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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-27-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By Sailormilan2
I've done that conversion several times without a...

I've done that conversion several times without a problem. 4 different brands of 45acp frames, with 3 different brands of 9mm and 38 Super barrels and I have not had to modify anything yet.
Forum: ARs ONLY 07-23-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 266,745
Posted By Sailormilan2
My AR, made to comply with CA's Assault Weapon...

My AR, made to comply with CA's Assault Weapon Laws. Built with a Bear Creek side charging upper.

https://i.imgur.com/FAiCgYg.jpg
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-22-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Sailormilan2
It's being advertised as an aftermarket 10mm...

It's being advertised as an aftermarket 10mm magazine for a 1911. I've looked all over the internet and I can't find anything that looks like that.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-22-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Sailormilan2
1911 follower

Does anyone know who made this 1911 mag, and if this type is any good? It has a strange looking follower.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-19-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Sailormilan2
I'm actually in the process of switching over to...

I'm actually in the process of switching over to the 38 Super, from the 45 acp, for my PDW. 2 extra shots, and the extra velocity ensures that JHPs open up better.
I actually managed to 1525...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-18-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,220
Posted By Sailormilan2
Lyman Reloading manual #47 shows two "short nose"...

Lyman Reloading manual #47 shows two "short nose" SWC type bullets. Lyman #452488 and #452460. #488 is a 195 gr bullet, and #460 is a 200 gr bullet. They listen OAL of 1.12" for the 195 gr #488,...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-12-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 837
Posted By Sailormilan2
It can be done for less than $500 in parts, of...

It can be done for less than $500 in parts, of one does the majority of the work one's self. Very little machining involved, using a non ramped barrel, unless one sets it up to be able to go back...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-03-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,999
Posted By Sailormilan2
I tested some loads yesterday using a Chronograph...

I tested some loads yesterday using a Chronograph at 15 feet. Results were interesting.
Using a Saeco 383 bullet sized to .357 for my .356 barrel I got right at 1300 fps using 7.9 gr of Blue Dot. A...
Forum: Ammo Can 06-21-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,210
Posted By Sailormilan2
Roze (Zero) is where I drove to pick up the 9mm...

Roze (Zero) is where I drove to pick up the 9mm and where I have the 45acp on backorder. I ordered and received 9mm and 45acp approximately 4 months ago. But since then all their 45acp shows out of...
Forum: Ammo Can 06-21-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,210
Posted By Sailormilan2
I just got 1000 45 acp FMJ bullets from Precision...

I just got 1000 45 acp FMJ bullets from Precision Delta that I ordered just over a week ago. Most are already loaded.
I'm still waiting for the 2K 9mm bullets that I ordered from Roze Distribution...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 06-16-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Sailormilan2
I use 38 Super mags for all my 1911s when they...

I use 38 Super mags for all my 1911s when they are in their 9mm mode. Makes it a bit cheaper than buying another set of magazines. One mag for 9mm, 38 Super, and 9x23. Works well.
But, the only...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-11-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,994
Posted By Sailormilan2
I've received 2 calls. The first from my...

I've received 2 calls. The first from my daughter about 2 months ago, and I gave her her inheritance share. Guns I had always told her would be hers. Though I did make her comply with state law and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-10-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,681
Posted By Sailormilan2
Interesting. I just finished installing 3...

Interesting. I just finished installing 3 Remsport 9mm barrels into 2 ParaOrdnance slides. The barrels came from Remsport without caliber markings and all needed fitting. I needed to remove around...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-08-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,493
Posted By Sailormilan2
Yesterday morning about 3:45 am, I heard to sets...

Yesterday morning about 3:45 am, I heard to sets of 3 very rapid shots. They sounded like they were only a block, or so, away. My gut feeling was that someone was testing out something they had...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-07-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,618
Posted By Sailormilan2
Just to make things interesting, here is a copy...

Just to make things interesting, here is a copy from the Winchester 15th Edition Reloader's Manual(1997). 9x23 starts where the 38 Super leaves off. But, I think that the Super is not loaded to its...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-04-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,618
Posted By Sailormilan2
FWIW, Winchester's load date for the 9x23 was 8.4...

FWIW, Winchester's load date for the 9x23 was 8.4 gr WAP. Giving 1425 fps with a 125 gr bullet. WAP is now Silhouette.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-04-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,618
Posted By Sailormilan2
Remsport/TR-Enabling just had a sale on their...

Remsport/TR-Enabling just had a sale on their unramped Commander barrels in 9mm(9x19). I've got 3 on the way, and at least one of them is going to become a 9x23.:rock:
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 05-30-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Sailormilan2
Most 1911 safeties will work. But most will need...

Most 1911 safeties will work. But most will need minor fitting. It's not so much what fits, as to the style and shape of the safety levers themselves that you want.
Ambi safeties require something...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-30-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Sailormilan2
.355 or .356

I'm getting ready to order a batch of Jacketed bullets(FMJ and JHP) to load in both 9mm and 38 Super. My barrels in both calibers slug at .356. Should I use .355 or .356 bullets, since I have the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-06-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Sailormilan2
IMR4064 is the powder used in the Military's...

IMR4064 is the powder used in the Military's MK316 7.62x51 round. Nominal load is 41.745 gr for a 175 gr bullet.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-03-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,426
Posted By Sailormilan2
It's not that the 9mm is "fatter" than the 38...

It's not that the 9mm is "fatter" than the 38 Super, but that the case is a tapered case. The mouth of the 9mm is about .003" smaller in diameter than that on the 38 Super, and the base of the 9mm...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-30-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,468
Posted By Sailormilan2
[QUOTE=magazineman;13142676]Sailorman2...

[QUOTE=magazineman;13142676]Sailorman2 -------------- So a greater than 1% death rate for those known cases with 30 cases that still haven't resolved one way or the other.
Compared to an only One...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-30-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,468
Posted By Sailormilan2
Our local news gives a running count on the 5 PM...

Our local news gives a running count on the 5 PM news of the total numbers.
So far our county(Kern in California), there have 906 confirmed positive cases.
Of those, there has been 7 deaths. 4 of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-28-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Sailormilan2
Absolutely will work. You need to find a...

Absolutely will work. You need to find a Commander sized slide that goes into your frame. Replace the 45 acp ejector with a 9mm ejector, and trim the length until a loaded 45 acp round will just...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-25-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By Sailormilan2
To add to the comments, I read the The Great...

To add to the comments, I read the The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History, by John Barry, shortly after the COVID-19 mess started.
In it he mentions incidents where the...
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