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Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-14-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,293
Posted By DPS1911A1
You never know. He might have strong feelings for...

You never know. He might have strong feelings for both. I know a guy that drives a $75K truck. He couldn't care what happens to his truck, car or boat. Just leave his guns alone.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-14-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,293
Posted By DPS1911A1
True, there will be bigger things to worry about....

True, there will be bigger things to worry about. The other guns I have are range guns. The Tisas 1911 was very inexpensive which is why I decided to get one for EDC. My O1970A1CS was my EDC and I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-14-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,293
Posted By DPS1911A1
How much should you spend on an EDC...

I used to work at a large independent gun store in Texas. They will buy good used guns or take them on trade.

One trade they took was a stainless Colt 1911. According to the owner the pistol was...
Forum: Revolvers 02-13-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By DPS1911A1
Thanks! I should have bought a vintage python...

Thanks! I should have bought a vintage python years ago. I felt the same way about my first O/U shotgun. It was CZ Mallard. I paid about $400 and I sure got a $400 shotgun.

I had trouble with the...
Forum: Revolvers 02-02-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By DPS1911A1
I belong to a private shooting club. I'll go as...

I belong to a private shooting club. I'll go as soon as my badge is replaced.
Forum: Revolvers 01-31-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,928
Posted By DPS1911A1
Sorry to hear that. I'm sure as more and more of...

Sorry to hear that. I'm sure as more and more of these issues crop up the turn around time for Colt to repair will increase.
Forum: Revolvers 01-30-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,928
Posted By DPS1911A1
The hammer spur looks like the ones on the...

The hammer spur looks like the ones on the Diamondback.

This first photo is the spur from a Diamondback.
The second from a current production Python.
The last from a vintage Python.

There...
Forum: Colt 01-30-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By DPS1911A1
Unfortunately most or all manufacturers reserve...

Unfortunately most or all manufacturers reserve the right to modify or discontinue a product at its discretion without notifying its customers. Over the years they will make subtle changes to how a...
Forum: Revolvers 01-30-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 1,342,905
Posted By DPS1911A1
I bought the target hammer and trigger about...

I bought the target hammer and trigger about three years before I found a 586 in a condition I'd be happy with. Imagine that buying parts for a revolver I don't yet own. That's planning!

The...
Forum: Revolvers 01-29-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 1,342,905
Posted By DPS1911A1
Thanks. I kind wish I started out buying either...

Thanks. I kind wish I started out buying either all Colt or all S&W revolvers. A great way to start a vintage collection.

The Python is all OEM while the 586 has OEM target trigger and hammer...
Forum: Revolvers 01-29-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 1,342,905
Posted By DPS1911A1
Two greats side by side...

...the newly acquired Python and the 586. :D They're both badass revolvers and I am glad I have them.
Forum: Revolvers 01-27-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,928
Posted By DPS1911A1
That's too bad. Springfield Armory offers life...

That's too bad. Springfield Armory offers life time warranty to the original owner. If you sell the Springfield the warranty will not transfer.
Forum: Revolvers 01-27-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By DPS1911A1
You never know until its checkout by a competent...

You never know until its checkout by a competent gunsmith. I dropped off my 586 to my gunsmith. He made a few repairs along with installing OEM target hammer and target trigger.

Always take a...
Forum: Revolvers 01-27-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By DPS1911A1
True. Sent it to Glenn and have him evaluate the...

True. Sent it to Glenn and have him evaluate the Python for functionality and if there's anything wrong he can take care of it right there.
Forum: Revolvers 01-26-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By DPS1911A1
I like the four inch barrel too. Now I'm...

I like the four inch barrel too. Now I'm considering a Diamondback 4 inch blued .38 spl....
Forum: Revolvers 01-26-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By DPS1911A1
Here are a couple of photos. What you see on the...

Here are a couple of photos. What you see on the frame is the reflection of the ceiling lights. Its in much better condition than the 586 I bought a few years ago.

I'm sure I'll shoot it. I...
Forum: Revolvers 01-25-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By DPS1911A1
Been busy with work. I'll get photos up soon.

Been busy with work. I'll get photos up soon.
Forum: Revolvers 01-25-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By DPS1911A1
I decided to pull the trigger...

...and bought a Colt Python. Its a 1970 vintage 4" blued Python. Its in near perfect condition and it the box.

The problems with the cylinder, trigger and damaged crown were deal breakers for me....
Forum: Colt 01-19-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,906
Posted By DPS1911A1
After wondering if I'd find a Black Army...I did...

After wondering if I'd find a Black Army...I did on Gun Broker.

I also ordered a pack of VCI rust prevention...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-19-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,163
Posted By DPS1911A1
I saw this old thread about plastic storage bags...

I saw this old thread about plastic storage bags for firearms and found this:

https://www.zerustproducts.com/products/firearms-ammo-weapons/vci-gun-storage-bags/

I ordered a pack of five...
Forum: Revolvers 01-15-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,404
Posted By DPS1911A1
Yeah...there is one big bug to work out.

Yeah...there is one big bug to work out.
Forum: Revolvers 01-15-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By DPS1911A1
Is there trouble in paradise...

...I was watching a Hickok45 video of the new Python. At the very beginning of that video he drops a bomb.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dO-lQEX49U&t=1833s

Hopefully its a one time thing...
Forum: Revolvers 01-07-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By DPS1911A1
I have a 586 no-dash, pre-lock. It is a work of...

I have a 586 no-dash, pre-lock. It is a work of art in m opinion. I cannot get used to a stainless finish. That's one of the reasons I bought the 586.
Forum: Revolvers 01-07-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,129
Posted By DPS1911A1
When I was a deputy I carried a S&W 586...

When I was a deputy I carried a S&W 586 distinguished combat magnum. I had S&W modify the revolver by installing a target hammer and target trigger. I also had them smooth out the internals. The...
Forum: Revolvers 01-07-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,404
Posted By DPS1911A1
Which Colt Python finish do you prefer...

...stainless or blued.

I would like a blued 4 inch and I hope Colt decides to make them available.
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