Hi, how's that for a troublemaker post title? :)
I own a few different 1911s, Springfield Armory, Para Ordnance, and Colt. No matter how much I shoot and love my non Colt 1911s, I have a special place in my heart for the Colt MKIV Series 80 and Gold Cup Series 70.
How about posting info about...
Article about a cop that goes face to face with a bank robber. During the shoot out the cop shoots the bank robber 17 times.
The conflict finally ended when the cop put a couple of rounds through the guys head.
Shots Fired: Skokie, Illinois 08/25/2008 - Article - POLICE Magazine
Out of the...
While shooting my Remington 1911 R1 today, I noticed that sparks were coming out of the ejector port when the shell was ejected.
What does this usually mean?
The ammunition was Remington 230 grain JHP bulk box of 100 rounds.
I found this article on Military Times last night. After reading the article, I do not know what to think about it.
Read this before you buy your first 1911 | Military Times GearScout
On one hand there has to be a reason why the 1911 was used through 2 major wars and various conflicts. If...
Lets post some pics of 1911s.
Ever since I shot a 1911 back around 1984, I knew I wanted to own one. Like a lot of things in life, its one of those things that got neglected.
For my birthday my wife surprised me with a Remington 1911 R1.
Here are the pictures of my Remington 1911.
For an early birthday present my wife surprised me with a new Remington 1911 R1. I got the pistol on Thursday (January 5, 2012), over the past weekend I took the pistol out on 2 different shooting sessions.
Lets just say I am not impressed.
To break in the new pistol, I went to the local...
A press release I received from Springfield
It's finally here!
Requests have been pouring in, and now the XD(M)® 3.8 Compact is available in .45ACP.
Since we introduced the XD(M)® Compact in 9mm and .40, our Customer Service department has been swamped with requests for a .45 version. So...
This is a press release from Springfield Armory I received.
Springfield Armory® Releases the XD(M)® 5.25 Competition Series
Hot on the heals of Springfield Armory's new XD(M)® 5.25 Competition Series pistol in 9mm and .45ACP, comes the XD(M)® 5.25 .40CAL.
First off, all of the XD(M)® 5.25...
If you were going to buy a 45acp, what do you think is the best value for the money?
Rock Island Armory GI 1911
Ruger P90 - not sure if made anymore
Or something else?
About 10 years ago I owned a Ruger P90, it was a nice shooting pistol that would eat just...
i would like some advice on which reloader to buy? i will be doing .223 .45acp and 38/.357.i don't have a lot of $$$$ maybe $300-$500 for all the equipment needed .not including bullets, powder,primers and brass, just the equipment needed and dies. any advice on whats needed and quality of...
RBCD and MagSafe ammo companies, check it out. 30 years ago, THV-Arcane a French company, had a 60 gr .45 ACP load, at 2200 fps in a 5" gov't model barrel. They also had a 45 gr, 2400 fps 9mm load. The chamber pressures are safe, because these very lw bullets are also very short, so they have...
I've been monitoring several of the large online firearms sellers to see if any of them are actually able to get in any of Ruger's new SR1911. Like many of you who have also been watching, no one seems to know when they might start showing up.
Then this morning, while returning home from...
This is from a Springfield Armory press release that I received:
Springfield Armory® is calling for a duel, the Springfield Armory® 2011 Duel, between their two newest pistols: the XD(M)™ Compact and the Range Officer™. They will be holding a competition for gun enthusiasts to vote for their...
Beretta Web - CX4 Storm
Sorry if I have landed this in the wrong forum. I couldn't decide so I opted for the AR forum because of the futuristic look and practicality of this weapon.
Anyway, I just orderd a couple of these weapons, one in .40 and the other in the .45 Anyone own one of these...
The following is a press release that I received from Springfield.
Three years ago, Springfield released its newest member of the XD® family of pistols, the XD(M)™, at the NRA Annual Meetings in Phoenix, AZ. The .40CAL and 9MM were the first to be released. Most recently the 3.8 model was...
Remington now makes a 1911. I picked it up today $599 plus tax and background check. It has a duracoat type black semigloss finish. It came with 2 mags. A little loose, does not rattle however. Trigger pull 5-6lbs but clean. Stainless steel barrel and bushing. I have not shot it yet but I like...
I have the following I am selling or trading, these where bought at the last show from the Georga Arms table.
45 ACP Lead Cast RN 230 gr, 400 each
.357 148 gr Double wade cutters 400 each
I would like to sell or trade these for other bullet Cal.
I have posted several ads for reload supplies...
I have the following Montana Gold bullets, I will sell them or Trade them for other Cal Bullets.
45 ACP 230 gr. FMJ 2800 each
45 ACP 200 gr JFP 1000 each
40 Cal 155 gr FMJ 2500 each
9mm 115 gr FMJ 1200 each
I will accept offers on these or will trade for rifle Cal bullets, 357,44...