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Forum: The Hi Power Forum 03-11-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By 1MoreFord
Done properly a modest trigger job shouldn't...

Done properly a modest trigger job shouldn't adversely affect value down the road. Beware some who do trigger jobs modify the slide noticeably. If you have the magazine disconnect removed then keep...
Forum: Reloading 12-13-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By 1MoreFord
According to the formula for recoil the larger...

According to the formula for recoil the larger the charge weight of powder the greater the recoil. Similar to heavier bullets equal more recoil assuming equal velocity.

On second read it looks...
Forum: Reloading 08-27-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,434
Posted By 1MoreFord
I started loading on a RCBS Rockchucker that I...

I started loading on a RCBS Rockchucker that I still have for low volume calibers. I even practiced and shot some IPSC while using that press. Shooting IPSC taught me I needed a faster loader and I...
Forum: Holsters & Gun Accessories 06-25-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By 1MoreFord
Nice holsters but, IMO, the 1911 holster needs to...

Nice holsters but, IMO, the 1911 holster needs to cover the trigger guard better.
Forum: General Semiautos 05-13-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By 1MoreFord
I bought a Sig P290RS last year before the...

I bought a Sig P290RS last year before the elections that has night sights. The rings around the vials helped me see the sights better than standard sights. I now have different glasses that help...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 05-13-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By 1MoreFord
I use a Sparks Summer Special II IWB holster for...

I use a Sparks Summer Special II IWB holster for my HP and a Bianchi Askins Avenger for my 1911. I recommend both styles of holsters. They're available from several holster makers.

Another thing...
Forum: Reloading 02-15-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By 1MoreFord
Loading in new brass is not reloading it is...

Loading in new brass is not reloading it is handloading. Reloading implies that the brass has been loaded and fired before. Back when I shot IPSC with a .45acp I routinely reloaded the brass until...
Forum: General Semiautos 09-25-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,266
Posted By 1MoreFord
I like both of the two I have. Got the Ruger Mk....

I like both of the two I have. Got the Ruger Mk. 1 5-1/2" target first and then found an old High Standard Victory at a gun show after years of looking for a good deal on a High Standard or a Smith...
Forum: Shotguns 04-06-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By 1MoreFord
Congrats on the Nice, to you, new Model 12.:clap:...

Congrats on the Nice, to you, new Model 12.:clap: Mine was my grandfathers and later my favorite uncle's before becoming mine. BTW a quick guide to Model 12 age is the size of the forearm. The...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 04-06-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By 1MoreFord
In my area used HP's were priced like that 20-25...

In my area used HP's were priced like that 20-25 years ago. I actually bought mine new on sale for less than the common LGS pricing.:mad: Around here that would be a jump on it now price.>:
Forum: Holsters & Gun Accessories 03-28-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,164
Posted By 1MoreFord
My ole alcohol soaked brain cells don't remember...

My ole alcohol soaked brain cells don't remember the proper terms but IIRC much of the older Mexican leather was tanned using a different process than we use in the USA. If Bianchi's QC processes...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 03-28-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,256
Posted By 1MoreFord
I don't know how much you want to acquire the...

I don't know how much you want to acquire the Navidrex grips but they are currently showing in stock at Brownells.
...
Forum: Revolvers 12-25-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By 1MoreFord
IMO avoid one that doesn't lock the loading rod. ...

IMO avoid one that doesn't lock the loading rod. AKA Walker. I've always wanted an 1861 .36 caliber.
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 12-12-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,714
Posted By 1MoreFord
I have a Hersey 4 way that is HP specific. Mine...

I have a Hersey 4 way that is HP specific. Mine was made by Ted Blocker. Unfortunately I can't find a current web site for them anymore. The link below does offer an e-mail address to try.
...
Forum: Reloading 05-24-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,885
Posted By 1MoreFord
Mine is like a photo. RGB! Red shot shell...

Mine is like a photo. RGB! Red shot shell loader. Green rockchucker. Blue Dillon 450 and 1050.:tup:
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 01-18-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By 1MoreFord
Nice. Is that cut down Beretta 92 mag pads?

Nice. Is that cut down Beretta 92 mag pads?
Forum: Ammo Discussion 10-21-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,590
Posted By 1MoreFord
Remember also that the 9mm was the main reason...

Remember also that the 9mm was the main reason for the failed Miami shootout according to the Feebs and the .40 was the solution. That is until the Feebs determined that their agents couldn't shoot...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 09-01-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,240
Posted By 1MoreFord
I couldn't resist and ordered a set. Simply an...

I couldn't resist and ordered a set. Simply an incredible change in the feel of the grip. Couldn't be happier.

Guess I don't need a set through here after all.
Forum: General Semiautos 08-24-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,084
Posted By 1MoreFord
You said you don't like DA/SA so that rules out...

You said you don't like DA/SA so that rules out most of the GenIII Smiths. There are some that are DAO/Safe Action types but you have to know the models and look for them. Rule them out anyway...
Forum: Revolvers 08-02-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,803
Posted By 1MoreFord
My next revolver will either be a .22 kit gun...

My next revolver will either be a .22 kit gun type or a 5 shot .44 special. It just depends on what bargain I run across first.
Forum: Ammo Discussion 07-13-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By 1MoreFord
Originally Arkansas also mandated that your carry...

Originally Arkansas also mandated that your carry guns had to be listed on your permit and IIRC they only allowed 3. Fortunately that foolishness went away.
Forum: Ammo Discussion 07-09-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,997
Posted By 1MoreFord
I understand all Remington shotshells use steel...

I understand all Remington shotshells use steel for the "brass". It's then plated to look like brass. At least that's what they told me when I was there. That's probably the case with most ammo...
Forum: Reloading 06-25-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,502
Posted By 1MoreFord
Unique in a .38 special is where I started back...

Unique in a .38 special is where I started back in the late 70's. Like X Ring I found it dirty with the light plinking load I used. A guy at a LGS recommended W231 and I tried it and never looked...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 06-15-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,240
Posted By 1MoreFord
I'm yet another Hi-Power owner who would like a...

I'm yet another Hi-Power owner who would like a set. Please remember me too when you order.

TIA
Forum: Holsters & Gun Accessories 04-25-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,357
Posted By 1MoreFord
Per Wikipedia Bianchi was purchased by Armor...

Per Wikipedia Bianchi was purchased by Armor Holdings which was in turn purchased by BAE Systems. Until now I had no idea of all the purchases.:crazy:
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