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Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 280
Posted By RetiredRod
I think the NRA commercial you mention is the one...

I think the NRA commercial you mention is the one I saw first. Can you link it?
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 280
Posted By RetiredRod
Hey, Amos. Are you sure the link you provided is...

Hey, Amos. Are you sure the link you provided is the one you intended? It was a great video, very heartwarming, and just about brought tears to my eyes. But, it was definitely NOT FUNNY and there...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By RetiredRod
Getting a front sight height that leave the rear...

Getting a front sight height that leave the rear adjustable sight in the mid-point of it's vertical adjustment is an excellent idea. I'd suggest this procedure:

Run the rear sight down until it's...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By RetiredRod
.41 Magnum Dillon reloading stuff

I sold my .41 Mag a while ago (Smith 4" Model 57, stupid! stupid! stupid!) and just realized I had put the reloading stuff in a cabinet & forgotten about it. Well, I'd like to sell it now.

Here's...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By RetiredRod
Yep, AA#2 will do fine. So will Clays and...

Yep, AA#2 will do fine. So will Clays and Titegroup.
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 964
Posted By RetiredRod
I'm running 9's on my 550 right now. Switched...

I'm running 9's on my 550 right now. Switched over from .38 Special last week. Cavelamb, you'll love it. :)
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By RetiredRod
As I understand the OP's problem, it's removing...

As I understand the OP's problem, it's removing the link pin, not the slide stop. Other than Joe's "bigger hammer" suggestion I have nothing helpful to add. My only link pin problems have been "too...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-08-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 964
Posted By RetiredRod
I don't think it's fair or factual to imply that...

I don't think it's fair or factual to imply that if someone reloads on a progressive that they're less careful or care less about making quality ammo than those that load on a single-stage or turret...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-07-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,204
Posted By RetiredRod
The multiple Wal-Marts in my city are not a...

The multiple Wal-Marts in my city are not a problem. All the employees are masked and about 40-50% of the shoppers. I do not wear a mask. Almost everyone is respectful of social distancing...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-07-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,785
Posted By RetiredRod
I have never owned a Wilson or a Baer, but I do...

I have never owned a Wilson or a Baer, but I do have a strong opinion. For years 2 other guys and me were 2-3x per week shooting buddies. About 20 years ago each of them bought a new 1911 - one a...
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 07-06-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By RetiredRod
Chrysanthemum got it exactly correct. By your...

Chrysanthemum got it exactly correct. By your own words in post #21 - "I know this thread is several years old".....

And earlier in the thread DSK observed that the OP had never been back to...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-04-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,723
Posted By RetiredRod
Glad you didn't capitalize that. :rofl:

Glad you didn't capitalize that. :rofl:
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-04-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,723
Posted By RetiredRod
Haha. Most divisive only in the eyes of the...

Haha. Most divisive only in the eyes of the leftists/socialists and mainstream media. I, and the rest of the deplorables, think he's the greatest president in the last 100 years.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-03-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By RetiredRod
Not gun related. Thread closed.

Not gun related. Thread closed.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-03-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 10,633
Posted By RetiredRod
Post 413 thru 421 were off topic posts, back &...

Post 413 thru 421 were off topic posts, back & forth, between two members. These posts have NOTHING to do with the Tucker Carlson monologues, which are the subject of is thread. Please stick to the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-03-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By RetiredRod
The identical thread that was started in...

The identical thread that was started in Gunsmithing has been merged with this one. Please don't make the same post in two different sub-forums.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-03-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By RetiredRod
Shooting indoors? Plugs and muffs?

Shooting indoors? Plugs and muffs?
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-03-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By RetiredRod
I've never heard of using Clays in 9mm. Not...

I've never heard of using Clays in 9mm. Not saying it's a bad idea or won't work, just never heard of it being done.
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-02-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,412
Posted By RetiredRod
Please start a new thead. :)

Please start a new thead. :)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-01-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By RetiredRod
Most non-shooters have to "learn" to shoot. And...

Most non-shooters have to "learn" to shoot. And I'm not talking about technique. The body & mind has to become accustomed to the noise and recoil. My suggestions are:

1. Wear ear plugs & muffs...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-01-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,761
Posted By RetiredRod
Gentlemen: Although we have been allowing more...

Gentlemen:
Although we have been allowing more latitude for off-topic posts in this new Covid-19 subforum, continual ongoing back & forth discussion about vice-presidential candidates has gone too...
Forum: Revolvers 07-01-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 665
Posted By RetiredRod
Unless your wife is an experienced handgun...

Unless your wife is an experienced handgun shooter, shooting magnum loads in that 2" revolver probably would cause her to not want to shoot any handguns ever again. If it's for her, stick to the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-30-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,192
Posted By RetiredRod
Outstanding post, John. I only quoted a portion...

Outstanding post, John. I only quoted a portion of it just to save a little bandwidth & reading time.

It's great to have members (and there are a dozen more) that speak from knowledge and...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-28-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,192
Posted By RetiredRod
Pete, would you mind giving more detail? My...

Pete, would you mind giving more detail? My testing has satisfied me that with as little as 1 gr of handgun powder a bullet will exit the barrel. Again, IME, squibs are only caused by no powder in...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-27-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,249
Posted By RetiredRod
Nitro, thanks for that clarification.

Nitro, thanks for that clarification.
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