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Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-16-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,481
Posted By Ben B.
The Action Steel format sounds fun. I’m a big fan...

The Action Steel format sounds fun. I’m a big fan of quick, low-hassle matches. And I enjoy the heck out of IDPA, USPSA, 3G, PRS, etc., most especially when they are quick, low-hassle matches.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 02-29-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Ben B.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B004XNODPI/ref=cm_c...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B004XNODPI/ref=cm_cr_arp_mb_bdcrb_top?ie=UTF8
Forum: ARs ONLY 03-23-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,155
Posted By Ben B.
If I stuff 220 gr Hndy RN .300 BLK subs into std...

If I stuff 220 gr Hndy RN .300 BLK subs into std MagPul 20 rd mags, the wide bullets press on the ribs of those mags, which bulge outward visibly and occasionally seem to lead to a feed malfxn. If I...
Forum: ARs ONLY 03-06-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,845
Posted By Ben B.
I would be stunned if Noveske didn't make it...

I would be stunned if Noveske didn't make it right.
Forum: ARs ONLY 02-20-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,845
Posted By Ben B.
I shoot my ARs, instead of fondling them. I could...

I shoot my ARs, instead of fondling them. I could not care less about the lower receiver caliber markings on an aluminum and plastic poodle shooter. A cool roll mark is cool for about 1.3 seconds,...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 12-21-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,117
Posted By Ben B.
I have Saddleback Leather. The first lasted 5...

I have Saddleback Leather. The first lasted 5 years before my Lab puppy got hold of it and destroyed it. I replaced it with another Saddleback and it is going strong about 5 years now.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-01-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,730
Posted By Ben B.
2 favorites: ...

2 favorites:

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Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-27-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 13,887
Posted By Ben B.
1903 Model Hand Ejector in .32 Long. Inherited...

1903 Model Hand Ejector in .32 Long. Inherited from my great grandfather whom my youngest boy (9 yrs) is named after. It looked like a pimp gun when I got it, with peeling chrome and a broken mother...
Forum: Springfield Armory 04-27-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,585
Posted By Ben B.
I'll have to look at mine. I might have 30K rds...

I'll have to look at mine. I might have 30K rds thru the old one. Less than 10K thru the new one.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 02-10-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,840
Posted By Ben B.
Small local matches are my favorite. Less...

Small local matches are my favorite. Less waiting, taping, scoring, & rules-drama. You certainly get to do things generally not done at a standard range.

At larger matches you learn that while...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 02-10-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,841
Posted By Ben B.
How many run & reload pistol fights are in your...

How many run & reload pistol fights are in your LTSHTF plans? How many mags used per run n gun pistol fight? Add one more mag above your plans, for safety.

Or just stocking up for the 10 Year...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 02-10-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Ben B.
CMC work perfectly in my three 1911s. You can try...

CMC work perfectly in my three 1911s. You can try Tripp 10 rd mags (https://www.trippresearch.com/store/store_1911.html). They work fine for me also.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-28-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,931
Posted By Ben B.
I sent my hopefully final 2 F4s in end of...

I sent my hopefully final 2 F4s in end of January-checks deposited early February. Stamps were back in mid to late October. 8 + months. Longest wait yet for ATF.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-24-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,738
Posted By Ben B.
Back when I first got a pocket pistol I thought...

Back when I first got a pocket pistol I thought it needed to start with .4x, and went with a Kahr PM40. The PM40 has served me well as EDC for 12+years, but if I had do-overs, it would be a PM9. The...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-17-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,072
Posted By Ben B.
My guess is that it is a .45 and it isn't...

My guess is that it is a .45 and it isn't travelling at 1,200 fps, which is just some number that some one pulled out.
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-15-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,842
Posted By Ben B.
231 was pretty sooty for me, most powders seem...

231 was pretty sooty for me, most powders seem cleaner than 231.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 04-04-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,440
Posted By Ben B.
Just go shoot a match. All the speculating,...

Just go shoot a match. All the speculating, waiting to get better first, need more practice, need the perfect gear, etc is stalling and wasting time. Call the match director for IDPA or steel or...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 04-04-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By Ben B.
Yes. Whatever kydex you like. A belt...

Yes.



Whatever kydex you like. A belt holster with straight drop and 4-6 mags on the belt. I prefer holsters that cover the muzzle. BladeTech holster set has been a good deal before, I don't...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-08-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,138
Posted By Ben B.
I have medium sized hands and definitely prefer...

I have medium sized hands and definitely prefer flat MSH and changed all of mine to flat.
Forum: Rimfire! 01-08-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,393
Posted By Ben B.
I have a Marvel Unit One conversion upper on a...

I have a Marvel Unit One conversion upper on a dedicated frame. It is as reliable as any 22 pistol. That means it usually is fine whether plinking or at a steel match. I have had all of my 22 autos...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 09-15-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,595
Posted By Ben B.
At a club match, who cares? I like L10. You...

At a club match, who cares?

I like L10. You can shoot a plastic .40 or .45 with mags downloaded to 10 rds (Major Production) or a single stack gun with 10 rd mags. I haven't shot it since getting...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 01-03-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,346
Posted By Ben B.
I am happy that round dumping, and the required...

I am happy that round dumping, and the required mind-reading or interrogation of shooter's intent, is no longer something to consider in IDPA. If someone wants to shoot empty to make a slidelock...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 01-02-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,346
Posted By Ben B.
Everyone knows that Real Operators charge into...

Everyone knows that Real Operators charge into the unknown with a half-loaded or malfunctioning pistol. It's the only way to prevent ambushes.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 01-01-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,346
Posted By Ben B.
That type of guy is certainly not an...

That type of guy is certainly not an IDPA-original, and he can be found in other games as well.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 11-26-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,346
Posted By Ben B.
I really agree with this. I try to make stages...

I really agree with this. I try to make stages that involve getting off the X, shooting while moving & open reloads while moving b/c there just isn't any REAL cover.

One problem I struggle with is...
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