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Forum: Les Baer 02-14-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By jeffbird
Correct, that belt is against the skin. Then...

Correct, that belt is against the skin. Then covered by a shirt tucked in, then pants with another belt through the belt loops.
Forum: Les Baer 02-14-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By jeffbird
Did change the sights several times. Here is the...

Did change the sights several times. Here is the current sight - a XS Big Dot up front and Tru Glo TFX Pro rear. Mags are Wilson ETM’s.
Forum: Les Baer 02-14-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By jeffbird
SRP EDC 10 years on

After trying Sigs, Glocks, Kahr, and Wilsons, in 2009 I picked up a Les Baer SRP and instantly knew this was the EDC I had been looking for. (Illinois gun for those wondering.)

In 2011, a man...
Forum: Les Baer 07-29-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,501
Posted By jeffbird
Count me in this camp. I owned two Wilsons, a...

Count me in this camp. I owned two Wilsons, a Stealth and a Tac Elite. The Stealth ran nicely. The Tac Elite never ran reliably despite two trips back to the Wilson shop. Tried a Baer and the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-16-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,317
Posted By jeffbird
I bought one recently and am happy with it. It...

I bought one recently and am happy with it. It has plenty of power to easily remove sights that have been on my everyday carry 1911 for ten years without any marring of the slide or sights. It...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-14-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By jeffbird
Followup - well, before shimming and gluing, I...

Followup - well, before shimming and gluing, I thought to measure the rear cut on this pistol against two other Baers and they all match very precisely. hmmm..... So ordered a set of Truglo TFX...
Forum: Les Baer 07-10-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,784
Posted By jeffbird
I receive newsletters from Thunder Ranch. They...

I receive newsletters from Thunder Ranch. They have formed some relationship with Jason Burton over the last year or so and have been promoting him. So just a guess there can be room for only one...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-09-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By jeffbird
Shim UNDER the sight for tight.[/QUOTE] ...

Shim UNDER the sight for tight.[/QUOTE]


One correction to the original post. I do not know if the cuts on the slide are not standard size, or if the sights are not with the spec'd standard. I...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-08-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By jeffbird
Fitting Sight in Oversize Cut

Trying to put Big Dot sights on one of my Les Baer's with Novak cuts. The front sight was 0.005" too large. A small file and some patience slowly took it down and fitted it just right. However,...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 06-25-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By jeffbird
It has been a few years since I ordered it, but...

It has been a few years since I ordered it, but my memory is that Unit 1’s were not offered with lockback at that time. If they did, I would have ordered it. But, assume not lockback for now. I...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 06-24-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By jeffbird
This is insane, the internet is on fire! $395. ...

This is insane, the internet is on fire! $395. lol. :)
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 06-23-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By jeffbird
Lowered to $425 shipped.

Lowered to $425 shipped.
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 06-21-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By jeffbird
Marvel Unit 1 for Full-size

Marvel Unit 1 - shot one mag through it. Looks like a very neat product, but did not fit my Les Baer quite right as he does not use standardized dimensions.

So, essentially new. $465 shipped.
...
Forum: Range Reports 05-24-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,041
Posted By jeffbird
Nice shooting!

Nice shooting!
Forum: Les Baer 05-24-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,663
Posted By jeffbird
Get rid of the Shock Buffs. They add nothing...

Get rid of the Shock Buffs. They add nothing with correct spring weights and only add potential to have bits break off and gum up the works.
Forum: Les Baer 05-24-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By jeffbird
Just saw a Les Baer Para SRP FBI spec double...

Just saw a Les Baer Para SRP FBI spec double stack online and it looks very interesting both as a collector and a shooter.

What is the reputation of these and what is a fair price for one in...
Forum: Training Talk & Events 05-14-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,715
Posted By jeffbird
Rangemaster Tom Givens Instructor Course

I took this course recently and thought some might find this review of interest.

Tom Givens was a LEO for 25 years, then ran a range plus training in Memphis for 18, and now does training only at...
Forum: Training Talk & Events 05-10-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,824
Posted By jeffbird
The NRA instructor for pistol course. There is a...

The NRA instructor for pistol course. There is a lot more to providing quality instruction to the student especially at entry level than "for folks who know firearms to start with,..."

The NRA...
Forum: Training Talk & Events 05-10-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,824
Posted By jeffbird
fwiw - the NRA Instructor Course was not...

fwiw - the NRA Instructor Course was not particularly helpful or meaningful to me. Tom Givens' Instructor Course was much more challenging and receiving his certification felt like an...
Forum: Les Baer 05-09-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By jeffbird
I sent a request to your website to inquire about...

I sent a request to your website to inquire about you doing it, and received a reply that Rob doesn't work on outside pistols anymore. I would love to have you do the work if you would. I have three...
Forum: Les Baer 05-09-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,569
Posted By jeffbird
Nevermind. Is there a way to delete a post?

Nevermind.

Is there a way to delete a post?
Forum: Les Baer 05-06-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,844
Posted By jeffbird
Here is a helpful search engine to look for ammo...

Here is a helpful search engine to look for ammo at good prices delivered to your door.
Hang in there, everything will come together with time, practice and patience. Try 230 gr Federal HST or...
Forum: Les Baer 05-06-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,844
Posted By jeffbird
+1 Sound advice.

+1 Sound advice.
Forum: Les Baer 05-06-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,844
Posted By jeffbird
Try using a good two hand grip and rest the area...

Try using a good two hand grip and rest the area between the wrist and mid-forearm on the bag rather that the butt of the pistol. Take a few good breaths, exhale, focus on the front sight and slowly...
Forum: Les Baer 05-06-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,844
Posted By jeffbird
8” low sounds like either an ammo problem or...

8” low sounds like either an ammo problem or milking the grip. To check accuracy, try some Federal American Eagle or Federal Gold Medal Match 230 gr as a known starting point. Just my opinion, but...
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