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Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-21-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Whit
California Question

I won an auction on GB (which I believe is in CA) and the dealer is in CA. Iíve not been able to get a response from either GB or the dealer by phone or email. Is the virus situation causing...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-08-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By Whit
Make a CCO from Parts...Can it Be Done?

I have a Defender slide and a Colt Commander barrel. Can I make my own CCO by simply swapping the Commander slide to the Defender frame? Are frame or slide modifications necessary to make it...
Forum: Kimber 01-09-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Whit
Older Kimber Question: External Extractor

A friend has an older 5Ē lightweight Kimber with the external extractor. Iím talking to him about buying it. In the dark recesses of my 73 year old brain, I recall something about issues with the...
Forum: Kimber 01-09-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 41,582
Posted By Whit
Kimber Full Size Lightweight with External Extractor

A friend has an older 5Ē Kimber lightweight with the external extractor that Iím considering buying. In the dark recesses of my mind I remember something about issues with the external extractors. If...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 01-09-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,258
Posted By Whit
Front Strap Stick On Material

Other than Talon Grips, is there any other company producing a stick on material for the front strap of a 1911? Iím sure I read about some kind of material that resembles stippling, but canít recall...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-08-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,531
Posted By Whit
Like several of you, I too wear the Perry type...

Like several of you, I too wear the Perry type suspenders. Using a thick gun belt, Iíve experienced no problem with the clips coming off the belt. Typically I tuck in my shirt with the suspenders...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-02-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By Whit
Thanks to all for the responses. I appreciate the...

Thanks to all for the responses. I appreciate the advice. Youíll note that I said 50 yards or less. As for being sportsmanlike, I would never take a shot that would risk wounding an animal and in my...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-02-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By Whit
Hunting With A 10mm?

With all the usual caveats about shot placement, skill level et al, will a potent factory10mm round (from a Delta Elite) be adequate for shooting Texas Hill Country whitetail small bucks or does at...
Forum: Want to Buy (WTB) 12-01-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By Whit
WTB Series 80 9mm Colt Commander Slide

Looking for a Series 80 9mm Colt Commander slide, preferably complete. Doesn’t have to be as new, but no beaters desired. Slide needs to be unaltered, other than perhaps sight replacements. Please...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 11-30-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By Whit
Thanks for the info. Iíll touch base with Sparks....

Thanks for the info. Iíll touch base with Sparks. On the other hand, I could just take a ride up IH35 and you could sell me yours! LOL, I donít need to know your answer. Again, nice acquisition. God...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 11-30-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By Whit
Inquiring minds, or ole ignert boys, want to...

Inquiring minds, or ole ignert boys, want to know, did Sparks make it for you as a special order? Can anyone order one if that is the case. Very nice looking pistol pouch. God bless
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-30-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By Whit
Saved by a Zippo

Back in the middle to late 60ís, when I was a young police officer, our jail served as a county holding facility until the paddy wagon could pick up prisoners. Consequently we had multiple agencies...
Forum: Colt 11-28-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,702
Posted By Whit
Iím pretty close to convinced. FNFALMAN, what...

Iím pretty close to convinced. FNFALMAN, what brand holster is shown in the photo of your shiny 38 Super? Mighty fine looking pistol pouch!

God bless
Forum: Colt 11-28-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,702
Posted By Whit
Convince Me I Need A 38 Super...Please!

I’ve owned and still own Colt Governments, Commanders, Officers ACP and Defenders in 45 ACP and 9mm. However, I’ve never owned a 38 Super, but have always had a bit of a hankering for one. Now that...
Forum: Colt 11-02-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By Whit
Colt Concealed Carry Government ?

Found a Colt Concealed Carry Government for sale for $1,000. It supposedly has 400 rounds through it. However some parts have been swapped out. It has a Harrison medium length trigger, the Series 80...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 10-31-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Whit
Retro Hammer for Colt Government Model

Unfortunately Iím one of those who gets bitten by the standard spur hammer and grip safety on a Colt Government Model. I recently used a Harrison retro hammer as a solution on a pistol. It works...no...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 10-27-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,801
Posted By Whit
Anybody Using Kydex for 1911 Carry

What brand of kydex/plastic holsters are folks using for concealed carry with a 1911? Do you have issues with black marks on stainless steel pistols? Is there any advantage to a kydex holster over a...
Forum: Colt 08-27-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,993
Posted By Whit
I bought one just like that in 1968 as my first...

I bought one just like that in 1968 as my first duty weapon. Purchased it from Oshmanís Sporting Goods in Houston on department letterhead for $85. Sure wish I still had it.

Make you a...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-15-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Whit
Mainspring Housing Brands

The flat mainspring housing on a recently acquired Remington R1 Commander is not to my liking. It extends beyond the back edge of the frame. Is there any brand of housing that should be avoided for...
Forum: Want to Buy (WTB) 08-13-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By Whit
Blue Arched Mainspring Housing

The title says it all, searching for a blue arched full size arched mainspring housing. Prefer an email notification if you have one for sale. Thanks and God bless.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-05-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,785
Posted By Whit
“The beavertail is a must for my hands if I don't...

“The beavertail is a must for my hands if I don't want hammer/slide bite, also I need more visible sights if I actually want to shoot it well, though simple 3 dot like the R1 work fine.”

Like you,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-05-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,785
Posted By Whit
Plain Jane 1911 Pistols

Let me say at the outset that there is a place for what I will call modern 1911ís with all the bells, lights, whistles and bling. All the ďmodificationsĒ like beaver tails, mag wells, tactical...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-30-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,230
Posted By Whit
Lubriplate Experience

If you have used Lubriplate in your firearms what was your experience. Good, bad or indifferent? I would love to get your take on the product. I personally have never used it, but do have an interest...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-18-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By Whit
Unfortunately I didnít find out until he had...

Unfortunately I didnít find out until he had passed, but a gentleman in my church was among the Rangers who liberated Cabantuan. He never mentioned his role in WWII. He is mentioned by name in the...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 06-03-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By Whit
From what vendor did you gentlemen porches your...

From what vendor did you gentlemen porches your giraffe bone grips? Thanks and God bless.
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