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Forum: Reloading
06-30-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,501
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Hodgdon has youth loads listed for H4895. You...

Hodgdon has youth loads listed for H4895. You got the wrong 4895. You can reduce H4895 all the way down to 60% of the max charge.

First, find your reduced load that shoots good. Then figure out...
Forum: Reloading
06-30-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Use a Barnes triple shock for all three.

Use a Barnes triple shock for all three.
Forum: Reloading
06-30-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,173
Posted By Prairie Wolf

1. Get carbide dies. No messing with lube. ...

1. Get carbide dies. No messing with lube.

2. Win 296 is the powder for performance. I have problems with it because it is so fine grained. It jams up my lee perfect powder measure. If...
Forum: Reloading
05-14-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,221
Posted By Prairie Wolf

I goes to sabot heaven (right next door to...

I goes to sabot heaven (right next door to shotgun wad heaven). The bullet doesn't have any rifling marks on it.
Forum: Reloading
03-21-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,103
Posted By Prairie Wolf

I'm sure the reason for steel cases is simply...

I'm sure the reason for steel cases is simply that they cost less. The price of metals has probably tripled in the last decade. Maybe more than that. Steel cases can be made cheaply.

In the...
Forum: Reloading
02-21-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By Prairie Wolf

It is possible to have the same velocity but not...

It is possible to have the same velocity but not the same barrel time because the pressure curves are different.
Forum: Reloading
02-03-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,564
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Depends on what you are doing. I have way...

Depends on what you are doing.

I have way more powders than I need. I could get by with

3 shotgun powders

Red dot, Longshot, and Steel

2 Pistol powders.
Forum: Reloading
01-04-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By Prairie Wolf

http://www.ballisticproducts.com/Federal-Premuim-1...

http://www.ballisticproducts.com/Federal-Premuim-10ga-3-1_2-00-Vital-Shok-Buckshot/productinfo/062P108/

They also sell everything you would need to handload your own.
Forum: Reloading
01-04-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
Posted By Prairie Wolf

You need a medium -fast for the 7-08, 30-06, and...

You need a medium -fast for the 7-08, 30-06, and .223. Varget, 4895, 8208. There are millions.

You need a medium slow for the .300 and 7 mag. H4831, RL22, RL17

You could add a medium like...
Forum: Reloading
11-18-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,292
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Ballistic products has load data online. Check...

Ballistic products has load data online. Check out the load of the week. Much of this data is for lead or ITX shot, but there some for steel.
http://www.ballisticproducts.com/

Reloading...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-15-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,173
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Just curious, but if you heard him crash, why...

Just curious, but if you heard him crash, why wait two hours?
Forum: Bowhunting
11-14-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,453
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Yep, they think they are being sneaky. A...

Yep, they think they are being sneaky. A stalking mountain lion moves when a deer has its head down feeding. The deer put their head down trying to trick you into moving.

I've had several deer...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-14-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,423
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Holy Smokes!!

Holy Smokes!!
Forum: Reloading
11-02-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,232
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Everyone should have a couple boxes, just because...

Everyone should have a couple boxes, just because its cool. Plus, you can't be too prepared.....
Forum: Reloading
10-10-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,643
Posted By Prairie Wolf

There are some people that use pistol primers in...

There are some people that use pistol primers in rifle cartridges. Its been awhile since I read that article, but I think it was in a .22 hornet, which is not a high pressure round, nor does it have...
Forum: Reloading
07-22-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,505
Posted By Prairie Wolf

I think you are splitting hairs here. In theory,...

I think you are splitting hairs here. In theory, the lighter bullet should go faster, but the difference in weight in this case is so small it might get lost in the other variables. The BC's may...
Forum: Reloading
06-24-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,680
Posted By Prairie Wolf

I doubt anybody has tried it. I costs too much. ...

I doubt anybody has tried it. I costs too much. People who reload will use an accubond or interbond, because Nosler and Hornady seem to actually be interested in selling premium components compared...
Forum: Reloading
06-24-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,242
Posted By Prairie Wolf

The .05 is measured from the lands of the...

