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  • leebuilder's Avatar
    10-15-2017, 12:58 PM
    Thanks Drm50. My rifle is a win 94 ae. Got it 30 years ago, maybe fired it 30 times. Be well
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    10-15-2017, 10:03 AM
    Lots of good info shared. I have a 375w I like it but never use it much due to the price of ammo if you can get it. I would like to try some 3030 brass converted to 375w, so I have a few questions: Do you anneal the brass? How much COW do you...
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    09-30-2017, 12:15 PM
    I copied this from another site, anyone with a Cooey will like it. Cooeys This is to good not to share,found it on another forum Some Things I Have Learned About Old Cooeys In putting together a match at our club over the last few weeks...
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    09-30-2017, 12:11 PM
    leebuilder replied to a thread 10/22 barrel band; in Rimfire Area
    I agree. My 10/22 is a stock mannlicer style with nose cap, and it is just as accurate as free float tuned version.
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    09-30-2017, 12:06 PM
    Yes very nifty. A most looked over accessory, neat to see as a complete kit.
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    09-30-2017, 10:39 AM
    Never seen this happen before. Is the barrel properly seated? Any foybbles in the chamber? I have an old ranger 120 had it since I was 19, shot many times never had an issue with any shells. Be well
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    09-29-2017, 05:37 PM
    Do plated soilds count. British 380/200 was a plated lead soild 200gr. I have some from the 70s, they were police ammo but the same as the issue ammo used untill the late 50s. be well
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    09-25-2017, 02:59 PM
    They are made of good steel I repurpose them all the time, they make good flat springs. I picked up 30 at the range a week ago. Be well
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    09-25-2017, 04:29 AM
    That's all I do. Drop the bolt and see what happens. I have two 2 groove LE. One the savage is less than perfect barrel I actually rechambered and reset the barrel, one groove has leading the other is clean, this rifle shoots quite well j-thingys...
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    09-24-2017, 07:28 AM
    Wow Grmps, another great hack, thanks for sharing. If your files get dirty used a squarshed rifle casing. Just rub the neck into to file grooves. The file will cut a perfect tooth profile in the brass. Amazing the crud that comes out and you file...
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Retired navy articifer. Been collecting rifles since i was 19. I am a machinist. Have loved the silver stream since i was eight when i got a tin melting set
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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