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  • DonMountain's Avatar
    Today, 03:41 PM
    I thank all of you a lot for your collective wisdom you have given me so far. This whole process so far, with him going out and purchasing a reloading press with the intention of coming home and starting to reload something, was just kind of a blow...
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    Yesterday, 07:15 PM
    Well, my wife asked me to recommend a gift she could purchase for our 20 year old grandchild that lives with us while he is attending his second year of college at a university in town. He came with a few firearms that his father bought for him in...
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    12-07-2017, 05:33 PM
    Ok, Thanks everybody for your help on this matter. After doing some additional research I discovered in one of my own manuals, the Lyman "Cast Bullet Handbook" 4th Edition has on page 236 the title "7.62 Tokarev/30 Mauser". So, I guess from this...
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    12-06-2017, 02:09 PM
    Many years ago I purchased a Mauser "Broomhandle" in .30 Mauser, and reloaded converted .223 brass with a set of .30 Mauser dies and some reaming. I also bought a CZ 52 in 7.62x25 and always wondered if cases for this round could also be reloaded...
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    12-04-2017, 07:07 PM
    Since Hercules #2400 was introduced 85 years ago to the handloader in 1932, I suspect all components of handloading have evolved along with the resulting pressures, velocities and results. We have evolved from balloon head cases to solid head cases...
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    11-27-2017, 05:32 PM
    Tell your grandson congratulations on the fine kill with that fine rifle he has there. But I do have a question about the deer in the cooler. Do you all make deer head cheese out of the deer heads down there? When I was a kid 60 years ago my...
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    11-18-2017, 02:33 PM
    Well, I sure thank everybody for your recommendations on deer hunting with my Browning 1885 in 45-70, 300 grain cast gas checked RCBS projectiles over 45.0 grains of IMR-4198. I finally waited until a deer was well within range and shot it. It was...
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About DonMountain
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NRA Life Member
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Mid-Missouri
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Antique Military Rifles

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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