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  • greenjoytj's Avatar
    07-31-2020, 08:24 PM
    I would not have thrown out the over annealed cases. I would have tried loading and firing one case to see how it goes. Fire formed and now only neck re-size.
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    07-31-2020, 07:55 PM
    How about using a compression die and compress the powder in stages. A tall 45-70 case might benefit from a series of compression cycles. Try adding 25 grs then compress down hard as this is where the case is the thickest. Then add another 25 grs...
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    07-11-2020, 01:48 PM
    I gave “Cascade Platinum” pods a try in my RCBS tumbler with SS Pins and a liter of water. Tumbled fifty 45 Colt cases that had been fired with smokeless powder 1.5 hrs and then they sat in the solution for another half hour till I could attend to...
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    07-10-2020, 09:49 PM
    greenjoytj replied to a thread 1873, 1892, 1894 in Leverguns
    I think your correct. As a cost savings Miroku uses the same over size chamber reamer for both rifles. With the M73 lifting the cartridge up to provide straight travel into the chamber, no angled presentation as in the M92. Miroku should have...
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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
GC Gas Check