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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-29-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Fuzzball
"I found a Lee Classic Turret Press marked down...

"I found a Lee Classic Turret Press marked down to $79, plus 20% off. I opened a Cabelas Visa account (yea, I prob coulda passed it up) and got 20% more off, so I think the press ended up costing me...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-29-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Fuzzball
Prior to maybe the late 60s primers had no...

Prior to maybe the late 60s primers had no protection from skin oils and it was pretty easy to kill them. That's not been so since they have been well protected by what appears to be a lacquer...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-05-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Fuzzball
Don't fire it? For goodness sake, why not? It...

Don't fire it? For goodness sake, why not? It will work as well, and safely, as anything made yesterday!

The non-nickle plated primer does put it before the late sixties but that, by itself,...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-04-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Fuzzball
"Could it be from a box of ammo my dad got when...

"Could it be from a box of ammo my dad got when he was given the gun in 1963?"


Could be. Remington has been making ammo at least that long. :D
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-04-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By Fuzzball
"..is that the max load for this bullet? Do you...

"..is that the max load for this bullet? Do you know what fps is by chance?"

The term "max load" for a cast rifle bullet is irrelivant, it's a low pressure load but it's as hot as a hard lead...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-03-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By Fuzzball
12/2400. Use Alox lube.

12/2400. Use Alox lube.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-29-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Fuzzball
The new bullets seem to duplicate the Super Vel...

The new bullets seem to duplicate the Super Vel bullets of the late 60's.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-29-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,622
Posted By Fuzzball
"I don't know much about bullets but what you are...

"I don't know much about bullets but what you are saying about weight/CM being rearward counters what I learned in Physics. "

High velocity rifle bullets are not arrows; Robo is correct.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-28-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,622
Posted By Fuzzball
"Okay, first of all any FMJ round will be more...

"Okay, first of all any FMJ round will be more accurate than a hollow point due to it's aerodynamics. Second, Semi-Wadcutters are best for target shooting and .... Check it out, you'll understand."
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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-23-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,349
Posted By Fuzzball
"is the ammo shortage over? but prices are up?" ...

"is the ammo shortage over? but prices are up?"

The shortage of ammo and components was never due to a lack of production, it was due to frantic buying and hoarding. All dealers got shipments the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-21-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By Fuzzball
I've sized bullets for my 6" M29 at .429" since...

I've sized bullets for my 6" M29 at .429" since my wife surprised me with it, very slightly used, in '67.

Prone sand bagged 100 yd. groups astonished most of those who watched me shoot it with...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-14-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,622
Posted By Fuzzball
C3; "Fuzzball- I still have an original 100 round...

C3; "Fuzzball- I still have an original 100 round box of Super Vel 125 gr bullets."

I'm down to my last few dozen .357 SuperVels and I'm saving them for history. All of my .429s are long gone. I...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-14-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,622
Posted By Fuzzball
"(50's) was rare to find jacketed hollow point...

"(50's) was rare to find jacketed hollow point handgun ammo. The current crop of Gold Dot, Ranger SXT, Golden Saber etc are NOT target cartridges. The current Russian 5.45 RIFLE cartridge is a hollow...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-13-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,622
Posted By Fuzzball
"Sorry but I definitely do not agree with you. " ...

"Sorry but I definitely do not agree with you. "

That's fine, and you may be right. But I'd need some reasons for your disagreement to know.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-13-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,622
Posted By Fuzzball
50-60 years ago bullets were of very simple "cup...

50-60 years ago bullets were of very simple "cup and core" construction and the open point/hollow point actually meant something. Today the HP design is mostly useful for target ammo because of it's...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-12-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Posted By Fuzzball
Where I deer hunt it often rains. I usually seal...

Where I deer hunt it often rains. I usually seal the primer pockets with a small dab of nail polish and rub the exess off immetidately, leaving a tiny ring of lacquer that seems to seal well. ...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-12-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By Fuzzball
Yeah, it's fine for me. It's been hard on a few...

Yeah, it's fine for me. It's been hard on a few ground hogs and crows out passed 300 yards tho. But that 5/8 MOA isn't "average" or just occasionally by the way, it includes all rounds fired, 5 to...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-11-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By Fuzzball
"Many of the guys I shoot varmints with wouldn't...

"Many of the guys I shoot varmints with wouldn't accept a 5/8" groups from a varmint rifle."

Nor did I...once. At 70, the eyes ain't what they once were. As your guys will learn in their turn if...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-11-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By Fuzzball
"They are not accurate at all." The 36 gr....

"They are not accurate at all."

The 36 gr. Grenades print about 5/8 MOA out of my old Browning .22-250 at a tad over 4,150 fps. That's about as close as my old eyes can see so maybe they aren't...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-10-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By Fuzzball
The bullets themselves are quite good but the...

The bullets themselves are quite good but the effect you see in that video is from an impact at some 4,000 fps.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-06-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,694
Posted By Fuzzball
Since the original question has been answered it...

Since the original question has been answered it should be okay to wander afield a bit.

"... sectional density. Whats real crazy is if you look at two projectiles that have the same SD and same...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-05-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,694
Posted By Fuzzball
Ruger's GP-100 is an excellant choice for a...

Ruger's GP-100 is an excellant choice for a general purpose handgun.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-04-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,694
Posted By Fuzzball
"Is hollow point ammunition any noiser than any...

"Is hollow point ammunition any noiser than any other ammunition?"

No.


".. are there .357 magnum loads that are NOT hollow points?"

Yes.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-04-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Fuzzball
Use a 100 gr. game bullet. Other than that,...

Use a 100 gr. game bullet. Other than that, check your loading manual.

I could give you my load but if you used it you would only be loading for my rifle. If you get 30 responses here no two...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-01-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By Fuzzball
Book loading data is largely interchangeable...

Book loading data is largely interchangeable because it's largely generic by powder type and bullet weight. That means the data from any bullet or powder maker is no more "accurate" than others. ...
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