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Forum: Springfield Armory Today, 03:54 AM
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Posted By peacebutready
Looks sharp. Is the coating Black-T?

Looks sharp. Is the coating Black-T?
Forum: Les Baer Today, 03:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By peacebutready
Why was he condescending on the phone? Was the...

Why was he condescending on the phone? Was the pistol malfunctioning with a certain hollow point load or wad cutter reloads? I think they recommend certain hollow points be used with their 1911s.
...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Today, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By peacebutready
Thanks. I'm familiar with that brand/model but my...

Thanks. I'm familiar with that brand/model but my luck with 1911s not up to at least the Springfield Mil-Spec haven't been good. I wonder if you got a good one or if the vast majority are like yours....
Forum: Para USA Yesterday, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By peacebutready
Thanks for the posts, all.

Thanks for the posts, all.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By peacebutready
I guess in retrospect you could have put the...

I guess in retrospect you could have put the extractors aside and used aftermarket ones.




I should have mentioned bushing in my original post.

I read slide/frame fit is only 5% of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By peacebutready
Over-sized barrel fitted to WWII made 1911?

A few years ago I read a shootout test report in a magazine comparing several 1911s. One of them was a made during WWII 1911. I forget which brand it was but it was one of the well known brands of...
Forum: Les Baer Yesterday, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By peacebutready
Its 500 rounds for break-in, not 5000.

Its 500 rounds for break-in, not 5000.
Forum: Ammo Can 09-23-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,185
Posted By peacebutready
I didn't know there was a law on how much can be...

I didn't know there was a law on how much can be charged for hand sanitizer.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-12-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
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: 17
Views: 1,008
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: 3,388
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: 12
Views: 463
Posted By peacebutready
@Rob: Thanks.

@Rob: Thanks.
Forum: Para USA 09-07-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
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: 7,810
Posted By peacebutready
@Mark: Thanks.

@Mark: Thanks.
Forum: Para USA 09-06-2020, 02:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
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: 7,810
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: 1,304
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: 1,304
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: 1,304
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: 5,924
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: 1,304
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: 5,924
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: 5,924
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: 7,810
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: 3,026
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...
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