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Forum: Guns
Yesterday, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By hardcastonly

while the above info is correct and valid, I'd...

while the above info is correct and valid, I'd concentrate the search in the 165 grain-180 grain bullet weight range
simply because thats where the majority of the 300 mag rifles Ive owned or...
09-13-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 464
Posted By hardcastonly

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/big-game-hunting/...

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/big-game-hunting/420388-increasing-your-odds-consistently-being-successful.html
...
Forum: Politics
09-10-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By hardcastonly

I almost spilled my coffee when I read...

I almost spilled my coffee when I read that.....:happy0001:
Forum: Politics
09-10-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By hardcastonly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g17C3xB3Tyc&t=260s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g17C3xB3Tyc&t=260s
09-09-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 464
Posted By hardcastonly

all good basic advice (above) Id add that Ive...

all good basic advice (above)
Id add that Ive taught at least a couple guys to hunt big game
Id suggest learning to shoot skeet with that shot gun,and having a barrel designed for slug use with...
Forum: Politics
09-08-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By hardcastonly

beto pushing for confiscation funding and mandatory confiscation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n39Y3ZG8oEY
watch the video,AND THINK!
gun control...is about CONTROLLING THE PEOPLE,
not about crime,
chicago has strict gun control, chicagos been run by...
Forum: Guns
09-07-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By hardcastonly

have you ever considered ty-dyeing support socks,...

have you ever considered ty-dyeing support socks,
the support hose look similar to this before being stretched over the stock on the rifle,
the object is having a dull, non-reflective and muted...
Forum: Reloading
09-07-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By hardcastonly

I'm looking for suggestions on a case catcher/ar15

I'm looking for suggestions on a case catcher that is both reasonably priced and easily used ,
that can be used at a local range to catch fired shell cases, that can quickly be attached to almost...
09-07-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,621
Posted By hardcastonly

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/whitetail-deer-hu...

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/whitetail-deer-hunting/418200-florida-whitetail-experience.html
Forum: Guns
09-03-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By hardcastonly

Defense .....HK super 90 12 ga,, S&W 1006, AK 47...

Defense .....HK super 90 12 ga,, S&W 1006, AK 47 sporter, ruger Alaskan in caliber 480 ruger
Big game,..... BLR,S in calibers 257 roberts 358 win,,& 450 marlin, and weatherby mark V in 340 wby, and...
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,878
Posted By hardcastonly

you could easily be correct, your rifle bore may...

you could easily be correct, your rifle bore may be considerably different than mine
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,878
Posted By hardcastonly

no one can deny your having found an extremely...

no one can deny your having found an extremely accurate rifle load combo, thats beyond real discussion, congrats
thats impressive
Im simply pointing out that there have been other routes taken to...
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,878
Posted By hardcastonly

ok, first Id point out that if properly lubed...

ok, first Id point out that if properly lubed and with the correct design,
you don,t (use more than your hand on a short starter in the false muzzle to start or ram the bullet down the bore,
its...
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,878
Posted By hardcastonly

I sure can,t begin to dispute the excellent...

I sure can,t begin to dispute the excellent results your getting .. CONGRATS
nor the fact your correct that the bullet diam expands into the rifling if the leads soft and powder charge,
is...
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,878
Posted By hardcastonly

yes! thats why I have generally cast bullets that...

yes! thats why I have generally cast bullets that fill the groove diam. at .459,
and why I find your excellent accuracy with a significantly smaller projectile rather surprising,
but obviously, it...
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,878
Posted By hardcastonly

that makes a lot of sense, I've generally found...

that makes a lot of sense, I've generally found bore sizes at .458-.459
in the rifles Ive cast bullets for, thats why I was curious
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,878
Posted By hardcastonly

what is the actual measured with a caliper or...

what is the actual measured with a caliper or micrometer, as cast,
diameter and length, of the bullet?
is that really .452 like the caliper shows
and do you know what your bore diam, is?
yes it...
Forum: Guns
08-22-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By hardcastonly

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1021111763 ...

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1021111763

many of the people reading the thread have access to an AR15 lower assembly
purchase this upper and its a cheaper route to a decent whitetail deer...
08-22-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By hardcastonly

Bocajnala , you bring up a point that very few...

