There's something about steel...

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by ScottMn, Nov 11, 2019.

  1. cheygriz

    cheygriz God Bless Trump

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    Yep! Rattled as badly as a G.I. 1911. Spit lead from the cylinder gap.

    Had to re-do the trigger after the rebuild. When I sent it in, I had an 8 lb DA and a one pound SA. It came back with 12 lb DA and 4 lb SA. But abouit 4 hours with stones and diamond polishing compound cured that!:D
     
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  2. Karambit777

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    My Colt Trooper’s action was so smooth, you could fully cock the hammer 10 yards from a deer, and not spook the deer.

    It was an extremely smooth action/trigger, yet it also felt rock solid while actuating the hammer.

    The accuracy was also crazy good.
     

  3. bac1023

    bac1023

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    Absolutely

    Had the Python’s action. The later Trooper Mark III has the crappy action with the transfer bar.
     
  4. pag23

    pag23 NRA Life Member

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    I have been buying more Sigs recently... I just like the P229 platform

    Although the X Carry and X Compact interests me.....
     
  5. BuckyP

    BuckyP Lifetime Member

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    Anytime someone claims they shoot a subcompact “better” than a full size gun, I have to wonder what their qualification for shooting is. Are we talking bullseye shooting from a common firing line, or dynamic style shooting?
     
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    BuckyP Lifetime Member

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    I think many confuse metal with steel.
     
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  7. bac1023

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    Yes constantly
     
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  8. ScottMn

    ScottMn

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    I didn't think that I said that I shot the 26 better. "Just about as well" isn't "better" in my mind. I tend to shoot my carry guns quite a bit more than my fun guns so the 26 get shot a lot. It's also the first pistol I bought years ago. As far as a "qualification for shooting" goes.......I think the old "broad side of a barn" will do just fine. Have a good one my friend.:cheers:

    PS>I guess the point is that I can pick up the 1911 without having shot it in a while and shoot it really well. I can't alway say that of the light, polymer, carry guns.
     
  9. bac1023

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    Makes sense
     
  10. Will-21

    Will-21 You Breed 'Em, YOU Feed 'Em!

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  11. MinervaDoe

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    I bought a Redhawk in .357 Magnum to help me rehabilitate a hand injury.
    I'm enjoying shooting my new Yosemite Sam gun way too much lately and I haven't taken my plastic guns out for as much exercise as I used to. Real steel (at 52 ounces) has a nice feel to it.
    http://chronosscifi.com/ruger357GridJS.html

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  12. bac1023

    bac1023

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    Steel is beautiful for sure...you don't get this with plastic. :supergrin:


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  13. Jan R Whitaker

    Jan R Whitaker

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    That's why the SIG P Series pistols are hard to beat.
     
  14. bac1023

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    Yeah well, those aren't steel though...there's no more steel in those than a Glock has. :dunno:
     
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  15. Borg Warner

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    I love revolvers, both DA and SA but as far as the semi-autos go, I don't like DA/SA's so that eliminates a few of them, but it leaves me with some of the very best, which include the 1911, the HKP7M8, the CZ75b DAO, the Browning Hi-power, and the Smith and Wesson model 52 which was all steel, SA only.
     
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    Yes indeed

    Mine is the 952...


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    Lots of all steel SAO pistol, Borg...

    I just posted three of them in this thread.
     
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    I carried a 4 inch Python on duty for a few years. That Python was about as sweet as it gets for me. Where I worked it got pointed at a lot of bad guys. I'm sure they would have been proud to be shot by it... When I retired the Python I started carrying a S&W Model 66 (1980). It did everything a duty revolver should so. I trusted it completely! After I went to a different agency (1983) we were issued S&W 686. I apologize in advance to those that have one but, I wouldn't carry another one of those at gunpoint.

    I carried either a Colt Government Model MK-IV Series 70 or a Browning Hi Power as my off-duty gun for a lot of years until I got my last service gun (Glock 23).
     
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    Give that man a cigar!!!
     
  20. Steel & Wood

    Steel & Wood Build the Wall

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    Yes, steel and wood, I love them too!

    Probably where I got my screen name from. I freaking love AK-47s!

    Steel handguns and rifles Rock! Especially if they have wood furniture!!!
     
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