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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s Today, 06:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 69,119
Posted By bmcgilvray
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I had a banking career, mostly as a lending officer for over 40 years. I just gathered up bank zippered deposit...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By bmcgilvray
Now that's for me! CLASSIC12, I didn't know...

Now that's for me!

CLASSIC12, I didn't know that the Beretta 92 could be had with a steel frame. Thanks for posting the good photographs.
Forum: Revolvers Yesterday, 08:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,350
Posted By bmcgilvray
Love the .44 Special cartridge. Two .44...

Love the .44 Special cartridge.

Two .44 Special revolvers live here.

Smith & Wesson Triple Lock (shown with Heiser 6 1/2-inch N-Frame holster)...
Forum: Revolvers Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By bmcgilvray
Don't care for the Python's original stocks. ...

Don't care for the Python's original stocks. Don't like the dimensions, the plain wood, or the finish. The stocks seem cramped to grasp, the wood is drab, and the finish is thin and brittle, prone...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 08:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,185
Posted By bmcgilvray
Bulls Eye for lead semi-wadcutter target loads. ...

Bulls Eye for lead semi-wadcutter target loads.

Unique for ball equivalent loads or performance .45 ACP ammunition.

Both those do it for me in .45 ACP.
Forum: Revolvers Yesterday, 07:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 938
Posted By bmcgilvray
OOOooo... 2-inch Pre-War Military & Police! A...

OOOooo... 2-inch Pre-War Military & Police! A grail gun for me for sure.
Forum: Revolvers Yesterday, 07:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 938
Posted By bmcgilvray
Nope. Wouldn't be interested in such a...

Nope. Wouldn't be interested in such a conversion.

Interesting ol' gun though. I got it from a good bud who rescued it and rehab'ed it. It had badly been polished and nickel plated. He had...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 05-28-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,429
Posted By bmcgilvray
You might even see Elvis. Ya' never know.

You might even see Elvis. Ya' never know.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-27-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By bmcgilvray
Whoa! That's a great video to watch.

Whoa!

That's a great video to watch.
Forum: Revolvers 05-27-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 938
Posted By bmcgilvray
I consider revolver to be serious self defense...

I consider revolver to be serious self defense pieces. I do tote 1911-guns, but favor revolvers more often.
Forum: Revolvers 05-27-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 456
Posted By bmcgilvray
One L-Frame Smith & Wesson lives here, a 4-inch...

One L-Frame Smith & Wesson lives here, a 4-inch Model 586, but I tend to really ... really like Smith & Wesson N-Frame .357 Magnums and Smith & Wesson K-Frame .357 Magnums and don't care for the...
Forum: Revolvers 05-27-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 938
Posted By bmcgilvray
Lots of revolvers live here, centered around...

Lots of revolvers live here, centered around Smith & Wessons and Colts with two Webleys.

The five must haves for me.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Heavy Barrel .38 Special...
Forum: Revolvers 05-26-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By bmcgilvray
Yep. The 4-inch Smith & Wesson Model 15 is a...

Yep. The 4-inch Smith & Wesson Model 15 is a handgun that ought to still be wildly popular. Everybody deserves a Model 15. Even the more rabid auto-pistol crowd if they didn't but know it.
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Forum: Revolvers 05-26-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 456
Posted By bmcgilvray
Pizza Bob said it right. The ejector rod...

Pizza Bob said it right.

The ejector rod manipulation does need some attention in practice to insure that empty cases all make their proper exit from the cylinder. This is not a huge deal if one...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,909
Posted By bmcgilvray
Here's a boost for G. I. 1911s and 1911A1s. So...

Here's a boost for G. I. 1911s and 1911A1s. So many tales of grossly inaccurate G. I. 1911s abound. The utterly worn out clunk of a World War Colt Model 1911 I have will shoot a magazine-full...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 488
Posted By bmcgilvray
Yeah, knew of the Grand Browning and 9.8 Colt,...

Yeah, knew of the Grand Browning and 9.8 Colt, but that was a fun video.

The Grand Browning was a good looking pistol.

The .38 ACP round began with such promise. A 130 grain bullet at near...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 696
Posted By bmcgilvray
AR15/M16 variants are about the last rifles I'd...

AR15/M16 variants are about the last rifles I'd pick for much of anything. Keep an AR 15 on hand, but am just not into them. Now, an M1A? Yeah, that's more like it.

My Walter Mitty firearms...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,581
Posted By bmcgilvray
OK. You're there. Good shooting!

OK. You're there.

Good shooting!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,581
Posted By bmcgilvray
Hah! Your serial number is only eight digits...

Hah!

Your serial number is only eight digits away from mine. Why they could be brothers! Mine must have been the shiftless brother for it's more shabby than yours. It led a hard, high-volume...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,581
Posted By bmcgilvray
I'm not the 1911 guru of the world, but sounds...

I'm not the 1911 guru of the world, but sounds like someone's been inside fiddling with the innards, possibly swapping parts willy-nilly.

The thumb safety blocks the sear and the relationship of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,581
Posted By bmcgilvray
I see what you did there. Good for you...

I see what you did there.


Good for you Handforged! Great gun!

With five magazines! And all that ammo! That had to be a "deal!"


Just me, but I'd look right past a Delta Elite with an...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-25-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 488
Posted By bmcgilvray
I'm thinking the Colt Model 1900 is where you...

I'm thinking the Colt Model 1900 is where you need to look for some "firsts." http://www.coltautos.com/1900prt.htm I have a Colt Model 1905 and it makes use of link pins and trigger bow.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-25-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,497
Posted By bmcgilvray
I think I'm seeing old fogy-ism creeping up on...

I think I'm seeing old fogy-ism creeping up on me for I don't really understand the instructional need for videos illustrated with endless rapid-fire. Guess it's not exciting enough to simply show...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-24-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,497
Posted By bmcgilvray
1911-guns live here in different calibers, but...

1911-guns live here in different calibers, but the personal favorite is .45 ACP. The combination of the design and the wonderful cartridge is unbeatable.

A 9mm Government Model lives here, but I...
Forum: Colt 05-24-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By bmcgilvray
Nice life story Whit. Thanks for posting. ...

Nice life story Whit. Thanks for posting.

Perhaps your '67 Government Model ended up migrated to Abilene, Texas in the intervening years.

I went in to an Abilene pawn shop where they had...
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