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Forum: Les Baer 03-29-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By UpperMW
I have a Boss. Tight as any Baer, accurate,...

I have a Boss. Tight as any Baer, accurate, works flawlessly. I just like the old style look and feel of Baers. Not as smooth and finished off maybe as Wilson, Nighthawk, etc. More like tough, no...
Forum: STI/SVI 02-12-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,264
Posted By UpperMW
Not at all. I don't have an XL but an L and 2...

Not at all. I don't have an XL but an L and 2 Ps. Very soft on recoil, very solid overall, wouldn't be concerned about the trigger material.

Maybe a classic all steel 1911 fan won't like them...
Forum: STI/SVI 02-11-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By UpperMW
I think so, it depends on what you find...

I think so, it depends on what you find important. They are sturdy as can be, can initially be more temperamental than stock STI, seem to allow cycling faster (I could be imagining that), look...
Forum: STI/SVI 01-31-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By UpperMW
Hayes Custom in Texas does a nice job too. ...

Hayes Custom in Texas does a nice job too. Either tree bark style or their own version from their web site.
Forum: Les Baer 12-27-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,346
Posted By UpperMW
From my limited experience these are the exact...

From my limited experience these are the exact combinations that function perfectly together.
Forum: Guncrafter Industries 12-15-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,986
Posted By UpperMW
Am I to understand that a manufacturer sells...

Am I to understand that a manufacturer sells $3,000-$4,000 guns whose finish is subject to damage if you use products commonly used to clean guns? Why?

This may be my lack of understanding but I...
Forum: Les Baer 12-13-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,763
Posted By UpperMW
You did just fine, enjoy it. The Boss model I...

You did just fine, enjoy it. The Boss model I have is the most accurate gun I have and I can't remember having an ftf. It is my understanding that the tight fit thing is intended to be like the way...
Forum: Les Baer 12-08-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,855
Posted By UpperMW
[QUOTE=dsonyay;12950140]I may go that route (SMG...

[QUOTE=dsonyay;12950140]I may go that route (SMG grips). thanks. I do like the Starburst, but I wish they did some double diamond designs. Well, I'm not in a rush, so I'll rake my time.


Some...
Forum: Les Baer 11-22-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,024
Posted By UpperMW
I have an LB Boss 45. At least 3,000 rounds...

I have an LB Boss 45. At least 3,000 rounds through it. Still tight everywhere. Not the slightest sound or hint of movement anywhere. The slide is about 5% easier to pull and it's 5% easier to...
Forum: STI/SVI 11-19-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By UpperMW
Got 2 MBX 141.25 mm for 9 mm. First time through...

Got 2 MBX 141.25 mm for 9 mm. First time through perfect. Second time each had one FTF where after the slide returned cartridge was not in position. So now, following instructions and loading each...
Forum: STI/SVI 11-12-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By UpperMW
Thanks for the advice. Sounds like the stock Gen...

Thanks for the advice. Sounds like the stock Gen 2 is all I need, unless I just want some expensive toys.
Forum: STI/SVI 11-09-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By UpperMW
MBX and Brazos Custom

Both sell very expensive competition type magazines for STIs. MBX appears to be made from the ground up while Brazos takes exiting magazines, springs, followers (Grams), and base pads and super...
Forum: STI/SVI 09-08-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By UpperMW
Don't have experience with Combat Master but I do...

Don't have experience with Combat Master but I do have a Staccato P and a DVC L. Both are fantastic guns but the smooth glide of the slide and especially the trigger on the L are a significant cut...
Forum: STI/SVI 08-01-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,471
Posted By UpperMW
Longs Shadow Holsters (lsholsters.com) makes...

Longs Shadow Holsters (lsholsters.com) makes kydex holsters for STIs including the Staccato P. They are the maker of the one that comes with the Staccato C purchase. However, they have about a 7...
Forum: STI/SVI 07-29-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,176
Posted By UpperMW
I was told 8-10 weeks for mine when ordered 7/2...

I was told 8-10 weeks for mine when ordered 7/2 so they are consistent and apparently orders growing.
Forum: STI/SVI 07-17-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,444
Posted By UpperMW
STI says web site started showing the new grips...

STI says web site started showing the new grips on some guns before they are ready to switch and all DVCs going out continue to be DVC "fish scale" type.
Forum: STI/SVI 07-10-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,444
Posted By UpperMW
STI grip change?

What's the issue with the grip change? Does it affect all models, Staccato and DVC? Some photos on the site now look like they have something like what's on the Staccato C.
Forum: STI/SVI 06-29-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 1,039,531
Posted By UpperMW
In my limited experience with 3 recent STIs the...

In my limited experience with 3 recent STIs the failure to lock back goes away after a few rounds, break-in issue i guess. Oiled up to the point of needing to wipe off the excess, that seemed to...
Forum: STI/SVI 06-29-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By UpperMW
You are about to get a fantastic gun, I just got...

You are about to get a fantastic gun, I just got a Staccato P Host two weeks ago. It immediately became my favorite. While not a direct comparison at all I shoot it better than eithe of my other...
Forum: STI/SVI 06-22-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By UpperMW
I have 3 recent production STIs. In each case...

I have 3 recent production STIs. In each case through the first 400 rounds or so there were some functional oddities. After that all have been flawless. Might just be a break-in period issue that...
Forum: STI/SVI 06-22-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,444
Posted By UpperMW
Just got one, been out with it a few times. Best...

Just got one, been out with it a few times. Best shooter I have, fits perfect in the hand.

As Iceguy says you can grip way high up on the gun, a very good thing. However, the first time out the...
Forum: Les Baer 07-02-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 52,568
Posted By UpperMW
Just took a brand new Boss 45 to the range. Put...

Just took a brand new Boss 45 to the range. Put 100 rounds through it with no problems or exceptions in any way. I am not the strongest guy in the world, probably average, and had to use all my...
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