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  • richhodg66's Avatar
    Today, 06:36 AM
    It's an easy thing to handload for. I would take one out when my boys were small as a treat, only problem was they could run through ammo way faster than I could reload it. My wife's grandpa carried one in WWII and loved them. He hunted deer...
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  • richhodg66's Avatar
    Today, 06:29 AM
    Yep. That's my problem.
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  • MOA's Avatar
    Today, 04:54 AM
    I would be real interested in hearing also. Have seen them on several sites too.
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  • richhodg66's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:47 PM
    I size to .311 for all my .308 rifles. I would agree, crimping won't likely help and may be detrimental.
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    Yesterday, 04:46 PM
    richhodg66 replied to a thread Reloading in movie!!! in Our Town
    Mel Gibson cast bullets in The Patriot. Loved how he just dropped it from the mold into the palm of his hand. Either that was really faked or he's the toughest SOB alive.
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    Yesterday, 01:59 PM
    richhodg66 replied to a thread Reloading in movie!!! in Our Town
    There was a thread here about Wind River the other day. Pretty good movie, though I wouldn't really call it a great movie. Awfully dark.
    25 replies | 598 view(s)
  • richhodg66's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:57 PM
    Did it come with that receiver sight? That by itself is a $50 plus. You got a great deal on that rifle. I have a real soft spot for old Marlins.
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  • richhodg66's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:50 AM
    We have a lot of Osage trees around here and they tear into the apples off of them to get at the seeds, The torn up fruits are a good sign to look for for squirrel hunting. I think I'm gonna look into buying some feed corn and throwing some...
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  • Chill Wills's Avatar
    03-19-2018, 08:14 PM
    My thought was that I wished they made a #2. Never mind what Uberti chambered them for. I just wish they also made a #2 action. Okay, second question... Other than case head on a 38-55, which is smaller than, say a 44WCF, why is the modern...
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  • richhodg66's Avatar
    03-19-2018, 06:56 PM
    Yeah, $10 is a lot more than most of the gun shows I attend, but most of those are small towns, which I love. Still, $10 to keep me that entertained for a couple of hours seems cheap to me. That show had a ton of reloading and bullet casting...
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  • Chill Wills's Avatar
    03-19-2018, 04:05 PM
    I wish and hope they are. But, I think it is just the one.
    10 replies | 329 view(s)
  • MOA's Avatar
    03-19-2018, 03:50 PM
    MOA replied to a thread Starline 375 Win? in Leverguns
    Good question Dmr50, I'm hoping that their caliber specific brass is virgin created. Not a bastardized brass from some other caliber like what buffalo does. I emailed them last week re some 348 winny, they said it was 12 weeks out, left them a note...
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  • richhodg66's Avatar
    03-19-2018, 01:09 PM
    Now that the season is over and Spring is about here, been noticing that the rabbits are back out. I don't hunt or shoot them because I never really cared for the tatse that much, plus I enjoy seeing them in the yard. We have several that come in...
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  • ShooterAZ's Avatar
    03-18-2018, 10:10 PM
    He's right about the bolt tool as it's difficult......almost disassemble it otherwise. It's not impossible, but unless you really like blood blisters and have a lot of time on your's totally doable! Ask me how I...
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  • ShooterAZ's Avatar
    03-18-2018, 09:43 PM
    And... source an M1 Carbine bolt tool too if you continue to shoot steel cased ammo, cause you'll need it!
    26 replies | 545 view(s)
  • ShooterAZ's Avatar
    03-18-2018, 09:28 PM
    The Lyman 311359 and the RCBS 30-115SP are your friend here. The steel cased Russian ammo is not so much your friend, hard on the extractor. N-110 is the best powder I have ever used in the M1 Carbine. H110 and IMR4227 runs a close second place. I...
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  • Chill Wills's Avatar
    03-18-2018, 04:58 PM
    I got an LBT almost 30 years ago and have friends with the LEE and Cabintree. I like the very quick direct readout and great repeat-ability of the LBT.
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  • richhodg66's Avatar
    03-18-2018, 02:40 PM
    I grew up on the east coast (S.C.) and if I ever did have to move back east of the Mississippi, it would be there. Had to drive east about a year ago to pick up my son from the Camp Lejune area, couldn't get out of all that congestion and **** fast...
    36 replies | 970 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
GC Gas Check