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Forum: Reloading July 11th, 2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By Major03
This...works great

This...works great
Forum: Reloading July 10th, 2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Major03
yeah, you're not wrong...just what I do. I feel...

yeah, you're not wrong...just what I do. I feel comfortable that visually inspecting the cases for powder in the block is a fail safe process for me.

I feel like I pick up a small amount of...
Forum: Reloading July 10th, 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Major03
Reloading, while essentially a pretty simple...

Reloading, while essentially a pretty simple process, should be approached with caution and a "healthy" sense of paranoia in my opinion. I do my reloading in stages on a single stage press. ...
Forum: National 2A Issues July 10th, 2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,639
Posted By Major03
This. Volume of fire is greater when you can...

This. Volume of fire is greater when you can hump more rounds per rifleman / automatic rifleman. Comes down to logistics and a calculated guess that volume of fire and a smaller logistics footprint...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II June 24th, 2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By Major03
Most people will transfer a new lower as an...

Most people will transfer a new lower as an "other" and build it as a pistol while you wait for your stamp. You can enjoy it while you wait, and have more flexibility when it does become an SBR. ...
Forum: The Depot June 14th, 2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,281
Posted By Major03
I love LaRue two stage triggers! Hmmmmm...if I...

I love LaRue two stage triggers! Hmmmmm...if I take advantage of this great deal, that'll mean I need to get another lower or two.
Forum: National 2A Issues June 12th, 2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,988
Posted By Major03
That's true about his history of stupid...

That's true about his history of stupid statements and actions, and his flip flopping...but the SJW will hate Trump more than they hate Biden's wishy washy stance on their issue du jour.

The Dem...
Forum: Reloading May 3rd, 2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,036
Posted By Major03
You mean to tell me it's the Indian and not the...

You mean to tell me it's the Indian and not the arrow?!?!?!? That taking all those dollars and all that time invested in reloading tools and dies and presses on the bench could have been better...
Forum: Reloading May 2nd, 2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,036
Posted By Major03
Honestly just shoot it. Set it to the side for a...

Honestly just shoot it. Set it to the side for a fouler or practice round if it / they are really off. For most shooters, itís not really going to make too much of a difference unless itís at long...
Forum: Reloading April 30th, 2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,036
Posted By Major03
You use special tools designed for that purpose. ...

You use special tools designed for that purpose. Technically, you'd be measuring run out, which is how far off of concentric the case is.
...
Forum: Optics April 19th, 2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By Major03
Good general rule of thumb, don’t buy scopes...

Good general rule of thumb, don’t buy scopes named after birds of prey
Forum: Reloading April 19th, 2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,036
Posted By Major03
If you do that, measure the concentricity and...

If you do that, measure the concentricity and neck uniformity as well. My bet is that store bought ammo is more all over the place than you’d think.
Forum: Reloading April 19th, 2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By Major03
+1 on the Dillon super swage for smaller volumes

+1 on the Dillon super swage for smaller volumes
Forum: Central Maryland April 9th, 2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,366
Posted By Major03
Absolutely this. I have an acquaintance who...

Absolutely this.

I have an acquaintance who said if things ever really fell apart heíd come to my house. I asked him if his wife would put out, cause if things were that bad I didnít need him but...
Forum: Reloading March 6th, 2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,036
Posted By Major03
Oh, don't get me wrong...I'm not saying that it...

Oh, don't get me wrong...I'm not saying that it doesn't make things more consistent...I'm just saying I'm not a good enough rifleman to realize the difference yet :lol2::):lol2:

I also remember a...
Forum: Reloading March 5th, 2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,036
Posted By Major03
Think about taking a coat hanger...and then...

Think about taking a coat hanger...and then working it back and forth, back and forth. While it may feel like it's "softer" because it's easier to move around, it's really becoming harder and just...
Forum: Rifles March 5th, 2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By Major03
True, and an easy way to avoid this confusion if...

True, and an easy way to avoid this confusion if you're pre loading magazines is to put a rubber band around each one that has the oddball caliber.
Forum: Reloading February 21st, 2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By Major03
I have the 21st Century mini lathe. It's...

