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Forum: Kimber Today, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 338
Posted By DirtyRod
Personal pref. Straight Eights didn't work for me...

Personal pref. Straight Eights didn't work for me at all but then I don't really use the dots unless it's in low light.
Forum: Kimber Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 338
Posted By DirtyRod
Lots of good options and feedback. I put...

Lots of good options and feedback. I put Trijicons on my Pro. Sounds like the OP needs to first figure out whether he wants though. I've got fiber on my comp gun, night sights on my carry, and black...
Forum: Springfield Armory Yesterday, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By DirtyRod
Sounds like the frame was replaced or it was a...

Sounds like the frame was replaced or it was a parts gun. How does it shoot?
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 04-15-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By DirtyRod
Keep in mind that a large percentage of the guns...

Keep in mind that a large percentage of the guns accuracy comes from the bushing to barrel fit. A cheap and loose fitting bushing comp is one of the fastest ways to kill your accuracy.
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-15-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 402
Posted By DirtyRod
I'm pretty simple. Both work but walnut leaves...

I'm pretty simple. Both work but walnut leaves more dust than I have dryer strips to deal with so 3-4 hours in corn cob with a capful of polish leaves the cases shiny and clean enough to load. Give...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-15-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 635
Posted By DirtyRod
30wt oil.

30wt oil.
Forum: Kimber 04-14-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By DirtyRod
Congrats. Since the grip is usually the hardest...

Congrats. Since the grip is usually the hardest part to conceal making it larger by adding a magwell may not help be the best option.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-14-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By DirtyRod
Most of the time it's a drop in but often a...

Most of the time it's a drop in but often a little fitting is required to get it to engage the mag follower correctly or for proper engagement of the plunger. No way to know for a particular gun...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-13-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By DirtyRod
The answer is going to vary based on holster...

The answer is going to vary based on holster type, where you carry, IWB vs OWB, body type, etc so "best" will vary fom person to person. I know a lot of folks that carry full sized guns both IWB and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-12-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By DirtyRod
I definitely scorn those $40 factory recoil...

I definitely scorn those $40 factory recoil assemblies but I've converted all of mine to the standard $7 Wolff springs and I get 200-2500 rounds per spring so it's not so bad.
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-12-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By DirtyRod
Not FN but I've probably shot 10k 230gr RN. Very...

Not FN but I've probably shot 10k 230gr RN. Very good accuracy out of my guns using 231, Unique, and WSF.
Forum: Springfield Armory 04-10-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By DirtyRod
The ejector was the biggest issue and I...

The ejector was the biggest issue and I understand, although SA can confirm, that the new EMPs have pinned ejectors. The EMP is still sensitive to limp wristing so bad form will cause issues no...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-09-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By DirtyRod
Is the round getting hung on the feed ramp, top...

Is the round getting hung on the feed ramp, top of the chamber, or somewhere else? Is it jamming with one mag or multiple? Just the second round or the 3rd, 4th, etc as well? FMJ rounds?
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-08-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By DirtyRod
When you disassembled did you lube and move the...

When you disassembled did you lube and move the ram by itself to make sure it moved smoothly and freely? Did the other pieces all move freely? I recently went completely through one that had been in...
Forum: Les Baer 04-08-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,644
Posted By DirtyRod
Keep in mind there are a couple of different...

Keep in mind there are a couple of different sized "Commander length" FLGRs. The older WC flgrs were shorter than what they sell today. The Kimber Pro rod is also shorter and drops right in with a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-07-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By DirtyRod
Not a problem and completely understand. After...

Not a problem and completely understand. After 12k rounds I got tired of the brass bouncing off my head too which is why I changed it. I carried it more than shot it so it wasn't a huge deal but...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-06-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By DirtyRod
All you need is a file. Go slow. A few strokes go...

All you need is a file. Go slow. A few strokes go a long way. Took me about 20 rounds to get it all the cases ejecting to the same area consistently. I'd also verify that your extractor does not...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-06-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By DirtyRod
Correct. Wilson Combat. Had to reshape the face a...

Correct. Wilson Combat. Had to reshape the face a bit to get it to eject consistently.
Forum: Les Baer 04-06-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 864
Posted By DirtyRod
Wilson 47D mags work well in mine.

Wilson 47D mags work well in mine.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-06-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By DirtyRod
Recently replaced the ejector on my 06 Pro Carry...

Recently replaced the ejector on my 06 Pro Carry II and the hole was not tapered.
Forum: Springfield Armory 04-06-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By DirtyRod
The only way to know what fits your hand is to...

The only way to know what fits your hand is to try them. Folks change grips for looks many times but the purpose is to ensure that the gun doesn't slip or move when your hand is wet, dirty, etc. If...
Forum: Springfield Armory 04-05-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,716
Posted By DirtyRod
It depends on how tightly the originals fit. If...

It depends on how tightly the originals fit. If the original bushing to barrel fit is good the the difference will be minimal. As mentioned, I've got some guns that had a great fit and shot sub 3" at...
Forum: Springfield Armory 04-04-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,716
Posted By DirtyRod
The Loaded models are capable of ~4" groups at 25...

The Loaded models are capable of ~4" groups at 25 yards while I hear of folks with ROs getting 2-3". One of my Loadeds was sub 3" back when I tested it so it really depends on whether those extra 2"...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By DirtyRod
Welcome from Phx.

Welcome from Phx.
Forum: Springfield Armory 04-02-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By DirtyRod
You need mags with a skirted follower. If what...

You need mags with a skirted follower. If what you have are skirted and they work keep using them.
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