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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Today, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By RetiredRod
I think PW & log man got their 1911 Doctorates at...

I think PW & log man got their 1911 Doctorates at the same University. :rofl:
Forum: Guncrafter Industries Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By RetiredRod
Pictures would be a help in identifying the...

Pictures would be a help in identifying the pistol and forming an opinion about it. You call it "no name" but you say Guncrafters in the title. So you must mean no model name. The better info you...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 273
Posted By RetiredRod
I did not realize that ALL Lee handgun crimping...

I did not realize that ALL Lee handgun crimping dies had the carbide ring. I thought only those crimp dies designated as “factory” had the carbide ring. LCD vs LFCD. :confused:
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 08:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 916
Posted By RetiredRod
I think DI could mean de-ionized, but am clueless...

I think DI could mean de-ionized, but am clueless about RO. Don't you love obscure abbreviations? :(
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 273
Posted By RetiredRod
If your LFCD works acceptably on your 230gr...

If your LFCD works acceptably on your 230gr LRN's, then it will work acceptably on your 185gr LSWC's. Both bullets should have been sized to 0.452".

A "regular" crimping die (non-LFCD) will also...
Forum: Colt 07-12-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By RetiredRod
Not sure if you're asking for opinions on the gun...

Not sure if you're asking for opinions on the gun deal or on .38 Super as a caliber.

Either way, both are excellent. The deal and the pistol/caliber.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-12-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By RetiredRod
BBBBill mentioned Factory Ammo. Is this...

BBBBill mentioned Factory Ammo. Is this happening with factory ammo or with reloads? If reloads, the problem may be with the ammo and not the pistol.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-10-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
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 07-10-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
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 07-10-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 408
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) 07-10-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
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 07-10-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
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 07-10-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,347
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 07-10-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 665
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: 60
Views: 1,347
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: 2,347
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: 51
Views: 1,969
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: 177
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: 1,816
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: 1,816
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: 404
Posted By RetiredRod
Not gun related. Thread closed.

Not gun related. Thread closed.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-03-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 11,095
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: 440
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: 866
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: 1,225
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.
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