This forum saved me money

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by ryan42, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

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    Most centerfire designs are safe to dry fire. The only exceptions I can think of are the cheap saturday night specials like the Jennings, brycos, ravens, lorcins etc. that utilize the firing pin as the ejector. Those are prone enough to breaking as it is. that and of course rimfires, dryfiring rimfires is bad juju.
  2. oldgunfan

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    This is a good example of saving me some money, I'll have to make me some JLA. He just saved me about 30 bucks.
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  3. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

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    I made up some more last night. This time I cleaned the brass and the bullet with denatured alcohol first, then crazy glued and seated and crimped the bullet. The I tested their durability by chambering one and then dropping the slide on another from the magazine so the one feeding would slam into the chambered one. the bullet didnt move into the case further. The pistol used is a CZ75 with a 15# recoil spring.

    I like using these a whole lot more than the A-zoom snap caps.

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  4. oldgunfan

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    Looks good JLA I'm going to make some myself. I think when I'm done I'll paint mine some brite color like yellow or orange so someone doesn't make a mistake and think there a good load.
  5. BlackEagle

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    ...or mistake a real load for a dummy load. :eek:
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    In A.L.'s case FTF....Full of Farts or Fatally Too Flatulant. And FTE ...Flatulant to Eternity. :D:D:D:D:D:D:D
  7. 76Highboy

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    CV saved me money by encouraging me to turn my water off more.
  8. CMD-KY

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    Excellent point.
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