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Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-21-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Tom Freeman
I have a few Atlas bipods as well as Harris, and...

I have a few Atlas bipods as well as Harris, and they have served me well.

But since I bought a Ckye bipod, I have not used my Atlas or Harris.

Might grab a Thunderbeast, just 'cause.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-19-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By Tom Freeman
Nope. And they might not even light off in...

Nope.

And they might not even light off in the first place.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-18-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By Tom Freeman
Before bumping shoulders back that far, try a...

Before bumping shoulders back that far, try a chamber first.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-17-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By Tom Freeman
What?????

What?????
Forum: Competitive Shooting 09-16-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 557
Posted By Tom Freeman
For a range gun I prefer a standard Heinie rear...

For a range gun I prefer a standard Heinie rear and a plain black or a red fibre front narrowed to about .105 or so.

For a carry gun I like Heinie straight 8 front and rear. The Trijicon HD front...
Forum: ARs ONLY 09-15-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By Tom Freeman
Reasonable? Nope. Option? Yup.

Reasonable? Nope.

Option? Yup.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-15-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By Tom Freeman
Moon clips. Mostly. Sometimes they will...

Moon clips. Mostly.

Sometimes they will headspace on the case mouth, but not always. I ordered my Freedom Arms 83 with a 45 ACP Cylinder and it headspaces off the case mouth.
...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-15-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By Tom Freeman
Either work fine. For me anyway.

Either work fine. For me anyway.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 09-13-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By Tom Freeman
I remember many moons ago at an Area 2 match some...

I remember many moons ago at an Area 2 match some stage had a firemans pole to slide down at some point. Rob looked at me and shook his head. He walked into the stats shack and withdrew before the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-12-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 651,096
Posted By Tom Freeman
Carry Comps are so cool. You did an awesome job....

Carry Comps are so cool. You did an awesome job. Top shelf workmanship.

Thanks for posting pics Dustin.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-11-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By Tom Freeman
Exactly. I can just turn it on and go to work. ...

Exactly. I can just turn it on and go to work. No need to let it warm up for an hour or worry about temp swings in my reloading room. Changing powder charges is a huge pain though compared to the...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 09-10-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 425
Posted By Tom Freeman
Steel must fall to score. If you are just...

Steel must fall to score. If you are just hitting it and calling it good, it isnt a USPSA Match.

Kind of an Outlaw Steel Challenge match meets a falling plate match that gets called a USPSA...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 09-10-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By Tom Freeman
And a field of youngsters with good knees...

And a field of youngsters with good knees...
Forum: Blade Forum 09-10-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Tom Freeman
Got you taken care of.

Got you taken care of.
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-10-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 883
Posted By Tom Freeman
For sure it wouldnt be a first round hit, but...

For sure it wouldnt be a first round hit, but after 1 shot figuring out the drop is easy at 200 yards on an 18x30 (steel IPSC Target) target.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-10-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By Tom Freeman
I load 300 Win Mag *and* also 338 Lapua Mag on my...

I load 300 Win Mag *and* also 338 Lapua Mag on my 550. The 338 is as large of a case as the 550 can handle.

I use a Prometheus beam scale to measure charges. It is accurate down to the single...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-08-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Tom Freeman
I have shot many thousands of 165gn FMJ/RN...

I have shot many thousands of 165gn FMJ/RN bullets in my 9mm pistols and revolvers.

The 165s are some of the best/quietest bullets to use for suppressed shooting as an added bonus.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-07-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By Tom Freeman
For lube I like Imperial Die Wax or Hornadys...

For lube I like Imperial Die Wax or Hornadys version of it.

I do trim 223, but I do that as a complete separate step on my 1050. Most of the time I load 223 on my 1050... But my more precision...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-06-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By Tom Freeman
For 223 ammo on my 550 ammo I tumble the brass...

For 223 ammo on my 550 ammo I tumble the brass clean and then add lube.

Station #1. FL resize and decap and prime.
Station #2. Throw powder.
Station #3. Seat bullet.
Station #4. Empty.
...
Forum: Revolvers 09-06-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,163
Posted By Tom Freeman
The extractor groove dimensions on GAP brass is a...

The extractor groove dimensions on GAP brass is a touch smaller than ACP brass. Depending on what moon clips you use, they might not hold that well which is why I bought new moon clips from...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-06-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By Tom Freeman
What powder are you planning on using?

What powder are you planning on using?
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-05-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By Tom Freeman
Put the die upside down in a vice. Cut two...

Put the die upside down in a vice.

Cut two shallow groves on opposite sides of the case with a file just above the die.

Take a claw hammer and pound it into place like the case is a nail head....
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-05-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,680
Views: 306,866
Posted By Tom Freeman
Finished up processing about 5,000 pcs of 223...

Finished up processing about 5,000 pcs of 223 brass for a friend. Roll size, decap, swage out primer crimp, trim and resize.

Now to start on another order of 12,000. Joy. It isnt hard, but it...
Forum: Revolvers 09-03-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,163
Posted By Tom Freeman
On the left is a NIB 625 Ti cylinder. On the...

On the left is a NIB 625 Ti cylinder. On the left is a heavily chamfered 625-7 cylinder. To quote Randy Lee "I can throw 45 GAP/ACP moons in there from across the room."
...
Forum: ARs ONLY 09-03-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Tom Freeman
Non-NFA firearms have an 10-11% tax built in...

Non-NFA firearms have an 10-11% tax built in already.
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