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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 06-30-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By NorthMtn
I appreciate all of the feedback. I've gotta...

I appreciate all of the feedback.

I've gotta say.......doing my R1 research reminds me of when I was shopping for my first Harley after owning nothing but rice burners back in the early 90's!! ...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 06-28-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By NorthMtn
Great input. Thanks!!

Great input. Thanks!!
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 06-28-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By NorthMtn
Remington R1 SS

I have the opportunity to buy a new R1 stainless from my local gun shop guy for $525.

I've read many reviews and theme of most are the same:
-shoots accurately
-good company service
-American...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 05-09-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By NorthMtn
It stands for FN Herstal Arms Company. They own...

It stands for FN Herstal Arms Company. They own Winchester, Browning, and U.S. Repeating Arms.

It's not the size of the dog in the fight.
It's the size of the fight in the dog!
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 05-09-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By NorthMtn
Fnh slp tactical......worth the price??

Yes....I know ...... I'm swimming in the very deep subjective end of the pool when I ask this question.

I'm looking for a tactical + practical + higher capacity + RELIABLE shotgun.

I own...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-12-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By NorthMtn
Wow.......thanks to everyone for your input! ...

Wow.......thanks to everyone for your input!

Every other handgun and shotgun I own was purchased with the reasoning that I could use it for either concealed carry, home defense, and/or target...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-10-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By NorthMtn
Ruger SR-556

I'm fresh off the boat when it comes to the AR realm. A good friend has me (almost) ready to order a new 556. I fired two 30 rd mags through his AR and loved it! In fact, I never thought I'd ever own...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-02-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,454
Posted By NorthMtn
Our PD has used P220's and P239's for many years...

Our PD has used P220's and P239's for many years and have had very few problems. The Tactical Operations 1911 model has been a bust from the jump. My best friend's 1911 had the hammer crack. Other...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-01-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,454
Posted By NorthMtn
The model our SWAT team used was the Sig 1911 TAC...

The model our SWAT team used was the Sig 1911 TAC Ops model.

It's not the size of the dog in the fight.
It's the size of the fight in the dog!
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-01-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,454
Posted By NorthMtn
Meant to write Sig's quality.....not Dog's...

Meant to write Sig's quality.....not Dog's quality.

It's not the size of the dog in the fight.
It's the size of the fight in the dog!
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-01-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,454
Posted By NorthMtn
The SWAT team of the the PD I work for ordered...

The SWAT team of the the PD I work for ordered Sig 1911's for their members about a year ago. They're extremely disappointed with them.

Basic quality control issues have cropped up that include...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 12-16-2011, 02:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By NorthMtn
Rossi (Taurus) Circuit Judge

Anyone own this gun who knows if it is safe to shoot Winchester PDX1 ammo?

It's not the size of the dog in the fight.
It's the size of the fight in the dog!
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 11-07-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By NorthMtn
Rossi Circuit Judge: NY Restriction?

I'm thinking of buying this gun as a novelty. Given New York's overreaching gun restrictions, does anyone know if NY considers it outside the realm of being a shotgun/rifle? I'm told that California...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 11-06-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,240
Posted By NorthMtn
Thanx to everyone who gave input on my question. ...

Thanx to everyone who gave input on my question.

I found exactly what I was looking for.

Glockstore.com

It's called the Glock Magazine Sleeve. It extends the grip size of the G30 to that of...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 11-01-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,240
Posted By NorthMtn
Thanx utf! It's not the size of the dog in...

Thanx utf!

It's not the size of the dog in the fight.
It's the size of the fight in the dog!
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 11-01-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,240
Posted By NorthMtn
I've got a G21, 23, and now a 30. The 30 is...

I've got a G21, 23, and now a 30. The 30 is probably large enough with the smaller Pearce magazine extensions but it would be perfect if I could have just a bit more grip area.

I'm surprised that...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 10-31-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,240
Posted By NorthMtn
+1/+2 Mag Extension for Glock 30

I just bought a new G30. I added Pearce magazine extensions (no increase in capacity) but with my large hands, I could use another 1/4 inch of length on the magazine.

I've done quite a bit of...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-15-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By NorthMtn
Okay..........make/model? It's not the size...

Okay..........make/model?

It's not the size of the dog in the fight.
It's the size of the fight in the dog!
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-15-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By NorthMtn
Benelli M4......Anything Better?

Cost aside, are there other home defense (tactical) auto-loading 12 gauge shotguns that are of equal or better overall quality to the Benelli M4?

It's not the size of the dog in the fight.
It's...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-04-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By NorthMtn
Why retire in the People's Republic of New York??...

Why retire in the People's Republic of New York??

I have a home in the Adirondack Mtns that's paid for.....on 6 acres of wooded land about 500 ft from a lake. I hate the tax rate and gun laws in...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 10-04-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,465
Posted By NorthMtn
"Shoes" not "shows"...... It's not the size...

"Shoes" not "shows"......

It's not the size of the dog in the fight.
It's the size of the fight in the dog!
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 10-04-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,465
Posted By NorthMtn
I agree that there may be liability concerns if I...

I agree that there may be liability concerns if I modify the trigger assembly.

Maybe I'm just getting old, but having been in law enforcement and the Marine Corps, the tab on both my G21 and G23...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-30-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,465
Posted By NorthMtn
When shooting my 21 and 23 the hinged tab doesn't...

When shooting my 21 and 23 the hinged tab doesn't lay flush with the trigger face when I'm firing.

Maybe it's psychological but I don't fell 100% "in control" with my trigger finger because of...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-29-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,465
Posted By NorthMtn
Trigger Without Safety Tab?

Is anyone aware of a modified trigger for G23 Gen 4's and G21 Gen 3's that DON'T have the hinged safety tab attached?

The tab is the only feature of my Glocks that I don't like or need.

It's...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 09-22-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,274
Posted By NorthMtn
Brandon, For a little perspective, Cabelas...

Brandon,
For a little perspective, Cabelas sells used G30's for $450-$550. That being said, true gun values are subjective.

You may want to contact local gun clubs, set your price at $475 and...
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