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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 07-22-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 465
Posted By crossfire
The perfect firearm? No such thing. The perfect...

The perfect firearm? No such thing. The perfect ammo however is a different story. Ideally you want the ammo that is the most accurate in your weapon, and then you look at bullet type and intended...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-02-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 799
Posted By crossfire
158gr at 1500fps? Look here... ...

158gr at 1500fps? Look here...
http://www.handloads.com/loaddata/default.asp?Caliber=357%20Magnum&Weight=158&type=Handgun&Order=Powder&Source=
Note: These loads are fired from M27 and L-frame S&W,...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-27-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 799
Posted By crossfire
For the example I posted above: 15.0gr = 1470...

For the example I posted above:
15.0gr = 1470 fps
13.8gr = 1367 fps
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-26-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 799
Posted By crossfire
Perhaps, but in this case Accurate lowered that...

Perhaps, but in this case Accurate lowered that maximum powder charge to meet the new SAAMI standard of 35 kpsi. In the past, Accurate was known for rather hot maximum handgun loads for the magnums.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-19-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 799
Posted By crossfire
Accurate Arms V322 vs. V3.5 load data for .357...

Accurate Arms V322 vs. V3.5 load data for .357 Mag with 158gr XTP and AA#9:
V3.5 starting load: 12.4gr; max. load: 13.8gr @35,022 psi
V322 starting load: 13.5gr; max. load: 15.0gr @ 44,900 cup...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-15-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By crossfire
They do? Then how do sellers get away with using...

They do? Then how do sellers get away with using stock photos from the manufacturer's websites?
I was told that the sale is based on the item description, not the pics; and that the description must...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 05-14-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By crossfire
Clements does a .41 Special conversion of the...

Clements does a .41 Special conversion of the GP100.
http://www.clementscustomguns.com/gp100.html
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-02-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 944
Posted By crossfire
Original Remington 125gr SJHP loads can be...

Original Remington 125gr SJHP loads can be duplicated using AA-4100/Ramshot Enforcer (same powder). This is a very clean burning powder. Just use the old CUP AA#9 load data.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-12-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By crossfire
http://gadcustomcartridges.com/

http://gadcustomcartridges.com/
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-22-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By crossfire
If you want a light bullet, cast it of zinc with...

If you want a light bullet, cast it of zinc with an aluminum siding nail as its core. As mentioned, the zinc will bond to the aluminum. As also mentioned, you cannot use an aluminum mold to do this....
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 08-29-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By crossfire
Not quite. Current SAAMI maximum pressure for the...

Not quite. Current SAAMI maximum pressure for the Magnum is 35 kpsi; for the Maximum it is 40 kpsi. Original Maximum loads went as high as 48-50 kpsi. Maximum brass is thicker in the web area to...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-11-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By crossfire
You could always try the .45 BPM... ...

You could always try the .45 BPM...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.45_Black_Powder_Magnum
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 08-05-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By crossfire
Actually the easiest way to go Maximum is this......

Actually the easiest way to go Maximum is this...
http://www.cabelas.com/product/CVA-SCOUT-V-PISTOLS/1870753.uts
The CVA Scout V2 pistol is chambered in .357 Mag and Clymers has a .357 Maximum...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 07-28-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By crossfire
In a word, no. The Ruger Maximum Blackhawks had a...

In a word, no. The Ruger Maximum Blackhawks had a stretched frame to accomodate a longer cylinder. The Maximum won't fit in a standard Blackhawk/SuperBlackhawk. You are better off getting a Dan...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-22-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,967
Posted By crossfire
Loads for the Contender typically have overall...

Loads for the Contender typically have overall lengths too long for the Dan Wesson SuperMag cylinder. My personal load data is based on circa 1985 silhouette loads.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-19-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,967
Posted By crossfire
Yep. Maximums are loaded using small rifle...

Yep. Maximums are loaded using small rifle primers. Testament to just how high the pressures were originally designed to be. Some older silhouette load data for the Dan Wesson and the Contender have...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-19-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,967
Posted By crossfire
10.4mm would be the .41 Magnum.

10.4mm would be the .41 Magnum.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-12-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,824
Posted By crossfire
I'd be very wary and would probably be calling...

I'd be very wary and would probably be calling Taurus myself to verify his story.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-09-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,967
Posted By crossfire
Yep. You can still use the .38 Special and .357...

Yep. You can still use the .38 Special and .357 Magnum. The .38 Special would have considerable bullet jump to the throats and might not be that accurate. The Magnum in the .360 DW chamber would have...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-09-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,967
Posted By crossfire
Nice revolver. No, you can't ream it out for the...

Nice revolver. No, you can't ream it out for the .357 Maximum as the Maximum is .325" longer than the Magnum (1.605" vs. 1.280"). Here's what you can do though:
1. Ream the chambers for the 1.415"...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-07-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,368
Posted By crossfire
Warning of what? That you intend to shoot? That...

Warning of what? That you intend to shoot? That you are hesitant to aim in the direction of the attacker? That you'd rather avoid the conflict rather than end the conflict?
There is a man in Florida...
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-07-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,967
Posted By crossfire
The .357 SuperMag is based on cut down 5.6x50R...

The .357 SuperMag is based on cut down 5.6x50R brass and developed by Elgin Gates. It is 1.61" long. The .357 Maximum is a lengthened .357 Magnum with a heavier web and was developed by...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 03-29-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,943
Posted By crossfire
60 on April 8th

60 on April 8th
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 02-19-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,590
Posted By crossfire
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Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 02-01-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,977
Posted By crossfire
If swine flu ever contaminates the feral animals...

If swine flu ever contaminates the feral animals in Texas in force, you're probably looking at a major epidemic and those ranchers/farmers and "hog safari" property owners who maintain feral animals...
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