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Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-09-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,141
Posted By kydave
As others point out, this is (presumably) a class...

As others point out, this is (presumably) a class you take in order to obtain a concealed weapon carry permit - NOT a class in practical use, practice, or drills toward developing your skill in...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-30-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,950
Posted By kydave
Yup... A K31 and SMLE... ...

Yup... A K31 and SMLE...

https://i.imgur.com/a2QNTmP.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Ie5ULYU.jpg
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-26-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,080
Posted By kydave
I'm glad somebody else noticed. I was beginning...

I'm glad somebody else noticed. I was beginning to think it was new glasses time.

:biglaugh:

https://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z228/pistolwrench19/2019Shorty/tar6.jpg~original
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-25-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,080
Posted By kydave
Those of us who've played guitar for over half...

Those of us who've played guitar for over half century, much of that professionally, can appreciate the sound difference enough to pay over $5K for a high end (not fancy) Martin guitar.

Using your...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-24-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,080
Posted By kydave
HA! Visit the Martin guitar forum! By the...

HA! Visit the Martin guitar forum!

By the time 56 people voted (how many are up there as I'm typing) you'd be WELL leaning into the $5K and above side of things. I can't imagine spending as much...
Forum: Range Reports 06-22-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,311
Posted By kydave
I had a Mini-14 years ago. It sucked and I sold...

I had a Mini-14 years ago. It sucked and I sold it.

I have a new Mini-14 that I bought myself for xmas.

I LIKE it! 2" groups at 100 yards with cheap ammo and it's not even broken in.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-14-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By kydave
I let the slide loose, no mag, round in chamber,...

I let the slide loose, no mag, round in chamber, finger no where near the trigger, on a CZ-75 clone (Tanfoglio TA-90) that I owned years ago...

Bang! Fortunately no damage other than a 9mm hole...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-13-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,325
Posted By kydave
First "gun" was a Crosman V350, a particularly...

First "gun" was a Crosman V350, a particularly powerful (relatively speaking) bb gun... pre-10 yrs old.

At 21 bought a Colt Commander .45.

Around that time my granddad gave me his old...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-13-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,406
Posted By kydave
I'm really enjoying these and thanks for...

I'm really enjoying these and thanks for participating.

However, it shows one's age when I realize that many of these first handguns weren't even made when I started shooting... sigh...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-11-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,406
Posted By kydave
Great stories, folks!!

Great stories, folks!!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-11-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,406
Posted By kydave
What was your first handgun?

I've only been a member here for a couple months now, but I haven't yet seen a thread about people's history with firearms.

My intro to shooting was in the late '50s/early '60s at a downtown...
Forum: Kimber 06-10-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By kydave
That seems like a decent idea, since I now have...

That seems like a decent idea, since I now have an extra guide rod.

Anyone got any comments pro or con?

Thanks
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-09-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,152
Posted By kydave
Good point on my use of "history". I was just...

Good point on my use of "history". I was just thinking off the top of my head to Beretta back in the '50s using the tip-up barrel on mouse guns. I'm not a Beretta guy so I didn't really think of...
Forum: Kimber 06-09-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By kydave
"Spend 50 bucks and get the Wilson flat wire kit...

"Spend 50 bucks and get the Wilson flat wire kit then and forget about the tool. And changing your spring any earlier than 40k rounds. Win-win. "

So, with the kit installed it is still a PITA to...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-02-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,152
Posted By kydave
Cool piece of firearms history and it shoots...

Cool piece of firearms history and it shoots great for you!

What's not to like?

Congrats!
Forum: Rock Island Armory 05-30-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 1,639,200
Posted By kydave
I liked the ragged, but rugged look of this used...

I liked the ragged, but rugged look of this used RIA I bought at the LGS. It had the little military nubby sights, which I replaced. I also put on some old stag grips I had laying around...
...
Forum: Kimber 05-30-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By kydave
$12.85 was my winning bid on Ebay!! The kit...

$12.85 was my winning bid on Ebay!!

The kit should be here next week.

Thanks again!

https://i.imgur.com/JajBJ15.jpg
Forum: Kimber 05-30-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By kydave
Can you elaborate on "no tipping the guide rod...

Can you elaborate on "no tipping the guide rod out of the sleeve" ?

Thanks
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 05-30-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 24,401
Posted By kydave
Any opinions on the Gerber Steadfast? ...

Any opinions on the Gerber Steadfast?

https://i.imgur.com/IOR0Yy5.jpg
Forum: Kimber 05-26-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By kydave
The one where you remove the slide while...

The one where you remove the slide while carefully holding the spring in place from lifting up? Yeah, I did that when I first got the gun.
Forum: Kimber 05-26-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By kydave
OK.. Just watched a video on installing the...

OK.. Just watched a video on installing the Wilson flat recoil spring kit into a Kimber.

GREAT! Why on earth didn't Kimber do that in the first place?!?!?

Needing a paper clip to take apart a...
Forum: Kimber 05-26-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By kydave
Rephrasing - I've hated that aspect of the weapon...

Rephrasing - I've hated that aspect of the weapon since discovering it.

I like the gun. It shoots great. The limitations on buying factory bobtails are slim in CA. If I'm going to live with...
Forum: Kimber 05-25-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By kydave
Thanks Folks. I'm just going to hang onto it....

Thanks Folks. I'm just going to hang onto it. I'd lose too much money selling it. I think I'll go ahead and get a bobtail job done on it.

I just hated from the time I bought it the way it...
Forum: Kimber 05-24-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By kydave
Used pricing? Kimber Pro Carry II ?

What are these going for used in the real world?

All black, stock, with box.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-19-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,046
Posted By kydave
Cool. Tone of voice gets lost on the internet. ...

Cool. Tone of voice gets lost on the internet.

Thanks.
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