PLAYER, G01 RUBIDIUM MASTER CLOCK, N05 NETWORK PLAYER, SILENZIO, HRS-SXR CUSTOM 2V-3V-2V RACK w/ M3X 1921 SHELVES, STILLPOINTS, SONUS FABER AIDA SPEAKERS IN RED VIOLIN FINISH, JL FATHOM F113(2) SOUND ANCHOR SUB STANDS(2) ASC ACOUSTIC PANELS & BASS TRAPS, GIK PICTURE PANELS, PS AUDIO P10, WIREWORLD PLATINUM CABLES & PLATINUM ELECTRA PC'S

http://www.audioaficionado.org/membe...2236-image.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...1&d=1436928755
Library System: ESOTERIC GRANDIOSO SYSTEM M1 MONOBLOCK AMPS(2), C1 LINESTAGE PRE-AMP, K01-X CD/SACD PLAYER, E03 PHONO-PRE, SILENZIO, SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, AERIAL ACOUSTICS 20T V2 SANTOS ROSEWOOD, AERIAL SW12 SUBS SANTOS ROSEWOOD w/ BASES(2), DALI EPICON 8 RUBY MACASSAR, VPI HRX TT w/ SDS POWER SUPPLY, ORTOFON CADENZA BLACK CART, FURUTECH SILVER ARROWS PHONO CABLE, KLAUDIO RCM, SHUNYATA PS8, RGPC 1200(2) STEVE BLINN COMPLETE CUSTOM RACK, ASC STUDIO TRAPS, WIREWORLD PLATINUM ECLIPSE IC'S & PLATINUM ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...1&d=1459717375 - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...1&d=1459717380

Vintage System: JBL L300 LOUDSPEAKERS, ACCUPHASE E-470 INTEGRATED AMP, DP-550 CD/SACD/DAC, T-1100 FM STEREO TUNER, OLIVE 04HD, BRYSTON BIT-15, AERIAL 7T GLOSS ROSENUT SPEAKERS, TAD CR-1 MK2 SPEAKERS, JL FATHOM F212, SONOS ZP90-W4S MOD, WIREWORLD SILVER ECLIPSE IC'S & PLATINUM ELECTRA PC'S
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...y-dsc_4172.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...d-dsc_5210.jpg
http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...y-dsc_4368.jpg - - - http://www.audioaficionado.org/attac...y-dsc_4377.jpg

Bryston/Esoteric System: ESOTERIC C02-X PRE-AMP, D02-X DAC, G02 CLOCK, BRYSTON 28B CUBED MONOBLOCK AMPS, BIT-15(2) AMR-DP777-SE DAC, SILENZIO, TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, WIREWORLD SILVER ECLIPSE CABLES
Reply With Quote
  #16 (permalink)  
Old 02-04-2010, 10:09 PM
PHC1's Avatar
It's not just the music!


 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Pa
Posts: 13,166
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Masterlu View Post
I have a factory engraved .38 Diamondback in blue (un-fired)
Care to sell it?
__________________
Sennheiser HD600 and a macbook pro.
Reply With Quote
  #17 (permalink)  
Old 02-05-2010, 09:31 AM
jetblack's Avatar
Love Those Tunes
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Jasper, GA
Posts: 1,252
Default

There are lots of fine-tuned weapons out there in various brands. I've leaned toward Ruger, not so much because they're better, but because I have small hands (relatively speaking), and the grips are smaller. I own a Ruger .357 Security-Six. But I would have to say that the one I fell in love with was the Ruger .44 Blackhawk. I rented this one from a firing range years ago, and they had done some trigger-action work on the gun. But that's the most accurate, smooth big caliber revolver I've ever held in my hands. The only reason I didn't purchase one was because of the price of the shells.
__________________
MX136, MC501s, MC402, MCD500
RtR 300Ds, JL Fathom F112, Mirage OM-C3, JBL 2600s
Dual CS 606, Ortofon 2M Black
Tandberg TD20A, Harmon Kardon HK 400xM
PPP, Power Port, WW Ag Eclipse IC's & Speaker Cables, WW Ag Electra PC's
Reply With Quote
  #18 (permalink)  
Old 04-06-2010, 10:07 PM
drjjpdc's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Wrightstown, NJ, 08562
Posts: 42
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MC352 View Post
I have been wanting to get a revolver. Not sure why, just because I guess.

