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Forum: Shotguns September 22nd, 2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By alucard0822
"Patterning" as you would with birdshot is a...

"Patterning" as you would with birdshot is a process where you want a load that puts about 3/4 of the shot in a 30" circle at a given range, 25yds for IC, up to 40yds for Full, you want a relatively...
Forum: Outdoor Sports September 20th, 2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 910
Posted By alucard0822
this, bought a Mavic Pro almost 3 years ago,...

this, bought a Mavic Pro almost 3 years ago, still awesome, still does all I need it to. Would reccomend the air or mini if you dodn't care as much about wind, speed or range. There is some BS with...
Forum: Handguns September 18th, 2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,882
Posted By alucard0822
It is an awesome round, pretty much 9mm...

It is an awesome round, pretty much 9mm performance with 20% better capacity. Has a fair amount of blast(although far less than 357), but not much recoil. Modern bullet designs are really good at...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II September 18th, 2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6,534
Views: 980,805
Posted By alucard0822
I've found the Redddit NFA thread to be the best...

I've found the Redddit NFA thread to be the best indicator, as many others don't get updated as regularly. Seems 120-160 days is current, but every now and again there is a terrifying 300-500+ day...
Forum: Handguns September 18th, 2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,882
Posted By alucard0822
I carried a S&W442 many years ago, it's a good...

I carried a S&W442 many years ago, it's a good revolver, but not really any more comfortable in the pocket or reliable than many of the new small autos. That G43 is probably not much bigger, but...
Forum: Rifles September 17th, 2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By alucard0822
I've built up Aero M5s, have had good luck with...

I've built up Aero M5s, have had good luck with BA and Faxon barrels, my BA 18" fluted is a tackdriver(1MOA or less with match 2MOA with cheap FMJ), and Faxon makes some of the better lightweight...
Forum: The Depot September 16th, 2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By alucard0822
ah good to know, the only ones i've seen were...

ah good to know, the only ones i've seen were CMMG pattern for the RDB like these that lack the ejector. So apparently yet another mag type with endomags for the RDB or endomags for traditional...
Forum: The Depot September 16th, 2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,866
Posted By alucard0822
Much depends on the brace. The original SB M4...

Much depends on the brace. The original SB M4 and Sig brace had a really short LOP and could shift around on the tube. The shockwave solved the LOP problem, but the shape was uncomfortable when...
Forum: The Depot September 16th, 2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By alucard0822
For 9mm, you have 4 primary mag choices, GLOCK,...

For 9mm, you have 4 primary mag choices, GLOCK, MP5, Colt, and endomag, some other lowers or adapters can take other types of handgun mags like Beretta or sig, but there aren't many lowers or proper...
Forum: The Depot September 15th, 2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By alucard0822
Aero 7" gen 2 handguard on a QC10 lower/Vltor...

Aero 7" gen 2 handguard on a QC10 lower/Vltor upper. Plenty of clearance, the 10oz buffer and small port/ big deflector make it pleasant and quiet to shoot. 7.25" long handguard and 7" barrel with...
Forum: The Depot September 14th, 2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By alucard0822
Have built a few AR pistols in all the above...

Have built a few AR pistols in all the above except for 350 legend, your perceptions are accurate.

300BO, love the caliber, love the versatility, pretty much everything slaps together easy, and...
Forum: Outdoor Sports September 11th, 2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By alucard0822
There is a ton of AR15/10 stuff out there that...

There is a ton of AR15/10 stuff out there that can be built for light weight. I'm primarily a varminter where weight and power isn't as much of an issue, but build rifles and compete in 3 gun so...
Forum: Rifles September 9th, 2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By alucard0822
So AK's classic forward heavy balance, crappy...

So AK's classic forward heavy balance, crappy selector, rock/lock mag catch, and a foot of exposed barrel/gas system ahead of the handguard. They got away from the balanced recoil system, and went...
Forum: Handguns September 4th, 2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By alucard0822
any way to meassure gas port size? should be at...

any way to meassure gas port size? should be at or just under .1" pistol gas, any pics of the brass? if it's a properly built barrel, shouldn't be overgassed, especially with an H2.
Forum: Handguns September 3rd, 2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By alucard0822
A few things can cause that, burrs or binding of...

A few things can cause that, burrs or binding of the ejector or extractor can cause the brass to intermittantly fall off the bolt and jam. Sometimes a rough spot, chip or restriction in the gas path...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II September 1st, 2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By alucard0822
Have an Optimus too, you really aren't giving up...

Have an Optimus too, you really aren't giving up a whole lot for all it can do. On 5.56 and 30cal rifles it's pretty quiet, relatively light, just a little long(9.4") out of the box. Includes a...
Forum: Shotguns September 1st, 2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By alucard0822
Main difference is that O/Us are a little more...

Main difference is that O/Us are a little more compact for a given barrel length(shorter action), a little more recoil, a little better balance, a little easier to run, and they can use a specific...
Forum: Handguns August 31st, 2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,225
Posted By alucard0822
Boring till you suppress them. Run fast drills...

