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Forum: Reloading Bench 02-24-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By techiede44
I'm a fan of the Hornady (almost 10 years now...

I'm a fan of the Hornady (almost 10 years now reloading 9, 38, 357, 44, 45, 45 Colt, 30.06 & 308). But for a single caliber only would go with the 750. By the time you're done - again 1 caliber...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-19-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,867
Posted By techiede44
When I first get it and when I do a detail strip...

When I first get it and when I do a detail strip which is every 5k rounds.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-08-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,293
Posted By techiede44
While I like both I have grown to really like the...

While I like both I have grown to really like the thumb safety to the point where I am down to only one handgun (a Glock) that doesn't have a thumb safety.
Forum: Training Talk & Events 01-23-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By techiede44
I use Laserammo (insert) in z CZ75 so that I...

I use Laserammo (insert) in z CZ75 so that I don't have to cock the hammer each time. It makes each shot DA but that works OK for me.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-15-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,140
Posted By techiede44
I have been using Wiley-X Sabers with an RX...

I have been using Wiley-X Sabers with an RX insert for a few years now. What I like is that the RX can be changed out as needed and you can use standard or an elastic band for the rear of the frame...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 01-13-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By techiede44
Even handloading (my range ammo) I ended up...

Even handloading (my range ammo) I ended up switching to a 9 due to felt recoil. Getting decrepit isn't for the faint of heart.
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-13-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By techiede44
Nope - different diameters.

Nope - different diameters.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-31-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,726
Posted By techiede44
FWIW - I have an RIA Ultra FS 9mm and the only...

FWIW - I have an RIA Ultra FS 9mm and the only ammo it has ever seen are my bunny fart loads using 124gr coated lead. After a couple of hundred rounds the only problem it ever had was when I didn't...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-31-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By techiede44
Have you talked to Hornady support about the...

Have you talked to Hornady support about the problems you're having? They're very good about helping and about getting you replacement parts at no charge.
Forum: Safes and Storage 12-18-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,508
Posted By techiede44
Goldenrod - safe is in an unheated/no A/C...

Goldenrod - safe is in an unheated/no A/C detached garage in the Pacific NW, so plenty of rain & cold...no problems.

The key is air movement and slight heat (goldenrod) which keeps moisture from...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-17-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,282
Posted By techiede44
For coated bullets I use/like Acme, Bayou and...

For coated bullets I use/like Acme, Bayou and Blue Bullets. Acme is my current favorite as they have been the most consistent for me - I use theirs in 9, 45acp, 45 colt and 38/357
Forum: Rock Island Armory 12-16-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By techiede44
1) did you thoroughly clean when you got it;...

1) did you thoroughly clean when you got it; RIA's come coated in shipping/packing oil?
2) factory or reloads?
3) have you tried a different mag?
4) check extractor tension
Forum: Reloading Bench 11-09-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,589
Posted By techiede44
I know you asked about your Dillon, but I use TB...

I know you asked about your Dillon, but I use TB on my Hornady press (for 45 colt & 38/357) and found that it meters well if I use the rifle rotor instead of the pistol. The size/types of flakes...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 10-26-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By techiede44
Have the same model - it's one of my best...

Have the same model - it's one of my best shooters - accurate & reliable.

Just be sure to do the recommended thorough cleaning to get all of the packing oil out.
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-20-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,865
Posted By techiede44
Used to use N320 for 9 & 45 (124 & 230 gr...

Used to use N320 for 9 & 45 (124 & 230 gr respectively) with excellent results.

Switched from VV's due to cost & availability.

In late 2015 I was able to score a bunch of Accurate powders at a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-21-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,526
Posted By techiede44
Short term - yes, no qualms about it. Likewise...

Short term - yes, no qualms about it. Likewise with my CZ75.

Longer term where serviceability, replacement parts, mags, etc. become an issue then my Glock 17. Far more likely to be able to keep...
Forum: ARs ONLY 09-10-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 919
Posted By techiede44
OK, not an AR, but the Ruger PCC 9 has been very...

OK, not an AR, but the Ruger PCC 9 has been very reliable for me & my friends using Glock mags including the 33 round sticks.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-05-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By techiede44
FYI - I developed a load that all of my guns...

FYI - I developed a load that all of my guns liked with Zip and will go with that until I run out of it. Shoots well and soft recoil while still cycling everything without resorting to lightening...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-04-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,448
Posted By techiede44
I've done the same recently and for the same...

I've done the same recently and for the same reasons. While I've used cast, my preference is coated as there is less mess (from lube) clean up.
Forum: Rock Island Armory 08-27-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,223
Posted By techiede44
I have had an Ultra FS 9mm for a couple of years...

I have had an Ultra FS 9mm for a couple of years now and approaching 10k rounds.

Gun has been flawless and shoots (for me) as well as any of my other 1911's.

It is not as smooth or have as nice...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 08-25-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By techiede44
Have them on a CZ75B and they work/look great.

Have them on a CZ75B and they work/look great.
Forum: Revolvers 08-23-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,521
Posted By techiede44
+ on intended use. Last one I bought was an...

+ on intended use. Last one I bought was an Uberti (Cimarron) 1873 in 45 Colt...lots of fun!
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-11-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By techiede44
Many thanks!

Many thanks!
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-11-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By techiede44
Did Silhouette work well for you at min/starting...

Did Silhouette work well for you at min/starting loads?
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-11-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By techiede44
Which of my powders & starting load for 9mm coated lead?

OK, I load 9mm w/ACME coated bullets 124gr @ 1.124 (so they feed in all of my 9's), and am now out of my powders of choice (Bullseye & PP) and have a lot of other powders on-hand that I'd like to...
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