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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-31-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By TRX302
Note that 10mm comes in two basic kinds,...

Note that 10mm comes in two basic kinds, "original load" and "same as .40 S&W." You need to check the specs before buying. If you set the gun up for full-house 10mm it will need a stronger recoil...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-25-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,107
Posted By TRX302
> Evidence tampering anyone? Probably like...

> Evidence tampering anyone?

Probably like "parallel construction," that is, lying under oath. "It's not perjury if *we* do it!"
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-25-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By TRX302
You can buy long springs for 6" slides, but you...

You can buy long springs for 6" slides, but you can use one of the long spring plugs and a regular-length GI spring, with a much wider selection of springs. Cheaper too.

Looks like OEM 10mm...
Forum: Para USA 07-11-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By TRX302
It may fall under "costs more than it's worth",...

It may fall under "costs more than it's worth", but a good smith can install a steel ramp in an aluminum frame. Or you can have the frame cut for a ramped barrel and change barrels.

Still, the...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-04-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By TRX302
Now that is interesting... those MegGars must be...

Now that is interesting... those MegGars must be really tight at the top. If you ever get a chance to measure that mag, would you post the dimensions?

When mag makers change the feed lip...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 07-04-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By TRX302
It's not necessarily an "improper" mag; some...

It's not necessarily an "improper" mag; some manufacturers just mark their Super mags "9mm/.38" and ship the same magazine for both cartridges. Mine work just fine with 9mm despite the extra room...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-04-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By TRX302
That's the main reason I stopped going to the...

That's the main reason I stopped going to the local malls back in the '90s. The mall owners seemed uninterested in running the "youths" out. Sears had an outside door into the tool department, so I...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-30-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By TRX302
True. My wife went with one, as it was smaller,...

True. My wife went with one, as it was smaller, lighter, and she had no desire for any "apps", just a phone. But given the frequency and size of updates, it appears to be a standard smartphone,...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 06-30-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 12,808
Posted By TRX302
There have been a number of cases were there was...

There have been a number of cases were there was no initial arrest or charges (George Zimmerman being probably the best-known of those), but the prosecutors moved days or weeks afterward.

Almost...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-26-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,582
Posted By TRX302
Well, the cities, states, and various Federal...

Well, the cities, states, and various Federal agencies have been bending over backwards to give BLM everything they want...

This might actually be fun. Well, until BLM's paymasters yank their...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-26-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 960
Posted By TRX302
RIA catalogs several variations, but they don't...

RIA catalogs several variations, but they don't bring in many and they seem to sell instantly.

Despite the "experts" continually claiming the .38 Super is dead, they sure seem hard to keep in...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 06-23-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 12,808
Posted By TRX302
I did some heavy thinking about that after...

I did some heavy thinking about that after watching how they were blocking the freeway and attacking people during the Ferguson riots.

If there's nothing but meat in front of me, I'm dropping the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-20-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,612
Posted By TRX302
I still have a bet riding on the idiots...

I still have a bet riding on the idiots vandalizing a statue of Martin Luther King by Thanksgiving.

"All statues are racist!"
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-18-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By TRX302
Para used a longer spring for their 6" guns. Or,...

Para used a longer spring for their 6" guns. Or, given it was Para, at least some of their 6" guns. Several aftermarket sources make extended spring plugs that take up the extra inch so you can use...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 06-16-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By TRX302
You can make a spacer out of cardboard and glue...

You can make a spacer out of cardboard and glue it in with Super Glue. Fingernail polish remover or acetone will dissolve Super Glue.

Cardboard will work for a few magazines-full. If it doesn't...
Forum: Para USA 06-15-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By TRX302
JMB didn't stop with the Colt 1911. He used a...

JMB didn't stop with the Colt 1911. He used a ramped barrel on the Hi Power.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-13-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By TRX302
Not all FLGRs have a takedown hole; I have a...

Not all FLGRs have a takedown hole; I have a couple in the parts box that don't. You have to drop the barrel and spring plug into the slide, then the spring and guide rod, and hold the foot of the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-13-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By TRX302
Some of the 3" and 3.5" variants, the breechface...

Some of the 3" and 3.5" variants, the breechface doesn't entirely clear the disconnector hole. I worried about that endlessly when building a gun with an RIA Commander slide on an old Para Warthog...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-13-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By TRX302
I've had those too. Never shot enough to have...

I've had those too. Never shot enough to have one break, but they were right *&*#^@@s to disassemble; couldn't push it through with just a punch, needed a few taps with a small hammer too.

It...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-13-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,191
Posted By TRX302
Ours are virtually identical to our driver's...

Ours are virtually identical to our driver's licenses, laminated, hologrammed, and barcoded.



So were ours, up until the early '80s. Had little pips along the edges where they were torn out of...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-13-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By TRX302
Never too late! Now you get to experience...

Never too late!

Now you get to experience the Drawer Full of Holsters, the Wal-Mart Perp Walk, and a few weeks or months of low-level paranoia before you get it all sorted out...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-12-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By TRX302
I'm mostly deaf; without being able to see their...

I'm mostly deaf; without being able to see their face, I'm usually unable to make any sense out of what noises I hear.

My new schtick is to lean in close and shout "DO... YOU... SPEAK... ENGLISH?"
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 06-12-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By TRX302
No reason the controlled demolition people can't...

No reason the controlled demolition people can't get started right now. Slap a Federal "eminent domain" on the land and then revoke their passports.

Get rid of the diplomats and their staffs, and...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-12-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,556
Posted By TRX302
PD in a nearby town were allowed to carry the...

PD in a nearby town were allowed to carry the .357, but spare ammo all had to be department-issue .38 Special. The reasoning being that the officer with the .357 could pass spare ammo to a fellow...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-11-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By TRX302
> 7.62x54R A PSL has few parts...

> 7.62x54R

A PSL has few parts interchangeable with an AK. The rare Molot and Saiga 54Rs are AKs, but with the internal bits rearranged to make room for the longer cartridge.

What kind of "AK"...
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