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Forum: Guns
Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By bronko22000

Got the dies, brass and bullets (140 gr Barnes...

Got the dies, brass and bullets (140 gr Barnes TSX) and loaded up 10 rounds each of 60, 61, and 62 gr of IMR7828 to see how it shoots. In the near future I plan on getting some MagPro powder to...
Forum: Reloading
Yesterday, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By bronko22000

No Mercy Those look like they were double punched...

No Mercy Those look like they were double punched for some reason. I watched how rifle brass was made on TV one time and its really amazing how any of them come out right. They move down the line so...
Forum: Reloading
06-24-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By bronko22000

I just bought a bag of Sig Elite brass for my...

I just bought a bag of Sig Elite brass for my .243 and they are very nice. I also just got done trimming and chamfering a bag of Winchester brass in 270WSM and only a couple had slight dings in the...
06-23-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By bronko22000

Pickeled Deer Heart

Guys I heard this was pretty good (to those who like pickeled things) so if you have a good recipe for it please share. I would really like to try some this year.
Forum: Reloading
06-20-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By bronko22000

​​​​​​​heck I don't need to worry about feeding...

​​​​​​​heck I don't need to worry about feeding issues. I really cat remember when I needed more than one shot! Really I think it was back in '74 or '75. Two shots on s buck because the first...
Forum: Reloading
06-20-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By bronko22000

yes the slower burners were my conclusion also. ...

yes the slower burners were my conclusion also. But Magpro is out of the question as no one around me carries it. IMR7828 may be an option as well as H4831. Guess I'll be doing some more research...
Forum: Reloading
06-19-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By bronko22000

loading the 270 WSM

I'm awaiting to receive my rifle and decided that because of the price of ammo for it I might as well start loading for it. Does anyone have a good load. Mm
​​​​​​​y research is showing that...
Forum: Guns
06-17-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By bronko22000

Well well well I sent an email off to Winchester...

Well well well I sent an email off to Winchester and got a reply today. The rifle was manf in 2002 and was definitely a short action left hand 270wsm made by the custom shop. All the prices I've...
06-17-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By bronko22000

I haven't seen a production rifle shoot 5" groups...

I haven't seen a production rifle shoot 5" groups off a bench in many many years. Let alone two (or one that was returned and checked at the factory). I wouldn't be surprised if it is the shooting...
Forum: Guns
06-17-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By bronko22000

I wish it was a .270 Win. I hunted for 30 years...

I wish it was a .270 Win. I hunted for 30 years and numerous states with one and it did everything I wanted. But this is a 270WSM. I guess its just a 270 Win on steroids! I doubt if I'll be...
Forum: Guns
06-16-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By bronko22000

Finally got one at a decent price

Not my first choice of chamberings but I can't beat the price. I was finally able to get my hands on a gorgeous left hand version of the Winchester Model 70. A really pretty walnut stock with just...
Forum: Archery Gear
06-13-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By bronko22000

both bow sold thanks

both bow sold
thanks
Forum: Bowhunting
06-12-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By bronko22000

I am in general agreement with the two gentlemen...

I am in general agreement with the two gentlemen above. But there are a couple "ifs" here. Do you only bow hunt and that is all you're going to use a range finder for or do you also hunt with a...
06-12-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By bronko22000

Hey if this is going to be a "one and done" type...

Hey if this is going to be a "one and done" type hunt why not simply go to Wal-mart and pick up two of these. One for you and your friend to sleep in and another for storing your gear or eating in....
Forum: Guns
06-11-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,179
Posted By bronko22000

Exactly. And re-reading this thread - more so...

Exactly. And re-reading this thread - more so the title of it. I do believe premium bullets ARE superior to the older lead core/interlock type bullets. BUT I still contend they are not needed for...
06-11-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By bronko22000

Not sure about the Buckmaster but I do like the...

