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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-21-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By RePete
Thanks, but the gun had only had about 600rds...

Thanks, but the gun had only had about 600rds through it for break in. (STI Trojan).
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-21-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By RePete
I tried them and after 200 or so rds it was...

I tried them and after 200 or so rds it was toast.

Never again.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-19-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By RePete
When you install a HeliCoil, after tapping, add...

When you install a HeliCoil, after tapping, add red Locktite to the outside of the coil and then install. Wipe off all excess Locktite and let sit for a day or two for curing. Re install carrier. ...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 03-13-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By RePete
I use these, and they work with my Choate PG...

I use these, and they work with my Choate PG stock.

http://www.masterlock.com/products/product_details/90DSPT
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 08-30-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By RePete
I've been using Tampax Super's for about 5 years...

I've been using Tampax Super's for about 5 years now.

I got the tip from one of the hunting forums.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-23-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 39,977
Posted By RePete
Bill: It is a popular cartridge in the US,...

Bill:

It is a popular cartridge in the US, it was designed as a sniper round by the US Navy.

The US Army have a few rifle in .338LM, as do the Marines. I know they both have numbers of the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-23-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,610
Posted By RePete
Your running a fine rifle. Lose the Federal...

Your running a fine rifle.

Lose the Federal Brass it's too soft and the primer pockets get too loose too quickly and get Winchester, LC Match or Norma.

Stick with the 168's and 175's. I've...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 03-23-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,111
Posted By RePete
First go here. ...

First go here.

http://www.idpa.com/clublist.asp?state=IL

This will give you the clubs in your State.

You will only be allowed to shoot a club level match, once, without being a member of...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-22-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,668
Posted By RePete
Do they have a paper basewad? If so, NO. ...

Do they have a paper basewad?

If so, NO.

I suggest that you get the Lyman Shotshell Reloding Manual, as it's the only manual with the cutouts of the hulls. I couldn't find the Club hulls...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-22-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By RePete
What ammo were you using? Cheap Wally World?...

What ammo were you using?

Cheap Wally World?

If so, try real ammo before stripping, unless the gun is dirty.

The steel bases or alloy bases do not spring back as much as brass bases,...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 02-22-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By RePete
I use Choate extensions. For the 28" go for...

I use Choate extensions.

For the 28" go for the +5 (10 shot) extension and fro the 18" go for the +2 (7 shot).
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-22-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By RePete
I have 2 rifles, 1 $16000 and the other $6000,...

I have 2 rifles, 1 $16000 and the other $6000, with these triggers and they are magnificent. I had 4 different men try the trigger and asked them what poundage they were set at. The answers were...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 09-21-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,088
Posted By RePete
Don't stop shooting IDPA for that reason, just go...

Don't stop shooting IDPA for that reason, just go somewhere else.

If that shooter shows up, notify the RO and he will DQ him.

Notify IDPA HQ also, because if the club is holding a sanctioned...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-03-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,555
Posted By RePete
The only people that I know used it were IMSHA...

The only people that I know used it were IMSHA shooters, and then it was in barrels for the Thompson Contender.
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 06-05-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,629
Posted By RePete
Good luck finding a holster for that!:( Sell...

Good luck finding a holster for that!:(

Sell yours and get a newer model with the rail.

As G21.45 said "You're going to be sorry!"
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 06-05-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By RePete
As G21.45 said it's not that there is anything...

As G21.45 said it's not that there is anything wrong with the plastic sights, I think they give a great sight picture, it's just that steel is better, especially if you shoot competition. The front...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-01-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,890
Posted By RePete
I forgot to add that you will never, maybe...

I forgot to add that you will never, maybe rarely:eek:, save money because you will shoot more.:)
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-01-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,031
Posted By RePete
I tried action Magic II and what a waste of time....

I tried action Magic II and what a waste of time.

I spent 3 days applying it with my fingers, it worked for about 200 rds then nothing, I had to oil the revolver.

MiliTec is great stuff,...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 06-01-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,575
Posted By RePete
Carbon steel taps are better than HS, because you...

Carbon steel taps are better than HS, because you can fairly easily remove a broken carbon steel tap than an HS tap.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-16-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,411
Posted By RePete
The first confirmed sniper kill with the .338LM...

The first confirmed sniper kill with the .338LM PGWDTI Timberwolf was made Feb '07 by a member of the PPCLI sniper team in Afghanistan.

Here is a picture of mine, as issued to the Canadian...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-17-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,121
Posted By RePete
First off, I see 2 problems. 1. These loads...

First off, I see 2 problems.

1. These loads are designed to be shot out of a smooth bore and not a rifled barrel. For that barrel you need sabot slugs.

2. The Claybuster wads are too hard...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-17-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,089
Posted By RePete
The best way to find out is to get some friends...

The best way to find out is to get some friends who have pistols with both and run a couple of mags out of each of them.

The one you go with is the most comfortable for you. Accuracy comes into...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-30-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By RePete
When you resize new brass, all you are doing is...

When you resize new brass, all you are doing is uniforming and making sure that the necks aren't dented.

I say that it's necessary.
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 03-24-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By RePete
2 or 3 deep breaths and on the final exhale...

2 or 3 deep breaths and on the final exhale squeeze trigger half way through the exhalation. I don't hold my breath because the heart rate will start to climb.
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 01-21-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,559
Posted By RePete
After, because once the bullet has left the...

After, because once the bullet has left the barrel, the pressure drops enough for the barrel to unlock.
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