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  • Outpost75's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:51 PM
    I have two original model LCPs. I am an old wheelgun guy and find the DA trigger pull feels like one of my older Colts with slight stacking. Some reviewers did not care for the sights, but I also feel them adequate like a Colt snubby .38 Special. ...
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  • cwlongshot's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:07 PM
    Hello guys Im seeking 35 cal rifle bullets. Leaning to heavier maybe discontinued varietys. I have a Whelen & 358 Norma mag to keep feed! Please let me know what ya have and how much ya need for them. PM or post here. Thank you!
    0 replies | 60 view(s)
  • Outpost75's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:39 PM
    Outpost75 replied to a thread Win. Model 54 in Factory Rifles
    My Winchester 54 is a .30-'06 and is a fine shooter.
    10 replies | 159 view(s)
  • Outpost75's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:45 PM
    Some of my .32-20 firing data might be helpful. Factory .32-20 Ammunition in Rifle and Revolver Ammunition Description___________Colt Police Positive 5”_____Savage Sporter 25” Rem-UMC 100-grain lead Kleanbore “Dogbone” box 1930s______898,...
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:18 PM
    That's the unfortunate (or fortunate depending on how one looks at it) part with the new barrels. They are chambered to SAAMI specs. Thus with the 30-30 there is no free bore or throat as that is correct according to SAAMI.
    7 replies | 238 view(s)
  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:07 PM
    jimkim What is the diameter if the sized neck? Then, what is the diameter of the neck after the bullet is seated? What id the make of the die you are using?
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  • Outpost75's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:11 PM
    That's a good price. You should buy it all. HXP is good brass.
    4 replies | 109 view(s)
  • JBinMN's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:31 PM
    Lyman works great for me. Just keep lead of the face of it. Like away from the lead. Stretch out that curly cable to the probe when you are checking temps. I know from experience. Went to dip out some dross & caught the spoon I use on the mechanism...
    25 replies | 362 view(s)
  • JBinMN's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:25 AM
    G'Luck! :)
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  • rl69's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:33 AM
    the simplicity that is in Christ. 2 CORINTHIANS 11:3 Simplicity is the secret to seeing things clearly. A saint does not think clearly until a long time passes, but a saint ought to see clearly without any difficulty. You cannot think through...
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  • Outpost75's Avatar
    09-13-2019, 09:58 PM
    IF you want a round which you can buy factory ammo for, the .44-40 has advantages. My experience with the .38-40 in vintage revolvers was that chamber dimensions varied widely and caused problems. I had John Taylor do two .44-40 Ruger revolver...
    17 replies | 278 view(s)
  • JBinMN's Avatar
    09-13-2019, 09:00 PM
    At over a half ton of mixed alloys & pure, along with using about 5-6 traps to catch what goes down range, I think I am about done with accumulating. Funny I say that though, I just bought 23 more pounds of Xray room strippings about 4 hours ago,...
    13 replies | 335 view(s)
  • Outpost75's Avatar
    09-13-2019, 08:15 PM
    If you are just using the rifle for range shooting, consider the 10x25mm. John Taylor has the chambering and die reamers and can do your rifle and a matching revolver in the same caliber. Cases are necked down .44 Russian. The .44 Russian...
    17 replies | 278 view(s)
  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    09-13-2019, 05:55 PM
    7.5 gr Unique
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    09-13-2019, 09:38 AM
    My 21" Contender carbine 30-30 barrel (TC factory) with 10" twist and multi groove rifling is about 25 yrs old. The OAL from breach face to the leade is 2.190". That leaves sufficient throat to seat a 311041 or 311291 to and crimp at the crimp...
    7 replies | 238 view(s)
  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    09-13-2019, 09:16 AM
    The old "standard" load for the 45 Colt is 8.5 gr Unique under the 454190 cast bullet. Seated to an OAL of 1.6 the pressure runs 18 - 18,500 psi. That's using Starline cases and Fed 150 primers. Using the same bullet, cases, primer, and OAL but...
    5 replies | 205 view(s)
  • JBinMN's Avatar
    09-13-2019, 08:20 AM
    JBinMN replied to a thread Cast 9MM keyholing in Cast Boolits
    Great suggestion! :) Here is the direct link to that Sticky, for ease of getting there for anyone that is interested: http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?121737-Setting-up-for-boolits-in-a-new-9mm
    28 replies | 675 view(s)
  • rl69's Avatar
    09-13-2019, 05:51 AM
    I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. JOHN 17:4 True surrender is not simply surrender of our external life but surrender of our will— and once that is done, surrender is complete. The greatest crisis we ever face is the...
    0 replies | 41 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