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Forum: Ruger 03-15-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,974
Posted By Flibuoy
I have a 6711, bought new, with around 1000...

I have a 6711, bought new, with around 1000 rounds through it. It attracted me for the same reasons most buyers share, slightly shorter (easier to carry if you happen to sit), the sights looked...
Forum: Ruger 02-04-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,687
Posted By Flibuoy
In the spirit of fairness I would like to point...

In the spirit of fairness I would like to point out what I do not like about mine:
Forum: Ruger 02-03-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,018
Posted By Flibuoy
The early 6711s had the serrated front grip. Mine...

The early 6711s had the serrated front grip. Mine Is a couple years old and does not have them. I do not miss them, but suppose the serrations are a good thing. To my limited knowledge this the only...
Forum: Ruger 01-27-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By Flibuoy
Yup, probably the sear spring right leaf needs to...

Yup, probably the sear spring right leaf needs to have more bend. Mine did. I think you would have noticed if the grip screws were that loose!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-19-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By Flibuoy
An aftermarket trigger/bow assembly is available...

An aftermarket trigger/bow assembly is available from various sources that has two little adjustable ears that preposition the trigger further back in its static position, thereby reducing pretravel...
Forum: Ruger 01-11-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By Flibuoy
I “built” my 1911 starting with a 6711. I broke...

I “built” my 1911 starting with a 6711. I broke it down, light smoothing, polishing, and reasssembled it. Well...I also changed grips because I wanted to.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-05-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,887
Posted By Flibuoy
A small radius on the edge that contacts hammer...

A small radius on the edge that contacts hammer is my goal on every pistol I have fooled with (all mine and a few for trusting misguided friends). I makes perfect sense to me to ease the slide/hammer...
Forum: Sig Sauer 12-28-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By Flibuoy
There are lots of P238/938 comments on the 1911...

There are lots of P238/938 comments on the 1911 forum because the Sig was "inspired" by the 1911. I guess at a glance that could be.

I have all of them, however I have found much more solid info...
Forum: Sig Sauer 12-28-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By Flibuoy
Yup..mine was fine...switched to left side...

Yup..mine was fine...switched to left side only....fine on P238 that was switched to.
Forum: Ruger 12-20-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,237
Posted By Flibuoy
I guess I should have made it easier to...

I guess I should have made it easier to understand. I only use 1911 magazines in my 1911s. My 6711 works fine with all the different 1911 magazines I have tried. I agree wholeheartedly GKC....just...
Forum: Ruger 12-20-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,237
Posted By Flibuoy
In my model 6711 I am careful to only use .45...

In my model 6711 I am careful to only use .45 magazines intended for a 1911. It is paying off because they have all worked just fine.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-20-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Flibuoy
Those are some great examples! I am of the...

Those are some great examples!

I am of the opinion that, as in every paint job, preparation is almost everything, the little remaining lying with the ability/facility of the painter. Any of the...
Forum: Sig Sauer 12-18-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By Flibuoy
A start would be to look over the manual. ...

A start would be to look over the manual.

https://www.sigsauer.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/SIG1911.pdf

Go shoot it, enjoy your 1911 a bit before you try to improve it much. The external...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-11-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,554
Posted By Flibuoy
A dream come true that I keep looking for: a...

A dream come true that I keep looking for: a deeply discounted brushed stainless. Marked way down due to a needed 30 second correction effort with imitation steel wool in gray (Scotchbrite stuff).
Forum: Ruger 12-10-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,770
Posted By Flibuoy
Bowzette the link as posted in your #11 above...

Bowzette the link as posted in your #11 above does not work. You did change it in your comment pointing out that I did not guess the one you meant correctly. I have no personal interest in the LCP,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-09-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,090
Posted By Flibuoy
You can get that same level of precision from a...

You can get that same level of precision from a CZ clone and get a lot change back too. I have well modified Canik SAO midsize 9mm that I have almost $200 less than the CZ it is a “clone” of STOCK. ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-09-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,090
Posted By Flibuoy
I am with Steamboat in #9 above. I have...

I am with Steamboat in #9 above.

I have been shooting my Match Elite regularly for well over a year. I have done a full on polish inside, although I never had a pistol that needed it less. It is...
Forum: Ruger 12-09-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,770
Posted By Flibuoy
Correct link is...

Correct link is http://rugerforum.net/ruger-pistols/
Forum: Ruger 12-06-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,524
Posted By Flibuoy
Since you bought the pistol, and then asked for...

Since you bought the pistol, and then asked for opinions, rather than ask first...I am curious about how you are liking your choice. Others here would also welcome learning your results. I was glad...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-04-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,160
Posted By Flibuoy
My observation on BMW/decade was a simple...

My observation on BMW/decade was a simple statement of fact concerning the MIM timeline. I should have been more careful and not insinuated that we have known it is a valid process proven over time...
Forum: Ruger 12-04-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,770
Posted By Flibuoy
In my opinion of the LCPII price has to be...

In my opinion of the LCPII price has to be considered. Are pistols in this price range only 1/3 as good as a similar solution to a carry pistol offered by Sig?

I have a Sigs I like them. I did...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-04-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,160
Posted By Flibuoy
BMW started using MIM rocker arms in their...

BMW started using MIM rocker arms in their engines a decade ago. This is just trivia of course, and really doesn’t address the durability, or precision, required in a handgun. Then again...
Forum: Kimber 12-04-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,023
Posted By Flibuoy
Just a thought. The Colt and Sig Saurer versions...

Just a thought. The Colt and Sig Saurer versions interchange parts in most cases. There are cosmetic differences.

I have taken the ambi safety that is stock on the Sig P938 (9mm) and installed...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-02-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By Flibuoy
If you are not emotionally involved with your...

If you are not emotionally involved with your pistol, and prepared for the worst....you can try it....but my experience gained making a living from airplanes says it could go very badly.

If you...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-02-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,899
Posted By Flibuoy
Thanks for the link....one day I will need it

Thanks for the link....one day I will need it
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