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Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 09-16-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,218
Posted By crasig
My wife & I are seniors in the high risk group BY...

My wife & I are seniors in the high risk group BY AGE + other issues. Today I got bawled out by my Brazilian Heart Doctor (he was checking out my PACEMAKER installed a couple of months ago) All I did...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 09-12-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,949
Posted By crasig
Here is my Norinco 9mm TOKAREV. it has the half...

Here is my Norinco 9mm TOKAREV. it has the half cock position, & the silly added safety & original grips - reside in the Toks original box. My Pair of TOKEGYPT grips cover the safeties place on the...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 09-12-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By crasig
ALL LINSEED OIL CONTINUES TO DARKEN WITH TIME. To...

ALL LINSEED OIL CONTINUES TO DARKEN WITH TIME. To the point of making the figure in the wood grain eventually disappear into the over all darkness of the wood. I prefer to see more color & grain...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 09-08-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,949
Posted By crasig
IF I wanted to carry a single action 9mm, that is...

IF I wanted to carry a single action 9mm, that is compact, slim, & relatively light for a steel pistol - I'd carry my M88A Zastava Compact 9mm Tokarev - once I removed its Magazine Safety it became a...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 09-08-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,949
Posted By crasig
I have been a fan of the Stainless Tisas HPs even...

I have been a fan of the Stainless Tisas HPs even before they were available. Mine is one of the first 200 in the USA. It is built nicer than all the Fegs & FN HPs I've examined.
Mine shoots great -...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By crasig
I have a FEG PA-63 in 9x18 Makarov. The both...

I have a FEG PA-63 in 9x18 Makarov. The both (MAY) use the same magazines. If so - it is probably the hold open spur on the top left side of your magazine that drags. The original magazine, serial...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-01-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By crasig
Thought you CZ-75 owners might enjoy seeing this....

Thought you CZ-75 owners might enjoy seeing this. Its a stainless 75B TURKISH clone I bought a couple of months ago. I'm pretty excited about it - Beautifully made & shoots better than me. Uses...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-30-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By crasig
AK Specialist in North Georgia ??

Not many AKs have hard to solve mystery problems - Being designed for even "Primatives" to keep running. I have been struggling with one for 2 years now, & although better - isn't 100%. I have a...
Forum: Revolvers 08-29-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By crasig
Reasonable Facsimily of S&W 1917 .45acp ??

I have kicked myself ever since I sold off my Brazilian contract S&W 1917 15 years ago to upgrade my armory. Some things you never miss until they are gone. My 1917 was shooter grade showing average...
Forum: Revolvers 08-29-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By crasig
Here's the end of the story: After taking it to...

Here's the end of the story: After taking it to the range - I've decide that it's MINE. Pretty sure she wouldn't like even the light 38 spl ammo.
Turns out I like the wood grips a lot - they are...
Forum: Blade Forum 08-29-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,318
Posted By crasig
My EDC is the Black handled locking TREKKER -...

My EDC is the Black handled locking TREKKER - with 3.5" serrated blade (thumb loop 1 hand open). I also have a similar PARACHUTIST with an additional serrated line cutter blade.
Also - 3 worn,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-29-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By crasig
I've had my Ruger SR1911 for over 6 years, &...

I've had my Ruger SR1911 for over 6 years, & modified it to my taste. It started out completely reliable - & still is despite the changes (MSH, Trigger, Hammer, Slide stop, Grips, Fiber optic front...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 08-27-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,441
Posted By crasig
Being 73 - I just call it COOTIES - as in "I'VE...

Being 73 - I just call it COOTIES - as in "I'VE GOT NO COOTIES" thank you.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-27-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,271
Posted By crasig
Keep in mind - that all aluminum EXPANDS WITH THE...

Keep in mind - that all aluminum EXPANDS WITH THE HEAT OF FRICTION IN EVERY DIRECTION - NO this does NOT MEAN A DRILLED HOLE GETS BIGGER - IT GETS TIGHTER - ON THE BIT. THE SAME WOULD OCCUR WITH A...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-14-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,027
Posted By crasig
I think my RIA compact officers model is 3.5" &...

I think my RIA compact officers model is 3.5" & cost about $350. when I bought it years ago. It has been completely reliable since new. I modified it to my taste & it's a keeper. not a bad way to go...
Forum: Colt 08-14-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,212
Posted By crasig
I liked the traditional look of the Remington R-1...

I liked the traditional look of the Remington R-1 also. but after reading complaints about customer service & Remington financial troubles I bought another brand stainless 1911.
I was unfortunate...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-05-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,515
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: 1,025
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: 1,175
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: 337
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: 839
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: 2,952
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: 3,807
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: 550
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: 3,907
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, &...
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