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Forum: Reloading Bench 03-27-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 869
Posted By blindshooter
I have a bad right shoulder, the S1050 is very...

I have a bad right shoulder, the S1050 is very easy on it. Not pushing at the top of the stroke to seat a primer is much easier for me. I shoot mostly .45acp but have 9mm and .223 conversions.
OP, I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-23-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,593
Posted By blindshooter
I can't see the gain from wet cleaning other than...

I can't see the gain from wet cleaning other than "shine". They don't have to be squeaky clean, in fact squeaky clean like new brass causes issues for me. I have to use more spray lube on them to...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-18-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,196
Posted By blindshooter
Read everything you can find. Think about it...

Read everything you can find. Think about it before you do it. Double check.
Make good ammo and have fun.
Buying good equipment usually pays off in the long run and if you decide its not for you...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-10-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,137
Posted By blindshooter
Yes, the Met 2 is a pleasure to use. Mine is...

Yes, the Met 2 is a pleasure to use.
Mine is older, bought used. Had to fabricate the primer feed parts but its flawless. Great feel seating primers.
Sorry about the rotated pic and messy bench....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-10-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By blindshooter
Thanks for the pics! I've never done stippling...

Thanks for the pics! I've never done stippling before, can you elaborate on the method you used here? I've practiced on some steel pipe with punches of different shape and size, looks like technique...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-09-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,137
Posted By blindshooter
I have some arthritis, spine and shoulder issues....

I have some arthritis, spine and shoulder issues. I'd have to quit reloading if a single stage press was all I had to use. Use a D1050 for most all pistol stuff, best money ever spent IMO. Way less...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-09-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By blindshooter
Very nice GS fit! Thanks for the pics Lets...

Very nice GS fit!
Thanks for the pics
Lets see the stippling, I'm thinking about trying that on a SA frame that has a lot of meat in the front strap. I think I could mess it up and still have...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-05-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,475
Posted By blindshooter
My urge to hoard comes from being caught short...

My urge to hoard comes from being caught short and not being able to play as I wanted.
I remember gifting rifle primers to my states Jr program so they could have ammo for Camp Perry.
No more. I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-29-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,137
Posted By blindshooter
I see the Metallic II in background, I have one...

I see the Metallic II in background, I have one of those I use for .223 varmint loads, I'm constantly trying different test lots and never load more than 50 or so of any one. It's closest thing I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-27-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,047
Posted By blindshooter
My experience loading for .223 service rifle was...

My experience loading for .223 service rifle was I needed no crimp and if crimped the accuracy suffered. I did use bushing dies mostly and looked for about .002 neck tension. Measure loaded rd with...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-14-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,454
Posted By blindshooter
It's junk, I'll give you $low$ for it. :biglaugh:...

It's junk, I'll give you $low$ for it. :biglaugh:
Sorry I couldn't help myself....
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-10-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,554
Posted By blindshooter
This^^^^^^ I made my own from the o ringed Lee...

This^^^^^^
I made my own from the o ringed Lee seat dies. This fits the Dillon seat die and makes for easy clean up without worrying about adjustment changes. I think they also start the bullet much...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-08-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,694
Posted By blindshooter
Lots of good stuff here if you have a LNL. The...

Lots of good stuff here if you have a LNL.
The shim trick worked wonders for mine.
https://www.ar15.com/forums/Armory/How-to-tune-the-Hornady-Lock-N-Load-AP-progressive-press/42-414607/?page=1
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-08-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By blindshooter
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-08-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By blindshooter
Glad your pistol works, I had a ultra that was...

Glad your pistol works, I had a ultra that was never reliable on extraction. I finally fit a square bottom FP stop and a slightly tweeked EGW extractor and spring and it worked. I traded it off....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-08-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By blindshooter
I own a couple target pistols with the series 80...

I own a couple target pistols with the series 80 holes in the slide, never had any problems. Shoot mostly nasty bulls eye loads as well.
YMMV
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-28-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By blindshooter
I had two, sent one in to Hornady + 250.00 (kept...

I had two, sent one in to Hornady + 250.00 (kept the measure) for a LNL. Almost wish I'd kept the Projector. The particular LnL I got was a mess at first, kept fooling with it and finally got it to...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-27-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,639
Posted By blindshooter
The 1050 is the best thing that's happened to my...

The 1050 is the best thing that's happened to my right shoulder in a long time. I use the Hornady spray lube, it helps getting the case off the powder funnel. I use one that expands the .45 case like...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-25-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,655
Posted By blindshooter
OP, good post with good pics! Threads like this...

OP, good post with good pics!
Threads like this are why I frequent this forum.
Thanks to all the good folks here I have a much more thorough understanding of how the 1911 is supposed to work and if...
Forum: Reloading Bench 11-24-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By blindshooter
This^^^ I use modified seaters that just use...

This^^^
I use modified seaters that just use the shoulder of the SWC. I can swap bullets without fooling with the seat depth with ease.
The only bullets that give me trouble with that setup are the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-04-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,914
Posted By blindshooter
I have been bitten by defective or maybe...

I have been bitten by defective or maybe "tolerance stacking" with CCI and WW primers. Bought some WLP in 2008 that had small splits or pin holes in the radius of the cup that pitted one of my...
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-03-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,480
Posted By blindshooter
I'd have to cut it in half just to see what the...

I'd have to cut it in half just to see what the profile looks like. I have some old WW brass thats been loaded so much the head stamp is nearly gone. Your post might be the push I need to throw them...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-03-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,415
Posted By blindshooter
Love these things, very handy. I did get my...

Love these things, very handy. I did get my machinist buddy to clean up the top and sides and made up some hardwood jaws. I like the idea of a thrust bearing.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-15-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,600
Posted By blindshooter
If you don't like the roller but the ball bothers...

If you don't like the roller but the ball bothers your hand, try a larger ball. I use billiard balls on most presses. I have thought about making one for my 1050.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-07-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By blindshooter
+1

+1
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