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  • bruce drake's Avatar
    Today, 12:24 AM
    Does that 5 inch shroud double as a golf-ball launcher when you remove the can and use a blank cartridge? But seriously, with a pistol-length gas tube with the 11" barrel, you aren't exploring new territory with subsonic bullets in a can. ...
    2 replies | 41 view(s)
  • 9.3X62AL's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:42 PM
    I have 10 sizes of this cool little tool. All bullet bases are NOT created equal.
    11 replies | 550 view(s)
  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:21 PM
    vzerone replied to a thread 6.5 BlowMore in Factory Rifles
    Kimber just got away with it is all. The Swede action was never designed for the pressures the 6.5 Creebmoor reaches or what the 308W can reach. You'll get away with for awhile, but someday it may come back and hit you in the hind end!
    130 replies | 5373 view(s)
  • Ben's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:10 PM
    Ben replied to a thread Mauser Question in Military Rifles
    Got any photos of your new rifle ? Ben
    18 replies | 345 view(s)
  • BD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:57 PM
    As issued, it's hands down the Swede's. Take 50 examples of any military bolt action as issued, compare the average accuracy, and the Swedes will win the contest every time.
    79 replies | 3253 view(s)
  • BD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:42 PM
    BD replied to a thread 6.5 BlowMore in Factory Rifles
    6.5 Creedmore does in a short action at higher pressure what a 6.5 Swede does in a long action at lower pressure. I think I like my Swedes better, but I do need to move my head a bit when I cycle the action or the bolt hits the end of my nose. 260...
    130 replies | 5373 view(s)
  • Maven's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:21 PM
    turtlezx, Yes, it was a milsurp propellant, and long ago it was relatively inexpensive and came in 2 different burn rates that I know of: H 110/W296 and AA #9. Unless you can find it at a screaming bargain (Pat's Reloading, Jeff Bartlett, et. al),...
    2 replies | 106 view(s)
  • No_1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:13 PM
    Welcome aboard. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    932 replies | 178959 view(s)
  • Blammer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:41 PM
    mattri, I'd choose the maxi hunter first, good bullet i've used several times for deer. I'd get the Lee 50 cal real bullet works well too! get the 250 gr one, it works better in my guns.
    19 replies | 271 view(s)
  • 9.3X62AL's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:32 PM
    I never meant to imply that a Lee Loader assembled inaccurate ammunition. Quite the contrary--my 30-06 and 223 ammo so loaded in the early days of my refilling hobby did some VERY accurate shooting for me. I was pretty happy with their ammo output...
    11 replies | 301 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:44 PM
    My Katadin barrel measures .4575 - yours is probably close. I recommend the Gould - you really do not need a gas check with the 45-70, any velocity that would require a gc will be too punishing on the other end. The Gould is the Lyman 457122HP. ...
    3 replies | 54 view(s)
  • ammohead's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:11 PM
    ammohead replied to a thread 6.5 BlowMore in Factory Rifles
    There are 4 6.5 SWEDEmores in the family and they hunt. I find it funny that 6.5 swede load info is mild because everyone knows that the model 96 mauser cannot handle the same pressures as the creedmore is rated for. Yet kimber rebarreled several...
    130 replies | 5373 view(s)
  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:08 PM
    When he shot that deers LEFT eye was facing him dead on so how could the left eye be missing. Maybe he said that about skinning it and finding no hole to save him from the embarrassing truth. You all see the video on shooting the plastic cups and...
    81 replies | 2054 view(s)
  • ammohead's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:13 PM
    Little more than a week ago I bought a CZ 612 pump sshotgun. 12ga 3 1/2" chamber camoed with 28" bbl. Came with 5 choke tubes, choke tube wrench and a shim set for castoff I guess. $449.99 Good for 2 Canadians so far. The 3.5" loads get your...
    989 replies | 88312 view(s)
  • ammohead's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:41 PM
    ammohead replied to a thread 9.6x53 Lancaster in Factory Rifles
    With a .4055" diameter boolit, performance should be quite similar to the 405 JES. Finding someone stateside to rebore your 1895 to a .4055 groove diameter may prove difficult. Is the 348 win not doable for a rebore?
    9 replies | 174 view(s)
  • DanWalker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:16 PM
    Ordered a barrel from Bergara. $59.00 delivered. I will let you guys know how it shoots.
    4 replies | 153 view(s)
  • ammohead's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:26 PM
    A bunch of guys that use cast bullets for hunting big game having a discussion about cartridges that may or may not be considered marginal. Heck we "marginalize" every cartridge we shoot. We are not the average Joe of the hunting world and have...
    43 replies | 1058 view(s)
  • dubber123's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:47 AM
    As I have mentioned before, I have more than a few JM Marlins, and I can assure you, Marlin was well capable of producing junk before Remington acquired them, most of mine had something or another that needed fixing. I like them all now, but if a...
    8 replies | 284 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:16 AM
    Warning - if you come across 41LC brass send them to HarryO or me. Don't go down that road!
    19 replies | 345 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:12 AM
    Wayne Smith replied to a thread Prophsey in Our Chapel
    In the NIV Young Adult Bible our son had the passage in Revelation where the Dragon is waiting to eat the baby as it is born - the note simply said "Christmas from heaven's viewpoint"
    1 replies | 63 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:10 AM
    With one (obvious?) exception. The more we use God's words the more effective it is. Memorize scripture as well.
    4 replies | 43 view(s)
  • dubber123's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:20 AM
    I shoot the LEE 95 RF at .358" from mine. A neighbor has tried the LEE 105, and says they work, but his loads show a bulge at the boolit base which I don't like.
    15 replies | 347 view(s)
  • Buckshot's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:57 AM
    ...............I will have to admit that these rifles, (just like the Swede Ljungman) are somewhat classified as "Clubs'. :-) They're a rifle chambered for a 'Full powered' cartridge, but are not necessarily, sleek or svelte. I suppose they'ed be...
    19 replies | 853 view(s)
  • Buckshot's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:43 AM
    ................I'd be interested as these things are not available at all. I have a spare mag offered at $50 IIRC .............Buckshot
    19 replies | 853 view(s)
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The solid soft lead bullet is undoubtably the best and most satisfactory expanding bullet that has ever been designed. It invariably mushrooms perfectly, and never breaks up. With the metal base that is essential for velocities of 2000 f.s. and upwards to protect the naked base, these metal-based soft lead bullets are splendid.
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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