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    Steve Thomas
  1. ACME BULLET 10% Discount code

    Thanks, appreciate it.
  2. Precision bullets and smoke

    I went through a box of 124/125 gr. with N320 then WST and both were too smokey. Please let us know if you find a good powder as the bullets good otherwise. Thanks.
  3. I go 1.135 with BBI 180's. They are finicky about having enough crimp, but are not hitting the lands.
  4. Hi. You can paypal me at barthightower@yahoo.com. send it as a gift, please. 

    Also, where would you like the mags shipped?

    1. StevenR


      Thanks, just sent the money.

      Send to:

      Steve Thomas

      770 S 75 E

      Cedar City, UT  84720

    2. lawboy


      Got it. Will ship tmw.

  5. Hammer and Sear Wear

    I wonder if perhaps a batch of the competition hammers were not hardened properly or something. My SP-01 with competition hammer wore out in under 20k.
  6. Broken trigger return spring? Here's the answer....

    Spring pressure reduced from oem?
  7. CZ Shadow 2

    Thanks slavex, nice to hear some news.
  8. H and S Bullets?

    They smell just like BBI.
  9. Sideways LP primers in .45 acp

    Had this happen on my LNL and came to the conclusion that these primers are flat enough on the bottom that they would catch, not the one in the priming mechanism, but the one above it. So I polished the areas that could cause that catch and flip action, which seems to have fixed the problem. Don't know where or if that could happen on a Dillon press. Good luck!
  10. Czechmate barrel failed

    Had the my TS 40's barrel break there, but round count was 15-19 K. Could you explain how the angle you mentioned would cause the barrel lug to crack, please. Thanks, Steve
  11. trigger bar spring?/ fix

    So far have been able to adjust without removal. Heard removal is a pita as the screw is staked in place. Good luck.
  12. TS stovepipes.

    I'm guessing here, but the little springs push the sear cage/ejector forward, so maybe the ejector is farther back now. Could just as easily be the extractor or extractor spring causing problems too.
  13. N320 and coated bullets

    I found N320 to be too smoky with lead, WST was smoky, but not unacceptable. Don't notice the smoke much with coated and N320.
  14. Tac Sport throat reaming!?

    Your bullet will determine the max oal the chamber will hold, there is also a limit to what the magazine will reliably feed. I understand that 1.145 is about the magazine max, but I keep mine at 1.135 inches. YMMV if you are only loading 10 maybe you can run them longer. Anyway, for the bullets I shoot there is no need for reaming.
  15. BBI Blue Bullets Bayou LEE FCD

    Thanks noylj. I have noticed how deep the expander actually goes into the case and was somewhat annoyed, but now it makes sense. Thanks, again.