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Douglas8860 liked post by Hopalong On thread : One of the Coolest Guns Ever
I grew up in Miami, FL, and my parents took me to Walt Disney World many times. One of my favorite rides was (and is) Pirates of the Caribbean, which I first experienced at about 10 years old. ...
Liked On: 02-16-2020, 06:34 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by flintsghost On thread : 1911 trigger pull too heavy.
As a Colt certified armorer myself and someone who operated a full and part time shop building 1911's for many years, I would take that "book" and throw it in the nearest round file. First, sears...
Liked On: 02-09-2020, 08:15 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by dogface6 On thread : 1911 trigger pull too heavy.
Now, look at the hammer hooks and the sear for any burring.
Stone away any burrs - keeping the original angles true - oil and reassemble and try.
There's no quick way,...
Liked On: 02-09-2020, 08:13 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by CrookedRiver On thread : Defensive Caliber and a police shooting
After three warnings and lawful commands to drop the knife they should be free to handle
The situation however they want. Just my 2 cents.
Liked On: 02-01-2020, 06:18 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by VoyPescado On thread : Defensive Caliber and a police shooting
“Holy buckets. those officers backed up hundreds of yards and gave that guy every chance in the world to drop the knife. they deserve credit for that.”
“Self Defense” scenarios aside, This video...
Liked On: 02-01-2020, 06:18 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by CWO4USCGRET On thread : Colt Commander M1991A1 Slide Damage
Ouch! My own constructive comment; all the others posters have said most everything already...
i would suggest that that next time you pick up a gun do a thorough inspection before you make the...
Liked On: 01-07-2020, 08:12 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by SnidelyWhiplash On thread : Colt Commander M1991A1 Slide Damage
You should be able to find a slide...it's up to him to find the correct slide. His screw-up...his repair on his dime. He should make you (your gun) whole again...regardless of how unhappy it makes...
Liked On: 01-07-2020, 08:09 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by Scott Gahimer On thread : The Twelve Days of Christmas
Merry Christmas to all! In the spirit of Christmas cheer, I thought I'd do something a little different and show different guns over the next 12 days from the Charles W. Clawson collection that I've...
Liked On: 12-25-2019, 05:59 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by sturmgewehr On thread : Colt under the Christmas Tree?
Already got mine. Pete
Liked On: 12-24-2019, 06:43 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by Olle On thread : The greatest production revolver ever made?
If I were to shoot or carry a .357, it would no doubt be a S&W 686. It's a much sturdier and more reliable gun than Python IMO, and if you compare any 686 to a later production Python you'll also...
Liked On: 12-16-2019, 07:56 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by Biffjohanson On thread : Went to a local auction today
I bought some things I think are pretty cool. Total spent $1500. I thought it was worthwhile but maybe not as far as great deals. It brought my brother and me alot of needed enjoyment.
Liked On: 10-27-2019, 07:36 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by 824tsv On thread : series 70 45 magazine
This is the correct magazine for your pistol. It has a drain hole. They are not hard to locate. The second pic is not mine, but the information seems accurate.
Liked On: 09-07-2019, 06:58 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by SteveR On thread : Hickock .45 dumps the NRA
The stark reality is that there would be no Colt collectors , nor any reason for the Colt Forum without the NRA...You won't find perfection in any organization, but firearms owners -which means all...
Liked On: 06-22-2019, 06:05 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by gebirg On thread : WWII Colt 1911 - plaindrop to Norwegian resistance
This one showed up in Telemark - came to Norway during wwII in a typical container plaindrop!
I would like some info, and year of production please?
Liked On: 03-14-2019, 08:21 AM
Douglas8860 liked post by L.Zuelke On thread : Great Western in .22
610661610663I normally wouldn't dream of putting 300 hours of work into a Great Western .22 but this is the gun I first learned to shoot with and it made a fitting tribute to my Great Grandfather,...
Liked On: 01-17-2019, 11:07 AM