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Forum: Colt Today, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By dsk
"Shark gun"?!? Looks to me like the shark burped...

"Shark gun"?!? Looks to me like the shark burped out that gun after gobbling up its owner! :eek:
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s Today, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By dsk
Blued barrels were WW2-era or earlier. Parkerized...

Blued barrels were WW2-era or earlier. Parkerized ones are post-war. Colt, Springfield, High Standard and Flannery all made extra barrels for use as field replacements. Flannery barrels were only...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 10:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 432
Posted By dsk
Again, remember there are folks out there who...

Again, remember there are folks out there who can't afford $50-$100 more. They can barely afford the $180 that a Hi-Point costs. People on this forum aren't buying Hi-Points because they can barely...
Forum: ARs ONLY Today, 12:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 562
Posted By dsk
I've got some proper mil-spec quality BCG's...

I've got some proper mil-spec quality BCG's inbound for both weapons and also received some heavier buffers to test them out with. The best-case scenario will be getting the .300BLK pistol to run...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s Yesterday, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By dsk
http://www.sightm1911.com/lib/history/Colt2.jpg

http://www.sightm1911.com/lib/history/Colt2.jpg
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s Yesterday, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By dsk
Not to mention the M1911 slide stop and the...

Not to mention the M1911 slide stop and the stamped trigger w/borders.

However my attention was more focused on this beauty from North Korea. Mama Mia!...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,296
Posted By dsk
Just for argument's sake that list dates back to...

Just for argument's sake that list dates back to 2009. Back then Kimbers were well-stocked in all of my local gun shops. Now I can't even remember the last time I saw a new Kimber in one of the glass...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 432
Posted By dsk
Sorry brother, my comment wasn't directed at you...

Sorry brother, my comment wasn't directed at you specifically. I was speaking in general terms regarding when people bring up the subject of Hi-Points.
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 432
Posted By dsk
Garand Thumb's Hi-Point broke because it took a...

Garand Thumb's Hi-Point broke because it took a hard fall. The zinc-based pot metal used in a Hi-Point has virtually no shear strength whatsoever and will break in two with any strong lateral force....
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 432
Posted By dsk
Hi-Points are dirt-cheap firearms meant for those...

Hi-Points are dirt-cheap firearms meant for those who simply cannot afford more than $200 for a handgun and a box of ammunition to defend themselves with. They are not meant to please handgun...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 902
Posted By dsk
The hate directed towards him by the mainstream...

The hate directed towards him by the mainstream news media is deplorable in and of itself. They no longer even try to conceal which side they're on. Headlines like "Trump stokes hate, fear in...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 567
Posted By dsk
Maybe they ought to stomp their way to Chicago...

Maybe they ought to stomp their way to Chicago and do something about the injustices being carried out there.

Nahhhh...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,296
Posted By dsk
Your Colts may not rattle, but they are fitted...

Your Colts may not rattle, but they are fitted looser than most other brands. I have to agree with Mr. Correia in saying that relaxed fitment of the components is beneficial when it comes to a 1911's...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 728
Posted By dsk
In other words, you may make make a load of money...

In other words, you may make make a load of money off of the other guy the first time, but he'll remember you from then on out. Great way to turn a quick profit, bad way to create a sustainable...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 867
Posted By dsk
On a matte-finished pistol you can often get away...

On a matte-finished pistol you can often get away with sanding down the markings and leaving the metal surface slightly dished. The matte finish will hide the imperfection. But on a polished or...
Forum: Colt Yesterday, 12:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,495
Posted By dsk
Who keeps the original grips on their pistol...

Who keeps the original grips on their pistol anyway? On virtually all of mine I've replaced the grips with nicer ones and left the originals inside the box.
Forum: Colt Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By dsk
Guns that are replaced by the manufacturer are...

Guns that are replaced by the manufacturer are typically written off and scrapped. Slides and frames are chopped up and end up in the bins of scrap to be recycled. They don't simply melt them back...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By dsk
A gun is like a car. It may be shiny new and...

A gun is like a car. It may be shiny new and perfect when it leaves the lot, but if you drive it it's GOING to show some wear. It can't be helped. This is why collectors of vintage guns that are...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 12:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 481
Posted By dsk
You may need a Commander hammer for that grip...

You may need a Commander hammer for that grip safety as well, or else cut down the spur hammer for clearance.

Me, I simply simply look at the blister on my hand from the hammer, the dents in my...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 728
Posted By dsk
When my father passed away my mother couldn't...

When my father passed away my mother couldn't wait to get rid of all of his old stuff. He had two vehicles, which she quickly traded in to a car dealer for a tiny fraction of what I could've sold...
Forum: LEO Duty 07-04-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By dsk
I never thought I'd see the day when cops were...

I never thought I'd see the day when cops were actually looked at as the bad guys by ordinary Americans, let alone their own government leaders. But then again I also never thought I'd see the day...
Forum: Colt 07-04-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By dsk
Maybe he noticed there's dirt inside the slots of...

Maybe he noticed there's dirt inside the slots of the grip screws and wants us to guess how it got there.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-04-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,716
Posted By dsk
I thought she has already been charged with...

I thought she has already been charged with felony assault? Maybe her lawyer will work a deal with prosecutors to downgrade it to reckless endangerment or something, but I think the DA's office has...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-04-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 867
Posted By dsk
The condition of the bore has nothing to do with...

The condition of the bore has nothing to do with whether the pistol is original or not. All it takes is a couple mags of GI corrosive-primed ammo and then not cleaning it to end up with a pitted...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-04-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By dsk
Sadly we are all well aware that insurance...

Sadly we are all well aware that insurance companies screw their customers left and right and get away with it. You can be a loyal customer for years, seeing your premiums increase a little bit year...
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