Recoil and the 1911 Recoil…action and reaction…is really no more than acceleration brought about by a force applied. The force generated by burning powder and expanding gases create pressure and directional movement of the gases. A force vector. These forces provide acceleration of both bullet and breechblock…which is essentially what the slide is. Force is […]
Archive | November, 2014
There is an excellent pdf file circulating the internet titled Dillon vs Lee vs Hornady Or “How I spent my Winter and Then Some” and it is a great comparison to the three presses. I have not been able to find the author so I thought I would provide a link to the pdf file […]
Charter Arms Bulldog. 44 Special revolver, a guard dog in your pocket. With all the new fangled miniature auto loaders for concealed carry available today it is tough to beat a snub nose revolver chambered in a cartridge that is loaded with a big heavy slow bullet. Short barreled revolvers suffer from velocity loss more […]
Comprehensive list of free “How To ebooks” Everything from basic ballistics, carpentry, crafts, medical, firearms, gardens, reloading, tactics, water purification, and a whole lot more.
“The Pistol as a Weapon of Defense”. Written in 1875 Free ebook and though it was published a long time ago, much of the information still holds true.
Why polishing the feed ramp on a Government Model is a bad idea. The first thing to understand is that the angles of the frame and barrel ramp…aka “Feed Ramp and Barrel Throat” are critical, with the former being the most critical. 31 degrees +30 minutes – zip. When we “lightly” polish we risk rolling…or […]