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Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-06-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By joepilot
38 Super is in my carry rotation, and I would use...

38 Super is in my carry rotation, and I would use it for home defense as well (although I have a dedicated 45 ACP pistol for that role right now). I love the 38 Super (or "38 Superb" as many of us...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-04-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,342
Posted By joepilot
Sad, that. Here I was looking forward to moving...

Sad, that. Here I was looking forward to moving to Texas after retirement, to get out of a relatively blue state and into a relatively red on. But it appears that Texas is moving faster toward the...
Forum: Springfield Armory 07-01-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,079
Views: 285,076
Posted By joepilot
My wish list, regardless of manufacturer, is down...

My wish list, regardless of manufacturer, is down to one - a CCO or Compact size pistol in 38 Super caliber. A Springfield Elite version of this would be super! (And a 9 mm barrel fitted as well...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 06-27-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By joepilot
Beautiful, as always. Paul is top notch!!

Beautiful, as always. Paul is top notch!!
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 06-25-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By joepilot
I agree. I use a label maker and put a label on...

I agree. I use a label maker and put a label on the back (mainspring housing) edge of each mag. I have a code that includes my initials, the magazine manufacturer, the caliber, and the sequential...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 06-23-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,150
Posted By joepilot
I will give you my three top recommendations in...

I will give you my three top recommendations in order:

1) Warbird Leather. Paul is a craftsman and a member of the forums here. Email him at [email protected]

2) TT Gunleather "Mikes...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-19-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,270
Posted By joepilot
They just voted to do this very thing in...

They just voted to do this very thing in Milwaukee Public Schools at the board meeting last night. No more SROs and no more stepped-up patrols in school neighborhoods. Wonder what they'll say when...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-15-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,201
Posted By joepilot
The key is patience. I've fitted several thumb...

The key is patience. I've fitted several thumb safties with no issues what so ever. You just need to do a lot of trial fitting and take your time. A fine file and a light touch and some time spent...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-14-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,201
Posted By joepilot
Anyone who carries left-handed has the standard...

Anyone who carries left-handed has the standard safety exposed, so it it were an issue we should all be complaining about the safety being "swiped" off. But in all my years of carrying a 1911, ambi...
Forum: Kimber 06-11-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,298
Posted By joepilot
Out of the choices in the poll, I'd go with the...

Out of the choices in the poll, I'd go with the Kimber Super Carry Pro. I have a Super Carry Ultra and love it. So I'd stick with a winner.
Forum: Springfield Armory 06-11-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 990
Posted By joepilot
Duplicate post. Not sure what's going on, but...

Duplicate post. Not sure what's going on, but the system is acting up.
Forum: Springfield Armory 06-11-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 990
Posted By joepilot
I have a Lightweight Champion Operator in 45 ACP,...

I have a Lightweight Champion Operator in 45 ACP, and as described in this thread, it has a ramped barrel and was made in USA. The only thing I did was put a piece of "skateboard tape" on the front...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-24-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By joepilot
Most all of Europe is that way. Several years...

Most all of Europe is that way. Several years ago I had two fellows visiting from Germany. They stayed at our house for several days, and one nice day I offered to take them for an airplane ride. ...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-21-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 14,222
Posted By joepilot
Spot on Col. Colt. Spot on!

Spot on Col. Colt. Spot on!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-20-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By joepilot
Great choice! I know you'll love it. Enjoy!!

Great choice! I know you'll love it. Enjoy!!
Forum: Colt 05-17-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,003
Posted By joepilot
Here's one of my commanders....

Here's one of my commanders....
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-14-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By joepilot
This was good news for all of us, but...

This was good news for all of us, but unfortunately the news was short-lived for some. Individual counties and municipalities are now implementing their own "Stay at home" orders, so now the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-10-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,949
Posted By joepilot
There's something magical about a 1911. As...

There's something magical about a 1911. As others have mentioned, if you get a chance to try one you may indeed feel some of this magic. Me, I have owned and shot a lot of different pistols. In...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-08-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By joepilot
You are like me - left-handed but fairly...

You are like me - left-handed but fairly ambidextrous. I am right eye dominant, so shoot a right-handed rifle. Draw the pistol with my left hand, but sight with my right eye. Very natural for me....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-07-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By joepilot
Yes, between youtube and what the "other" Joe...

Yes, between youtube and what the "other" Joe said, you should be in good shape to do it yourself (assuming you are comfortable and have the proper tools). Watch all the videos and read all the...
Forum: Springfield Armory 05-06-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,104
Posted By joepilot
There ain't any here in eastern WI either. I'm...

There ain't any here in eastern WI either. I'm dying to put my hands on a 911. It looks like it would be a heck of a nice little pistol. But I need to see one in person to get the feel of it. ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-03-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,099
Posted By joepilot
I love 38 Superb. Have two, and looking to add...

I love 38 Superb. Have two, and looking to add more! Sweet shooter and fun to reload. What could be better?
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-01-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By joepilot
Greetings from Oshkosh!!

Greetings from Oshkosh!!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-29-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,691
Posted By joepilot
Yes, we've already lost a few local businesses,...

Yes, we've already lost a few local businesses, closed permanently due to the forced shutdown. I'm guessing we'll lose a few more. Local businesses owned and operated by local people. Gone. For...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 04-27-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By joepilot
Thanks so much for this info. Exactly what I was...

Thanks so much for this info. Exactly what I was looking for and it sounds like it will work perfectly.

Much appreciated!!
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