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Forum: Range Reports 08-20-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,454
Posted By Bbrown
I hate posts like this:biglaugh: Makes me...

I hate posts like this:biglaugh:

Makes me remember some of my bigger mistakes in letting things go. Sold (for way below value) a beautiful 41 with target counterweights and grips. Young and...
Forum: Les Baer 06-06-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By Bbrown
Yep, my 1.5" has always been relatively easy to...

Yep, my 1.5" has always been relatively easy to rack and has always had a little play in the frame to slide fit. But the barrel to slide lock-up fit is like a vault, and when you think about it, the...
Forum: Range Reports 05-09-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By Bbrown
Yeah, gorgeous weather :(:( 28 degrees this...

Yeah, gorgeous weather :(:(

28 degrees this morning. Has to get better? Tough when they reference the wind chill as a major factor in the forecast for the second week of May!
Forum: Les Baer 04-27-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,922
Posted By Bbrown
I have a beautiful engraved S&W .357 mag revolver...

I have a beautiful engraved S&W .357 mag revolver that I inherited from my wife's family, unfired. In my Dad's final years, he couldn't handle recoil well but was really wanting to shoot a centerfire...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-27-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,700
Posted By Bbrown
Yes, I know someone that had it. No fever, but...

Yes, I know someone that had it. No fever, but sore throat and nasty cough, tested positive for the active virus. Was treated with hydroxychloriquine (sp?) and azithromycin before President Trump...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-25-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,012
Posted By Bbrown
Something is better than nothing...to a point. ...

Something is better than nothing...to a point.

The NIOSH respiratory protection standard requires a fit test for most masks used in an occupational setting. Obviously we're not talking about that...
Forum: Les Baer 01-31-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,785
Posted By Bbrown
Spare slide stop too while they're at it. You...

Spare slide stop too while they're at it. You might never need it, but it is the one part on my PII that gave out with relatively few rounds and took quite a while to get back. If I had the spare,...
Forum: Les Baer 11-23-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,179
Posted By Bbrown
That would be interesting to see a photo when it...

That would be interesting to see a photo when it comes back, if you have the time.

The up-side of all this is no one got hurt!
Forum: Les Baer 11-13-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,409
Posted By Bbrown
Haha, I'm counting on it!!Probably all I have...

Haha, I'm counting on it!!Probably all I have going for me when the time comes.
Forum: Les Baer 11-13-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,409
Posted By Bbrown
I am border line obsessive when it comes to...

I am border line obsessive when it comes to keeping my guns clean and well lubricated. I enjoy it and strive to keep everything I own in top condition. Hell, I still throw a coat of wax on my 16 year...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 11-13-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By Bbrown
I just heard this on Fox News this morning. I've...

I just heard this on Fox News this morning. I've said for years, if you want the libs to stop trying to take our guns and ammo, let them tax it all. A slippery slope that will likely spread...
Forum: Les Baer 11-11-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,409
Posted By Bbrown
My PII 1.5" has loosened up to where I can shake...

My PII 1.5" has loosened up to where I can shake it and rattle the slide to frame fit after approx 7K rounds. Haven't had much chance to shoot lately, but it was still very accurate that last time...
Forum: Les Baer 06-23-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,710
Posted By Bbrown
Good for you! Smart move IMO, and I agree with...

Good for you! Smart move IMO, and I agree with Doc on the FCS. Great looking gun.
Forum: Les Baer 06-09-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,710
Posted By Bbrown
I'm not going to vote, but ask a few questions so...

I'm not going to vote, but ask a few questions so you don't need a vote...

Is there any chance you'll regret not buying new when you buy the previously loved pistol?

Is there any chance you'll...
Forum: Les Baer 06-07-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bbrown
I feel bad for guys like you that fall for these...

I feel bad for guys like you that fall for these deals. As a service to this forum community, I am willing to refund your money if you send that PII to me. :biglaugh::biglaugh::biglaugh:

You got a...
Forum: Les Baer 04-30-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,766
Posted By Bbrown
I guess I was lucky when I got into 1911s, had an...

I guess I was lucky when I got into 1911s, had an older co-worker that was an accomplished bullseye shooter that owned nothing unless it was built by Jim Clarke. He sat in the car with me one day...
Forum: Les Baer 04-04-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,737
Posted By Bbrown
I was going to explain how I started to feel some...

I was going to explain how I started to feel some play in the fit of my 1.5" PII at around 5K rounds, then realized you said Hillsdale.

If you have a Hillsdale, meaning at least 10+ years old...
Forum: Les Baer 03-12-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,499
Posted By Bbrown
set aside some time (you're going to need it and...

set aside some time (you're going to need it and enjoy it) and call, John is a great guy for discussions on any topic from gardening, to wine making, to sports cars, and of course LB products. Email,...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-12-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,666
Posted By Bbrown
Size depends on your needs, do you want to run...

Size depends on your needs, do you want to run electric stove? Electric hot water heater? A/C? Electric dryer?

We put a Generac 22kW on my parent's house several years ago, propane which they...
Forum: Les Baer 03-04-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,844
Posted By Bbrown
I don't think it so much about a "tight" fit as...

I don't think it so much about a "tight" fit as it is a better/smoother fit all the way around.

My 1.5" PII was never tight, I racked it right out the bag covered the LB afterbirth with no...
Forum: Les Baer 01-31-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,239
Posted By Bbrown
I have a box with the 1.5" guarantee, willing to...

I have a box with the 1.5" guarantee, willing to let it go for much less than the upgrade costs new.

Seriously, make the guy an offer. Worst he can say is no. Like you said, soft market, so who...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-22-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,179
Posted By Bbrown
I salvaged my Les Baer mags by putting the Tripp...

I salvaged my Les Baer mags by putting the Tripp guts (Super 7 Upgrade kit) in them, made them 7 rounds instead of the original 8, but flawless now with anything I run through it.
Forum: Range Reports 12-11-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,211
Posted By Bbrown
Hey Smith, nice shooting. I recently turned 50....

Hey Smith, nice shooting. I recently turned 50. Even more recently I turned 56 and I need to figure out a sight configuration that I can shoot well. I'd be happy to be able to see well enough for...
Forum: Range Reports 09-17-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,718
Posted By Bbrown
If you don't want to "waste" the Baer mags, put...

If you don't want to "waste" the Baer mags, put the Tripp upgrade kits in them. It will turn them into 7 round mags, but they will run 100%. At least mine do now.

Les sends the test targets with...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-28-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Bbrown
Thanks for the replies. The house is on a crawl...

Thanks for the replies. The house is on a crawl space, but not in the traditional sense. It is more of a short, heated, above ground basement on a good concrete foundation and the carrier beams...
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