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Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 09-13-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,179
Posted By shane45-1911
I'm used to it already. Now when (if) it...

I'm used to it already.

Now when (if) it changes back, it's gonna look weird. :)
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-13-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,292
Posted By shane45-1911
Agreed. And non-chlorinated, for sure. ...

Agreed. And non-chlorinated, for sure.

Here's some recent discussion about brake cleaner:
https://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=467417
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-13-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,039
Posted By shane45-1911
I'm not disagreeing....I suggested it as an...

I'm not disagreeing....I suggested it as an alternative if Para fails to provide satisfaction. Nothing more, nothing less.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-13-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By shane45-1911
Nice! ^^^ (even if it's only cubic zirconia!) ...

Nice! ^^^ (even if it's only cubic zirconia!) Me thinks you were in the wrong business. A good diamond cutter can make a fortune.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-13-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,039
Posted By shane45-1911
It was a SUGGESTION - and I also said "if you're...

It was a SUGGESTION - and I also said "if you're fine with doing it. The OP tried it. No harm, no foul. If you read the last sentence in my post, I said to contact Para.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-13-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By shane45-1911
Good job Harley. You'll be fitting barrels in no...

Good job Harley. You'll be fitting barrels in no time... :)
And drail's advice is very good. The best dimensionally fitted hammer and sear, stoned to perfection - can be noticeably degraded in...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-13-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,908
Posted By shane45-1911
Saw your edit Bill. Most safeties have a bit of...

Saw your edit Bill. Most safeties have a bit of a tapered shoulder at the base of the pin where it meets the back of the shield, however. This accomplishes the same thing with regards to a couple...
Forum: Les Baer 09-13-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,377
Posted By shane45-1911
That's correct. The guide rod abutment in the...

That's correct. The guide rod abutment in the frame should be milled back 0.10". And the frame rails the same amount.

Many commanches run just fine as they come from Les, however. I still think...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-13-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,039
Posted By shane45-1911
They're there now. This sounds like a...

They're there now.

This sounds like a seriously messed up issue. Let us know what Para says - and what they will do to rectify it.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-13-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By shane45-1911
Welcome from another Canuck, eh?

Welcome from another Canuck, eh?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-13-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,698
Posted By shane45-1911
Try cleaning out your belly button. It'll free...

Try cleaning out your belly button. It'll free up more room for lint to gather there, instead.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 09-12-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,864
Posted By shane45-1911
Body armor??? Who besides LE wears body armor on...

Body armor??? Who besides LE wears body armor on a regular basis? As indicated, yes it keeps your free arm out of the way, but it most certainly is also there to defend and protect, as required. ...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 09-12-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,113
Posted By shane45-1911
I'm assuming you mean for a dedicated SD pistol? ...

I'm assuming you mean for a dedicated SD pistol? In that case, no rail. A handheld light is much more versatile, and gives you more defensive options.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 09-12-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,864
Posted By shane45-1911
I'm a little late to this party, but what I do -...

I'm a little late to this party, but what I do - and teach - is EXACTLY what Rick described above.

As to the off hand/arm tight to the chest, it somewhat protects the vital chest organs (and can...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-12-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,039
Posted By shane45-1911
Travis has PM's blocked - and quite honestly I...

Travis has PM's blocked - and quite honestly I haven't seen him on this forum for quite some time. :(
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-12-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,197
Posted By shane45-1911
I've had one for 15 years. I use it to tap pins...

I've had one for 15 years. I use it to tap pins out - not build log cabins with. ;)

It's held up fine for its intended purposes.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-12-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,039
Posted By shane45-1911
I'd contact them again and politely ask them how...

I'd contact them again and politely ask them how the "work accomplished" addressed any of your original concerns for sending the pistol to them in the first place.

With regards to your barrel...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-12-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,611
Posted By shane45-1911
Well now that someone has thrown FO into the mix...

Well now that someone has thrown FO into the mix against OP's "only the following two choices..." instructions - I agree that FO is better than either with regards to visibility. :)
Forum: Para USA 09-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,483
Posted By shane45-1911
My 20 year old P13-45 is still running strong. ...

My 20 year old P13-45 is still running strong. 65K rounds through it, and I can count the malfs it's had on one hand.

This thing has been carried on duty - saved my life once, saved the life of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-11-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,320
Posted By shane45-1911
Right. Sights will correct accuracy. They won't...

Right. Sights will correct accuracy. They won't correct precision however. Precision is inherent to the proper fitting of parts. :)
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-11-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By shane45-1911
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-11-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,611
Posted By shane45-1911
A gold bead shows up well in good light. A white...

A gold bead shows up well in good light. A white dot tends to show up better in dimmer light, in my experiences.
Forum: Colt 09-11-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,769
Posted By shane45-1911
I like the plain jane 04691 Commander. With a...

I like the plain jane 04691 Commander. With a good belt and holster, I can't tell the difference between it and a LW model, except after several hours of wear.

I also don't like front cocking...
Forum: Blade Forum 09-11-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By shane45-1911
Yup, diggin' that Bowie! Very nice knives.

Yup, diggin' that Bowie! Very nice knives.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-11-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By shane45-1911
Yup, lowered ports do aid in reliability, and I...

Yup, lowered ports do aid in reliability, and I think they are a must on any "serious" pistol. I can live without a roll-over notch, however.
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