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  1. Rifles
    After going thru a $9.00 package (6) of .22 LR snap caps while setting up the trigger on my new CZ 455, I remembered an old trick from many years ago. These actually work better than and last longer than commercial snap caps.
  2. Semi-Auto [Handguns]
    As I almost always wear a belt and suspenders....and always use snap caps on my hammer-fired pistols I'm wondering if I'm correct using snap caps on my striker-fired pistols. I see no reason why not, but are they necessary or advised? On my S&W's (SD9, Shield and SW990L) it's easy to rooster...
  3. Open Firearm Discussions
    Are snap caps neccesary or just a waste of $ I know not to dry fire a rimfire but did it countless times when I was a kid So has anyone ever broken anything by not using snapcaps ?
  4. Open Firearm Discussions
    Anyone see any #10 or #11 percussion caps in local stores? I'd rather spend the time and gas locally than pay the hazmat fees!
  5. Reloading
    i was thinking of just using some spent cases with the used primer putting a bullet on it with no powder . and then coloring the whole shell with a permanent marker maybe green. think it would work. i would resize them as well
  6. Semi-Auto [Handguns]
    I'm hoping for some help from you experts out there. From what I've read online there are different trains of thought regarding the necessity to use snap caps vs. dry firing in a semi automatic pistol. I've got a Colt 1911 and a SIG Sauer MK 25. I've heard that it's OK to dry fire a revolver...
  7. Semi-Auto [Shotguns]
    Has anybody tried these snap caps ? I 'm thinking of trying these in a semi-auto shotgun for training. Any thoughts or suggestions appreciated.
  8. Chit-Chat
    NEW YORK: Mystery maple syrup like smell in tristate region (Wednesday 09/18/13) (Did they open a new iHop and forget to tell the public?)
  9. DIY - Home Improvements - More
    I need a piece of pipe with 11.5" - 12" interior diameter, doesn't necessarliy need to be PVC, but I need to cap one end so that it will hold water and I've worked with PVC previously. Anyone have any ideas on a local source?
  10. Semi-Auto [Handguns]
    I tried these supposedly decent Snap Caps in my new Ruger LC9. After firing them they are hard to eject. I rack the slide and they usually bounce around in the chamber instead of ejecting. I have to lock open the slide and shake them out or pull them out. One actually got partially jammed into...
  11. Newbie's Unite!
    Only here a short time and have already gotten some incredible advice. Never thought to purchase snap caps to practice loading and unloading my firearm. I'm new to this and another member suggested this as a first step. I bought them on amazon. Looking forward to practicing safely. Thought this...
  12. Vendor Deals
    Guys: In case people out there are looking at their roofs and looking for repair materials, we have a good number of tarps, plywood, ice and water shield, chimney caps, etc in stock. We are also stocked on shingles, slate, and rolls. If you need to use a brake to bend up some aluminum, our...
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