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Forum: Revolvers 06-04-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By cxm
To me at least, the 3" Mod 13 (or 65) is about...

To me at least, the 3" Mod 13 (or 65) is about the perfect combat revolver... sufficiently powerful for most any job, reliable, accurate, easy to carry and simple straightforward design.

Hard to...
Forum: General Semiautos 05-27-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
Posted By cxm
Tom is very good... however he is now retired... ...

Tom is very good... however he is now retired...

V/r

Chuck
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 05-27-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,547
Posted By cxm
The HP started out with a thumb safety lever that...

The HP started out with a thumb safety lever that was much like the 1911 had at the time.

It would be nice if FN changed the lever to be like the one on late production FEG HPs... It is the best...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 05-27-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,173
Posted By cxm
Add me to those who think you will be impressed...

Add me to those who think you will be impressed with how well CeraCote wears... I have a pistol that was coated about two years ago and there is absolutely no sign of wear... it does however ride in...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 05-12-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,547
Posted By cxm
As the Brits say in court: ' The charge is...

As the Brits say in court:

' The charge is not proven." :\

v/r

Chuck
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 05-11-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,607
Posted By cxm
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Forum: The Hi Power Forum 05-11-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,607
Posted By cxm
I'm not sure if one data point means anything,...

I'm not sure if one data point means anything, but from the examples I have the Grizzle holsters fit quite snugly on my Grizzle belts.

Being curious I asked Ryan Grizzle who told me tight is...
Forum: Holsters & Gun Accessories 05-07-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,967
Posted By cxm
Here in the South it is a BIG deal to me... ...

Here in the South it is a BIG deal to me...

It is more comfortable to wear, it keeps my Tshirts free of oil and grease and prevents friction wear on inner clothing. It also keeps sweat off the...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 05-04-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,607
Posted By cxm
As you might recall I often carry a HP for a...

As you might recall I often carry a HP for a defensive sidearm.

I have used quite a few holsters over the years, but in the past eight or so years I have used holsters made by Ryan Grizzle.

R...
Forum: Revolvers 04-29-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By cxm
I didn't realize Colt's had brought the Pocket...

I didn't realize Colt's had brought the Pocket Auto back... though the prices are astounding... maybe that is what has driven the recent price increase in the old ones...

For the price of a new...
Forum: Revolvers 04-29-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By cxm
Your desire for a (or more) Colt's Pocket...

Your desire for a (or more) Colt's Pocket Automatics seems to be to be entirely reasonable... IMHO they are one of Colt's finest pistols...

I have some 1903 32acp Colts and 1908 380 Colt...
Forum: Reloading 04-24-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By cxm
As a practical matter you are unlikely to ever...

As a practical matter you are unlikely to ever need to trim a pistol cartridge... with the possible exception of the .22 Jet and even with that cartridge I have never needed to trim, though I shoot...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 04-19-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By cxm
The rear sight looks like an LPA. This sight was...

The rear sight looks like an LPA. This sight was sold under the Mec-Gar brand some years ago and was cleared by CDNN at very low prices.

The front sight looks like the sight FN put on their .30...
Forum: Reloading 04-09-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By cxm
Another mystery for the dusty corners of...

Another mystery for the dusty corners of history... along with who really killed Kennedy... :lol:

Still, I would have liked to know who was right... or if something entirely different was the...
Forum: Reloading 04-08-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,921
Posted By cxm
Doc, growing old isn't for the faint of heart......

Doc, growing old isn't for the faint of heart... but the alternative is worse... ;)

V/r

Chuck
Forum: Reloading 04-01-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By cxm
I hope he tells us too... With a big modern press...

I hope he tells us too... With a big modern press with lots of MA and a really hard de-capping pin you can pop right through the bottom of the berdan case... Please don't ask me how I know ( Has to...
Forum: Reloading 04-01-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By cxm
I saw that Doc, but I'm still inclined toward the...

I saw that Doc, but I'm still inclined toward the problem being a berdan primer... when the de-priming rod penetrates the end of the case it can look like a boxer primer.

Add that to the head...
Forum: Reloading 03-30-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By cxm
I'm guessing you hit a berdan primed case... If...

I'm guessing you hit a berdan primed case... If force is used it is often possible to drive a de-priming pin through the bottom of a berdan case and knock the primer out... often with the results you...
Forum: Reloading 03-24-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By cxm
Why not load something to duplicate the pre WWII...

Why not load something to duplicate the pre WWII 38-44 Special loads... 160gr +/- for about 1100 fps with a Keith bullet... very effective.

V/r

Chuck
Forum: Revolvers 03-18-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,178
Posted By cxm
Looks pretty much like a knock off of the S&W "L"...

Looks pretty much like a knock off of the S&W "L" frame guns.. which are of course good guns with barrels that look like those used by Colt's on the Python.

A factory made version of the...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 03-12-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,928
Posted By cxm
The Nighthawk seems to be a very nice...

The Nighthawk seems to be a very nice modification of the basic HP.

The price isn't cheap... but there are those who don't mind spending for such mods.

For my part, I tend to be a...
Forum: Reloading 02-26-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By cxm
A 10 grain difference isn't a lot when you...

A 10 grain difference isn't a lot when you consider how small a grain is... 1/7000 of a pound...

Maybe it would make a difference at absolute max loads, but I don't load as hot as possible...
Forum: Reloading 02-23-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,921
Posted By cxm
Smokeless powder is extremely stable if properly...

Smokeless powder is extremely stable if properly manufactured.

We regularly shoot ammunition from before WWII and don't give it a thought... a lot of this ammo was stored for more than 50 years in...
Forum: Reloading 02-13-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By cxm
I have been reloading since the very early...

I have been reloading since the very early 1960s... and nearly all the brass I use is 'once fired." Of course you can't say for sure if brass is once fired... but most pistol brass is good for many...
Forum: Ammo Discussion 02-06-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,493
Posted By cxm
Remington (In theory anyway) says it is only...

Remington (In theory anyway) says it is only available to police... there is however nothing to prevent a dealer from selling it to whomever he wishes...

The white box is simply a money saving...
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