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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: which foreign handguns compare to US-made? on 10-28-2015 at 01:05 PM
    i currently have a Citadel 1911 FS and compact, and a Metro Arms 1911 Commander in 9MM and just
    picked up a Tisas 1911 GI model. The Citadel's are made by Amscor and the Metro Arms is
    Philippines made...

  • Posted in thread: Looking at a Tisas 1911 A2 on 10-18-2015 at 08:20 AM
    Defiant_one, just picked up my Tisas 1911A1. this is a 70 series pistol, no firing pin block.
    put 100 rounds of ball ammo throught it with no problems at all. shoots as good as my SA GI
    model except t...

  • Posted in thread: Citadel 1911 Full Size on 10-13-2015 at 07:22 PM
    i have the full size and the compact. both have been great shooters.

  • Posted in thread: Shooting my Tisas 1911 review on 10-13-2015 at 07:13 PM
    Deerhunter, is your mag release also very hard to work? takes quite a bit of pressure on mine
    to get the mag to release

  • Posted in thread: Bushing Compensators??? Waste of money? on 10-13-2015 at 07:08 PM
    i tried a bushing compensator on my S.A GI model and really didn't notice any difference at all

  • Posted in thread: 9mm 1911...which size for reliability on 10-13-2015 at 06:56 PM
    i picked up an American Classic Commander 1911 in 9MM a while back. have maybe 200 rounds of
    ball ammo through it. no failures of any kind other then the magazine it came with wouldn't
    lock the slide ...

  • Posted in thread: Shooting my Tisas 1911 review on 10-13-2015 at 06:47 PM
    just finished the range with new Tisas. very happy with this 1911A1. found the trigger on mine
    sort of like a 2 stage military pull, a lot of take-up travel, then about a 6 to 7 pound pull.
    the magazi...

  • Posted in thread: Taurus PT1911 on 03-21-2013 at 12:53 PM
    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 02:47 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 02:37 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.