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Forum: Competitive Shooting Today, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 255
Posted By markm
I thought that was obvious, even with my speed...

I thought that was obvious, even with my speed rig I still have to "draw" the gun, albeit much less.
Forum: Sig Sauer 06-05-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By markm
I vote for 18+1 rounds of 10mm goodness...

I vote for 18+1 rounds of 10mm goodness...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-04-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 255
Posted By markm
I learned the up and out method and over the...

I learned the up and out method and over the years in competition have switched to the straight line method, simpler is better. There are advantages to the up and out in defensive situations, like...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-03-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 614
Posted By markm
This is true, I've found my accuracy was fine...

This is true, I've found my accuracy was fine with blurry targets but walking around at matches I would take my glasses off or rather switch to non-corrective glasses to get rid of the eye strain....
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-03-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By markm
You must be using a 38/357 powder funnel which...

You must be using a 38/357 powder funnel which measures .355. I've taken to the powder funnels Uniquetek has which starts out like a standard (.352) 9mm and then has a small step at the top to .356....
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-03-2020, 03:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 614
Posted By markm
You might try 1.00. With my aging eyes I started...

You might try 1.00. With my aging eyes I started wearing glasses for computer where my monitor is at arms length and I thought they might work for shooting but at 20+ yards the targets were way out...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-02-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,444
Posted By markm
I think there's a psychological effect, I...

I think there's a psychological effect, I certainly don't need any more ammo or reloading stuff but a couple weeks ago I was reloading a bucket of 38 special brass my brother gave me and I panicked...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-02-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,274
Posted By markm
Yah I don't get it, the 365 is only cool because...

Yah I don't get it, the 365 is only cool because it's small. And for grip length the 12 round mags make them the same height.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-01-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 614
Posted By markm
On adjustable sights I bottom they out and add 6...

On adjustable sights I bottom they out and add 6 clicks and then calculate and buy the right height for that.

I like the Heinie's also but the notch is pretty wide, I use a .125 or .135 front or...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-01-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By markm
Yes Kudos, especially for shooting sever...

Yes Kudos, especially for shooting sever different disciplines while loading that way.. I watched the whole thing in lieu of loading a thousand rounds of 40:)

Comments:
Tumbling media, you might...
Forum: Kimber 06-01-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By markm
That looks so strange without iron sights, but I...

That looks so strange without iron sights, but I guess they figured out how to solve taking the sights off to lock the RDS :)
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-01-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 614
Posted By markm
I pick sight height so the gun is zeroed but have...

I pick sight height so the gun is zeroed but have noticed that FO front sights can obscure the top of the sight in bright sun so I tend to shoot high. Other than that I like a moderate amount of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-31-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By markm
I didn't even know 40 in a 10 was a thing except...

I didn't even know 40 in a 10 was a thing except accidentally. A while back I guy I see at the range often was having problems with his 220 in 10 and he came and got me to see what was wrong knowing...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-31-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 532
Posted By markm
Even from sand bags I've usually had to readjust...

Even from sand bags I've usually had to readjust sights so I don't waste my time.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-31-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 532
Posted By markm
If you belong to a club you might ask if they...

If you belong to a club you might ask if they have one, I know mine does.
I bought my own because I figured at the price of a cheap gun and much less than a nice one and considering how much I spend...
Forum: Kimber 05-31-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By markm
Well hopefully your on the road again. I've heard...

Well hopefully your on the road again. I've heard people say some guns don't like light bullets but have never witnessed it, I only shoot 115gr in 9 and out of more than a dozen 1911/2011s have never...
Forum: Colt 05-31-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By markm
My introduction to the Gold Cup is when my...

My introduction to the Gold Cup is when my brother gave me a 70 series NM years ago, it was a thing of beauty and got a lot of use. A few years ago I got a new one and the remake of the 70 series as...
Forum: Kimber 05-28-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By markm
Agree with the others, change the MSH and you're...

Agree with the others, change the MSH and you're good. I have several Kimbers and most of them had cracks in the MSH, usually around the MS retaining pin but never had a failure but still steel is...
Forum: Ammo Can 05-28-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By markm
Bargain ammo

I know a lot of people that just shoot anything cheap, probably thinking it doesn't make a difference. Well a while back I was looking for some cheap ammo for my 229 to use in matches because I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-28-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,161
Posted By markm
I've had pretty good luck with Titegroup but I...

I've had pretty good luck with Titegroup but I haven't tried a lot, use to use Unique and although it works for just about everything it's not spectacular and any that I've found. Bullets make a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-26-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,146
Posted By markm
I haven't seen anything like that but would have...

I haven't seen anything like that but would have to ask if it could be the bottom of your slide is just not well finished, like machine marks or just rough?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-26-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By markm
I've fit a good number of Barsto match target fit...

I've fit a good number of Barsto match target fit barrels in 1911s, just need the right tools and know what you're doing, and go real slow.
Sig barrels are a lot easier, don't need special tools,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-26-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 925
Posted By markm
I'm with Jim, I have all the USP sizes and...

I'm with Jim, I have all the USP sizes and calibers and they are great guns. But for me the USP 45 grip is just too big for my hands.
Forum: STI/SVI 05-24-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By markm
Iv'e gotten real fond of the Heinie straight-8...

Iv'e gotten real fond of the Heinie straight-8 sights that came on most of my STIs. So much so Iv'e been putting them on most of my 1911s with fixed sights. I don't know if they all have the EZ-Lock...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-23-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By markm
I got a Kimber done by him just cause it was...

I got a Kimber done by him just cause it was pretty.
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