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Forum: Rifles Yesterday, 10:09 PM
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Posted By Magnumite
300 BLK buffer

A quiery for the AR-fluent amoung the membership. I did a web search and read up. But first....

I have recently put an assembled 300 BLK upper on a lower assembly. It is a budget build.
The...
Forum: Handguns Yesterday, 08:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,045
Posted By Magnumite
Yes, miscommunications continue and same points...

Yes, miscommunications continue and same points being made. Carry on.
Forum: Rifles Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 761
Posted By Magnumite
I don’t think the plate ringing was an ammo group...

I don’t think the plate ringing was an ammo group test. There is no correlation. The shooter’s misses were just that....misses.
Forum: Handguns Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,045
Posted By Magnumite
The modern SWC throat, which is what the modern...

The modern SWC throat, which is what the modern 1911 barrel throat actually is, doesn’t need rethroating. No one stated that it should be. Overthroating is overthroating, period. The transistion...
Forum: Handguns February 19th, 2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,045
Posted By Magnumite
Magazines. Its true, the pistol should feed from...

Magazines. Its true, the pistol should feed from any good magazines. I use all kinds for standard pattern ammo. For SWC I do use the early release mags. Mags in my experience are more design,...
Forum: Handguns February 19th, 2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,045
Posted By Magnumite
Most modern 1911’s are made built with throated...

Most modern 1911’s are made built with throated barrels. How can you say throating is unnecessary? If you look closely at Rogers or Warner pistols the only thing I can say is the ramp and throat...
Forum: Rifles February 18th, 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By Magnumite
If you are accuracy testing just buy a lower end...

If you are accuracy testing just buy a lower end scope. I did just for that purpose. All but one of the red dot sights I have used are not precise for my eyes. All the ammo you said you used shows...
Forum: Rifles February 18th, 2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,085
Posted By Magnumite
- 357 first, find different compatible loads...

- 357 first, find different compatible loads anywhere, with light loads it is competitors’ delight;
- second, ammo found most anywhere and cowboy loads are more plentiful for it;
- 44/40...doesn’t...
Forum: Rifles February 18th, 2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,279
Posted By Magnumite
I would have bought the Ruger PC carbine sooner...

I would have bought the Ruger PC carbine sooner if I were a pistol caliber carbine enthusiast. I have played with a couple pcc’s before but they didn’t fill a need nor strike a fancy. This one did...
Forum: Rifles February 18th, 2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By Magnumite
4473...thank you for the correction.

4473...thank you for the correction.
Forum: Handguns February 18th, 2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,045
Posted By Magnumite
The latest Taurus 1911’s I have seen are better...

The latest Taurus 1911’s I have seen are better fitted (on exterior anyway). From what I have garnered some of their internals are proprietary and don’t play well with other manufacturers’ parts. ...
Forum: Rifles February 18th, 2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By Magnumite
A call to BATFE and inquiry of form 4479 (is that...

A call to BATFE and inquiry of form 4479 (is that the correct federal form)
Forum: Gunsmithing February 18th, 2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Magnumite
For a factory texture use Colt as previously...

For a factory texture use Colt as previously suggested.

For anything but a factory finish you have other avenues. Scotch Brite pads (those fiber scrubbers) come in different colors. The colors...
Forum: Handguns February 16th, 2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,045
Posted By Magnumite
As mentioned, best is subjective. There are...

As mentioned, best is subjective. There are different configurations of the 1911, mostly found at the rear of the pistol. This will effect how the pistol feels, handkes and tracks when shooting and...
Forum: Rimfire February 15th, 2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,702
Posted By Magnumite
Savage Anshutz Mark 10 with receiver sights and...

Savage Anshutz Mark 10 with receiver sights and interchangeable front sights (hooded)
Forum: Rimfire February 13th, 2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,518
Posted By Magnumite
My first firearm was a 22 rimfire, Glenfield...

My first firearm was a 22 rimfire, Glenfield Model 20. My son's first rimfire (and first firearm) was a Ruger Old Model Bearcat complete with gun belt and holster. His 5 shot six shooter as we...
Forum: Gunsmithing February 13th, 2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Magnumite
LOL!

LOL!
Forum: Reloading February 12th, 2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,831
Posted By Magnumite
Information acknowledged. They’re your guns. ...

