I picked up a used 686+ 3"bbl from Buds a few years back. The action has been slicked by a S&W factory certified armorer (ex LE ) who is a close...
I'd suggest shooting a couple boxes that steel case ammo and if it cycles reliably and reasonably accurate, then no worries. If it does not cycle...
Wow, At first glance, those HST rounds look like a reloading session gone wrong. Given your experience, I will definitely be picking up some of...
S&W Shield - definitely snappy.
and HK P2000 which is one of my favorite pistols.
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Super redhawk 44 w 9.5bbl and Leopold scope. Tames the full house hand loads that I will not shoot through my 629
Ruger MKIII hunter. Updated w various Volquartsen parts and a Burris red dot sight.
After my P380 experience, swore I would never buy another Kahr but you guys have me thinking about the PM or CM9....not that I need.....
G20SF 10mm. It's a beast and can handle the full house loads. You can get aftermarket bbls chambered in 40 and 357 sig which. Hunt or plink.
Blue DOT is my go to for 10mm.
Delta Elite and Kimber eclipse plus are great shooters in my experience.
Can't go wrong with HK P2000 or Sig P series IMHO.
Revolver - SW 686plus - 7 rounds, full lug barrel.... what's not to like?
Semi auto - i'd humbly suggest SA/DA vs 1911....can't go wrong w Sig or...
Wont be cheap but I bet the Volquartsen guys could fix it up nicely
#9 for bores and removing soot/general cleaning. CLP for slides and moving parts. Recently started using Hornady 1 shot for hard to reach areas...
HK P2000 with stock .40 and .357 barrels. Awesome reliability.
seems silly to me. why bother
Cerakote should work great for you. I had a Glock pistol and AR cerakoted. It's a very durable finish.
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