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Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-23-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,096
Posted By drail
Those guys learned to shoot from Hollywood and...

Those guys learned to shoot from Hollywood and video games. Their concept of reality is non existent. The really scary part is that everything they know about life also came from Hollywood and video...
Forum: Springfield Armory 05-22-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By drail
Hell, I remember when Springfield didn't even...

Hell, I remember when Springfield didn't even have a "Custom Shop". They only sold Mil spec 1911s. People at matches were shooting stock guns. You either sent your gun to Bill Wilson or customized it...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-22-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By drail
Just use Mil spec CLP. A great deal of time and...

Just use Mil spec CLP. A great deal of time and money was spent when it was first developed - many in the industry said that the requirements the D.O.D. wanted were impossible to achieve. They were...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-19-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,960
Posted By drail
Almost every problem this country now faces can...

Almost every problem this country now faces can be solved by simply dusting off the Consitution and FORCING every politician to abide by the strict limitations it places on them. The problem for...
Forum: Revolvers 05-19-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By drail
That's all most malfunctioning guns need in my...

That's all most malfunctioning guns need in my experience. But with a revolver if you do not know how to tear it down and reassemble it properly take it to a smith.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-19-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By drail
Since the early days of the introduction of...

Since the early days of the introduction of hollow point bullets people have been told that they will not expand unless driven over 1000 fps. That has not been true for at least 30 years now. Bullet...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 05-18-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,775
Posted By drail
We need to take a real hard look at the people...

We need to take a real hard look at the people who are training L.E. personnel today. I remember a time when L.E. personnel were NOT taught to shoot any dog who frightened them or any citizen who did...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 05-18-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,202
Posted By drail
The Mirokus are built to a higher level of...

The Mirokus are built to a higher level of quality than anything Winchester ever built. I have worked on and shot original Winchesters for 30 years but I did some minor work on a Miroku once and the...
Forum: Rimfire! 05-17-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 603
Posted By drail
That should be a very cool rifle.

That should be a very cool rifle.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-17-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By drail
Why did you show us a picture of this repair...

Why did you show us a picture of this repair being done on the left side of the slide and then show us a picture of the right side of the slide? Don't we get to see the actual repair?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-13-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By drail
It seems like we're seeing a lot more of these...

It seems like we're seeing a lot more of these broken stops in the last year or so. You almost never saw these break a few years back. All the stops I beat to death with thousands of rounds over many...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 05-12-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By drail
I have dropped 7 or 8 Storm Lake "Semi fit"...

I have dropped 7 or 8 Storm Lake "Semi fit" barrels into Springfield 1911s and they actually pretty much did drop in. A few stokes with a fine cut file and fitting a new bushing and they were all...
Forum: Springfield Armory 05-10-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By drail
The set screw in the trigger does not "adjust"...

The set screw in the trigger does not "adjust" the trigger - it is a stop. It sets how far the trigger is allowed to travel after the sear releases the hammer. If it is not screwed in far enough the...
Forum: Revolvers 05-09-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 902
Posted By drail
A 4 in. Model 25? FOUR INCH??? YES! You do have...

A 4 in. Model 25? FOUR INCH??? YES! You do have excellent taste. I would go downtown with that. That's a real Lee Marvin gun. Murica........
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-09-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,430
Posted By drail
This kind of stuff has been going on for years...

This kind of stuff has been going on for years and if we the people do not get control of the police we will see a civil war in this country. If should never have been allowed to get this far out of...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-07-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 10,963
Posted By drail
The American colonists tried peaceful protest and...

The American colonists tried peaceful protest and letters to the King for YEARS before it became obvious that the only thing that was going to work was to open fire on British soldiers. Nothing has...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 05-07-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By drail
Don't worry about that vent hole. I have been...

Don't worry about that vent hole. I have been running a Choate tube on my 870 since 1980 something and that vent hole has never caused a problem. Absolutely use and keep checking the clamp - it is...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-06-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 10,963
Posted By drail
If armed protestors (U.S. citizens) scare the...

If armed protestors (U.S. citizens) scare the bejeezus out of these politicians then I am all for it. Those politicians NEED to be scared of their constituents. REAL scared. I really don't care what...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-06-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By drail
Racking the slide on a new pistol is like...

Racking the slide on a new pistol is like slamming the car door shut over and over on a new car to "break it in".
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,291
Posted By drail
Oh my - I haven't heard the word "ethyl" in a...

Oh my - I haven't heard the word "ethyl" in a VERY long time. That's hilarious.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,294
Posted By drail
Absolutely true. My wife now drives a full size...

Absolutely true. My wife now drives a full size truck that will barely fit in our new house's garage.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,631
Posted By drail
In the words of my Drill Sgt. - "don't worry -...

In the words of my Drill Sgt. - "don't worry - you'll get used to it". Free tip - buy a small air compressor. Every man needs one in their garage anyway....... Just soak the gun down, brush it and...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 05-06-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,007
Posted By drail
SW CQB 45 - You have my holster. I used that for...

SW CQB 45 - You have my holster. I used that for many years in matches. I also still own and use a Ernie Hill belt. Mine has also shrunk a tiny bit in the last 40 years. The last good belt I bought...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,291
Posted By drail
My Dad drove a LaSalle and I bought .22 ammo at...

My Dad drove a LaSalle and I bought .22 ammo at the hardware store for like 25 cents....... I also remember paying 17 cents per gallon for gasoline.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,294
Posted By drail
I think the main point that everyone needs to...

I think the main point that everyone needs to take away from this thread is that just placing your gun in a "lock box" in your vehicle offers very little real protection from theft and your gun could...
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