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Forum: Colt 01-22-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,370
Posted By TNIC
Hey, I'm just good that way. Glad I could liven...

Hey, I'm just good that way. Glad I could liven the joint up. Its so quiet here. :biglaugh:
Forum: Colt 01-21-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,370
Posted By TNIC
Are you implying its NOT true??? :eek: I...

Are you implying its NOT true??? :eek:

I haven't been THAT gullible for a good 6 months or so now. See? Old mutts CAN learn. :biglaugh:
Forum: Colt 01-19-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,370
Posted By TNIC
Really appreciate all the great responses to this...

Really appreciate all the great responses to this fellas. But really I was only curious since I'd heard concerns (apparently unfounded) about it on YT.
Forum: Colt 01-16-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By TNIC
Thank you fellas! I will be snagging one of...

Thank you fellas!

I will be snagging one of these very soon.

And I have my eye on the arched MSH checkered with ext loop. My FFL should have that on by the time I get home.
Forum: Colt 01-16-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By TNIC
Pimp my Grips?

Basically I'm wondering if standard 1911A1 grips (or repros) will direct fit on the new Govt Classic.

As I've mentioned previously, I'd like to configure it more like the old A1 I carried in my...
Forum: Colt 01-16-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By TNIC
Thanks Dakota. The same thing with my Arcus...

Thanks Dakota.

The same thing with my Arcus DAC. The longer 15 rd mags will work just fine in the shorter (13 rd) Compact model. I think my Bersa is also top notched as well.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 01-16-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,077
Posted By TNIC
Its been about 40+ years, but I seem to recall...

Its been about 40+ years, but I seem to recall while in MP school we were taught to use the slide lock to release.

Wilson Combat has a video with Bill & Ken Hackathorn, where they talk about NOT...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 01-15-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By TNIC
Ditto! I was an MP in the 70s. We got a 5...

Ditto!

I was an MP in the 70s. We got a 5 rd mag for patrol duty (in Mainz, W. Ger. when the Bader Mainhof (sp) gang was running amok). Empty chamber, hammer down. One of my buddies actually...
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-15-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,063
Posted By TNIC
I hope he proves you wrong too. An interesting,...

I hope he proves you wrong too. An interesting, if not edgy topic. Its like the first walk through the backyard after the dogs have had full reign all winter. But this crowd can play a little...
Forum: Colt 01-10-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,370
Posted By TNIC
That's a sweet piece of shootin arn PF! Have...

That's a sweet piece of shootin arn PF!

Have no plans to get a S 80. I was only curious if it could be done.

I do want to find a '57 Govt and when the purse isn't quite so stressed (building...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 01-10-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,077
Posted By TNIC
One of the features I really like on my EDC...

One of the features I really like on my EDC -Bersa Thunder 9 is that the slide releases into battery when I slam a fresh mag home. By design I found out, btw.

If I decide to switch to my new Govt...
Forum: Colt 01-09-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,370
Posted By TNIC
Its true what they say, You never know until you...

Its true what they say, You never know until you ask.

Thanks to all for the great info! This old pooch can still learn a thing or three.

If a S80 ever crosses my path I won't be so hesitant. ...
Forum: Colt 01-09-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,370
Posted By TNIC
Ah ok, I see. I don't have an 80 or plan to get...

Ah ok, I see. I don't have an 80 or plan to get one, was just curious about it.

Thanks for the quick come back!
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 01-09-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By TNIC
I'm going to BLOCK GunBroker! Got that Model...

I'm going to BLOCK GunBroker!

Got that Model 77 on layaway.

That makes FOUR Birth year guns (all Winchesters) now. Nov 19th is gonna a loud one. :D
Forum: Colt 01-09-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,370
Posted By TNIC
Series 80 Govt firing pin safety

I've been watching a lot of 1911/Govt model videos lately and I've seen a couple of Series 80 DCAs.

I'm curious as to whether one can simply remove the pin safety plunger and linkages and still...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-07-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By TNIC
Guess I'm a bit more "classic" than both ya young...

Guess I'm a bit more "classic" than both ya young pups. I'm 62 :D

I have a Govt Classic waiting for me at my FFL when I get back home. Also changing out the MSH to an arched with ext. lanyard...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-07-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By TNIC
I've been carrying a similar sized and weighted...

I've been carrying a similar sized and weighted pistol to the M9 edc for the past few years. The Bersa Thunder 9 Pro. I use the Vedder Comfort Tuck (IWB) in the RH 4 o'clock with a stout leather...
Forum: Colt 01-07-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By TNIC
Thanks Frank. I expect to be back home...

Thanks Frank.

I expect to be back home May/June and there'll be up to 3 toys waiting for p/u when I get there now.

What can I say, its boring here in the winter and GB is there ................
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 01-05-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By TNIC
Thanks fellas! Now I have to fight my...

Thanks fellas!

Now I have to fight my addiction. There's a 57 Model 77 on GB and they offer layaway. :D
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 01-05-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By TNIC
My 3rd Winchester Birth-Year Gun...

...Is in the bag. Well, actually on its way to my FFL in Maine.

If you were following the GB auction for that nice Winnie Model 1912 that sold last night, t'was I that snagged it. It looks to be...
Forum: Colt 01-05-2020, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By TNIC
Very good! Thanks you gentleman! Makes...

Very good! Thanks you gentleman!

Makes ordering extra Mags so much simpler now and this old pooch managed to learn something new to boot.
Forum: Colt 01-04-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By TNIC
I think I answered my own question. Found a...

I think I answered my own question.

Found a thread from 2002 (via a giggle search) discussing the PISTOL size differences.
IIUC the Govt and Commander have the same size grip frame and should run...
Forum: Colt 01-04-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By TNIC
Govt vs Commander mag size difference?

Forgive the noob question, please. I'm on the wrong side of The Pond to do any hands on checks for now.

I just bought a new Colt Govt Classic. Its waiting for at my FFL. Full size, 5" bbl. ...
Forum: Colt 12-07-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,879
Posted By TNIC
Ken's video is what pushed me onto the slope. I...

Ken's video is what pushed me onto the slope. I bought the Classic right after seeing it.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 12-01-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,734
Posted By TNIC
A belated Congrats! I took the Tech and...

A belated Congrats!

I took the Tech and General together in 2015 and passed AE in Aug this year. Hamstudy.org and the great crew at (youtube) W4EEY helped me pass Extra first time thru.

I...
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