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Forum: Range Reports Today, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By old doc
Forgot to mention, I was shooting under cover but...

Forgot to mention, I was shooting under cover but at one point, I stepped out into the sun. That gold beat front sight was shining like a spotlight, almost blinding. Think it's definitely a keeper.
Forum: Range Reports Today, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By old doc
Nighthawk Thunder Ranch

Picked it up last Thursday and took it to the range early yesterday morning. Ran about 50 rounds through it using a variety of magazines, some quality, some not so quality. The Nighthawk never missed...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 05:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 250
Posted By old doc
I have both and I really can't get enthused about...

I have both and I really can't get enthused about the Wilson. Nothing wrong with the CQB I have but for me, it just doesn't have the soul of some of my other 1911's. When I head for the range, I'm...
Forum: Nighthawk 07-03-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By old doc
On top of that, I got up this morning and when I...

On top of that, I got up this morning and when I started messing with it again, I notice how sharp the edges on the lanyard ring MSH are. They seemed to me to be digging into the heel of my hand. I...
Forum: Nighthawk 07-02-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By old doc
Who Has A Thunder Ranch ?

Picked mine up today and am very impressed. Two things I noticed tonight, while familiarizing myself with it. The first was that the recoil spring is very strong. Had a bit of a problem racking the...
Forum: Dan Wesson 07-02-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 1,200,960
Posted By old doc
Beautiful. Congratulations.

Beautiful. Congratulations.
Forum: Ed Brown 07-01-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By old doc
For what it's worth, about 3-4 years ago, I was...

For what it's worth, about 3-4 years ago, I was having problems with my 9mm Kobra Carry and it was sent back to Brown. In a discussion about magazines, they said they don't use Wilson magazines...
Forum: Alchemy Custom 06-30-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By old doc
LOL ! Doc

LOL !
Doc
Forum: Nighthawk 06-28-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By old doc
Thats all well and good but some, like myself,...

Thats all well and good but some, like myself, have been buying guns for 50-60 years and at this point may not have the time to put the wear on themselves :). Every photo I see looks slightly...
Forum: Nighthawk 06-27-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By old doc
Perfect solution. Did your TR come with the...

Perfect solution. Did your TR come with the magwell?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-27-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,891
Posted By old doc
If I had run 30K rounds through a 1911, I'd be...

If I had run 30K rounds through a 1911, I'd be broke too :).
Forum: Ed Brown 06-25-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,118
Posted By old doc
Actually, for me, I'm a bit of a purist and it's...

Actually, for me, I'm a bit of a purist and it's just a departure from the classic 1911 design. I think on the Ed Brown, you have to special order them, whereas on a Wilson, you have to look high and...
Forum: Ed Brown 06-25-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By old doc
FYI: I too think fibreoptic front sights are butt...

FYI: I too think fibreoptic front sights are butt ugly but Novak offers a green fibreoptic front sight that looks like a conventional sight from the side. It is only open on the top, front and back....
Forum: Ed Brown 06-25-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,118
Posted By old doc
Cause they're ugly and their mother dresses them...

Cause they're ugly and their mother dresses them funny.
Forum: Nighthawk 06-25-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By old doc
Only a week to go and I'm really looking forward...

Only a week to go and I'm really looking forward to it. It may give me the impetus to finally figure out how to post pictures from my cellphone.
Forum: Nighthawk 06-25-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By old doc
Were the other 142 posts as confusing as this one...

Were the other 142 posts as confusing as this one ? :)
Forum: Les Baer 06-21-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By old doc
There was a time when plum was the official blue...

There was a time when plum was the official blue of Les Bear. I had to send my first Thunder Ranch off to Rob at Alchemy to be reblued and have some sights fitted that were actually visible. Their...
Forum: Les Baer 06-04-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By old doc
I prefer the thin grips as found on my Baer TRS...

I prefer the thin grips as found on my Baer TRS and on the UTC. My first TRS had the ubiquitous FCS. More recently, I found a mint TRS without the FCS and with the added bonus of the 1.5 guarantee....
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,491
Posted By old doc
Before I sold it because it hurts my finger, mine...

Before I sold it because it hurts my finger, mine had a leather paddle, a DeSantis crossdraw and a Concealment Express IWB Kydez. They all went with the gun.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-30-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,491
Posted By old doc
Try the 12 round magazine. It is longer and may...

Try the 12 round magazine. It is longer and may cure your grip issue.
Forum: Ed Brown 05-25-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By old doc
Be it 9mm or .45, in a carry piece, why would one...

Be it 9mm or .45, in a carry piece, why would one want to tote around a heavy steel gun all day long, when the lighter gun will do the same job? The answer can't be reduced recoil. If you are a...
Forum: Wilson Combat 05-25-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 1,238,443
Posted By old doc
Agree. Looks like my CQB with gold bead and no...

Agree. Looks like my CQB with gold bead and no FCS.
Forum: Nighthawk 05-20-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By old doc
I went for the Thunder Ranch as I decided I...

I went for the Thunder Ranch as I decided I already have a variety of nice 5 inch Colts.
Forum: Ed Brown 05-20-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By old doc
I have a LW Kobra Carry in .45 and was a little...

I have a LW Kobra Carry in .45 and was a little taken aback by the recoil first time I shot it. My steel Browns are 5 inch and my steel KC is in 9mm so not direct comparisons but if I wanted a 1911...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 05-20-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By old doc
May I use this opportunity to ask if some bone...

May I use this opportunity to ask if some bone grips are better than others. I see giraffe bone and bone from several other sources with differences in price.
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