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Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 255
Posted By Jim Watson
I do not have large hands and access to a SDB is...

I do not have large hands and access to a SDB is not a problem.
What IS a problem is low leverage at the top of the stroke; 9mm loaded OK, .45 was rife with high primers.

I went from small primer...
Forum: Colt Today, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By Jim Watson
I see a Bomar rib and long trigger. Is there...

I see a Bomar rib and long trigger.
Is there other gunsmithing?
Does it still have the collet bushing/barrel (BB, get it?) or a tight fit solid bushing?
Are there any markings on the...
Forum: Ammo Can Yesterday, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Jim Watson
I know, but that is about 90fps fast. Just as...

I know, but that is about 90fps fast. Just as well shoot XTPs. Ouch, my recoil tolerance is way down.
Forum: Ammo Can Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Jim Watson
Midrange .45 Hollowpoint

Asym loads a 185 gr JHP to 775 fps instead of the traditional midrange SWC.
Does anybody else?
Atlanta Arms AMU is doing 920 fps, way more than I want.

I can of course handload to suit and have...
Forum: Competitive Shooting Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Jim Watson
I looked at UPL rules. I see no place for 9mm...

I looked at UPL rules. I see no place for 9mm Major. Do you expect a change?

USPSA allows 9mm Major only in Open; normally guns with scopes and comps. A gun without would be at a great...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY Yesterday, 11:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,339
Posted By Jim Watson
I can't read his mind or psychoanalyze him,...

I can't read his mind or psychoanalyze him, but...
He may not be in the Gun Culture, brandishing a gun full of blanks is just a part to play.
He SHOULD know, as a successful actor, that Mr...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 726
Posted By Jim Watson
If you haven't already jumped in... The...

If you haven't already jumped in...

The Strong Mount is not a convenience item. For most installations it is the difference between sitting or standing to load. I sit at the 550, stand at the...
Forum: Nighthawk 02-20-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By Jim Watson
The 2011 makes up into a bulky pistol. If you...

The 2011 makes up into a bulky pistol. If you get one of the currently popular iron grips, it is a heavy pistol. Not my first choice for CCW. Get a big one for fun, they are so expensive a Glock...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 02-19-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,468
Posted By Jim Watson
And they are agreeable with that?

And they are agreeable with that?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-17-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Jim Watson
Interesting the Grand Browning got a thumb safety...

Interesting the Grand Browning got a thumb safety even though said to be related to the 1910 Colt which did not.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-17-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Jim Watson
I have a blue Gov't Model .380. It has some...

I have a blue Gov't Model .380.
It has some oddities and is magazine sensitive. It is my IDPA BUG but I carry plastic or a bigger Colt.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-17-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Jim Watson
Lots of the Way Tough Tier One Operator types use...

Lots of the Way Tough Tier One Operator types use B8s for drills and tests.

Yet center of mass is not considered good practice by some of those guys, the quickly vital areas are higher in the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-16-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Jim Watson
Good point, I plan to try some of these as...

Good point, I plan to try some of these as alternative to HAP.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-15-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Jim Watson
Commonly done for 9mm P. ...

Commonly done for 9mm P.
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Forum: Kimber 02-14-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,756
Posted By Jim Watson
The Colt Delrin mainspring housing is a...

The Colt Delrin mainspring housing is a substantial part, better than other brands' "composite."
I'll see if I have an extra, jfitch.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-14-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Jim Watson
My 2011 is definitely bigger in the butt than a...

My 2011 is definitely bigger in the butt than a 1911 but not so much as to bother my medium-small guy hand. (I was not comfortable with a HK USP .45, should have got a 9 or .40.)

The RIA is all...
Forum: Rimfire! 02-13-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 378
Posted By Jim Watson
Hey, wonder what would happen if I stacked...

Hey, wonder what would happen if I stacked buffers on the SM ACE.
Slide stop wouldn't t reach but maybe it would feed better.


Got it. As I said, it is listed at ten.
I'd settle for eight and...
Forum: Rimfire! 02-13-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 378
Posted By Jim Watson
The one on the left or the other left? Now...

The one on the left or the other left?

Now that is straightened out...

The magazine on the RIGHT looks like a Service Model ACE or Conversion Kit magazine. Surprising it works at all, even...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-12-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,162
Posted By Jim Watson
Going the other way, fewer calibers than in the...

Going the other way, fewer calibers than in the past.
.22 LR, .32 ACP, .380 ACP, 9mm P, .38/.357, .44 Mag, .45 ACP/AR.
Used to have .25 WMR, .25 ACP, .9mm Super, .45 Colt.

.223, .22-250, .30-30,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-12-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By Jim Watson
Strange, when I "process brass" on my 1050, it...

Strange, when I "process brass" on my 1050, it comes out loaded.

I haven't run into a crimped 9mm in a while, most of my brass is either range pickup after a match or LE range pickup from an...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 02-11-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By Jim Watson
I am burdened by "flinchritis" and have been...

I am burdened by "flinchritis" and have been going down the slippery slope on loads to reduce the pain.
I used the Hornady 200 gr XTP standard velocity for a while. A 200 at 900 was good enough for...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 02-11-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 973
Posted By Jim Watson
As I said, it isn't the name of the game, it is...

As I said, it isn't the name of the game, it is the local culture.
One of my clubs had a complaint, threatening lawsuit, of a bullet over the berm hitting a house.
Did the club put in "Club...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-11-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Jim Watson
For a while, Herco was the thing to have for...

For a while, Herco was the thing to have for "Moderate Magnums".
Unfortunately, it is a coarse flake granulation and was the standard example of "hard to measure" until 800X came along.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-11-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Jim Watson
Agree with emptymag; Colt made 9mm conversions as...

Agree with emptymag; Colt made 9mm conversions as they made .22 conversions.

They did not catch on and for the OP to have seen a lot of them and to see a .45 marked "9mm conversion unit" is...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-10-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By Jim Watson
I remember when NYPD took the Kahr off the...

I remember when NYPD took the Kahr off the authorized list and wondered if they were going to get him a new gun in policy. Nope.
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