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Forum: Les Baer 05-24-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,574
Posted By orutra
My Stinger is 6 years old (Hinsdale, Ill), has...

My Stinger is 6 years old (Hinsdale, Ill), has >6k rounds and has never slingshotted. I spoke w/ Les many years ago and he said the the Stinger was designed not to slingshot.....Theory being that in...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-21-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,781
Posted By orutra
Aplug for Les Baer....When I decided to carry...

Aplug for Les Baer....When I decided to carry many years ago I did extensive research on most of the customs as RELIABILITY was my #1 priority. I chose Baer as he was a little less proud of his...
Forum: Les Baer 04-26-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By orutra
Stainless Stinger..........6,300 Blued...

Stainless Stinger..........6,300
Blued PII.....................5,900

Clean.....after each session
Strip/Clean........150
Clean extractor.......750
replace Springs.....2,500
Forum: Les Baer 04-25-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By orutra
As per Les's instructions I change springs at...

As per Les's instructions I change springs at 2,500 and buy them from Baer specifically for each pistol (Stinger & PII). 6+K on each pistol and zero repercussions.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-17-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,962
Posted By orutra
If your purpose in carrying is to have a tool...

If your purpose in carrying is to have a tool that can save your life or the life of a loved one then carry what you shoot best......everything else is secondary.
If you can put three holes into a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-17-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By orutra
Nothing concrete....no facts. just the opinion...

Nothing concrete....no facts. just the opinion that SS (in general) was "inferior".............which is why I started this thread
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-17-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By orutra
Carbon V Stainless

I know this has probably been discussed ad nauseum but some postings in a different section have me wondering. One poster has strongly suggested that stainless steel is inferior to carbon steel....
Forum: Les Baer 04-15-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,777
Posted By orutra
have carried a stainless Stinger for over 6...

have carried a stainless Stinger for over 6 years. It still looks good despite aquired scratches, etc. but doesn't actually show any wear fro ho;ster contact. My PII has had little holster work...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 04-09-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,321
Posted By orutra
When I was 56 I was still young, strong and...

When I was 56 I was still young, strong and physically fit. The advancing years have told me that I can no longer got toe to toe with a young buck let alone a bunch of them. Choice is ....Give it...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-09-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,517
Posted By orutra
SHAME ON ME I am a one (or two) gun guy and...

SHAME ON ME
I am a one (or two) gun guy and don't keep anything I don't regularly shoot. Over the years I have owned and sold three Colts a Kimber and a Para. Currently own 2 Baers (PII & Stinger)...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-08-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,052
Posted By orutra
Recoil factors Caliber......45 acp...

Recoil factors
Caliber......45 acp has approximately half the pressure of a .40
Weight......heavier pistol recoils less
Ergonomics.....hard to beat a 1911
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-08-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,736
Posted By orutra
When I decided to up the anti six years ago I...

When I decided to up the anti six years ago I prowled several of the customs as well as the owner input available on this site. I concluded that Baer was the best value and (hopefully) assumed that...
Forum: Les Baer 04-05-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By orutra
Almost impossible to go wrong with a PII....it's...

Almost impossible to go wrong with a PII....it's not their "flagship" for nothing. Reliable, durable and accurate and, just as importantly, the easiest to obtain....CJ is the best bet for both...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 04-02-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,611
Posted By orutra
Ditto skunk and ghostdancer. If I am out for a...

Ditto skunk and ghostdancer.
If I am out for a full day it's a 1911 in C1 (Sparks VMII)
Most of my days are spent in and out of the car and in the office and I do my best to avoid the hassle of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-22-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,457
Posted By orutra
Another two cents for Baer.......IMHO every bit...

Another two cents for Baer.......IMHO every bit as good as the more expensive customs..........just as accurate and just as reliable......my two each have over 6K rounds through them and I trust my...
Forum: Les Baer 03-15-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By orutra
I'm sure you have heard this before but just in...

I'm sure you have heard this before but just in case......no strip for 500 rounds......clean & lube the rails as needed but leave it intact
ENJOY
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 03-13-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,047
Posted By orutra
unsolicited rain on your parade.....but I can't...

unsolicited rain on your parade.....but I can't get it through my head why anybody would want a 3" gun for carry being as barrel length has nothing to do with concealability and a lot to do with...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 03-13-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By orutra
M&P in .45

Considering replacing a G23 with an M&P in .45. which will be used mostly as a night stand/home defense weapon for two reasons.....the first is the manual safety and the second is that I already...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-19-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,567
Posted By orutra
Since it will be a carry weapon and because you...

Since it will be a carry weapon and because you are already bumping into Baer territory I would recommend that you re-visit his Stinger. The frame is 1/2" shorter than most Commanders which means a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-19-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By orutra
Ditto RMDailey When I decided to look at the...

Ditto RMDailey

When I decided to look at the customs 6 yrs ago I did a pretty thorough search. My conclusion was that Baer's product had the same quality and reliability as the others but carried...
Forum: Les Baer 02-19-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By orutra
EDIT last thread ...

EDIT last thread

BREAK FREE
Forum: Les Baer 02-19-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By orutra
I'm sure that you have probably already received...

I'm sure that you have probably already received or read how best to break her in
Don't strip for 500 rounds
run a bore snake thu every 100 or so
...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 02-08-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,673
Posted By orutra
Trained at Gunsite several years ago. Part of the...

Trained at Gunsite several years ago. Part of the training has you walk down draws and shoot at stationary, pre-placed metal silouettes that pop up unexpectidly. The second was to clear what they...
Forum: Les Baer 02-01-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By orutra
stinger

Have been into Baers for almost seven years and never heard of a lightwigt Stinger or, for that matter, any other Baer.
Correct me if I'm wrong
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 01-30-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,053
Posted By orutra
Count me in on the bidding ! I'd love another...

Count me in on the bidding ! I'd love another Baer, especially a TRS.
I made the mistake of taking an almost brand new Stinger to Gunsite and had a fair amount of difficulty primarily due to bad...
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