At SHOT Show I grabbed some samples of Slip2000. Another new weapons lube. I have to be honest… while it is better than RemOil, it’s highly disappointing stuff.
I’m not sure what I’d use this stuff on… Crusader’s Slipstream blows it away so hard, it’s not even funny. Maybe door hinges. Because if I use Slipstream, every time you’d shut the door, it would slam.
I mean, hell, I Slipstreamed my door lock on my truck and the damn thing locks every time I shut the door now. I discovered this… the hard way. D’OH!
Don’t think I don’t like it because it isn’t Slipstream. Yeah, I know I sell Slipstream… but that’s not it. There are several gun oils that I like and will use if Slipstream is not available. For example, Tetra Gun Oil. MPRO7, Hoppe’s Elite…
ATI is bringing in some really well made 1911’s. I’ve been eyeballing this Commander for almost 5 months now. Had to do it… I… can’t… help… myself.
I’m an addict… I know. I have a problem. I admit it. I LOVE guns.
Crusader Weaponry list of soon to be done upgrades: Full ST-1 Treatment. Trigger Job, Action Job, and an OD Green Duracoat on the grip frame. Then those nasty wood grips are getting replaced with something else… I don’t care what.
Nikon has a great scope for a .223 rifle, such as your AR-15. They call it the “M-223”. It’s slick and easy to use. It’s actually one of my favorite optics for any longer barreled AR build (Think Crusader Templar) or Varminter configuration.
What does Nikon have for AR-10/SR-25/Broadsword? Nothing so much… Right now for a Broadsword I’m thinking a PFI RR800.
What Nikon needs to do is a .308 specific scope, much like the M-223… but with an illuminated reticle.
Those of you that said you wanted a Sterling. We are doing a limited run of these guns as these are a side project. Because of this these guns must be pre-paid. Price is $639.99 each.
These are Semi-Auto Only, 9mm, Slipstream Treated internals, Duracoat finished. A perfect vehicle to SBR and/or suppress.
To Place Your Order. Contact Joe at Crusader Weaponry to send your payment for the gun and specify your Color. Flat Black, Olive Drab, or Coyote Brown. (some parts will be black and/or Slipstreamed Grey) Check your State Laws to see if these are legal. They are classified as 9mm Rifles.
For some more information on the Sterling, I offer a link to this informational video. To show you what these things originally were capable of, I will show you this video… but please note – we are only selling semi auto only versions with 16 inch barrels… not actual Submachineguns as shown below:
The only date in March that I have for Training is the 26th. The course is Defensive Pistol, as that’s what most folks are asking for right off the bat.
However that time last year, and the year before, the Range was a Mud Bog. The ground, isn’t frozen anymore and the soil is completely saturated. 4×4’s get stuck, in fact, last year… several did. So I’m looking for an alternative venue. There are a couple possibilities, one on the Wasatch Front. I’ll post as things develop.
Another thing I want to do is a Crusader Teaghlach Training Day: A training day for Family Members and Close Friends of Crusader Weaponry… Wives, In Laws, Parents, and even Children. Grilling and Gunning at the Range. I’m thinking early summer. Cost of the course will be Meat and Beverages.
About Gun Finishes: (This is an old article that I’ve updated)
Picking out a new gun is a complicated chore. You have caliber, style, size, features, etc. I’ve talked about these subjects before. However, I’ve never really talked about an important aspect of the selection process… The finish. It’s actually an important factor in the gun’s functionality. There are a number of finish options to choose from. Each one has it’s advantages and disadvantages beyond appearance. Stainless, Blued, Nickel, Parkerized, Chrome, Coated… There are more options coming out every time you turn around. Really the question lays with you and how, when and where you are going to be using the firearm. Also, your hygiene. How and how often clean the weapon… Not personal. If you are a slob and really don’t want care about the gun all that much, then blued is not the finish for you and you might want a Stainless or Coated gun. Lets not make any choices just yet. Instead, let’s look at each finish and see what they have to offer.
Now, this is a hypothetical question… nothing is planned… just me and my wild ideas here.
Let’s say Crusader Weaponry did a small run of custom, semi-auto, legal 16″ barreled (so no special paperwork needed), British Sterling SMG’s. 9mm, of course. 34 round mag. Folding stock.
All the internals cleaned, deburred, Slipstreamed, and otherwise fitted. Trigger pull improved. External, the gun is Duracoated a Flat Black, Wolf Grey, or Olive Drab… your choice. And let’s say that you could get that gun for… oh, say… only 600 bucks.
Would you want one? Well, yes, of course you do. You are Gun Guys and Gals, and Want isn’t the problem… The real question is “Would you BUY one?”
BTW, yes, you could totally bring this to a Crusader Carbine Course… because that would be just that sweet. Easy weapon to handle and shoot and hit with. Slight Variations on normal carbine tactics, but still very workable and effective. And Cheap To Feed. Fun… Sterlings are made out of Fun.
Oh man… guys, I am so excited about what is going on with Crusader… I’m absolutely giddy. I can’t say, just yet what the details are… but this is going to be huge for Crusader, and the company we are partnering up with to provide a custom weapons package for them. And when you hear who we are working with, your jaws are going drop.
This is awesome… a custom Carbine and Sidearm combo that is going rock to a shockingly high degree.