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    Today, 03:19 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread 6.5 Creedmore - NOT in Factory Rifles
    Yes it will feed the very long bullets used by the long range competitors out of a 308 length mag. With the .260 using the same long bullets the mag runs out of space.
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  • jmorris's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:39 AM
    No half’s but this is the best source for moon clips I know of.
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  • frankenfab's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:47 AM
    This. Gotta have some grease in there. I use a heaping tablespoon of bacon grease, when I have it. Or butter.
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    10-13-2018, 04:16 PM
    Are you looking for half moon or full moon?
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    10-12-2018, 09:31 AM
    jmorris replied to a thread Colored Brass? in Reloading Equipment
    Leave it in blackland dirt and let it rain on it and you can’t make it shine again.
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    10-10-2018, 08:13 AM
    Iím not sure how many hundreds of folks that have built annealing machines with my ďbladesĒ but it makes for a pretty simple machine that doesnít require any extra parts to go from 22 Hornet to 50 BMG or anything in between.
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    10-10-2018, 07:48 AM
    Sorry I didn’t see this until this morning. I keep my print in the shop I sent you a pm to see how close we are. One difference I (think) I can see is that you left no room for a fillet in your weld. I make my lugs so the barrel sits on top of...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    10-09-2018, 11:52 AM
    Sometimes they fit but normally they require fitting .
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    10-09-2018, 11:49 AM
    In the early 1900's it was very common for competition shooting. It greatly reduces fouling. Most BP competitions do not allow it today.
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    10-09-2018, 01:11 AM
    Copper pipe and end caps, simple and can be had in many sizes.
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  • frankenfab's Avatar
    10-07-2018, 01:28 PM
    Great info from all, thanks. I'm going to get a set of parts. I just got back into a machine shop again, running the CNC milling department. I'll look in to making some after I get a set in my hands. They are not common, but I found a set. I'm...
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    10-07-2018, 10:09 AM
    frankenfab replied to a thread Which one? in Leverguns
    Great thread, Texas! I have decided to find a Marlin in 30-30 to send to JES for the same conversion. But I really want a straight grip stock.
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    10-07-2018, 10:03 AM
    Can a pistol grip receiver be converted to straight grip by flattening the lower stock tang?
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  • jmorris's Avatar
    10-06-2018, 09:43 AM
    I have lot of them and I have a lathe so I can thread my own barrels but there are aftermarket outfits that sell threaded barrels for most popular rifles and pistols. With the right ammunition they can be incredibly quiet.
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    10-04-2018, 06:21 PM
    I will take the Lyman 4 Cavity Mold 357446 .358" 162gr SWC with nutcracker handles $65 Shipped USPS Priority mail medium flat rate box using PayPal. PM sent
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    10-04-2018, 09:40 AM
    I use the RS-100, even empty cases canít fall from position. 357 max empty is only ~.150Ē shorter than a .223 case and .223 rim diameter is about the same as 357 max case diameter.
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    10-03-2018, 09:25 AM
    I almost never did back when this thread started but I did built a machine that does awhile back.
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    10-02-2018, 10:24 PM
    I bought one just because it also came with a threaded barrel. Feels “cheap” if you’re used to $1500-3000k custom pistols or even Glocks but I guess they are lots cheaper. Mine has been more reliable than other more expensive 22 pistols but I...
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    09-29-2018, 11:47 PM
    No disagreement. I love the.17 Mach 2. My favorite is a Magnum Research semi-auto with a Kidd two stage trigger, I also have the .17 Mach 2 in CZ's, Sako Quads and Contenders. That doesn't change the fact that the cartridge is almost dead. ...
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    09-29-2018, 12:44 PM
    That is one of the primary reasons the cartridge is on life support. Dirty chambers in a shouldered rimfire in semi-auto don't mix so chamber dimension's between manufactures vary greatly. Between the case splits and slam fires ammo manufactures...
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    09-29-2018, 09:48 AM
    jmorris replied to a thread Remington 740 742 in Factory Rifles
    I had a 742 in 30-06, never had a problem with it except the felt recoil it had was more than a 300 win mag BAR I came across so I sold the former and kept the latter. That said I used it for hunting, so shots fired were confirming zero or...
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    09-29-2018, 09:43 AM
    ^^^ Not an orange bag but I like it! Only thing itís missing is spiral agitators that tumble one direction to clean, remove the lid and reverse directions and they come pouring out into the basket, like a cement truck.
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    09-29-2018, 04:59 AM
    Shot some prairie dogs and a couple of skunks with mine. It has been very effective on them.
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    09-28-2018, 09:25 PM
    Like most long range rifle competitors I mostly load on a progressive. We all have no problem holding 1/2 MOA out to a 1,000 yards with a progressive. To produce extremely accurate ammo the same steps have to be followed. Press type makes very...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-26-2018, 09:11 PM
    Started reloading in at 9 or 10 years old for a re-enactment club. Loading about 50,000 rounds for them on a single station press. Reloading was never fun until I purchased a 1050.
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    09-25-2018, 04:00 PM
    frankenfab replied to a thread Sold here in Our Town
    Even if it cast at .378, it would probably be marginal.
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  • jmorris's Avatar
    09-25-2018, 08:59 AM
    If you have the bottom part of the separator in water, you not only get a rinse but you also reduce the surface tension of your solution trying to keep a pin inside a case.
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    09-24-2018, 09:50 AM
    That doesn’t look like an auction to me, says the price is $295.
    6 replies | 170 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