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Firearms Forum: Georgia Gun Forum 03-25-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Curt
I found Hi Caliber as well and like it much...

I found Hi Caliber as well and like it much better than Ga Firing Line. You pay one fee and shoot as long as you want. The fee is about the same as you pay for an hour at GFL.
Going to the range...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-03-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Curt
35 Whelen reloading

My brother just gave me a Handi Rifle 35 Whelen. At $1.75 minimum per bullet reloading is going to be a must.

Does anyone have favorites as far as bullets and powder?

I also need a better...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-27-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By Curt
I got the humor. Wife didn't cuz now those rifles...

I got the humor. Wife didn't cuz now those rifles are added to my wish list.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-26-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By Curt
These are really nice toys too. But pricey. ...

These are really nice toys too. But pricey. I'll stick with my $200 SKS.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-25-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By Curt
Yet another money sucking toy

Picked up this CAI SKS at auction. Wife wanted to know if I'll ever stop spending money on guns and ammo. I said yes. WHEN I DIE!
Had this a week and already put about 300 rounds through it. ...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-21-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Curt
We had about 400 rounds that I picked up here and...

We had about 400 rounds that I picked up here and there when I could find them. We knew we were going on this trip so we started looking early.

The other 600 or so were my reloads. I'm down to...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-20-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Curt
???Possible cause

Does anyone know what could have caused this.

We fired about 1000 rounds of 9 mm ammo through a Taurus 9mm, Glock, and High Point rifle.

We noticed many spent cases had these markings after...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-13-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Curt
With the good mic the weekend bullets measure...

With the good mic the weekend bullets measure exactly 1.169 the new batch measures in at 1.138.

Being anal I'm going to pull all the bullets and reseat.

Good thing I have a betterment policy...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-12-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Curt
Pressure

Just finished a batch of (50) 9mm when I noticed they looked different / short.

I always set up my equipment each time I start a new batch to make sure nothings slipped or out of adjustment.
...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 06-12-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,403
Posted By Curt
Yep. I asked him why the suppressor since the...

Yep. I asked him why the suppressor since the animal would have probably been dead long before he heard the sound.

He said Cuz.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 06-10-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,403
Posted By Curt
My nephew bagged this 304 pounder near Houston a...

My nephew bagged this 304 pounder near Houston a few weeks ago.

Taking my son there in a couple of weeks.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-21-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Curt
Thanks for the feedback guys. I'll look into...

Thanks for the feedback guys.

I'll look into the alternate measures. $$$

Regardless of what measure I use I'll always do my anal step by step. Especially when my son is watching / helping. ...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-21-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Curt
I marked the nut on the measure but it's not...

I marked the nut on the measure but it's not moving.

I'm using Winchester WSF powder. Not my first choice but it's all I could find and it was recommended by my lgs.

I'll try the taping...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-20-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Curt
Load inconsistancies

I have a Lee Perfect Powder Measure and it seems to increase the powder weight by .4 gns over about 20 charges.

I have a Hornady GS 1500 electronic scale and a Lee Safety Powder scale that both...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 05-17-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By Curt
I have a Sig 1911 but really prefer my Taurus...

I have a Sig 1911 but really prefer my Taurus PT92 because of the way it feels in my hand.
I realize it doesn't have the stopping pwr of the 45 acp but comfort adds to accuracy in stressful...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-29-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Curt
Ok, Lets say hypothetically, that the only...

Ok,

Lets say hypothetically, that the only load data I had was the Lyman and started with 3.5 grains.

If I shoot the reloads in my 9 mm pistol all is well but if I then try to shoot them...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-26-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Curt
Load Data

Why is there a variance between load data sheets.

Reloading 9 mm 147 gr jacketed bullets with Winchester WSF propellant.

Hodgdon / Winchester web sits says starting load is 4.0 and max load is...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-17-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,062
Posted By Curt
The ABC's of Reloading Manual covers most if not...

The ABC's of Reloading Manual covers most if not all propellants and bullets that have been successful combining but doesn't give load data. There are numerous powders that work well in shotgun...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-06-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Curt
Actually, I was mistaken it was not from the...

Actually, I was mistaken it was not from the website above it was this one: http://www.wwpowder.com/
type in the bullet, propellant, and caliber and it gives you the load data.

The Hodgdon site...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-06-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Curt
I have read the ABC's of reloading and Modern...

I have read the ABC's of reloading and Modern Reloading 2nd Edition by Richard Lee.

There was tons of info and data but none specific to the WSF propellant.

The info I got was from the Hogdon...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-04-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Curt
Check my data

Can someone please double check my load data.

I'm reloading 9mm luger cases using Winchester WST ball powder, bullet is 147 gr JHP.

SL is 4.0 grs, max load is 4.3 grs.

Is this correct?
...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-03-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Curt
Great tips guys. I remember most of them...

Great tips guys.

I remember most of them from when I was a kid reloading with my dad. Hopefully when I get proficient my children will be interested.

Didn't see any tips to always refer to the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-03-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Curt
I spent 2 hours trying to get them zero'd out. ...

I spent 2 hours trying to get them zero'd out.

I had a set of triple beams when I was much younger so I have an idea of their capabilities.

The slide on the front is really loose. I used the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-02-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Curt
Daddy's got a new toy

Had a GREAT day at the Georgia Gun and Knife show with my children.

I sold an old No 3 folding knife for $200 paid $10 for it at a yard sale.

My son bartered a deal to sell two of his knives...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-21-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By Curt
Bullets may be cheaper but the cost won't go down...

Bullets may be cheaper but the cost won't go down cuz you'll be shootn more.
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