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Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By jtq
I have a 4506. Every time I begin to think...

I have a 4506.

Every time I begin to think my Government size 1911 is too big and heavy, I pull out the 4506 and realize how sleek and ergonomic the 1911 is in comparison.
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By jtq
I think there are many legitimate arguments...

I think there are many legitimate arguments against the 1911. If folks think those are problems, and they choose something other than a 1911, that's fine.

However, the 1911 has some some features...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By jtq
The late Todd Green did an endurance test with a...

The late Todd Green did an endurance test with a Warren Tactical Springfield in 9mm and sorted his way through a few mags finally settling on the Wilson mags.

The mag discussion covers a few of...
Forum: Ed Brown Yesterday, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By jtq
You could also take the slide off before you...

You could also take the slide off before you remove the bushing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe57wn2otU4
Forum: Ed Brown Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By jtq
How about a "Thumb Buddy" ...

How about a "Thumb Buddy"

http://www.slip2000.com/slip2000_thumbbuddy.php
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-05-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,341
Posted By jtq
Oh, no. Now we need to know how long a SIG...

Oh, no.

Now we need to know how long a SIG DA/SA can remain in the partially cocked, decock position.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-05-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By jtq
That is their standard length. They don't...

That is their standard length. They don't specify that, it's just regular.

The extended tube is their "special" size. They identify that.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-05-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By jtq
There are some WD-40 users here, but the majority...

There are some WD-40 users here, but the majority of folks on gun forums keep WD-40 away from their guns.

Terminology wise, the 1911 is a magazine fed auto pistol. Using the term magazine or mag...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-05-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By jtq
Is this with an empty mag inserted?

Is this with an empty mag inserted?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-04-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,098
Posted By jtq
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Colt 08-04-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 697
Posted By jtq
A 1950's era Colt 1911 or a 1911 to shoot?

A 1950's era Colt 1911 or a 1911 to shoot?
Forum: Colt 08-03-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 697
Posted By jtq
Is there some significance to the year 1952? ...

Is there some significance to the year 1952?

Is your dad a collector of old Colt's?

I like Colt's, but I'm not a collector of older 1911's, so while it may be worth $2,000 to a Colt collector,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-03-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,098
Posted By jtq
I wouldn't say "most of them", but there are a...

I wouldn't say "most of them", but there are a lot of them out there.

I've had a growing interest in a couple of Beretta polymer pistols over the past few years, the PX4 and the APX, and I've...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-03-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By jtq
Be aware, with all these recommendations for...

Be aware, with all these recommendations for specific gun company mags, practically none of them make their own mags. They contract out for them.

Currently, CheckMate is probably the most common...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-03-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By jtq
Edit to add, I'm a big fan of bumper pads. They...

Edit to add, I'm a big fan of bumper pads. They really help to keep me from pinching the palm of my hand during reloads, and they are more comfortable in the mag pouch on the belt and in my hand.
...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-03-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By jtq
Chances are extremely good those were...

Chances are extremely good those were Officer/Compact size 7 rounders.

Here are some options for flush full size 7 rounders

CheckMate from Top Gun Supply, any without the bumper pad will be...
Forum: Ammo Can 08-03-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,362
Posted By jtq
The old Pogo line, "we have met the enemy, and...

The old Pogo line, "we have met the enemy, and they are us"
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-03-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 680
Posted By jtq
I don't think he specified what other guns he had...

I don't think he specified what other guns he had that the mags weren't interchangeable with.

I can't use my 1911 mags in my S&W 4506. I wouldn't have expected them to interchange, they are...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-02-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 680
Posted By jtq
I was unaware they made a Shield with a barrel...

I was unaware they made a Shield with a barrel that long.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-02-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 680
Posted By jtq
It seems to me as if it would be the other way...

It seems to me as if it would be the other way around.

Do you envision yourself thumbing rounds into your mags in an emergency situation?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-02-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,141
Posted By jtq
If it weren't for our Dan Wesson sub-forum, I'd...

If it weren't for our Dan Wesson sub-forum, I'd have thought galling on stainless steel handguns went away in the 1980's.

I'm still skeptical that it is an issue. I just find it hard to believe...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-01-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By jtq
I store my mags in sets of 4. Each set of 4 is...

I store my mags in sets of 4. Each set of 4 is in a ZipLock sandwich bag, and then placed in MTM ammo cans.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-01-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,074
Posted By jtq
I think quality is probably comparable too. ...

I think quality is probably comparable too.

You need to choose your features.

SIG's will have a firing pin safety. Springfield's won't.

Some SIG's have the SIG-specific slide profile that...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-01-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By jtq
I don't know what that is, but here's Brownell's...

I don't know what that is, but here's Brownell's Novak front sight listings

https://www.brownells.com/handgun-parts/sights/front-sights/index.htm?avs|Manufacturer_1=novak&avs%7CMake_3=1911
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-01-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,203
Posted By jtq
Good question from the OP, and while the...

Good question from the OP, and while the Brownell's recommendation as a source for gunsmith tools, it doesn't address the made in America part.

Is there a brand line that Brownell's carries that...
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