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Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-04-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,331
Posted By airtoad
Yup! Former Team Mate (SEAL TM3/6) 58yrs old,...

Yup! Former Team Mate (SEAL TM3/6) 58yrs old, Stud...in great shape.
Almost 4 wks on a ventilator, lungs most likely will never be the same. Not something you want!!!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-08-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,722
Posted By airtoad
I'm 1911/EDCX9 centric now but carried a P226 for...

I'm 1911/EDCX9 centric now but carried a P226 for almost 17yrs, shot thousands of rounds per week through them, lots of sand/water and abuse! Never had a malfunction despite min cleaning (did have a...
Forum: Wilson Combat 11-02-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By airtoad
I've been carrying mine in a T-Rex Raptor, light,...

I've been carrying mine in a T-Rex Raptor, light, well made, most importantly comfortable.
Forum: Wilson Combat 10-29-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By airtoad
I've had mine for about three weeks. I'm a huge...

I've had mine for about three weeks. I'm a huge Browning HP fan and was looking at a complete makeover to bring the HP up to date as a carry option.
After consideration I decided to go with the EDC...
Forum: Dan Wesson 04-09-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By airtoad
I have a Valkyrie as well, love it! I must be...

I have a Valkyrie as well, love it! I must be lucky...very tight fit initially, 13,000ish rds still nice and tight. Shot 3100 rds before its first malfunction, incomplete feed due to...
Forum: Dan Wesson 01-09-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By airtoad
Guess I lucked out! Have had my 9mm Valkyrie for...

Guess I lucked out! Have had my 9mm Valkyrie for just over a year, very accurate, probably over 10-12k and zero malfunctions. Great pistol.
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-20-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By airtoad
Well just got back from the range. Down loaded...

Well just got back from the range. Down loaded the assumed bad cartridges, reloaded 24 250gr loads using the same process as the last 4500 or so but with new RCBS lube...zero issue. Don't use RCBS...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-18-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By airtoad
Thanks Bruce, yea all the basics are covered. All...

Thanks Bruce, yea all the basics are covered. All I can imagine is the lube had been sitting and about half the volatile had evaporated out leaving the base lube. Again not much lube used. 45 rounds...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-17-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By airtoad
Using a D550b, actually loaded the 250's last....

Using a D550b, actually loaded the 250's last. Really no rhyme or reason for the failures, all brass cleaned, used an RCBS case prep machine for the case interior and pockets, same primers, powder,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-17-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By airtoad
Thanks for all the input guys. Yea, my guess the...

Thanks for all the input guys. Yea, my guess the RCBS lube having evaporated some left more lube in the case, though there was no evidence of that, all the powder was bone dry with no clumps. Still...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-17-2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By airtoad
45 Colt help

After 35yrs for reloading I've had my first failure to fire while reloading for high pressure 45 Colt.
Tumbled the brass, cleaned out the primer pockets and case interior, placed them in my normal...
Forum: Dan Wesson 02-04-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,687
Posted By airtoad
I wouldn't worry about aluminum framed pistols. I...

I wouldn't worry about aluminum framed pistols. I know there are numerous naysayers, a lifetime ago I was with an organization where we regularly shot 3k+ per week through our Sig P226's. Never saw a...
Forum: Dan Wesson 02-03-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,425
Posted By airtoad
Picked up a Valkyrie in 9mm last week. I have...

Picked up a Valkyrie in 9mm last week. I have McCormick, Wilson and the stock mags, after 600 rds of 115's-150's not even so much as a hicup.
Forum: Dan Wesson 01-25-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,213
Posted By airtoad
Thanks! Was leaning more towards the heavy...

Thanks! Was leaning more towards the heavy bullet. I spent a long time shooting the Sig226 with only 147's, old habits are hard to break.
Forum: Dan Wesson 01-24-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,213
Posted By airtoad
Currently in Afghanistan and did a little...

Currently in Afghanistan and did a little shopping prior to going home next week. The stable includes Wilson, Baer, Nighthawk, Brown, Kimber. Now adding the Valkyrie in 9mm, any recommendations on...
Forum: Wilson Combat 05-28-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,593
Posted By airtoad
well, ended up with the tactical carry compact,...

well, ended up with the tactical carry compact, Love it! 1,000 rds the first day before a cleaning, all reloads, not a burp. Carries very well, I was a bit worried that it would feel small in the...
Forum: Wilson Combat 04-29-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,593
Posted By airtoad
Thank you Gentlemen, think I'm going to drop the...

Thank you Gentlemen, think I'm going to drop the hammer on a Tactical Carry Professional in .45
Forum: Wilson Combat 04-23-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,593
Posted By airtoad
Beautiful pistols!!Thanks for the input.

Beautiful pistols!!Thanks for the input.
Forum: Wilson Combat 04-23-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,593
Posted By airtoad
Thoughts

I currently own, if one can, too many 1911's. My only WC is an xtac, so naturally it's time to purchase another WC, makes perfect sense. I've been very interested in the Tactical Carry Compact, of...
Forum: Ed Brown 06-19-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,240
Posted By airtoad
Just got mine, love it!!

Just got mine, love it!!
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