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Forum: Central Maryland Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,551
Posted By GuitarmanNick
I usually have a gun in my hand and out of sight...

I usually have a gun in my hand and out of sight when answering the door to anyone I do not know, and was not expecting. My apartment door is pretty secure and always kept locked. Did have a couple...
Forum: Preppers Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,210
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Had a '65 Corvair convertible and it was a fine...

Had a '65 Corvair convertible and it was a fine little car.

Current ride is an '03 Grand Marquis. The electronics to control much of the cars features are there, but at least they are not...
Forum: Reloading June 18th, 2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,443
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Revolvers do not need to chamber a round behind a...

Revolvers do not need to chamber a round behind a squib as each round has it's own. In my .38 special, had my one and only squib because I failed to charge the case. Felt a change in the recoil,...
Forum: Training and Safety June 18th, 2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Guess my methods were pretty good. My kids are in...

Guess my methods were pretty good. My kids are in their 40s now, and whenever they see a firearm, even when they have watched me clear it, they still handle it as if it had a live round in the...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 18th, 2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By GuitarmanNick
I recommend finding a Chinese rifle with the...

I recommend finding a Chinese rifle with the National Security Forces markings. They were generally made on better machinery than other Chinese SKS rifles, by highly skilled workers. Many were...
Forum: Reloading June 14th, 2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 986
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Sometimes, adjusting the charge can make it burn...

Sometimes, adjusting the charge can make it burn more efficiently leaving less residue. That said, Unique is my preferred powder for .38 special. Light loads are something that I generally avoid.
Forum: Rifles June 12th, 2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By GuitarmanNick
I have found my best groups are attained when...

I have found my best groups are attained when using front and rear bags. If using a bipod on the front, make sure it is a quality unit. Most flex too much on recoil for my tastes.

This is true...
Forum: Handguns June 11th, 2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,036
Posted By GuitarmanNick
If I was trudging through bear country, something...

If I was trudging through bear country, something in 10mm and polymer, would be nice. If weight is not a consideration, 7.62x25mm is a stout round, especially if loaded with 110 grain bullets....
Forum: Central Maryland June 8th, 2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,939
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Next time you catch him on your property, take...

Next time you catch him on your property, take him(may have to use some persuasion) to a secluded portion and have him start digging a hole. Tell him he had ample opportunity to mind his own...
Forum: Gunsmithing June 5th, 2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By GuitarmanNick
They are easy enough to do for most using simple...

They are easy enough to do for most using simple hand tools. Lots of video help is available.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 3rd, 2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,651
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Good luck getting it back. Don't wait to get...

Good luck getting it back. Don't wait to get active on recovering it from the BCPD!
Forum: Handguns June 3rd, 2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,174
Posted By GuitarmanNick
The only issues I have experienced with bad...

The only issues I have experienced with bad springs was with surplus mags for old guns. Replacing the springs has made them as good as new. I keep mags loaded for most of my defensive weapons. All...
Forum: Handguns June 2nd, 2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Seems that if the MSP can't complete their work...

Seems that if the MSP can't complete their work within the designated time frame, it should be released automatically at the end of the 7 days. Of course, I know the MGA wrote the law with the...
Forum: Reloading June 2nd, 2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,578
Posted By GuitarmanNick
With the price of ammunition today,... who can...

With the price of ammunition today,... who can afford to fire warning shots?!
Forum: Reloading May 30th, 2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 266,167
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Loaded my first cast bullets yesterday. Made up...

Loaded my first cast bullets yesterday. Made up 20 for two ladder tests in my SKS.

Today will be spent converting some 54R from Berdan to Boxer, sizing, trimming, etc. Planning to load up a ladder...
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 29th, 2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,793
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Go to CCI's website. 500 round limit on standard...

Go to CCI's website. 500 round limit on standard velocity ammo, but they have it regularly. Price is around .08/round when in stock.
Forum: Reloading May 27th, 2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 101,213
Posted By GuitarmanNick
In checking my supplies, it has come to my...

In checking my supplies, it has come to my attention that some AA2460 is needed for a new load, but lacking. Looking to trade straight up for 1 pound. I have CFE-223, Win231, and AA1680 available.
Forum: Gunsmithing May 27th, 2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Every one of my builds has had a broken plastic...

