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Forum: Springfield Armory Today, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By RetiredRod
Definitely need to use an Uplula. First range...

Definitely need to use an Uplula. First range session I forgot to bring mine and it was very difficult to get more than 6-7 rounds in a mag. It is a good shooter and I continue to be pleased with...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By RetiredRod
Tex, one of our other members has recommended to...

Tex, one of our other members has recommended to you several times in each of your similar threads that you need to amend your 1911Forum profile to show your location. But, it appears that you have...
Forum: Springfield Armory 09-26-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By RetiredRod
That is funny Ricky. I never make impulse...

That is funny Ricky. I never make impulse purchases. Except for some reason that Hellcat spoke seductively to me and I succumbed. Iím up to around 300 rounds thru it and I finally got it dialed in...
Forum: Springfield Armory 09-26-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By RetiredRod
Thanks Timbo, I'll check them out.

Thanks Timbo, I'll check them out.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-25-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By RetiredRod
I use an RCBS swaging die on a dedicated Lee...

I use an RCBS swaging die on a dedicated Lee single stage press.

Pretty slow if you have a lot, but not too bad for the occasional crimped primer.
Forum: Springfield Armory 09-25-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By RetiredRod
Do you use a holster or pocket carry?

Do you use a holster or pocket carry?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-25-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By RetiredRod
Alright gentlemen, stop the personal comments. ...

Alright gentlemen, stop the personal comments. Stay on topic.
Forum: Springfield Armory 09-23-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By RetiredRod
Actually went to the gun shop intending to buy a...

Actually went to the gun shop intending to buy a P365. Had handled a friend's a few months ago and liked it. They didn't have a P365 in stock and I had the itch right then to buy something. They...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 09-22-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By RetiredRod
Mad dog, thanks for pointing that out. I called...

Mad dog, thanks for pointing that out. I called the sight co. (SDM), spoke with Scott, the owner, and new rods are on the way. :)

BTW, these rods are 0.080”.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-22-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 874
Posted By RetiredRod
Here's my simplistic take on the link...

Here's my simplistic take on the link compression/tension status:

When the link is "pushing" the barrel into lock-up, the link is in compression. When it's "pulling" the barrel down out of...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 09-22-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By RetiredRod
Thank you for checking, sir. All of mine are...

Thank you for checking, sir. All of mine are .040 also. Can't believe I didn't buy spare rods when I had this sight installed. But the original one lasted 10+ years and a couple of thousand rounds.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 09-21-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By RetiredRod
Appreciate the link. Looks like I can get what I...

Appreciate the link. Looks like I can get what I need there. Thanks.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 09-21-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By RetiredRod
Green would be first choice, but red is good too....

Green would be first choice, but red is good too. Thanks.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-21-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,177
Posted By RetiredRod
In the last couple of weeks there's been 2 or 3...

In the last couple of weeks there's been 2 or 3 ads in our Want to Sell sub-forum for brass in various calibers. The prices seemed reasonable to me.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 09-21-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By RetiredRod
Fiber optic rod

Can anyone recommend a source for a front sight f.o. replacement rod? Mine apparently broke & fell out & was lost so donít know what dia rod needed. Had some spare rods for other sights but they are...
Forum: Springfield Armory 09-21-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By RetiredRod
Thanks RT. :)

Thanks RT. :)
Forum: Springfield Armory 09-21-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By RetiredRod
New Hellcat

Just bought a new Hellcat. Interested in what other Hellcat owners think of this pistol. What have you learned about it? Any inherent problems? Any particular ammo it likes? Doesn't like? Any...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 09-19-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,085
Posted By RetiredRod
Thanks for the link, CA. Got the info I needed...

Thanks for the link, CA. Got the info I needed to get my absentee ballot in the next few days.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 09-18-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By RetiredRod
I love it!! Nitro, my friend, I do wish you were...

I love it!! Nitro, my friend, I do wish you were one of Trumps political strategists. :rock:
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 09-18-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,365
Posted By RetiredRod
I understand your frustration, but let me state...

I understand your frustration, but let me state unequivocally....the current administrators and moderators of this forum will NEVER start sounding like democrats and saying how great Obama's terms...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 09-15-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By RetiredRod
Good idea. Thread closed.

Good idea. Thread closed.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-15-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By RetiredRod
That's an excellent, perceptive question. But,...

That's an excellent, perceptive question. But, the answer is "no". :) I do it because when I change the setting, in order to get the die "settled" I do 6 powder drops: single drop, double drop,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-15-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By RetiredRod
Sorry, PP can't offer any help with your...

Sorry, PP can't offer any help with your question. Just wanted to put in a plug for the RCBS lock-out die. Used one when I was running a 650 and thought it did a great job. IMO that the best...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-15-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 677
Posted By RetiredRod
I use the Dillon taper crimp for 45acp to be...

I use the Dillon taper crimp for 45acp to be fired in my semi-auto's and revolver using moon clips. I also use the same die for loading 45 auto-rim rounds. I don't load hot. Normally 200gr @ about...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-14-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By RetiredRod
I load TG in 45acp, in the 3.8-4.5gr range a lot....

I load TG in 45acp, in the 3.8-4.5gr range a lot. I have no problem seeing the single charge in the case and am quite sure a double charge would be very apparent. Actually, when changing to a new...
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