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Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 20
Posted By Cappi
EXCELLENT, Gp!!! i carry an XDs45...

EXCELLENT, Gp!!!


i carry an XDs45 everyday...been a great pistol

just picked up a LNIB XDs-9 cause the price was "too good to pass"


.L.T.A.
Forum: General Gun Discussion Today, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By Cappi
Ain't rocket science

do my best to determine where the shots were coming from and hustle them to the nearest cover....or away , whichever is more expedient

..LT..A.
Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Cappi
three scales, two were consistent and one...

three scales, two were consistent and one wasn't:scratch:

me personally, i trust beam scales far more than lectro.
i also have scale check weights ..so I know my beam scales are right throughout...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin Yesterday, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By Cappi
I've used both ..actually four different things...

I've used both ..actually four different things ..
grip tape, the front strap shim thingie that Shelby is talking about, and real front strap checkering in 25 and 35 LPI

My favorite??...grip tape...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Cappi
probably about right i have night sights of...

probably about right
i have night sights of different brands/styles and they're all similar to what you're describing .
has to be pretty close to dark to see the vials glowing well

even when...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By Cappi
those that shoot hot loads regularly..your reason???

Not questioning why someone would, nor implying there's anything wrong with it... just curious the reason you regularly shoot hot loads.

I've pushed the limits on some calibers ..mostly just to...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By Cappi
if you don't get any offers, maybe look to the...

if you don't get any offers, maybe look to the NRA for a credentialed instructor in the area .
I believe that's one of the many courses offered


..L.T.A.
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By Cappi
not sure where you gathered that from it's...

not sure where you gathered that from

it's cyclical .
It's caused by panic stricken mOOnpies that are sure the sky is falling.
Funny thing is, even after the sky doesn't fall, they're sure it...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 479
Posted By Cappi
LOL.... am I in a canyon? cause I keep...

LOL....

am I in a canyon?
cause I keep hearing an echo....:dope:


good to know about the Redding "factory crimp die"
I like and use them for auto pistol...in particular when loading lead....
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 08:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 845
Posted By Cappi
I think you're on to something. I've never...

I think you're on to something.
I've never really noticed a bulge in 45 brass (for Glock fired or other)
But you can see "some" bulge is most all 40 brass if you look closely.
It's always on one...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-26-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 479
Posted By Cappi
I just noticed that, John didn't see it when i...

I just noticed that, John
didn't see it when i posted (I'm s-l-o-w on the keyboard)

That post by the Capt'n confused me...cause he's one of the "go to" guys for the straight scoop

figured he...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-26-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 479
Posted By Cappi
someone help me out... I thought the roll...

someone help me out...

I thought the roll crimp for revolvers was to prevent bullet "pull" during recoil, causing an OAL long enough to tie up the cylinder ... not set back??

no??


AFshirt,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-26-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,932
Posted By Cappi
why?? I don't particularly like your choice ...

why??
I don't particularly like your choice
(I sold my G30 within a month of buying it)
But it ran fine, as well as most all quality poly guns.
Not a thing wrong with good poly pistols

I...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-26-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,439
Posted By Cappi
I'll PM my address send me a pistol and I'll be...

I'll PM my address
send me a pistol and I'll be more than glad to.
I know it's a lot of work, but I'd don't mind...


..L.T.A.
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-26-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 845
Posted By Cappi
nor i first time I noticed the bulge was...

nor i

first time I noticed the bulge was 7-8(?) years ago.
a friend was shooting his brand new gen3 G22 at my range.
i was shooting a couple different pistols in 45 and 40

later that...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-26-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By Cappi
i don't think it's ever been easy. I think we...

i don't think it's ever been easy.
I think we just have nostalgic perceptions of yesteryear that don't often mirror reality

the same things you're saying now are the same things said about the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-26-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 843
Posted By Cappi
I don't think so..though i haven't owned many 9mm...

I don't think so..though i haven't owned many 9mm 1911s
(only two)

I'm sure they "can" be as reliable with regular attention to detail, maintenance and tuning .
though the weak links of the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-26-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,175
Posted By Cappi
i know you're a level headed guy, John that's...

i know you're a level headed guy, John
that's why my magic 8 Ball was suggesting there might be "other stuff" that would influence you wanting more serious action taken other than a stern/written ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-26-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,175
Posted By Cappi
lemmie ask you, TeeDub, what if the subject of...

lemmie ask you, TeeDub, what if the subject of this thread (the instructor that had a brain fart) was just the type that you described above??
What if she was/is a "no tolerance" safety zealot nazi...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-26-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,488
Posted By Cappi
I'm a general contractor, so I'm doing a lot of...

I'm a general contractor, so I'm doing a lot of similar stuff as you.
Only real difference is I deal with building materials, you deal more with pipe and hangers ..and great big honking wrenches.......
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-25-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 636
Posted By Cappi
of the calibers I shoot more than a little..

enough supply of powder, primers and bullets on hand to last my shooting needs/wants a minimum of two years if everything dried up tomorrow

I've managed to stay at that level more or less...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-25-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,940
Posted By Cappi
I've "read" of a couple here or the other site...

I've "read" of a couple here or the other site over the years.
I don't think the manufacture claimed responsibility, but if i recall one did replace (or repair?) a pistol


I roll my own.
I'm...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-25-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 745
Posted By Cappi
were these HP rnds?? (generally shorter OAL...

were these HP rnds??
(generally shorter OAL than ball as well as hotter)

it's not uncommon for short OAL rnds to squirt the last rnd out of early release feed lips (as 47's are)
The shorter...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-25-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,439
Posted By Cappi
Thank you, Mr Keefer I didn't read all the...

Thank you, Mr Keefer
I didn't read all the posts in great detail..so i may have missed if anyone suggested in makes "no" difference.
I think we all know it must make "some" difference, even if...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-25-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 845
Posted By Cappi
is to show the problem wasn't what the OP thought...

is to show the problem wasn't what the OP thought it was?

it wasn't the base of case at all, nor the dies




..L.T.A.
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