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  1. Handloading Procedures/Practices
    I loaded up 45acp with WLP, 11.8gr #7, and 200gr Hornady XTP. Accurate lists a max load of 12gr with a velocity of 1036 fps with 5" test barrel. That's a standard load, not +p. Shot my rounds out of 2 different 1911s today across my Pro Chrono Pal. 25 rounds averaged 1163 fps. While not a high...
  2. Handguns
    Hey everyone i own a hi point c9 and love it. Now i wanna get a hi point 45 but if i get one i want a compensator for it. Does anyone know what comps would work or if there is a specific one out there?
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    Hey guys! I bought a Glock 30 in 45acp for carry a while ago. Since I sweat like a hooker in church during the summer I wanted a stainless guide rod and spring for my Glock. After some research I thought $60 was expensive. Fortunately Lone Wolf now offers them for as little as $30! Lone Wolf...
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    After weeks of thinking I've finally decided on buying a Taurus for my first gun and I'm very happy with my purchase. Since it fits in my pocket, I carry it wherever I go and makes me feel safer. It made me really happy that I wanna but another one. But this time, I want something that can stop...
  5. Handguns
    I am looking at getting a Rock Island Armory 1911 Tactical model, it the one with the rail system, but no night sights. Current prices are show to be in the $470 range. Any first hand experiences with the Tactical model? Suggestions, input or anything else I should know?
  6. Handguns
    I currently do not have a 1911 pistol. My ex-wife wound up with my Kimber. Anyway I am throwing around a few ideas for my next pistol. I have always wanted one of those GI style 1911's. Only thing is I don’t like those sights. I would also like to get a "target quality" 1911. Would I be...
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    I found a Safari Arms Enforcer 1911 for sale. I was wondering if anyone on here has ever been arround one or shot one? I looked them up on the internet, they are now made by Olympic Arms and sell for $1033. I can get this one for $600. Should I buy it or not? Any responces would be greatly...
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    I haven't purchased magazines for a full-size government in awhile and am looking for qualified opinions as to which mags are the ones to depend on if you really need it. Thanks in advance.
  9. Handgun Cartridges
    I was shooting with some family this weekend and i let a 15 yr old family member fire the weapon and i was loading a clip and his mother was watching him. He fired screamed and dropped the gun. A Federal round exploded inside the chamber sent shrapnel out the ejection port into his face cutting...
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    Back in December of 2010 I had the privilege of being invited to Gunsite for the introduction of several new Ruger products, among them the Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle, which I have reviewed previously. Also present at the gunwriters' review was Ruger's then-secret SR1911, which we've been...
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    I have a new Kimber Custom Target II that I have had to the range twice. I have put 600 rounds through it now. All loads both factory and handloads consisted of 230 grain bullets. My 11 year old son is having a ball shooting it and he doesn't complain about the recoil but he is developing a...
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    Anyone bought either of these pistols ? Looking to buy an extra 1911, but ain't a gonna pay inflated prices many are asking for one.
  13. Handguns
    Does anyone own one of these? If so what do you think of it? Likes and dislikes. I am thinking of getting one for a CCW. ANY input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
  14. Handguns
    Hi ladies & gentlemen. I'm new to the forum, love to shoot, hunt and reload :) I got a 2nd hand Norinco 1911 A1 C. It's got all the design features of the classic Colt Commander except it's made in China. It came with 2 COLT factory mags and no Norinco mags (wonder why?). The gun has not...
  15. Handguns
    I admit I don't know much about pistols. This being the 100th anniversary year of the 1911, I'd like to get one...to keep for good. I do want to shoot it but it's primarily a nostalgia kind of thing. I want one of good quality...and manufactured in the USA. I don't think I'd spend more than...
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    The title says it all lets hear it guys!
  17. Handguns
    Picked up my new Springfield Armory 1911 A1 Loaded tuesday and love the way it feels. The trigger has some creep in it, and has an adjustment screw on the bottom, can you use that to take a little of that out? or is just for disassembly? there was nothing in the manual about it.
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    Hey Guys, I have a Springfield Armory GI edition 1911a1. I have only shot 50 round nose 45 acp rounds through it, and thought I would take it bow hunting with me this year. Anyway, I bought some expensive hollow point 45 auto rounds and the darn thing absolutely will not chamber them. The...
  19. Handguns
    I was wondering if anyone here has had any experience with the said pistol. Also what about the Ruger GP100? Any impute will be appreciated! Thanks!
  20. Handgun Cartridges
    Hey Guys and Gals. I have an '04 Springfield Armory 1911-A1 .45acp. It's full size and double stack. All I have ever used and reloaded was 230 gr FMJ RN. Will hollow points and flat nose cylcle through this pistol dependably? I know that the best way to find out is try it, but I just thought I'd...
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