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  1. Davis pin shoot is back

    Thanks for the heads up, jhgtyre!
  2. Davis pin shoot is back

    was really glad to see Richard Davis's pin shoot on again. Unfortunately, I didn't hear about it till to late to go. Does anyone have links to results, videos or participation? I've searched you tube and face book and come up dry.
  3. Comfortech Stock on a VersaMax

    You might want to look at the new Remington V 3 when it comes out. Same gas system as the Versa but 3" chamber and about 1# lighter. Recoil springs are in the action, so no worries about cutting the stock.
  4. New 627 performance center.....not so much.

    With all due respect, what does "Performance Center" mean if it's not about performance? I had four stock 625's that took a LOT less work to get to run right than did the PC 627 38 super I had. S&W is charging extra for the PC stuff, I just wish I could see what the extra gets you.
  5. New JP Aluminum BCG

    Yeah, I had 2 of these. When the first one started short cycling with the gas block fully open, I called J P and told them of the problem. The guy I talked to asked how many rounds thru it? I told him max 3 K and he told me that's all I could expect out of them!! Looking at the last one now, which I know has less than 2 K thru it before it died ,and the black coating is gone for about 1/4 " on the upper receiver contact points at the forward end under the key. These always were run WET. Running the SS lo mass now. Would try the new one but would like to know the expected round count life if properly lubed.
  6. Primary Arms 1-6 Scope

    Just got and returned one. I could not get a clear focus and the brownish tint was very distracting, it was like looking through a pair of glasses with one clear and one tinted lens. I really wanted to like this scope but compared to my Burris tac 30's (3) it didn't cut it.
  7. Seeing my son and myself on TV at The Masters

    how many entries in this years event. Can't find results on the net, do you have a link? Thanks
  8. Win AA Low Recoil/Low Noise

    The Versa max will run Very light loads after break in. I am loading 15 gr PB with 1 oz 7.5 shot that chronos at 735 fps. Runs the gun great and I have had no problems with steel including texas star and spinners. Apparently the lower velocity patterns tighter as I am getting approx 12 " patterns at 20 yards w/ IC choke. Spreaders are about 20 " at that distance.
  9. versamax failure to eject problem

    It could be that ammo. I have never shot them as I reload but my reloads are VERY light (725 fps/ 1.1/6 oz) and I don't have a ejection problem. A friend shoots the Win feather lite ammo @ 950 fps that is advertised not to cycle semi auto and has no problems.
  10. 3 gun sucking away uspsa shooters?

    We here in northern Indiana are fortunate to have a 4 club 14 match multi gun series this year with a high 16 shootoff at the last match. I have shot USPSA for years but 3 gun is definately my go to match if there is a schedule conflict. I love the challenge of being proficiant in all 3 guns and agree with Cha-Lee as to "generalist" vs "specialists". The prize table thing means nothing to me. I can afford to buy/shoot what I want and grateful that I can compete without embarassing myself at my age.
  11. About 2 K through mine and it will run anything! I tried the Win AA12fl featherlite's that Win does not recommend in semi's. They chrono at 960 fps thru my 26" My reloads are under 750 fps with no function problem.
  12. Remington Heavy Dove loads sepperation

    I reload and have had the occasional Rem gun club case lose it's case head at the prime/powder drop stage on my Dillon 900. Only the nickle case head, never the brass. Going to recycle.
  13. Lightening the bolt on Versa Max

    As fast as I could . And , no, I'm not Jerry M. i will have to do it on a timer to see what splits I got. Some may be ,but I'm not faster than this gun. I did a couple of 8 shot runs today and my splits averaged .18. Thats as fast as I can get this trigger finger to go. Need more practice!
  14. Lightening the bolt on Versa Max

    As fast as I could . And , no, I'm not Jerry M. i will have to do it on a timer to see what splits I got. Some may be ,but I'm not faster than this gun.
  15. Lightening the bolt on Versa Max

    Whatever floats your boat. I'd rather buy more boolits.