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Snakebite

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  1. We have a fellow in our club in that situation. He uses a Shoulder rig on that side and a straight hang on the other. Works out just fine. Snakebite
  2. Buying and selling is what a classified section is for. IMO if you sell something it then belongs to the buyer and he/she can do what ever they want with it. No doubt that there are Wire Hawks that jump on deals and resell them. IMO "A deal is a deal". Once an agreement is made, it should be settled and DONE. If you want to get cheated, then go with one of the Biggest Gun Auction houses in the world. They just flat lied to me about what the selling price should be. I watched the auction on the internet. They brought my item up. It should have sold for around $20K. The auction started, and 20 sec later the hammer dropped and they sold the item for $8K. I was told that it would open at $12K. This was nothing less than a "In House" fix. Snakebite
  3. Ha... all they have is the Left One! Strange. sb
  4. What are the dates of the next State Match that is scheduled next April?
  5. Humm. looks like you got some more 9mm since I just missed the last batch.
  6. Max Payne... Tnx for this post. I have been looking for a Dillon die that I couldn't find. They had it, I got it. Snakebite
  7. All of this just reinforces the need to supply a good place to stage/re-stage all firearms. The dropped gun issue has had a long road, with a few turns and twist over the years. I think the current rule is the best. In the case given by the OP, if his hand was off of the gun, then it appears to be a gun that slipped and fell with the muzzle down range... I.e., a 10 sec Safety. Snakebite
  8. Well it just seems like a soft pellet would flatten out much easier and have less feedback. I would rather get hit with the smaller shot than larger, and if the velocity is high, there is a better chance of the shot disintegrating against the steel plate. I'm not convinced that I'm wrong about it.
  9. I have no data to backup my opinion. But here it is... first thing, I believe that soft shot has less chance of feedback than hard shot. Next, I believe that smaller the shot has less feedback, but also presents less danger when it does. A faster velocity should also aid in the total destruction of the shot. Finally, as was said earlier. If your targets are set right and are in good shape, there should be little feedback. Snakebite
  10. I'll take 5K 9mm for $200 delivered. snakebite4767@yahoo.com let me know where to send the money. Snakebite.
  11. Well that is good. I'm glad that they got their parts supply in order. sb
  12. I had one of the first one's available. Out of the box it was slicker than any of the Uberti 73s were, out of the Box. Parts were IMPOSSIBLE to obtain, so what work I did was approached very slowly because any part that I broke or took too far down could not be replaced due to the lack of spare parts. When it was done, the gun was indeed very smooth and nice. But when ask by folks if they should buy one for this game, my suggestion was NO. The Uberti guns have tons of both after market and standard replacement parts available. When they are tuned up right they are as slick as could be wished and if they do break you are not left out in the cold, every Quick Stop in the state sells parts. Snakebite
  13. Being a retired EMT from one of the hottest places in the US, the central valley of California, I've probably seen and treated more heatstroke cases than most folks have seen first hand. And when you treat it, you DON'T strip them down, you wet them down and let the evaporation do the job of cooling. You need to re-read what I wrote. I didn't say one thing about heatstroke being BS. I said that the idea of wearing shorts to prevent it is BS, and IT IS. I've worked the fields here in the valley when it was 100-115 degrees. I see it virtually every day. I defy ANYONE to show me even ONE person working out in that heat wearing shorts or even a short sleeve shirt. THEY ALL WEAR LONG SLEEVES, LONG PANTS and a large hat to protect themselves. This form of dress is cooler too if you are out in the sun. Snakebite
  14. It's called Cowboy Action shooting. There is a dress code. For over 25 years we have managed to survive the extreme heat in the Central Valley of California for a couple hours while playing the game that we all signed up to play. I realized that there are a few folks that want to dress down a bit during the hot season. But just how far does "Dressing Down" go? Why would anyone join a Cowboy Action shooting club and then show up in Shorts? If you are that hot then just stay home and play in the sprinkler. This idea that it is necessary to avoid Heat Stroke is just pure BS. Snakebite
  15. Well I am Flabbergasted. The 9th court is the most liberal in the Land. There is something strange about this.
  16. he 9th Circuit Ct just struck down the Califirnia 10 cartridge magazine restriction as unconstitutional. Get ready for a run on big mags.
  17. I have a 32 H&R conversion kit, everything is there (shell plate, powder drop/sizer, buttons, case guides, shell slide) and a set of 32 H&R Dillion dies for a 650. very little use. I want to swap them for the same setup in 45 acp. If interested... contact me snakebite4767@yahoo.com Snakebite Yes... this use to be for 9mm, but I got the 9mm setup and now need a 45 acp. Don't need the 32 H&R stuff.
  18. If you can afford it, buy them all. Snakebite
  19. Depends where you are. In Portland......
  20. It's still up in the air about RR Bar. I was originally going but dropped. I might still give it a try, but it will be a last minute decision.
  21. There has not been a box of 9mm for sale in our area for well over a month. My step son works security and has not been able to get ammo. I'm not allowed to give or sell him ammo under the state law. He was very fortunate however and found a large bag of 9mm under the seat of his car. Must have forgot it was there. Snakebite
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