I would use it at the range. I wouldn't have to worry about concealing it, so barrel length, and caliber, is not an issue

I like the Rugers. I shot one about 6 years ago when I was on a hunt in Maine.

Any suggestions on different models?
It sounds like you are planning to be a casual user at first. Nothing wrong with that. Barrel length and caliber are indeed issues if it makes the gun unwieldy or the caliber pounds the hell out of you. If you are mainly going to the range, a 4"-6" length is good. I would go with a .357 Mag that can also shoot .38 Specials.

If you like Rugers, then the Blackhawk series (Single action-Cowboy style) is built like a tank. If you want accuracy then you will shoot the thing SA. You could also get the convertible model that will let you shoot 9mm thru the same gun with an extra cylinder. That way if you later pick up a semi-auto pistol you could use the same 9mm ammo. Of course if you want a DA revolver, then the GP 100 is just as sturdy, but you won't be able to get an extra cylinder in 9mm.

Any other questions, let me know.
Reply With Quote
  #19 (permalink)  
Old 04-06-2010, 10:33 PM
1KW's Avatar
1KW 1KW is online now
Founding Member's Club


 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Bucks County, PA
Posts: 6,067
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jdandy View Post
David...... I can see the scenerio now, "I'm calling 911 right now, and if you don't get out of my house right now I'm going to sting you with this pellet pistol." Yep, that'll put the fear of God into a home invader.

At my place in the country, calling 911 means the Sheriff will be here in about 20 minutes. A lot of nasty s#*t can happen in that time. A home invader inside my place will get to leave horizontally, with all the lead he can possibly carry. No talk, just Boom Boom. Then I'll call 911 to have them bring a body bag, and write the report.
I have had to operate on people who were shot sometimes self inflicted . I always worry about a accident happening in the house which is why I have been slow to buy one. I do enjoy shooting at targets hence the pellet gun.
__________________
2 Channel Room Mcintosh MC501 x 2, C2300, MCD500 , Sonos ZP90, Mac mini with Halide Bridge, Turntable:JA Michelle -Gyro SE with SME309 and Shelter 501 MKII, Sonus Faber Elipsa speakers, PS Audio Power Plant Premier

Home Theater Mcintosh MC207, MX120, Oppo 95 bluray , Sonus Faber Guarnerni Memento with Cremona Center (homage finish red) front speakers, Mcintosh rear surround speakers, Sony Projector
Reply With Quote
  #20 (permalink)  
Old 04-06-2010, 10:46 PM
jdandy's Avatar
No Work, No Worries



 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Sunshine State
Posts: 47,373
Default

David.......There are ways to protect safety and still have quick access to your weapon. This Biometric gun case is just one example.



__________________
Dan

Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Audioaficionado.org tested by Norton Internet Security

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:06 AM.

Follow @AudioAficionado
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
ęCopyright 2009-2016 AudioAficionado.org.Privately owned, All Rights Reserved.
Audio Aficionado Sponsors
AudioAficionado Subscriber
AudioAficionado Subscriber
Fortress
Fortress
Harmonic Resolution Systems
Harmonic Resolution Systems
Sound Anchors
Sound Anchors
Audeze
Audeze
GIK Acoustics
GIK Acoustics
Esoteric
Esoteric
Steve Blinn Designs
Steve Blinn Designs
JL Audio
JL Audio
Acoustic Sciences Corportation
Acoustic Sciences Corportation
Legend Audio & Video
Legend Audio & Video
Audio by E
Audio by E
Technical Audio Devices Laboratories
Technical Audio Devices Laboratories
Bryston
Bryston
WireWorld Cables
WireWorld Cables
Stillpoints
Stillpoints
Bricasti Design
Bricasti Design
Wyred 4 Sound
Wyred 4 Sound
Shunyata Research
Shunyata Research
Accuphase
Accuphase