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Forum: Browning Hi-Power 09-06-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, just a GREAT book, Stephen diagnosed a...

Hi, just a GREAT book, Stephen diagnosed a problem with my Hi Power over the internet !!!, regards, Mike
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-05-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 810
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, I have a CMP M1 Carbine that I use as a self...

Hi, I have a CMP M1 Carbine that I use as a self defense tool. I kept it stock but put a surefire attached to the front. I used a Brownells shotgun clamp and painted the front sight white.( Cheap). ...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-30-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Uncle Mike
Want a CMP M1 Garand?

Hi, I recently got my monthly newsletter from the CMP. This link was listed... https://www.alloutdoor.com/2020/08/20/purchasing-m1-garand-cmp/

It's a spot on description of getting a M1 Garand...
Forum: Revolvers 08-28-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, sorry but I meant the "original" Bodyguard....

Hi, sorry but I meant the "original" Bodyguard. LOL, I didn't even know they have a new one with a recycled name. I'm showing my age. regards, Mike
Forum: Revolvers 08-28-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, great gun and the light weight fits in a...

Hi, great gun and the light weight fits in a pocket, easily. It handles well as any S&W and the cylinder turns the S&W way; it turns to the left , counter clockwise. The only problem is that due to...
Forum: Revolvers 08-21-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,140
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, I use Auto Rim for shooting and Moon clips...

Hi, I use Auto Rim for shooting and Moon clips for reloading in case of a concealed carry scenario. Since I don't carry my 45Acp revolvers, it's a moot point. I find the clips tedious even with the...
Forum: Rimfire! 08-18-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, I have the old Colt conversion with the...

Hi, I have the old Colt conversion with the "floating chamber". I just shot it last week and it works great. You have to use a '70 series or earlier frame or remove the extra safety on the newer...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-08-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, a year or 2 ago the CMP had the real deal...

Hi, a year or 2 ago the CMP had the real deal with the code on the floor plate. I had bad luck with these even though I cleaned them twice. Others found them awesome.
I bought "Colt" magazines...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-08-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, Help yourself, I've used almost all the...

Hi, Help yourself, I've used almost all the various brands, usually Colt. I also like the Wilson brands. I recently ordered 10 Colt brand blue 7 rounders for "Wild Bunch" matches, given through the...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-06-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,036
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, good comments by all. My main reason for not...

Hi, good comments by all. My main reason for not using reloads is all the warnings in the book, that comes with CMP rifles," U.S Rifle, Caliber .30, M1 'Read This First' ". At least I think it still...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-06-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,036
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, anyone that has been bored by my posts :)...

Hi, anyone that has been bored by my posts :) would know I'm a big fan of the CMP. I have purchased Garands, 1903 Springfields, M1 Carbines, 1911's and ammo from them in the last 10-15 years. It's a...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-23-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By Uncle Mike
The CMP Marches On !

Hi, here's the latest 1911 , regards, Mike

http://forums.thecmp.org/showthread.php?t=266508
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-14-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi USMM guy, I just got my Spring 2020 issue of...

Hi USMM guy, I just got my Spring 2020 issue of the "GCA Journal", the Garand Collectors Association quarterly magazine. Gus Fisher wrote an article "Spring Tune Up for your M1 Rifle". It's a great...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-13-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, You said 4" off hand at 150 yrds. I think you...

Hi, You said 4" off hand at 150 yrds. I think you are an excellent shot and wouldn't apologize, regards, Mike
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-12-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, the CMP has a type 1 National Match in the...

Hi, the CMP has a type 1 National Match in the Auction section. HXP is pretty accurate but I have noticed that Federal Gold Medal gives tighter groups. I have not tried the Hornady, Good Luck, Mike
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 07-10-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, same here, if you post this on Jan Still's...

Hi, same here, if you post this on Jan Still's Luger Forum it will probably be seen by Anthony Vanderlinden, regards, Mike
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-10-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,019
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, these are the same arguments I heard when the...

Hi, these are the same arguments I heard when the CMP had Italian M1 Carbines for $400. It's a free market place so each to his own. Looking at the market, a $1000 for a GI 1911 is not out of line. $...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-09-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,019
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, in my area I haven't seen a 1903 for sale in...

Hi, in my area I haven't seen a 1903 for sale in years. I got mine from the CMP and am very happy with it. I think the price reflects a "thin" market. I recommended to my friends that they take...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-22-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, I have a similar pistol. I use it for "Wild...

Hi, I have a similar pistol. I use it for "Wild Bunch" shooting and it shoots well. If you want a more original piece then save up for one. There is a lot of good advice above, regards, Mike
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-19-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, they did make a Service Ace conversion here's...

Hi, they did make a Service Ace conversion here's a link to one https://www.gunauction.com/buy/17079013

One of the tip offs was a serial number on the top of the slide, regards, Mike
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 05-13-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, I don't break in my barrels any more, YMMV,...

Hi, I don't break in my barrels any more, YMMV, regards, Mike

https://yarchive.net/gun/barrel/break_in.html
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-01-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, here is a link to the pistol we discussed on...

Hi, here is a link to the pistol we discussed on this forum. I like it, it's a CMP pistol direct from US Govt. storage. It cost $1050 shipped and my FFL charged $20. The pistols were sold as a...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 04-30-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, I found this is a group of GI parts I bought...

Hi, I found this is a group of GI parts I bought years ago. Think you can see where the pin/bolt/ stick fits, regards, Mike
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 04-16-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, the late Stephen Camp recommended a heavier...

Hi, the late Stephen Camp recommended a heavier spring with some caveats. Check out the FAQ here. https://www.hipowersandhandguns.com/

Also check out the HP tab and his book is a must if your a HP...
Forum: Other 1911's 04-16-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,241
Posted By Uncle Mike
Hi, the more I read this thread; the more I think...

Hi, the more I read this thread; the more I think the the CMP lottery was a bargain. A real US 1911 for $ 1050, Mike
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