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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-16-2010, 04:01 AM
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Posted By SHAMUSPI
A twelve year old? Master Cane, I did not want...

A twelve year old? Master Cane, I did not want to start a fight. I wanted, with what little sense of humor that I possess, just to ask for a debate. I guess I missunderstood the members here. I...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-16-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,060
Posted By SHAMUSPI
Wow! Are you looking for a fight, or what? ...

Wow! Are you looking for a fight, or what?

For those of you who do not comprehend, I am ASKING a question. Why do you feel it is necessary to attack the messenger?

Jpyle, if it breaks your...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-16-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,060
Posted By SHAMUSPI
[QUOTE=Dillinger;332449]First off, I don't...

[QUOTE=Dillinger;332449]First off, I don't consider you a "shootist", because you started this thread. :D

Now if you, the thread-starter-wannabe-shootist, wants to compare the 1911 to ANY 9mm on...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-16-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,060
Posted By SHAMUSPI
Oh hell! If three rounds from an AK-47 in Viet...

Oh hell! If three rounds from an AK-47 in Viet Nam, and 28 years of marriage couldn't put me down, what fear do I have from you guys?

Oh crap, never mind, I'm sorry, please don't hurt me.
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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-16-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By SHAMUSPI
Can you quote what his thoughts were? Ahh,...

Can you quote what his thoughts were?

Ahh, Dillinger: While I have read SOME of the history, I have not read what JMB is supposedly to have said.

Even given that his original 1911 design may,...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-15-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,060
Posted By SHAMUSPI
Explain JMB's "Insanity"

Jump on this bandwagon. Can anyone, with reason, EXPLAIN Browning's insanity when he designed his Hi-Power?:mad:

An external extractor? Had he been given a S&W kool-aid? Had he realized that...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-15-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By SHAMUSPI
Obviously, it is because of my warm, sensitive...

Obviously, it is because of my warm, sensitive personality:rolleyes:

Master Cane, what little I know about you - I like! I have read that you were an engineer with GM, and are an avid gun nut. ...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-15-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By SHAMUSPI
After rereading my OP, I think I...

After rereading my OP, I think I misstated/mislead you when I said that I began to notice peening at the base of their recoil rod. The rod was Clark's, not Sprinco's. Sprinco tells me they have...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-14-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By SHAMUSPI
460 Rowland

For the few of you who may have jumped on this bandwagon (like you, Master Cane), I am doing it yet again. I sold my first attempt to an unexpecting young fellow, who was just bug eyed over the...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-12-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By SHAMUSPI
Well, Cane; I see someone who drinks more than I...

Well, Cane; I see someone who drinks more than I do made you a "Mad-terminator". It makes me question their wisdom to allow this to a Colt lover.:rolleyes:

Honestly, I have rarely meet someone...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-04-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,923
Posted By SHAMUSPI
I normally shoot the 45 Super (Buffalo Bore). No...

I normally shoot the 45 Super (Buffalo Bore). No doubt of expansion. Otherwise, the loads from Double Tap offer high velocities, in their words, "Just shy of +P."
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-26-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By SHAMUSPI
Perhaps only a few, if any, have ever had a...

Perhaps only a few, if any, have ever had a situation develop where deadly force in a forced response was necessary. As a former soldier in our Army, I have been there (and done that). I was forced...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-17-2010, 03:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,374
Posted By SHAMUSPI
"All 1911 owners are not audiophiles and unlike...

"All 1911 owners are not audiophiles and unlike you and me, take their Harley to the dealership for work rather than tweak on her! - CANEBRAKE"


Canebrake and I agree. Of my three S&W (sorry,...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-13-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,789
Posted By SHAMUSPI
S&W @ Houlton, Maine

FYI; S&W's response to my email:

Hello,

The frames for the 1911 pistols are still forged. All of the markings on the frame are put on with a laser, not stamped.

The Springfield location is...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-13-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By SHAMUSPI
I too am pro-laser. Pushing sixty, and with...

I too am pro-laser. Pushing sixty, and with slightly shaking hands, I can no longer hold open sights "on target" well enough for a quick followup shot. In an emergency "do something now" situation,...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 06-10-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By SHAMUSPI
My guns are marked on the frame, "Houlton,...

My guns are marked on the frame, "Houlton, Maine." They are models 108282 (two alike).
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 06-07-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By SHAMUSPI
I was told that they are not "moving," but...

I was told that they are not "moving," but setting up a second plant; with certain guns being made in one or the other. I ordered/received two S&W 1911's in March and both of them were marked as...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 06-04-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,987
Posted By SHAMUSPI
During the original Supreme Court case in the...

During the original Supreme Court case in the early 1930's, the plaintiff (Miller vs US) had already died, and his lawyer failed to show up before the court. Their arguement WOULD have been that a...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 06-03-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By SHAMUSPI
As you probably are already aware of, size of...

As you probably are already aware of, size of your carry gun will depend upon the size of your body. In my work as a PI, I am seated in a vehicle or a chair in front of a computer most the time, so...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-29-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By SHAMUSPI
The problem in your question is that most replies...

The problem in your question is that most replies will be of someone's favorite, a kindof sharing the misery. Size of the gun will depend upon your size (I carry a full size, 5" S&W, concealed). I...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-09-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,802
Posted By SHAMUSPI
Would anyone know if my new S&W 1911's have a one...

Would anyone know if my new S&W 1911's have a one or two piece barrel?
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-07-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,802
Posted By SHAMUSPI
Well, it cost me a six-pack to my friend! But...

Well, it cost me a six-pack to my friend! But what is the purpose/value behind manufacturing a two piece barrel? Cost?:confused:
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-05-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,802
Posted By SHAMUSPI
Two Piece Barrels ???

Okay, I'm sure my friend is pulling my leg but he is so convincing I had to come to you gunnies and ask. He swears that the barrel in the Springfield 1911 is actually made from TWO pieces! Is he...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-21-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By SHAMUSPI
How do I identify a "foster style" on the...

How do I identify a "foster style" on the box?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-21-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By SHAMUSPI
Shotgun Slugs

For firing slugs in an unrifled (smoothbore) barrel, what do I look for in a purchase of a box of ammo? I just picked up my first semi-auto, an 8-shot Mossberg 930 SPX, which will only see buckshot...
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