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Posted in thread: Sig or Springfield???? Help on 04-08-2015 at 05:30 PM
Probably overwhelmed Alpine:).Of the two choices listed, I would go with a Sig. My daily carry
is a Sig Stainless Carry and it fits into my Galco holster that was designed for Colt.Built
like a tank a...
Posted in thread: New 1911 on 04-08-2015 at 05:19 PM
You mentioned that you were using Wilson Combat mags. I use them exclusively in my .45 1911's
and they are flawless. So you made a good mag choice, sounds like now you just need to shoot
the snot out ...
Posted in thread: A small question for the truly initiated on 04-08-2015 at 05:05 PM
Since I always carry 8+1 in my 1911's, I see no need, personally, for a "press check". I have
seen it taught at Front Sight and other defensive pistol courses, but I see it as one more
chance for the ...
Posted in thread: What gun did you carry today on 01-12-2015 at 03:39 PM
Same thing I carry everyday, everywhere. Sig 1911 Stainless Carry chambered in 45ACP in a Galco
Kingtuk IWB holster. Spare mag on the weak side.154947When I shoot it at the range, I
substitute a STI 1...
Posted in thread: Ruger 44 ! on 10-16-2014 at 02:06 AM
I carried a Super Blackhawk for white tails when I lived in New England. A lot of hunting there
is in scrub, so 25-50 yard shots are common. My plan was within 50 it was venison, further out
Posted in thread: belt? on 10-16-2014 at 01:54 AM
Any good full grain leather belt should do the job, but don't scrimp. I have been using Ariat
(the boot maker) for several years. They are @ 1.5" wide, double layer. Good looking, great
with jeans. I ...
Posted in thread: Average 1911 owners age? on 10-03-2014 at 11:51 PM
Bought my first, a Colt Officers model at 37. Since then with buying, selling and trading
through the years, at 61, I have 4 of them, the ones I liked the best: STI Spartan 45, Sig SS
Carry 45 (comman...
Posted in thread: Sights on 06-28-2014 at 05:29 PM
Look into Novak. If you don't do your own work, Novak will do it for you if you send them the
slide. If you send them the whole gun, they will sight it in for you.....sort of pay and play
:D. but I h...
Posted in thread: Finding right holster for p226 E2 on 06-20-2014 at 04:20 PM
Some of the earlier P226 models, especially European imports were produced without rails. Sig
P226's don't wear out quickly so there are many out there sans rail.Order the one for the rail
& you shoul...
Posted in thread: VZ grips vs custom on 05-20-2014 at 04:31 PM
Some of us just can't resist personalizing our pistols. Some things, like trigger work doesn't
show, but makes a world of difference.My personal stamp is a Gadsden Flag grip. Three 1911's
all with Gad...