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Firearms Forum: Beretta Forum 06-16-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By wayne_i
I use a Galco JAX #202 holster - fits many...

I use a Galco JAX #202 holster - fits many different pistols including the 92
Firearms Forum: Beretta Forum 06-16-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By wayne_i
You could replace the hammer spring with one from...

You could replace the hammer spring with one from a 1911 - the result is similar to installing the D Spring. You can also replace the grips with ones from a Vertec, which will reduce the grip width...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-11-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By wayne_i
The DE 1911 is made by Bul in Israel and is a...

The DE 1911 is made by Bul in Israel and is a series 70 design. The components used are top notch, with little things like the fully adjustable trigger (both over travel and forward position via two...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 02-07-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By wayne_i
loading max capacity plus one in the chamber not recommended

It is not recommended to load one in the chamber plus remove the mag and add one back. The magazines, regardless of make, are designed to be loaded with an open slide when at the full capacity. ...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 06-06-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,591
Posted By wayne_i
skeet choke should work very well

The choke you have would be great for a home defense shotgun. The skeet choke sit between a cylinder bore and improved cylinder. Don't think you need to change it unless you want to hunt or shoot...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-05-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By wayne_i
A Colt Detective Special

A used Colt Detective Special runs about $400-450. 6 shots, 2" barrel, all steel, can take limited use of +P and fractionally larger than a SW J-frame. Get an early model with the full grip frame -...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 02-14-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,671
Posted By wayne_i
Yes, a single action is a viable option. The...

Yes, a single action is a viable option. The manual of arms is different than with a semi auto, but not any more difficult if you practice with it. In a typical self defense encounter as a private...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 02-13-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,337
Posted By wayne_i
I would get the Springfield in the commander...

I would get the Springfield in the commander size, replace the ambi safety ($20), and enjoy. You might find a used loaded version for about the same cost once the dust settles on the proposed laws...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-28-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,365
Posted By wayne_i
The ruger super redhawk is a nice gun. If just...

The ruger super redhawk is a nice gun. If just for protection, consider either the SW357PD (41 mag) or SW329PD (44mag). Not a range gun as these scandium frame titanium cylinder guns weigh in under...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 12-28-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By wayne_i
Ultradot matchdot is real nice.

Ultradot matchdot is real nice.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-24-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By wayne_i
Have you tried Midway (midwayusa.com)?

Have you tried Midway (midwayusa.com)?
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 10-04-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By wayne_i
Usually one uses 230gr fmj for practice. It...

Usually one uses 230gr fmj for practice. It would make a lot of sense to stick with a 230gr hp for home defense. Brand wise I prefer Hornady for price and Remington because you get 25 instead of...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 02-25-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By wayne_i
The FNP-40 or the FNX-40 are worth a look. There...

The FNP-40 or the FNX-40 are worth a look. There are several P2xx models (I like the P239 SAS) that are nice too.
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-23-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,579
Posted By wayne_i
A Crimson Trace laser is an excellent training...

A Crimson Trace laser is an excellent training aid. It also serves for older shooters whose eye sight is not what it used to be. And lastly, if you are out of position (say you were pushed down)...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 02-22-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By wayne_i
Excellent ccw weapon. Slim frame, points well,...

Excellent ccw weapon. Slim frame, points well, and very reliable. The SRT trigger is a nice feature also. I added the Crimson Trace laser grips on mine - not quite as nice to hold as the stock...
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