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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-23-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,120
Posted By oldman45
Each to his own opinion. However, there are...

Each to his own opinion.

However, there are more accidental discharges with Glocks than 1911.

More agencies are leaving Glock than ever before. Glock bought their popularity into law...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-22-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,627
Posted By oldman45
Sorry to say this but I am 6'2" and weighing in...

Sorry to say this but I am 6'2" and weighing in at 260 when void of clothing.

For the last several years, I have carried a full size 1911 without any problems. Yes, there is moments where I am...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-20-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,120
Posted By oldman45
I carry a full size 1911 daily and have for...

I carry a full size 1911 daily and have for years. It is easier to carry than the Glock I had to carry years ago.
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 12-19-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,833
Posted By oldman45
111th Congress Earmarks | OpenSecrets...

111th Congress Earmarks | OpenSecrets (http://www.opensecrets.org/bigpicture/earmarks.php?cycle=2008&type=H)

Look at Mr No Earmarks record.
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 12-19-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,833
Posted By oldman45
For all those that believe RP is honest: ...

For all those that believe RP is honest:

Look at the earmarks he stood behind.

The Hypocrisy of Congressman Ron Paul | RedState...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 12-19-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,833
Posted By oldman45
I am voting for whomever gets the Republican...

I am voting for whomever gets the Republican nomination.

No, I did not use grants, loans or whatever to get any of my degrees. I worked for what I got and had the support of my parents.

Just...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 12-19-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,833
Posted By oldman45
You are ill informed. Casting a vote for Ron...

You are ill informed.

Casting a vote for Ron Paul is tossing Obama back in office. The crazy old man does not stand a chance. Nobody misunderstands him, they over estimate the ramblings of a...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 12-18-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,326
Posted By oldman45
I love them. Had it not been for the NRA, those...

I love them. Had it not been for the NRA, those here would not have owned the guns they do. Some complain about the money issues but it takes money to lobby and go to court to help keep our gun...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 12-18-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,833
Posted By oldman45
Anyone watching Ron Paul on the talk show last...

Anyone watching Ron Paul on the talk show last night and still likes him needs professional help. He has so much going against him that he should be in a nursing home.

The only thing I can good...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-05-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,011
Posted By oldman45
I try to shoot 2-3 mags full before I get...

I try to shoot 2-3 mags full before I get comfortable. Then I do it again every few months to make sure wear on the gun has not caused any problems.

One day this week, I will run a few Black...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-04-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,321
Posted By oldman45
Well not quite correct. More people have been...

Well not quite correct. More people have been killed by a .22 than any other caliber but it is not the most lethal round.

The reason for the high death rate from a .22 is due to several things....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-04-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By oldman45
I own a variety of rifles to use in hunting. For...

I own a variety of rifles to use in hunting. For flat shooting when hunting large North American game, I would say a .270 would not be bad and the recoil is minimum.

If you want a magnum, then I...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-04-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,169
Posted By oldman45
I carry a 1911 in .45acp. Most of the time, it...

I carry a 1911 in .45acp. Most of the time, it is in a shoulder holster with two spare mags.

The sidearm is loaded with the original Black Talon ammo. The spare mags are filled with 230 grain...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-03-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,675
Posted By oldman45
Actually I stay away from parties. People...

Actually I stay away from parties.

People fall into a trap by shooting distances when the idea is to hit things closer. I can name some LEO that got into trying to push their distances and then...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-03-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 33,948
Posted By oldman45
I was called into the above case 27 days after...

I was called into the above case 27 days after the incident. The records were obtained from the First Responders and the hospital as well as follow up with primary care physicians.

It was not...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-03-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 33,948
Posted By oldman45
It did not make the news. Since it was an...

It did not make the news. Since it was an accidental shooting, there was no news, just an accident at a shooting range.

Here is the photo. It was taken 27 days after the shooting and still...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-03-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,675
Posted By oldman45
Ok, I am tough on shooters so I will be tough on...

Ok, I am tough on shooters so I will be tough on you.

Try tightening the group up and stop using a rest. You will not have a rest during confrontations in the field. Stop using 20 yards. Use 20...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-03-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,177
Posted By oldman45
Yes it is. The one thing that must be...

Yes it is.

The one thing that must be remembered though is the article applies to military spec 1911. A few of my guns have hex head srews holding the grips. That takes a tool not on the guns. ...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-03-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 33,948
Posted By oldman45
I have a photo that I will locate today and post...

I have a photo that I will locate today and post here. It shows a hit right between the eyes of a 28 yr police officer. He was transported to the hosptial, treated and released the same day and...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-03-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,177
Posted By oldman45
The site I sent you explains it from scratch. I...

The site I sent you explains it from scratch. I was really bored one day and took a mil spec Colt out to try it. Be danged if it did not work. Got the screws out, the barrel bushing and everything.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-03-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,177
Posted By oldman45
PM sent your way

PM sent your way
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-02-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 33,948
Posted By oldman45
If I may, the .40 S&W was created as an alternate...

If I may, the .40 S&W was created as an alternate for the 10mm.

The reason a .22 is so destructive is once penetration is made into the body, the bullet begins to tumble. The path is interrupted...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-02-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,177
Posted By oldman45
I have a few 1911 guns, Colts, customs and such. ...

I have a few 1911 guns, Colts, customs and such. My favorites are my S&W. They are far more accurate out of the box than I am.

Going against the grain but I shoot more than most, trigger jobs...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-02-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 33,948
Posted By oldman45
I was going to say that but tried to put it a...

I was going to say that but tried to put it a little less bluntly. My service was with B co/ 2nd/47th 9th infantry and I never ran across those bugs, saw anyone move after being hit a couple times...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-02-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 33,948
Posted By oldman45
First off, I have serious doubts about your...

First off, I have serious doubts about your childhood friend. Most likely embellishments as many have done about their military actions. Blood loss alone would kill someone before they crawled 20...
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