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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 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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  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
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  5. 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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  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,...

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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 02:32 PM
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    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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    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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    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...

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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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    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. Bullet Casting Woes

    After a very productive weekend session casting bullets for the 32-20s, yesterday's attempt was quite the opposite! Spent two + hours and only...

    Started by jmoore‎, 04-23-2013 06:17 AM
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  2. Online Auction - Mystery Ammo?

    Firstly, I'm not gonna post the link. Someone here may be bidding and I don't want to mess with their business. ...and maybe I'll want to bid after...

    Started by rcathey‎, 10-19-2018 06:31 PM
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  3. Cool Case Head Exits Rifle

    You guys did should a good job on my last poblem, I thought I might share an experience that I still don't understand.:sos: My first "big bore"...

    Started by Jim Tarleton‎, 05-13-2009 01:30 AM
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  4. About those bullets........

    I was just over at a fellow "enthusiast's" place and saw something interesting. A box of 144gn, .311" diameter flat-based FMJ bullets. The...

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 03-17-2014 04:26 AM
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    bullets
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  5. Grease groove in WWII .303 bullets important or not ?

    I use to salvage bullets from (corrosive primed/cordite loaded) WWII ammo before handloading them with modern primers and powder. However, I tumble...

    Started by André‎, 12-10-2017 10:25 AM
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    01-22-2018, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  6. Pineapple grenade

    I lucked out today when I was contacted by my local gun store. He took in a "box" that had some odds and ends of some war stuff, two of which were...

    Started by aspen80‎, 09-08-2016 10:41 PM
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    10-18-2016, 09:07 PM Go to last post
  7. Wooden 8mm Mauser Bullet

    Was sorting through a bunch of salvage 8mm ammo while watching NetFlicks and came across an interesting round. I've seen them on the internet but...

    Started by usabaker‎, 01-14-2018 09:39 PM
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  8. any insight on powder shortage?

    i mean actual information vice rumors, stuff can not be dried up forever i am getting serious low on varget and h 4895 down to about a lb each

    Started by Pelago‎, 07-24-2009 08:58 PM
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    insight, powder, shortage
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    10-16-2009, 12:55 AM Go to last post
  9. .303 British winning loads and tricks... ( here mine)

    Hi! I'm looking for a .303 winning load or loads.. My tricks: - Sort any brass by brand , weight and rim tickness. Weight variation admitted: ...

    Started by bow‎, 06-23-2013 10:31 AM
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    303, british, loads, mine, tricks, winning
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    07-01-2014, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  10. 6,5mm Japanese Arisaka Ammuntion Dimensional Revelations (Photo Heavy)

    16 May 2011 ETA: see also the thread link below as it will tie into this one: Japanese Ammuntion and Rifle Testing As part of an...

    Started by jmoore‎, 04-23-2011 06:55 PM
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    01-26-2013, 04:54 AM Go to last post
  11. Powder Ignition Failure

    Folks, I have been encountering a number of failures of Vithavouri N140 powder to ignite. I am aware of a number of incidents where this has...

    Started by bombdoc‎, 09-29-2015 08:23 PM
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  12. Getting Neck Splits on new 7.62 NATO

    I just looked over some load testing that I had done on some USGI NEW Brass which I got some years back from Jeff Bartlett. It's RA 64 new. I was...

    Started by Danny‎, 04-27-2009 02:25 AM
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    08-21-2010, 01:45 PM Go to last post
  13. Why is does my French Berthier 8mm carbine have flyers always to the right

    :sos: I shoot 16grs 2400 powder behind a 205gr gas checked cast bullet in my berthier and Lebel long rifles with 31.5" bbls and get good groups at 50...

    Started by rayg‎, 08-14-2011 06:19 PM
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    11-30-2011, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  14. Reloading BP cartridges (help needed)

    Now that I mainly shoot BP, reloading has to be perfected. I´ve got the powder sorted ( Swiss No. 2), got the brass and the correct mould (bullets...

    Started by villiers‎, 10-28-2013 07:08 AM
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    08-19-2014, 12:53 PM Go to last post
  15. 7.5 Swiss

    Okay, I'll need dies but what is the best set-up for this, dies, powder, bullets etc... God dam milsurpitis...:sos:

    Started by Brewster‎, 12-28-2006 05:45 PM
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    swiss
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    06-12-2009, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  16. ID of old cartridge casing

    A long time ago, I found a casing that then resided in my jewelry box. We are talking 1966, so that was, indeed a long time ago. I was diving at a...

    Started by Norm060644‎, 09-26-2016 06:38 PM
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    10-24-2016, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  17. 8mm & .303 ammo new/surplus observations

    More Updates 8x57: RWS E37 Excellent excellent ammo. Seems to be loaded pretty hot. Crazy hard primers like really hard. 75' Romanian...

    Started by David1974‎, 12-06-2007 10:58 PM
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    09-30-2008, 02:16 AM Go to last post
  18. uniforming primer pockets?

    Are uniforming primer pockets with a tool like Sinclairs a must for a AR service rifle?

    Started by Curt‎, 04-12-2009 01:07 PM
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    pockets, primer, uniforming
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    04-21-2009, 11:36 PM Go to last post
  19. Reloading M1 Garand with Hornady .308 150g FMJ

    Hello to Forum. Searched the back pages with no result, I'm looking for input for reloading my M1 Garand 30/06 with Hornady's 30 caliber .308 150...

    Started by Der Jagar‎, 02-18-2018 12:19 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 36
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    02-23-2018, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  20. Tumbler or Sonic Cleaner

    I'm trying to decide which to go with... For the reloader out there, which do you prefer and why?

    Started by amadeus76‎, 01-08-2017 05:01 PM
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    • Replies: 35
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