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Forum: Reloading 03-09-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By TXGunNut
Yep, shoot them unless shooting max or near max...

Yep, shoot them unless shooting max or near max pressure loads.

Mike
Forum: Centerfire, Rimfire, & Air Rifles 02-22-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By TXGunNut
Probably a Winchester 69A with a receiver sight....

Probably a Winchester 69A with a receiver sight. Classy little rifle, very accurate and will only appreciate in value.

Mike
Forum: Revolvers 02-22-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By TXGunNut
IF your GP100 is stainless steel AND the ring is...

IF your GP100 is stainless steel AND the ring is indeed lead or powder residue the answer may be a tornado brush. It’s a stainless steel brush so don’t use it in a blue steel gun.


Mike
Forum: The Venerable 1911 02-22-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By TXGunNut
Nice! Iím kicking around a similar project. Iíve...

Nice! Iím kicking around a similar project. Iíve been carrying a 1911 for decades but my brother has expressed an interest in a milsurp 1911.

Mike
Forum: Support, News & Feedback 02-21-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By TXGunNut
ďDonít Pay the Ransom....

Iíve Escaped!Ē

Those of you who knew Steve know he had a unique sense of humor. He once told me that if he somehow dozed off on night shift and missed ď10-42Ē heíd grab the mic and tell dispatch...
Forum: Revolvers 06-17-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By TXGunNut
I think Ubertis are very faithful to the Colts...

I think Ubertis are very faithful to the Colts made a century ago. Today's Colts seem to be very good quality but I just can't seem to find one I want to shoot.
Forum: Reloading 06-16-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,572
Posted By TXGunNut
I'm working up a load for a 94, will be using a...

I'm working up a load for a 94, will be using a NOE copy of the Lyman 311041 and the Ranch Dog 311-165 over LeveRevolution powder. Unique or Universal would be good for the reduced loads you're...
Forum: Revolvers 06-16-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By TXGunNut
Sounds like my loads. Hunting load is 7.5...

Sounds like my loads. Hunting load is 7.5 Universal under the 452424 Lyman rendition of Uncle Elmer's SWC lubed w/ SPG. BP play load is actually a bit warmer w/ 2.5cc (37 grs +/-) KIK FFFg. I've only...
Forum: Revolvers 06-15-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By TXGunNut
Blackpowder & Lead Therapy Cont'd

Have enjoyed my sessions with my little Bird's Head so much I've been keeping an eye out for another Uberti to complement it. Found it a few days ago, hope to get in a "therapy session" this weekend....
Forum: The Venerable 1911 06-11-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 38,401
Posted By TXGunNut
In a word: Nothing! I have a Series 90 (80)...

In a word: Nothing! I have a Series 90 (80) Defender and with new springs, a judicious cleaning and a bit of polishing it became my favorite carry gun. Yes, it has more parts to fail or mis-assemble...
Forum: The Venerable 1911 02-14-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,869
Posted By TXGunNut
I'm fortunate that I spent my time with a...

I'm fortunate that I spent my time with a department that allowed but sometimes discouraged the 1911 and the HP. At one time I felt it was a handgun for seasoned gun handlers but every time I've...
Forum: The Venerable 1911 02-12-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,822
Posted By TXGunNut
The whole point of the internet is to exchange...

The whole point of the internet is to exchange information, both good and bad. -trooper


The idea of a forum has been around since ancient Rome, mebbe longer. At the Forum a Roman citizen could...
Forum: Revolvers 02-10-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,154
Posted By TXGunNut
I realize your post was directed to Wes but I...

I realize your post was directed to Wes but I haven't had the pleasure of handling (or even a good close look at) the 1872 you mentioned-or an 1860 for that matter. Will do so at the earliest...
Forum: The Venerable 1911 02-09-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,629
Posted By TXGunNut
FWIW when Steve helped me spec my 70 Series...

FWIW when Steve helped me spec my 70 Series Guv'mint duty gun he recommended a 20# recoil spring for reduced wear and reliability. That may have been due to the IPSC influence at the time, gun was...
Forum: The Venerable 1911 02-09-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,822
Posted By TXGunNut
I've been carrying Chip McCormick Shooting Stars...

I've been carrying Chip McCormick Shooting Stars since Randall quit making mags. Some of mine are on their third spring, and I wait waaaay too long to change springs. They work, they look good,...
Forum: Close Quarter Combat/Non-Firearm Weapory 02-09-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,388
Posted By TXGunNut
Cold Steel Voyager because its quick, light,...

Cold Steel Voyager because its quick, light, sharp and stays put. Leatherman Core, too big & heavy to carry but too handy to leave at home.
Forum: Revolvers 02-08-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,154
Posted By TXGunNut
Cleanup was a breeze, Wes, believe it or not. I...

Cleanup was a breeze, Wes, believe it or not. I used a solution of Ballistol and water known as moose milk but have used Windex w/ vinegar for years. SPG lube helps keep it easy to clean, KIK powder...
Forum: Large Game 02-08-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,880
Posted By TXGunNut
I understand pit viper anti-venom is in short...

I understand pit viper anti-venom is in short supply in some areas. If bitten ice it down (if possible) and grab several big bottles of your favorite Gatorade (or send someone after it). Some ER's...
Forum: Reloading 02-08-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,527
Posted By TXGunNut
5.5 is my go-to 200gr swc/231/45ACP load. It will...

5.5 is my go-to 200gr swc/231/45ACP load. It will cycle most standard springs. I load and like that bullet as well; had even better results w/ the 6 cav mould, BTW. I check headspace by removing the...
Forum: Revolvers 02-07-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,154
Posted By TXGunNut
Blackpowder & Lead Therapy

Took a little break from the usual stuff recently and took a recently acquired Uberti Bird's Head 45 Colt revolver out to go "old school" and have a little fun. I cast some .45 tributes to St Elmer a...
Forum: Centerfire, Rimfire, & Air Rifles 12-04-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By TXGunNut
Safe, sane and sensible. As you have noticed the...

Safe, sane and sensible. As you have noticed the Hornady and Speer manuals (and others) are very conservative and the Hodgdon site lists max loads that truly are MAX. Based on my 30-06 experience I'd...
Forum: The Gunstore Lounge 12-02-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,077
Posted By TXGunNut
I have a little mantra that may help at trying...

I have a little mantra that may help at trying times like that: "he ain't worth the bullet!". All kidding aside, he truly isn't. Your life and well-being are, of course, and I'm sure you'll act...
Forum: The Gunstore Lounge 11-29-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,077
Posted By TXGunNut
About midway thru my time with the PD I realized...

About midway thru my time with the PD I realized it was taking longer to heal up after a scuffle and a good fight might keep me rather uncomfortable for days, even weeks on one occasion. I (finally)...
Forum: The Venerable 1911 11-29-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,967
Posted By TXGunNut
Sad to say you won't see a uniformed Dallas or Ft...

Sad to say you won't see a uniformed Dallas or Ft Worth patrol officer carrying a 1911 on duty these days. No Hi-Powers either. Not very likely to see one toting a revolver either. Pretty sure I...
Forum: Reloading 10-13-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,746
Posted By TXGunNut
I've found my rifles (and my shoulder) agree with...

I've found my rifles (and my shoulder) agree with the Hornady and Speer manuals, I find good info in the Lee and Lyman manuals but generally never approach their max loads. Hodgdon max loads are...
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