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    Today, 10:33 AM
    Also something to think about, when you pull a bullet the crimp scrapes and digs into the sides of the bullet. When you fire a bullet, the pressure expands/balloons the case. From what I've read, the release of the bullet from the case with even a...
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    01-16-2019, 12:10 AM
    Some claim that Jewel triggers aren't the best for a hunting trigger as they don't tolerate dusty, dirty conditions. I had a jewel on my 7saum for 5 years and swapped it this past year for a shilen. I had no problems with my jewel trigger. One...
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    01-15-2019, 11:52 PM
    Timney is good, especially their Calvin Elite, though it is more expensive. My favorite, though, is Shilen for about $145.
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    01-15-2019, 06:12 PM
    I have shot a few hogs with the deep hollowpoint 311410, but they were subsonic. They retained most of there mass after hitting bone, but did open up very well at 1000fps. Alloy was air cooled range scrap, about 10-11 bhn
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    01-11-2019, 01:18 PM
    I have seen them out of stock at different times in the past years. Not sure why. I don't see them as a high volume sell. There was a post to a Frankford copy of the Co-Ax that might be available or available soon. I think it had a good review,...
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    01-10-2019, 10:21 PM
    BK7saum replied to a thread winchester ae 307 in Leverguns
    If you wanted to reload and use jacketed bullets the speer 110 grain JHP loaded to 1200 fps would really be a great round for yotes with a lot of "pop" with contact. I load them to 1000fps in the blackout. The speer 110 is the M1 carbine...
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    01-10-2019, 10:15 PM
    I've used johnsons paste wax on a few.
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    01-10-2019, 10:02 PM
    Start with a new firing pin spring and possibly a new firing pin. I'm not seeing excess pressure with some of the pierced primer loads, more of a poor/sloppy finding pin fit in the bolt face. That is a known cause of cratered primers in normal...
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    01-05-2019, 09:06 PM
    Do you have an ultrasonic cleaner? I'd pull the trigger out and put it in an ultrasonic bath of detergent and water, then blow it out and maybe re-bath it with solvent, blow out and rinse with naphtha or lighter fluid.
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    01-05-2019, 01:19 AM
    She is anticipating recoil or not watching the front sight as she presses the trigger. Grip 60/40 with more pressure from support hand Press trigger straight to rear - SLOWLY Dry fire practice for muscle memory Without her knowing, intermix...
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    01-02-2019, 09:47 AM
    I see that now. Kind of glossed over the first part and picked up where you talked about differences between the two conditions.
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    01-01-2019, 02:54 AM
    I think that a 100 yard run is going to be pretty standard with a double lung shot with any boolit running in the 1700 fps range. If you want more shock with that slow of a boolit , break the shoulder(s) down.
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    01-01-2019, 02:39 AM
    Just saying, that to the uninformed, a lighter shade/coloring of brass could be from something other than a case head separation. I have had case separations and stretched cases on some 300 BO brass recently. The shiny rings on th cases aren't...
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    12-31-2018, 10:50 PM
    Also, if you carry your ammo/cases in plastic Berrys or Midway cartridge boxes, be mindful of the ring left by the cartridge box. The vibration of the empty cases in the box (case head up) will leave a shiny ring on the side of the case and look...
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    12-30-2018, 11:47 PM
    I'll take it upon confirmation it does come with SS ACTION, 2 BARRELS (STAINLESS STEEL 209X50 COMPLETE W/ RAMROD, SIGHTS, ETC) (7MM08 minus SIGHTS) 2 STOCK SETS (BUTT AND FORENDS COMPLETE W/ NO MISSING PARTS) LEUPOLD BASES AND RINGS. Thanks,...
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    12-30-2018, 10:31 AM
    I use both. Like most here, I use Imperial for small, one off sizing jobs and One Shot for bulk sizing of rifle cases. I spray inside a gallon ziplock bag. It greatly reduces the amount used vs the coverage. I do also mist the pistol brass to...
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    12-29-2018, 11:19 PM
    Minerat, that was a joke. I see now that it looks like an attempt to circumvent the rules, but come on. This site used to be way more laid back before it became "mainstream". Just like the good ol USofA. Too much big government, lol. I was...
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    12-29-2018, 10:17 PM
    Very nice job... How do you install the threaded cups? I drill and tap and use acraglass gel to lock the cups in place. What thread pitch did you make these?
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    12-27-2018, 08:08 AM
    Or drop ingots on a concrete floor. The one that rings will be the WW.
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    12-25-2018, 09:58 PM
    I see that high plains brass do not appear to be neck turned or reamed. I'd measure a fired case out of your chamber to make sure the fired neck diameter is at least 0.2022", preferably 0.2032" or larger for proper bullet release.
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    12-25-2018, 09:41 PM
    I have made 17 fireball from 223. If you have 221 dies, 17 dies, an annealer, and a neck Turner, you should be set. I made mine from Winchester 2x fired. Step 1 anneal and size in 221 sizer. Cut neck to remain long. Chamfer. Neck turn to...
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    12-25-2018, 08:54 AM
    BK7saum replied to a thread stripper clips in Military Rifles
    Are you wanting to preserve any blue/finish let? If not, I'd drop em in a tub of evaporust. It will remove any other finish, but the rust will disapper. I might boil to remove grease, then use evaporust and follow up with a cold blue treatment...
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    12-24-2018, 03:57 AM
    They work, but dont give the best suppression for any platform. Dedicated caliber cans will always provide the best/most sound reduction.
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    12-20-2018, 10:51 PM
    What is the serial number/prefix? Dont need the specific but letter code and first three with total number of digits. Example. C897xxxx Thanks.
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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
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