Last Activity:11-09-2011 11:27 PM
Posted in thread: Pet Load on 11-01-2011 at 04:30 AM
roll crimps are usually used on revolver rounds and some rifle rounds. 22lr,38spl,357 mag,44
mag and especially lead bullet rounds have a roll crimp. the case end is rolled into a groove
in the bullet...
Posted in thread: .45 ACP questions? HEELLLLPPPP! on 11-01-2011 at 04:12 AM
you said the JHPs wont go "up" from the mag. remember that a JHP has a chopped off nose and if
seated a bit long will not have time to settle into place on the ride up and into the barrel.
that flat n...
Posted in thread: What Presses on 10-28-2011 at 04:23 AM
i started with a lyman 6-hole a friend gave me when his job moved him out of state. Ive since
picked up a lyman single and 2 Lees. one lee is a 4 hole i use for revolver and the other a 3
Posted in thread: Got my R1 on 10-26-2011 at 03:34 AM
nice wifey,nice 1911 too! are those grips available aftermarket or are they Remington
Posted in thread: Mainspring Housing Question on 10-25-2011 at 03:43 AM
your lucky. i did one in the BC(before computer) days and had to worry for 2 weeks before i
found an old vet who could make it go. that lesson has slowed down my often too eager dis
assembly of new to...
Posted in thread: Which crimp is best for .44 Magnum? on 10-17-2011 at 04:09 AM
a good crimp is necessary for a heavy bullet. you get a more complete powder burn and a more
consistent pressure before the bullet unseats from the case.this means better accuracy.
Posted in thread: Lead bullet too big for RCBS .380 bullet seater on 10-17-2011 at 03:56 AM
another good reason to own a lathe. Ive modified several seating stems and made a few nose
punches for my lubri-sizer. RCBS is a good company. before i got my lathe i had a .314"
expander stem that sh...
Posted in thread: Hornady ammo on 10-13-2011 at 03:11 AM
Ive shot many coyotes with 55,62 &63 gr softpoints. i wont shoot a hog over 100 lbs with a 223
unless he has his nose in the ground and is unaware Im around. my preferred shots enter from
the rear goi...
Posted in thread: Inexhaustible supply of brass? on 10-12-2011 at 04:15 AM
i occasionally check out a govt auction site for auctions in my area. they always have fired
brass. most comes from Lackland AFB.still the top training base for USAF recruits. often comes
in 2-3k # lo...
Posted in thread: Winchester 32 CTG questions. Someone school me please. on 10-11-2011 at 05:04 AM
32 cals can be confusing. do you have a caliper? measuring the cylinder length and comparing
that to cartridge lengths will eliminate some due to a simple "wont fit" scene.