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Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-19-2008, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Dustoff
Yeah, I have seen those. I can only find the...

Yeah, I have seen those. I can only find the 'green on green' for the Kimber, though. Would perfer the green front/yellow or orange rear, for sure. MMC has those on their web site, but not...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-19-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,205
Posted By Dustoff
Thanks for the input. You reinforced my...

Thanks for the input. You reinforced my tendencies. What are the pros/cons of open/closed muzzle holsters? The only thing I can find from the manufacturer's is that it allows foreign debris to...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-18-2008, 11:56 PM
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Posted By Dustoff
Here is a DeSantis model I kinda like. Model 85...

Here is a DeSantis model I kinda like. Model 85 (L)


"Premium saddle leather, double seams and a highly detailed
molded fit, make this exposed muzzle, tight fitting, two-slot
holster a great...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-18-2008, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,371
Posted By Dustoff
Thanks for info. All of gun smithing exp has...

Thanks for info. All of gun smithing exp has been on long guns, so far. Like you say, it ain't hard, but ain't to muck up either. One slip of the punch and tritium everywhere:eek: How does the...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-18-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Dustoff
Thanks Matt and JD, I have narrowed my options to...

Thanks Matt and JD, I have narrowed my options to a DeSantis, with a FBI cant, OWB. The only real decision left is thumb snap or open top. Material is immaterial to me:cool:; do you guys see any...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-18-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,205
Posted By Dustoff
With regards to retention systems, the Level II...

With regards to retention systems, the Level II is my preference by far. As far as carrying a 1911 cocked and locked, I would like a holster with a strap between the hammer and striker/firing pin. ...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 10-17-2008, 09:58 PM
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Views: 11,371
Posted By Dustoff
Night Sights for Kimber 1911

I just traded a XD .45 for a Kimber Ultra Crimmson Carry in same cal (see post in other thread). I want to install trigium night sights. I have done this several times on long guns, but never on...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-17-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Dustoff
Yeah, I have seen a black molded plastic, paddle...

Yeah, I have seen a black molded plastic, paddle style holster (the name evades me right now), that uses a "tension screw" for retention. I like the Blackhawk system of positive saftey, positive...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-17-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,205
Posted By Dustoff
Sorry for for being so vague. OWB, material...

Sorry for for being so vague. OWB, material neg., I did have a Blackhawk CQB SERPA for my XD. Seems they are not available for Kimber. I do like some form of "security", if you will, some way to...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-17-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,205
Posted By Dustoff
New Kimber

Grettings to all,
I just traded my XD .45 "4 Compact for a Kimber Ultra Crimmson Carry .45. This is my first 1911 since retiring from the USAF over 13 years ago. I picked it up new for $830+tax. ...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 09-22-2008, 09:41 PM
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Views: 716
Posted By Dustoff
XD specs

Does anyone know the width of an XD? I have the .45 ACP 4" compact and absolutely love it. It is however, kinda large for CC unless I am wearing a jacket. Seriously considering adding a Kimber...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-30-2007, 03:21 AM
Replies: 13
Poll: Which AR-15
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Posted By Dustoff
My AR.....

I have a Stag Model 5, 6.8mm SPC, M4 configuration. It has a chrome lined 1/10 16" barrell. Shoots extremely well. I have only A2 combat sights and at 50 yds get 2" MOA with no bench rest. I...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 09-29-2007, 03:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,786
Posted By Dustoff
Type of ammo vs caliber

What everyone has said here is true. Be sure to take in to consideration the type of ammo appropriate for ccw/home defense. Carry something fragable or at least expandable, like Horady T.A.P. or...
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