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  1. FYI, Grams Engineering is a one man shop (him) and is busy re-tooling it. Don't be surprised if it takes quite a long time for him to reply. If Beven (that is his first name) does get back to you he will probably ask if the tube is within spec dimensions internally. These are dimensions for a 2011 double stack tube, they might be similar for yours, just trying to help. The ideal internal width between the control ribs is 0.815” for typ. Reloaded ammo, no narrower than 0.790”, no wider than 0.825” and keep tube square. Too narrow left to right and there is less capacity. Too wide left to right and the rounds can start to stack incorrectly and bind on each other And if you are saying you messed with his followers by smoothing and chamfering there might be less inclination to help you. Good luck.
  2. sounds like the follower is getting caught at the bottom of the control ribs transition at the bottom of the tube? Best thing to do, IMO, is smooth out that transition. I don't use factory guts in my tubes but rather grams but I never have a problem with the follower hanging up at that control ribs transition area. realize grams followers are shorter in height than factory guts so don't think just changing to that will fix your problem.
  3. Any brand tube that does not have a SMOOTH transition where the bottom of the control ribs meets the lower side walls of the tube will have problems as the rounds travel up and past that transition. I’ve got some older generation SV tubes where the transition is SMOOTH so there was nothing else for me to do. Gen 1 STI tubes are not smooth at that transition so they need to be corrected. I don’t have newer SV tubes or Gen 2 STI tubes to comment on those.
  4. Has anyone applied lines in this fashion while painting a stippled 2011 polymer grip/can instruct how to do it? The stippling I did is more aggressive than the picture shown. I was hoping a splatter technique would work with something thin, did not in the testing I did. Thanks
  5. try alpha-gorrila or go fast don't suck
  6. that was exactly my thought as well
  7. I’m sorry but I don’t, I know it can’t be soon enough for him
  8. Grams’s engineering (Beven) is literally a one man show and he is in the middle of retooling his shop. It is not his preference to limit communications.
  9. 7.4 of 350 behind 124 mgcmj i originally played around with autocomp, works but did not like as much IMO you find most vv powders burn clean. there is a Brazos article about testing powder burn and comps, go to his website and look through the articles section
  10. In MY GUN I prefer it. Just shoots a little smoother for me oh, VV105 is another choice of powder
  11. Glk21C

    Stovepipes

    IMO, sounds like you need to send it back to the builder and have them figure it out
  12. Funny you say that, it's the road I went down and it works for me. https://www.doublealpha.biz/us/rangecart-pro I'm one of those that prefers the larger Shooters Connection range bags (yep, it's heavy when filled up), which has the large side pouch for magazines that flips down, which is where I also keep mag mop/brush. After shooting I go back, flip the pouch down and start cleaning and rearranging mags. I thought about using a "wagon" type of cart but I'd have to build a raised platform to raise the bag up or lift it out to work on my mags so I went the range cart route. I did add a PVC shelf at the bottom of the range cart so the SC bag would actually fit/sit better since the cart is designed for a back-pack, which are not as deep. The tires have been frustrating (hold air or not hold air, that is the question) but I seemed to have worked that out finally with the help of DAA. I don't shoot any multi-gun so a jogging cart was never in the thought process.
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