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Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By tchostler
Lube don't work well in chambers. Knew one guy...

Lube don't work well in chambers. Knew one guy who didn't do a good job removing it and got a rifle case stuck that had to be driven out with a steel cleaning rod. He learned his lesson and also...
Forum: Range Reports 01-26-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By tchostler
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-20-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,326
Posted By tchostler
Amazing, isn't it. Would that be +++P+++ ammo?

Amazing, isn't it. Would that be +++P+++ ammo?
Forum: Ammo Can 01-20-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,138
Posted By tchostler
Depending on the powder you use, you'll probably...

Depending on the powder you use, you'll probably have a greater muzzle flash with a shorter barrel if you load for +P velocity.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-20-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By tchostler
From what I read, reduce the spring weight. 230...

From what I read, reduce the spring weight. 230 grain factory ammo will have a fair amount of recoil and +P even more. Try a 13 or 14 lb spring and see if that works for you.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-16-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,256
Posted By tchostler
Bad thing about some States CCW rules is you are...

Bad thing about some States CCW rules is you are required to store your carry weapon before you enter the restricted property. This probably is not the case here, just sayin.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-15-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By tchostler
Just a dot of Testors Fluorescent Red on the end...

Just a dot of Testors Fluorescent Red on the end of a toothpick.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-15-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,546
Posted By tchostler
Guess this former agent don't like...

Guess this former agent don't like "Change".
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-12-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By tchostler
I'd use the HP-38. You may have to go below 14 lb...

I'd use the HP-38. You may have to go below 14 lb spring if you have really light loads. Chrono if you can.
Forum: Dan Wesson 01-10-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By tchostler
I have an 07 and I believe it's full of Brown...

I have an 07 and I believe it's full of Brown parts.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-06-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,748
Posted By tchostler
I think you non-spring guys are on to something,...

I think you non-spring guys are on to something, use your thumb as the recoil spring. Place it on the slide next to the hammer and with practice you can strip a round and return to battery at your...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-05-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,111
Posted By tchostler
It's just one of many articles I have run into...

It's just one of many articles I have run into and thought I would post it. One thing I don't do anymore is carry my ball hand loads in my 1911 due to over penetration. As mentioned before, I load my...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-05-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,111
Posted By tchostler
More info on effectiveness of bullets can be...

More info on effectiveness of bullets can be found at www.buckeyefirearms.org/handgun-stopping-power. One shot stops, handgun calibers are close to the same.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-03-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,111
Posted By tchostler
Mine has a test date of Oct, 2014 and a #2 inside...

Mine has a test date of Oct, 2014 and a #2 inside the right side of the frame. I've only fed it 90 gr XTPs and it's run 100%. I have updated mags, #1 and #2. The only difference I can see in them is...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-03-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By tchostler
I had the same thing happen on my 550B. I came to...

I had the same thing happen on my 550B. I came to the conclusion the new shell plate was CNC'd off. I switched the new plate for an older one of the same number and everything lined up. Dillon is...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-03-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,111
Posted By tchostler
I just bought a 42 after months of research on...

I just bought a 42 after months of research on the latest pistols. The recoil is very mild and I believe my wife and grandchildren will not have a problem handling it. The XPT 90 gr bullet is a deep...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-02-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By tchostler
Maybe this is too simple, but Dillon recommends...

Maybe this is too simple, but Dillon recommends locking the dies in place with cases in place. In other words, tighten the locking rings on the dies with the ram up and the case in the die.
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-01-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By tchostler
+1.

+1.
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-01-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By tchostler
I just began loading for the 380 ACP. My internet...

I just began loading for the 380 ACP. My internet research has turned up VV320, Power Pistol and AA 2 as about the best. 231, Universal and Bullseye are also recommended. I've been testing 231 @ 3.4...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-29-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By tchostler
Called Hornady today. The 1.210" figure is the...

Called Hornady today. The 1.210" figure is the minimum COL. The 1.230" was the recommendation by the tech I spoke with. As mentioned before, Hornady redesigned the bullet profile so this is why the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-28-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By tchostler
That's the bullet I just got from Midway, 45160.

That's the bullet I just got from Midway, 45160.
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-27-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By tchostler
I believe it. When I see pics of loaded 230s they...

I believe it. When I see pics of loaded 230s they do look like they are seated long. Wonder if another .010" would make any feeding difference?
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-27-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 661
Posted By tchostler
I use a Sinclair hand primer for my custom...

I use a Sinclair hand primer for my custom rifles, all other loads run through a Dillon. I also deprime with a Harvey deprimer for those cases that are going to get a bath.
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-27-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By tchostler
Many years ago I loaded the XPT in .44 mag and it...

Many years ago I loaded the XPT in .44 mag and it was nothing like the new .45 ACP bullets I just bought. That's why I thought I'd ask you guys. I think I'll try and contact Hornady and see what they...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-27-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By tchostler
Thanks for the info. Always do a plunk test and...

Thanks for the info. Always do a plunk test and chrono everything.
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