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Forum: Handguns July 16th, 2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,311
Posted By jimbobborg
Colt Trooper IIIs are less expensive than new S&W...

Colt Trooper IIIs are less expensive than new S&W revolvers. But since you asked about Ruger versus Chiappa, I'd go with the Ruger. I've owned a couple of GP100s in 357. If you run out of ammo,...
Forum: Rifles July 13th, 2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By jimbobborg
I use a brake as a muzzle blast enhancer on my...

I use a brake as a muzzle blast enhancer on my competition PCCs. Normally, my competition PCCs are too quiet for the timer to hear the shots. I've had to reshoot a half dozen Steel Challenge runs...
Forum: Rimfire July 4th, 2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,432
Posted By jimbobborg
Have you shot Steel Challenge with either rifle? ...

Have you shot Steel Challenge with either rifle? I'd think a lighter rifle would make shooting SC faster.
Forum: Reloading June 12th, 2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By jimbobborg
Don't get me wrong, I'm all for reloading versus...

Don't get me wrong, I'm all for reloading versus buying. On a side note, at the last Delmarva match I went to, one of the Open shooters was on my squad. He bought 9mm Major ammunition for the...
Forum: Reloading June 4th, 2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By jimbobborg
Yes. That's from Open shooters I've talked to. ...

Yes. That's from Open shooters I've talked to.

To the OP, there are companies selling 9mm Major ammunition.
Forum: The Depot June 4th, 2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By jimbobborg
One of the guys I used to shoot Steel Challenge...

One of the guys I used to shoot Steel Challenge with got one for his PCC. He liked it more than the stock trigger. But we both use one for competition, so we're always chasing better/faster. So if...
Forum: Handguns June 3rd, 2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,176
Posted By jimbobborg
I change out the recoil spring on one of my...

I change out the recoil spring on one of my pistols every 5,000 rounds. I'm on my third spring. Since I've owned said pistol, I've used the same 5 magazines. Each magazine holds 20 rounds. I've...
Forum: Capital Region May 14th, 2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,383
Posted By jimbobborg
All Shooters Tactical in Woodbridge, VA is a...

All Shooters Tactical in Woodbridge, VA is a decent bunch.
Forum: Handguns May 12th, 2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 365,116
Posted By jimbobborg
I'd bet they were all more than $450, which is...

I'd bet they were all more than $450, which is what I would have paid in 1997 at Old Town Armory.
Forum: Handguns May 4th, 2021, 04:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,899
Posted By jimbobborg
I had a RIA 1911 in 45 ACP. I had to get Wilson...

I had a RIA 1911 in 45 ACP. I had to get Wilson Combat mags for it to feed JHP rounds.
Forum: Rifles May 2nd, 2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,706
Posted By jimbobborg
Find a good lightweight BCG and a skeletonized...

Find a good lightweight BCG and a skeletonized upper receiver.
Forum: Handguns March 26th, 2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,123
Posted By jimbobborg
Don't forget the 44-40/44 Magnum and the 32-20/32...

Don't forget the 44-40/44 Magnum and the 32-20/32 Magnum.
Forum: Recreational Shooting March 23rd, 2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,646
Posted By jimbobborg
Still kicking myself for not getting an original...

Still kicking myself for not getting an original in 45 Colt. Twice.
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 22nd, 2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By jimbobborg
I had no problem getting fly fishing tackle so...

I had no problem getting fly fishing tackle so there's that. I replaced my AWOL wading gear and will be testing it out this afternoon. Also got a 10' 7 wt rod for the shad/striper runs this spring....
Forum: Rifles March 19th, 2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,604
Posted By jimbobborg
My experience: AR-9: Was reliable until I...

My experience:

AR-9: Was reliable until I hit 3,000 rounds. Not reliable after. Had to futz with it and it's still not 100%. Not even close.
Ruger PCC: Was reliable with Glock mags until...
Forum: Handguns March 19th, 2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,197
Posted By jimbobborg
I own multiple 10mms. Love my 6" TRP Operator and...

I own multiple 10mms. Love my 6" TRP Operator and DW Silverback. Like my SA XDM 10. Not mentioning my three 10mm revolvers even though they are awesome. I sold my Kimber 10mm, was nice but recoil...
Forum: Optics March 12th, 2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By jimbobborg
I went through a couple before settling on an...

I went through a couple before settling on an Eotech. I use mine for competition. Even without a riser for the Eotech, I have to use a cheek pad to see through it properly.
Forum: Handguns March 6th, 2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,797
Posted By jimbobborg
Mine is a few years older, and does not have the...

