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Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 08-01-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,926
Posted By cdriver
Primary carry

I carried a Commander for almost twenty years. Great gun, always felt a little big but was able to carry without problems. Used a fanny pack at times. I switched to a 3 inch SW 1911 Pro Series...
Forum: Revolvers 05-22-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,053
Posted By cdriver
Great combination

I usually carry a compact S&W 1911. I like it very much, compact(compared to the Commander I carried for 20 years), reliable and pretty accurate. I also am very happy to have a model 36 J-frame for...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-15-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,356
Posted By cdriver
Bike Carry, tank bag.

I rode sport touring bikes mostly. Handgun went in tank bag on the bike. Easy to transfer pistol to my person once I'm off the bike. I didn't like carrying on my person on my bike. Wouldn't have...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 01-02-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By cdriver
yaqui slide

I tried one for a while with my Commander. Always felt that the gun was too heavy for a minimalist holster. Even tried it with my compact .45 that replaced my Commander after 20 years. Just recently...
Forum: Revolvers 10-09-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By cdriver
Great snubby, nice upgrade on the grips. I have...

Great snubby, nice upgrade on the grips. I have that same pistol. It's my carry gun when I need something small/more concealable than my 1911.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 08-02-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,095
Posted By cdriver
Sling bag option

I'm using a Midway sling bag with Maxexpedition holster that velcros inside very nicely, even holds a spare mag. I also use a fanny pack a lot on the bike. More compact, maybe travels more stealthy?...
Forum: Revolvers 09-07-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,782
Posted By cdriver
Speed strips and pouches

If I am not carrying my compact .45 I have a snubby, model 36. Very compact, functions perfectly. I use speed strips and/or a pouch that will hold 5 rounds. I have a speed loader but rarely use it,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-26-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 166
Posted By cdriver
Welcome from the wetside of WA. I sure like to...

Welcome from the wetside of WA. I sure like to get over to your side of the state, I am an avid coyote hunter. We sure are having a dry spell this summer, aren't we?
Forum: Want to Buy (WTB) 08-11-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By cdriver
MC grips

Kimber sells them, or did. I put a set on my 1911 knife. Looks great, Semper Fi!
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-16-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 203
Posted By cdriver
Welcome from Port Orchard

Welcome from Kitsap County. Where do you go to shoot down there?
Forum: Blade Forum 04-09-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By cdriver
Neck knife

I use a Boker neck knife that's ceramic. Ditched the metal neck chain for paracord. Gets through metal detectors. Not my everyday carry but my "works in a pinch" weapon. Doubt the blade would hold up...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 03-28-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By cdriver
traditional sling

Montana Slings are a great leather sling, easy to use, well made.
Forum: Smith & Wesson 03-23-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By cdriver
Pro Series

I'm no expert but I did have a Colt Commander for 20 years, switched last year to the compact S&W, great gun, easier to carry, perfect for my needs. I ran into some of the same failure issues you...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 02-21-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By cdriver
leather sling

Montana Slings are superb in function and build but being leather, not completely waterproof. Outdoor Connections makes a great nylon sling that adjusts quickly. These are the two that I use for...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 12-20-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,427
Posted By cdriver
Super Grade!

Thumbs up on your new rifle. I have a Model 70 Super Grade in 30-06. A handsome rifle that shoots and operates so well.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-28-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,560
Posted By cdriver
Sharpshooter

As a Marine we were well trained with M-14 and M-16, did FAM fire with a .45. I credit the rifle range time back then with helping me to still be a pretty good shot with a fifle.
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-01-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By cdriver
Welcome and Semper Fi

Welcome to the site from the Olympic Peninsula, been a wet month chasing blacktail deer here in Western Washington. Enjoy that pistol, I recently changed sizes from a Commander to a 3inch compact....
Forum: Colt 09-30-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,122
Posted By cdriver
one that got away

I had one of these in blued form, bought it along with a Commander and a Mustang. I kept the Commander, carried it for 25 years, didn't keep the Mustang too long. Too small for my hands. The .380 is...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-23-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,088
Posted By cdriver
Hollywood nonsense

I always thought it was a funny when in the movie "MASH" the ref used a .45 for the starter/halftime pistol.
Forum: Revolvers 09-18-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By cdriver
Airweight

To correct myself. The .38 is an Airweight. My wife had a SW Airlite, .22 eight shot snub but she never like the trigger on it. She is much happier with the .38, more bullet and smoother trigger...
Forum: Revolvers 09-05-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By cdriver
S&W Model 36, Warrenty work

Bought another snubby for myself. I like to have a 1911 model and a snubby for carry options. My wife took my airlite .38. Enabled me to pick up a Model 36. Classic snubnose. Had some problems with...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-26-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,828
Posted By cdriver
It was an attempt to get information, open carry

I really did ask this just to get some information. It has sure taken a turn into interesting debate. The main question being, is it legal in some states to open carry a loaded long gun? I have truly...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-19-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,828
Posted By cdriver
Open carry/conversation

Thanks Ron, I have been following all of these replies with interest. Great conversations.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-18-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,828
Posted By cdriver
open carry, rifle

Thank you for all the responses and information. As a new guy on this forum I keep my views mostly to myself. I have been a handgun carry guy for 40 years. Never a long gun carry in the sense I was...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-18-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,828
Posted By cdriver
Open carry question

We have open carry in Washington State. I know how that looks if I decide to carry a handgun that way, locked and loaded and legal. What do states like Ohio and Texas say about open carry with a...
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