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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-02-2012, 12:55 AM
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Posted By LongRifle50
Be careful. Reloading is not a game. Mistakes can...

Be careful. Reloading is not a game. Mistakes can and will blow your gun up. Do something else with the 9 year old. Not reloading.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-01-2012, 11:28 PM
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Views: 254
Posted By LongRifle50
I love RCBS spray lube. Works well and never ha...

I love RCBS spray lube. Works well and never ha an issue. Use just a small amount.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-01-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By LongRifle50
Electronic scale. The balance beam gets old real...

Electronic scale. The balance beam gets old real quick.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-01-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By LongRifle50
Its the standard NATO 7.62mm (30 cal round) so ,...

Its the standard NATO 7.62mm (30 cal round) so , a lot of rifles from all kinds of Nato countries. G3, M14, a whole lot of bolt actions, FN-FAL, AR-10, etc.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-01-2012, 11:19 PM
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Views: 221
Posted By LongRifle50
What caliber? What manufacturer dies? Which...

What caliber? What manufacturer dies? Which seating stem?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-01-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By LongRifle50
Ask to speak to a manager, and ask for a case...

Ask to speak to a manager, and ask for a case number for your particular complaint.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-30-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By LongRifle50
Reload your own. Its easier than even metallic...

Reload your own. Its easier than even metallic pistol and rifle rounds.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-30-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By LongRifle50
Lol @ 57 states. Did you and Obama go to the same...

Lol @ 57 states. Did you and Obama go to the same school?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-30-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By LongRifle50
I am sure if you tell Remington about the 2...

I am sure if you tell Remington about the 2 second delay, they'd be happy to exchange it for you. Could be a bad batch.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-30-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,214
Posted By LongRifle50
Another thing to be aware of when loading for old...

Another thing to be aware of when loading for old .303 for Enfields is a problem with the head space of the gun. They are notorious for that. Case ruptures around the base/rim could be indicative of...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-30-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By LongRifle50
Only time I had hang fires with .22LR was when...

Only time I had hang fires with .22LR was when some ammo got exposed to high moisture, during a store room flooding for an extended period of time. Was this new ammo?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-29-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By LongRifle50
That may well be, still sometimes even...

That may well be, still sometimes even insensitive priming compound in rimfire cases can be reliably ignited by a tight firing pin and a new spring. I've fixed quite a few older rimfires, that had...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-29-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By LongRifle50
For .22 rounds, the problem can be your weapon....

For .22 rounds, the problem can be your weapon. The firing pin not striking hard enough, or worn, for this brand of ammo.

Also, what are you exactly meaning by hang fire? A delayed ignition or a...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-29-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,214
Posted By LongRifle50
Sheesh.... And that is why you use a good...

Sheesh....

And that is why you use a good reloading manual to find exact loads with the exact charge, with the exact bullet weight and material and for your exact powder you will be using, and...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-28-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By LongRifle50
You can get the universal charge bar. That's...

You can get the universal charge bar. That's adjustable for all kinds of charges. Model C/CS for single stage Mecs like the 600Jr. and Sizemaster and D/DS for progressives like 650 and 9000
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-28-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,214
Posted By LongRifle50
Smart, to load only a few. Good luck tomorrow....

Smart, to load only a few. Good luck tomorrow. Would strongly encourage you to get a little powder scale. Volumetric measurements make me a bit uncomfortable, with smokeless powder. Small digital...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-28-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,214
Posted By LongRifle50
Excellent, which bullet, what weight, which...

Excellent, which bullet, what weight, which powder, how much... Share
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-24-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By LongRifle50
Its a good introduction book, by all reviews. I...

Its a good introduction book, by all reviews. I can recommend a bunch of others, if you're a knowledge junkie like me. The best shot-shell manual is the Lyman one, about $20. Some of the better...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-23-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By LongRifle50
I use walnut shells and corn cob. An hour in...

I use walnut shells and corn cob. An hour in walnut shells to clean, 2 hours in corn cob with a capful of Dillon polish. Come out better than new.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-23-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By LongRifle50
You can give used media a bit of extra life, till...

You can give used media a bit of extra life, till you get more. By throwing in some of those dryer sheets and tumbling for an hour.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-23-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By LongRifle50
Answer: range picked up brass. I am always on the...

Answer: range picked up brass. I am always on the lookout for brass left by people who don't reload. Even if its one or two rounds. I pick them up and throw them in a jar. They add up. I just...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-23-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By LongRifle50
The book ABCs of reloading is a good start. I...

The book ABCs of reloading is a good start. I always welcome new people to reloading. The more the better for us all. But be clear though, its not for everyone. If not done properly, it can and...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-23-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By LongRifle50
I saw Redding dies at my local gun store. They're...

I saw Redding dies at my local gun store. They're expensive, around $67 for a set.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-23-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By LongRifle50
As the others have said, Gas checks are primarily...

As the others have said, Gas checks are primarily used to prevent "gas cutting", when hot gasses melt the back of the lead bullet, sometimes even cutting channels around the bullet, it they forces...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-23-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By LongRifle50
I get wheel weights, but the best source is...

I get wheel weights, but the best source is shooting ranges. Many allow members to take used bullet cores for their own use. The 'going rate' can be anything between $1-2.50. More as time passes....
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