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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Today, 12:38 AM
    One thing about brain shots that needs to be kept in mind is that there is zero blood loss. Field dressing ASAP helps even though the heart isn't pumping any blood out. I first discovered that when I had three tags. Two buck tags and a doe tag. ...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:41 PM
    DougGuy I start all my die grinders under the bench top, and they stay there till the wheels are dressed to true them up true. Not as bad in a 1/4" or actual dremil tool. But in 1/8" pencil grinder at 60-80000 rpms or a 100000 rpm dotco they...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:29 PM
    Stan Baker passed about a dozen years ago. If I remember correctly Brownell's sold the expansion tooling to do that type of choke. Give them a call. They might still have instructions or advise. I've never did one myself but if I remember...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:36 PM
    It's more work but thin-walled barrels can be swaged up for choke tubes. It was very common at one time. Stan Baker did one for me in the mid 80's by belling out the last couple inches of the barrel and threading it for his custom Winchoke...
    11 replies | 201 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:30 AM
    Using a grease gun is an option also
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    Yesterday, 12:48 AM
    Water does not break BP down. BP that has been underwater for a very long time can be dried and used. If the ball or shot has been removed any reason to not just fire it?
    11 replies | 274 view(s)
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    02-02-2023, 02:31 AM
    Hate to tell you this but Aimpoint started selling them in 1975. In two years it will be 50 years. The reflector sight was invented in 1900 by the Irish telescope maker Sir Howard Grubb. Aimpoint claimed to be the first to mass produce a reflector...
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  • Kenny Wasserburger's Avatar
    02-01-2023, 08:04 PM
    That’s the one I use both in Creedmoor and Silhouettes. Kenny W.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    02-01-2023, 06:29 PM
    instructions here https://www.schustermfg.com/m1-garand-adjustable-gas-plug/
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    02-01-2023, 06:12 PM
    E-mail sent.
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  • country gent's Avatar
    02-01-2023, 04:05 PM
    A wood fire will do it but may be slow melting the lead. Addition of a blower will speed it up considerably. A simple temporary stand can be made from concrete blocks and use. a square 1 block high then a grate and a c 1 block high and another...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    02-01-2023, 03:14 PM
    Here is a pic of the knurling tool in its box with additional knurling rolls, springs, nuts and pins. Above on the cover is a 3/8 12 acme thread for a spare. When it gets a little warmer I will get some pics of it mounted on the aloris tool post.
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  • country gent's Avatar
    02-01-2023, 12:21 PM
    Ill see what I have out on the rack.might be a piece out in the shop. I to use online metals for a lot of materials. Also metals by the inch. McMaster Carr also sells materials. steel prices are up right now. Im not sure if what I have is 4140...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    02-01-2023, 08:42 AM
    My ball handled canes are a version of the Irish shillelagh, which was made from blackthorn. My canes shafts start out as 4 3/4" X 3/4" X 36" pieces glued into a square with the grain reversed 1 1/2" x 1 1/2". It is then turned to a taper on...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 10:23 PM
    He mostly is correct. It will not blow the barrel up but it can damage the chokes on older guns. For this purpose older is about pre-1980 however Remington says that all of their barrels made after 1950 are steel shot compatible if they are choked...
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    01-31-2023, 10:16 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread how fast in Coatings and Alternatives
    At a certain point every lead bullet or lead cored jacketed bullet will lose structural integrity if the rpm threshold is exceeded. It may be just a significant loss of accuracy or the bullet may totally disintegrate. With the advent of...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 08:26 PM
    Heres a little something to think about, for those times a firearm isnt allowed or quite appropriate. Back in the day a walking stick or cane was a part of a gentleman's attire. It was always there. A heavy cane made from hardwood isnt hardly...
