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Forum: Revolvers 07-24-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,852
Posted By DarkLord
That's one chunky Python. Maybe you need to put...

That's one chunky Python. Maybe you need to put your girl on a diet?
Forum: Revolvers 07-24-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,728
Posted By DarkLord
First...This thread has been pure porn for me. ...

First...This thread has been pure porn for me. Ya'll got me all hot and bothered.

Well if we're talking Colt Revolvers, I'd have to say it's the two that I currently own. I'm a DA revolver...
Forum: Revolvers 07-24-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,241
Posted By DarkLord
Thanks for giving your observations. Yeah, my...

Thanks for giving your observations. Yeah, my opinion on the matter from the get go has been... While the original Python is a masterwork of its time, there is much room for improvement. And I...
Forum: Revolvers 05-27-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,491
Posted By DarkLord
I consider revolvers as "sport" guns, not serious...

I consider revolvers as "sport" guns, not serious defensive pieces. So from the standpoint of a guy who owns revolvers for the pure joy of shooting great revolvers...

Two of my favorites...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-19-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,128
Posted By DarkLord
He's pretty sensitive; never seems to look for a...

He's pretty sensitive; never seems to look for a pattern of behavior, just pounces on the first thing that gets his hackles up. Waddya gonna do; he's the moderator, so we play by his rule.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-18-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,128
Posted By DarkLord
Right?? I mean, they're always looking out...

Right??

I mean, they're always looking out for gun owners:barf:
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-18-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,128
Posted By DarkLord
Agreed, that's what I'll be doing.

Agreed, that's what I'll be doing.
Forum: Colt 03-18-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By DarkLord
A LW Commander in Satin Nickel. That's a Series...

A LW Commander in Satin Nickel. That's a Series 70 pistol, but I'm racking my brain here...I have seen many satin nickel combat commanders, but I can't recall ever seeing a satin nickel LW Commander.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-18-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,128
Posted By DarkLord
While it is complete BS, I guess I understand...

While it is complete BS, I guess I understand where they're coming from, and I at least echo the "sentiment"...while abhor their attempt at restricting the 2nd Amendment.

People who think buying...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-13-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,029
Posted By DarkLord
The Garthwaithe photo example shows one of my pet...

The Garthwaithe photo example shows one of my pet peeves of the Heinie sight...The bit that hangs off the end; looks like crap IMO. I would have re-shaped the back of the sight and possibly the...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-11-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,029
Posted By DarkLord
HO-LEEE-CRAP!!! That is an absolutely...

HO-LEEE-CRAP!!!

That is an absolutely abysmal job!!!.

Cutting dovetails is one of the easier machining jobs to do...it's simple math (VERY simple, because I can do it!).

Something unique...
Forum: Revolvers 03-08-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,663
Posted By DarkLord
The Anaconda... the good, the bad, the ugly... ...

The Anaconda... the good, the bad, the ugly...

So I bought one of the very first 4" Anaconda's to hit the state of California, and overall, I really liked it; allot!

The good.

It's a Colt -...
Forum: Revolvers 02-17-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 1,385,525
Posted By DarkLord
How about a couple of Colt's best... 1938...

How about a couple of Colt's best...

1938 Officers Model Target .22. This was Colt's "best" revolver before WWII.
1979 Python. Colt's "best" revolver post war.
...
Forum: Revolvers 02-15-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 1,385,525
Posted By DarkLord
Those are not common at all. Considering the...

Those are not common at all. Considering the rarity the price you paid was excellent. That will be fun to shoot with or without the scope.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-11-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,609
Posted By DarkLord
Here's a Bob Day customized National Match with...

Here's a Bob Day customized National Match with his conversion unit.

https://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthreads/gallery/80/full/116203.jpg
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-10-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,609
Posted By DarkLord
Bob Day was the the head armorer for the Air...

Bob Day was the the head armorer for the Air Force's pistol team. He built bullseye competition guns almost exclusively. Once out of the Air Force, he set up shop and even made his own .22...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 02-06-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,334
Posted By DarkLord
The flip safety was designed because people were...

The flip safety was designed because people were reaching for the safety and dropping their magazines. Flip safety cured this problem. It makes sense on a military arm.

I'm not a big fan of 30...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-03-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By DarkLord
Niter bluing is SUPER easy, but you cannot let...

Niter bluing is SUPER easy, but you cannot let oxygen get to your parts after they're polished. It will show every molecule of oxygen you allow to settle on your part.

Polish, drop in oil, then...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-01-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,249
Posted By DarkLord
My experience with hard chrome on Aluminum has...

My experience with hard chrome on Aluminum has been very good. Hard chrome is IMO a VERY good finish. The last hard chrome pistol I carried went 10 years and the gun looked as good at the end as it...
Forum: Ammo Can 02-01-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,987
Posted By DarkLord
I'm sure you'll have a lot of people who bash...

I'm sure you'll have a lot of people who bash Russian ammo come along, but I have been generally delighted. I have shot a ton of 9mm, .45 ACP, .30 Carbine, 7.62 NATO, 7.62x39, 5.56 and with RARE...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-01-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,249
Posted By DarkLord
Aluminum frame guns are great. Yeah, if you have...

Aluminum frame guns are great. Yeah, if you have a steel slide on an un-treated aluminum frame, you have a problem. But type III Anodizing is harder than any slide, so while the color will often...
Forum: Revolvers 01-26-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,956
Posted By DarkLord
Python's don't have the "timing issues" that the...

Python's don't have the "timing issues" that the Internet expert's claim. It's SO rare to fine one that' ACTUALLY out of time. But make sure you check it the right way...Don't check it like you do...
Forum: Colt 01-25-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,057
Posted By DarkLord
Any Colt auto I have ever owned that is post-WWII...

Any Colt auto I have ever owned that is post-WWII has had to earn it's keep along with any other working gun I may have. Any pre-WWII Colt's I've ever had...well, after drooling for the required...
Forum: Revolvers 01-25-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 33,789
Posted By DarkLord
Union doesn't have anything to do with it...you...

Union doesn't have anything to do with it...you can't do that anywhere anymore.

I have toured MANY gun factories, and of all the factories I have ever toured, Colts Union employees were the most...
Forum: Revolvers 01-25-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 33,789
Posted By DarkLord
As I picked up my 1938 Officers Model Target I...

As I picked up my 1938 Officers Model Target I was reminded of the level of quality inspection that used to exist at Colt. Under my serial number is a letter. That letter is the first letter of the...
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