Not sure about the Buckmaster but I do like the Prostaff scopes. I would think it should be good for the Weatherby.
06-09-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By bronko22000

Mrbb she did have more than one cub. My friend...

Mrbb she did have more than one cub. My friend saw it earlier this evening running across the road. Not much bigger than a groundhog. The sow was still nursing. This sow and the one cube were hit...
06-09-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By bronko22000

What a shame

We were teaching a huter-trapper education class to day and the game warden got a call so him and one of the other instructors left and said they would be back. About two hours later they did come...
Forum: Reloading
06-08-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By bronko22000

Wow, for $140 they can keep it! I'd just as...

Wow, for $140 they can keep it! I'd just as soon go to jacketed bullets before I pay that much for a mold. The amount of shooting I do with it would not justify the cost.
Forum: Reloading
06-07-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By bronko22000

Hardcast...I just went to NEI Handtools site and...

Hardcast...I just went to NEI Handtools site and apparently Joel(?) has passed and they are no longer taking orders.
Forum: Reloading
06-07-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By bronko22000

OK I initially loaded 50 gr of IMR4064 that shot...

OK I initially loaded 50 gr of IMR4064 that shot pretty good. I made up some other loads with 49 gr and 51 gr of IMR4064 and another load of 45 gr of H4198. The 49 gr load shot pretty good but the...
Forum: Reloading
06-06-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By bronko22000

I know. I spend the winters in Clermont and I...

I know. I spend the winters in Clermont and I gave up trying to find a place to shoot. I'm chomping at the bit until I get back here to PA in mid-May. I live in the anthracite coal region and we...
Forum: Reloading
06-05-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By bronko22000

Yes you're correct. I was reading the chart...

Yes you're correct. I was reading the chart backwards (slower to faster). That would explain the thumping I took! But I was still in the "safe" zone with my Marlin because I referred to two different...
Forum: Reloading
06-05-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By bronko22000

Hardcast I looked at the burn rate chart. I did...

Hardcast I looked at the burn rate chart. I did load the slower 3031 with 2 more grains and good golly did it give me a thump on the shoulder compared to the 4064 charge. The 50 gr of 4064 was...
Forum: Archery Gear
06-05-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By bronko22000

The Alpine Rookie has been sold. Thank you

The Alpine Rookie has been sold. Thank you
Forum: Reloading
06-02-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By bronko22000

Troublesome question

Members - I had loaded some cast bullets with two different loads using my cast bullets for my .45-70 Marlin 1895 Cowboy. One with IMR4064 and another with IMR3031. Those with the 4064 shot great but...
06-01-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By bronko22000

sold sold sold

sold sold sold
Forum: Reloading
06-01-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By bronko22000

That's what I've been doing. A thorough cleaning...

That's what I've been doing. A thorough cleaning followed by and alcohol patch then a dry one and finish with a mop soaked in the moly lube.
Forum: Guns
05-31-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By bronko22000

You did say you wanted to see pics earlier so...

You did say you wanted to see pics earlier so this thread is for you.
Forum: Reloading
05-31-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By bronko22000

Shooting the .45-70 with home cast bullets

I finally got to get out and shoot my .45-70 Marlin 1895 Cowboy rifle using my 350 gr bullets cast from wheel weights. Load was 50 gr of IMR4064 and a .060" veggie wad under the bullet. I was really...
Forum: Guns
05-30-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,179
Posted By bronko22000

Buffybr I certainly don't knock the Sierra Game...

Buffybr I certainly don't knock the Sierra Game King bullets. A couple years ago i hit a bull moose facing directly at me square in the chest because in an instant and one step he was would have...
Forum: Guns
05-29-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By bronko22000

A DIY project

Getting frustrated trying to find a set of Pachmayr grip and forearm for my Encore I got to looking and figuring out what to do so I can sling it. Well with a little of my Polish ingenuity I decided...
Forum: Black Powder
05-29-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,592
Posted By bronko22000

54 that's nice shooting regardless of the sights...

