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by Charles L. Cotton
Wed Mar 24, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Aluminum Frame 1911 45 ACP
Replies: 11
Views: 861

Re: Aluminum Frame 1911 45 ACP

Pawpaw wrote: Wed Mar 24, 2021 4:02 pm . . . The only notable problem I've heard of with an aluminum frame is the feed ramp. That's why most manufacturers, including DW, have gone to ramped barrels.
This is absolutely true. I would not have an aluminium-framed gun without a ramped barrel.

Chas.
by Charles L. Cotton
Wed Mar 24, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Aluminum Frame 1911 45 ACP
Replies: 11
Views: 861

Re: Aluminum Frame 1911 45 ACP

I have several 1911s, but only three have aluminum frames. I don't shoot the aluminum framed guns nearly as much as the all steel guns, due to the difference in recoil. I probably have anywhere between 5K and 10K through two - a lightweight Commander in .45ACP and a Springfield Champion also in .45A...
by Charles L. Cotton
Tue Mar 23, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: Making a bullet alloy
Replies: 19
Views: 1421

Re: Making a bullet alloy

Exactly what I shall be doing today very shortly will be smelting alloy We have about 500 lbs of lead, 2000 lbs of linotype and & antimony tin so all fixed there, doing all we can today 2 of us flux it with paraffin. We will cast all of it starting next week into 9mm and 45's with 8 cavity mold...
by Charles L. Cotton
Sun Mar 21, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: MOLLY coated lead
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Re: MOLLY coated lead

Has any one played with Molly coated lead bullets 1, does it work 2, any fouling problems with the barrel IE build up in the MICRO pours in the lands and groves I am looking at subsonic projectiles 300 AAC and 350 Legion I used them years ago in 40 S&W and .45ACP. They worked fine, but I stoppe...
by Charles L. Cotton
Sun Mar 21, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Pistol red dot
Replies: 3
Views: 708

Re: Pistol red dot

I have three Leupold DeltaPoint Pro sights on pistols and one Holosun 507K . All have the shake awake feature. I'm now sold on the Holosun 507K. I discussed the ring reticle in another thread. Below is a copy of the post in question. Chas. Update on my Holosun 507K milled into my CZ 75D PCR: I final...
by Charles L. Cotton
Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Prayer Requests & Updates
Topic: Prayers Please
Replies: 22
Views: 1327

Re: Prayers Please

You are in my prayers Carl.

Chas.
by Charles L. Cotton
Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Site Announcements, Questions & Suggestions
Topic: Procedure for Joining the Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 1030

Procedure for Joining the Forum

We were hit again with dozens of spammers registering and posting their garbage. To combat this problem, we are going back to using the registration code requirement. In order to get a unique registration code, send an email to RegistrationCode@TexasCHLforum.com and provide your real name, your tele...
by Charles L. Cotton
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Who didn’t lose power?
Replies: 38
Views: 2515

Re: Who didn’t lose power?

I live in Friendswood and never lost power or water. We were very lucky.

Chas.
by Charles L. Cotton
Sun Feb 07, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: Site Announcements, Questions & Suggestions
Topic: Finally!!!!!!!!! The Forum is back.
Replies: 78
Views: 5615

Re: Finally!!!!!!!!! The Forum is back.

Thanks for the very kind words folks.

Chas.
by Charles L. Cotton
Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: National Rifle Association
Topic: NRA filing Chapter 11
Replies: 22
Views: 4105

Re: NRA filing Chapter 11

As I understand it, this "move to Texas" is simply for the purposed of registering their incorporation. As such, it doesn't mean that they will necessarily move any staff or operations to Texas. Don't jump to any conclusions. If the bankruptcy judge approves the reorganization, then . . ....
by Charles L. Cotton
Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: National Rifle Association
Topic: NRA filing Chapter 11
Replies: 22
Views: 4105

Re: NRA filing Chapter 11

jamminbutter wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:13 pm Will this allow them to get out from under all of our lifetime memberships?
No. There is no impact any any membership levels.

Chas.
by Charles L. Cotton
Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: National Rifle Association
Topic: NRA filing Chapter 11
Replies: 22
Views: 4105

Re: NRA filing Chapter 11

I'll be providing much more information about this great news. In the meantime: https://www.nraforward.org/

Chas.
by Charles L. Cotton
Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:32 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: 30.06/30.07 Signs: More? Fewer?
Replies: 12
Views: 2944

Re: 30.06/30.07 Signs: More? Fewer?

Soccerdad1995 wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:22 am About the same, which is to say very, very few 30.06 signs and a scattering of 30.07, along with some non-enforceable signs.
This has been my experience also.

Chas.
by Charles L. Cotton
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: The Armed Protest at the State Capital is a ruse - do not fall for it
Replies: 11
Views: 1128

Re: The Armed Protest at the State Capital is a ruse - do not fall for it

This type of action will add fuel to the Democrats' attempt to pass a domestic terrorists bill. People need to remember that they hold the House, Senate and White House. Biden will appoint all ... ALL U.S. Attorneys.

Chas.
by Charles L. Cotton
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Alternate Comms
Replies: 75
Views: 4330

Re: Alternate Comms

Before the current three licenses there was the Advanced class exam. That one was pretty hard and there were to many questions to memorize the answers for the formulaic questions for Reactance and other technical calculations. 13 wpm code exam too. The questions have become more relevant in the lat...

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