I was admiring a 1911 on another thread. I am still semi-new to shooting, and so there are brands I have not heard of, or seen, yet. When I do see something new to me, I go look up the weapon, see the specs, read reviews, and both negatives and positives. If I still have a question, I ask in...
Was talking with a buddy about different takedown options and was curious what other prefer to do.
I tend to pull the slide back one handed and remove the slide stop and then slide the whole top end off but I'm sure others prefer to remove the spring plug and bushing, etc.
So what do you prefer?
For those that have suppressors in jail, you might be at a range that allows you to use that suppressor while you wait. Have you ever decided to break down and do maintenance on that suppressor while at the range? Typically ranges don't let you do work while in the bay. But I'm seeing that the...
Am I the only one that bathes their guns in oil?
I'm talking way beyond regular maintenance. I'm talking a slathering mess everywhere.
I do this often to all my guns, AR's too.
I break them down entirely, soak/coat everything for a few mins, then wipe it all down with a microfiber and...
I came across this article (link) by Duane Thomas today while educating myself on the nuances of 1911 operation and maintenance. I found the linked article to be informative and reasonably objective.
The title is a bit tongue and cheek. As the author states in the conclusion, "No, the 1911 is...
I did a search here, and didn't find anything on the subject. Has anyone had any first-hand experience with a DLC finish? Does it resist scratching, or just wear in general? How is it to maintain?