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by kempin
January 25th, 2008, 12:22 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Casting bullets
Replies: 10
Views: 2092

Casting bullets

+1 to Norm on that. ( . . . Not that he needs a second from me, since he knows what he is talking about.) It's the load that matters, not just the bullet weight. Send a heavier bullet at the same speed as a lighter bullet, and it involves more energy and higher pressures. Adjust the load to what is ...
by kempin
January 24th, 2008, 5:45 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Casting bullets
Replies: 10
Views: 2092

Casting bullets

Just out of curiosity, does anyone here cast bullets for their p-64? I've been hand loading mine for several years now, and I just got set up in bullet casting. I've got the LEE 9x18 mold and dropped a few test bullets from it while I was casting for my 45acp. Kind of looking forward to loading thos...
by kempin
January 18th, 2008, 5:20 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: break in period
Replies: 11
Views: 2113

break in period

Greetings, gents. Been some time since I have posted, mostly because I haven't had a lot to say. My p-64 and I have settled in to a nice, long-term relationship. The more I shoot it, the better it seems to function. I suspect that part of the reason the Makarovs got such a reputation for reliability...
by kempin
May 7th, 2007, 4:47 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: One in the tube?
Replies: 23
Views: 3349

One in the tube?

I feel very comfortable with one in the tube on a p-64. (that, of course, with the understanding that it is still a pistol with a chambered live round.) In my mind, the safety is redundant, with the hammer positively blocked, and also decocked. I can't think of how it could discharge if it was holst...
by kempin
May 1st, 2007, 8:00 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Range Report P64 / CZ82
Replies: 17
Views: 2237

Range Report P64 / CZ82

Carguy, I'm intrigued by your report on the cz-82 . . . I just talked my brother into buying one. Sounds like I'd better find a way to keep him from ever shooting it, or he will never sell it to me! Don't judge the p-64 to hastily, though. As the guys say--and as you know--it will smooth out quite a...
by kempin
April 23rd, 2007, 3:19 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Off Topic ( SKS)
Replies: 124
Views: 17092

Off Topic ( SKS)

Thanks Norm. I'll give it a look when I get some more free time.

-Kempin
by kempin
April 23rd, 2007, 10:26 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: OT: Nice Guy Norm Sutton
Replies: 18
Views: 2548

OT: Nice Guy Norm Sutton

Plus a couple to Norm, and a pat on the back to everyone who makes this forum civilized, useful, interesting and fun.

-Kempin
by kempin
April 23rd, 2007, 10:23 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Off Topic ( SKS)
Replies: 124
Views: 17092

Off Topic ( SKS)

As long as we are off topic on the sks, I have a question. I got an old yugo from my brother--by old I mean heavily used--that did not cycle well. It will occasionally eject a round, but mostly it doesn't even have enough "oomph" to stovepipe. I thought it might be the ejector, but it does occasiona...
by kempin
April 23rd, 2007, 10:16 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Shot my P-64 for the first time today..
Replies: 12
Views: 1365

Shot my P-64 for the first time today..

My brother just goat a cz-82, and I am very curious to try it. It seems to have a reputation for being accurate . . .

(Not that it would ever change the love I have for my p-64, which I have affectionately named, "mini-me.")
by kempin
April 23rd, 2007, 10:12 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Does anyone else's p-64....
Replies: 30
Views: 5152

Does anyone else's p-64....

Glad to hear, Garry. Just stopped out to the range this morning to tinker with a couple of rifle loads, and as I had a clean target up when I was done, I thought I would try my p-64 at 25 yards. 21 rounds all within an eight inch circle, more than half in the four inch center circle. That was from a...
by kempin
April 22nd, 2007, 6:23 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Does anyone else's p-64....
Replies: 30
Views: 5152

Does anyone else's p-64....

115grfmj, Mine used to bite me and beat me bad . . . untill I started loading my own. Tone the load down just a touch and it is, quite literally, my favorite gun to shoot. In my opinion, the p-64 alone is reason enough to invest in reloading. But, I begin to repeat myself . . . God bless and straigh...
by kempin
April 5th, 2007, 8:43 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: QUESTION FOR p-64 only
Replies: 37
Views: 4728

QUESTION FOR p-64 only

Oops! I missed the second page! You already explained your point.
by kempin
April 5th, 2007, 8:40 am
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: QUESTION FOR p-64 only
Replies: 37
Views: 4728

QUESTION FOR p-64 only

Norm, Not sure what you are getting at, and I want to make sure that I do because you have some great points. My own experience: I load five at the range, and carry with seven. I usually shoot the current seven at a range outing just to verify operation and rotate the ammo, and I have never had a ja...
by kempin
March 27th, 2007, 5:35 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Things Not to do at the range!
Replies: 8
Views: 1798

Things Not to do at the range!

'crazy little thing called love . . .
by kempin
March 9th, 2007, 10:24 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: ANOTHER LETTER FROM CONGRESS MAN
Replies: 6
Views: 1490

ANOTHER LETTER FROM CONGRESS MAN

Is this true?

Sorry to say, but my first reaction was to think that it was a scam or a joke. It has been some time since I have heard of a US court decision that seems to have any respect for the constitution.

If so, it is certainly encouraging.

GBASS,

-Kempin