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Forum: Reloading Bench 05-02-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,250
Posted By DirtyRod
Pretty much me.

Pretty much me.
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-25-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,350
Posted By DirtyRod
No exact figures. I keep 2-3k loaded for each...

No exact figures. I keep 2-3k loaded for each pistol caliber, 1k on hand for .223 and x39, and 300 rounds of .308. I keep enough components around to load another 5k in each caliber.

Not sure...
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 04-18-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By DirtyRod
As did I. I've sent several messages over the...

As did I. I've sent several messages over the last month with no response to any. I did verify my reoccurring payments are still active.
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-31-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 895
Posted By DirtyRod
I lay the cases on their sides when I spray them...

I lay the cases on their sides when I spray them so it minimizes the amount inside the case. Some always gets in but it minimizes the amount of powder sticking to the case and to the powder measure.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 03-04-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,464
Posted By DirtyRod
I generally prefer the balance of a 4" gun over a...

I generally prefer the balance of a 4" gun over a 5" so I generally do a little better with one in IDPA. My scores are a little better shooting steel at distance with a 5" gun though. It's probably...
Forum: ARs ONLY 02-02-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,758
Posted By DirtyRod
I've had a x39 for years and I agree that 5.56 is...

I've had a x39 for years and I agree that 5.56 is less finicky. Mags are the key and I've been using the old C-Products mags, which are now available through AIM and other sites, since I bought it in...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-01-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By DirtyRod
Another recommendation for Frank Glenn.

Another recommendation for Frank Glenn.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-11-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,528
Posted By DirtyRod
Mine doesn't buy a lot of guns. She just shoots...

Mine doesn't buy a lot of guns. She just shoots the crap out of the ones she has. She's got her own AR and a couple pistols but she's going through 300-400 rounds a month plus her turn at all my bolt...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-09-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,479
Posted By DirtyRod
Effective range of 1911

Pretty sure the "effectiveness" is related to the caliber more than the type of gun. Since 1911s are available in 9mm, 10mm, .45, .38 super, etc not to mention the various +P rounds, you will have...
Forum: Blade Forum 12-21-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By DirtyRod
Congrats. My wife will carry an EMP but feels...

Congrats. My wife will carry an EMP but feels like a knife is overkill for some reason. She does carry a small LM on her keychain though that she uses for a blade.
Forum: Les Baer 12-13-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,436
Posted By DirtyRod
Same on my Stinger.

Same on my Stinger.
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-26-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By DirtyRod
Welcome from Phx.

Welcome from Phx.
Forum: Les Baer 11-25-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,872
Posted By DirtyRod
Some times tactical just happens when you least...

Some times tactical just happens when you least expect it. Congrats though. Looks like a good time.
Forum: Blade Forum 11-22-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3,271
Views: 753,081
Posted By DirtyRod
One of these four. CRK Inkosi or ZT450 for work...

One of these four. CRK Inkosi or ZT450 for work or a BM G10 Grip or a Spyderco PM2 for home.

http://i968.photobucket.com/albums/ae169/Dirty_Rod/IMG_0240_zps3dsk9w5n.jpg...
Forum: Reloading Bench 11-19-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,325
Posted By DirtyRod
Need some help with 9mm

What kind of press are you using? On my 550s, it goes all the way to the base. Srew the die in until it touches the base plus a quarter turn and lock the dies. I've only loaded 9 on Dillon but they...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 11-19-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By DirtyRod
Everyone is different. I'm that guy looking for a...

Everyone is different. I'm that guy looking for a light loadout and weight is very important to me. I do all those things you mentioned (hike, gym 5 days a week, and even lost 70 lbs over the last 4...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 11-18-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By DirtyRod
I've had a aluminum GS on my Kimber for at least...

I've had a aluminum GS on my Kimber for at least 8 years so they are out there. No idea who made mine but I'm sure it's lighter than steel but the .25oz difference is probably negligible on a 34oz...
Forum: Want to Buy (WTB) 11-14-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By DirtyRod
Mossberg 500 stock

Sounds like you need a youth stock and many manufacturers make them. Put a Hogue Overmoulded stock on my wife's 500.
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Forum: Reloading Bench 11-14-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,946
Posted By DirtyRod
I've used Dillon, RCBS, Hornady, and Lyman and...

I've used Dillon, RCBS, Hornady, and Lyman and the RCBS is the only one left although they all worked pretty well. Before that, I went through 3-4 cheaper scales some of which were downright...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-13-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,713
Posted By DirtyRod
Im sure I'll get there one day. I started with...

Im sure I'll get there one day. I started with CDs twenty years ago, went to DVDs, and started to do flash but I'm still working down the stack of DVDs I bought years ago. I scan and copy everything...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-11-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By DirtyRod
I think it's a good option provided you want the...

I think it's a good option provided you want the FO sight. Easy enough to change though. My Kimber Pro shoots as well as my Champions though however it was a bit temperamental during break-in....
Forum: Blade Forum 11-11-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By DirtyRod
Agree with both comments above. I've seen guns...

Agree with both comments above. I've seen guns lose more than 50% of their resale value because of those kinds of customizations so if you are your heirs were looking to get money from them you will...
Forum: Kimber 11-10-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By DirtyRod
I only see HD models in .45 however Kimber does...

I only see HD models in .45 however Kimber does list the Raptor Pro in 9mm with a steel frame. It's a bit pricier that the 4" CDPs, TLEs, etc but it's an option.
Forum: Reloading Bench 11-05-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By DirtyRod
Same here. Good stuff!

Same here. Good stuff!
Forum: Kimber 11-05-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By DirtyRod
Kimber Raptor II springs

Any name brand government spring will work - Wilson, Wolff, ISMI, etc or the factory. Spring packs are good for tuning but, if you aren't sure why your are changing the spring weight, I'd stick with...
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