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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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  1. m2 ball ammo questions.

    I had a few questions about these. I got these last weekend at a yard sale. I know the manufactures are remington and lake city. They are ball and...

    Started by Aroostook‎, 09-20-2017 06:36 PM
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    09-21-2017, 05:41 PM Go to last post
  2. 7.62x59 Ammo Is it Czech? Could it be 7.62x54?

    I have a crate of 7.62x59 ammo. I believe it is Czech. What can you tell from the crate labeling? With what rifle can this ammo be used?(s)? Is it...

    Started by Gunmeister‎, 09-17-2017 12:53 PM
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  3. 303 Brass Web Seperation

    I finally got smart and bought a neck sizing die for my 303,s as I have 9 of them and have found that with full length resizing I only get about 3...

    Started by mausernut‎, 08-12-2017 03:39 PM
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  4. A Theory offered by CINDERS

    For a very long time I have loaded my 303's with 174 SMK's and driven them at or near 2,440FPS which is the velocity the standard Mk VII ball round...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 09-05-2017 11:10 PM
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  5. semi-smokeless v. smokeless powder

    Does anyone know of a loading reference which compares the pressures of the semi-smokless powders shotgun powders produced from the mid 1890's...

    Started by kcw‎, 07-30-2009 05:47 PM
    powder, semismokeless, smokeless
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  6. Single hole Berdan brass?

    Hello to everyone. Newbie here with a question about Berdan primers. I would like to reload some 6.5x53R Dutch ammo. It had a single flash hole, so I...

    Started by Indian Jim‎, 09-08-2017 02:15 PM
    berdan, brass, hole, single
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    09-08-2017, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  7. Reloading questions for 0.50 Rimfire Remington Rolling Block Carbine

    I just bought sight unseen a Remington RB carbine. It was advertised as.50 calibre and ‘good for its age’. On first examination it looked pretty grim...

    Started by Warwick‎, 01-18-2015 12:32 AM
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    08-31-2017, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  8. US M1906 Multiball Cartridges

    I have five rounds of FA (Frankfort Arsenal) 33 (1933) cartridges for the M1903 rifle and am seeking information as to their rarity as these are the...

    Started by oldcorps‎, 08-19-2017 06:07 PM
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    08-27-2017, 01:32 AM Go to last post
  9. Little Hand Loading System For Carcano 6,5x62

    Good evening gentlemen, roughly 20 years ago I bought a hand loading system for the Carcano. At that time I had no experience with reloading,...

    Started by Ovidio‎, 01-21-2017 05:06 PM
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    08-05-2017, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  10. Prvi Partizan 6.5 Carcano .268" ammo

    Hey Gents, This is a repeat from the Carcano page,but Fyi, Graf & Sons carries Prvi Partizan .268 fmj bullets and brass; but not loaded rounds....

    Started by iac‎, 08-05-2017 10:19 AM
    ammo
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    08-05-2017, 10:19 AM Go to last post
  11. Seeking translation for 5.45x39 Spam can markings

    Hello All, Investigating this case of two spam cans of apparently Russian surplus 5.45x39 and I have two questions: - date of manufacture...

    Started by gonzogeezer‎, 07-29-2017 04:35 PM
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    07-30-2017, 11:45 PM Go to last post
  12. some unusual and seldom found sporting cartridges

    I found these in my collection and thought it might be interesting to post a photo. As these were used in single, double and combination rifles...

    Started by RCS‎, 07-29-2017 08:02 PM
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    07-30-2017, 08:31 AM Go to last post
  13. Reloading the Carcano

    Many who reload the Carcano use the Hornady "0.268"" bullet (in fact it measures 0.267"), and are aware of the strange loading requirements...

    Started by Andy‎, 07-17-2008 09:52 AM
    carcano, reloading
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    07-29-2017, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  14. early 7,92x57mm conversion to 7,62x51mm cartridges

    Back in the early 1960's, 7,62mm surplus just was not around except in small amounts, rifles such as the West German FAL and some HK variations were...

    Started by RCS‎, 07-16-2017 10:13 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-16-2017, 02:43 PM Go to last post
  15. 8x57JS loading results.

    Since I did not get to go on my three week deer hunting trip this year to east NC because Mathew flooded out my hunting land I spent my vacation time...

    Started by RT1shot‎, 11-04-2016 09:41 AM
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    8x57js, loading, results
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    07-08-2017, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  16. Strange line on 303 British Case?

    Hello Does anyone know what this strange line is that has appeared on my 303 British case. PPU case bought new and loaded without any...

    Started by Chubbs‎, 05-28-2017 07:19 AM
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    • Replies: 23
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    07-07-2017, 08:10 PM Go to last post
  17. 1904 Spanish produced blank ammuntion????

    Local flea market, guy had a 10 pack in original paper wrapper with string. Spanish manufacture blanks with probably wooden bullets. Said 8mm and...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-27-2017 05:24 PM
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    07-01-2017, 08:59 AM Go to last post
  18. .303 surplus ammo.

    FYI....SOG has surplus .303 FMJ for sale. 250 round plastic cases $140 and 1000 round wooden cases $500+. Not a lot of surplus left available anymore...

    Started by Bruce McAskill‎, 06-23-2017 12:11 PM
    303, ammo, surplus
    • Replies: 0
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    06-23-2017, 12:11 PM Go to last post
  19. 196gr vs 150gr

    In terms of range shooting, how much difference is there in POA/POI between these two bullet weights out of a Mauser?

    Started by amadeus76‎, 01-25-2017 09:10 AM
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    150gr, 196gr
    • Replies: 14
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    06-16-2017, 04:21 PM Go to last post
  20. Converting GP11

    -First step was to run in a FL sizing die with drill bit collet inserted to hold the drill bit steady. -Next I beveled the old primer. -Next step...

    Started by mwells72774‎, 06-09-2017 07:28 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    converting, gp11
    • Replies: 15
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    06-11-2017, 12:22 AM Go to last post

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