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    Today, 02:53 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Browning 1892 in Leverguns
    Per an email reply from Browning the B92 were .357 and 44 Mag. only. I have seen one rebore and one rebarrel in 45 Colt.
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    Yesterday, 06:35 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread the 17 in Rimfire Area
    It's been done as early as the 60's but the real issue is fouling problems with the larger cases. The 17 Remington is a prime example. The smaller case 17 Hornet and 17 Fireball don't seem share this issue. It also depends on intended usage. Fox...
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    Yesterday, 04:35 PM
    $25-30 here. A bit more at Scheel's Shiloh
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    Yesterday, 10:55 AM
    Between the virus and the social unrest the manufacturers can't keep up. Most distributors are out of anything remotely reassembling a self defense firearm. Since February over 2 million new first time purchasers.
    28 replies | 752 view(s)
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    07-09-2020, 09:49 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread the 17 in Rimfire Area
    The 17 HMR was first than the 17 Mach 2 than the 17 WSM. I have the 17 Mach 2 and the 17 HMR. I shoot the 17 HMR the most. I am heading out of state tomorrow to shoot prairie dogs. The 17 HMR is awesome for under 175 yards on PD's on a claim...
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    07-09-2020, 06:02 PM
    As I stated I have limited knowledge of RB's. Not sure how the longer bullets chamber in a 45-90. They do make them. https://sr-gunworks.com/remington-rolling-block-in-45-90/ ...
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    07-09-2020, 05:41 PM
    http://www.gotavapen.se/gota/artiklar/remington/remington.htm https://www.chuckhawks.com/urban_rifle_legend.html
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    07-09-2020, 04:54 PM
    As stated by some the RB does have AOL issues with longer cartridges. This is strictly from memory and I am not a RB guy but I believe 45-90 is about the limits without having to modify the hammer nose. ...
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    07-09-2020, 02:05 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Reverse Glocked brass. in Our Town
    Does it work? Yes, as you pointed out most of the time it does. Is it less than ideal yes. The same can be done some bottleneck higher pressures bottleneck cartridges is some actions/chambers. With straight wall lower pressure cartridges the...
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    07-09-2020, 12:20 AM
    The British used a compressed pellet of 71.5 gr black powder and a 215 gr jacketed bullet in the Black-Powder .303 Lee-Metford. It used lee Medford style rifling which gave them good accuracy with black powder. ...
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    07-09-2020, 12:20 AM
    I'm interested in the 22 Savage HiPower stuff. PM on it's way. Sent from my LM-G850 using Tapatalk
    6 replies | 392 view(s)
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    07-08-2020, 11:36 PM
    Back in the mid 70's when I was doing 357 Herrett all I had was a Lyman Universal Trimmer. With normal pressure it took a month of Sundays to cut them to length. I discovered if you really jammed the cutters in each tooth would cut a nice curl and...
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    07-08-2020, 11:25 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Reverse Glocked brass. in Our Town
    Not really. It just means the extractor is long enough to hold the case secure enough to fire. It fairly common for the 10mm crowd to shoot 40 S&W in their guns https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/40-in-a-10mm-glock/
    24 replies | 682 view(s)
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    07-08-2020, 10:10 PM
    Is the a HI only thing? Just renewed Prime and it was $119.
    46 replies | 1117 view(s)
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    07-08-2020, 09:06 PM
    Primers normally don't denotate with a slow compression. I have tested this several times by squeezing them flat in a machine vise. My guess is the crimp held the primer until enough pressure was applied and it popped in with sufficient force and...
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  • Shiloh's Avatar
    07-08-2020, 06:21 PM
    One that I know of shoots OK. Nothing outstanding, but around 4+" at 100. Some work could improve that. This particular rifle has an unusually nice bore for a Moisan Nagant rifle. Shiloh
    36 replies | 8620 view(s)
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    07-08-2020, 06:12 PM
    Shiloh replied to a thread Cleaning old brass in Cast Boolits
    I buy muriatic acid, diluted hydrochloric acid. dilute that 1 part acid to 10 or more parts water. Dirty, tarnished, sooty, brass will come out as dull brass. Rinse thoroughly, several times with some baking soda in the water the first two...
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    07-08-2020, 04:53 PM
    $5.06 ...
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    07-08-2020, 03:20 AM
    That's the down side to being color blind. Shot a lot of the m855 but I've never seen the M855A1. Thanks for the correction.
    6 replies | 237 view(s)
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    07-07-2020, 10:07 PM
    shrapnel thanks for posting, good pictures too. I wasn't around 150 years ago so I don't know who all was shootin' lead around Custer, MT at that time but bet there were some bullet casters around them there hills! Keep up the good work
    16 replies | 1177 view(s)
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    07-07-2020, 09:49 PM
    Accurate manual #2 says Sierra 85 gr RN and Accurate #5 powder 7.6-1554 fps, 8.5- 1766 fps at 40,400 cup
    12 replies | 275 view(s)
  • swheeler's Avatar
    07-07-2020, 09:34 PM
    About a year ago they were on sale for like 280.00 and had a 10 and 15 rd version in 45acp shown, reviews were so bad I stayed away. The more I see threads like you just posted the more I wish I would have jumped on it!
    2 replies | 191 view(s)
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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
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