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Forum: Rimfire Handguns 07-30-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,414
Posted By wayne38
$1200 Handgun

War Machine,
I want to warn you about AndyD. He knows what he is talking about and gives sound advice but but he will bankrupt you. I used to have tons of money and a nice collection of .22 LR...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 07-19-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,047
Posted By wayne38
Further Comments On Precision Semiautomatic Pistols

Dddrees:
You and I have a lot in common in that we don't just blindly take someone's word for a fact but know where they got the basis for their opinion. For that reason here is a little background...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 07-18-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,047
Posted By wayne38
Top Target Pistols

Dddrees:
You sure ask some interesting questions and stayed with it until you got some useful answers (some that I have never considered). In a prior post you you expressed a desire to shoot one or...
Forum: High Standard 06-11-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By wayne38
Paying Too Much

I have been collecting pistols since 1958 and didn't discover the Blue Book until 1998. Since then I have used it and The Standard Catalog of Firearms as my top price that I will pay for a gun. By...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 06-04-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,411
Posted By wayne38
Further Comments On Precision Semiautomatic PistolsLDB

LDBennet- Hammerli went out of business in 2006 and I'm not sure of the exact arrangements, but Walther acquired the assets, closed the Lenzburg , Switzerland factory, moved some equipment to the ...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 06-02-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,411
Posted By wayne38
Comments About Target Pistols

About myself. I make no claim of ranking of the various models of SEMIAUTOMATIC .22LR Target Pistols because 1) I'm 80 years old, 2) I have had cataract surgery on both eyes 3) I've got both gout and...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 05-31-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,411
Posted By wayne38
Top Of The Line .22 LR Target Pistol

I've got one or more of most of these:
1) Hammerli 208 (world record holder since 1983)
2)Pardini SPE
3) Pardini SP
4) Morini CM 22M
5) Benelli MP95e
6) Benelli MP90S
7) Beretta Model 949
8)...
Forum: High Standard 05-31-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,086
Posted By wayne38
Texas 10-X Pistols

Andrew22.
The first Texas 10-X that I purchased back in 1010 gave me fits with failure to load, failure to extract, stovepipes and failure to fire. I finally talked to someone at TX HS and they...
Forum: High Standard 05-29-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,086
Posted By wayne38
Cruisers: Yes, it was the same company, but...

Cruisers:

Yes, it was the same company, but I have a feeling that they used some of the gunsmith's from the old TX HS to make the gun because:
1) The quality is first class and you can't train...
Forum: High Standard 05-28-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,086
Posted By wayne38
High Standard's Demise

I'm sorry to hear this because I think that they were finally getting it right. I think that I have one of the last new guns that they made. It is number 12 of 89 of the Bob Shea 10X Commemrative...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 05-20-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By wayne38
Moving a 1000 lb. Safe

Andyd,
Please tell me that you didn't hurt one of those beautiful Korth's. I have a lot OF safe's and one big one was from a General Store in LOGAN, UT (made in 1876) and when filled with coins that...
Forum: High Standard 05-12-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,711
Posted By wayne38
Luther Mitchell's Collection

He also has some early High Standard books that he can be talked out of. His prices are a little bit high but the quality is very good. I picked up a couple of rare ones from him and am very...
Forum: Colt 05-08-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,254
Posted By wayne38
2nd Series Match Target

Bob:
Personally, if YOU pay too much for a gun that I don't have, when I try to buy the same model the seller will ask the same price you paid. Thereby the price I pay will be too much. I think that...
Forum: High Standard 05-07-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,133
Posted By wayne38
High Standard 10-X vs. Everything Else

Alan,
I have just about one of all the top .22 LR Competition pistols that have been made
(including 10 Hammeli's, two Pardini's, two Benelli's......etc.) In the High Standard line I have 43...
Forum: Colt 05-02-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By wayne38
Colt Woodsman Pricing

The owner's initials knocked about a $100 off the price of the target model. Don't know why Colt owners frequently do that and not so much other brands. I've got a few like that in my Colt...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 04-29-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,594
Posted By wayne38
Car Deal

JDeere,

You made a very good decision and the key to it was the two year interest free loan. Now take the $10,000 slush-fund money and invest in either municipal bonds or Federal Farm Credit Bank...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 04-25-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,084
Posted By wayne38
Steve in IN: Having dealt with Treasury a...

Steve in IN:
Having dealt with Treasury a number of times I can tell you that you do things their way. Wells Fargo is on their bad list and they are being fined every time they turn around. I've...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 04-25-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,084
Posted By wayne38
Wells Fargo Rules

Wells Fargo didn't move into Virginia until about 6 years ago when the Feds shafted Wachovia and made them merge into Wells Fargo. I had been with Wachovia since 1974 and was very pleased with their...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 04-19-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By wayne38
Manual for Benelli MP95e

pru,
There are websites that have manuals for all the later pistols but I don't have it. In case no one has it I will be glad to photo copy mine and send it to you. That is a fine target pistol.
...
Forum: High Standard 04-15-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,378
Posted By wayne38
10-X Pistols

Johnny,
I don't have a CT High Standard 10-X pistol but I can tell you that you have a NATIONAL TREASURE so take good care of it. All the rest of the forum members have given you good technical...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 04-05-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By wayne38
Leather Holster

Gerald Green who is a member of this forum (IDUX) designs and makes inexpensive leather holsters. If you want to see examples of his work go to the colt section and search for Woodsman holsters. He's...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 03-28-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,254
Posted By wayne38
Go Your Brother One Better

Center_Shot,
Your brother is on the right track with the High Standard but you can one-up him by getting a High Standard 10-X. Of course it will set you back about a $1,000 but is worth it. I have...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 03-25-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By wayne38
1st Belgium Browning

DTDH,
I completely understand how you feel about the 150. My first Browning was a Cased Medalist and it took me 10 years to find it. Browning may not make the most accurate Target guns but they make...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 03-21-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,549
Posted By wayne38
DTDK I have purchased many .22 pistols for my...

DTDK
I have purchased many .22 pistols for my collection from SimpsonsLTD & have always gotten good ones exactly as decribed by the salesman. He always warns me that most of these are club guns...
Forum: High Standard 02-22-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By wayne38
Rimfire Central Gun Sales in Today's Market

I think that it's a case of supply and opportunity. Long time collectors usually have or are not interested in the common guns or ones being mass produced today. I have bought a few on this site and...
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