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Forum: Reloading Today, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By HiStandards
I mostly load .38 and .45 and have been loading...

I mostly load .38 and .45 and have been loading over 30 years. I think you are overthinking, but if it makes you happy...
Forum: Reloading April 16th, 2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By HiStandards
Alliant has a batch of Bullseye powder that is...

Alliant has a batch of Bullseye powder that is over 100 years old. They test some periodically. It is still fine. 250 fps is about 8%. What is your shot to shot variance?
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues April 15th, 2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By HiStandards
IANAL, but my understanding is FOPA is a defense,...

IANAL, but my understanding is FOPA is a defense, but does not prevent you from being charged. To the OP, do not give anyone a reason to stop you in Maryland.
Forum: Gun Shows April 12th, 2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,568
Posted By HiStandards
So they were flipping Wally World shells? Walmart...

So they were flipping Wally World shells? Walmart still $22 a hundred for Winchester 20 ga last week.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 5th, 2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By HiStandards
Back in the day, Winchester would build almost...

Back in the day, Winchester would build almost any custom variation you could dream up and afford. Also 1885 receivers were used for a lot of gunsmith custom builds before WWII.

Do your own...
Forum: Handguns March 30th, 2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,111
Posted By HiStandards
Beat me to it.

Beat me to it.
Forum: Handguns March 29th, 2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,872
Posted By HiStandards
Not 9mm, but... How about Ruger 22/45 Mk IV?...

Not 9mm, but...
How about Ruger 22/45 Mk IV? Similar grip to your 1911 and a lot more trigger time for the same cost.
Forum: Gunsmithing March 29th, 2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By HiStandards
While you have it apart, installing Wolff springs...

While you have it apart, installing Wolff springs will greatly improve the trigger pull. Get the kit and install the lightest hammer spring. If you have ignition problems (You won't but stand by for...
Forum: Wanted to Buy March 26th, 2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By HiStandards
Carlson's. www.choketube.com Huge selection....

Carlson's. www.choketube.com
Huge selection. Great service.
Forum: Handguns March 25th, 2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 632
Posted By HiStandards
That is a No.3 American (latch on the top strap)...

That is a No.3 American (latch on the top strap) not a No. 3 Schofield (latch on the frame). LtCol Schofield thought the frame mounted latch would be easier to use on horseback.
Forum: Handguns March 25th, 2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 632
Posted By HiStandards
Dixie Gun Works also sells them in .45 or .44/40...

Dixie Gun Works also sells them in .45 or .44/40 with various barrel lengths. All made by Uberti as mentioned above.
Forum: Edged Weapons March 25th, 2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By HiStandards
Stored behind the ears works for me...

Stored behind the ears works for me...
Forum: Handguns March 25th, 2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,578
Posted By HiStandards
The .45 Colt/ACP version shoots great and is very...

The .45 Colt/ACP version shoots great and is very accurate, but the frame is the same as the .357/9.
Forum: Wanted to Buy March 24th, 2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By HiStandards
I never knew Speer made shotshells. I guess I...

I never knew Speer made shotshells. I guess I learned something new today.
Forum: Handguns March 23rd, 2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By HiStandards
There are a lot of nice vintage S&W revolvers out...

There are a lot of nice vintage S&W revolvers out there without the Hillary Hole.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 20th, 2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,418
Posted By HiStandards
Garands shoot best offhand. Consistently ringing...

Garands shoot best offhand. Consistently ringing a 6 inch steel at 100 yards offhand is not 1 MOA, but it is good enough for me.
Forum: The Depot March 19th, 2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By HiStandards
My buddy's Ruger SR22 is not reliable PERIOD.

My buddy's Ruger SR22 is not reliable PERIOD.
Forum: The Depot March 19th, 2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By HiStandards
I have a Colt Government Model with a Colt...

