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  • former Marine who enjoys vintage military weapons. own an M1 Garand, 2 1903 Springfields, 1918 British Enfield and numerous handguns.
  • i live in the great state of Texas
  • ohh shooting i guess. oh and sports
  • a licensed helicopter mechanic


  • Posted in thread: Taurus PT1911 on 03-21-2013 at 11:53 AM
    I just tried taking the firing pin out of mine. The fire pin keeper plate will not budge. After
    using a brass punch & hammer I only managed to move it 1/16". I stopped trying I was afraid I'd
    damage i...

  • Posted in thread: Taurus PT1911 on 03-18-2013 at 01:47 PM
    i have had mine a couple of years now. couple hundred rounds of ball ammo through it with no
    problems at all. haven't shot any hollow points yet. just haven't seen the need to shoot those
    yet. been a ...

  • Posted in thread: Springfield Armoury 1911 Mil-Spec on 03-18-2013 at 01:37 PM
    i forgot where i saw it, but someone makes a little piece of aluminum the fits around the mag
    release to prevent the "idiot" scratch. comes in all sizes and colors.

  • Posted in thread: My New Taurus 9mm on 03-16-2013 at 08:16 PM
    hey there everyone. finally got some pics of my Taurus pistols . love all of them. they have
    been great additions to my other pistols. the top picture shows my 3 pistols,,the top one is my
    PT92AF afte...

  • Posted in thread: Best 1911 for the Money? on 03-01-2013 at 01:20 PM
    CountryBoy. i have a Citadel 1911 compact and have been very happy with it. have only shot ball
    ammo through it, but it has been flawless so far. was 499.00 out the door.

  • Posted in thread: metro arms 1911 commander on 03-01-2013 at 01:05 PM
    saw the Metro line of 1911's this week for the first time. was wondering if they were any good.
    seems like they are worth trying out. never had a commander size 1911. most of mine are full
    size except...

  • Posted in thread: Springfield Armoury 1911 Mil-Spec on 03-01-2013 at 12:58 PM
    looked at the springfield website this week. didnt see any GI models. did they do away with the
    GI model? i do own a GI model and it has been flawless for me. looks like the Mil-spec is their
    base mod...

  • Posted in thread: My New Taurus 9mm on 02-27-2013 at 12:06 PM
    hey Kitty,,welcome to the Taurus line of handguns. i think you will find them a solid addition.
    i own the PT92, PT845 and a PT1911. all have been flawless operators. right now, getting ready
    to Duraco...