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  1. Nice deer in these posts -- congratulations to...

    Nice deer in these posts -- congratulations to everyone (who got one/more than one)!
  2. Forum: Leverguns

    To be precise in answer: 2" of travel to get one...

    To be precise in answer: 2" of travel to get one full rotation of the bullet in flight is the difference...

    No commercial producer is going to market a rifle that understabilizes commonly used...
  3. There was a comment on roll crimp earlier in this...

    There was a comment on roll crimp earlier in this thread, regarding trim length and consistent crimp.
    Minor variation in case length, then the comment made is a fine comment.
    So that someone...
  4. If that Beartooth 265gr WFNGC is an LBT design,...

    If that Beartooth 265gr WFNGC is an LBT design, yes, it will exceed 1200 reliably out of a Ruger 7.5" 44 Mag.
    With the 44 Rem Mag / 260 WFNGC LBT (50/50 lube) I had very good loads of WC820 @ 20.5...
  5. There are differences between primers that can...

    There are differences between primers that can show up in max pressures when changing from one to another, and depending on the load it can be quite pronounced.

    There are several posts on this...
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    300 Savage, M99 G Savage. Tight (0.307"/0.299")...

    300 Savage, M99 G Savage. Tight (0.307"/0.299") & Mildly Pitted bore,
    Sierra PH 150 gr, WLR

    FSP 749 FLAKE -- acting somewhat faster than I3031 by velocity / charge & having early pressure...
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    I shot a good number of deer w/ the 475...

    I shot a good number of deer w/ the 475 Linebaugh, it had a finality I liked... Congrats on your deer (plural).
  8. BP man: Not knowing your background (other than...

    BP man: Not knowing your background (other than your self expressed experience level, which I take at face value) and not being able to easily see a print of the 6.5-30 JDJ, please take my comments...
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    Forum: Our Town

    I thought I was going to avoid these type of...

    I thought I was going to avoid these type of comments, but...

    After double digit general anesthesia operations by the time I was 50 for one reason or another (some related to youthful vitality &...
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    Had similar happen a couple years ago, and...

    Had similar happen a couple years ago, and damaged the ladle enough that I could not fix directly using existing (it now had a larger hole in ladle).
    So, I brazed a nut on the side of the ladle...
  11. Forum: Leverguns

    As does many a target stapled up to "hasty"...

    As does many a target stapled up to "hasty" target hangers at many ranges I have used, where I see things such as the top tilted forward of base, hanger able to flop in the wind due to supports being...
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    With the proper grit rolled in to the surface of...

    With the proper grit rolled in to the surface of the bullet.
    I remember that you could buy the lapping compound from Brownells or NECO (neconos.com).

    I have used glass plates to roll the grit...
  13. I have loaded & shot over a thousand 8x57mm...

    I have loaded & shot over a thousand 8x57mm Mauser w/ 16 gr 2400 & WLP primer. No issues ever. No lag, and very good accuracy w/ 195 gr Saeco out of a very pitted bore.

    "Very Good" can always be...
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    In a Contender, using the short Hornady cases...

    In a Contender, using the short Hornady cases (from pulled factory flex tip 444 ammo), I loaded the 310 Lee to the rear crimp groove up to 47 gr of H4895.
    I also loaded the Accurate 43-280G (which...
  15. Probably there are some who would use it...

    Probably there are some who would use it justifiably for brown bears.
    Thought it might be a stretched SOCOM, and it seems to be that way.

    What the heck, if it looks like fun, have at it. I think...
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    I have used Burris & Leupold scopes on several...

    I have used Burris & Leupold scopes on several handguns, and for hunting I personally like the 2x for my use and up to 3x. Rested, up to 5x.

    Of what variables I have used (2 Burris 2-7 posi locks)...
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    Had a friend some years ago that had been...

    Had a friend some years ago that had been stationed in Minot when he was in the Airforce. He said the saying on assignment was "why not Minot". Which always brought a question to my mind: is it...
  18. WTS Dropped price from $18 to $12 each.

    Dropped price from $18 to $12 each.
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    I think a lot of this depends on state /...

    I think a lot of this depends on state / government regulatory action. In Michigan you can (could) get kick back to install solar panels, and if I remember right the Fed Gov also gave tax credits to...
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    Didn't come across well the way I wrote it. 2400...

    Didn't come across well the way I wrote it. 2400 & W296 will work well in the cartridge.
    The cartridge should download well w/ reasonable bullets. I have used Unique in my 475 to download 400s to...
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    I have used my 475 Linebaugh a fair bit, and the...

    I have used my 475 Linebaugh a fair bit, and the 480 was to an extent a commercialization of that concept that fit better in guns and better met manufacturer practices, while (apparently...)...
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    Looks nice. You should be happy with your work....

    Looks nice. You should be happy with your work.
    I have done a few M98s & R700s, and one Steyr M95, over the years, and used to like 24" barrels, but now find 20" (or a smidge less) very nice as...
  23. I see the replies above cover the original...

    I see the replies above cover the original question well.
    Worth adding is: WC820 is most often similar to AA#9 and is flash suppressed.
    Accurate #11FS is flash suppressed, and I believe that is...
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    Post the link. Maybe someone here can download...

    Post the link. Maybe someone here can download and send to your email. I would try if you send the link.
  25. I have loaded for 4 different 30-06s, including...

    I have loaded for 4 different 30-06s, including the 15" TC Encore.

    I found by my own experience & literature from Phil Sharpe cutting off a 30-06 & A-Square reducing barrel length on 300 Win Mag...
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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