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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 12:25 AM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Meplat vs RN vs HP in Cast Boolits
    this feeds in an ar-10 or an M-14 it feeds in my AR-30 and bolt guns just fine.
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    Yesterday, 01:02 AM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Meplat vs RN vs HP in Cast Boolits
    hollow points suck. stick with a flat nose. unless your shooting gophers.
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  • The_Doctor's Avatar
    06-13-2017, 05:07 PM
    Hi, omgb! Thanks, I have loading dies - or were you suggesting that you have boolit molds? In any case, I don't intend to shoot the 25 - 35 all that much; I'll buy 50 or 100 cast lead boolits and that will last me the lifetime of the gun. Or...
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    06-12-2017, 02:15 PM
    Hi guys. My first experience was forming 6.5 x 55 from 30 '06. A long time ago. Being inexperienced, I neglected to check neck thickness after trimming and before loading. ( I thought those were a little tight to seat!!) Went to the range...
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    06-10-2017, 10:32 PM
    they don't slump from the front to the back. maybe actually measuring those captured bullets would help. snow is the best declarant on the planet something they probably ain't got a whole lot of in Arizona. there is a whole other train of ...
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    06-10-2017, 10:37 AM
    the square mis-shaped lump of lead coming out the muzzle was the cause for missing the paper. wad cutter shapes don't fly stable over distance, and they especially don't fly stable when they are uneven on one side.
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    06-05-2017, 03:18 AM
    might want to also do some internal measuring after sizing and flaring the cases. Dillon dies are meant for jacketed bullets.
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    06-05-2017, 03:14 AM
    lemi-shine is like 96% citric acid. gelatin can be made a couple of different way's. but it's most likely an animal product boiling it should break it down and allow it to float on top of the water, like boiling meat lets that fat layer come...
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    06-03-2017, 04:50 PM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Bhn ? in Cast Boolits
    the total make up of the alloy will determine how it reacts to being shoved forward under pressure. 9 bhn can be arrived at by at least 5 different alloy make up's, but so can the peak pressure your going to attain. each alloy and pressure rise...
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    06-01-2017, 12:28 AM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Beagling question in Cast Boolits
    3m flue tape. ace hardware. it's about .002-.0025 thick.
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  • The_Doctor's Avatar
    05-31-2017, 07:36 PM
    38-55 is the BEST lever cartridge EVER!! I love my old '94, made in 1900. (I have others, but this one is my favourite!!) Once took a grouse with it at a paced off 48 yards... in heavy brush! took off the top quarter inch of its head with...
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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