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Forum: Handguns Today, 11:33 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,234
Posted By Magnumite
that is what I was alluding to. At least that...

that is what I was alluding to. At least that have that insight to recoupe funds while still not sellign the firearm's serialized component. Shame to do it that way.
Forum: Handguns Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,234
Posted By Magnumite
Most likely strip and sell all the components...

Most likely strip and sell all the components except the frame, which gets destroyed.
Forum: Gunsmithing May 24th, 2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Magnumite
Thank you. I use a hammer and a lathe bit. Also...

Thank you. I use a hammer and a lathe bit. Also a checkering guide on some of the front straps to set the borders.
Forum: Optics May 23rd, 2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Magnumite
Man, you guys had to bring up the cool stuff...

Man, you guys had to bring up the cool stuff...
Forum: Handguns May 23rd, 2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,730
Posted By Magnumite
It doesn’t matter what one calls the distance,...

It doesn’t matter what one calls the distance, the test is if you keep pushing further out and/or shooting smaller targets. Aim small miss small.
Forum: Optics May 22nd, 2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Magnumite
Strike Eagles on sale

Midway has Strike Eagles on sale.

1-6 x 24 $299 with or without cantilever mount.

1-8 x 24 for $399 with or without cantilever mount.

both mounts are Brownell's brand.
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 21st, 2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Magnumite
that's a good indicator. You just dressing those...

that's a good indicator. You just dressing those twp revolvers up?
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 21st, 2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Magnumite
Hey, how are you? Have you tried calling...

Hey, how are you?

Have you tried calling Ruger? I checked Jack First, their search doesn't reveal one.

Also, if not available here they might have a source. Give these guys a call. They...
Forum: Reloading May 20th, 2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 587
Posted By Magnumite
Magnum primers are typically used for the slower...

Magnum primers are typically used for the slower powders. 2400 swings both ways from reading and those I have talked to through the years. Winchester sells primers labeled for standard and magnum...
Forum: Competitive Shooting May 20th, 2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Magnumite
Heavy bullets hit higher than lighter bullets...

Heavy bullets hit higher than lighter bullets because they move slower. The gun begins to recoil as soon as pressure builds in the chamber and the bullet begins to move. This causes the muzzle to...
Forum: Competitive Shooting May 20th, 2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Magnumite
I am in Belcamp, near Aberdeen. Not worth the...

I am in Belcamp, near Aberdeen. Not worth the ride for a box. Midway had it on sale for awhile. I got my order the week before Mother's Day.
Forum: Competitive Shooting May 20th, 2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Magnumite
I just shot a box of that yesterday except in the...

I just shot a box of that yesterday except in the 150 grain 9mm loading. I was at an indoor range and it threw, almost always,
one or two orange shards or jacket cinders out of the ejection port. ...
Forum: Rimfire May 20th, 2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,481
Posted By Magnumite
Someone earlier stated not all .04/round ammo is...

Someone earlier stated not all .04/round ammo is equal, in 22LR. I will second that.
I have some I gathered before I realized what crappy, dud infested stuff it is. Same brand, different loading...
Forum: Reloading May 20th, 2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 587
Posted By Magnumite
"... I had some hornady 300 gr xtp laying around...

"... I had some hornady 300 gr xtp laying around from muzzleloader sabots so I loaded 2 up with 15.5 gr of 2400. Not as snappy as I thought they would be but they shot well..."

Some don't realize...
Forum: Gunsmithing May 20th, 2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Magnumite
thank you. The first couple of times knowing you...

thank you. The first couple of times knowing you are going past the point of no return will make on anxious.
Once you settle down, lay out or plan what you want to do, that helps alot. Like...
Forum: Reloading May 19th, 2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 587
Posted By Magnumite
My Hunter’s Pistol load (after I stopped using...

My Hunter’s Pistol load (after I stopped using hunting power loads) was a dose of Unique which took the loads to 1050-1075 fps. That is one of the best loads I shoot. Bullet quality will tell tales...
Forum: Reloading May 18th, 2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 587
Posted By Magnumite
Got it. Thanks.

Got it. Thanks.
Forum: Reloading May 18th, 2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 587
Posted By Magnumite
I heard oversize chamber throats was a problem in...

