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    03-20-2020, 10:15 PM
    Here is a link to a book by a noted authority. https://www.amazon.com/Revolver-Shop-Manual-Covers-Actions/dp/B000MRFUWY In = righty tighty = clockwise from the slotted, hex, phillips etc end of the screw. This will put more tension between the...
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    03-20-2020, 06:12 PM
    Big + one! I do small work on my larger Lathe using 20 & 30 collets in the chuck and tail with proper adaptors the repeatability is far better than my smaller lathe. The small lathe is handy but not as accurate. The collets in the tail with proper...
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    03-20-2020, 05:58 PM
    NO the bubba fix Was to screw in in the screw making less tension for the spring for the hammer. I had this done to mine by someone that claimed to know what they were doing. When I asked why I was getting light strikes he returned it to the...
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    03-15-2020, 05:46 PM
    I would start with backing out the screw that puts tension against the hammer spring a bit. Many folks often screwed this in to make a lighter trigger pull, but one needs to use sensitive primers to make this whole system work then. the screw is...
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    03-15-2020, 06:29 AM
    Seems this would fit in an AR-15, we could call it a 401 Legend. :)
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    03-15-2020, 06:10 AM
    The heaviest machine you can afford would be one of my criteria. Heavier machines are more rigid than lighter ones as a General rule. Not always true But... My 14x40 is Much more accurate and repeatable than my 9X19. As was mentioned above need to...
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    03-15-2020, 06:01 AM
    Like it!
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    03-01-2020, 02:32 PM
    Thank you!
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    02-29-2020, 11:45 AM
    Who is the vendor for the insulation?
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    02-29-2020, 11:30 AM
    DCM replied to a thread 5.45x39 reloading in Military Rifles
    Initial Quickloads findings from a friend show promising results with W748, Hodgdon benchmark, Alliant AR-comp and VV N-130. With proper 60g FLGC Hornady V-max bullets @2.227"OAL.
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    02-29-2020, 11:24 AM
    DCM replied to a thread 5.45x39 reloading in Military Rifles
    Steel cases for this caliber are close to the same internal volume as the new Hornady brass, 222rem cases are reportedly about a grain more internal volume so charges would need to be reduced.
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    02-29-2020, 10:21 AM
    DCM replied to a thread 5.45x39 reloading in Military Rifles
    The new Hornady 5.45x39 brass I checked holds 26.8 g of distilled water. Haven't gotten any further yet.
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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