Heres a few that I feel are not always easy to wrap your head around or under stand in easy terms.
we will keep it simple and keep it to bolt action rifle loads
1. powder burn rate Fast or Slow
I was told by a few old timers
A: Use the slowest powder that ignites consistently and completes...
I have a non matching 98k RC the bore is not that good. It still shoots ok for plinking but I would like to restore the accuracy to its potential.
Other than the reblue after installing the sights I can tool up to do it myself BUT depending on the total price a One Stop get it back and shoot it...
Hanson Rod and Gun
1 Davis Rd , Hanson MA
CMP/NRA Intro to “highpower”
60 round format prone, sitting, standing or bench.
club had M1s and ARs
Ammunition - available for club gun use only. Last cost was $35 60rnds and targets due to the ammo availability issues this may have changed.
Just a reminder theres several clubs that host/run CMP shoots
Hanson rod and gun 1 davis rd in hanson runs a Intro to cmp.
Very laid back 60 round format. It is not a “registered” event so you can shoot just about any rifle. Its $5 for the 4 targets used and they do have some ARs and M1...
M96 swede all matching except bolt catch. Like anything old the more you clean it and look at the more iy shows its age. Anyhow at 107 yrs old it wearing its age well.
Here is the bore after a deep cleaning.
After the 15 rounds and some patches
I went through the cabinet and realized I have several 1lb bottles with not enough to load in any decent number of reloads. One example
I have 800 grains of VV N150
Which I was using for 7.5 swiss
Do I load up some plinking ammo ?
I also have some 400-600 grains left of other...
If at all interested get a order in today send it over night and grab 2 cases 1/2 off
The current CMP ammo special we are running with all M1 Garand purchases CLOSES on Saturday, August 15! With every rifle purchased, receive a discount of 25% off up to two cases of ammunition. Yearly ammo...
Maybe we can rename this thread the 2020 socially remote casting/smelting seminar ?
The time off because of covid-19 or the One9 that i have been calling it has afforded me some time to clean up/out and organize alot of stuff around the house and yard. In between more important things I set...
So I have a bare bones plain jain 1911 that I have put about 500 rounds of cast bullets through. Aprox 200 where TL452-230 LRN lubed with LLA that dropped small out of the mold and did not even touch the .452 sizer. I also ran the 230 lrn a bit fast. I am pretty sure most of the lead fouling...
I ended up buying factory brass after a while. Forming is pretty easy with 30-06 to 8mm and 7.7 jap. I have not tried 30-06 to 308 yet.
I do not shoot a lot of 8mm or jap to really need a faster way.
Anything to hold the case. I find a hole in a piece of hard wood does best. You can make the...