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Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By drail
Is 109th FA Field Artillery?

Is 109th FA Field Artillery?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-20-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By drail
When installing a new recoil spring regardless of...

When installing a new recoil spring regardless of what the length "looks like" ALWAYS check for stacking. "looks OK" is a bad way to tell. Stacking is when the spring is long enough to "stack" into a...
Forum: Wilson Combat 02-16-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 637
Posted By drail
^ He gets it it!

^ He gets it it!
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 02-16-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 452
Posted By drail
Buffs are more useful to modify the recoil...

Buffs are more useful to modify the recoil impulse and to gauge the recoil spring's condition than to prevent frame damage. I like the way the gun recoils with a buff. But over the years I have never...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 02-14-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,447
Posted By drail
I find it amazing that the Federal Govt. couldn't...

I find it amazing that the Federal Govt. couldn't seem to care less about treason, sedition and flagrant disregard for our Constitution by people who were required to swear an oath to defend that...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 02-13-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,385
Posted By drail
Drag those tyrants out in the street and flog...

Drag those tyrants out in the street and flog them.
Forum: Colt 02-13-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,640
Posted By drail
FWIW, I have been using the small tab GI safety...

FWIW, I have been using the small tab GI safety for many years now. It really is all one needs. I have filed Colt teardrop safeties down into the GI small tab design. I have always hated the teardrop...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-13-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By drail
Follow John Browning's original print to his...

Follow John Browning's original print to his specs and the gun WILL run.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-13-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,218
Posted By drail
I do not understand the original question at all....

I do not understand the original question at all. It's like asking if you prefer the steering wheel or the brake pedal. :confused:
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-13-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By drail
At this point all of the guys who favor spring...

At this point all of the guys who favor spring loaded pivoting extrctors are having a good laugh at us with our silly little guages........ (I am NOT one of those guys - this is a great tool to have...
Forum: Revolvers 02-12-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,948
Posted By drail
This is not the company that built the revolvers...

This is not the company that built the revolvers our Fathers loved and trusted. THAT company has been gone for a very long time.
Forum: Dan Wesson 02-12-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By drail
Keep in mind that Breakfree CLP was invented so...

Keep in mind that Breakfree CLP was invented so our military did not have to keep and lug around 3 different products. You can do the same. Mil spec CLP is all you need - I have used it for over 40...
Forum: Dan Wesson 02-12-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By drail
You should remove the grips if there is any...

You should remove the grips if there is any chance your solvent will get on or under them. And it will. Take them off. I would recommend that you just use a Mil spec CLP like Breakfree or G96. I have...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-12-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,620
Posted By drail
Welcome to the club. Absolutely spend whatever it...

Welcome to the club. Absolutely spend whatever it takes to get a belt and holster that are comfortable and holds your gun securely so you are not constantly checking it. Do not try to save money on a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-11-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By drail
I am not Log but I use a 10mm/.40 cal. brush for...

I am not Log but I use a 10mm/.40 cal. brush for 9 mm. I have been making and using brass scrapers for a long time to clean deposits out of chambers. I use .40 cal. for .357 chambers and .44 for .41...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-09-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By drail
I still remember boot camp in 1971 - the Drill...

I still remember boot camp in 1971 - the Drill Instructor wouldwould SCREAM at us that you would do everything right handed if you were left handed. He didn't care which hand your Mommy taught you to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-08-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,753
Posted By drail
People still like squared trigger guards today? I...

People still like squared trigger guards today? I love the logo.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-08-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By drail
Sad.

Sad.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-08-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,218
Posted By drail
I wouldn't put too much faith in the 1911 grip...

I wouldn't put too much faith in the 1911 grip safety - it only blocks the trigger and will prevent you form firing the gun with a less than perfect grip on many 1911s. Mine are all pinned down.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-07-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By drail
I believe he is - he does all of the videotaping...

I believe he is - he does all of the videotaping for Hickok 45's videos. He is in a couple of the videos. I fell out of my chair when he said "you can carry it into anyplace - but you gotta keep it...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-07-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By drail
The only way that could be any funnier is if it...

The only way that could be any funnier is if it WAS his dad........
Forum: Springfield Armory 02-06-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By drail
Extractor shaping and finishing and adjusting is...

Extractor shaping and finishing and adjusting is EXTREMELY crucial on a 1911. Rounds must be able to slide under the hook with no drag or resistance.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 02-06-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 972
Posted By drail
..."don't be that guy..." Gosh darn...

..."don't be that guy..." Gosh darn right.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-06-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By drail
No. But be aware that a 1915 Colt has had no heat...

No. But be aware that a 1915 Colt has had no heat treatment or hardening done. The average life expectancy of those early guns was only 5000 rounds. I would place it in a nice display case and get...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-06-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By drail
You can remove the thumb safety and reinsert the...

You can remove the thumb safety and reinsert the pin so the safety is above the grip safety and see into the hole and check the grip safety's engagement on the trigger bow. On trigger with an OT...
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