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Forum: Ammo Can Yesterday, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 508
Posted By yeti
We all need to practice, but new owners need to...

We all need to practice, but new owners need to put enough rounds downrange to feel comfortable.
Remember that thrill way back when we each started?
I couldn't get enough. Thank God ammo was...
Forum: Competitive Shooting Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 414
Posted By yeti
Going to second what Pat said, Dawson FO's in a...

Going to second what Pat said, Dawson FO's in a narrow width paired with black antiglare adjustable rear.
If you want to keep the rear sight you have, measure the notch and figure out what front...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-16-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 979
Posted By yeti
Hoping for the huge 2021 sale also. Hopefully we...

Hoping for the huge 2021 sale also. Hopefully we don't need to use it.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-16-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 635
Posted By yeti
Good lord, they still have that? That should be...

Good lord, they still have that? That should be renamed "The LEE Pleistocene Reloading Kit." :D

Do they still call several of the old single stage or turret presses "classics?"
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-16-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 979
Posted By yeti
Yes, I believe folks will continue to buy powder...

Yes, I believe folks will continue to buy powder & bullets even after their primer supply has been exhausted.
The more common scenario is most of these primers are hoarded and sitting. Fear is a...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-16-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 635
Posted By yeti
* Sizing die not screwed down/adjusted...

* Sizing die not screwed down/adjusted correctly?
* Attempting to seat & crimp in one step with a badly adjusted die

Less likely, but not impossible:
* Sizing die too worn/too large?
* ...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 09-15-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,201
Posted By yeti
So glad you and the family are not COVID19...

So glad you and the family are not COVID19 positive & are doing better, Brett.
The odds of a false negative go down with multiple testing, even on different family members all in close quarters. ...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 09-13-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,582
Posted By yeti
Exciting Sunday morning for you, MM. Hopefully...

Exciting Sunday morning for you, MM.
Hopefully the cops will deal with lunatic knife guy before he goes further. Maybe the local DA will take it seriously and save somebody from possibly losing a...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-13-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By yeti
Oh man, glad all is well. That is a stout load! ...

Oh man, glad all is well. That is a stout load!
Consider only having one powder at a time on the bench. Too many variables/distractions can get us reloaders in trouble.
If you need to run a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-13-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,161
Posted By yeti
Terrible. Hope they can identify the scumbag...

Terrible. Hope they can identify the scumbag perp quickly and lock it up.
Praying for the deputies and their families. Hope they both can pull through.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 09-12-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,201
Posted By yeti
Rest up, Brett. Sorry to hear you and the family...

Rest up, Brett. Sorry to hear you and the family are feeling poorly. I can understand your worry, but the odds are in your favor though. Remember that.
We wish you all a speedy recovery.
...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 09-10-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By yeti
Modestly entertaining. He should be more ashamed...

Modestly entertaining. He should be more ashamed of how sadly loose everything is. That lockup is pathetic.
Forum: Para USA 09-07-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By yeti
Best? I'd say, Canada manufacture 90's until...

Best? I'd say, Canada manufacture 90's until ~2006, just prior to Szabo's death and that dreaded PXT extractor made its appearance.

Worst? 2007-2015
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-07-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,174
Posted By yeti
Read this earlier today. Utterly ridiculous and...

Read this earlier today. Utterly ridiculous and punitive overreaction by the teacher, then the school administration!
Some teachers feel they have more control than parents. Can't just call mom...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-07-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By yeti
Bullet weight in grains x average velocity in...

Bullet weight in grains x average velocity in feet per second divided by 1000 = Power Factor.

Ignore the decimal (ie: 159.7 result is not 160PF, it is 159).
Enjoy your Labor Day and be safe!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-06-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,124
Posted By yeti
I am not offended by a rail on a purpose built...

I am not offended by a rail on a purpose built 1911.
Also not offended by an external extractor done right, but have a definite preference for the internal standard type.

Purely for...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-06-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By yeti
Alliant e3 in pistol is uncharted territory, so...

Alliant e3 in pistol is uncharted territory, so proceed cautiously. I used e3 for mostly Minor PF with 45Auto, due to it's burn rate.
For Major PF or heavier bullets (230gr) I use slower...
Forum: Ammo Can 09-04-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By yeti
Didn't know that either. 700X is right in...

Didn't know that either.

700X is right in that Bullseye/Clays/Clay Dot/TG sweet spot, but it meters so damn poorly. Shoots great. It would be much easier to embrace for pistol if it metered...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-04-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By yeti
Greg is a perfect choice and he is an active...

Greg is a perfect choice and he is an active forum member here. Search & view much of the very fine work he has posted up.
Give him a shout.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-04-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,409
Posted By yeti
First off, W231 & W244 are not the same powder. ...

First off, W231 & W244 are not the same powder. HP-38 and W231 are the same powder just in branded packaging.
Yes, it is confusing.

I would choose in this order:

Accuracy
Velocity...
Forum: Ammo Can 09-04-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By yeti
Roze reorders are slow, but correct & properly...

Roze reorders are slow, but correct & properly packed. Expect slower-er nowadays though.
Forum: Ammo Can 09-04-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By yeti
Good quality, no complaints. Have shoot...

Good quality, no complaints. Have shoot thousands of Zero bullets in 45-JHP230, 40-JHP180, 40-JHP165 & some mid weight 9mm. Consistent weights & sizing.

Please PM seller's contact info. ;)
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-04-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By yeti
Yes, and I like it. I've run thousands of 200gr...

Yes, and I like it. I've run thousands of 200gr Hi-Tek coated LSWC with 4.0gr e3, Minor PF.
avg 161PF or 800- 820fps in two different 5". Less peaky than Clays, similar to Red Dot, bit...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 08-30-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By yeti
Items received quickly, extremely well packaged &...

Items received quickly, extremely well packaged & exceeded expectation.
Thank you, Pupulepeter!
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 08-30-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By yeti
^^ This.

^^ This.
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