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Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear Today, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Grandpas50AE
I texted with one of the co-owners last week, and...

I texted with one of the co-owners last week, and as of that time they were all healthy.
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Grandpas50AE
I loaded with Solo powders two decades ago, but...

I loaded with Solo powders two decades ago, but have moved on to VV powders. The Solo 1000 was a good powder for mid-range loads in .45, but not as good as my old favorite SR 4756. That got...
Forum: Wilson Combat Yesterday, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By Grandpas50AE
If I was limited to 10 rounds for mag capacity, I...

If I was limited to 10 rounds for mag capacity, I would give serious consideration to the EDC X9s sub-compact. As far as EDC X9, the larger mag capacity would be a no-select for me if limited to...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-01-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,066
Posted By Grandpas50AE
For 9mm that I load, at 3.6 gr of powder each...

For 9mm that I load, at 3.6 gr of powder each round, 8 lbs. gets me just over 15k rounds. It doesn't take much powder to load a lot of practice ammo, at least for me. :)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-29-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,483
Posted By Grandpas50AE
My first was a government issue in the MP's in...

My first was a government issue in the MP's in 1971, then bought my first one in 1973 after I got out - it was a nickel plated Series 70 Mark IV. I fell in love with them when I was 3 years old and...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-27-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Great work on all their part, and how appropriate...

Great work on all their part, and how appropriate the opinion, Opinion No. KP-0296, happens to have the same last three digits as one of my favorite magnum pistol powders. :)

Merged two threads of...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-26-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,529
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Ordered 2k Xtreme 9mm plated 135 gr. HP late last...

Ordered 2k Xtreme 9mm plated 135 gr. HP late last week, order shipped Monday, bullets arrived in this afternoon's mail.
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-25-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 123
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Welcome OldA1guy. I spent a fair amount of time...

Welcome OldA1guy. I spent a fair amount of time on contract to Sam's Club in Bentonville in the early 90's, and got somewhat familiar with Rogers Arkansas for a short while. I still make regular...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Moved it here to Gunsmithing - I think you'll get...

Moved it here to Gunsmithing - I think you'll get more responses, and meaningful responses from the smiths on the forum about their experiences with the pros and cons.
Forum: Wilson Combat 03-24-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,142
Posted By Grandpas50AE
The OP has gotten all the feedback and answers...

The OP has gotten all the feedback and answers needed for proper assessment of his concerns. Closed.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-24-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Yep, I suspected it would be, but didn't get the...

Yep, I suspected it would be, but didn't get the email notification until today. No big deal. In order to not clutter things further, I locking this thread.
Forum: Rimfire! 03-24-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 597
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Very nice acquisition dsk! That is one of the few...

Very nice acquisition dsk! That is one of the few Llama's I've seen in many years in really nice condition, so congrats on finding it!
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-24-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Thanks chrys. After I posted this, I got a few...

Thanks chrys. After I posted this, I got a few emails and text messages from a few friends that are vendors/service providers that they were notified a week or so ago. I did not have plans to attend...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-24-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Grandpas50AE
NRA Email about Canceled Annual Meetings

I just got an email from the NRA that they have canceled the Annual Meetings in Nashville. Anyone else get that email?
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 03-23-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By Grandpas50AE
As jjfitch said. I have copied some description...

As jjfitch said. I have copied some description from the 2A New Only sub-forum, and it applies to the whole forum: "Do NOT reproduce copyrighted material (text, images, or otherwise) on the forum....
Forum: Les Baer 03-23-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Fixed it for you.

Fixed it for you.
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-22-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 507
Posted By Grandpas50AE
My nephew's P320 likes the Xtreme 135 gr. loaded...

My nephew's P320 likes the Xtreme 135 gr. loaded with VV N320 pretty well.
Forum: Range Reports 03-22-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,816
Posted By Grandpas50AE
That's the spirit my friend, and a wonderful...

That's the spirit my friend, and a wonderful thing to do. I burned some last weekend for a Pistol Instructor class that I was assisting in; still shot 184-7x on the DE course of fire exercise. My...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-22-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,791
Posted By Grandpas50AE
You are using flat pans instead of buckets in the...

You are using flat pans instead of buckets in the oven, right? If the cases are stacked too deep, moisture gets trapped at the bottom of the bucket and the ones on the bottom may not get totally dry...
Forum: Wilson Combat 03-22-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,009
Posted By Grandpas50AE
One way to get it in perspective (the wait) is to...

One way to get it in perspective (the wait) is to read the sticky on Army Chief's Wisdom at the top of this sub-forum. He made an eloquent post about how to put that wait in perspective and that post...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-22-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,791
Posted By Grandpas50AE
If you are concerned about the corncob media...

If you are concerned about the corncob media getting in the flash hole/primer pocket, do what my buddy did - he got larger grain media from the pet store that would not fit inside the primer pocket,...
Forum: Wilson Combat 03-22-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,142
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Yep, perfectly normal. The trigger finger...

Yep, perfectly normal. The trigger finger movement is not executed by human beings in exactly the same movement, straight back with no lateral movement, each and every time. There has to be some...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-22-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,791
Posted By Grandpas50AE
I have followed this thread for a few days now,...

I have followed this thread for a few days now, and based on suggestions and reports back from the OP, I see two likely sources of contamination: 1) Wet tumbling with the primers still in the brass,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-22-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,125
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Thread hijack over; a duly appointed jury found...

Thread hijack over; a duly appointed jury found the officer not guilty. Period. Disparagement of the LEO community as a whole doesn't belong here.
Forum: Wilson Combat 03-21-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,009
Posted By Grandpas50AE
Very nice gun and enjoyed reading the write-up. I...

Very nice gun and enjoyed reading the write-up. I have both the Brig-Tac and Cent-Tac from Wilson, and both are very nice guns - I often use them for my classes and buddy shoots when we get together...
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