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  • Posted in thread: What is the best home defense ammo for a Maverick 88 6 shot? on 09-25-2011 at 05:31 AM
    what you don't watch CSI? with todays technology, they will pretty much nail you down to the
    minute exactly how things happened. And have it all wrapped up in an hour, including commercial
    breaks. Yo...

  • Posted in thread: What is the best home defense ammo for a Maverick 88 6 shot? on 09-23-2011 at 12:38 PM
    In northern climates, where the BG might well be wearing a heavy coat over Carharts, birdshot
    of any size will be ineffective. (Had to toss that out there for the #4 shot proponents). I
    keep 00 loaded...

  • Posted in thread: buckshot to use on 01-30-2011 at 02:34 PM
    Try both 00 and 000 on paper first.Fedreal Flite-Control 00 patterns tight with the more open
    chokes.Anything over 35 yards, I'd use a slug.DC

  • Posted in thread: 357 Mag 110gr XTP loading issue on 10-24-2010 at 05:02 AM
    "I was flaring the mouth slightly more then I do normally "Maybe try less flair. Could be
    catching? Or pot a light taper crimp, then the roll crimp. Not that that's necessarily the way
    to do it, but i...

  • Posted in thread: Lee slugs on 10-23-2010 at 04:13 AM
    I've cast & shot the 1 ounce slugs, never the 7/8 ounce ones. I use WW for the
    casting.targetback wrote:"I burn a candle (bees wax) and smoke the mold make sure the mold is
    hot before the lead is adde...

  • Posted in thread: 12 gauge ammo on 04-15-2009 at 08:51 PM
    A properly loaded Buck & Ball load is good for some purposes. Home defense - inside the house -
    isn't one of those uses. Plain ol' Buckshot will serve you better.DC

  • Posted in thread: Reloading slugs - Help needed, please! on 04-13-2009 at 12:33 PM
    These hard cards that what they are called or do you just use some kind of wad material ?
    I'm sorry, I didn't see this until today. :o A 20 Gauge nitro card will do it, but I cut mine
    out of fib...

  • Posted in thread: SAMMI/CIP What is it mean? on 03-26-2009 at 02:10 PM
    CIP is the short form for “Commission Internationale Permanente pour l'Epreuve des Armes
    Feu Portatives” which translates to “Permanent International Commission for
    Firearms Testin...

  • Posted in thread: Reloading Remington Gun Club Hulls on 02-24-2009 at 04:05 AM
    Current production Gun Club hulls can be reloaded as the other Remington hulls. Original Gun
    Club hulls, which were black and had a fiber basewad, shouldn't be. (The black Game loads,
    current producti...

  • Posted in thread: Want to reload on 02-06-2009 at 01:18 PM
    Before you go out and buy any equipment (RC10MM's suggestions are good), you should get a book
    on general loading and read it through. The ABCs Of Reloading is a good one. In my opinion the
    5th Editio...