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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-25-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By bigedp51
It doesn't matter if a copper crusher or...

It doesn't matter if a copper crusher or electronic transducer is used to measure chamber pressure the results from both are still PSI or pounds per square inch.

BUT CUP and PSI are used to...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-23-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By bigedp51
Both the .223 and 5.56 are loaded to the same...

Both the .223 and 5.56 are loaded to the same chamber pressure of SAAMI 52,000 cup, 55,000 psi or European NATO CIP of 62,000 psi measured at the case mouth. NOTE: all three of these chamber...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-23-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,478
Posted By bigedp51
Both the .223 and 5.56 are loaded to the same...

Both the .223 and 5.56 are loaded to the same chamber pressure of

52,000 cup copper crusher SAAMI

55,000 psi transducer SAAMI

62,000 psi European CIP NATO standards measured at the case...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-16-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By bigedp51
c3shooter I collected Enfield rifles for...

c3shooter

I collected Enfield rifles for over ten years and 95% of all Enfield books and manuals you see today on the internet were put there by me. ;)

The first ammunition I shot from my...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-15-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By bigedp51
You were looking at a .308/7.62x51 Enfield rifle,...

You were looking at a .308/7.62x51 Enfield rifle, sometimes the black paint used obscures the markings.

7.62mm 2A1 (7.62x51)
RFI (rifle factory Ishapore)
1966 (date of manufacture)

Ishapore...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 10-03-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 109,268
Posted By bigedp51
"Over cleaning" part two The British had a...

"Over cleaning" part two

The British had a term called "cord wear" when using their pull through or bore snakes. If the bore snake cord rubs excessively at the muzzle end, over time this will...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 10-03-2011, 11:38 PM
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Views: 109,268
Posted By bigedp51
I just received an email inviting me to comment...

I just received an email inviting me to comment here, and we have comments running from Marine clean to cleaning only when its too dirty to function. :eek: I was in the Air Force but Chesty Puller...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 09-23-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By bigedp51
Yours is my brother from a different mother. :D ...

Yours is my brother from a different mother. :D

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o254/bigedp51/IMGP7527.jpg

On the untouched military rifle you would have half the charger bridge on the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-22-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,810
Posted By bigedp51
Rifle Recoil Table...

Rifle Recoil Table (http://www.chuckhawks.com/recoil_table.htm)

NOTE: Secret to finding anything on the internet........Google it
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 07-02-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,788
Posted By bigedp51
Japanese grand = 1,000 yen :D

Japanese grand = 1,000 yen :D
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-26-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By bigedp51
How is the scope mounted, Norinco made a SKS...

How is the scope mounted, Norinco made a SKS called the"Cowboy Companion" That came with a built in scope base and mount and it would be worth a lot more.


Please note date of posting and prices...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-26-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By bigedp51
What was the torque settings for your action...

What was the torque settings for your action screws with the new stock?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-26-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,669
Posted By bigedp51
Trez As a side note I load RL-15 in my .303...

Trez

As a side note I load RL-15 in my .303 British with very good accuracy results, BUT this accuracy accures at the higher pressures which can be hard on brass.

Both your 30-30 and the 30-40...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-26-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,669
Posted By bigedp51
Trez I do not have a 30-40 Krag but I do...

Trez

I do not have a 30-40 Krag but I do shoot reduced loads from my .303 British and 30-30 Winchester.

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o254/bigedp51/carbine.jpg

Below is what I shoot for...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-19-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By bigedp51
Go to Gunbroker and check prices for what they...

Go to Gunbroker and check prices for what they are bringing at auction.

I have a Yugo SKS and a Norinco Chinese SKS and they are good "fun guns" but not if your serious about accuracy.

I also...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-14-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,326
Posted By bigedp51
I'm also an old man and I do not understand what...

I'm also an old man and I do not understand what you are saying or why you said it.

What is repetitive in what I posted?
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-14-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By bigedp51
CA357 I don't work in a museum so here are...

CA357

I don't work in a museum so here are some other tips.

Kroil eats rust and cleans barrels. (I soak all my metal parts in it because I'm not Italian) :rolleyes:

A hair drier works better...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-14-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By bigedp51
A Conservator at a museum will clean antique...

A Conservator at a museum will clean antique firearms in this manor.

All metal parts are cleaned by applying olive oil and allow the oil to soak and penetrate for one or more days. The metal parts...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-14-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,326
Posted By bigedp51
I found this link for you to look at. A...

I found this link for you to look at.

A converted Purdey pinfire Part 1 | Dogs and Doubles (http://www.dogsanddoubles.com/2010/07/a-converted-purdey-pinfire-part-1/)


Care and preservation:...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-11-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,880
Posted By bigedp51
J&B bore paste is softer than steel and used by...

J&B bore paste is softer than steel and used by competitive shooter to clean their custom barrels.

J&B bore paste will NOT harm your chamber or your bore, it was designed to remove carbon residue...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-09-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,880
Posted By bigedp51
Take a shotgun mop use a short piece of cleaning...

Take a shotgun mop use a short piece of cleaning rod attached to a battery drill and clean/polish the chamber with J&B bore paste and Kroil. The steel ammo coating, dirt, and years of oxidation can...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-07-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,076
Posted By bigedp51
hairbear1 I have Enfield friends in New...

hairbear1

I have Enfield friends in New Zealand too so I play both sides of the street. :D

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o254/bigedp51/I-Support-Sign.jpg
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-06-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,076
Posted By bigedp51
hairbear1 The only reason I'm not an...

hairbear1

The only reason I'm not an Australian is because my ancestors were faster runners than yours. :D

But some of the slower member of my clan do live in Tasmania. ;)

Good to see an...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-05-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,076
Posted By bigedp51
Your welcome, and I forgot to tell you but don't...

Your welcome, and I forgot to tell you but don't let the Australians know you have any beer. ;)

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o254/bigedp51/IMGP2800-1.jpg

Below is a link to Milsurps...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 06-05-2011, 01:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,076
Posted By bigedp51
And last but not least DO NOT trust any of the...

And last but not least DO NOT trust any of the Australians in these forums. The Ozmanics cheat at Rugby, and take lousy care of their enfields. :D
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