My dad is giving me the first pistol I ever shot..

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    My dad is giving me the first pistol I ever shot..

    It's an 80's model Charter arms .38 special. Nice little 5 shot gun. Maybe a good carry when I have no choice but to carry on my ankle, or even pocket. I'll have my a nice little mini collection started. I'm sure it's going to need a good cleaning and some rounds put thru it. Probably hasn't been outside it's case since 95.
    I'll have my a nice little mini collection starting.

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    Cool that your Dad would give you something like that. My Dad gave me the Marlin .22 rifle I learned to shoot with just a few months ago. Its still a nice little rifle but the sentimental value is of the greatest worth. Thanks Dad for your patience!
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    Nice gift. Now you can pass it on to your son someday.


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    Great, really great

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    Congrats. A gun from your dad means a lot.

    My dad has given me a few guns, and I have since given him a few as well.

    The ones he gave me and the one my grandfather gave me are my most cherished possesions in this world.
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    As stated, this is a special gift. Congrats

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    That's special gift. My dad left his .22 rifle to me and his shotgun to my younger brother.

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    That's the kind of gun to treasure and pass down. By the way trust me never get rid of your P-89. I've had three and wish I still had at least one. They were the toughest and reliable guns I've ever owned. Period. I averaged 36000 round through each of them and never anything close to a malfunction.
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    I've still got the first gun I ever shot, a High Standard Double Nine .22 revolver. It's the first one my son shot and just as soon as he's old enough it'll be my grandson's first too.
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    Yeah I think it's great too. The first gun I ever shot was a .410 that we still have. My dad has it right now and uses it regularly. Don't know that he shoots it regularly but he's terrified of snakes and it's close by when he's working outside or roaming the property. I've actually got a P90, not 89. I'm a regular at calling it a P89 by mistake. It's a good gun to, purchased during the ban. I shoot it every other time I go shooting since the ammo is pricey. When I get it I'll throw some before and after pictures up.
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    That's good, congrats.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmc View Post
    Yeah I think it's great too. The first gun I ever shot was a .410 that we still have. My dad has it right now and uses it regularly. Don't know that he shoots it regularly but he's terrified of snakes and it's close by when he's working outside or roaming the property. I've actually got a P90, not 89. I'm a regular at calling it a P89 by mistake. It's a good gun to, purchased during the ban. I shoot it every other time I go shooting since the ammo is pricey. When I get it I'll throw some before and after pictures up.
    The P 90 is as good if not better! Most people won't or don't believe it but my brothers three P 90's are three of the most accurate .45's I've ever shot. The avg grop between all three is 1.69" at 25 yards. The Ruger triggers are not the best but once you get used to it it's not bad. It's not that they are heavy or rough just that they have a little to much take up and over travel. When I had my P 89's once I got used to the triggers I had no problem hanging with any other DA/SA auto.
    “You come at me with a sword and with a spear. But I come at you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. This day the LORD will deliver you into my hand, and I will strike you and take your head from you". 1 Samuel 17, 45-46
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    Well, apparently me and my Dad weren't on the same page when we were talking about this so, the gun previously mentioned is not in my possession. He had forgotten all about the .38 and didn't even know where it is off the top of his head but he said he'll find it.

    He brought me a Taurus 605 .357 5 shot that he bought a few years ago so I've got that to add to the collection. It's a nice gun, been stored since he bought his new .357 so I'm going to give it a good cleaning. I've never shot this one but he said it shoots great. I had forgotten he even had this one.

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    My 605 is great but put lock tite on the screws.
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    I got my Dad's M94 Winchester.
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