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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-30-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By SoCalDep
If you replace the hammer release lever with the...

If you replace the hammer release lever with the spacer used in the ďDĒ model Berettas, activation of the safety will no longer drop the hammer, but it will still rotate the block in front of the...
Forum: LEO Duty 08-09-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 25,156
Posted By SoCalDep
I can send you some pics if youíd like. Itís...

I can send you some pics if youíd like.

Itís not fascination... itís work. Some people let dogma replace reality. My experiment merely proved to me that my argument was based on my own...
Forum: Want to Buy (WTB) 07-09-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By SoCalDep
Awesome! Thank you!

Awesome! Thank you!
Forum: Want to Buy (WTB) 07-08-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By SoCalDep
WTB Springfield Mil-Spec short trigger

Hi all,

I’m looking for a take-off Springfield factory Mil-Spec short trigger (Parkarized). If you have one you’d be willing to part with please let me know.

Thank you!

-SCD
Forum: Springfield Armory 07-07-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,208
Posted By SoCalDep
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-07-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By SoCalDep
Others will probably have better answers than I...

Others will probably have better answers than I do, but hereís my take. I just checked my Pro, TRP, TRP Operator, and eight or so other 1911s. The Pro and TRPs all have a very slights click when...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-04-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By SoCalDep
Well... I’m Optimistic. I watched a bunch...

Well... I’m Optimistic.

I watched a bunch of videos on adjusting sear spring tension and gave it a shot... worst case I invest in a new sear spring and have someone adjust it. All the videos...
Forum: Springfield Armory 07-04-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5,513
Views: 1,286,437
Posted By SoCalDep
Awesome score!

Awesome score!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-01-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By SoCalDep
Well...So much for isolated incident. I cleaned...

Well...So much for isolated incident. I cleaned the pistol this weekend and increased the overtravel to the point there is more than enough. Pistol shoots fine in slow/ medium fire but when I hit...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-29-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By SoCalDep
Oh, I agree with you and no insult at all. I...

Oh, I agree with you and no insult at all. I hope itís me because I already know I malfunction on a regular basis, which is why I want to depend on my equipment working.

At this point Iím going...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-28-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By SoCalDep
My training guns often go several thousand rounds...

My training guns often go several thousand rounds between cleanings. Of course, that assumes they continue to function reliably.

There is both pre and overtravel in the trigger, and I havenít...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-28-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By SoCalDep
That’s kind of what I’m thinking. That said, I’m...

That’s kind of what I’m thinking. That said, I’m really good at breaking things.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-28-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By SoCalDep
Weird hammer follow in rapid fire

Hi everyone,

I had a weird issue yesterday. I picked up a used Les Baer Custom Carry in trade. It had very few rounds through it and now after 1,000 or so rounds it has loosened up a lot. I did...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-18-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,709
Posted By SoCalDep
From an aesthetic perspective, My favorite 1911...

From an aesthetic perspective, My favorite 1911 setup is round commander hammer, beavertail, vertical rear slide serrations, none on the front, blued or two-tone, with reddish wood grips and some...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-13-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,797
Posted By SoCalDep
I carry what most would believe is a lot of...

I carry what most would believe is a lot of stuff. Iím married, and have 12 and 7 year old sons and an almost 4 year old daughter. Weíre out all the time together when Iím off duty. I keep it...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-07-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,473
Posted By SoCalDep
No... and yes.

No... and yes.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 05-30-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,563
Posted By SoCalDep
Thatís where Iím at. I am experimenting with a...

Thatís where Iím at. I am experimenting with a few things, but I have had and seen others have so many failures directly related to ten round mags that I wonít run them except for practice and then...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 05-26-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,826
Posted By SoCalDep
Because with practice 1.25 becomes the new 1.5. ...

Because with practice 1.25 becomes the new 1.5.

There is a difference between training/practice and fighting or competing. I can shoot a .45 1911 with .17-.19 splits on Bill Drill at 7 yards with...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 05-25-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,826
Posted By SoCalDep
I would say that if one can do a perfect draw at...

I would say that if one can do a perfect draw at 1.5 seconds but flubs it at 1.25, attempting a 1 second draw because that is what they want to achieve is simply wrong. They should be working to...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 05-25-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,730
Posted By SoCalDep
9mm most of the time, because I love my...

9mm most of the time, because I love my Springfield RO9 Compact, but sometimes I carry my Pro or Colt CCG in .45. I’m picking up three .45 Officer’s models over the next week so they’ll probably tip...
Forum: Springfield Armory 05-24-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By SoCalDep
For me, the most reliable magazines Iíve used in...

For me, the most reliable magazines Iíve used in my TRP, TRP Rail, Pro, and several other 1911s are CMC power mags with Tripp Super 7 magazine kits installed. Iíve been using a set of five as range...
Forum: LEO Duty 05-23-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 25,156
Posted By SoCalDep
Very true. There are some very restrictive...

Very true. There are some very restrictive policies out there.
Forum: LEO Duty 05-22-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 25,156
Posted By SoCalDep
Hiltonís not saying youíre wrong. The 1911 can...

Hiltonís not saying youíre wrong. The 1911 can still be a great gun.

Iím not a car guy. I want a car to get me from A to B with as little expense and maintenance as possible. My car isnít high...
Forum: LEO Duty 05-22-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 25,156
Posted By SoCalDep
Every citation in the past several posts was...

Every citation in the past several posts was practical reality... Your confidence is philosophy, belief, and faith.

I carry a 1911 too, and I've had some pretty specialized training with it as...
Forum: LEO Duty 05-22-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 25,156
Posted By SoCalDep
A military citation is in fact very appropriate...

A military citation is in fact very appropriate since the 1911 has never been a very large-scale law enforcement weapon. Your request for a citation of an incident where a law enforcement officer...
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