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Forum: Ammo Can 09-19-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By green papaya
back in 2012 the local gun dealer had Winchester...

back in 2012 the local gun dealer had Winchester 100 rd value packs in .45 auto priced at $89.99.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 09-18-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By green papaya
will the low profile GI style rear sight off a...

will the low profile GI style rear sight off a COLT Government model series 80 from 1984 fit a Springfield Armory M1911A1?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-18-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By green papaya
the old rumor about the M1911 being inaccurate is...

the old rumor about the M1911 being inaccurate is most likely because of poor technique

and not enough time on the range, just look at the poor firearm safety , improper handling shown.

I was...
Forum: Springfield Armory 09-05-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,090
Posted By green papaya
you could carry the XD9 Sub Compact in a vest...

you could carry the XD9 Sub Compact in a vest pocket , like an outdoors style vest with heavy duty front pockets by CARHARTT.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-05-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By green papaya
I live in a dry climate and havent removed the...

I live in a dry climate and havent removed the grips on my M1911's in 25 years, until I needed to replace a plunger tube, the grips had some old oil & residue but no rust.

depends how you use...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-01-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,380
Posted By green papaya
I would buy one, I dont have the G17 yet , this...

I would buy one, I dont have the G17 yet , this would be worth getting because it's different.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-25-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,251
Posted By green papaya
I have enough to wait it out, but I wouldnt mind...

I have enough to wait it out, but I wouldnt mind getting a HK USP 9mm full size

my advice, if you see a gun you always wanted and the price is reasonable, buy it now and get the ammo later when...
Forum: Ammo Can 08-14-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 12,839
Posted By green papaya
people in 1970 vs people 2020 back in 1970...

people in 1970 vs people 2020

back in 1970 people just didnt use up so much ammo like they do now

shooting 200 - 300 rds of 9mm once a week was not common at all

nobody back in 1970 bought...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-14-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,849
Posted By green papaya
I heard HK uses MIM does the MK23 have MIM? I...

I heard HK uses MIM does the MK23 have MIM? I dont hear of HK USP's or MK23's breaking much?

they must use a higher quality MIM than others?
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-08-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By green papaya
also leave them out in the hot sun for a few days...

also leave them out in the hot sun for a few days to air them out the ultraviolet rays will kill germs
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-07-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By green papaya
NORINCO makes a decent clone

I added some WW2 parts to retrofit this Norinco M1911A1 to resemble a USGI Model M1911A1

it has the feel of a surplus .45 auto , I even put a surplus GI barrel in it
Forum: Ammo Can 08-07-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 12,839
Posted By green papaya
more than a year

from past ammo shortages, I remember not firing my M1911 for three - four years because of shortages, price increases, limits on ammo (two box limit)

on handgun ammo

my guess is maybe 3 - 4...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-07-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 18,366
Posted By green papaya
the M1911 was designed in a time when men were...

the M1911 was designed in a time when men were men , no metrosexuals or snowflakes or any silly stuff like that

the M1911 was originally an American gun made by Americans

the young guys...
Forum: Springfield Armory 08-07-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,090
Posted By green papaya
you could carry it easily in a fanny pack...

you could carry it easily in a fanny pack designed for small handguns with easy access quick open design
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-30-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By green papaya
I have an older model of the SA M1911A1 from the...

I have an older model of the SA M1911A1 from the late 1980's

back when they still used standard GI firing pins, all WW2 military parts fit , except the front sight on Springfield uses a different...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-19-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,109
Posted By green papaya
I would get the "HICKOK 45" HK USP 45 after...

I would get the "HICKOK 45" HK USP 45

after decades of using the M1911's, These days I prefer more modern designs like the HK USP

line of handguns
Forum: Ammo Can 07-18-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,321
Posted By green papaya
Dont share ammo with newbies / range buddies,...

Dont share ammo with newbies / range buddies, your ammo supply will run out twice as fast!

and who knows when you can resupply again?

just a few years ago around 2012? a box of Winchester 9mm...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-18-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By green papaya
a Vietnam vet and former MP during the Vietnam...

a Vietnam vet and former MP during the Vietnam War said he once tossed his holstered M1911A1 pistol in the back of his jeep and it had enough force to cause the firing pin to strike the primer and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-11-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,255
Posted By green papaya
why does everyone assume the man is going to die...

why does everyone assume the man is going to die first? lots of men outlive their wives and sometimes outlive their own children

you might be the guy that has to decide what to do with your wife /...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-02-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,457
Posted By green papaya
before 1990 in California , you could still buy...

before 1990 in California , you could still buy guns from private sales without going through a FFL "cash & carry"

a father could give his son a firearm, no transfer or FFL needed
Forum: Other 1911's 06-26-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By green papaya
Norinco canada?

is your NORINCO bought in CANADA? I dont think the US imports didnt have the flared ejection port?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-24-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,638
Posted By green papaya
Ive seen plenty of blacks at ranges, but never an...

Ive seen plenty of blacks at ranges, but never an Indian from India

Ive seen them buying guns in the gun store, but never seen them practicing at a range?

also never saw an Indian going fishing...
Forum: Ammo Can 06-23-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By green papaya
thats what I use for Home Defense ammo in my G21

thats what I use for Home Defense ammo in my G21
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-08-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By green papaya
for shooters telling a person where to shoot is...

for shooters telling a person where to shoot is like "loose Lips sink ships" kind of thing,

you show a few friends, then your friend's friends tell a few friends, then pretty soon it gets over run...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-04-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,273
Posted By green papaya
the 1980's tv series "TOUR of DUTY" they would...

the 1980's tv series "TOUR of DUTY" they would often show new Chinese made AK clones

that looked identical to the models imported at that time with the orange or blond wood stocks and the folding...
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