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    Big slug. Could always call it a 310 magnum and...

    Big slug.
    Could always call it a 310 magnum and people will think it will blow the stuffing out of things.
    Or maybe 310 magnum AI if you like the red mist perception.
    8x33R for an exotic European...
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    I think ******Wallace ought to sell or bequeathed...

    I think ******Wallace ought to sell or bequeathed me that rifle.
    He keeps teasing me with it every time a martini cadet thread comes up.

    This one is way more ugly in 30-357 mag
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    Yep that’s looks like one of the originals....

    Yep that’s looks like one of the originals.
    Lyman cut them slightly different than what they wanted.
    You have done well.
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    I was gunna buy that mould to try it out for a...

    I was gunna buy that mould to try it out for a real heavy bullet in my 1:8 twist 7.62x33r so I could use adi 2207 in it but may settle for a 225 grn fn bore rider instead.
    Powder availability...
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    Forum: Boolit Lube !

    I dipped the noses of a packet or two of 22lr in...

    I dipped the noses of a packet or two of 22lr in a container with hot water and just a film of melted paraffin candle on the surface.
    Worked out well.
    Going to try it on some loaded 310 cadet next...
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    Is it blasphemous spreading the good word around...

    Is it blasphemous spreading the good word around the range?

    It won’t be in vain if you patch a little higher towards the nose.
  7. Thread: CCI 22 CB's

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    I hit a rat with a Colibri 20 grn thing at 10...

    I hit a rat with a Colibri 20 grn thing at 10 yards and it’s reaction was it just swung around and laid low to the ground.
    The fallowing cci cb long poleaxed it with out much ado.
    May have lunged...
  8. IIRC the loads for k-hornet were pretty hot with...

    IIRC the loads for k-hornet were pretty hot with IMR 4227 when I tried them 30 years ago.
    About the only loads I had to go off at the time.
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    Sorry. No I parted off a ring of brass from a...

    Sorry.
    No I parted off a ring of brass from a 30-30 case after drilling the primer hole out to the right size.
    I made a die and a end cap.
    One end of the die has a 45 deg taper and the other ...
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    Rimmed from rimless case conversion.

    Years ago I read an article on how some of the old cases can be bought back alive putting a rim on a rimless case and then re working them.

    Well it took me all day and attempt number five.
    I...
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    300596 Cattle killer used in ww1 with shortened...

    300596
    Cattle killer used in ww1 with shortened 310 cases.
    Used to put down the injured horses.
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    Can I ask then If you can’t get there...

    Can I ask then
    If you can’t get there supersonic.
    What bullet transitions the turbulent zone best.
    And would it be best to fall back through that zone when the bullet is at the flattest part of...
  13. Very nice. Thankyou. Never seen a 30 cal stop...

    Very nice.
    Thankyou.
    Never seen a 30 cal stop ring bullet.
    Very nice shooting.
    Did you make the push in seater?
    Does it hold the bullet in the case then use a plunger to final seat when the...
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    25-20 dies maybe? 25-310 kilbounre. Dunno No...

    25-20 dies maybe? 25-310 kilbounre. Dunno

    No use doing anything till you get your rifle then do a chamber cast.

    That should tell you what you need to end up with.
    Make brass to suit chamber...
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    Well took the beasty out to day and shot it. ...

    Well took the beasty out to day and shot it.

    First 4 rounds 1" sticky dot and 1 3/4" tape
    50yrds
    299069
    Sighted it in more and shot some.
    299070
    Then after about 20 rounds , it opened up...
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    Well been busy. A very light lapping has been...

    Well been busy.
    A very light lapping has been done.
    I tightened the buttstock to the action.
    Re-set the fore-end.
    The barrel is clean as a whistle ready to torment me again.

    A picture of the...
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    Thanks fellas. I think I have a plan to go with....

    Thanks fellas.
    I think I have a plan to go with.
    Please pipe in if you think of something I’ve missed.
    I haven’t got access to kroll oil

    Use the "bore tech" stuff he has.(have smelly shooters...
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    Update The 44 mag has been fired with some...

    Update
    The 44 mag has been fired with some jacketed factory and it started off grouping then went south quickly.

    I thought it was supposed to get rid of leading.
    Apparently not.
    After cleaning...
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    No they can’t. But you will have to bury it a...

    No they can’t.
    But you will have to bury it a foot deep.

    I would recommend a lanes ace trap.

    Remember you can always strangle,mangle,or entangle.

    Strangle as in snare or mangle as in dead...
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    Well I’ve been loading off and on for 45 years. ...

    Well I’ve been loading off and on for 45 years.

    Any one know when I might start to break even or see all these savings I’m going to make by hand loading and casting.

    I have to fess up that with...
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    Forum: Our Town

    Not as such. Been doing hydroponics for at least...

    Not as such.
    Been doing hydroponics for at least 40 years.

    And no I have never been busted , ‘cos I have never grown the stuff.

    I only use use a couple of auto pots and my homemade hydroponic...
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    When they had eaten everything and it was barren...

    When they had eaten everything and it was barren and the ground had turned a sort of dead grey dust you could see them 6-8 deep in the shade of a fence post or star picket surrounded by bits of fur...
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    I wonder if flee and tick ridden bandicoots would...

    I wonder if flee and tick ridden bandicoots would do as a Substitute?

    They sorta look the same in the headlights. Sometimes.
  24. I did that. Just cut off a fls die for 300 blk ...

    I did that.
    Just cut off a fls die for 300 blk ;70-80 thou then make a few cases full length with 357 brass.
    This gets you the full neck length.
    Turn off the rim then use that as your go / no...
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    Just for your interest. I had a 22lr once. It...

    Just for your interest.
    I had a 22lr once.
    It would only shoot after I slurped some lube down the barrel after cleaning.
    It had a few bulges and things.
    It shot good till you cleaned it again.
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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