Boring till you suppress them. Run fast drills on steel plates with a whisper pickle, and all you really hear is the steel ringing. Same pistol at full volume shooting paper is definitely meh.
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Forum: Reloading August 26th, 2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By alucard0822
I switched to CFE pistol for most all of my "duty...

I switched to CFE pistol for most all of my "duty cal" loads, relatively clean, works well from 380 to warm 10mm, meters well, does fine when loaded light, but can get good velocities if loaded hot.
Forum: Handguns August 26th, 2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 896
Posted By alucard0822
Comparing it to most any full size 9mm pistol you...

Comparing it to most any full size 9mm pistol you gain a couple rounds capacity, loose a LOT of terminal performance, it's big with a huge grip, and it costs 5x as much to feed. It was designed...
Forum: Rimfire August 25th, 2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,276
Posted By alucard0822
The controls are layed out similar to the 1911,...

The controls are layed out similar to the 1911, but, of course the feel, exact location, shape etc are different. The 22/45 has a little higher grip, safety is a little lower, slide stop is a little...
Forum: Rifles August 21st, 2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7,501
Views: 2,093,514
Posted By alucard0822
Put this together today with an Aero M4E1 set, 9"...

Put this together today with an Aero M4E1 set, 9" Atlas and 5.56 BA10.5" carbine gas. It's a fun little pistol(till my form 1 comes back). Picked up several M4E1 and a couple M5E1 sets, really good...
Forum: Reloading August 19th, 2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,679
Posted By alucard0822
Switched from HS6 and HP38 to CFE pistol and love...

Switched from HS6 and HP38 to CFE pistol and love it. It's clean, versatile, meters well, accurate and easy to find. It's crazy versatile, from mild 380 up to mid range 44 mag, Ideal in most...
Forum: Handguns August 18th, 2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By alucard0822
depends on the barrel, 300 isn't as picky as...

depends on the barrel, 300 isn't as picky as 5.56, I can run my 9" BA barrelled 300 with a standard carbine spring and 3oz buffer, runs anything suppressed or unsuppressed. Have seen others benefit...
Forum: The Depot August 18th, 2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By alucard0822
Have a jig/saw to make brass from 5.56 cases. ...

Have a jig/saw to make brass from 5.56 cases. Works well, but it's SLOWWW. the short brass is a PITA if you use a trimmer that gauges on the neck, can usually find someone with a lot of time...
Forum: The Depot August 18th, 2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By alucard0822
For 223 figure .30-.40 cents per rd for brass...

For 223 figure .30-.40 cents per rd for brass cased FMJ, .70-$1 for heavy match on average. 300BO runs .50-$1 for FMJ Supers and .70-$1.5 for subs. Might be able find surplus or steel cased ammo...
Forum: Rimfire August 18th, 2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,276
Posted By alucard0822
Have a Buckmark hunter and 22/45 lite. The...

Have a Buckmark hunter and 22/45 lite. The Buckmark is more accurate, a bit more refined, FAR better trigger out of the box(made better for free by flipping the sear spring) and serial# is on the...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 17th, 2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By alucard0822
Magnets can have some cool properties as...

Magnets can have some cool properties as dampeners, or provide initial resistance, but problem is when they are applied in place of progressive resistance or as a substitute for mass/momentum. Where...
Forum: The Depot August 17th, 2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,609
Posted By alucard0822
Much depends on how much ammo you "need" vs how...

Much depends on how much ammo you "need" vs how long you can make it last. With small kids I go through a fair amount of 22. Normally keep a couple bricks, but soon as poo fit the fan back in...
Forum: Comments and Suggestions August 17th, 2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By alucard0822
budget, distance, purpose. Pretty much the 3...

budget, distance, purpose. Pretty much the 3 requirements to give any meaningful suggestion. I'm a Vortex fan, have several of their optics, and they tend to be good for the money with a great...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 13th, 2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By alucard0822
Tuning an AR10 is different than it's little...

Tuning an AR10 is different than it's little brother, definitely use an adjustable block, and IMO an H3 buffer in an A5 tube is the best carbine setup for reliability over a large range of...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 13th, 2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By alucard0822
Have to make sure your buffer and tube are...

Have to make sure your buffer and tube are compatible. AR10s have about 3/4" more travel than AR15s, so you need a longer tube or shorter buffer. Standard 7" AR15 mil-spec tubes (what most SB...
Forum: NFA/Class 3/Title II August 11th, 2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By alucard0822
There is also the Strike industries collar...

There is also the Strike industries collar adjustable block, different in that it is a rotating tool-free collar with holes of various sized that line up to restrict gas in 5 steps. I've had bad...
Forum: Optics August 11th, 2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,009
Posted By alucard0822
much depends on the purpose. Have a 10/22...

much depends on the purpose. Have a 10/22 charger with 8" barrel and side folding brace topped by a $40 NC star multi-recticle red dot, all of $500 in it, and it's stupid fun. I run it suppressed...
Forum: Reloading August 11th, 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,629
Posted By alucard0822
I've topped 1300FPS with a 158gr XTP from my 4"...

I've topped 1300FPS with a 158gr XTP from my 4" 686 with H110 under max, so it's possible with a hot charge from a 6" +, but depending on all the factors it's close either way. Some factory loads...
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