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Forum: Range Reports 09-14-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,705
Posted By Schlitz 45
Took the advice given here & got a replica set of...

Took the advice given here & got a replica set of grips for my 1903 & put the originals away for safe keeping. Had to reuse the grip screw & bushings as they aren't as easy to find. Also scared up a...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-27-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,598
Posted By Schlitz 45
There’s still some out there. I’m working close...

There’s still some out there. I’m working close to a good LGS & been checking in a couple times a week. Two weeks ago I bought 6000 Remington small pistol primers & left about that many on the shelf...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-17-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Schlitz 45
I believe the only difference between a standard...

I believe the only difference between a standard & magnum primers is the standard has a softer metal & the Magnum has a harder shell that takes a more solid hit to set it off.
Forum: Range Reports 08-09-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,705
Posted By Schlitz 45
It's a Type 3 manufactured in 1917, serial number...

It's a Type 3 manufactured in 1917, serial number 259XXX-I obscured the last three digits in the photo.
Forum: Range Reports 08-09-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,705
Posted By Schlitz 45
Oldest Pistol I've Shot

Just got a Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless manufactured in 1917.
https://i.imgur.com/hRBKQNel.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/gn5QKZkl.jpg
Installed new Wolff spring kit, got two new magazines, & went out...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 07-11-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Posted By Schlitz 45
The P’s: Proper planning prevents piss poor...

The P’s: Proper planning prevents piss poor performance
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-28-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 6,551
Posted By Schlitz 45
Face masks don’t protect anyone from contracting...

Face masks don’t protect anyone from contracting a virus. They’re meant to help stop asymptotic carriers from infecting people around them in public.
I’m not thrilled with wearing a mask but if I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-15-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,110
Posted By Schlitz 45
I’ve settled in on 4.5 grains of Tightgroup using...

I’ve settled in on 4.5 grains of Tightgroup using Berry’s plated round nose 230 grain bullets. This is my go to load for shooting steel, accurate & no feeding issues in my 1911’s or Thompson. FPS is...
Forum: Revolvers 05-28-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,418
Posted By Schlitz 45
I look at the 5 must have revolver question more...

I look at the 5 must have revolver question more from a caliber coverage standpoint, you need a: 22,38/357,45 Colt,44 Mag, & a BMF caliber like 454/460/480/500.
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 05-16-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Schlitz 45
I made a holster for my mini-revolver out of one...

I made a holster for my mini-revolver out of one that works well.
Forum: Safes and Storage 05-11-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,222
Posted By Schlitz 45
The truth about safes ...

The truth about safes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltK-bDbADa8
it's an older video but still valid
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-25-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3,679
Views: 306,030
Posted By Schlitz 45
I got a bunch of .355” 115 grain plated round...

I got a bunch of .355” 115 grain plated round nose bullets cheap & made up a small batch of 380 ACP rounds & test fired them today. 675 FPS average, cycled perfectly, soft shooting, & accuracy was...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-13-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,344
Posted By Schlitz 45
I used Winchester brass for the first time a few...

I used Winchester brass for the first time a few weeks ago, found some in 45 Colt on the shelf and brought it home. I'm used to Star Line & was not impressed & then one case wouldn't go into the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-11-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,265
Posted By Schlitz 45
I just got home from shooting a bunch of 45ACP...

I just got home from shooting a bunch of 45ACP hand loads with my VBob & gave the dueling tree a good workout. All I’ve ever loaded are 230 grain plated round nose practice rounds for my 1911’s &...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-03-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,916
Posted By Schlitz 45
I was referring to the inside of the cylinder...

I was referring to the inside of the cylinder that can get a ring of powder residue at the depth of a 38 Special case that can cause a hang up when going to a longer 357 Magnum. As long as the gun...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-02-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By Schlitz 45
Looks like a tamper proof torx. Harbor Freight...

Looks like a tamper proof torx. Harbor Freight has an inexpensive set thatís handy to have around, I bet one these would work to remove the grip screws....
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-02-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 24,734
Posted By Schlitz 45
I ordered .452 Berrys 250gr flat points from...

I ordered .452 Berrys 250gr flat points from Midway 3 days ago. They didn’t have 500 round boxes but got 3-200 round boxes coming for 45 Colt reloading. Plenty of primers at Sportsman’s Warehouse. No...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-02-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By Schlitz 45
If you want to get it to a mirror finish you have...

If you want to get it to a mirror finish you have to start with some fine wet/dry sand paper on a flat surface to get the deep scratches out working lengthways & going to finer & finer grits & finish...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-02-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,916
Posted By Schlitz 45
When I started loading for 38/357 I made the...

When I started loading for 38/357 I made the decision to buy all 357 Magnum brass and have the option of loading from mild to wild, minimized die adjusting, & no cylinder powder ring issue some have...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-24-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,749
Posted By Schlitz 45
I bought a thousand CCI #350 large pistol magnum...

I bought a thousand CCI #350 large pistol magnum primers a while back as that was all that was on the shelf at the time. I loaded 200 reduced 45 Colt rounds with them as an experiment and the first...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-23-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,274
Posted By Schlitz 45
I’m in real good shape, just been reloading what...

I’m in real good shape, just been reloading what I shoot on the weekend throughout the week as every piece of brass I have is now loaded. I stocked up with enough components to load 6,000 plus rounds...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-18-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,420
Posted By Schlitz 45
I looked a lever action rifle last Saturday here...

I looked a lever action rifle last Saturday here in Colorado & was told I would not be able to take it home with me, over a thousand applications in que at CBI with 17 hour wait. I’m not used to...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-12-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 984
Posted By Schlitz 45
I like green & apparently it's the same reason...

I like green & apparently it's the same reason safety vests are this color:
"The green color was created by analyzing the way the rods and cones in our eyes are stimulated by different wavelengths...
Forum: Dan Wesson 03-06-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Schlitz 45
The only way I’ve ever “blued” stainless steel...

The only way I’ve ever “blued” stainless steel was with heat using a small torch. It darkens & sometimes gets some rainbow colors.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-06-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,110
Posted By Schlitz 45
25 years ago in '95 I bought a Llama XI LF 1911...

25 years ago in '95 I bought a Llama XI LF 1911 style pistol at a gun show for under $300 without any research. I was then carrying a S&W 59 that would spit out everything it was fed but lacked...
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