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  1. So digressing back to the original question and based on what has been gleaned from these posts, since you are shooting factory ammo you might want to consider round nose ammo. When I had the issue there was a time I was switch back and forth from the 150 syntech which I was trying out and reloads, but can't remember if that's when I had issues. (Getting old). Flat nosed profile may cause issues but it should be remedied by smoothing out some of the internal surfaces a little (cant stress enough little). I smoothed out the back part where the halves meet and a little of the inner polymer rail to help with the feeding. Mileage may vary, I can only tell you from my experience. Sent from my BTV-W09 using Tapatalk
  2. Yep, luckily I had a buddy that gave me the skinny on the Shadow 2 before I got into reloading and I've been using Bayou Bullets 135 RN ever since. Sent from my BTV-W09 using Tapatalk
  3. Yes I was running reloads, OAL 1.24, based on the responses to the post maybe might have been too tight. But it was the same OAL that I ran for my S2 too, it didn't seem to mind. I haven't had any hiccups since I cleaned up the inside a little. Sent from my BTV-W09 using Tapatalk
  4. You should be fine. Sent from my BTV-W09 using Tapatalk
  5. Oh and I forgot to add, with longer extensions I have found smoothing out the interior is a good idea. Doesn't matter which ones mbx or Taylor, I've had the spring bind up on both out of the box, but nothing a little smoothing out didn't cure. I am sure it also would have broken in eventually if I had did nothing, but the worst time for you to have feeding issues is during a match, which is what happened to me. I didn't have this issue with the TTI. Sent from my BTV-W09 using Tapatalk
  6. I first started out with the MBX then got the Goliath then got a tti just to compare. I have found both the Goliath and the TTI are great. It's really a matter of preference and how many rounds you want to carry during a stage depending on the rules (USPSA, outlaw, uml, etc). What got me to try get the Goliath was reports of the mag and extension snapping off on the MBX extensions because there was no support at the base where they meet. The metal stops short from the base and it's just polymer at the base where the extension is mounted. The great thing about the Goliath and the TTI is that the extensions go further up to help support that area making it more durable. If I had to choose one I'd go with the Goliath although the newer tti is gtg too. Sent from my BTV-W09 using Tapatalk
  7. Maybe an updated design to help prevent the pin from snapping? When mine snapped it was right where the step pin is. Sent from my BTV-W09 using Tapatalk
  8. It's a Limcat so it's pretty slick. The upper is well balanced and beautiful. The ones I've seen shot very well, the sponsored guys sent Johnny their lowers andhe made the uppers and cerakoted the assembled rifles together to match. It looks like Max is running the same lower. It's a beautiful pcc and max signing up with Limcat is a huge get. I'm sure max had no shortage of companies knocking on door to shoot their stuff. I like the barrel set up a lot more than your normal short N shrouded barrel. It seem like the 10" with pinned comp is a winner. Sent from my moto g(6) using Tapatalk
  9. To digress, FoxTrot Mike makes a ready to go upper that is CA compliant with a comp for a decent price. Primary arms and Brownells carries them and you'll be hard pressed to find a complete upper with BCG for a better price. Sent from my BTV-W09 using Tapatalk
  10. Not just Richmond, if you get out Davis (Yolo Sportsmen) or Linden (near Stockton) you'll see a lot of the same guys going to the matches at these places. I know Almaden Valley has a club but they don't have matches in the winter. The NorCal PCC Championship is even coming up in June @ Richmond. Resurgent was just announced as a sponsor.
  11. Another option that has been popping up as of late has been the Ruger PC Carbine. Sent from my BTV-W09 using Tapatalk
  12. O there are PCC shooters in California....lol. I guess it depends on which part of the state your in. I shoot at Richmond and yolo and there are a good amount of PCC guys at these matches. There are a ton of great options, but if your looking for factory options JP makes a CA featurless version. For the most part featureless is the way to go when it comes to being compliant. Other than that highly recommend building your own. There are a couple 9mms lowers that trickle in to local stores from time to time. Sent from my BTV-W09 using Tapatalk
  13. I've seen the first couple of PCCs that Johnny made for some close family friends. They are slick pieces of machinery, most of the recoil management you will find is in tunning a load. The two shooters that run them have different lower internals etc. Check out iamrandymelton and kmelton81983 on IG, they both have vids of them running their Limcat setups. Both of their pccs were built on their own pccs lowers that they sent to Johnny and he built the uppers around what they already had. From what I understand, Limcat is only selling their pccs complete other than these two. It's a nice PCC if you have the money. Sent from my BTV-W09 using Tapatalk
  14. It's not a dumb question. I've been running a dedicated qc10 but was intrigued by the Stern defense conversation so I got one. Other than the mag release, its not a bad deal just going with a conversation. Taccom has tested their buffers with this setup witb success if you wanted to get a dedicated buffer although Stern recommends that a standard AR buffer be used. An adapter is not a bad way to go, especially if your in a restricted state or your lgs doesn't carry dedicated lowers. I'm finishing building a second pcc on a Stern defense with a spare lower and it's been great so far. Sent from my moto g(6) using Tapatalk
  15. Yeah I got mine a couple of weeks ago before Xmas sales season for cheaper than $290 from optics planet. There are better deals to be had right now. Sent from my moto g(6) using Tapatalk
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