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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-19-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By flw
Need info on Rossi and SCCY gun reliability

Local gun store to me is having a end of month sale of conceal carry stuff. (Bullet Stop in Loves Pk. Il.)

They have a large selection but not all are on sale.

My question is what is the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-21-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By flw
Reselling ammo?

This question may not be in the correct area so (mods) feel free to relocate it.

I had thought someone selling ammo must have a FFL but people are reselling ammo on gunbroker all the time. How is...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-18-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By flw
Looking for chart with ballistics info

I'm looking for a chart by caliber with the distance vs the rise and fall of the round.

I've looked on various places and all I see is a headache.

Anyone know of such a chart? I prefer reading...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-03-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By flw
Poll- have you emailed or called your Representitives

Please fillout the following poll and you don't need to comment with your name. I need the truth. Am I one of the few pushing the wheelbarrow?
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-03-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By flw
Live in Illinois-You must read this

It's Thursday January 3 and later this afternoon the Illinois State Senate is going to vote on House bills 815 and 1263. These two bills ban guns by name and function as well as magazines.

Not bad...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-03-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By flw
non reloading question on 9mm

I do not reload so which is of following is less expensive in your area per box of 50?

9mm lead noise? Cost per box of 50 for some target and some plinking type use.

9mm FMJ but must be lead...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-06-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By flw
So is the 223 round less than a 9mm ? Cost of the...

So is the 223 round less than a 9mm ? Cost of the rifle is less of a issue than cost of shooting over time.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-06-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By flw
Factory Rifle ammo cost question

I read the sticky post on the "Best rifle/caliber rifle" and didn't see a answer to my question, Sorry if its already here.

I'm a range shooter with my 22LR rifle. I'd like to take a single step...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-20-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By flw
223 rifle thats not a AR-15 ?

I was not sure where to post this post so please excuse me if its in the wrong place.

Are there 223's that are not AR-15's?

I like the 223 in a traditional hunting type of setup. Does someone...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-20-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,115
Posted By flw
Cost of rifle size ammo

If not reloading and only buying ammo a few boxes of 50 at a time, what is the most cost effective caliber larger than a 22LR but not larger than a 30-06 ? (Sorry I have no interest in 17HR at this...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-14-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,678
Posted By flw
Buying ammo online and shipping

I was looking at getting ammo online at cheaperthandirt.com

As a sample, I put a single box of cheap ammo of fifty 40 S&W rounds in my shopping cart. I put in my zip code (Northern Il.) and the...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 04-27-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By flw
Cheaperthandirt.com had what I was looking for at...

Cheaperthandirt.com had what I was looking for at a great price $12 plus shipping. 3 double stack mags!
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 04-27-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By flw
Need mag clip on holster for G23

Looking for inexpensive hoslters for G23 Gen 4 while at range. I do want a clip on belt type but open otherwise.

What are some inexpensive option for clip on mag holsters? I would like each item...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-25-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By flw
Butler Uplula magazine reloader

The Butler Uplula mag reloader is the best tool for my G23. The new mags that came with it were unloadable to capacity and the Glock tool of plastic was a joke.

If you have new mags, tired of sore...
Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 04-24-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By flw
Thinking of changing trigger spring

My G23 Gen 4 comes with 5.5 lb trigger spring. To reduce barrel drop, I'm thinking of change to the 3.5 lb trigger spring.

Has anyone done this and what are your thoughts? Also what did it cost...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 04-23-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By flw
Glock 23 Popup targets Range is up to...

Glock 23

Popup targets

Range is up to 50 ft.

Standard sgihts

Not for competition just for enjoyment
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 04-22-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By flw
Rapid fire and breathing - your take on it?

When firing more than one round quickly, what is your take on breathing to keep sight on target(s)?

i.e. with rifle single shot, you fire between the natural pause between breaths to keep sight on...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-09-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By flw
How much powder for various calibers?

How much powder is used in a typical avg load by caliber? i.e. if it were made by a common mfg such as CCI or Winchester or Remington.

I'm looking for both center fire and rimfire. A web page with...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-04-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By flw
Thanks for the replys, I thought I should put...

Thanks for the replys, I thought I should put some oil on it. It just didn't make sense to run the snake with no cleaner on it. I guess the instruction person had never had a gun.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-04-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By flw
New to bore snakes usage

I'm new to bore snakes and with the instruction sheet, mine didn't say anything about putting oil on the tail of the snake.

Seems to me that there should be some oil.

Are you to run them dry or...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-01-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By flw
What is the real world advantage of copper plated ammo?

I know it cost more but if cost was the same, what is the advantage to copper plated ammo ? 22LR specifically

Thanks
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 03-29-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,992
Posted By flw
First my teaching stance, breathing and trigger...

First my teaching stance, breathing and trigger control is the reason for needing to dry fire. i.e. the reason for this post.

Second, Memorizing the four rules of gun ownership is a must before...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 03-29-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By flw
22 LR types of general ammo classes

Within 22LR there is Standard Velocity, high velocity and hyper velocity.

1. What is the difference in cost between each? All being plated and being round nose but must be the same for a apples to...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 03-29-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,992
Posted By flw
If using spent rounds for dry firing, how many...

If using spent rounds for dry firing, how many times can I use a spent casing and still prevent any damage to my 22 rimfire? If it makes any difference the weapon is a Marlin Model 795 semi-auto.
...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 03-26-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,453
Posted By flw
I'm new to rimfire and 22 cal. My only other...

I'm new to rimfire and 22 cal. My only other rifle was my service Weapon.

Next wk I pickup a 22 semi-auto rifle and it is new so it needs to be broken in.
I have box of 100 Winchester copper...
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