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Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By RetiredRod
why not coins? :)

why not coins? :)
Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By RetiredRod
I wonder what is the ratio of sales of SPP's vs...

I wonder what is the ratio of sales of SPP's vs LPP's?
Forum: Revolvers Yesterday, 06:28 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 20,374
Posted By RetiredRod
Probably one of these first time gun buyers. ...

Probably one of these first time gun buyers. :rofl:
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By RetiredRod
With accuracy like that why do you think bumping...

With accuracy like that why do you think bumping up the velocity might be helpful? BTW, what weight blues did you get?
Forum: General Gun Discussion Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,029
Posted By RetiredRod
Bought a pristine Colt, from a co-worker needing...

Bought a pristine Colt, from a co-worker needing cash, for $60 in 1965. Paid a gunsmith $35 to "accurize" it and used it in Bullseye competition for several years.
Forum: Reloading Bench Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By RetiredRod
The bullet weight would be helpful information. ...

The bullet weight would be helpful information. Also, the purpose of your load with this bullet - target, plinking, competition, self defense?
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 03-28-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By RetiredRod
Intent and purpose for this sub-forum

Members, this sub-forum was created to be a place for all discussions pertaining to the COVID-19 virus that are not firearm or Second Amendment based.

Up until now the virus comments and...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-28-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By RetiredRod
As long as they're not gang-bangers, dope-heads,...

As long as they're not gang-bangers, dope-heads, or Democrats I say let em have guns.
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 03-28-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By RetiredRod
sending pm.

sending pm.
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-26-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 556
Posted By RetiredRod
It's just an upside-down primer. It happens...

It's just an upside-down primer. It happens occasionally, but rarely, when I'm reloading. Hard to imagine how it happens on automated factory assembly lines. And, how it slipped by QC.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-26-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 857
Posted By RetiredRod
Seriously, "shoot a virus"? I practice "aim...

Seriously, "shoot a virus"? I practice "aim small-miss small" but a virus size target is ridiculous. :rolleyes:
Forum: Revolvers 03-26-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,998
Posted By RetiredRod
Do you have to be careful which cleaners you use...

Do you have to be careful which cleaners you use on a nickle finish revolver? I seem to remember reading here a few years back that the nickle finish is not as robust as a blued finish when it come...
Forum: Range Reports 03-25-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,717
Posted By RetiredRod
Another example of "it's better to beg...

Another example of "it's better to beg forgiveness than ask permission". :)
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By RetiredRod
When I retired back in 2000, I decided to give...

When I retired back in 2000, I decided to give myself a retirement gift of a custom 1911. I contacted Ross Carter in Harrison, Arkansas and commissioned him to build me the finest 1911 he could do. ...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-25-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By RetiredRod
Well, you fooled me. :)

Well, you fooled me. :)
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-25-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By RetiredRod
You might get some interest if you posted this in...

You might get some interest if you posted this in the Want to Buy sub-forum.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By RetiredRod
Pro - dirt can be removed with any product made...

Pro - dirt can be removed with any product made for cleaning guns without harming the finish.
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-24-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By RetiredRod
I second what Jim said. The thumbnail distance...

I second what Jim said. The thumbnail distance should get you a workable OAL. What powder(s) will you be using?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-24-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,458
Posted By RetiredRod
Gentlemen, every post since #55 has been off of...

Gentlemen, every post since #55 has been off of topic of price gouging. Please take personal chit-chat to the PM section.
Forum: Revolvers 03-24-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,015
Posted By RetiredRod
This was a 3 year old dormant thread that got...

This was a 3 year old dormant thread that got revived, which is against Forum rules. Question got asked and answered, so closing this thread. Please start a new thread if you wish to continue this...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-23-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 630
Posted By RetiredRod
Now, which is even more of a slap in the face, I...

Now, which is even more of a slap in the face, I have to pull about 50 of them.[/QUOTE]

Look on the bright side, with the loose fit it should only take one whack per round. :biglaugh:
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-22-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,155
Posted By RetiredRod
Welcome to the Forum, DWW. Glad to have you...

Welcome to the Forum, DWW. Glad to have you here. In addition to answering specific questions we try to help members, especially new ones, with reloading terminology. The round (usually) brass...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-22-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,754
Posted By RetiredRod
Hey, thanks Oldfut, I like that. Maybe that's...

Hey, thanks Oldfut, I like that. Maybe that's what I'll start calling them - "zombie threads". :rock:
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-22-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,754
Posted By RetiredRod
You're giving advice to a post that is over 8...

You're giving advice to a post that is over 8 years old and the poster hasn't logged onto the Forum in the past 8 years. This is the problem with reviving old dead threads.
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-22-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,663
Posted By RetiredRod
I'm betting they'll fire just fine. Kinda hard to...

I'm betting they'll fire just fine. Kinda hard to "kill" a primer.
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