The .05 is measured from the lands of the rifling, which should not be anywhere near the 2.734 listed in the manual. Basically what they mean is, if the bullet is seated long, it will jam into the...
Forum: Reloading
06-24-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,971
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Huh? Bombs kill just fine. The talk about...

Huh? Bombs kill just fine. The talk about bullets not opening up at close range is bull. Any bullet that will open up at long range will at short range.

I have used sst's in a .30-06, and at...
Forum: Reloading
06-10-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Yeah, but I don't know why a 180 at 2100 makes...

Yeah, but I don't know why a 180 at 2100 makes you feel any better. It has 665 ft/lbs less energy than the 150 at the velocities you gave. That's about 25% less. A 150 triple shock would penetrate...
Forum: Reloading
06-09-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,789
Posted By Prairie Wolf

And what decision would that be? To let him go...

And what decision would that be? To let him go because you don't want to hurt the poor thing?

At ranges less than 100 yards, I don't think there will be any difference in the amount of the amount...
Forum: Reloading
06-09-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By Prairie Wolf

What are you going to kill with that 180 grain...

What are you going to kill with that 180 grain '06 load that you can't kill with the 150 grain load? Same with the 100 grainer.

You can add a small shot 12 gauge load for yer quail, and a medium...
Forum: Reloading
06-08-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,789
Posted By Prairie Wolf

I have killed at least a dozen deer with a...

I have killed at least a dozen deer with a .22-250. It can be done.

That said, I prefer more power, so I use a .30-06. I've had a few long tracking jobs with the .22-250. Tracking a deer is ...
Forum: Reloading
05-17-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Since there is little difference in the price,...

Since there is little difference in the price, I'd try the tipped first. I see no advantage with the plain, except that being one piece construction it has the potential to be more consistent and...
Forum: Politics
05-06-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Improving health in third world countries? Yep,...

Improving health in third world countries? Yep, to the tune of 5000 dead...
Forum: Reloading
04-30-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,588
Posted By Prairie Wolf

I'd say there is nothing wrong with what you...

I'd say there is nothing wrong with what you have.

The bear claws, A-frames, and Grand Slams are more expensive I believe, the terminal performance may be slightly better, but you are not...
Forum: Reloading
04-22-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,721
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Simplify! You don't need to try 400...

Simplify!

You don't need to try 400 different powders and bullet combos and wear out your rifle trying to find the best load. Unless you want to.

Try to find powders that will work in more...
Forum: Reloading
04-22-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,789
Posted By Prairie Wolf

You can probably use a regular soft point. I...

You can probably use a regular soft point. I have. I don't like the .22-250 for big game, but if you pick your shots, bullet construction won't matter as much. You can blow up a varmint bullet in...
Forum: Reloading
02-28-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,003
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Retumbo is a little slow. I've tried it, I...

Retumbo is a little slow. I've tried it, I didn't get great accuracy, but I am only working with one bullet. You might have better luck.

I've heard people like H1000 in 7wsm on other forums, and...
Forum: Reloading
01-17-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,180
Posted By Prairie Wolf

There's an article in the current annual manual. ...

There's an article in the current annual manual. It states that Superformance is only good in certain calibers in certain situations. They go on to say that just because it works great in .243...
Forum: Reloading
12-23-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By Prairie Wolf

For even more reduced loads than you can get...

For even more reduced loads than you can get using H4895, you can use trail boss.

IMR (http://www.imrpowder.com/PDF/Trail-Boss-data.pdf)
Forum: Reloading
12-22-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Get the collet bullet puller. I recommend it...

Get the collet bullet puller. I recommend it over the inertia. I don't remember the cost of either, but with crimped ammo, I think you find it a chore with an inertia puller.
Forum: Reloading
12-10-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By Prairie Wolf

There are techniques that will help. Try bumping...

