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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
    1873, cartridges, experimental, metallic, regulation, testing
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  6. Question Global Thread Help: How safe from viruses and hackers am I when using the Milsurps.Com web site?

    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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  7. 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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    <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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  9. 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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  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 05:25 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...

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  12. 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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  13. 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...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-01-2011 09:52 AM
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  14. Question Global Thread Help: How do I show pics from Photobucket, Flickr, ImageShack etc. on milsurps.com?

    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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-06-2011 03:38 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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  17. Question Global Thread Help: My screen is too dark!! How do I change my colour scheme on the milsurps.com site?

    A lot of members don't realize that our site supports multiple interfaces, often referred to as Forum Skins. Fundamentally, there are three...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-02-2011 12:38 PM
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  1. Sad Day - Last Mail-Order Ammo buy

    So today my last mail-order milsurps ammunition order was dropped off by UPS. California suck SO hard. As of July 1 I will no longer have the ability...

    Started by usabaker‎, Yesterday 09:28 PM
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  2. 6.5x55 load for ljungman

    Does anyone have a handload that approximates the original military load for a Swedish ljungman? Roger

    Started by yumastepside‎, 05-18-2019 07:24 PM
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    ljungman, load
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    06-24-2019, 06:08 PM Go to last post
  3. Surplus Spam Can Marking - Possibly M2 Garand Ammo

    Hi all. Just picked up a couple of these from an online auction. Any one recognize the mark on this can? I'm not convinced it actually has M2 in...

    Started by rcathey‎, 06-20-2019 03:08 PM
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    06-20-2019, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  4. Salvaging Ammo Parts and Age

    I was given a bunch of 60 rounds 30-06 Springfield and even more 120 rounds of .300 Win Mag reloaded ammo. I got lucky with all of the .300 Win...

    Started by usabaker‎, 06-10-2019 11:26 PM
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    06-14-2019, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  5. Old Bullet Collection

    I recently purchased this small collection of old bullets at a militaria event because they looked interesting and seemed reasonably priced. Although...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 05-27-2019 01:03 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    05-28-2019, 07:25 PM Go to last post
  6. Frankford Arsenal 1960 Match 30-06 - Misprint Box

    Ran across this in my most recent "stuff" buy. Opened and empty, unfortunately. But check out that misprint -- the eagle isn't in the right place....

    Started by rcathey‎, 05-22-2019 09:52 PM
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    05-28-2019, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  7. Gunshow Ammo finds!

    Hi all, Just thought I would share some of the goodies I got at a local gun show. Didn't really see much in the way of deals except for the ammo I...

    Started by Eaglelord17‎, 05-11-2019 01:20 PM
    ammo, finds, gunshow
    • Replies: 5
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    05-12-2019, 11:10 AM Go to last post
  8. component 150 or 170 gr FMJ ROUND NOSE

    where do these bullets exist? 150 and 170 grain fmj round nose for the .308 family? correct bullet for a lot of our rifles. Also 170 grain...

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 02-15-2019 01:33 AM
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    05-05-2019, 08:27 PM Go to last post
  9. Help with M2 ball identification

    Just bought a lot of surplus ammo and there is about 200 of these rounds in a cardboard box. I was wondering what the experts had to say about these...

    Started by Aroostook‎, 05-01-2019 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-02-2019, 10:38 PM Go to last post
  10. .318'' groove No.4 Enfield, what bullet to use?

    Own a early N0.4 Mk1 Fazakerley Enfield rifle that I am getting ready to load for. The bore is a near mint 2 groove. Thought I would start by...

    Started by paddywonka‎, 04-14-2019 05:25 AM
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    318, bullet, enfield, groove, no4
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    05-02-2019, 09:53 PM Go to last post
  11. POF mk7 to the same standards as British made?

    I have a bunch of POF mk7 1968 ammo and a few hundred rounds of royal laboratories 1939 mk7 ball... 303 British. I'm wondering if the bullet itself,...

    Started by Fruler‎, 04-16-2019 06:59 PM
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    .303 british, british, made, mk7, mkvii, pakistan, pakistani, pof, standards
    • Replies: 16
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    04-28-2019, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  12. Reloading for 7mm Mauser

    Recently acquired a Chilean 1912 Steyr Mauser in 7mm and am looking for a starting point for reloads. I can find some decent soft tip hunting rounds...

    Started by amadeus76‎, 04-02-2019 03:11 PM
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    7mm, mauser, reloading
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    04-21-2019, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  13. German WW2 7,92mm Identification

    I have some German WW2 7,92mm cartridges in a MG81 belt and I believe a BESA belt. I would appreciate any help as to the kind of cartridges? a/p...

    Started by RCS‎, 04-13-2019 08:49 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-13-2019, 08:36 PM Go to last post
  14. Help! Trying to find out the value of all brass shotgun shells

    I'm new so please be patient. I have a full box (25 rounds) of what appear to be military shotgun shells. The box is plain brown cardboard with...

    Started by RetiredOPD‎, 04-04-2019 11:15 PM
    brass, find, shells, shotgun
    • Replies: 3
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    04-05-2019, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  15. Current ADI 5,56mm Powder type and charge weight

    Hello, Would anyone have information on current powder type and correct charge weight for the current ADI ammunition F1A1? Thanks

    Started by Rastus‎, 02-27-2019 03:19 PM
    56mm, adi, charge, current, powder, type, weight
    • Replies: 5
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    03-29-2019, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  16. beam scales

    what do you guys think of the Hornady beam scale? Is it actually a "razor blade" type or does it use an actual steel PIN to let the beam arm move?...

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 02-14-2019 11:27 AM
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    beam, scales
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    03-25-2019, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  17. 7.62 mm Ball Sniper 185 grain from Lapua

    Hello, I'm looking for info concerning this ammo type. It's mentioned on the web here: 7.62mm NATO Ball Short Range - British Military Small...

    Started by Enfield Enforcer‎, 02-08-2019 02:24 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    03-23-2019, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  18. bullet signs

    was able to retrieve fired lead slugs. interesting signs on them. I know a FEW had signs of mold lines, but all were clean and smooth. Fired...

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 03-14-2019 12:14 PM
    bullet, signs
    • Replies: 6
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    03-20-2019, 02:01 AM Go to last post
  19. M1917 ideal bullet

    Actually I am reloading a Winchester M1917 with bullet hpbt of 167-168 grs with good results, have been using Sierra , Lapua and Nosler with...

    Started by Pyno&dyno‎, 06-16-2011 04:45 PM
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    • Replies: 23
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    03-18-2019, 01:30 PM Go to last post
  20. Interesting 300 H&H cartridge

    I have had this cartridge for a long time and decided to try and identify this loading. The cartridge has the normal 300 H&H profile and headstamp -...

    Started by RCS‎, 03-15-2019 08:24 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 313
    03-17-2019, 11:42 AM Go to last post

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