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Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 09:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,096
Posted By VetPsychWars
Does yours also weigh a metric crapton compared...

Does yours also weigh a metric crapton compared to a carbon steel 1911? Mine sure does!

Tom
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns Yesterday, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By VetPsychWars
That would be consistent with other makers of...

That would be consistent with other makers of such guns.

Tom
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-01-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By VetPsychWars
Are you sure they're identical? Two stainless...

Are you sure they're identical? Two stainless alloys can look the same but have different characteristics.

Tom
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-31-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By VetPsychWars
What next, "Water is wet?" Sheesh. ...

What next, "Water is wet?"

Sheesh.

Tom
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-31-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By VetPsychWars
Springs are "variable rate" by default, so you...

Springs are "variable rate" by default, so you might want to specify which springs you're talking about?

Tom
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-31-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By VetPsychWars
My Remington R1S came with the worst springs ever...

My Remington R1S came with the worst springs ever invented. Replace them all with Colt manufacture and see if that helps. If you can't possibly believe that Colt makes good springs, I feel sad for...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-31-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By VetPsychWars
Would you, could you, blue over the top of it as...

Would you, could you, blue over the top of it as a protective measure, without affecting its value too much?

Tom
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-31-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By VetPsychWars
This is my favorite: ...

This is my favorite:

https://www.gunpartscorp.com/products/229160

Tom
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-23-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By VetPsychWars
Yeah, no doubt you're right about that....

Yeah, no doubt you're right about that. Fortunately I was able to hammer it back down... yes, I used a hammer. :)

Tom
Forum: Blade Forum 07-23-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By VetPsychWars
Seriously if I ever go out into the woods again,...

Seriously if I ever go out into the woods again, this is the knife I'm bringing.

Tom
Forum: Blade Forum 07-22-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By VetPsychWars
Impressive!

This is sold as a "duct knife".

Looks like an everything knife and the cops might not stop you for it. It's a tool, right?

$20 at Home Depot.
...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-22-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By VetPsychWars
Make sure that shock buffer actually fits your...

Make sure that shock buffer actually fits your pistol. I had an issue where the front of the slide stop notch was being peened because of a weird series of pieces bouncing where they did not bounce...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-21-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By VetPsychWars
It was designed to shoot 230 grain "ball". In...

It was designed to shoot 230 grain "ball". In mine I shoot American Eagle for practice and 230 grain Federal HST for defense.

Mind you I don't shoot it a lot, but I do shoot it. Get a bright light...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-20-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By VetPsychWars
About like what you see below. Those are Bastogne...

About like what you see below. Those are Bastogne Walnut from Wood Caliber, and I asked for them to not be finished. I put on my own tung oil, let them sit for a while, and then wipe the excess off....
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-13-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 625
Posted By VetPsychWars
I should clarify. When I say "the moving parts" I...

I should clarify. When I say "the moving parts" I mean the bolt lug, the bolt channel, the op rod channel, and the trigger group lugs.

Tom
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-13-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 625
Posted By VetPsychWars
Sounds like a decent plan. Watch that the gas...

Sounds like a decent plan. Watch that the gas cylinder doesn't work itself loose, and if it does, message me for the remedy. Keep the moving parts greased. Just about anything slightly sticky will...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-13-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 932
Posted By VetPsychWars
One could also donate war relics to the...

One could also donate war relics to the appropriate museum?

Tom
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-12-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 625
Posted By VetPsychWars
Yes, I read what you wrote. They don't care....

Yes, I read what you wrote. They don't care. That's the "problem" with Fulton. They do what they do and if you don't like it, tough crap.

Bet they kept your parts, too.

Tom
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-12-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 625
Posted By VetPsychWars
Of course you did. They gauged all of the parts,...

Of course you did. They gauged all of the parts, replaced what they had to, and then did the work.

Military armorers did the same. I received a Type 1 National Match luck of the draw (I still...
Forum: Colt 07-11-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By VetPsychWars
As has been said, loose doesn't matter for...

As has been said, loose doesn't matter for accuracy. Loose is good for a carry gun, especially if you are out in the wilderness and drop it in the creek.

Would it shock you to know that the 1918...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-10-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By VetPsychWars
Wood finish for grips/stocks

I like putting tung oil on my military wood, such as 1911 stocks, commonly called grips. Pure tung oil, however, is thick as molasses and hard to apply.

The Real Milk Paint Company is selling...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-06-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,026
Posted By VetPsychWars
I wonder whether the Cylinder and Slide repro...

I wonder whether the Cylinder and Slide repro would fill the space until a real one could be found?

Tom
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-05-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,026
Posted By VetPsychWars
This might help: ...

This might help:

http://www.coolgunsite.com/pistols/barrels.htm
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-05-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By VetPsychWars
My father and I both got one, him because EZ, me...

My father and I both got one, him because EZ, me because carrying a full-size 1911 in the summer sucks and it has the same safeties as a 1911 (if you buy it that way) so nothing different to know.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-03-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,062
Posted By VetPsychWars
Yeah, don't choke up on the grip so hard. I know...

Yeah, don't choke up on the grip so hard. I know it might not be natural yet.

I never have this issue and I have Model of 1911s too.

Tom
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