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Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 07:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,819
Posted By coyotebuster
As I'm sure many have, I've seen magazine...

As I'm sure many have, I've seen magazine springs, in even high quality 1911 magazines, weaken to the point that replacement is needed for the gun to run with said magazines. I've never seen a 1911...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-26-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,244
Posted By coyotebuster
Thank you all for your comments and insight. When...

Thank you all for your comments and insight. When I undertook the task of helping my wife find a SD pistol, I learned that it is impossible for anyone to pick out a SD pistol for another person. My...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-24-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,244
Posted By coyotebuster
SD pistol for a lady??

A couple years ago one of my very close female friends asked if I could suggest to her a good SD hand gun. My response was that she should try several different types of hand guns and choose the one...
Forum: Wilson Combat 07-09-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By coyotebuster
My 2016 ULCC .38 Super came with a flat wire set...

My 2016 ULCC .38 Super came with a flat wire set up. My 2008 CQB lightweight compact 9MM / .38 Super came with a round wire RS. I converted it to the same flat wire set up as my .38 Super ULCC, and...
Forum: Colt 06-10-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By coyotebuster
My Defender, purchased 2-19-2010, lists the...

My Defender, purchased 2-19-2010, lists the finish as Nickel / Stainless finish. I have a stainless lightweight Commander that has a cerakoted frame. It was purchased in late 2014.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-10-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,590
Posted By coyotebuster
The .357 Magnum was and is an extremely effective...

The .357 Magnum was and is an extremely effective and successful law enforcement cartridge..
I began my LE career in 1979 when the S&W Combat Magnum model 19 and 66 were the kings of police...
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-02-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By coyotebuster
OP I hope you enjoy your new Stealth. I've...

OP I hope you enjoy your new Stealth.
I've been carrying a Colt Defender as my EDC for the past seven years, and love it. I also carry a Wilson ULCC quit often and much prefer the aluminum frame...
Forum: Colt 05-30-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By coyotebuster
I've carried a stainless Colt Defender daily for...

I've carried a stainless Colt Defender daily for the past seven years. When I bought it, I was fully aware of the reputation of Officer's type 1911's to suffer reliability issues so I was prepared...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,611
Posted By coyotebuster
The 1911's I shoot the most are my two Wilson's...

The 1911's I shoot the most are my two Wilson's and my custom build pre series 80 Colt Combat Commander. All in .38 Super. They're just all fun to shoot, and all are more accurate than my standard...
Forum: Wilson Combat 05-13-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By coyotebuster
I currently own only one 5" 1911. It is the...

I currently own only one 5" 1911. It is the stainless Colt Gunsite I was issued by my department, then was given to me when I retired. This pistol has been fit with night sights, is loose enough that...
Forum: Colt 05-08-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,312
Posted By coyotebuster
I've been thinking I need to change these, or at...

I've been thinking I need to change these, or at least put a medallion in them..
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Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,403
Posted By coyotebuster
I finally concluded that my problem was that the...

I finally concluded that my problem was that the non RCBS dies just were not sizing the cases down enough for them to properly hold the .355 size bullets I was loading.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,403
Posted By coyotebuster
Glad to hear that RCBS is continuing to make...

Glad to hear that RCBS is continuing to make carbide dies for the Super. I've always used RCBS dies for all my reloading, but when I bought my first .38 Super, my buddy, I bought it from threw in a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,403
Posted By coyotebuster
Thanks Brutus.. Both of the Wilson's have four...

Thanks Brutus.. Both of the Wilson's have four inch bull barrels.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,403
Posted By coyotebuster
Thanks Rock, When I had the new barrel fit to...

Thanks Rock, When I had the new barrel fit to it, my Gunsmith used a ramped STI barrel, so it should handle some really hot loads. I just picked up some Vihtavuori N-105 to load up some screamers...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-05-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,403
Posted By coyotebuster
I shot my first .38 Super about 20 years or so...

I shot my first .38 Super about 20 years or so ago. Since then, I've added five 1911's chambered for it to my collection.
My first was a blued pre series 80 Colt Combat Commander. This one had seen...
Forum: Colt 04-30-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By coyotebuster
In late 2014 I bought a stainless Colt XSE...

In late 2014 I bought a stainless Colt XSE Commander. Mine is chambered in .38 Super, and came with the standard GI recoil spring and plug, along with a non ambi safety. I also made a few personal...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-23-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,982
Posted By coyotebuster
Sorry to hear of those who are being shut out of...

Sorry to hear of those who are being shut out of their outdoor activities.
I live here in the free state of Indiana. While they've closed some of the "rough" trails, nature centers, Inns, and other...
Forum: Wilson Combat 04-17-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,577
Posted By coyotebuster
I have two 1911 pistols that I've had refinished...

I have two 1911 pistols that I've had refinished with Ion Bond DLC. The first was my Colt Defender. I had all the stainless steel parts Ion Bonded, but had the receiver reanodized in black. The Ion...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-17-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,632
Posted By coyotebuster
I ordered a pound of N-105 from Midway this...

I ordered a pound of N-105 from Midway this morning. Showed it was in stock. E-mail said it won't ship until 4-29.. A message with the order confirmation said they were experiencing an unexpected...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-14-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,503
Posted By coyotebuster
45 ACP Colt Defender. I carry it in a OWB holster...

45 ACP Colt Defender. I carry it in a OWB holster at 4 Oclock. I carry this pistol because it is light, easily concealable, powerful, has excellent ergonomics, and has been 100% reliable over nearly...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-14-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By coyotebuster
I have a few. First is a pre series 80 Colt...

I have a few.
First is a pre series 80 Colt Combat Commender in .38 Super. I got this pistol from my best lifelong friend, and then had it built into a beautiful custom Colt. To me it is...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-13-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By coyotebuster
I fit a BarSto 9MM barrel to my Colt XSE .38...

I fit a BarSto 9MM barrel to my Colt XSE .38 Super Commander a few years ago. The only fitting required was to file a bit off the hood. The barrel is non ramped exactly like the factory .38 Super...
Forum: Caspian Arms 04-12-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,573
Posted By coyotebuster
Very nice DSF.. Should carry very well.

Very nice DSF.. Should carry very well.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-12-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,591
Posted By coyotebuster
Since 1977 I've owned at least one 4" K frame S&W...

Since 1977 I've owned at least one 4" K frame S&W revolver in .357 Magnum. I sold the last one I owned last fall. I've replaced my .357 Magnum revolvers with 1911's chambered in .38 Super. I see no...
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