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Forum: Reloading
01-28-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,224
Posted By jp4

Red/green/bad news

The red junk will rub off on your brass, leaving a film behind. It's usually made by Lyman, called tuff-nut. Quite simply, you don't NEED anything on either walnut or corncob to CLEAN your brass. If...
Forum: Reloading
01-24-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,224
Posted By jp4

dirt-grit

The main reason for tumbling brass is to get it clean,,--BEFORE it goes into your dies. The decapper pin will push any media out with the spent primer.

To avoid plugging up flash holes when...
Forum: Reloading
02-21-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,946
Posted By jp4

The lee classic cast press is better than the...

The lee classic cast press is better than the RCBS rockchucker. There, I said it! It has one feature that makes it better, the way the spent primers are handled. They go straight through the middle...
Forum: Reloading
01-23-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,897
Posted By jp4

Every manual for every gun made today says the...

Every manual for every gun made today says the warranty is void if reloads are used in it. Some of my guns have never had a factory round fired in them.

Myth about glocks and lead has been around...
Forum: Reloading
01-23-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,897
Posted By jp4

So what is stopping you??¿ I guess what I...

So what is stopping you??¿

I guess what I mean is; ask a specific question or concern, then I/we could give you an answer.

I've reloaded in excess of 10,000 rounds of 40 S&W, with any of the...
Forum: Reloading
01-23-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,482
Posted By jp4

I've started a couple of new reloaders with the...

I've started a couple of new reloaders with the lee classic turret. It can be used as a single stage to start out with, then as practice and knowledge is gained, go to a semi-progressive mode. With...
Forum: Reloading
01-10-2005, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By jp4

RE: Test Mediums for Bullets

Here's the ultimate in bullet testing medium. It's much easier to use than ballistic gelatine but is nearly the same.

http://www.corbins.com/sim-test.htm

Here's my set-up for expansion...
Forum: Reloading
01-04-2005, 12:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 32,200
Posted By jp4

RE: 125 Grain 30/06 load well suited to deer?

Well daryl, you better tell Sierra that their hollow point gameking bullets shouldn't be used for deer. Thousands of hunters have used them for years to bag a bunch of deer.

The 125/130 grain...
Forum: Reloading
01-02-2005, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By jp4

RE: moly damage to your barrel

Advice? Ignore the bull§hit! 1. Moly doesn't "cake" up on anything especially the inside of your barrel. 2. It also doesn't "eat" anything. Any barrel can corrode if not cleaned properly after being...
Forum: Guns
01-02-2005, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By jp4

RE: Trigger Problem

It's a mooseberg, so it's probably the safety. Or more specifically the safety button. The plastic moosberg safety button is notorious for cracking right where the screw goes through it to attach it...
Forum: Reloading
01-01-2005, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By jp4

RE: copper shavings from bullet seating

Me too, until I got a VLD chamfer tool from Midway made by Lyman. It has a much steeper taper to it, allowing the bullet to enter more easily. It also helps to smooth the edge of the chamfer with...
Forum: Reloading
12-30-2004, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,783
Posted By jp4

RE: do i have to resize brand new brass

New brass HAS to be chamfered, the same as once fired brass. Otherwise the bullet will be damaged, AND the neck can be knocked crooked by excessive force used to get by the square mouth of the case....
Forum: Reloading
12-27-2004, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,409
Posted By jp4

RE: im a beginer and have a question about seating my bullets

I may someday get a stoney point OAL guage, but until then I use this method; I size a fired case just a little ways down the neck, just enough to loosley hold the bullet. You should be able to push...
Forum: Reloading
12-27-2004, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By jp4

RE: Reloading setup question

Who, what, where, when, which way did he go??? Sorry couldn't resist!;) I don't have the turret anymore, it got sold when I got my dillon 650. The powder measure you have is probably the basic auto...
Forum: Reloading
12-27-2004, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By jp4

RE: Jacket Bullet for the 44 Mag

Ditto on the remington jhp bullets. They have a scaloped jacket the peels very uniformly when expanding. It also expands quicker, is best for thin skinned game like whitetails.

I also have a...
Forum: Reloading
12-27-2004, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By jp4

RE: Buffers for rifles

Buffer?¿ Never heard of the term buffer being used in relation to a rifle round. Fillers, yes in reduced loadings to take up space. Buffers are used in shotshell loads to fill the spaces around the...
Forum: Reloading
12-26-2004, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,480
Posted By jp4

RE: Lee Reloading kit

This is a guide that I and some others on the NAHC forum came up with.

BASIC RELOADER RULES & REQUIREMENTS

1. Do you have the patience to do detailed work away from distractions, (TV,...
Forum: Reloading
12-26-2004, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,480
Posted By jp4

RE: Lee Reloading kit

I just bought the aniversary kit, I've been reloading since 1965. I currently own several other presses, a co-ax and a dillon 650. I bought the lee set-up for small runs of shells for a couple of...
Forum: Reloading
12-26-2004, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By jp4

RE: Reloading setup question

Here's how I set up my lee turret. Hope it helps. This is with the pro upgrade for the basic auto disc measure. It allows the measure to be easily removed for instalation on another turret for a...
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