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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: 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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-06-2011 03:38 PM
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  7. 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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-19-2014 10:18 AM
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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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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 05:25 AM
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  13. Question Global Thread Help: How do I use the classifieds system to buy and sell items?

    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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  14. Question Global Thread Help: Why are my images from Photobucket, ImageShack etc. copied to milsurps.com?

    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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-12-2011 12:10 PM
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  16. Question Global Thread Help: Can I access the milsurps.com site from dial-up, cell phone, iPhone or Blackberry?

    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. Portuguese 7.92 x 57 ammo matters.

    I have just been given a bag of 7.92 x 57 ammo; about 150 rounds. It is a bit "grubby" but not corroded. By the marks on the cases, it has been...

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 06-29-2020 09:52 PM
    792, ammo, matters, portuguese
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  2. Anyone experienced with CBE 313-174 GC mould?

    I have one that is destined to feed a LE No5. Any Commonwealth members from the southern hemisphere tried one?

    Started by Canuck Bob‎, 07-02-2020 01:48 AM
    cbe, experienced, mould
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  3. Ad-hoc reloading die holder

    Pulled two pieces of channel strut out of a scrap bin. The backside had round 1/4" holes, unlike the usual slotted holes. Got my stepper-drill out...

    Started by Atticus Thraxx‎, 06-30-2020 09:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-01-2020, 01:20 AM Go to last post
  4. Question Cartridge Cases and Cat Urine

    No, it's not a country and western song.(as far as I know). Been a few years since I've bought an RCBS die and while reading the directions I found...

    Started by Atticus Thraxx‎, 06-16-2020 04:08 PM
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    cartridge, cases, cat, urine
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    06-27-2020, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  5. Brand loyalty in reloading

    I have a buddy at work who makes good bank, not married and no kids. His reloading setup is incredible, almost all Dillon. Looks like an ammo...

    Started by Atticus Thraxx‎, 06-24-2020 10:44 PM
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    brand, loyalty, reloading
    • Replies: 11
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    06-27-2020, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  6. 1884 Trapdoor - BPCR Check

    Hi ! Thanks for reading... I have reloaded a LOT over the years...pistol rifle etc... also shot quite a bit of BP ML. Never did a BP...

    Started by Nickjc‎, 06-13-2020 10:04 AM
    1884, bpcr, check, trapdoor
    • Replies: 6
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    06-18-2020, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  7. Dating UMC 7.62X39 Ammo

    I picked up 260 Rounds of this for $55.00. Is there are way to figure out the manufacture date of UMC 7.62X39 Ammo? The closest I could come to it...

    Started by usabaker‎, 06-15-2020 08:05 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-18-2020, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  8. .303 Ball, South African

    Good day all. I recently came into possession of a whack of .303 ball ammo, Berdan primed, headstamped U 60 MK7. I believe it to be South African,...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 06-09-2020 06:48 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 222
    06-11-2020, 07:28 AM Go to last post
  9. Reloading question

    What are the merits of crimping .303 reloads? Specifically, does crimping make the ammo significantly more accurate? I haven't crimped any of my...

    Started by RobD‎, 09-14-2019 11:20 AM
    3 Pages
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    question, reloading
    • Replies: 20
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    06-10-2020, 01:04 PM Go to last post
  10. 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
    ammo, identifying
    • Replies: 6
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    06-04-2020, 12:35 AM Go to last post
  11. 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
  12. 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
    2 Pages
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    brass, criteria, discard, reloading
    • Replies: 15
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    06-01-2020, 12:31 AM Go to last post
  13. 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
    • Replies: 6
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    06-01-2020, 12:25 AM Go to last post
  14. 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
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 36
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    05-30-2020, 05:56 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
    • Views: 995
    05-17-2020, 11:14 PM Go to last post
  16. 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
  17. 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
    • Views: 100
    05-16-2020, 02:35 AM Go to last post
  18. 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
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 22
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    05-15-2020, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  19. 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
    • Views: 213
    05-13-2020, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  20. 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
    • Views: 371
    05-05-2020, 04:40 AM Go to last post

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