Last Activity:04-27-2013 4:59 PM
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Posted in thread: tarnished brass on 04-27-2013 at 10:55 PM
Ketchup contains vinegar, which is doing the job, is much cheaper when bought by itself, lasts
forever on the shelf, and can be used for lots of other cleaning chores including the removal
of barrel l...
Posted in thread: The joys of looking for a new powder. on 04-27-2013 at 09:10 PM
Then, this weekend, I was at a show in town, and found Clays. I know I have seen data for Clays
in the standard loads for 45 Colt! I have seen data for Clays for many of the rounds that I
reload, so t...
Posted in thread: Hunting with rifles on 04-04-2013 at 05:38 AM
If you really don't like loud cartridges forget the high pitched crack of a 243 get a 6.5x55,
it is the lowest noise cartridge north of a pistol cartridge carbine that can cleanly take all
CXP2 class ...
Posted in thread: Cost for reloading on 04-04-2013 at 05:14 AM
amstutzFind someone at the range who loads and ask if you bring your components to his house,
will he let you use his equipment. That way he has no liability.You will get free lessons, tips
on how to ...
Posted in thread: Americas Greatest Hunting and Wilderness States on 04-04-2013 at 03:11 AM
Don't move to Idaho-Heavy snow and no budget to remove it-Southern part of the state 75%
Mormon-......DO NOT MOVE TO IDAHOSo twoo, so twoo!:D Also true for Western Washington, and
Oregon.Been there, i...
Posted in thread: hard cast .44mag on 03-29-2013 at 06:56 PM
Well, hopefully you will end up with a cylindrical slug that has grooves inscribed in it. There
have been experiments with odd shaped bores, even triangular, but modern barrel manufactures
try to prod...
Posted in thread: hard cast .44mag on 03-29-2013 at 06:08 PM
The grooves on the slug pushed through the barrel are made by the rifling. The "lands" are the
result of the slug forming to the overall barrel diameter. Many drive the test slug part way in
from the ...
Posted in thread: hard cast .44mag on 03-29-2013 at 04:17 AM
The reason you want an oversize lead slug, is to make sure you have a good bullet to bore seal.
Hot gasses during the acceleration down the barrel can vaporize and deposit lead on the bore if
Posted in thread: ammo gouging on 03-27-2013 at 08:45 PM
New gun owners? Well maybe, but as I see it, it's hoarders causing the biggest problem. Why
stockpile 20 or 50 thousand primers when you rarely shoot one brick per year? Those that do
have a need for ...
Posted in thread: brass cleaning on 03-25-2013 at 03:16 AM
Rotary tumbler will last longer than a vibrator, and as a plus is much quieter. They both get
the job done, but a true tumbler can be used both dry and wet.