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The Original Lumpy Gritz

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  1. 9 hours ago, Garrison Joe, SASS #60708 said:


    Believe you mean 0.2 grains variance.   It would be a VERY RARE powder measure that could hold 0.02 grains variance.  Many individual granules of powders weigh more than 0.02 grains! 


    Most loading scales, digital or mechanical, can't measure closer than 0.1 grain +/- reliably.   Not that they need to - most loads do not require that much accuracy of powder charge.


    An extra or missing zero after a decimal point makes a difference.


    Good luck, GJ




    You're 'rite'- 

    Fat fingers on small keyboard .....

    +/- 0.2


  2. 32 minutes ago, Tyrel Cody said:

    From what I've always heard he's one of the best.


    That said, have you been to any matches? If not don't buy anydangthingatall until you do.


    Also, Welcome to the best game there is.


    X2 on not buy'n anydangthing till you have attended a couple of shoots and done a hands-on live fire.


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  3. 3 hours ago, Tennessee Snuffy said:

    45 colt. My ammo is 200 g rnfp with 4.5 g of red dot. Yep , it is sort of a dirty load but it works for me. 

    after I get the mag tube shinty clean, I will coat the tube with balistol then run an oily patch thru the tube so that oil does not drip everywhere when storing the gun upright 


    Get away from that Balistol.

    I won't let near my guns.

    Try Eezox....


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  4. 2 hours ago, Tennessee Snuffy said:

    Prevention to the problem is what I am trying to get help with.




    Tell us the caliber and load.

    When you finish with the brush, run a oily patch.



  5. 9 minutes ago, Roscoe Regulator said:

    That would be .2 gr and in percentage terms would be about 4% reduction. I didn't shoot 4.9 and 4.7 in the same outing for a genuine comparison but felt like the 4.7 was different than I remembered. I know I didn't have the impression that I could reduce the 4.7 like I did for 4.9 and that I could just go with it for now. The Titegroup is only a test, while my current match ammo is HP38.


    Most power measures will very +/- .02 gn, all day long.

    WW231/HP38 is a far better choice of powder IMO.



  6. 5 hours ago, Jakeleg said:

    Thanks everyone,Thanks for all suggestions,I know I would love meeting you all some time and can’t wait to get some new to me guns I just want to get the right ones.thanks









    Bring 'eyes & ears' and folks will supply the rest.

    Might want to bring a bx of 12ga ammo in #7 or 8 shot size.


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  7. 14 minutes ago, Garrison Joe, SASS #60708 said:


    You can inspect map itself at:



    I can tell you that the map is accurate and current with today's report of cases in the state of NM.  Other states - you can validate that data yourself with a little effort.


    Good luck, GJ


    It's NY Times, and you have to subscribe to see it.

    Not sure I'd believe anything they would publish anyway. 


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  8. TG is very temperature sensitive at the lower load levels. 

    What works today,  may be a fizzle in the cold.

    .02 gn of powder Is not gonna do much to felt recoil.

    You have more recoil in hot weather.



  9. Bear Creek Volunteers has to CXL their shoots this weekend, because of coming rain.

    They will be shooting Saturday March 21st.

    Come on down.


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  10. 2 hours ago, Null N. Void said:

    I cancelled going to Ides of March.  It's a great match and I greatly dislike not going to it.


    As a MD in the past and still doing it occasionally, if I had a bigger match (more than 60 people), I'd postpone it.  A local match, I'd put it on so long as we were not in a hot zone.  Life has to go on, but let's not be stupid about it one way or another.




    May I ask where this 'hot zone' is located the country?



  11. 1 hour ago, Aspen Filly 50535 said:

    Asking for a friend moving to LA....what clubs are close to LA????


    Come to Springfield, Missouri. 

    It's MO-better.:lol:

    BTW, 'Scratch' sez HI.


  12. 1 hour ago, Yul Lose said:

    The Cowboys at Norco, The Cajon Cowboys at Cajon, Burro Canyon, West End, Paramount, Escondido, Dulzura, RR Bar just to name a few.


    The best ones of all. ^_^


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