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Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By DirtyRod
Thanks for the info. I'm good for the moment. I...

Thanks for the info. I'm good for the moment. I picked up a keg about a month ago so I'm up to about 11lbs on the shelf and should be good for a while.

If you find kegs of 231,HP38, or WSF...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By DirtyRod
Probably because most x39 shooters are running...

Probably because most x39 shooters are running AKs and buying cheap steel cased ammo. I have a x39 AR that will not shoot it so I have to roll my own. Nothing hard about the shape it's just a little...
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By DirtyRod
+1. I'd also start by figuring out what calibers...

+1. I'd also start by figuring out what calibers you want to load, what volume you need, and whether that will change in the long term. That will greatly affect your choices.

I'd also suggest...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-19-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By DirtyRod
Yep. Was out yesterday with the wife. Pistol...

Yep. Was out yesterday with the wife. Pistol drills and shotguns.
Forum: Springfield Armory 10-18-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By DirtyRod
If the ejector comes loose SA will pin it under...

If the ejector comes loose SA will pin it under warranty so you may not need to run out and spend money. My wife's went through that but it took 6k rounds or so before it came loose. Hopefully, they...
Forum: Springfield Armory 10-17-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By DirtyRod
The EMP is a good weapon. It's true that smaller...

The EMP is a good weapon. It's true that smaller weapons have more felt recoil however it's easily controllable with the 9mm cartridge. My wife has been carrying hers for several years and managing...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-17-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By DirtyRod
Welcome from Phx.

Welcome from Phx.
Forum: Springfield Armory 10-15-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By DirtyRod
Congrats. Champions are good guns. I have a...

Congrats. Champions are good guns. I have a couple that I've had for 8-9 years.
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-12-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By DirtyRod
You trim brass when it exceeds the SAAMI spec for...

You trim brass when it exceeds the SAAMI spec for max brass length which is 1.760" for .223 brass. Always lube rifle brass when resizing or you will end up with stuck cases whether your dues are...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-10-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By DirtyRod
http://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=46993...

http://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=469934
Forum: Kimber 10-10-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By DirtyRod
When that one wears out, check out the Wolff XP...

When that one wears out, check out the Wolff XP spring #32725 that AZ Husker referenced. Many of the Pro owners swear by it. My 14k round Pro loves them as does my Champion and CCO.
Forum: ARs ONLY 10-10-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By DirtyRod
Several barrel makers have admitted that they...

Several barrel makers have admitted that they came up with break in procedures because people kept asking. I did the "just in case" for my first two bolt guns and them, for my wife's bolt gun, I did...
Forum: Kimber 10-10-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By DirtyRod
Welcome and congrats. BTW - all Pros are 4".

Welcome and congrats. BTW - all Pros are 4".
Forum: Springfield Armory 10-08-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By DirtyRod
The simplest solution is to use the mags that...

The simplest solution is to use the mags that work. However, to find the problem, unload and take the slide off. Slide the mags in and, looking down from the top of the frame, you can see if the mag...
Forum: Springfield Armory 10-08-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,120
Posted By DirtyRod
Any decent gunsmith can add an ambi pretty cheap...

Any decent gunsmith can add an ambi pretty cheap if you really need one.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-08-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By DirtyRod
The brass is hitting the side of the ejection...

The brass is hitting the side of the ejection port. It doesn't matter unless you reload but there are several fixes. Changing the slide speed by using a different recoil spring weight with do it but...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-05-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By DirtyRod
Just measured three of mine and they all come to...

Just measured three of mine and they all come to .326-.327 but some are only .399 in length.



Exactly why I have the shorter rod in some of my guns. Makes it a little easier to get it out...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-05-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By DirtyRod
Looks like a standard FLGR. Wilson Combat is one...

Looks like a standard FLGR. Wilson Combat is one of the most popular. Should use a standard spring although some rods are a little thicker than others. If you measure the length and width of the rod...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 10-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,340
Posted By DirtyRod
Remington 700s are probably the most popular...

Remington 700s are probably the most popular followed by the Savage 10s. The 700SPS is a very good starter in that price range but both are good guns. If you are into mods, the aftermarket for the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-04-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By DirtyRod
Welcome from Phoenix.

Welcome from Phoenix.
Forum: Wilson Combat 10-02-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By DirtyRod
Not historically. Springs and followers are...

Not historically. Springs and followers are maintenance items like recoil springs. I generally get about 6k rounds out of a mag spring.
Forum: Wilson Combat 10-01-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By DirtyRod
Yup. If you hit the Wilson site you will see the...

Yup. If you hit the Wilson site you will see the both the 7 and 8 round spring kits under the Magazines section. The last ones I bought were about $8.
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By DirtyRod
I've been using the same sets of Mark 4s for...

I've been using the same sets of Mark 4s for years but wouldn't hesitate to use aluminum rings from a quality manufacturer. I know a couple of guys using Nightforce Ultralights on .338, 300WM, and...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-26-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 37,527
Posted By DirtyRod
Another 800 rounds of .45. 200 rounds of .308...

Another 800 rounds of .45. 200 rounds of .308 tomorrow and then I can start on 9s for the wife. Just never seems to end.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-26-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By DirtyRod
Welcome from Phx.

Welcome from Phx.
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