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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-23-2014, 04:03 PM
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Posted By bartwatkins
I have a neighbor with a sign on their fence that...

I have a neighbor with a sign on their fence that says:

Warning: Trespassers will be shot. Survivors will be shot again.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 05-27-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By bartwatkins
I own a Sig P238 (but have no experience with the...

I own a Sig P238 (but have no experience with the other two)....

The Sig is awesome. 100% reliable - a single action trigger - very accurate for a pistol of it's size.
I recommend them for what...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-24-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,673
Posted By bartwatkins
I am 52 (or 51 at the moment but will be 52 in...

I am 52 (or 51 at the moment but will be 52 in about 2 weeks).
I have 5 1911's and also a BHP too (if that counts).
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-20-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,933
Posted By bartwatkins
Well, sometimes (especially during the last run...

Well, sometimes (especially during the last run on ammo when you couldn't find any) it's because that is all that is available....
I have an AK - in the grand scheme of things it is not a very...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-24-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 934
Posted By bartwatkins
^^^This. Nuff said.

^^^This.
Nuff said.
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-24-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 21,859
Posted By bartwatkins
I'm in.... I signed up for the newsletter (#5)....

I'm in....
I signed up for the newsletter (#5).

Thanks,
Bart
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-14-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By bartwatkins
^^^This... I wear one all the time in colder...

^^^This...
I wear one all the time in colder weather (when I wear a coat or jacket).
I also won one on this forum in a holster giveaway. It is a Kangaroo Carry Air Marshal 2 (or 3).
It is not...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-12-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By bartwatkins
You probably already know this - but (if you like...

You probably already know this - but (if you like the extended magwell and want to keep that) you can order one from S&A (Smith & Alexander) that is exactly the same but with a flat MSH versus the...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-12-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By bartwatkins
NICE - very nice stainless Loaded's!!! Mr...

NICE - very nice stainless Loaded's!!!

Mr Wray - is that a S&A arched magwell/mainspring housing that you installed on yours?
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 02-10-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By bartwatkins
Like Mouser says in his last sentence... I...

Like Mouser says in his last sentence...
I would recommend the GSG 1911-22 (or the Sig version - either one - same pistol). This has the same feel, weight, heft as a full size Gov't model 1911 but...
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 02-07-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By bartwatkins
Hmmm - in my experience Simply Rugged has been...

Hmmm - in my experience Simply Rugged has been one of the most competitively priced maker of customer leather holsters and accessories.
The Chesty Puller rig by itself is priced at only $66
True...
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 01-28-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By bartwatkins
Take a look at the Chesty Puller Shoulder Rig...

Take a look at the Chesty Puller Shoulder Rig from Simply Rugged Holsters.
It is the WWII military style with the strap across the chest.
I have a Cuda holster from them and carry my Mk III Hi...
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 01-25-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By bartwatkins
Thanks for the link!! I have a Mk III but was...

Thanks for the link!!
I have a Mk III but was not exactly sure of all the differences.
I can say that I love my Mk III - the finish is black epoxy and while it may not be quite as nice looking as...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-24-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 8,117
Posted By bartwatkins
I'm in too!!!

I'm in too!!!
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-10-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By bartwatkins
Dirty gun pics

Recently, I purchased a pair of VZ Carbon Fiber grips. Also took them and the gun out shooting last weekend. Thought everyone may like to see the dirty gun pics!
...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-07-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 828
Posted By bartwatkins
Umm, I'm kinda torn on this subject... They are...

Umm, I'm kinda torn on this subject...
They are very comfortable and good grips. I also prefer them over other rubber grips.
The only thing that I do not like about them is that they use brass...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-02-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By bartwatkins
Here are a few pics for you. I do not have any...

Here are a few pics for you. I do not have any pics taken yet with the brand new VZ carbon fiber grips but here are some with other grips:
...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 01-01-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By bartwatkins
Thanks for those extra pics!!! They are nice and...

Thanks for those extra pics!!! They are nice and detailed closeups.
Just what I wanted/needed to see. Mine already has the magwell but I think I will also go for the extended mag release now.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-29-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By bartwatkins
Sheller, That is really nice looking. I love...

Sheller,
That is really nice looking. I love the stealth grey finish on your SF...
I also really like the VZ carbon fiber grips (I just purchased those exact same grips for my EBP stainless Kobra...
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 12-28-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By bartwatkins
Just Google him. Pretty nice website and it says...

Just Google him. Pretty nice website and it says that he is still accepting work.
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 12-27-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By bartwatkins
I'm really, really happy with it! Just got back...

I'm really, really happy with it!
Just got back from the range to test it out and was shooting 3-4" groups at 15 yards. This was a "group" of a full mag (13 rounds) at a time. I was taking my time...
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 12-27-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By bartwatkins
Here are the promised pics after the install... ...

Here are the promised pics after the install...
Trigger pull is measured at 4# now!! Awesome...
...
Firearms Forum: Hi Power Firearms 12-27-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By bartwatkins
Santa brought me a Garthwaite trigger!!!

Santa (my wife) gave me the best present this year!!!!

A Jim Garthwaite competition trigger for my Hi Power. My wife is good (but not quite good enough to know to do this on her own), I had to...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-18-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,749
Posted By bartwatkins
I partially agree with what you say here.... I...

I partially agree with what you say here....
I agree with all of your reasons for owning. But those are not the ONLY reasons that one may choose to own.
Another reason is the enjoyment of the hobby...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-17-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,030
Posted By bartwatkins
There is nothing wrong with doing that at all... ...

There is nothing wrong with doing that at all...
It's just that the squared off corners of the adjustable target sights are somewaht sharp and can dig into your sides and/or get hung up on your...
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