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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: 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 08:20 AM
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  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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  14. 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...

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  15. 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 04:38 PM
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-02-2011 01:38 PM
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  1. 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
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    11-06-2019, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  2. 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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    10-30-2019, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
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    10-29-2019, 04:35 PM Go to last post
  4. subsonic .308 win/7.62x51

    anyone successfully find subsonic loads that will expand say out to 50 yards?

    Started by pocketshaver‎, 10-08-2019 01:07 AM
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    308, subsonic, win or
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    10-19-2019, 01:44 AM Go to last post
  5. odd 303 ammo package

    My friend emailed me to ask if I knew why the ammo was packaged this way. I have never seen it like this before so I post the picture here to see if...

    Started by Mr E‎, 10-11-2019 11:02 PM
    303, ammo, odd, package
    • Replies: 6
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    10-13-2019, 04:05 AM Go to last post
  6. Reloading question

    What are the merits of crimping .303 reloads? Specifically, does crimping make the ammo significantly more accurate? I haven't crimped any of my...

    Started by RobD‎, 09-14-2019 12:20 PM
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    question, reloading
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    10-08-2019, 06:52 AM Go to last post
  7. Question Berdan Primers?

    Anyone know the correct size Berdan primer for Swiss GP-11 cases? To choose from, I have these available:

    Started by alamo308‎, 09-13-2019 05:51 PM
    berdan, primers
    • Replies: 5
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    09-25-2019, 12:16 AM Go to last post
  8. 7.65 French Long.

    After waiting a long time for someone to take charge of the lack of brass for the 7.65 French cartridge. A gentleman in Georgia has contracted with...

    Started by Bruce McAskill‎, 07-19-2019 11:53 AM
    765, french, long
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    09-20-2019, 09:06 PM Go to last post
  9. Bogus Radway Green 7.62mm NATO?

    Did RG ever load 7.62 NATO ball in copper-washed steel cases? I have some that I strongly suspect is of Chinese origin. It doesn't smell right. ...

    Started by MGMike‎, 09-14-2019 08:52 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    09-16-2019, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  10. 1955 Yugoslavian 8X57 Ammo purchase

    I just picked up a few boxes of * 11 * 55 head stamped; Yugoslavian 8X57 Ammo made in 1955. Clean in the original boxes with stripper clips. Was...

    Started by usabaker‎, 09-05-2019 11:21 PM
    1955, 8x57, ammo, purchase, yugoslavian
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    09-07-2019, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  11. Sad Day - Last Mail-Order Ammo buy

    So today my last mail-order milsurps ammunition order was dropped off by UPS. California suck SO hard. As of July 1 I will no longer have the ability...

    Started by usabaker‎, 06-26-2019 10:28 PM
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    08-17-2019, 07:13 PM Go to last post
  12. M1914 French Remington Rolling Block Loadings

    About 2 years ago I was absolutely abscessed With getting a French M1914 Rolling block, up until 6 Months ago I watched Gunbroker and finally found...

    Started by Danktreebranch‎, 08-10-2019 10:44 PM
    8mm lebel, balle, block, french, loading, loadings, m1914, remington, rolling, rolling block
    • Replies: 8
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    08-14-2019, 04:43 PM Go to last post
  13. 2019 25th Annual PA Cartridge Collector Show!

    Looks to be a full house; hope some of you can make it! PENNSYLVANIA CARTRIDGE COLLECTORS AUGUST 16-17, 2019 OUR 25TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW !!!...

    Started by jonnyc‎, 07-04-2019 03:34 PM
    2019, 25th, annual, cartridge, collector, show
    • Replies: 6
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    07-07-2019, 11:55 PM Go to last post
  14. 7,62mm and 30 cal Frangible cartridges

    My photo shows a 7,62mm Frangible cartridge head stamped FA 63 next to the 30 cal frangible M22 cartridge of WW2. The M22 was used to train aircraft...

    Started by RCS‎, 07-06-2019 10:08 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-06-2019, 11:28 PM Go to last post
  15. Reloading mk7 ball into new cases.

    So, I've been enjoying some POF mk7 ball without any hang fires or any problems at all, for quite a while now. So I figured I'd buy more... I bought...

    Started by Fruler‎, 06-29-2019 10:46 PM
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    1 2
    303 british, ball, cases, hang fires, mk7, pof mk7, reloading
    • Replies: 16
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    07-05-2019, 07:55 PM Go to last post
  16. Surplus Spam Can Marking - Possibly M2 Garand Ammo

    Hi all. Just picked up a couple of these from an online auction. Any one recognize the mark on this can? I'm not convinced it actually has M2 in...

    Started by rcathey‎, 06-20-2019 04:08 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-02-2019, 10:55 AM Go to last post
  17. 6.5x55 load for ljungman

    Does anyone have a handload that approximates the original military load for a Swedish ljungman? Roger

    Started by yumastepside‎, 05-18-2019 08:24 PM
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    ljungman, load
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    06-24-2019, 07:08 PM Go to last post
  18. Salvaging Ammo Parts and Age

    I was given a bunch of 60 rounds 30-06 Springfield and even more 120 rounds of .300 Win Mag reloaded ammo. I got lucky with all of the .300 Win...

    Started by usabaker‎, 06-11-2019 12:26 AM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 19
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    06-14-2019, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  19. Old Bullet Collection

    I recently purchased this small collection of old bullets at a militaria event because they looked interesting and seemed reasonably priced. Although...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 05-27-2019 02:03 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 492
    05-28-2019, 08:25 PM Go to last post
  20. Frankford Arsenal 1960 Match 30-06 - Misprint Box

    Ran across this in my most recent "stuff" buy. Opened and empty, unfortunately. But check out that misprint -- the eagle isn't in the right place....

    Started by rcathey‎, 05-22-2019 10:52 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 411
    05-28-2019, 03:57 PM Go to last post

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