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Forum: Ammo Can Today, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By Cappi
You've shot it before without problems. But...

You've shot it before without problems.
But this ammo is unlikely from the same lot.
Quite possible (even likely) it's the ammo.
They may have changed powders or used reject bullets from the lots...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense Today, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By Cappi
^^this^^ and I'll add ...shoot it from a rest ...

^^this^^
and I'll add ...shoot it from a rest
sand bags or even an old rolled up towel


aim at the exact same spot every shot
Focusing intently on the shooting fundi's
In particular, sight...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 09:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,120
Posted By Cappi
after trying dozens of lubes, both cheap and...

after trying dozens of lubes, both cheap and expensive...my conclusion is....it don't much matter

MobilOne with a ATF kick has been my drug of choice lately
or FP10, or Breakfree, or MilPro7,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By Cappi
if John actually built the whole gun, i'd feel...

if John actually built the whole gun, i'd feel better .
and it might be worth $1000 to me
But something isn't adding up about the guy's story

I'm always leery about used 1911s ...in particular...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin Yesterday, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Cappi
ain't none.. seriously though...I've only...

ain't none..

seriously though...I've only tried two brands
Chip Powermags and some other blued mag (Metalform? TripleK??)
don't recall, but had a rounded follower and was unreliable right out of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By Cappi
scares me value is the sum total of parts, ...

scares me
value is the sum total of parts, give or take


$600???
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By Cappi
never heard of such a thing John the owner...

never heard of such a thing
John the owner fitted all the parts, then disassembled and sent the buyer a box of parts????


..L.T.A.
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By Cappi
did he build it? ..L.T.A.

did he build it?

..L.T.A.
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By Cappi
looks like a nice pistol have you shot it? ...

looks like a nice pistol
have you shot it?

no clue about value
what does the seller think it's worth?
and why is he wanting to trade a new pistol he paid to have bob'd


..L.T.A.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By Cappi
not acceptable . as soon as they see it, ...

not acceptable .
as soon as they see it, they'll issue you a call tag.

Then you'll wrap it up, send it off and in 4 to 6 weeks you'll get it back with a new frame ....if not a whole new pistol...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Cappi
for defense/carry pistols, slide stop (if MIM)...

for defense/carry pistols, slide stop (if MIM) and extractor.
those are really the only ones i think prudent to change

Most all my shooters have top tier ignition parts though
Either EGW,...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Cappi
I see 45dot beat me to the draw ... all good...

I see 45dot beat me to the draw ...
all good stuff

and in particular, I think his suggestion of finding a Tisas hammer is an excellent one.
even if a spur hammer, just bob an 1/8" or so off the...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Cappi
no, not a Tisas, but plenty other inexpensive...

no, not a Tisas, but plenty other inexpensive 1911s, in particular, RIA
Looking at the pics, I see no reason the Wilson drop-in won't work.
But don't know that for sure

The problem you're...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Cappi
highly unlikely they do but...... ...

highly unlikely they do

but......



You can buy a Wilson drop-in beavertail Pt# 429BG.
No permanent alterations are needed to frame tangs .
You'll need to bob the hammer or replace it though
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By Cappi
See my reply on the thread you started in the...

See my reply on the thread you started in the parts 'n acc forum.

You can buy a Wilson drop-in beavertail Pt# 429BG.
No permanent alterations are needed to frame tangs .
You'll need to bob the...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Cappi
wear a shooting glove or go to Home Depot and...

wear a shooting glove
or go to Home Depot and buy the three pack on mechanic's type glove for $9.99 (great value BTW)

shoot 1000 rnds , if no problems, mod to your hearts content and forget...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 10:22 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,586
Posted By Cappi
how many here actually believe they could take...

how many here actually believe they could take and occupy even a small portion of America?
Let's say Dearborn Mi...how long do you think they could actually hold it?

get a grip, guys

the way...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Cappi
Thanks P'cat defective part for sure. Mind...

Thanks P'cat

defective part for sure.
Mind if if i ask what manufacture?

It's my understanding, if/when MIM parts are defective, they fail very early in the rnd count.
If they make it 1000...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By Cappi
Help me out, Rip...cause i'm not sure I know what...

Help me out, Rip...cause i'm not sure I know what exactly that means





when you do the slow hand cycling (which ain't the way the pistol s'posed to work) is the rnd in the mag pushing the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Cappi
^^this^^ it would help the smart people...

^^this^^


it would help the smart people here (I ain't one of 'em) diagnose the problem if you'd describe the "FTF" in greater detail


..L.T.A.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin Yesterday, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Cappi
is this a range gun or are you going into combat...

is this a range gun or are you going into combat with it?

if going into combat, the only parts I'd consider changing are the slide stop and extractor .
Other than that, none of the other part...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By Cappi
be it a Glock, Beretta, HK or any pistol 22 to...

be it a Glock, Beretta, HK or any pistol 22 to 45cal , the sight pic and hold (proper grip) are no different and should be and remain the same from one pistol to the next

have a look at this

...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-30-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By Cappi
I'm curious what kind of ammo you're shooting, or...

I'm curious what kind of ammo you're shooting, or what's wrong with your pistol or what kind of goo you're using for lube...cause that excessive of fouling sure don't seem "normal" to me :scratch:
...
Forum: The Armed Citizen 08-30-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Cappi
Two gentlemen came out of the woods, one holding...

Two gentlemen came out of the woods, one holding a baseball bat, and said ‘You’re coming with us,




I'd say you have pretty dumb legislators in Il IF that's true.
or maybe one of us has a ...
Forum: Ammo Can 08-30-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Cappi
I'm curious why, BD? i like aluminum (or...

I'm curious why, BD?

i like aluminum (or steel) ...for the sole reason I don't feel bad about leaving the cases lay.
Even though I don't bother to load 9mm, i still feel guilty leaving brass ...
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