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Forum: Guns
09-13-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,344
Posted By harter66

There you are then. The 06' will generally...

There you are then. The 06' will generally handle a heavier boolit than the 308 better. Their a dead heat up to 165g over that its the 06' . W/hand loading both are capable of much more versatility...
Forum: Guns
09-13-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,344
Posted By harter66

Unless that 308 is 12lb varmiter it should do...

Unless that 308 is 12lb varmiter it should do the job quite nicely.
Forum: Guns
09-13-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,317
Posted By harter66

I know this is oh so passe', but the 7x57 is a...

I know this is oh so passe', but the 7x57 is a great choice too. Most rifles will handle all the bullets from 100 to 175gr . While I'm about to get flamed, it operates at lower pressures than both...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-17-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,402
Posted By harter66

I've done several to remove the cleaning rod...

I've done several to remove the cleaning rod muzzle funnel. Use a loop of masking tape to get a good square line all the way around . Cut it w/your hack saw about 2 blades long of your line ,incase...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-17-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,577
Posted By harter66

I bought 2 for a couple of old small ring Mausers...

I bought 2 for a couple of old small ring Mausers . The GI 7x57 was an absolute drop in needing only just a gental touch up at the front of the rear sight. Now the 2nd 1 will need much more work...
Forum: Optics
12-07-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By harter66

wanted 6x fixed for 25 cal.

Tell me about a sound,solid,simple,cost effective,Weaver-like,no frills,fixed 6x scope that will handle the abuse dished out by a 6.5# 257 Roberts . I'll be using it for everthing from gophers to big...
Forum: Guns
10-25-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By harter66

To tell the truth of it all I don't know why...

To tell the truth of it all I don't know why there aren't more lefthanded guns out there. I've hunted w/about 30 people in the last 35yr >< and probably 20 of them were lefty shooters. I can only...
Forum: Guns
10-20-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By harter66

See the sniper on sniper scene in saving private...

See the sniper on sniper scene in saving private Ryan. Us cross dominate and lefties have managed for years. Break action singles and doubles are 1 way to go. Levers and pumps work nicely too. For...
Forum: Guns
10-10-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By harter66

Sako 243

I don't know much about Sakos outside of there supposed to be in the top half of the working gun market. A guy at work asked me about the value of a late 70s w/a similar vintage Bushnell and a GI...
Forum: Reloading
10-06-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,524
Posted By harter66

Magnum primers are generally hotter and loads...

Magnum primers are generally hotter and loads need to be reduced not added to.

As for 3gr that is a whole lot of powder. In most of my manuals it is nearly the whole load window for the 06'...
Forum: Guns
10-06-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,372
Posted By harter66

Seems to me like it was like chipping your dog at...

Seems to me like it was like chipping your dog at the vet. A great idea for tracking service,ownership or returning a lost or stolen gun. Terrible implimentation and naming. If we could be sure it...
Forum: Guns
10-06-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,215
Posted By harter66

I've bought several in hock shops only 1 of maybe...

I've bought several in hock shops only 1 of maybe 5 requires special feeding. It was a special order Savage 06' when it was new an its prefered bullet wieghts are no longer available. That said the...
Forum: Reloading
08-11-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By harter66

That is what we call fire forming. The case now...

That is what we call fire forming. The case now is a matching fit to your chamber. What you most likely have is a chamber that is near maximum size. I'd say just neck size and try them for fit. You...
Forum: Reloading
08-08-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,857
Posted By harter66

Depending on the application, the above is...

Depending on the application, the above is correct.

I've 3 rifles in an 06' case . 1 must be full lengthed every time, they won't chamber otherwise. In the others sizing just half of the neck...
Forum: Reloading
08-08-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,574
Posted By harter66

1st ,Colts come w/assorted bores and cylinder...

1st ,Colts come w/assorted bores and cylinder throat dia.from.450-455 as the load data often bridges guns that have been around 100 years and those the rolled off the line last Tuesday. Many of your...
Forum: Reloading
08-08-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By harter66

What do the necks look like? You may have a...

What do the necks look like? You may have a chamber that is a little short on the neck portion or brass that is just a little long or a combination of a minimum chamber w/ max brass. I recently had...
Forum: Guns
08-04-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,461
Posted By harter66

I love the 22 debate! I'd take the 223 in any...

I love the 22 debate! I'd take the 223 in any platform over 14"of bbl under I'd go to the carbine.

Ummmm this is kind of 1 of those peaches and nectarine things. If my 357s were accurate at 1450...
Forum: Guns
07-18-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,476
Posted By harter66

Here's a wrench for the works, grab a Lyman...

