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Forum: Other 1911's 09-24-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Plaidad
It might be just an optical illusion, but Mr....

It might be just an optical illusion, but Mr. Trump's head doesn't line up with his neck. Kinda creepy.
Forum: The Armed Citizen 09-22-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Plaidad
I used to go to Memphis somewhat regularly. ...

I used to go to Memphis somewhat regularly. Beale Street was cool, they had a good minor league ball team, and Mud Island was fun. Over the years, the parts of town you should avoid got bigger and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-18-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,225
Posted By Plaidad
If it has to be a 1911, the suggestions above are...

If it has to be a 1911, the suggestions above are good. If the goal is just a steel framed pistol with good ergonomics, a good trigger, and higher capacity, I suggest looking at a CZ 75 or one of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-17-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By Plaidad
I do some practicing one-handed, enough that I...

I do some practicing one-handed, enough that I can empty a magazine center of mass at 10 yards. You might not always be able to put both hands on the pistol. I even practice one hand weak side from...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-17-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 713
Posted By Plaidad
I have a half dozen ACT mags that I have used for...

I have a half dozen ACT mags that I have used for years. They have the plastic butt plate and metal follower. So far, they've been great. Does anyone know where I can get new springs for them?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-10-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,593
Posted By Plaidad
It's not just guns. Cabela's clothing lines are...

It's not just guns. Cabela's clothing lines are disappearing, replaced by Basspro's lower quality Redhead stuff.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 09-09-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,003
Posted By Plaidad
As my Dad used to say, "Just because you can...

As my Dad used to say, "Just because you can doesn't mean you should."
Forum: Ammo Can 09-09-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By Plaidad
The fellow in that article is mistaken about...

The fellow in that article is mistaken about copper. Most copper used in the U.S. comes from Utah and Arizona. Kenecott operates one of the biggest pit mines in the world in Utah, and Morenci in...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 09-06-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Plaidad
I've thought about picking up something like that...

I've thought about picking up something like that to use when I go fly fishing. I don't know if it would interfere with casting, though. For now, I just clear out a pocket on my vest and put my LCP...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-06-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,418
Posted By Plaidad
An all-steel CCO. It's a Frankengun, made from a...

An all-steel CCO. It's a Frankengun, made from a Rock island compact frame and an Iver Johnson commander length slide. I've carried it on and off for close to 15 years. I've lost track of how many...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-05-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By Plaidad
I'm actually thinking about buying a shotgun,...

I'm actually thinking about buying a shotgun, since SO FAR, shotgun ammo is still available.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,304
Posted By Plaidad
FEG in Hungary made PPK clones with a frame of...

FEG in Hungary made PPK clones with a frame of aluminum alloyed with titanium.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-01-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,135
Posted By Plaidad
Lots of good suggestions. I think the best one...

Lots of good suggestions. I think the best one is to have Springfield sort it out on their dime.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 09-01-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,448
Posted By Plaidad
On the topic of tactics and self-defense, this is...

On the topic of tactics and self-defense, this is more about situational awareness than being armed. I doubt that the punk would have the nerve to come after the guy with a brick face to face. If...
Forum: LEO Duty 08-31-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,580
Posted By Plaidad
After Retirement All Roads Lead To WC ...

After Retirement All Roads Lead To WC

Congratulations! I'm glad it's Wilson Combat and not bladder problems!
Forum: Range Reports 08-31-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,530
Posted By Plaidad
I'm jealous - where did you get 100 rounds of...

I'm jealous - where did you get 100 rounds of .22lr?:biglaugh:
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 08-30-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,462
Posted By Plaidad
I really like my Aker B21 gun belts. Polymer...

I really like my Aker B21 gun belts. Polymer reinforced, and they look like a nice dress belt.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-30-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By Plaidad
It may just be my imagination, but it seems to me...

It may just be my imagination, but it seems to me that slowing down the slide with a flat firing pin stop makes it easier for me to get back on target quickly.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 08-27-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,149
Posted By Plaidad
You can't do that - you're talking about the...

You can't do that - you're talking about the democratic party base. Oh, wait. They would just have to let them mail in their ballots from prison.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-21-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Plaidad
You could always buy it and put it on Ebay when...

You could always buy it and put it on Ebay when you're done with it. Or you could send the slide to Fusion Firearms. They show a $35.00 price on their web site for staking on a front sight. I have...
Forum: Other 1911's 08-19-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By Plaidad
james6477 - Is your pistol .45 acp or 9mm?

james6477 -
Is your pistol .45 acp or 9mm?
Forum: Range Reports 08-12-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By Plaidad
I have not shot a P365, but I have shot and owned...

I have not shot a P365, but I have shot and owned a number of polymer compact and sub compact pistols. What I found was that if I took my time and did everything right I could shoot pretty well slow...
Forum: Other 1911's 08-12-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By Plaidad
I bought a Duty model a little while back. So...

I bought a Duty model a little while back. So far, it's been great. The fit and finish are excellent. The trigger is a little heavy, but not enough to make me want to change anything. I love the...
Forum: Range Reports 08-09-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,766
Posted By Plaidad
The oldest thing I ever shot was my grandad's...

The oldest thing I ever shot was my grandad's Iver Johnson .32 S&W revolver. I'm not sure what year it was made, but I believe it was from the teen's. It was rated for smokeless powder, so it...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 08-09-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,544
Posted By Plaidad
The frustration and anger about having our...

The frustration and anger about having our regular lives turned upside down, plus the fear of getting sick, have made many people less tolerant. Remember, we're all here because we share a common...
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