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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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  6. 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,...

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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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    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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  9. 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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    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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    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...

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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. Minimum Case Length?

    So question... Is there a issue if the case length is below the recommended ‘trim-to length’? My Speer manual recommends 2.230” for 8mm Mauser and...

    Started by amadeus76‎, 04-25-2018 08:10 PM
    case, length, minimum
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    05-17-2018, 07:00 PM Go to last post
  2. Loading For Swede Carbine

    In the not too distant future I shall be starting to load for a 6.5x55 M94 Swedish Cavalry carbine. I already have some N160, and this seems to be a...

    Started by harry mac‎, 01-22-2018 06:27 PM
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    carbine, loading, swede
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    05-16-2018, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  3. Corrosive Ammo

    I don't know if this has ever been addressed before on this forum but I think it may be worth bringing up again if so. We have all used at one time...

    Started by 728shooter‎, 12-27-2017 11:44 PM
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    ammo, corrosive
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    05-04-2018, 07:01 AM Go to last post
  4. Last California AMMO e-Buy

    So down to the wire. I have time to make one more order for ammo before the California no out-of-state and no mail/internet purchases of ammo law...

    Started by usabaker‎, 11-30-2017 10:40 AM
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    ammo, california, ebuy
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    05-01-2018, 11:55 AM Go to last post
  5. Working up a load?

    I had the pleasure yesterday of taking my ersatz M41B Swedish Mauser to the range and using an electronic target at 100m to work up a load. I fired...

    Started by RobD‎, 04-27-2018 03:45 PM
    load, working
    • Replies: 7
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    04-29-2018, 02:09 PM Go to last post
  6. Newb Question... Case inspection

    So I'm pretty new to reloading. I know you're supposed to check the cases for a line going around the case head to avoid separation... My question is...

    Started by amadeus76‎, 04-24-2018 05:50 PM
    case, inspection, newb, question
    • Replies: 3
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    04-25-2018, 01:15 AM Go to last post
  7. PPU 303 elevation table

    Does anyone out there happen to have an elevation table in minutes of angle for PPU/Prvi Partizan 303 ammunition? I'm thinking of something...

    Started by LondonEnfield‎, 12-09-2017 08:34 AM
    303, elevation, ppu, table
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    04-24-2018, 06:29 PM Go to last post
  8. 7.92x33mm kurz/ StG44 cartridge headstamp?

    A few years ago, a friend found a cartridge in an old box and later showed it to me. Based upon the size I immediately was reminded of the WWII...

    Started by Ed42‎, 04-20-2018 10:20 PM
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    cartridge, headstamp, kurz or, stg44
    • Replies: 11
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    04-23-2018, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  9. Help with identifiyng cartridges

    Started by mwrookie‎, 04-11-2018 03:28 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-12-2018, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  10. Here is another 30 cal I am unable to identify

    This is a green tip with a head stamp of DEN 42 In checking around, some say it is AP for UK ? Any help in identification would be appreciated

    Started by RCS‎, 04-03-2018 04:08 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-04-2018, 04:44 PM Go to last post
  11. 50 cal Spotter Round

    Prior to today, I didn't even know these existed but now I would like to have one if anyone knows someone who has them available for purchase. ...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 03-31-2018 08:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
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    04-03-2018, 07:16 PM Go to last post
  12. Question on pre WW2 US 30 cal Incendiary

    I found two 30 cal cartridges head stamped F A 38 with blue bullet tips. I would think these are 30M1 pre war incendiary cartridges ? My question,...

    Started by RCS‎, 04-03-2018 10:12 AM
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    04-03-2018, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  13. What caused this to happen?

    I'm curious what you guys think might have happened to this shell case. I found this up in the hills the other day where a lot of locals go to...

    Started by USGI‎, 03-25-2018 10:45 PM
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    03-31-2018, 03:49 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
    410, british
    • Replies: 8
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    03-16-2018, 08:14 AM Go to last post
  15. Need Help identifying old Chinese 7.62x54 ammo

    Hi everyone, long time lurker but new member here. I recently picked up a can of this 7.62x54 ammo from a LGS. there is almost nothing about it...

    Started by maxjeep‎, 02-23-2018 10:35 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-14-2018, 01:05 PM Go to last post
  16. 1873 colt

    I own a 1873 colt produced in 1888 can black powder ammo still be purchased or would it be a special order type of thing

    Started by rice 123‎, 02-20-2018 11:10 AM
    1873, colt
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 271
    03-13-2018, 09:20 PM Go to last post
  17. Looking for 8mm ammo

    Anyone know where I can find some bulk 8mm surplus for shooting I am in Ottawa Canada Thanks Colin

    Started by colinzx750‎, 03-08-2018 11:25 PM
    8mm, ammo
    • Replies: 3
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    03-10-2018, 06:11 PM Go to last post
  18. Wooden 8mm Mauser Bullet

    Was sorting through a bunch of salvage 8mm ammo while watching NetFlicks and came across an interesting round. I've seen them on the internet but...

    Started by usabaker‎, 01-14-2018 08:39 PM
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    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 50
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    03-02-2018, 09:34 AM Go to last post
  19. The inexpensive cartridge collection

    Collecting wildcat cartridges is very inexpensive because they are almost worthless, they really have little value and sometimes easy to find. I...

    Started by RCS‎, 02-23-2018 06:29 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 144
    02-23-2018, 06:29 PM Go to last post
  20. Reloading M1 Garand with Hornady .308 150g FMJ

    Hello to Forum. Searched the back pages with no result, I'm looking for input for reloading my M1 Garand 30/06 with Hornady's 30 caliber .308 150...

    Started by Der Jagar‎, 02-18-2018 11:19 AM
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    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 36
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    02-23-2018, 05:57 PM Go to last post

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