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Forum: Reloading Bench 09-18-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By blindshooter
A guy I worked with was telling about loading...

A guy I worked with was telling about loading with one of the sledge o matics and complaining about setting off primers. I gave him a RCBS JR I had laying around that still had all the priming stuff...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-17-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By blindshooter
TB, my blued officers looks just like yours! I...

TB, my blued officers looks just like yours!
I think I'll do the MSH-magwell first then a fit a new GS.
Thanks for the pics.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-17-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By blindshooter
In my limited experience Wilson mags, at least...

In my limited experience Wilson mags, at least the ones I bought in the 80's and early 90's, gave me more trouble than the others I tried. Haven't bought one since about 94. I changed the springs and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-17-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By blindshooter
RH, have you fitted a Chen to a colt officers...

RH, have you fitted a Chen to a colt officers frame?
Y'll are enabling me.....I'm newly retired with more time to spend money on some projects that I've always put off due to limited time. I don't...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-15-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By blindshooter
Did you use the Wilson round butt? If so how much...

Did you use the Wilson round butt? If so how much blending was required?
TIA
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-15-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 588
Posted By blindshooter
A bit off topic, what magwell are you fitting to...

A bit off topic, what magwell are you fitting to the officers frame?
I have one that's been with me since 1985 and I'm considering a GS fit and magwell. New sights etc. Like you said Officers stuff...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-14-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By blindshooter
Thanks for posting, a lot of folks wouldn't do...

Thanks for posting, a lot of folks wouldn't do it.
I've been loading since 75 or 76 and have committed some errors along the way. Never broke a gun but came close once with a squib. A very good RO...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-07-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By blindshooter
Whatever price Harrison is selling the TR jig for...

Whatever price Harrison is selling the TR jig for is worth every penny. I fumbled with different jigs, getting so so results and finally getting the TR. Great results in less time and I'm able to see...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-24-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,019
Posted By blindshooter
I've used 0-20 in the winter mostly. Have a...

I've used 0-20 in the winter mostly. Have a applicator bottle with 50/50 20-50/STP for the summer months. Except for give away samples, never used anything other than what was in the shop already....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-19-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,378
Posted By blindshooter
Extractor and or junk/lead buildup at the front...

Extractor and or junk/lead buildup at the front of the chamber. Edjumacated guess, and both have been put forward already I think.
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-09-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 8,549
Posted By blindshooter
This is what I do, try not to have much more than...

This is what I do, try not to have much more than than the next range/match session loaded. Things change and not having a bunch of rounds that don't work or don't work well is not good. Even with a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-09-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By blindshooter
I had cataracts fixed first of this year,...

I had cataracts fixed first of this year, distance fixed nothing up close without glasses. For my SD gun (Ed Brown commander) The trijicons were useless without the glasses in the dark or light. I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-16-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,033
Posted By blindshooter
I used the 125 TNT in .308 for 200yd rapid and SF...

I used the 125 TNT in .308 for 200yd rapid and SF back in the 90's. They worked better for the reduced loads than any of the others I tried. Mostly a bolt gun and stripper clips for sitting rapid,...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-29-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,234
Posted By blindshooter
"At the chamber end I can move it up and down a...

"At the chamber end I can move it up and down a noticeable amount, but not sideways (would have thought sideways manipulation was possible due to the poor barrel hood fit). Based on this do you think...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-27-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By blindshooter
Reading your posts have, I'm sure, saved me the...

Reading your posts have, I'm sure, saved me the cost of a few extractors.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-25-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,251
Posted By blindshooter
Back when I was shooting highpower rifle I tried...

Back when I was shooting highpower rifle I tried several methods to speed up sizing. Seems like I always ended up using a small square of carpet backing full of RCBS lube. The softer carpet backing...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-20-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,234
Posted By blindshooter
Probably should but I don't use the failsafe at...

Probably should but I don't use the failsafe at all. I do use the Dillon powder check. Never could get the PM with failsafe to be as consistent as without, use hardware store springs to more or less...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-18-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,034
Posted By blindshooter
I've owned two Pro-jectors, still have one and it...

I've owned two Pro-jectors, still have one and it runs like a top. No issues with priming at all.
Sent one off to Hornady with $200 and they sent me a LnL. Almost wish I'd kept the old Pro-jector....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-07-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By blindshooter
I'd have fitted a new barrel before welding up...

I'd have fitted a new barrel before welding up and re cutting rails. I have some guns with sloppy frame/slide fit that shoot great with a well fit barrel.
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-27-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By blindshooter
I have a bad right shoulder, the S1050 is very...

I have a bad right shoulder, the S1050 is very easy on it. Not pushing at the top of the stroke to seat a primer is much easier for me. I shoot mostly .45acp but have 9mm and .223 conversions.
OP, I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-23-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,075
Posted By blindshooter
I can't see the gain from wet cleaning other than...

I can't see the gain from wet cleaning other than "shine". They don't have to be squeaky clean, in fact squeaky clean like new brass causes issues for me. I have to use more spray lube on them to...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-18-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,815
Posted By blindshooter
Read everything you can find. Think about it...

Read everything you can find. Think about it before you do it. Double check.
Make good ammo and have fun.
Buying good equipment usually pays off in the long run and if you decide its not for you...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-10-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,350
Posted By blindshooter
Yes, the Met 2 is a pleasure to use. Mine is...

Yes, the Met 2 is a pleasure to use.
Mine is older, bought used. Had to fabricate the primer feed parts but its flawless. Great feel seating primers.
Sorry about the rotated pic and messy bench....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-10-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By blindshooter
Thanks for the pics! I've never done stippling...

Thanks for the pics! I've never done stippling before, can you elaborate on the method you used here? I've practiced on some steel pipe with punches of different shape and size, looks like technique...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-09-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,350
Posted By blindshooter
I have some arthritis, spine and shoulder issues....

I have some arthritis, spine and shoulder issues. I'd have to quit reloading if a single stage press was all I had to use. Use a D1050 for most all pistol stuff, best money ever spent IMO. Way less...
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