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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: 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...

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    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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    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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  10. 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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    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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  12. 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...

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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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    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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    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. Handloading for the SMLE Mk5 #1 Jungle Carbine

    Hi, I was recently given a Mk5 #1 Jungle Carbine that came out of a factory in a England in 1947, all original numbers and in close to pristine...

    Started by Cobbershot‎, 08-27-2020 11:24 PM
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  2. 45 Colt Black powder loads

    Loaded up some 45 Colt with Black Powder for fun . Used 30gr of Goex 3F and a 230gr RN bullet . Accuracy not bad but could be improved on . Anyone...

    Started by soonerfan66‎, 09-13-2020 10:21 PM
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    09-15-2020, 04:31 PM Go to last post
  3. loading data question

    what manuals, books, etc have information for the loading of current production IMR 4895 in the following cartridges: 8x57 .308 win

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 08-28-2020 03:16 AM
    data, loading, question
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    09-13-2020, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  4. 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 12:34 PM
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    gallery, harris, load
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    09-06-2020, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  5. Acceptable load for the SACM 1935_A

    Ammo for the 1935A has been scarce for many years. The original steel cased, non reloadable ammo was hard to find and what you could find was usually...

    Started by spencerhut‎, 08-30-2020 01:51 PM
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    1935a, acceptable, load, sacm
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    09-03-2020, 07:59 PM Go to last post
  6. sights and sight plane

    really don't have a great sub section for sights, so heres my question eplain the idea of the sight plain to me please. was told that I CANNOT...

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 09-02-2020 01:40 AM
    plane, sight, sights
    • Replies: 0
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    09-02-2020, 01:40 AM Go to last post
  7. .303 Ball, South African

    Good day all. I recently came into possession of a whack of .303 ball ammo, Berdan primed, headstamped U 60 MK7. I believe it to be South African,...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 06-09-2020 06:48 AM
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    08-25-2020, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  8. Questionable reduced loads with slow rifle powder. Should I be concerned?

    So I was talking to an old friend that is thinking of trying his first 20 round batch of reloaded 7.62x54R. At first he thought he was OK, but now...

    Started by Swagman00‎, 03-23-2012 02:21 PM
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    concerned, loads, powder, questionable, reduced, rifle, slow
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    08-22-2020, 06:04 AM Go to last post
  9. Question Cartridge Cases and Cat Urine

    No, it's not a country and western song.(as far as I know). Been a few years since I've bought an RCBS die and while reading the directions I found...

    Started by Atticus Thraxx‎, 06-16-2020 04:08 PM
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    cartridge, cases, cat, urine
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    08-20-2020, 01:16 AM Go to last post
  10. US WWII CANCO CAL 30 M1 now marked M2 Ammo Can

    I bought 250 rounds of surplus Greek 30 CAL M2 ammo headstamped HXP 77. I was told it would come in a ammo can but to my surprize it came in a WWII...

    Started by usabaker‎, 08-12-2020 09:23 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    08-20-2020, 12:32 AM Go to last post
  11. full length sizing die and factory new cartridge cases

    been a time since I set up a full length die. had to take it apart and clean the rust off. Still no idea why Lee claims their case lube causes no...

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 08-14-2020 12:59 AM
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    cartridge, cases, die, factory, full, length, sizing
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    08-17-2020, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  12. Brand loyalty in reloading

    I have a buddy at work who makes good bank, not married and no kids. His reloading setup is incredible, almost all Dillon. Looks like an ammo...

    Started by Atticus Thraxx‎, 06-24-2020 10:44 PM
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    brand, loyalty, reloading
    • Replies: 20
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    08-15-2020, 09:02 AM Go to last post
  13. Zeroing with surplus ammunition

    Hey all, this might be stupid question so sorry in advance... I have a Mosin PU that i need to zero. I have one of those 440 tin cans of...

    Started by Morrow_96‎, 07-23-2020 09:31 PM
    ammunition, surplus, zeroing
    • Replies: 3
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    08-14-2020, 12:23 AM Go to last post
  14. Webley .455

    Good afternoon all, Would any one know a source for reputable load data for a No.1 mkVI webley revolver? Particularly a powder that is still...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 05-11-2020 02:50 PM
    455, webley
    • Replies: 7
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    08-10-2020, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  15. Are you degenerate reloader?

    Take this short questionnaire to see if you have a "reloading problem". Hopefully my attempt at humor doesn't offend anyone or compromise forum...

    Started by Atticus Thraxx‎, 07-31-2020 11:58 PM
    degenerate, reloader
    • Replies: 7
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    08-07-2020, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  16. unusual 7,62x39 cartridge

    I have a small collection of 7,62x39mm cartridges plus some Czech 7,62x45mm. Awhile back, I noticed that my Czech 7,62x45 had the same head stamp as...

    Started by RCS‎, 07-17-2020 08:26 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-19-2020, 08:48 AM Go to last post
  17. Portuguese 7.92 x 57 ammo matters.

    I have just been given a bag of 7.92 x 57 ammo; about 150 rounds. It is a bit "grubby" but not corroded. By the marks on the cases, it has been...

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 06-29-2020 09:52 PM
    792, ammo, matters, portuguese
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    07-05-2020, 03:41 AM Go to last post
  18. Anyone experienced with CBE 313-174 GC mould?

    I have one that is destined to feed a LE No5. Any Commonwealth members from the southern hemisphere tried one?

    Started by Canuck Bob‎, 07-02-2020 01:48 AM
    cbe, experienced, mould
    • Replies: 0
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    07-02-2020, 01:48 AM Go to last post
  19. Ad-hoc reloading die holder

    Pulled two pieces of channel strut out of a scrap bin. The backside had round 1/4" holes, unlike the usual slotted holes. Got my stepper-drill out...

    Started by Atticus Thraxx‎, 06-30-2020 09:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 213
    07-01-2020, 01:20 AM Go to last post
  20. 1884 Trapdoor - BPCR Check

    Hi ! Thanks for reading... I have reloaded a LOT over the years...pistol rifle etc... also shot quite a bit of BP ML. Never did a BP...

    Started by Nickjc‎, 06-13-2020 10:04 AM
    1884, bpcr, check, trapdoor
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 326
    06-18-2020, 04:12 PM Go to last post

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