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Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-05-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,623
Posted By crasig
I traded for an AMT Hardballer thats frame was...

I traded for an AMT Hardballer thats frame was slightly galled. I smoothed it out & began using MOBIL 1 synthetic oil. It was a very accurate 1911. I delegated it to nightstand duty, & occasionally...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-24-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 830
Posted By crasig
My father swore by "Lubriplate" grease on his...

My father swore by "Lubriplate" grease on his competition 1911.....
I use 15/50 weight MOBIL 1, because I believe it is better, & will stay put longer than a lighter weight. ALL Mobil 1 Synthetics...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 07-23-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By crasig
BHS Springs are Hi Power specialist - & very...

BHS Springs are Hi Power specialist - & very helpful. I have found FEGs extractor springs need replacing more often than others. A spare Extractor, & a couple of springs - or even a whole set + tools...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-23-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By crasig
I have never staked a barrel or attempted it. I...

I have never staked a barrel or attempted it. I have had it done by 2 different Gun Smiths on 2 of my 1911s. Both eventually worked loose - but have held for some years with SUPER GLUE.
I have...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-17-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 738
Posted By crasig
Rust CAN travel under coatings - usually starting...

Rust CAN travel under coatings - usually starting at a scratched area. I have seen this mostly on antique Nickel plated handguns, On hard Chrome (but rarely), & have heard of it under painted...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-11-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,735
Posted By crasig
I owned a Hi Point carbine. it was accurate...

I owned a Hi Point carbine. it was accurate reliable & inexpensive. However; I hated everything about it - it was always hideous to my eyes, & repulsive to my sensitive aesthetics - Like what I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-09-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,393
Posted By crasig
Supply & demand is one thing - but 2 facemasks on...

Supply & demand is one thing - but 2 facemasks on TV ads for $19.95 is the limit.
Still using the $2. for the 24 - I bought at wally world last year.

IMO cheapest way to buy ammo is on line. ALL...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-09-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By crasig
I had a well made CO2 repeating pellet pistol to...

I had a well made CO2 repeating pellet pistol to repel savage wild dogs when walking mine. After a few days the CO2 would leak out. - I wouldn't buy another.
I solved the problem with a Cattle Prod....
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-09-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,491
Posted By crasig
Does it get in crevices (Roll marks etc.) turn...

Does it get in crevices (Roll marks etc.) turn white & hard to get off ?
On occasion I've used Spray wax on firearms & musical instruments - because it doesn't turn white in grain or crevices, &...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-09-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,263
Posted By crasig
I've been very happy in the beautiful North...

I've been very happy in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains - Up the highway 575/515 corridor. Conceal carry permits cost $75. IF you can pass the Background check. The climate is generally mild =...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-08-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,495
Posted By crasig
I think they could improve (lighten using alloys)...

I think they could improve (lighten using alloys) the old school - simple AK. The new stuff won't take the abuse or neglect. I love my AKs - but at 73 they seem to be getting heavier. but they never...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 07-08-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By crasig
Many Say - MR. CAMPS book is a must have for the...

Many Say - MR. CAMPS book is a must have for the HP Collector.
Forum: Revolvers 07-08-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 907
Posted By crasig
[QUOTE=Rumblur;13206074]First thing you're going...

[QUOTE=Rumblur;13206074]First thing you're going to want to do, is get a full grip on that thing. Taurus sells them cheap on their website.
QUOTE]

I MAY get a fatter grip - IF the wooden ones...
Forum: Revolvers 07-07-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 907
Posted By crasig
HAHA - OK - I ADMIT I LIKE IT. It is...

HAHA - OK - I ADMIT I LIKE IT. It is surprisingly well made from the Taurus's I've seen. The fit & finish are all superb. I was looking for a well made but inexpensive DA/SA revolver for my wife to...
Forum: Blade Forum 07-07-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By crasig
I have one of these Mikovs with rosewood scales +...

I have one of these Mikovs with rosewood scales + a couple of tools. very Pretty - but a little heavy for pocket carry.
My EDC is a large black Vitorinox Swiss Army "Trekker" with one hand open...
Forum: Revolvers 07-02-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 907
Posted By crasig
HaHa - I already ditched the FUGLY rubber grips....

HaHa - I already ditched the FUGLY rubber grips. they are much to fat in width to conceal easily, & not long enough to get all fingers on. I really hated them - & couldn't find a more sensible...
Forum: Revolvers 06-30-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 907
Posted By crasig
Gentler AMMO for my 2" .357 Magnum

Recently picked up an interesting (& pretty) Taurus model 651, 2" .357 Magnum 5 shot Revolver. It is camel-backed - due to a shrouded (but still manually cocked SA) or DA. It is in pristine condition...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-27-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By crasig
Glad you guys responded. NO BUYERS REMORSE HERE -...

Glad you guys responded. NO BUYERS REMORSE HERE - It arrived & surpasses my expectations. If anything its made even better than my Tisas BR9SS. just spectacular - I had it apart & marveled at the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-24-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,585
Posted By crasig
Don't Forget the DETECTIVE Variation of the HI...

Don't Forget the DETECTIVE Variation of the HI POWER. The juiciest ones (FM made short slides kits) are atop an alloy Hi Power Frame. Oh yes - they are double stack & can carry 15 rounds flush to the...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-20-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By crasig
Many Fegs are known to have one of the nicest...

Many Fegs are known to have one of the nicest trigger pulls of all the Hi Powers - including FN. I own a SA 80 Mauser marked FEG HP + a Tisas, Both with mag safety removed & they are both excellent....
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-19-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By crasig
Exciting - Offspring of Hi Powers....

I ordered one of these about an hour after I saw it advertised by Classic Firearms for $450. & After watching "Berreta9mm's" You Tube reviews.
I have become most comfortable with DA/SA triggered...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-16-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By crasig
On the topic - I'd take the Pachmayrs over the...

On the topic - I'd take the Pachmayrs over the Hogue on appearance alone. Never tried Hogue Rubber grips - because they look cheap to me. I have used Pachmayrs on a couple of 1911's, & currently use...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-13-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By crasig
Supply & Demand I guess. Those of us who jumped...

Supply & Demand I guess. Those of us who jumped on them are OK with it.
I never considered this development when I bought mine - I just like stainless steel & wanted a beautiful new one as a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-13-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By crasig
Hi Sweedgar - That is interesting. I read in...

Hi Sweedgar - That is interesting. I read in another forum that some graded springs had been available at one time - but now dried up & gone.

* I got this AK recoil spring from Arms Of America (it...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-12-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By crasig
I've done my research & a number of other PSL...

I've done my research & a number of other PSL owners use buffer pads & they work in PSL - I can always remove it IF a problem. I've had the same one in my SAR-1 for about 20 years - it really softens...
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