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Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By SwampDawg
Sorry for the delay, but I had the chance to go...

Sorry for the delay, but I had the chance to go to a private beach on a pontoon boat loaded with beer and beautiful (somewhat mature) women. Have to keep your priorities you know. But anyway, I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-02-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By SwampDawg
So far as mag interchangeability is concerned,...

So far as mag interchangeability is concerned, yeah I have to buy that one. It's just that every .45 I have owned before this one, they all took the same kind. My bad that I didn't make sure, cause...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-02-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By SwampDawg
I do keep it in my bedside drawer, with one in...

I do keep it in my bedside drawer, with one in the gun and two loaded standby.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-02-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By SwampDawg
No, mine is not a micro. According to my info in...

No, mine is not a micro. According to my info in the box my barrel is 4.5"
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-02-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By SwampDawg
Review: S&W Shield .45 cal

I'm putting this here on the "general" part of the forum because I would like to get this out to everybody, not just the S&W fans.

I had been kind of in the market for another .45, and I saw a...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-09-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By SwampDawg
OK thanks. If I ever knew that I had forgotten....

OK thanks. If I ever knew that I had forgotten. I quit deer hunting a million years ago and it shows.
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-08-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By SwampDawg
Marlin 30-30 lever action

Bought it around 1970. It went underwater during Katrina. Gave it and a bunch of other guns to my son who took them to a gunsmith around Memphis to be cleaned. Thoroughly. Got them all back, paid...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-16-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 13,774
Posted By SwampDawg
We are all speaking from the comfort of our...

We are all speaking from the comfort of our homes. We were not there in the situation. A few years ago the pilot of a commercial plane landed it in a river as a result of a bird strike. No one was...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 06-08-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,602
Posted By SwampDawg
I'm not smart enough to post photos, but I am...

I'm not smart enough to post photos, but I am hooked on the Hogue black grips. They are good looking and give me a firm, comfortable grip.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 06-08-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By SwampDawg
Just bought a UpLula to load my M&P Shield .45...

Just bought a UpLula to load my M&P Shield .45 mags. Had to, my fingers alone just couldn't do it. However, following the advice of S&W plus others on another thread here I have been leaving all my...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-04-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,494
Posted By SwampDawg
OK men, need some help

For years I have been reloading 45 acp using Lee equipment to load W231. My powder measure has finally given out, so I will be buying a replacement. The most logical one has been reviewed by...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 05-28-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By SwampDawg
OK, this should wrap up this exciting thread. I...

OK, this should wrap up this exciting thread. I emailed S&W about my difficulty in loading the magazines. Got their response today, which was "They will loosen up in time and usage" and they also...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 05-26-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By SwampDawg
OK, took it to the range. Good news/bad news. ...

OK, took it to the range. Good news/bad news. Shot very well, accurate. But, very hard to load magazines. I have lifted weights for years and I have very strong hands, but I really had to...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 05-24-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By SwampDawg
OK, picked it up yesterday. Feels good in my...

OK, picked it up yesterday. Feels good in my hand and looks good. Took it apart and oiled it in the places specified by the manual. Disassembly and assembly wasn't difficult but of course...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 05-15-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By SwampDawg
OK it's not a 1911 but

American Handgunner had an article singing the praises of the S&W Performance Center Shields, in various calibers. I'm interested in the .45 since that's what I shoot and reload. Anybody have any...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-14-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By SwampDawg
A million years ago when I was a kid, the father...

A million years ago when I was a kid, the father of a friend of mine was a plumber. When he was installing something that had to be vented through the roof he would hold his shotgun close to the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-11-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,714
Posted By SwampDawg
I know! I know! I know!

I know! I know! I know!
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-07-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,556
Posted By SwampDawg
Well, let me elaborate just a little. I have...

Well, let me elaborate just a little. I have more than enough large brass to satisfy my needs and have no reason to keep the small brass. Plus, I don't know what would happen if I tried to force a...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-06-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,556
Posted By SwampDawg
Small primers/Large primers

Was at the local range, and walked down to the shooters at the next station. Told them I had some small primer brass I had picked up and did not need.
Told them "I'm not smart enough to have small...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-17-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,703
Posted By SwampDawg
Yup. Ordered 1000 .45 bullets, weighing 32...

Yup. Ordered 1000 .45 bullets, weighing 32 pounds, from Dillon. I could track it to a FedEx facility in the same city, then it disappeared. Called their Customer Svc (yuk, yuk) in the Philipines,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-14-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By SwampDawg
We have one living child, so he will get all of...

We have one living child, so he will get all of mine. The all time favorite though is a .38 Colt Lightning model revolver. Got it from my dad, who got it second hand. It has all the beautiful wear...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-13-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,379
Posted By SwampDawg
Well, I'm a 80 year old cancer survivor, with...

Well, I'm a 80 year old cancer survivor, with chronic kidney disease and a bad knee. Can't see, can't hear, can't ...well you know the rest of it. With either of my .45 officer models I can put 4...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-10-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,984
Posted By SwampDawg
I have a 3" Kimber and a 3 1/2" Para that are...

I have a 3" Kimber and a 3 1/2" Para that are very reliable.
Forum: Para USA 03-07-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,031
Posted By SwampDawg
Yeah I remember my original magazines

Got two magazines with the pistol. Both had plastic followers. One of the followers chipped and of course canted over in about a year. When I took them apart one of the springs was a full loop...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-06-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,996
Posted By SwampDawg
Maybe you can buy a Kimber Officer Model .45 in...

Maybe you can buy a Kimber Officer Model .45 in stainless steel and by proxy you will kill my fantasy.
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