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    Today, 12:19 AM
    I'm selling these for a friend who has reached the end of the road. The first "I'll take it" wins the day. Then you get your FFLs license set to me and you send him the money with a USPS money order please. Then he will ship the rifle to your...
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    Yesterday, 06:45 PM
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    Yesterday, 06:14 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Airguns vs. Airgun toys? in AirGuns,tell%20a%20paintball%20gun%20from%20a%20real%20gun. ...
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    Yesterday, 03:28 PM
    Maximum external dimensions between the 308 Winchester case and the 7.62mm NATO are identical. The chambers do have different specs with the 7.62 NATO being somewhat larger. Case length SAAMI for the 308 Win is 2.015" -0.020". Headspace on the...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    10-02-2022, 05:14 PM
    Blacken the case and bullet with a sharpie and see where the contact is. One you know that you can address the cause.
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  • longbow's Avatar
    10-02-2022, 10:26 AM
    I have used my Randy Mandrel both ways and yes it works. I have a small lathe so took to using it like the Spin Doctor and just generating its own heast through friction and that works with Federal Field hulls.. Results likely depend on the hulls...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    10-02-2022, 12:33 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread shipping primed brass? in Our Town FOR UPS AND FEDEX ONLY - Cases, primed (up to and including 50 caliber) are regulated for shipment by ground only through 49CFR ยง 172.102...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    10-01-2022, 09:34 PM
    Primers are very robust. I have been given primers that have been underwater for three days yet when they were dried the fired. Most likely is light firing pin hits. Federal primers are the first, second and third choice for the folks running...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    10-01-2022, 09:08 PM
    Bob has passed but his company (Jeff Ault) still does great work. • Sight-In at Gun Range with our original, custom Barrel Vice for Windage. Includes Test Target. * — Will Sight in using...
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  • longbow's Avatar
    10-01-2022, 08:19 PM
    Randy... take some credit for the "spud" idea! I made one and call it my Randy Mandrel! I made a hull reconditioning "spud" like BPI's Spin Doctor but didn't like it because it flares the hull mouth. The Randy Mandrel reconditions and doesn't...
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  • Willbird's Avatar
    10-01-2022, 03:32 PM
    This is a Shilen .338 Heavy Varmint contour Heavy Varmint blank. 1:8 twist. .940 muzzle diameter, 1.25" at breech end, shilen says the 1.2 portion is 5" long. New and unused. Stamped "S" on breech and from memory it is a stainless blank. Customer...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-30-2022, 10:53 PM
    With pure lead or 40-1 I am not sure point shape plays a significant role since expansion tends to be very good above 1,200 FPS. Even at 900 FPS I got good expansion with 40-1 with a Lyman 454190 out of a 7 1/2 Colt 1873 on deer.
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    09-30-2022, 05:05 PM
    GLL replied to a thread WTS: Bullet moulds in Swappin & Sellin
    I will take #4 (LYMAN 358311). Jerry
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    09-29-2022, 08:33 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread What Size Air Compressor? in Our Town
    I don't know about the current oil-free compressors but the older ones are anything but quiet. ...
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  • Dutchman's Avatar
    09-28-2022, 03:08 PM
    Czech Persian 98/29 long rifle 29" bbl. 170 gr flatnose RCBS .323" 12 grs 700X 50 yds 7x long eye relief scope The rifle much prefers heavy Lyman 323471 215 grs. (I shoot the NOE equivalent).
    28 replies | 6011 view(s)
  • Dutchman's Avatar
    09-28-2022, 02:08 PM
    This one came from Century Arms for $50 when there was no ammo. This is the Russian military ammo. Full power (which ain't sayin' much). This yellow box stuff was available for a while. Very wimpy "target" loads.
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  • Dutchman's Avatar
    09-28-2022, 01:54 PM
    Excellent write-up! Look forward to the results. Dutch
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    09-28-2022, 01:33 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread South African gun shop in Our Town
    Comparatively we have it better but for how long? Some very much want to change what we have into a SA style system or worse.
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    09-28-2022, 12:41 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Phoenix airport question in Our Town
    As stated all rental cars are off site. You take a shuttle to the rental car of your choice. After that I found it easy to navigate.
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    09-27-2022, 09:22 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread WTS Brass in Swappin & Sellin
    I will take the 220 Swift and 35 Whelen. PM sent
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-27-2022, 06:56 PM
    The hammer strut needs to be positioned properly. If it is assembly is easy. Good instructions here
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-27-2022, 06:30 PM
    Not loaded ammo. 100 count BULLETs only
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    09-26-2022, 06:57 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Boolit concentricity? in Cast Boolits
    The only people I know using the Juenke machine are using it to inspect jacket thickness consistency. I don't have a clue how it will do at detecting voids. The ICC will indicate...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-26-2022, 10:00 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Elmer Keith in Our Town
    Keith developed several HV wildcats. This is one. The 338-378 KT was designed by Elmer Keith and Bob Thompson in the 1960's as a long range elk cartridge to be used with slower burning powders...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-25-2022, 10:35 PM
    Per your request this is not a 450 old style measure. They were hand operated. This is an early 550/650 measure that used the return springs. They do have a 450 auto version also. The currently ones have a failsafe rod. Some people prefer the...
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    09-25-2022, 09:08 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Is a Crossbow an Air Gun? in AirGuns
    In one of the scenes at 13:20 you can see a string so it is a crossbow.
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    09-25-2022, 08:59 PM
    My Eskimo friends have great respect for the dangers grizzly/brown bears pose. Polar bears not so much. A .223 is considered a fine Polar bear rifle. Stop the snowmobile about a hundred yards away and put one to two shots into the lungs and wait...
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    09-25-2022, 06:51 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Is a Crossbow an Air Gun? in AirGuns Crossbow Crossbows are lawful for any person during the Archery-Only Open Season except in Collin, Dallas, Grayson, and Rockwall counties,...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-25-2022, 06:35 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Is a Crossbow an Air Gun? in AirGuns
    Crossbows in the US are considered archery. Some states only allow them for hunting with a handicap permit, others have a minimum age and some allow them during archery seasons without any additional requirements. Why would you think they are an...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    09-25-2022, 06:25 PM
    Apparently they worked for him on the first so why change? Just a guess is being compact was also a consideration.
    8 replies | 344 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