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    ABOUT ME

  • Phoenix East Valley, AZ,Arizona
  • Motorcycles, Shooting & Photography
  • Retired from managing medical laboratories.

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  • Posted in thread: What gun did you carry today on 01-12-2015 at 04:39 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 03:06 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
    was Bambi...

  • Posted in thread: belt? on 10-16-2014 at 02:54 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 10-04-2014 at 12:51 AM
    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 06:29 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 05:20 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 05:31 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...

  • Posted in thread: Advice on First 1911: Colt Combat Elite. on 05-12-2014 at 10:01 PM
    Yep, 3 months is relatively new. The Colt is a great pistol and the Combat Elite is well
    refined.Most single action triggers will be relatively light compared to your other handguns.
    What you need to ...

  • Posted in thread: What's the best 1911 for under $1000 on 05-05-2014 at 05:51 PM
    Olympus mentioned a "thin finish" issue with the STI's. I carried a Lawman for over 2 years
    with no finish issues. Maybe I got lucky, but the other STI's that I own have had no issues
    either.I don't c...

  • Posted in thread: My new 1911. Any advice? on 05-03-2014 at 06:48 PM
    Always nice to add to the family. Be aware, 1911's are addicting....first you think that you
    should just add one to the collection, then maybe a Commander size as well, then maybe another
    caliber. Add...

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