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    I realize shooting some of the less commonly used...

    I realize shooting some of the less commonly used calibers makes one a scrounger. What looked like cheap 300 WSM was not. The bad news was stuff came from a brand that is notorious for loose primers...
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    Thanks. Range brass is great. On the downside I...

    Thanks. Range brass is great. On the downside I recall in a gun rag many years ago a guy had reloaded some brass that came from the fire barrel.
    KB'd a SAKO. Attempts to hang that on the Finns for...
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    I missed the mark on making the question. The...

    I missed the mark on making the question. The cases appear as if abraded....tumbled in rocks. How did the did the case get mashed.
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    What happened to those cases?

    What happened to those cases?
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    OK, this afternoon some 270 Winchester rounds...

    OK, this afternoon some 270 Winchester rounds were put together using the 140gr. Hornady SST bullets and Alliant 4000-MR powder. This will be the second loading for the nickel plated WW brass. I...
  6. Thread: 9.3x57

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    The lasted of my 9.3x57's has an altered FN...

    The lasted of my 9.3x57's has an altered FN commercial action. The bolt handle has been modified and the stock shortened. The only serious change here was have made is the addition of a recoil pad to...
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    I have a new ProChrono chronograph to try out....

    I have a new ProChrono chronograph to try out. Efforts to get a Caldwell going went no place. It took five minutes to get this machine connected to the phone.

    I had made a run of 8mm Mauser for...
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    This is kinda simple. I neck size then run loaded...

    This is kinda simple. I neck size then run loaded rounds through the magazine before setting out to wherever. Why not the just neck sized cases? I want to make sure there was no bobble in the bullet...
  9. 4350 and Slower for 270 Winchester. I suggest...

    4350 and Slower for 270 Winchester. I suggest thinking of a more appropriate power rather than what I got. That goes 24/7 with me.
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    The Lee Collet dies work very well. There was...

    The Lee Collet dies work very well. There was much on the net about modifying these dies when first introduced. I had two sets of 35 RCBS Whelen dies for custom made rifles.Chambers are different...
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    I have been playing the idea of no expander ball...

    I have been playing the idea of no expander ball with separate neck expansion. For me, it would be best to use a tapered expander ball. That would be like Hornady and RCBS use currently.

    I've got...
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    I had great results with H4895 and the 210 Swift...

    I had great results with H4895 and the 210 Swift bullets in my TC3 The brass was reformed Federal 308. My load was moderate with 43 grs. I stopped there because it was necessary to save up for more...
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    Most of my varminting was done with a built up...

    Most of my varminting was done with a built up Mauser. The barrel was a 1:12 Douglas #5 weight barrel. Actual chronographed performance had a 75 gr. Hornady at 3500 fps. The expansion was truly...
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    Sometimes the way rounds got named is crazy...

    Sometimes the way rounds got named is crazy making. The 256 is the bore diameter not the groove diameter. Like the English people speak of a 256 Mannlicher. We call the cartridge 6.5x 54 Mannlicher. ...
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    I used 100 gr, bullets in my Number One B 257...

    I used 100 gr, bullets in my Number One B 257 Roberts caliber rifle. Those guns were slandered for having a very long throat. Actually, the guns were not made as dual purpose guns. The 100gr. bullets...
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    A 256 Newton rifle: I don't know how to post...

    A 256 Newton rifle: I don't know how to post pictures here-still being back in the last century is sometimes awkward.. This rifle was on the "bucket list" The rifle was built up by two local...
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    Today: We did some work on the Mauser based 256...

    Today: We did some work on the Mauser based 256 Newton. We may have a scope malfunction. Plans are to make two more small batches of test reloads. Right now sure likes like the problem is on the...
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    My Hornady dies are working very well for 9.3x57....

    My Hornady dies are working very well for 9.3x57. I've got both Husqvarna rifles shooting with decent results. The most recent loads were made up with IMR4064. My dies were a gift. I have no idea...
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    I did get the 700 Mountain Rifle running. The...

    I did get the 700 Mountain Rifle running. The major triumph did come at the bench. I had been using Imperial wax to size the Winchester plated brass. It was very hard to size on the best day. Swapped...
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    This past week I got back into reloading for...

    This past week I got back into reloading for rifles. I made up some loads for my old 700 SPS in 7mm-08. Recent loading has been with Shooters World Precision Rifle powder and some Speer 130 gr. flat...
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    First priority: Having a 550 that is dirty and...

    First priority: Having a 550 that is dirty and rust, to me, means a good cleaning is in order. These bearing kits gizmo's are a solution looking for a problem. I got two 550's and neither needs any...
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    It's best to have pictures of the scratches. One...

    It's best to have pictures of the scratches. One can get to the heart of the problem PDQ with a picture.
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    Fine Powder: My choice is also the Uniflow. The...

    Fine Powder: My choice is also the Uniflow. The Dillon handles #9 very well. I have had no problems with the now discontinued Lyman 55.
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    [QUOTE=Harter;29824]The Lyman 48-50th Editions have lots of Trapdoor compatible data for the 45-??s in smokeless .

    This is from my experience. Double check all Lyman loads for 45-70 TD and 45-90...
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    I think the problem is with the mold. The cavity...

    I think the problem is with the mold. The cavity that faces me opening machine is the problem. The top ring in that cavity looks to be the source of the bad bullets. Removed from the machine it may...
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