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    Today, 11:51 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread 6.5 Creedmore - NOT in Factory Rifles
    Here is a write up by a tester and comp shooter I got of the internet (I know the internet) the last sentence about sums it up. The 6.5 Creedmoore development came about because Dave Tubb, a famous high power rifle shooter was looking for...
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  • MT Gianni's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:36 PM
    We will be in the Scottsdale area next month for a week and wondered about must see ideas. Will watch some AFL games and take a day to revisit Kartchner Caverns and Tombstone. What else ya got?
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    Yesterday, 07:34 PM
    That would quadruple the price and eliminate 98% of the properties. In most western states an individual water well is legal for home use. It is illegal to use that for large scale irrigation and for stock water on a large scale.
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  • 9.3X62AL's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:32 PM
    As maturity dawned upon me, the notion of beating my hands all to flinders shooting magnum revolvers lost its luster. The 41s went down the road, and 90% of my magnum revolver shooting these days gets done with "standard-weight" cast SWCs running...
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    Yesterday, 05:15 PM
    I have a 2013 edition of Ruger Blackhawk in 30 Carbine. Its internal dimensions are about as perfect as can be--throats are .3085", grooves are .308" right on the dot. Cast bullets sized at .309" shoot very well.
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    Yesterday, 04:39 PM
    9.3X62AL replied to a thread mountain lion in NH in Our Town
    Government wonks do strange things to help prop up their policy guidelines and long-held beliefs. I saw a bear at night in early 1982 at a mountain homicide scene south of Palm Desert. Cal-DFG insisted that I was mistaken, but I know what I saw...
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  • waksupi's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:05 AM
    The twist is fine. Just treat it like a sore pecker, and don't screw with it.
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    Yesterday, 11:03 AM Try this.
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    Yesterday, 11:00 AM
    waksupi replied to a thread Science of preference in Cast Boolits
    I've loaded enough different chamberings over the years, much of it is now second nature. From the case capacity and bullet weight and design for a particular bore size, I have a darned good idea of which primers and powder will work best. I seldom...
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    Yesterday, 02:01 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread 6.5 Creedmore - NOT in Factory Rifles
    Running the long bullets in the .260 for magazine feeding requires the bullet be seated in the donut area of the neck. This creates issues since most competitors don't want to inside neck ream. They much prefer to outside neck turn. The 6.5...
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    10-16-2018, 11:21 AM
    I would definitely use a grease cookie with BP.
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    10-16-2018, 11:16 AM
    waksupi replied to a thread Cheap India guns in Muzzleloading.
    I would recommend putting a ramrod down the bore, and comparing on the outside to see how much breech plug you have. The breech plug should have as much length as the bore diameter.
    69 replies | 2073 view(s)
  • Crusty Deary Ol'Coot's Avatar
    10-15-2018, 11:48 PM
    Hey there guys, I'm all for saving and preserving good game meat, but in the conditions first posted by the original poster, your way over thinking this situation. Back maybe 15 years, I took my "once in a life time" Idaho bull moose and while...
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  • MT Gianni's Avatar
    10-15-2018, 07:31 PM
    MT Gianni replied to a thread Savage 99 303 Opinions in Leverguns
    I turned down a 99 303 Savage for $350 in 1997. I thought it was a bit high then, i wouldn't now.
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    10-15-2018, 07:28 PM
    MT Gianni replied to a thread Well, here I go in Cast Boolits
    I find it much easier to cock the hammer, reacquire a proper grip and focus on sights with a much shorter trigger release than DA. Most Bullseye shooters did also.
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  • Crusty Deary Ol'Coot's Avatar
    10-15-2018, 12:48 PM
    Brewer, While ice won't hurt, with your temps you will do OK as long as your get the critter dressed out ASAP and then make sure the body cavity and wound site is well cleaned. Trim away any mangled meat and open the wound channel to drain then...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    10-15-2018, 03:19 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread 6.5 Creedmore - NOT in Factory Rifles
    Yes it will feed the very long bullets used by the long range competitors out of a 308 length mag. With the .260 using the same long bullets the mag runs out of space.
    89 replies | 3660 view(s)
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    10-15-2018, 12:38 AM
    9.3X62AL replied to a thread S&W Model 14 soured in Cast Boolits
    That is a REALLY GOOD outcome.
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  • MT Gianni's Avatar
    10-14-2018, 09:33 PM
    MT Gianni replied to a thread S&W Model 14 soured in Cast Boolits
    Glad it worked for you.
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5th-generation Californian that despises what has happened to his home.
Redlands, NorKifornia
Fishing (esp. fly fishing), fly-tying, shooting, hunting, cartridge/shell reloading, bullet casting
Retired Sheriff's Detective


I don't paint bullets. I like Black Rifle Coffee. Sacred cows are always fair game. California is to the United States what Syria is to Russia and North Korea is to China/South Korea/Japan--a Hermit Kingdom detached from the real world and led by delusional maniacs, an economic and social basket case sustained by "foreign" aid so as to not lose military bases.


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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