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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By RetiredRod
Rasecar31, you come across as someone not very...

Rasecar31, you come across as someone not very familiar with 1911's. You say you'd like to have an adjustable trigger. I'm wondering if you think that there is a trigger whose pull weight you can...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By RetiredRod
I've shot green and red, from two different ...

I've shot green and red, from two different vendors, in .38Spl, 9mm and 45acp. They all performed very well. I will buy again when I need more bullets.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 08-04-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By RetiredRod
Really? We're talking about stocks and...

Really? We're talking about stocks and portfolios? This is a gun forum and this a Covid-19 sub-forum. Thread closed.
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-04-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By RetiredRod
I sincerely hope you guys are joking or maybe...

I sincerely hope you guys are joking or maybe made a typo. Don't you mean yards instead of feet? :confused:
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-04-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By RetiredRod
I’m having a little trouble understanding the...

I’m having a little trouble understanding the Hornady manual showing 3 loads for a 185 XTP using Titegroup. I think all of my manuals just show 2 loads per powder type - min (start) and max.

But...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 08-04-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By RetiredRod
It's gone. I'd have moved it if I had any idea...

It's gone. I'd have moved it if I had any idea where it belongs. :)
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-04-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 770
Posted By RetiredRod
I don't see much about Ranier any more. As this...

I don't see much about Ranier any more. As this thread was progressing I wondered if they were still in business. 20 years ago they were THE plated bullet company.
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-03-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,778
Posted By RetiredRod
I wonder if we could get in the ballpark by...

I wonder if we could get in the ballpark by asking Berrys or Xtreme how many bullets they sold in 2019. I don't know if their bullets are used by commercial ammo mfg's or not. But, for a SWAG,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-03-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 770
Posted By RetiredRod
45acp plated bullets are normally sized at...

45acp plated bullets are normally sized at 0.451". The .355/.356 you referenced are for 9mm (or possibly slightly undersized .38 Special).
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-03-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,062
Posted By RetiredRod
And so it shall be. Henceforth, instead of...

And so it shall be. Henceforth, instead of urging posters to stay on topic, I will invoke "Watson's Law". :)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-03-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 997
Posted By RetiredRod
My suggestion is to get him a shooting lesson...

My suggestion is to get him a shooting lesson with a good shooting coach. Your gun range can probably recommend one. Sometimes we have challenges teaching our family members to shoot, or to learn...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-03-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 949
Posted By RetiredRod
Gun sales are booming, including handguns. A lot...

Gun sales are booming, including handguns. A lot of people out there aren't too concerned about any candidates campaign promises to tax or confiscate privately owned guns.
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-03-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By RetiredRod
Actually, it's quite difficult to de-activate a...

Actually, it's quite difficult to de-activate a primer, except in the conventional way.
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-03-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 770
Posted By RetiredRod
How did this thread morph from Berrys vs Xtreme...

How did this thread morph from Berrys vs Xtreme to the costs of reloading? Come on guys, stick to the topic.
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-31-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By RetiredRod
Using SRP's instead of SPP's in an emergency is a...

Using SRP's instead of SPP's in an emergency is a common occurrence.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-31-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By RetiredRod
I don't think our politicians would be as worried...

I don't think our politicians would be as worried about a crowd with lacrosse rackets as a crowd with firearms.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-31-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,187
Posted By RetiredRod
I think glider meant 50 dollars per gun, not 50%....

I think glider meant 50 dollars per gun, not 50%. :)
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-31-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By RetiredRod
Sounds suspiciously like jiggling......not...

Sounds suspiciously like jiggling......not giggling because you probably won't be laughing as you do it. :)
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-31-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 770
Posted By RetiredRod
Plated bullets are fine unless you're a...

Plated bullets are fine unless you're a competitive Bullseye shooter. Berry's and Xtreme are both quality plated bullets. I probably shoot 3X as many Xtreme as Berry's just because Xtreme seems to...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-31-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By RetiredRod
If your concern is about possible over-pressure...

If your concern is about possible over-pressure from seating the bullet a few thousandths deeper, don't worry. 45 acp is a low pressure round and will not appreciably raise pressure from seating a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-30-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 825
Posted By RetiredRod
I thought the 10 yard distance was an accepted...

I thought the 10 yard distance was an accepted standard but it was challenged in another thread a few days ago. It was stated that the USPSA rules require 23 feet.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-30-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By RetiredRod
I tried to trade in a couple of used Model 10ís...

I tried to trade in a couple of used Model 10ís at 2 different LGSís a little over a year ago. Absolutely no interest.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-30-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By RetiredRod
I have the dual caliber (45-9) dual top end in...

I have the dual caliber (45-9) dual top end in commander size. And, of course, both barrels are ramped. Been shooting it for almost 20 years with no feeding issues in either caliber. I use 8 round...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-30-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By RetiredRod
DesertRat9, you have the same sickness I have and...

DesertRat9, you have the same sickness I have and some others here also. Welcome to the club. :)
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-30-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By RetiredRod
Yes, and that’s why most reloaders are...

Yes, and that’s why most reloaders are experimenters and thru careful load development have determined the best powder/charge wt/bullet combo for a given gun. That becomes their “pet load” for that...
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