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

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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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    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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  1. Help Identifying Ammo

    Hello I have included photos of .303 ammo hoping someone can help identify. Thanks

    Started by Entry Level‎, 06-03-2020 04:12 PM
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  2. Help with 7.62 x 25 Tokarev Headstamps

    I bought a bunch of loose surplus ammo. I have been trying to figure out these headstamps for a while and not really sure if I'm identifying them...

    Started by usabaker‎, 05-29-2020 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-01-2020, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  3. What criteria do you use to discard brass for reloading?

    I am getting back into reloading after many, many years away from it. Actually when I was doing it before I was helping my dad more than doing the...

    Started by Rickf1985‎, 02-06-2020 10:17 PM
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    brass, criteria, discard, reloading
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  4. Harris gallery load

    the load is 8 grains of Bulls Eye for 30-06 and 7.62x54r with "jacketed" and unjacketed bullets in correct service weight range. To me that...

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 12-25-2019 12:34 PM
    gallery, harris, load
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    06-01-2020, 12:25 AM Go to last post
  5. Help Identify These Mystery Bullets

    166gr steel jacket lead core 7.8x28.2mm I've loaded them in my .308, and they shot accurately at 100yds.

    Started by doc540‎, 03-29-2020 10:26 AM
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  6. What are these? Bullet Sizer and Punch ?

    I'm known to buy odd gun stuff, but I took pause on these because I just wasn't sure. Curiosity got the better of me and guess what came home. ...

    Started by usabaker‎, 02-28-2020 08:45 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    05-17-2020, 11:14 PM Go to last post
  7. Webley .455

    Good afternoon all, Would any one know a source for reputable load data for a No.1 mkVI webley revolver? Particularly a powder that is still...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 05-11-2020 02:50 PM
    455, webley
    • Replies: 6
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    05-17-2020, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  8. Making Dreyse M55 Ammunition

    As you may have noticed from the Restoration threads, I have just restocked a Dreyse M62, and need to manufacture ammunition for it... There are a...

    Started by bombdoc‎, 05-15-2020 05:30 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-16-2020, 02:35 AM Go to last post
  9. Rounds from an earlier time

    I was sorting through a pile of accumulated loose rounds recently and came across these two early pieces both were loaded by Dominion Arsenals,both...

    Started by #1oilman‎, 05-03-2020 01:31 PM
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    05-15-2020, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  10. rare 7,62x51 Japanese military variation

    The Japanese developed their Howa 64 rifle in the late 50's, this rifle used some features from the FAL design, it was also semi and full auto. The...

    Started by RCS‎, 05-12-2020 11:03 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    05-13-2020, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  11. Adventures in finding Surplus Ammunition AKA The GOOD, the BAD, and the Ugly

    First, I would like to thank all who PM'ed me with leads or where to get surplus ammo; this is one of the great things about this forum; all the...

    Started by usabaker‎, 04-25-2020 04:40 PM
    adventures, aka, ammunition, bad, finding, good, surplus, ugly
    • Replies: 4
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    05-05-2020, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  12. 1900 headstamp

    I found these two cartridges in a box of old cartridges and set them aside because of their headstamps. Both being US military, one is the 38 Colt...

    Started by RCS‎, 05-04-2020 09:05 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-04-2020, 01:12 PM Go to last post
  13. 7.65x53 Belgian F.N. MOD 89 velocity results and more velocity data.

    I recently tested 3 different factory loads 7.65x53 Mauser. Rifle was my 1909 Argentine engineer Mauser carbine... One load was 1939 vintage Belgian...

    Started by Fruler‎, 05-01-2020 04:30 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-04-2020, 01:09 PM Go to last post
  14. Reloading 6.5 carcano

    Hello, I am fairly new to this forum but have been reading threads for a while. I just bought a Carcano 91/28 TS, it was originally a 91 TS made in...

    Started by MattE93‎, 02-09-2020 11:27 AM
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    04-16-2020, 04:53 PM Go to last post
  15. Help identify ammo.

    I was gifted these boxes. Have no idea what kind they are. Maybe one of you more experienced folk can tell me 2 kinds. One FN in its box, the other...

    Started by Gritmaster‎, 03-20-2020 01:03 PM
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    • Replies: 17
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    04-13-2020, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  16. Hornady OAL Gauge

    This is a more generalized question but hopefully someone can assuage my overthinking... I’m not a complete beginner when it comes to reloading as...

    Started by amadeus76‎, 04-07-2020 11:19 PM
    gauge, hornady, oal
    • Replies: 4
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    04-09-2020, 07:57 AM Go to last post
  17. Bullet Casting for the Tokarev

    Has anyone experimented with casting bullets for the 7.62x25 Tokarev? I'd be interested in everyone's thoughts before I give it a try.

    Started by usabaker‎, 04-04-2020 04:22 PM
    bullet, casting, tokarev
    • Replies: 4
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    04-06-2020, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  18. Question SMLE Mk III* Reload Information

    Ok, so I have a heap of PPU 174gr FMJ factory ammunition just as starter ammo for the new old rifle and I plan to keep the PPU cases to reload as...

    Started by RogueAussie‎, 03-12-2020 01:02 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 417
    03-29-2020, 06:25 PM Go to last post
  19. Need help to ID some 7.62x25 ammo.

    Recently I bought a crate of 2 spam can 7.62x25 Tok ammo from Marstar Canada. After I received the crate I found there were thousands of dead ants...

    Started by MVP‎, 03-20-2020 07:30 PM
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    • Replies: 11
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    03-22-2020, 11:00 PM Go to last post
  20. Value Of Full Can Of LC M72 Match Ammo?

    I have the opportunity to purchase a full can of Lake City 1968 dated M72 match ammo for $350 us. Is this a decent price for this stuff? It works out...

    Started by oldfoneguy‎, 03-06-2020 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 315
    03-09-2020, 01:06 PM Go to last post

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