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Posted in thread: Anyone else having jamming/stovepipe issues with their SR40? on 02-09-2013 at 10:42 PM
I shot my SR40C for the first time a couple of weeks ago and had 5-6 stovepipes out of 75
rounds. I was using my reloads and they chrographed at 800 fps, which is a little light. They
work fine in my ...
Posted in thread: what part of Illinois you from? on 06-04-2012 at 03:30 AM
I'm from Douglas County in east central Illinois.
Posted in thread: Flintlock pistols on Top Shot Show on 03-14-2012 at 04:23 AM
I just watched tonights show and they were shooting flintlock Kentucky pistols. When they were
loading, they didn't use a patch on the ball. I have been shooting BP for over 35 years and
never saw any...
Posted in thread: bp 44 revolver on 02-29-2012 at 04:45 AM
I bought my first Italian replica Colt back in 1971 and had it mailed home. My Dad sent me a
letter saying that they had received a weird kind of pistol. I had no BP experience at all.
When I came hom...
Posted in thread: Help ? Looking for a nice lever action!? on 02-15-2012 at 02:56 AM
There are still a lot of Savage Model 99's around. They have some different caliber choices
than the Winchesters, Marlins, Henry's and Brownings.
Posted in thread: Black powder on 02-15-2012 at 02:46 AM
I've been hunting with black powder shotguns, percussion rifles, flint lock rifles, percussion
pistols and an inline muzzleloader for the last 30 years. I've used the shotgun for doves. The
Posted in thread: .40 S & W Reloads on 04-07-2011 at 12:59 PM
Thanks for all the info. I've been reloading since 1975 and the reason I needed the input is
because most of my reloading manuals were published before the .40 S & W round was invented.
Posted in thread: .40 S & W Reloads on 04-05-2011 at 03:19 AM
I'm just getting into reloading the .40 S & W round, and would like to find some good loads
using a 165 Gr. HBFP bullet. I've had experience in the 9 mm and .45 ACP rounds, but not the