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Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-01-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 17,321
Posted By GKC
Hello, This is GKC's wife. I'm not sure...

Hello,

This is GKC's wife. I'm not sure who I need to contact, but I wanted to let this forum know that my incredible husband passed away in the hospital on September 9, 2018. Ken loved this...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-16-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 17,321
Posted By GKC
It's a club I wish I wasn't in...but it's better...

It's a club I wish I wasn't in...but it's better than the alternative.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-16-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 17,321
Posted By GKC
My first 1911 was a Colt Government Model that I...

My first 1911 was a Colt Government Model that I bought in 1973, one of several guns that I treated myself to after getting out of the Navy. No, I still don't have it, or any of the others I bought...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-12-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,975
Posted By GKC
I don't dry fire AT the TV so much as just dry...

I don't dry fire AT the TV so much as just dry firing in the same room where I am watching TV....usually just aiming at a point on the wall to the side of the TV. I don't really dry fire my 1911 all...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-04-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,844
Posted By GKC
Me either...

Me either...
Forum: Taurus 07-14-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,353
Posted By GKC
Well, after being scolded vigorously on another...

Well, after being scolded vigorously on another forum for expressing my opinion of Taurus products (based on prior ownership experiences) I felt I needed to take a second look and see if things had...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-11-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,601
Posted By GKC
When they first became popular, I read several of...

When they first became popular, I read several of John Grisham's legal dramas. It seemed as time went on, his books took on much more of an antigun bias. Maybe I am biased, but now even his early...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-11-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,601
Posted By GKC
In the movie "Open Range" there is a scene where...

In the movie "Open Range" there is a scene where Kevin Costner's character fires his Colt revolver 14 times without stopping to reload. Afterwards, when speaking about the movie, Mr. Costner...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-09-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,601
Posted By GKC
Since Mr. Sandford said it was an error, in that...

Since Mr. Sandford said it was an error, in that when he was changing the type of gun from a 1911 to a Glock, he neglected to remove the "taking off the thumb safety" comment, I think we can assume...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-09-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,601
Posted By GKC
Are you referring to the Cominolli manual safety...

Are you referring to the Cominolli manual safety kit? I'm not aware of any factory standard Glock with a thumb safety...but then I don't know everything. Just ask my kids!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-09-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,601
Posted By GKC
My favorite is John Sandford...I like both his...

My favorite is John Sandford...I like both his Prey series as well as the Virgil Flowers books.

I was on a Facebook page dedicated to his books, and made a comment about an error he had made in...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-07-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 14,317
Posted By GKC
Really? I had a SCCY, in fact several of them. I...

Really? I had a SCCY, in fact several of them. I have small hands, and they seemed comfortable to me. I didn't feel much recoil from them either, but they seemed a lot louder than other 9mm pistols...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 07-07-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3,846
Sticky: Karma Giveaway
Views: 611,212
Posted By GKC
OK! Send me your mailing address, and I'll put...

OK! Send me your mailing address, and I'll put them in the mail to you.

Thanks,

Ken
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 07-07-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,846
Sticky: Karma Giveaway
Views: 611,212
Posted By GKC
Ed Brown bumper pads

I have a set of Ed Brown magazine base pads with screws that I bought for my Ruger SR1911 mags...I decided that I like the flush fit of the mags better so I took them back off. There are six...with...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-06-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By GKC
Well, after engaging my brain (which I try not to...

Well, after engaging my brain (which I try not to do too often...at my age, I don't have many sessions left) I realized that you were asking about base pads, and these are bumper pads. So, they...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-06-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By GKC
I have a set of Ed Brown magazine base pads with...

I have a set of Ed Brown magazine base pads with screws that I bought for my Ruger SR1911 mags...I decided that I like the flush fit of the mags better so I took them back off. There are six...with...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-05-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,095
Posted By GKC
I owned a P220 a few years ago...great gun...but...

I owned a P220 a few years ago...great gun...but I'd never carry one. Too heavy and big for me, for carry anyway.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-01-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By GKC
I've owned several M&P 45 1.0 pistols, and I...

I've owned several M&P 45 1.0 pistols, and I currently own a Shield 45 (which has the 2.0 enhancements) and a M&P 9mm Compact 2.0, and they are hands down better pistols in my opinion. the trigger is...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-01-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,540
Posted By GKC
I went ahead and ordered these, since they are on...

I went ahead and ordered these, since they are on sale through July 4, and since I have the money now. Usually if I wait, some emergency requires the exact amount I had set aside for some accessory....
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-01-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,540
Posted By GKC
These are the aged bark grips I'm considering: ...

These are the aged bark grips I'm considering:

https://www.lonestarstaggrips.com/products/1911-aged-bark
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-01-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,540
Posted By GKC
I have been wanting to get some "stag" grips for...

I have been wanting to get some "stag" grips for my SR1911 CMD, but I've been hesitant because I don't know much about the various types of material, and because of the cost. However, Lone Star Stag...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-25-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,130
Posted By GKC
That seems like a pretty good deal to me. I've...

That seems like a pretty good deal to me. I've explored consignment sales at a number of gun shops, all in Texas but in different cities, and they all quoted a flat 30% of the selling price. I only...
Forum: Ruger 05-23-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,307
Posted By GKC
Me too! I put a black Colt GI thumb safety on...

Me too! I put a black Colt GI thumb safety on mine...I like it much better than the extended thumb safety.

I have several sets of grips...plus I changed the grip screws to Challis torx screws...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-05-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,667
Posted By GKC
I bought a Bersa BP9CC when they first came out....

I bought a Bersa BP9CC when they first came out. It had the lightest trigger I have ever felt on a gun...if it was 3 pounds, I'd be amazed. It was scary light, especially on a gun with no safety, and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-01-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,595
Posted By GKC
I bought one several years ago, a Turkish clone...

I bought one several years ago, a Turkish clone of the CZ line, imported under the Tristar label. I didn't keep it long...I couldn't find magazines for it, nor other user replaceable parts, like a...
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