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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-21-2018, 10:50 PM
    I have the same question. In the .556 I don't recommend a carbine length gas system. On my match rifles I extend the rifle length gas system 2". I have zero experience with the 458 SOCOM but everything I have read states the carbine length gas...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-21-2018, 09:11 PM
    That would be my point. Consumers rejected lower velocity of the 17 HM2. A low velocity 17 HMR load would fair no better.
    34 replies | 884 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-21-2018, 04:39 PM
    Yes one can be to nice and trusting; but on little things who cares? Big things i operat on CYA. I am the fellow people call at 4 am for help; when they are in trouble or have a project go sideways. And I show up and help to the best of my tools...
    52 replies | 1176 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-21-2018, 10:01 AM
    nagantguy started a thread Time to go ? in Our Town
    Or another false alarm? We think this morning may finally be the day this baby decides to come join the family! But we had a false alarm on Sunday so we are being more temperate this time. Car is loaded; actual due date just days away ; wife says...
    4 replies | 226 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-20-2018, 01:50 PM
    My best advice after checking fit of boolit to bore is try powder coating; for little boolits going fast and great big ones going like a coal train I’ve yet to find anything that seems to shrink groups like that nice even non friction causing smoke...
    9 replies | 339 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-19-2018, 11:29 PM
    They do it's called the 17 Mach 2 but it didn't sell well and the gun manufactures made the chambers too loose in the semi-auto's so neck and case splits are fairly common. I have several and really like them but I purchased 8K of ammo at a...
    34 replies | 884 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-18-2018, 10:47 AM
    nagantguy replied to a thread It may be time!!! in Our Town
    Through the pregnancy which has gone amazingly well I’ve not been to stressed out about it; may other things going on that I was truly worried about, my wife being so healthy and health conscious. But these last few days have been nerve wracking for...
    10 replies | 491 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-18-2018, 10:42 AM
    His 32 Remington brass he made for us from 38-55 is still going strong and operate’s flawlessly in an old 141 pump . He will be missed and I will always remember him fondly!
    58 replies | 1638 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-18-2018, 12:44 AM
    https://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2018/9/17/former-ruger-ceo-william-b-ruger-jr-passes-away/ Sturm, Ruger & Co. is mourning the death of William B. Ruger Jr., former chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Ruger. The...
    2 replies | 87 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-17-2018, 07:47 AM
    Mr. Texas By God thanks for posting my pic and the kind words! It was a wonderful day, and tonight after work I’ll try to take the dog out again
    18 replies | 374 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-17-2018, 07:44 AM
    nagantguy replied to a thread It may be time!!! in Our Town
    Well it wasn’t her time....we found out late yesterday evening ... a false start but a good trial run dogs to the kennel car loaded and to the hospital in record time.
    10 replies | 491 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 07:10 PM
    Thank you gents! As we are pins and needles waiting for this baby anytime I’ve not had much time at the bench to get this sorted, but the few factory rounds I had on hand gave good accuracy though low and left but the scope was only bore sighted.
    12 replies | 351 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 01:49 PM
    nagantguy started a thread It may be time!!! in Our Town
    So we had to leave my sisters baby shower early because my wife felt poorly; so at home she felt worse we just got off the phone with the doctor. Doctor said if the current symptoms donít stop in half an hour go to labor and delivery at the...
    10 replies | 491 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 08:33 AM
    On received thank you message sent!
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 10:39 PM
    I’ll take #3 and the extra Hornady soft points. PayPal okay? Or do you prefer money order?
    4 replies | 383 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 09:07 PM
    If someone would be kind enough to post a pic for me I just spent half an hour trying to use tap to talk with no luck
    18 replies | 374 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 08:56 PM
    That could be possible.
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 03:28 PM
    Got what I need please close
    2 replies | 161 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 03:01 PM
    60 I’m looking to have to build another 10/22 soon with the new baby here any day. It’s a family tradition that a 10/22 follows a B.B. gun and a single shot shotgun.
    8 replies | 366 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 02:49 PM
    Like many I’m suffering from a disability to post photos here since the change. So me and my Cur pup treed 7 squirrel today, I was a good enough shot to bring five of them home. With my self built self camouflaged accurized 10/22 that I wrote up...
    18 replies | 374 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 02:25 PM
    Awhile back I was doing a lot of selling and trading at gun shows. Later I was looking for something else I a discovered a S&W 629 that I have no idea when or how I came to own it.
    46 replies | 1077 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-14-2018, 10:30 PM
    Sound advice; I use a two point sling ; seems comfortable for walking and easily goes round the back for climbing and still is fast into action and fairly stable. I have a stud now on my pacmyer forend which attaches to a hanger bar; at 50 yards I...
    3 replies | 240 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-14-2018, 10:22 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Are you "particular"? in Cast Boolits
    It depends on the intended usage of the ammo and guns. For my cowboy action it being safe and reliable is the only real requirement. On my 1,000 yard match rifles I do what to know and control every deal as precisely as humanly possible. On the...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-14-2018, 07:51 PM
    Thanks guys!
    12 replies | 351 view(s)
  • nagantguy's Avatar
    09-13-2018, 10:55 AM
    The various hollow point molds sold here in the group buys seem to be very popular so folks must be getting good accuracy and good results on game.
    45 replies | 1691 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-13-2018, 12:07 AM
    http://mcgowenbarrel.com/rebarreling-services/
    18 replies | 614 view(s)
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check