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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 02:39 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 08:38 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 08:00 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 11:57 AM
    hatcher, notebook
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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 12:53 PM
    1873, cartridges, experimental, metallic, regulation, testing
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  6. Question Global Thread Help: What is good forum etiquette and how do I deal with other members who make me angry?

    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-02-2017 01:32 PM
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  7. Question Global Thread Help: How do I upload pictures to my posts for storage on milsurps.com?

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

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  8. Question Global Thread Help: Where can I discuss politics and gun legislation issues?

    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-08-2016 10:35 AM
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    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-26-2016 05:25 AM
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  10. Question Global Thread Help: How do I find threads with questions that have never been answered?

    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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-26-2016 09:16 AM
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    <center><img src="images/advisory_panel_reviewed_medium.png" alt="This item has been reviewed by members of the Milsurps Advisory Panel."><img...

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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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    We understand you may be impatient to get on with placing your advertisement, but we would ask that you please read this post carefully, in order to...

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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. 1942 “MM” 7.92 South African

    I acquired several 40 round boxes of this 42 dated South African made 8mm Mauser ammo. Does anyone have any experience shooting this stuff? Is it...

    Started by KneverKnew‎, 10-14-2021 06:59 PM
    1942, 792, african, south, “mm”
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  2. .455 MkII Webley brass spacer build.

    Did this project after talking to a fellow WB shooter about using small rifle primers in his .38 and thinking about how I could get my large pistol...

    Started by baltimoreed‎, 10-10-2021 10:43 AM
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  3. .577-.450 ammo crate?

    I spotted this a few months back, in a tiny museum in the middle of Queensland. Markings illegible. My punt is that it is a specimen of the...

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 09-27-2021 03:49 AM
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  4. What is your experience with the RCBS 7.62x54r neck sizing die?

    Lee is not making custom 7.7 Arisaka collet neck sizing dies at this time so plan to try an RCBS 7.62x54R neck sizing die. Does anyone have any...

    Started by BJung‎, 09-14-2021 12:38 AM
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    die, experience, neck, rcbs, sizing
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  5. 8mm Mauser

    I recently started loading for my '42 Kar98k. I can get 1" groups @100yds with 170gr Hornady SST and PPU 196gr SP. Anyone here have any luck...

    Started by JohnnyDollar‎, 08-10-2021 09:20 AM
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  6. Shooting Cast Bullets

    With the prices of powder and availability I have been thinking about casting some of my own rifle bullets and using some of the Red Dot that I...

    Started by Jonzie‎, 06-03-2021 02:57 PM
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    bullets, cast, shooting
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    09-12-2021, 06:09 PM Go to last post
  7. Reloading 7,5 X 54 French for MAS49-56

    Hi, I have a MAS 49-56 in its original caliber that I like to shoot, but ammo is getting pricey! so I'm looking for reload data. The component that...

    Started by donki1967‎, 08-21-2021 01:16 AM
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    08-25-2021, 08:42 AM Go to last post
  8. Unknown (some to an extent) ammo

    Got some ammo in a bulk bag of 8mm mauser but some seem off. Also got a lone round just trying to identify firearm, and one on stripper clip, i was...

    Started by MTN-Doozie‎, 08-23-2021 09:40 PM
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    08-24-2021, 04:09 AM Go to last post
  9. Remington Arms, UMC, 303 British 150 GR. M.C.

    I just got these, from an old friends stash. I'm guessing they were a post WWII production run to supply ammunition to all the rifles that were sold...

    Started by nitro-express‎, 08-18-2021 11:57 AM
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  10. 273 Round can Lake city AP

    Anyone seen one like this? Anyone know the history?

    Started by usmc-nav‎, 08-01-2021 05:30 PM
    273, city, lake, round
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    08-03-2021, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  11. The SKS and Tula Ammunition Report

    I purchased 2 boxes of Tula ammunition awhile and started testing it. As I recall, I took 20 bullets, separated, and measured the components....

    Started by BJung‎, 07-30-2021 03:42 PM
    ammunition, report, sks, tula
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    07-31-2021, 12:45 AM Go to last post
  12. Question Snap Caps for Schmidt-Rubin 1889

    Hi, I was looking into buying some snap caps for a Schmidt-Rubin 1889 I have for display and demonstration purposes. The original 7.5x53.5 ammo...

    Started by JustSomeQuestions‎, 07-25-2021 11:45 PM
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    07-27-2021, 09:21 PM Go to last post
  13. Need info on Argentine .45 ACP ammo

    I would like to get info on some Argie .45 ACP ammo I picked up. Headstamp is: 11.25x23 FLB 78 Is this corrosive ammo? ...

    Started by rem870‎, 05-04-2021 12:14 PM
    acp, ammo, argentine, info
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    07-25-2021, 02:27 PM Go to last post
  14. Lee Enfield: Am I Making A Mountain Out Of A Molehill?

    I am intrigued by the idea of casting bullets for my No.1 Mk.3 and have accordingly slugged the throat and determined it to be .314. So, in order to...

    Started by greggordon52‎, 01-08-2021 03:31 PM
    cast bullets, enfield, lee, lee enfield, making, molehill, mountain
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    07-22-2021, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  15. help identifying some 7.62x54r ammo

    found 282 rounds of brass cased 7.62x54r in the bottom of my ammo safe and the head stamp is not ringing a bell , pretty sure its Yugo , but only has...

    Started by micmacman‎, 07-20-2021 10:48 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-21-2021, 03:03 PM Go to last post
  16. Loading for my rusty, pitted Italian Vetterli Carcano.

    I understand the safety concerns about these rifles and the need to load WAYdown. I don’t have a mold yet so want to load the three cases I picked up...

    Started by KneverKnew‎, 07-21-2021 11:48 AM
    carcano, italian, loading, pitted, rusty, vetterli
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    07-21-2021, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  17. POSSIBLE SCAM

    Friends - things seem to be easing, so I started looking and found hard-to-find supplies in stock here https://firearms-world.com Was about to...

    Started by ssgross‎, 07-19-2021 05:17 PM
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  18. Austrian M1 ammo

    Scored 640 rds in clips for good price. head stamp is OJP 59, which after research turns out to be made in Austria 1959. I have to assume it may be...

    Started by Scottydog‎, 07-02-2021 03:16 PM
    ammo, austrian
    • Replies: 1
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    07-07-2021, 09:54 PM Go to last post
  19. Japanese and American Shells and some Carcano full boxes

    Found these shells at a flea market on the way to Gettysburg yesterday. three are Japanese with two being of the same caliber. The fourth is a US...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 07-04-2021 03:17 PM
    american, boxes, carcano, full, japanese, shells
    • Replies: 1
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    07-04-2021, 04:07 PM Go to last post
  20. .442 Adams

    Hi all, So I have the opportunity to purchase a potentially shoot a Adams revolver. Does any one happen to know of load data for these, and or...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 06-01-2021 06:48 PM
    442, 443, adams
    • Replies: 0
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    06-01-2021, 06:48 PM Go to last post

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