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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,157
Posted By RetiredRod
Excellent explanation x39. Thank you. :)

Excellent explanation x39. Thank you. :)
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By RetiredRod
Yes, but not applicable here. I'm pretty sure...

Yes, but not applicable here. I'm pretty sure Rwe is seating and crimping in separate steps with separate dies per the 1050 die station set up.

What you described is the major reason most of us...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-02-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By RetiredRod
If the brass is in usable condition definitely...

If the brass is in usable condition definitely use it or sell it to reloaders. Selling for scrap is only for unserviceable brass - split, cracked, loose primer pockets, Berdan primed, etc.
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-01-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By RetiredRod
It's been about 10 years since I made my last...

It's been about 10 years since I made my last scrap yard run. A buddy and I took all of our cracked & split cases and all of our spent primers and got a little over $100 for them. I think the going...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-01-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By RetiredRod
I don't think the OP was advocating tracking by...

I don't think the OP was advocating tracking by phone. I thought that was a done deal. Am I wrong? My understanding is that every cell phone has a built in GPS type tracking device that cannot be...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-31-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By RetiredRod
OK, thanks. Didn't realize that. Have...

OK, thanks. Didn't realize that.

Have re-read your Post #3 and my "over-kill" comment still stands. It's like asking someone what time it is and they tell you how to build a watch. :)
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-31-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By RetiredRod
The topic is opinions about the OP's video. Not...

The topic is opinions about the OP's video. Not the equipment he chooses to use. Please stick to the topic.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By RetiredRod
Many thanks, CA. Just the info I was looking...

Many thanks, CA. Just the info I was looking for. :)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By RetiredRod
That was pre-ILS. But, I'm glad they're more...

That was pre-ILS. But, I'm glad they're more liberal in doing mod's & upgrades today. I have nothing but the highest praise for WC products and customer service.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-31-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By RetiredRod
JayhawkNavy02, I'm not going to quote your...

JayhawkNavy02,

I'm not going to quote your post because it was so long. It was definitely fact-filled and very informative. We realize you're very knowledgeable about accuracy and Bullseye...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By RetiredRod
I haven't had any dealings with WC for well over...

I haven't had any dealings with WC for well over 10 years, but back then they were particular about which brands of 1911's they would work on. IIRC, they wouldn't work on a Springfield Armory 1911...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By RetiredRod
Honest question: What is the advantage of...

Honest question:

What is the advantage of this item vs a normal cleaning patch & cleaning rod? Trying to understand & justify to myself the increased cost to clean a pistol barrel. Is the...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-30-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,672
Posted By RetiredRod
You are definitely right. Politicians buying our...

You are definitely right. Politicians buying our votes with our own money. Sure glad President Trump wasn't a part of that, so that I can vote for him with a clear conscience. :biglaugh:
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-30-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By RetiredRod
What TRSO said. IMO, sandbags are the best...

What TRSO said. IMO, sandbags are the best alternative.

Years back, in my quest for the ultimate accuracy load, I bought a Ransom Rest. For me, it turned into a complete PITA. Unless you have a...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-30-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By RetiredRod
Haha, witty replies. But this is a little...

Haha, witty replies. But this is a little outdated to be relevant to any discussion here.
Thread closed.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-30-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By RetiredRod
Is the slide sticking during the normal firing...

Is the slide sticking during the normal firing sequence. Or do you just notice a little more resistance when hand cycling?
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-30-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By RetiredRod
Depends on what you want your bullet to do. It...

Depends on what you want your bullet to do. It is recommended that jacketed bullets be 0.001" larger than bore diameter and lead bullets 0.002". If you shoot .355" bullets in a .356" bore, less...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 05-30-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,984
Posted By RetiredRod
Instant gratification vs delayed gratification. ...

Instant gratification vs delayed gratification.

New value system for millennial's and snowflakes vs those born before 1980. Our public school system has created and instilled "me, me, me.....the...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-29-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,206
Posted By RetiredRod
That's a great thought. This whole virus episode...

That's a great thought. This whole virus episode is a rare example of how quickly freedoms can be lost - even though temporarily (hopefully) and for supposed good cause . The good thing is that...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-29-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 846
Posted By RetiredRod
Funny you should mention that. I needed a...

Funny you should mention that. I needed a haircut about the day the barbershops were closed. So, I bought some clippers and started cutting my own hair. My son has been doing it for years and...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-29-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,672
Posted By RetiredRod
Our "citizens" have a range of financial...

Our "citizens" have a range of financial situations from living paycheck-to-paycheck to a comfortable lifestyle. IMHO, our government handing out significant money, not based on any need analysis...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-29-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 846
Posted By RetiredRod
The supply chain for any business has been...

The supply chain for any business has been determined over time. When the pandemic hit and everyone was afraid they were going to be home quarantined for an unknown period of time, it's not...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-29-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,475
Posted By RetiredRod
Many experienced shooters believe you can "shoot...

Many experienced shooters believe you can "shoot the lead out" with FMJ bullets. I'm not one of them. :)
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-29-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By RetiredRod
I have no experience loading those bullets, and I...

I have no experience loading those bullets, and I doubt very many here will have either. That's a pretty uncommon bullet weight for 45acp.

Now, having said that, if I had some I'd like to try...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-27-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,884
Posted By RetiredRod
Thanks Brad. I thought CA was referencing some...

Thanks Brad. I thought CA was referencing some new lib female politician I hadn't heard of yet. :biglaugh:
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