Bocajnala , you bring up a point that very few hunters will even admit, its also been my observation, that guys are under the obviously erroneous assumption that ,
if they can shoot 1" bench rest...
08-21-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By hardcastonly

do you intend to use only off the shelf ammo, or...

do you intend to use only off the shelf ammo, or are you open to handloading for your rifles?
obviously, hand loading opens a huge increase in potential ammo choices , not easily available to...
08-21-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By hardcastonly

one of my neighbors who hunts almost exclusively...

one of my neighbors who hunts almost exclusively (ARCHERY)
borrowed my browning BLR in 450 marlin caliber on a recent hog hunt,
when he saw how effective a 400 grain remington bullet was on a...
08-21-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By hardcastonly

one of my neighbors who hunts almost exclusively...

one of my neighbors who hunts almost exclusively (ARCHERY) borrowed my browning BLR in 450 marlin caliber on a recent hog hunt,
when he saw how effective a 400 grain remington bullet was on a...
08-20-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By hardcastonly

do you mentally relate some rifles with certain areas , you hunt

I'm lucky to have access too about a dozen decent hunting rifles,
the longer Ive hunted, the more I favor some rifles,
but I also realize its not the rifle or caliber that matters nearly as much as...
08-15-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By hardcastonly

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/whitetail-deer-hu...

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/whitetail-deer-hunting/418200-florida-whitetail-experience.html

read this, link, its got useful info
Forum: Politics
08-13-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,525
Posted By hardcastonly

https://pics.me.me/meanwhile-at-epsteins-guards-ho...

https://pics.me.me/meanwhile-at-epsteins-guards-home-nothing-to-see-here-61340092.png
Forum: Politics
08-11-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,525
Posted By hardcastonly

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/08/here-it-i...

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/08/here-it-is-complete-list-of-clinton-associates-who-allegedly-died-mysteriously-or-committed-suicide-before-testimony-including-jeffrey-epstein/
08-11-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 902
Posted By hardcastonly

wearing out your hunting rifle

wearing out your hunting rifle... caliber tends to have a big effect on the number of cartridges fired, they have manufactured many millions of cartridge firing rifles, especially in the last 150...
Forum: Off Season
08-10-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,093
Posted By hardcastonly

https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/warisboring.com...

https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/warisboring.com/images/20160303080455/flamethrower-e1396973685544-750x350.jpg
Forum: Politics
08-10-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,525
Posted By hardcastonly

epstien suicide

https://nypost.com/2019/08/10/convicted-pedophile-jeffrey-epstein-dead/

https://www.foxnews.com/us/jeffrey-epstein-dead-by-suicide-found-in-manhattan-jail-cell

I wonder how many people can,t...
Forum: Black Powder
08-05-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By hardcastonly

too be fair, I always carefully clean my rifle...

too be fair, I always carefully clean my rifle bores and repeatedly swab the bores after carefully cleaning the bores with a dripping wet ,
repeatedly soaked series of moly soaked swabs
a squeaky...
Forum: Politics
08-05-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,567
Posted By hardcastonly

just envisioning the above scenario above sure...

just envisioning the above scenario above sure would make me put a high premium on carrying an exceptionally accurate pistol,
and got me thinking hard about what I carry (a glock 20 10mm)
15 shot...
08-05-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,961
Posted By hardcastonly

personally I have a great deal of respect for the...

personally I have a great deal of respect for the few guys I know that can consistently place shots on targets at rather longer ranges,
where you hunt,has a huge effect on the potential ranges...
Forum: Politics
08-05-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By hardcastonly

I pray your correct that the dems basically...

I pray your correct that the dems basically implode/ self destruct as they push socialism,
and rainbows and unicorns and 70% -90% tax rate increases,the loss of most private freedom, ,
and TRUMP...
Forum: Politics
08-05-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,567
Posted By hardcastonly

one other factor that most people won,t initially...

one other factor that most people won,t initially think of, is lets say you squeeze off a couple shots and drop the perp,
the cops rush in, and invariably someone on the location will point you out...
Forum: Reloading
08-03-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By hardcastonly

keep in mind were discussing two totally...

keep in mind were discussing two totally different methods of bullet lubrication, if you tumble lube bullets are cast then your lubricant of choice

(generally alox or alox and melted bees wax...
07-29-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By hardcastonly

Ive used a S&W revolver chambered in 44 mag for 4...

