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    11-16-2018, 03:55 PM
    I have that book. You are right, great read. John
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    11-13-2018, 10:08 PM
    Thank you sir. John
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    11-13-2018, 07:18 PM
    Thanks fellas , but that one won't work with the standard spur hammer. I have fat hand and the standard safety let's the hammer bite me pretty bad. I don't want to change the hammer because it is factory stock, from 1968 and it has a better pull...
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    11-13-2018, 05:25 PM
    I'm looking for a beavertail grip safety for a 1911 for use with a standard SPUR hammer. Tried Brownells and no joy. Can't find one with a google search. Anyone have a source for these? Any help would be appreciated. John
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    11-12-2018, 04:09 PM
    Fix it just like you would rabbit or tree rat.
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    11-06-2018, 09:52 AM
    I've got an old CH press that came with one of those. Used it for years with 30 06 and .45 ACP. Found a replacement that took shell holders. John
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    10-25-2018, 09:38 AM
    johniv started a thread advice in Our Town
    Fellas I need a little advice about a safe. My Treadlok safe will not open. I have had it for 20 years or so and the original dial has been replaced with a keypad (amsec) I put new batteries in it (the limit of my tech) , called a locksmith and no...
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check