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Search: Posts Made By: mkk41
Forum: Revolvers Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,393
Posted By mkk41
.44 Colt. Lusting for an Uberti...

.44 Colt.

Lusting for an Uberti Richards-Mason 1860 conversion model.
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 11:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,025
Posted By mkk41
The now familiar thumb safety or 'lock' was added...

The now familiar thumb safety or 'lock' was added by Colt at the insistence of Cavalry officers as a way to temporarily safe the pistol while mounted.
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-06-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By mkk41
Welcome Chief Ten Beers! Were you referred...

Welcome Chief Ten Beers!

Were you referred by Josey Ales? :biglaugh:
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-04-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,617
Posted By mkk41
I've been twirling handles on mills , lathes ,...

I've been twirling handles on mills , lathes , grinders and all other machine tools on a daily basis for over 40yrs. Nothing eats a genuine Bridgeport mill or Hardinge lathe. Built to last a lifetime...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 01-04-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By mkk41
Nice pistol!

Nice pistol!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-02-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,351
Posted By mkk41
I've noticed quite a few Hi-Points. The most...

I've noticed quite a few Hi-Points. The most common link in all the guns is they are stolen!
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-01-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,111
Posted By mkk41
Degrease with acetone , use 7471 primer and...

Degrease with acetone , use 7471 primer and green Loctite. Or pin it like it's been done since 1910.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-01-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 643
Posted By mkk41
Fit for a televangelist!

Fit for a televangelist!
Forum: Ammo Can 01-01-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By mkk41
My Seecamp .32 is recommended to use Winchester...

My Seecamp .32 is recommended to use Winchester Silvertips , which have a thin aluminum jacket.
Forum: Para USA 12-31-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By mkk41
Dodge won't repair an AMC under warranty either.

Dodge won't repair an AMC under warranty either.
Forum: Ammo Can 12-31-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By mkk41
A standard FMJ would have been nice for...

A standard FMJ would have been nice for comparison.
Forum: Revolvers 12-31-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 33,678
Posted By mkk41
I've always thought it came from too many people...

I've always thought it came from too many people who dry-fired Pythons as fast as they could , and some Bubba-gunsmiths trying to do a kitchen table trigger job trying to improve it.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 12-31-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By mkk41
Pachmayr and Hogue sold lots of those style cases...

Pachmayr and Hogue sold lots of those style cases to bullseye shooters. I still have mine.
Forum: Revolvers 12-31-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 33,678
Posted By mkk41
So why is the Python action considered too frail...

So why is the Python action considered too frail , fragile and delicate for .357 , yet the original Colt .357 and Trooper , which use the same action as the Python (and ultra-reliable Official...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 12-29-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By mkk41
Speaking of WWI , , ,

We know that there were far more 1917 rifles made and issued to US forces during the Great War than 1903s , but did the combined Colt and S&W 1917 revolver output exceed the Colt/Springfield/Rem-UMC...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 12-29-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By mkk41
Guns in military service get handled roughly....

Guns in military service get handled roughly. They're TOOLS. They get scratches , gouges , dents , dings , etc.
XUSGI firearms , especially 1911s were nothing more than affordable pistols ,...
Forum: Revolvers 12-28-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 33,678
Posted By mkk41
Oh I agree 100%. I still get a pride and joy when...

Oh I agree 100%. I still get a pride and joy when riding one of my 50s or 60s Harleys that I rebuilt and restored myself. And I'd ride them anywhere. My '97 Roadking is certainly less maintensive...
Forum: Para USA 12-28-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By mkk41
For all the badmouthing about Para's , I found...

For all the badmouthing about Para's , I found mine to be one of the best out of the box 1911's I've ever owned. Not including my GCNM's , of course. It's accurate and has been 100% reliable thru...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 12-28-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By mkk41
https://nationalstocknumber.info/national-stock-nu...

https://nationalstocknumber.info/national-stock-number/1005-00-722-3849
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-28-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By mkk41
I have a set from Sid Ryan. He sells on Ebay....

I have a set from Sid Ryan. He sells on Ebay. They look OK to me. I added the silver medallions.
http://www.sidryan2.com/scrimshawed_gun_grips.html


I have seen several sets of the giraffe and...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-28-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,809
Posted By mkk41
I too have used King's (Rogers') and Penn Bullets...

I too have used King's (Rogers') and Penn Bullets with zero complaints. Used to see Bob from Penn Bullets at gun shows , but now I buy my .38 and .45 from King's as they still do shows in my area...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 12-28-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By mkk41
I've read they were made during the Vietnam war.

I've read they were made during the Vietnam war.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 12-28-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 636
Posted By mkk41
Welcome aboard! Don't...

Welcome aboard!

Don't worry about your English being perfect. We don't speak perfect English. We talk American! :biglaugh:
Forum: Ammo Can 12-28-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,897
Posted By mkk41
That's how I feel about bullets shown that were...

That's how I feel about bullets shown that were fired into Ballistic Gel. Defensive shootings are rarely perfectly level and square-on shots. Clothes , muscle , bones , soft organs , all effect how...
Forum: Ammo Can 12-27-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,897
Posted By mkk41
The .45 ACP's well deserved reputation as a...

The .45 ACP's well deserved reputation as a one-shot fight stopper was earned with GI 230gr FMJ-RN.
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