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Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 22
Posted By RetiredRod
Depends on what you want your bullet to do. It...

Depends on what you want your bullet to do. It is recommended that jacketed bullets be 0.001" larger than bore diameter and lead bullets 0.002". If you shoot .355" bullets in a .356" bore, less...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness Today, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,778
Posted By RetiredRod
Instant gratification vs delayed gratification. ...

Instant gratification vs delayed gratification.

New value system for millennial's and snowflakes vs those born before 1980. Our public school system has created and instilled "me, me, me.....the...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,972
Posted By RetiredRod
That's a great thought. This whole virus episode...

That's a great thought. This whole virus episode is a rare example of how quickly freedoms can be lost - even though temporarily (hopefully) and for supposed good cause . The good thing is that...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 07:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 401
Posted By RetiredRod
Funny you should mention that. I needed a...

Funny you should mention that. I needed a haircut about the day the barbershops were closed. So, I bought some clippers and started cutting my own hair. My son has been doing it for years and...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 07:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,184
Posted By RetiredRod
Our "citizens" have a range of financial...

Our "citizens" have a range of financial situations from living paycheck-to-paycheck to a comfortable lifestyle. IMHO, our government handing out significant money, not based on any need analysis...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 401
Posted By RetiredRod
The supply chain for any business has been...

The supply chain for any business has been determined over time. When the pandemic hit and everyone was afraid they were going to be home quarantined for an unknown period of time, it's not...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 06:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,190
Posted By RetiredRod
Many experienced shooters believe you can "shoot...

Many experienced shooters believe you can "shoot the lead out" with FMJ bullets. I'm not one of them. :)
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By RetiredRod
I have no experience loading those bullets, and I...

I have no experience loading those bullets, and I doubt very many here will have either. That's a pretty uncommon bullet weight for 45acp.

Now, having said that, if I had some I'd like to try...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-27-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,773
Posted By RetiredRod
Thanks Brad. I thought CA was referencing some...

Thanks Brad. I thought CA was referencing some new lib female politician I hadn't heard of yet. :biglaugh:
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-27-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,266
Posted By RetiredRod
You might want to go to your user CP and update...

You might want to go to your user CP and update your profile. It shows you in Texas. :)
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-27-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,055
Posted By RetiredRod
In my opinion, Clays is the most "dangerous"...

In my opinion, Clays is the most "dangerous" powder in that burn rate class. That's because it has the narrowest published range from min to max. Be very careful that your charge weights are ALL...
Forum: Revolvers 05-27-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 859
Posted By RetiredRod
S&w m15 - 2" s&w m28 - 4" s&w m617 - 4" s&w...

S&w m15 - 2"
s&w m28 - 4"
s&w m617 - 4"
s&w m625 - 5"
s&w m686 - 4"
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-26-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,773
Posted By RetiredRod
Should have at least had a sign around the...

Should have at least had a sign around the dummy's neck stating their grievance.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-26-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,055
Posted By RetiredRod
There's nothing wrong with Unique for 45acp. ...

There's nothing wrong with Unique for 45acp. When I started out I bought a pound of Unique and a pound of Bullseye. I started developing loads with accuracy as my main goal. The Bullseye loads...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-26-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By RetiredRod
Are you saying when you shoot instinctively @ 7...

Are you saying when you shoot instinctively @ 7 yards you don't use the sights at all? I think most shooting schools teach "instinctive" shooting (no sights) up to about 3 yards, and aligning your...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-25-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,266
Posted By RetiredRod
Phil, your assertion is just not correct. Our...

Phil, your assertion is just not correct. Our moderators have no problem with honest differences of opinion. We draw the line at personal attacks and insults. As long as the discussion stays on...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-25-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,190
Posted By RetiredRod
I don't think soft bullets are the problem. My...

I don't think soft bullets are the problem. My guess is rough barrel, undersized bullets, or no/poor lube.

It would help to know the firearm, the diameter of the bullets (are they .452?) and did...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-24-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,216
Posted By RetiredRod
When I read the thread title I thought Merle...

When I read the thread title I thought Merle Haggard had returned from the dead. :)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-24-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By RetiredRod
I bought a Kimber Ultra Aegis II 9mm about 10...

I bought a Kimber Ultra Aegis II 9mm about 10 years ago. It's a 3" barrel 1911. Initially it took 2 trips back to Kimber to get some barrel fitting issues corrected. Since then I've put easily 5K...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 05-24-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By RetiredRod
Mags no longer available per OP.

Mags no longer available per OP.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-24-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,228
Posted By RetiredRod
This is the method I use.

This is the method I use.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-23-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 612
Posted By RetiredRod
But, we do have our limits. :) Please try to...

But, we do have our limits. :)
Please try to avoid these non-topic discussions.
Pertinent = should churches be open
Non-pertinent = do people have to congregate to worship and the social benefits...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-22-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 11,449
Posted By RetiredRod
Gentlemen, it's time to close this thing. The...

Gentlemen, it's time to close this thing. The thread has been off topic for several days. The appropriateness of armed protestors is no longer being discussed. It has morphed into a back and forth...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-21-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 11,449
Posted By RetiredRod
Outstanding post, Colonel Colt. I also salute...

Outstanding post, Colonel Colt. I also salute you. :cool:
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-21-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By RetiredRod
This is the Reloading Section equivalent of the...

This is the Reloading Section equivalent of the Gunsmithing Section lube thread. :biglaugh:
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