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Forum: Kimber 09-20-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,334
Posted By Coolknight
Now... I think that even so Kimber uses a platic...

Now... I think that even so Kimber uses a platic MSH and some average MIM parts, a rather average barrel... their slides and frames are well made and their sights are great. Also... from what I have...
Forum: Kimber 09-20-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,331
Posted By Coolknight
The GI style rod and plug is more reliable in...

The GI style rod and plug is more reliable in sand conditions, because no sand can get stuck between the guide rod and the plug and spring.

The main advantage of a single piece guide rod is that...
Forum: Kimber 09-14-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By Coolknight
I have a TLE/RL II All I did was to replace...

I have a TLE/RL II

All I did was to replace the plastic MSH with one from Wilson made out of Alum. and I replaced the slide stop with one also from Wilson. Rest is stock. My TLE/RL II works...
Forum: STI/SVI 09-12-2006, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,778
Posted By Coolknight
Dear S.A.Camp, Thank you for these reviews. ...

Dear S.A.Camp,

Thank you for these reviews.
I would like to point out, that the Trojan frame is NON standard, parts that will drop into a S.A. or a Kimber may require fitting. I myself had a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-07-2005, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,334
Posted By Coolknight
Review of a Sphinx 3000 in .40S&W on Gunblast

There is a review of the Sphinx 3000 in .40S&W on Gunblast.

For those who want to read it.
http://www.gunblast.com/Sphinx.htm

I think it is one of the first US reviews.

Regards,
Coolknight
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-13-2005, 02:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,370
Posted By Coolknight
So... Would that mean that a slide or frame...

So...

Would that mean that a slide or frame machined from a forging or a good casting would mostly be stronger then one machined out of block of hardened steel ?

What about stress when you...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-13-2005, 03:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,370
Posted By Coolknight
Ok here I have a couple of more questions... ...

Ok here I have a couple of more questions...

1. I have been told that the newest things to come is to make MIM slides, so will that be a better or worse then a cast slide ?

2. What is better, a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-11-2005, 03:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,924
Posted By Coolknight
The HK USP is one poor choice as a military...

The HK USP is one poor choice as a military pistol, there are a number of European special forces that got some and that are dumping them because they don't take the cold at all, their slides snap of...
Forum: Other 1911's 03-09-2005, 11:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,366
Posted By Coolknight
A carbon steel barrel is much cheaper and easier...

A carbon steel barrel is much cheaper and easier to make. I for one doubt that there is anything wrong with Bar-Sto stainless barrels. Given the choice, I would opt for a Bar-Sto over anything else....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-08-2005, 09:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,370
Posted By Coolknight
MIM parts, where are they OK where not ?

I know many people do not like MIM parts, I myself don't love them.

But, what kind of MIM parts would you not swap out, or use to customize a 1911 without destroying its reliability and durability...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-23-2005, 02:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,690
Posted By Coolknight
Having tried and handled a 3000. The only...

Having tried and handled a 3000.

The only plastic was the rubber of the grips and the followers in the magazines.

The frame of the Sphinx 3000 is made out of two pieces. The frame upper...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-22-2005, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,690
Posted By Coolknight
Sphinx has a new website...

I just noticed yesterday that Sphinx has a new website.

www.sphinxarms.com

They also list a new US distributor.

They make some rather nice 9mm pistols.

Regards,
Coolknight
Forum: Smith & Wesson 09-09-2004, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,432
Posted By Coolknight
[email protected], Well, compared to French and German...

[email protected],

Well, compared to French and German laws, Belgian laws seem quite good. Here in Switzerland near all guns require a gun purchase permit if you buy at a store. But private sales require no...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 09-05-2004, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 497,739
Posted By Coolknight
Couple of pics of my .45ACP a S&W 625-8 ...

Couple of pics of my .45ACP a S&W 625-8

http://www.onfinite.com/libraries/51672/565.jpg

http://www.onfinite.com/libraries/51673/64c.jpg

Regards,
Coolknight
Forum: Smith & Wesson 09-03-2004, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By Coolknight
DWDude, Try a 9mm Beretta 92 Elite II or...

DWDude,

Try a 9mm Beretta 92 Elite II or Brigadier Inox. You might like em.
Also try a SIG P210 if you get a chance to do so.

Regards,
Coolknight
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2004, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,022
Posted By Coolknight
Have a couple of Brigadiers, love em. Have yet to...

Have a couple of Brigadiers, love em. Have yet to try an Elite II.

Regards,
Coolknight
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2004, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,377
Posted By Coolknight
"I was always told the best gun is the one that...

"I was always told the best gun is the one that works for you regardless of caliber, size, capacity, or action."

Agree 100%

Regards,
Coolknight
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2004, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,377
Posted By Coolknight
You can turn this anyway you want to, but the...

You can turn this anyway you want to, but the GLOCK 17 and GLOCK 19 are real good pistols, as to say that they're better then this or that... you have to shoot one a while to figure it out for...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2004, 04:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Coolknight
Going to have a look at a S&W 1911 with Adj....

Going to have a look at a S&W 1911 with Adj. sights next week.
Will see if it is nice.

Regards,
Coolknight
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-01-2004, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Coolknight
Opinions on 3 1911s

Now with a Kimber dealer in Switzerland and the SW1911 being available, out of the following 3 give me your opinions.

1. S&W 1911 5'' 45ACP
2. Kimber Custom II 5'' 45ACP
3. Kimber Stainless II...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 08-30-2004, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,432
Posted By Coolknight
Yes we get to take the SIG 550s home. We only get...

Yes we get to take the SIG 550s home. We only get a box with 20 rounds of ammo which you are not to use, but you can buy the ammo in any gun store, as much as you want. You can then shoot the 550 at...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 08-27-2004, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,432
Posted By Coolknight
Hi, The price is MSRP CHF 1'554.- which is...

Hi,

The price is MSRP CHF 1'554.- which is about US$ 1'224.-
Now this seems high, but there are duties and sales takes included in that price.

I am going to try and have a look at one these...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 08-26-2004, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,432
Posted By Coolknight
Thanks Stick909, Now this is one nice 1911...

Thanks Stick909,

Now this is one nice 1911 for the money. The machining looks great!

Regards,
Coolknight
Forum: Smith & Wesson 08-19-2004, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,432
Posted By Coolknight
S&W 1911 pictures

Could someone come up with some pictures of the S&W 1911 frame with no slide mounted, seen from top and from the slide seen from underneath without the barrel, and some pictures of the barrel.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-08-2004, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By Coolknight
You should at least be at 15 yards from the steel...

You should at least be at 15 yards from the steel plates. You should get the metal out of your arm, led and copper are not healty, could make you sick, you might need an MRI one day!. Glad you're ok!...
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