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Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-23-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,226
Posted By sass93
Ayoob, is smart, well spoken and articulate. ...

Ayoob, is smart, well spoken and articulate. Unlike myself and a lot of others. He's espoused the same basic concepts for more years than I care to count. Back when his ideas on reload ammo was...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-13-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,117
Posted By sass93
Basic philosophy in life: If you don't ask, they...

Basic philosophy in life: If you don't ask, they can't say "Yes"! Regardless of commodity... but you have to be prepared for more than a simple "No."
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-13-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,539
Posted By sass93
I have one... a Colt Commander made in 1980,...

I have one... a Colt Commander made in 1980, acquired in 1982 & reworked by our departmental gunsmith a year later, and been my constant companion since. It generally eats Winchester Black Talons,...
Forum: Colt 04-28-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,940
Posted By sass93
Certainly is robust at that pin location! I can...

Certainly is robust at that pin location! I can see where a glove would be appreciated. And why some would contour that location.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-08-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,059
Posted By sass93
First before I answer, where did you get these...

First before I answer, where did you get these grips?

A beavertail safety & extended safety slide release on all my carry guns. Ramped frame and barrel. Sight changes depending on use, std. GI...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-08-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 26,644
Posted By sass93
Excepting guns issued by Uncle Sugar, I've only...

Excepting guns issued by Uncle Sugar, I've only had one 1911 that I didn't take apart and polish, ramp and rework the trigger before ever firing a round. That was my Colt Combat Commander. 1980...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-08-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,706
Posted By sass93
I have a factory nickel Colt Gold Cup that's...

I have a factory nickel Colt Gold Cup that's simply engraved with my name, rank, dates of service and the name of the unit I was in when presented. Nothing fancy, but it means a LOT!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-05-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 176,977
Posted By sass93
A predecessor to the 1911 (or two) ...

A predecessor to the 1911 (or two)
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d197/sass93/DSCN0949.jpg
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-08-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,259
Posted By sass93
Interesting article and comments.

Interesting article and comments.
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-26-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,088
Posted By sass93
Depending on the type of shooting you do, you...

Depending on the type of shooting you do, you might not see any difference at all. That also assumes you're loading is consistent and your gun is tuned to run both equally well. When I started...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-17-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 213,368
Posted By sass93
They're probably older than both of us by quite a...

They're probably older than both of us by quite a bit!!! At least that's what I'm claiming!
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-17-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 213,368
Posted By sass93
After four years of posts, it appears that like...

After four years of posts, it appears that like my experiences, SP 45ACP brass is here to stay, but is not the EOTWAWKI some have predicted. After a match, I'm still bringing home 4-5 pieces of SP...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-08-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 95
Sticky: Game Gun Pics
Views: 122,959
Posted By sass93
SASS "Wild Bunch" 1911. Traditional gun,...

SASS "Wild Bunch" 1911. Traditional gun, Taylor's Tactical, with Hogue grips. It's all about reliability, so far, after 2 years, this one's been 100%.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-22-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,924
Posted By sass93
I used " plywood as an underlayment, then laid a...

I used " plywood as an underlayment, then laid a kitchen counter top (also ") as a top. Got the one with a rolled edge, but not raised so I can sweep stuff off of it easily, and it eased mounting...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-18-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3,680
Views: 307,121
Posted By sass93
Loaded up two cans of ammo: 45ACP and .45Colt: ...

Loaded up two cans of ammo: 45ACP and .45Colt:
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d197/sass93/DSCN0764.jpg

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d197/sass93/DSCN0767.jpg
All set for a 3-day Wild...
Forum: Colt 05-19-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,216
Posted By sass93
Hmmmm... so much talk about Colt offering a 1911...

Hmmmm... so much talk about Colt offering a 1911 in JM Browning original design... yet, I what I see is really a bunch of "-A1" variants amongst most lineups... be it Colt, Sig, Ruger, Smith,...
Forum: Colt 02-02-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,593
Posted By sass93
Yep, if that's a regular Commander, that's a...

Yep, if that's a regular Commander, that's a great lookin' gun... I have a late Series 70 (1982), and had it worked on by our Dep't armorer just after I bought it. Never worked on since, feeds...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-06-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By sass93
Yep, that's what I'm going to make tomorrow... or...

Yep, that's what I'm going to make tomorrow... or as soon as the new primer bars arrive... so I can measure 'em!

Parts cleaned and ready for processing:...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-03-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By sass93
WELL... the answer is: DON'T DO IT! I left...

WELL... the answer is: DON'T DO IT!
I left home Sunday, telling the boy to wait, I'd just order a new primer carrier & bearing plate from Dillon. Which I did on Monday. WARRANtY!!!

But......
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-28-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By sass93
TiCN Coating

I'm thinking about getting some of my Dillon 550B parts TiCN treated to improve their sliding capabilities. The parts are:
a - the primer carrier & primer track bearing and,
b - the powder charge...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 11-12-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,776
Posted By sass93
Somewhere between 30-40. McCormicks, Wilson...

Somewhere between 30-40. McCormicks, Wilson Combats, Colts, & GI. Plus another 15 that're slated for rebuilding. Spread between 6 1911s.
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-14-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 813,523
Posted By sass93
In the barn

This is my 3rd bench.
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d197/sass93/DSCN0423_zps5d2c7a31.jpg

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d197/sass93/DSCN0422_zps7c052630.jpg
...
Forum: LEO Duty 07-31-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 202,591
Posted By sass93
Colt Combat Commander

Colt Combat Commander
Forum: LEO Duty 07-31-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,897
Posted By sass93
Even tho' I carried a mdl 1911 in VN, competed...

Even tho' I carried a mdl 1911 in VN, competed with one and carried one whenever allowed by my depart., my qual scores with my duty wheelgun were always 4-6 points higher.

I used a Bianchi...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-24-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By sass93
Well, I seem to recall that all the 94 firing...

Well, I seem to recall that all the 94 firing pins are the same until the introduction of the X-Bolt safety in about '93. I have a couple of spares.
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