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Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-20-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,618
Posted By LimaCharlie
They defaced and tore down statues of Thomas...

They defaced and tore down statues of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington in Portland, Oregon.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-20-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,815
Posted By LimaCharlie
I am pushing seventy-four with arthritis, bad...

I am pushing seventy-four with arthritis, bad knees, and bad hips. I carry a government model 1911 in either .45 ACP or 10mm @ 3:00 and a spare magazine on my belt with a Sig P938 9mm and a spare...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 06-18-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,070
Posted By LimaCharlie
I was taking a shortcut through a ghetto around...

I was taking a shortcut through a ghetto around 3:00 am in 1967 after taking my girlfriend home. Two guys tried to force me to the curb with their vehicle. I drew my Ruger Super Blackhawk .44...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-14-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,724
Posted By LimaCharlie
I stole it years ago and there was no source...

I stole it years ago and there was no source available.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-13-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,724
Posted By LimaCharlie
YOUR CALIBER SUCKS TOO!!! 9mm Luger: ...

YOUR CALIBER SUCKS TOO!!!

9mm Luger:

European popgun round that’s only popular because the ammo is cheap for a centerfire cartridge. Cheap ammo is a good thing for 9mm aficionados, because...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-12-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,724
Posted By LimaCharlie
Internet consensus is caliber doesn't matter for...

Internet consensus is caliber doesn't matter for self defense.

Internet consensus is caliber is critical for bear defense.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-27-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,227
Posted By LimaCharlie
My first preference would be to get out of Dodge....

My first preference would be to get out of Dodge. If the only option was using guns in my safe, I would load up the Alexander Arms AR-15 in .50 Beowulf and the 7 1/2" Ruger Super Redhawk in .454...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-17-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,482
Posted By LimaCharlie
I use M-Pro 7 products on my guns. They also...

I use M-Pro 7 products on my guns. They also make the Hoppe's Elite products. On my all steel 1911, I use a very thin line of their synthetic grease on the slide rails.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-02-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By LimaCharlie
I have both. The main difference is if you want...

I have both. The main difference is if you want to reload or only use manufactured ammo. The regular barrel will leave a "smile" on the spent brass while the fully supported barrel won't leave the...
Forum: Springfield Armory 04-30-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,003
Posted By LimaCharlie
I bought a new XDM 10mm yesterday at the LGS. It...

I bought a new XDM 10mm yesterday at the LGS. It had just came in. I also bought a new XDM 40 S&W last month. When I went to their website today, they have dropped almost all .40 S&W guns...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-14-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,149
Posted By LimaCharlie
I gave up my part-time job at a local fun shop...

I gave up my part-time job at a local fun shop because I always owed the owner every payday.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-07-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,596
Posted By LimaCharlie
I was nineteen when I got home from Viet Nam. My...

I was nineteen when I got home from Viet Nam. My brother-in-law had a Ruger Super Blackhawk in .44 magnum that he let me shoot. He was in construction and short of cash. He sold it to me for $80.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 03-20-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By LimaCharlie
I arm up when I go to the grocery store for...

I arm up when I go to the grocery store for toilet paper, nobody is getting my BW!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-10-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,258
Posted By LimaCharlie
I bought a Ruger M-77 in .338 Winchester Magnum...

I bought a Ruger M-77 in .338 Winchester Magnum instead of the Weatherby.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-04-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,099
Posted By LimaCharlie
I am seventy-three with arthritis. When I go to...

I am seventy-three with arthritis. When I go to the range, I loosen up with a ,454 Casull or .44 magnum. By the time I practice with my government model 1911 conceal carry pistols, the recoil and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-04-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,844
Posted By LimaCharlie
The 10mm was developed to mimic .357 magnum...

The 10mm was developed to mimic .357 magnum revolver ballistics in a semi-auto pistol. A maxed out 10mm can reach the top end of .357 magnum ballistics or the bottom end of .41 magnum ballistics.
...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 03-02-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,768
Posted By LimaCharlie
I wear jean shorts or cargo shorts at the gym...

I wear jean shorts or cargo shorts at the gym with a Sig P938 9mm in my pocket.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-29-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,664
Posted By LimaCharlie
Uncle Sam introduced me to government model 1911s...

Uncle Sam introduced me to government model 1911s in 1963. I carried one off and on until I retired in 1986. I was never overly impressed with the military 1911s.

I was a revolver guy. My first...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 02-23-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,681
Posted By LimaCharlie
Safety or No Safety for CC?? Yes

Safety or No Safety for CC??

Yes
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-19-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,088
Posted By LimaCharlie
If you have to use you gun, the prosecutor in a...

If you have to use you gun, the prosecutor in a criminal case or opposition lawyer in a civil case will try to use anything and everything against you regarding the gun, the caliber, the ammo, the...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 02-19-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,817
Posted By LimaCharlie
My how things have changed over the decades. ...

My how things have changed over the decades. When I grew up in the 1950s in the rural Southwest, open carry was normal. Anyone who concealed little handguns was a coward and up to no good.
...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 02-17-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,452
Posted By LimaCharlie
I wear shorts, sandals, and an untucked cover...

I wear shorts, sandals, and an untucked cover garment in the summer to cover the government model 1911 and spare magazine carried OWB. The untucked cover garments are one size larger T-shirts, polo...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-14-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,258
Posted By LimaCharlie
My current calibers: .22 LR .22 Magnum ...

My current calibers:

.22 LR
.22 Magnum
.25 ACP
9 mm
38 Special
357 S&W Magnum
.40 S&W
10 mm
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-14-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,661
Posted By LimaCharlie
I worried so much about my government model 1911...

I worried so much about my government model 1911 EDC being confiscated that I bought a second one. I am now up to twelve government model 1911s just in case. Am I safe?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-08-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,510
Posted By LimaCharlie
Government model Dan Wesson Valor .45 ACP ...

Government model Dan Wesson Valor .45 ACP

Government model Colt Level III Custom Shop .45 ACP
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