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    Today, 01:08 AM
    I have an C.Arms Off Duty snubbie I got back around 88-89. I like it & have carried it on more than a few occasions. Mine has C.Arms rubber grips. I bought it used, so I am not sure if it had other grips before, but these are pretty nice & it is a...
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    Today, 12:54 AM
    A comparison using the calculator posted earlier with just some "inferred" data. The results are the ENERGY, MOMENTUM & TAYLOR KO score: Load One (9mm) Weight in grains 135 Velocity in fps 1100 Caliber in inches .356 Energy
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    Yesterday, 09:50 PM
    I will likely be heckled for my suggestion, but I am going to post it anyway because I might just try it myself sometime in the future since I like to test things like this on my own... Here goes... Maybe you could make up 10 rounds each ,...
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    Yesterday, 09:20 PM
    You might try comparing the two using the tables in this calculator if you know the specifics it is asking for: http://www.handloads.com/calc/quick.asp I would be interested to know as well, but I do not have the data for the 9mm load you are...
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:35 PM
    The M91 Mauser is a definite no-go for this conversion. There is nothing to control the round when it pops out of the magazine and the chamber is about the last place it goes........
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:31 PM
    My M23B 25-20 was already D&T'd when I got it (it was well done) so I found some Weaver bases that allows a 2.5 Weaver scope in low Weaver rings to fit perfectly. I use 2 cast bullets in mine; the Lyman 257420 GC'd cast of COWWs +2% tin and WQ'd. I...
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:07 PM
    Got the 30 XCB bullets, GC and PB, in from Time Killer....they look real good. Will be 3+ weeks before I can test as a mule deer hunt with old friends is calling me away....... I'll test them in the 30-30 cartridge at probably 1200 - 1400 fps...
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:45 PM
    45 ACP for me. I have the M98 Rhineland conversion for the carbine.....A Contender barrel for a SS......A M1917 revolver, SAA with ACP cylinder ans 3 M1911s...... All that works for me......
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    Yesterday, 12:35 PM
    google-fu https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/italian-english/peltro English translation of 'peltro' peltroTranslations peltro (ˈpeltro) masculine noun -- pewter
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:55 AM
    OP posted sufficient information in his 1st. post and stated what the test was for and what results he was looking for. Getting two different average velocities with two completely different bullets of the same weight over the same load is normal.
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    Yesterday, 06:56 AM
    Whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two. MATTHEW 5:41 Our Lordís teaching can be summed up in this: the relationship that He demands for us is an impossible one unless He has done a supernatural work in us. Jesus Christ demands that...
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  • JBinMN's Avatar
    09-24-2018, 10:55 PM
    Just thought I would share this link here, since Mr Buchanan mentioned the Taylor KO scale. http://www.handloads.com/calc/quick.asp This calculator will give you the info about the Taylor KnockOut ranking as well as muzzle energy & momentum,...
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  • Grmps's Avatar
    09-24-2018, 03:49 PM
    Great deal. Occasionally my friends will bring me mystery lead, this makes good trading stock.
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    09-24-2018, 03:45 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread case sizing lube in Cast Boolits
    Pour 1 to 1 1/2 oz liquid lanolin into a red bottle of HEAT and drop a couple boolits in. Mark the bottle. Shake it up an add to your sprayer whenever it gets low. For paste type lube I like mink oil (shoe protector) much cheaper than the name...
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  • Grmps's Avatar
    09-24-2018, 03:32 PM
    You are correct, the swirling motion/friction with the #5 (I've heard #2 but haven't tried that) creates a static charge. I have no idea why people are shaking the containers unless it is to get aggression out and ding up the boolits. Many of the...
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  • Grmps's Avatar
    09-24-2018, 03:13 PM
    I've seen many of the newer Lyman 4 cavity molds that were over 5 grains off between the cavities. I no longer buy new Lyman If they are different weights they usually are different diameters. If the molds are new and even after it has fully...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    09-24-2018, 11:30 AM
    This will do it just fine...fill the bucket with water (this is where I add the wash-n-wax for the coating of the brass)...turn it a dozen times and you'll not find a single pin even in a bottleneck case. While the brass is in the tumbler just rinse...
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    09-24-2018, 09:39 AM
    Larry Gibson replied to a thread 8 x 57 in Military Rifles
    Years back I had 2K of the Rem 185 CorLoks. I worked up a load using 47.5 gr of slow burning lot of milsurp IMR 4895 which was very similar in burn rate to IMR 4320. I measured the psi (Oehler M43) using a VZ24 in new condition. The psi was...
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    09-24-2018, 06:49 AM
    If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift. MATTHEW 5:23-24...
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  • Grmps's Avatar
    09-24-2018, 04:40 AM
    These might work MOLD DC TL356-124-TC https://leeprecision.com/mold-dc-tl356-124-tc.html I just got a 1944 Walther:P-38 i ac 44 series but haven't done anything with it yet.
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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
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