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Forum: Reloading Bench 06-26-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 707
Posted By Bayou52
In addition to the above, my go-to pistol...

In addition to the above, my go-to pistol (non-magnum) powder is 700-X. I use it for 380, 9mm, 38 spl, 45 acp. I also use it for mild 357 loads although this powder is much too fast for true magnum...
Forum: Ruger 06-12-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Bayou52
I've been shooting a SR1911 full size for about 3...

I've been shooting a SR1911 full size for about 3 or so years now. Nearly 10K handloads down the tube.

I've made a few mods to it to better conform it to my particular tastes, but it is a very...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-02-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Bayou52
By the same token, a COL of 1.23" across the...

By the same token, a COL of 1.23" across the board works for me...
Forum: Range Reports 05-14-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Bayou52
Sounds like fun, anyway! Are you shooting a...

Sounds like fun, anyway!

Are you shooting a SR1911? That's my shooter as well...very pleased with it...

Bayou52
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 05-07-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,121
Posted By Bayou52
I have an affinity for dress whites: ...

I have an affinity for dress whites:

https://i.ibb.co/1rmdDJr/IMG-20200424-170408-kindlephoto-151950146.jpg (https://ibb.co/k4S9R64)

Bayou52
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-27-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By Bayou52
I also use a STM Media Separator as linked above....

I also use a STM Media Separator as linked above. But it appears the only difference between that one and the RCBS media separator is the color of the plastic.

They work great, and all media is...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-17-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 19,055
Posted By Bayou52
Having gone through numerous shortages, I didn't...

Having gone through numerous shortages, I didn't want to go through another. I figured if I got caught yet another time, I had only myself to blame.

In short, I'm stocked...

Bayou52
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-17-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By Bayou52
I've only got FO sights for the front for several...

I've only got FO sights for the front for several handguns. They are all green, however...

Bayou52
Forum: AllOutdoor.com 03-17-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By Bayou52
I'm in an adjacent suburb of New Orleans and have...

I'm in an adjacent suburb of New Orleans and have been here long before and through Katrina. The NOPD was confiscating firearms during the Katrina aftermath. Despite a federal court order to do so,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-29-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,657
Posted By Bayou52
My shooting buddy uses 4.2 grains of BE for his...

My shooting buddy uses 4.2 grains of BE for his 9mm loads using 124 grain plated projectiles. Works very well for him...

Bayou52
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-27-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,974
Posted By Bayou52
Well, guys, my one and only Taurus experience is...

Well, guys, my one and only Taurus experience is a 1999 vintage 22LR revolver, Tracker 970, 6" tube. I used Wolff replacement springs and changed the trigger and hammer springs. Result is a 2.75...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-08-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,836
Posted By Bayou52
At our range, on the pistol side, 9mm and 45acp...

At our range, on the pistol side, 9mm and 45acp brass are in abundance. Just about all revolver brass, other than 38 SPL, not so much. Also, 380 brass, 10mm and 32 auto brass are not seen much. ...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-25-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,495
Posted By Bayou52
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-01-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Bayou52
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Ruger 11-26-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,529
Posted By Bayou52
Yep, those o-rings work like a charm. Put them...

Yep, those o-rings work like a charm. Put them on my SR1911 over a year ago and never any loose grip screws.

Here's a prior thread on the topic:
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-21-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,161
Posted By Bayou52
Saw the movie last weekend. Very intense battle...

Saw the movie last weekend. Very intense battle scenes. Leaves you wondering how anyone, from either side, survived at all...

Bayou52
Forum: Guncrafter Industries 11-19-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By Bayou52
Very nice. Bayou52

Very nice.

Bayou52
Forum: Revolvers 11-10-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,426
Posted By Bayou52
^^^ Thanks for the compliment, Nix45! Just...

^^^ Thanks for the compliment, Nix45!

Just to add a bit more info, I bought the 28-2 in its neglected condition for $400 last year. The refinish job was $185 and performed by my local gun doc.
...
Forum: Revolvers 11-10-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,426
Posted By Bayou52
This vintage 1979 model 28-2 came to me in a...

This vintage 1979 model 28-2 came to me in a pitted and somewhat rusted condition. It was in dire need of cosmetic surgery. After a stint in the local gun hospital, this is patient today:
...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 11-06-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 47,170
Posted By Bayou52
Condolences to our 2D Am loving brethren living...

Condolences to our 2D Am loving brethren living in VA...
Forum: Springfield Armory 11-05-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,650
Posted By Bayou52
Very nice. Congrats!

Very nice. Congrats!
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-24-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,961
Posted By Bayou52
I had this blowout happen a few years back. No...

I had this blowout happen a few years back. No harm done to anyone or anything. The one and only that I've experienced:

https://preview.ibb.co/ckHzxm/IMG-20171125-203149.jpg...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-24-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,430
Posted By Bayou52
My fave COL for 230 grain RN running in the...

My fave COL for 230 grain RN running in the SR1911 is 1.23". I've found that longer COLs cycle just fine upon firing with no issues.

However, I do have an issue with hand ejecting rounds in the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-24-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,111
Posted By Bayou52
Concur in using the seating die to crimp as a...

Concur in using the seating die to crimp as a separate step. The Lee FCD will apply nice crimps but the carbide ring at the bottom of the die will also swage down cast bullets to a smaller...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 09-13-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,945
Posted By Bayou52
Robert Francis has handed the Repubs a pure gift...

Robert Francis has handed the Repubs a pure gift horse with that sentence. It will be rammed down the marxocrats' throats for years to come, as well it should.

Hey, Robert Francis: Thanks, and...
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