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Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By apipeguy
Picked up 3,000 SPP and 3,000 LPP but 2,000 are...

Picked up 3,000 SPP and 3,000 LPP but 2,000 are going to my daughter. With what I already have it should get me through til next summer, I hope.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By apipeguy
I have had one for several years. I strip the...

I have had one for several years. I strip the slide every time that I clean my .45’s but still only do my 9mm maybe every three times that I clean it. Much easier with the tool but still much more of...
Forum: Wilson Combat 07-09-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By apipeguy
I don’t have a flanged Professional but do have a...

I don’t have a flanged Professional but do have a flanged Stealth in .45 that I really like.

Pretty sure you will be happy with it when it is done.
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-09-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By apipeguy
Thanks, I appreciate the comments. I have always...

Thanks, I appreciate the comments. I have always been pleased with Federal products but before buying a few thousand (while I still can) I just wanted some opinions.
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-09-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By apipeguy
Federal Primers

Iíve used Winchester primers since the 70ís. Right now Iím having a hard time finding them but could get some Federal large and small primers. Never used them but am pretty confident with Federalís...
Forum: Wilson Combat 07-09-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By apipeguy
I’ve only had one stainless 1911. It was a Kimber...

I’ve only had one stainless 1911. It was a Kimber Raptor Pro many years ago. Thought I really liked the looks of the stainless finish until after I bought it. So much prefer a blued gun and even the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-07-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,785
Posted By apipeguy
Take a look at the Ameriglo front sight from...

Take a look at the Ameriglo front sight from Wilson. Large orange circle with a tritium insert. Exceptionally fast to pick up. My normal front is a gold bead but when a night sight is needed, Iím not...
Forum: Range Reports 07-07-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By apipeguy
Some people have had better luck on the break in...

Some people have had better luck on the break in using 124 gr bullets. I can't really speak to that as I donít shoot any 115ís.
Forum: Range Reports 07-07-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By apipeguy
Sounds like a great little gun. If the mags are...

Sounds like a great little gun. If the mags are new, load them up and leave them loaded for a few days to set the springs.

My CQB Commander that was ordered before the Hackathorn came out and is...
Forum: Range Reports 07-07-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By apipeguy
I have gold beads on most of my 1911’s. Amazing...

I have gold beads on most of my 1911’s. Amazing at how well they work for older eyes.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-07-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,785
Posted By apipeguy
I have both brands. My 5” plain Jane CQB is a...

I have both brands. My 5” plain Jane CQB is a great gun. Especially as a duty gun, warranty would be a big concern on my part. My Baer had an extractor break after a couple thousand rounds and during...
Forum: Range Reports 07-07-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By apipeguy
Very nice, I really like the looks of the Thunder...

Very nice, I really like the looks of the Thunder Ranch and was able to see one in person at Nighthawk a few weeks ago and like it even more, now.
Forum: Wilson Combat 07-03-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By apipeguy
Old repeated story but Criterion for IWB and a...

Old repeated story but Criterion for IWB and a 55BN for OWB for my EDC X9 just like everything else. Like Roger already said, no AIWB for me.
Forum: Wilson Combat 07-02-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By apipeguy
Very good story and read, thank you. As James...

Very good story and read, thank you. As James said it would be very interesting to read the smith’s name but also understand if you choose to keep that to yourself.

Again, thanks for the good read...
Forum: Wilson Combat 07-02-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 962
Posted By apipeguy
Just leave your mags loaded for a few days and...

Just leave your mags loaded for a few days and all will be fine. Congrats on a sweet gun.

A range session is often dependent on who else is also there shooting. Sometimes it is hard to ignore the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-01-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By apipeguy
My final rinse is with hot water. Then into a...

My final rinse is with hot water. Then into a media separator and spin with a hand towel in with the brass, twice. They are almost dry after that. Lay them out on a beach towel in my gun room and...
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-30-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 962
Posted By apipeguy
A Criterion made by Jim, doesn’t get much better....

A Criterion made by Jim, doesn’t get much better. If you don’t fall in love with your X9 immediately give her some time, you will.
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-30-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By apipeguy
My wife’s X9 had a little creep when it was new....

My wife’s X9 had a little creep when it was new. It has totally gone away and is really an amazing trigger. Bet yours will, too.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-29-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,242
Posted By apipeguy
My local school system is being pressured to...

My local school system is being pressured to remove all SRO’s from the entire system. Since the school board is perhaps even more liberal than the city council, it will probably happen. Glad my...
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-27-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 660
Posted By apipeguy
Being somewhat of a traditionalist, I prefer the...

Being somewhat of a traditionalist, I prefer the internal extractor on a 1911. Smith and Wesson has had the external extractor figured out since at least the 80’s. My only S&W 1911 is a SW1911TA and...
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-26-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,615
Posted By apipeguy
It is hard for me to believe or understand how it...

It is hard for me to believe or understand how it could be a spring issue or FPS profile issue. If there were issues out of the bag, yes. This gun ran fine for several hundred rounds. What could...
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-25-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By apipeguy
Vihtavuori N-320. I’ve been using that for about...

Vihtavuori N-320. I’ve been using that for about four years for 9mm. Would like to try some N-330 but have not as of yet. 4.1 gr with an Extreme 124 gr plated HP.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 06-25-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By apipeguy
We can do those but not until they are done...

We can do those but not until they are done before people can talk and express their freedom of speech each and every time they want to open their mouths.

Michigan’s AG makes the governor seem...
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-25-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By apipeguy
Heading to Lowe's this afternoon to pick some up....

Heading to Lowe's this afternoon to pick some up. Don’t really care about the front but would have liked the back side powder coat to be intact. Not really complaining (too much) but just surprised...
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-25-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By apipeguy
Why Is EDC X9 So Easy to Clean

I think of this every time that I clean one. Very busy week since we got back from Berryville and I just got my wifeís EDC X9 cleaned this morning. She shot it all week in Berryville and it is...
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