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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
    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 01:53 PM
    1873, cartridges, experimental, metallic, regulation, testing
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  6. Question Global Thread Help: What is the Advisory Panel Review & Validation Service?

    <center><img src="images/advisory_panel_reviewed_medium.png" alt="This item has been reviewed by members of the Milsurps Advisory Panel."><img...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-19-2014 11:18 AM
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-02-2017 02:32 PM
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-03-2016 08:20 AM
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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,...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-08-2016 11:35 AM
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  10. Question Global Thread Help: Why am I having a problem uploading pics to attach to my posts?

    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 06:25 AM
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  11. 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 10:16 AM
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-01-2011 10:52 AM
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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 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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    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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» Normal Threads
  1. Reloading for the M1A

    I would like to reload rounds for my Springfield M1A. In my Hornady reload manual, they have a recipe for Accurate 2495 powder using a 155 grain...

    Started by .45s r best‎, 01-06-2018 07:21 PM
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    m1a, reloading
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  2. SOG Surplus M2 Ammo

    All, Took a mild gamble and bought a can of this: 30.06 MILITARY SURPLUS AMMO - Southern Ohio Gun Anyone have any experience with it? I'll...

    Started by rcathey‎, 01-12-2018 05:03 PM
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    01-19-2018, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  3. Wooden 8mm Mauser Bullet

    Was sorting through a bunch of salvage 8mm ammo while watching NetFlicks and came across an interesting round. I've seen them on the internet but...

    Started by usabaker‎, 01-14-2018 09:39 PM
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    01-18-2018, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  4. 455 Webley speed loader

    Just finished reading Mr Skennertons book about the 38 and 455 Webley. There is a diagram of a speed loader for the Webley. Anyone have one they can...

    Started by JHC II‎, 05-06-2007 09:41 PM
    455, loader, speed, webley
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    01-15-2018, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  5. Corrosive Ammo

    I don't know if this has ever been addressed before on this forum but I think it may be worth bringing up again if so. We have all used at one time...

    Started by 728shooter‎, 12-28-2017 12:44 AM
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    ammo, corrosive
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    01-15-2018, 01:45 AM Go to last post
  6. Question 8x58mmRD loads

    Last year I picked up an 1870 Husqvarna Rolling Block and finally got some CH4D dies for reloading last month. Problem? I'm having a bit of a time...

    Started by GunsNotPuns‎, 01-06-2018 10:12 PM
    8x58mmrd, loads
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    01-13-2018, 05:27 PM Go to last post
  7. PPU 303 elevation table

    Does anyone out there happen to have an elevation table in minutes of angle for PPU/Prvi Partizan 303 ammunition? I'm thinking of something...

    Started by LondonEnfield‎, 12-09-2017 09:34 AM
    303, elevation, ppu, table
    • Replies: 7
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    01-09-2018, 02:01 PM Go to last post
  8. Grease groove in WWII .303 bullets important or not ?

    I use to salvage bullets from (corrosive primed/cordite loaded) WWII ammo before handloading them with modern primers and powder. However, I tumble...

    Started by André‎, 12-10-2017 10:25 AM
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    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 52
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    01-09-2018, 12:50 PM Go to last post
  9. Ammo Comparasion

    Ammunition Question I saw a post somewhere asking about the comparative accuracy of 30-06 M1 Ball vs M2 Ball. I do not remember when or where I...

    Started by Cosine26‎, 12-12-2017 02:28 PM
    ammo, comparasion
    • Replies: 0
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    12-12-2017, 02:28 PM Go to last post
  10. Last California AMMO e-Buy

    So down to the wire. I have time to make one more order for ammo before the California no out-of-state and no mail/internet purchases of ammo law...

    Started by usabaker‎, 11-30-2017 11:40 AM
    3 Pages
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    ammo, california, ebuy
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    12-05-2017, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  11. No. 4 Mk1* ammo

    I'm sure this has been answered before, but my google fu is weak and I can't find it. I have a new Savage made Lee Enfield No4 MK1*. I want to...

    Started by Hoss‎, 11-11-2017 12:11 PM
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    1 2 3
    ammo, mk1
    • Replies: 21
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    11-17-2017, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  12. Mystery 30-06 Headstamps

    Here's a softball for someone out there, I'm sure. Anyone know what these headstamps mean on these 30-06 shells I ran across? These three are all I...

    Started by rcathey‎, 11-14-2017 11:02 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    11-14-2017, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  13. 6.5 Carcano - Hornady .267 Expander Ball Question

    I want to start reloading 6.5 Carcano using the Hornady .267 bullet. I only have an older RCBS 6.5 die set that has a .264 expander ball. I would...

    Started by deadwood‎, 11-11-2017 02:28 PM
    267, ball, carcano, expander, hornady, question
    • Replies: 0
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    11-11-2017, 02:28 PM Go to last post
  14. 30-06 Reloading, 165 Grain, Milsurp

    All, I recently snarfed up some black-tip 30-06 pulled bullets at an auction at a quite nice price. Just the impetus I needed to finally pull the...

    Started by rcathey‎, 11-06-2017 04:02 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 19
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    11-10-2017, 12:48 PM Go to last post
  15. Need info on non-USA WWII .45 ammunition production.

    Gents, I am doing research on the WWII production of .45acp ammunition (Pistol Ball, cal .45 1911) for the years 1940-45. Information on the US...

    Started by Steve762‎, 10-26-2017 09:04 PM
    ammunition, info, nonusa, production, wwii
    • Replies: 8
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    10-29-2017, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  16. Early cartridges used during the 1870's in the US

    It can be difficult to tell the difference between the early large caliber rim fires and the Benet primer cartridges used by the US Military during...

    Started by RCS‎, 10-15-2017 10:46 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    10-17-2017, 06:47 PM Go to last post
  17. 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: 9
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    10-13-2017, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  18. Nambu Ammunition Value

    I have a couple of boxes of Japanese Nambu ammunition that I will be looking to sell. Can anyone give me a fair value on what I have? Pictures are...

    Started by Kaisersosay‎, 10-12-2017 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-13-2017, 12:11 AM Go to last post
  19. More!

    Got these Sunday any idea what 6.5 they are for also the possible year of manufacture they remain un-opened. Thanks in advance.

    Started by CINDERS‎, 09-19-2017 09:28 AM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 500
    10-11-2017, 11:47 AM Go to last post
  20. Need cartridge ID

    Hello, I have a cartridge I haven't been able to ID. There is no headstamp. thanks

    Started by aspen80‎, 10-03-2017 03:16 PM
    cartridge
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 406
    10-03-2017, 11:36 PM Go to last post

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