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Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,057
Posted By vortec
In typical Bond fashion, he gets the girl too!

In typical Bond fashion, he gets the girl too!
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-25-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 524
Posted By vortec
My first 1911 was a Delta Elite. Rather than...

My first 1911 was a Delta Elite. Rather than shoot it a bunch without knowing what I was doing, I signed up for Gunsite 250. That was a few years ago, the adventure has never stopped.
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Forum: Wilson Combat 03-17-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By vortec
You can also purchase bobtails from Fusion. ...

You can also purchase bobtails from Fusion.

https://fusionfirearms.com/parts/frame-parts/mainspring-housing-mag-wells?product_list_limit=36
Forum: Nighthawk 03-15-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By vortec
Best guide for proper spring sizing is to monitor...

Best guide for proper spring sizing is to monitor the brass ejection flight path. The technical adviser at Wolff states that optimal brass ejection should be a nice arc where the brass lands 5-10...
Forum: Nighthawk 03-15-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By vortec
Buy a 17# from Wolff, it comes with an extra...

Buy a 17# from Wolff, it comes with an extra power firing pin spring. I use 23# hammer springs, the Colt standard.

https://www.gunsprings.com/COLT/1911%20GOV'T%20PISTOL/cID1/mID1/dID1
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-14-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,464
Posted By vortec
I think you made an excellent choice.

I think you made an excellent choice.
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 03-11-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,002
Posted By vortec
1911 with a 4" barrel is on his list. I got one...

1911 with a 4" barrel is on his list. I got one designed for a 1911 with a 4.25" barrel. He offered to increase the holster length so I could carry a 5", but I declined. Still wrestling with that...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 03-11-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,002
Posted By vortec
Nelson Holsters, he works with you to make a...

Nelson Holsters, he works with you to make a custom design for your circumstances. I am very pleased with the one he made for me, ended my search for holsters.
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Forum: Wilson Combat 03-06-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By vortec
You can always send the 870 directly to Vang Comp...

You can always send the 870 directly to Vang Comp and have them perform the upgrades.

https://vangcomp.com/product/tactical-upgrade-service/
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-01-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,324
Posted By vortec
Flat trajectory is usually obtained by lighter...

Flat trajectory is usually obtained by lighter and faster bullets. Riflemen have been doing that for years. I don't see where any mechanical changes on the gun would have any impact (pun intended) on...
Forum: Colt 02-25-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,507
Posted By vortec
Maybe you should view the experience as a wake up...

Maybe you should view the experience as a wake up call to always be prepared. Check your gun frequently and keep it lubed properly.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-25-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,735
Posted By vortec
Should be a non issue for home defense. You...

Should be a non issue for home defense. You should never have to manipulate the slide or cock the hammer once the gun is readied for business.
Forum: Ammo Can 02-18-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By vortec
Try the Underwood or Buffalo Bore 100 grain +P...

Try the Underwood or Buffalo Bore 100 grain +P flat nose hardcast. You want max penetration with those smaller rounds. Buffalo Bore posted a story of a hunting guide guide who killed a grizzly with a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-17-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,335
Posted By vortec
After every shooting session. It is the dirtiest...

After every shooting session. It is the dirtiest area on the gun.
Forum: Nighthawk 02-17-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By vortec
Better get a few lanterns, one if by land, two if...

Better get a few lanterns, one if by land, two if by sea.

https://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=987538
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-17-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,433
Posted By vortec
DVC: Speed, Accuracy, and Power. Strive for...

DVC: Speed, Accuracy, and Power.

Strive for personal best to win in any circumstance, 2nd place loses.
Forum: Dan Wesson 02-15-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By vortec
Instances such as this are why 1911's get a bad...

Instances such as this are why 1911's get a bad rep from shooting school instructors. When I went to Gunsite, I would clean and lube my gun every evening. I would also remove the extractor and clean...
Forum: Dan Wesson 02-13-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By vortec
I find the EB to be more accurate than the DW,...

I find the EB to be more accurate than the DW, for me anyway. The EB has a better trigger than the DW, for me anyway. I think DW customer service is better than EB CS. The initial cost of the DW will...
Forum: Colt 02-13-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,741
Posted By vortec
I have both the Kimber Ultra Carry and the Colt...

I have both the Kimber Ultra Carry and the Colt Defender in 45 ACP. The Kimber is more accurate than the Defender. The Defender was giving me some reliability problems a while ago and the only...
Forum: Dan Wesson 02-12-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By vortec
I get FTF with S&B, Magtech, etc. because my...

I get FTF with S&B, Magtech, etc. because my recoil springs are set up for stouter loads. Try Fiocci, [email protected], no FTF's when I shoot that ammo.
Forum: Dan Wesson 02-11-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By vortec
What ammo are you using? I find that if you use a...

What ammo are you using? I find that if you use a little hotter ammo the FTF's will go away. I think the reason for this is that the slide will go rearward to a greater extent and therefore will have...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 02-09-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By vortec
Try 200 grain low velocity wadcutter loads. Low...

Try 200 grain low velocity wadcutter loads. Low recoil and great terminal ballistics. For example:...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-06-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By vortec
I have both the Kimber pro-carry and the Kimber...

I have both the Kimber pro-carry and the Kimber ultra-carry. I carry both. They are very accurate and they never jam.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-05-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,408
Posted By vortec
I recommend you don't get just one last 1911, get...

I recommend you don't get just one last 1911, get two. When all is said and done, a full sized government model and a lightweight commander model is all you will ever need. I think Colt is a great...
Forum: Kimber 02-05-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,869
Posted By vortec
I contacted them a few years ago when the slide...

I contacted them a few years ago when the slide stop on both an Ultra and a Pro-Carry were causing malfunctions. They sent me new parts straight away, no cost, problem solved. Great CS.
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