Every one of my builds has had a broken plastic pin after a little use. I found some metal pins that worked well as replacements. I am not sure if they were in the 80% frame kit, or the Glock lower...
Forum: Reloading May 17th, 2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 266,167
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Did my first Berdan to Boxer conversions last...

Did my first Berdan to Boxer conversions last night. Only did 10 so I can test them before doing more of my comblock rifle brass. Started with 7.62x54R which seemed to be the easiest.

Looks like...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 16th, 2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 283,475
Posted By GuitarmanNick
That one made me sad. Looks a little like the...

That one made me sad. Looks a little like the brake is crooked, too.
Forum: Reloading May 15th, 2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,172
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Just got back from RSP Gun Shop and got the SWPR....

Just got back from RSP Gun Shop and got the SWPR. They still had a little SW SBR-SOCOM, AA 1680, CFE-BLK, and a few others. The owner is great. Held the powder for me and only asked for my name.
...
Forum: Admin News and Announcements May 14th, 2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 22,042
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Sorry to hear. RIP-DD214.

Sorry to hear. RIP-DD214.
Forum: Reloading May 14th, 2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 266,167
Posted By GuitarmanNick
There is a Discord reloading channel that may be...

There is a Discord reloading channel that may be helpful in securing some primers. Just started looking at it a few days ago. Some SPP dropped yesterday, and a few people were able to score some...
Forum: Reloading May 14th, 2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 266,167
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Yes. According to GRT it should work pretty well...

Yes. According to GRT it should work pretty well for 55 grain bullets in the shorter barrel.

Still need to make it to the range to test, but based on other results from GRT, I am hopeful for a...
Forum: Reloading May 14th, 2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 266,167
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Loaded up 10, Hornady 55gr. spire points in front...

Loaded up 10, Hornady 55gr. spire points in front of some CFEBLK for a ladder test in my 10.5" pistol.

Also put together 100, 124 grain JHP 9mm rounds.

Still waiting on some cast bullets so I...
Forum: Reloading May 12th, 2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,172
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Thumbs up That would be awesome, but I will be pushing my...

That would be awesome, but I will be pushing my limits getting to Falling Waters. My back does not like it when I drive for any length of time even in my old Leopard.

I called RSP and spoke to the...
Forum: Reloading May 12th, 2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,172
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Thanks for the suggestion. I will give them a...

Thanks for the suggestion. I will give them a call today. It would be a nice drive, too.
Forum: Reloading May 11th, 2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 95,532
Posted By GuitarmanNick
MidSouth has Accurate #7, 1680, and 5744 anlong...

MidSouth has Accurate #7, 1680, and 5744 anlong with Ramshot LRT.

Scored some 1680. Woohoo!
Forum: Reloading May 11th, 2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,172
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Looking for Shooter's World Precision Rifle...

Looking for Shooter's World Precision Rifle powder. Haven't seen any in a long time and my supply is almost gone.

I would prefer to purchase, but have some CFE223 or Win231 that I am willing to...
Forum: Reloading May 11th, 2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,088
Posted By GuitarmanNick
I have not tried Quickload, but have been happy...

I have not tried Quickload, but have been happy with Gordon's so far. Very impressive for being freeware and still needing refinement in a few areas.

As with all reloading, I check more than one...
Forum: Recreational Shooting May 11th, 2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Getting any rifle to shoot accurately is...

Getting any rifle to shoot accurately is dependent upon the ammunition. Matching the bullet to the barrel twist rate can show dramatic improvements.

Seems like yours may prefer a heavier and...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 5th, 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 283,475
Posted By GuitarmanNick
And just like that, a whole new category of...

And just like that, a whole new category of weapon is born,... the assault revolver!
Forum: The Depot May 4th, 2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,153
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Some of the steel cased 9mm I have run has a rim...

Some of the steel cased 9mm I have run has a rim that is too thick for some extractors to grab and will cause jams.
Forum: Recreational Shooting May 4th, 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,500
Posted By GuitarmanNick
I put my unloaded pistols in the same range bag...

I put my unloaded pistols in the same range bag as my loaded magazines. Sometimes, a pistol or two may be in the same compartment as the magazines, but usually in another case or wrapped in some...
Forum: Rifles May 1st, 2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By GuitarmanNick
Which Pmag are you trying to use? Some models are...

Which Pmag are you trying to use? Some models are intended for use with bolt action rifles.
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