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Forum: Other 1911's 04-21-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,587
Posted By Martensite
My M-S Safari "Enforcer" model had a cast frame. ...

My M-S Safari "Enforcer" model had a cast frame. You could see imperfections / pinholes in its surface. In all honesty it was pure junk. The recoil spring assembly was a joke. I got rid of that...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-19-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,002
Posted By Martensite
I've been to China on several different occasions...

I've been to China on several different occasions and I 100% agree with your assessment. I have never once felt threatened or felt in danger. I've been to Beijing, Chongqing, Chengdu...etc.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-26-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,778
Posted By Martensite
I'm a fan of the BM. At today's prices...I've...

I'm a fan of the BM. At today's prices...I've bought 3 of them. A true "truck gun".
Forum: Other 1911's 05-19-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,916
Posted By Martensite
The EAA Witness uses a a steel frame insert. ...

The EAA Witness uses a a steel frame insert. Material science hasn't gotten good enough to where we have steel slides riding on polymer frame rails...yet. :)
Forum: Other 1911's 05-19-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,916
Posted By Martensite
I've also got a BUL M5. Picked it up off of...

I've also got a BUL M5. Picked it up off of Gunbroker. NIB...great pistol! Eats everything I run through it. I also like the wider double stack grip.

As far as my EAA Polymer, the only people...
Forum: Other 1911's 05-19-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,777
Posted By Martensite
See that's the problem...you've got the "Conan"...

See that's the problem...you've got the "Conan" model. It is a cheap imitation...
Forum: Other 1911's 05-13-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,916
Posted By Martensite
Welp, I ended up buying one. Runs like a top...

Welp, I ended up buying one. Runs like a top straight out of the box. However, it shot about 4 inches low at 15 yards. I had to file the front sight down to about half its original height to be...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-04-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By Martensite
Be more specific. What kind of upgrades? What...

Be more specific. What kind of upgrades? What do you want done?
Forum: Other 1911's 12-28-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By Martensite
Yes, you are correct. AMT stainless "Hardballer"...

Yes, you are correct. AMT stainless "Hardballer" pistols were the guns that had the galling issues. By the time Randall started producing their stainless pistols, they had learned from AMT's...
Forum: Other 1911's 12-28-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By Martensite
I had to replace the ejector in my Randall. It...

I had to replace the ejector in my Randall. It was soooo loose and the nose was peened (soft steel) it was causing ejection problems. I went with a Fusion replacement ejector in stainless. Worked...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-28-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By Martensite
Danger Will Robinson!

Danger Will Robinson!
Forum: Other 1911's 12-14-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,777
Posted By Martensite
Sad...just sad. I love the .357 Classic platform...

Sad...just sad. I love the .357 Classic platform and hate to hear about their problems.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-10-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,504
Posted By Martensite
AR's are like Legos. 1911's are not.

AR's are like Legos. 1911's are not.
Forum: Colt 12-08-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,309
Posted By Martensite
I prefer the Smurf blue grips. :)

I prefer the Smurf blue grips. :)
Forum: Other 1911's 12-06-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,322
Posted By Martensite
If you were to build this "rifle", you need to...

If you were to build this "rifle", you need to use the 16" barrel in conjunction with the buttstock. You'd only be in trouble for making an SBR if you used anything shorter than a 16" barrel with...
Forum: Other 1911's 12-04-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,411
Posted By Martensite
I've picked up NIB Norincos for $400 - $450 at...

I've picked up NIB Norincos for $400 - $450 at the local gun shows.
Forum: Other 1911's 12-03-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,322
Posted By Martensite
Hijacked (but relevant!)...sorry. :)

Hijacked (but relevant!)...sorry. :)
Forum: Other 1911's 12-03-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,777
Posted By Martensite
Good thing I had my cracked slide (357 Classic)...

Good thing I had my cracked slide (357 Classic) and my broken trigger (MOT .45) replaced when I did. :eek:
Forum: Other 1911's 12-02-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,322
Posted By Martensite
You can build your own with a barrel and stock...

You can build your own with a barrel and stock from SARCO. If I want a .45 carbine, I'll build my own for cheap. Iver Johnson carbine below:
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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 12-02-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,036
Posted By Martensite
Yup. $650 would have been a "good"...

Yup. $650 would have been a "good" price.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-02-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,181
Posted By Martensite
Muy Bueno! Looks muuuuuch better!

Muy Bueno! Looks muuuuuch better!
Forum: Colt 11-27-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,405
Posted By Martensite
Just buy yourself a Remsport 9mm barrel from...

Just buy yourself a Remsport 9mm barrel from TRenabling and be done with it. Brand new 5" Remsport stainless barrels are $110. They are a "drop-in" most of the time and are excellent quality.
...
Forum: Other 1911's 11-25-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By Martensite
I have a DE 9mm 1911. It has a Wilson / Nowlin...

I have a DE 9mm 1911. It has a Wilson / Nowlin ramped barrel.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-17-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By Martensite
OK...received the pistol. The ramp is a...

OK...received the pistol. The ramp is a Wilson/Nowlin NOT a Clark/Para. The barrel is also a bushing-less bull barrel.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-15-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,158
Posted By Martensite
Holy Frijoles! They're mighty proud of the...

Holy Frijoles! They're mighty proud of the pistol to be asking $2,499.99. I'll pass.
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