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Forum: Dan Wesson Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By b-b
Since I am tech challenged, I cannot post photos...

Since I am tech challenged, I cannot post photos but if anyone wants a photo of the tool I mentioned in post #21 send me a PM with your phone number and I will send you one via text.


b-b
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Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 08-03-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By b-b
Thanks for your prompt reply dsk. b-b

Thanks for your prompt reply dsk.

b-b
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 08-03-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By b-b
Photo posting advice

My search skills must be sub-par because I cannot seem to locate any of the numerous posts made in the past outlining how to post photos.

Can anyone furnish a link?

Thanks,

b-b
Forum: Dan Wesson 08-02-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By b-b
Jedi, I have used Wilson mags for .45 Auto...

Jedi,

I have used Wilson mags for .45 Auto with success but have not tried them in 9 mm. I vaguely remember choosing Tripps over Wilsons for my Valkyrie based on member suggestions on this forum...
Forum: Dan Wesson 08-01-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By b-b
I have Valkyrie Commander 9mm. It is basically a...

I have Valkyrie Commander 9mm. It is basically a Vigil Commander with a few more cosmetic features. It is extremely soft shooting and a breeze to carry. i would not hesitate to purchase the Vigil...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 08-01-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By b-b
Does anyone know what town in northern Colorado...

Does anyone know what town in northern Colorado this occurred in?
Forum: Dan Wesson 07-30-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By b-b
Dang. I've looked all over for the tool I...

Dang. I've looked all over for the tool I mentioned in post #21 but cannot find it. I vaguely remember it coming from Florida but cannot be sure. Does anyone here know of a 1911 tool maker in...
Forum: Dan Wesson 07-30-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By b-b
I use an inexpensive firing pin tool that I...

I use an inexpensive firing pin tool that I bought some time ago but cannot for the life of me remember who from. It is basically a cylinder about 1 1/2" long with the outside diameter slightly...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-10-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By b-b
I too became a convert after struggling with...

I too became a convert after struggling with extractor removal on my first 9 mm 1911. The tool is simple but elegant - just a brilliant solution. I put it right up there with the Challis Grip...
Forum: Dan Wesson 07-03-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By b-b
Shark, It might depend on the year it was...

Shark,

It might depend on the year it was made. If you email DW with your questions and the serial number (so they can date the gun) you may get answers.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-14-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By b-b
Outlaw; "You Rangers are out of your...

Outlaw; "You Rangers are out of your jurisdiction!"

Augustus McCrae: "Our jurisdiction is wherever we happen to be!"



A sad note indeed about the statue at Love Field.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-30-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By b-b
And again, another outstanding build. Love...

And again, another outstanding build. Love everything about it including the clocked grip screws.

Now the question:

His Randall or yours?
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 04-17-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,253
Posted By b-b
My Sparks VM II is very comfy carrying a 5" steel...

My Sparks VM II is very comfy carrying a 5" steel gun. If I was to purchase a new holster it would probably be a Sparks Criterion.

A Sparks Summer Special II serves extremely well carrying a...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 04-08-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,336
Posted By b-b
I prefer Sparks and a good belt for EDC. To each...

I prefer Sparks and a good belt for EDC. To each his own however.

After all, Mattie Ross carried her Colts Dragoon in a flour sack that only cost her a nickel.
Forum: Dan Wesson 04-02-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By b-b
Dangerous Brian, You may not be aware that...

Dangerous Brian,

You may not be aware that Duty Treat safe lubes, rust preventatives and oils have been discussed in many threads in the DW sub forum. You may or may not receive an answer to your...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-02-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,822
Posted By b-b
What Moad said in post #8 bears repeating. ...

What Moad said in post #8 bears repeating.

If you upgrade to the ingenious Challis hex head bushings, bushing O-rings and grip screw O-rings you will never bugger up a screw (any screw) again...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-17-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,893
Posted By b-b
https://dawsonprecision.com/dawson-precision-1911-...

https://dawsonprecision.com/dawson-precision-1911-extractor-removal-tool/

David,

A Dawson Precision extractor removal tool makes removing a 9 mm extractor a breeze. The photo in the link above...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-16-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By b-b
My goodness. Each of your builds seems more...

My goodness. Each of your builds seems more fantastic than the last. Love everything about it including, as others have mentioned above, the front sight and the arrow points but that barrel bushing...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-11-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,448
Posted By b-b
Greg, thanks for the response. I assume the .50...

Greg, thanks for the response. I assume the .50 cal would suit a .45 chamber. What about a 9 mm chamber?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-09-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,448
Posted By b-b
Chamber Cleaning Brush

A few members have posted they use a chamber brush when cleaning their 1911. I was wondering how they differ from regular bronze or nylon bore brushes. A quick search on Brownells and Midway USA...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-08-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,342
Posted By b-b
I'd say; Another Masterpiece. The entire pistol...

I'd say; Another Masterpiece. The entire pistol is a work of art but the transition at the carry cuts, the beveling around the end of the slide and that "step" in the barrel bushing is beyond...
Forum: Dan Wesson 02-02-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,499
Posted By b-b
Jake M. My DW Valkyrie (a lightweight...

Jake M.

My DW Valkyrie (a lightweight Commander - basically the same gun as your Vigil Commander but with a few extra cosmetic features) rides in a Milt Sparks Summer Special 2 horsehide in...
Forum: Dan Wesson 01-30-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By b-b
Mayor, Not sure about rubber grips on DW...

Mayor,

Not sure about rubber grips on DW models. My Valor and Valkyrie both have G-10 grips made by VZ Grips.
Forum: Dan Wesson 01-26-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,026
Posted By b-b
Nice find Tenring - glad you found one. I've had...

Nice find Tenring - glad you found one. I've had my 9mm Valkyrie Commander for a little over 2 years now and it continues to be my favorite carry piece.

What holster are you using?
Forum: Ammo Can 01-22-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,849
Posted By b-b
Per Grandpa's request: Ran 50 rounds of the...

Per Grandpa's request:

Ran 50 rounds of the 115 grain Magtech FMJ through the newly reamed and honed barrel. No problems. Looks like I'm good to go.

The employee at the range had shot up all...
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