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Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,035
Posted By coyotebuster
The 1911's I shoot the most are my two Wilson's...

The 1911's I shoot the most are my two Wilson's and my custom build pre series 80 Colt Combat Commander. All in .38 Super. They're just all fun to shoot, and all are more accurate than my standard...
Forum: Wilson Combat 05-13-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,270
Posted By coyotebuster
I currently own only one 5" 1911. It is the...

I currently own only one 5" 1911. It is the stainless Colt Gunsite I was issued by my department, then was given to me when I retired. This pistol has been fit with night sights, is loose enough that...
Forum: Colt 05-08-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,245
Posted By coyotebuster
I've been thinking I need to change these, or at...

I've been thinking I need to change these, or at least put a medallion in them..
https://i.imgur.com/sYXx40Q.jpg
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,193
Posted By coyotebuster
I finally concluded that my problem was that the...

I finally concluded that my problem was that the non RCBS dies just were not sizing the cases down enough for them to properly hold the .355 size bullets I was loading.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,193
Posted By coyotebuster
Glad to hear that RCBS is continuing to make...

Glad to hear that RCBS is continuing to make carbide dies for the Super. I've always used RCBS dies for all my reloading, but when I bought my first .38 Super, my buddy, I bought it from threw in a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,193
Posted By coyotebuster
Thanks Brutus.. Both of the Wilson's have four...

Thanks Brutus.. Both of the Wilson's have four inch bull barrels.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,193
Posted By coyotebuster
Thanks Rock, When I had the new barrel fit to...

Thanks Rock, When I had the new barrel fit to it, my Gunsmith used a ramped STI barrel, so it should handle some really hot loads. I just picked up some Vihtavuori N-105 to load up some screamers...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-05-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,193
Posted By coyotebuster
I shot my first .38 Super about 20 years or so...

I shot my first .38 Super about 20 years or so ago. Since then, I've added five 1911's chambered for it to my collection.
My first was a blued pre series 80 Colt Combat Commander. This one had seen...
Forum: Colt 04-30-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By coyotebuster
In late 2014 I bought a stainless Colt XSE...

In late 2014 I bought a stainless Colt XSE Commander. Mine is chambered in .38 Super, and came with the standard GI recoil spring and plug, along with a non ambi safety. I also made a few personal...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-23-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,944
Posted By coyotebuster
Sorry to hear of those who are being shut out of...

Sorry to hear of those who are being shut out of their outdoor activities.
I live here in the free state of Indiana. While they've closed some of the "rough" trails, nature centers, Inns, and other...
Forum: Wilson Combat 04-17-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,647
Posted By coyotebuster
I have two 1911 pistols that I've had refinished...

I have two 1911 pistols that I've had refinished with Ion Bond DLC. The first was my Colt Defender. I had all the stainless steel parts Ion Bonded, but had the receiver reanodized in black. The Ion...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-17-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,010
Posted By coyotebuster
I ordered a pound of N-105 from Midway this...

I ordered a pound of N-105 from Midway this morning. Showed it was in stock. E-mail said it won't ship until 4-29.. A message with the order confirmation said they were experiencing an unexpected...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-14-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,178
Posted By coyotebuster
45 ACP Colt Defender. I carry it in a OWB holster...

45 ACP Colt Defender. I carry it in a OWB holster at 4 Oclock. I carry this pistol because it is light, easily concealable, powerful, has excellent ergonomics, and has been 100% reliable over nearly...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-14-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By coyotebuster
I have a few. First is a pre series 80 Colt...

I have a few.
First is a pre series 80 Colt Combat Commender in .38 Super. I got this pistol from my best lifelong friend, and then had it built into a beautiful custom Colt. To me it is...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-13-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By coyotebuster
I fit a BarSto 9MM barrel to my Colt XSE .38...

I fit a BarSto 9MM barrel to my Colt XSE .38 Super Commander a few years ago. The only fitting required was to file a bit off the hood. The barrel is non ramped exactly like the factory .38 Super...
Forum: Caspian Arms 04-12-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By coyotebuster
Very nice DSF.. Should carry very well.

Very nice DSF.. Should carry very well.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-12-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,836
Posted By coyotebuster
Since 1977 I've owned at least one 4" K frame S&W...

Since 1977 I've owned at least one 4" K frame S&W revolver in .357 Magnum. I sold the last one I owned last fall. I've replaced my .357 Magnum revolvers with 1911's chambered in .38 Super. I see no...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-12-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,908
Posted By coyotebuster
After carrying a Colt Gunsite Government Model...

After carrying a Colt Gunsite Government Model pistol as a duty gun for ten years, when it came time to replace my off duty carry S&W model 60 with a semi auto pistol, I chose a stainless Colt...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-30-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,245
Posted By coyotebuster
The first I purchased on my own was a series 70...

The first I purchased on my own was a series 70 Colt GCNM. I traded a 2.5 inch Model 66 S&W for it in 1981. It was used and was a great shooter. I don't recall having any issues with it. I also don't...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 03-23-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By coyotebuster
I have a model 70 classic featherweight chambered...

I have a model 70 classic featherweight chambered in .22-250 that I bought used in the mid 90's to use as a coyote hunting rifle. The rifle was built at the Hartford plant before they moved...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-18-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,600
Posted By coyotebuster
I have a Combat Commander in .38 Super, a...

I have a Combat Commander in .38 Super, a lightweight Commander in .38 Super, and a couple Wilson's with 4" bull barrels. All of them run just fine. One of the Wilson's, and the Colt Lightweight have...
Forum: Caspian Arms 03-18-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By coyotebuster
Thanks DSF, yes it's an officer's lightweight...

Thanks DSF, yes it's an officer's lightweight frame. I was able to order it from Caspian with the front strap checkered, and also with an integral plunger tube that's machined with the frame.
Forum: Caspian Arms 03-14-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By coyotebuster
I've built a couple 1911''s using Caspian frames...

I've built a couple 1911''s using Caspian frames and have found them of very high quality. I've used slides from other manufacturers such as Colt, and S&W on my builds. I've used trigger sets from...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-04-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,599
Posted By coyotebuster
I don't have any experience with the 10MM auto,...

I don't have any experience with the 10MM auto, but have noticed the trend of many in Alaska and other big bear territory have moved toward them.
I do have extensive experience with the .44 Magnum,...
Forum: Wilson Combat 02-29-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By coyotebuster
Very nice Wilson.. Great shooting as well.

Very nice Wilson.. Great shooting as well.
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