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Old December 12, 2012, 21:20   #1
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"Mine tastes like purple"

"Mine tastes like purple"





(for you younger folks, it is a reference to a Dannon(?) Yogurt commercial from the early 80s.)
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Old December 12, 2012, 21:26   #2
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I am unable to imagine any humor which would cause me to perpetrate such a thing.

I no longer want my autographed cudgel.

Pervert.
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Old December 12, 2012, 21:30   #3
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Dude! That is SO wrong!! Nice detailing though.

Maybe a different color? ....
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Old December 12, 2012, 21:32   #4
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Mark.......THAT is ONE UGLY PISTOLE`.....I LOVE IT!!!

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Old December 12, 2012, 22:20   #5
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It may taste like Purple, but it smells like Cerise, and looks like Grape Frost.









Obscure, yes ?




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Old December 12, 2012, 22:45   #6
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you guys are tough, It probably matches his toe nails...
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Old December 13, 2012, 00:48   #7
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You could do some searching and find a nice TLC and do the same thing, still saving a bunch of $$ and end up with a nice, comfortable CAPABLE rig...

(Jiminy Christmas, did I just recommend a 'yota?!!??)
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Old December 13, 2012, 01:59   #8
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Maybe red, maybe vermillion. PURPLE??? Nah.
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Old December 13, 2012, 10:23   #9
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It's really a deep burgundy, same as the background. But the image came out red. I tried adjusting the hue and saturation but I'm not experienced with that level of photoshop. (gimp).

It's the same shade as these.





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My daughter and grand daughters would think that is the greatest! I will not be showing them this thread!
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Old December 13, 2012, 11:19   #11
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It is for my daughter. Traded a Kobra sight for this Mk II - needed refinishing anyway.

Eventually I'll get a .22 upper for a Glock, but need another frame. She went "practicing" with her Glock. Burned through 500 rounds in an afternoon. I can't afford it anymore. Gotta get her plinking with cheaper ammo.
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Color is subjective ( eye of the beholder ) although well executed ( grip screws also ) . The only thing about these pistols is the magazine retention , I have a hard time manipulating them , wondering if there was / is an aftermarket mechanisim . My daughter loves shooting the on I have .

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It is for my daughter. Traded a Kobra sight for this Mk II - needed refinishing anyway.

Eventually I'll get a .22 upper for a Glock, but need another frame. She went "practicing" with her Glock. Burned through 500 rounds in an afternoon. I can't afford it anymore. Gotta get her plinking with cheaper ammo.
Looks like "you done good" GP! As a gunsmith and a parent!
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Color is subjective ( eye of the beholder ) although well executed ( grip screws also ) . The only thing about these pistols is the magazine retention , I have a hard time manipulating them , wondering if there was / is an aftermarket mechanisim . My daughter loves shooting the on I have .

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The Mk III and the MkII/45 both use American (non European) style mag catches. But I don't like the feel of the Mk II/45. I really like the luger type grip for target shooting. The other may be better for combat shooting, but at that point I should just get the (Advantage Arms?) .22 Upper for the Glock.

I see these (have 3 now, two like this and one of the slab-side target models) as small game hunting and teaching sight alignment, sight picture, and trigger control, before moving onto regular defensive pistol shooting.
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"Mine tastes like purple"





(for you younger folks, it is a reference to a Dannon(?) Yogurt commercial from the early 80s.)
Here I thought it was a Ralphie Wiggum reference

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Old December 13, 2012, 20:24   #16
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The Hi-Power is gorgeous. Glocks can't be gorgeous no matter WHAT color they are.
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Old December 22, 2012, 20:10   #18
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Dayum, when did DynoMike start working in your shop.
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