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Forum: Sig Sauer Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By chrysanthemum
It would be in competition with, and thus need...

It would be in competition with, and thus need "the stuff" to compete against, the more upper tier 1911s. Aesthetic similarities to other Legion models might not be enough.

Not like an ungraded...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By chrysanthemum
Handouts have many negative consequences......

Handouts have many negative consequences... including those not envisioned at the outset (at least not by most).

What a terrible miscarriage of the law.:mad::mad::mad:
Forum: Wilson Combat Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By chrysanthemum
Nice Stealth, nice shooting, and great matching...

Nice Stealth, nice shooting, and great matching screen name.:rock:. +1911 x 3
Forum: Wilson Combat Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By chrysanthemum
Oftentimes, there is a trade off between a most...

Oftentimes, there is a trade off between a most durable finish and a most corrosion resistant finish. I opt for the latter, which leads to choosing Wilson's Armor Tuff. AT ranks low in cosmetic...
Forum: Wilson Combat Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By chrysanthemum
Very few will opine that a shock-buffer is...

Very few will opine that a shock-buffer is needed, especially so in a 9mm chambered 1911.

Personally, for range use only, I'm in the minority who leave the shock-buffer in place (provided that the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 720
Posted By chrysanthemum
Absolutely. Among older and newer aircraft, this...

Absolutely. Among older and newer aircraft, this museum includes representative airplanes of the WWII European theatre. One can easily spend a full day there. It's located a walkable distance...
Forum: Wilson Combat 07-11-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
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 07-11-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 720
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 07-11-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
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: 1,267
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: 226
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: 1,524
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: 1,524
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: 226
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: 226
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: 1,524
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: 1,524
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: 226
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: 2,281
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: 283
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: 2,281
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: 1,801
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: 1,239
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: 1,120
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: 462
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...
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