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Forum: Wanted to Buy Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Magnumite
Many times more than a complete factory Glock.

Many times more than a complete factory Glock.
Forum: Gun Shows October 13th, 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,394
Posted By Magnumite
Maryland gun shows are not entirely bad. I enjoy...

Maryland gun shows are not entirely bad. I enjoy the few I go to, small and large. Beats none at all. Several times all I do is pay admission, walk the isles, chat and buy jerky. Done for the...
Forum: Handguns October 12th, 2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 198,257
Posted By Magnumite
He also has interesting summation posts on Colt...

He also has interesting summation posts on Colt revolver grips and another on S&W revolver grips as well (IIRC)
Forum: Edged Weapons October 11th, 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,895
Posted By Magnumite
nice link...thanks

nice link...thanks
Forum: Handguns October 10th, 2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By Magnumite
This. I typically load 7.8 to 8.5 grains Unique...

This. I typically load 7.8 to 8.5 grains Unique with a 240 grain cast SWC for 44 Special. The flat top frame is the same size as the New Vaquero frame and capable of a little more oomph than that,...
Forum: Rifles October 8th, 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Magnumite
Those HBAR/Fluted LWRC guns are sold inside...

Those HBAR/Fluted LWRC guns are sold inside Maryland's borders. You can't get a Knight's Armament standard drop-in rail (as furnish on Colts) around one.
Forum: Wanted to Buy October 8th, 2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By Magnumite
Most of the big names offer sounds parts. It...

Most of the big names offer sounds parts. It typically comes down to design. Lots of variations out there. Most of the major makers also have strong market offerings of machined steel parts. I...
Forum: Handguns October 7th, 2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By Magnumite
I can empathize with this holding one caveat. ...

I can empathize with this holding one caveat. That being the loss of 3/4” in length of the slide and barrel yields a rather large increase in recoil. Not a vicious increase but noticable enough to...
Forum: Wanted to Buy October 7th, 2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By Magnumite
LOL...money well spent for you hopefully!

LOL...money well spent for you hopefully!
Forum: Wanted to Buy October 7th, 2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By Magnumite
ccdn sports (cdnnsports.com) has Remington made...

ccdn sports (cdnnsports.com) has Remington made 1911 ambi's for $20 plus the shipping ($10). These are the type without hammer pin retention of the right side paddle. I purchased one of these, they...
Forum: Handguns October 3rd, 2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,116
Posted By Magnumite
That model is called the Pro. Those pistols...

That model is called the Pro. Those pistols receive the same level attention and build effort as the FBI guns do.

The original Pros actually had the same serial number prefix letters as the FBI...
Forum: Rimfire October 3rd, 2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,806
Posted By Magnumite
I have seen a couple conversions mentioned. If...

I have seen a couple conversions mentioned. If one doesn't want to go the Marvel or Nelson route, the Kimber, Ciener, etc conversions do a decent job for action sports and general target work. I...
Forum: Rimfire October 1st, 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Magnumite
I'll look for that. I was shooting a ton of that...

I'll look for that. I was shooting a ton of that stuff through my Ciener Conversion (shoots good, too) and I didnt' see much difference. No matter what I shoot I get that gritty carbon left behind.
Forum: Rimfire October 1st, 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Magnumite
My personal take is the shooting dirty thing is...

My personal take is the shooting dirty thing is relative and hype. I've never shot any that has been overly difficult to clean. Brands said to have been 'dirty' shooting loads have cleaned up...
Forum: Handguns September 30th, 2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,116
Posted By Magnumite
I favor and prefer a 45 ACP over a 40 and a...

I favor and prefer a 45 ACP over a 40 and a 9...and actually prefer the 40 over a 9. Much of the choice is based on things other than empirical data and kinetic energy levels. I won’t go into those...
Forum: Handguns September 29th, 2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,116
Posted By Magnumite
No attachments, etc.. It does look like a term...

