Why I just joined, or rather was allowed to, TFF...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by B27, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. B27

    B27 New Member

    414
    Sep 23, 2012
    Atlanta, GA
    Hi guys and gals!
    Newbie here out of Atlanta, GA.

    I requested membership because the last four times, I kid you not, that I did the usual Google/Bing search for some obscure bit of info on some uncommon firearm (what's that little doohickey button on the Mannlicher Schoenauer on the right side in the bolt rail almost?)....guess where I got directed in my search? :)

    Very glad to be here.
    Rick
     
  2. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    Welcome Rick ,

    a wealth of knowledge among the members for sure

    what do you shoot ? ( besides the Mannlicher )
     

  3. B27

    B27 New Member

    414
    Sep 23, 2012
    Atlanta, GA
    jack404-

    Thanks for the welcome! :)

    I'm pretty eclectic.
    I shoot a lot of milsurp...Enfields, Garands, M1 carbines.
    Also AR's, AK's and NM M1A's.

    In handguns 1911's, SIGs, Glocks, Colt SAA, Ruger SA and a bunch of older S&W revolvers and semiauto rimfires.

    I love rimfires lately.

    I am also crazy about serious adult airguns as I can shoot them in my garage in the condos here.

    The "real" guns I shoot at the South River gun Club.

    www.southrivergunclub.com
     
  4. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    sounds a real good mix ! , you'll fit in well ;)
     
  5. B27

    B27 New Member

    414
    Sep 23, 2012
    Atlanta, GA
    Thanks!

    In the whole world...this is my favorite gun to shoot...

    [​IMG]

    Built in 1943 by Holland & Holland.
    It could well have landed at Sword, Gold or Juno.

    Kinda gives me pause every time I look through the MK1 scope.
     
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  6. tcox4freedom

    tcox4freedom Well-Known Member

  7. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    B.S.A. NO.4 MK.1 T sniper rifles is mine in centre fire

    but its up for sale, my flinters aint
     

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  8. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    Welcome, B27!

    There IS a ton of knowledge here, and many good folks willing to share it.
    Being a ballanced forum, we also have stupidity and folks willing to share that too.
    When you've been here a while, you will have those two sorted out -
    LOL!!

    OK, what IS that gun in the pic?
    Full stock - military - .308? 30-06?
    You said H&H, but I am guessing for a military contract -
     
  9. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    H&H filled in for the number to create sniper rifles , but became known as tack drivers and hence the prices of them Terry

    very nice shooters eh ..
     
  10. Woodnut

    Woodnut Forum Sponsor Supporting Member

    Jul 1, 2008
    Diamondhead, MS
    Welcome to TFF, from the looks of it you will fit right in and have a lot of fun at the same time. Very nice H&H you have there.
    Jack:
    Those are some nice flints. Love the wood on the stocks.
     
  11. B27

    B27 New Member

    414
    Sep 23, 2012
    Atlanta, GA
    What jack said. :)

    During WWII the Brits were trying (and succeeding) to produce small arms while being bombed nightly by the Germans.

    Production was widely dispersed.
    Many firms that had previously specialized in high quality sporting arms of course switched to military small arms production.

    Holland & Holland is a world reknowned name for fine guns and I am lucky enough to own a No4 Mk1 (T) sniper rifle built by them in 1943. :)
     
  12. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    two are pedersoli's with "picked wood" option other one is black wattle ( a tad heavy for a rifle stock but its a carbine so not too bad )

    add's $80 -$140 USd to the price but i think i've always got my moneys worth eh ..
     
  13. wv hillbilly

    wv hillbilly Well-Known Member

    May 20, 2012
    mountains of wv.
  14. rosierita

    rosierita Active Member

    Mar 13, 2004
    South Carolina
  15. howlnmad

    howlnmad Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2008
    Harriman, Tn
    Welcome aboard B27, you'll fit right in here.
     
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