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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. 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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  2. 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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  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 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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  5. 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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    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...

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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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  1. Question Newly manufactured ammunition

    I was wondering if anybody has any information about something that I read concerning newly manufactured ammunition. I do not know if this is true,...

    Started by .45s r best‎, 01-05-2012 04:34 PM
    ammunition, manufactured, newly
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  2. Reloading for the M1A

    I would like to reload rounds for my Springfield M1A. In my Hornady reload manual, they have a recipe for Accurate 2495 powder using a 155 grain...

    Started by .45s r best‎, 01-06-2018 06:21 PM
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    m1a, reloading
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  3. re 7 in ar ?

    anyone use rx7 powder in an ar 15 w/ 55 gr. ? does it burn clean ? thanks.

    Started by 11e40‎, 03-23-2009 06:27 PM
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  4. .43 mauser load ?

    anyone using trail boss for the .43 mauser w/358 lfp. ? also what about imr 3031. thanks.

    Started by 11e40‎, 04-07-2009 10:23 PM
    load, mauser
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    04-09-2009, 03:00 AM Go to last post
  5. lc 61 nm aluminum case ?

    ran across some lc & fa aluminum cased nm 30-06 ammo today. any info greatly appreciated. thanks, john.

    Started by 11e40‎, 05-06-2009 06:35 PM
    aluminum, case
    • Replies: 3
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    06-01-2009, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  6. Dimple in Brass Cases

    Had two strange occurrences while shooting some reloads at a range last week. I fired 10 reloads each of a 7.62x54R load using Varget, IMR 4895...

    Started by 196kirka‎, 04-26-2009 07:05 AM
    brass, cases, dimple
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    05-01-2009, 06:03 AM Go to last post
  7. Trim-It case trimmer

    I got the Trim-It System from ACT Tactical the other day. For .308, .30-06, and .303. Directions easy. Easy set up even if your switching calibers....

    Started by 25-5‎, 07-15-2014 08:53 PM
    case, trimit, trimmer
    • Replies: 1
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    07-15-2014, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  8. Dumb mistake; good outcome; :>)

    I really like my RCBS vibratory cleaner. When I first unpacked it 25 years ago, I made a note to always replace the rubber grommet/nut on the...

    Started by 2571‎, 03-09-2009 01:31 PM
    >, dumb, good, mistake, outcome
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    03-30-2009, 01:31 PM Go to last post
  9. Am I inviting volume / pressure problems?

    Loading for .44Mag Super Blackhawk Can I load for .44Sp in .44 mag cases? Considering 240 gr Speer semi-WC & 6.6 gr Unique.

    Started by 2571‎, 03-10-2009 02:44 PM
    inviting, pressure, problems, volume
    • Replies: 3
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    03-10-2009, 06:47 PM Go to last post
  10. Anybody got a list of empty brasss weights?

    Read somewhere that a pound of .38Sp contains 97 pieces; .357/ 86 pieces per #. Looking for extensive list or a value for .44Sp. I suppose I...

    Started by 2571‎, 04-21-2009 08:11 PM
    brasss, empty, list, weights
    • Replies: 2
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    04-21-2009, 11:08 PM Go to last post
  11. cheapskate Q -- .0125die spacer

    I want to occasionally load .44 Sp on my .44 dies without adjusting the dies and want to use a spacer/washer. S&H is more than price of purchase @...

    Started by 2571‎, 03-24-2009 01:42 PM
    0125die, cheapskate, spacer
    • Replies: 3
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    03-26-2009, 10:08 AM 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. RCBS and Lee don't have dies...

    I've asked this before on other sites...most replies were either not serious or down right ...um..insulting. Any ideas on how to(neck) resize a...

    Started by 2pats‎, 05-07-2008 09:17 PM
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    dies, lee, rcbs
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    06-09-2008, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  14. Question 7.62 mm twist rate?

    I have a k98 Israeli Mauser in 7.62, what is the twist rate so I can reload the proper weight bullets. Is it 1 turn in 12 inches or 1 turn in ten...

    Started by 303carbine‎, 01-08-2008 04:51 PM
    762, rate, twist
    • Replies: 2
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    01-10-2008, 10:17 PM Go to last post
  15. 30-40 Krag brass for the 303 British

    I had a few new Krag brass laying on the bench and decided to make some 303 Brit from it, one pass through the Brit neck die and a trim and it was...

    Started by 303carbine‎, 07-12-2015 07:13 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
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    07-14-2015, 09:19 PM Go to last post
  16. firing oversize (for the bore) bullets

    Does any one know of any test/experiment that have been done to see what the increase in pressure is,, with each increment of increase in the neck...

    Started by 45B20‎, 04-05-2010 03:47 AM
    bore, bullets, firing, oversize
    • Replies: 4
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    04-05-2010, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  17. Pet 303 loads

    There seems to be a fair amount of 303 "shooters" posting on this board and I am sure quite a few are handloaders. So...for those that are pretty...

    Started by 6.5west‎, 02-05-2011 11:20 AM
    303, loads, pet
    • Replies: 6
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    09-27-2011, 05:52 AM Go to last post
  18. 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
    • Replies: 33
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    05-04-2018, 07:01 AM Go to last post
  19. Mil surplus 45 ACP

    Hi all, came across a few sardine cans of military surplus 45 ACP ammo, brass case, fmj, 42 per white carton, 18 per sardine. Any idea on current...

    Started by 74cuda‎, 09-24-2009 12:02 AM
    acp, mil, surplus
    • Replies: 0
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    09-24-2009, 12:02 AM Go to last post
  20. 577/450 load data

    Does anyone have any load suggestions for a Martini Henry in 577/450?

    Started by 762shooter‎, 08-14-2008 03:20 PM
    data, load
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 14,346
    05-12-2009, 02:28 PM Go to last post

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