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Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 586
Posted By Plaidad
Thanks! Years ago, I worked for a tool...

Thanks! Years ago, I worked for a tool manufacturer in their Factory Service Center. Whenever I see FSC, that's what I think of.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY Yesterday, 06:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,340
Posted By Plaidad
Where was that picture taken?

Where was that picture taken?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-09-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 586
Posted By Plaidad
Flight Medic - What's FSC?

Flight Medic - What's FSC?
Forum: Range Reports 07-07-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Plaidad
Good luck with your new pistol. My experience...

Good luck with your new pistol. My experience with 9mm was a Springfield Range Officer Compact. I ended up buying 8 magazines to come up with 3 that ran 100% and reliably locked open. I had...
Forum: LEO Duty 07-07-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,172
Posted By Plaidad
I'll take the other side. If you already have a...

I'll take the other side. If you already have a reliable pistol that you shoot well, why not stick with it? After the first week of your fellow officers admiring your new pistol, no one is going to...
Forum: Ammo Can 07-07-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By Plaidad
They probably all switched over to making toilet...

They probably all switched over to making toilet paper or masks.:)
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-05-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By Plaidad
I use a Lee Auto Drum. Mine hardly leaks...

I use a Lee Auto Drum. Mine hardly leaks anything at all, and I use 231 and CFE Pistol.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-03-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,045
Posted By Plaidad
I don't think that there is anything wrong with...

I don't think that there is anything wrong with the design of the 1911. Didn't it pass a 6,000 round test for acceptance? If you made a crappy copy of a Glock, it probably wouldn't be reliable. ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-01-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,606
Posted By Plaidad
I still don't understand the desire for longer...

I still don't understand the desire for longer range. Most engagements are 2 - 300 meters, and most infantry can't reliably hit targets past 200 meters. Give the squad marksmen something they can...
Forum: The Armed Citizen 06-30-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,184
Posted By Plaidad
Drail - I'm also from St. Louis. I went to high...

Drail - I'm also from St. Louis. I went to high school up on north Kingshighway in the late 60's. Back then, anything north of Lindell was bad. Junkies on the street and in the alleys, muggings,...
Forum: Other 1911's 06-29-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Plaidad
I bought one of the Duty model full size pistols...

I bought one of the Duty model full size pistols about a month ago. I have been very impressed with it so far. Very accurate and reliable. The trigger seemed a little heavy at first, but seems to...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-29-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,248
Posted By Plaidad
We didn't have them at my school back in the...

We didn't have them at my school back in the 60's. We did have some nuns who make the SWAT guys look like wimps, though.:)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-29-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,714
Posted By Plaidad
Can you imagine what would happen if protesters...

Can you imagine what would happen if protesters called for taking down the statue of Malcolm X in NYC?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-28-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,714
Posted By Plaidad
Now people in St. Louis are calling for the...

Now people in St. Louis are calling for the removal of a statue of St. Louis (King Louis IX of France), because "he was anti-Semitic and Islamophobic". They are also calling for the city to be...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 06-27-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,434
Posted By Plaidad
Are you thinking of going to a lighter recoil...

Are you thinking of going to a lighter recoil spring to make the slide easier to rack? If so, try cocking the hammer before you rack the slide. It makes it much easier. I have never used buffers,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-26-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 695
Posted By Plaidad
I have been using Hodgdon CFE Pistol lately, with...

I have been using Hodgdon CFE Pistol lately, with good results. I use it for .45, .380, 9mm, and mid-range .357 loads. I have also used 231 for .45
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-23-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By Plaidad
Probably for the same reason that people who...

Probably for the same reason that people who never get off the bike paths need $1500 mountain bikes.
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-21-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,456
Posted By Plaidad
Winchester LPP primers are marked as being for...

Winchester LPP primers are marked as being for standard and magnum loads.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-20-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By Plaidad
Covid 19 and Protests, etc.

There is an awful lot of conflict in the news right now. Riots, protests, pulling down statues, North Korea acting out, China and India fighting and more. I know that there are other factors...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-19-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Plaidad
Based on Remington's recent track record with...

Based on Remington's recent track record with firearms, I think I'd ask for a different brand.
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-17-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By Plaidad
The annealing temperature for Cartridge Brass is...

The annealing temperature for Cartridge Brass is over 800 F. I don't think a heat gun would get brass this hot.
Forum: The Armed Citizen 06-17-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By Plaidad
Don't you remember what Joe Biden said? A guy...

Don't you remember what Joe Biden said? A guy with a knife is unarmed!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-15-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 12,260
Posted By Plaidad
Sorry, I had not seen that information. If that...

Sorry, I had not seen that information. If that is indeed the case, I agree it is not a justifiable use of deadly force.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-15-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,308
Posted By Plaidad
So now Christopher Columbus has to go. How long...

So now Christopher Columbus has to go. How long before they start attacking statues of that slaveholder George Washington? This kind of vandalism doesn't do anything to positively influence people...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-15-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 12,260
Posted By Plaidad
My understanding is that the fellow fought with...

My understanding is that the fellow fought with the officers and took one officer's Taser away from him. He then pointed it at the officer to use it on him. I guess the officer could have let...
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