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Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Grandpas50AE
See post #11 above.

See post #11 above.
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 356
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Yep, belongs here in the General Discussion...

Yep, belongs here in the General Discussion sub-forum.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 03:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,153
Posted By Grandpas50AE
:biglaugh::biglaugh: Good one CA!

:biglaugh::biglaugh:

Good one CA!
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions Yesterday, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 859
Posted By Grandpas50AE
And I tend to agree with your perspective on...

And I tend to agree with your perspective on analytical methodology, but I'm no mathematician to be sure (as to above bolded text). As far as the italicized and underlined text, I agree completely;...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-03-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 859
Posted By Grandpas50AE
That is why I made my distinction in my post -...

That is why I made my distinction in my post - depending on the numbers one uses: number tested vs number positive/number dead vs number tested or positive/number dead vs number in general...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-03-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 859
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Sorry, I can't provide the Dallas county numbers...

Sorry, I can't provide the Dallas county numbers at the moment, but what I've read so far leads me to believe the numbers are SLIGHTLY higher, but not significantly so. I have a couple of my siblings...
Forum: Wilson Combat 04-03-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Yep - it is a look I liked when I first saw...

Yep - it is a look I liked when I first saw Kimber come out with it years ago with the Eclipse offering, and I still like it a LOT! IMHO, the OP has "good taste"! :);)
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-03-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By Grandpas50AE
One of my nieces works for Children's Medical in...

One of my nieces works for Children's Medical in Dallas on the fourth floor where they handle severe cancer patients; thank goodness there have been no cases there, as the chemo they go through has...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-03-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 859
Posted By Grandpas50AE
I think it varies by state as to who "qualifies"...

I think it varies by state as to who "qualifies" for testing - her in the Dallas area it been a fever of 99.6, but that is being waived if you are in one of the other "risk" categories. So, a wider...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 04-03-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Nice piece of history you have, congrats.

Nice piece of history you have, congrats.
Forum: Wilson Combat 04-03-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Absolutely beautiful gun! Enjoy it often; the...

Absolutely beautiful gun! Enjoy it often; the other will clear as soon as you get the break-in rounds on this one.... unless your average range trips are like mine.
Forum: Wilson Combat 04-03-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Grandpas50AE
My personal opinion is that this is a smart move....

My personal opinion is that this is a smart move. The recent discontinuation of low volume models leaves room for capacity in things that many in the market want these days. Plus, they are still...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 04-03-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Good guess, but same questions have been covered...

Good guess, but same questions have been covered in the other thread. So, continue discussion here:
https://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=1012396&page=4
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-03-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 859
Posted By Grandpas50AE
I watched to the local FOX news a few minutes...

I watched to the local FOX news a few minutes ago, and the numbers were that 55k tests have been done state-wide (Texas). Of those, 5,400 have been confirmed positive. Of that 5,400 confirmed cases,...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 04-03-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Grandpas50AE
I texted with one of the co-owners last week, and...

I texted with one of the co-owners last week, and as of that time they were all healthy.
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-02-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By Grandpas50AE
I loaded with Solo powders two decades ago, but...

I loaded with Solo powders two decades ago, but have moved on to VV powders. The Solo 1000 was a good powder for mid-range loads in .45, but not as good as my old favorite SR 4756. That got...
Forum: Wilson Combat 04-02-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By Grandpas50AE
If I was limited to 10 rounds for mag capacity, I...

If I was limited to 10 rounds for mag capacity, I would give serious consideration to the EDC X9s sub-compact. As far as EDC X9, the larger mag capacity would be a no-select for me if limited to...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-01-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,294
Posted By Grandpas50AE
For 9mm that I load, at 3.6 gr of powder each...

For 9mm that I load, at 3.6 gr of powder each round, 8 lbs. gets me just over 15k rounds. It doesn't take much powder to load a lot of practice ammo, at least for me. :)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-29-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,728
Posted By Grandpas50AE
My first was a government issue in the MP's in...

My first was a government issue in the MP's in 1971, then bought my first one in 1973 after I got out - it was a nickel plated Series 70 Mark IV. I fell in love with them when I was 3 years old and...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-27-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Great work on all their part, and how appropriate...

Great work on all their part, and how appropriate the opinion, Opinion No. KP-0296, happens to have the same last three digits as one of my favorite magnum pistol powders. :)

Merged two threads of...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-26-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,599
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Ordered 2k Xtreme 9mm plated 135 gr. HP late last...

Ordered 2k Xtreme 9mm plated 135 gr. HP late last week, order shipped Monday, bullets arrived in this afternoon's mail.
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-25-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 126
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Welcome OldA1guy. I spent a fair amount of time...

Welcome OldA1guy. I spent a fair amount of time on contract to Sam's Club in Bentonville in the early 90's, and got somewhat familiar with Rogers Arkansas for a short while. I still make regular...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Moved it here to Gunsmithing - I think you'll get...

Moved it here to Gunsmithing - I think you'll get more responses, and meaningful responses from the smiths on the forum about their experiences with the pros and cons.
Forum: Wilson Combat 03-24-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,170
Posted By Grandpas50AE
The OP has gotten all the feedback and answers...

The OP has gotten all the feedback and answers needed for proper assessment of his concerns. Closed.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-24-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Yep, I suspected it would be, but didn't get the...

Yep, I suspected it would be, but didn't get the email notification until today. No big deal. In order to not clutter things further, I locking this thread.
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