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  • Old Coot's Avatar
    04-03-2019, 11:11 AM
    I think that you have missed the most underrated cartridge of them all: the 22 Hornet. Punches way above its fight weight. We have all fallen victim to the advertising of the gun and ammo companies at one time or another. Just think about all...
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    03-23-2019, 03:27 PM
    porthos, Here are a couple images that may help. The gap that exist between the barrel and the hanger varies from "just clearing" to "big" so the length of the screw you will need varies too. The one in the image is 1/2 inch I believe and this...
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    03-21-2019, 01:42 PM
    porthos, The shims can work, but in my experience, they can come loose. Also the threaded screw gave a more precise method of increasing tension. A 1/32 turn can make a big difference. I use an 8-32 screw, turned with an Allen wrench. Also a...
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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