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by madsenshooter
Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Ammunition, reloading, shooting, etc
Topic: Rough chamber
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: Rough chamber

Could it be a wad of steel wool left from someone's chamber cleaning?
by madsenshooter
Thu Dec 10, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Ammunition, reloading, shooting, etc
Topic: Practical Krag barrel vise?
Replies: 16
Views: 584

Re: Practical Krag barrel vise?

My last vise was simply an old pipe vise secured to the top of a 4x4 post that was part of the stairs. Aluminum shims kept the old vise from marring the barrel. I got a garage to play in now, I'll have to get that set up again.
by madsenshooter
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Ammunition, reloading, shooting, etc
Topic: Deviation and Drift
Replies: 11
Views: 582

Re: Deviation and Drift

I wish I could speak and read Norwegian. I wonder if the Norwegians experienced the same phenomena of the extreme left deviation in their model 1894 Krag rifles? There is a lot of similarity between the U.S. and Norwegian long rifles. Some significant differences between rifles: 6.5 X 55 mm rimless...
by madsenshooter
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Ammunition, reloading, shooting, etc
Topic: Hand Loading Hornady 125 grn HPs
Replies: 20
Views: 1017

Re: Hand Loading Hornady 125 grn HPs

The V max bullets used to fit that way in my rifle, and they shot really good that way. I can relate in .223 too, last time I was at Perry I shot the Modern Military with a new AR. I had some 60gr V max loads that I'd previously loaded to max magazine length. In the new rifle I think I was sticking ...
by madsenshooter
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Ammunition, reloading, shooting, etc
Topic: Hand Loading Hornady 125 grn HPs
Replies: 20
Views: 1017

Re: Hand Loading Hornady 125 grn HPs

That FTX with it's short ogive looks like one ought to be able to seat it out long enough to be in the throat. Whether or not that's a real advantage I couldn't say without testing. I'm not buying any yet, so I'll have to rely on you all for results.
by madsenshooter
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Ammunition, reloading, shooting, etc
Topic: Drama Free Day at the Range
Replies: 3
Views: 282

Re: Drama Free Day at the Range

I thought those M2's would work well. Wish I could find a few thousand!
by madsenshooter
Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Ammunition, reloading, shooting, etc
Topic: Trust Your Nose!
Replies: 12
Views: 668

Re: Trust Your Nose!

CCi #34 or any magnum primer might light the powder better. #34s are Nato primers and most Nato countries are loading with ball powders now a days. I had problems with ball powders (760 and 2700) not burning completely in my Garand, they'd fall into the chamber on ejection and dent up subsequent cas...
by madsenshooter
Tue Oct 27, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Ammunition, reloading, shooting, etc
Topic: Price of bullets rant
Replies: 11
Views: 594

Re: Price of bullets rant

Mike4msu, are those the steel jacketed Hornady's? I sold some to Paul once, I didn't know they'd attract a magnet. Their dangerous game bullet.
by madsenshooter
Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Ammunition, reloading, shooting, etc
Topic: Price of bullets rant
Replies: 11
Views: 594

Re: Price of bullets rant

I've been ranting some myself after looking around at what's available and the prices. But I'll be moving soon to a place with a garage. I have a decent amount of alloy and a variety of molds. Lots of other makings too.