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    Today, 04:37 AM
    http://coyotecap.com/ http://coyotecap.com/photos2.htm http://coyotecap.com/gunsmithingsimplified.htm
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Today, 03:07 AM
    Coyote Cap has a very good reputation. I do all my own work, but I know people that have used him. They are all very happy with the work he did. http://coyotecap.com/riflework.htm
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  • ShooterAZ's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:37 PM
    Hey Guys, I have studying up on paper patching here on this forum, and have decided I'm going to give it a go. I have several rifles in which I'd like to try it on, one is a 1943 Mosin Nagant. It's got kind of a rough bore, not so much pitting...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:38 PM
    I first got into TD's in the late 60's when Dad was a member of the 7th Calvary re-enactment group. Through the years i have measured 50 or 60 plus bores on both rifles and carbines. I have been a machinist/tool maker for close to 40 years. Most...
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  • ShooterAZ's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:09 AM
    I have this one, and it's a winner in my .54 1/48 twist Deerstalker. I use it with 85 grains of Goex 2F. Very accurate combo. http://accuratemolds.com/bullet_detail.php?bullet=55-430M-D.png
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-05-2016, 10:49 PM
    I agree with you on rifle cartridges, however, on handguns like the OP's powder is a much less significant facture. A MOA difference on a scoped rifle is huge. On a semi-auto handgun it's only 1/4" at 25 yards. The exception is the pressure of...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-05-2016, 06:48 PM
    I don't use a straight razor but I sharpen some for a family member. Before stropping I use 6,000 grit http://www.nihonzashi.com/water_stones.aspx#6000_Grit_Deluxe_Finish_Stone
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  • tomme boy's Avatar
    12-05-2016, 04:37 PM
    Here is a new one from my primary Dr. He will not prescribe any type of narcotic pain killer anymore as he and the hospital are afraid of losing their licence for giving medicines. He said that the FEDS are cracking down on Dr's to not give them out...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-04-2016, 06:18 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread 22 Long Rifle Mold in Rimfire Area
    Thanks for the link.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-04-2016, 06:11 PM
    A buddy just purchased one of these. He is very happy with it.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-04-2016, 06:07 PM
    Looking forward to the next set op pictures. Nice work.
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  • tomme boy's Avatar
    12-04-2016, 02:25 PM
    tomme boy replied to a thread 7.62x54r COAL in Cast Boolits
    Make sure the gas check is in the neck of the case. You don't want the grease groove showing either. So set it where ever that is for your bullet
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-04-2016, 01:50 PM
    I get all my supplies here http://www.butchersupply.net/ I have carbon and SS. I prefer the new SS NSF approved knives A couple of more places http://www.askthemeatman.com/knives.htm http://www.cutleryandmore.com/butcherknife.htm ...
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  • Recluse's Avatar
    12-04-2016, 01:14 PM
    You have three categories of reloaders: 1. The reloader who learned by being mentored by an experienced, careful reloader who emphasized the safety aspect of reloading. 2. The reloader who learned from reloading manuals and who paid credence...
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  • Recluse's Avatar
    12-04-2016, 02:46 AM
    USMS went to the Winchester .357 Magnum in 110 grain in the late 80's so that the girls could handle the K-frame issue magnums without too much recoil. The result was a huge flash-bang round that sounded and looked impressive, but came up short when...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-04-2016, 01:14 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread .22 Art in Rimfire Area
    Sending it to an artist friend of mine. She own me a favor. Maybe I will get lucky!!!!!!!!!!
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-04-2016, 01:12 AM
    I missed that in my reply. When I first started that was my biggest problem. I've been using Lyman M Dies so long I forgot about it.
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  • Recluse's Avatar
    12-04-2016, 12:13 AM
    First off, accept the fact that the 40 S&W is not a tack-driver caliber in terms of accuracy. Second, understand that the combination of rate-of-burn for the powder combined with volume-of-powder can cause wild pressure swings, which will in turn...
    32 replies | 730 view(s)
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April 15, 1947 (69)
About Larry Gibson
My first reloads were with cast bullets in the 30-30 when I was 14.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Shooting, what else?
Retired U.S. Army. Currently contract Research and development of ammuntion and relaods


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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