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Forum: Dan Wesson 02-26-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By doghawg
My CCO and Guardian both shot way too high. I...

My CCO and Guardian both shot way too high. I sent the slides back to DW and 7 or 8 days later got them back with .180" front sights. Problem solved. POI at 25 yards is just over the top of the front...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-25-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By doghawg
I wasn't aware of the Crimson Trace issues but...

I wasn't aware of the Crimson Trace issues but the idea of having to send the gun in for a laser repair isn't appealing. My CT units are all the rail type and easily removeable. There are lots of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-24-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By doghawg
I've got a couple other Crimson Trace products...

I've got a couple other Crimson Trace products that work well so that's not a concern to me. Probably be a little bit of a search to find a suitable holster? Wondering if the .45 has a thicker slide...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-24-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By doghawg
S&W Shield .45 ACP

Hello
I'm contemplating a .45 Shield with Crimson Trace green laser. I realize the ACP in a 23 oz. gun will be a handful but the light weight is appealing for all day carry. Anyone out there with...
Forum: Ruger 02-11-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By doghawg
I had an old Ruger Officer thread going. I've had...

I had an old Ruger Officer thread going. I've had the 9mm since October and I enjoy it more every time it goes to the range. It's just a fun little gun to shoot and accurate and reliable. I trust it...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-10-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,809
Posted By doghawg
For me it was a Magnum Research 1911G. I have one...

For me it was a Magnum Research 1911G. I have one in .45ACP that has been absolutely flawless from day one. Outstanding function, accuracy, trigger pull, etc. So when MR started producing the 1911G...
Forum: Dan Wesson 02-01-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By doghawg
Haven't got a Vigil yet but carry CCO, CBOB and...

Haven't got a Vigil yet but carry CCO, CBOB and Guardian for IWB and prefer the Garrett Silent Thunder. Kydex shell with leather lining so no sticking during draw and no scuffing on the gun. Best of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-05-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,523
Posted By doghawg
I've been wearing suspenders for years. Got fed...

I've been wearing suspenders for years. Got fed up with clips that chewed up material or slipped off. Also gave up on belt clip Perry styles because of them slipping off the belt, often in a bathroom...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-12-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,776
Posted By doghawg
Another vote for the Ruger Officer 9mm. I've got...

Another vote for the Ruger Officer 9mm. I've got 300 rounds through mine...all handloads with a little bit of everything...XTP's, HAP's, FMJ and powder coated Lee cast 120 TC's. Everything functions...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-12-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,473
Posted By doghawg
Facing those .410 holes would sure be depressing...

Facing those .410 holes would sure be depressing for a would-be carjacker :eek:
Forum: Reloading Bench 11-19-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By doghawg
I've settled on the 120 gr. Lee TC bullet powder...

I've settled on the 120 gr. Lee TC bullet powder coated with Harbor Freight Red powder and then sized to .357". Using either CCI 500 or WSP spark under 4.6 gr. of PP clocks approx 1000fps and shoots...
Forum: Ruger 10-18-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,725
Posted By doghawg
I dug up this old thread because I just got a 9mm...

I dug up this old thread because I just got a 9mm Ruger Officer. I'm Impressed with this little 1911. Can't find any cosmetic flaws, trigger pull is decent and function is good. I didn't do any...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 09-03-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By doghawg
Yes I've got a Black Hills vertical shoulder rig...

Yes I've got a Black Hills vertical shoulder rig that does just fine....in cold weather with bulky clothing. I've got a Ruger belt (limp as a dishrag) and a Simply Rugged that's limp also but at...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 09-03-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By doghawg
frogfurr I don't doubt that's a good belt and...

frogfurr
I don't doubt that's a good belt and I know the importance of a quality gun belt for CC. What I do doubt is whether I personally would be able to cinch that belt tight enough to keep a...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 09-02-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By doghawg
Pants on the ground

I'm suffering from an aging disorder. The medical term for it is "noassatall" and it's really frustrating to keep a 1911 somewhere near the right zip code. I tried several styles of suspenders...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-01-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,097
Posted By doghawg
I cast the RCBS 201 SWC and load them to 1.235"....

I cast the RCBS 201 SWC and load them to 1.235". Works in all my 1911's.
Forum: Ruger 07-20-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,725
Posted By doghawg
Very interesting. Thanks RockDoc65. May have to...

Very interesting. Thanks RockDoc65. May have to make a call and see if they still have it.
Forum: Ruger 07-18-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,725
Posted By doghawg
Thanks for the response wiresguy. Now I need to...

Thanks for the response wiresguy. Now I need to get to handle one. It's strange how none of the area shops stocks these and I'm just a little nervous about ordering and gambling.
Forum: Ruger 07-15-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,725
Posted By doghawg
1911 Officer

I've not yet seen an Officer model at any LGS and am contemplating a 9mm as a carry gun. There's not much to be found for feedback on these and I'm wondering if any of you have had any experience...
Forum: Dan Wesson 07-15-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,742
Posted By doghawg
:)I carry my DW CCO or Guardians far more often...

:)I carry my DW CCO or Guardians far more often than the C-Bob although the C-Bob is a favorite for cold weather in a shoulder holster.

I suspect most alloy 1911"s will still be going strong...
Forum: Dan Wesson 07-14-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By doghawg
MY CCO and Guardian .45's both shot high. Sent...

MY CCO and Guardian .45's both shot high. Sent the slides back to DW and they replaced the .140"s with .180" front sights. Problem solved.
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-14-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By doghawg
I loaded powder coated Lee 120 TC's over 5 gr. of...

I loaded powder coated Lee 120 TC's over 5 gr. of Power Pistol and they clocked 1170 fps out of a 5" Springfield RO.
Forum: Dan Wesson 06-18-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By doghawg
Ditto on Challis. I never used the Torx bit to...

Ditto on Challis. I never used the Torx bit to remove a bushing but after learning ONE nasty bushing lesson I'm a big fan of the Challis bushing tool and plan on fitting all my 1911's with their hex...
Forum: Revolvers 05-28-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,374
Posted By doghawg
S&W M637 in a Galco IWB clip on. I usually clip...

S&W M637 in a Galco IWB clip on. I usually clip it on between pants and belt and wear my shirt out. Takes just a few seconds to be armed for a quick trip to gas station or store when I don't have the...
Forum: Dan Wesson 04-18-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By doghawg
Vigil front sight height

Hello. Both my DW CCO and Guardian .45's came with front sights that were .140" and they both shot way high for me. There were numerous other posts on here from folks that had the same problem....
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