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Firearms Forum: In Stock 03-28-2013, 10:06 AM
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Posted By almostgem
Was going to post the same, but without the 9mm....

Was going to post the same, but without the 9mm. It shows status for all kinds of ammo, not just 9mm

http://www.gunbot.net/

Also reloading supplies and large cap magazines.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-15-2012, 08:43 PM
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Posted By almostgem
My Gun DB

Please put my name in the hat too ! :)

Thanks so much
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-30-2012, 11:39 AM
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Views: 1,194
Posted By almostgem
If you're patient, you can sometimes get some...

If you're patient, you can sometimes get some decent deals on Ebay. Get yourself an auction sniper tool for your phone or computer and look for lynotype or monotype lead. You can also get "bhn...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-30-2012, 11:04 AM
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Views: 1,216
Posted By almostgem
My Taurus FS92 likes 5 gr of power pistol over...

My Taurus FS92 likes 5 gr of power pistol over 1.130 oal, but I'm firing 124 gr lead.

As far as OAL is concerned, the best way to find the correct OAL for the bullet you are using, is to remove...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-03-2012, 11:00 PM
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Posted By almostgem
I have to agree with the old man. My 10/22 is a...

I have to agree with the old man. My 10/22 is a real tack driver at 100 yards. I've done a few tweaks though. 18 inch bull barrel, hardwood thumbhole stock. 2 1/2 lb pull trigger and a 2 x 9 x40...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-20-2012, 11:24 AM
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Posted By almostgem
Thanks Rick, I'll head on over to Midway and...

Thanks Rick,
I'll head on over to Midway and get a couple of the case gauges.
I also have some 9mm lead that I recently picked up.
I haven't attempted anything with those, as this last episode...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-11-2012, 12:23 PM
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Views: 1,067
Posted By almostgem
Combination of Ultrasonic then Walnut. I likes it...

Combination of Ultrasonic then Walnut. I likes it shiny !
Thanks, It's actually just crimped using the factory crimp die.
Sorry about the fuzzy picture. I was too lazy to pull out my camera, and...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-10-2012, 12:32 PM
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Views: 1,067
Posted By almostgem
Thanks robocop, That was my job this morning. ...

Thanks robocop, That was my job this morning.
What I found, was that because of the way the bullet was shaped, It wasn't seating properly.
Now I truly understand why you measure from the ogive...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-09-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,067
Posted By almostgem
45 cal issue.

Hi everyone.
I reloaded some 45 acp +p small primer cases with 7 grains of power pistol, and 230 grain lasercut lead round nose bullets. I fired 2 with apparently no difficulty, then the slide...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-05-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By almostgem
Also, do you know the best way to check the OAL...

Also, do you know the best way to check the OAL for a cartridge ? It should be the longest that will reliably feed and as close to the lands as possible. Make a couple of dummy rounds No powder or...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-05-2012, 11:42 AM
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Posted By almostgem
Not sure about the brass, but you will still see...

Not sure about the brass, but you will still see a slight bulge to the case even after the factory crimp. It's normal, so don't be a feared !
As long as the brass cycles without issues, then you're...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-04-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By almostgem
Hi, the setup looks good. I would suggest a chair...

Hi, the setup looks good. I would suggest a chair however as you're going be spending large amounts of time building cartridges :D
The Bulge is normal as RJD says, but you can straighten it a bit by...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-01-2012, 12:30 PM
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Posted By almostgem
I've found better deals on Craig's list. Shipping...

I've found better deals on Craig's list. Shipping is a non-issue cause it's always face to face.
If you're in an area where a lot of people shoot, they come up for sale often.
There are apps for...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-01-2012, 11:54 AM
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Views: 425
Posted By almostgem
Die sets are the same. I use regular Lee .223...

Die sets are the same. I use regular Lee .223 Dies for reloading my AK223 (Wasr 3), and never have a problem cycling the brass.
They do suggest however using a small base die set for semi-autos....
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-01-2012, 11:31 AM
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Views: 392
Posted By almostgem
I've got the chargemaster combo, and love it....

I've got the chargemaster combo, and love it. I've only been reloading for about 6 months, so I can't say if it's going to last, but I sure do hope so. I worry about the dispense key because it's...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-27-2011, 10:27 AM
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Views: 731
Posted By almostgem
Oh, let me clarify .. I have quarts of tranny oil...

Oh, let me clarify .. I have quarts of tranny oil in the garage ... I wasn't going to syphon from the wife's car !

Thanks again !
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-27-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By almostgem
Thanks all, From what I'm gathering, almost...

Thanks all,

From what I'm gathering, almost any good quality oil will work. I too was thinking that lithium grease would be the best on the rails as it's made for high heat situations.

Well,...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 11-01-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By almostgem
Proper lubrication.

Hi all,
I have a WASR-10, and also a WASR-3. I just recently got the WASR-3. I had some problems last week at the range with FTE's and brought the rifle to my gunsmith. The gunsmith smoothed some...
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