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Forum: Revolvers 03-29-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,423
Posted By DPS1911A1
You won't be disappointed with the 586. I've been...

You won't be disappointed with the 586. I've been very happy with mine. When I bought mine I dropped it off at my gunsmith. He replaced the trigger spring that had a few loops cut out, corrected the...
Forum: Revolvers 03-29-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,277
Posted By DPS1911A1
It goes to show that one can be proficient with...

It goes to show that one can be proficient with lots and lots of practice. I showed a customer the video of Jerry shooting six rounds, reloading, shooting another six rounds all on target in 2.99...
Forum: Revolvers 03-24-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,017
Posted By DPS1911A1
Is American Western Arms the same company as the...

Is American Western Arms the same company as the US Firearms Company?
Forum: Revolvers 03-14-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,000
Posted By DPS1911A1
Its a very nice revolver. I prefer revolvers in...

Its a very nice revolver. I prefer revolvers in 4" barrel. My 586 no dash and Python are both 4" barrels and easier to carry and shoot.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-07-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,772
Posted By DPS1911A1
I used to work at a large family owned firearms...

I used to work at a large family owned firearms store in Texas. The business is very slow after Christmas. The inventory is very low. The buyer would not order new inventory until after Shot Show.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-14-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,418
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, 10:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,418
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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,418
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, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
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, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
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, 08:16 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 20,423
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, 10:09 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 20,423
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, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
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, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 1,350,266
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, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 1,350,266
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, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 1,350,266
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, 11:38 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 20,423
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, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
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, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
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, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
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, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
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, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
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, 04:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 23,019
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, 09:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,506
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...
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