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Forum: Alchemy Custom 08-04-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Gotta get on the list. The ACW website just...

Gotta get on the list. The ACW website just updated wait times for most models from 4-5 months to 6-7 months. The secret is out!

Passed on a "bargain" LB this week because it would eat into my...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-02-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,672
Posted By Glasshalfempty
I think if you are having one on one...

I think if you are having one on one conversations with the only person who will touch your build...that is a full house custom. "Parts swapping" does not create a full house custom.
...
Forum: Alchemy Custom 07-15-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,043
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Don't....Do....It....Turn....Away...Now. The...

Don't....Do....It....Turn....Away...Now. The temptation...it's ...Just....too.... strong. You've been WARNED. Turn back! Your life will devolve into hours spent justifying- during long...
Forum: Revolvers 07-15-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By Glasshalfempty
The WC is hard to beat for value. Have had 2...

The WC is hard to beat for value. Have had 2 slip in and out of my hands over the past couple of years. The premium over a standard GP isn't that much...you certainly cant duplicate the work even...
Forum: Revolvers 07-15-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,798
Posted By Glasshalfempty
I was always a Model 19 snubby kinda guy...until...

I was always a Model 19 snubby kinda guy...until I fell in love with a DS! Nice pics, guys!
Forum: Revolvers 07-15-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,497
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Pure durability..probably going to the GP100. I...

Pure durability..probably going to the GP100. I own and shoot 2 GPs and 2 S&W 686's. I shot my first revolver- A K frame smith into oblivion in the late 80's and early 90s. Full power .357s are...
Forum: Alchemy Custom 07-12-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Yer killin' me....ACW AND Ivory?!?! I'm gonna...

Yer killin' me....ACW AND Ivory?!?! I'm gonna have to start selling organs. Seriously- very nice.
Forum: Revolvers 07-12-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,483
Posted By Glasshalfempty
If ya got em- hang onto them. Factory grips w...

If ya got em- hang onto them. Factory grips w good color and grain are bringing crazy money. Check this- that's not an asking price that's where the bidding was!

They sold are $671.66!
Forum: Revolvers 07-12-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,117
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Don't give up- they are still out there. Just...

Don't give up- they are still out there. Just picked up a 686 No dash with the "M". $400- No box- no papers- and classic Pachmayer grippers. Took her home- tightened a screw, gave her a bath and...
Forum: Revolvers 07-12-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,438
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Nice pick up! I had a couple of NIB unfired L...

Nice pick up! I had a couple of NIB unfired L frames I picked up from an estate sale. The temptation to load em and and break em in was too much... So I sold both of them to a very appreciative...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-12-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,343
Posted By Glasshalfempty
I'm not sure I would call it gouging. More like...

I'm not sure I would call it gouging. More like daily regional adjustments based on market conditions. Prices are sky high right now.

I am charging shooters I take out my replacement cost on...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-12-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,434
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Great stuff. Def good for all things gun. A...

Great stuff. Def good for all things gun. A older, wiser 1911 guy turned me onto it after seeing the grips on my duty gun. The left side grip always darkened from body contact, sweat and oils. ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-04-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Highly recommended given your original post. ...

Highly recommended given your original post. Purchased an EZ380 and an EZ9 for training new shooters. They have become fan favorites. The EZ slide rack, decent sights, familiar controls and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-04-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Nearly all of the answers highlight the most...

Nearly all of the answers highlight the most important point with regard to all of the mechanical safety devices found on guns. TRAINING is the key. Knowing, intimately, if you will, the design...
Forum: Safes and Storage 07-03-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,590
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Do your homework and know what you need and want....

Do your homework and know what you need and want. Top security brands cost more than some of the more POPULAR brands because they are more serious safes. Steel gauge and weight are important...
Forum: Safes and Storage 07-03-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Based on experience..buy twice the safe you think...

Based on experience..buy twice the safe you think you need. Vault doors can be a good option but may or may not qualify you for insurance rate discounts, etc depending on construction and...
Forum: Alchemy Custom 07-02-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Everytime ACW speaks I become a bigger fan!

Everytime ACW speaks I become a bigger fan!
Forum: Revolvers 07-02-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Working with the owner to establish a negotiated...

Working with the owner to establish a negotiated price and thinking on ways to break the news to my wife. It's not going anywhere- I have first option on it.
Forum: Revolvers 07-02-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Sweet additions! I managed to pick up a new to...

Sweet additions! I managed to pick up a new to me 686 No dash for a steal! Needed very minor attention but a great range gun for the kids!
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-02-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,867
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Avoid protest and riot areas at all costs. Get...

Avoid protest and riot areas at all costs. Get out of the area at first sign of trouble. Use your vehicle. Always leave space to pull around the vehicle in front of you. Stay in your vehicle if...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-02-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,668
Posted By Glasshalfempty
The wife now insists that my teenage children do...

The wife now insists that my teenage children do a range day every month w me. Before we left it up to them.

I have changed my carry routine- adding an additional gun so that I can arm one of...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-02-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,129
Posted By Glasshalfempty
The "silent" majority needs to demonstrate quiet...

The "silent" majority needs to demonstrate quiet resolve. Talk to your friends and neighbors. My calendar is full of new gun owners who want to spend multiple days at the range becoming proficient...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 07-02-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Holsters often end up costing close to the price...

Holsters often end up costing close to the price of the gun...by the time you find the one that works for you. I will say that commercial production holsters are never as comfortable as the higher...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-02-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,800
Posted By Glasshalfempty
Glad I have all the 870P's I'll ever need and...

Glad I have all the 870P's I'll ever need and bought a duplicate RM380 for parts/backup when i purchased mine last year. The RM380 is the most reliable subcompact 380 I have every owned! Zero...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-02-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,195
Posted By Glasshalfempty
I second the notion that you should buy two of...

I second the notion that you should buy two of each part when you start your gunsmithing experience. Learned early on that I could screw up a part or lose a spring or plunger and still come out...
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