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Marshalette's birthday present
« on: February 25, 2009, 10:19:34 PM »
I can't believe it  :-[  I get busy for a few days  :-[ don't pay attention to things on here  :-[ and I damn near miss a National Holiday  :-[

HAPPY  BIRTHDAY  M'ETTE !!!
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Re: I've never been smart enough to shut up ...
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2009, 10:45:39 PM »
Happy birthday M'ETTE, you're finally old enough to belly up to the bar.
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Marshalette's birthday present
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2009, 11:38:24 PM »

Here it is.... Mette's birthday present.



She saw a similar gun at the Tactical Solution booth at SHOT Show and I knew by the look on her face, that I had something added to my shopping list. My friend's at TS (maybe enemies is the right word? LOL) didn't help me much and kept showing her "stuff" while I was trying to drag her to our next assignment. Nooo way... she was, like STUCK to the booth. I walked off... but, I had to hear about purple guns, fluted barrels and red dot sights for the next few weeks. I listened and agreed that..yes.. that was an awesome looking gun, and I tried so hard to change the subject every time it came up. Nope! She would bring it up every time she saw something purple ( which was a lot since that is her favorite color)

So, after realizing I was cornered and since she is supervising our joint gun purchase budget (as in limiting my hardware needs), I called TS and said they had to help me out and also added that it was all their fault. They were the ones showing off at their booth.

I think Chet at TS already had an idea about what she wanted and after some back and forth and exchange of necessary info, the order was submitted:

One 8 1/2" PAC-Lite barrel for the Ruger Mark I,II or III in purple color with post anodized flutes (silver).
A set of matching grips.
A Pac-Lite Integral Rail

The problem was that the gun she had seen at the TS booth was a stainless Ruger Mark III. There was no way I could get hold of one before her birthday. Luckily, she already had a couple of Rugers, one Mark I and one Mark II. The Mark II had fixed sights and even if it was in a blue finish, I decided to use that one for now.

So after picking up the goodies at the gunstore, I replaced the upper on her Mark II with the TS barrel and the grips. I also ordered a BSA holographic sight which came in time and the result can be seen above. I think the color combination looks good, don't you?
Oh yeah.... she is a very very happy Birthday Girl.


Product info for those interested:

http://www.tacticalsol.com/store/pc/viewCategories.asp?idCategory=38

http://www.tacticalsol.com/store/pc/viewPrd.asp?idcategory=9&idproduct=679

http://www.bsaoptics.com/scope.aspx?product=325



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Re: Marshalette's birthday present
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2009, 12:04:58 AM »
VERY COOL!!!

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Re: Marshalette's birthday present
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2009, 01:40:23 AM »
Very nice. The long barrel doesn't look unwieldy or out of place either.
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Re: Marshalette's birthday present
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Re: I've never been smart enough to shut up ...
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2009, 01:52:04 AM »
Happy Birthday M'ette. Enjoy your new pistol.
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Re: Marshalette's birthday present
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2009, 02:05:11 AM »
Very Cool   


Happy Birthday Marshalette 



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Re: Marshalette's birthday present
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2009, 02:37:22 AM »
Very nice.
Happy Birthday Mette
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Re: Marshalette's birthday present
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2009, 02:58:02 AM »
Thank you guys ( and for the flowers   :-* )......... my beautiful purple  gun is so light and easy shooting. And the sights..... awesome.. I LOVE IT!
Definitely a GREAT Birthday present.  :)
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Re: I've never been smart enough to shut up ...
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2009, 02:59:48 AM »
Thanks........... and yea.. I can belly up to the bar.( don't know if it is my age that allows me to do that or my expanding waistline)  ;D
But thanks for the birthday wishes... and I AM going to enjoy my new pistol. ;D
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