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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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    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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    <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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    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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    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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    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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  1. .308 data for .311 bullet cause high pressure

    Hornady load data shows using a .308 bullet for 7.62x54R . But rifle uses a .311 bullet . Powder is BL-C2 . Can this cause high pressure or any...

    Started by soonerfan66‎, Yesterday 11:06 PM
    308, 311, bullet, data, high, pressure
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  2. early FN FAL cartridge 7mm Liviano

    Back when different cartridges were being tested for NATO adoption, the engineers at FN in Belgium developed an interesting cartridge. They took the...

    Started by RCS‎, 11-25-2020 08:22 PM
    • Replies: 2
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  3. Question regarding Russian LVE 7.62 x 54R hunting ammunition

    Hello Everyone, Thanks for accepting me as a new member.!!! I came across a few boxes of what appears to be Russian hunting ammunition. The box is...

    Started by BMALEW123‎, 11-14-2020 11:55 AM
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  4. Greek HXP for 1903A3 Opinions

    I have a 03A3 complete rebuild with Criterion barrel. Here in crappy Kalifornia, .30-06 is not to easy to find. I don’t reload yet. There is a local...

    Started by F8Crusader‎, 11-26-2020 04:00 PM
    greek, hxp, opinions
    • Replies: 2
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    11-27-2020, 06:54 AM Go to last post
  5. BL-C2 303 Brit in Ross Rifle

    Was not able to stock up on my preferred powder H4895 but have gotten a few others before it all became hard to get and over priced . One was BL-C2...

    Started by soonerfan66‎, 11-23-2020 08:27 PM
    303, blc2, brit, rifle, ross
    • Replies: 7
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    11-26-2020, 02:35 AM Go to last post
  6. So what is this squat little rifle round?

    So what is is this stubby round I seem to have acquired? The RG .303 Mk7 is just for comparison. I am afraid my ammo knowledge is pretty limited.

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 11-02-2020 02:42 PM
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    11-18-2020, 05:05 PM Go to last post
  7. 10.35mm Glisenti ammo

    Anyone had much to do with this cartridge and the revolvers?

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 11-17-2020 10:32 PM
    1035mm, ammo, glisenti
    • Replies: 4
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    11-18-2020, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  8. Check your powder for foreign objects

    Dumped a can of IMR 4895 in my hopper and I see something poking out of the top. Tweezered it out and it's a piece of light gauge wire. Glad it...

    Started by Atticus Thraxx‎, 11-05-2020 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    11-14-2020, 05:05 PM Go to last post
  9. RCBS Chargemaster 1500

    Is on sale incredibly cheap at Natchez and I just finally broke down and bought one. With shipping and tax it's $372 total. That's still $50 cheaper...

    Started by Atticus Thraxx‎, 10-23-2020 05:25 PM
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    1500, chargemaster, rcbs
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    11-14-2020, 12:09 AM Go to last post
  10. Bulgarian 7.62Rx54 Heavy Ball Observations/Questions

    Hi, all. First time posting on this forum. I have been collecting milsurp rifles off and on for 30 years, reloading and shooting and hunting with...

    Started by brassell31‎, 11-11-2020 03:25 PM
    762rx54, ball, bulgarian, heavy, observations or questions
    • Replies: 2
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    11-12-2020, 03:55 PM Go to last post
  11. Reloading book for milsurps

    I am looking for a new reloading book . Which one do you think has the best info for old milsurps ?

    Started by soonerfan66‎, 10-30-2020 12:32 PM
    book, milsurps, reloading
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 218
    11-05-2020, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  12. 7.62 hand loading for L42s

    So I uber got my self into a little bit of a confusion on what is safe to hand load for my L42 clone, it is made from all original parts with a 20...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 10-31-2020 03:08 PM
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    • Replies: 11
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    11-03-2020, 10:32 PM Go to last post
  13. Joyce F4 No. 25 Percussion Caps

    Any ideas on what these Joyce No24 percussion caps are for, I have a couple of thousand in 100 and 250 sealed tins. The came as a surprise with a job...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 11-03-2020 04:54 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-03-2020, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  14. .303 British load with IMR 4064 SMLE No1

    I've reloaded for other calibers for years but I've never found such conflicting info as I have with .303 British. I look at one manual and the loads...

    Started by Mt203‎, 10-22-2020 12:54 PM
    303, 4064, british, imr, load, no1, smle
    • Replies: 3
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    10-22-2020, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  15. 7MM Mauser load

    Have a 1893 Spanish Mauser and it shoots the 7mm 160gr round nose load very good . I decided to try a 175gr soft point bullet and had heard they...

    Started by soonerfan66‎, 10-16-2020 05:40 PM
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    • Replies: 29
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    10-22-2020, 02:13 PM Go to last post
  16. Webley Mk VI Reloading & Bore Diameter Help

    I Recently picked up my first wheel gun: a 1918 Webley Mk VI The cylinder has been trimmed to fit moon clips allowing one to fire .45 ammo but I...

    Started by Gillafunk‎, 04-27-2013 10:39 PM
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    bore, diameter, reloading, webley
    • Replies: 13
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    10-15-2020, 02:12 PM Go to last post
  17. Are you degenerate reloader?

    Take this short questionnaire to see if you have a "reloading problem". Hopefully my attempt at humor doesn't offend anyone or compromise forum...

    Started by Atticus Thraxx‎, 08-01-2020 12:58 AM
    degenerate, reloader
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 786
    10-07-2020, 05:18 PM Go to last post
  18. 6.5 x 52 Carcano Guard / Anti-riot cartridge

    Just found two of these in a box of "Mystery" ammo from the clearance of a family deceased estate. The owner demised almost a decade ago and his...

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 10-05-2020 03:58 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 252
    10-05-2020, 10:07 PM Go to last post
  19. This is what $50.00 Looks like in a Pandemic World!

    I can't believe that in California 7.62X39mm is going for $1.00 US (1.34 Canadian or 0.86 Euro), especially for TulAmmo! I can't even afford to...

    Started by usabaker‎, 09-23-2020 08:26 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 653
    10-03-2020, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  20. Handloading for the SMLE Mk5 #1 Jungle Carbine

    Hi, I was recently given a Mk5 #1 Jungle Carbine that came out of a factory in a England in 1947, all original numbers and in close to pristine...

    Started by Cobbershot‎, 08-28-2020 12:24 AM
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    1 2 3
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 956
    10-03-2020, 07:36 AM Go to last post

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