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    Today, 07:54 AM
    Nick Adams replied to a thread Hog hunting in Cast Boolits
    Good shooting! I've got my 30-06 'Hog-Gitter' all set up and zero-ed to hit an inch high @ 100yds with Hornady 220RN slugs over Varget. Just need to git it to where the hogs are. In the fall it doubles as my woods gun for deer. Pic...
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    Today, 07:46 AM
    For pistol loads, Unique & Bullseye (.41 Mag, .45acp) and AA7 (10mm). For reduced rifle loads, (30-40 Krag, 30-06, .375H&H, .404 Jeffery), AA5744.
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    Yesterday, 08:32 AM
    A '.41 Packer-Gun ...' A few weeks ago I picked up a Charter Arms .41 Magnum Pug (model #74120), which has a 2.5" barrel and weighs in at all of 23-ounces unloaded. That is in contrast to my S&W Model 58 with a 4" tube and which, being an...
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    06-16-2019, 01:16 PM
    That's why I use an adjustable gas plug and not a 'one-size' non-adjustable plug, even though Schuster Mfg. offers one of those too. (They call it a high-volume plug). I know a few guys who hunt deer with their M1s. In the spring and summer...
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    06-16-2019, 08:10 AM
    The Garand-Gear guy did extensive testing of various commercial 30-06 'hunting' ammo and found that more than a few loads in the 150gn range are actually 'Garand-safe'; however, all factory '06 'hunting' loads can be MADE SAFE to shoot in an M1...
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    06-13-2019, 07:42 PM
    Yep, same here. When I switched to resizing my '06 cases with RCBS Small Base Dies, not only were chambering issues eliminated (actually experienced very few of those), but I noted an uptick in accuracy using the same cases, and same...
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Just a guy gettin' by ...
shooting sports, reloading, hunting, camping & the outdoors.
Retired, ... so I can actually enjoy the rest of my life.


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We civilized 'em with a Krag.


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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