I heard oversize chamber throats was a problem in the 45 Blackhawks. As I understand it it is because of the bullet swaging larger going through the cylinder throat then swaging larger hitting the...
Forum: Reloading May 18th, 2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 587
Posted By Magnumite
I always crimp heavy as well. I surprised...

I always crimp heavy as well.

I surprised myself many years ago...probably over 35...on just how powerful a 44 Magnum is. I had a few different loads walking around an old gravel pit shooting...
Forum: Reloading May 18th, 2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 587
Posted By Magnumite
Good powder for 44 Magnum. The best lead bullet...

Good powder for 44 Magnum. The best lead bullet heavy load powder I have used in 44 Magnum has been A2400. I also determined jacketed or lead that sacred Keith load of 22.? grain of 2400 was too...
Forum: Gunsmithing May 18th, 2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By Magnumite
Getting old one off. Iíd put one on THAT tight. ...

Getting old one off. Iíd put one on THAT tight. Of course, maximum tongue and some thread set can cause high breakaway torque.
Forum: Gunsmithing May 18th, 2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By Magnumite
I had a Classic DPMS 308 upper I put a free float...

I had a Classic DPMS 308 upper I put a free float handguard on.
I double, triple and quadruple checked to make sure I was doing things correctly.
Felt more like axle nut torque than that of a...
Forum: Reloading May 14th, 2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,863
Posted By Magnumite
May be just that particular measure. LOL I...

May be just that particular measure. LOL I have loaded many, many with the Lee.
Forum: Rifles May 13th, 2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By Magnumite
It is not on the Maryland Banned hit list. ...

It is not on the Maryland Banned hit list. Sounds like Midway is doing the CYA thing. Anything not specifically listed as acceptable and has a telescoping stock, picatinny rails and heat shield is...
Forum: Reloading May 12th, 2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,863
Posted By Magnumite
Yeah, I thought of that and found it unappealing....

Yeah, I thought of that and found it unappealing. I marked the charge bars for different charges.
My hang up was I had to run a bunch of charges through it before it stabilized enough to run ammo...
Forum: Reloading May 11th, 2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,863
Posted By Magnumite
I have the second gen Lee auto disc powder...

I have the second gen Lee auto disc powder measure which uses the pull chain return. The spring return sometimes would not throw a full charge or bind on return. The Dillon was annoying because it...
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 11th, 2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By Magnumite
Also bringing one bought online through an FFL...

Also bringing one bought online through an FFL will add $45 -$100 for shipping and FFL fees. The variance is dependent on the FFL fees.

then there is the additional communication required. $30 -...
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 10th, 2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By Magnumite
What are the costs of guns you have been...

What are the costs of guns you have been considering?
Forum: Reloading May 10th, 2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,863
Posted By Magnumite
I use the Lee power die and measure on my 550. ...

I use the Lee power die and measure on my 550. But since the powder measre comes with the 750...I wouldn’t look a gift horse in the mouth.
Forum: Rimfire May 4th, 2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,033
Posted By Magnumite
You got me with that one

You got me with that one
Forum: Handguns May 2nd, 2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,187
Posted By Magnumite
Iíve thought of selling my blue Python and buying...

Iíve thought of selling my blue Python and buying the new one so I can shoot it and be concerned about it. But I shoot 44 Magnem before shooting 357 so I havenít gotten to that point yet...may just...
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 2nd, 2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By Magnumite
Last one listed in the MDS for sale forum was...

Last one listed in the MDS for sale forum was about $1200 IIRC. High, but it is a Colt.
Forum: Handguns May 2nd, 2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,187
Posted By Magnumite
A very qualified individual in the industry...

A very qualified individual in the industry basically said S&W got the 1911 external extra tor design right. I wouldn't have a problem with any E series Smith.
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 1st, 2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By Magnumite
I have an a 16”, midlength gas system, fluted...

I have an a 16”, midlength gas system, fluted HBAR LWRC IC DI, black..about 250 rounds through it. Like new condition. Reasonable offer with or without metal BUS (YHM) and SPARC II bought new, used...
Forum: Handguns May 1st, 2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,187
Posted By Magnumite
Nice pic on the Smith E Series. Smith did alot...

Nice pic on the Smith E Series. Smith did alot of things right on their 1911.
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