No attachments, etc.. It does look like a term paper. But we’ve read it all in the firearms internet and magazine sources.
Forum: Reloading September 27th, 2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 731
Posted By Magnumite
Are you fellas using cannulared bullets and...

Are you fellas using cannulared bullets and crimping into the cannular?
Forum: Competitive Shooting September 27th, 2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Magnumite
Congrats....!!!!

Congrats....!!!!
Forum: Competitive Shooting September 27th, 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Magnumite
got it, thanks.

got it, thanks.
Forum: Competitive Shooting September 27th, 2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Magnumite
all these events are for one entry fee?

all these events are for one entry fee?
Forum: Rifles September 26th, 2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,552
Posted By Magnumite
Good thread...informative reading

Good thread...informative reading
Forum: Competitive Shooting September 26th, 2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Magnumite
Well you got plenty of info here. Apparently my...

Well you got plenty of info here. Apparently my contributions fell short of helpful.
Forum: Competitive Shooting September 26th, 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Magnumite
Since you are asking I would make the assumption...

Since you are asking I would make the assumption you are fairly new to the action type competition games and testing the waters. So I imagine you need to keep costs reasonable, as well. I would...
Forum: Rifles September 26th, 2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 574
Posted By Magnumite
Ejector...or BCG travel

Ejector...or BCG travel
Forum: Handguns September 25th, 2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,360
Posted By Magnumite
"A striker fired quasi- DAO / safe action /...

"A striker fired quasi- DAO / safe action / insert mfg euphemism is * supposed * to have a long, kinda spongy trigger pull . It's not a flaw, it's a design feature , and the basic nature of the beast...
Forum: Handguns September 24th, 2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By Magnumite
I am an old timer, 62 qualifies, right? I...

I am an old timer, 62 qualifies, right? I remeber reading wet phone books, sawdust, water and gelatin testing revealed the backwards loaded HBWC collapsed as often as it exanded. I’ve always used...
Forum: Handguns September 23rd, 2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,360
Posted By Magnumite
Well, after many circumstances blocking weekly...

Well, after many circumstances blocking weekly and biweekly range trips, I finally shot this Gen 4 Glock 17 animal. It is new, standard Glock plastic service sights, three 10 round mags and the...
Forum: Handguns September 19th, 2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Magnumite
Go to 1911forum.com. Click on the Gunsmithing...

Go to 1911forum.com. Click on the Gunsmithing and Troubleshooting section. In the stickies at the top, click on the extractor tuning thread. Get a cup of coffee and enjoy.
Forum: Optics September 18th, 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Magnumite
+1 on the fixed power shotgun scopes.

+1 on the fixed power shotgun scopes.
Forum: Reloading September 18th, 2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Magnumite
This subject was a little bit of bruha in the gun...

This subject was a little bit of bruha in the gun magazines about 15-20 years ago. It was interesting reading much like this thread. I garnered much of what has been noted here. Basically it went...
Forum: Handguns September 17th, 2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Magnumite
Next time you put change the guide rod, check...

Next time you put change the guide rod, check that the flat part of the guide rod, the impact flange, actually butts against the frame. The round center sections of some guide rods will not fit down...
Forum: Handguns September 17th, 2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Magnumite
You may want to send it in or get it to a smith...

You may want to send it in or get it to a smith who is familiar with DW revolvers. Sounds like removing the cylinder and cleaning the action are required. Definitely a new cylinder base pin if it...
Forum: Reloading September 14th, 2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By Magnumite
Glad you determined and corrected the cause. ...

Glad you determined and corrected the cause. Varying case lenghs will affect degrees of flair. If the flaring die was adjusted with a short case, subsequent longer cases will be over flared.
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Forum: Rifles September 12th, 2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By Magnumite
I had a Knight's Armament made handguard from a...

I had a Knight's Armament made handguard from a Colt carbine. The bottom handguard was spring loaded at the rear and the top had a spring tightened up by a hex screw actuated lever. This removed...
Forum: Optics September 11th, 2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Magnumite
thought so. Thanks.

thought so. Thanks.
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