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Posted in thread: Need Suggestions on an AR load on 05-06-2016 at 10:38 PM
I have a AR15 A2 HBAR with a 1 in 9 twist, a AR15 carbine with a 1 in 7 twist and a Savage .223
bolt action with a 1 in 9 twist. What is surprising is the Savage .223 has a longer throat than
Posted in thread: Thumler,s tumbler problem on 04-15-2016 at 11:26 PM
Bought a new Model B last fall and it works well . I am using Walnut and oCorn Cob Media . I
also WAS using New-Finish auto polish but found the rubber liner was not working with the
New-Finish . Last...
Posted in thread: new guy with a sizing issue. help please!! on 04-14-2016 at 04:06 PM
Bentley1Did you have the die setup so the press cams over, meaning the die making hard contact
with the shell holder.Did you crimp the rounds that are giving you problems. If you were
seating the bull...
Posted in thread: Loose rifle chambers on 04-13-2016 at 08:44 PM
Reality CheckThe Remington 788 has rear locking lugs and you do not hear people complaining
about its "weak" action. The No.1 Enfield rifle was made of softer steels than the No.4 Enfield
Posted in thread: Loose rifle chambers on 04-13-2016 at 07:27 PM
I was recently advised to neck size my 303 brass because British military chambers are oversize
and full length resizing would significantly shorten the life of my cases.Are there other
Posted in thread: Loose rifle chambers on 04-11-2016 at 02:39 PM
I know from experience of over 25 years of collecting the Enfield rifle and every British and
commonwealth manual I could get my hands on. And the "cut and paste" items I posted are not my
Posted in thread: How stupid must you be to chamber a Win .308 into a 7,62x51 Nato rifle? on 04-10-2016 at 07:17 PM
The European CIP the equivalent of the American SAAMI considers the .308/7.62 to be one in the
same cartridge. The pressure differences you see listed are because Europe/CIP measure the
pressure at a ...
Posted in thread: How stupid must you be to chamber a Win .308 into a 7,62x51 Nato rifle? on 04-09-2016 at 10:04 PM
Now I'm confused! I have an old Savage 99C in .308 that I tried firing some 7.62 out of. 3
different kinds and they all did the same thing- stuck case and flattened primer. A range
officer (older and ...
Posted in thread: Loose rifle chambers on 04-07-2016 at 09:36 PM
Are you guys talking about lubing cases when reloading or lubing a loaded round and firing
it?I'm talking about ANY lube left on after sizing or lubing your cases at the range and
shooting them.The Ly...
Posted in thread: Loose rifle chambers on 04-07-2016 at 06:56 PM
The SMLE was to be replaced but WWI put a end to a new rifle and cartridge. The Enfield rifle
was made of softer steels than we use today, and the cartridge stretching to meet the bolt face