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    Today, 12:20 AM
    :redneck:.To measure lands in the barrel - set of certified plug gages. To measure the grooves - a lubed pure lead round ball pushed by a piece of hickory rod in front of a cleaning rod
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    Yesterday, 10:44 PM
    Take a black magic marker and color the case than insert into the chamber and rotate the case. You will be able to see were the contact is. Once you do that you can figure out why.
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    Yesterday, 04:44 PM
    SAMMI verses “quite a bit shorter” ?
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    Yesterday, 04:40 PM
    Grind them up before you try them
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    Yesterday, 03:00 AM
    Springfield M-1903 Style T, Heavy Barrel target rifle, .30-’06. The Style T ’03 rifle is quite rare, only 100 were ever made by Springfield Armory in 1929-32.
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    Yesterday, 02:55 AM
    I was commenting on this type of swager https://www.rcbs.com/case-prep/accessories/16-9474.html I forgot about these https://www.rcbs.com/case-prep/accessories/16-9481.html https://www.stu-offroad.com/firearms/reloading/swager/swager-1.htm
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    12-05-2019, 10:46 PM
    I like both the heart and liver but I would not grind liver and add to hamburger. Hearts no issue but the taste and color of liver is not a good mix with hamburger in my opinion. Liver is reserved to liver and onions at my house.
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    12-05-2019, 10:41 PM
    I have never used the RCBS PP swager so I don't know if this is even possible to create issues with 30 cal cases. With the Dillon 600 Super Swager on 223 cases the inside support is small enough that if you over swage the pocket you can collapse...
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    12-05-2019, 06:14 PM
    Winchester offered various types of set triggers in addition to the standard.
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    12-05-2019, 01:18 AM
    Yep mine mostly collects dust for this reason.
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    12-05-2019, 12:51 AM
    Not very much bluing wear so not that many rounds. More detail here http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?69332-Mauser-Modelo-Chileno-1895-7-62x51-Nato-conversions ...
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    12-05-2019, 12:48 AM
    I started casting in 1968 with Lyman 4 cavity for 45 Colt and 45/70. My most used molds are H&G 10, 8 or 6 cavity with a close second to my brass 4 cavity. The older Lyman's that I own cast on size or larger. The newer ones are on size or under. ...
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    12-04-2019, 10:18 PM
    http://ps-2.kev009.com/ohlandl/Cast_Bullet/Ideal-Lyman_Molds/Bullets/311413.JPG
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    12-04-2019, 10:16 PM
    311413 The Squibb gas check bullet for the Springfield and other .30-06 rifles. Perhaps the most accurate gas check bullet yet produced. Excellent for target practice up to 600 yards. Has also been largely used for small game shooting in the...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    12-04-2019, 07:56 PM
    My bet is its caused by your crimp. Easy to test. Try some before and after your crimp.
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    12-04-2019, 07:54 PM
    When you send payment you specify you want insurance and how much and yes if it's not part of the deal you have to pay extra. I have ordered around a 100 firearms mostly through GB. Two have had shipping damage.
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    12-04-2019, 02:55 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Magazine chain fire test in Leverguns
    Good read and actual examples here: http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?263616-lever-action-magazine-explosions Got this from Beartooth: "Buffalo Bore went to a small rifle primer, seated deeper than normal, when some customers...
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    12-04-2019, 12:02 AM
    That time was a catch-22 situation for me. During the start of the panic I maybe had 20 rounds of 35 Rem brass as a range pickup but I had nothing chambered in 35 Rem. Because of the ammo and brass shortage I picked up a couple of 35 Rems cheap...
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    12-03-2019, 04:26 AM
    During the last panic .35 Rem brass was not available period and loaded ammo wasn't much better.
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    12-03-2019, 01:18 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Magazine chain fire test in Leverguns
    My dad's hunting buddy had a couple go off in the magazine on a Winchester Model 71. That was in the 60's and I was only 7 or 8 years old at the time but remember looking are the results with my dad.
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    12-02-2019, 11:18 PM
    Per conversation with DAG ammo.com a. Company that makes the primers for Tula is caught up on the sanctions by Obama on Russia. Tula ammo is not effected, that company is not making weapons in Russia and is not banned / effected by...
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  • John Boy's Avatar
    12-02-2019, 10:20 AM
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.22_BB Developed for indoor shooting galleries with special "gallery guns", the .22 BB Cap (6mm Flobert) was the first rimfire cartridge, dating back to 1845. It has no separate propellant charge, relying on the...
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  • John Boy's Avatar
    12-01-2019, 12:42 PM
    https://www.steelheadarms.com/lee-90434-6mm-224rem-quick-trim-die
    3 replies | 182 view(s)
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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