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Forum: Colt 06-27-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By Sandhills Write
I carry my Colt LW Commander in a inside the...

I carry my Colt LW Commander in a inside the waistband Sparks
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-23-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,383
Posted By Sandhills Write
My Hackathorn 9mm Commander has given me no...

My Hackathorn 9mm Commander has given me no trouble at all, I received it in February and have about 500 to 600 rounds through it. It has had no failures of any kind so far. I have 12 Wilsons, only...
Forum: Colt 06-22-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,773
Posted By Sandhills Write
The crack that developed for Skeeter was when...

The crack that developed for Skeeter was when Colt still made a solid rail on the left side. It cracked where the slide stop goes into the frame. Most makers now cut that part of the rail out so it...
Forum: Colt 06-20-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Sandhills Write
Colt ships their Series 70s with the series 80...

Colt ships their Series 70s with the series 80 extractors. That way, they only need one type, not two. A money savings move.
Forum: Colt 06-16-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By Sandhills Write
Col. Colt: I have been installing tenon sights on...

Col. Colt: I have been installing tenon sights on Colts since the 1970s. Never have had one come loose. I have always used a Dremel, and use a MMC staking tool. A lot of people don't even know that...
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-12-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Sandhills Write
I use Wilson and Checkmate mags, never had a...

I use Wilson and Checkmate mags, never had a problem with either of them
Forum: Colt 06-10-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,833
Posted By Sandhills Write
I have a fairly new lightweight Commander with...

I have a fairly new lightweight Commander with about 500 rounds through it, my feed ramp looks the same. I would say it is normal. Just finish wear.
Forum: Colt 05-27-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By Sandhills Write
Strange, I have been contemplating refinishing...

Strange, I have been contemplating refinishing one of my Uberti lever guns too, lol, but we are not on a tight lockdown here.
Forum: Colt 05-27-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,543
Posted By Sandhills Write
Put a piece of tape on the frame to help not...

Put a piece of tape on the frame to help not getting the scratch. Plus you can slip a credit card or as said above a jewelers screwdriver tip in to depress the plunger. If the scratch is really very...
Forum: Colt 05-07-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,550
Posted By Sandhills Write
I have a all blue one. Softest shooting pistol I...

I have a all blue one. Softest shooting pistol I own. Super accurate, you are right at PIA to dissasemble. But a joy to shoot. A great pin gun, no barrel rise.
Forum: Colt 05-05-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By Sandhills Write
I have two in 9mm, I too have found that I cannot...

I have two in 9mm, I too have found that I cannot shoot the 9s as well as the 45s, not sure if it is me or the guns. But the difference is slight.
Forum: Colt 05-03-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,690
Posted By Sandhills Write
The one I had was a 1991 that had the ugly roll...

The one I had was a 1991 that had the ugly roll mark, then on the other side it said Level I, having worked on Colts since the mid 1960s I have seen most everything, and I could just tell, plus no...
Forum: Colt 05-03-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,333
Posted By Sandhills Write
I have used both Wilson and Smith and Alexander,...

I have used both Wilson and Smith and Alexander, both are top quality and fit my Colts fine.
Forum: Colt 05-02-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,690
Posted By Sandhills Write
I have a older Level III than yours. Have had it...

I have a older Level III than yours. Have had it 20 years, when they first came out I bought a Level I, Level II and a Level III. I have less than 1k rounds though mine. I would not sell it for...
Forum: Colt 04-28-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Sandhills Write
As long as you are happy with it, you got a good...

As long as you are happy with it, you got a good deal. Sometimes you look for something for years, then it comes along. You pay what is asked because you want it, to me then it is a good deal.
Forum: Colt 04-09-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,413
Posted By Sandhills Write
I have two, they are great, no problems, I did...

I have two, they are great, no problems, I did change out the dual springs, and put in lighter hammers springs too. You will love it. No recoil, accurate and cheap to shoot in 9mm.
Forum: Colt 04-04-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,623
Posted By Sandhills Write
If you go to Colts web site, they have a video on...

If you go to Colts web site, they have a video on how to fix that idiot scratch.
Forum: Wilson Combat 03-24-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,653
Posted By Sandhills Write
The longer this tread goes on, I wonder if that...

The longer this tread goes on, I wonder if that was really a serious question???
Forum: Colt 03-24-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,623
Posted By Sandhills Write
I have a stainless and a blue. Both work well,...

I have a stainless and a blue. Both work well, did a trigger job on both, now both 3-1/2 lbs. Extractors came well adjusted, probably just lucky, but no cases to the forehead. I would recommend one...
Forum: Wilson Combat 03-21-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By Sandhills Write
I have used Barricade (formerly Sheath) since the...

I have used Barricade (formerly Sheath) since the 1970s on everything from muzzleloaders to 1911s. I have had no rust problems, some of the muzzle loaders have not been used in 30 years. Finally...
Forum: Wilson Combat 03-21-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,653
Posted By Sandhills Write
I have 12 Wilsons, all have the wear marks on the...

I have 12 Wilsons, all have the wear marks on the trigger, it is completely normal. You will not find a 1911 with out the marks.
Forum: Wilson Combat 03-20-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Sandhills Write
I received my Supergrade Commander Special in...

I received my Supergrade Commander Special in eight weeks plus two days. I was ready for a six to eight month wait. Fantastic gun!!
Forum: Colt 03-14-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,193
Posted By Sandhills Write
I used to use Break Free, when Colt started to...

I used to use Break Free, when Colt started to come out with SS pistols. I never had any problems with it. I do know that AMT used the same stainless steel in their slides and frames and that is why...
Forum: Colt 03-14-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,193
Posted By Sandhills Write
Jason: Great picture, I was going to do the same...

Jason: Great picture, I was going to do the same thing using my AMT, but your illustration of the wear spots is great. When I purchased mine many years ago I also purchased Rig Stainless Steel grease...
Forum: Colt 03-11-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Sandhills Write
It came with the standard spring, and a target...

It came with the standard spring, and a target load spring.
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