There are techniques that will help. Try bumping the handle against the stop at the top twice, and twice at the bottom. This allows the powder to settle a little in the measure.
Forum: Reloading
12-09-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Prairie Wolf

55 Nosler ballistic tip

55 Nosler ballistic tip
Forum: Reloading
10-28-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Could be several things. You might have a seater...

Could be several things. You might have a seater set up wrong so that the crimper is bulging the necks.

could need to be trimmed.

If the brass came out of your rifle, then it should go back...
Forum: Reloading
10-28-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Shoot them and see.

Shoot them and see.
Forum: Reloading
10-20-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,416
Posted By Prairie Wolf

If you normally hunt with a muzzleloader, then...

If you normally hunt with a muzzleloader, then you know how to shoot them.

Your above load with a 150 grainer is vastly superior to a muzzleloader. If you keep shots under 300 yards, as you...
Forum: Reloading
10-16-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Yes, the judge does fire 45 colt ammo, and the...

Yes, the judge does fire 45 colt ammo, and the barrel is rifled. I'm not seeing any reason for doing this.

There are a lot of creative things you can do, like loading wax or hot glue bullets,...
Forum: Reloading
10-14-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By Prairie Wolf

You mean recrimp the same shell over and over...

You mean recrimp the same shell over and over till its right? I don't think so but I've never tried it. It is pretty much a try it, and adjust it process. With mine, it is common to wreck a couple...
Forum: Reloading
10-14-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By Prairie Wolf

In case you haven't seen this, here's the mec...

In case you haven't seen this, here's the mec instructions for crimp adjustment:
http://www.mecreloaders.com/documents/ownermanuals/600JrMark5.pdf
Forum: Reloading
10-08-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By Prairie Wolf

I don't really know, I've never measured. The...

I don't really know, I've never measured. The concept is, you have your cases sized, and the sized cases fit snug around the trim pilot. The end of the pilot goes through the flash hole and hits...
Forum: Reloading
10-07-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By Prairie Wolf

It is slow. I got by with it for years till I...

It is slow. I got by with it for years till I bought a large quantity of .223 cases. Then I needed something better. Here's what I did:

I bought the Lee universal 3 jaw chuck...
Forum: Reloading
10-04-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,356
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Could be dangerous. I think muzzleloader...

Could be dangerous.

I think muzzleloader primers are hotter, so you could raise pressures.
Forum: Reloading
09-29-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,798
Posted By Prairie Wolf

I agree. I don't hotrod these loads at all and...

I agree. I don't hotrod these loads at all and substitutions are made very carefully, and very rarely.
Forum: Reloading
09-29-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,798
Posted By Prairie Wolf

I mostly pass shoot,so I'm not in the muck very...

I mostly pass shoot,so I'm not in the muck very much. My problem instead is finding them in the tall grass. I fold crimp.

When I buy hulls I buy once fired, and mostly Federal gold medals. I...
Forum: Reloading
09-28-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,798
Posted By Prairie Wolf

My cost to reload steel compared to factory: ...

My cost to reload steel compared to factory:

2-3/4 1 oz loads $6.49 Factory 1-1/16 $10
3" 1-1/8 oz loads $9.71 Factory 1-1/4 $12
3.5" 1-3/8 oz loads $12.70 Factory 1-3/8 $16...
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,218
Posted By Prairie Wolf

The aught six is plenty for the average Joe. To...

The aught six is plenty for the average Joe. To shoot beyond the effective range of the '06 requires skill that most don't posses. She's actually more gun than many can handle.

Most of the...
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,798
Posted By Prairie Wolf

OK, never reloaded slugs. I reload mostly...

OK, never reloaded slugs.

I reload mostly steel shot. It can be a real pain. I am currently able to buy shells at $5.50 per box after rebate, so reloading doesn't pay at that rate. I haven't...
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,798
Posted By Prairie Wolf

Incidentally, what are you reloading for?

Incidentally, what are you reloading for?
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,798
Posted By Prairie Wolf

High base means nothing. Only the internal...

High base means nothing. Only the internal dimensions matter.

It may have meant something in the past, or it may have been a marketing ploy that people bought.
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