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    Follow up to my issued Gen 1 MCOP and personal...

    Follow up to my issued Gen 1 MCOP and personal Gen 2 MCOP

    I had a older Ed Brown 2 pc MSH/magwell laying around that I fitted to the frame (had to removed about 3/16" rail and taper it so the...
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    While I like my personal and issued G19, I got...

    While I like my personal and issued G19, I got bit once on a mag change and learned to move my hand out of the way on reloads.

    With that said... I have been thinking G45 MOS lately. A co-worker...
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    I recall well before the internet that Bill...

    I recall well before the internet that Bill Wilson mentioned that the firing pin could be shortened a few thousands to minimize drop firings.

    I am of the opinion that when the slide catches the...
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    not sure if you have one......

    not sure if you have one...
    https://www.brownells.com/gunsmith-tools-supplies/handgun-tools/trigger-tools/1911-trigger-stirrup-die-prod788.aspx
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    a few years back, a co-worker had a stainless...

    a few years back, a co-worker had a stainless TRP. It was a very nice slide to frame fit for a factory gun.

    The slide locked up on the frame. We sent it to Springer and they fixed it with a...
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    one of them in the pic is me. Can you guess? ...

    one of them in the pic is me. Can you guess?

    early 1990s training pic. in fact, we are still packing 686s so this is pre 1992. We got G21s in 92.

    https://i.imgur.com/8VyLZDYh.jpg
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    another issue I have with the issued MCOP is...

    another issue I have with the issued MCOP is sights.

    My preference is plain rear and fiber optic or hi vis front sight.

    I decided to go BLAZE orange. If I cannot find this front sight.... I got...
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    I have to finesse my finger in a 1911 trigger...

    I have to finesse my finger in a 1911 trigger guard. 4500 has a roomier trigger guard than 1911.

    This is a Dan Wesson full size grip and commander slide

    https://i.imgur.com/zbbF3D8h.jpg
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    I will throw in my two cents. make sure...

    I will throw in my two cents.

    make sure trigger press is consistent on all 6 holes.

    with cylinder lock before hammer fall.

    Inspect center pin hole for egg shaping. Blue steel should be ok...
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    with my left hand bobbles at 3 yards.... I...

    with my left hand bobbles at 3 yards.... I decided to shoot a 50 round qual course with all shots left handed.

    That meant drawing from the right side, switching hands and reaching over with my...
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    thanks for the video

    thanks for the video
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    Anyone keeping up with Remington

    What sux, we ordered two 870 Less Lethal model and about 20 LE +2 mag springs and 7 4shot LE mag springs before all the mess started.

    I got the 7 4shot mag springs but never got the rest. The...
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    FUNNY.... left hand reared its ugly head

    In reference to my issued to me Gen 1 MCOP .45

    I finally got to qualify with it. I have zero rounds with it but have carried his younger brother... Gen 2 MCOP .45 on duty since 2008.... with a...
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    I used to get bit by the hammer on a 4500 due to...

    I used to get bit by the hammer on a 4500 due to hand size. I always wanted to put a factory spurless hammer on my 45s but they needed to fit the old duty holster Safariland 070 and one of the...
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    I used to run Ed Brown decockers on my 4500s and...

    I used to run Ed Brown decockers on my 4500s and they were preferred however most that I bought needed some sort of fitting.

    On one, the firing pin cuts on the barrel assembly was much tighter...
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    I got mine in today!! action is a little clunky...

    I got mine in today!! action is a little clunky but not bad. I could not take the cylinder assembly apart to clean 40 years of gunk. I have a feeling red loctite was used. :mad:


    Basic me...
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    I got the Springer MCOP GEN 1 back

    A couple of weeks ago, I got a call from Springfield indicating the bill was $212. I was "WH WHA WHAT".... as my letter specifically said for any charges to contact me first since I would have to get...
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    My CQB started to misfire..... I diagnosed the...

    My CQB started to misfire..... I diagnosed the issue was Hogue rubber grips.

    My grip was so tight, I was pressing the web area to the point where the inner grip was making contact with the hammer...
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    Qual day... my supervisor ran his G26 with G19...

    Qual day... my supervisor ran his G26 with G19 mags.... all was good.

    that is not a G26 in my hands.

    https://i.imgur.com/Njd2mnyh.jpg
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    prior to 2008, we could not carry 1911 on duty. ...

    prior to 2008, we could not carry 1911 on duty.

    My choice was SW4500 and while I started with 4506-1, I tasted PC and never looked back. My duty carry of choice was CQB in alloy (4563). the alloy...
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    I am the guy who orders for the dept I work at....

    I am the guy who orders for the dept I work at. About 150 glocks 9mm (17/19)

    My supervisor wanted something small for duty carry desk driving.

    I set him up with a G26 and 15 round mags. I got...
  22. I too see nothing odd. this is my battering...

    I too see nothing odd.

    this is my battering ram (HA!) back end. this image was around 13-14K

    I look for uniformity and check my springs every few months. my shooting has slowed down but I hope...
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    I wonder if any other single stack 45 (SW, Sig,...

    I wonder if any other single stack 45 (SW, Sig, Ruger) would we see the same round movement in slow motion.
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    In the days of magazines (before the internet) I...

    In the days of magazines (before the internet) I recall reading they called the .45ACP
    Big
    Slow
    Clumsy

    we can add Bouncy to the list. HA!
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    For me.... it all changed in 2008 when Admin...

    For me.... it all changed in 2008 when Admin changed. Prior to 2008, only Glock/similar models and DA first shot was allowed.

    Prior Admin, I recall sitting in a liability LEO class and the chief...
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