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Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 05-25-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 22,701
Posted By rock185
P210-6, 1982 production. Pretty clean for 35...

P210-6, 1982 production. Pretty clean for 35 years old;)
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-22-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 877
Posted By rock185
I'd say,if new, shoot it some first. I've had a...

I'd say,if new, shoot it some first. I've had a half dozen Kimbers, in three calibers, and considered them all good guns. Five were reliable from day 1, one had a minor issue. Extended slide...
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 12-30-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By rock185
Looks like a post 1959 commercial Pre-T model so...

Looks like a post 1959 commercial Pre-T model so would have no argument with it being about 1962 production. I was in Vietnam '69-'70 and had access to about whatever munitions I chose to carry off. ...
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 12-30-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,108
Posted By rock185
Down to a measly three. A1981 GP, 1966 T-Series...

Down to a measly three. A1981 GP, 1966 T-Series and a forged frame '89 MKIII.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-30-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By rock185
sigman, No argument out of me sir. The same can...

sigman, No argument out of me sir. The same can be said of Colts, Springfields, and every other pistol on the planet. I've had issues with my share, to include Baer, Wilson, several Colts,...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-30-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By rock185
tinbucket, OMG!!!! If you don't address this...

tinbucket, OMG!!!! If you don't address this immediately in 10 or 20,000 rounds it'll still be doing the same thing. I've observed what you've described in every major manufacturer's pistols. Some...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-15-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By rock185
Having owned a bunch of 1911s and a 945, I would...

Having owned a bunch of 1911s and a 945, I would not hesitate to pick the 945. That being said, the 945 is 1911ish, but not really a 1911. It requires different magazines, most parts are not...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-14-2016, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By rock185
Scott, "Series 90" is a label Colt put on some of...

Scott, "Series 90" is a label Colt put on some of it's pistols, likely for marketing purposes. . There is no specific definition of what S90 means. In any case, the lock work parts are regular old...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-14-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 202,305
Posted By rock185
STI, Kimber and Colt 38 Supers.

STI, Kimber and Colt 38 Supers.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-14-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 202,305
Posted By rock185
Colts: A 38 Super at top and two .45 ACPs.

Colts: A 38 Super at top and two .45 ACPs.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-28-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By rock185
I like the gun and the caliber. Very nice!

I like the gun and the caliber. Very nice!
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 05-28-2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 22,701
Posted By rock185
Latest SIG is a P210 Legend, fixed sight version.

Latest SIG is a P210 Legend, fixed sight version.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-10-2016, 03:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,035
Posted By rock185
KG, you're correct. Police Chiefs in big cities...

KG, you're correct. Police Chiefs in big cities and small serve at the pleasure of the Mayor, City Council, City Manager / politicians. If the chief doesn't want to parrot the party line. No problem....
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-05-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,035
Posted By rock185
The 1911 type pistol I carried in Patrol for the...

The 1911 type pistol I carried in Patrol for the last ~15 years I was in LE was a stainless Series '80 Colt Government Model. No rail for a light, but that would have been an asset. Our Dept....
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 10-18-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By rock185
DrFootball, Since the mid '80s, I've owned a...

DrFootball, Since the mid '80s, I've owned a succession, and a variety, of P226s. This includes multiple German P226s, an all Stainless P226, a P226 X-5 a P226/MK25,etc. I'd guess the MK25 is most...
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 06-09-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 22,701
Posted By rock185
P210 Legend Target.

P210 Legend Target.
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 05-18-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 22,701
Posted By rock185
Don't think I've posted a photo of this one. ...

Don't think I've posted a photo of this one. P210 silver Legend.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-12-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,367
Posted By rock185
The_American, .02 worth from an old 1911...

The_American, .02 worth from an old 1911 owner/shooter/carrier/firearms instructor/armorer. I've used 1911 type pistols from various manufacturers since the '60s. During my last several years in full...
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 02-24-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,108
Posted By rock185
Polished blue version, mostly stock, with the...

Polished blue version, mostly stock, with the factory low profile adjustable sights.
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 01-22-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,108
Posted By rock185
I suspect they are not worth it to most shooters....

I suspect they are not worth it to most shooters. They are a very old design in an age of Polymer...
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 01-21-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,108
Posted By rock185
Practical and 66T series.

Practical and 66T series.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-21-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 202,305
Posted By rock185
2012 production Gold Cup Trophy.

2012 production Gold Cup Trophy.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-17-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,762
Posted By rock185
lampman, I used Breakfree CLP years ago, and...

lampman, I used Breakfree CLP years ago, and still use it today, along with a couple of others that I'm currently trying out. Not sure how they compare, but have had no trouble with old or new CLP....
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-21-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,389
Posted By rock185
lampman, I have long had the suspicion that many...

lampman, I have long had the suspicion that many 1911 owners and shooters don't really know or care much about the mechanics of the gun as long as it goes bang. That barrel is not normal and would...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-14-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,143
Posted By rock185
fa35, remember that sweat migrates to beneath the...

fa35, remember that sweat migrates to beneath the grips too. If you aren't removing the grips when you clean, and oiling beneath, you may get an unpleasant rusty surprise should you remove the grips...
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