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  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Today, 10:33 AM
    I think it's a boolit weight issue. I have the same problem intermittently with the Gould boolit, but not with the 457125. Remember the Army crimped the 405 boolit to allow more complete powder combustion while not doing this with the 457125. ...
    8 replies | 123 view(s)
  • pietro's Avatar
    Today, 10:27 AM
    pietro replied to a thread Marlin 336 44mag in Leverguns
    . +1 The Marlin 1894 makes a better .44 Magnum rifle than a Model 336, and for the same money, I'd rather have the new rifle as opposed to a not particularly collectible used gun. .
    2 replies | 49 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Today, 10:16 AM
    One question is decidedly unclear in this thread. Are you shooting GC boolits vs PB boolits or are you shooting a GC boolit with or without a GC? There is absolutely no need for a GC at these velocities. PB boolits are made/designed to be...
    12 replies | 245 view(s)
  • mold maker's Avatar
    Today, 08:42 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread No eclipse glass in Our Town
    After all the hype, it was very underwhelming. I'm in the 95% area and it was slightly overcast. I saw on TV what I was missing and was still not impressed. Maybe it's because of my age and experience, but there were other news stories that held...
    39 replies | 736 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Today, 08:35 AM
    Nope, not spent in vain. That is the exact use of those - except some people seem to the shiny silver cases!
    14 replies | 505 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Today, 08:28 AM
    It will be your State law that determines that. Six months seizure free is pretty common in the states for resuming driving. Don't take the chance, grab a ride to camp with a friend, and have someone with you when you are out in the woods. ...
    37 replies | 1229 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Today, 08:15 AM
    I kept it because I do shop eBay at times (three things coming currently!). As far as I know CBD ships from their warehouse - I called them once looking for an out of print book. The guy who answered said "I think I saw that a few weeks ago, let...
    6 replies | 126 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:58 PM
    The 45-70 cartridge is rated at 28,000 CUP/PSI. CUP and PSI are not normally the same but at 28,000 they converge. This is the only pressure the two terms are interchangeable. Action have not idea of what barrel is screwed into them. ...
    65 replies | 2224 view(s)
  • SSGOldfart's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:20 PM
    Prayers sent for both of you:)
    20 replies | 148 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:57 PM
    I think I'd drop an e-mail to Norma if I were you.
    1 replies | 69 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:53 PM
    Absolutely. I would never tumble primed cases. Loaded ammo if necessary, not primed cases.
    18 replies | 275 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:29 PM
    Rebuilt a Tru-Line Jr. Sourced the top nut, washer, turret spring and 5/16" bearing locally. Filed the notch in the washer. Had one of the modern turrets ordered from eBay multiple years ago, one of the last steel ones he made (now aluminum). ...
    4653 replies | 323992 view(s)
  • Wayne Smith's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:02 PM
    I use a 200gr boolit at about 800fps. Not a huge amount of recoil, not scary to shoot, and quite adequate for use.
    25 replies | 369 view(s)
  • Lance Boyle's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:52 AM
    Indeed. I have had times when I wanted to simplify and condense the number of powders I stock. I suppose I still could but being a reloading bench explorer I tend to buy things to test. Then there's the buy what you can find when we have our...
    23 replies | 500 view(s)
  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:40 AM
    As with anything mass produced there are variances in raw materials and finished products. Eliminating as many variables as possible produces reloads of a much higher quality. Since it's a one time process I try to make all my brass as consistent...
    39 replies | 891 view(s)
  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:05 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread No eclipse glass in Our Town
    Is there a driver that hasn't had to drive looking directly into the full sun? Tinted windshields help, but aren't always enough. It is very uncomfortable but we've all done it. In this instance, we have a choice and time to prepare. Don't be...
    39 replies | 736 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:49 AM
    PM sent will take 2,000 5.56
    43 replies | 14810 view(s)
  • 725's Avatar
    08-20-2017, 10:16 PM
    725 replied to a thread Mosin Nagant in Military Rifles
    In addition to the above, I have drilled the hole clean and left the drill bit in, as if it were the pin pushed up the shank and past the "cutting area of the drill". Then just cut it off & finished it. Gives a perfect fit every time.
    10 replies | 295 view(s)
  • 725's Avatar
    08-20-2017, 10:10 PM
    725 replied to a thread Remington-Keene Rifle? in Factory Rifles
    If you like John Wayne movies, the bad guy in "Sons of Katie Elder" shoots one while yelling at his son (Denis Hopper).
    10 replies | 233 view(s)
  • pietro's Avatar
    08-20-2017, 09:38 PM
    . I've been playing with guns since well before the post-64's were introduced, and have NEVER seen a Model 94 action (only) for sale - durn near every other part, but never an action. There's most likely 2 reasons why: 1) The receiver is a...
    4 replies | 124 view(s)
  • Lance Boyle's Avatar
    08-20-2017, 08:59 PM
    Well your experience/ experiment pretty much proves that it is a bit unstable across the temperature spectrum. I did the same exact thing with BLC2 in .223 years ago. I had a great safe load that was perfectly accurate in the Spring. Come mid...
    6 replies | 667 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    08-20-2017, 08:50 PM
    Maybe the 3031 was for the Australian market. Very cool.
    5 replies | 113 view(s)
  • Lance Boyle's Avatar
    08-20-2017, 08:18 PM
    I do the same. I will also scan charge tables. If a powder drops off the table at the beginning or tail end that tells me it may be not quite the right burn rate. I'm looking for a powder that works from the slow speed to the high speed. Less...
    8 replies | 211 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