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Forum: Rock Island Armory 09-17-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By DArBad
I think, the woods that RIA uses on their 1911s...

I think, the woods that RIA uses on their 1911s are NOT the best of the Philippines. Some of those exotic woods from the Philippines are some of the best in the world.

Philippine Mahogany is...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 09-06-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By DArBad
Most Rock Island pistols I know are parkerized,...

Most Rock Island pistols I know are parkerized, and if properly cared for, are not prone to rusting. I guess that is true of all handguns.

That said, I wipe my handguns with an oily rag after...
Forum: Remington 09-06-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By DArBad
I see several on Numrich Gun Parts.

I see several on Numrich Gun Parts.
Forum: Ruger 09-06-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,990
Posted By DArBad
For the amount of shooting I can do nowadays...

For the amount of shooting I can do nowadays (minimal to non exixtent) and the amount of money I am willing to spend on a handgun, MIM parts are fine by me.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-06-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,382
Posted By DArBad
I've had Rugers in the past. My first was the...

I've had Rugers in the past. My first was the Ruger M77 rifle in 30 06, then a Ruger 4 inch GP 100, and my last was a Ruger 6 inch GP 100. They were all sold away for need of money.

I have several...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-01-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,871
Posted By DArBad
This ^^^^^^^sums it up. There was a time...

This ^^^^^^^sums it up.

There was a time when Colt was THE 1911. They had the civilian market as well as the military. If any one wants and desires a 1911, if said person knows 1911s at all,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-31-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,871
Posted By DArBad
This^^^^^^^^^^^is a good explanation. Now, why...

This^^^^^^^^^^^is a good explanation. Now, why didn't Colt think of doing the above, when they were in business for much, much longer than Glock.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-22-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,206
Posted By DArBad
Awh common now, he is wearing a pimped 1911, give...

Awh common now, he is wearing a pimped 1911, give him a break. You all should be happy its a 1911.

So what do you all want him to wear, a pimped Glock?
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-20-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By DArBad
Wait for a more popular model to show up. The CZ...

Wait for a more popular model to show up. The CZ 712 is made in Turkey by Hulu not in the Czech Republic. I was initially infatuated with the CZ 712 back around 4 years ago, but several acquaintance...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-15-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,203
Posted By DArBad
I have a small set of Brownells gunsmith...

I have a small set of Brownells gunsmith screwdriver set, a small set of Nicholson files, some english and metric hex keys and punch sets.
Forum: Rock Island Armory 07-17-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By DArBad
They didn't charge me for it. I sent the gun in...

They didn't charge me for it. I sent the gun in for some other issues. Communicated with " Jenny ". I told them that while the gun is with them, I'd like them to convert it to a single side safety...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-12-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,167
Posted By DArBad
LOL, good for you man, congrats on the decision,...

LOL, good for you man, congrats on the decision, whatever you are buying.:biglaugh:
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-11-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,167
Posted By DArBad
I have a Stoeger M3K that I keep for HD scenario...

I have a Stoeger M3K that I keep for HD scenario that I added a +3 MOE magazine extension. I just find the close proximity ferocity of a shotgun comforting. Not that it is a necessity, I just LIKE...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-07-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,986
Posted By DArBad
Sorry, I am cynical about the " latest ", the "...

Sorry, I am cynical about the " latest ", the " deadliest ", " the most awesome ", because of my age, all I've seen is when the top brass wanted this and that, its just that they want to make money...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 07-01-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By DArBad
I went the other way OP. From ambidextrous thumb...

I went the other way OP. From ambidextrous thumb safety to one side (Right) side safety only. I did send it to the factory, but that was because I have other issues. Gun came back better than new,...
Forum: Kimber 07-01-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By DArBad
Congrats, OP. I am sure you will enjoy your...

Congrats, OP. I am sure you will enjoy your Kimber piece.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-01-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By DArBad
Oh No!!! I had the pleasure of communicating with...

Oh No!!! I had the pleasure of communicating with him on a few occasion. He was kind, respectful, and very affable. May he rest in peace.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-29-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,758
Posted By DArBad
Hang in there, JH. Wife and I are both " C "...

Hang in there, JH. Wife and I are both " C " survivors. You just don't know how merciful and generous the GOOD LORD can be. He works in mysterious, unexpected ways. With what we underwent, never...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-27-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,406
Posted By DArBad
Darn it, and I planned on purchasing a tactical...

Darn it, and I planned on purchasing a tactical V3 this year. Oh well, guess I'll look somewhere else.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-24-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,758
Posted By DArBad
Missing too are " zdragon52 " and the Beretta...

Missing too are " zdragon52 " and the Beretta expert " Shipwreck " or something like that.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-24-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,758
Posted By DArBad
Now that you all mentioned it, I noticed his...

Now that you all mentioned it, I noticed his absence too. There are several long time members who haven't posted in a while, I hope they are all just busy.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-22-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,300
Posted By DArBad
There is a tinge of truth to what you said,...

There is a tinge of truth to what you said, though there is more than just multiculturalism/multiracial factor. For one thing, there is no one country on earth anymore that we can say is of one...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-22-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,300
Posted By DArBad
Right now, the greatest threat to this country is...

Right now, the greatest threat to this country is from within. It is rotting from the inside, much like the Roman Empire when it was in decline.

The senators of Rome back then were infighting...
Forum: Kimber 06-17-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By DArBad
Hey OP, I posted a response in the gunsmithing...

Hey OP, I posted a response in the gunsmithing section. I used to have a Kimber Gold Match that I converted to a one side (right sided) safety.

Buy your replacement safety and hammer pin from...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 06-17-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,516
Posted By DArBad
I replaced the original factory wood grips over...

I replaced the original factory wood grips over the weekend. The original grips looks cheesy, thick, and rough.

I ordered a darker shade of Cocobolos from CDNN. The gun looked much better and...
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