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Firearms Forum: Glock Forum 03-10-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By amstutz
The 34 is a very nice target pistol. Not one to...

The 34 is a very nice target pistol. Not one to carry. If you plan on any competetion you will like and do well with the 34. I carry the 26 but go to the 34 for fun and competetion. So, bottom line...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-28-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By amstutz
Touching primers

I came across A reloading article recently that cautioned not to touch primers with bare hands. It said that the oil from your skin could contaminate the primer and cause an eventual misfire. Is...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-25-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By amstutz
Primer experiment

Primer experiment
Recently I had an opportunity to buy 1000 cci magnum small pistol primers. I had some concern about using them so I conducted an experiment. I loaded 20 identical .40 S&W...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-16-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By amstutz
Magnum primers for 9mm

I stopped in my local gun shop on sat to inquire about supplies. No powder but he had a box of primers. When he handed it to me I noticed they were magnum primers (cci 550's). I looked puzzled and he...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-04-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By amstutz
Thanks everyone. Very helpful. I am very anal...

Thanks everyone. Very helpful. I am very anal about oal so not worried about setback. But thanks for the heads up.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-29-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By amstutz
IMR PB .40 cal load

I have been struggling to get powder recently and yesterday found a couple of pounds of IMR PB at a local store. I want to load .40 S&W. With a 180 grain X-treme plated bullet. I have not been able...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-27-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By amstutz
Best all around bullet for .40 cal

My son has asked me to load some .40 cal cartridges for him. I do not have a .40 pistol so I am not familiar with loading for that caliber. I have the dies, the powder, primers, and brass. I'm not...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-15-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By amstutz
Thanks very much all good information

Thanks very much all good information
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-14-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By amstutz
Why a three die set?

I am wondering why a hand loader would buy a three die set for loading 9mm (or any pistol cartridge). I thought that a final run thru a crimp die was necessary to insure proper chambering of a...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-05-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By amstutz
primer question please

I, like many of you, am trying to locate primers. I wonder what the difference is between small pistol primers, small pistol magnum primers and small pistol match primers. Are they interchangable?
I...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-31-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 979
Posted By amstutz
Thanks guys, This is very helpful. I may explore...

Thanks guys, This is very helpful. I may explore reloading myslef at the costs you quote it would be quite reasonable. Never thought about "manyfacturing". Very good point.
Lots to think about...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-31-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 979
Posted By amstutz
yes I have thought about reloading. If I thought...

yes I have thought about reloading. If I thought I could do it for $200 I'd jump at the chance. Two problems equipment is out of stock and, from what I read here $200 is not nearly enough. Press,...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-30-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 979
Posted By amstutz
maybe friends is a relative term. I know the guy...

maybe friends is a relative term. I know the guy but I want him to spend his time reloading for me at a fair price.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-30-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 979
Posted By amstutz
Cost for reloading

I, like everyone, have found it impossible to find practice ammo. BUT I have located and purchased 1000 rounds of brass, bullets, primers and powder. The brass is cleaned (acid bath) and tumbled.
My...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-12-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By amstutz
Thanks everyone. Very helpful AL

Thanks everyone. Very helpful
AL
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-12-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By amstutz
Gun Cleaning? or not?

I use my Ruger Super Redhawk .44 Magnum for deer hunting. This year I shot one round, killed my deer and did not see another deer or shoot another shot. My question is this. Do I need to clean the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-28-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 15,548
Posted By amstutz
In College (1962) a friend bought a "six shooter"...

In College (1962) a friend bought a "six shooter" and I was so jealous that I went out and bought a Ruger .22 auto. I had it for about 20 years and traded it for a small wood stove for my hunting...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 01-20-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By amstutz
Handgun Shot Shells

I have been wondering about using shotshells in my revolvers. Specifically .38, .357 and .44 mag. Is there any risk of damage to the rifling use these shells?
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-22-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By amstutz
Relaoding is a problem. I do not do this at this...

Relaoding is a problem. I do not do this at this time so i am limited to what I can buy from the factory.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 12-22-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By amstutz
Jacketed VS non jacketed

I am having trouble finding jacketed .44 special ammo for "plinking" and target practice. Most of what I find (reasonably priced) is lead with no jackets. The jacketed hollow points are too expensive...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-08-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By amstutz
The phrase "unlike the Redhawk" caught my eye. I...

The phrase "unlike the Redhawk" caught my eye. I have a Super Redhawk and wonder what the difference is? Is one easier to shoot or what is the preference?
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-03-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,186
Posted By amstutz
Ok guys, you have all confirmed my suspicion! The...

Ok guys, you have all confirmed my suspicion! The key is the "laws of physics don't change". The U Tube guy must be smoking something. Thanks
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-03-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By amstutz
Lots of good resources. You guys are very...

Lots of good resources. You guys are very helpful. Thanks
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-02-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By amstutz
VERY helpful. Thanks a lot.

VERY helpful. Thanks a lot.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-02-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,186
Posted By amstutz
Actually I saw a video on U Tube where the...

Actually I saw a video on U Tube where the shooter explained that single action was less recoil, then shot double action and claimed there was much more recoil. I don't understand that at all.
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