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Forum: Ammunition and Reloading for Old Milsurps

Forum for discussing ammunition issues and reloading techniques for military surplus firearms

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  1. Arrow Sticky Thread Bullet flight explanation by a REAL expert

    Daily Bulletin See the link in the article: How do bullets fly? Not just for "milsurp" shooters.

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 06-15-2014 03:39 AM
    bullet, expert, explanation, explanationby, flight, real
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  2. Post Sticky Thread Some Facts and Figures on 7.62 Ammunition and Barrels

    With thanks to member Ian Robertson, here's a interesting document he uncovered titled Some Facts and Figures on 7.62 Ammunition and Barrels …...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-18-2011 09:38 AM
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  3. Post Sticky Thread 1937 Complete Guide to Handloading (by Philip B. Sharpe)

    Complete Guide to Handloading: A Treatise on Handloading for Pleasure, Economy and Utility Philip B. Sharpe Format: 468 pages Published 1937 by...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-08-2010 09:00 AM
    1937, complete, guide, handloading, philip, sharpe
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  4. Post Sticky Thread Hatcher's Notebook

    Hatcher's Notebook Author: Julian S. Hatcher Publisher: The Military Publishing Service Company (1947) ISBN: 978-0-8117-0350-5 (Hard Cover...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-30-2010 12:57 PM
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  5. Post Sticky Thread U.S. Metallic Cartridges Testing (Regulation and Experimental) (1873)

    U.S. Metallic Cartridges Testing (Regulation and Experimental) (1873) Author: Major T.J. Treadwell (Commanding Frankford Aresenal) Government...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-13-2010 01:53 PM
    1873, cartridges, experimental, metallic, regulation, testing
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    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

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    Today’s Internet exposes computer users and the web sites they access, to a wide range of malicious pieces of infectious software code, designed to...

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    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

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    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator cafdfw (Harlan). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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    The answer is YES … :beerchug: With the evolution of technology, many of our very active members want to keep current viewing our forums using...

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    A lot of members don't realize that our site supports multiple interfaces, often referred to as Forum Skins. Fundamentally, there are three...

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  1. 577/450 cartridge identification

    My photo shows three cartridges, two 577/450 and the small 297/250 Rook in the center. The 577/450 on the left, could it be a carbine loading ?

    Started by RCS‎, 02-25-2017 01:43 PM
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  2. Using Cordite From Dud Rounds

    I am expecting some Pakistan POF (Possibility of Firing) in .303 British. This is known as crap ammo with delayed ignition and many duds. Would it...

    Started by Skip‎, 02-21-2017 02:52 PM
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    cordite, dud, rounds
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  3. Bullet Size for Trapdoor

    I recently slugged the bore on my 1873 Trapdoor, it came out to .458. What size bullet do I use? .456, .458, .460? I was planning on shooting...

    Started by mr.tickle‎, 02-10-2017 08:03 PM
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    .45, .45/70, bullet, size, slugged, trapdoor
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    02-22-2017, 04:22 PM Go to last post
  4. .303 ammo on sale

    Just got an on-line notice from Midway, POF .303, 174 grain ammo on sale, 250 rounds for 80 bucks, worth looking at.

    Started by bob4wd‎, 02-18-2017 11:11 PM
    303, ammo, sale
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    02-20-2017, 06:45 AM Go to last post
  5. M57 Reloading (7.62x25)

    So I just my M57 about a week ago. Looking into reloading, but I can't seem to find a straight answer for 7.62x25. Small or large bullets, magnum...

    Started by Mako275‎, 02-10-2017 09:45 PM
    m57, reloading
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    02-11-2017, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  6. Tumbler or Sonic Cleaner

    I'm trying to decide which to go with... For the reloader out there, which do you prefer and why?

    Started by amadeus76‎, 01-08-2017 05:01 PM
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    02-10-2017, 07:37 PM Go to last post
  7. PPU brand 8mm Lebel brass

    I am probably the last one to know, but I'll share it anyway. I just received 100 pieces of 8mm Lebel brass, made by PPU, from Graf & Sons. It...

