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Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns Today, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By DirtyRod
Sorry. Thought the point was getting a quality...

Sorry. Thought the point was getting a quality knob and the 80 includes the knob and return shipping as I stated. Personally I'd rather get a real knob that extends out further for leverage that is...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns Today, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By DirtyRod
$150-$200 is definitely a lot for a bolt knob....

$150-$200 is definitely a lot for a bolt knob. PCR does them for $80. That includes an oversized and extended knob, coating, and shipping. Badger and SAC charge around $100 but PCR was doing them on...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-29-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By DirtyRod
"Best" is going to be subjective. I have very...

"Best" is going to be subjective. I have very good results from Pro Ears however the cheap Peltor Ultimate 10s do very well if you are not looking for electronic muffs.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-28-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By DirtyRod
If the factory spring is 16lbs then try 18 or...

If the factory spring is 16lbs then try 18 or 18.5. You can go higher but the muzzle may dip when the slide closes.
Forum: Kimber 03-23-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 732
Posted By DirtyRod
Congrats

Congrats
Forum: Les Baer 03-22-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By DirtyRod
+1. Like the guns but my warranty repair was a...

+1. Like the guns but my warranty repair was a pain.
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-19-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By DirtyRod
Considering that the grip is the hardest part to...

Considering that the grip is the hardest part to conceal, adding additional length and width does cause issues for a lot of folks. The only way to know is to try it out.
Forum: Kimber 03-16-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By DirtyRod
Congrats

Congrats
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-15-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By DirtyRod
The biggest issue seems to be ejector coming...

The biggest issue seems to be ejector coming loose. My wife's went through 2 in the first 6k rounds then SA pinned it under warranty. It also broke an extractor around 8k. We are pretty hard on our...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-15-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 846
Posted By DirtyRod
Since they are cheap and interchangeable, how...

Since they are cheap and interchangeable, how about buying one of each, trying them both for a while, and picking the one you like.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-11-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By DirtyRod
Thank you for the correction.

Thank you for the correction.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-11-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By DirtyRod
Might be worth just taking it back to the store....

Might be worth just taking it back to the store. Perhaps someone swapped mags or bought and returned it. Wilson CS may even swap it for you if you call them. Nothing wrong with Wilson 47 mags. Some...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-10-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By DirtyRod
Wilson makes 47s that hold both 7 and 8 rounds....

Wilson makes 47s that hold both 7 and 8 rounds. The D is sold as an 8 round mag. The body is the same size however the spring and follower are different. The 7 round follower is concave (I.E. Curves...
Forum: Kimber 03-10-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By DirtyRod
The factory spring is pretty weak. Mine lasted...

The factory spring is pretty weak. Mine lasted about 600 rounds but I get 2000-2500 out of the Wolff XP spring.
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-04-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By DirtyRod
FLGR in one and a GI setup in my other. Both run...

FLGR in one and a GI setup in my other. Both run with 20-22 lbs standard springs.
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-03-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,812
Posted By DirtyRod
Crimp looks fine to me. Mine normally have a...

Crimp looks fine to me. Mine normally have a faint line that doesn't break the plating.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-02-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By DirtyRod
You didn't say what size gun you were referring...

You didn't say what size gun you were referring to so ....

For Govt and. commanders the answer is yes as stated above. Officers and Compact 1911s have a shorter frame and thus a shorter mag which...
Forum: Range Reports 03-02-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By DirtyRod
Congrats OP. I have a good time with my wife too....

Congrats OP. I have a good time with my wife too. I just sit back and watch proudly whether it's pistol, shotgun, AR, or bolt gun when folks stop to watch. I especially like it when she's shooting...
Forum: Colt 03-02-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,629
Posted By DirtyRod
Throwing aside all the opinions on longevity,...

Throwing aside all the opinions on longevity, weight is the only real difference. The lighter gun will have more felt recoil especially when using SD loads but it's manageable.
Forum: Colt 03-01-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,629
Posted By DirtyRod
If only it were that logical. It's mostly...

If only it were that logical. It's mostly emotional in my opinion like the 9 vs 45 or best gun oil arguments. A lot of the folks I've heard arguing about it over the last 10 years don't shoot enough...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 02-28-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By DirtyRod
Yup. Lot of XDs, ARs, and Smiths out there as...

Yup. Lot of XDs, ARs, and Smiths out there as well running plastic followers.
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-28-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By DirtyRod
They are showing what was tested. Every...

They are showing what was tested. Every manufacturer tests differently but not every gun will work with what was tested. I load for seven .45 caliber guns and about half won't feed rounds that short...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-28-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By DirtyRod
As you probably read, OAL is about reliable...

As you probably read, OAL is about reliable feeding so, if 1.24 feeds reliably in your guns then there is nothing wrong with it. I generally advise folks to mimic the length of whatever factory ammo...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 02-27-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By DirtyRod
+1. Been using 47Ds with plastic followers for 20...

+1. Been using 47Ds with plastic followers for 20 years and over 100k rounds. If that was a cause for concern we would have heard about it by now. I just replace the followers when I change the mag...
Forum: Wilson Combat 02-25-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,211
Posted By DirtyRod
Agree. If it shoots fine I wouldn't bother with...

Agree. If it shoots fine I wouldn't bother with it.
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