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Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 05-20-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,606
Posted By Unicorn
SOB is a terrible idea. It's not comfortable when...

SOB is a terrible idea. It's not comfortable when seated. And it can happen that if you fall or get pushed hard into something you can break your spine.
It wasn't a handgun, but handcuffs in this...
Forum: Ammo Can 05-20-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,388
Posted By Unicorn
PDX-1 is the latest version of the Ranger-T....

PDX-1 is the latest version of the Ranger-T. Winchester changed the name again when they released that design back into commercial channels. Each time the talons got smaller, but expansion and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-20-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,933
Posted By Unicorn
Mostly I agree with you, but there are some lubes...

Mostly I agree with you, but there are some lubes that don't work all that well in some conditions. I wouldn't use something that gets too thick if I were in Alaska or upstate New York in the winter....
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 02-01-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,122
Posted By Unicorn
Yes, I've carried a full sized 1911 in an IWB and...

Yes, I've carried a full sized 1911 in an IWB and it conceals just as well as a small gun like a Shield or Glock 43.
I can also carry a Glock 21 IWB and it works very well.
I rarely ever have...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 02-01-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 34,807
Posted By Unicorn
There isn't A coronavirus. It's a class of...

There isn't A coronavirus. It's a class of viruses that were discovered in the 1960s. Most are usually a nasty respiratory infection but not all that dangerous. This is the latest and maybe the worst...
Forum: ARs ONLY 11-21-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,758
Posted By Unicorn
Yes I would much rather have a "mil-spec"...

Yes I would much rather have a "mil-spec" trigger. And by mil spec I mean a real one. Preferably the current one in the M4 and M4A1 or even better the SOCOM SSF by Geissele.

Yes, I know what you...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-03-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,073
Posted By Unicorn
I don't anymore, but if I still did it would be...

I don't anymore, but if I still did it would be 12 gauge with 00 buckshot.
In a pump (or side by side, or single shot) it would be the Federal LE132, their reduced recoil "tactical" load with the...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-03-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,657
Posted By Unicorn
It's one of those things that has a limited use,...

It's one of those things that has a limited use, but because it was the cool thing to do, a lot more people started using and teaching it than ever should have. It's nice in very small places,...
Forum: Ammo Can 07-03-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,341
Posted By Unicorn
It depends on the company doing it. There is a...

It depends on the company doing it.
There is a huge difference with Black Hills reloads and even some companies new ammo.

It doesn't take much to become an ammunition manufacturer.
A type 06...
Forum: Ammo Can 07-03-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,805
Posted By Unicorn
The only .45 that really shoud use +P is the...

The only .45 that really shoud use +P is the PDX-1 because sometimes they don't change the cutters often enough. The cuts Winchester puts into the jacket to allow expansion aren't cut to the proper...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 07-03-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By Unicorn
I had a similar experience when the retention on...

I had a similar experience when the retention on my 6377/6378 was worn and a corner broken off. They sent me a couple replacements for both of my holsters.
Forum: Rock Island Armory 03-12-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By Unicorn
Because the gun has to be completely stripped to...

Because the gun has to be completely stripped to the bare frame. Then it's coated and reassembled. Sound easy, but the finish or coating can be thick so it might not want to fit together well. The...
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-17-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,686
Posted By Unicorn
I always thought the RO was above the Loaded...

I always thought the RO was above the Loaded series. The Range Officer being the slightly less expensive version of the TRP without the magwell, ambi safety and having the adjustable sights.

The...
Forum: Nighthawk 01-17-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By Unicorn
It was originally a GRP Recon. I wonder if...

It was originally a GRP Recon. I wonder if Gunsite may have made some changes since the owner says he got it at Gunsite.

It's still a pretty cool pistol regardless. If I were still in my single...
Forum: Ammo Can 01-14-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,097
Posted By Unicorn
.45 230 grain Federal HST either +P or normal....

.45 230 grain Federal HST either +P or normal. Speer 230 grain Gold Dot. Winchester 230 gr PDX-1 +P (the standard is good usually but sometimes they have let their tools dull and expansion was a bit...
Forum: Nighthawk 01-14-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By Unicorn
Thank you! I'll get that information to you when...

Thank you! I'll get that information to you when I get into the store Tuesday morning.
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-12-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,047
Posted By Unicorn
It could easily have been a Loaded, or even a GO...

It could easily have been a Loaded, or even a GO or Mil-Spec that someone sent in to have the TRP modifications made to it.
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-12-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 695
Posted By Unicorn
You can special order one from the Custom Shop......

You can special order one from the Custom Shop... if they are doing orders again. Or you can find either an old one, or a less old CA model. I think the CA models have fallen off the roster so they...
Forum: Nighthawk 01-12-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By Unicorn
Did NHC ever make a Gunsite model?

The store I work at just got in a Nighthawk that the seller says he got at Gunsite (he's also a writer/reviewer for a couple online magazines). It's a Nighthawk frame with ambi safety, mag well,...
Forum: The Armed Citizen 08-24-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,146
Posted By Unicorn
Sometimes people just don't accept that they are...

Sometimes people just don't accept that they are dead for a bit. I know people who either put multiple rounds of 7.62x51 or saw the machine gunner put a burst into insurgents who then kept fighting...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 08-24-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,612
Posted By Unicorn
Normal day no. At part time security job,...

Normal day no.
At part time security job, either uniformed or plain clothes yes.
I have an older IBA and plates that I will throw on if it hits the fan, or if I think someone is about to kick in...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-24-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,673
Posted By Unicorn
Put a drop of oil on a rag, wipe it on the firing...

Put a drop of oil on a rag, wipe it on the firing pin and spring. Barely visible to the naked eye, enough to protect against rust. I live in Western Washington. It's pretty wet here 8 months of the...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 11-13-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,921
Posted By Unicorn
ACT and Mec-Gar mags look almost identical. ...

ACT and Mec-Gar mags look almost identical.
The ACT did have a problem a few years ago with a crack developing on the back. They were always on the same side to. I think the right side.
Forum: Colt 11-13-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By Unicorn
Most any stainless steel can rust. Given the...

Most any stainless steel can rust. Given the right conditions. Stainless just means it has over 13...ish... percent chromium in it's alloy. Some say 11.something percent free chrome.

For a...
Forum: Springfield Armory 11-13-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,634
Posted By Unicorn
http://www.springfield-armory.com/products/1911-tr...

http://www.springfield-armory.com/products/1911-trp-45-acp/
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