Mine is a few years older, and does not have the ejector shroud. I've put maybe 100 rounds through it. Standard .38 Special is fine for occasional shooting. The frame stretching needed checking...
Forum: Handguns February 18th, 2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,701
Posted By jimbobborg
It's just springs and trigger. Took me 20...

It's just springs and trigger. Took me 20 minutes to do with a couple of punches and a hammer.
Forum: Optics February 16th, 2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,812
Posted By jimbobborg
Not a fan. Bigger and heavier than the Eotech I...

Not a fan. Bigger and heavier than the Eotech I have. I have to send mine back because it won't lock into the rail it's attached to.
Forum: Rifles February 16th, 2021, 04:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,031
Posted By jimbobborg
I have two. 18" SPR barrel, 1-8x optic,...

I have two.

18" SPR barrel, 1-8x optic, AAC brake with blast mitigater. It's heavy, but it's as close as I could get to the military SPR without dropping another $1.5k. Very accurate with...
Forum: Handguns February 16th, 2021, 04:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,758
Posted By jimbobborg
I have over 20k rounds through my 9mm STI,...

I have over 20k rounds through my 9mm STI, rifling still looks good.
Forum: Reloading February 15th, 2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
Posted By jimbobborg
http://castboolits.gunloads.com/archive/index.php/...

http://castboolits.gunloads.com/archive/index.php/t-378824.html
Forum: Rifles February 14th, 2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,452
Posted By jimbobborg
They're on sale this weekend. ...

They're on sale this weekend. ...
Forum: Handguns February 12th, 2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,701
Posted By jimbobborg
It's funny, people squawk about how snappy the...

It's funny, people squawk about how snappy the recoil is with 40 S&W in regular plastic pistols. It's pleasant with a double-stack 1911/2011. I will eventually get the barrel reamed in my...
Forum: Shotguns February 10th, 2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By jimbobborg
I don't know how much you paid for yours, mine...

I don't know how much you paid for yours, mine was $450ish when I bought it in 2019. Now they are over double that.
Forum: Handguns February 10th, 2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,701
Posted By jimbobborg
I have owned the RIA 9mm double stack. Decent...

I have owned the RIA 9mm double stack. Decent gun, have not seen the 10mm version in person so can't comment with personal experience.
Forum: Rifles February 8th, 2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,096
Posted By jimbobborg
I still need to take it out to distance, but...

I still need to take it out to distance, but check into a used Remington 700 Sendero. Fluted heavy barrel, B&C stock, trigger pull can be adjusted by you. Mine is pretty accurate with basic hunting...
Forum: Rifles February 8th, 2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,864
Posted By jimbobborg
As some of you know, I skipped the 375 and got a...

As some of you know, I skipped the 375 and got a 458 WinMag. I wanted a 404 or 416 but I got a deal on the 458. Anyway, I haven't looked for 375 bullets, but it was fairly easy to get 458 bullets...
Forum: Shotguns February 5th, 2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,713
Posted By jimbobborg
I own several shotguns, including a Benelli M2,...

I own several shotguns, including a Benelli M2, Beretta 391 and 400, Browning B2000, and Remington 1100. I've owned a Remington 11-87 and an FN SLP. They've all been reliable, but the gas guns...
Forum: Handguns February 1st, 2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,701
Posted By jimbobborg
TRP got replaced by RO Elite Operator. No 6"...

TRP got replaced by RO Elite Operator. No 6" version, though :rolleyes: At least that's what I'm thinking.
Forum: Handguns January 31st, 2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By jimbobborg
Don't leave 10mm brass, someone here will be...

Don't leave 10mm brass, someone here will be willing to pay cash for them.
Forum: Virginia January 31st, 2021, 04:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By jimbobborg
Sharpshooters will only sell Maryland residents...

Sharpshooters will only sell Maryland residents Colt HBARs. They will not sell any other manufacturers made heavy barrel ARs to MD residents.
Forum: Handguns January 28th, 2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,701
Posted By jimbobborg
Prices have gone way up on those. S&W stopped...

Prices have gone way up on those. S&W stopped making magazines for them 10 years ago. Miss my 1076.
Forum: Shotguns January 28th, 2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By jimbobborg
Funny, my local Walmart only has 16 and 28 gauge...

Funny, my local Walmart only has 16 and 28 gauge shells left :lol:
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