Last Activity:04-08-2014 11:34 PM
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Posted in thread: Powerstroke vs. Slide Release, 1911 on 03-12-2014 at 01:44 AM
The_American, .02 worth from an old 1911 owner/shooter/carrier/firearms instructor/armorer.
I've used 1911 type pistols from various manufacturers since the '60s. During my last several
years in full ...
Posted in thread: Hi Power Picture Thread on 02-24-2014 at 05:29 PM
Polished blue version, mostly stock, with the factory low profile adjustable sights.
Posted in thread: Hi Power Picture Thread on 01-22-2014 at 03:07 AM
I suspect they are not worth it to most shooters. They are a very old design in an age of
Posted in thread: Hi Power Picture Thread on 01-21-2014 at 08:34 AM
Practical and 66T series.
Posted in thread: Let's see some 1911's on 01-21-2014 at 07:17 AM
2012 production Gold Cup Trophy.
Posted in thread: Old vs New Breakfree CLP? on 10-17-2013 at 11:12 PM
lampman, I used Breakfree CLP years ago, and still use it today, along with a couple of others
that I'm currently trying out. Not sure how they compare, but have had no trouble with old or
new CLP. I ...
Posted in thread: Springers QC? Product service? What is this? on 09-21-2013 at 06:16 AM
lampman, I have long had the suspicion that many 1911 owners and shooters don't really know or
care much about the mechanics of the gun as long as it goes bang. That barrel is not normal and
Posted in thread: Should I re-blue? on 09-14-2013 at 05:33 AM
fa35, remember that sweat migrates to beneath the grips too. If you aren't removing the grips
when you clean, and oiling beneath, you may get an unpleasant rusty surprise should you remove
the grips o...
Posted in thread: Aftermarket parts?... on 09-05-2013 at 06:24 AM
Mosin, the Kimbers are good guns IMHO. I doubt many 1911 type guns now days actually exactly
match the original plans. I have owned five Kimbers over the years. I would shoot it for a
while before doi...
Posted in thread: Bushingless on 08-28-2013 at 10:04 PM
WannaBe, The closed end/no-hole plug is an EGW, the other is an Accu-Lock. Looking like wanting
a bull barrel around here is very politically incorrect...