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Forum: Wilson Combat Yesterday, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By chrysanthemum
Not sure how a flush cut (reverse?) crown barrel...

Not sure how a flush cut (reverse?) crown barrel would come out on a flanged barrel Stealth.

Also, most people choosing the Stealth are selecting it for short-distance SD purposes; not long...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By chrysanthemum
A lot of this history is preserved in museums in...

A lot of this history is preserved in museums in and around London. I've enjoyed many hours in these museums. Hopefully, there will be post-covid-19 return opportunities.

All the same, it is...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By chrysanthemum
Blueing, aka black oxidation, has a different...

Blueing, aka black oxidation, has a different chemical composition than the dreaded "red rust".

Fe3O4 is "black oxidation", a relatively stable compound; Fe2O3 is the dreaded red rust, a much...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-10-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,232
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^ This is a rare "gotta have a photo"...

^^^

This is a rare "gotta have a photo" moment.

I have no talent for getting a photo to the Forum, so I'm wholly understanding of that roadblock. But a pristine '64 Corvette... that's in a...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-10-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^ Looks like a pretty faithful match. ...

^^^

Looks like a pretty faithful match.

As one who at least tries to be objective, MIM fabrication is widely accepted and generally serves well. Even though it wouldn't be my first choice for...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 07-10-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,446
Posted By chrysanthemum
Exactly. Also a total lack of regard for...

Exactly. Also a total lack of regard for familiarity with the specific rifle's scope/ACOG/sight configuration(s), zeroing distance, bullet drop at various distances, ammo supply, basic maintenance,...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 07-10-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,446
Posted By chrysanthemum
Indeed. And spare parts/barrels, springs, extra...

Indeed. And spare parts/barrels, springs, extra BCGs, etc., for these.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-10-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^ Sounds like this is the best bet for the...

^^^

Sounds like this is the best bet for the purpose at hand.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-10-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By chrysanthemum
This idea might be a longshot, but maybe give...

This idea might be a longshot, but maybe give thought to contacting Doug Turnbull (Turnbull Restoration), given that he has built replica 1911s.

But it's probably a real longshot as I think his...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 07-10-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,446
Posted By chrysanthemum
FWIW, I'm a firm believer in the original...

FWIW, I'm a firm believer in the original Constitutional concept of the citizen/militiaman.

And that means having the right equipment. Not squirrel, deer, etc., hunting equipment.

Nuff...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 07-10-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,446
Posted By chrysanthemum
The paint scheme (quote/photo below) matches a...

The paint scheme (quote/photo below) matches a livery used in Baltimore. As does the vehicle model.

Not saying that's a definitive match, but it is a likely clue.



Another +1911 FM for...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-10-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By chrysanthemum
If and as you're left-handed, you'll be using the...

If and as you're left-handed, you'll be using the ambi-safety-side a lot.

So I'd focus on getting a strong, durable ambi-safety as the very first priority...one fabricated from barstock steel. ...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-10-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,239
Posted By chrysanthemum
I think you've correctly zeroed-in on the core of...

I think you've correctly zeroed-in on the core of the matter. And helped to clarify this.

+1911.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-09-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By chrysanthemum
I've never used anything else! Read this tip...

I've never used anything else!

Read this tip years ago on our Forum, before I even owned a 1911 chambered in 9mm.

A big +1911 MEH92 for sharing this valuable tip to a new generation of Forum...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-09-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,239
Posted By chrysanthemum
I suppose someone could file a legal challenge...

I suppose someone could file a legal challenge with the State's judiciary. How far it would get is another question. Thus far, I'm not aware of any such actions.

State governors and the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-09-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,720
Posted By chrysanthemum
In N Texas, there's something to be said for the...

In N Texas, there's something to be said for the smallest house you can find/build in a good neighborhood...and if you can build, a compact but very strong foundation is wise. With a garage sized to...
Forum: Wilson Combat 07-08-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By chrysanthemum
Shocking. Absolutely shocking. Since it's...

Shocking. Absolutely shocking.

Since it's still on the website, I suppose there have been no "takers" :rolleyes:
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-08-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,003
Posted By chrysanthemum
It's used by many on blued finishes that are...

It's used by many on blued finishes that are inherently prone to rust/corrosion.

I've chosen a different approach to preserve such finishes, but Renaissance Wax has a vast number of positive...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-08-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^ Indeed. "The Party" is what...

^^^

Indeed.

"The Party" is what matters. Little or nothing else.

Sadly, the good people of Hong Kong are experiencing the slow but resolutely steadfast encroachment of "The Party" into...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-08-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,866
Posted By chrysanthemum
One (actually there's more than one) thing I...

One (actually there's more than one) thing I always enjoy about posts is that you have a talent for presenting your thoughts in a colorful/entertaining/memorable manner. (Here, and most of the time,...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-08-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,224
Posted By chrysanthemum
You're a wise person. You considered all of the...

You're a wise person. You considered all of the practical variables in your environment. +1911.

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SD situations tend to be so sudden, at such close range, etc., that the time required to...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-08-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,224
Posted By chrysanthemum
Choose the sight type/details that you feel most...

Choose the sight type/details that you feel most confident in for SD usage; your environment, your eyesight, etc.

Concealability isn't a big worry for red dot sights. I think the more relevant...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-07-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,596
Posted By chrysanthemum
Op-Ed -- "NYC and BLM on verge of civil war": ...

Op-Ed -- "NYC and BLM on verge of civil war":

https://www.rt.com/op-ed/494087-new-york-blm-civil-war/

I know some don't like RT as a news source, but I think the above-linked article gets...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-07-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,866
Posted By chrysanthemum
Excellent decision. And a somewhat similar...

Excellent decision. And a somewhat similar shopping experience that led me to buy my first (of many) Wilson 1911s and ARs. The gun itself felt so good and exceptionally well made in my hands.

As...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-07-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,596
Posted By chrysanthemum
Increased risks and SD considerations. As...

Increased risks and SD considerations.

As well as, and likely more important, National defense, as in: "I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States...
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