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Forum: Revolvers 08-05-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By mkk41
I was reading about the new Korth .44 in GUNS...

I was reading about the new Korth .44 in GUNS magazine while I was on the throne this morning.:) I have no use for guns whose only purpose is a $tatu$ $ymbol. I just don't see what makes Korth worth...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-01-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,198
Posted By mkk41
Might be cheaper to buy an established shop. They...

Might be cheaper to buy an established shop. They seem to be closing up fairly frequently so ya might get a good deal.
Forum: Para USA 07-31-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By mkk41
Stainless? Scotch-Brite and Kroil or Hoppe's No.9.

Stainless? Scotch-Brite and Kroil or Hoppe's No.9.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-29-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By mkk41
I probably built a dozen guns with those slides...

I probably built a dozen guns with those slides and Essex frames. Sarco was selling parts kits. Itajuba/Imbel was the company that made 1911 slides and frames for Springfield Inc. They are forged.
Forum: Revolvers 07-28-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,331
Posted By mkk41
Well , my Snakes are at the top of the list. ...

Well , my Snakes are at the top of the list.

Followed by my 1954 .357 and 1965 OMM.

And my 1916 .455 Eley NS and 1917 USGI .45 ACP.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-25-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,969
Posted By mkk41
Most dealers today either don't know or don't...

Most dealers today either don't know or don't care.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-25-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,094
Posted By mkk41
I'm surprised that their AR-15 was not ''found to...

I'm surprised that their AR-15 was not ''found to have been illegally modified to fire full-auto!''. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-25-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,045
Posted By mkk41
Ironic comparison. While I would gladly grab any...

Ironic comparison. While I would gladly grab any of my 1911s in a life threatening situations , even one I built from parts.

However , my very good-exc condition BYF-41 is probably the last 9mm...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-24-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,094
Posted By mkk41
Forum: Revolvers 07-22-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,036
Posted By mkk41
Colt Python in the gun safe!

And it's not for sale! :cool:
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-22-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,652
Posted By mkk41
I stopped dealing with Midway and their ''fair...

I stopped dealing with Midway and their ''fair and honest shipping charges'' when they charged me $16 S&H for a $19 set of scope rings shipped in a padded envelope via US mail. :mad:
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-22-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By mkk41
No waiting period , no background check , no...

No waiting period , no background check , no registration. Any firearm I'm interested in buying is covered by my C&R FFL. And many distributors also give me dealer pricing on ammo. Best $30 ya can...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-19-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 753
Posted By mkk41
416 is the most common SS used in firearms as it...

416 is the most common SS used in firearms as it is very similar to 4140 in it's mechanical properties such as forging , machining and heat-treating.
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-19-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By mkk41
A dealer friend of mine can only keep so much...

A dealer friend of mine can only keep so much powder/primers in his store due to fire insurance regs. So a select few longtime customers get notice when he's ordering and can order full cases at a...
Forum: Colt 07-19-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,434
Posted By mkk41
Someone should remind Colt that a true 1911 does...

Someone should remind Colt that a true 1911 does not have trigger 'scallops'. :(
Forum: Revolvers 07-19-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,036
Posted By mkk41
Years ago , Sportsmans Guide was selling a whole...

Years ago , Sportsmans Guide was selling a whole bunch of obsolete Colt factory barrels at very good prices. I bought 2 3in Python and 2 3in Detective Special barrels for $125 and $100 ea...
Forum: Revolvers 07-19-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,036
Posted By mkk41
The first run of factory 3in Pythons was made in...

The first run of factory 3in Pythons was made in 1988 for Lew Horton's.
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-19-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By mkk41
Welcome from PA! I'm a toolmaker with 40yrs...

Welcome from PA! I'm a toolmaker with 40yrs turning handles on milling machines and lathes myself!

Seems like tinkering with guns is second nature for us , eh? :biglaugh:
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-18-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By mkk41
Toothbrush and mild detergent , Pine-Sol ,...

Toothbrush and mild detergent , Pine-Sol , mineral spirits , Goof-Off , Zippo lighter fluid (Naptha)
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-18-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By mkk41
Saw lots of those bags in many different sizes ,...

Saw lots of those bags in many different sizes , and even rolls of the stuff when I was in the Navy. Items got wrapped in the foil & brown VCI wrap and sealed in bags like that. Especially well...
Forum: Para USA 07-18-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By mkk41
That thing looks filthy! :barf: When I was...

That thing looks filthy! :barf:

When I was in the gun selling biz . I would meticulously clean every used gun I took in and put out in my case. Dirt hides a lot , and customers don't like...
Forum: Revolvers 07-16-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By mkk41
A friend has an original high-polish stainless...

A friend has an original high-polish stainless Ultimate Python. Looks like a darn mirror! I'd like to see the offer something like that.
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-16-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By mkk41
For better or worse , I put an old triangular -A1...

For better or worse , I put an old triangular -A1 (Vicks Cough Drop) handguard on my HBAR every now and then for nostalgia sake. The -A2 round handguard feels so much better! The vertically split...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-15-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 652
Posted By mkk41
So? Nothing wrong with that. Ballistic twins...

So? Nothing wrong with that. Ballistic twins really , one is just a shorter , more efficient package. Lots of Garands were converted at Springfield and probably other Gov't arsenals for the Navy and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-15-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,613
Posted By mkk41
I understand my AR-15 never needs cleaning....

I understand my AR-15 never needs cleaning. :rolleyes:
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