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Forum: Reloading Bench 09-18-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Reloader
Default to the bullet maker's data. Data is very...

Default to the bullet maker's data. Data is very dependent on the bullet. Sierra data, using a Sierra bullet would be expected to be different than Hornady data using a Hornady bullet.

Jacketed...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-04-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,413
Posted By Reloader
Win 231 and Win 244 do not seem to be the same...

Win 231 and Win 244 do not seem to be the same powder. Charger weights are very similar, but velocities differ from my tests. Hodgdon data shows higher velocities, and pressures, per given charge...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-03-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By Reloader
With an older barrel such as that, it may be one...

With an older barrel such as that, it may be one that tries to headspace on the semi-rim. If so, it may be a consideration to replace it with one that headspaces on the case mouth, assuming you it...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-03-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,413
Posted By Reloader
H110 ???? Surely you jest.

H110 ????

Surely you jest.
Forum: Colt 09-01-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By Reloader
I decided to run the numbers to see how much...

I decided to run the numbers to see how much difference.

I did not see weights for many of the guns on Colt's website, making it tough. They did list a weight for the Classic.

Moving to the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-31-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,153
Posted By Reloader
It's commonly said that you do not save money by...

It's commonly said that you do not save money by reloading. You simply shoot more for the money spent.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-31-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By Reloader
As stated, I used 25 yards as a range because it...

As stated, I used 25 yards as a range because it was as good as any. 25 yards equals 900 inches.

I don't know the exact sight radius for your gun, so I assumed 8.25 inches from rear to front.
...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-30-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By Reloader
Does "good accuracy" mean the same point of...

Does "good accuracy" mean the same point of imp[act?

With just the shorter rear sight, the point of impact should change by about 5 inches at 25 yards.

To readjust the point of impact to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-28-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Reloader
The leg of the sear spring that pushes on the...

The leg of the sear spring that pushes on the grip safety should be the main item determine the amount of pressure needed to disengage the grip safety. It should not have changed if you did not...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-27-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Reloader
Your biggest worry is function. With the shorter...

Your biggest worry is function. With the shorter OAL, the ammunition may not feed reliably.

Test some of the ammunition. If it functions reliably (feeds into the chamber without problem) then...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-24-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By Reloader
Are the magazines marking the rims of the...

Are the magazines marking the rims of the cartridges - particularly when eight or more rounds - as in the feed lips scoring the rim?

The combination of new springs and sharp edges on the feed lips...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-23-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Reloader
1. Yes the gun should be reliable. The 1911...

1. Yes the gun should be reliable. The 1911 design would not be so prominent if various competitions if it were not.

2. As has been stated, ejection can vary. I normally expect 4- 5 o'clock
...
Forum: Springfield Armory 08-22-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Reloader
http://dave2.freeshell.org/1911/mach10/ramped-barr...

http://dave2.freeshell.org/1911/mach10/ramped-barrels-3.jpg

Check the image showing the various carrel ramps.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 08-18-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Reloader
There are numerous clones of the 2011 frame from...

There are numerous clones of the 2011 frame from a variety of vendors. JEM Guns, Brazos Gunsmithing, - too many to list.
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-15-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,294
Posted By Reloader
Here's a photo, unfortunately not showing a date,...

Here's a photo, unfortunately not showing a date, but an early lot of ammunition, indicating Pistol 5 powder.

https://image.invaluable.com/housePhotos/julia/58/594558/H0019-L102890878.jpg

I...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-14-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,189
Posted By Reloader
Shorter guns tend to have heavier springs,...

Shorter guns tend to have heavier springs, meaning the resistance to the recoil (grip) needs to be firmer.

Are they shooting with bent elbows, or locked? Bent is preferred, but means the grip...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-13-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,294
Posted By Reloader
WW231 (aka HP38), being a Ball powder meters...

WW231 (aka HP38), being a Ball powder meters easily.

As you have noted, all will do the job, so it comes down to which does best in the guns regarding both functional reliability and accuracy.
...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-12-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,253
Posted By Reloader
No - the original batch. Kept under water with...

No - the original batch. Kept under water with samples taken and dried to test.
I seem to recall they also have some of the original Unique.
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-12-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,280
Posted By Reloader
If you are not familiar with the process and...

If you are not familiar with the process and equipment, it may be well to first get one of the reloading manuals, Speer, Hornady, Sierra and Lyman, and others, have manuals. They go through the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-12-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,253
Posted By Reloader
Alliant has some of the original Bullseye that...

Alliant has some of the original Bullseye that they use when making new lots of Bullseye. A sample is compared to the new lot, looking to ensure uniformity.
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-10-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,253
Posted By Reloader
A couple of commercial attempts to control barrel...

A couple of commercial attempts to control barrel vibrations include the Browning B.O.S.S. and the various revolvers that used tensioned barrels.

I personally never used either, but my...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-09-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By Reloader
Many thanks. I had many of them, but wasn't...

Many thanks. I had many of them, but wasn't certain if some, like the 9mm Luger and 30 Luger counted since I thought they were in the Commander and not the full size. Since the 40 S&W is such a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-09-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By Reloader
My education is lacking. What are the twelve...

My education is lacking. What are the twelve cartridges?

Thanks.
Forum: Training Talk & Events 08-07-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By Reloader
Dry fire is a great tool. The Mantis adds...

Dry fire is a great tool.

The Mantis adds feedback that helps.

Go for it!
Forum: STI/SVI 08-07-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Reloader
You can get a Mech Tec that will allow use of an...

You can get a Mech Tec that will allow use of an STI frame - and therefore magazines.
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