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Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Today, 03:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,288
Posted By RetiredRod
You are definitely right. Politicians buying our...

You are definitely right. Politicians buying our votes with our own money. Sure glad President Trump wasn't a part of that, so that I can vote for him with a clear conscience. :biglaugh:
Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By RetiredRod
What TRSO said. IMO, sandbags are the best...

What TRSO said. IMO, sandbags are the best alternative.

Years back, in my quest for the ultimate accuracy load, I bought a Ransom Rest. For me, it turned into a complete PITA. Unless you have a...
Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By RetiredRod
Haha, witty replies. But this is a little...

Haha, witty replies. But this is a little outdated to be relevant to any discussion here.
Thread closed.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Today, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By RetiredRod
Is the slide sticking during the normal firing...

Is the slide sticking during the normal firing sequence. Or do you just notice a little more resistance when hand cycling?
Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By RetiredRod
Depends on what you want your bullet to do. It...

Depends on what you want your bullet to do. It is recommended that jacketed bullets be 0.001" larger than bore diameter and lead bullets 0.002". If you shoot .355" bullets in a .356" bore, less...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness Today, 07:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,836
Posted By RetiredRod
Instant gratification vs delayed gratification. ...

Instant gratification vs delayed gratification.

New value system for millennial's and snowflakes vs those born before 1980. Our public school system has created and instilled "me, me, me.....the...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,003
Posted By RetiredRod
That's a great thought. This whole virus episode...

That's a great thought. This whole virus episode is a rare example of how quickly freedoms can be lost - even though temporarily (hopefully) and for supposed good cause . The good thing is that...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 07:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 476
Posted By RetiredRod
Funny you should mention that. I needed a...

Funny you should mention that. I needed a haircut about the day the barbershops were closed. So, I bought some clippers and started cutting my own hair. My son has been doing it for years and...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 07:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,288
Posted By RetiredRod
Our "citizens" have a range of financial...

Our "citizens" have a range of financial situations from living paycheck-to-paycheck to a comfortable lifestyle. IMHO, our government handing out significant money, not based on any need analysis...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 476
Posted By RetiredRod
The supply chain for any business has been...

The supply chain for any business has been determined over time. When the pandemic hit and everyone was afraid they were going to be home quarantined for an unknown period of time, it's not...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 06:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,243
Posted By RetiredRod
Many experienced shooters believe you can "shoot...

Many experienced shooters believe you can "shoot the lead out" with FMJ bullets. I'm not one of them. :)
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By RetiredRod
I have no experience loading those bullets, and I...

I have no experience loading those bullets, and I doubt very many here will have either. That's a pretty uncommon bullet weight for 45acp.

Now, having said that, if I had some I'd like to try...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-27-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,879
Posted By RetiredRod
Thanks Brad. I thought CA was referencing some...

Thanks Brad. I thought CA was referencing some new lib female politician I hadn't heard of yet. :biglaugh:
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-27-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,346
Posted By RetiredRod
You might want to go to your user CP and update...

You might want to go to your user CP and update your profile. It shows you in Texas. :)
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-27-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,185
Posted By RetiredRod
In my opinion, Clays is the most "dangerous"...

In my opinion, Clays is the most "dangerous" powder in that burn rate class. That's because it has the narrowest published range from min to max. Be very careful that your charge weights are ALL...
Forum: Revolvers 05-27-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 938
Posted By RetiredRod
S&w m15 - 2" s&w m28 - 4" s&w m617 - 4" s&w...

S&w m15 - 2"
s&w m28 - 4"
s&w m617 - 4"
s&w m625 - 5"
s&w m686 - 4"
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-26-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,879
Posted By RetiredRod
Should have at least had a sign around the...

Should have at least had a sign around the dummy's neck stating their grievance.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-26-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,185
Posted By RetiredRod
There's nothing wrong with Unique for 45acp. ...

There's nothing wrong with Unique for 45acp. When I started out I bought a pound of Unique and a pound of Bullseye. I started developing loads with accuracy as my main goal. The Bullseye loads...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-26-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By RetiredRod
Are you saying when you shoot instinctively @ 7...

Are you saying when you shoot instinctively @ 7 yards you don't use the sights at all? I think most shooting schools teach "instinctive" shooting (no sights) up to about 3 yards, and aligning your...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-25-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,346
Posted By RetiredRod
Phil, your assertion is just not correct. Our...

Phil, your assertion is just not correct. Our moderators have no problem with honest differences of opinion. We draw the line at personal attacks and insults. As long as the discussion stays on...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-25-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,243
Posted By RetiredRod
I don't think soft bullets are the problem. My...

I don't think soft bullets are the problem. My guess is rough barrel, undersized bullets, or no/poor lube.

It would help to know the firearm, the diameter of the bullets (are they .452?) and did...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-24-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,292
Posted By RetiredRod
When I read the thread title I thought Merle...

When I read the thread title I thought Merle Haggard had returned from the dead. :)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-24-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By RetiredRod
I bought a Kimber Ultra Aegis II 9mm about 10...

I bought a Kimber Ultra Aegis II 9mm about 10 years ago. It's a 3" barrel 1911. Initially it took 2 trips back to Kimber to get some barrel fitting issues corrected. Since then I've put easily 5K...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 05-24-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By RetiredRod
Mags no longer available per OP.

Mags no longer available per OP.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-24-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,249
Posted By RetiredRod
This is the method I use.

This is the method I use.
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