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  1. Forum: Brass Trading

    I have tons of 308 Win, both commercial and mil...

    I have tons of 308 Win, both commercial and mil brass. So, I'm OK with using that to make the 50 BMG projectiles.
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    I already posted a link to images of the finished...

    I already posted a link to images of the finished product:
    http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?307253-50-BMG-Match-bullet-from-308win
  3. Forum: Brass Trading

    If you are familiar with BT Sniper's Bullet...

    If you are familiar with BT Sniper's Bullet Swaging Die Sets, his 50 BMG set uses the 7.5X55 brass as the donor brass for making the jackets. When he did his development, he used that swiss brass...
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    thanks for the reply. Still looking

    thanks for the reply. Still looking
  5. Thread: Gandog56

    by DukeInFlorida
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    Prayers from Florida. Heal fast, friend

    Prayers from Florida. Heal fast, friend
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    LAWN and shrubs. I would be terrified about...

    LAWN and shrubs. I would be terrified about having a container of this kind of stuff anywhere near the fireplace.
  7. Forum: Brass Trading

    Looking for 7.5 X 55 Swiss Berdan cases

    Looking for fired Berdan cases (not reloadable) in 7.5 X 55 MM (Swiss) size for an upcoming project.
    Willing to trade pound for pound for other items I have here. Have also lead and linotype that I...
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    After you fire the .22 LR bolt action rifle, save...

    After you fire the .22 LR bolt action rifle, save your brass to make these:
    http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?24952-22-rimfire-bullets-start-to-finish

    Free bullets, which makes your...
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    The brass with the rings are ONLY ringed by the...

    The brass with the rings are ONLY ringed by the manufacturer because they want to indicate to the buyer that it is SWC match ammo. It has NOTHING to do with the dimensions, per se, of the brass...
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    Not enough velocity to stabilize that heavy...

    Not enough velocity to stabilize that heavy bullet. Combined with the short barrels = key holes

    Is there a reason to use those heavy bullets?? I have wonderful performance with 150 grain bullets....
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    Those are 50 BMG "blanks" Not really reloadable.

    Those are 50 BMG "blanks"
    Not really reloadable.
  12. Merry Christmas, and...................

    So, Merry Christmas to all of our contributing members. Good health and prosperity in 2019 to all.

    Here's what's new with me:

    Some of you know that I have a cancer with no cure. I'm not trying...
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    Here is the SAAMI spec drawing for 300 Blackout:...

    Here is the SAAMI spec drawing for 300 Blackout:
    SAAMI SPEC FOR 300 BLACKOUT

    If you do the math on the neck thickness, the Lake City brass is the only brass that hits the thickness reliably...
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    All of my ARs are < 100 yard rifles, and so...

    All of my ARs are < 100 yard rifles, and so sorting never really makes a difference. I get .5 MOA with my developed load, no matter which head stamp.
    However, when I make 300 Blackouts, the ONLY...
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    I apologize if the bold font made you think I was...

    I apologize if the bold font made you think I was complaining. I wasn't.
    Didn't want anyone thinking I get any BIG BUCKS for being here.
    LOL
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    It's what I get paid the BIG BUCKS to do....

    It's what I get paid the BIG BUCKS to do. Actually, this is a volunteer job.
    This last guy was a big pain. He won't be back.

    The removal process is somewhat automated. It's possible that the...
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    Please remember that discussions of sales are not...

    Please remember that discussions of sales are not allowed here.
    If you are going to sell anything, please take it to a private place.
    Thanks.
  18. Thread: Gandog56

    by DukeInFlorida
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    BREATHE RELAX PATIENCE HEAL Hoping that you...

    BREATHE
    RELAX
    PATIENCE
    HEAL

    Hoping that you heal fast, my friend.

    I have, as many of you know, the rarest of all of the cancers, Multiple Myeloma. (It's a bone marrow cancer, no cure. If...
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    Prayers from Florida. I have the rarest of the...

    Prayers from Florida.

    I have the rarest of the cancers, Multiple Myeloma. No cure, only keeping it in remission through drug trials keeps me going.

    Hope you are OK, and heal fast, whatever it...
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    As a NRA Instructor for Metallic cartridge...

    As a NRA Instructor for Metallic cartridge Reloading, I WINCE every time I see someone posting actual amount of powder used in a cartridge. It's just too easy to make an honest mistake. I urge...
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    Don't lose sight of the fact that when you...

    Don't lose sight of the fact that when you deprime the cases, the primer knock out pin goes through the flash hole, and completely cleans that out. ALL of the flame will reach the powder. Like I...
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    really, never had any sort of issue with...

    really,
    never had any sort of issue with cleaning primer pockets . Or, should I say, never any problems without cleaning them.
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    OK, I know some of you are anal about small...

    OK, I know some of you are anal about small details. And, that's fine if you are that way. However, after decades of testing, I find absolutely NO difference in performance between brass that was...
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    (sad face here) Please don't decap the 5.7's....

    (sad face here)

    Please don't decap the 5.7's. I use them, with the spent primers still in, as donor jackets for 30 caliber bullets. Willing to trade for them. Also, please don't bother...
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    Finding brass for the oddball chamberings is...

    Finding brass for the oddball chamberings is always my own deterrent for such a move.
    A young friend , who happens to own a reloading supply shop (and thought he would have no issues with brass)...
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check