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Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 58,016
Posted By DirtyRod
Loaded up 600 rounds of .45 and cleaned another...

Loaded up 600 rounds of .45 and cleaned another 500-600 cases for tomorrow.
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-25-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By DirtyRod
I'm sure you are good. I've got a LW, a steel...

I'm sure you are good. I've got a LW, a steel Champion, a couple of full size d Springers, and spent time at the range today shooting a couple of ROs. I don't see much difference in accuracy between...
Forum: ARs ONLY 01-24-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 975
Posted By DirtyRod
In a class out training in the heavy rain and...

In a class out training in the heavy rain and mud. After a couple of hours most of the oil was washed away with all kinds of grit in the action and I had a couple of rounds fail to chamber. While...
Forum: Training Talk & Events 01-22-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,779
Posted By DirtyRod
I can certainly move better laterally using a...

I can certainly move better laterally using a different stance so I don't disagree but there are other aspects that may prove valuable. I don't recall any instructions or conversations about stance...
Forum: Training Talk & Events 01-22-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,779
Posted By DirtyRod
Like I said ... It's all subjective. Stance...

Like I said ... It's all subjective. Stance aside, I learned a lot in the 3 days I spent there.
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-18-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,369
Posted By DirtyRod
http://www.springfield-armory.com/products/1911-tr...

http://www.springfield-armory.com/products/1911-trp-45-acp/

Looks like just TRP"
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-17-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By DirtyRod
Report back when you get it. I love Champions and...

Report back when you get it. I love Champions and have two but was confused as to why SA discontinued the Loaded Champ and Compact and then released these RO versions.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-17-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By DirtyRod
One thing to point out .... You can probably buy...

One thing to point out .... You can probably buy a used Loaded for about that same $600 and have two pistols if you can live without checkering. I think I paid $600 and $625 for the last two I...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-16-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By DirtyRod
I'm with the majority. Most 1911 parts don't drop...

I'm with the majority. Most 1911 parts don't drop in especially safeties. They need to be fitted and, if you've never done it and don't have the tools, do you really want to practice on thus...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-13-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By DirtyRod
Yup. Load them up. Periodically I end up with a...

Yup. Load them up. Periodically I end up with a 100 round case that has mixed bullets, primers, or even powder if I finish off the last of a can before I end the run. I just mark the case so I know...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 01-13-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,285
Posted By DirtyRod
Well your last statement expressed a concern...

Well your last statement expressed a concern about an AD which is a safety issue versus wanting to carry in a manner that puts you in the best position to respond to a threat. I'd also like to point...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 01-13-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,285
Posted By DirtyRod
Then we are back to my original statement. If you...

Then we are back to my original statement. If you are not confident in your own skills and gun handling abilities then don't carry chambered. The rest of this is just an attempt to justify the...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 01-12-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,285
Posted By DirtyRod
Condition - Butterscotch.

Condition - Butterscotch.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 01-12-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,285
Posted By DirtyRod
Perhaps. For those of us that do practice timed...

Perhaps. For those of us that do practice timed draw from conceal, hitting 2 seconds is difficult enough so why add time if there is no benefit. I know my average draw from conceal is about 1.74 IIRC...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-12-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,016
Posted By DirtyRod
Wow! Best of luck in your recovery. When I first...

Wow! Best of luck in your recovery. When I first started loading I used three powders all of which were in different color cans, different brands, and looked completely different. Now with 8-9...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 01-12-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,285
Posted By DirtyRod
I also agree that if someone does not have proper...

I also agree that if someone does not have proper trigger finger discipline and cannot follow the gun safety rules they should not carry chambered just as someone who doesn't know how to drive...
Forum: Les Baer 01-11-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By DirtyRod
I normally carry an aluminum Commander sized gun...

I normally carry an aluminum Commander sized gun in a VM2 without issue and the shorter grip on my Stinger makes it even easier to conceal. The only drawback, FOR ME, is that my Stinger is 35oz...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-10-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,555
Posted By DirtyRod
I had that problem right before my last set of...

I had that problem right before my last set of cheap calipers died. Even though I made sure I turned them off after I used them, I would put them away and the battery would be dead the next week when...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-09-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,555
Posted By DirtyRod
Unless you are on your third set of $10 calipers....

Unless you are on your third set of $10 calipers. ;)
Forum: Kimber 01-09-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,603
Posted By DirtyRod
My earlier Champion came from the factory with a...

My earlier Champion came from the factory with a GI rod and a standard spring. My newer 06 model came with a dual spring assembly. Both ended up with the Wolff XP spring or whatever 22lbs Wilson...
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-09-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By DirtyRod
SA released a RO Compact which is a 4" aluminum...

SA released a RO Compact which is a 4" aluminum compact but I haven't heard of an RO "Champion". The one pictured in the other thread is the LW Champion that was discontinued a few years back. It was...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-08-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By DirtyRod
I ran down to my local store this morning hoping...

I ran down to my local store this morning hoping to save shipping and hazmat but there wasn't a powder can on the shelf. Then I forgot to order online and none of the pistol powders I use are...
Forum: Kimber 01-08-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,603
Posted By DirtyRod
Lots of different experiences and opinions that...

Lots of different experiences and opinions that will vary based on brand, loads, use, etc.

I stopped counting at 15k rounds on my Pro Carry II. My neighbor and I are trying to break his LW...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-07-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By DirtyRod
Excellent. I'll run over this morning.

Excellent. I'll run over this morning.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-05-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,093
Posted By DirtyRod
Everything is expensive when it's new. I remember...

Everything is expensive when it's new. I remember the origional $8500 Sony Betamax player and the first $15k cellular phone. Just a matter of time.
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