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Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-10-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,704
Posted By Khufu
I worked in the emergency room of a big hospital...

I worked in the emergency room of a big hospital in the mid 70's. I saw many shooting victims come in, the local PD used .38 specials, and the Highway Patrol used .357 magnums. it was easy to tell...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-15-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,378
Posted By Khufu
I couldn't agree more.

I couldn't agree more.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-08-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,433
Posted By Khufu
I built an officer's size 1911 from a Caspian...

I built an officer's size 1911 from a Caspian frame. I adjusted the lockup timing by altering the geometry of the firing pin stop plate and it is dead reliable. I had to reduce the barrel / ramp gap...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-04-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,775
Posted By Khufu
I always fit my 1911 barrel bushings "tight" on a...

I always fit my 1911 barrel bushings "tight" on a new barrel, I smear Uncle Ed's bore paste on the barrel and put some in the barrel with a patch and jag. my break in period is about 50 to 100 rounds...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-03-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,956
Posted By Khufu
I am glad I bought my 45-120 Sharps, but after 13...

I am glad I bought my 45-120 Sharps, but after 13 rounds, I look like my shoulder was in an MMA octagon. I have not yet been able to bring myself to fire a 14th round, its just WAY too painful. I am...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-19-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,434
Posted By Khufu
I was about 10, I got a RG66 22lr revolver, shot...

I was about 10, I got a RG66 22lr revolver, shot it for many years went through cases of ammo until the top bar finally broke.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-12-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,636
Posted By Khufu
I'll tell you folks what I would tell the...

I'll tell you folks what I would tell the government, Yes, I know I have purchased a LOT of firearms, but you see, I am kinda absent minded, I keep losing them in the woods hunting, That's why I have...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-13-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,300
Posted By Khufu
for plinking or running through polymer guns I...

for plinking or running through polymer guns I load them mixed. for use in my 1911, I sort them by head stamp and use only RP WW or FC, same for SMG loads to run through my Uzi. The SMG rounds will...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-30-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,801
Posted By Khufu
I have several I bought knowing they would never...

I have several I bought knowing they would never see a holster.
among them, a Browning Medalist, a Baby Browning 25 auto, and a not-a-glock
made from a polymer80 frame blank, since it has no...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-23-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,390
Posted By Khufu
My AR pistol in 300 Blackout suppressed with a 30...

My AR pistol in 300 Blackout suppressed with a 30 round mag of 230 gr coated lead bullets loaded subsonic. backed up by a USGI 1911 loaded with 230 gr ball. (2 is 1 and 1 is none)
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 12-12-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,891
Posted By Khufu
officer's 1911 in .45 primarily, but I...

officer's 1911 in .45 primarily, but I occasionally carry a .44 special revolver.
nothing smaller than a .44
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-17-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,062
Posted By Khufu
having been in a gunfight, in combat, using a...

having been in a gunfight, in combat, using a 1911, there are some things I will never forget. 1. I have never been as scared as that in my life, and I have done some stupid things as a kid. 2. the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-11-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,146
Posted By Khufu
I looked at the M&P 40 It didn't fit my hand as...

I looked at the M&P 40 It didn't fit my hand as well and the trigger, though not bad was not as crisp and light as the P320 (it felt like a hammer gun), add the fact the p320 is modular and can have...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-11-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,146
Posted By Khufu
I have been looking at a sig p320 and thinking a...

I have been looking at a sig p320 and thinking a 40 with an extra .357 sig barrel would make a nice add to my collection. I agree with your assessment of the 40, my complaint is that I am shooting it...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-11-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,973
Posted By Khufu
that would be an AR7, it sounded so neat,...

that would be an AR7, it sounded so neat, compact, ideal for a boat gun while fishing, 10 minutes after buying it, headed to the range and the bubble burst. It was so inaccurate a slingshot would...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-11-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,146
Posted By Khufu
I voted adequate, from a hand loading standpoint...

I voted adequate, from a hand loading standpoint you can make it shine. its a lot like the 41 mag debate, the 40 falls between two popular calibers. the 9 for me, is a light flatter shooting round...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 08-04-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,965
Posted By Khufu
the AR lower has been printed with a 3d printer,...

the AR lower has been printed with a 3d printer, and it failed after a few shots the threaded part the buffer tube screws in breaks off. the technology as it sits, is useless for gunparts, even the...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 08-04-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,965
Posted By Khufu
why would I print a frame when I can get an 80%...

why would I print a frame when I can get an 80% unit. I guess I could print a low stress part like a mag release, it would only take a several thousand dollar investment in a 3d printer, and a half...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-20-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,595
Posted By Khufu
I have been reloading now for more than 45 years,...

I have been reloading now for more than 45 years, started with a lee loader on .308 win when I was 16, I now load a WHOLE lot of different cartridges, from 17 rem. to 45-120. I have never blown up a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-01-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,098
Posted By Khufu
same as everyday, except I wear my clean hat and...

same as everyday, except I wear my clean hat and my Sunday-go-to-meeting holster and pistol. I think the folks in Texas call them their barbque gun and holster
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 10-05-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,891
Posted By Khufu
I used an m-14 extensively while serving in the...

I used an m-14 extensively while serving in the US Army. it is a weapon very capable of engaging man sized targets at 1200 meters with an ART. I have no experience with 18" barrel versions, but I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-25-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,903
Posted By Khufu
I have been reloading since the mid '70s started...

I have been reloading since the mid '70s started with .308, 30-06 and .357 mag with a lee loader (use a plastic hammer to load ammo) and it sorta got out of control fast from there. my hand loads so...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 05-15-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,045
Posted By Khufu
I was reloading 45 acp with a friend new to...

I was reloading 45 acp with a friend new to reloading and he was using my rcbs jr press to expand and prime the cases. maybe I was not clear enough, about which primers to use, but he primed 100...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-04-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,478
Posted By Khufu
I have a 10mm that I wanted to shoot 40 short and...

I have a 10mm that I wanted to shoot 40 short and weak in, I changed the barrel (obvious), the ejector (not necessary, but the 40 is shorter, so ejection can begin sooner, thus a longer ejector) the...
Forum: Revolvers 04-27-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,925
Posted By Khufu
The ATF would disagree with you , its a simple...

The ATF would disagree with you , its a simple upper group swap, no mods at all to the receiver. all 1911 safeties work, hammer trigger are all 1911, even uses the slide stop to secure the upper. it...
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