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Forum: Ammo Can Yesterday, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By jjfitch
This hurt!

Ouch!

Love ya brother...:)
Forum: Range Reports Yesterday, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By jjfitch
Nice, move the target a little to the right next...

Nice, move the target a little to the right next time! :)
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 101
Posted By jjfitch
A couple of helpful mints: Put a thin piece...

A couple of helpful mints:

Put a thin piece of brass under the front sight in order to protect from marring! Be sure to support the slide so it will lay flat on top of the brass shim!

Some...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 77
Posted By jjfitch
I have shot a zillion of both 185 and 200 LSWC's....

I have shot a zillion of both 185 and 200 LSWC's.

After a slight bell necessary for seating bullets the case should be taper crimped to .470 +/- .001 and you are golden! The exact die is...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 509
Posted By jjfitch
"Due to a recently purchased handgun that won’t...

"Due to a recently purchased handgun that won’t fire my loaded ammo I sought out Federal primers. I came up with a box of Small Pistol Match and Small Pistol Magnum.

This 9mm so far doesn’t like...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By jjfitch
Powder burn rate chart are useful when comparing...

Powder burn rate chart are useful when comparing powders and are pretty reliable for finding powders with similar burn rates but are not linear.

Yes, #2 will be fine for your purposes as well as...
Forum: Ammo Can Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By jjfitch
"That there's funny right there"! Aside from...

"That there's funny right there"!

Aside from the "sillyness", pulling your gun from your holster in public and brandishing would generate a disciplinary letter!

Especially in todays...
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By jjfitch
You've got three problems: 125 PF Short...

You've got three problems:
125 PF
Short barrel
Small case capacity

Your challenge is using a powder to get 125 PF within safe pressures.

B/E will be at MAX

Unique should be efficient and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By jjfitch
The most common error in reassembly is the...

The most common error in reassembly is the position of the left leg of the "sear" spring.

Remove the main spring housing (MSH) and be sure the left leg of the sear spring is positioned correctly...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-11-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 83
Posted By jjfitch
Welcome from Mason County, WA! The Beautiful PNW!

Welcome from Mason County, WA! The Beautiful PNW!
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-09-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,180
Posted By jjfitch
This!

Well I did It! I was able to reload 100 9mm's in 13.5 minutes which makes the "400 in an hour" doable! The first time in over 40 years using progressives that I timed my progress! The pace was quite...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-08-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,180
Posted By jjfitch
Oops!

OOPS!

I thought we were starting with boxes of primers! Not tubes of primers!

Yes, I have multiple tubes for SP and LP's!

I just watched a video, 40 rounds of .223 in 6 minutes! Did not...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-08-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,180
Posted By jjfitch
"They claim up to 400 an hour." on a 550! ...

"They claim up to 400 an hour." on a 550!

I've heard this too and call BS! Is there a "You tube" for validation?

I've been reloading on mine (450, 550, SDB) for over 40 years and have never...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 07-06-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,363
Posted By jjfitch
FM/UHF HAM radio will be our saving grace when...

FM/UHF HAM radio will be our saving grace when the SHTF!

The insurgents are highly motivated and way ahead of "US" in organizing and communications!

Patriots should be forming and organizing...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-06-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,013
Posted By jjfitch
Review the above and: I don't thik your gun...

Review the above and:

I don't thik your gun is worn out it just needs to be put back into spec after "Bubba" fixed it!

Heavy trigger pull after re-assembly may indicate a common re-assembly...
Forum: Springfield Armory 07-06-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By jjfitch
9mm or 45ACP? What ammo? Factory ammo: ...

9mm or 45ACP?

What ammo?

Factory ammo:

Home Defense 45: 23# Main spring/16# "return to battery " spring!

Home Defense 9mm: 23# Main Spring/12# "return to battery" spring!
Forum: Blade Forum 07-06-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By jjfitch
Very interesting find. Can't provide info but...

Very interesting find. Can't provide info but what style of blade is that?

Smiles,
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-05-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By jjfitch
What might be missing here is the exact distance...

What might be missing here is the exact distance between the bore center line and reticle or top of the front sight! This would help others referring to your data!

My numbers are close to yours...
Forum: Revolvers 07-05-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By jjfitch
If it had been fired much there would be evidence...

If it had been fired much there would be evidence above the barrel forcing cone either a slight relic from flame cutting or carbon that is pretty hard to clean. Some revolvers will have evidence of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-05-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By jjfitch
This!

I'm not a one size fits all kinda' guy!
Fixed = Combat
Adjustable = Target

Not a rule just an observation!

Smiles,
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-04-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,031
Posted By jjfitch
Would communication with Tunrbull including...

Would communication with Tunrbull including serial number reveal the truth?

Asking for a friend. I have no interest in the firearm!

Smiles,
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 07-03-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By jjfitch
Yup, only 20 grains less than the 115 grain 9mm....

Yup, only 20 grains less than the 115 grain 9mm. I've loaded them a few times and they shot just fine.

All the best,
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-02-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By jjfitch
We're on the same page..

It started as my duty gun! I tried a 4506 too but I got caught up in the 40 cal. Glock thing!

I never fell in love with the G-22! I sold it the day I retired!

I'll never sell the Gen 3's!
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-02-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By jjfitch
Not a chance!

I never said I didn't shoot it! I love the thing! It gets carried occasionally along with a 5906. Both have night sites and shoot to POA!

Smiles,
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-02-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 240
Posted By jjfitch
Welcome from the beautiful Pacific Northwest! We...

Welcome from the beautiful Pacific Northwest! We escaped CA 15 years ago before WA became a Marist mecca!

My parents were from South Pittsburg. I inherited a "sporterized" 98' Mauser (.243 Win)...
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