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Forum: Browning Hi-Power 02-13-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,362
Posted By jyo
Gordon Davis holsters

Gordon Davis (RIP) was a friend of mine---super nice guy---outstanding leather maker! I was managing gun stores, and people often wanted something beyond the brands most carried by gun stores or "Old...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 02-13-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By jyo
I used to manage gun stores and saw more...

I used to manage gun stores and saw more damaged/missing parts from people who had NO BUSINESS completely taking their guns apart! I carried a Hi Power everyday for 14 years while managing gun...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 02-13-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,941
Posted By jyo
My parents were florists---we ALWAYS had pocket...

My parents were florists---we ALWAYS had pocket knives from the age of about seven or so---felt naked without it! Carried one at school all my life---never a second thought about it. I EDC a Spyderco...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 02-13-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,415
Posted By jyo
Guard dogs can be any breed, but obesely a larger...

Guard dogs can be any breed, but obesely a larger dog is more menacing---also, I believe the guard dog attitude is born into the dog---the "real" guard dog can also "teach" another dog to respond to...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 03-06-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,157
Posted By jyo
I live in California---born and raised...

I live in California---born and raised here---can't legally carry here---had a situation develop a couple years back---about 66 then. Was managing a wholesale food company with some success---had to...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-15-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,624
Posted By jyo
Honestly, having been in the firearms industry...

Honestly, having been in the firearms industry for many years, I've owned or still own every firearm I've ever wanted...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-15-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,581
Posted By jyo
At one point in my life, I was in the firearms...

At one point in my life, I was in the firearms industry and taught a large number of people how to shoot safely---regarding kids and guns---depends entirely on how mature the child is---some can...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-08-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,374
Posted By jyo
I like and shoot a variety of firearms including...

I like and shoot a variety of firearms including 1911 types---I carried a cocked & locked Browning Hi Power at work for over 12 years with no issues in an "Avenger" style holster made by and given to...
Forum: Colt 01-05-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,563
Posted By jyo
Colt

Colt is a truly legendary American company---brought out the Single-Action Army---the 1911---the AR15/M16 and so much more, yet every company in the world brings in/makes copies of the above and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-01-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,828
Posted By jyo
I live in a large west-coast city---last year...

I live in a large west-coast city---last year wasn't too bad---this year LOTS of fireworks and LOTS of gunfire---****ing idiots!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-15-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,324
Posted By jyo
Well, way back a few years, I was at a music...

Well, way back a few years, I was at a music festival in middle California---as was my habit, I stopped in a smaller gun store that had quite a nice selection---I asked to examine a 1911 type...
Forum: Dan Wesson 12-11-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,636
Posted By jyo
I have always preferred the Commander size...

I have always preferred the Commander size pistols in any of their calibers...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 11-30-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,878
Posted By jyo
Beautiful pistol---it's amazing the change in...

Beautiful pistol---it's amazing the change in feel with the shorter barrel/slide---completely changes the pistol---now to find an alloy frame for the compact slide---plus maybe an SFS trigger kit and...
Forum: Wilson Combat 11-20-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,538
Posted By jyo
As someone who has carried a pistol daily, I...

As someone who has carried a pistol daily, I agree lighter is better---you carry much more than you shoot, and 9mm simply isn't much of a kicker... My small Kahr P45 in 45 ACP, now that little dog...
Forum: Range Reports 11-13-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,729
Posted By jyo
I gave up on reloading when powder and primers...

I gave up on reloading when powder and primers prices shot thru the roof and were very difficult to obtain as well. I was in the firearms business for many years and still retain some connections...
Forum: Dan Wesson 11-13-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,435
Posted By jyo
I, personally, prefer the 9mm, but I have guns in...

I, personally, prefer the 9mm, but I have guns in both calibers---one example; I bought two brand new Kahr CW9s for the wife and myself---smaller 9mm that both run 100% and shoot right to point of...
Forum: Springfield Armory 11-13-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 27,102
Posted By jyo
I am a very experienced shooter---comfortable...

I am a very experienced shooter---comfortable with 1911 type cocked & locked carry---I carried a 9mm Browning Hi Power for twelve years C&L without issue---when Springfield came out with the EMP 9mm,...
Forum: Springfield Armory 11-13-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 27,102
Posted By jyo
You sold your EMP after only two malfunctions? So...

You sold your EMP after only two malfunctions? So many minor things could cause this including just not being broken-in yet, or wrong ammo, I think you might have given up two soon...
Forum: Range Reports 10-19-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 46,780
Posted By jyo
Liked the write-up---covered a lot of bases---my...

Liked the write-up---covered a lot of bases---my personal choice went elsewhere as I prefer the DA/SA trigger system---I prefer the heavy first trigger pull when carrying a live round in the...
Forum: Wilson Combat 08-24-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,432
Posted By jyo
I would be somewhat pissed if my high-dollar...

I would be somewhat pissed if my high-dollar custom pistol didn't run on most any ammo---glad CS is treating you well.
I was in the firearms business for many years---both wholesale and...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 08-24-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,645
Posted By jyo
I only need a chainsaw every few years briefly to...

I only need a chainsaw every few years briefly to trim back some yard stuff---mostly our very part-time gardener does this with his chainsaw. My chainsaw sits in the case it came in---I don't even...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 08-14-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,535
Posted By jyo
My current smaller SD pistols run wet, dry,...

My current smaller SD pistols run wet, dry, dirty, clean and most any stage in-between---HK P2000 (DA/SA) and it's smaller brother, P2000SK (light LEM), both 9mm and both run 100%---house gun is a...
Forum: Blade Forum 08-14-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,071
Posted By jyo
Still alive...

Glad you made it---sounds like a very rough time---when things go bad, they can do so in an eye blink---takes your breath away how fast things can go down hill… Plan ahead. :o
Forum: Colt 08-07-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,572
Posted By jyo
Interesting pistol---at the gunstore I managed we...

Interesting pistol---at the gunstore I managed we received a few because the shop owner was a "Colt man"---there was an incident in the back room of the store where an employee had a AD with his home...
Forum: Colt 07-27-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,749
Posted By jyo
Very nice!

Very nice!
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