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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-20-2014, 01:00 AM
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Posted By jd45
I've been checkin out the Buckmaster line of...

I've been checkin out the Buckmaster line of Nikon scopes for my Marlin lever rifle. It supposedly has better optics than their Prostaff that I have on the gun now & a couple hundred bucks cheaper...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-18-2014, 07:38 PM
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Posted By jd45
This brings back memories. When I was in the Navy...

This brings back memories. When I was in the Navy in the '60's, I was in Japan & the rules allowed us to purchase firearms at the PX & bring em home when our tour was over. I bought a Savage 110PL in...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 05-08-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jd45
I got a great deal when I bought mine. Cabela's...

I got a great deal when I bought mine. Cabela's had them on special for $179.95, but I signed up for their credit card & got a $20 coupon towards the price. I was out the door at $201 & change.BTW,...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 05-05-2014, 02:45 AM
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Posted By jd45
Went to an indoor range near my house today to...

Went to an indoor range near my house today to christen my JHP .45. I used two handloads....one with a 155swc bullet, the other with a 200swc bullet. Thru 30 rnds of each, there were no failures to...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-02-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By jd45
Whoever advised to split the difference between...

Whoever advised to split the difference between the land diameter & the groove diameter to get your optimal bullet diameter is off the mark, IMHO, cause if you go with that dimension, the bullet...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-28-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By jd45
Uuuuuuuhhh, I knew that! jd45

Uuuuuuuhhh, I knew that! jd45
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-28-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By jd45
I wouldn't disagree with that statement. The guns...

I wouldn't disagree with that statement. The guns were deliberately built with looser tolerances to allow them to function in extreme conditions, making the GI 1911's max effective range probably...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-27-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By jd45
I agree wholeheartedly Tom. Actually I myself...

I agree wholeheartedly Tom. Actually I myself wouldn't have known how to state it correctly, as you did. Thanx for the enlightenment. BTW, is that .303 British ammo in your avatar? My brother's got a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-27-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By jd45
Tell me why it shouldn't be underestimated...

Tell me why it shouldn't be underestimated Hardrock. I mean it is possible to kill someone with a weapon firing the .22LR cartridge. Where the rubber meets the road is the degree of effectiveness the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-27-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By jd45
Speakin of 10MMs, a couple of guys took a...

Speakin of 10MMs, a couple of guys took a Hi-Point carbine, chambered in .40S&W I presume, and had it re-chambered in 10MM. You can check out the video on Youtube if you like. I'd much rather have a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-27-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By jd45
I remember seein Korean War newsreel footage of...

I remember seein Korean War newsreel footage of an infantryman firin one of those 2's on full auto. Burned thru the whole mag before you could spit! Jeff Cooper suggested re-chambering those in a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-19-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By jd45
BTW, and I've talked to guys who did use it in...

BTW, and I've talked to guys who did use it in combat, that it was a POS as an effective stopper-battle weapon, unless of course you managed to hit your opponent in the head. jd45
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-19-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By jd45
Could be. You put a dash between the 1 & the 3 &...

Could be. You put a dash between the 1 & the 3 & there you go. There's a lot of guys out there who don't know the proper nomenclature for identifying a military firearm. Thanx, jd45
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-18-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By jd45
M130 Rifle

Anybody ever heard of this? I talked to a guy at the range today who said it was a small .30 caliber issued to troops not going into combat, which sounded very strange to me. I tried lookin it up on...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-17-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,964
Posted By jd45
He was soooooooooo funny at the beginning of it,...

He was soooooooooo funny at the beginning of it, we had never experienced anything like it. But as I remember, it got old in a hurry. He might've been interferred with by the producers or in conflict...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-17-2014, 09:50 PM
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Posted By jd45
Thanx for that tip, nanonano123. BTW, is your...

Thanx for that tip, nanonano123. BTW, is your screen name a reference to Robin Williams's greeting as the character Mork in the Mork & Mindy series? Just curious, jd45
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-17-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,964
Posted By jd45
Thanx, I think it will, as long as I allow for...

Thanx, I think it will, as long as I allow for its limitations. Before I shoot it tho, I've gotta give it a good scrubbing, so I've read. jd45
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-17-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,964
Posted By jd45
Well,......I did it. I went out yesterday to the...

Well,......I did it. I went out yesterday to the Hoffman Estates, Illinois Cabela's & bought "The Brick"....the Hi-Point .45 auto. I signed up for their credit card & got a $20 coupon to put towards...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-13-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,964
Posted By jd45
Thanx for that tidbit Doc, jd45

Thanx for that tidbit Doc, jd45
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-13-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,964
Posted By jd45
Thanx guys for all your feedback. I just asked...

Thanx guys for all your feedback. I just asked the question cause with autoloaders the case head support issue can come into play, such as with Glocks. I do not intend to run hot reloads, just...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-12-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,964
Posted By jd45
GoesBang, I'm not concerned about head space, I'm...

GoesBang, I'm not concerned about head space, I'm wondering how well the cartridge case head is supported in the barrel's chamber. Since you own one, what can you tell me about that? Thanx, jd45
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-08-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,964
Posted By jd45
I'm looking forward to hearing from someone who...

I'm looking forward to hearing from someone who actually owns one of these with feedback related to the concern I voiced in my post at 12:39pm yesterday about adequate cartridge case head support in...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-08-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,964
Posted By jd45
One question I have is how much of the case head...

One question I have is how much of the case head is supported by the rear of the barrel. I've heard that's a concern. The Glocks come up related to that, I'm told. I tried to call Hi-Point all day...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-07-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,964
Posted By jd45
Hi-Point Auto Pistols

Thanx for the prompt replies guys. My shootin buddy told me they're not a carry-type weapon. I'm lookin REAL hard at the .45 gun.....9 shots, polymer grip frame, weighs only 35 oz. I was thinkin I...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-06-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,964
Posted By jd45
Hi-Point Auto Pistols

I just heard about these today at a LGS. Guy said he's bought 4 of em for himself & sons & loves em. If you're shooting one of these, what's your opinion of it. Thanx for the feedback, jd45
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