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Forum: Revolvers 06-13-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By Whit
Wiley Clapp GP100 3 Barrel Revolver

Any of you folks own a Wiley Clapp GP100 3? Your opinions of it would be appreciated. Comments in general are welcome but specifically if you tote it concealed your observations are solicited.
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Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-13-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By Whit
Obviously I like the two tone look and interested...

Obviously I like the two tone look and interested in others opinions launched this discussion. However, I have one two tone that I really don’t like. It is a Colt Lightweight Government Model with a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-12-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By Whit
Mayhem, your version looks good. However, in...

Mayhem, your version looks good. However, in southeast Texas where the humidity is always on the very high side, that frame in the white would probably be rust colored in no time at all. Sweating on...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-12-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By Whit
Two Tone Government Model

What looked good to one person is horrible to another when discussing pistol finishes. Some like their heater to be blue, others stainless or hard chrome while some prefer the two tone look. Me, I...
Forum: Colt 06-10-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By Whit
If the price was slightly higher ($100 or so) for...

If the price was slightly higher ($100 or so) for the older Combat Elite versus a current production Colt (not the current CE), would it be worth the “premium”? My opinion (the chances of me being...
Forum: Colt 06-08-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By Whit
It seems, from the various pictures, that some of...

It seems, from the various pictures, that some of the 80’s pistols came with the standard Government Model spur hammer in combination with the rat tail safety while others have the older Commander...
Forum: Colt 06-07-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By Whit
Oops, it is not a 90’s pistol but rather and...

Oops, it is not a 90’s pistol but rather and 86-87 manufacture. Definitely not the enhanced version. From the photos I’ve seen it is in excellent condition with no obvious flaws. All original...
Forum: Colt 06-07-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By Whit
90s Era Combat Elite Questions

Three questions about the 90s era Combat Elite pistols. First, are there any production numbers for this particular run of Colts?

Second, what was the overall quality of this series of pistols?
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Forum: Colt 06-04-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Whit
Defender Frame Finish

Can anyone shed light on the type of finish on fairly current production (last 10 years) Defenders? Is it anodized or teflon?

Along with that is anyone familiar with a metal treatment called...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-30-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Whit
Cost of Surplus 1911 in the 60s

In the late 1960s one of my Sgt.s on the PD had a 1911 which, If I remember correctly, he told me he purchased through the NRA. While I never got to examine it closely, the few times I did see it,...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-29-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Whit
Good point dsk. I did not meat to infer that the...

Good point dsk. I did not meat to infer that the pistol had been used by British troops, but rather had made the trip across the pond and proofed by the Brits. And I concur, there is absolutely no...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-28-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Whit
Colt Lend-Lease Pistol - Stolen (a long time ago)

Back in the late 60s when I was a young municipal police officer we were required to carry a revolver on duty. Off duty carry was required, however we could carry any weapon as long as it was .380...
Forum: Colt 05-25-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By Whit
I recently acquired a 1994 Enhanced GM. As others...

I recently acquired a 1994 Enhanced GM. As others have stated, the duck bill safety is not the pistols finest point. What the OP has done to his is very nice. However, mine is going to remain stock...
Forum: Colt 05-25-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,067
Posted By Whit
Hey dsk, your suggestion to get custom grips for...

Hey dsk, your suggestion to get custom grips for a ‘67 GM is great. Do you have any suggestions for a maker and material to be used? My experience with custom grips is pretty much limited to a couple...
Forum: Colt 05-24-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By Whit
Your slight makeover looks good dsk. However,...

Your slight makeover looks good dsk. However, just based on other threads in which you have posted, I must admit surprise that you did not install an arched mainspring housing. Ivory, even faux...
Forum: Colt 05-24-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,067
Posted By Whit
With regard to the prices of both the Python and...

With regard to the prices of both the Python and GM in those days, in hind sight buying several of each one would have been a very good investment. At the time it was a struggle to come up with $85...
Forum: Colt 05-24-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,067
Posted By Whit
Gentlemen, the pistols in your photos are very...

Gentlemen, the pistols in your photos are very nice as are the stories that go with them. Nostalgia is a good thing.

I should clarify one part of the incident I refers to where the old Gold Cup...
Forum: Colt 05-24-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,067
Posted By Whit
Story of a 1967 Government Model That I Never Got to Carry

Waaaay back in 1967, prior to becoming a full time police officer, I was a reserve officer. Being newly married, going to college and working part time, money was an issue. My lovely wife agreed to...
Forum: Springfield Armory 05-22-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Whit
Springfield Grip Question

The Ronin Operator surely looks like a fine new addition. Being a fan of two tone 1911s, this one caught my eye. Never having owned a Springfield, I have a question. From photos it appears that the...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 05-20-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By Whit
Are the moose grips grips thicker than standard...

Are the moose grips grips thicker than standard 1911 grips?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-20-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,975
Posted By Whit
For me, this is an interesting thread. Because...

For me, this is an interesting thread. Because Im an old guy my experience with 1911 recoil springs has been with round springs. That said, all of the Sig P series pistols Ive shot had flat...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 05-18-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Whit
Jolly Rogers, thank you. I have a retro...

Jolly Rogers, thank you. I have a retro government hammer from Harrison. However, I was not aware they produced an original Commander hammer. I will certainly check it out.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 05-17-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Whit
Thanks to all. Your input is appreciated. Stay...

Thanks to all. Your input is appreciated. Stay safe and God bless.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 05-17-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Whit
Commander Ring Hammer

In searching for an old style Commander ring, not slotted, hammer I found Fusion Firearms parts (https://fusionfirearms.com/1911-hammer-hi-impact-stainless). Not being familiar with them, can...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 05-15-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,501
Posted By Whit
Fnfalman, I like you, thought Sparks might make a...

Fnfalman, I like you, thought Sparks might make a Yaqui slide even though it is no longer on their product list, but such is not the case. In calling Sparks about another holster I asked if they...
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