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    The Buffalo slaughter in the south began in...

    The Buffalo slaughter in the south began in earnest in 1874 and was over by 1878. In the north the great hunts began in 1880 and were over by 1884.

    Since you are shooting smokeless powder, not...
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    Not for the 44-40. The factory never, that I have...

    Not for the 44-40. The factory never, that I have ever seen, loaded the 44-40 with wads or low volume bp. Typically, I believe, handloaders with hand tools loaded only 35ish grains since they had...
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    It can still take a fair amount of game if used...

    It can still take a fair amount of game if used correctly. Just leave the mouse farts at home, understand bullet drop and trajectory, adjust accordingly as they did before flat trajectory...so easy...
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    How much chamber pressure do you think it would...

    How much chamber pressure do you think it would produce?
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    Well done!

    Well done!
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    and once upon a time it was $.50 for a whole box...

    and once upon a time it was $.50 for a whole box of cartridges [smilie=b:
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    :goodpost:

    :goodpost:
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    No different than the 44-40 was when I ordered...

    No different than the 44-40 was when I ordered back on Sept 5th (yellow - backorder). My order still showing as processing.

    Green - available
    Yellow - available backorder only
    Red - not...
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    My order went in Sept 5th shortly before the door...

    My order went in Sept 5th shortly before the door closed, still waiting!
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    During the 1950's and by 1959, this was...

    During the 1950's and by 1959, this was Winchester's classification of primers.

    I never did complete the list to include all K-Code numbers and shotgun primers.

    K4009P: 8 1/2-120 - Large Rifle...
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    The call-out "Pistol Primers" doesn't seem to...

    The call-out "Pistol Primers" doesn't seem to come into play until the 1970's as far as being printed in catalogs. They were always labeled as just numbers on the primer boxes. However, during the...
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    I think I heard someone once say the the WLP's...

    I think I heard someone once say the the WLP's seated too deep in their Starline cases while the WLR fit well. For me, all my WLR's stick out too far. However, I do use them but only load three at a...
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    I don't know but this has been the same for me...

    I don't know but this has been the same for me for the past 10 years. I have another 150 cases coming in from Starline, at some point, and I will check again.
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    Winchester Primers Timeline...

    Winchester Primers Timeline

    Large Pistol vs Large Rifle
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    Actually SAAMI was formed in 1926, previously...

    Actually SAAMI was formed in 1926, previously SAMSAA.
    Winchester organized their products pretty good till the government stuck their nose into it! During 1926, the major small arms manufacturing...
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    Back in the day they were not called pistol or...

    Back in the day they were not called pistol or rifle primers.
    305932
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    Keep in mind that the 44-40 is a rifle cartridge,...

    Keep in mind that the 44-40 is a rifle cartridge, not a pistol cartridge. It is a rifle cartridge that can be loaded for use in a pistol.

    Pistol Cartridge vs Rifle Cartridge
    Which is it?

    It...
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    Poll: 1:20 is listed as a choice....so what cartridge...

    1:20 is listed as a choice....so what cartridge is it?
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    Sometimes the best thing to do is try one or two...

    Sometimes the best thing to do is try one or two and see what happens.

    Large diameter bullets, thick Remington brass and a roll crimp is typically followed by quite a few forum posts.
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    Aint it fun? :mrgreen:

    Aint it fun? :mrgreen:
  21. Just answer the mans question, let him decide...

    Just answer the mans question, let him decide what he wants to clean
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    Do you see +P ammunition being used in anything...

    Do you see +P ammunition being used in anything but hollow points or SWC's?

    Once upon a time it was meant to add terminal performance, as Larry mentioned. Now days it seems to be nothing more than...
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    I no longer load in a progressive press since I...

    I no longer load in a progressive press since I no longer need to load vast quantities of cartridges.

    I use a Lee single stage press, so basically is a moot point for what you are looking for.
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    I just sold a bunch of Winchester and RP over the...

    I just sold a bunch of Winchester and RP over the past week on gunbroker. I just ordered 250 from Starline on back order. Check in on their website every day.

    I bet as sooon as this next...
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    Simply answering the man's question

    308WIN with black powder.
    about 50gr Goex FFFg, compressed
    147gr FMJ bullet (M80 ball)
    Standard large rifle primer
    Average velocity at 25 yards - about...
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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