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    Legion accuracy

    See my post above ref 115 gr bullets. In all my testing over the past couple months I’ve found 115’s to be the most accurate projectile in all my 9MM pistols. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. I have demo’d the 750 in the Dillon showroom. It IS the same priming system as the 550, just a different location as stated above. Both systems have their pros and cons. The 550/750 is an inherently simpler system. The downside is it’s not as robust and CAN be finicky. The 650 is a more solid robust system and IMO makes it easier to prime finicky cases with tight primer pockets. I don’t think it’s that much more difficult to swap priming systems on the 650 vs 550. And for high volume loading prefer the 650 system. It’s all personal preference. Any Dillon system is a good system IMO. Obviously YMMV Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. I have a gen 3 with a milled slide that I had done WAY back before red dots were all rage. They are WAY better at milling slides now than they were back then. That being said, still holds zero, works good, last long time. I also have a Brownells milled slide (Gen 3). It too is awesome. I also have a Gen 5 G17 MOS FS. It is far and away the best factory Glock I’ve ever handled. I’m shooting CO optics with a DPP and I absolutely love it! Haven’t done a thing too it. Still completely stock. I think the 1st gen MOS systems may have had some bugs, but I think at this point they are all pretty well ironed out and the MOS is a great system. Point being, I don’t think you go wrong at this point with any option. But for pure simplicity sake if I was buying a Glock for CO I’d get a Gen 5 MOS FS either 17 or 34. No question. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. FWIW... Had my LabRadar for a year. Used weekly. Never an issue. Followed directions (which I know some people have an issue with), works as advertised. If your not using the unit often then yes, it’s probably advisable to get a cheaper unit. I have shot rounds across all three of the chronographs in the same sitting and they were all within a few FPS of each other. Definitely within the margin of error. Calipers have been dropped on cement floor and used almost daily. Don’t baby them at all. They are solid and well constructed. Still hold perfect zero. I think I’d save the $50 unless I was measuring something that required next level accuracy. Everyone has anecdotal story’s about this thing or that. The technologies we’re talking about are all pretty proven at this point. Unless you’re buying total crap, any of the afore mentioned suggestions will serve you well. YMMV Best of luck Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. I have a set of these. I think they are the best you get for less than $100. iGaging ABSOLUTE ORIGIN 0-6" Digital Electronic Caliper - IP54 Protection/Extreme Accuracy https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00INL0BTS/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_0fTMDbDSMXFFS I also have a set of these. Good. But the iGaging are just a touch better. Only from Amazon - Absolute Origin 0-6" Digital Electronic Caliper - Extreme Accuracy https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06Y2J551K/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_NiTMDbQ2JBM5M I think the best chrono out there right now is the Labradar. Buy once cry once. If you wait till Black Friday and luck across a Brownells 10% of sale, which I did, you can get the plate, radar, and case for less than $500. It’s only a month away. I also have a the Caldwell chrono and and CED Pro Chrono. All chronos give you the same info. But for ease of use, and the wide range of environments you can use it in the LabRadar is tough to beat. I use it indoors at the gun club. Something I could never do with a standard chrono. Great for load development. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Yea, that’s weird. I got a TSO a couple weeks ago. I’ve put several hundred rounds through it and it for sure doesn’t look like that. