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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: 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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  7. 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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    Started by Badger‎, 02-19-2014 10:18 AM
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-02-2017 01:32 PM
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-26-2016 05:25 AM
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  13. 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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  14. 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...

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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-12-2011 12:10 PM
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-02-2011 12:38 PM
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  1. Bullet Casting for the Tokarev

    Has anyone experimented with casting bullets for the 7.62x25 Tokarev? I'd be interested in everyone's thoughts before I give it a try.

    Started by usabaker‎, 04-04-2020 04:22 PM
    bullet, casting, tokarev
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  2. Help Identify These Mystery Bullets

    166gr steel jacket lead core 7.8x28.2mm I've loaded them in my .308, and they shot accurately at 100yds.

    Started by doc540‎, 03-29-2020 10:26 AM
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  3. Question SMLE Mk III* Reload Information

    Ok, so I have a heap of PPU 174gr FMJ factory ammunition just as starter ammo for the new old rifle and I plan to keep the PPU cases to reload as...

    Started by RogueAussie‎, 03-12-2020 01:02 AM
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    03-29-2020, 06:25 PM Go to last post
  4. Need help to ID some 7.62x25 ammo.

    Recently I bought a crate of 2 spam can 7.62x25 Tok ammo from Marstar Canada. After I received the crate I found there were thousands of dead ants...

    Started by MVP‎, 03-20-2020 07:30 PM
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    03-22-2020, 11:00 PM Go to last post
  5. Help identify ammo.

    I was gifted these boxes. Have no idea what kind they are. Maybe one of you more experienced folk can tell me 2 kinds. One FN in its box, the other...

    Started by Gritmaster‎, 03-20-2020 01:03 PM
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    03-21-2020, 11:11 PM Go to last post
  6. Value Of Full Can Of LC M72 Match Ammo?

    I have the opportunity to purchase a full can of Lake City 1968 dated M72 match ammo for $350 us. Is this a decent price for this stuff? It works out...

    Started by oldfoneguy‎, 03-06-2020 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-09-2020, 01:06 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 10:17 PM
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    brass, criteria, discard, reloading
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    03-08-2020, 07:23 PM Go to last post
  8. Powder Identification

    Greetings all, Recently was gifted a bunch of reloading items, brass, primers ect however in the mix of thing was a can marked as Hercules 2400...

    Started by Ojisan‎, 03-04-2020 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    03-05-2020, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  9. What are these? Bullet Sizer and Punch ?

    I'm known to buy odd gun stuff, but I took pause on these because I just wasn't sure. Curiosity got the better of me and guess what came home. ...

    Started by usabaker‎, 02-28-2020 08:45 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    03-02-2020, 10:18 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 02:55 PM
    3006, ammo, corrosive, original
    • Replies: 7
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    03-02-2020, 01:21 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 06:07 PM
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    • Replies: 17
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    02-28-2020, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  12. 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 10:07 AM
    bullet, cast, checks, gas, lead, magnum, revolvers
    • Replies: 4
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    02-27-2020, 10:05 AM Go to last post
  13. 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 08:12 AM
    data, japanese, reload, type
    • Replies: 6
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    02-23-2020, 02:39 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 11:01 AM
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    brass, canada, dies, importing
    • Replies: 10
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    02-14-2020, 02:36 PM Go to last post
  15. 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 09:36 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 191
    02-04-2020, 10:55 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 02:42 PM
    8mm, romanian, spam
    • Replies: 6
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    02-03-2020, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  17. 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 11:10 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    01-18-2020, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  18. Looking for 20 to 30 prices of 6.5 Jap brass

    Thanks in advance

    Started by Fubar233‎, 12-31-2019 10:40 PM
    brass, jap, prices
    • Replies: 3
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    01-14-2020, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 05:05 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 430
    01-02-2020, 08:27 AM Go to last post
  20. 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 09:09 PM
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    1 2 3
    • Replies: 22
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    01-01-2020, 08:51 PM Go to last post

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