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Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 07-31-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,202
Posted By joepilot
Another fine looking batch of holsters Paul. You...

Another fine looking batch of holsters Paul. You continue to do beautiful work! Didn't see any left-hand models in the mix though. :)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-27-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,079
Posted By joepilot
Most people will say that it's OK to dry fire a...

Most people will say that it's OK to dry fire a 1911, and I've done it many times. But I have heard the occasional story of a firing pin being damaged. Just to be safe, I always put a snap cap in...
Forum: Wilson Combat 07-25-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By joepilot
I really like the look of carry cuts on a pistol....

I really like the look of carry cuts on a pistol. I don't have any pistols that have them, but I sure wouldn't mind. Maybe someday....
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-23-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,317
Posted By joepilot
I'll add my vote for the CCO, especially if your...

I'll add my vote for the CCO, especially if your primary mission for the pistol is concealed carry. I have no problem with the Officer-size grip, and I don't have small hands. The CCO is my choice.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-22-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,266
Posted By joepilot
Amazingly enough, that's exactly the conclusion...

Amazingly enough, that's exactly the conclusion my wife and I have come to. We've spent our last two winter vacations in Fredericksburg, and enjoyed it very much. But this year we're going to...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-16-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,266
Posted By joepilot
My wife and I have grown to hate winter. I never...

My wife and I have grown to hate winter. I never really liked it to begin with, but it gets a little worse every year. I'm looking at retirement in the next year or so, and we are looking for a...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 07-15-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By joepilot
Paul is top notch. Great guy and heck of a...

Paul is top notch. Great guy and heck of a craftsman. Highly recommended!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-14-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,216
Posted By joepilot
I'll add a vote for the P220. Hard to beat a Sig!

I'll add a vote for the P220. Hard to beat a Sig!
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-06-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By joepilot
38 Super is in my carry rotation, and I would use...

38 Super is in my carry rotation, and I would use it for home defense as well (although I have a dedicated 45 ACP pistol for that role right now). I love the 38 Super (or "38 Superb" as many of us...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-04-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,781
Posted By joepilot
Sad, that. Here I was looking forward to moving...

Sad, that. Here I was looking forward to moving to Texas after retirement, to get out of a relatively blue state and into a relatively red on. But it appears that Texas is moving faster toward the...
Forum: Springfield Armory 07-01-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,079
Views: 285,941
Posted By joepilot
My wish list, regardless of manufacturer, is down...

My wish list, regardless of manufacturer, is down to one - a CCO or Compact size pistol in 38 Super caliber. A Springfield Elite version of this would be super! (And a 9 mm barrel fitted as well...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 06-27-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By joepilot
Beautiful, as always. Paul is top notch!!

Beautiful, as always. Paul is top notch!!
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 06-25-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By joepilot
I agree. I use a label maker and put a label on...

I agree. I use a label maker and put a label on the back (mainspring housing) edge of each mag. I have a code that includes my initials, the magazine manufacturer, the caliber, and the sequential...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 06-23-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,542
Posted By joepilot
I will give you my three top recommendations in...

I will give you my three top recommendations in order:

1) Warbird Leather. Paul is a craftsman and a member of the forums here. Email him at [email protected]

2) TT Gunleather "Mikes...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-19-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,483
Posted By joepilot
They just voted to do this very thing in...

They just voted to do this very thing in Milwaukee Public Schools at the board meeting last night. No more SROs and no more stepped-up patrols in school neighborhoods. Wonder what they'll say when...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-15-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,424
Posted By joepilot
The key is patience. I've fitted several thumb...

The key is patience. I've fitted several thumb safties with no issues what so ever. You just need to do a lot of trial fitting and take your time. A fine file and a light touch and some time spent...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-14-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,424
Posted By joepilot
Anyone who carries left-handed has the standard...

Anyone who carries left-handed has the standard safety exposed, so it it were an issue we should all be complaining about the safety being "swiped" off. But in all my years of carrying a 1911, ambi...
Forum: Kimber 06-11-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,583
Posted By joepilot
Out of the choices in the poll, I'd go with the...

Out of the choices in the poll, I'd go with the Kimber Super Carry Pro. I have a Super Carry Ultra and love it. So I'd stick with a winner.
Forum: Springfield Armory 06-11-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By joepilot
Duplicate post. Not sure what's going on, but...

Duplicate post. Not sure what's going on, but the system is acting up.
Forum: Springfield Armory 06-11-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By joepilot
I have a Lightweight Champion Operator in 45 ACP,...

I have a Lightweight Champion Operator in 45 ACP, and as described in this thread, it has a ramped barrel and was made in USA. The only thing I did was put a piece of "skateboard tape" on the front...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-24-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By joepilot
Most all of Europe is that way. Several years...

Most all of Europe is that way. Several years ago I had two fellows visiting from Germany. They stayed at our house for several days, and one nice day I offered to take them for an airplane ride. ...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-21-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 15,690
Posted By joepilot
Spot on Col. Colt. Spot on!

Spot on Col. Colt. Spot on!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-20-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By joepilot
Great choice! I know you'll love it. Enjoy!!

Great choice! I know you'll love it. Enjoy!!
Forum: Colt 05-17-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,312
Posted By joepilot
Here's one of my commanders....

Here's one of my commanders....
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-14-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By joepilot
This was good news for all of us, but...

This was good news for all of us, but unfortunately the news was short-lived for some. Individual counties and municipalities are now implementing their own "Stay at home" orders, so now the...
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