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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: 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...

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    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...

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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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  11. 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 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...

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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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    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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  1. Snider loads

    Has anybody done any loads for their Snider-Enfields using smokeless? If got a couple duplex loads that I'm told work well, but I've got soooo...

    Started by koldt‎, 10-15-2006 01:16 AM
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    loads, snider
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  2. Mk ! Type rear/back sight (micro) issue.

    Hi I have an No 5 rifle, Mk 1 back-sight that was worn, turn the Adjust screw and adjust nut has worn threads, so in effect it the slide does not...

    Started by Black Prince‎, 02-20-2021 10:19 PM
    issue, micro, rear or back, sight, type
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  3. Reloading help for No1Mk3*

    Have a Lithgow No1Mk3* I bought several months ago, all matching and in good condition. bore is dark and a bit rough but strong rifling (5 groove) ...

    Started by 3rdTennCoC‎, 02-17-2021 01:59 AM
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    no1mk3, reloading
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  4. CMP Garands...still worth the wait!

    CMP is pretty backed up these days. With all that's going on, back in late oct. I decided that one Garand isn't enough, and I should get a couple...

    Started by ssgross‎, 02-06-2021 06:27 PM
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  5. PTRD AND PTRS ammo

    I have been fortunate to come across a hydraulic press for making full metal jacket ammo. I am looking into getting the dies for them and seeing if...

    Started by samurighost‎, 02-13-2021 07:05 PM
    ammo, ptrd, ptrs
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  6. Lee Enfield: Am I Making A Mountain Out Of A Molehill?

    I am intrigued by the idea of casting bullets for my No.1 Mk.3 and have accordingly slugged the throat and determined it to be .314. So, in order to...

    Started by greggordon52‎, 01-08-2021 04:31 PM
    cast bullets, enfield, lee, lee enfield, making, molehill, mountain
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  7. a birthday present...

    Well...I turned 40 yesterday. A bit depressing. Before all the curmudgeons jump in and curse me over it with "wait till you're <insert age>",...

    Started by ssgross‎, 01-27-2021 01:29 PM
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    02-04-2021, 11:41 PM Go to last post
  8. DIE SELECTION FOR RELOADING FOR MY M1 CARBINE.....HELP NEEDED

    Ok fellows......need some help here. Going to order reloading dies........they are going to be carbide dies and will be either LEE brand or...

    Started by bros‎, 01-23-2021 02:21 PM
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    carbinehelp, die, needed, reloading, selection
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  9. About those plastic bullets:

    Found this on the back cover of the July-August 1970 issue of "Handloader" magazine. Some years back, I scored over a hundred of these magazines,...

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 01-18-2021 01:16 AM
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  10. 7.63 Mauser from Tokarov?

    I know not try a factory Tokarov round through a C96 but would it be feasible to break down some Tokarov rounds, reusing the case/primer and bullet...

    Started by jasonafair‎, 01-12-2021 05:22 PM
    763, mauser, tokarov
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    01-15-2021, 11:07 AM Go to last post
  11. Original 30-06 ammo, Corrosive or not?

    I found some original, still in the sealed boxes M2 Ball ammo for my 03A3. My dad had bought thousands of rounds of surplus ammo throughout the years...

    Started by Rickf1985‎, 02-02-2020 03:55 PM
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    3006, ammo, corrosive, original
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    01-11-2021, 10:42 PM Go to last post
  12. Issues with Brass Resize/Trim - Hornady Die

    I recently purchased a Hornady 9mm Luger/9X21 Custom Grade Titanium Nitride die set #546516 and once I clean, de-prime, and size I am not able to...

    Started by usabaker‎, 12-25-2020 03:00 AM
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    • Replies: 20
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    01-07-2021, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  13. Ammo for Reduced Loads - Home Shooting

    Here we are. In the SHTF thread I posted a few pictures taken after shooting with a new “toy”. I bought a pack of 6 .38 Special shells for shooting...

    Started by Ovidio‎, 12-27-2020 05:49 PM
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    01-01-2021, 08:25 AM Go to last post
  14. 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
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    greek, hxp, opinions
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    12-31-2020, 01:40 AM Go to last post
  15. ПНСТОЛЕТНЫЕ ПАТРОНЫ капцбра 7,62 and Small Pistol Primers

    one of my buddies called me yesterday to tell me about a gunshop that had Small Pistol Primers. So when I drove over there this morning to grab some...

    Started by usabaker‎, 12-19-2020 05:42 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    12-23-2020, 07:28 AM Go to last post
  16. Before the 5,56mm

    Before the 5,56mm there was the 224E2 Winchester designed to be used in a larger M1 carbine design. Also the 222 Remington Special which did become...

    Started by RCS‎, 12-09-2020 10:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-10-2020, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  17. 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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    12-01-2020, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  18. 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: 5
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    11-30-2020, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  19. 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: 4
    • Views: 369
    11-29-2020, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  20. .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, 11-28-2020 11:06 PM
    308, 311, bullet, data, high, pressure
    • Replies: 1
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    11-29-2020, 02:27 AM Go to last post

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