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Posted in thread: Full length guide rod matter? on 01-31-2014 at 05:31 AM
I have three 1911-type pistols and each has a different guide rod; a one-piece FLGR, a GI-style
and a reverse-plug in an officers-sized pistol. Though two of them take down easier with a tool
(a pin f...
Posted in thread: if the egg is the perfect shape on 01-30-2014 at 05:52 AM
Both the Single Action Army and the 1911 are Classics (with a capital "C") and rightly so. In
practice, the S&W Model 3 in .44 had advantages over the SAA in operation (quicker extraction
Posted in thread: Happy Happy Happy Rock Island Tacticsl 45 on 11-21-2013 at 04:41 AM
I have three Rocks (FS-Tac and CS-Tac in .45, .22TCM/9mm); and each has a different recoil
spring system. They all seem to work very well and since I have two or three bushing wrenches
the take-down p...
Posted in thread: JMB was never Navy on 10-05-2013 at 04:22 AM
And a Holy-Stone refers to the abrasive blocks used to scrub the teak decks of sailing ships.
It's name comes from the kneeling position one had to assume to use one properly (no handles on
Posted in thread: A little knowledge for all semi-auto (and revolver) owners. on 09-17-2013 at 05:07 AM
There is a distinction between nomenclature and jargon that comes into this discussion. Jargon
is understood slang between members of a group that serves to differentiate them from
outsiders. Calling ...
Posted in thread: Weaver-mount Red-Dot to 1911; I need a mount on 09-17-2013 at 04:42 AM
I've decided to put a little reflex red-dot sight on my Rock Island .22TCM 1911. After some
shopping around online I ended up at Walmart to look at a Weaver-brand sight but ended up
paying a bit more ...
Posted in thread: Weaver Micro Dot on 09-17-2013 at 04:33 AM
I went to Walmart today to look at the Weaver since it's on sale but decided to spend the extra
on the Bushnell First Strike. It just struck me as being better made and I like the
Posted in thread: NiteSiters on 09-17-2013 at 04:29 AM
Howdy, Jarhead; I have Nitesiters on three 1911's and a little-bitty S&W Bodyguard and I'm very
satisfied. I did discover that the glue they include is very thin in viscosity which makes it