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Forum: Smith & Wesson Today, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By dakota1911
Have the Perf Center guns. The 5 inch is all...

Have the Perf Center guns. The 5 inch is all steel of course. There is a little more noticable recoil on the Commander size pistol shooting them on the same day with the same ammo but to me it is...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By dakota1911
All mine do but saying that there are lots of...

All mine do but saying that there are lots of different semi wadcutters like there are lots of different hollowpoints. Below the couple I shoot and have shot the most to the right of the 230gr FMJ;...
Forum: Colt 04-04-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By dakota1911
Till you need to take it, grab it so the grip...

Till you need to take it, grab it so the grip safety is released, then flip off the thumb safety and fire it for whatever reason. At least that is what has worked for me.
Forum: Colt 04-04-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 417
Posted By dakota1911
Thank Wolff for the main spring being called a...

Thank Wolff for the main spring being called a hammer spring or at least that is the first time I heard it called that years ago when ordering springs from Wolff. I would also replace the little...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-04-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By dakota1911
More in 1911 land I have a 2010 Colt Defender in...

More in 1911 land I have a 2010 Colt Defender in 9mm and no problems. It shares the recoil spring system with its brother in 45ACP and I have a 2002 I bought new then and carried for several years. ...
Forum: Colt 04-03-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 417
Posted By dakota1911
There is a nice utube on doing the the detail...

There is a nice utube on doing the the detail strip of a Gold Cup with the steel trigger and special sear.......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXmjFW4i4v4

The GCNM in the utube appears to...
Forum: Colt 04-02-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 417
Posted By dakota1911
I bought a nice used 1996 years ago, but it only...

I bought a nice used 1996 years ago, but it only had the 16lb spring and one mag in the box but I did get all the papers. Although the spring with the green on the end is about 14lbs and the other...
Forum: Colt 04-02-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By dakota1911
Those look like they will be lovely. Back when I...

Those look like they will be lovely. Back when I got some for my 2006 SCG from Esmeralda.

https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/dakota1911/bang2/SCG1_zpsywidkteh.jpg...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-02-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,845
Posted By dakota1911
Below the 469 my wife bought back in the 1980s. ...

Below the 469 my wife bought back in the 1980s. Below it the 2010 Defender in 9mm I bought that I thought she might like but didn't. Thankfully I do. To the left a Kahr P9 I liked but now I like...
Forum: Colt 03-31-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By dakota1911
Another thought is that such pistols might be...

Another thought is that such pistols might be some distributors edition like Talo and others do.
Forum: Colt 03-31-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By dakota1911
I think the first year for SS in a MkIV Series 80...

I think the first year for SS in a MkIV Series 80 GCNM was 1986. I have a 1988. Below with a blued 1988 and I did put aftermarket stocks on the SS 1988.
...
Forum: Colt 03-30-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,129
Posted By dakota1911
These were interesting ones I got from Altamont. ...

These were interesting ones I got from Altamont. They said that the grips you got may not match the picture and they were right. Too much Silver for me.
...
Forum: Colt 03-30-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 650
Posted By dakota1911
You might look at getting a letter on it. I got...

You might look at getting a letter on it. I got one on mine as I had never seen the flat checkered MSH which is non metallic by the way. I had seen the wide grip safety on some other Colts of that...
Forum: Colt 03-29-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,129
Posted By dakota1911
So far no problems with the ponies falling out or...

So far no problems with the ponies falling out or being not comfy to shoot. They also have some all wood ones with Colt on them. Below on a 2007 Colt Commander I have.
...
Forum: Colt 03-29-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,129
Posted By dakota1911
You might go to the Altamont website and look at...

You might go to the Altamont website and look at what they have for the 1911. They have lots and lots of grips and stocks. Below a pair I put on a 1980 Combat Commander that I did some upgrades on....
Forum: Colt 03-29-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By dakota1911
Colt has made four basic sizes of pistols over...

Colt has made four basic sizes of pistols over the years. Below a Gov on top with the full length grip and 5 inch frame/barrel. Below that a Commander with the full length grip and 4.25 inch...
Forum: Colt 03-29-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 650
Posted By dakota1911
Someone asked and the hex head grip/stock screws...

Someone asked and the hex head grip/stock screws are Wilson Combat ordered through Brownells or Midway... can't remember which right now.
Forum: Range Reports 03-28-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 826
Posted By dakota1911
Thankfully the indoor range closest to me is...

Thankfully the indoor range closest to me is still open. Airguns are fun. Also LASER targets are interesting. I can get 25 yards down the hall and across the living room.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-28-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,845
Posted By dakota1911
How about a couple little Chiefs Specials? One...

How about a couple little Chiefs Specials? One in 45ACP and one in 40S&W.

https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e193/dakota1911/bang1/ChiefsSpecials_zps4e51a758.jpg...
Forum: Colt 03-28-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 650
Posted By dakota1911
Here is an earlier thread on these... ...

Here is an earlier thread on these...

https://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=480536

And a better picture of mine. I did replace the slotted stock screws with some hex heads. The...
Forum: Colt 03-26-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,415
Posted By dakota1911
A shooter. Have fun. In my shooty collection I...

A shooter. Have fun. In my shooty collection I bought a 1985 all steel. I was curious about the Officers as in 1985 I bought a Detonics as a backup to the Colt Gov (1978) which was my main carry...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By dakota1911
Another part of the picture are the primers that...

Another part of the picture are the primers that are used in store bought ammo or the ammo you reload. They are not all created equal. I have been O.K. with my SR1911-10 I bought back in the fall...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-26-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,948
Posted By dakota1911
Of course this is your body, your hand, and how...

Of course this is your body, your hand, and how you dress sort of thing. My new fav is the SIG P365, which I don't have a picture of yet. I like it enough that if my wife "adopts it" I will buy...
Forum: Colt 03-25-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By dakota1911
Nice to know they are still nice pistols. I...

Nice to know they are still nice pistols. I bought one in hard chrome in 2006 and in 45 ACP. Lovely pistol. It was a $1.4K ouch from a LGS with tax back then. I did put new stocks from Esmeralda...
Forum: Colt 03-25-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By dakota1911
Congrats! I bought its cousin in 2018. A Gold...

Congrats! I bought its cousin in 2018. A Gold Cup Lite in 38 Super. Below shown field stripped just after I bought it. Lovely pistol but I got to look at it in a LGS before I bought it. I will...
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