Here's a wrench for the works, grab a Lyman reloading manual read why ballistians get gray. That will shed even more gray light. You've chosen only a single bullet weight to illistraight a point....
Forum: Guns
07-18-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,476
Posted By harter66

Personally across my chrony at 4000' ,its a dead...

Personally across my chrony at 4000' ,its a dead heat between the 9 and the 38 w/125gr bullets. Step up to 147s vs 158s ,my 9 falls off considerably while the 38 holds on. Both sets were standard...
Forum: Guns
07-18-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,476
Posted By harter66

Personally across my chrony at 4000' ,its a dead...

Personally across my chrony at 4000' ,its a dead heat between the 9 and the 38 w/125gr bullets. Step up to 147s vs 158s ,my 9 falls off considerably while the 38 holds on. Both sets were standard...
Forum: Guns
07-12-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,130
Posted By harter66

I had a 4" 66 in 357 it shot well w/all the 38s...

I had a 4" 66 in 357 it shot well w/all the 38s and+Ps and the light 357s ,125s,dirty or clean. It let me down w/the heavier loads, all in all it was a good gun for the money.
Forum: Guns
07-12-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By harter66

I've a rifle the best group its ever shot w/me or...

I've a rifle the best group its ever shot w/me or any one else is a 3 shot 2"w/ factory ammo, some of them missed an 18"sq at 50yd. Conversely I've a friend w/1 that's never shot over 4" or 8" from...
Forum: Guns
07-07-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,205
Posted By harter66

I used to think of a 12ga as being as good as it...

I used to think of a 12ga as being as good as it gets,energy,hit likelihood,wounding ability,etc. I don't question for a second that a scattergun eliminates any fight. In home we're talking 30' ,less...
Forum: Reloading
07-06-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 921
Posted By harter66

Demand. If you take up casting or swagging...

Demand.

If you take up casting or swagging your own you can get whatever wts you want. I've a 32Rem and went through the search for bullets too. It seems 321 just isn't popular. W/moulds and...
Forum: Guns
06-29-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By harter66

Just about can't go wrong w/a Mauser 98. As far...

Just about can't go wrong w/a Mauser 98. As far as pitting goes, well,its been knocking around for upwards of 70 yr its entitled. The 25-06' is great .with a" standard" Mauser id opt for the 257...
Forum: Guns
06-29-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,368
Posted By harter66

All of mine save the sks will with the right load...

All of mine save the sks will with the right load shoot 5 [email protected] 100 . I've an 06' that wont shoot a factory load for nuthin'. I've a 308 Savage 110E w/a Bushnell 3x9x40 that shoots steel cased,...
Forum: Guns
06-21-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By harter66

If I cut a stock for youth I drill it for dowls...

If I cut a stock for youth I drill it for dowls 1st . There are gobs of materials around to do build ups w/. That are easy to work and look good ,in most cases . I wouldn't do 1 on say a decent...
Forum: Reloading
06-09-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By harter66

Shucks I've .410,20,16,12ga and...

Shucks

I've .410,20,16,12ga and 762-39,308,06 and 32 Rem 8x57 6.5x52 a few more,9mm 38 357 and 45s cowboy to casuall,a pair o Hawken 50s.

Id hate to waste 180 on bobcats an coyotes and I don't...
Forum: Reloading
06-09-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,863
Posted By harter66

Ohoh here it comes! I wanna be 1st! Ya...

Ohoh here it comes!

I wanna be 1st!

Ya gots ta have a 300WM for thems anti-lopers and at least a 458 for whitetail,oh the humanity of it all........er something.
Forum: Reloading
06-09-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By harter66

3 guns 6 loads all of N America

1. 357 magnum 158gn SWC cast 1100 fps.

2. 30-06' 100HP 3100fps,150SPBT 2700 fps,180RNSP 2100 fps.

3. 12ga .690RB,1 oz of B steel.

Seems to me that ought to do everything a fellow needs...
Forum: Reloading
06-09-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,863
Posted By harter66

It's funny,why does the OP want to usee the...

It's funny,why does the OP want to usee the 22-250 for deer ? Is this his only rifle ? Maybe there is some real valid reason for his choice. Times are tight id say since he sighted the least...
06-09-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,133
Posted By harter66

I too doubt that it was a 50 bmg at that range...

I too doubt that it was a 50 bmg at that range even the X bullet would have failed or the dog would have misted. Could have well been an AE,Beowolf or S&W in 50. I did see something much like that...
Forum: Reloading
06-07-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By harter66

There are some 200 cartridges in production today...

