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10-19-2010

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  • Retired International Pilot
  • Spartanburg,Reno,Tampa,NV,SC,FL
  • SCUBA Diving, Shooting, Hiking
  • Retired

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  • Posted in thread: Advantages of 1911 on 12-15-2010 at 01:22 PM
    When I was in Viet Nam our outfit had guys called "tunnel Rats". These guys had bigger kahonies
    than just about anybody I knew. They didn't go down into these tunnels with a SW 38, or an M16
    or anythi...

  • Posted in thread: I need help finding a barrel! on 12-15-2010 at 01:10 PM
    Geezzz, Midway USA has gobs of barrels and a google search turns up literally thousands of
    hits, you should be able to find a reasonably priced one in 10 minutes.

  • Posted in thread: American Classic 2? on 12-15-2010 at 01:05 PM
    I had a RIA 1911 until just recently. It never had a FTF or FTE or any other problem. But, as
    previously mentioned, the heat treatment of the parts is poor. After a mere 500 rounds there
    were certain ...

  • Posted in thread: Speer Lawman clean-fire range report on 12-01-2010 at 12:59 AM
    See, that's the thing. As I've aged I've become less tolerant of smoky ammo. I had a break of
    some years from shooting and I can't believe how much more sensitive to it I have become.
    Everything I've ...

  • Posted in thread: Speer Lawman clean-fire range report on 11-30-2010 at 12:03 PM
    Had a great day at the range today with the chance to check out my Springfield 1911A1 Loaded
    match-grade after performing the Cane-published slide-lap procedure. Kudos to Cane.The other
    thing I wanted...

  • Posted in thread: Speer Lawman clean-fire range report on 11-29-2010 at 08:26 PM
    Had a great day at the range today with the chance to check out my Springfield 1911A1 Loaded
    match-grade after performing the Cane-published slide-lap procedure. Kudos to Cane.The other
    thing I wanted...

  • Posted in thread: 1911 slide lapping 101 on 11-29-2010 at 07:50 PM
    Finally got to the range today to fire my Springfield 1911A1 Loaded match, after performing
    Cane's slide-lap procedure..The difference is amazing!! SSooo smooth, didn't hesitate or miss a
    beat. Shot 1...

  • Posted in thread: 1911 slide lapping 101 on 11-23-2010 at 11:11 AM
    Took me all afternoon, maybe 6 hours. Arm is still sore. must've taken several hundred cycles
    per grit before achieving that "grit used up" feeling. This is labor intensive so I can't help
    but wonder ...

  • Posted in thread: 1911 slide lapping 101 on 11-22-2010 at 08:37 PM
    Did the lapping procedure yesterday just as you described. Was amazed to see where the high
    spots were when changing grits, not at all where I thought. Smooth as butter now. Will go to
    the range tomor...

  • Posted in thread: 1911 slide lapping 101 on 11-20-2010 at 12:06 PM
    Any news on this?

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