THE PRODIGAL GUN RETURNS !!!!

Discussion in 'The Pump House Saloon' started by Brisk44, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. Brisk44

    Brisk44 New Member

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    I moved several years ago and with three kids in high school involved in many sports I really didn't have time to do alot of shooting or reloading. So that all went on hiatis for awhile.A year ago with all the kids in college I had time to set up my loading bench and get my guns all squared around and put away in the safes. Well there were two guns I couldn't find a Davis .32 derringer and my Ruger Mark ll. I looked everywhere for those guns I could think of. I knew the two were together in a box but I couldn't find the right box.Well tonight while out in the garage I saw abox all tucked away out of sight that I had not searched. I got to it and tore open a corner, Lo and behold what greeted my eyes but a set of walnut target grips on a SS pistol. I almost cryed for joy there were my two lost guns. I was overjoyed and still am. I spent many hours honing that trigger till it was a crisp clean two pounds and then shot thousands of rounds through it for practice and for bullseye matchs. How I have missed that gun. Oh I'm glad to have the derringer back too. And here they are.

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    creektrails New Member

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    congrats on the find, I have that ruger too. sweet gun
  3. Brisk44

    Brisk44 New Member

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    Thanks Nate, She's the best .22 pistol I've ever had. Can't wait to go put a couple hundred rounds through her. :D
  4. ozo

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    I bet that drove you crazy.
    I don't lose or misplace things, period.
    Ha, never say never !
    Our move 6yrs ago we lost a set of car keys
    [key fob included] and they still are AWOL.
    Looks like you packed them very well. I too would miss
    my Slab Mark II, but it's not missing.:D

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  5. creektrails

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    I had a family member that used to be a heavy drinker and he misplaced a titanium taurus .45 long colt. It was missing for a long time and I think one day he found it in a false bottom of a waste paper can that he had forgot he had made. He dont drink no more.
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    Curtis R New Member

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    my dad bought some furniture at auction and while cleaning it up found a old german officers pistol in a false bottom. and to my horror gave it back to the owner of the furniture! he was always a honest guy and i told him he bought it it was his but he didnt listen
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    Glad you found them. It always feels great when something like that happens. :dance: :ya: :thumbsup:
    (These smilies are great)
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    I'm happy you found them, but wondered why you posted this in the Pumphouse? This seems something for the Playground where more folks would see it and share in your joy!