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Forum: Range Reports Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Plaidad
Tisas 1911 Duty

I recently retired from my part-time retirement job. I decided that I wanted to blow my last pay check on something gun-related. Since my retirement job didn't pay a lot and I only worked three...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-03-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,469
Posted By Plaidad
I understand your anguish. However, much of the...

I understand your anguish. However, much of the socialist indoctrination comes from the Department of Education. The federal government influences the curriculum in public schools with financial...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-03-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,469
Posted By Plaidad
I think there is something to what you say. ...

I think there is something to what you say. However, the mindless hatred for anything the President says or does is just as ridiculous and ludicrous. If President Trump walked across the Potomac,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-03-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,539
Posted By Plaidad
I think that was just the way shooting was...

I think that was just the way shooting was portrayed in those days. Go back a little further and you have Roy Rogers shooting guns out of peoples hands while shooting from the hip.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-02-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 898
Posted By Plaidad
Not a shortage story, but I work part-time at an...

Not a shortage story, but I work part-time at an auto parts store. As soon as our local county issued a "stay at home" advisory, our retail traffic in the store jumped up. Then, when the stimulus...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-02-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,539
Posted By Plaidad
I thought the spaghetti westerns were ok, but I...

I thought the spaghetti westerns were ok, but I really liked some of his non-western films. Even though he wasn't the star, Where Eagles Dare was a great action flick. The Eiger Sanction was a good...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-02-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,097
Posted By Plaidad
Isn't that sort of like shooting Joe in effigy?

Isn't that sort of like shooting Joe in effigy?
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-30-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,498
Posted By Plaidad
Actually, she was born and raised in Chicago. ...

Actually, she was born and raised in Chicago. She was from a Republican family and was a Republican herself until she decided she could get further politically as a Democrat. Mrs. Clinton's main...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-28-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Plaidad
Wait! You mean you can't really knock out a tank...

Wait! You mean you can't really knock out a tank with one? :biglaugh:
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-28-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Plaidad
I remember as a youngster being at the range with...

I remember as a youngster being at the range with my detective uncle and a bunch of his off-duty pals. There was one guy with a Hi Power, and the other guys were kidding him about needing that many...
Forum: Other 1911's 05-27-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Plaidad
I used to have an American Classic Commander, and...

I used to have an American Classic Commander, and I currently have one of their Compact Commanders. Fit and finish on both quite good, function fine. I think you'll like yours.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-22-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By Plaidad
Thanks - I'll keep those in mind.

Thanks - I'll keep those in mind.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-22-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By Plaidad
Boy, I hope not - I ordered a couple of Wilson...

Boy, I hope not - I ordered a couple of Wilson commander length rods. I'll keep you posted.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-21-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By Plaidad
x39 - Thanks! I have a couple inbound.

x39 - Thanks! I have a couple inbound.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-21-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By Plaidad
X39 - I appreciate the advise, but I still...

X39 -
I appreciate the advise, but I still haven't been able to find an 18# flat wire to try.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-20-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,697
Posted By Plaidad
Rlacrossjr - Are you saying that the 17 lb....

Rlacrossjr -
Are you saying that the 17 lb. recoil for a Glock 17 works in a Commander (4.25") 1911?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-20-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By Plaidad
Flat Wire Recoil Question

Does anyone know where I can find an 18 lb. flat wire spring for a Commander? Everything I see is 22 lbs. Per Wolff, 18 lbs. is the standard spring for a .45 Commander, and that's what I have been...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-16-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,280
Posted By Plaidad
Brass with a pinkish tinge is exhibiting a type...

Brass with a pinkish tinge is exhibiting a type of corrosion called dezincification. Something has reacted with the zinc in the alloy resulting in the surface showing mostly copper. If you use an...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-15-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Plaidad
You might try Fusion Firearms. They have a...

You might try Fusion Firearms. They have a number of different choices for sights that can be staked in. They also offer installation at a pretty reasonable price. I have had them do this for me. ...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 05-14-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,172
Posted By Plaidad
I'm not in law enforcement, so I don't know the...

I'm not in law enforcement, so I don't know the details of this process. It seems to me that the only justification for a no knock warrant would be if LE can demonstrate to a judge that the person...
Forum: Range Reports 05-07-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By Plaidad
Yup, spring is here. By the time I get the mower...

Yup, spring is here. By the time I get the mower washed off and put back in the garage, I need to cut the grass again.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-05-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,761
Posted By Plaidad
Tomrkba - I'm sorry you are having problems with...

Tomrkba - I'm sorry you are having problems with your 1911. My experience has been pretty much the opposite. I have replaced springs and a couple of extractors that wore out, but I have had very...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-05-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,761
Posted By Plaidad
I have bought, sold, and traded lots of guns over...

I have bought, sold, and traded lots of guns over the years looking for that perfect handgun. I finally figured out that nothing's perfect, and decided to stick with what I shoot best. When I can...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-03-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By Plaidad
Looks good!

Looks good!
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 04-29-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,282
Posted By Plaidad
Biden's reason for getting rid of guns? To...

Biden's reason for getting rid of guns?

To keep him safe from former female victims?
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