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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: What Happened to all my pics I attached to posts?

    My apologies for the delay in giving everyone a thorough update, but I was up and down almost 36 hours addressing the outage, and I needed some...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-21-2021 12:16 PM
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  7. 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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-06-2011 03:38 PM
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-26-2016 09:16 AM
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  12. Question Global Thread Help: What is the Advisory Panel Review & Validation Service?

    <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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  13. 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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  14. 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...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-15-2012 07:16 AM
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  15. 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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  16. 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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-12-2011 12:10 PM
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  17. 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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-04-2011 08:34 PM
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  18. 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. PA Cartridge Collector Show: Aug. 19-20

    Hope to see some of you there! PA CARTRIDGE COLLECTORS 27th* ANNUAL SHOW AUGUST 18-20, 2022 REINHOLDS FIRE CO. BANQUET HALL 156 W. MAIN...

    Started by jonnyc‎, 06-29-2022 10:40 PM
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  2. Reloading 7,5 X 54 French for MAS49-56

    Hi, I have a MAS 49-56 in its original caliber that I like to shoot, but ammo is getting pricey! so I'm looking for reload data. The component that...

    Started by donki1967‎, 08-21-2021 01:16 AM
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  3. So, what do I have ?

    I see the manufacturer, year, made of steel. But what are the numbers I have under "180"

    Started by TerryS‎, 06-22-2022 02:45 PM
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    06-22-2022, 04:41 PM Go to last post
  4. Caught out, or the Joys of reloading.

    Had an interesting experience today, I had several batches of different calibers to reload. You know the kind, the odd few rounds that were used for...

    Started by muffett.2008‎, 06-17-2022 06:32 AM
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    06-18-2022, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  5. Ammo for L96 and L118 rifles

    So, I am aiming to acquire or load the closest loading as would be issued for the L96 and L118 rifles. Any thoughts on what this would be? I am...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 06-15-2022 05:57 PM
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  6. UMC 30 US Army (30-40 Krag) Oldest Box Of Ammo I Own

    Just picked this up at the gun show with my M1898 Krag. It's now the oldest box of ammo I own previous being Chilean Kropatschek ammo from the early...

    Started by oldfoneguy‎, 05-17-2022 12:01 PM
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    05-19-2022, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  7. 5.56x45mm Semi-Jacketed Frangible

    Picked up, literally, rounds of what looks to be Frangible 5.56x54 NATO ammunition. At least that's what I think it is so far, I've not disassembled...

    Started by usabaker‎, 05-15-2022 09:41 PM
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  8. 9mm duplex cartridges

    Bought these at a gun show years ago, private company was selling them. Designed to be used in a silencer with two bullets. Do not know what kind of...

    Started by RCS‎, 04-22-2022 03:49 PM
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    05-11-2022, 06:19 AM Go to last post
  9. 7.92x57 (8mm) Romanian ?

    I stopped by one of my local gun shops yesterday and was looking around. I noticed a bunch of boxes of surplus ammo sitting on a shelf marked...

    Started by usabaker‎, 04-16-2022 11:34 AM
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  10. 8x56R Hungarian vs. 8x56R Portuguese?

    Does anyone have info of the differences, if any, between 8x56R Hungarian vs. 8x56R Portuguese v. 8x56R MANNLICHER ammo in dimension or powder load...

    Started by 1903Collector‎, 03-07-2022 04:33 PM
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    04-09-2022, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  11. Load Data for Walther PP .32 Auto Needed

    Friend purchased a Walther PP in .32 ACP, made roughly 1972. My newer books have very little info for the .32 Auto. Could really use help with...

    Started by painter777‎, 04-02-2022 10:59 PM
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    04-06-2022, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  12. Loads for Greener 12/14 Gauge

    Suppose this may get a pass with it being a surplus police shotgun. I recently picked up a Greener Martini action shotgun in their 12/14 gauge or...

    Started by RossMkIIEnjoyer‎, 03-26-2022 07:28 PM
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    03-31-2022, 10:40 PM Go to last post
  13. Load data using PPU .268" 139gr FMJ?

    I finally scored a couple bags of PPU's .268" 139gr bullets off of Grafs but haven't had much luck finding data. Anyone have some 6.5x52 load data...

    Started by Matt85‎, 03-12-2022 03:31 PM
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    03-22-2022, 11:00 AM Go to last post
  14. 7.35 Carcano surplus ammo

    So I won an auction today that includes one box of 7.35 Carcano ammunition manufactured in the 30s in Bologna. Pics will come later but anyone...

    Started by mnmkeller‎, 03-08-2022 06:22 PM
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    03-20-2022, 10:27 PM Go to last post
  15. Shell Case Bought As A "Gong"

    A while ago I purchased this shell case from an antique shop with a hook screwed in the end and it had obviously been used as a "gong" of some sort....

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 03-16-2022 01:10 PM
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    03-16-2022, 06:36 PM Go to last post
  16. Number 34 Primer with .303 British

    Just curious, has anyone tried a CCI No. 34 primer in a .303 British loading? Was thinking of experimenting with trying that combination as part of...

    Started by AD-4NA‎, 11-25-2021 03:41 AM
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  17. Shooting Cast Bullets

    With the prices of powder and availability I have been thinking about casting some of my own rifle bullets and using some of the Red Dot that I...

    Started by Jonzie‎, 06-03-2021 02:57 PM
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  18. difference between 44 S&W American and 44 Colt cartridges

    My friend in California told me these two cartridges were almost the same ! I told that is not correct as the S&W top break revolvers required a...

    Started by RCS‎, 01-05-2022 10:37 PM
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    01-06-2022, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  19. 38 Special cartridge case with large pistol primer

    A few people told me all 38 special cartridges were manufactured with for small pistol primers I believe that there is one example in the of these...

    Started by RCS‎, 12-30-2021 08:26 PM
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    12-31-2021, 02:36 PM Go to last post
  20. Looking for NOE or MP hollow point cast bullets

    I'm looking for NOE or MP hollow point cast bullets for a project. I only need one each of 9mm, 38 cal, .40, and 45. If you like, I have a few...

    Started by BJung‎, 12-12-2021 03:31 AM
    bullets, cast, hollow, noe, point
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