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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Today, 12:55 AM
    28,000 CUP/PSI is standard SAAMI for the 45/70. At 28,000 PSI and CUP are the same. The point is Shiloh is safe at 28,000 PSI/CUP. If SAAMI doesn't have a spec all manufactures say BP only for the older BP cartridges. Example here: ...
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  • RickinTN's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:04 PM
    Very nice. I hope you get to shoot it and enjoy it for a long time. Take care and enjoy! Rick
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:00 PM
    Aperture sights are superior to normal rear sights in both accuracy and speed. On the speed issue if the aperture is too small that will create issues for speed. There is reason the US military has been using them since 1917 on their main battle...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:39 PM
    That's how I ended up with my 45-100 C. Sharps. I am very happy with it. Shoots awesome and fit and finish is equal to my friends Shiloh's. The only thing I don't like about it is no pistol grip but that's how it was ordered. The original owner...
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  • MT Gianni's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:09 AM
    Beautiful rig. What caliber is the barrel?
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    Yesterday, 11:01 AM
    NOE 180 WFN is another excellent bullet.
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  • MT Gianni's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:58 AM
    Once long ago I pushed that 311440 to 2300 fps and decided I was happier with 15016 gr WC 820.The two whitetail I shot with it were dead but I got a lot more meat at 1700 fps.
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  • RickinTN's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:07 AM
    I believe later issues retract the advice for the use of fillers, at least in most cases. If you notice they also advise sizing to bore size. We all know that to be bad information. Good luck, and take care, Rick
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  • waksupi's Avatar
    11-30-2022, 01:03 PM
    waksupi replied to a thread Loading challenge in Muzzleloading.
    With any luck, you may find someone with all the old Buckskin Reports. I gave all mine away to club members a couple years ago.
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    11-30-2022, 06:38 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Heavy flannel shirts. in Our Town
    Same for me. I try not to support any "woke" business. That being said I am purchased a new 2023 Chevy Silverado with the baby diesel. I don't have any other options for what I am looking for.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    11-30-2022, 02:23 AM
    Arrow impacts are surprising loud and hearing the bullet impact game with standard high velocity rifles is normal once the distance gets out there a bit. Same for shooting prairie dogs. If you are away from your shooting partner, you can clearly...
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    11-30-2022, 12:29 AM
    I have weakened. I will take this. PM sent
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    11-29-2022, 11:02 PM
    If you are referring to Wilson Combat they use an "Intermediate-Length (Wilson Combat Only 13.25")" gas port so it is more than just cutting it off. ...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    11-29-2022, 09:55 PM
    I am in the process of doing the same with a 458 SOCOM. I am also going to suppress one of my prairie/coyote dog rifles. These will only be used with supersonic loads. With PD's the louder the report the further they spook into the holes. With...
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    11-29-2022, 09:47 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread My son disowned me in Our Town
    This has been going on forever and it will continue to happen as long as people walk the earth. Der Gebirgsjager post represents the normal friction between parents and children. dverna is correct that a lot of this is not the traditional type of...
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    11-29-2022, 03:23 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread My son disowned me in Our Town
    No easy answer for these type situations. Sorry you are having to deal with it. The only advise I can give is to try and lead your life in a manner that you don't have to apologize for your actions at the end of your life. The closest I have been...
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    11-29-2022, 02:05 PM
    waksupi replied to a thread Loading challenge in Muzzleloading.
    Found a link, but haven't found the text yet. https://www.librarything.com/work/10895374
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  • waksupi's Avatar
    11-29-2022, 01:58 PM
    Stir the pot with a stick, then skim the pot.
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  • Maven's Avatar
    11-29-2022, 01:45 PM
    "The cups are also steel unlike my cheap Chedite primers so I got more blowback and a dirty breach plug." ....sss SSS, If you wrap your breech plug in teflon tape + a bit of lube, you won't get as much blowback. A small wire brush will remove...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    11-29-2022, 06:28 AM
    https://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?446899-All-active-group-buys-are-frozen&p=5453922#post5453922 All active group buys are frozen Due to the lack of movement the past couple years on ANY of the group buys it was determined we would...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    11-29-2022, 04:54 AM
    Lyman 454190 for general fun. I've been shooting them since 1970.
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  • MT Gianni's Avatar
    11-28-2022, 08:10 PM
    MT Gianni replied to a thread Rossi 92 on sale in Leverguns
    Rossi makes two sizes of 92's the 357 and the 44 & 45. You would be looking at a custom barrel with a larger thread than the current 357. Then adapt it for the tube feed to hang from.
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  • MT Gianni's Avatar
    11-28-2022, 08:04 PM
    http://www.castpics.net/LoadData/Surplus/default.html Check out the loads in the 30-06 section for WC872 and WC860. I have used these with AA870 with the same results.
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  • MT Gianni's Avatar
    11-28-2022, 07:57 PM
    MT Gianni replied to a thread Headache Pain ? in Our Town
    Three short muscles in the back of your head/neck area can cause headaches if they are not stretched. Rest your head centered on your shoulders then slide it back 3/4" with out tilting or turning it. Repeat three times. Do this 3 times a day.
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  • MT Gianni's Avatar
    11-28-2022, 07:53 PM
    + 1 for Italian dressing. For a home made solution, get an injection needle and mix equal parts garlic POWDER, johnny's seasoning salt and lemon pepper in a cup. Add 3 times the amount in water. Get your needle and put it inside the roast until it...
    7 replies | 151 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