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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-15-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By Rowlf
The M52-2 I own was half-way there. It was used...

The M52-2 I own was half-way there. It was used by a Bullseye competitor that had a maintenance program of oil and had sweaty hands. Being put away dirty in a Pachmayr box for ten years that had felt...
Forum: ARs ONLY 08-10-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,094
Posted By Rowlf
Just in case if you are old enough and want to...

Just in case if you are old enough and want to keep up while using aperture sights, I like a Bob Jones with a +0.75 lens to keep the front sight sharp.

B JONES
TACTICAL SIGHTS...
Forum: Range Reports 07-14-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By Rowlf
That's good data! I bet you could cut that...

That's good data! I bet you could cut that grouping in half with less shooter work needed by using Asym, Zero or Atlanta Arms 185 JHP target ammo.
Forum: Range Reports 07-13-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By Rowlf
What ammo where you using?

What ammo where you using?
Forum: Revolvers 07-12-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,710
Posted By Rowlf
I like my stove-pipe OMS that came from the...

I like my stove-pipe OMS that came from the factory with a double-cockeyed hammer. Someone gave it a super smooth double action and the single action is fantastic.

(I just wish it came with big...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-14-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By Rowlf
Clark used Tiger Tooth pin-punch stippling, left...

Clark used Tiger Tooth pin-punch stippling, left or right direction based on order. This looks like chisel stippling (AMU style).

No luck on the signature.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-03-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,414
Posted By Rowlf
The Elvex RX500 are great. Inexpensive, clear,...

The Elvex RX500 are great. Inexpensive, clear, comfortable and hard to scratch. Safety Glasses USA has sales from time to time so sometimes you can save on shipping. If I see a sale I buy a +0.75,...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-02-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,414
Posted By Rowlf
Oliver, Are you using any lens correction in...

Oliver,

Are you using any lens correction in your glasses to get a sharp front sight image? I use a +1.0 or +1.25 over my normal correction depending on lighting and how far the pistol is away...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-02-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,414
Posted By Rowlf
Sure. ISSF Rapid Fire finals have a 13cm (for...

Sure. ISSF Rapid Fire finals have a 13cm (for Men) or 8.5cm (for Women) diameter A zone at 25 meters with scoring in a hit-or-miss format.

Here are some notes on sight notch width:
...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-02-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,414
Posted By Rowlf
Just for some ideas... ...

Just for some ideas...
...
Forum: Revolvers 05-23-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Rowlf
Jim Cirillo was big on S&D/W&W but his were 41...

Jim Cirillo was big on S&D/W&W but his were 41 and 44 mag. I like the idea for a 357 mag but I don't know enough to know of a benefit.

See, for PPC shooting 38 Spl, a faster barrel twist than S&W...
Forum: Revolvers 05-23-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Rowlf
Looks good. In addition to Smolts and...

Looks good.

In addition to Smolts and Cougers, there are also Wesson & Wesson revolvers. A S&W with a Dan Wesson barrel and shroud.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-10-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,671
Posted By Rowlf
I shot a Colt Gold Cup National Match today with...

I shot a Colt Gold Cup National Match today with the standard 16 pound recoil spring first using Atlanta Arms Elite 185 JHP AMU Match 920FPS ammo and then 200gr SWC/4.0gr BE reloads with no...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-05-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By Rowlf
I have a Mitutoyo CD-6" ASX I bought six or so...

I have a Mitutoyo CD-6" ASX I bought six or so years ago. Before buying I visited the metrology shop at the company I work at and asked for recommendations. They recommended the Mitutoyo as the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-02-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,434
Posted By Rowlf
Kroil, a scraper made from brass tubing, then a...

Kroil, a scraper made from brass tubing, then a brass brush. I am always amazed by how much hard crud gets in there.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-02-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,671
Posted By Rowlf
Yes, the OD at the very end of the case by the...

Yes, the OD at the very end of the case by the bullet. It is hard to measure but with practice you can get repeatable measurements. With lead bullets and low charges a tight crimp will get...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-01-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By Rowlf
185 JHP is outside my budget but Magnus swaged...

185 JHP is outside my budget but Magnus swaged 185 and 200 SWC have very low weight deviations, so I use them for 50 yards. Some cast bullets can have low weight deviation too.

Kinda neat to open...
Forum: Ammo Can 04-25-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By Rowlf
Roze Distribution (http://www.rozedist.com/)...

Roze Distribution (http://www.rozedist.com/) sells SWC loaded ammunition and several other types.

Loaded 45 ammunition...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-25-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By Rowlf
Not as bad as Clark Custom tiger tooth that a lot...

Not as bad as Clark Custom tiger tooth that a lot of people would take a small hammer to so as not to draw blood when new and sharp.

The aggressive stippling works well with one handed shooting...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-25-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By Rowlf
There were pistolsmiths that came from the Army...

There were pistolsmiths that came from the Army Marksmanship Unit from the 1960/70s that did stippling with a chisel. I prefer stippling over checkering and the aggressive texture from chisel...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-23-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,671
Posted By Rowlf
I'm pretty sure 200 swc/4.0 BE ran in my Range...

I'm pretty sure 200 swc/4.0 BE ran in my Range Officer with factory springs. After I started trying to buy points and mounted a red dot I had to lighten the springs for the added slide weight.
...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-20-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,671
Posted By Rowlf
Good idea! Lyman Reloading Handbook, 44th...

Good idea! Lyman Reloading Handbook, 44th Edition, 1967, Page 127 - 200gr SWC starting Bullseye load 3.5 grains, 731 FPS, max 4.8 grains 913 FPS.

I like 0.452" 200 SWC over 4.0 BE with a 0.465"...
Forum: Range Reports 04-20-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Rowlf
If you use a 1911, you may be able to tighten up...

If you use a 1911, you may be able to tighten up your scores like TD Smith:

Specially built pistol was used by Lt. Colonel T.D. Smith, U.S. Air Force, a member of the 1963 US Pan American Games...
Forum: Range Reports 04-20-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Rowlf
Fun stuff. Have you tried shooting one...

Fun stuff.

Have you tried shooting one handed?

Maybe Mr Khaidurov can help: Rapid fire pistol shooting basics by Efim Khaidurov (https://youtu.be/SrVcN6Id2hA)

Neat guy. I own two pistols he...
Forum: Springfield Armory 04-18-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Rowlf
If you search around the forums there are a lot...

If you search around the forums there are a lot of guides for fitting the firing pin stop. I just happened to have put one in yesterday on an old very used 1970s Bullseye pistol based on a Colt...
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