I have a Colt Government Model with a Colt Conversion Unit on it. I fitted a NM bushing. It is 99.99% reliable and accurate enough to shoot Bullseye without embarrassing myself.
Forum: Gun Shows March 15th, 2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,629
Posted By HiStandards
An older gentleman in my gun club used to say,...

An older gentleman in my gun club used to say, "We don't need Sarah Brady, we're our own worst enemies."
Forum: Handguns March 11th, 2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,050
Posted By HiStandards
I bought a set of Pachmayr Jordans when they...

I bought a set of Pachmayr Jordans when they first came out. I liked the shape, but they were hollow hard plastic instead of rubber and there was too much flex when I squeezed the grip. I returned...
Forum: Handguns March 10th, 2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,050
Posted By HiStandards
If you're actually going to shoot it, I recommend...

If you're actually going to shoot it, I recommend Pachmayr Presentation grips. Hogue Monogrips are not comfortable to me and I like the covered backstrap.
Forum: Handguns March 10th, 2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,143
Posted By HiStandards
Any gun with more plastic than walnut. Meh.

Any gun with more plastic than walnut. Meh.
Forum: Rimfire March 4th, 2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,301
Posted By HiStandards
My Remington 241 semiauto shoots Shorts only....

My Remington 241 semiauto shoots Shorts only. Similar to Browning .22 Automatic.
Forum: Handguns March 3rd, 2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,004
Posted By HiStandards
Use it as a club?

Use it as a club?
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 3rd, 2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By HiStandards
Those date codes were hand stamped. My gut...

Those date codes were hand stamped. My gut feeling is even if you are a conscientious worker, when you have a hundred barrels to stamp before the end of your shift, a few get missed. Occam's razor....
Forum: Giveaways March 2nd, 2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By HiStandards
Thanks,

Thanks,
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 19th, 2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,674
Posted By HiStandards
It says webinar, so I assume it will be virtual...

It says webinar, so I assume it will be virtual and they can and will mute anyone who disagrees with their BS.
Forum: Training and Safety February 16th, 2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,960
Posted By HiStandards
Just like I think about AR's, they won't come...

Just like I think about AR's, they won't come door-to-door, but if you use it in self-defense, you go from righteous victim to felon real quick. It happened here in Anne Arundel Co last year with a...
Forum: Reloading February 15th, 2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By HiStandards
I guess .44-40 Winchester Center Fire. EDIT:...

I guess .44-40 Winchester Center Fire.

EDIT: you could use them in a .44 Special or .44 Magnum with a tight bore.
Forum: Capital Region February 8th, 2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By HiStandards
Try to find any hand tools not made in China that...

Try to find any hand tools not made in China that don't cost more than what you're trying to fix. :(
Forum: Reloading February 8th, 2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,154
Posted By HiStandards
It isn't the powder that is corrosive. When...

It isn't the powder that is corrosive. When people talk about corrosive ammunition, it is old primers containing mercury and chlorates. Black powder fouling attracts moisture and can also cause rust.
Forum: The Depot February 2nd, 2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,065
Posted By HiStandards
They have a ton of it at my local supermarket. It...

They have a ton of it at my local supermarket. It isn't very hot and doesn't really taste like Old Bay.
Forum: Reloading January 31st, 2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,117
Posted By HiStandards
Bullseye works fine for me in .38 and .45.

Bullseye works fine for me in .38 and .45.
Forum: Reloading January 24th, 2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,516
Posted By HiStandards
Frankford Arsenal is one of several brands...

Frankford Arsenal is one of several brands MidwayUSA started as part of Battenfield. Battenfield was sold to S&W (now part of American Outdoors) in 2012.
Yes, you need a scorecard to keep track of...
Forum: Recreational Shooting January 23rd, 2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,944
Posted By HiStandards
I was shooting my Garand offhand on steel at 100...

I was shooting my Garand offhand on steel at 100 yards at AGC. I hit the carriage bolt head and drove it through the plate.
I guess that's more brag than problem.
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