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Here is a S&W 686 .357 Magnum that has been around the block. It was made in 1984 so it would be cool to know where this gun has been over it lifetime.

The first handgun that I ever bought was a G-17 that I never really liked. I traded it for this gun at a local gun show about 6/05. I love shooting a .357 but I also like that I can shoot cheaper 38's too.

In Dec. of '06 my home was broken into and this gun was stolen and gone for good, or so I thought. In May of '08 I got a letter from our PD that said the gun had been recovered by the Sheriff's Dept while they were evicting a woman from the projects for getting busted with drugs. I don't know if she was charged with possession of stolen property. Anyway, I went to the property room and filled out the paperwork to get my gun back. They do a background check just like when you buy a gun but at no charge. The only thing wrong was the rear site was missing.



 

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Here is a S&W 686 .357 Magnum that has been around the block. It was made in 1984 so it would be cool to know where this gun has been over it lifetime.

The first handgun that I ever bought was a G-17 that I never really liked. I traded it for this gun at a local gun show about 6/05. I love shooting a .357 but I also like that I can shoot cheaper 38's too.

In Dec. of '06 my home was broken into and this gun was stolen and gone for good, or so I thought. In May of '08 I got a letter from our PD that said the gun had been recovered by the Sheriff's Dept while they were evicting a woman from the projects for getting busted with drugs. I don't know if she was charged with possession of stolen property. Anyway, I went to the property room and filled out the paperwork to get my gun back. They do a background check just like when you buy a gun but at no charge. The only thing wrong was the rear site was missing.

Somehow I overlooked this photo and story previously. Very interesting, glad to hear you got it back.
 

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Here is my Rock Island Armory "Compact 45" aka, Officers Model 1911. Still have not transferred it to myself. I guess its in stock incase anyone wants to buy it
Maybe one day I'll transfer it and go shoot it.


The finish is parkerized and this is the gun straight out of the slimy bag they are shipped in, with just a wipe down.







 

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Here is my FN 5.7 AR on a Rock River lower.

The mag holds 50 rounds. The mag you see on the bottom is only a brass catcher. The mag is mounted across the top of the barrel. Tons of fun and fire power.









here is part of my BLACK Family...



 

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My first gun, which I've since sold - an awesome little cheap pistol. Ruger P95 9mm:





My only revolver so far - Uberti Cattleman Hombre .45 Colt:





Cousin's Kimber Eclipse II:





A small selection of my father-in-law's more impressive handguns... Beretta Stampede .45 Colt, Kimber Ultra, H&K USP Tactical .45, Kimber Raptor II, and custom Les Bauer:





Father-in-law's Glock 20 in 10mm with a Streamlight II:





A better shot of the Raptor and Les Bauer:

 
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