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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-22-2010, 04:22 AM
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Posted By J T Patriot
I carry what Ive been loading and shooting...

I carry what Ive been loading and shooting lately. It might be Golden Saber, hard cast lead, Ranier Ballistic HP, etc. All 230 gr. I dont hold with the notion that you need to carry factory ammo...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-01-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By J T Patriot
Yeah, some are thicker than others but almost all...

Yeah, some are thicker than others but almost all will fit.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-01-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By J T Patriot
You can tumble the brass for as long as you want,...

You can tumble the brass for as long as you want, but the longer you tumble it the more the case mouths get beat up. Chamfer and debur after you clean the brass to remove the rounded edges.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 07-16-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,786
Posted By J T Patriot
Hogs are tough but a stout load in .357 mag with...

Hogs are tough but a stout load in .357 mag with 158gr hard cast or better is a deadly potion.
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 07-16-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,887
Posted By J T Patriot
I have several Bucks, all stamped USA. I've never...

I have several Bucks, all stamped USA. I've never had any trouble in the field maintaining the edge on a Buck. Mine have never needed even a touch up after dressing and skinning even two deer.
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 07-16-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 10,787
Posted By J T Patriot
I like Case knives. My favorite is an old...

I like Case knives. My favorite is an old Explorer (Japan) 440c made of stainless and has ebony scales.
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 07-16-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,981
Posted By J T Patriot
You have inherited a quality knife. Hardly any...

You have inherited a quality knife. Hardly any collectors value but I think most will agree that a family heirloom is priceless. I have an Old Timer trapper carried by my dad that cant be bought at...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-12-2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,870
Posted By J T Patriot
Rainier say to use data for lead .

Rainier say to use data for lead .
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-17-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,249
Posted By J T Patriot
Was at the range the other day with my brother in...

Was at the range the other day with my brother in law. He was trying out his new 300 Win. mag. I had my 30-06. He fired a 180 gr rem core loct through the chrono. 2870 fps. I happened to ha a box of...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-15-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By J T Patriot
Uh, we musta had a failure to communicate....

Uh, we musta had a failure to communicate. Shoulda realized one could not be enough.:D
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-14-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 46,396
Posted By J T Patriot
If recoil is an issue, go with the 308. You will...

If recoil is an issue, go with the 308. You will not see much difference though, but some. The .270 kicks like an 06. I have all three and prefer the 06, but thats just me. About the only commercial...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-14-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By J T Patriot
Lately i've been loading 6 gr Unique for a 230 gr...

Lately i've been loading 6 gr Unique for a 230 gr hard cast bullet. Cheap and accurate.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-13-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By J T Patriot
My guess is that the force required as you...

My guess is that the force required as you mentioned was you seating the bullet in with the lands of the rifle barrel. DO NOT DO THIS. This person loading your ammo doesnt have a clue and you guys...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-13-2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By J T Patriot
If you buy a cabinet and you intend to use 2...

If you buy a cabinet and you intend to use 2 drawers for rifle, two for pistol, and one for shot shells, make sure to get on that has 5 drawers. Im just sayin.......... No offence intended c3.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-13-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By J T Patriot
nothing at all wrong with using 30-06 brass to...

nothing at all wrong with using 30-06 brass to make .270 as long as you know what your doing. Check the over all case length, then do what you have to do.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-13-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By J T Patriot
Just eye ballin that .270 round it looks to me...

Just eye ballin that .270 round it looks to me like the bullet is about to fall off. I bet if you gave it a little pull it would come right out. It may chamber with out falling out, but I aint...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 04-12-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,832
Posted By J T Patriot
The right kind of sling shot with the right...

The right kind of sling shot with the right projectile in the right hands can be right deadly.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-12-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By J T Patriot
If your storing for such a short time, no...

If your storing for such a short time, no worries. As stated above moisture is the biggest storage concern. Get a good quality GI ammo can and your good.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-06-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By J T Patriot
I've bought from starline lately. Freight is...

I've bought from starline lately. Freight is included in the price and they sometimes ship ahead of schedule. Pretty good stuff in my opinion and the lady that answers the phone is very nice and even...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-04-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,956
Posted By J T Patriot
To me, one of the neat things about the 9 and 45...

To me, one of the neat things about the 9 and 45 carbines and other lever guns, is having a rifle that will shoot the same ammo as your side arm. You will naturally acheive higher velocity in the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-30-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,567
Posted By J T Patriot
Great deal. Money saved might buy 2 44's. Yeah,...

Great deal. Money saved might buy 2 44's. Yeah, go ahead you deserve them. Thanks for the lube recipe too.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-26-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By J T Patriot
Yeah, just keep your eyes open for "stuff". Just...

Yeah, just keep your eyes open for "stuff". Just this past week end I picked up a used but in good shape RCBS 30-30 die set. Tonight I bought a brand new RCBS 3 die set for .380 for 30.00. Be...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-26-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By J T Patriot
Anyone ever tried adding something dry like...

Anyone ever tried adding something dry like bartenders friend or brasso to the media? Just looking for something better than corn cob media.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-17-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,206
Posted By J T Patriot
To understand the difference between magnum and...

To understand the difference between magnum and std primers and how they work, you first need to understand how different propellents work. Powders like bullseye and red dot are true exolosives and...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 03-13-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 39,395
Posted By J T Patriot
put me down for Mckinney, Tx.

put me down for Mckinney, Tx.
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