I have the 21st Century mini lathe. It's expensive, but worth it if you're turning a lot of necks. I have a very tight match chamber on my 300 BLK barrel and it's VERY picky with brass (even the LC...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 12th, 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,638
Posted By Major03
Well, that's true when dealing with the non law...

Well, that's true when dealing with the non law abiding folks who get pinched for things like robbery and aggravated assault. Politically there is no leverage / no narrative that gets supported that...
Forum: National 2A Issues February 1st, 2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,467
Posted By Major03
Yeah, I used to think that. The last couple of...

Yeah, I used to think that. The last couple of years have proven that they really are trying to get away with everything that they can and continually move the goal posts. And not just with gun...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues January 25th, 2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,612
Posted By Major03
Very well articulated

Very well articulated
Forum: Reloading January 25th, 2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By Major03
Hah! There's a lot of truth to that statement. ...

Hah! There's a lot of truth to that statement.

I think of it not as getting the cheapest ammo possible, but getting inexpensive custom ammo. Helps me justify the time and money.
Forum: National 2A Issues January 17th, 2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,313
Posted By Major03
We've been collectively conditioned. ...

We've been collectively conditioned.

Because OUR Gov't would never abuse their power right???:sarcasm:
Forum: National 2A Issues January 11th, 2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,072
Posted By Major03
Honestly I think the only way this will ever stop...

Honestly I think the only way this will ever stop is if the US Supreme Court has a ruling that puts an end to the charade.

The progressives are winning the culture war.
Forum: The Depot January 10th, 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,986
Posted By Major03
I prefer my MBT to the SSA. I ended up replacing...

I prefer my MBT to the SSA. I ended up replacing my Match AR's SSA with a LaRue. The fact that it is less expensive is just a bonus. I'd have gone with the MBT even if it were the same or slightly...
Forum: Reloading January 10th, 2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Major03
I am currently using the Lee quick trim dies. ...

I am currently using the Lee quick trim dies. They work pretty well with a cordless screwdriver and a cheap single stage off to the side. I like that the cutter chamfers and deburs at the same...
Forum: Reloading January 9th, 2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By Major03
These have also worked well for me for plinking...

These have also worked well for me for plinking ammo.

https://www.berrysmfg.com/item/300-aac-blkout-309-220gr-sp
Forum: Reloading January 9th, 2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By Major03
For cast PC bullets these have worked well for me...

For cast PC bullets these have worked well for me

http://www.kingshooters.com/bullets-pc-bullets/-3014

They are .309 so you may or may not have to swage them to .308 depending on how tight your...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 8th, 2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Major03
site black or a have a zippo lighter in your...

site black or a have a zippo lighter in your range bag to make some soot.

I imagine some flat black paint would work just fine as well.
Forum: Reloading January 4th, 2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Major03
I have a Lee Classic Turret I'm not using. PM me.

I have a Lee Classic Turret I'm not using. PM me.
Forum: Rifles January 4th, 2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,183
Posted By Major03
disagree here...slung up, in a good seated...

disagree here...slung up, in a good seated position I can shoot as well with irons as I can with a bipod off a bench with a scope. Sometimes better actually.

All about fundamentals.

8" groups...
Forum: Rifles December 6th, 2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Major03
Accuracy = the ability to place the round where...

Accuracy = the ability to place the round where you want it to go.
Precision = the ability to repeat that over and over and have each round go to the same place.

Barrel weight has little to do...
Forum: Recreational Shooting November 20th, 2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Major03
In general I prefer aperture sights. Open sights...

In general I prefer aperture sights. Open sights for hunting.
Forum: Rifles November 15th, 2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,005
Posted By Major03
Hah! There is truth here. Actually ammo...

Hah! There is truth here.

Actually ammo costs have come down quite a bit as the popularity of the round has increased. It's not so bad now if you don't reload.

Like most things, you have to...
Forum: Reloading November 8th, 2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 105,140
Posted By Major03
LOVE those drawer handles

LOVE those drawer handles
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