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Forum: Les Baer 01-31-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By Bbrown
Spare slide stop too while they're at it. You...

Spare slide stop too while they're at it. You might never need it, but it is the one part on my PII that gave out with relatively few rounds and took quite a while to get back. If I had the spare,...
Forum: Les Baer 11-23-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,125
Posted By Bbrown
That would be interesting to see a photo when it...

That would be interesting to see a photo when it comes back, if you have the time.

The up-side of all this is no one got hurt!
Forum: Les Baer 11-13-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,993
Posted By Bbrown
Haha, I'm counting on it!!Probably all I have...

Haha, I'm counting on it!!Probably all I have going for me when the time comes.
Forum: Les Baer 11-13-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,993
Posted By Bbrown
I am border line obsessive when it comes to...

I am border line obsessive when it comes to keeping my guns clean and well lubricated. I enjoy it and strive to keep everything I own in top condition. Hell, I still throw a coat of wax on my 16 year...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 11-13-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By Bbrown
I just heard this on Fox News this morning. I've...

I just heard this on Fox News this morning. I've said for years, if you want the libs to stop trying to take our guns and ammo, let them tax it all. A slippery slope that will likely spread...
Forum: Les Baer 11-11-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,993
Posted By Bbrown
My PII 1.5" has loosened up to where I can shake...

My PII 1.5" has loosened up to where I can shake it and rattle the slide to frame fit after approx 7K rounds. Haven't had much chance to shoot lately, but it was still very accurate that last time...
Forum: Les Baer 06-23-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,067
Posted By Bbrown
Good for you! Smart move IMO, and I agree with...

Good for you! Smart move IMO, and I agree with Doc on the FCS. Great looking gun.
Forum: Les Baer 06-09-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,067
Posted By Bbrown
I'm not going to vote, but ask a few questions so...

I'm not going to vote, but ask a few questions so you don't need a vote...

Is there any chance you'll regret not buying new when you buy the previously loved pistol?

Is there any chance you'll...
Forum: Les Baer 06-07-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By Bbrown
I feel bad for guys like you that fall for these...

I feel bad for guys like you that fall for these deals. As a service to this forum community, I am willing to refund your money if you send that PII to me. :biglaugh::biglaugh::biglaugh:

You got a...
Forum: Les Baer 04-30-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,003
Posted By Bbrown
I guess I was lucky when I got into 1911s, had an...

I guess I was lucky when I got into 1911s, had an older co-worker that was an accomplished bullseye shooter that owned nothing unless it was built by Jim Clarke. He sat in the car with me one day...
Forum: Les Baer 04-04-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,532
Posted By Bbrown
I was going to explain how I started to feel some...

I was going to explain how I started to feel some play in the fit of my 1.5" PII at around 5K rounds, then realized you said Hillsdale.

If you have a Hillsdale, meaning at least 10+ years old...
Forum: Les Baer 03-12-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By Bbrown
set aside some time (you're going to need it and...

set aside some time (you're going to need it and enjoy it) and call, John is a great guy for discussions on any topic from gardening, to wine making, to sports cars, and of course LB products. Email,...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-12-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,966
Posted By Bbrown
Size depends on your needs, do you want to run...

Size depends on your needs, do you want to run electric stove? Electric hot water heater? A/C? Electric dryer?

We put a Generac 22kW on my parent's house several years ago, propane which they...
Forum: Les Baer 03-04-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,704
Posted By Bbrown
I don't think it so much about a "tight" fit as...

I don't think it so much about a "tight" fit as it is a better/smoother fit all the way around.

My 1.5" PII was never tight, I racked it right out the bag covered the LB afterbirth with no...
Forum: Les Baer 01-31-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,101
Posted By Bbrown
I have a box with the 1.5" guarantee, willing to...

I have a box with the 1.5" guarantee, willing to let it go for much less than the upgrade costs new.

Seriously, make the guy an offer. Worst he can say is no. Like you said, soft market, so who...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-22-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,047
Posted By Bbrown
I salvaged my Les Baer mags by putting the Tripp...

I salvaged my Les Baer mags by putting the Tripp guts (Super 7 Upgrade kit) in them, made them 7 rounds instead of the original 8, but flawless now with anything I run through it.
Forum: Range Reports 12-11-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,018
Posted By Bbrown
Hey Smith, nice shooting. I recently turned 50....

Hey Smith, nice shooting. I recently turned 50. Even more recently I turned 56 and I need to figure out a sight configuration that I can shoot well. I'd be happy to be able to see well enough for...
Forum: Range Reports 09-17-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,601
Posted By Bbrown
If you don't want to "waste" the Baer mags, put...

If you don't want to "waste" the Baer mags, put the Tripp upgrade kits in them. It will turn them into 7 round mags, but they will run 100%. At least mine do now.

Les sends the test targets with...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-28-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By Bbrown
Thanks for the replies. The house is on a crawl...

Thanks for the replies. The house is on a crawl space, but not in the traditional sense. It is more of a short, heated, above ground basement on a good concrete foundation and the carrier beams...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-27-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By Bbrown
Please help me with a safe

No, I don't need you to move it! I'm just worried about weight for the ones I'm looking at - 908 lbs vs 744 lbs. Both from the standpoint of moving them through the house and also the floor...
Forum: Les Baer 02-17-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,115
Posted By Bbrown
Ummmmm....I only count 10 pictures total and...

Ummmmm....I only count 10 pictures total and they're rectangular:biglaugh::biglaugh::biglaugh:

Enjoy it! I'm a one 1911 guy myself with my PII, had some bumps in the road at first but runs like a...
Forum: Les Baer 12-25-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,144
Posted By Bbrown
Same here! Only reason I have one is I took...

Same here! Only reason I have one is I took advantage of one of CJ's first hurry up and wait sales, and the conditions were you had to take one of four upgrades to get the deal IIRC. Hard chrome was...
Forum: Les Baer 12-25-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,144
Posted By Bbrown
I've never seen anything either, but my 1.5" has...

I've never seen anything either, but my 1.5" has never been real tight or difficult to cock, even right out of the box. My theory, just a theory, is the 1.5" are simply fit better - not necessarily...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-14-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Bbrown
Thanks for the info. I picked up a new XDS in 45...

Thanks for the info. I picked up a new XDS in 45 ACP, seemed like a good idea at the time. Now that I've shot it, confirmed it was a great idea! Amazingly pleasant to shoot considering the size of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-13-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Bbrown
striker fire question

I just bought my first striker fire pistol. I dry fire practice with my 1911 and even some revolvers. Can a striker fired gun be dry fired without concerns?

I shot about 100 rounds out of it...
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