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  • Kenny Wasserburger's Avatar
    01-30-2023, 08:00 PM
    The 14 twist would allow the 330 gr Lyman Postell bullet and that’s about max. Been there done that, had it rechambered to a 38-50. KW
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    01-30-2023, 04:54 AM
    Service rifle competitors have been mexican matching GI 7.62 M118 Special Ball and GI 30/06 M72 match ammunition and replacing its 173 FMJ's since Sierra introduced the 168 Match Kings in the early 60's. I would guess it's been done longer than...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    01-30-2023, 04:02 AM
    Thanks I was not aware of all the details. https://www.wearethemighty.com/popular/army-nerfed-ammunition-before-wwii/ ...
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    01-30-2023, 03:45 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Perfect boolit? in Cast Boolits
    Just asking for clarification. You are only using one 4 cavity mold to control cadence but you are filling all 4 cavities?
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    01-30-2023, 01:44 AM
    Interested. PM sent for pics.
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    01-29-2023, 09:36 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Why do they do it???? in Our Town
    Per my LE friends the current political climate is a large part of it. Same for the feeling of futility. The system is releasing very very bad people quicker than the LE gets their paperwork completed. They tend to feel that the work they do is...
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    01-29-2023, 09:26 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Why do they do it???? in Our Town
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    01-29-2023, 08:59 PM
    Same I don't use lights or lasers on a carry gun. I do like Alein Gear Holster. I've been wearing one everyday for years. https://aliengearholsters.com/gun-holsters-with-attachment
    22 replies | 580 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    01-29-2023, 10:48 AM
    country gent replied to a thread EDC: Knife? in Our Town
    I carry a kersaw lock blade with clip on my suspender strap. BEING in a wheel chair in a pocket is to hard to get to. It is used for normal duties in the shop and around the house. In high school every boy and a big share of the girls carried a...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    01-29-2023, 03:58 AM
    The OAL case length will be shorter by the amount removed from the rim if you cut from the headstamp side plus you lose the headstamp.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    01-29-2023, 12:27 AM
    That is a mounting issue. Lots of solutions depend on which rings and mounts you have?
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    01-29-2023, 12:12 AM
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    01-28-2023, 05:14 PM
    I will take the 2- FORSTER Bench Rest seating die. 7mm ULTRA. Not sure exactly what cartridge this is used for. Spring loaded. Lightly used. May have been used with 7mm Rem Mag loading set up. https://www.forsterproducts.com/prod...t-seater-dies/...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-28-2023, 09:24 AM
    Was just thinking in this some more. If you reverse the case in the set up it may be faster, and easier. Turn the mandrel with a center in one end to use with the live center. again fit one end to the radius of the case head inside the case use a...
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    01-28-2023, 02:31 AM
    https://www.sarcoinc.com/m98-mauser-extractor-collar/ https://oldarmsofidaho.com/product/mauser-98-extractor-collar-factory-original/ lots on eBay
    15 replies | 492 view(s)
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    01-28-2023, 01:01 AM
    Dennis DeMille's original 6.5 was based on the 250 Savage. When Hornady took over they stated the 30 TC parent case was a shorten 308 mostly due to marketing appeal. The 240NMC and the 6mm XC are the same class cartridge from the 22-250 and were...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    01-27-2023, 11:11 PM
    It makes more sense when you include the complete quote.
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-27-2023, 09:08 PM
    If you burn them a fire ring around them and a shop vac set up to blow ( most allow the hose to be plugged into the exhaust) into it really increases the burn and speed. We did it this way. Let stump dry for a month or two in the sun. drill holes...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    01-27-2023, 08:36 PM
    High port pressure is a function of slower powders. The 6.5CM is a 22-250 based cartridge with the corresponding small case volume so slow powders are not a good choice. Gas ports are also sized for the selected cartridge. The 6.5CM case is...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-27-2023, 01:30 PM
    If you have accesss to a lathe then forget the file and set up cutting tool and face off what you need to. It will be much more accurate and consistent then the safe edged file. Here is how I would set it up. I would pressure turn them on a...
    21 replies | 630 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