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  • Italian/Lithuanian ancestry
  • Old West guns; movies hunting
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  • Posted in thread: 1911 .45Auto+P Loads & Recoil Springs on 12-19-2015 at 04:07 PM
    As mseric & others have posted, there's no need to go +P if you can get mid-950s @ std
    pressure. I think I'll stay in the "safe" zone. Thanx for all your input, & enjoy the Holidays.
    jd45

  • Posted in thread: 1911 .45Auto+P Loads & Recoil Springs on 12-05-2015 at 05:02 PM
    mseric, thanx for the clarification. BTW, I went to handloads.com to see what a 10MM cartridge
    runs at & no metric-sized carts either 9 OR 10 are listed. Can you enlighten me as to what a
    full power 1...

  • Posted in thread: 1911 .45Auto+P Loads & Recoil Springs on 12-05-2015 at 01:54 PM
    FormerCav & Locutus reminded me it's better to use factory PD ammo rather than handloads, which
    are severely frowned on if you should go to court after a shooting. jd45

  • Posted in thread: 1911 .45Auto+P Loads & Recoil Springs on 12-04-2015 at 03:03 AM
    That term is similar to what I used to be called back in the day, which was WOP. Now my new
    name is .............FABIO!!! (grin). I'll bet your 10MM is a real handful, isn't it? Isn't the
    .40S&W the m...

  • Posted in thread: 1911 .45Auto+P Loads & Recoil Springs on 12-04-2015 at 12:54 AM
    mseric, that's some very valuable info you posted on both subjects, (load data & springs). I'll
    print it out & put it with my important info. I guess I also need to update myself on new
    powders & thei...

  • Posted in thread: 1911 .45Auto+P Loads & Recoil Springs on 12-03-2015 at 11:59 PM
    Hello to all, & Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! For those of you who shoot this pistol, do
    any of you run +P reloads thru them & do you increase the strength of the recoil springs &/or
    use shock buf...

  • Posted in thread: Finally got my Savage 110 on 06-20-2014 at 01:00 AM
    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 tha...

  • Posted in thread: Finally got my Savage 110 on 06-18-2014 at 07:38 PM
    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 ...

  • Posted in thread: Hi-Point Auto Pistols on 05-08-2014 at 12:48 AM
    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, I'...

  • Posted in thread: Hi-Point Auto Pistols on 05-05-2014 at 02:45 AM
    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 fe...

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