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Shield 9mm
Updated 9 years 10 months ago
I picked up the Smith and Wesson shield used. At the time the gun craze was going on and these guns were flying out the door. Therefore, the only one I could find came with a threaded barrel. I have no interest in threaded barrels, as I live in a...
Updated 10 years 4 months ago
The Taurus PT740 came back after being gone for three weeks, and had been reworked by Taurus. I'm not exactly happy that would I essentially did was a short term loan with Taurus, but... what are you going to do? I knew I was taking a risk with this...
Updated 7 years 10 months ago
Okay, I finally found some spare time to get in there.My suspicion was that it was flywheel related, given the history of these engines and all. I also could engage the starter and it just free spun, so I knew something was up. The engine still had...
Updated 10 years 8 months ago
So it was time to take the Vulcan out for a longer and more accurate shakedown of how it would spend it's life. I hopped on the bike and took the hour long commute into work that I drive every day. It's all highway driving and at a good speed, so it...
Updated 10 years 8 months ago
Despite the relatively steady progress I had initially with the bike, completing the Vulcan 500 brought me to a near standstill. Perhaps it was the other projects I had going on, perhaps it was returning to work full time again after my injury... or...
Updated 10 years 9 months ago
So the story of the Taurus 740 contiues, although this is a rather short section. I'd continually read that Taurus customer service sucks, and I have to agree at this point per my experiences. They're relatively numerous thus far, and I hope they do...
Updated 10 years 9 months ago
So an initial review of how the firearm actually worked was needed, and I decided to put a spin on the entire thing. I would take myself, a not amazingly accurate but at least semi-knowledgable shooter (a reasonable equivelant for many) and then...
Updated 10 years 9 months ago
The bikes runs and lives and is all put back together! It even looks nice!There's a few small things to sort out remaining, but for the most part this bike will get me on the road again and moving around. Throw some new tires on it, fix a few...
Updated 10 years 9 months ago
Cabin fever will make you do crazy things. Fortunately for me, my crazy is limited to hobling around my garage on crutches and highly addictive pain killers trying to fix up a motorcycle... the very same kind of contraption that got me on those...
Updated 10 years 9 months ago
First and foremost, I had to get the gas in the tank out. It's surely been there since 2004, gross. I dumped it all out, and the gas was brown and muddy. Not a great sign at all... I then washed the gas tank out lightly with water, and hit the...

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