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    Well Numrich had that crappy one priced at...

    Well Numrich had that crappy one priced at $84.75, and they're out of stock. Guessing they'd pay you something for it. Worth a shot...

    https://www.gunpartscorp.com/sell-your-parts
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    .22lr Federal Game-Shok looks a lot like blanks. ...

    .22lr Federal Game-Shok looks a lot like blanks. If one didn't know any better, it could be easily confused for blanks. That being said, it's absolutely gross negligence to jokingly point a gun at...
  3. #NeedsMore1911...

    #NeedsMore1911

    I kid. Great stuff. Thanks for sharing, and welcome to PF.
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    Some easily digestible info, with good pictorial...

    Some easily digestible info, with good pictorial examples, on extractor fitting....

    https://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=829865
  5. Congrats @Trukinjp13...

    Congrats @Trukinjp13 The Vigil is a lot of 1911 for the money.

    The only two gripes about my Valkyrie, as compared to my previous two Wilsons...

    1- They cut the frame to get a pretty high...
  6. You would definitely have to call, being that...

    You would definitely have to call, being that Novak is 65 degree and Wilson fronts are cut to a 60 degree.
  7. ^^^^ Nice. Those look to be a bit thinner at...

    ^^^^ Nice. Those look to be a bit thinner at .118 than the .125 Brown HD sight.
  8. Stuck this in the 1911 photo thread, but meant to...

    Stuck this in the 1911 photo thread, but meant to post it here.

    Factory front sight was shooting about 1.25" high at 10 yards. Everything I read said a .180 or .185 is likely the answer. I know...
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    Factory front sight was shooting about 1.25" high...

    Factory front sight was shooting about 1.25" high at 10 yards. Everything I read said a .180 or .185 is likely the answer. I know DW would have swapped it out for free, but I prefer orange HD type...
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    Yes, it's a Valkyrie CCO 9mm. Here are a few...

    Yes, it's a Valkyrie CCO 9mm. Here are a few measurements using a relatively inexpensive Hornady digital caliper set...

    From bottom of magwell (center) to the top of rear factory sight - 4.975"
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  11. I can't depress the mag release without shifting...

    I can't depress the mag release without shifting the gun with or without a scoop, so I stick with no scoops.
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    Here's to a single trip and quick turnaround.

    Here's to a single trip and quick turnaround.
  13. Haha. I can see how that comment came off that...

    Haha. I can see how that comment came off that way.

    I like to use a single gun to carry and shoot, 100% of the time. My back won't let me do that with a 1911, at least until I get it all...
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    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48862217221_ee...

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48862217221_eec8590746_b.jpg
  15. Thread: SD 10/22s

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    El Cid YES! So many likes.

    El Cid YES! So many likes.
  16. Thread: SD 10/22s

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    I saw SD in the title and thought "integrally...

    I saw SD in the title and thought "integrally suppressed 10/22 talk, cool".

    As for the defensive use of a 10/22, hey, rule 1 is have a gun so if that's what works for you, go for it. Plenty dead...
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    ^^^^ Seems young for a WC BP FPS breakage, but it...

    ^^^^ Seems young for a WC BP FPS breakage, but it happens. Iíd take advantage of their lifetime guarantee.
  18. Thread: 43X vs 48

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    I think preference between the two is somewhat...

    I think preference between the two is somewhat subjective, so it's hard to say one way or the other if considering shootability only. Something that is not subjective, however, is that they use the...
  19. Not two months after going back to Glock for...

    Not two months after going back to Glock for reasons, spending the most time with a G43 and G48, I'm again fighting with elbow and wrist pain. After my discussion with theJanitor, I'm pretty...
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    I'm not concerned with expansion for the purpose...

    I'm not concerned with expansion for the purpose of "stopping power", I'm concerned with expansion for the purpose of "stopping".

    So, expansion and internal ballistics as it relates to tissue...
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    I donít think itís a matter of will it run in the...

    I donít think itís a matter of will it run in the 43x, but rather, will it expand due to velocity loss out of the shorter barrel? That would be my concern. I see a lot of people go +p for their...
  22. Thread: Lever Guns

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    Ok, I must admit, I spent about 30 minutes...

    Ok, I must admit, I spent about 30 minutes scouring GB for Ruger No.1 in 357 today. Of course, that's on top of the hour or so I spent looking for levers. Man I have a hankering for a 357 lever...
  23. Thread: Best AR-forum?

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    Sadly, any gun specific forum (AR, AK, Glock,...

    Sadly, any gun specific forum (AR, AK, Glock, 1911, HK, Sig, etc) is filled with zealots and myopia. Once useful and enjoyable for the most part, theyíve all deteriorated to people shouting at one...
  24. I've been having considerable back issues for the...

    I've been having considerable back issues for the last year. I haven't carried SS IWB in probably five years since going AIWB. In the last year I've gone from a steel framed 9mm Commander, to a...
  25. I couldn't possibly agree more on optic weight...

    I couldn't possibly agree more on optic weight absolutely ruining the handling of a rifle. I found the same when putting a heavy 1-6 LPVO on my carbine.

    That being said, I think a LPVO works...
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