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    10-12-2018, 04:32 PM
    Chill my chamber is 2.110 long.it is rare that I get a paper ring.i trim my brass to 2.115. Too bad there is such a discrepancy on chamber length, but not as bad as the off center chambers in the Browning .40-65 ‘s. As a side note when I got my...
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    10-10-2018, 03:36 PM
    My Browning .45-70 BPCR chamber and the latest target of same
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    10-10-2018, 09:48 AM
    That looks like the chamber in my stock .45-70 Browning bpcr. 20-25 degrees ? Richard
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    09-25-2018, 01:30 PM
    Upnorthwis, you are correct all the brass needs to be trimmed to length. Don I used a powder compression stem to seat the wads. Below is the drawing of the Seitz design bullet that I’m sending to Steve Brooks. Thanks Arnie. Regards, Richard ...
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    09-24-2018, 12:56 AM
    Arnie received the drawing ...thank you. Leadpot, nice to know they are in agreement! Interesting is how Lead alloys change hardness over time. Trying to get uniform powder heights and therefore uniform compression or lack of it I came up with a...
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    09-22-2018, 02:12 AM
    Arnie, thanks so much for the photos and information. Ed, On my 3 year old 16:1 alloy from Roto metals I’m getting .080 for a BHN of 7.9 from the ingots and .076/ BHN 8.7. That’s with a Lee tester. I have a set of gage pins and made the...
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    09-19-2018, 12:51 AM
    Don, thanks! I can wait. Just let me know when you are ready and I’ll send you my address. Btw, how short is that base section on your .44 ? Good luck at the nationals. Best, Richard
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    09-19-2018, 12:08 AM
    DT, the last few week I have been reading what you and Beltfed (Arnie ?)had to say about two diameter ppb’s. I’m thinking of getting a mold cut and have a question on the larger diameter section, btw it will be for a .45-2.1. The few photos of two...
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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
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