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Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 352
Posted By RetiredRod
When I read the thread title I thought Merle...

When I read the thread title I thought Merle Haggard had returned from the dead. :)
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By RetiredRod
I bought a Kimber Ultra Aegis II 9mm about 10...

I bought a Kimber Ultra Aegis II 9mm about 10 years ago. It's a 3" barrel 1911. Initially it took 2 trips back to Kimber to get some barrel fitting issues corrected. Since then I've put easily 5K...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) Yesterday, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By RetiredRod
Mags no longer available per OP.

Mags no longer available per OP.
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 481
Posted By RetiredRod
This is the method I use.

This is the method I use.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-23-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 536
Posted By RetiredRod
But, we do have our limits. :) Please try to...

But, we do have our limits. :)
Please try to avoid these non-topic discussions.
Pertinent = should churches be open
Non-pertinent = do people have to congregate to worship and the social benefits...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-22-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 10,715
Posted By RetiredRod
Gentlemen, it's time to close this thing. The...

Gentlemen, it's time to close this thing. The thread has been off topic for several days. The appropriateness of armed protestors is no longer being discussed. It has morphed into a back and forth...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-21-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 10,715
Posted By RetiredRod
Outstanding post, Colonel Colt. I also salute...

Outstanding post, Colonel Colt. I also salute you. :cool:
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-21-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 625
Posted By RetiredRod
This is the Reloading Section equivalent of the...

This is the Reloading Section equivalent of the Gunsmithing Section lube thread. :biglaugh:
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-21-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,144
Posted By RetiredRod
Hope you do. Interested in results.

Hope you do. Interested in results.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-21-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,144
Posted By RetiredRod
Thanks for that important clarification, Rifter. ...

Thanks for that important clarification, Rifter. When I chrono my loads I'm not really measuring muzzle velocity, but velocity at the chrono, which is 10-12 feet from the muzzle. Don't most self...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-21-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 625
Posted By RetiredRod
Whoa! Are you saying to put water, detergent and...

Whoa! Are you saying to put water, detergent and lemi-shine in the vibratory tumbler with walnut shell media?
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-19-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,027
Posted By RetiredRod
If you pick up much mixed caliber brass, the...

If you pick up much mixed caliber brass, the shell sorter trays are a huge time saver.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-19-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By RetiredRod
Choice of powder, and particularly charge weight...

Choice of powder, and particularly charge weight is based on bullet weight. The shape (profile) of the bullet doesn't matter as far as powder charge. The bullet profile matters in determining the...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-18-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 10,715
Posted By RetiredRod
I guess I'm missing the point. I thought the...

I guess I'm missing the point. I thought the purpose of voting was to make sure our point of view (truth, justice and the American Way) would prevail. I.E. our side wins. :scratch:
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-18-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By RetiredRod
I don't think you'll have any problem at all. ...

I don't think you'll have any problem at all. But, as Blacktail said, make a dummy round or two and give 'em the plunk test.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-18-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 625
Posted By RetiredRod
I run two vibratory "tumblers". The first is...

I run two vibratory "tumblers". The first is medium grit ground walnut and the second fine grit corn cob. Two hours in the walnut, then transfer to the corncob for another 2 hour run. I add a cap...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-17-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By RetiredRod
I believe "Extreme" are copper coated, not copper...

I believe "Extreme" are copper coated, not copper jacketed as per OP's request.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-17-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By RetiredRod
Thanks DR505 & BOB. I'm going to make this a...

Thanks DR505 & BOB. I'm going to make this a sticky. I'll leave it open for a while for possible additions from other members. This sticky is STRICTLY for bullet mfgs/suppliers. No discussion of...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-16-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,144
Posted By RetiredRod
If I wanted some 230gr XTP defensive loads, Power...

If I wanted some 230gr XTP defensive loads, Power Pistol & AA#7 would be two of the best powders to use, IMO. Although I believe Hornady advertises their XTP's only need 800fps for full expansion,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-15-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,087
Posted By RetiredRod
Mark, of course you're right. I guess my satire...

Mark, of course you're right. I guess my satire didn't come across as I intended. There is more than one reason for a bulged brass. 40 cal Glocks were notorious for it several years ago.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-15-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 10,715
Posted By RetiredRod
SC Shooter, thank you for that on target,...

SC Shooter, thank you for that on target, thought-provoking post. I understand your points and actually agree with them. I am now seeing the situation from a more global and less narrow-minded...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-15-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,755
Posted By RetiredRod
Politically......definitely YES!!! ...

Politically......definitely YES!!!

Geographically......NIMBY (not in my back yard) :)
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-15-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 10,715
Posted By RetiredRod
I must take exception to your comments above. It...

I must take exception to your comments above. It is inaccurate and unfair, to paint all who disagreed with open carry of firearms, particularly rifles, to the protest demonstration, as not being...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-15-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By RetiredRod
Good thing you took the time to ask the question...

Good thing you took the time to ask the question here. That saved you $100. :)
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-14-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By RetiredRod
Is there some reason you can't send your slide to...

Is there some reason you can't send your slide to Novak in a USPS Priority Mail flat rate box? The slide by itself is not a controlled item and can be shipped/mailed like a auto part or tool. The...
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