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  • RP's Avatar
    Today, 10:55 PM
    RP replied to a thread Looking a lathe in Special Projects
    Yes got to be careful one reason I am asking and looking they are very dangerous your sure not going to stop one by grabbing the chuck. Well I picked up the lathe this evening and I think I did ok to great. Its a south bend and has three chucks...
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    Today, 05:50 PM
    He's talking about this post Tim Did you notice, in the 2nd test with the .308W the 23 good shots (with barrel fouled) using the “select” bullets the group average size is .697″! The velocity of that match load is 1980 fps. That says...
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    Today, 11:44 AM
    Don't waste your time on the 375 SOCOM, get this: http://www.375raptor.com/375RAPTOR/ http://www.375raptor.com/375RAPTOR/test/
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    Today, 12:20 AM
    RP replied to a thread Looking a lathe in Special Projects
    I seen a few on U tube not much to them I go check the link out thanks
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  • RP's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:06 PM
    RP started a thread Looking a lathe in Special Projects
    I keep wanting little projects done and finding someone to do them has been well a waste of time. The machine shops around me say its not enough to mess with or the cost for doing a little job is just to much to justify. So I been on the hunt for...
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    Yesterday, 10:31 PM
    I don't think it's much of problem with larger caliber that aren't overbore. Once shooting a Jap with a surplus duplex load i shot five shot and you could fry bacon on the barrel. The rifle was 65 degrees from being it a cool basement. I reloaded...
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    Yesterday, 06:58 PM
    If you are worried about pressure in your Garand you can buy a cheap piece of insurance by buying a Schuster valve from places like Midwayusa. Then you don't have to worry about such things as bending your op rod. I can tell you that 872 suplus...
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    Yesterday, 06:38 PM
    If your mould is out of alignment and you can move it fore and aft ,when it's closed and the handles are gripped firmly, then either the alignment pins aren't protruding enough, the female holes in the other block have are too large or a combination...
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:32 PM
    You got it right BHjiu in that the rpm to ruin accuracy is so high that not only do we need not to worry about it, it doesn't make enough difference to care about. I'll lean towards a engineer schooled in the things that are needed to fully...
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    Yesterday, 05:31 PM
    The dreaded internal lock—a.k.a. Hillary Hole—began in 2002 with the 66-6, the Model 66-7 featured a two-piece barrel and more internal lock mechanisms. Smith & Wesson dropped the Model 66 from production in 2005. You might ask them if they...
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  • Outpost75's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:05 PM
    Is gun blued or stainless? S6 doesn't ring any bells, they made a 66, 586, 486, the -7 is a change number, the A20 probably a rack number, is there a more full serial number, probably with a letter prefix, pictures would help. You might be able...
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    Yesterday, 04:59 PM
    Both of the 1934s I have produce 0.012" copper indent on the "C" size copper in the gov't gage and smack the primers harder than most modern 9mms. Mine also feed anything, JHPs, WFNs, etc. To ddcrawford, if your Dad's bringback produces light...
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:45 PM
    I can't imagine a headspacing problem if you set your sizer die correctly.
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    Yesterday, 04:41 PM
    From what I understand it's based on a modified 450 Bushmaster case which is turn was based off a 284 Win. The 30 RAR has a larger rim size then the 30-06/ 308 family. It's possible you could get those two other cases to work, don't know if...
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:35 PM
    One thing negative about those one piece stock Thomas :kidding:is you can't put a bump stock on them!!!!
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:14 PM
    Forget that rpm thing. The velocity you picked as the most accurate pretty well may not be. To say it wouldn't shoot more accurate at a higher velocity is just not true.
    53 replies | 1702 view(s)
  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:10 PM
    vzerone replied to a thread Ar 10 in CB Loads / Military Rifles
    Popper I think, not sure, they may have changed the barrel nut. I know they changed the free float tubes. I'm not overly excited about dual ejectors. We know that spring loaded ejectors push the cartridge to one side of the chamber ALL THE TIME!! ...
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  • Outpost75's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:01 PM
    What model S&W? Old or new? Under warranty or not? New gun, under warranty, send it back to S&W with EMPTY brass and box end flap. Older gun, shoot .38 Specials...
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  • RP's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:32 AM
    RP replied to a thread De-activating Primers in Swaging
    I swage 22 brass into 55gr bullets the duds that I find I pull the bullets and use them as well. I SS pin with water to clean them before I de rim you would think tumbling in a tank full of water and soap would kill the primer plus it was a dud to...
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  • RP's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:23 AM
    Not a bad tip I may have to look into that right now I have some foam cut at a angle I lay a towel on so the bullets roll down a hill nice and soft. The only time I have a problem is with 405 gr and 247 rifle they are long and hold heat so deform...
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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