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Old 06-24-2012, 07:00 AM   #71
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Oh, ouch. Talk about hitting below the belt...
Wolf, just because i'm getting old, i still don't want anything hiiting me below the belt!
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i have not been around much, been under the weather lately . hope i feel better soon ! richone

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i have not been around much, been under the weather lately . hope i feel better soon ! richone
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Well I finally found the Geezer Forum! Good to hear that I'm not the only one who can give an "organ-recital" when the subject of health comes up. I had big, brown cataracts cut out of both eyes in February and March and artificial lenses implanted. Now my distance vision is the equal of what I had in my 20's but the sharpness starts just beyond the end of my arm and the front sight of the longest pistol I own (single-action-Army with 7 1/2-inch barrel). To make up for this I am putting white, reflective tape on my front sights (poor-man's light-pipe). I have bifocals for reading that just don't have the needed range so I am still experimenting. I'm working on a Weaver stance but that gets me a little close to the 'rabbit-ears' of flame from my Glock .40 with the compensated barrel and all the commotion that goes on when my 1911 goes bang. So I mostly shoot at "combat range" (3-7 yards) and work on body-armor drills. The arthritis in my thumb joints makes it hard to load my magazines (even the .380) so I have devices to help. I'm also getting some tools to make take down of my Glock (GTUL) and 1911 (spring-plug tool) easier. I enjoy getting back into shooting, I'm just glad that nobody is shooting back this time like in '68-'69. Can anybody recommend some "geezer-sights" for a Glock, a 1911 and a S&W Bodyguard .380?

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The arthritis in my thumb joints makes it hard to load my magazines (even the .380) so I have devices to help.
My left thumb and elbow has arthritis. Whenever I buy a new semi-auto, I always automatically buy a speed loader for whatever caliber I just bought. If I load without a speed loader, my left thumb is screamin' for days.
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Well I finally found the Geezer Forum! Good to hear that I'm not the only one who can give an "organ-recital" when the subject of health comes up. I had big, brown cataracts cut out of both eyes in February and March and artificial lenses implanted. Now my distance vision is the equal of what I had in my 20's but the sharpness starts just beyond the end of my arm and the front sight of the longest pistol I own (single-action-Army with 7 1/2-inch barrel). To make up for this I am putting white, reflective tape on my front sights (poor-man's light-pipe). I have bifocals for reading that just don't have the needed range so I am still experimenting. I'm working on a Weaver stance but that gets me a little close to the 'rabbit-ears' of flame from my Glock .40 with the compensated barrel and all the commotion that goes on when my 1911 goes bang. So I mostly shoot at "combat range" (3-7 yards) and work on body-armor drills. The arthritis in my thumb joints makes it hard to load my magazines (even the .380) so I have devices to help. I'm also getting some tools to make take down of my Glock (GTUL) and 1911 (spring-plug tool) easier. I enjoy getting back into shooting, I'm just glad that nobody is shooting back this time like in '68-'69. Can anybody recommend some "geezer-sights" for a Glock, a 1911 and a S&W Bodyguard .380?
If your distance vision is good how about a laser sight? I personally hate the things, but they may be just what you need.
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Well, guess I'll join in. Over the last year I have developed a tremor in my hands. Seems like it never goes away. Get up with it, go to bed with it. Dr. says he doesn't think it's Parkinsons or anything. He thinks that the pain in my neck and back have something to do with it, as well as the nerve damage. Some days it just plays hell with any fine motor skill work. Not really expecting any thing from you all except letting me complain. So, Thanks!

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