I got a birthday present last week

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Bruce FLinch, Nov 29, 2008.

  1. Ok my birthday is tomorrow (53), but I got a new toy last week. Loaded up some test ammo this weekend & tried it out. Woo Hoo! :D

    Meet my newest Para. 9mm, I have a Para Tripletts, now. 9, 40 & 45..:)
     

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  2. pinecone70

    pinecone70 Active Member

    Jul 30, 2008
    Minnesota Gal!
    Wow, what a great trio! Nice looking pile of guns there, happy birthday indeed!
     

  3. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2002
    Location location
    Very nice... I'm thinking that 9mm has very minimal recoil?

    What kind of loads did you run through her, Bruce?


    Crpdeth
     
  4. Marlin T

    Marlin T Well-Known Member

    Jul 8, 2005
    New Mexico
    Hay!!! Very nice Bruce and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

    So what are you, 30 now? :)
     
  5. glocknut

    glocknut Active Member

    Happy Birthday Bruce !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D:D:D:D

    mike
    gn
     
  6. artabr

    artabr New Member

    Sweet!!
    Happy Birthday. :)


    Art
     
  7. Vladimir

    Vladimir New Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    Issaquah WA
  8. Going to retry the Chrono, tomorrow, too windy today.

    Bear Creek 135 grn lead RN bullets. $58./1000
    W231 powder 3.4, 3.7, 3.9 grains
    Unique Powder 3.7, 3.8, 3.9 grains

    I shot some lesser loads I made & some Unique 3.9's. The max Unique load is 4.1 grn. The recoil is not bad. I was surprised by the muzzle rise w/ the 3.9 load, tho. But very comfortable to shoot. The gun ran better on the hotter loads. When it gets broken in, I think a medium load w/ a lesser recoil spring will be real fun to shoot fast. I'm going to try a trigger job ( now a 6.5 lb) & put an ambidexterous safety on it.

    I found this gun on *********. $830. Paid some CA sales tax & transfer/DROS fees. Had to buy some magazines for it. ( stinkin' California 10 round limit ) Para Factory only for 9mm. 4 mags @ $49. It was listed as used, but the gun is darn pristine. Only found a few marks on the bottom of the mainspring housing. My FFL was impressed. I'm very pleased with it, I love those Para wide frame grips!
     
  9. jacksonco

    jacksonco New Member

    Happy birthday. You have a nice collection of bling going on there.
     
  10. TranterUK

    TranterUK Guest

    Happy Birthday to you, nice handguns, handguns I would choose.
     
  11. swanshot

    swanshot Active Member

    So how long did you wander around the house with it? Did you play with it while watching TV? I'll bet you did. I do.:D:D:D
     
  12. Enfield

    Enfield New Member

    302
    Oct 13, 2007
    NZ
    Hey thats a great collection Bruce - Happy Bithday

    All the best

    Enfield
     
  13. Shellback

    Shellback New Member

    950
    Jul 10, 2008
    Broken Arrow Ok
    Wow Bruce nice collection, happy birthday:D:D:D:D:D
    Tim
     
  14. Happy B-day Bruce:)

    Looks like those triplets are in a good home:D
     
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