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Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 04-28-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,389
Posted By stillwater

Forum: Revolvers 03-26-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,768
Posted By stillwater
Colt SAA knockoff

A great company that made a few great Colt revolvers was USFA. US Firearms Manufacturing, using the old (original) colt factory building. The company has failed (2011) but they created some of the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By stillwater
Might be just me but I'd likely query the barrel...

Might be just me but I'd likely query the barrel manufacturer about (especially) the recommended spring rate. Bull weight, unlock and how it's carried matter.
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-26-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,881
Posted By stillwater

Forum: Colt 03-26-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By stillwater
Battle of the Bulge

I don't think the "bulging" is all that unusual actually. Depending upon the amount of "bulge". If you use a dial indicator (a caliper will likely not have the resolution you want) you are likely...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-26-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By stillwater
I like TiteGroup for practice 'cuz it's an...

I like TiteGroup for practice 'cuz it's an inexpensive load, yet works. I tend to run 180 gr. in both my .40's and my 10's (LFP)
Forum: Ruger 03-26-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,268
Posted By stillwater
Wolffs are good.

Wolffs are good.
Forum: Reloading Bench 11-20-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,971
Posted By stillwater

Agree. One point to add is Clays is really, really smooth (feeling) shooting. I use it when I want to savor a session.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-08-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,415
Posted By stillwater
Full Size

I carry a Govt 1911 when I carry full size.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 11-08-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,102
Posted By stillwater

There are loads of actual experts I'm sure you will hear from soon but my first thought was "Holy cats, is that baby ever pitted!" but my second thought was...where did that slide stop come from?
Forum: Other 1911's 11-08-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By stillwater
10 mm long slide (notes from the peanut gallery)

For those who like their 10mm in 1911 long slide...I had one made for me a few years ago by Heirloom Precision. It is an extraordinary piece.

For those interested, please feel free to contact...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-04-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,606
Posted By stillwater
Agreed. No time like the present. You may even...

Agreed. No time like the present. You may even discover you like the guy!
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-04-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,733
Posted By stillwater
Another barrel will fit but all barrels should be...

Another barrel will fit but all barrels should be fitted taking care to meet minimum safety criteria. MIlSpec GOvt 1911 parts are relatively interchangeable but still barrel fit should be checked...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-26-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,375
Posted By stillwater
About 30 years ago, a MkIV GC innards were more...

About 30 years ago, a MkIV GC innards were more worn than I thought and one trigger pull emptied the magazine (shooting cans...one can really got shot up!). Took it home, ordered and received new...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-02-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By stillwater
Times Square, 1911

Thought it interesting, the year and all.

Forum: Remington 02-28-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,451
Posted By stillwater
Rants and Raves

If you build it, they will come.

Doesn't matter if it's an R1, the latest Brown or STI.

If it is in the public domain, someone will love it, someone will hate it.

Just the way it is.

Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-28-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By stillwater
Randomus Thoughtuss

Original Government style 1911's and clones (like Cimarron) are generally built to original Government A1 Specifications. They will generally feed well but not so well with hollowpoints.

Forum: STI/SVI 02-28-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By stillwater
Nice of you to post.

Always good to credit those who are worth doing business with.
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-23-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,977
Posted By stillwater

It's been done with a standard bullet. Using 2400 and I'm sure that's not the only case but that's the only one I easily found load data for.

The others I looked at were using something like you...
Forum: Want to Buy (WTB) 10-23-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By stillwater

This is really inexpensive and it works:

Clark Conversion (http://www.clarkcustomguns.com/rowland.htm)
Forum: Colt 10-23-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By stillwater
Browsing around...

Found a little stuff might be interesting....

US Army 1911 Nickel (http://www.gunsamerica.com/946548044/COLT_1911_U_S_ARMY_45_ACP_NICKEL_PLATED_w_SILVER_LONGHORN_GRIPS.htm)

Nickel 1943 on Gun...
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-23-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,977
Posted By stillwater

It's been done. Good idea to pay close attention to your loads when doing it, I'm thinkin'.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-09-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,270
Posted By stillwater
Very cool.

Very cool.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 09-08-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,747
Posted By stillwater
Federal Regulations Require State Laws Comply

The verbiage actually reads that a person with disabilities cannot be refused a carry permit.

There are several layers to this. Liberal media outlets jumped on the "blind" thing as a way to read...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-08-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,977
Posted By stillwater

While I've heard others have similar experiences to dsk, I have had good experience with the Kel-Tec P3AT .380 pistol. I keep it loaded with Glasers currently and it has been reliable with Glaser,...
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