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Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By chrysanthemum
Indeed. And they've served quite well. I'm...

Indeed. And they've served quite well.

I'm a believer in Ruger's rifles... As knowledgeable a person as Bill Wilson has chosen them on African hunting safaris.

For 1911s, I still prefer...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By chrysanthemum
I too was a bit surprised, especially as I trust...

I too was a bit surprised, especially as I trust dsk's views. But I still try to remain open minded...I do not pretend to be always right.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By chrysanthemum
But, but, but...Joe Biden says that everyone must...

But, but, but...Joe Biden says that everyone must wear a mask.:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

So those wearing masks when it makes no sense might -- just might -- .... Ummm
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By chrysanthemum
The existence of failures cannot be denied. ...

The existence of failures cannot be denied.

But it's usually higher stressed parts.

Parts that were never designed or dimensioned with MIM in mind... and this is an oftentimes missed part of...
Forum: Nighthawk Yesterday, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 964
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^^ That is good news. Hopefully, they'll...

^^^^

That is good news. Hopefully, they'll quickly get it back to you in perfect condition, and it will serve well for years to come.

That's also my guess. These top tier builders are quite...
Forum: Nighthawk 08-13-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 964
Posted By chrysanthemum
A definitive possibility. We don't know if the...

A definitive possibility. We don't know if the previous owner did anything; maybe so, maybe not. Even in infrequently fired guns, many owners cannot resist taking apart and reassembling their guns....
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 08-13-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,234
Posted By chrysanthemum
So true. Anyone who has elderly relatives is...

So true.

Anyone who has elderly relatives is likely to have a really good understanding of how evil Obama's actions were in this matter. Pure evil. Especially in regards to those who served in...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 08-13-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,234
Posted By chrysanthemum
Trump is an overwhelmingly better choice as POTUS...

Trump is an overwhelmingly better choice as POTUS in regard to preserving the 2A...and probably the entire Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and many other things that make the United States what it...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-13-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 793
Posted By chrysanthemum
People do have mixed experiences with different...

People do have mixed experiences with different manufacturers.

And first-hand experience is difficult to erase, no matter the price of the gun, no matter others' experiences.

Probably safe to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-13-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 584
Posted By chrysanthemum
While no one could disagree with that vendor's...

While no one could disagree with that vendor's advice, it is wise to remember that a 1911 has many "inside" surfaces...these are susceptible to corrosion in the same manner as the outside visible...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-12-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,989
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^ Sometimes two intelligent people can...

^^^

Sometimes two intelligent people can have different views. Usually it's clearly traceable to their individual lifetime experiences.

This appears to be such an occasion.

Thank you for a...
Forum: Ruger 08-12-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,471
Posted By chrysanthemum
If a MIM part fails, which is far more unlikely...

If a MIM part fails, which is far more unlikely than likely, the failure is not likely to be closely related to heavy use. It is more likely to be related to imperfections in the crystalline...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-12-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 270
Posted By chrysanthemum
A hearty welcome! Do pay attention to...

A hearty welcome!

Do pay attention to FlightMedic's comments, while also recognizing they were made for all the right reasons ...and with a welcome.

All hands are needed on deck. You're moving...
Forum: Range Reports 08-12-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By chrysanthemum
There's more than enough in common here for...

There's more than enough in common here for enjoying these discussions and a good bottle of wine.

+1911.:)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-12-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,989
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^ ^^^ As one with past involvement with...

^^^
^^^

As one with past involvement with team sports, I believe that one must choose his side and support those on his side. Even if there are many perceived imperfections. One does not have...
Forum: Range Reports 08-12-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By chrysanthemum
There are many good reasons why so many people...

There are many good reasons why so many people stay with, or come back to, the 1911.

Few, if any, of today's guns have any potential to still be manufactured 100 years from now.

If I had to...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-12-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,989
Posted By chrysanthemum
As a practical matter, murders aren't...

As a practical matter, murders aren't investigated much in Chicago. A police report, sure, but not much else. Witnesses won't say much, so it's not all "on" the LEO. What can they do? Just like...
Forum: Safes and Storage 08-12-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By chrysanthemum
No experience with that, so my opinion below is...

No experience with that, so my opinion below is based on perspective and experience with other biometric devices.

And that opinion is that I wouldn't trust my life to any such device. Not a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-12-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 793
Posted By chrysanthemum
Similar to Autonomous' input -- +1911 -- I think...

Similar to Autonomous' input -- +1911 -- I think you would help yourself by a sharper focus on what you're seeking. 1911 or other; high-end (WC), mid-range (DW), or "popularly priced" (Kimber). Any...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-12-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 584
Posted By chrysanthemum
Indeed. That type of finish is often reserved...

Indeed. That type of finish is often reserved for safe queens...and white gloves handling.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-12-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,989
Posted By chrysanthemum
^^^^ +1911 on all points. And while...

^^^^

+1911 on all points.

And while there's still work to be done, I especially agree with your last observation. And my career spanned every continent other than Antarctica, so I've seen a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-12-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,989
Posted By chrysanthemum
It is as if they are demanding salutes, kneeling,...

It is as if they are demanding salutes, kneeling, maybe even guilty pleas (for not being black)...or else.

Reminescent of a dictatorial/socialist state.

Their "members" have physically...
Forum: Nighthawk 08-12-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 964
Posted By chrysanthemum
Yes, this makes sense. Thanks for sharing.:) It...

Yes, this makes sense. Thanks for sharing.:) It matches my business experiences, albeit in a different job role. You were on the inside, and those are usually the people with the greatest...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-12-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,989
Posted By chrysanthemum
I try to give the benefit of doubt. But...

I try to give the benefit of doubt.

But here, it seems impossible to find any real doubt.;);)

(This from one whose very first career experience was in Chicago. I still remember wondering if...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-12-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,802
Posted By chrysanthemum
Salute!:) --- I was a later-in-life...

Salute!:)

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I was a later-in-life convert to the generally recommended thumb-on-top grip, and after gaining confidence in this grip (it did take some time), I particularly noticed how it was...
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