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Posted in thread: Powder questions in a rifle on 10-23-2012 at 11:36 PM
"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 burned ...
Posted in thread: Powder questions in a rifle on 10-22-2012 at 03:09 PM
"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 ...
Posted in thread: .22 For self defense. Yay or nay? on 10-18-2012 at 10:18 PM
".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. The qu...
Posted in thread: RCBS vs. Lee carbide dies on 10-11-2012 at 02:12 AM
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 quali...
Posted in thread: RCBS vs. Lee carbide dies on 10-06-2012 at 12:37 AM
"...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
Posted in thread: What brand of press to get on 10-02-2012 at 01:27 AM
"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 using ...
Posted in thread: Is Anyone "Stocking Up" Before The Election ? on 09-19-2012 at 04:20 PM
"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
Posted in thread: 303 and 30-40 krag on 09-18-2012 at 11:35 PM
Can but it's not ideal. The British round is best with a .311"-.312" bullet and the American
round normally takes a .308".
Posted in thread: Tumbling and Separating Dust on 09-08-2012 at 02:15 AM
"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 dust" does...
Posted in thread: Tumbling and Separating Dust on 09-07-2012 at 08:39 PM
"...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 primers. A...