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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-19-2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,998
Posted By Gun Looney
I've got some of each on my 1911s. I grew up...

I've got some of each on my 1911s. I grew up with arched MSHs and they felt "best" until I logged enough trigger time with the flat ones. I've got fairly large hands and long fingers, and used to...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-28-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By Gun Looney
Thanks for the link. I'd never seen them before,...

Thanks for the link. I'd never seen them before, but am watching them right now.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 01-28-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 37,692
Posted By Gun Looney
My only gun that I would classify as a true...

My only gun that I would classify as a true pocket gun is the little P3AT. It doesn't give me that warm fuzzy feeling of being very well protected that I get from a 5" 1911, but its so easy to...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-28-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 110
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Views: 10,926
Posted By Gun Looney
GOOD JOB MARK! If every gun owner, in America...

GOOD JOB MARK! If every gun owner, in America took the step you just did, and voted like they cared about gun ownership, we'd have a very secure future indeed.
Thanks again for taking action.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-27-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,613
Posted By Gun Looney
Ed Brown makes extended mag released from solid...

Ed Brown makes extended mag released from solid bar stock. They come in blue or stainless.
http://www.edbrown.com/cgi-bin/htmlos.cgi/003705.1.784050236366503223
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 10-28-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,054
Posted By Gun Looney
I've got a few flashlights, and my favorite to...

I've got a few flashlights, and my favorite to date is this one:
http://www.streamlight.com/product/product.aspx?pid=3

It's got all of the candlepower I need for daily use, it's small enough to...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-22-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,793
Posted By Gun Looney
The open top model on the left appears to be just...

The open top model on the left appears to be just like the ones carried by OSP back when the issued sidearm was a 6" S&W .38Spl. Not sure, but would guess pre-1950's.
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-22-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,940
Posted By Gun Looney
As others have already mentioned, you only need a...

As others have already mentioned, you only need a half inch (or less) of rearward slide travel to reset the trigger. Practicing trigger reset and a straight back press are invaluable exercises. ...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-22-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 22,601
Posted By Gun Looney
My Glocks get wiped out with a paper towel and...

My Glocks get wiped out with a paper towel and toothbrush, then overlubed (according to most) with FP-10 on EVERY metal to metal contact point. YYMV, but this approach has worked for me for the last...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-11-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 104,714
Posted By Gun Looney
Her older sister ...

Her older sister
http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m89/222Rem/IMG_0891.jpg
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-11-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 104,714
Posted By Gun Looney
5" M27-2 ...

5" M27-2
http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m89/222Rem/IMG_0892.jpg
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-11-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 104,714
Posted By Gun Looney
M28 (Highway Patrolman) police trade in ...

M28 (Highway Patrolman) police trade in
http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m89/222Rem/IMG_0893.jpg

It' obviously had some hard miles....
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-11-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By Gun Looney
If building a LW Commander from scratch I'd still...

If building a LW Commander from scratch I'd still go with the standard (non-ramp) barrel then hard chrome the frame to protect the alloy ramp. I had a LW Commander built with a ramped barrel and...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-11-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,787
Posted By Gun Looney
PRESACTLY!

PRESACTLY!
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-11-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,261
Posted By Gun Looney
Good for you Doc. Someday when I've got the...

Good for you Doc. Someday when I've got the money set aside for another spendy toy, I'm going the same route you did, with Baer, RR, Wilson or NH filling the order. My Kimber TLE came with 'em and...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-02-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By Gun Looney
Congrats on the new pistola. Glocks are good...

Congrats on the new pistola. Glocks are good pistols and the .45acp is a PERFECT choice. Enjoy!
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-02-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,261
Posted By Gun Looney
My sentiments exactly, and to my eyes they're...

My sentiments exactly, and to my eyes they're ugly and mess up the clasic lines of the 1911, just as if I could afford a Ferrari, I wouldn't bolt a diamondplate toolbox to the trunk lid. Yeah, it's...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-02-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,134
Posted By Gun Looney
That's where the term "deep concealment" comes...

That's where the term "deep concealment" comes from....
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-30-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,218
Posted By Gun Looney
I think young punks looking for a fight will...

I think young punks looking for a fight will likely find one with YOU if you lock onto their stare. It's as if they're daring someone to stare back at them. They're not really interested in what...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-30-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,626
Posted By Gun Looney
Thanks for the link. I like the looks of the...

Thanks for the link. I like the looks of the pocket holster for my new little P3AT.

Along with being thin and rigid, Kydex helps keep sweat off the gun, which is a big deal with summertime pocket...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-30-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,134
Posted By Gun Looney
Nudist colonies!:D Sorry....

Nudist colonies!:D

Sorry....
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 08-30-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,504
Posted By Gun Looney
Chambering a round also takes two hands, while...

Chambering a round also takes two hands, while shooting from condition one takes only one.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-30-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,272
Posted By Gun Looney
Yeah, an '06 T3 would be a good choice in that...

Yeah, an '06 T3 would be a good choice in that price range. They're a very accurate tool, but just hard for me to warm up to personally. A good value though.

IMO there's no flies on a Ruger 77...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 08-30-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,763
Posted By Gun Looney
VERY well said, and my sentiments exactly.

VERY well said, and my sentiments exactly.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-30-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By Gun Looney
Polishing is anything that removes the anodizing...

Polishing is anything that removes the anodizing (the dark finish on the all surfaces of the frame. It's there to protect the aluminum underneath.

Springfield is using ramped barrels on their...
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