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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-04-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By yeti
Correcting previous post... You can recut a...

Correcting previous post...
You can recut a C/P(L) barrel to a W/N but not the vice versa. Wanted to correct that.

Just buy the proper barrel.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-03-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By yeti
Can you convert a C/P(L) frame to W/N? Yes, with...

Can you convert a C/P(L) frame to W/N? Yes, with great effort.
Should you is the question.

If you have a W/N barrel, it is a heck of a lot easier to re-cut it to C/P(L) for use with your...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-02-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By yeti
The magazine storage pouches from California...

The magazine storage pouches from California Competition Works are very handy.
I have few double stack 6 or 8's in different colors to store 12 or 16 singlestack mags, which I like because one...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-01-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By yeti
I will add... Going with a higher rated...

I will add...
Going with a higher rated variable rate recoil spring can help hold lock longer and may work well in some pistols, but you may get an aggressive dip below POA for follow up shots. ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-01-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By yeti
Variable rate recoil springs are best applied for...

Variable rate recoil springs are best applied for Open gun (compensated) use.
They allow quicker unlocking, yet still strip the next round and chamber with enough gusto. The gas bleed off at the...
Forum: Training Talk & Events 07-30-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By yeti
Appreciate you posting it up here. Thanks!

Appreciate you posting it up here. Thanks!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-30-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,139
Posted By yeti
I had the same thought about the 1911 inside the...

I had the same thought about the 1911 inside the safe. Rapid access lock boxes are employed if you have freerange urchins around, so that is a possiblity.

1911 left in Condition 1 for long...
Forum: Range Reports 07-30-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 751
Posted By yeti
Heck of a 25yrd group! Seems like you found The...

Heck of a 25yrd group! Seems like you found The load.
Well done.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 07-29-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By yeti
Glad you enjoyed the local steel fun match. The...

Glad you enjoyed the local steel fun match. The sound is very satisfying isn't it? :)
Forum: Competitive Shooting 07-26-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By yeti
It sounds fun to shoot and fun to watch. No...

It sounds fun to shoot and fun to watch. No pasting means fast resets and multiple runs. The low round count, no reloads or movement is a let down though. I see where you are going with it though....
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-25-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By yeti
LoudShot is slower than ideal for 45 Auto and...

LoudShot is slower than ideal for 45 Auto and needs pressure to work well. I guess LongShot could do in very desperate times, but it will be a mess and perform poorly. IMO, there are numerous...
Forum: Para USA 07-25-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By yeti
Good carry guns. Just go through it. Add new...

Good carry guns. Just go through it. Add new springs and put it through the paces.

ARATA is right, make sure you have a decent number of factory magazines, they will become scarce.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-23-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,122
Posted By yeti
14# recoil has always worked nicely for use with...

14# recoil has always worked nicely for use with a majority of 230gr 45 Auto factory ammo.
Mostly shooting my own loads nowadays, though.

The lighter (matched to load) springs help with follow...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-19-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,945
Posted By yeti
:biglaugh: Move along, wee one.

:biglaugh:
Move along, wee one.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-19-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By yeti
Yes, definitely gets harder to acquire front...

Yes, definitely gets harder to acquire front sight focus once you get some miles on ya. Optics are great and you just target focus everything. So many good options and mounts available now.

If...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 07-18-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By yeti
I must respectfully disagree, HT. I think...

I must respectfully disagree, HT. I think current owners added the majority of the wave, but I firmly believe that there are a large number of first time gun buyers out there now. This has been...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 07-18-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By yeti
Good luck with that. Look at the number of NICS...

Good luck with that. Look at the number of NICS checks!

Rioting and unrest has converted a whole bunch of the most staunch control minded folks. The only silver lining to this dumpster fire...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-17-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,161
Posted By yeti
Ayoob has been preaching this for years and I...

Ayoob has been preaching this for years and I still don't believe him on the trigger job liability deal.
An intentional defensive use of a firearm to stop a threat is not an accidental shooting. ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-13-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By yeti
Cool! I am sad I was not part of the event.

Cool! I am sad I was not part of the event.
Forum: Rock Island Armory 07-10-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,348
Posted By yeti
Much luv for 40Short & Weak, especially in...

Much luv for 40Short & Weak, especially in 1911/2011's/CZ, etc. If you reload, 40 can be very versatile.
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-10-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,409
Posted By yeti
I prefer FED 100 & FED 150, but WIN usually is my...

I prefer FED 100 & FED 150, but WIN usually is my next choice. You will be pleased, APG. Surprised you can still find Federals.

Mark,
Just go up to the next weight rating on a replacement main...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-09-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 548
Posted By yeti
It wouldn't hurt to select 0.035" taller if...

It wouldn't hurt to select 0.035" taller if available, but Rex's math is decent.
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-09-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By yeti
Welcome to the forum, Hunter19xx! ...

Welcome to the forum, Hunter19xx!
Congratulations on your first 1911. Good start indeed.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 07-05-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,790
Posted By yeti
The Dems consider Article I, Section 8 of the...

The Dems consider Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution to be just an impediment to be overcome and amended.
What about the 23rd Amendment? That would need to be repealed.

2/3...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-01-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By yeti
Welcome to the forum, Jim!

Welcome to the forum, Jim!
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