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Forum: Reloading Bench 07-09-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,358
Posted By blindshooter
This is what I do, try not to have much more than...

This is what I do, try not to have much more than than the next range/match session loaded. Things change and not having a bunch of rounds that don't work or don't work well is not good. Even with a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-09-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By blindshooter
I had cataracts fixed first of this year,...

I had cataracts fixed first of this year, distance fixed nothing up close without glasses. For my SD gun (Ed Brown commander) The trijicons were useless without the glasses in the dark or light. I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 06-16-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 771
Posted By blindshooter
I used the 125 TNT in .308 for 200yd rapid and SF...

I used the 125 TNT in .308 for 200yd rapid and SF back in the 90's. They worked better for the reduced loads than any of the others I tried. Mostly a bolt gun and stripper clips for sitting rapid,...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-29-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,890
Posted By blindshooter
"At the chamber end I can move it up and down a...

"At the chamber end I can move it up and down a noticeable amount, but not sideways (would have thought sideways manipulation was possible due to the poor barrel hood fit). Based on this do you think...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-27-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By blindshooter
Reading your posts have, I'm sure, saved me the...

Reading your posts have, I'm sure, saved me the cost of a few extractors.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-25-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,757
Posted By blindshooter
Back when I was shooting highpower rifle I tried...

Back when I was shooting highpower rifle I tried several methods to speed up sizing. Seems like I always ended up using a small square of carpet backing full of RCBS lube. The softer carpet backing...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-20-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,023
Posted By blindshooter
Probably should but I don't use the failsafe at...

Probably should but I don't use the failsafe at all. I do use the Dillon powder check. Never could get the PM with failsafe to be as consistent as without, use hardware store springs to more or less...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-18-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,691
Posted By blindshooter
I've owned two Pro-jectors, still have one and it...

I've owned two Pro-jectors, still have one and it runs like a top. No issues with priming at all.
Sent one off to Hornady with $200 and they sent me a LnL. Almost wish I'd kept the old Pro-jector....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-07-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,347
Posted By blindshooter
I'd have fitted a new barrel before welding up...

I'd have fitted a new barrel before welding up and re cutting rails. I have some guns with sloppy frame/slide fit that shoot great with a well fit barrel.
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-27-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By blindshooter
I have a bad right shoulder, the S1050 is very...

I have a bad right shoulder, the S1050 is very easy on it. Not pushing at the top of the stroke to seat a primer is much easier for me. I shoot mostly .45acp but have 9mm and .223 conversions.
OP, I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-23-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,483
Posted By blindshooter
I can't see the gain from wet cleaning other than...

I can't see the gain from wet cleaning other than "shine". They don't have to be squeaky clean, in fact squeaky clean like new brass causes issues for me. I have to use more spray lube on them to...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-18-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,695
Posted By blindshooter
Read everything you can find. Think about it...

Read everything you can find. Think about it before you do it. Double check.
Make good ammo and have fun.
Buying good equipment usually pays off in the long run and if you decide its not for you...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-10-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,870
Posted By blindshooter
Yes, the Met 2 is a pleasure to use. Mine is...

Yes, the Met 2 is a pleasure to use.
Mine is older, bought used. Had to fabricate the primer feed parts but its flawless. Great feel seating primers.
Sorry about the rotated pic and messy bench....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-10-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By blindshooter
Thanks for the pics! I've never done stippling...

Thanks for the pics! I've never done stippling before, can you elaborate on the method you used here? I've practiced on some steel pipe with punches of different shape and size, looks like technique...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-09-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,870
Posted By blindshooter
I have some arthritis, spine and shoulder issues....

I have some arthritis, spine and shoulder issues. I'd have to quit reloading if a single stage press was all I had to use. Use a D1050 for most all pistol stuff, best money ever spent IMO. Way less...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-09-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By blindshooter
Very nice GS fit! Thanks for the pics Lets...

Very nice GS fit!
Thanks for the pics
Lets see the stippling, I'm thinking about trying that on a SA frame that has a lot of meat in the front strap. I think I could mess it up and still have...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-05-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,451
Posted By blindshooter
My urge to hoard comes from being caught short...

My urge to hoard comes from being caught short and not being able to play as I wanted.
I remember gifting rifle primers to my states Jr program so they could have ammo for Camp Perry.
No more. I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-29-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,870
Posted By blindshooter
I see the Metallic II in background, I have one...

I see the Metallic II in background, I have one of those I use for .223 varmint loads, I'm constantly trying different test lots and never load more than 50 or so of any one. It's closest thing I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-27-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,623
Posted By blindshooter
My experience loading for .223 service rifle was...

My experience loading for .223 service rifle was I needed no crimp and if crimped the accuracy suffered. I did use bushing dies mostly and looked for about .002 neck tension. Measure loaded rd with...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-14-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,020
Posted By blindshooter
It's junk, I'll give you $low$ for it. :biglaugh:...

It's junk, I'll give you $low$ for it. :biglaugh:
Sorry I couldn't help myself....
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-10-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,337
Posted By blindshooter
This^^^^^^ I made my own from the o ringed Lee...

This^^^^^^
I made my own from the o ringed Lee seat dies. This fits the Dillon seat die and makes for easy clean up without worrying about adjustment changes. I think they also start the bullet much...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-08-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,381
Posted By blindshooter
Lots of good stuff here if you have a LNL. The...

Lots of good stuff here if you have a LNL.
The shim trick worked wonders for mine.
https://www.ar15.com/forums/Armory/How-to-tune-the-Hornady-Lock-N-Load-AP-progressive-press/42-414607/?page=1
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-08-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By blindshooter
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-08-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By blindshooter
Glad your pistol works, I had a ultra that was...

Glad your pistol works, I had a ultra that was never reliable on extraction. I finally fit a square bottom FP stop and a slightly tweeked EGW extractor and spring and it worked. I traded it off....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-08-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By blindshooter
I own a couple target pistols with the series 80...

I own a couple target pistols with the series 80 holes in the slide, never had any problems. Shoot mostly nasty bulls eye loads as well.
YMMV
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