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Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-29-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,619
Posted By sweir69
My wife is a nurse, and was exposed through...

My wife is a nurse, and was exposed through work. She tested positive weekend before last, and within 2 days we both showed symptoms. We are both currently 90% recovered. I never actually got...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 01-18-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By sweir69
My wife and I both owned one. Both of ours were...

My wife and I both owned one. Both of ours were reliable. I still have mine, and I enjoy shooting it. My wife traded hers, though, as she found the .380 just a bit "snappy" for her tastes. But...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-07-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,292
Posted By sweir69
I stopped shooting indoors regularly 3 years ago...

I stopped shooting indoors regularly 3 years ago also.

Buildings and commercial airliners all use closed systems in which all sorts of garbage is recirculated. Don’t ever let those air vents on a...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 02-16-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By sweir69
Keep in mind, the compact sized pistols have a...

Keep in mind, the compact sized pistols have a tendency to eat up recoil springs within a few hundred rounds. Since it was purchased used, the chances are good that you do, in fact, need a new...
Forum: Revolvers 04-08-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By sweir69
"Wack a mole " kit!!! That's IT!!! I'm going back...

"Wack a mole " kit!!! That's IT!!! I'm going back to bed!! This day ain't gonna get any better!! I love that! I started off reloading in the early '80's for my 1911 with one of those...it...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-02-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,468
Posted By sweir69
GOD, I hope so!! I might be too stupid to have...

GOD, I hope so!! I might be too stupid to have picked up the nuance!! If so, I apologize!! If NOT, I stand by my statement!! ozarkmac...if you WERE being sarcastic, I ask your forgiveness for me...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-02-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,468
Posted By sweir69
Oh...I get it!!! How silly of me to NOT be "with...

Oh...I get it!!! How silly of me to NOT be "with the program"!! I mean, even if what we do will do NOTHING to address the issue EXCEPT affect the law abiding, by ALL MEANS, let's do it!!! :grumble:...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-26-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,858
Posted By sweir69
Does anyone know the proposed rule number, or any...

Does anyone know the proposed rule number, or any number that I can search for on regulations.gov in order to comment??!! I just went there to voice my objection, but evidently there was a proposed...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-25-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,057
Posted By sweir69
I chipped in as much as I could (not THAT...

I chipped in as much as I could (not THAT much...$10), to all the pro gun rights groups that I belong to...the NRA, the GOA, and the CCRKBA. I didn't send any extra to the NAGR, however, I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-01-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,468
Posted By sweir69
DING DING DING DING!!! We have a winner!!!!:rock:

DING DING DING DING!!! We have a winner!!!!:rock:
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 02-28-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,057
Posted By sweir69
I'm an NRA Life Endowment member, and have been...

I'm an NRA Life Endowment member, and have been pretty pissed with the NRA over their stand on bump stocks...I felt pretty betrayed. I received a solicitation call a week ago looking for donations...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-26-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,468
Posted By sweir69
Good to know that you didn't shrink away!�� That...

Good to know that you didn't shrink away!�� That said, I was stationed at Pearl for awhile many years ago. The Big Island may have low gun crime, but I can tell you that Oahu is no stranger to crime...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-26-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,468
Posted By sweir69
Is it just ME, or has anyone else noticed the...

Is it just ME, or has anyone else noticed the crickets chirping from the "birdmove" camp after a few people called out his dubious posts early on in this thread??!!��
Forum: Rock Island Armory 02-22-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,635
Posted By sweir69
Looks good, and I hope it runs well for you. I'm...

Looks good, and I hope it runs well for you. I'm sure it will...but I tell you what, I gotta disagree with your shop. The materials that they use are no poorer in quality than most middle of the line...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-16-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,468
Posted By sweir69
Again...WRONG! Remember what Obama (and Hillary)...

Again...WRONG! Remember what Obama (and Hillary) ran their pie holes about after the Roseburg, Oregon shooting? I'll give you a hint..."maybe it's time we consider laws like those in Australia and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-16-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,468
Posted By sweir69
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/breakingnews/no-the...

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/breakingnews/no-there-haven%E2%80%99t-been-18-school-shootings-in-2018-that-number-is-flat-wrong/ar-BBJbqgy Sorry, birdmove, not only are you WRONG about the NUMBER of...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 02-08-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,635
Posted By sweir69
Anytime you find yourself in need of using a pair...

Anytime you find yourself in need of using a pair of locking type pliers, I HIGHLY recommend that you buy some KNIPEX smooth jaw pliers... I am an aircraft mechanic, and I can tell you, that these...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-04-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,556
Posted By sweir69
Dawson FO on the front, stock "Novak STYLE" on...

Dawson FO on the front, stock "Novak STYLE" on the rear of all of our RIA Tactical (Rock Series) 1911's. My wife and I have been more than happy with them
Forum: Rock Island Armory 01-31-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By sweir69
Also...have you made sure your weak hand...

Also...have you made sure your weak hand (assuming that you are right handed) isn't impeding the slide stop from moving up into the notch?
Forum: Rock Island Armory 01-31-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By sweir69
If it were ME, I'd go back to the original...

If it were ME, I'd go back to the original springs, as I doubt that either spring has anything to do with your issue. Then start with carefully inspecting your slide stop for proper dimensions, and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-29-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,985
Posted By sweir69
Try the new, expensive ($40) magazines that they...

Try the new, expensive ($40) magazines that they sell...or, as an alternative, buy the new extra power springs FOR your magazines...both jams look to me as if they could well be magazine related. My...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 01-15-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,739
Posted By sweir69
One can always just switch out the FLGR for a...

One can always just switch out the FLGR for a "GI" style guide rod and plug at a very reasonable cost (a few dollars) if they find a "Tactical" that they like so long as the pistol has the bushing...
Forum: ARs ONLY 01-14-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,597
Posted By sweir69
I'm old school and I detest plastic firearms...

I'm old school and I detest plastic firearms (with the possible exception of stocks and forearms!!) and plastic mags. I know they are all the rage, but it's all metal for ME, all the way!!! NHMTG and...
Forum: Revolvers 01-11-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,604
Posted By sweir69
It didn't seem to matter...I shot some Remington,...

It didn't seem to matter...I shot some Remington, some Armscor, some new manufactured LAX, and some Privi Partisan. Mostly 158 grain. It occurred with ALL of them. But now it chews right through all...
Forum: Revolvers 01-11-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,604
Posted By sweir69
M206 Light primer strikes...solution!

I know that many here probably ain't too interested in a bargain basement snubbie like the RIA M206...but I was!! I got one for Christmas, and was actually pleasantly surprised with it . Very few...
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