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Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-12-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By peacebutready
When I read the first bolded sentence, I...

When I read the first bolded sentence, I immediately thought what I then read in the second bolded sentence.

Now I'm wondering if primers can be imported, even if they're not optimum.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-10-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By peacebutready
Supplies at distributors and manufacturers

The thread below about gun demand gave me the idea for starting this new thread. People discuss supplies of guns and ammo at LGSs and online retailers. Perhaps a better way to get a handle on how...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-10-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,355
Posted By peacebutready
The vast majority of our LEOs near the border are...

The vast majority of our LEOs near the border are "on the payroll"?




I noticed a couple of cases where there officers claim they were done wrong by management.
Forum: Para USA 09-07-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By peacebutready
@Rob: Thanks.

@Rob: Thanks.
Forum: Para USA 09-07-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By peacebutready
I recall one of the two founders was from Hungary...

I recall one of the two founders was from Hungary (the engineer) and the other from Greece (the lawyer). They both settled in Canada.
Forum: Ammo Can 09-07-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,734
Posted By peacebutready
@Mark: Thanks.

@Mark: Thanks.
Forum: Para USA 09-06-2020, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By peacebutready
Para's best and worst years?

Some manufacturers of firearms had periods of time when their product was made well and some had periods of time when their product was not made well.

When was Para's best time period in terms of...
Forum: Ammo Can 09-04-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,734
Posted By peacebutready
Off topic comment: That's really neat you can use...

Off topic comment: That's really neat you can use a 1911. Is there a brand your guys and women gravitate to?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-04-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,288
Posted By peacebutready
This post got me thinking...Perhaps a 1911 (both...

This post got me thinking...Perhaps a 1911 (both frame and slide) can be manufactured with a aluminum/scandium alloy with enough scandium mix that would make it sufficiently robust without it being...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-04-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,288
Posted By peacebutready
How much would a titanium 1911 weigh?

How much would a titanium 1911 weigh?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-04-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,288
Posted By peacebutready
How does the 1911 Commander with the aluminum...

How does the 1911 Commander with the aluminum frame feel to you? More balanced, I'd imagine. Maybe not enough to satisfy you.






Effective for how many rounds, though? Will it go at least...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,867
Posted By peacebutready
Many revolver fans believe the Python is the best...

Many revolver fans believe the Python is the best revolver ever made. I don't know how the new ones compare to past ones. If they work out the kinks, they'll probably be worth the $1500 MSRP (minus a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,288
Posted By peacebutready
1911 made of titanium?

Has any 1911 manufacturer considered making a 1911 made of titanium or partly made of titanium?

In the past I inquired about scandium as part of the aluminum alloy in some firearms. One person...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,867
Posted By peacebutready
Was the guy who lead Kimber in charge in that...

Was the guy who lead Kimber in charge in that time period? That may explain it.

This post got me curious about what it is like to work for a firearms manufacturer.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-03-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,867
Posted By peacebutready
That's just financial finagling. They're not...

That's just financial finagling. They're not going to disappear.




Aren't their 1911s made well for their price point?
Forum: Ammo Can 09-03-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,734
Posted By peacebutready
A 1911 is more than capable of handling a +P.

A 1911 is more than capable of handling a +P.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 09-03-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,953
Posted By peacebutready
Bummer Sig phased out those guns. Especially the...

Bummer Sig phased out those guns. Especially the 239. It was light and slim.

I wonder if LTT, Wilson, and others can work their magic on the CZs. Wait a minute, there already is the CZ Custom...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 09-01-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,953
Posted By peacebutready
+1

+1
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-01-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By peacebutready
Easy decision: Ruger. A lot of people have had...

Easy decision: Ruger. A lot of people have had issues with Kimber 1911s. And IIRC Kimber expects 500 rounds through their 1911s before it can be expected to be reliable. Ruger's customer service is...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 08-31-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By peacebutready
I'll pass on rolling the dice with something like...

I'll pass on rolling the dice with something like that.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-31-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,953
Posted By peacebutready
That's a neat test and thread. Thanks!

That's a neat test and thread. Thanks!
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-31-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,953
Posted By peacebutready
If these ideas are mentioned to manufacturers,...

If these ideas are mentioned to manufacturers, please give my thread/posts credit. <wink>
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-31-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,953
Posted By peacebutready
Post above shortened for sake of brevity. ...

Post above shortened for sake of brevity.

My tubberware gun does what its supposed to do but I don't feel a bond with it.

I know Tokarevs are made in Serbia. If they are made elsewhere as...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-31-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,953
Posted By peacebutready
Yes, govt and military are the largest markets...

Yes, govt and military are the largest markets but that doesn't mean there isn't a market of enthusiasts. Think about outfits like Les Baer, Wilson Combat, Ed Brown, Nighthawk, et al. The cheapest...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-31-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,953
Posted By peacebutready
I'm glad you like this thread. Thanks for...

I'm glad you like this thread.

Thanks for your post. Good info. If it was made again, it would need to fully capable to fire +P loads. I don't think people would stand for it not being able to....
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