Last Activity:06-16-2013 8:09 AM
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Posted in thread: What length for 308 on 06-16-2013 at 10:30 PM
All of my .308 brass is trimmed to 2.015 and loaded with an OAL of 2.80. I shoot the loads I
make in both my NM M1A and Savage bolt-action rifle with very good results.
Posted in thread: Need a recipe for 45 ACP on 06-16-2013 at 10:28 PM
6.0 grains of Unique is a good load and safe to use with plated bullets.
Posted in thread: How to take care of a blued finish on 06-16-2013 at 10:27 PM
Hoppe's #9 is great for preserving metal and blued surfaces. I have always wiped my guns down
with Hoppe's after cleaning them and the bluing on all of them looks new, even my '94 that is
39 years old...
Posted in thread: How to prevent rust on 06-16-2013 at 10:24 PM
I have always wiped my guns down lightly with Hoppes #9 after cleaning and I have never had
rust issues. The bluing on all of my guns still looks new also, even my '94 that I have had for
39 years. St...
Posted in thread: Best cleaner and or lubricant on 06-16-2013 at 01:09 PM
I know Kroil works pretty well for removing lead residue and other fouling.
Posted in thread: What is good for getting the lead out? on 06-16-2013 at 01:08 PM
I think I will keep it simple and not use those bullets again. I sold all of the loads I had.
From now on it will only be copper jacked bullets through my 1911. The copper seems to come out
real easy ...
Posted in thread: What is good for getting the lead out? on 06-15-2013 at 01:11 PM
I shoot only copper-jacketed bullets in my firearms because I have had some bad experiences
with lead fouling. I haven't had any trouble getting the copper fouling out. Recently I shot
some of my frie...
Posted in thread: .270 info on 06-05-2013 at 01:05 AM
My experience is the 270 shoots best with 130 grain bullets(ymmv).Same here. I have found that
the .270 seems to perform the best with 130-grain bullets.
Posted in thread: best at 1000 on 05-31-2013 at 02:09 PM
My choice for 1000-yard shooting would be the .338 Lapua.
Posted in thread: how much power do you like? on 05-31-2013 at 12:42 AM
I would like to have a rifle chambered in .338 Lapua. It is a very accurate cartridge and has
plenty of power for stopping big creatures.