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Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-01-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By TRX302
After years of saying it was safe to shoot .45...

After years of saying it was safe to shoot .45 ACP in a .460 chamber, Jimmy Rowland now says not to do it. No explanation why.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 05-31-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,512
Posted By TRX302
Sounds nice. Now, what's your plan for evicting...

Sounds nice. Now, what's your plan for evicting the squatters who got to it first?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,035
Posted By TRX302
I just field strip, wipe off any soot, and put...

I just field strip, wipe off any soot, and put them back together.

I did clean a friend's Mk1 Ruger .22, though. It was at least 50 years old, and he'd had it for 35, and he'd never cleaned...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By TRX302
Local PD used to have a shotgun bracket bolted to...

Local PD used to have a shotgun bracket bolted to the floor, with a big padlock securing the gun in place. Full-auto M-16s were locked in the trunk.

As vehicles have been downsized and they got...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-28-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,039
Posted By TRX302
I don't know where that guy gets his information,...

I don't know where that guy gets his information, but the books of his that I've seen have been solid and full of the technical details I like to read about. Every time, I found I didn't know nearly...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-28-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By TRX302
In my unsupported opinion, you can learn a lot...

In my unsupported opinion, you can learn a lot from the AGI, and if you're a gunsmith, you can use all of it in your work.

But as far as turning a credential from them into more money working for...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 05-23-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By TRX302
I was that age first time someone tried to get me...

I was that age first time someone tried to get me into ham radio. No go. Still the same problem each time someone brings it up; while I'm willing to acknowledge some people can make something of...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-22-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By TRX302
RT is a semi-official propaganda arm of the...

RT is a semi-official propaganda arm of the Russian Federal government. They're not anti-American so much as pro-Russia.

MSNBC, CBS, ABS, and the others, on the other hand, are *definitely*...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-21-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By TRX302
We could deport enough illegals to make up their...

We could deport enough illegals to make up their losses...
Forum: Para USA 05-17-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,467
Posted By TRX302
I dunno. I saw a lot of that in the computer...

I dunno. I saw a lot of that in the computer industry back in the day. As in, it was common enough that when a company bought a competitor and *didn't* shut it down and/or go bankrupt due to the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-17-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 510
Posted By TRX302
Another vote for CH4D. They're pretty much the...

Another vote for CH4D. They're pretty much the go-to source for wildcat dies, and their prices for customs are less than what some places want for off-the-shelf dies.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-17-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,739
Posted By TRX302
Like Clark, Hoag did it the hard way, by cutting...

Like Clark, Hoag did it the hard way, by cutting and welding 5" slides.

Hoag also built some *really* long slides; 8" and 11". I remember something about a 14" gun he built to prove some kind of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-11-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By TRX302
You might want to look up the ballistic data for...

You might want to look up the ballistic data for that ammo. About half of "10mm Auto" is loaded identical to .40S&W.

If your gun is set up for true 10mm, it might short-stroke with the wimpy...
Forum: Para USA 05-10-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,467
Posted By TRX302
Remington might not be around much longer...

Remington might not be around much longer anyway...

Their acquisition of Para Ordnance only made sense if they were going to fix Para's QC problems and go big into the 1911 market. But they sold...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-10-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,632
Posted By TRX302
Sears stopped doing the big catalogs in 1993,...

Sears stopped doing the big catalogs in 1993, though they did some specialty catalogs (tools, toys, kitchenware) every now and then for a while.

That was when Sears' corporate management was...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-10-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,032
Posted By TRX302
"Sealed" doesn't seem to mean much any more,...

"Sealed" doesn't seem to mean much any more, unless it's Obama's birth certificate...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-10-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,739
Posted By TRX302
Fusion also makes a 7" slide, like the old AMT...

Fusion also makes a 7" slide, like the old AMT Longslide.

I always thought the 7" guns were malproportioned and strange-looking, but shooting my 6" gun is so nice, I've revised my thoughts on the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-09-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,797
Posted By TRX302
Yes, correct milspec ammo was long enough it...

Yes, correct milspec ammo was long enough it never worked very well. The lure of dirt-cheap Commie surplus ammo proved "cheap is a quality overcoming many faults", though.

Some guys ran their...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-09-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By TRX302
Take the springy guts out of the mainspring...

Take the springy guts out of the mainspring housing and slide the empty housing into the frame. Look through to make sure the hole in the housing lines up with the frame. Push the pin in and make...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-09-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By TRX302
The operation of the White House is spread out...

The operation of the White House is spread out among a bunch of different Federal agencies and departments. The US Navy has traditionally handled the kitchens, catering, and waitstaff.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-04-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By TRX302
Yep, it's an LDA. Over on Calguns someone tried...

Yep, it's an LDA. Over on Calguns someone tried machining an LDA frame to take GI internals, but he hit air when cutting the trigger slot; the LDA is shaped differently around the magazine release...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-03-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By TRX302
Like the Terminator, it'll be back...

Like the Terminator, it'll be back...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-03-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,182
Posted By TRX302
The Democratic Party's platform includes various...

The Democratic Party's platform includes various subversions of the Constitution. One of them is "gun control." It's right there on their web site.

No candidate is going to get a Party...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-03-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By TRX302
The Automag IIIs in .30 Carbine seem to have been...

The Automag IIIs in .30 Carbine seem to have been less afflicted by AMT's QC problems than most of their other guns. At least, their current and former owners mostly talk about how much fun they are...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-30-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,797
Posted By TRX302
First: will your 9mm slide accept a .38 Super...

First: will your 9mm slide accept a .38 Super case head? The modern trend is to make the breechface wide enough to take .40, but you never know...

Then: if you're going convertible... why not...
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