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Forum: Competitive Shooting Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 292
Posted By markm
On adjustable sights I bottom they out and add 6...

On adjustable sights I bottom they out and add 6 clicks and then calculate and buy the right height for that.

I like the Heinie's also but the notch is pretty wide, I use a .125 or .135 front or...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By markm
Yes Kudos, especially for shooting sever...

Yes Kudos, especially for shooting sever different disciplines while loading that way.. I watched the whole thing in lieu of loading a thousand rounds of 40:)

Comments:
Tumbling media, you might...
Forum: Kimber Yesterday, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By markm
That looks so strange without iron sights, but I...

That looks so strange without iron sights, but I guess they figured out how to solve taking the sights off to lock the RDS :)
Forum: Competitive Shooting Yesterday, 12:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 292
Posted By markm
I pick sight height so the gun is zeroed but have...

I pick sight height so the gun is zeroed but have noticed that FO front sights can obscure the top of the sight in bright sun so I tend to shoot high. Other than that I like a moderate amount of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By markm
I didn't even know 40 in a 10 was a thing except...

I didn't even know 40 in a 10 was a thing except accidentally. A while back I guy I see at the range often was having problems with his 220 in 10 and he came and got me to see what was wrong knowing...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-31-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 477
Posted By markm
Even from sand bags I've usually had to readjust...

Even from sand bags I've usually had to readjust sights so I don't waste my time.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-31-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 477
Posted By markm
If you belong to a club you might ask if they...

If you belong to a club you might ask if they have one, I know mine does.
I bought my own because I figured at the price of a cheap gun and much less than a nice one and considering how much I spend...
Forum: Kimber 05-31-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By markm
Well hopefully your on the road again. I've heard...

Well hopefully your on the road again. I've heard people say some guns don't like light bullets but have never witnessed it, I only shoot 115gr in 9 and out of more than a dozen 1911/2011s have never...
Forum: Colt 05-31-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By markm
My introduction to the Gold Cup is when my...

My introduction to the Gold Cup is when my brother gave me a 70 series NM years ago, it was a thing of beauty and got a lot of use. A few years ago I got a new one and the remake of the 70 series as...
Forum: Kimber 05-28-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By markm
Agree with the others, change the MSH and you're...

Agree with the others, change the MSH and you're good. I have several Kimbers and most of them had cracks in the MSH, usually around the MS retaining pin but never had a failure but still steel is...
Forum: Ammo Can 05-28-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By markm
Bargain ammo

I know a lot of people that just shoot anything cheap, probably thinking it doesn't make a difference. Well a while back I was looking for some cheap ammo for my 229 to use in matches because I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-28-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,461
Posted By markm
I've had pretty good luck with Titegroup but I...

I've had pretty good luck with Titegroup but I haven't tried a lot, use to use Unique and although it works for just about everything it's not spectacular and any that I've found. Bullets make a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-26-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,064
Posted By markm
I haven't seen anything like that but would have...

I haven't seen anything like that but would have to ask if it could be the bottom of your slide is just not well finished, like machine marks or just rough?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-26-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By markm
I've fit a good number of Barsto match target fit...

I've fit a good number of Barsto match target fit barrels in 1911s, just need the right tools and know what you're doing, and go real slow.
Sig barrels are a lot easier, don't need special tools,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 750
Posted By markm
I'm with Jim, I have all the USP sizes and...

I'm with Jim, I have all the USP sizes and calibers and they are great guns. But for me the USP 45 grip is just too big for my hands.
Forum: STI/SVI 05-24-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By markm
Iv'e gotten real fond of the Heinie straight-8...

Iv'e gotten real fond of the Heinie straight-8 sights that came on most of my STIs. So much so Iv'e been putting them on most of my 1911s with fixed sights. I don't know if they all have the EZ-Lock...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-23-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 750
Posted By markm
I got a Kimber done by him just cause it was...

I got a Kimber done by him just cause it was pretty.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-23-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,310
Posted By markm
I just finished a batch of 10K LC 5.56 brass, I...

I just finished a batch of 10K LC 5.56 brass, I used Dillon spray lube which is lanolin and alcohol. I put them in a tub, gave it several squirts, shook it around and waited a half hour. Worked fine...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-21-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By markm
I've had a similar experience with TW25 grease, I...

I've had a similar experience with TW25 grease, I went through my guns to give them a cleaning a while back and that stuff was like gone, completely dried out. Now I use Wilson and Lucas and the only...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-21-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By markm
I confident in our government to do nothing about...

I confident in our government to do nothing about this like the many other scandals and gates.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-21-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By markm
Some night sights are photoluminescent, like...

Some night sights are photoluminescent, like found on HKs, those you have to expose to light to get them to glow, kind of like your watch, but not tritium.
For day use like jtg said Ameriglow and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-21-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,491
Posted By markm
Iv'e never bought a gun with even the idea of...

Iv'e never bought a gun with even the idea of reselling them and the nicer they are usually the nicer they shoot, so I tend to shoot them the most.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-21-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,242
Posted By markm
If by head you mean rim that's probably a...

If by head you mean rim that's probably a different problem. I've noticed recently that a lot of 9 brass is hard to size, like takes a lot of pressure and kind of sticks, I don't know if that's just...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-21-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By markm
I will admit that makes them really clean and...

I will admit that makes them really clean and shiny, then you just have to wait for the patina. Wonder what Starline puts on them, like Carnauba or something?
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-20-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By markm
357Sig is tricky to reload but not really hard. I...

357Sig is tricky to reload but not really hard. I use Dillon carbide dies and they say to lube since its a bottleneck but I don't. I just put a 40 die in my machine ahead of the 357 die doing the...
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