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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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    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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    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

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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 01:32 PM
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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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  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...

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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. 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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  2. 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: 3
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  3. 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
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    03-23-2019, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  4. 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
  5. 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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    03-18-2019, 01:30 PM Go to last post
  6. 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
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    03-17-2019, 11:42 AM Go to last post
  7. US Army Long Range .30 cal cartridge

    The US Army Marksmanship Training Unit at Fort Benning tested some long range cartridges during the late 1950's into the early 1960's. The AMU...

    Started by RCS‎, 03-16-2019 03:42 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-16-2019, 03:42 PM Go to last post
  8. ammunition basics, surplus versus modern commercial

    I have to ask, not only do we have to make sure a rifle is safe to shoot, how much effort are people putting into making sure ammunition is safe to...

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 03-04-2019 01:37 AM
    ammunition, basics, commercial, modern, surplus, versus
    • Replies: 9
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    03-12-2019, 01:34 PM Go to last post
  9. Cast Mosin Load

    Put some of the my new Accurate 215 gr. .314" FN bullets from a mold I acquired several months ago down range with a couple test loads. The second...

    Started by SKS50‎, 06-03-2018 09:30 AM
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    cast, load, mosin
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    03-05-2019, 02:44 AM Go to last post
  10. resizing 308 cases to form 7.92x33 Kurz

    I was looking at building a Mauser in 7.62x39 some time ago and and recently the subject come up....... someone was interested in a Mauser but in...

    Started by bigduke6‎, 01-26-2019 06:36 PM
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    • Replies: 14
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    03-03-2019, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  11. 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
    150, 170, component, fmj, nose, round
    • Replies: 6
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    03-02-2019, 11:23 PM Go to last post
  12. Military Ammo Data Sheets

    In case anyone is interested in replicating Military Ammo for your Milsurp Guns here is a link to an official Army Publication with the data sheets ...

    Started by 2A-Jay‎, 06-14-2018 07:37 AM
    ammo, data, military, sheets
    • Replies: 8
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    02-27-2019, 02:17 PM Go to last post
  13. 1889 Schmitt Ruben load data.

    Hello all. Been presented with an opportunity to aquire a 1889 Schmitt Ruben. This will be my first Swiss rifle. From doing some reading, I...

    Started by Biddle1990‎, 02-23-2019 02:08 PM
    1889, data, load, ruben, schmitt
    • Replies: 9
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    02-25-2019, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  14. British 410

    Hello all, I would like to know if the British/ RFI 410 shells were Berdan primed and does some liquid destroy the priming compound in the primer,...

    Started by aspen80‎, 03-13-2018 07:54 PM
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    410, british
    • Replies: 10
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    02-16-2019, 08:25 AM Go to last post
  15. Where WWI 75MM & 8 Pound Quick Fire casings re-loaded?

    Silly question. During WWI vast amounts of 75MM and 18 Pound Quick Fire shells where expended. Did the French and/or British reload the cases or...

    Started by Steve762‎, 01-03-2019 10:59 PM
    75mm, casings, fire, pound, quick, reloaded, wwi
    • Replies: 7
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    02-15-2019, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  16. Q: usgi milspec 7.62 168gr bthp match

    curious what a complete can of milspec surplus m852 is pulling in these days? circa 90's.

    Started by stuckinthe60s‎, 01-27-2019 03:14 PM
    168gr, 762, bthp, match, milspec, usgi
    • Replies: 2
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    02-07-2019, 06:01 PM Go to last post
  17. Using 147 grn .308 bullets

    Hi all. Recently bought a few 147 grn fmjbt .308 bullets to load for my 7.62 nato and 30-06 Wondering what load data people are using for...

    Started by Biddle1990‎, 02-06-2019 02:06 PM
    147, 308, bullets, grn
    • Replies: 4
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    02-07-2019, 01:20 PM Go to last post
  18. Ballistic Coefficients

    Does any know, or know where to find the ballistic coefficient for the the m41 6.5x55 ball ammunition.Would also like to find the one for the Spanish...

    Started by mausernut‎, 11-30-2018 09:30 AM
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    ballistic, coefficients
    • Replies: 14
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    02-03-2019, 01:28 PM Go to last post
  19. 153 gr 8mm Mauser

    Hi I want to replicate the German 1903 S patrone for my 1902 G98 - 9.9 grams (153 gr) spitzer bullet, 0.323 in dia, muzzle velocity of 878 m/s...

    Started by Lashenden‎, 01-11-2019 01:45 PM
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    1 2
    153, 8mm, mauser
    • Replies: 12
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    01-26-2019, 12:15 AM Go to last post
  20. Radway Green Ammo Question

    Question for the Brits here. I have this unopened crate of Radway Green 7.62 x51 Ammo. what is the meaning of: 5 in CHR and 75 in BDR

    Started by Charlie‎, 01-25-2017 10:44 AM
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    1 2 3
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 2,713
    01-20-2019, 05:51 PM Go to last post

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