Ive used a S&W revolver chambered in 44 mag for 4 plus decades, a 300 grain lyman or lee gas check bullet sized .431
cast from 95% WW alloy and 5% tin over 21 grains of h110 may not be exotic but...
07-29-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By hardcastonly

where do people get the idea that they need more power

At times I have too wonder...where do people get the idea that they need more power in a handgun too hunt deer?
one of my neighbors stopped by last evening with a ruger 45lc revolver with a 7.5"...
07-26-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,579
Posted By hardcastonly

Im always rather amazed when we bring new hunters...

Im always rather amazed when we bring new hunters out of state on hunting trips, out too the rocky mountains
invariably, theres several almost expected flaws with the equipment, being used or prep...
Forum: Politics
07-25-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By hardcastonly

https://amgreatness.com/2019/07/24/the-marlene-eff...

https://amgreatness.com/2019/07/24/the-marlene-effect-why-our-reasonable-neighbors-are-blind-to-the-deep-state/
Forum: Politics
07-25-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By hardcastonly

https://amgreatness.com/2019/07/24/the-marlene-eff...

https://amgreatness.com/2019/07/24/the-marlene-effect-why-our-reasonable-neighbors-are-blind-to-the-deep-state/
Forum: Reloading
07-25-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By hardcastonly

what press are you guys using? ...

what press are you guys using?


http://www.grumpysperformance.com/044-9356.jpg

($150-$175)


https://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/item/000449356/rock-chucker-supreme-press
Forum: Politics
07-25-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By hardcastonly

I wonder if you might get a good reduced price on...

I wonder if you might get a good reduced price on a nissan 4x4 truck as a result???
07-25-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By hardcastonly

climber every time, simply because you rarely...

climber every time, simply because you rarely have the option of finding a place,
you can both place a lock-on and climb too its location that high enough to be useful in my experience
most of the...
Forum: Reloading
07-25-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By hardcastonly

you may be correct, but Ive never had any reason...

you may be correct, but Ive never had any reason to change in that Ive not had a stuck case in over 20 years ,
and while I knock out well in excess of a few hundred cartridges every month, Ive had...
Forum: Reloading
07-25-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By hardcastonly

I've also got a mix of RCBS, Lee, pacific...

I've also got a mix of RCBS, Lee, pacific ,foster, Hornady and Redding dies.
the dies with carbide sizing ring inserts
http://www.grumpysperformance.com/jul19/carbin.jpg
and small holes drilled to...
07-24-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,579
Posted By hardcastonly

on my first serious mule deer hunt in the area...

on my first serious mule deer hunt in the area near modoc and the warner wilderness in norther california
(1969) Id packed a sears sleeping bag rated at 10F it was pathetic and near useless,
after...
07-24-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,579
Posted By hardcastonly

you gain experience , over time by making choices...

you gain experience , over time by making choices and having to live with the result,
of making those choices (at least temporarily)
conditions under which your forced to camp ,
travel and hunt...
Forum: Politics
07-19-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By hardcastonly

what a democrat political type lies, too game the...

what a democrat political type lies, too game the system for personal benefit>
, who would have ever imagined that :eek2:
07-17-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,961
Posted By hardcastonly

how far can you see?..vs how far can you see GAME?

I spent a couple hours recently checking out a couple cast bullet hand loads in several of my favorite rifles
one was a browning BLR in caliber 358 win, the load Ive used for 4 decades is 44 grains...
Forum: Reloading
07-17-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,533
Posted By hardcastonly

http://www.grumpysperformance.com/450loads.jpg ...

http://www.grumpysperformance.com/450loads.jpg


btw 50 grains of IMR 3031 and a 215 fed primer and a 400-405 grain bullet have proven to be very effective and accurate in my browning BLR
its...
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