There are some 200 cartridges in production today and calibers from .17-78(10ga?) Readily available and bigger and smaller you have to dig for. Why is 30 cal and the 06' in particular so popular ?...
Forum: Reloading
06-07-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,863
Posted By harter66

Gently fella's. Please.

Gently fella's. Please.
Forum: Reloading
06-07-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By harter66

Sorry my server seems glitchy today. Black...

Sorry my server seems glitchy today.

Black powder cartridges are weak by todays standards. Ok ,my 49th Lyman book says the old 45-110-405 w/the same bullet is spliting hairs w/the 458WM. So what...
Forum: Reloading
06-07-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By harter66

Things I've learned.

I've been loading for 20 plus years and at times ,wheather of shear boredom or some learning quest being distracted ,learned that we disagree a lot often. So in no doubt a rambling text I will share...
Forum: Reloading
06-07-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 457
Posted By harter66

Things I've learned.

I've been loading for 20 plus years and at times ,wheather of shear boredom or some learning quest being distracted ,learned that we disagree a lot often. So in no doubt a rambling text I will share...
Forum: Reloading
06-06-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,863
Posted By harter66

I've been acused of not being clear once or...

I've been acused of not being clear once or twice.

Those deference of slow low pressure powders out of the 18" ported bbl come up short of the 1000 ft lbs w/ the bc of Remingtons 350gn HP....
Forum: Reloading
06-06-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,863
Posted By harter66

55gn serria SP will do the job nicely it's a...

55gn serria SP will do the job nicely it's a favorite in my Moms Mk X. Its taken a dozen or so mulies cleanly,although the operater may have some influence.

Nv allows big game w/"a 22cal or...
Forum: Guns
05-31-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By harter66

I reload....a lot. I believe managed recoild...

I reload....a lot.

I believe managed recoild is a godsend in anything 30cal and up or mag.

Frankly if a fellows perfection load for his 6.5# 300WSM/308/06' is an 2700fps 180 TTSX I doubt very...
Forum: Reloading
05-29-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,681
Posted By harter66

I too like Unique....

I too like Unique. 38,357,9mm,40,45Colts,7.62-39,06',8x57,12ga,it is a little dirty,especially the 1968 batch I'm trying to use up,but nothing like Red Dot in the pistols.
Forum: Reloading
04-10-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By harter66

Funny thing happened ,I replaced the home defense...

Funny thing happened ,I replaced the home defense ammo ,every one of the 9mms are Coke bottled. They came right straight from Winchester that way. At least for a $1 a shot I get nickled cases ,I...
Forum: Reloading
03-28-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,474
Posted By harter66

You might try the TNTs too . Id use something in...

You might try the TNTs too . Id use something in the 60-75gn standard hp class ,we shot some Serrias a few years ago,75s,to good affect.
Forum: Reloading
03-28-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By harter66

Probably a little late now . I penciled some a...

Probably a little late now . I penciled some a month or so ago for my benefit. With my cast ;
$9.28 /9mm/100
$9.88 /45acp/100

My cast again w/ Unique ,CCI, new brass pro-rated for 10 loads,and...
Forum: Reloading
03-28-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By harter66

The only time I full length any of my brass any...

The only time I full length any of my brass any more is when its new or range pick up. I'm lucky my 38/357s share brass. Just 1 9mm and 1 45.

That's not quite true the rifle cases get fl'd...
Forum: Reloading
03-28-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,285
Posted By harter66

I seem to go through binges of broken pins....

I seem to go through binges of broken pins. Having 15 years of steady regular loading behind me w/1000s of gi cases preped I've broken plenty of pins. There was this batch of americ brass that a...
Forum: Reloading
03-28-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By harter66

Its a great time to set up a full length sizer...

Its a great time to set up a full length sizer and a neck sizer as well as a seating die for those little prarie dog/yote bullets and 1 for the longer for your long range or heavy rn bullets. If you...
Forum: Reloading
03-03-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,106
Posted By harter66

+1 for either 4350 and 4831,of course I hail from...

+1 for either 4350 and 4831,of course I hail from the old school.
Forum: Reloading
03-03-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,191
Posted By harter66

I like the winchester in my 45 Colts and 38s my...

I like the winchester in my 45 Colts and 38s my last load build up for 357 hunting was in armscorp precision. Federal in my sks, government in the 06' and 308s,1950(?)winchester in the 32rem because...
Forum: Reloading
03-03-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By harter66

I did some a while back. LC isn't bad to do ,the...

I did some a while back. LC isn't bad to do ,the TW I did was like I had to extrude (not the word I wanted) the primers to get them out. I used my universal decaper and the pin was just barely long...
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