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    ABOUT ME

  • Tired and retired.
  • Middle America,Missouri
  • Grand kids, history, shooting and loading.
  • Tired and Retired

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  • Posted in thread: Raising a serial number on 01-19-2013 at 03:35 PM
    Sad, some law pushed on us to 'protect us' has the effect of destroying an old and valued war
    horse. Value is not dollars but sense.

  • Posted in thread: Lead in 9mm on 01-12-2013 at 05:46 PM
    "wasting my money and time. Claimed that the small capacity of the case doesn't allow the
    charge to be powerful enough to stabalize the lead bullet and they will tumble."The old
    Practical Police Cours...

  • Posted in thread: 30-06, 300, or 308 on 01-07-2013 at 05:55 PM
    So after it's reamed out you fire the rounds to expand the brass to the new size and then hand
    load them hotter than factory specs in a thinner chamber? Sounds dangerous lolYes to a point.
    There is no...

  • Posted in thread: AR in 6.8 SPC not chambering well on 01-07-2013 at 04:07 PM
    60 rounds, I would think that it should be getting seated well. Did/is the GS going to do
    anything with the extractor spring?I didn't get to build a 6point8. I made the choice to go
    with a 300 Blackou...

  • Posted in thread: AR in 6.8 SPC not chambering well on 01-07-2013 at 03:48 PM
    There are many possibilities.When you explained your concerns to the GS and he/they gave their
    hands on evaluation, are they going to clarify the spring problem they determined to be the
    problem?Often...

  • Posted in thread: 30-06, 300, or 308 on 01-07-2013 at 03:17 PM
    Could someone fill me n on what ackley improved is?Ream out the chamber, increase the volume
    available, make a sharper shoulder to the specs for the Ackley and it is now improved. (This is
    all done wi...

  • Posted in thread: 30-06, 300, or 308 on 01-07-2013 at 12:07 AM
    "I am looking for a good long range deer hunting gun....800 yards...."Simple for me. I'll be
    carring my .45 ACP 1911 and a good pair of field glasses. I won't be shooting at anything but I
    can do some...

  • Posted in thread: AR in 6.8 SPC not chambering well on 01-06-2013 at 11:16 PM
    Is the weapon 'NEW'?Has it ever been fired?Is the bolt/BCG running 'wet'?Has the chamber been
    cleaned out?Have you checked the 'key' on the BCG to see that it is on tight (and staked)?Will
    the bolt cy...

  • Posted in thread: How much brass to gear up for new caliber? on 01-06-2013 at 04:48 PM
    'Depends', a copyrighted brand name for a product to catch all.And for me, well, it still
    depends on what.I'm at a point that most of my loading is for a new/new to me specific weapon,
    usually a rifle...

  • Posted in thread: Nickle cases on 01-04-2013 at 03:10 PM
    Back when (I started) we carried our spare ammo in 'loops'. Brass casings would gunk up
    quickly, think summer with temps and humidity both in the upper 90s. I had a Sargent that
    didn't care much for '...

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