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Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,676
Posted By Longone
GySgt, If you are going to reload for the M1 it...

GySgt,
If you are going to reload for the M1 it is pretty important to start with a small base die set. You want to return the fired brass to factory size or as close as possible to avoid op rod...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-05-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Longone
Personally I would lengthen them out a bit, I...

Personally I would lengthen them out a bit, I kinda feel their OAL is a bit short. With 9mm, pressures can increase pretty quickly with a short OAL, might be worth working a “plunk” length and check...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-05-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Longone
Gunner, here is a reply from Zero when I was...

Gunner, here is a reply from Zero when I was asking the same questions.

The bullets you referred to are pretty close to the Hornadys, but he said the Hornady seating depths never apply.
*COVL -...
Forum: Springfield Armory 06-04-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,406
Posted By Longone
Looks like it needs a set of grips that fill out...

Looks like it needs a set of grips that fill out a bit more.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-25-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By Longone
If you can accurately measure the case wall...

If you can accurately measure the case wall thickness at both sides you’ll find a difference as well.
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 05-11-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By Longone
RCBS casting stuff

LAM II bullet sizer $115 + 15 shipping
RCBS bullet molds, see pics below. $40 each + $6 shipping. If you need specific pics of a mold just send a PM and I’ll get you them.
I have one lube heater...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-05-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By Longone
IMR4064 or AA4064 if you prefer a shorter cut.

IMR4064 or AA4064 if you prefer a shorter cut.
Forum: Ed Brown 05-02-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By Longone
This will hopefully give you a little better idea...

This will hopefully give you a little better idea of their SS.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-02-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By Longone
I have found a worn 22 cal brush or a 17 cal...

I have found a worn 22 cal brush or a 17 cal brush is the easiest way to get the crud out.
Forum: Smith & Wesson 05-02-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By Longone
Shoot it one time and you’ll find a way to keep...

Shoot it one time and you’ll find a way to keep it. Those are beauties.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-25-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Longone
Does that include the Professional line as well?

Does that include the Professional line as well?
Forum: Springfield Armory 04-25-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,246
Posted By Longone
Hopefully they learned something now that the...

Hopefully they learned something now that the Elite series has been shown the door.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-25-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Longone
Just got done checking my TRP and EB KC, the...

Just got done checking my TRP and EB KC, the Brown definitely has the bow tie cut and the TRP does not. Could this be a cost cutting step like glued in ejectors? Iíll call the Springfield custom shop...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-24-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Longone
Hi guys, thanks for putting your thoughts and...

Hi guys, thanks for putting your thoughts and experience out there. I now have a much clearer idea of the reason for the cut in the frame. Before I get too far ahead of myself and start removing...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-24-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By Longone
Bow tie question

While Iím at home like everyone else Iíve been going thru the collection doing a deep clean and inspection. I noticed this one has full contact on the barrel feet and VIS. Is this going to be a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-11-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Longone
BTW, I’m surprised no one has mentioned the fine...

BTW, I’m surprised no one has mentioned the fine roll mark job Colt did on it.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-11-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Longone
“By the way, the photo shows that you have no...

“By the way, the photo shows that you have no bowtie. That needs to be addressed to protect the barrel lugs. The link clearance slot could stand to be extended back just a little, too.“

These are...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-11-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Longone
I agree with all the advice given. My first...

I agree with all the advice given. My first mistake was taking it to a “gunsmith” that was local, my fault for not educating myself about the options. He came recommended from more than one other...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-11-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Longone
I shot around 200 rounds the last range day with...

I shot around 200 rounds the last range day with this gun. The pieces are gone in the trash so at this point so there is no telling. The feet do show signs of scraping something, might have been the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-08-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Longone
Well I now know why the GG made such a big...

Well I now know why the GG made such a big difference in accuracy. I forgot to mention that I put a Briley bushing in it because it also was a ton loose.
So now my only question is, where did the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-07-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Longone
Welded the frame rails.

Welded the frame rails.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-07-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Longone
The gun had performed so poorly both prior to and...

The gun had performed so poorly both prior to and after the work I had to try something. I am not the person that should be learning how to install a barrel, I will leave that up to someone that...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-07-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Longone
Gold cup help needed

Let me start by saying Iím no gunsmith and donít pretend to be.
I have an 80 series stainless Gold cup enhanced that I have owned since new in 95. When I retired five years ago I decided I was going...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-06-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,078
Posted By Longone
I’ve had a Springfield Micro compact (3”) for...

I’ve had a Springfield Micro compact (3”) for awhile now and agree with the above thoughts that springs are important to keep track of as far as round count goes. I tried several different weight...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-06-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Longone
Check out the new Ronin by springfield, stainless...

Check out the new Ronin by springfield, stainless frame and steel slide. They probably have a few rounds testing this arrangement.
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