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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 03:39 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 09:38 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 09:00 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 12:57 PM
    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 01:53 PM
    1873, cartridges, experimental, metallic, regulation, testing
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  6. 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 11:18 AM
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  7. 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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  8. 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 11:35 AM
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  9. 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 02:32 PM
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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 06:25 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 10:16 AM
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  12. 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...

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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-01-2011 10:52 AM
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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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  16. 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...

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  17. 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...

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  1. need help identifying some 303 Br rounds

    Hi Everyone Have some 303 rounds I would like to identify. Any help is appreciated. Thank you in advance. Is the ammo collectable? Should I...

    Started by Light Infantry‎, 02-17-2020 07:07 PM
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  2. Gas Checks - Cast Lead Bullet for Magnum Revolvers

    No that I have this 44 Magnum, I'm considering casting bullets for it. Since I have limited experance in reloading HOME cast lead bullets I've been...

    Started by usabaker‎, 02-26-2020 11:07 AM
    bullet, cast, checks, gas, lead, magnum, revolvers
    • Replies: 5
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  3. 6.5x50 Japanese Reload Data (Type 38)

    Hello, I recently purchased a Type 38 rifle and was planning to reload for it. Considering the potential for bulged cases, is it okay to neck size...

    Started by concretus‎, 02-05-2020 09:12 AM
    data, japanese, reload, type
    • Replies: 6
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    02-23-2020, 03:39 PM Go to last post
  4. importing brass and dies to Canada

    Okay, I've done a search with various wordings and I can't find an answer, so here goes: Has anyone here imported either empty brass or reloading...

    Started by vykkagur‎, 01-26-2020 12:01 PM
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    brass, canada, dies, importing
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  5. What criteria do you use to discard brass for reloading?

    I am getting back into reloading after many, many years away from it. Actually when I was doing it before I was helping my dad more than doing the...

    Started by Rickf1985‎, 02-06-2020 11:17 PM
    brass, criteria, discard, reloading
    • Replies: 9
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    02-12-2020, 11:33 PM Go to last post
  6. 40mm fired case from M79

    You don't find these around too much. When the M79 launcher was issued a Model 1911A1 was also issued. When you ran out of 40mm rounds you had to...

    Started by RCS‎, 02-04-2020 10:36 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-04-2020, 11:55 AM Go to last post
  7. Question Romanian 8mm Spam Can

    I have too much 8mm milsurp ammo (did I really say that?!? :yikes: ), and thinking of selling this Romanian 340-round spam can. Does anyone know, or...

    Started by alamo308‎, 01-29-2020 03:42 PM
    8mm, romanian, spam
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    02-03-2020, 04:35 PM Go to last post
  8. Original 30-06 ammo, Corrosive or not?

    I found some original, still in the sealed boxes M2 Ball ammo for my 03A3. My dad had bought thousands of rounds of surplus ammo throughout the years...

    Started by Rickf1985‎, 02-02-2020 03:55 PM
    3006, ammo, corrosive, original
    • Replies: 6
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    02-03-2020, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  9. paper patch fmj

    ive seen posts elsewhere of people paper patching jacketed bullets with a cannelure to use them in the next larger caliber. question is wat can...

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 12-21-2019 12:10 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    01-18-2020, 11:15 PM Go to last post
  10. Looking for 20 to 30 prices of 6.5 Jap brass

    Thanks in advance

    Started by Fubar233‎, 12-31-2019 11:40 PM
    brass, jap, prices
    • Replies: 3
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    01-14-2020, 06:40 PM Go to last post
  11. milsurp wildcats

    JES will rebore a 7.62x54r out to use a .35 caliber bullet. Rather big impact on both ends. Since so many people look to the odd ball "hyper...

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 12-21-2019 06:05 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-02-2020, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  12. LOAD DATA HELP: Sierra MatchKing Boat Tail Hollow Point 30 Cal 168 Grain #2200

    Howdy Folks, I was hoping someone could help me out with the .308 Winchester for Sierra MatchKing Boat Tail Hollow Point 30 Cal 168 Grain Model: 2200...

    Started by usabaker‎, 12-13-2019 10:09 PM
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    01-01-2020, 09:51 PM Go to last post
  13. Harris gallery load

    the load is 8 grains of Bulls Eye for 30-06 and 7.62x54r with "jacketed" and unjacketed bullets in correct service weight range. To me that...

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 12-25-2019 01:34 PM
    gallery, harris, load
    • Replies: 5
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    12-29-2019, 11:15 PM Go to last post
  14. LEE DIES 7.62x54r

    Well just started using these Lee dies for the first time. Somewhat confused on a part of it all. I bought the die set, got the additional .303...

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 12-23-2019 08:18 PM
    dies, lee
    • Replies: 4
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    12-27-2019, 05:30 PM Go to last post
  15. Finding M7 Auxiliary Cartridges

    Hi All, I was recently asked by a member about locating a few M7 Auxiliary cartridges. Thought I'd ask here to see if this is a possibility or a...

    Started by painter777‎, 12-05-2019 03:42 PM
    auxiliary, cartridges, finding
    • Replies: 0
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    12-05-2019, 03:42 PM Go to last post
  16. What did I find at the range?

    Please Delete it was a 303

    Started by usabaker‎, 11-24-2019 04:22 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    11-28-2019, 09:22 AM Go to last post
  17. Bullet-Maker MIA?

    Do any Australian members know what has happened to "The Bullet Factory", makers of a nice 174gn HP for .303 reloading? I found their website...

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 11-22-2019 06:09 PM
    bulletmaker, mia
    • Replies: 3
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    11-24-2019, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  18. Question .303 British Hornady 174 gr Vintage Match Accuracy, Experiences generally ?

    Hello altogether, I couldn't find real answers to this question above, despite several searchings. Therefore: What is the accuracy with this load...

    Started by Enfield Enforcer‎, 10-29-2019 10:22 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 954
    11-22-2019, 02:59 PM Go to last post
  19. FOUND: KOREAN 30 CAL BALL M1 Garand 30-06 Ammo

    I ran across a can of KOREAN M1 Garand 30-06 Ammo for $155.00 on Wednesday great condition. Now I just need the M1 Garand to go with it.

    Started by usabaker‎, 09-28-2019 12:28 AM
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    • Replies: 14
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    10-30-2019, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  20. Mystery 50 Caliber Cartridge

    Hi all. Looking for a bit of help on a caliber ID. I have an old Hopkins and Allen falling block shotgun that someone put a rifle barrel on. ...

    Started by rcathey‎, 10-29-2019 11:04 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 430
    10-29-2019, 04:35 PM Go to last post

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