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Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By flechero
shortening COL in factory ammo... the risk is not...

shortening COL in factory ammo... the risk is not worth it. too much you don't know about the load.

I have fixed crimp and reduced COL(on fmj) by a few thou in my own ammo before. The...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By flechero
Ionbond wear questions

I'm finishing up a project soon and getting a refinish following some frame work and wanted to ask about durability of Ionbond in a magwell... My magwell is SS so I can leave it but think it might...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-28-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,953
Posted By flechero
but it still makes a mess! Can't wash out a...

but it still makes a mess! Can't wash out a primer pocket with a spent primer in it!

Thinking through your other comments... If his residue and exposure is already high, than that only makes it...
Forum: Dan Wesson 05-27-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By flechero
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/869251940 ...

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/869251940

Here is a lnib for sale and the alternative is to buy the 9mm and have a 38 super bbl fit.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-27-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By flechero
Sounds like A in Steve's photo is at or close to...

Sounds like A in Steve's photo is at or close to 90 degrees from B... which would cause contact again if depressed all the way in, blocking the trigger.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-27-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By flechero
Ostracize them and the answer is none. Invest a...

Ostracize them and the answer is none. Invest a little bit into them and you may be surprised. No one makes a life altering decision quickly. Converting an anti gun to a pro gun, dem to a rep,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-27-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,753
Posted By flechero
Congratulations!! I hope you get to eat an...

Congratulations!! I hope you get to eat an occasional steak as well! :D
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-27-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,054
Posted By flechero
While you are correct in that it has a narrower...

While you are correct in that it has a narrower window than most others mentioned, Clays for this purpose (target accuracy) is best in the lower [to middle] charges of published data.

My 185 gr...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-27-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By flechero
It's "conical" look at their site on page 3 of...

It's "conical" look at their site on page 3 of the 9mm bullets and it says:


9mm 115 gr JHP NEW Conical
Code: R135-C
Price: $100.45
Quantity available to order: 10
Quantity in Basket: none
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-27-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By flechero
Looks great! Thanks for sharing

Looks great! Thanks for sharing
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 529
Posted By flechero
She lost me with closing her eyes and violently...

She lost me with closing her eyes and violently flinching before every shot in those posted videos.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-26-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,054
Posted By flechero
I'd say N310, Bullseye and Clays for actual...

I'd say N310, Bullseye and Clays for actual scoring on paper... But if you don't have a ransom rest or a REALLY steady rest, you will have a heck of a time seeing too much difference at normal...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-26-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By flechero
Ha! That would be great! (I have the crate, but...

Ha! That would be great! (I have the crate, but not the figure)

ETA: Found a Wile E. Coyote w/ a gun! Perfect for the Acme box!
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-25-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,228
Posted By flechero
Thanks for the clarification- now for a short...

Thanks for the clarification- now for a short response...

First- I hope I didn't come across as a total a-hole! (If I did, I'm sorry)

For the record, I do own several Lee products, including...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-25-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,953
Posted By flechero
lead or not, the spent primer dust and debris is...

lead or not, the spent primer dust and debris is nasty and not contained in the spent primer tray so it's worth it to me either way... I load in my home office and want to keep it nice and clean!
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-25-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,228
Posted By flechero
we are off topic but I have to correct this...

Wow! That's just not true. People are telling you about their bad experiences with lee and you doubt them- but blindly accept the negative hearsay about Dillon??? Come on, man!

Let me interject...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-25-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,953
Posted By flechero
I share your clean freak-ness!

I do the same 3 things, only difference is I'm using a Lee Classic Cast as my utility press. It also serves as my bulge buster, bullet sizer (on the rare occasion I need such) and any other one off,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-24-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By flechero
The difference is the distance from the ogive to...

The difference is the distance from the ogive to the front edge of the projectile. JHP's have very little material forward of the ogive, whereas most FMJ's have a long tapered nose ahead the ogive...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-22-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 726
Posted By flechero
I'd ask him to run quality factory ammo...

I'd ask him to run quality factory ammo (preferably whatever you ran in it) to rule out the reloads before going any further...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-21-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,072
Posted By flechero
I don't have really expensive 1911's (compared to...

I don't have really expensive 1911's (compared to many here) but I shoot my 2 most expensive ones most. (almost exclusively) because they shoot the best and I love shooting them. They are also the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-20-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By flechero
I always wrap the rod in 3-4 places, with masking...

I always wrap the rod in 3-4 places, with masking or electrical tape to build up to almost bore dia to keep it centered, just in case.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-18-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 499
Posted By flechero
Markm- does it reliably cycle a 1911? I'd...

Markm- does it reliably cycle a 1911? I'd probably invest the time to make them if I could find "101" instructions and a reliable load.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-18-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,111
Posted By flechero
[QUOTE=glider;13158524]I'm guilty of spending way...

[QUOTE=glider;13158524]I'm guilty of spending way to much time trying to save 1 case or looking for that last case at the range for 10 minutes.

Ha! Me too... sometimes I say [out loud] it's not...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-17-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,640
Views: 291,249
Posted By flechero
Boy oh boy Markm, that's timely!! I just...

Boy oh boy Markm, that's timely!! I just finished pushing 2k 9mm brass through the bulge buster on a lee SS! :eek:

Before that I decapped, wet tumbled and put up another 2K 9mm.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-16-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By flechero
here is the chart. According to the numbers you...

here is the chart. According to the numbers you are OK, but like you, I might be more comfortable with a little more velocity.
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