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Forum: Les Baer 07-30-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By robertrwalsh
Giraffe bone is nice. I have a set on a...

Giraffe bone is nice. I have a set on a government model.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-24-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By robertrwalsh
I have had one 9mm converted to .38 super with no...

I have had one 9mm converted to .38 super with no problem with the breech face. The extractor has to be tweaked slightly but other than that no problems. (Obviously you need to get a 9mm with a...
Forum: Safes and Storage 07-22-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By robertrwalsh
As you noted, if a pro wants to get your guns AND...

As you noted, if a pro wants to get your guns AND HAS THE TIME he will get them. Mostly you want to keep out the junkies, teenagers and opportunistic thieves. A good alarm system with coverage on...
Forum: The Armed Citizen 07-17-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By robertrwalsh
Sometimes the good guys win. It is still...

Sometimes the good guys win. It is still dangerous, both criminally and civilly, to insert yourself into somebody else's situation.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-14-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,490
Posted By robertrwalsh
A (now closed) indoor range-gun store here...

A (now closed) indoor range-gun store here started a NO SOLO rule for newbies after a range suicide. If you were a new shooter (never been there before) they would not rent you a gun if you were...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-10-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 643
Posted By robertrwalsh
I found a small number of them in a batch of 10mm...

I found a small number of them in a batch of 10mm range brass i bought a while back. Pain in the butt.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-08-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,634
Posted By robertrwalsh
I have been doing business with Midway for more...

I have been doing business with Midway for more than 20 years and just got some stuff from them two weeks ago. As noted above, the current situation is awkward but they are honest and as reliable as...
Forum: Colt 07-07-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 843
Posted By robertrwalsh
Since you are going to change it out anyway I...

Since you are going to change it out anyway I would go ahead and shoot it while waiting for the part. Kind of get things smoothed out as bit.
Forum: Kimber 06-28-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By robertrwalsh
I have used the DeSantis for a Colt DS frequently...

I have used the DeSantis for a Colt DS frequently and like it just fine. I also have one for a .25 auto but have never carried it.
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-27-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By robertrwalsh
Welcome to the forum and my condolences on your...

Welcome to the forum and my condolences on your state of residence.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 06-21-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By robertrwalsh
Playing cop, even with the best of intentions, is...

Playing cop, even with the best of intentions, is a good way to get locked up and to loose everything you own. A badge gets you a great deal of legal protection. A gun without a badge, not so much.
Forum: Kimber 06-19-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By robertrwalsh
I had that happen to me once with a 1903 Colt...

I had that happen to me once with a 1903 Colt .32. Turns out the firing pin had a couple of pretty good burrs on it and it put a slug into my firewood pile next to my fireplace. Startled me...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-19-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,461
Posted By robertrwalsh
The simple answer is they aren't thinking. They...

The simple answer is they aren't thinking. They are reacting and virtue signalling. They see COPS as the problem and not criminals. They believe if the cops go away the criminals will become nicer...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-17-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,811
Posted By robertrwalsh
I prefer Winchester though I have used others. ...

I prefer Winchester though I have used others. Main reason is I can get them at a reasonable price, they give me good results and the manner of packaging suits my storage situation very nicely. ...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-14-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,374
Posted By robertrwalsh
Also, if I remember correctly (I had an 06...

Also, if I remember correctly (I had an 06 license for years) it gives the BATFE authority to visit your "premesis" during daylight hours without a warrant or probably cause, just to say HI and check...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-10-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,529
Posted By robertrwalsh
I have used a fair amount of Acme's coated...

I have used a fair amount of Acme's coated bullets. Always been happy with them.
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-10-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By robertrwalsh
Welcome to the madness. Hoppes #9 is a fine...

Welcome to the madness. Hoppes #9 is a fine cleaner, I use it for about 90% of my handgun cleaning. There are also quite a number of other good ones out there. You will also need a good gun oil. ...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 06-08-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By robertrwalsh
I don't know about the law in GA but even in the...

I don't know about the law in GA but even in the People's Republic of California if someone is charging at your home with as fire bomb you can justify shooting them. If you are seriously worried...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-03-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By robertrwalsh
Welcome to the madness.

Welcome to the madness.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-01-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,423
Posted By robertrwalsh
Did the cops charge the good guy for assaulting...

Did the cops charge the good guy for assaulting the rioter?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,371
Posted By robertrwalsh
Pretty much for sure. I happened to go by my...

Pretty much for sure. I happened to go by my only opened indoor range a day or two ago and they had pretty much zero ammo in the retail store attached. That is why I reload and have a prudent...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 05-31-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,039
Posted By robertrwalsh
My normal EDC is a very compact 1911 9mm. For...

My normal EDC is a very compact 1911 9mm. For the next few days I am carrying a Glock 20. I figure 50 rounds of 10 mm beats 25 rounds of 9 mm if the SHTF and the likelyhood of that happening has...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-30-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By robertrwalsh
Assuming you are correct on the bore diameter you...

Assuming you are correct on the bore diameter you should go with what fits the bore best. that wold be .356. You will find the availability of jacketed bullets is much lower than for .355. You...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-30-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By robertrwalsh
Welcome from the formerly great state of...

Welcome from the formerly great state of California.
Forum: Safes and Storage 05-26-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,017
Posted By robertrwalsh
I have two safes with S&G locks, the oldest one...

I have two safes with S&G locks, the oldest one for slightly over 30 years. They have never been even slightly sticky or otherwise recalcitrant, so I have never even considered lubricating them.
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