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Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-18-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,606
Posted By LWMac
Since I was a boy, have wished for a P210. Even...

Since I was a boy, have wished for a P210. Even a US made P210 with it, for my old eyes, set-up for a low-to-axis red-dot sight However, would not buy for a year 'till bugs were sorted.
Forum: Ammo Can 03-07-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,926
Posted By LWMac
The go-to CCI SV made (perhaps) late 2018 and...

The go-to CCI SV made (perhaps) late 2018 and first half of 2019 (p/n 35) often seems to have very low velocity - too low to run slides on pistols that were happy with the non-red-banner CCI SV. ...
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-04-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,444
Posted By LWMac
Two 9mm RO prepared for Bullseye competition. Of...

Two 9mm RO prepared for Bullseye competition. Of course, essentially every part was replaced except the barrel - that is SOP for crafting a Bullseye pistol. After a few seasons, they proved to be...
Forum: Dan Wesson 02-26-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,766
Posted By LWMac
Three 9mm Valkyrie (commander barrel; officer...

Three 9mm Valkyrie (commander barrel; officer grip) through here. One is now a bullseye gun with red-dot sight! In other words it shoots very well. One with replaced, adjustable iron sights is...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-12-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,238
Posted By LWMac
Colt 9mm light-weight commander was just the...

Colt 9mm light-weight commander was just the right weight for a local competitive (strength limited) shooter (who found Range Officer 9mm too heavy). However, the rattle of the colt proved too...
Forum: Ammo Can 01-18-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,589
Posted By LWMac
Had a DW Valkyrie (9mm - commander -...

Had a DW Valkyrie (9mm - commander - officer-height) that had a tight chamber. Reloads needed extra resizing. Polished the chamber with hand held Q-tip and polishing compound - and issue went away....
Forum: Dan Wesson 01-18-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,935
Posted By LWMac
The first message in this series indicated a...

The first message in this series indicated a desire to fire lighter 9mm ammo in a competition that does not limit use of light ammo. As I have posted before, light 9 mm ammo in Valkyrie (commander -...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-01-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,850
Posted By LWMac
A note on the side about 9 mm 1911 pistols: I...

A note on the side about 9 mm 1911 pistols: I have found that shooting lighter rounds necessitates a long ejector. Two 9mm Dan Wesson Valkyrie (one for Bullseye and one for IDPA) [and one in...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-11-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,799
Posted By LWMac
As others have observed, hard to do better for...

As others have observed, hard to do better for what you wish (4.25 and Officer height and 9mm) than a Valkyrie. Have had three through: one attached Venom to the rear with milling slide rear of rear...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-25-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,168
Posted By LWMac
1911 in 9mm - low cost - Rock Island or American...

1911 in 9mm - low cost - Rock Island or American Classic or ATI - are good starter 1911 in 9mm. After using them a while, might wish to replace some of the firing parts with more hard parts - but I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-13-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,096
Posted By LWMac
For IDPA, the S&W M&P9 M2.0 in 4.25 or 4 inch...

For IDPA, the S&W M&P9 M2.0 in 4.25 or 4 inch barrel is popular and made in USA. A ten minute swap of the sear with an Apex 2-dot sear provides a good trigger and replacing the sights with Williams...
Forum: Dan Wesson 11-04-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By LWMac
For possible use in IDPA, I replaced the two dot...

For possible use in IDPA, I replaced the two dot sights with fiber-adjustable sights made by LPA. Their three-dot, adjustable, fiber sight is the only one I was able to find that fits 9mm Valkyrie...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-30-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 17,846
Posted By LWMac
local Michigan club conducts a serious CPL class...

local Michigan club conducts a serious CPL class over three sessions. First session is a qualifier: must show ability to load and un-load with plastic cartridges; must show disassembly to the point...
Forum: ARs ONLY 10-23-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,339
Posted By LWMac
Long ago, bought Colt HBAR and replaced its good...

Long ago, bought Colt HBAR and replaced its good barrel with an even better SS barrel. When I developed eye fatigue, I stopped Service Rifle competition. My last time at Camp Perry I was asked to...
Forum: Revolvers 10-16-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,294
Posted By LWMac
Pitbull in 9mm works well. Use it to shoot up...

Pitbull in 9mm works well. Use it to shoot up rounds that prove to be too light for a pistol and to shoot rounds that are a bit out of tolerance.

No "Moon Clips" to deal with.
Forum: Dan Wesson 10-16-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,968
Posted By LWMac
Three Valkyrie 9mm Commander/Officer - One is...

Three Valkyrie 9mm Commander/Officer - One is being used as Bullseye pistol with Red-dot sight by a competitor and one with replaced sights being used in IDPA by another competitor and the third...
Forum: Dan Wesson 10-05-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,392
Posted By LWMac
All of the 9mm Vaalktries through here had...

All of the 9mm Vaalktries through here had ejection issues with light loads. (Extractor would hold the fired case, slide would cock hammer, but ejector would not kick the fired-case.) Cure has been...
Forum: Dan Wesson 09-30-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,435
Posted By LWMac
The adjustable (elevation and windage) fiber (red...

The adjustable (elevation and windage) fiber (red front, green rear) three-dot sight that will fit Valkyrie is made by LPA. Part number is SPF42NK and Brownell's 100-018-338.

Must center the rear...
Forum: Dan Wesson 09-28-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,435
Posted By LWMac
I have had more than one Valkyrie through: one...

I have had more than one Valkyrie through: one converted to Bullseye shooting with slide rear milled (great performance by a strength limited competitor); one with North Italy adjustable sights...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-21-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,983
Posted By LWMac
Woman competitor: DW Valkyrie 9mm 4.25" Officer...

Woman competitor: DW Valkyrie 9mm 4.25" Officer height in Bullseye competition (Shaved rear of slide for red-dot sight) Grips that fit.
PPQ-M2 4" 9mm in IDPA. (unmodified). P365 carry. S&W...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-21-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 9,913
Posted By LWMac
FFLs here ask to see State issued pot-card, make...

FFLs here ask to see State issued pot-card, make a copy of same, return card and inform purchaser that a sale can not take place. Some have been circulating names of known users of pot. - No...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-01-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,707
Posted By LWMac
Optimum is Dan Wesson Valkyrie - the 4.25" and...

Optimum is Dan Wesson Valkyrie - the 4.25" and Officer height is light, tight, accurate and pure delight. However, I have found that sights need to be changed to something more conventional. A...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-24-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,074
Posted By LWMac
Only pocket carry: started with P32 (most of us...

Only pocket carry: started with P32 (most of us did). Now rotate between G42 (light and small); P365; and sometimes G43. P365 is remarkable - now, for those with "need," available with thumb...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-24-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,869
Posted By LWMac
Evaluated the Ruger American in two sizes when...

Evaluated the Ruger American in two sizes when they "came-out." Clearly in the league with S&W SV9 series. Looked as if the Rugers would be popular with "Action" people - but they were much too...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-24-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,384
Posted By LWMac
Dan Wesson 1911 - wife-to-be might like 9 mm...

Dan Wesson 1911 - wife-to-be might like 9 mm rather than 45 ACP. Springfield (made where?) has non-standard parts. Old Kimbers often are OK. Colt quality has gone down - shake one and see. At the...
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