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Forum: LEO Duty 09-22-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By cwo4uscgret
Congrats! Now go get the other 16+ years! ...

Congrats! Now go get the other 16+ years!

For me it was 4 yrs Navy, 26 yrs Coast Guard, 10-1/2 yrs Customs/CBP. There was also a yr in the Navy Inactive reserves.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-14-2020, 01:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By cwo4uscgret
That sales pitch is kind of like "gunsmith" who...

That sales pitch is kind of like "gunsmith" who tells a 17 year old" student" that the selector switch is not 100% functional; that if you put it halfway between safe and fire the gun will fire...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 09-11-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cwo4uscgret
Big difference between “home made” and store...

Big difference between “home made” and store bought stop sticks. The spikes on manufactured stop sticks are hollow like a hypodermic needle; they allow for a gradual release of air; a homemade one,...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-11-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By cwo4uscgret
Hmmm I can visualize a firing pin stop but I...

Hmmm I can visualize a firing pin stop but I suspect the hammer would change the velocity and flight path of the errant firing pin. I know that with the slide off the frame that a firing pin,...
Forum: Colt 09-10-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By cwo4uscgret
dsk - I actually like my Ion Bond finished gun. ...

dsk - I actually like my Ion Bond finished gun. It is one of them most accurate guns out of the box (for me); and has functioned flawlessly. As MLIN says the rail is beefier then other makers guns;...
Forum: Colt 09-10-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By cwo4uscgret
Compared to my Colt M45A1 that one is, excuse me,...

Compared to my Colt M45A1 that one is, excuse me, ugly. Most know the history of the Colt MEU SOC Pistol; Colt tried to sell the same gun to civilians (the ones that said USMC on them); the Marines...
Forum: Colt 09-10-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By cwo4uscgret
I wish I had looked as good at 50!

My 50 year old .38 Super Combat Commander Lightweight takes a licking and keeps ticking. No cracks anywhere. About 3 years ago I fed it all new springs; I also keep it oiled up.

I donít shoot...
Forum: LEO Duty 09-10-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By cwo4uscgret
magnut - I was subject to a "federal...

magnut - I was subject to a "federal investigation" when someone made an allegation that I stole 7.62 ammo from the military and was trying to sell it. There was a knock on my door, a black SUV in...
Forum: LEO Duty 09-09-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By cwo4uscgret
I’ve been quiet on this thread - I thought it had...

I’ve been quiet on this thread - I thought it had actually fallen asleep.

When the .357 Magnum was introduced way back when partly the reason for it was to give the Police better firepower to...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 09-09-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 968
Posted By cwo4uscgret
In CBP we used to practice (using dummy ammo) one...

In CBP we used to practice (using dummy ammo) one handed chambering; using the heel of the boot, belt, etc. We did this to simulate carrying on the fight if we were injured and lost the use of an...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-09-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 18,821
Posted By cwo4uscgret
Something I’ve learned through various LE...

Something I’ve learned through various LE firearms and defensive tactics classes is go home safe at the end of the day.

As a LEO that meant end the shootout or being attacked as ruthlessly as...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 18,821
Posted By cwo4uscgret
I’ve been called for jury duty once since I’ve...

I’ve been called for jury duty once since I’ve moved to Texas. There were 600 potential jurors in the pool; mine was the first name called for the first selection; it was a capital murder case. The...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 09-03-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,016
Posted By cwo4uscgret
BHPforme - Both the slide and frame are machined...

BHPforme - Both the slide and frame are machined from billet stainless. The gun has been beefed up so it can be fed an unrestricted diet of +P and +P+ ammo; the heavier the better! I like how the...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 09-03-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,016
Posted By cwo4uscgret
You mean like this custom made P-35?

Here's my Elite Warrior Armament P-35 that has everything on it that you've suggested dmthomp32 - except the price! Only 30 were made and the were almost $4K! I was wrong; I typed the wrong price!...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-01-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 18,821
Posted By cwo4uscgret
Quote: "Originally Posted by tomrkba View Post...

Quote:
"Originally Posted by tomrkba View Post
What gets me is that the 1911 has been updated with double stack polymer frames with 9x19mm capacities from 17-27 rounds."

Although also imported...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 08-30-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,492
Posted By cwo4uscgret
From almost 1-1/2 years ago when she was...

From almost 1-1/2 years ago when she was campaigning to be the Democratic Nomination for President.

It doesn't matter who the president is; if your party isn't in control of Congress you can...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-30-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,016
Posted By cwo4uscgret
Something to think about - if Browning/FN felt...

Something to think about - if Browning/FN felt that there was a lot of money to be made manufacturing and selling a Hi-Power they would probably still be pumping them out. I suspect that they would...
Forum: Colt 08-29-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,360
Posted By cwo4uscgret
I had a .38 Super barrel fitted to my Dan Wesson...

I had a .38 Super barrel fitted to my Dan Wesson ECO 9 but still have some bugs to work out on feeding.
Forum: Colt 08-25-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,360
Posted By cwo4uscgret
That's almost as bad as....

At the local Big Box Outdoor Sporting Goods Shop I overheard the Gun Counter Assistant Manager extolling the virtues of a semi-auto pistol chambered in 9MM. He told the husband that he could shoot...
Forum: Blade Forum 08-24-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 135,002
Posted By cwo4uscgret
I can't remember if I've posted this before: ...

I can't remember if I've posted this before:

Colt 1st Generation Delta Elite and a Steve Vanderkolff Damascus and Desert Ironwood Dagger:
...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 08-22-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,297
Posted By cwo4uscgret
One of the most impressive and imposing crowd...

One of the most impressive and imposing crowd control methods - Mounted Police (or Sheriff's Deputies) on horseback!

The San Francisco Police Department had a very competent and professional...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-22-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,210
Posted By cwo4uscgret
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deleted, duplicated post
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-22-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,210
Posted By cwo4uscgret
John Joseph: From everything I have found out...

John Joseph: From everything I have found out about this gun it is original. From the original "rough" wood stocks to the deeper machined cuts in the slide on both sides of the firing pin "tunnel"...
Forum: Colt 08-20-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,360
Posted By cwo4uscgret
I like the .38 Super as a carry gun; especially...

I like the .38 Super as a carry gun; especially when loaded with Silver Tips. I have two Rock Island Government Models, a Colt Combat Commander Lightweight, Series 70 MkIV Government Model, and a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-20-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,062
Posted By cwo4uscgret
I had a knife maker tell me one time - "the...

I had a knife maker tell me one time - "the hardest knife to make is the one that is paid in full before it's made."

He was right; I paid him straight up for the full cost of the knife and never...
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