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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-07-2014, 09:16 PM
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Posted By volunteer0925
KG7IL Thanks for the info. I was just looking for...

KG7IL Thanks for the info. I was just looking for Bergers locally but havent found a copy yet.


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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-07-2014, 04:00 PM
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Posted By volunteer0925
I agree and feel that i will leave this...

I agree and feel that i will leave this particular load as i have it. It was loaded with the min. charge for that powder. I am not disregarding anyones concerns for safety and respect all posts. I...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-07-2014, 03:27 PM
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Posted By volunteer0925
From the info I have gathered recently I...

From the info I have gathered recently I understand that factory ammo of given caliber is loaded to SAMMI lengths to safely fit 99% of all handguns / rifles, what it doesn't mean is that it is...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-07-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By volunteer0925
I tried reloading longer than SAMMI length.

Well after reading several more articles about loading rounds longer than SAMMI spec OAL and its advantages I tried it out myself.

Standard for 40 S&W is 1.125, and then in some manuals it is...
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 01-02-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By volunteer0925
I was just able to get my hands on a M&P compact...

I was just able to get my hands on a M&P compact and i am not sure i like it now. The trigger pull is long and heavy every shot compared to my 226. I think i will keep looking now. I know i can get a...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-23-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By volunteer0925
Eagle. Yes i do the powder weight check about...

Eagle. Yes i do the powder weight check about every 20-30 loads. Im using a Hornady LNL and it seems to throw consistent throws. What i did to help fine tune the throws was once it was dispensing...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-22-2013, 03:22 PM
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Posted By volunteer0925
Duddie i agree with your comment, i plan on...

Duddie i agree with your comment, i plan on getting a powder cop for my press, it will do the physical check.
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 12-22-2013, 02:38 PM
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Posted By volunteer0925
Just to throw my .02 into the posts. My...

Just to throw my .02 into the posts.
My perspective is this, along with the customization of your personal ammo, the costs savings are real depending on your perspective and you can be building ammo...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-22-2013, 02:20 PM
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Posted By volunteer0925
I am not sure abut 22 caliber but have seen 9 and...

I am not sure abut 22 caliber but have seen 9 and 40 stocked more, although my local Gander Mt. still likes to raise the price to $27/ 50 rnd box around their "sale" times.
The AR article graphs...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-22-2013, 02:06 PM
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Posted By volunteer0925
Too Careful?

I am new at reloading ( 40 being the only caliber so far) I've processed maybe 750 rounds and shot them.

At the onset (first 50 rounds) at the range i encountered a squib load, and being the...
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 12-18-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,783
Posted By volunteer0925
I do want to say i will eventually get a Sig in...

I do want to say i will eventually get a Sig in 9mm. I think Sig's are phenomenal semi 's but are in the pricey side, but if money is no object go with a smaller Sig, you wont be disappointed.
Firearms Forum: SIG Sauer Forum 12-18-2013, 09:19 AM
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Posted By volunteer0925
Ive owned my P226e now for about 9 months. I...

Ive owned my P226e now for about 9 months. I started out shooting factory ammo through it, maybe 1000 rnds, then started experimenting with reloading for it. Since reloading I've found it to be more...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-08-2013, 06:47 PM
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Views: 1,068
Posted By volunteer0925
Thank you Jon and everyone else. When I...

Thank you Jon and everyone else.

When I played with a dummy round doing what has been talked about here it just didn't sit right in my thinking when I saw that the bullet was only seated less that...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-08-2013, 04:39 PM
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Posted By volunteer0925
Jon, Although I cant pretend to understand your...

Jon,
Although I cant pretend to understand your level of disdain for Mr. Sweeney, it is only because I do not know enough yet to gauge his ignorance on not, but believe me I have encountered many a...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-08-2013, 02:24 PM
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Posted By volunteer0925
Mseric thanks for the diagram. I went back and...

Mseric thanks for the diagram.
I went back and looked at what I have and compared it to your diagram and even at 1.207 OAL the brass is still maybe .010 shy of the butt of the barrel. But what I did...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-08-2013, 02:11 PM
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Posted By volunteer0925
Rick, So the practice is in fact to improve...

Rick,
So the practice is in fact to improve accuracy then. I had read a similar article somewhere else but cant remember where, but the author suggested backing off the distance to the lands a few...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-08-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By volunteer0925
Thanks gr8oldguy (old guys rule) As of now I...

Thanks gr8oldguy (old guys rule)

As of now I will not be trying the process outlined, but I am always up for tying something new (and safe) that will improve my accuracy. It sounds interesting,...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-08-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By volunteer0925
Duddie Thanks, I am slowly building up my...

Duddie Thanks,
I am slowly building up my library and reading different manuals for that exact reason. How does one go about getting the chamber cast and who would you suggest doing that?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-07-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By volunteer0925
Re-loading and O.A.L.

Hello all.
I am new to the site and have found a lot of good info but nothing on this particular question.
I am fairly new to handgun reloading and I am loading for my Sig 226 40 S&W and am already...
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