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Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 866
Posted By david_root2000
The size will be fine. For the inconsistent...

The size will be fine. For the inconsistent weight, I bet you cannot tell any difference. I know I could not even rested.

Shoot, Reload,
Repeat....

David
Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By david_root2000
Leading is no longer a problem. I...

Leading is no longer a problem.



I would try a different powder. Some places like Missouri bullet co. Claim Titegroup and coated do not go together.

If extraction is a problem, look at...
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 05:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,564
Posted By david_root2000
I was told in 1987 when I bought my first 45. ...

I was told in 1987 when I bought my first 45. Shooting a hand gun is about sights and trigger. Get the best sights and trigger you can. This may improve your shooting more than a better gun. ...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-26-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 866
Posted By david_root2000
Go with the coated bullets, your problems will...

Go with the coated bullets, your problems will disappear.

David a Former bullet caster.
Forum: Colt 05-25-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By david_root2000
Love my LW Officers ACP. I paid 429 for it used...

Love my LW Officers ACP. I paid 429 for it used about 25 years ago. It never misses a beat. Itís fun to hand it to someone with hot loads. [emoji56]. I put laser grips on it.

A couple...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-20-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,257
Posted By david_root2000
I did some testing when I bought a 3.3" Sheild. ...

I did some testing when I bought a 3.3" Sheild. I also shoot and sometimes carry a LW Officers ACP which is 3.5".

I did a lot of testing trying to get at least 5" ballistics out of the shorter...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-18-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By david_root2000
If it was defensive ammo, I would start over. ...

If it was defensive ammo, I would start over.
David
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-17-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By david_root2000
Sure, Iím in! Sent from my iPhone using...

Sure, Iím in!


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Forum: Reloading Bench 05-14-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 683
Posted By david_root2000
Go ahead. I load 1,000 380 at a time. I have...

Go ahead. I load 1,000 380 at a time. I have a light on my Dillon and look into every case. If I weighed every charge it would take me a week.

OP: I have the worst luck with PPU ammo. ...
Forum: Ammo Can 05-12-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By david_root2000
Thank you. Gives me more confidence in my 3.5"...

Thank you. Gives me more confidence in my 3.5" LW ACP.

David
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-09-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By david_root2000
These folks make one too. They also make one for...

These folks make one too. They also make one for 38 cal Hollow base wadcutters.

http://www.photoescapeinc.com/products/9htc-ptu.html

They are like a Lyman M die.

David
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-09-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,087
Posted By david_root2000
I read all his posts. Looking for 200 gr gold...

I read all his posts. Looking for 200 gr gold dot @ 900. Bullseye will do that.

David
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-08-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,087
Posted By david_root2000
Neither will get a +P load. Both are great for...

Neither will get a +P load. Both are great for standard loads and reduced loads.

Hodgun lists max velocity of 884 for a Speer 200 JHP with Titegroup.
Alliaint lists 934 for a 200 GDHP for...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-08-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,087
Posted By david_root2000
Take a look at the CFE pistol data for a 200 ...

Take a look at the CFE pistol data for a 200 cast SWC.

Starting load is 7.4 grains for 1042 fps. 15,000 Psi.

David
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-06-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,588
Posted By david_root2000
I don't think the original question was answered....

I don't think the original question was answered. The smaller 1911s have a bull barrel because the barrel does not have room to tilt down with a bushing. It works better. The smaller guns have a...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-05-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,401
Posted By david_root2000
If you have a jacketed bullet of known weight,...

If you have a jacketed bullet of known weight, like a 9mm 115 grain or a 30 cal 150 grain, it can be used as a rough check weight.

I would make sure your scales are correct before weighing powder....
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-04-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,401
Posted By david_root2000
You need 245 grain data. Do not load them...

You need 245 grain data.
Do not load them until you are sure of what you have.

Are you sure they are labeled 200 grain?
Probably for 45 colt.
Can you measure the diameter?
If its...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 04-30-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By david_root2000
Incoming PM David

Incoming PM

David
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-28-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,945
Posted By david_root2000
Lyman #50 shows 5.8 231 for 850. Hornady shows...

Lyman #50 shows 5.8 231 for 850.
Hornady shows 5.7 for 800.

I don't have much luck with 231 for faster loads.
Like stated above, 5.0 Bullseye is the standard load with a 230 bullet
David
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-28-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,945
Posted By david_root2000
Sure

Sure
Forum: Springfield Armory 04-27-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By david_root2000
I would say that is good for one type of ammo...

I would say that is good for one type of ammo first time out of the box.

David
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 04-24-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,572
Posted By david_root2000
The one above is beautiful! The OP looks too...

The one above is beautiful!

The OP looks too good to be true. I an not a cold expert at all.

David
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-23-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By david_root2000
Never used RL 15 in my 22-250. H380 got its name...

Never used RL 15 in my 22-250. H380 got its name because it takes 38 grains for an EXCELLENT load in 22-250. Use what you want, I just wanted to include that little bit of info.

Enjoy your...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-23-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By david_root2000
OK, If I understand what you are asking. The...

OK, If I understand what you are asking. The slide stop pin lifts the barrel using the link. It does not have to use the feet and pin to get it up. It does need to rest the pin on the feet for...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-21-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,927
Posted By david_root2000
I have loaded all those loads. They all...

I have loaded all those loads. They all work, once you get up past 5.5, it should be moving right along. Work up from there. Bullseye is great powder.

Look at the line below your Bullseye...
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