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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-24-2012, 12:36 AM
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Posted By 1hole
"The powder burns completely in the chamber and a...

"The powder burns completely in the chamber and a few inches into the barrel."

Not quite. Peak chamber pressure occurs within a very few inches of bullet travel but few charges are completely...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-22-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 929
Posted By 1hole
"I've read that you want a slow burning powder in...

"I've read that you want a slow burning powder in a longer barrel rifle so you can maintain higher pressure longer till the bullet leaves the barrel. Faster powder for pistols and shorter barrels. So...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-18-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,297
Posted By 1hole
".22 For self defense. Yay or nay? " Well, a...

".22 For self defense. Yay or nay? "

Well, a .22 RF would be a lot better than throwing tomatoes but consider that the value of a 'double tap' to the head started with Europe's panty waist 9mm. ...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-11-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,181
Posted By 1hole
Not some halfassed machined chrome bumper that...

Not some halfassed machined chrome bumper that Lee calls a reloading die. Been to the RCBS factory and they are great people who all love to hunt, shoot fish and take PRIDE in producing the best...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-06-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,181
Posted By 1hole
"...im wondering what is the "real" difference." ...

"...im wondering what is the "real" difference."

Valid question. Truth is, ammo is made inside the dies and the 'feel' - nice surface polish, neatly cut knurling, etc - is on the outside. If...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-02-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 833
Posted By 1hole
"The primers have double stacked from time to...

"The primers have double stacked from time to time. But the brass doesn't want to go into the shell holder at all. I just wasn't sure if its the brass or the shell holder."

It's neither, you're...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-19-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,235
Posted By 1hole
"People will wait until the election, then if...

"People will wait until the election, then if Hussein gets in again, they'll run like sheep and strip the shelves bare."

I'm sure that's true. I was sure it was a sheeple scare in '08 because the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-19-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,382
Posted By 1hole
Can but it's not ideal. The British round is...

Can but it's not ideal. The British round is best with a .311"-.312" bullet and the American round normally takes a .308".
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-08-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By 1hole
"Of course there is lead dust. Don't be...

"Of course there is lead dust. Don't be rediculous. You should wear a mask when tumbling cases."

"Brass dust"? Amusing joke or deep wisdom from Chicken Little?

Please note I didn't say "lead...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-07-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By 1hole
"...the drum and bucket media separator it...

"...the drum and bucket media separator it generates a lot of lead dust ..."

No, it doesn't. There is no "lead" at all in powder or cases, virtually no lead residue even from lead bullets or...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-03-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By 1hole
Increases in charge as you get to max or...

Increases in charge as you get to max or lengthening oal and getting the bullet closer to the lans and grooves?

Basically, yes.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-31-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 878
Posted By 1hole
"Lol I sense a rock chucker fanboy ;b lol " ...

"Lol I sense a rock chucker fanboy ;b lol "

Yep. They're no harder to spot on the web than tracking a hippo across a sand dune.

Saying 'what's best for range loading' isn't that simple. It...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-31-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By 1hole
I don't play Rambo games in my mind, #00 buckshot...

I don't play Rambo games in my mind, #00 buckshot in 12 ga.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-28-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,278
Posted By 1hole
" i do like the fact that you dont have to move...

" i do like the fact that you dont have to move your dies. "

Moving dies - and loading in 'waves' - is a lot less difficult than some seem to presume. I think. Start out right and move to a...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-26-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,278
Posted By 1hole
A single stage is much better for noobs, there...

A single stage is much better for noobs, there are too many things going on at once for noobs to keep track of. It's easy to experiment with a single stage and is more difficult with a progresse. ...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-21-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,069
Posted By 1hole
"Roughly how much does it cost to make a .45 or...

"Roughly how much does it cost to make a .45 or .223 round and how much time does it take? How much is an initial investment in equipment to be able to reload the 4 calibers mentioned? I'm trying to...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-08-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 947
Posted By 1hole
Oh, probably. They may have sold 5-10 more of...

Oh, probably. They may have sold 5-10 more of the things if per year they had done it that way. Saying '10 mm' just doesn't grab the buying public's attention like '9 mm' does. ??
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-03-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By 1hole
"I'm interested in knowing what is the hottest...

"I'm interested in knowing what is the hottest 9mm standard load, "

Wrong goal. Pushing book limits with handguns is meaningless in effect and hot loads pound the machine for nothing.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-03-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By 1hole
"Or any other recipe will be appreciated that...

"Or any other recipe will be appreciated that involves these components."

Be cautious. We can happily change book loads and components for metallic cartridges if we wish (and if we do it...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-31-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By 1hole
"Ow long can your tumbling media be used before...

"Ow long can your tumbling media be used before it needs to be thrown away?"

About 4 months. ??
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-28-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By 1hole
A "metric"? Doesn't that refer to the metric...

A "metric"? Doesn't that refer to the metric measurement system; meters, centimeters, millimeters, liters, etc.?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-28-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By 1hole
"Hydrostatic" is the term Roy W. used and it's...

"Hydrostatic" is the term Roy W. used and it's kinda gotten in the langage so deeply we're stuck with it but the correct term would be hydraulic shock. Hydro-static means a liquid under a...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-23-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By 1hole
There is no "hyperstatic" in my dictionary. ...

There is no "hyperstatic" in my dictionary. There is

1. hyper- pref. 1. Over; above; beyond. 2. Excessive; excessively.

2. stat·ic (st²t“¹k) adj. 1.a. Having no motion; being at rest;...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-19-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By 1hole
Feb 29 is the best day.

Feb 29 is the best day.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-17-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By 1hole
"Lee products are ok, but they just don't seem to...

"Lee products are ok, but they just don't seem to be of the same quality as RCBS. "

Maybe it looks that way on the surface but if you measure the way they function you might change your mind.
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