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Posted in thread: washing Bore Snakes on 05-27-2015 at 01:40 PM
Maybe this is a silly question but I suspect someone will have a good and simple answer. I am
wondering how to wash my bore snakes in the washing machine without getting them hopelessly
tangled or wor...
Posted in thread: Looking for first Glock, possibly 34 on 03-10-2015 at 01:56 AM
Long time 1911, and Sig 226 lover. Looking to get my first Glock. Possibly the 34 because of
the longer sight radius, extended slide catch, and trigger. Compared to the 17 and 19 what are
you Glock lo...
Posted in thread: Touching primers on 07-28-2014 at 01:08 AM
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.
Posted in thread: Primer experiment on 07-26-2014 at 12:32 AM
Primer experimentRecently 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
Posted in thread: Magnum primers for 9mm on 06-16-2014 at 01:41 AM
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 ...
Posted in thread: Best all around bullet for .40 cal on 05-04-2014 at 02:12 AM
Thanks everyone. Very helpful. I am very anal about oal so not worried about setback. But
thanks for the heads up.
Posted in thread: IMR PB .40 cal load on 04-29-2014 at 04:10 PM
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 to...
Posted in thread: Best all around bullet for .40 cal on 04-27-2014 at 10:21 PM
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 sur...
Posted in thread: Why a three die set? on 04-15-2014 at 01:54 AM
Thanks very much all good information
Posted in thread: Why a three die set? on 04-14-2014 at 10:33 PM
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 cartrid...