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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-01-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By wooleybooger
roll crimps are usually used on revolver rounds...

roll crimps are usually used on revolver rounds and some rifle rounds. 22lr,38spl,357 mag,44 mag and especially lead bullet rounds have a roll crimp. the case end is rolled into a groove in the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-01-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,192
Posted By wooleybooger
you said the JHPs wont go "up" from the mag....

you said the JHPs wont go "up" from the mag. remember that a JHP has a chopped off nose and if seated a bit long will not have time to settle into place on the ride up and into the barrel. that flat...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-28-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 819
Posted By wooleybooger
i started with a lyman 6-hole a friend gave me...

i started with a lyman 6-hole a friend gave me when his job moved him out of state. Ive since picked up a lyman single and 2 Lees. one lee is a 4 hole i use for revolver and the other a 3 hole...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-26-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By wooleybooger
nice wifey,nice 1911 too! are those grips...

nice wifey,nice 1911 too! are those grips available aftermarket or are they Remington exclusives?
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-25-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By wooleybooger
your lucky. i did one in the BC(before computer)...

your lucky. i did one in the BC(before computer) days and had to worry for 2 weeks before i found an old vet who could make it go. that lesson has slowed down my often too eager dis assembly of new...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-17-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,484
Posted By wooleybooger
a good crimp is necessary for a heavy bullet. you...

a good crimp is necessary for a heavy bullet. you get a more complete powder burn and a more consistent pressure before the bullet unseats from the case.this means better accuracy.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-17-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By wooleybooger
another good reason to own a lathe. Ive modified...

another good reason to own a lathe. Ive modified several seating stems and made a few nose punches for my lubri-sizer. RCBS is a good company. before i got my lathe i had a .314" expander stem that...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-13-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By wooleybooger
Ive shot many coyotes with 55,62 &63 gr...

Ive shot many coyotes with 55,62 &63 gr softpoints. i wont shoot a hog over 100 lbs with a 223 unless he has his nose in the ground and is unaware Im around. my preferred shots enter from the rear...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-12-2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By wooleybooger
i occasionally check out a govt auction site for...

i occasionally check out a govt auction site for auctions in my area. they always have fired brass. most comes from Lackland AFB.still the top training base for USAF recruits. often comes in 2-3k #...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-11-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By wooleybooger
32 cals can be confusing. do you have a caliper?...

32 cals can be confusing. do you have a caliper? measuring the cylinder length and comparing that to cartridge lengths will eliminate some due to a simple "wont fit" scene.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-11-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By wooleybooger
$19.00 is not bad for a lb of powder. at the last...

$19.00 is not bad for a lb of powder. at the last gunshow i went to there were a ton of ammo sellers but only 1 powder/component seller,his prices were outrageous-$26.00 for lb of bullseye,$18.00 for...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-06-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,454
Posted By wooleybooger
#1- clean it first;#2 when sighting in,always...

#1- clean it first;#2 when sighting in,always shoot from a solid rest;#3 shoot at the largest target available,a range i used to go to had 4x4 cardboard pallet liners with a 4" dot in the center just...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-29-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 67,990
Posted By wooleybooger
i kind of like the girly-girl bench! when I had a...

i kind of like the girly-girl bench! when I had a manly-man bench i couldn't find a damn thing and when i finally did i didnt have room to use it !
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-29-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,154
Posted By wooleybooger
good looking pistol! i built one with an essex...

good looking pistol! i built one with an essex frame and slide and a duracote finish. i used a mix of parts with the intent of using it on the ranch therefore nothing fancy. mostly did it to see if...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-27-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By wooleybooger
no help from me with the rifle but for 45 Ive...

no help from me with the rifle but for 45 Ive settled on Bullseye. very fine grained and meters well. not as dirty as Unique with my home cast bullets and soft lube. be aware that the fine grain does...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-27-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By wooleybooger
Ive had an early model blue for about 3 yrs now...

Ive had an early model blue for about 3 yrs now and am very happy. i bought it not liking the sights but never having used them gave em a try. i later machined a set i like better. i also put Pearce...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-26-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By wooleybooger
the USA is the worlds largest manufacturer of...

the USA is the worlds largest manufacturer of ---- paper clips! yes , we do still make a highly desired product,just not the one i expected. even Snap-On has gone to India.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-23-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,596
Posted By wooleybooger
texas does offer "cash & carry" for texas issued...

texas does offer "cash & carry" for texas issued permits. not sure about the outa staters.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-22-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By wooleybooger
definitely keep it! you can always Johnny Cash (...

definitely keep it! you can always Johnny Cash ( i got it one piece at a time) an AR. your already several pieces ahead of a lot of people. that lower wont get moldy or rancid before you build or...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-21-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By wooleybooger
when i started around 2000 i picked up a few old...

when i started around 2000 i picked up a few old manuals off e-bay and garage sales. comparing that data to newer data is spooky. not to mention a lot of powders available then is no longer...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-20-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By wooleybooger
i didnt lose mine. it crawled out from under the...

i didnt lose mine. it crawled out from under the table the day after the replacement came in the mail.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-19-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By wooleybooger
buying a stripped and installing the parts is not...

buying a stripped and installing the parts is not difficult. buying an 80% and drilling and machining is,naturally,more difficult.consider this: the 80% i bought cost the same as the cheapest...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-04-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 941
Posted By wooleybooger
armas erbi SxS ?

a friend came up with an armas erbi 20ga sxs in very good shape. it has varnished wood,a case hardened receiver, double triggers, and not very good engraving just about everywhere. the engraving,if...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 09-04-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,350
Posted By wooleybooger
poor,poor,pitiful me. all i ever find are old...

poor,poor,pitiful me. all i ever find are old jars of nails and screws. get em checked by a pro. you may have something of value.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-03-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By wooleybooger
just make sure your manuals are current. i picked...

just make sure your manuals are current. i picked up some late 60s,early 70s manuals from a garage sale and the loads in those books are spooky compared to todays info. i wouldnt suggest old manuals...
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