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Forum: Para USA Yesterday, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By gnappi
Para (usa) ss p14-45

A LGS has a few at what looks like decent price ($850) and there's much online about the Canadian made but little I can find online about the U.S production.

Other than potential collector value...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-21-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By gnappi
I found a couple of thousand .45's that were...

I found a couple of thousand .45's that were already sized and lubed, and being that shooting them is smoky / dirty, and re-casting them to just size and PC takes longer, I decided to boil off the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-18-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,367
Posted By gnappi
PS, As I see it (and LEO's I spoke to) the last...

PS, As I see it (and LEO's I spoke to) the last mag ban had the unintended consequence of putting many more powerful larger caliber firearms in the hands of those who you would not want to have a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-18-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,367
Posted By gnappi
Not to start a flame/caliber war, my perspective...

Not to start a flame/caliber war, my perspective as a nearly 70 Y/O "senior" who has been into shooting sports a very long time...

With a 10 round ammo limit would larger calibers get the nod...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-05-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By gnappi
I got them on Ebay, it's the best $20 I spent on...

I got them on Ebay, it's the best $20 I spent on reloading.

You can get two or eight pounds of mixed colors. Here's an item number (383641021110) to the "sampler" I got. Peruse all of his items,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-04-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By gnappi
I decided to try a "sampler" package from a paint...

I decided to try a "sampler" package from a paint seller. They offered to let me pick two pounds, four ounces each any of the eight colors I wanted from their inventory. This was a GR8 way to get a...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 09-02-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By gnappi
+1, still available? BBl brand?

+1, still available? BBl brand?
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-01-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By gnappi
I've been looking for a copper color like that,...

I've been looking for a copper color like that, who made the paint?
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-01-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By gnappi
That Grey/Black you have there is the one color I...

That Grey/Black you have there is the one color I can't get right.

What is the base formulation at powder by the pound? Epoxy, polyester, urethane, polyester/urethane, or TGIC?

My red is TGIC...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-31-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By gnappi
Yeah, that tray can hold 2x-3x what I have there...

Yeah, that tray can hold 2x-3x what I have there with barely .100" inch clearance between them and I can bake two trays at a time in ~20 minutes in a fairly small $6 oven I found in a thrift store.
...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-31-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,166
Posted By gnappi
I cast, size, and load my own for the past 40...

I cast, size, and load my own for the past 40 years, and I'll likely load the rest of my life. Cost was less of a deciding factor for why I started loading.

What is relevant for me...

1....
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-31-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By gnappi
Powder coating instead of waxy lube

A few years ago, I started using Tanfoglio pistols almost exclusively and to feed their polygonal rifled barrels I used plated and FMJ bullets which were cheap and plentiful.

Since the ammo and...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-29-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By gnappi
Best 10 rd .45 mag

All my mags are Colt 8 rd. and I want some 10 rounders. Who makes the best 10 round mags nowadays?
Forum: Springfield Armory 08-21-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By gnappi
Springfield barrel ramp style

Does anyone know what supported ramp style Springfield 1911's use? Clark/Para or Nowlin/Wilson? Better still is there a way to visually tell?

I have a loaded target and I got it with a .38 super...
Forum: Sig Sauer 08-17-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By gnappi
I wrote the owner he has no clue, I may have to...

I wrote the owner he has no clue, I may have to drive to see it.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-17-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By gnappi
9mm brass and components may as well be...

9mm brass and components may as well be unobtanium. I have at most recent count 4000 loaded 40 rounds, several thou already cast bullets, near zero 9mm. Makes zero economical sense to shoot 9's for...
Forum: Sig Sauer 08-16-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By gnappi
SIG 1911 Max Michel barrel

I found a decent deal on a SIG MM in .40 not far from here but I can't find specific details on the MM whether it has a fully supported barrel of not.

Anyone here have a MM to confirm one way or...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-16-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By gnappi
Back to .40

I've been shooting .40 in Beretta, Tanfo, Taurus, SIG as well as S&W's for a long time. But with 9mm in the not too distant past being so inexpensive I was shooting my 9's a lot.

Now with the ammo...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 08-15-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By gnappi
86 the .40 I acquired all I need. Can still use...

86 the .40 I acquired all I need. Can still use 9mm. Any all headstamps
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 08-02-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By gnappi
Brass FSOT So Flo

I have a 5 gal bucket of .45 and lots of 357 I need .40 and 9mm.

Prefer local trades in So Flo.
Forum: Springfield Armory 08-02-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By gnappi
Mine broke 2 extractors and a firing pin....

Mine broke 2 extractors and a firing pin. Springfield at first was uncooperative but eventually offered to replace it with a Springfield 1911. Those dual extractors launched brass at high speed into...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 07-29-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,819
Posted By gnappi
Has THIS ever been tried?

When Lawmakers are sworn (or affirmed?) in they take an oath to support and uphold the Constitution. Yes?

"Oath of Office. Upon taking office, senators-elect must swear or affirm that they will...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-29-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 998
Posted By gnappi
Dontcha know, they blame literally interpreted...

Dontcha know, they blame literally interpreted second amendment states like Florida for providing all of those guns to the northern restrictive inner cities.
Forum: Ammo Can 07-29-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,390
Posted By gnappi
I never gave up on the .40 despite PD's going...

I never gave up on the .40 despite PD's going back to the 9. I have .40 slides and mags for all of my Beretta, Tanfoglio and 1911's.

No shortage of my reloaded ammo here in .40 or brass and...
Forum: Ammo Can 07-27-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By gnappi
Switching over to .40 for a while

The past few years, I've been shooting a lot of 9's because they were inexpensive and I don't like loading the little buggers in my hot sub tropical garage. Even if I did want to reload them, I must...
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