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Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By Bob Rodgers
I'm shocked and saddened to hear this. My...

I'm shocked and saddened to hear this.
My sincere condolences to his family.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-22-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,211
Posted By Bob Rodgers
A sad day. Godspeed, Jerry.

A sad day. Godspeed, Jerry.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-14-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,405
Posted By Bob Rodgers
Gary, Man, are you ever getting short.:) ...

Gary,

Man, are you ever getting short.:)
Thank you for your friendship and support over the years.
Enjoy the good life.

Merry Christmas, amigo!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-20-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,000
Posted By Bob Rodgers
I never thought Iíd be responding in a thread...

I never thought Iíd be responding in a thread about less than satisfactory experiences with the company in Iowa. Iíve been a customer for a long time and have spent a ton of money with them over the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-08-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,624
Posted By Bob Rodgers
This is great advice and a very good price on a...

This is great advice and a very good price on a Colt.
If you decide to customize it down the road, this is the perfect base.
Forum: Training Talk & Events 10-04-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By Bob Rodgers
Best advice you'll ever get, and it was free!:)

Best advice you'll ever get, and it was free!:)
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-25-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,206
Posted By Bob Rodgers
Nick, Thank you for your efforts as class...

Nick,

Thank you for your efforts as class photographer/scribe. Great job!

Another class in the books, and each is as different as the students.
These guys were very independent, and thatís not...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-23-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,206
Posted By Bob Rodgers
No time to post much today, these guys come in...

No time to post much today, these guys come in earlier every day.

Short version:

1. The guns run.
2. I didn't get shot.
:)
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-22-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,206
Posted By Bob Rodgers
Nick is a pretty good photographer. He managed...

Nick is a pretty good photographer.
He managed to make his mangled port flare look really good.;)

I hope the guys didnít get too hammered on their big trip to the city last night.
Iíll make sure...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-21-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,206
Posted By Bob Rodgers
Ron had one of those "I'll be damned, files only...

Ron had one of those "I'll be damned, files only cut one way" moments.
He had been working like a madman on an aluminum trigger and it was seeming to grow instead of shrink.
I took a moment to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-20-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,206
Posted By Bob Rodgers
The guys are finally getting to the stage of the...

The guys are finally getting to the stage of the class where all the politeness finally disappears and the gloves start to come off.
Makes it a lot more fun for me.:)

We bogged down a little...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-19-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,206
Posted By Bob Rodgers
A good day. For me, that's a day with no...

A good day.
For me, that's a day with no wrecks.:)

These guys are sponges for information, that's a good thing.

Yep, we're a tiny bit ahead of schedule.
We throw that time in the bank, but...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-18-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,206
Posted By Bob Rodgers
I'm glad to hear the pizza place is maintaining...

I'm glad to hear the pizza place is maintaining its low standards.
It might not be the worst pizza I've ever had, but that's not from a lack of trying.:)
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-14-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,550
Posted By Bob Rodgers
Rest well, Dave. You will be missed.

Rest well, Dave.
You will be missed.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-08-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,971
Posted By Bob Rodgers
Bob, NIIIICE photos!! I especially like...

Bob,

NIIIICE photos!!
I especially like the “boudoir” lighting.
You’re not still sleeping with that thing are you?:eek:

Bob makes an excellent observation about the food choices here.
The...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-30-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,971
Posted By Bob Rodgers
Right answer, and they already have. And...

Right answer, and they already have.
And congratulations on the promotion, Tim.:)

At test-fire, these guys were pouring rounds down range so fast that touching the slide anywhere in front of the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-28-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,971
Posted By Bob Rodgers
A pretty good day, and no one got shot at...

A pretty good day, and no one got shot at test-fire.
Today will be busy.
Very.
Busy.

Lots of cosmetic work and dehorning.
Oh yeah, and scrubbing the blood off the guns.
One of the guys...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-27-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,971
Posted By Bob Rodgers
I asked the guys yesterday if the class was...

I asked the guys yesterday if the class was meeting their expectations.
They said it was, but were surprised that barrel and grip safety fitting were so easy and went so fast.:biglaugh:
They also...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,971
Posted By Bob Rodgers
We were on a pretty good roll yesterday. Then...

We were on a pretty good roll yesterday.
Then we installed the plunger tube and grip screw bushings.
Itís class custom to check for magazine clearance once these two are installed.
This would be...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,971
Posted By Bob Rodgers
This is a good group. They DONíT celebrate their...

This is a good group. They DONíT celebrate their bench buddyís success, they prefer to see them crash and burn.:)
All hate to run into problems, but from my perspective, theyíre a good thing. I get...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,971
Posted By Bob Rodgers
I always try to stay one short step ahead of the...

I always try to stay one short step ahead of the law, Bill.:)

To catch everyone up:

We had a crazy busy year. Finally sold our place in Arkansas and made the move, a big one, to Idaho.
Moving...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-25-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,936
Posted By Bob Rodgers
Beat the lock. This thread pretty well did...

Beat the lock.

This thread pretty well did it for me.
https://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=438987

I realized that a sense of humor was unwelcome here.
So now I read instead of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,491
Posted By Bob Rodgers
Holy cow! We made it through another one. A...

Holy cow!
We made it through another one.
A thanks is due Chris for his extra work as class scribe. Great job!

Yesterday was "balls to the walls" with detail work. HWHG floated around the room...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-17-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,491
Posted By Bob Rodgers
It's not for shooting students. It's for shooting...

It's not for shooting students. It's for shooting myself BECAUSE of students.:biglaugh:

A pretty good Friday. No one got shot on the range, all had big grins on their faces driving a pistol they...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-16-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,491
Posted By Bob Rodgers
Thursday is usually a floater kind of day. That's...

Thursday is usually a floater kind of day. That's because Wednesdays are brutal, and everyone needs a little break. But, we're dragging a little, so Thursday was just about as rough as the day...
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