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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-03-2016 07:20 AM
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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. M1 Garand En Bloc with Dummy Cartridges.

    I found two full En Bloc's with what I think are Danish military M 58 Berdan style cartridges. Pretty cool...

    Started by usabaker‎, 03-27-2023 11:59 AM
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  2. 7.62x45 - vz 52

    My Son just picked up a VZ 52 in 7.62x45mm, While we can find a lot of surplus 7.62x45 nothing else seems to exist. Searching the forum I saw that...

    Started by usabaker‎, 03-14-2023 10:40 PM
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  3. Made Special for the RAF 303 Cartridges

    Yesterday was my wedding anniversary, so we both took the day off from work and had a "date". Being old people now, there was no running to...

    Started by usabaker‎, 03-11-2023 01:01 PM
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  4. 6,5x53.5R: Return of the shortened Model 71

    Way back in 2018 i put a post up on the forum about a German Model 71 Mauser my buddy had because I didn't know what it really was or the actual...

    Started by usabaker‎, 03-12-2023 03:40 PM
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  5. Mauser ammunition or cases

    Hi Where can I get 9mm * 25mm Mauser ammunition, or cases Can anyone help and point me in the right direction

    Started by Old Al‎, 02-21-2023 07:49 AM
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    03-07-2023, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  6. Hardness of centerfire salvaged outdoor range lead

    Does anyone have a guess on the hardness of salvaged outdoor range lead. Lead would be from cast centerfire pistol bullets and jacketed pistol/rifle...

    Started by Steve762‎, 02-28-2023 06:15 PM
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  7. US Shell Factory

    I thought that this piece is interesting, shown yesterday on Sky News, inside a factory making shell casings. Is it correct, as stated in the...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 02-21-2023 07:49 PM
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    02-22-2023, 10:13 PM Go to last post
  8. Case Head Maqrks

    I have a group of LC67 MATCH cases that all have a mark on the case head. I'm aware of extractor and ejector marks but not sure of this one. Any...

    Started by DustyRusty‎, 02-08-2023 09:52 PM
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  9. once fired 303 HXP Greek brass

    Is there any interest in this good quality brass? It is boxer primed . I have quite a bit of it. Also, what is the going price of it ? Thanks

    Started by Jimbwa‎, 11-07-2022 06:31 PM
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  10. Mystery Cartridge, hints wanted.

    Went to a local show today and had some fun digging through the bins of loose cartridges. Pulled out this cartridge and gave up $1 for it. ...

    Started by BVZ24‎, 01-21-2023 02:36 PM
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  11. Home-brew Question

    Has anyone any experience trying to form and load Eley .450 No1 cartridges . Sometimes found in late 19th century Snider sporters by I. Hollis and...

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 02-05-2023 03:39 AM
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  12. 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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  13. machine pulled 152 Grain 30 cal. out of round bullets saved by Lee

    I bought a lee 308 bullet sizer and it resized them to .308 and back to new specs. For $30 it worked great in my RCBS Rockchucker press.

    Started by jeep‎, 11-30-2022 06:36 AM
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  14. 7.62 x 51 pulled brass

    Any interest in 7.62 x 51 pulled brass? it is new unfired, and boxer primed but the bullet and powder has been removed by ordinance for some reason....

    Started by Jimbwa‎, 11-23-2022 12:39 PM
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  15. 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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  16. 1898 Springfield Krag Loads

    Hello, I recently purchased an 1898 Krag carbine. It not a “real” carbine; the S/N is 92xxx,with a 1902 rear sight. It has the 1903 front sight,...

    Started by concretus‎, 07-31-2022 06:14 PM
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  17. Reloading for the russian berdan rifles

    I use 43 spanish cases from Bertram reformed by CH4D have to fireform to headspace on the schoulders by using a thin ring against the case rim ...

    Started by jarmann‎, 07-19-2022 09:47 AM
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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

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