Valtro Pictures Site Updated


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Sven
April 7, 2003, 02:43 AM
http://www.imageseek.com/valtro/sven/

I just added three Oleg Volk photos to the Valtro gallery.


http://www.imageseek.com/valtro/sven/custom45_.jpg

http://www.imageseek.com/valtro/sven/valtro-sightpic_.jpg

http://www.imageseek.com/valtro/sven/valtro-muzzle_.jpg

I can now fire 8 shots rapid fire into a fist sized target at 10 yards. Training helps, but the Valtro gives me confidence.

Shoot straight,

-s

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Schuey2002
April 7, 2003, 11:14 PM
:cool:

Pendragon
April 8, 2003, 03:26 AM
My Bushing is blued.

I kind of like a silver bbl and a black bushing - I think it makes that barrel hole look extra big :)

I may try and keep the bushing blued even if I get the whole gun hard chromed - not sure if that will look dumb...

Nice pix...

Sven
April 8, 2003, 11:41 AM
Oleg didn't like the chromed out bushing... made taking pictures difficult. Same with the trigger - but he's thinking like a photographer, so I can't blame him.

I like the 'bling bling' on the business end... form and function. Maybe I'll have it blued, though.... to make Oleg's camera happy.

;)

Betty
April 8, 2003, 11:47 AM
Oleg didn't like the chromed out bushing... made taking pictures difficult.

Sven, Oleg didn't like dark colored tarantulas for the same reason. "Lighter ones show up better."

:p

Love the Valtro. Sweeeeet trigger!

Gewehr98
April 8, 2003, 11:47 AM
;)

Oleg Volk
April 8, 2003, 11:57 AM
That Valtro is very reliable, has great trigger, sights worked much better than expected (the "rib" top of the slide helps) and overall worked as well as a full custom 1911. I'd carry it...except that I am too cheap to buy one.

My Colt GM shot side by side with Valtro had a weird malfunction on the last shot (cartridge ended up sitting on top of the follower, with slide locked back) which was traced to weak springs in the ancient Pachmeyer 7-rd magazines. Any suggestions on getting replacements?

Tamara
April 8, 2003, 12:20 PM
Love that countersunk end on the slide stop pin. Done even nicer than the one on my Professional. They make disassembly annoying, but it sure is one trick detail! :cool:

Sean Smith
April 8, 2003, 02:46 PM
Oleg:

http://www.gunsprings.com/SemiAuto/Colt.html#MagazineSprings

Pendragon
April 8, 2003, 03:27 PM
Ooooh!

All the TN people got to see why we are all frothing at the mouth when someone talks about 1911s...

Sven
April 8, 2003, 04:33 PM
Oleg's comments make me want to start a "Buy Oleg a Valtro" thread... ;)

Tamara
April 8, 2003, 05:03 PM
I can see I'm going to need to give Oleg some trigger time on my Professional and my Baer, as well as my lightly tuned Stainless Loaded and V-10. He probably just hasn't spent enough time with good 1911's yet... :cool:

Oleg Volk
April 8, 2003, 05:09 PM
Professional was very accurate but its grip feels like a file! I'd like to try your other variants though.

Valtro needs that Tucker HF1 -- that holster makes my "Strong" brand belt slide feel cheap by comparison...though it wasn't.

Tamara
April 8, 2003, 05:14 PM
Professional was very accurate but its grip feels like a file!

That's kinda the point. ;) Sure, you may leave DNA samples on the gun when you shoot it, but it ain't gonna shift in your grip. :D

Oleg Volk
April 8, 2003, 05:20 PM
That's a solution looking either for a problem or for an idle masochist ;)

Tamara
April 8, 2003, 05:42 PM
...or maybe Oleg needs some callouses on his mitts. ;)

CGofMP
April 8, 2003, 07:35 PM
or maybe Oleg needs some callouses on his mitts.
Better check in on that with Runt :-)


I have seen a couple of Oleg's tarantula photos... ick ick ick!
Grey, Black, or red haired the photos all make me wana check under my bed before goin to sleep.

Charles

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