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  1. rblondon replied to the thread When do you call it reliable enough for carry?.

    break down and lube properly; 50 rounds of ball, 2-3 mags of carry HP with brands mixed, 50-100 rounds of SWC reloads. A bit of all this...

    Sep 26, 2020 at 6:57 AM
  2. rblondon liked jjfitch's post in the thread Ed Brown Reading glasses and the front sight.

    As a firearms instructor I'm tasked with "fixing" shooters having difficulty qualifying. I usually carry a selection of similar "drug...

    Sep 25, 2020 at 5:31 PM
  3. rblondon liked 1MoreFord's post in the thread Ed Brown Reading glasses and the front sight.

    My last two pair of glasses are known as occupational trifocals. They have traditional bifocals on the bottom with distance vision...

    Sep 25, 2020 at 5:31 PM
  4. rblondon replied to the thread Ed Brown Reading glasses and the front sight.

    I found the bifocals, in any configuration, made a mess out of a good stable shooting position with weird neck angles, etc. I may take a...

    Sep 25, 2020 at 5:30 PM
  5. rblondon replied to the thread Ed Brown Reading glasses and the front sight.

    I use mine for ammo testing, gun accuracy testing; rest of the time, plain ballistic shades as I shoot a lot of steel.

    Sep 24, 2020 at 7:12 PM
  6. rblondon posted a new thread.

    Ed Brown Reading glasses and the front sight

    At 63, I've been battling the disappearing, or blurry, front sight for a while. I mentioned it to my vision specialist who professes to...

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    Forum: 1911 Gear

    Sep 24, 2020 at 6:37 PM
  7. rblondon replied to the thread Do high end custom guns truly appreciate?.

    My opinion has been that excluding a few top end makers' full builds ---- all gun shops (big names, botique, custom builders short of...

    Sep 23, 2020 at 2:10 PM
  8. rblondon replied to the thread For Sale Some odds and ends-more added.

    Doc, I will take the N frame model 29 speed loaders. Send pymt instructions - don't make a trip to the post office with those until you...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 4:47 PM
  9. rblondon replied to the thread Sig 320/M17.

    how does the Wilson grip module compare to the OEM in your opinion?

    Sep 21, 2020 at 4:44 PM
  10. rblondon replied to the thread Wilson EDC-S (no rail).

    Mine came with the .180 green fiber. I've noted with other guns, I tend to drift fiber optics a little high in the rear sight, which...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 4:41 PM
  11. rblondon liked azguy1911's post in the thread Wilson EDC-S (no rail).

    I owned both as well, and the EDC X9S is a wonderful gun but the Counselor is the single best 1911 I have ever owned regardless of size,...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 4:14 PM
  12. rblondon liked random84's post in the thread Any Good Bargain Carry Belts?.

    Poor reviews on this company (Ciguera Gear AKA Alonso Defense Group) regarding customer service / returns / defective products. They...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 4:14 PM
  13. rblondon liked Mike A's post in the thread Any Good Bargain Carry Belts?.

    At almost 69 I do not think much about weight ,so I will pay for a custom leather belt & I have one now for summer & one for winter. I...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 4:14 PM
  14. rblondon replied to the thread Any Hot Wheels collectors on here?.

    I had Matchbox and Hotwheels, each in their own little wooden trays with tiny compartments and the trays could be stacked. I moved those...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 6:44 AM