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Forum: Smith & Wesson 03-23-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,327
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Mine doesn't. (Mine is the old-style 1911, with...

Mine doesn't. (Mine is the old-style 1911, with a grip-controlled firing-pin safety, set up to shoot 45 Super.)
Forum: Smith & Wesson 03-21-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,327
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
In my opinion, bullets used in semi-autos should...

In my opinion, bullets used in semi-autos should have a slightly smaller diameter at the point where it mates with the casing (because in semi-autos, the bullet gets slammed into the feed ramp, and...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 03-11-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,327
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Very interesting! I hadn't ever heard anyone...

Very interesting! I hadn't ever heard anyone talk about "the aggressive feed ramp of the 1911" before. Is it a steeper SLOPE than other semi-auto's? In particular, is that perhaps why Glocks seem...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 03-06-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,327
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
One more reason to prefer revolvers!!

One more reason to prefer revolvers!!
Forum: Smith & Wesson 12-23-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,611
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Old School: MSW1911 Pro Series, SKU 178011. ...

Old School: MSW1911 Pro Series, SKU 178011.

Has been replaced by a S&W 629 N-Frame 5" "Classic" (full underlug) .44mag revolver.
Forum: Smith & Wesson 10-27-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
I only have (and all I plan to ever have) two...

I only have (and all I plan to ever have) two 1911's: a Kimber Eclipse Custom II 10mm, and a S&W 1911 .45 (set up to shoot .45 Super), both with grip-controlled firing pin blocks. I HIGHLY value...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,121
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Let us all resolve to be as polite as possible,...

Let us all resolve to be as polite as possible, even while expressing our opinions clearly.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-12-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
But getting majorities in both houses of congress...

But getting majorities in both houses of congress is all-important. That's been especially clear since the midterms.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-12-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Consider the alternative.

Consider the alternative.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-12-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
I'm not an accountant, and haven't scrutinized...

I'm not an accountant, and haven't scrutinized the NAGR or RMGO (Rocky Mountain Gun Owners) financials, but I THINK it is true that Dudley played a VERY large role in crafting Colorado's (my state's)...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-12-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Electing Republicans IS working on gun rights!

Electing Republicans IS working on gun rights!
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-12-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
What if that guy can't deliver the goods like...

What if that guy can't deliver the goods like LaPierre has done?
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-09-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
There ARE cases where mental health problems CAN...

There ARE cases where mental health problems CAN justify the confiscation of firearms. But the bar must be set VERY high for that to be justifiable. The problem is, these laws don't ever adequately...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-07-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Since there's no "like button" to click on in...

Since there's no "like button" to click on in this forum software, I'm posting this verbal "like" for your posting above. If there were more NRA members like you, I'd feel a lot more optimistic...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-02-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Well said!

Well said!
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 04-29-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
The NRA president is an unpaid position. Did you...

The NRA president is an unpaid position. Did you mean the NRA CEO, which is what Wayne LaPierre is?
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 04-29-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Here's a copy of an email I just sent to the "1A"...

Here's a copy of an email I just sent to the "1A" program that airs weekdays on NPR (it is produced, I think, by wamu.org). It is my response to wamu.org about their program that just appeared on...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 04-29-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Well said!! There's nothing I need to add. ...

Well said!! There's nothing I need to add. Thanks.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 04-27-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,738
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Extreme Threat to the NRA!

I've just become aware of an extreme threat that everyone who values their gun rights should be aware of. The latest issue of the NRA magazine "Shooting Illustrated" has an article on page 68 titled...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-23-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,838
Views: 710,159
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Walt lost a lot of credibility with me in the...

Walt lost a lot of credibility with me in the third episode of disk 1 of season 6 (the final season) of Longmire. That episode is titled "Thank you, Victoria". At some point in that episode, Walt...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-13-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,838
Views: 710,159
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
P.S.: I just tried to add the 2017 version to my...

P.S.: I just tried to add the 2017 version to my Netflix queue, and it says "availability unknown". I think it's too new to get now. (I just use the DVD version of Netflix, not the streaming...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-13-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,838
Views: 710,159
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Is that the 2017 version of Damnation? (I get...

Is that the 2017 version of Damnation? (I get several possibilities when I search on Damnation on Netflix).
Forum: Smith & Wesson 07-28-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Seems like S&W customer support should be able to...

Seems like S&W customer support should be able to tell you if the titanium firing pin for the E-Models will fit your gun (with the firing-pin safety parts gone, of course) or not, and if so, sell you...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 07-28-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
Yes, the grip-lever-controlled firing-pin safety...

Yes, the grip-lever-controlled firing-pin safety is an absolute requirement for me. I own two 1911's: a 10mm Kimber, and the S&W SW1911 .45 Pro (set up for .45 Super). Those are the only 1911's...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 07-27-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By Mike_Fontenot
I highly value the firing-pin safety on my SW1911...

I highly value the firing-pin safety on my SW1911 .45 Pro. For me, it isn't primarily about a safety that keeps the gun from firing if it is dropped ... I value it as an additional safety, beyond...
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