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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 06-21-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
The "wings" are incredibly slow to fold out and...

The "wings" are incredibly slow to fold out and difficult to operate. HK put cocking assists on the VP9 - they don't have to be folded out and provide all the grip you need to rack the slide.


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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 05-27-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Most 1911's feel and function the same. In some...

Most 1911's feel and function the same. In some cases, you can buy increased accuracy through hard fitting. What you're really getting in a high-end 1911 are features that are not available on...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-09-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Valid reasons have been given for a press check,...

Valid reasons have been given for a press check, whether you choose to do it or not.

If you can't figure out how to do it without potentially discharging the gun into your hand - that's your poor...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-06-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Front cocking serrations on 1911's began in...

Front cocking serrations on 1911's began in competition guns so that the shooter could double check the gun after loading the first round from the magazine.

From Harrison Design under the "Front...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-05-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
I have a custom gun built by Bob Marvel. He...

I have a custom gun built by Bob Marvel. He requested an unfinished .38 / 9mm Caspian frame with an unfinished .45 caliber Caspian slide.

When I called Caspian and talked with Gary Smith, he...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-02-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Here's a question for you. Do you think you...

Here's a question for you. Do you think you would be comfortable shooting a number of rounds of .338 Winchester Magnum?

The reason I'm asking that question is that the 7mm magnum and the .338 use...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-27-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
No, you just need to learn how to shoot it. I've...

No, you just need to learn how to shoot it. I've had a 9mm EMP for about 5 years, it works fine and is extremely accurate.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-21-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
If you think those are the reasons people choose...

If you think those are the reasons people choose O/U's - you don't understand O/U's.

There are a number of advantages to the O/U for clay sports. If you look at an O/U, the design moves the...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-09-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
I have three 1911's with short barrels and no...

I have three 1911's with short barrels and no barrel bushings. They require a full length guide rod to function. I have a full size custom 1911 that came from the gunsmith with a full length guide...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 01-25-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,308
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Russell Moccasin Turkey Hunter....

Russell Moccasin Turkey Hunter. (http://www.russellmoccasin.com/russell-turkey-hunter-with-turtleskin/)

If you have them lined with Turtle Skin they will be snake proof, and you can get them...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-20-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Why avoid NM? He can open carry in NM and it's...

Why avoid NM? He can open carry in NM and it's legal to have the gun in the car loaded as long as it's visible.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-07-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
I don't care to build rifles. Not one of the...

I don't care to build rifles. Not one of the things I'm faintly interested in doing. Glad there are so many manufacturers to choose from.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-05-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 881
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Every police officer in Albuquerque, NM is...

Every police officer in Albuquerque, NM is required to have a lapel camera. You'd be surprised how many of the cameras apparently "fail to work" properly and don't record anything during an...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-02-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 881
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
"Pretty good job" is fine for calling an...

"Pretty good job" is fine for calling an ambulance or knowing approximately where you are within 30-120 feet - you'll never know the difference in accuracy.

"Really accurate for the direction...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-30-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 881
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Unless there is a base station with a fixed...

Unless there is a base station with a fixed reference location the best accuracy you can get is 30 feet - and that depends upon the number of satellites available that can range from a low of 4 to a...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 10-22-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,067
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
I find it baffling that people can't...

I find it baffling that people can't differentiate between pre-production models and production-built pistols. The guns that were sent out for testing by a variety of magazines, websites, and...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 10-20-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,329
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Ruger needs to bring out A-Team replica...

Ruger needs to bring out A-Team replica models...the Hannibal Smith, the Templeton Peck, the H.M. Murdock, and of course...the Bosco Albert (B.A.) Baracus. It was the "go to" rifle for the A-Team....
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-09-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
I've had a ported Detonics Combat Master since...

I've had a ported Detonics Combat Master since 1984. It is no louder than it was prior to porting, and with the short barrel and small grip of the Combat Master it makes a noticeable improvement in...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-20-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
That's what's so nice about Internet gun forums. ...

That's what's so nice about Internet gun forums. Everyone is so open minded, and polite - along with being a self proclaimed expert on everything.

Old style double beads were, in fact, generally...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-20-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
You don't aim a shotgun with a sight. You point...

You don't aim a shotgun with a sight. You point the gun at the target, and follow the target with both eyes open. Then you swing the gun to follow what you are seeing with your eyes and keep the...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-19-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,600
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Over the years I've tried fingernail polish,...

Over the years I've tried fingernail polish, Testor's model paint, etc.

The stuff that works is Glow-On Sight paint. (http://glow-on.com/gun_sights_paint.html) It comes in a variety of colors and...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-18-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Introduced in 1977, the AMT Hardballer was the...

Introduced in 1977, the AMT Hardballer was the first stainless 1911. Was basically a stainless copy of the Colt Gold Cup.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 09-17-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,676
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Have seen Glocks jam regularly at action pistol...

Have seen Glocks jam regularly at action pistol events. One of the top shooters uses nothing but Glocks and had one jam so badly he had to abandon the stage and go get his backup for the next stage....
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-24-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,475
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
Guns are not an investment (meaning they go up in...

Guns are not an investment (meaning they go up in value) unless you're buying a collector gun - one that is rare or desirable within the collector's market.

Titanium is costly. The frame will be...
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 05-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By buckhorn_cortez
P229 Case Extraction Problem

I am having a problem with Armscor 124 grain ammunition in my P229. An empty case will intermittently not be extracted from the barrel.

I have tried Federal, Winchester, Herter's, PMC, Prvi...
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