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New Purchase

Pyrex glass powder hopper

Just got this in today. Same capacity, this is good old pyrex glass, which will handle the chemicals in powder that turn the factory hopper into dark and cracked plastic. Got this from http://wardlance.com/dillon.html Custom deflector and turned alum lid. Nice job overall!

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Wet Tumbling changed my life

Purchased a Frankford Arsenal Rotary Tumbler to give this a shot for some of my rifle ammo. If you are even remotely thinking about getting one, stop, go do it. Do it now! I let it run for 3 hours, which was likely much longer than it needed to run, but WOW, let me say … Continue reading »

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A new press, and some bench cleanup

I’ve found the need for a press that can handle larger sized dies, and it was time to mount a few presses that haven’t been in service in a while. As seen, my Dillon 550B with case feed in 38spl and my new RCBS rock chucker in 375Cheytac!

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Stay tuned… for a new review

Sent my old GSI bullet feeder in for an upgrade. A few things I had issue with, should be corrected in this newer version.

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Gun Light, on the cheap

Built a simple little combo for a cheap weapon light. I hate how these things go for 100$ and up, when the parts are worth 20$. Using the best stuff China has to offer, I was able to put together a neat combo..

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At last, I’ve ordered my “one true love”

Anyone that knows me knows I’m a giant fan of 45acp, as well as AR15 style rifles. For years I thought a fantastic product would be the marrying of the two things, AR15 + 45ACP = AR45!. Several people have made them, with various success, but none ever really to my liking. Spending just about … Continue reading »

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Smith & Wesson Mag S&W M&P 22 Long Rifle 12 Round SS

These have been out of stock for a long time, and I’ve seen them going for criminal prices on gunbroker. Look like Midway finally got the 12 round models IN STOCK! Smith & Wesson Mag S&W M&P 22 Long Rifle 12 Round SS.

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Found these back in stock, so I got one.

Saw this when it was announced, and it went out of stock pretty fast. Got a notification they were back and I jumped on it. Rainier Arms Raptorâ„¢ Ambidextrous Charging Handle by AXTS This may be the final attempt at make at an aftermarket charging handle. I’ve used several, but THIS just might be the … Continue reading »

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Xs-Products Drum Magazine Challenge Entry # 002c

Xs-Products Video Challenge, $2000 Top Prize Xs-Products Video Challenge, $2000 Top Prize By XS Products on May 25, 2012 at 11:19 AM in Featured Firearm Articles Xs-Products Video Challenge!!! Prizes: 1st Place: $2000 2nd Place: $1000 3rd Place: $500 Runner up first 20 contestants: 100 rounds of free ammunition How to enter: First Contact James … Continue reading »

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Shut up and take my money!

I had occasion to be in the city of Deland on the fourth of July this year for some things, and decided that while I was here, I should at least take a drive by Tactical Machining’s place of business. Not expecting to find them operating on an American holiday, I rolled up to find … Continue reading »

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