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Last Activity:10-13-2010 11:23 AM
Posted in thread: first reloading press on 01-29-2011 at 03:00 AM
"I found a Lee Classic Turret Press marked down to $79, plus 20% off. I opened a Cabelas Visa
account (yea, I prob coulda passed it up) and got 20% more off, so I think the press ended up
costing me a...
Posted in thread: Shooting down gun myths. Killing primers with skin oil on 01-29-2011 at 02:46 AM
Prior to maybe the late 60s primers had no protection from skin oils and it was pretty easy to
kill them. That's not been so since they have been well protected by what appears to be a
Posted in thread: How old is this Round? on 10-05-2010 at 03:04 PM
Don't fire it? For goodness sake, why not? It will work as well, and safely, as anything made
yesterday!The non-nickle plated primer does put it before the late sixties but that, by itself,
Posted in thread: How old is this Round? on 10-04-2010 at 11:02 PM
"Could it be from a box of ammo my dad got when he was given the gun in 1963?"Could be.
Remington has been making ammo at least that long. :D
Posted in thread: Cast Bullet Load data for .243 100 gr round nose with gas check on 10-04-2010 at 11:00 PM
"..is that the max load for this bullet? Do you know what fps is by chance?"The term "max load"
for a cast rifle bullet is irrelivant, it's a low pressure load but it's as hot as a hard lead
Posted in thread: Cast Bullet Load data for .243 100 gr round nose with gas check on 10-03-2010 at 10:16 PM
12/2400. Use Alox lube.
Posted in thread: Rbcd on 09-29-2010 at 07:01 PM
The new bullets seem to duplicate the Super Vel bullets of the late 60's.
Posted in thread: Can someone explain hollow point ammo to me? on 09-29-2010 at 06:50 PM
"I don't know much about bullets but what you are saying about weight/CM being rearward
counters what I learned in Physics. "High velocity rifle bullets are not arrows; Robo is
Posted in thread: Can someone explain hollow point ammo to me? on 09-28-2010 at 09:57 PM
"Okay, first of all any FMJ round will be more accurate than a hollow point due to it's
aerodynamics. Second, Semi-Wadcutters are best for target shooting and .... Check it out,
Posted in thread: is the ammo shortage over? but prices are up? on 09-23-2010 at 02:05 AM
"is the ammo shortage over? but prices are up?"The shortage of ammo and components was never
due to a lack of production, it was due to frantic buying and hoarding. All dealers got
shipments the last ...