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Firearms Forum: M&P Forum Today, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Ibmikey
My M&P (Walther) eats anything and with a...

My M&P (Walther) eats anything and with a fiberoptic front sight shoots well too, but enter the new Compact! Heads over the import, feels great, works great and will also eat 30-40 year old ammo I...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Ibmikey
Dots are by no means a fine sight picture however...

Dots are by no means a fine sight picture however with my TRS 25 sights the lighter image dots work beautifully with irons to put the shots where you want them. For fine sighting I use the irons...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-25-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Ibmikey
Use your iron sights to sight the rifle and then...

Use your iron sights to sight the rifle and then bring the dot to them. Once the dot is on with the irons you can fold them and the dot is spot on.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-21-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By Ibmikey
Sweeper For about the same money you can build...

Sweeper For about the same money you can build the lower with a ALG fire control group and CTR stock have fun doing it and a better end result.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 12-20-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By Ibmikey
Enjoy shooting your Astra, they are made quite...

Enjoy shooting your Astra, they are made quite well at a time when the Spanish firearms industry was at it's peak. I have 75-80 pistols from this era, mostly Star and Llama, many with history akin...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-20-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Ibmikey
The one PTAC example I have handled was not super...

The one PTAC example I have handled was not super impressive however it shot ok on 100 yard targets with GI ammo. Have you wrung out the SS barrel to see if it has any potential? At least you would...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-07-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By Ibmikey
Check PSA, Brownells etc for complete uppers at...

Check PSA, Brownells etc for complete uppers at recent sale prices. I would take the plunge and acquire the necessary tools for a build and then select part by part. Quad rails are fat and blocky...
Firearms Forum: M&P Forum 12-03-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By Ibmikey
I have a Body guard, Sig 238 and 938 which are...

I have a Body guard, Sig 238 and 938 which are comparable in size. Love the Sigs as I am kind of a 1911 fan but as armorer and in charge of firearms training purchased S&W products for issue (until...
Firearms Forum: M&P Forum 12-03-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Ibmikey
Fish House? You should take that dreaded fish...

Fish House? You should take that dreaded fish pole away from her and buy her a M&P .22 Compact for Christmas....you both will love it !
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 12-01-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Ibmikey
This question is asked at least weekly and there...

This question is asked at least weekly and there is no answer that will satisfy all. I have dry fired my weapons since my first DCM .45 I received by Railway Express in 1962, thousands upon...
Firearms Forum: Smith & Wesson Forum 12-01-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By Ibmikey
Robo, I spent forty years with a California...

Robo, I spent forty years with a California police department and included in my responsibilities was the armory and firearms training programs. I attended many S&W armorers schools on both...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-30-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Ibmikey
I have one in black and one in FDE, both used but...

I have one in black and one in FDE, both used but excellent. P M me.
Firearms Forum: Smith & Wesson Forum 11-30-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Ibmikey
Just curious to see the outcome of your contact...

Just curious to see the outcome of your contact with S&W ?
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-26-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Ibmikey
Once again a product (DPMS) is given a bad rating...

Once again a product (DPMS) is given a bad rating without a factual foundation. I have two rifles made by DPMS, one is a dedicated .22 LR that utilizes a cast receiver and has never skipped a beat...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-24-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By Ibmikey
Roll, good way to go, my problem is every time I...

Roll, good way to go, my problem is every time I have an extra upper completed I start looking for deals on stripped lowers to stick under them. Before long you end up with racks of AR's and love...
Firearms Forum: Smith & Wesson Forum 11-23-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,633
Posted By Ibmikey
I usually carry my Sig 238 or 938 that are...

I usually carry my Sig 238 or 938 that are totally reliable, however the little Bodyguard (no laser) rides in my pick up and is shot on a regular basis..neat little pistol that has fired at least 200...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-23-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,368
Posted By Ibmikey
Jsr5 I stand corrected the ammo was not Vipers...

Jsr5 I stand corrected the ammo was not Vipers but a brick of CCI Velocitators....do not think I have ever shot any before so I will take a couple of boxes next shoot day and see how they work in...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-23-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By Ibmikey
Havin had experience with a conversion kit on...

Havin had experience with a conversion kit on several pistols and reports of difficulties wit the AR units, I went for a complete DPMS M4 rifle made for the .22 LR with a 1/16 twist. Expensive but...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-14-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,368
Posted By Ibmikey
Jsr, you reflect my feelings exactly, one must...

Jsr, you reflect my feelings exactly, one must be prepared for a day in the boonies where a lot of various calibers are fired. I often shoot hundreds of .22 lr, .223 and others on a single...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-14-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Ibmikey
Sounds like you have a real shooter so enjoy and...

Sounds like you have a real shooter so enjoy and buy lots of ammo for the shelf so you will still be shooting when others are crying the blues.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-11-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By Ibmikey
That is what I was trying to say guess I should...

That is what I was trying to say guess I should have left the "gone south" comment out. Anyway use a new one each time....works best.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-11-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,368
Posted By Ibmikey
Forgot shipping....that will make the price a bit...

Forgot shipping....that will make the price a bit unreasonable for 350 rounds not so bad if you bought a bunch. Oh well I tried!
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-10-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,368
Posted By Ibmikey
Court jester, looks like you are off to a good...

Court jester, looks like you are off to a good beginning so buy a half dozen ammo cans and fill them to the brim. Check PSA they had 350 rd boxes for $26. Not real good but not $60 a brick...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-10-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By Ibmikey
Just make sure you have the barrel locked down in...

Just make sure you have the barrel locked down in a padded (or barrel) vise so you are not transferring the torque to the upper receiver. A crush washer should allow fairly easy installation but re...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-10-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Ibmikey
Go out and buy a quart of Mobil 1, you will be...

Go out and buy a quart of Mobil 1, you will be able to keep your AR wet at all times.....and the rest of the platoon also :-) Actually that is what I use on my pile of AR's and they love it.
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