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Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-27-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 601
Posted By LimaCharlie
My first preference would be to get out of Dodge....

My first preference would be to get out of Dodge. If the only option was using guns in my safe, I would load up the Alexander Arms AR-15 in .50 Beowulf and the 7 1/2" Ruger Super Redhawk in .454...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-17-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,586
Posted By LimaCharlie
I use M-Pro 7 products on my guns. They also...

I use M-Pro 7 products on my guns. They also make the Hoppe's Elite products. On my all steel 1911, I use a very thin line of their synthetic grease on the slide rails.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-02-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By LimaCharlie
I have both. The main difference is if you want...

I have both. The main difference is if you want to reload or only use manufactured ammo. The regular barrel will leave a "smile" on the spent brass while the fully supported barrel won't leave the...
Forum: Springfield Armory 04-30-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By LimaCharlie
I bought a new XDM 10mm yesterday at the LGS. It...

I bought a new XDM 10mm yesterday at the LGS. It had just came in. I also bought a new XDM 40 S&W last month. When I went to their website today, they have dropped almost all .40 S&W guns...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-14-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,759
Posted By LimaCharlie
I gave up my part-time job at a local fun shop...

I gave up my part-time job at a local fun shop because I always owed the owner every payday.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-07-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,888
Posted By LimaCharlie
I was nineteen when I got home from Viet Nam. My...

I was nineteen when I got home from Viet Nam. My brother-in-law had a Ruger Super Blackhawk in .44 magnum that he let me shoot. He was in construction and short of cash. He sold it to me for $80.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 03-20-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By LimaCharlie
I arm up when I go to the grocery store for...

I arm up when I go to the grocery store for toilet paper, nobody is getting my BW!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-10-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,922
Posted By LimaCharlie
I bought a Ruger M-77 in .338 Winchester Magnum...

I bought a Ruger M-77 in .338 Winchester Magnum instead of the Weatherby.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-04-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,725
Posted By LimaCharlie
I am seventy-three with arthritis. When I go to...

I am seventy-three with arthritis. When I go to the range, I loosen up with a ,454 Casull or .44 magnum. By the time I practice with my government model 1911 conceal carry pistols, the recoil and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-04-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,599
Posted By LimaCharlie
The 10mm was developed to mimic .357 magnum...

The 10mm was developed to mimic .357 magnum revolver ballistics in a semi-auto pistol. A maxed out 10mm can reach the top end of .357 magnum ballistics or the bottom end of .41 magnum ballistics.
...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 03-02-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,654
Posted By LimaCharlie
I wear jean shorts or cargo shorts at the gym...

I wear jean shorts or cargo shorts at the gym with a Sig P938 9mm in my pocket.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-29-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,339
Posted By LimaCharlie
Uncle Sam introduced me to government model 1911s...

Uncle Sam introduced me to government model 1911s in 1963. I carried one off and on until I retired in 1986. I was never overly impressed with the military 1911s.

I was a revolver guy. My first...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 02-23-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,351
Posted By LimaCharlie
Safety or No Safety for CC?? Yes

Safety or No Safety for CC??

Yes
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-19-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,960
Posted By LimaCharlie
If you have to use you gun, the prosecutor in a...

If you have to use you gun, the prosecutor in a criminal case or opposition lawyer in a civil case will try to use anything and everything against you regarding the gun, the caliber, the ammo, the...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 02-19-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,474
Posted By LimaCharlie
My how things have changed over the decades. ...

My how things have changed over the decades. When I grew up in the 1950s in the rural Southwest, open carry was normal. Anyone who concealed little handguns was a coward and up to no good.
...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 02-17-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,009
Posted By LimaCharlie
I wear shorts, sandals, and an untucked cover...

I wear shorts, sandals, and an untucked cover garment in the summer to cover the government model 1911 and spare magazine carried OWB. The untucked cover garments are one size larger T-shirts, polo...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-14-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,922
Posted By LimaCharlie
My current calibers: .22 LR .22 Magnum ...

My current calibers:

.22 LR
.22 Magnum
.25 ACP
9 mm
38 Special
357 S&W Magnum
.40 S&W
10 mm
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-14-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,240
Posted By LimaCharlie
I worried so much about my government model 1911...

I worried so much about my government model 1911 EDC being confiscated that I bought a second one. I am now up to twelve government model 1911s just in case. Am I safe?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-08-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,015
Posted By LimaCharlie
Government model Dan Wesson Valor .45 ACP ...

Government model Dan Wesson Valor .45 ACP

Government model Colt Level III Custom Shop .45 ACP
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-08-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,373
Posted By LimaCharlie
My carry guns include government model 1911s in...

My carry guns include government model 1911s in .45 ACP and 10mm with both grip and thumb safeties, a Springfield Armory XDM .40 S&W with grip safety only, an S&W 1006 10mm with a thumb...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-30-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,169
Posted By LimaCharlie
I carry my eight inch Colt Anaconda AIWB.

I carry my eight inch Colt Anaconda AIWB.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-29-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,169
Posted By LimaCharlie
The best caliber is the one you have on you when...

The best caliber is the one you have on you when you need it.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-11-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,668
Posted By LimaCharlie
I don't buy gun parts, I buy spare guns.

I don't buy gun parts, I buy spare guns.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-06-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,380
Posted By LimaCharlie
Ten of my government model 1911s don't have a...

Ten of my government model 1911s don't have a rail. One does. I never liked rails on a 1911 until I decided I needed an SA TRP Operator in 10mm. I had to buy a new holster to carry it.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-03-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,990
Posted By LimaCharlie
My carry rotation includes all steel government...

My carry rotation includes all steel government model 1911s and big bore revolvers. My thumb wipes the safety on the revolvers very well.
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