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Forum: STI/SVI 11-05-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,085
Posted By Denis S
Thanks for the info! that Greider trigger looks...

Thanks for the info! that Greider trigger looks good.
Forum: STI/SVI 11-04-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,085
Posted By Denis S
Replacing STI stock trigger

STI Spartan "comes standard with ... patented STI trigger system". I look at the trigger bow and it looks like it's been cut narrower to reduce weight (?).

Are there other differences in the STI...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-13-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 21,861
Posted By Denis S
that's cold 1.Colt 70 repro or WWI repro (or...

that's cold

1.Colt 70 repro or WWI repro (or the real thing :) )
2.Ed Brown Executive Carry
3.1911 Commander 10mm custom
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-10-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,928
Posted By Denis S
If your gun fires when you chamber a round,...

If your gun fires when you chamber a round, keeping the GS UNdepressed will not make it any safer. Besides, it's just not a great idea to try to manipulate a gun without having a proper grip on it...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 12-09-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By Denis S
Original Colt 7-rounder's are also reliable.

Original Colt 7-rounder's are also reliable.
Forum: Other 1911's 12-09-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 22,558
Posted By Denis S
Great looking gun! Thanks for posting a pic for...

Great looking gun! Thanks for posting a pic for us.

May I ask why did you decide to go with the knuckle relief beavertail?

Also, would it make it more expensive to produce this gun with an...
Forum: Colt 12-08-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By Denis S
some people think that it's more complicated to...

some people think that it's more complicated to take down a 1911 with a FLGR being that it's harder to depress the sharp-edged plug that comes with these guns. you can always delpress that plug with...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-08-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,518
Posted By Denis S
Dave Beryhill is selling parts again. Great guy...

Dave Beryhill is selling parts again. Great guy to deal with.

http://www.berryhillguns.com/
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-05-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By Denis S
for accuracy, at 7 yards you probably won't...

for accuracy, at 7 yards you probably won't notice a difference; at 15 - 25 yards, the longer sight radius on the 5" model will make it more accurate.

I really don't notice any difference in...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-05-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By Denis S
Tony, The dealers like to push their inventory....

Tony,
The dealers like to push their inventory. Get the gun YOU want not the one the dealer wants to sell you. There are enough options with 1911 that you can get (almost) exactly what you want. ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-05-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By Denis S
If you're buying mostly to shoot, why not the 5"...

If you're buying mostly to shoot, why not the 5" model?

As far as frame material: the only reason to get an aluminum frame gun is for carry - steel will last longer, Kimber makes both aluminum and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-05-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,252
Posted By Denis S
EAA witness, retails ~ $400. I haven't even...

EAA witness, retails ~ $400.
I haven't even shot one, just know they sell them.

http://www.eaacorp.com/handguns-witness-steel-description.html
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 12-05-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By Denis S
but winning a game is so much fun :dope: :)

but winning a game is so much fun :dope: :)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-04-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,649
Posted By Denis S
in addition to the things jdm described, I'd also...

in addition to the things jdm described, I'd also do a hammer follow test.
1) Ask the salesman if you can drop the slide on an empty chamber to do a hammer follow test
2) Lock the slide back
3)...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 12-03-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By Denis S
I find it easier to stash mags in the rear pant...

I find it easier to stash mags in the rear pant pocket. 5-11 make a good pair with good access to the rear pocket.

IDPA requires concealment, so the vest is good for that, not much else.

The...
Forum: Kimber 12-02-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,171
Posted By Denis S
You didn't happen to damage the lug on the TS by...

You didn't happen to damage the lug on the TS by any chance when you were filing off the tab? just asking.
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 12-02-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By Denis S
nothing inherently wrong with Kydex (other than...

nothing inherently wrong with Kydex (other than being aesthetically challenged). Adjust the tension with loaded mags so that mags don't fall out with the pouch turned upside down. Good mag pouches...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 11-24-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,486
Posted By Denis S
not an SO

but in my opinion, if the rules are to be consistent, it should be a penalty.

The clock stops with the last shot. The magazine is still on the ground. The shooter made no attempt to retrieve the...
Forum: Springfield Armory 11-21-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By Denis S
Colt 70 Series Repro has an arched hole for the...

Colt 70 Series Repro has an arched hole for the slide stop, 80-series come with a notch (more standard on modern 1911s) Don't remember whether my SA mil-spec had hole or a notch.

Most modern Colt...
Forum: Dan Wesson 11-21-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,997
Posted By Denis S
Hugh, that's a beautiful gun! Kinda makes me...

Hugh,
that's a beautiful gun! Kinda makes me reconsider my next gun purchase - DW done it right with the black CBOB.

One point. Put the old recoil spring back and try the gun again - good...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-20-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,734
Posted By Denis S
wooden dowel of the same diameter as the caliber...

wooden dowel of the same diameter as the caliber of the gun is what is usually used to punch the squib out, nothing metallic. regular squibs always come out like that but this one sounds STUCK.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 11-19-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,676
Posted By Denis S
Basic gripping technique from an Ayoob book: ...

Basic gripping technique from an Ayoob book:

Basically you have to have a firm grip on the gun before you fire it and the grip should not change during the shot. The grip should be as firm as you...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 11-19-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,485
Posted By Denis S
OK, I think that's my point. You eliminate 99%...

OK, I think that's my point. You eliminate 99% of procedurals if you shoot in tac sequence (when in the open) and use cover as available, regardless of stage instructions. (you may loose the time,...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 11-18-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,485
Posted By Denis S
don't want to get in the middle but can't help...

don't want to get in the middle but can't help myself

Really, there are just two things to keep in mind:

1) Use all available cover / don't get cought with an empty gun in the open if you can...
Forum: Other 1911's 11-17-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 22,558
Posted By Denis S
Front serrations rip up holsters, collect dirt,...

Front serrations rip up holsters, collect dirt, compromise slide structural integrity for no particular reason and dare operators to put their mitts too close to the muzzle. And they add another...
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