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  • Texas by God's Avatar
    Today, 12:24 AM
    I'd get it and use <90 grain Bullets and be happy for that price! I've killed a few deer with the .243/80gr PSP and always bang/ flop.
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    Yesterday, 10:52 PM
    Great wood, action and cartridge. Gonna be great! Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    Yesterday, 10:15 PM
    I fired three of MY reloads remotely. Extraction was normal and the fired cases measure the same as brass fired last month. Primers, shoulders and necks all look good. Thank the Lord for watching over this idiot. Thank you Sako/Tikka for building...
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    Yesterday, 01:11 PM
    A lighter bullet should drop your POI, too. I was cranking them out with my buddy's Uberti Henry when he first got it and my hand blocked the follower(click-woops) Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    Yesterday, 01:06 PM
    Pietro- as a teen one of my friends had a Springfield/Savage pump that had to be worked briskly like you said. I laughed at it because my Ithaca could be pumped by jerking my firing hand to and fro without touching the forearm! My Mother had a...
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    Yesterday, 09:00 AM
    A magnetic search of the floor under my vise located the missing plunger. The rifle is cleaned, inspected, and will be tested this afternoon like I would any gun in doubt. In a tire with a trigger string, with me behind a tree. Sent from my...
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    09-24-2018, 10:43 PM
    Check the GPC catalog for store brand cross reference to find out what model Mossberg, Stevens, or ? That it is. Has to be the ejector bent or broken. Pics would help! Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-24-2018, 09:06 PM
    The firing pin survived with just soot thank goodness. My Wife thought I had shot a BIG gun when she was watching the Cowboys and heard it. Everything seems to be in order until I can fashion an extractor detent. From research I'd have to buy the...
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    09-24-2018, 08:49 PM
    I just bought some 30-30 brass here with prepped/ enlarged flash holes so this thread is right on time! I will proceed with no worries now, dedicated mid range boolit loads for these.
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    09-24-2018, 05:07 PM
    I am tearing the bolt down tonight when I'm replacing the plunger. I'm checking everything very carefully! Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-24-2018, 02:49 PM
    Well, my stupid gene resurfaced. I found a bag of 5 reloads in an estate haul. Good looking 25-06 with Hornady red tip bullets. I have a motley collection of my own left over reloads so yesterday I decided to shoot them all into one group for...
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    09-24-2018, 11:51 AM
    I 'd hunt with confidence with your cast load. Even in the West you can get close enough to insure a good vital hit. Have fun! Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-24-2018, 07:43 AM
    Over on GBO a guy sells brass trigger guards and forend spacers if your'e interested.
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    09-23-2018, 11:12 PM
    I had to restake the firing pin on one once. Coal simple and diamond accurate. My broinlaw bought one in 1978 at a first Monday for $25 and it remains his only .22 rifle. He's good with it! Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-23-2018, 11:05 PM
    Texas by God replied to a thread 8 x 57 in Military Rifles
    Any load for 196 or 200 gr bullets will work with the 185s. 4320 will work fine. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-23-2018, 04:15 PM
    I use them to clean cap&ball guns with hot water & soap. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-23-2018, 03:35 PM
    What all do you have them on? I have a 510 Rem or a Nylon 66 that this one may work on. Or maybe my Topper rifle. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-23-2018, 03:21 PM
    I agree with Wolfer about bedding/barrel diameters and a Boyds stock will improve that rifle in accuracy and looks. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-23-2018, 03:13 PM
    Great advice guys, thank you. I don't like endless experimentation so I will heed your advice. I'll start by sorting brass and buying some bullets to see what it likes. And I'll check the rifling depth, Taz. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using...
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    09-23-2018, 10:12 AM
    PM sent. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-22-2018, 11:50 PM
    Texas by God replied to a thread Which one? in Leverguns
    I'm totally biased I think both are beautiful. I'm waiting on a break in the rain to shoot them both some more��
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    09-22-2018, 10:47 PM
    Thank you all. I should buy some more of these pistols, too. My youngest daughter all but claimed this one today after putting 8 rounds in 8 clays on the berm at 20 feet...... Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-22-2018, 08:55 PM
    I'll take it. I'll PM if my phone doesn't die. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-22-2018, 06:33 PM
    During the .22 ammo panic we scored some CCI short hv hp. They print a bit lower than the R-P but my Rem 581-S likes them....... Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-22-2018, 05:09 PM
    Thanks, guys. I will buy some comercials to try. I'd like to mimic the shape of the fpfmj 124 gr Hornady because it feeds great. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-22-2018, 04:57 PM
    My dogs and cats don't even wake up unless I shoot something with a muzzle brake on it. But they are used to it by now Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-22-2018, 03:53 PM
    I would rather have a Genuine Mauser sporter in any caliber than any other bolt gun I can think of. Take that, pre 64 m70. Take that, Weatherby MkV. You too, Steyr. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
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    09-22-2018, 03:48 PM
    A regular 3x9 at low power or better yet a fixed 4x with the light Foreward of the scope to prevent glare. Dual-X crosshairs work fine. If your not saving hides a .17 HMR is great and less prone to travel far if you miss. .22 hp minimag is what I...
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    09-22-2018, 03:25 PM
    Who's has it and what are your tips/loads? I have a Star BM that that shoots pretty good with fmj factory loads but I'd like to shoot fpl boolits for small game. I tried the Lee 358-105 swc sized to .358" but no joy in funtion or accuracy. Years ago...
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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