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Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-18-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 854
Posted By regload
I have no hate for S&W, just the knowledge that...

I have no hate for S&W, just the knowledge that the Ruger offerings are MUCH better designed for strength, from an engineering point of view. I was a design and manufacturing engineer for more than...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 06-29-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By regload
By the way, the people who drive for Uber are now...

By the way, the people who drive for Uber are now employees, as ruled by the California Labor Commissioner's Office. What effect that has on this discussion is to be seen, but the Uber company is...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 05-22-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By regload
EXCELLENT suggestion!

EXCELLENT suggestion!
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 05-07-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,591
Posted By regload
And, like, TTAG is the last word on this subject....

And, like, TTAG is the last word on this subject. Drivel, period.
A handgun in the open on a non-uniformed (thus, untrained) individual is an open invitation to a criminal who (rightly) assumes...
Firearms Forum: Ruger Handgun Forum 05-06-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,719
Posted By regload
Since you used the word "iconic", there is only...

Since you used the word "iconic", there is only one example: the Ruger Standard or Mark I semi-auto .22 rimfire pistol. It is the initial basis of the entire company, which began with that completely...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-23-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By regload
I'd keep the USA-made Mossberg, myself. Taurus...

I'd keep the USA-made Mossberg, myself. Taurus has been getting lots of bad reviews lately (on other forums).
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-08-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By regload
Please understand that I TOTALLY agree with your...

Please understand that I TOTALLY agree with your frustrations when looking for an errant part. To that end, I learned long ago, when designing and making tiny surgical instruments, to always...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-06-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By regload
Unfortunately, The Rohm firearms are definitely...

Unfortunately, The Rohm firearms are definitely not pinnacles of quality in the field of guns. I suggest you search other forums (THR, etc.) to get a more-balanced view of what their design and...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 03-06-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,702
Posted By regload
Before you get too excited about the Chiappa, go...

Before you get too excited about the Chiappa, go and read the extensive thread on "The High Road" gun forum about how Chiappa takes care of (doesn't) their customers. Search for Chiappa Cha-Put.
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 03-02-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By regload
From what I remember the DuPont stocks are solid...

From what I remember the DuPont stocks are solid nylon. Probably Nylon 66. If so, there is NOTHING that can be done to positively improve the finish, no matter what has happened to it. That was /is...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 03-02-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By regload
Don't need no mag pouch for a revolver; know how...

Don't need no mag pouch for a revolver; know how to hit with the first shot. Also don't need to worry about brass lying around. SP101 to the stars.
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 02-16-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,141
Posted By regload
"Quote: So, you wanna give a little more power to...

"Quote: So, you wanna give a little more power to the Federal Government, and take a little more away from the State Governments? I don't like it a damn bit. It gives the people in the most populous...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-31-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By regload
I have a Ruger Mark 1, from the early 70's. It is...

I have a Ruger Mark 1, from the early 70's. It is intrinsically the most accurate .22 handgun made for a reasonable price (besides the few German auto's at three times the price). Mine has digested...
Firearms Forum: M&P Forum 01-31-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,554
Posted By regload
I rented a Shield a little over a year ago. Liked...

I rented a Shield a little over a year ago. Liked most of it, but not the gritty trigger. Asked the gun range owner, who said that they are 50% OK, and 50% need work. That's what steered me away....
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 01-28-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By regload
I'm a retired furniture-maker. From the photos it...

I'm a retired furniture-maker. From the photos it looks like an average-grade walnut. Walnut is one of the best gunstock woods. It should finish pretty well, and if you don't use water-borne finish...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-24-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By regload
This is just a gentle poke, because your endeavor...

This is just a gentle poke, because your endeavor seems to be important, and therefore should be accurate: There are two "d"'s in the word Hodgdon.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 01-04-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 9,875
Posted By regload
SP101 .357 snubbie in pocket holster.

SP101 .357 snubbie in pocket holster.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 10-29-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,621
Posted By regload
Mobil 1 for me; doesn't run off the metal when...

Mobil 1 for me; doesn't run off the metal when the engine is at rest, therefore it's lubing even during startup.
Firearms Forum: M&P Forum 10-15-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By regload
I also tried the Shield, about a year ago. Unlike...

I also tried the Shield, about a year ago. Unlike the OP, I found everything else fine, EXCEPT the trigger, which was awful on the one I used. I asked the range owner about his experience with them...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 08-10-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,886
Posted By regload
I have a recent vintage Mag Pug, and it is a POS....

I have a recent vintage Mag Pug, and it is a POS. If you want the details, PM me. A most regrettable purchase.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 08-09-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By regload
You haven't damaged anything. But what you did...

You haven't damaged anything. But what you did would not have helped/prevented anything, either. Remember that the maker knew in advance that owners use gun oil (for the metal parts), and that some...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 08-08-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By regload
"Sorry" is right, because that statement is flat...

"Sorry" is right, because that statement is flat wrong. And I proved it.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 08-07-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By regload
I have tried all the substitutes for black...

I have tried all the substitutes for black powder, other than the pelletized ones, since I have a repro 1858 Rem revolver. They ALL work well. They are ALL equal to BP in performance (using equal...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-01-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,572
Posted By regload
Ruger GP100. Strongest .357 Mag ever designed...

Ruger GP100. Strongest .357 Mag ever designed (outside of a couple Ruger SA-only offerings). Wide choice of barrel lengths. Best customer service. Stainless for minimal upkeep, blued for tradition. I...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 06-04-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By regload
You should be very aware that the .38 S&W is a...

You should be very aware that the .38 S&W is a low-powered round, and hard to find. The gun was probably originally designed for black powder. Any attempt to use "hotter" smokeless rounds will...
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