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Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-06-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,318
Posted By bdavis385
I have no problem with rails. Take the SA...

I have no problem with rails. Take the SA Operator with full rails, a very unique looking gun, the TRP also looks just fine without rails.
Forum: Colt 12-06-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,251
Posted By bdavis385
This is spot on.

This is spot on.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-03-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,793
Posted By bdavis385
Classy.

Classy.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-14-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By bdavis385
That is really a question that can't be answered...

That is really a question that can't be answered well. The quality to a large degree is based upon you skill and equipment as a builder. The limitations of the 80% build means that no reputable...
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 11-14-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 918
Posted By bdavis385
Happened to me as well today.

Happened to me as well today.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 11-08-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,319
Posted By bdavis385
It's a game. It suffers the fate of all games. ...

It's a game. It suffers the fate of all games. Until the target shoot back rather than give you points, it will remain a game. Enjoy the game.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-05-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By bdavis385
May not be fully cycling. Increase power factor...

May not be fully cycling. Increase power factor of load. How many holes did you put into the barrel? Could try a light mainspring or recoil spring but I don't think that really addresses the root...
Forum: Springfield Armory 10-31-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
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Views: 522
Posted By bdavis385
It requires money. A Bull barrel can be turned...

It requires money. A Bull barrel can be turned down and threaded to accept a compensator. The vast majority of USPSA open guns are bull barrel configuration or have a sleeve "welded" onto the...
Forum: Safes and Storage 10-29-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By bdavis385
Many safe's are not a 1,000 lbs.

Many safe's are not a 1,000 lbs.
Forum: Springfield Armory 10-15-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By bdavis385
Please post more information

Please post more information
Forum: Springfield Armory 10-15-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By bdavis385
I don't believe that SA ever made a Loaded in .40...

I don't believe that SA ever made a Loaded in .40 S&W. They did have a Trophy Match in .40 S&W but that would be hard to confuse with a Loaded. There were also some from Custom shop in that...
Forum: STI/SVI 10-01-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By bdavis385
From my perspective, the STI/SVI product got its...

From my perspective, the STI/SVI product got its foothold in competition shooting and demonstrated its usefulness in that arena. It was much later that they ventured out into more of a standard...
Forum: STI/SVI 10-01-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By bdavis385
I bought mine from Richard Heinie (custom built...

I bought mine from Richard Heinie (custom built and someone backed out of the deal) and trusted his word that they were a quality product. This was back in 95-96. Proved to be sage advice.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-30-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By bdavis385
Greg is a fantastic smith

Greg is a fantastic smith
Forum: Springfield Armory 08-27-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,152
Posted By bdavis385
This seems to be an issue for some, I have 31...

This seems to be an issue for some, I have 31 1911 about half have two piece guide rod and I have never had one work loose. Don't have a fix for you other than tighten it up when you notice it or go...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-21-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By bdavis385
Only way to know is to try them out. As a rule I...

Only way to know is to try them out. As a rule I tend to follow my gun builders recommendations. They usually exist for a reason.
Forum: Nighthawk 08-21-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By bdavis385
I heard Robbie Leatham call it a clamshell grip. ...

I heard Robbie Leatham call it a clamshell grip. Where the heels of your hands are squeezed together. If you give it a try you will find by using the clamshell your trigger finger is very free to...
Forum: Nighthawk 08-21-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By bdavis385
They are plenty grippy for me, but I still prefer...

They are plenty grippy for me, but I still prefer checkering. The bottom line is that the strength of your grip is not so much front strap to main spring housing as it is lateral, from grip panel to...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 08-20-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By bdavis385
There are some things not worthy contacting...

There are some things not worthy contacting customer service, this would be one. Do as the previous poster says. Few strokes with a stone and it will be golden. Be sure and use a set to...
Forum: Caspian Arms 08-16-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,181
Posted By bdavis385
There is a difference between building a gun and...

There is a difference between building a gun and putting one together. Many people can put one together and it functions (at least for a good while). If you read the stuff some of the smiths write...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 08-16-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,101
Posted By bdavis385
5 Star, John Ralston. Winner of many awards for...

5 Star, John Ralston. Winner of many awards for the beauty of his holsters. Personally an old scabbard style would be my choice. Time would probably be an issue.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-16-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,231
Posted By bdavis385
Depends on your philosophy of cleaning. Solvents...

Depends on your philosophy of cleaning. Solvents can strip all the oil off the gun and leave too clean. Soap and water will remove most of the oils but not that which has "soaked" into the gun. To...
Forum: Ammo Can 08-13-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,135
Posted By bdavis385
What you are asking can't be done without a...

What you are asking can't be done without a chronograph. You might be able to borrow one, or if you belong to a s hooting club some members will occasionally set it up and allow others to use it. I...
Forum: Dan Wesson 08-13-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By bdavis385
Shoot it a couple of hundred rounds. You...

Shoot it a couple of hundred rounds. You shouldn't need to but sometime on production gun they don't fit things as well as they should and they need to be shot in. Run it wet. If that doesn't fix...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 08-13-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,066
Posted By bdavis385
Actually there was a time, I believe in the DSMII...

Actually there was a time, I believe in the DSMII or DSMIII that homosexuality was considered a mental illness, but lobbyist got that change in the DSMIIIR. Not quite the same as cross dressing but...
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