Information acknowledged. They’re your guns. Knock your socks off. Makes no difference to me, my sky won’t fall and my world will keep on chugging along.
Forum: Reloading February 12th, 2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,831
Posted By Magnumite
A true brass brush wouldn’t hurt it. But I had...

A true brass brush wouldn’t hurt it. But I had visions someone using one of those stainless bristeled ‘tooth brushes’ on it.
Forum: Reloading February 11th, 2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,831
Posted By Magnumite
Using a wire wheel can leave very small marks...

Using a wire wheel can leave very small marks which give flame blasts a route to travel through. That could lead to premature flame cutting fissures.
Forum: Reloading February 11th, 2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,831
Posted By Magnumite
You may consider using specific head stamps and...

You may consider using specific head stamps and bullet combinations to identify loads. Example in 44 Magnum a Federal case and JHP means a load of 15.5 grain of Blue Dot or 23.0 grain H110 (both...
Forum: Handguns February 4th, 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Magnumite
The 480's were all over Maryland several years...

The 480's were all over Maryland several years back. What happened?
Forum: Rifles February 1st, 2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,279
Posted By Magnumite
Mine runs fine using the Ruger (SR9 mags) or...

Mine runs fine using the Ruger (SR9 mags) or Glock (G17 mags) setup. In both cases using bulk 115 grain bulk box function has been flawless and accuracy good. It seems the stock drop is set up for...
Forum: Rimfire January 31st, 2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,135
Posted By Magnumite
Delete, gun doubled

Delete, gun doubled
Forum: Rimfire January 31st, 2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,135
Posted By Magnumite
Perscription shooting glasses as recommended in...

Perscription shooting glasses as recommended in the previous posts. At the beginning of the first shooting session after getting my first pair of perscription shooting glasses I remember thinking,...
Forum: Handguns January 31st, 2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 216,175
Posted By Magnumite
grip frame and grips

grip frame and grips
Forum: Handguns January 29th, 2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,860
Posted By Magnumite
I used to do that. When a round actually fired,...

I used to do that. When a round actually fired, I would unlock and spin the cylinder and reclose it without looking at it. Cock and pull the trigger, repeat until a shot is fired. I would do this...
Forum: Wanted to Buy January 29th, 2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Magnumite
I have a shorter synthetic stock with hardware...

I have a shorter synthetic stock with hardware and butt pad. Youth length, it may be. Bought new from Mossberg, mounted and shot once at the range. $50
Forum: Gunsmithing January 29th, 2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,621
Posted By Magnumite
You can dunk em’, bury ‘em, dig them up, give...

You can dunk em’, bury ‘em, dig them up, give them a hose down and start shooting.

That pretty much explains it. There are clearing drills for any firearm exposed to debris.
Forum: Handguns January 29th, 2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,860
Posted By Magnumite
A tip to help develop good form with a heavy...

A tip to help develop good form with a heavy recoiling handgun. After you shoot magnum rounds, go back to Specials before ending the range sessions. That will help reveal any jerks, heels or riding...
Forum: Reloading January 29th, 2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By Magnumite
In all my magnum reloaded ammo, light to full...

In all my magnum reloaded ammo, light to full bore, I run a tight crimp for high bullet pull force. One less variable and it yields desirable results.

Some of the cases I have are over 30 yewrs...
Forum: Handguns January 28th, 2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,188
Posted By Magnumite
You did good on that purchase. Congrats!

You did good on that purchase. Congrats!
Forum: Reloading January 28th, 2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By Magnumite
Thankie.... I shot my Ruger Redhawk in Hunter's...

Thankie.... I shot my Ruger Redhawk in Hunter's Pistol Open Sight class for years. It was my "treat" after shooting the more competitive scoped Contenders in two other classes. I won a couple...
Forum: Gunsmithing January 28th, 2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,621
Posted By Magnumite
My experience with Wilson mags is similar, they...

My experience with Wilson mags is similar, they are not as infallible as one is led to believe. My biggest pet peave with them are the soft springs to get an extra round in them. But that is a...
Forum: Reloading January 28th, 2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By Magnumite
The high pressure are the ones which grow quick,...

The high pressure are the ones which grow quick, typically needing trimed every three firings. Higher the pressure the more they grow. They will even separate the case head from the body if you...
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