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  • bruce drake's Avatar
    08-14-2018, 02:47 PM
    What twist rate are you using as that will make a difference in accuracy compared to a standard mil-spec barrelled rifle.
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    08-10-2018, 12:53 PM
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000EYW8V6/ref=sxbs_sxwds-stvpv2_3?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_p=4228958869635247268&pd_rd_wg=6NfBi&pf_rd_r=JJXA080EDXKPEHDD7VQR&pf_rd_s=desktop-sx-bottom-slot&pf_rd_t=301&pd_rd_i=B000EYW8V6&pd_rd_w=Jy7e8&pf_rd_i=fishing+tac...
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  • bruce drake's Avatar
    08-10-2018, 12:41 PM
    PickelHelm riding a bit low on his head?
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  • bruce drake's Avatar
    08-06-2018, 10:49 AM
    I dropped a donation through paypal right after I got the email. I justify this as our site is a great gunclub without the overhead of a range ;)
    18 replies | 644 view(s)
  • bruce drake's Avatar
    08-06-2018, 10:40 AM
    bruce drake replied to a thread 32 win special cast in Leverguns
    The Lee 8mm 175gr mold that Grmps mentions is a great starting mold for this caliber. If you can find a Lyman 323470 it is a Louverin design round-nose gas-check design that is almost perfect at 165gr for this caliber. I have used both and...
    8 replies | 279 view(s)
  • bruce drake's Avatar
    08-06-2018, 10:14 AM
    On Saturday, I loaded forty .225" sized, poly-coated and gaschecked Bator RN boolits into some reformed 22-6mm Remington brass for my newest wildcat Mauser 98 rifle. I'm going to try to get to the range this weekend to try them out at 50 and 100...
    6528 replies | 543849 view(s)
  • bruce drake's Avatar
    08-03-2018, 08:58 AM
    bruce drake replied to a thread 6.5 MM woes in Cast Boolits
    Agree with EVERYTHING that Larry just posted. I found that with my 6.5 Grendel (AR15) rifle liked a cast lead 100gr bullet from Lyman that I believe is discontinued (266305). I also use reformed 7.62x39 brass as my barrel is the original Type 1...
    21 replies | 602 view(s)
  • bruce drake's Avatar
    07-30-2018, 10:28 AM
    The original designer stated that the original wildcat built off a 7mm case (.22/4000 Sedgley) would do anything the 220 Swift could do but as he was getting up in age (in the late 1940s) he wasn't going to push it heavily for acceptance by others...
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  • bruce drake's Avatar
    07-29-2018, 09:21 PM
    I'm waiting for the 22-6mm Remington reamer to come in the mail this week. I'm going to be recutting a 22-250 1-14" barrel that I've shot about 800 low pressure loads (223Rem powder levels 24gr IMR 4895 over 50gr jacketed spirepoints) through to...
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  • bruce drake's Avatar
    07-26-2018, 11:02 PM
    The molds have arrived at their two destinations. This thread should be closed.
    7 replies | 352 view(s)
  • bruce drake's Avatar
    07-25-2018, 09:23 PM
    http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?230552-Reloading-for-my-50-70-trap-door Several of us on this forum own 50-70 Government trapdoors so if you hit the search button, you'll find several threads on that very classic cartridge. I use...
    1 replies | 127 view(s)
  • bruce drake's Avatar
    07-25-2018, 09:15 PM
    I went opposite on my AR10 in 308 Winchester. I recently bought a 6.5 Creedmoor barrel for it and have went downwards in size to a caliber of bullet (.264/6.5mm) that I'm preferring to shoot due to its lesser recoil and its impact on my surgically...
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  • bruce drake's Avatar
    07-23-2018, 08:48 AM
    Either a 1-12" or a 1-14" twist rate will serve you well and give you the best options from 180-250gr in bullet weight.
    18 replies | 547 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