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  • ulav8r's Avatar
    06-22-2019, 10:49 PM
    Best choice feeding wise would be the 9.5x57. If you could find a 375 Whelen reamer, just cut to the right depth to use the 57mm case length, not full depth.
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    06-19-2019, 11:29 PM
    ulav8r replied to a thread Echols Legend in Factory Rifles
    D'arcy was a very good craftsman even while he was still in school. He was very meticulous and painstaking. Seems he has done well.
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    06-06-2019, 10:08 PM
    Or let the swivel screw bottom against the barrel to hold the band in place, if long enough.
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    06-06-2019, 09:50 PM
    I seem to remember reading that 3031 got it's name from the initial load recommendation, 31 grains in the 30/30. A quick look on my computer, I have a document of 30-30 loads. It shows 31 grains with a 170 grain cast bullet. I don't know the...
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    06-04-2019, 09:45 PM
    30 tpi is no problem for CNC lathes, but most lathes with quick change gearboxes do not have the capability to do 30 tpi. With pick gears, it would be easier to accomplish, though it might require a gear or two that you don't have. I think that...
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    06-01-2019, 10:38 PM
    Easiest solution would be to use pre-hardened 4140, normally has a hardness of Rc28-32, about the same as good chrome moly barrels. If further hardness is desired, have them salt bath nitrided as it will give a very hard surface without causing...
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    05-27-2019, 10:18 PM
    ulav8r replied to a thread help me say NO... in Military Rifles
    Buy it, enjoy it a bit, and then say No, I'm not sorry I bought it.
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    05-25-2019, 09:10 PM
    Yep, areas where most of the population is poor doen't leave many luxury items to choose from in the flea markets.
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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