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. I created a spreadsheet awhile back, and I think for a basic 550 set up my break even point was about 5000 rounds or so. I can’t remember exactly. And that was using range pick up brass. I started saving brass years before I started reloading as I knew I wanted to reload at some point. That being said, your thought may be to go with a basic setup, but then you just start picking up parts and components here and there when you you find a good deal or something that interests you. And then one day you wake up and you have the third car garage devoted to firearms and reloading. You start buying guns to reload for. It’s a sickness. Looking back I don’t think I really enjoyed my firearms before I started reloading. I didn’t want to shoot the ammo I had because it was expensive and I didn’t know when I’d be able to afford more. I sure as hell wasn’t as proficiently as I am now shooting hundreds of rounds a week practicing and participating in competitions. I do make much more now then I did back then, but now I shoot and don’t think twice about it. I’ve since gotten into precision long range rifle stuff and that opened up a whole other worm hole of reloading. I even went so far as to air condition and insulate my garage so I can load in Phoenix in the summer. I [emoji3590] reloading. I always tell my wife, “it’s cheaper than therapy”. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. I tried out the FMJ FP Matchwinners from RMR. 3.5 grs Titegroup at 1.130 gave me 920 FPS out of a G34. I use HP-38 as well in 147 grain loads, just didn’t get a chance to test it yet. Neighborhood of 3.6-3.8 grs should get you where you need to be. A small charge of fast burning powder is good in most 147 gr 9MM loads. Disregard, I didn’t see the Czechmate part. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. I bought my Dillon 650 on sale from Titan Reloading about 6 months ago before the 750 was announced. (Still on sale by the way, as I’m sure they are everywhere) I bought all the upgrades from Armanov and Snowshooz. Also got a Mr Bullet Feeder for multiple calibers. I LOVE IT! If you can find a 650 on sale or one of the new newer used ones it’s tough to beat. I make 300 BO brass, process 5.56 brass, and have loaded about 10-11k rounds of various calibers. Easy to set up. Easy caliber changes. Could not be happier. I live about 2 miles from Dillon and got to play around with the 750 before it went on sale. It’s a nice machine as they all are, but I’m in the camp that likes the 650 priming system. And I have a 550 too. That priming system can be a little finicky at times too. Either way go team blue. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. I have this one and dig and it. Works good. Last long time. Not too big. Not too small. https://hyve-technologies.com/product/gen3-extended-mag-release-for-the-glock/ Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  11. Know it’s not apples to apples, and not really per your request, but I’d encourage you to extend the throat sooner rather than later based on my experience. I bought a Manson reamer and extended the throat of my G17 Open Gun barrel. I can now run my bulllets out to 1.160” (max for Glock mags). It allows me to put more powder in which in turn runs the comp better, and the accuracy went way up as well. I wasted a lot of time, powder, and bullets in load development for the shorter OAL. Cost me less than $50 and took 10 minutes. And it only took 10 minutes cause I went slow and removed a small amount of material at a time. Just something to think about. I’m using 115gr RMR JHP, 1.160”, 7.7 grs Silhouette 1488 FPS 13.7 SD / 55 ES 171.12 PF* (those numbers are from 45 rounds over the chronology). Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. I think I saw on one of their YouTube videos that they have Glock Specific inserts. I believe they are medium inserts that are shaved down just a tad by them. They said you can do it yourself or ask them for the shaved down inserts. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. I’m gonna have to try that Sport Pistol after I run out of HP-38 and Titegroup. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. That’s fantastic! Glad my wasted time, bullets, and powder saved you the same heartache
  15. Morning, Just got this email from DAA this morning. Good deals if your in the market: Dear Customers and Friends, We are very pleased to offer our loyal mailing-list members, some super-saving offers on reloading combo’s. These offers are online now, and valid only until October 15th and while stock lasts! Don’t wait! order yours now! Dillon Super 1050 Bundle #1: Super 1050 with Mr.Bulletfeeder. Regular price: $2351.90. Special offer discount $2,159, you save $193! Dillon 650 Bundle #1: XL650 with case feeder and Mr.Bulletfeeder. Regular price: $1339.85. Special offer discount $1,129.90, you save $210! Dillon XL650 with Case Feeder: Regular price: $869.90. Special offer discount $799.90, you save $70! Dillon XL650 without Case Feeder: Regular price: $599.95. Special offer discount $539.90 , you save $60! The above special prices for the Dillon Press and Mr. Bulletfeeder Combos are for Pistol Caliber MBF’s. Rifle caliber will be $20 higher. Happy reloading everyone! Your Alpha Dynamics USA Team.” Have a great weekend.
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