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Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-05-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,577
Posted By AndyC
Not something I worry about at all, especially...

Not something I worry about at all, especially with today's high-quality mags/springs.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-03-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,118
Posted By AndyC
As soon as I saw that I guessed he was a lefty,...

As soon as I saw that I guessed he was a lefty, then that was confirmed as I read on.

Here's what I've learned over a number of decades teaching literally a few thousand handgun newbies: You can...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-03-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 714
Posted By AndyC
Same issue with the Shield .45 - I have strong...

Same issue with the Shield .45 - I have strong thumbs and can load the notoriously tough .44 Automag magazine, but the Shield was something else. Fortunately it did get easier over time but it took a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-31-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By AndyC
Very nice. Which magazines does this take?

Very nice.

Which magazines does this take?
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 07-26-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By AndyC
I made one: https://i.imgur.com/pvSKGEd.jpg ...

I made one:

https://i.imgur.com/pvSKGEd.jpg

This is what I need to make S. African biltong and dried sausage - a Lowes' plastic tub with lid, some dowel rods, a PC fan to extract the air and a...
Forum: Ammo Can 07-23-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 789
Posted By AndyC
I got some SK .22 ammo recently from Brownells...

I got some SK .22 ammo recently from Brownells (Fedex lost the parcel for a week but it was evenually found and delivered yesterday) - I'd never heard of them before but it seems like some weird...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 07-21-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By AndyC
This x100 I've kept a gallon of unscented...

This x100

I've kept a gallon of unscented bleach in my bathroom for years for this specific reason - lessons from living in Africa for 3 decades.

In addition, I have various purification...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-21-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By AndyC
Pardon the late response - yes, they were great....

Pardon the late response - yes, they were great. I've gone ahead and ordered a 6-cavity mold of the same style so I can get more production for my time.
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-21-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By AndyC
Welcome from DFW as well.

Welcome from DFW as well.
Forum: Range Reports 07-20-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By AndyC
It was a brand-new pistol out-of-the-box - didn't...

It was a brand-new pistol out-of-the-box - didn't use the slide-stop as a slide-release at all.

The issue showed up after the first mag was fired and the slide-locked open - racking it just...
Forum: Range Reports 07-19-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By AndyC
S&W Shield - won't close on racking the slide - solved

An interesting phenomenon occurred on a friend's new pistol, where the slide wouldn't close when racked from the locked-open position. I would retract the slide 1/8th of an inch as normal, but on...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-19-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,277
Posted By AndyC
Another two cases:

Another two cases:
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-19-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,277
Posted By AndyC
Source:...

Source: https://www.thehighroad.org/index.php?threads/are-legal-concerns-over-carrying-handloads-trivial.172213/page-6#post-2129976
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-19-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,667
Posted By AndyC
Ordered a Pocket Pro 2 shooting timer from Midway...

Ordered a Pocket Pro 2 shooting timer from Midway on the 13th - they estimated the delivery to take 2 weeks (fine, I'm in no rush for it), but quickly updated that to the 17th. Tracking indicates...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-19-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,223
Posted By AndyC
Chuck Warner from Elite Warrior Armament in AZ is...

Chuck Warner from Elite Warrior Armament in AZ is busy resurrecting it as the CSP (Custom Service Pistol, what it was originally called before it became the Bren 10).
...
Forum: Revolvers 07-07-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By AndyC
Range time

I took a lady friend to the range to teach her to shoot (she's very worried about these times), after a few hours of home-training on safety and gun-handling.

She ran the gamut from .22 to .38,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-07-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By AndyC
Fortunately I'm well-stocked on powder and...

Fortunately I'm well-stocked on powder and primers, but I literally had to cast and powdercoat 9mm bullets this past weekend - using a little Lee 2-cavity mold I had been previously using only to...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-03-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,664
Posted By AndyC
Preaching to the choir here, but know the law and...

Preaching to the choir here, but know the law and its boundaries if you're going to carry in public, because people out there WILL deliberately try to get us to over-react so that they "win".
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-02-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By AndyC
I'm with Rifter on this. I shoot relatively...

I'm with Rifter on this.

I shoot relatively soft bullets through my 1911 (cast from range-scrap with added tin) specifically-sized 1-thou' over my measured bore-size (and recently switched from...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-01-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By AndyC
There's often contact with the ejection port...

There's often contact with the ejection port right in the middle of the case - check out some slo-mo ejection videos on Youtube and you'll see the phenomenon in action :)
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 07-01-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 12,900
Posted By AndyC
From "Warren on Homicide" - authors Oscar Le Roy...

From "Warren on Homicide" - authors Oscar Le Roy Warren et al

"Any member of the mob shares the responsibility for the fear the mob has caused and therefore shares the general jeopardy of the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-30-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,320
Posted By AndyC
My very own as opposed to dad's? A Norinco - this...

My very own as opposed to dad's? A Norinco - this would have been around 1990-ish after reading an article where Bill Wilson said the steel was better than that of Colt's.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-30-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,804
Posted By AndyC
Getting it fast and good isn't cheap - you know...

Getting it fast and good isn't cheap - you know the old story.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 06-24-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,535
Posted By AndyC
AGs in 16 States Embrace Background Checks On Ammo Purchases

https://bearingarms.com/cam-e/2020/06/24/ags-states-checks-ammo-purchases
Forum: Blade Forum 06-22-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,038
Posted By AndyC
It's funny - I admire and respect the heck out of...

It's funny - I admire and respect the heck out of the Randall name, but I can never find a knife of theirs that I personally like.

With that said, congrats on your new arrival :)
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