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Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-13-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,350
Posted By bighosscat
Looks like a copperhead. ...

Looks like a copperhead.

http://www2.ca.uky.edu/forestryextension/kysnakes/snake-details/copperhead/

The next link shows a non venomous water snake that sometimes is mistaken for a copperhead. ...
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 08-06-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By bighosscat
I should add that I have 3 other non-1911 Sigs...

I should add that I have 3 other non-1911 Sigs and they have been flawless. I just think I got a C3 that is a lemon.
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 08-06-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By bighosscat
Premature locking of slide & failure to feed...

Premature locking of slide & failure to feed primarily. The slide locks with one round remaining in the magazine. The last round is left sitting loosely on top of the mag. Its been back to Sig. ...
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 08-06-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By bighosscat
I have a Sig C3. It is as accurate as I have...

I have a Sig C3. It is as accurate as I have found. I bought it to carry but I have had failure after failure with it. I can't empty a magazine without at least one failure. I use it as a range...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-04-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,467
Posted By bighosscat
You are correct. I finally located the source of...

You are correct. I finally located the source of my misremembering.

http://www.osagecountyguns.com/blog/tag/remington-r51/

I Thought $420 sounded cheap for CT.
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-04-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,467
Posted By bighosscat
Seems like I read that the $420 MSRP was with the...

Seems like I read that the $420 MSRP was with the CT laser.

At either price I'd like one in both 9 and 40.
Firearms Forum: Gun Shows 01-04-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By bighosscat
If you know what you want, do a little research...

If you know what you want, do a little research online for prices before you go. I assume the prices at the show will be on the high side. I've been going to that show for years and prices always...
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 12-18-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By bighosscat
Mine is a Voodoo Tactical I bought at Sportsman's...

Mine is a Voodoo Tactical I bought at Sportsman's Warehouse for $50. Very well built and has many pockets for all your gear
...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 11-14-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,826
Posted By bighosscat
COP Dan Wesson current production 1911s in 38...

COP
Dan Wesson current production 1911s in 38 Super and 357 Sig, preferably Commander size
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 06-20-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By bighosscat
Federal Champion 45 is $17.47 for a box of 50 at...

Federal Champion 45 is $17.47 for a box of 50 at my local Walmart. Works flawlessly in my 1911. I have fired a few Magtech 380s in my Bodyguard 380 without any issues. I bought the Magtech at a...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 06-08-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By bighosscat
I've put 250 rounds downrange. 150 fmj (2 types...

I've put 250 rounds downrange. 150 fmj (2 types of Federal, Remington, all 230 gr) and 100 JHP (230 Hydra-Shok, 185 Aguila). I'm using 2 factory mags, 2 Wilsons, and 2 McCormicks. No issues with...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 06-08-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By bighosscat
1911 troubles

I just recently purchased a Sig C3 which is my first 1911. The dang thing won't feed hollow points and I'm very disappointed. That was always my fear with the 1911 and why, in 30+ years of...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 06-04-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By bighosscat
Sig C3 questions

I'm rather new to the 1911 world. I would like to replace the factory solid trigger with a three hole type on my C3. Are these triggers drop in or is it more complicated? What, if any concerns are...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-21-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By bighosscat
Ordered one for my C3 from TT Gunleather on 2/17,...

Ordered one for my C3 from TT Gunleather on 2/17, received on 5/18
www.ttgunleather.com
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-03-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By bighosscat
I have only purchased one firearm online. I...

I have only purchased one firearm online. I bought a Weatherby from Hendershots Sporting Goods in Maryland via Gunbroker. They shipped the wrong rifle to my FFL. I contacted them and they...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-06-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By bighosscat
I went to my LGS to buy a Kimber Raptor Ultra in...

I went to my LGS to buy a Kimber Raptor Ultra in stainless recently. She had a rusty barrel, which is apparently common, and rust on the slide. NIB for $1200+ complete with factory installed decay...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-21-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,368
Posted By bighosscat
Thanks for all the input. I suspected that the...

Thanks for all the input. I suspected that the individual reviews had to be blown a bit out of proportion. It is truly a shame that Kimber, Colt, etc build a $1000 firearm and include magazines...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-20-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,368
Posted By bighosscat
1911 Reliabilty Question

I am an owner of several double action handguns in many calibers, including 45 acp. I have decided it is time to become an owner of a 1911 type pistol. As I read online reviews of both 45 ammo and...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 11-12-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,190
Posted By bighosscat
I have used Hoppe's Lead Remover cloth for many...

I have used Hoppe's Lead Remover cloth for many years on stainless finishes to removed the residue on the front of revolver cylinders. When the problem was at its worst I have used a bit of Flitz on...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-07-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,070
Posted By bighosscat
Has anyone experienced similar problems with...

Has anyone experienced similar problems with other brands/models? I have never heard of the issues with the 700 until the last few weeks.
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