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Forum: Colt 03-03-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,705
Posted By gordyt
I have one (45 ACP) that I bought new in 2002. ...

I have one (45 ACP) that I bought new in 2002. Was my primary carry for several years. Has always been very reliable.
Forum: Ed Brown 02-29-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By gordyt
Kelso that is what I had heard too. My first...

Kelso that is what I had heard too. My first experience with them on 1911's was with two different ones that were built by S&W. I still have them and they have been trouble-free.

But I see that...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-28-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,205
Posted By gordyt
I'd like to add a second recommendation for...

I'd like to add a second recommendation for Missouri Bullet. Have used them for many years. Check out their FAQ to see how to get the most bang for your buck when ordering.

They use USPS...
Forum: Nighthawk 02-21-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By gordyt
I would like to know more about the STI problems...

I would like to know more about the STI problems as well!

Spooky my EDC for some time now is a full size SA Pro in 45ACP. I have no trouble at all carrying it.

Having said that, I did buy a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-19-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By gordyt
James I recently picked up the Walkers XCEL 500BT...

James I recently picked up the Walkers XCEL 500BT muffs. They are just great. I paid $133 (that's with tax included) at my local Shoot Point Blank range.

The Bluetooth functions are very...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-12-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,057
Posted By gordyt
Kevin not that I can tell, but that is just going...

Kevin not that I can tell, but that is just going by feel. I don't have anything to measure that accurately. I have 9 of the 8-round Tripp mags and I use all of them when I go to the range. I...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-11-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,057
Posted By gordyt
I use Tripp Cobra Mags, model 8R-45-RG, with my...

I use Tripp Cobra Mags, model 8R-45-RG, with my EDC (a SA Pro) and they have been absolutely trouble-free.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-29-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,496
Posted By gordyt
I still have a large jerrycan filled with Ed's...

I still have a large jerrycan filled with Ed's Red. Good stuff!
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-29-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By gordyt
Jacob you are in great company here. Welcome!

Jacob you are in great company here. Welcome!
Forum: Ed Brown 08-29-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,152
Posted By gordyt
Honestly, it depends on which 1911 I'm working...

Honestly, it depends on which 1911 I'm working with. As an example, with my Springfield Pro, I remove the slide first, capturing the recoil spring and short guide rod in my hand. I remove the recoil...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 08-23-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By gordyt
Thank you for posting that link. Just finished...

Thank you for posting that link. Just finished watching the video. I didn't realize that Milt Sparks was a pilot in WWII!
Forum: Range Reports 08-04-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By gordyt
Thanks Apotheosis, As of this morning's...

Thanks Apotheosis,

As of this morning's range trip, I have a little over 1K rounds through the Pro, with every variety of 45ACP ammo that I have. Zero issues!

-- gordon
Forum: Ruger 08-04-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By gordyt
Trent that is excellent. I've never tried...

Trent that is excellent. I've never tried adjusting a 1911 extractor myself, but that is a skill that I need to learn. Congrats on getting your SR1911 running properly!
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-02-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By gordyt
Hey John! Welcome from Texas! -- gordon

Hey John!

Welcome from Texas!

-- gordon
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-26-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By gordyt
Welcome from Humble, Texas! Will be...

Welcome from Humble, Texas!

Will be interesting to read your impressions of the 1911/2011 platforms as you get a chance to experiment with them.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-26-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,967
Posted By gordyt
Jpd202 I have to say that my experience has been...

Jpd202 I have to say that my experience has been much like yours over the years. I keep whatever 1911 I'm carrying cleaned and properly lubed. I use good quality magazines. BTW, I second...
Forum: Range Reports 07-21-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By gordyt
Hey Apotheosis, Thank you for the feedback...

Hey Apotheosis,

Thank you for the feedback and info. I’ve been carrying the SA Pro full time since my original post in this thread. Still in the VM2 holster. And, like you have indicated, there...
Forum: Range Reports 07-16-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By gordyt
toocool45 you got that right! I live in Humble,...

toocool45 you got that right! I live in Humble, a suburb on the NE side of Houston, and the heat+humidity is already pretty gnarly.

My habit is to visit my local outdoor range early on Sunday...
Forum: Range Reports 07-16-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By gordyt
Morning Xhair, Yes, so this is a bit of an...

Morning Xhair,

Yes, so this is a bit of an experiment for me too. I'm 61 and not quite as athletic as I used to be. I'm curious to see how well I can handle all-day carry of a steel frame...
Forum: Ed Brown 07-15-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By gordyt
How about “Carry a Brown. It won’t let you down.”...

How about “Carry a Brown. It won’t let you down.”

Beautiful 1911!
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-14-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By gordyt
Greetings Kavika and welcome from Texas. Never...

Greetings Kavika and welcome from Texas. Never been to Hawaii, but would love to visit someday. Love Kona coffee!
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 07-14-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,995
Posted By gordyt
Well as of this morning it is a Milt Spark's...

Well as of this morning it is a Milt Spark's Versa Max 2. Here is a recycled photo from another thread.
...
Forum: Range Reports 07-14-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By gordyt
Thanks guys! US1911 thanks for the info and...

Thanks guys!

US1911 thanks for the info and pics. I completely agree about the front strap. Springfield has created a very nice balance there. Very comfortable (for me) to grip and shoot, but...
Forum: Range Reports 07-14-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By gordyt
Range Report - New Springfield Professional

Greetings All,

A little background first... I've carried 1911's for a long time. Over the past 10+ years, it has been commander-size 1911's. For the last 4 years or so it's been an Ed Brown...
Forum: Dan Wesson 07-11-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By gordyt
I don't have one of those models, and so cannot...

I don't have one of those models, and so cannot say for sure. However, I do have a WC compact protector. It has a rail and will not fit in standard 1911 holsters that are not designed to...
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