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    Today, 11:37 PM
    ...............You said your friend has "The Hexagonal mould for it". Which mould would that be, as there is/was 3 I'm aware of. When I bought mine there was a company in Tennessee which manufactured a 2 piece/block swaging arrangement. Their...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Today, 08:19 PM
    Saami case length for the 17 HMR is 1.064". The Saami case length for the 22 Winchester Mag is 1.055". The difference is .009". The 17 Winchester Super Mag is 1.200" case length with a larger body diameter. It started life as a 25 caliber blank...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Today, 07:51 PM
    I don't use it for edible game but my Hmong friends love it with FMJ's for edible game. Like any cartridge proper bullet selection is paramount. The 17 grain V-Max are highly explosive the 17 grain hollow points less so and the FMJ's not at all. ...
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    Today, 05:49 PM
    They did that with the last big panic. Most stated they will not do that again since after the panic they the market was so flat after the panic they lost significant amounts of money due to the increased costs of the expanded operations. That was...
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  • rockrat's Avatar
    Today, 05:14 PM
    One of the reamer makers I believe, have reamers to counterbore a muzzle. Don't remember which one though
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    Today, 05:02 PM
    rockrat replied to a thread Handloader magazine in Our Town
    Saw my first one at a gun store in 1974 and been a subscriber since.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Today, 04:12 PM
    My experiences with the 17 HMR are somewhat different. I have several all CZ 452's or 453's. I order ammo from Mid-South when it's on sale in 2,000 or 4,000 orders. A case is 2,000 rounds. Primarily used for shooting prairie dogs but I have...
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  • waksupi's Avatar
    Today, 10:57 AM
    Dye Acraglass black, fill holes and sand down, then finish. Just a guess, but I would give it a shot.
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    Today, 10:52 AM
    waksupi replied to a thread whats the deal in Our Town
    I don't know if Jim Flinchbaugh has been active on here lately, but he was making some nice ones. You might try emailing him.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Today, 05:57 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Truck Gun Racks? in Our Town
    When I grew up in ND everyone had one. It's still legal but they are not common anymore. The reason is they don't work well in the extended cab trucks and that 99% of the trucks in use now. In ND the gun is unloaded as long as there is not a...
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    Yesterday, 11:48 PM
    ..............I have a Pedersoli Whitworth, and it is a very fine shooting rifle. But I do not have sights on it for truly long range. I HAVE shot it at relatively largish rocks at lasered ranges of about 600 yards :-) Great fun! ...
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  • swheeler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:49 PM
    I feel for ya brother, damned socialist democrats;-(
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    Yesterday, 08:29 PM
    Oh my my beautiful case color, thank you.
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  • swheeler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:24 PM
    Jon thanks for the offer but I don't need one have plenty on both mine and wifes vehicles.
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  • swheeler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:02 PM
    Add one of these to increase the fun factor, works flawless 20 rds at your finger tip. Stay away from the Midways PMag 14 rd mag never could get it to function properly.
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  • Buckshot's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:51 PM
    .............That was interesting. He was almost as cluttered up and hard to turn around in as my shop :-) .............Buckshot
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:03 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread whats the deal in Our Town
    Even if the election goes well its going to get worse before it get better for component. Covid slowed the supply chain and Covid and the Riots increased demand greatly. That lead to the current shortages. The second wave is starting to hit...
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    Yesterday, 06:55 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Component Shortages in Our Town
    Even if the election goes well its going to get worse before it get better for component. Covid slowed the supply chain and Covid and the Riots increased demand greatly. That lead to the current shortages. The second wave is starting to...
    30 replies | 688 view(s)
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Semi retired. Got laid off, but the wife likes me at home. I feel like a "kept man", HA!


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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