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Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By trooper894
If your pistols have sights done by Trijicon,...

If your pistols have sights done by Trijicon, they have a re-lamping program that is a pretty well kept secret. I've had the sights on at least 12 guns re-lamped. Cost was $19 per lamp/vial,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-28-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By trooper894
If they are Trijicons, they have a re-lamping...

If they are Trijicons, they have a re-lamping program. $19 per vial. You have to send them an e-mail to get the return authorization. I have had the sights on at least 12 guns redone, great service...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-12-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,451
Posted By trooper894
+1 for this advice, been carrying for almost 40...

+1 for this advice, been carrying for almost 40 years, retired leo and I still slow down and think thru each step of this process as I'm doing it. Only thing worse than leaving your gun in the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-12-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,281
Posted By trooper894
Sterling 400, DA .380, Walther PPK wannabe. Could...

Sterling 400, DA .380, Walther PPK wannabe. Could not get the gun through a full magazine without a failure to feed and when it DID feed, it wouldn't extract.

Walther/Interarms SS PPK/s .380....
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-02-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,316
Posted By trooper894
Took many good sized Kentucky bucks and does...

Took many good sized Kentucky bucks and does using an IAI Javalina longslide 10mm. All deer were taken from a tree stand in mixed cover woods and within 3yds to 25yds. Gun preferred Hornady's full...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-11-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,259
Posted By trooper894
I've been using Brownell's for almost 40 years...

I've been using Brownell's for almost 40 years and always had great service until the third generation took over, expanded and moved to the new facility. Their service has taken a terrible turn for...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-03-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By trooper894
I believe 1saxman's explaination is on the mark....

I believe 1saxman's explaination is on the mark. Remember the 9mm case is not a straight walled case, it is tapered. When you stack tapered items in a straight column, you wind up with very small...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-08-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,614
Posted By trooper894
I don't make any effort to keep track of how many...

I don't make any effort to keep track of how many times pistol cases get loaded, since I figure they will be lost before they wear out. That being said, I have some 45acp brass from WWII and I've got...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-08-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By trooper894
Before you damage the plastic primer pickup tips...

Before you damage the plastic primer pickup tips to get them off the tubes, try applying just a little heat from either a blow dryer or heat gun. That may allow the plastic to expand enough that they...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-16-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,658
Posted By trooper894
Got my grand fathers single shot Marlin bolt...

Got my grand fathers single shot Marlin bolt action 22lr rifle. My earliest memories are him sitting in his upstairs bedroom window shooting Starlings off the bird feeder below his window, him...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-16-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,050
Posted By trooper894
Not a true 1911 but it was somewhat of a copy....

Not a true 1911 but it was somewhat of a copy. Bought a lightly used Star PD for an off duty gun and loved it. It shot very well with the old Speer 200gr "flying ashtrays" and carried beautifully....
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-14-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,983
Posted By trooper894
S.A. Micro

Have had the discontinued Springfield Lightweight Micro Compact w/o silly tac rail, since 2004 and it has been my constant companion since I got it. It points like an extension of my hand and it...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 03-29-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,760
Posted By trooper894
I have been a Blade Tech customer for close to 25...

I have been a Blade Tech customer for close to 25 years and have 15+ of their holsters, needless to say I have been a fan. However over the last year or so I have seen them transition to much cheaper...
Forum: LEO Duty 03-06-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,456
Posted By trooper894
Congratulations for "makin it out". I retired in...

Congratulations for "makin it out". I retired in July 2006 and took the rest of the year to adjust. Be prepared for a little letdown if you've been "in" for awhile and take the time to adjust and...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-06-2007, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,829
Posted By trooper894
Just bumping this post to keep active. Has anyone...

Just bumping this post to keep active. Has anyone had any luck getting hold of Northeastern Bullet Company. Placed $250 order in December and no show. Website is still down. E-mails sent to address...
Forum: Springfield Armory 02-18-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By trooper894
Bought mine in December 2004 and it has become my...

Bought mine in December 2004 and it has become my favorite carry pistol. Initially sights were very poorly regulated (reportedly very common problem with these short barrelled pistols), but contacted...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 02-16-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By trooper894
I just saw this post and now I'm a little...

I just saw this post and now I'm a little concerned. I've got a Kimber Pro Carry II that I tried several different types of magazines in before finally settling on the Novak/ACT magazines, since they...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-07-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By trooper894
45 Lswc

You might also want to check your seating die and crimp die (if using separate die) for a build up of lube and lead. When I change tool heads for a new caliber on my Dillion 550B I clean out the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-01-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,064
Posted By trooper894
I also have a 550B that is probably 12-13yrs old...

I also have a 550B that is probably 12-13yrs old with several thousand trouble free rounds through it and I have recently started having the exact same problem. I've reduced the frequency of the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-06-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By trooper894
+1 for the CED, did have a problem and their...

+1 for the CED, did have a problem and their customer service was excellent. My CED replaced a older Oehler M-33 that was tempermental and finally died.
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-06-2006, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,562
Posted By trooper894
Thanks for all of the responses, I appreciate all...

Thanks for all of the responses, I appreciate all of the sources. Hopefully I can get an order together before the first of the year and the anticipated price increases.
Forum: Springfield Armory 12-04-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By trooper894
I also have a lightweight SA micro with the plain...

I also have a lightweight SA micro with the plain silver finished frame that matches the stainless slide. The frame's silver finish was wearing through and showing black in numerous places. I just...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-04-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,562
Posted By trooper894
Cast bullet sources.

Any suggestions for reliable suppliers of standard hard cast lead bullets (not copper coated/washed), looking primarily for 45acp, 45lc and 40/10mm. Live in Ohio so something close would help...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-01-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,550
Posted By trooper894
Over the years, I've accumulated numerous pistols...

Over the years, I've accumulated numerous pistols in stainless with each using a different formulation of stainless. Including 2 Colts, 3 S&W, 2 Rugers, 1 Kahr and probably the worst offender is...
Forum: LEO Duty 10-11-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 26,124
Posted By trooper894
Started in 1980. Same agency until I retired in...

Started in 1980. Same agency until I retired in July 2006.

Worn out S&W M10 HB 4 in. (38spl 125gr SP +P)(issued no choice)
S&W 681 (38spl 125gr SP +P) (issued no choice)
Beretta 96DAO (180gr &...
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