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    03-16-2019, 12:39 PM
    edwin41 replied to a thread MP Molds..... in Cast Boolits
    In my opinion there is no better mold on the market today than the MP molds!
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    03-11-2019, 01:21 PM
    I stopped sizing my cores for the 6.5x55 mm cartridge long time ago.. My cores Come out the mold like. 264, then i wrap them twice and then i run them through my .264 lubrizer. The paperpatch is real thight now!
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    03-05-2019, 04:53 PM
    edwin41 replied to a thread 6.5x55 mm in Smokeless Paper Patching
    a little remark... in the far right picture you see the guiding block is not properly aligned with the base . this is done for clarification , the lock up is very thight and not clear to see on a foto , if locked together it would appear as...
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    03-05-2019, 03:53 PM
    edwin41 replied to a thread 6.5x55 mm in Smokeless Paper Patching
    hello , after some thinking about how to improve my patched boolits i thought i could do some finetuning of my patches . the way i was doing things was with a office style papercutter , were i cut some strips 35 mm wide , and then with the help...
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    03-05-2019, 03:25 PM
    edwin41 replied to a thread 6.5x55 mm in Smokeless Paper Patching
    Patch cutter idea
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    02-24-2019, 04:55 PM
    oh... and i really like that old lead look ! the finishing touch for the vintage cartridges , must be a master of coating at work here !
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    02-24-2019, 04:49 PM
    no hatred here ! for me different things work in different ways. i really like the HITEK coating , i want to use it for my .32 S&W long HBWC because i want a clean shot for my hammerli pistol. in time i will try HITEK coating for my 9 mm subsonic...
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    02-23-2019, 03:47 PM
    My homemade sizer...
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    02-23-2019, 03:44 PM
    so , about the sizing part... today i made me a sizer of the H&I sizer dimensions , so i can use this in my LYMAN 4500 lubrisizer. its made of stainless steel , and i took the dimensions of a storebought H&N hi speed HBWC for correct dimensions....
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    02-17-2019, 05:37 PM
    hello , i dont think one needs a very high speed with a paperpatched bullet. i dont hunt but i am convinced that my 6,5x55 mm paperpatched 140 grainer loaded with 20 gr of AA5744 powder would be devastating at the normal hunting distances. i...
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  • edwin41's Avatar
    02-17-2019, 05:28 PM
    well stubshaft , its not really a problem , i was just wondering how the more experienced hitek coaters were reloading this kind of boolits . something tells me that the boolits would be sized correctly inside the casing by using the lee factory...
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    02-17-2019, 05:03 PM
    a post on topic .. after some disapointing results i am really getting some great results with the hitek coating ! i started in real small badges and shaked the boolits to long , and was wayyy off with the mixture. now i do 200 boolits per...
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  • edwin41's Avatar
    02-16-2019, 11:39 AM
    So it would be best to invest in a correct sizer. Thanks for the input!
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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