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Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By flechero
I wouldn't switch yet... unless you are just...

I wouldn't switch yet... unless you are just about out of the 185's. I have some 185/200 loads that I'm not sure I can distinguish recoil between.

Find a good light and fairly accurate load now...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By flechero
Very cool, indeed! I'm surprised that if he was...

Very cool, indeed! I'm surprised that if he was handling 1 of 2 known examples left in the world, he 1. wasn't wearing gloves and 2, wouldn't handle it more carefully (I cringed when he clanked it...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By flechero
If I were you, I'd load a handfull (maybe 10-15...

If I were you, I'd load a handfull (maybe 10-15 ea.) of rounds at 4.2, 4.5 (again to validate the first batch and another group at 4.8 grains. This should tell you what you want to know in recoil,...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,945
Posted By flechero
Yeah, but those aren't too restrictive... that's...

Yeah, but those aren't too restrictive... that's 2 of the 3 popular/standard weights and he just wants to shoot something softer than his HST duty ammo.

I have been as far as 0.5 gr. below "book...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-16-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By flechero
That's funny... I do keep the receipts but my...

That's funny... I do keep the receipts but my wife doesn't have the safe combo. :D


These days she doesn't care but early in our marriage, there was some serious horse trading going on for big...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-15-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,620
Posted By flechero
I don't advocate either way, only to test and see...

I don't advocate either way, only to test and see what works for each.

But as for the crimp- think of it like this... adding a tight crimp in the middle of the bearing surface is no worse than a...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-13-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By flechero
Careful... that's reason enough for some states...

Careful... that's reason enough for some states to start registering folks for powder purchases!
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-12-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By flechero
To change calibers (without a bunch of hassle)...

To change calibers (without a bunch of hassle) you should IMO buy a dedicated tool head, set of dies and caliber conversion (the shellplate and pins and powder funnel) per caliber. You can easily...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-12-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By flechero
Different strokes... Some do it for...

Different strokes...

Some do it for enjoyment/relaxation, some [wet tumble] for hygeine, some hand weigh for lack of a thrower, etc.
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-12-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By flechero
How could I forget the most important...

How could I forget the most important accessory... a skylight or ufo light!!
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-11-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By flechero
$18/lb is not a "screaming deal" for most...

$18/lb is not a "screaming deal" for most powders. (that is average gunshow price here for many powders) I wouldn't change powders for such a small savings. Cost it out- at 7000 gr/lb you are...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-11-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By flechero
forgot to mention that I did buy several new tool...

forgot to mention that I did buy several new tool heads from Jofer on ebay and they are great. I wouldn't hesitate to buy more if needed.

I little tighter fitting than the Dillon toolheads and...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-11-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By flechero
I'd like to politely disagree with a post above- ...

I'd like to politely disagree with a post above- going from a single stage to a 550 is perfect. You already know what each station should do and if you can read simple instructions for set up, you...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-11-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By flechero
Looks like exactly what came with mine from...

Looks like exactly what came with mine from Dillon.

Either way, great choice- I think you'll be amazed when you get it. And you will [very quickly] realize this was a much better choice than the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-11-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By flechero
Although there are hundreds of good recipes and...

Although there are hundreds of good recipes and combinations out there, My DW P-MC loves the 124 gr. JHP RMR (multi purpose rounds) over Silhouette. Work up your charge but I'm running them right at...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-11-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By flechero
Those are crimped.... look at the secondary...

Those are crimped.... look at the secondary line/circle around the primer pocket.

Easy to remedy as mentioned above but is an extra step for each piece and requires another tool.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-09-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,241
Posted By flechero
I agree- bought one many years ago just for a...

I agree- bought one many years ago just for a small, light, deep conceal option- assuming it would be unpleasant to shoot. After adding a northwoods trigger, mine shoots like a much larger gun......
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-09-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 608
Posted By flechero
Yeah, I am starting to rethink this a bit now,...

Yeah, I am starting to rethink this a bit now, although my reason to go Grendel instead of CM was not solely based on cost. Part was sharing data and reloading expense with my brother, who also...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-08-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By flechero
but unnecessary for the task at hand.

but unnecessary for the task at hand.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 02-08-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 897
Posted By flechero
15 degrees is the standard, if a holster has...

15 degrees is the standard, if a holster has cant. Not sure that's really cringeworthy, even in a game.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 02-08-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 897
Posted By flechero
What are "those type" holsters? And why do you...

What are "those type" holsters? And why do you cringe?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-08-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By flechero
no dremel... File only and if needed, a little...

no dremel... File only and if needed, a little fine sandpaper to blend or remove some file marks.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-08-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By flechero
No, but with a decent file you can shape a paddle...

No, but with a decent file you can shape a paddle very quickly. The last 2 I did were Stainless Steel which is pretty hard... with a good file and soft jaws in a vise and you can remove a lot of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-08-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By flechero
your needs are similar to mine

I never found a good kit, so I'll tell you what I ended up with. Buy a good rod [or 2] for rifle and then get a proper jag and brushes for each caliber. I use the same rod for all rifles from 22,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-08-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By flechero
Remove it and profile it down to what you want......

Remove it and profile it down to what you want... it's already fit to your gun so you should have no trouble breaking the sharp edges or even reshaping the paddle.

I recently installed another...
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