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    Yesterday, 11:45 AM
    http://palmettostatearmory.com/psa-16-9mm-1-10-gx-keymod-moe-ept-rifle-51647588.html
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  • leadman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:42 AM
    I posted several years ago about my experiments with Hi-Tek coating and the 223 Rem. I was heat treating lino and doing a modified baking of the HT with water quenching after baking. My bhn remained around 30. I used Hornady copper gas checks in my...
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  • leadman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:16 AM
    leadman replied to a thread eggy mold follow up in Cast Boolits
    Have you shot these bullets yet? I have the same mold that cast about the same dimensions out of round and it shoots just fine. In my 30-06 I can get 1 1/2" groups at 100 yards with around 2,500 fps. It does around the same at lower velocity in a...
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  • GRUMPA's Avatar
    01-21-2018, 05:56 PM
    .223 JSP bullets, 2 boxes of 40 grain, 2 boxes of 45 grain. 100 bullets per box. $15 each, all 4 for $55 You know......I make 35Rem all the time. I can trade you some of those for the above. And I get .60ea plus shipping for them. Although the...
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  • leadman's Avatar
    01-21-2018, 11:57 AM
    leadman replied to a thread 41 gas checks in Gas Checks
    The above website should be www.bulletswagingsupply.com. I have a couple of older Lyman and Saeco molds for the 41 mag that both take the Lyman sized gas checks, so measure your boolits before ordering gas checks,
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  • leadman's Avatar
    01-21-2018, 11:50 AM
    Could be you have one of the old style sizing dies with no taper leading into the mouth, or there are burrs on the lube holes, or both. Clean the die and inspect it. Polish if burred and/or taper the mouth. Check the fit of the gas check at the...
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  • 308Jeff's Avatar
    01-20-2018, 06:59 PM
    Awesome! We've got a new CBH lover! Bacon grease? GENIUS
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  • 308Jeff's Avatar
    01-20-2018, 03:12 PM
    I looked at how crowded my reloading room is and decided I need a bigger one. Nice! How do you store/package your finished 30 Carbine rounds?
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  • GRUMPA's Avatar
    01-18-2018, 01:03 PM
    It might help if you informed folks if those are 1x fired or not..
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  • leadman's Avatar
    01-16-2018, 10:51 PM
    Use caution on some of the load data out there for the 445SM. I had 2 different Contender barrels and both liked the surplus 680. Very similar to AA680. Not as fast as other powders but more accurate than most. The Lee 300gr RFN GC worked well at...
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  • leadman's Avatar
    01-14-2018, 10:45 AM
    The old Pro Melt furnaces have a lifetime warranty so you could find a good used one and just add on the pid unit. There are parts available for them as I replaced the thermostat, switch, and pot on mine. The pot spout had been damaged by a previous...
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  • 308Jeff's Avatar
    01-13-2018, 06:58 PM
    Did you get an error that your serial number couldn't be found? That's what happened to me. Extremely irritating.
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  • leadman's Avatar
    01-13-2018, 11:16 AM
    As for seeing damage done by a neck crack it would be very difficult to see without a bore scope. I recently purchased the Lyman bore scope and was astounded to find some of my barrels that looked good with the eye actually had pitting, rough...
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  • GRUMPA's Avatar
    01-11-2018, 07:58 PM
    Well, at least we all know the size you need. All I have is the 350gr but I PC mine, but as odd as it may sound I haven't loaded any yet. Now the 405gr is a whole nuther critter. And those collar button (186gr) on top of 10gr of Unique travel just...
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  • 308Jeff's Avatar
    01-11-2018, 03:56 PM
    What do those cost these days?
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  • 45-70 Chevroner's Avatar
    01-11-2018, 02:23 PM
    My alloy was streight Wheel Weights with about 1 persent tin air cooled Your alloy seems a little soft. I would go with the 170 gr. My RCBS 180 is my favoritq boolit for the 3030 and the 3006.
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  • leadman's Avatar
    01-11-2018, 10:25 AM
    I have 6 of these rifles and have converted a lot of 30-06 based brass to the 7.65X53 Arg. brass over the last 30 years. The brass has not needed neck turning or reaming as the military chambers on the 1891 Arg. rifles is fairly large in the neck...
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  • leadman's Avatar
    01-11-2018, 10:05 AM
    leadman replied to a thread Sorry but I must gloat!! in Our Town
    My dispatcher went home sick on the 122 degree day so I was doing the dispatching of wreckers, tire people, etc. There were so many stalled vehicles on the freeways the wreckers could not get to them. Even the Mayor's car was stalling and it took...
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  • 45-70 Chevroner's Avatar
    01-10-2018, 06:01 PM
    You won't need any more than 15 grains of Unique. The last deer I shot was with a 30-30 at 80 yards. I was shooting a RCBS 180 gr. actually weighed 192 with my alloy. I was loading these boolits with 10 gr. Unique. The boolit went all the way...
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  • leadman's Avatar
    01-09-2018, 08:58 PM
    leadman replied to a thread Sorry but I must gloat!! in Our Town
    AZ, I live in Phoenix and have seen it snow here. Might last 5 minutes on the ground at the most. Had the water line from the filter system in the garage to the house freeze up overnight a couple of times. Thawed out pretty fast the next day though....
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  • GRUMPA's Avatar
    01-08-2018, 08:55 PM
    I would do some checking on the neck diameter. If your the one that converted 06 brass into 8mm you need to ream or turn the necks. Find a loaded 8mm round and measure the neck, do the same with 1 of your conversions, note the difference in...
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  • GRUMPA's Avatar
    01-08-2018, 11:27 AM
    I don't care how big the case is, it can be done in a simple manner. READ THIS: http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?292645-Hydroforming-the-25Rem
    2 replies | 211 view(s)
  • GRUMPA's Avatar
    01-07-2018, 09:45 PM
    Annealing went south with age it sounds like. The older the case the harder the case gets over time. Or.......the case was made to short causing the brass to stretch more than normal.
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  • GRUMPA's Avatar
    01-02-2018, 12:04 PM
    Look Here: http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?272234-257-Roberts-brass-(Waiting-list)
    6 replies | 220 view(s)
  • 308Jeff's Avatar
    01-01-2018, 08:01 PM
    You and me both, brother. Pretty sure it all started with the M1 carbine for me.
    140 replies | 5505 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
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