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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-29-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 627
Posted By mboylan
I would assume most people who have .17 Hornets...

I would assume most people who have .17 Hornets roll there own.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-16-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 954
Posted By mboylan
In the early to mid 80s, one hundred 9 mm FMJ...

In the early to mid 80s, one hundred 9 mm FMJ Winchester rounds would have cost you about $17. That would be the equivalent of $30 in 2003 dollars. Just goes to show you how much ammo prices fell...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-07-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 809
Posted By mboylan
Not a good idea if you are reloading for an AR. ...

Not a good idea if you are reloading for an AR. Good luck with getting your rounds to cycle reliably. At minimum, you need a single stage setup.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-05-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By mboylan
Bad idea all the way around. Ammo needs to be...

Bad idea all the way around. Ammo needs to be stored in a cool dry place. Vacuum pack it. Seal it very carefully in a completely waterproof container. Bury it very very deep to avoid temperature...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 07-04-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,473
Posted By mboylan
The Republican party lies and spreads...

The Republican party lies and spreads misinformation as much as the Democratic party does. Both are rotten to the core.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-02-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By mboylan
The bore won't need cleaning before the action...

The bore won't need cleaning before the action does. So do yourself a favor and don't clean from the muzzle. Take the barrel and action out of the stock. Separate the action from the barrel. Blow...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-28-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By mboylan
Wolf MT and Wolf ME are made by Lapua. They are...

Wolf MT and Wolf ME are made by Lapua. They are the same rounds as SK Standard+ and SK Rifle Match. They come off the same line and just get packaged differently.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-27-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,000
Posted By mboylan
There are 2 Federal Gold Medal loadings not...

There are 2 Federal Gold Medal loadings not including the Ultra (made in Germany by RWS). One is 711b which has an MSRP of $42/brick. It can go for 3 times that at gun shows. The other loading is...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-27-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,303
Posted By mboylan
Manufacturers have raised their prices between 3...

Manufacturers have raised their prices between 3 and 5 percent this year. Last year it was less than 3 percent. All of the gouging is going on at the distributor and retail level.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-23-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,597
Posted By mboylan
A .22 will ricochet off water. It's not safe in...

A .22 will ricochet off water. It's not safe in a residential area. Use a shotgun.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-20-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,129
Posted By mboylan
Any sight matches are reasonably common. Never...

Any sight matches are reasonably common. Never heard of F Class .22. Yeah most matches are iron sights.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-13-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,129
Posted By mboylan
The match you see at gun shows is the 711b...

The match you see at gun shows is the 711b loading. That should go for about $42/brick. We were talking about the 928 loading.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-13-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,129
Posted By mboylan
Federal Ultra Match is made by RWS in Germany and...

Federal Ultra Match is made by RWS in Germany and has the RWS headstamp. If you don't patronize the scalpers and gougers, it will run $18 a box. Federal Match is about $11 a box.

You won't...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-12-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,129
Posted By mboylan
You will not build a 10/22 as accurate as an...

You will not build a 10/22 as accurate as an equal quality single shot bolt action no matter how much you spend on it. There is always some slight bullet deformation in the feeding process.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-12-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,129
Posted By mboylan
A well used Anschutz could possibly fit into his...

A well used Anschutz could possibly fit into his budget, but not a new one. You are looking at $3000 to $4000 for a brand new Anschutz 54 benchrest rifle in an aluminum stock without the scope. ...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-10-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,203
Posted By mboylan
I have never found a conversion package that I...

I have never found a conversion package that I can't out shoot. Accuracy sucks. That .222 bullet doesn't fill the .224 bore. There are dedicated .22 LR uppers out there and they are reasonably...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-10-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,602
Posted By mboylan
Why? There wasn't a problem two years ago before...

Why? There wasn't a problem two years ago before the big panic and manufacturers were producing less than they do now. It's not different this time. It never is. This will eventually end and...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-05-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By mboylan
It was enough to satisfy demand before the panic....

It was enough to satisfy demand before the panic. It may be enough to satisfy demand for that factory after the panic is over. When people start shooting their hoard, they won't need to buy ammo.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-05-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,303
Posted By mboylan
Wal-Mart charges about $17.50. Gunbroker...

Wal-Mart charges about $17.50. Gunbroker auctions are asking more but they are getting about $40.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-05-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 938
Posted By mboylan
I have found that 556 cases have on average an...

I have found that 556 cases have on average an insignificantly higher volume than 223 cases.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-05-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 938
Posted By mboylan
No the cases are identical within standard...

No the cases are identical within standard deviation and have identical dimensional specifications. They are loaded and reloaded with the same dies.

Another myth is that 556 cases have thicker...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-05-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By mboylan
I bet it's kind of nerve racking. Fires start if...

I bet it's kind of nerve racking. Fires start if a section of the priming compound dries out.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-04-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By mboylan
4,000,000 rounds is two bricks for each WalMart...

4,000,000 rounds is two bricks for each WalMart in the country. It's not that much. It's much less than one brick for every vendor that sells ammo. It takes 5 days production from that facility to...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-04-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By mboylan
4 million rounds isn't enough to supply every...

4 million rounds isn't enough to supply every Walmart in the country with 2 bulk packs of ammo. When people moved from buying what they needed to shoot that day to buying every round they see,...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-04-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,303
Posted By mboylan
Basicly a ripoff gun broker price. People paying...

Basicly a ripoff gun broker price. People paying this kind of price are feeding the black market and prolonging the shortage even more. If people would refuse to pay more than MSRP, the black...
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