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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-05-2013, 07:43 PM
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Posted By sargenv
For the 10 mm, if full power loads with heavy...

For the 10 mm, if full power loads with heavy bullets is your goal.. there are a few powders I would recommend..

In no particular order..

Alliant Blue Dot
Ramshot Sillouette
Ramshot True Blue...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 04-05-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By sargenv
Rio Salado is also known as sort of an action...

Rio Salado is also known as sort of an action shooting mecca.. I've only been there a few times due to the large regional matches they host.. but they offer a lot and have some world class shooters...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 04-12-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By sargenv
If there is a way to keep score, there is likely...

If there is a way to keep score, there is likely some kind of competition for it..

The ones I know about or are offered at my club:

USPSA Pistol
USPSA Multi-gun
IDPA
Schutzen (SP?)
NRA...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 04-07-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By sargenv
Fair enough.. though you have to admit it is...

Fair enough.. though you have to admit it is likely more possible today than it was back in Elmer's Day. He was working with the 44 special trying to develop the 44 magnum. He was using N frame...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 04-06-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By sargenv
If you don't reload then It's likely not for you....

If you don't reload then It's likely not for you.

I've a bit of experience in this vein. I use a heavily modified P16 for Action shooting, the only original parts are the barrel, slide, frame, and...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 04-06-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By sargenv
Why bother changing calibers at all.. just put a...

Why bother changing calibers at all.. just put a heavier recoil spring in the P16, and load your 40's as long as a 10 mm and work up your loads to match 10 mm performance. The gun can handle bullets...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-26-2010, 04:57 PM
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Views: 3,832
Posted By sargenv
The only brass I ever trim is brass that comes...

The only brass I ever trim is brass that comes out of my revolvers.. and that is only in 357 magnum and 10 mm since those are the calibers of the revolvers.. for 38 spl and 40 S&W, I never trim...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-09-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,325
Posted By sargenv
I have two of them, and older 610 classic which...

I have two of them, and older 610 classic which is the -2 model with the non-fluted cylinder and 6.5" barrel. I have a newer -3 model that is the same as the -2 model except now it has a fluted...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 01-03-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By sargenv
There has been debate about SxS and O/U for...

There has been debate about SxS and O/U for years. It comes down to preference and balance. The main argument I always heard was that the SxS pulls left and right whereas the OU just pushes you...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 01-03-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,911
Posted By sargenv
This time of year... Winter... Ducks and geese.. ...

This time of year... Winter... Ducks and geese..

Sept 1st... Hunting kickoff, Dove.

I've been known to go hunt rabbit, pheasant, and quail once in a blue moon..

I hunt the Northern...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 01-03-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,829
Posted By sargenv
If you can beat Jerry Miculek at the IRC you can...

If you can beat Jerry Miculek at the IRC you can choose to take the cash or walk the prize table..

Steel challenge has cash prizes for fastest times shot as well as side matches where you can win...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-29-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,993
Posted By sargenv
Also realize that once the AW ban ended in 2004,...

Also realize that once the AW ban ended in 2004, there are a LOT more people purchasing AR type rifles now than could during the 10 year period at that time. Increased demand from the public means...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-29-2007, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,461
Posted By sargenv
currently there is no substitute for .22 lr ammo,...

currently there is no substitute for .22 lr ammo, but I suspect we might see them come up with maybe a tin bullet, tin is light and might be heavy enough to make a 22 out of. All copper bullets like...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 12-29-2007, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By sargenv
If you are thinking of cutting a 6.5" barrel to a...

If you are thinking of cutting a 6.5" barrel to a 4" model, I'd highly suggest selling the 6.5" model and picking up the 4" model. I've been looking for a -2 model 6.5" 610 for a while.. and they are...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 12-28-2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By sargenv
Some years ago I used to shoot skeet league at my...

Some years ago I used to shoot skeet league at my rod and gun club. We had a guy who would be a substitute shooter for when one of us couldn't make it. Seems he'd been state champ in the 50's or 60's...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 12-28-2007, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,465
Posted By sargenv
Knowing the rules of the specific range and...

Knowing the rules of the specific range and shooting discipline is good advice. USPSA, IRC, IDPA, Sillouette, sporting clays, high power.. they all have different rules and expectations. Knowing the...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 12-28-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,257
Posted By sargenv
There was this one gent that thought he would...

There was this one gent that thought he would "suggest" a way to shoot a shotgun match at a combined "USPSA-Cowboy" shotgun shoot one time.. He got all offended and now calls all of us action...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-09-2007, 02:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,718
Posted By sargenv
Um.. it used to be 38.. lately it's 40 S&W but...

Um.. it used to be 38.. lately it's 40 S&W but then I have one of those rare as Hen's teeth model 610's.
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