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Forum: Reloading Bench 07-03-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,402
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: 2,605
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: 2,605
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: 11
Views: 512
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: 116
Views: 6,162
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: 1,433
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: 49
Views: 3,192
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: 1,278
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: 1,278
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: 1,278
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: 285
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: 318
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: 570
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: 2,180
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: 4,930
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: 4,930
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: 274
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: 848
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...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-22-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,761
Posted By Sailormilan2
But that was a CHILD/PARENT relationship, she...

But that was a CHILD/PARENT relationship, she could self register with a $19 fee, and hold onto the guns while it is processed.

There is an exemption for that.

Not...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-21-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,761
Posted By Sailormilan2
It's not necessarily illegal, if she has the...

It's not necessarily illegal, if she has the Firearm Safety Certificate. I gave my daughter two handguns at the start of this pandemic mess, but I made sure she got her FSC. She can fill out the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-21-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,761
Posted By Sailormilan2
Have you told her that she needs to get a Firearm...

Have you told her that she needs to get a Firearm Safety Certificate before she picks up the gun? That is a requirement of the law in CA when a firearm is loaned to someone.
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-16-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By Sailormilan2
HP-38 is the same as Win 231. HS-6 is the same...

HP-38 is the same as Win 231. HS-6 is the same as Win 540.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-11-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By Sailormilan2
Agreed. I have one multi caliber set up using a...

Agreed. I have one multi caliber set up using a Para Ordnance slide with .40 breech face and one using a standard Rock Island "9mm" slide. With the .40 breech face, I can go up to 10mm if I choose.
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-04-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Sailormilan2
I've tested several different 9x23 and 38 Super...

I've tested several different 9x23 and 38 Super barrels for ammo interchangeability. 38 Super ammo seems to fit just fine in 9x23 barrel, and 9x23 ammo fits just fine in 38 Super barrels. There was...
Forum: ARs ONLY 04-02-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,067
Posted By Sailormilan2
I have both. I have the Palmetto PA10 and...

I have both. I have the Palmetto PA10 and Tanker, Standard, and Medium weight barrels M14s. The PA10, which I put together, cost about 1/2 as much as an M14. The PA10 has a 20" barrel, which is...
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