    Started by OldManMontgomery‎, 02-10-2017 04:35 PM
    8mm, brand, brass, lebel, ppu
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  8. 30-40 Krag ammo

    Found some 30-40 for sale for what I though was a good price. $29.99 a box or $28.49 ea. for 10 boxes at Able's. It was HSM ammo, I called HSM and...

    Started by yoopercollector‎, 02-07-2017 02:40 PM
    3040, ammo, krag
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    02-10-2017, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  9. 95 chilean Short rifle 7mm Mauser

    Hey guys, This rifle has a 1:8 twist and a assuming the 175 grain bullet would be best to load for the best accuracy? The...

    Started by milboltnut‎, 02-04-2017 11:26 PM
    7mm, chilean, mauser, rifle, short
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  10. .303 British military cordite ammo

    A friend presented me with a hundred military .303 British rounds of 1942 vintage in excellent condition. Nevertheless, I didn't feel like shooting...

    Started by André‎, 01-22-2017 10:32 AM
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    303, ammo, british, cordite, military
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    02-04-2017, 05:26 PM Go to last post
  11. 30.06 Bullets

    I was given 140 30.06 bullets awhile ago. 50 look to be reloads in various brass (TW, SL, DM, LC, FC, R-P and REM UMC) with the 180 gn lead tip flat...

    Started by yoopercollector‎, 02-01-2017 04:10 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-01-2017, 10:59 PM Go to last post
  12. New Prvi Bullet?

    I just noticed a new .303 bullet from PPU on Henry Krank's website; a 182 grn FMJ "Match". Tantalisingly, there's no "BT" in the title, so, could...

    Started by harry mac‎, 01-22-2017 08:36 AM
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    01-31-2017, 12:47 AM Go to last post
  13. 303 British Neck Sizing Die for 30/40 Krag

    Hello, I recently purchased an 1898 Springfield. The guy I got it from said after he slugged the barrel, he determined the bore to be at .310. He...

    Started by concretus‎, 01-25-2017 12:00 PM
    30 or 40, 303, british, die, krag, neck, sizing
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    01-30-2017, 01:36 PM Go to last post
  14. Radway Green Ammo Question

    Question for the Brits here. I have this unopened crate of Radway Green 7.62 x51 Ammo. what is the meaning of: 5 in CHR and 75 in BDR

    Started by Charlie‎, 01-25-2017 11:44 AM
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    01-30-2017, 01:06 AM Go to last post
  15. 196gr vs 150gr

    In terms of range shooting, how much difference is there in POA/POI between these two bullet weights out of a Mauser?

    Started by amadeus76‎, 01-25-2017 10:10 AM
    150gr, 196gr
    • Replies: 6
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    01-26-2017, 09:26 AM Go to last post
  16. 38 S&W loads?

    Does anyone have any reloading data for 38 S&W using 200 grain .361" cast bullets? For an Enfield No 2 Mk 1 revolver. The powders I have on hand...

    Started by Baal‎, 05-19-2016 01:59 AM
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    loads, sandw
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    01-23-2017, 02:06 AM Go to last post
  17. Little Hand Loading System For Carcano 6,5x62

    Good evening gentlemen, roughly 20 years ago I bought a hand loading system for the Carcano. At that time I had no experience with reloading,...

    Started by Ovidio‎, 01-21-2017 06:06 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-22-2017, 06:16 AM Go to last post
  18. Reloading 8mm...

    What's the best dies for reloading 8mm Mauser for use out of an M48 or K98?

    Started by amadeus76‎, 12-30-2016 09:54 PM
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    8mm, reloading
    • Replies: 15
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    01-20-2017, 06:46 AM Go to last post
  19. About those bullets........

    I was just over at a fellow "enthusiast's" place and saw something interesting. A box of 144gn, .311" diameter flat-based FMJ bullets. The...

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 03-17-2014 04:26 AM
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    bullets
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    01-14-2017, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  20. Reloading .303 for the MLE action

    I have read that the MLE actions aren't quite as strong as the later No1MkIII actions. For the people who reload for the MLE, do you use lighter...

    Started by desky85‎, 01-04-2017 06:26 PM
    303, action, mle, reloading
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 225
    01-10-2017, 05:54 AM Go to last post

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