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Posted in thread: How do you clean your nickel plated guns? on 09-16-2011 at 10:17 PM
The solvents don't strip the nickle, but they will desolve the copper undercoating used to get
the nickle to adhere to the steel.Nickle does not bond terribly well with the steel alloys used
Posted in thread: S&W 625-9 .45 Colt: To cut for moon clips or not? on 09-09-2011 at 02:04 AM
Not to mention, it could cause the pressure to spike when shooting .45 Colt rounds if not well
cleaned. This is one of the reasons that I don't shoot specials in any of my magnum guns. I
shoot cast bu...
Posted in thread: S&W 625-9 .45 Colt: To cut for moon clips or not? on 09-09-2011 at 12:37 AM
Only things I can think of is that you will likely want to clean the chambers very well after
using .45ACP. Likely to get noticeable fouling in the chambers due to the shorter case,
particularly if sh...
Posted in thread: caliber comparisons on 09-08-2011 at 08:50 PM
Whoa, settle down before ya pop an artery, Tom. My questions were only in an effort to learn
more about a cartridge that I have not had first hand experience with. the claims that were
vague and I was...
Posted in thread: .38 special revolver on 09-07-2011 at 03:01 AM
To answer the original question, recoil in a small frame 38 is not unpleasant at all. If you
are wanting a longer barrel, you might look for an older model 10 Smith and Wesson. They can be
found on th...
Posted in thread: caliber comparisons on 09-06-2011 at 11:39 PM
Not knowing anything about the loads you were shooting in your Marlin, I can only guess as to
why you only saw 1600fps. It is not uncommon to see velocities that are somewhat less than
Posted in thread: caliber comparisons on 09-03-2011 at 12:27 AM
303Tom,Curious about what you mean by "real world" energy? Not trying to start a caliber debate
or any other argument, just not understanding what you are say.Thanks,JW
Posted in thread: The Virtues of the Revolver on 09-02-2011 at 10:06 PM
haha...........I am a "magbum".........I like that....:DOCSuch are the dangers of posting from
my phone...lolGood catch! Quite a unique typo...Freudian slip possibly? ;o)JW
Posted in thread: The Virtues of the Revolver on 09-02-2011 at 08:47 PM
Axxe55,You are certainly correct with regard to the power available in the Wildey as well as
some of the other large auto pistols. My point was not that revolvers are the pinnacle of
power, only that ...
Posted in thread: The Virtues of the Revolver on 09-01-2011 at 09:46 PM
Was going to mention this in my previous post, but it slipped my mind...One of my favorite
plinking loads is in my .45 Colt guns. It consisits of a 335gr LBT cast bullet loaded backwards
and seated li...