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    Drop it so it strikes the ground muzzle first. No...

    Drop it so it strikes the ground muzzle first. No firing pin block in the Series 70s, but Colt has been trashed ever since they changed over to the Series 80 with a firing pin block. So now they...
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    Watching Outdoors videos. They showed it quite...

    Watching Outdoors videos. They showed it quite clearly. One point they made was that the rear of the frame and the rear of the slide had to hit simultaneously.

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    I trust my P320 CC, it has always worked...

    I trust my P320 CC, it has always worked perfectly for me. I went the "responsible gunowner" route and sent it in for the update, even though I didn't believe it needed it. The drop issue could only...
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    Here's another piece of the cast hollowpoint...

    Here's another piece of the cast hollowpoint bullet puzzle for you. The video quality is a bit challenging, the guy who made the videos got beat up by youtube for the subject of the videos and has...
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    I soooo want to take them deer hunting, but 45...

    I soooo want to take them deer hunting, but 45 ACP isn't a legal caliber in my state. I suppose I could buy a 45 LC revolver and load some to 45 ACP +P-ish velocities. This design does feed in stock...
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    LBT 230 gr LFN. Veral Smith refers to it as the...

    LBT 230 gr LFN. Veral Smith refers to it as the best "soft target" 45 ACP design:
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    If we're talking about handloads, H&G 68 or...

    If we're talking about handloads, H&G 68 or Lyman 452460 with the above mentioned 4.3 gr of Clays. With lower velocity loadings, self-defense loads need to revolve more on bullet design, and the...
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    It seems to me that one of the military shooting...

    It seems to me that one of the military shooting teams is shooting 185 gr 45 ACP loads that use a Nolser hollowpoint bullet, but I'll be darned if I can remember which branch is using it. Somebody...
  9. I've been kind of wondering how that lawsuit mess...

    I've been kind of wondering how that lawsuit mess is working out...
  10. Redemption! I ordered a 1911 armorers block...

    Redemption!

    I ordered a 1911 armorers block and a thingamajig tool off Hiltons site.
  11. I'm kind of bummed. I didn't see it on his site...

    I'm kind of bummed. I didn't see it on his site when I ordered my copy.
  12. Well, if you cast your own bullets, there is...

    Well, if you cast your own bullets, there is research going on right now with bismuth alloys: https://artfulbullet.com/index.php?threads/lead-free-bullet-casting-alloy.5585/page-7#post-121871
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  13. Maybe through Panteao? The appear to offer...

    Maybe through Panteao? The appear to offer streaming video, I don't know if you can download from the site though.
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    You mean it's not real? I saw it on the...

    You mean it's not real? I saw it on the internet... :)
  15. I have at least three sets of 38/357 dies, the...

    I have at least three sets of 38/357 dies, the main reason for this is that I often start out with a set, then don't like one if the dies for some reason and buy another set that has dies that may...
  16. Thread awaken!!! I'm currently working my way...

    Thread awaken!!!

    I'm currently working my way through Hilton Yams newest video, Duty Tune the 1911. I am not affiliated with Hilton, or Panteao Productions in any way, and I haven't even finished...
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    Glocks never fail... THAT IS AN ORDER!!! ...

    Glocks never fail... THAT IS AN ORDER!!!

    Seriously, and machine or mechanical device can fail, I'm amazed that some people believe in perfection, or the Easter Bunny.

    Train until you can't get...
  18. Ed Harris 38 Spl. articles are below. Ed is a...

    Ed Harris 38 Spl. articles are below. Ed is a rather prolific writer who has worked on the NRA technical departments, Sturm, Ruger & co, and as an independent consultant.
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  19. For the record, my earlier remarks were intended...

    For the record, my earlier remarks were intended towards Venturino, not Taffin. I see that I was less than careful about how I tied the two together. I couldn't do what Taffin does, the Car Craft...
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    Winner, winner! I've had a few Magnaported...

    Winner, winner! I've had a few Magnaported revolvers, 4 or 5 perhaps. Felt recoil felt the same as non-ported guns, the real improvement comes from reduced muzzle flip. As Dave said, the muzzle...
  21. Or Venturino. He's still cutting & pasting...

    Or Venturino. He's still cutting & pasting articles from his early data. Excuse me, I should say "using the same formatting".

    Or I can come here at get my info from people who are actually doing...
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    1911 magazine bases aren't normally removable....

    1911 magazine bases aren't normally removable. You need to compress the mag spring & follower with a pencil, or something similar, then capture the spring independently of the follower or a...
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    While we're talking mags, I have a fair lot of...

    While we're talking mags, I have a fair lot of older Colt stainless mags with CMC Devel type followers. since I also have a 4 inch SA Compact on a full-size frame, I recently changed most of my older...
  24. Just do the usual used 1911 pre-purchase...

    Just do the usual used 1911 pre-purchase checkout. It looks like a 4 inch barrel there. My non-ported 45 ACP 4 inch eats recoil springs, but the correct springs are still available from Wolff. Let me...
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    One of the first things to do with a used 1911 is...

    One of the first things to do with a used 1911 is to check extractor tension and adjust or replace it. We've got a couple of current or semi-current threads going on making and keeping 1911s happy.
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