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Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-29-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,094
Posted By Snapdragon
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Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-29-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,094
Posted By Snapdragon
Colt Government Series 70 back in the 1970's.

Colt Government Series 70 back in the 1970's.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-25-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,872
Posted By Snapdragon
It should also be noted that not all hammers have...

It should also be noted that not all hammers have a true half cock notch. Some have a shelf that is not a true half cock.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-25-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,872
Posted By Snapdragon
Is that really true? I have heard conflicting...

Is that really true? I have heard conflicting reports from very competent gunsmiths. I know it locks the sear.
Forum: Ruger 03-08-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Snapdragon
I have a Commander-size Ruger that I bought when...

I have a Commander-size Ruger that I bought when they were first offered. I lost two sights due to the metal breaking in the first several range sessions. They sent me new sights that I installed. ...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-08-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Snapdragon
I am not familiar with the dies you used. Does...

I am not familiar with the dies you used. Does anything go inside the neck to iron out any irregularities or edges that might be in the fired case neck?

Chamfering enough should remove any sharp...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-01-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,813
Posted By Snapdragon
I think he already has a single stage, so he...

I think he already has a single stage, so he should already have a scale and most of the other toys.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-20-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,864
Posted By Snapdragon
If you think it is only White people doing this...

If you think it is only White people doing this then you are living in LaLa land with no grasp on reality. People of all races are well known to be quite capable of messing up areas. If you think...
Forum: Ammo Can 02-13-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By Snapdragon
The sell portion of that question might need...

The sell portion of that question might need addressing. What type of ammo are you wanting to sell, your reloads or a small amount of commercial ammo that you own? Is this to become a business? ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-01-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,456
Posted By Snapdragon
Springfield once offered a GI model that looked...

Springfield once offered a GI model that looked very close to military pistols. I had one but gave it to a GI friend of mine who had been in Desert Storm. It was a little different from the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-23-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,073
Posted By Snapdragon
I find that I do better with simple sights so...

I find that I do better with simple sights so that I do not have to give much thought to what I am seeing. I can shoot a fixed sight revolver better than I can one with adjustable sights. Some of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-03-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,657
Posted By Snapdragon
Not all new Colt models do.

Not all new Colt models do.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-28-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,694
Posted By Snapdragon
why are there no 9 round 45 acp mags made to fit...

why are there no 9 round 45 acp mags made to fit flush with a buttplate like the 8 rounders from wilson combat---just a bit bigger?




I thought you were asking about flush fitting 9 round...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-28-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By Snapdragon
Which Lee trimmer requires that you hold the case...

Which Lee trimmer requires that you hold the case with your fingers? The one I frequently use secures the case in a holder chucked into a drill. I do hold the trimmer but have no problem with the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-23-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,310
Posted By Snapdragon
I treat different chamberings in different ways....

I treat different chamberings in different ways. I like to do fairly complete case prep on rifle cases before I prime and load them. Generally I clean them before I size them and again after...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-22-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,310
Posted By Snapdragon
I have found that the lizard litter is ground...

I have found that the lizard litter is ground finer than other pet store bedding and does not get stuck in flash holes as often. I very rarely have had to pick media out of the flash holes since I...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-19-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,694
Posted By Snapdragon
Sounds as if you want to put 10 pounds of apples...

Sounds as if you want to put 10 pounds of apples in a 5 pound sack.

The 8 round magazines use a shorter follower while the 10 round magazines use a longer tube.

"Just a bit bigger" would not...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-15-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By Snapdragon
I am curious about why more people do not...

I am curious about why more people do not recommend a Kimber 1911. I have heard about poor customer service but little else negative.

The main reason I ask is that it is hard to find the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-08-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,335
Posted By Snapdragon
I am partial to M70, M12, A5, SSA, Garand, and...

I am partial to M70, M12, A5, SSA, Garand, and 1911. Those are good names.
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-01-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,467
Posted By Snapdragon
Thanks. I misread that part.

Thanks. I misread that part.
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-01-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,467
Posted By Snapdragon
Have you tried the CCI loads again with a clean...

Have you tried the CCI loads again with a clean pistol? Unless I missed something, you changed two variables between tests and can not say for sure what the cause of the failures was.
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 11-30-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,790
Posted By Snapdragon
I have probably a score of his holsters plus a...

I have probably a score of his holsters plus a bunch of his other stuff and will probably get more. I carry a large revolver on the farm every day in a pancake worn crossdraw. I have two sets of...
Forum: Safes and Storage 11-28-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,954
Posted By Snapdragon
I have wondered whether a 3/4 ton safe containing...

I have wondered whether a 3/4 ton safe containing another 300 pounds of firearms would do structural damage to the average floor, especially those floors in an upper story.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-28-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Snapdragon
I seem to remember several 1911 wizards around...

I seem to remember several 1911 wizards around here giving advice that many malfunctions are magazine related, and that a different magazine should always be tried before getting out the files,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 11-26-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,881
Posted By Snapdragon
Fraction of a grain or a fraction of a cc. No...

Fraction of a grain or a fraction of a cc. No big deal either way. Grain/cc or cc/grain does not really matter until you determine whether you are looking for grains or volume so you know which to...
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