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    Yesterday, 11:39 PM
    BT Sniper replied to a thread Bullet swage data log in Swaging
    Yep, I too have read about measuring the jacket length after core seating and was going to mention it. Yes a lot by feel. The way I figure when starting anything like making bullets or reloading you should take notes and right down...
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    Yesterday, 09:24 PM
    Thanks MAD. Ball is rolling..... Brian
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    Yesterday, 07:41 PM
    Corbin's largest tips are Aluminum, at least the ones I received a couple years ago. I too am curious about Blaster's tips there. Shank diameter looks bigger, I like!
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    Yesterday, 03:33 PM
    Just took a look at the drawings! I got to say there is potential for something awesome here! Brian
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    01-14-2018, 04:20 PM
    BT Sniper replied to a thread Bullet swage data log in Swaging
    Haven't taken it much farther but it is all good info. So many times I step up to a die and take a lot of time to set everything up, just looking at what I wrote down in the above post I feel like I could duplicate that bullet I made years back. ...
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  • BT Sniper's Avatar
    01-13-2018, 01:24 AM
    I have some of the large corbin tips with the .250 diameter. They are pretty big, work well.... no.... work perfect on my 50 BMG bullets but if there is a chance for something in between the big corbin and your current little tip (that is perfect...
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  • BT Sniper's Avatar
    01-13-2018, 01:22 AM
    I'll be in touch and keep you posted. There is certainly a need of ballistic tips here in the states for all us bullet makers and you are the only one I know of that has shown anything to offer, it's just that home made bullet hobbies is kind of...
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  • BT Sniper's Avatar
    01-06-2018, 01:08 AM
    With the right tools I expect to make them work with nearly any size jacket, Once the nose of the bullet is trimmed and a hole in the lead drilled I will place the tip in side then with a simple swage die that matches the bullet profile I will swage...
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  • BT Sniper's Avatar
    01-06-2018, 12:37 AM
    I received a good number of these tips from MAD a while back and I'm still in the process of perfecting the process of installing them. They are very good tips at a good price. I'm hoping in future he makes a larger size, may be 2-3 times larger....
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  • BT Sniper's Avatar
    01-04-2018, 06:33 PM
    It's a good deal of work to do it right they way it is intended, we both know it. I suppose if I was making these bullets in a manual press using the unsorted brass and unswaged lead cores I would have to be carful and form all bullets almost...
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    01-04-2018, 06:04 PM
    Mustang, I made over 3,000 bullets this way and had absolutely 0% folded tips. I am pretty darn certain I could continue another 3-10,000 more with zero folded tips. Reason being best I can figure....... at 70 grains when the core is seated I...
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    01-04-2018, 04:10 AM
    Check out the 6.5x55AI necked down to 22 cal I plan on using to test some of these 70 grain pills with...... and here pictured with a 223 rem and a 22-250
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    01-03-2018, 11:17 PM
    BT Sniper replied to a thread 22 Jackets FS in Swappin & Sellin
    Pm sent on brass BT
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    01-03-2018, 08:56 PM
    BT Sniper replied to a thread Annealing Jackets in Swaging
    I use the self cleaning oven for annealing 22lr jackets and it works perfect. My oven is gas operated. I make sure and do it on a windy day when no one is home (what the wife doesn't know :) ) with all the windows open. Out of 4 attempts I have set...
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  • BT Sniper's Avatar
    01-03-2018, 07:54 PM
    It's yours! SPF!
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  • BT Sniper's Avatar
    01-03-2018, 07:11 PM
    It was a pretty good deal, I figured it wouldn't last long but I do have plenty more 22 cal dies to offer, simply send me a PM for more details if anyone is interested. Brian
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    01-03-2018, 06:52 PM
    BT Sniper replied to a thread Ready to ship items! in BT Sniper
    !!!!!! SOLD !!!!!! 45 cal SWC BOOLIT swage die! Here is a great die I put together for a customer that had to back out of the deal. A 45 cal SWC that will be perfect for making your 45 cal boolits even more accurate and perfectly...
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    01-03-2018, 06:50 PM
    Here is a great die I put together for a customer that had to back out of the deal. A 45 cal SWC that will be perfect for making your 45 cal boolits even more accurate and perfectly symmetric as well as eliminating any voids in the cast lead, this...
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    01-03-2018, 05:38 PM
    Sold!
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    01-03-2018, 04:11 PM
    BT Sniper replied to a thread 20 cal from 22lr brass in Swaging
    Updated the pics to make this thread current again. Photobucket SUCKS! Brian
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  • BT Sniper's Avatar
    01-03-2018, 12:04 PM
    Skipped is all, not a hot core.
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    01-03-2018, 08:34 AM
    BT Sniper replied to a thread Happy New Year. in Swaging
    Swage on in the new year! Brian
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  • BT Sniper's Avatar
    01-03-2018, 08:00 AM
    Yes the rifle version, this would be a great bullet for. But that 9mm length pistol 22 TCM 9r bullet.... I'm still working on that one with the short round bullet tip :) Swage on! BT
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    01-03-2018, 07:02 AM
    BT Sniper replied to a thread Ready to ship items! in BT Sniper
    FREE SWAGE PRESS! !!!!!SOLD!!!!! Here is a great offer to anyone that has ever wanted to make their own 22 cal bullets from free 22lr brass. Sure the shelves might be full of bullets right now but it never hurts to prepare for tomorrow,...
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    01-03-2018, 06:59 AM
    BT Sniper replied to a thread Ready to ship items! in BT Sniper
    Another 22 cal point form die, works in any press, even RCE WH or SG! Here is your chance! Had a die go a little big on me while lapping and polishing, as good as I would like to think I am at polishing a die every once in a while I go a little...
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    01-03-2018, 06:58 AM
    BT Sniper replied to a thread Ready to ship items! in BT Sniper
    22 cal point form die! Here is your chance! Had a die go a little big on me while lapping and polishing, as good as I would like to think I am at polishing a die every once in a while I go a little to far. This is what happen to this new die. ...
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    01-03-2018, 06:54 AM
    Here is your chance! Had a die go a little big on me while lapping and polishing, as good as I would like to think I am at polishing a die every once in a while I go a little to far. This is what happen to this new die. I have a brand new...
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    01-03-2018, 06:49 AM
    Here is your chance! Had a die go a little big on me while lapping and polishing, as good as I would like to think I am at polishing a die every once in a while I go a little to far. This is what happen to this new die. I have a brand new...
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  • BT Sniper's Avatar
    01-03-2018, 06:28 AM
    Here is a great offer to anyone that has ever wanted to make their own 22 cal bullets from free 22lr brass. Sure the shelves might be full of bullets right now but it never hurts to prepare for tomorrow, making your own bullets will take your...
    3 replies | 353 view(s)
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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
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GC Gas Check