54 that's nice shooting regardless of the sights but especially with a ghost ring. Looks like you got a real shooter on your hands. BTW what bullets are you shooting. If you go with the fiber optic...
Forum: Black Powder
05-28-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,592
Posted By bronko22000

Not a bad looking rifle 54. But you know you do...

Not a bad looking rifle 54. But you know you do have another option for your sidelocks. You can have Bob Hoyt rebore and rifle a barrel for you. You can even send him a barrel with a rusted bore...
Forum: Black Powder
05-27-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By bronko22000

So lets see if I got this straight. You can't use...

So lets see if I got this straight. You can't use a .45 caliber muzzleloader for elk in ID but you can use a .50 cal that shoots a .451" bullet with a sabot? But I bet you can use a .45-70 CF rifle...
Forum: Crossbows
05-26-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By bronko22000

Just another note about making your selection. ...

Just another note about making your selection. Be sure to match your total bolt weight (shaft, insert, fletch, tip and nock) to that which is specified for your crossbow.
Forum: Black Powder
05-26-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,928
Posted By bronko22000

Yes it is the groove diameter. When I slugged...

Yes it is the groove diameter. When I slugged the bore I measured the high points on the slug (which would be the groove diameter) and it was .457". Using a .454" diameter bullet made of pure lead...
Forum: Black Powder
05-26-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,928
Posted By bronko22000

54Bore - Thanks for that info. And that sounds...

54Bore - Thanks for that info. And that sounds like a reasonable explanation to why the mixed accuracy. Maybe in this case it was because my bullet bases were wiped clean on a flat cloth soaked with...
Forum: Black Powder
05-25-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,928
Posted By bronko22000

Those poly wads look good. I'm not sure if I need...

Those poly wads look good. I'm not sure if I need a wad at all but shooting a full bore conical with lube IMO they would protect the powder from contamination should the lube become liquid in the...
Forum: Black Powder
05-24-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,928
Posted By bronko22000

They may be 290s. I always get mixed up with the...

They may be 290s. I always get mixed up with the TEZs and TMZs. Yes Sabot, I was surprised there was that much difference. Just goes to show what a little change can do to accuracy. But its like...
Forum: Black Powder
05-24-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,928
Posted By bronko22000

A little range time today

Finally got to do some shooting today. I was playing with my cast bullets (cast at .457") sizing them and shooting them at .451" and .452" earlier with mixed results. So I ordered a .454" sizing die...
Forum: Archery Gear
05-23-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By bronko22000

Youth compound bows for sale

Guys and gals I have 2 youth compound bows for sale. Both bows are in excellent condition. These are not toy bows and the Whisper Creek Archery bow is more than capable for hunting for a child or...
05-23-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By bronko22000

Jake not sure if you ever tried them but Federal...

Jake not sure if you ever tried them but Federal Tru-ball slugs shot great out of my 870 smooth bore 20" barrel. Not as good as the target above but accurate enough to kill a deer at 75 yards without...
Forum: Black Powder
05-23-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By bronko22000

Hook you can try and cast a couple of them. But...

Hook you can try and cast a couple of them. But as for a sabot, unless your bore is on the larger side, you should use Harvester black crush rib sabots. These will make it easier to load. You don't...
Forum: Reloading
05-22-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By bronko22000

Many times I've taken similar guns/cartridges to...

Many times I've taken similar guns/cartridges to the range. I follow a simple rule. One rifle one ammo at the bench at all times. And if you have the same model rifle, check that data stamp and...
05-22-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By bronko22000

Man slugs and slug guns have come a long way...

Man slugs and slug guns have come a long way since I started hunting over 50 years ago. Back then it would have been hard to get a one shot group like that...LOL. I remember a story my dad told me...
Forum: Guns
05-21-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,179
Posted By bronko22000

I've always contested that a premium bullet is...

I've always contested that a premium bullet is not needed for deer. i would have to sit down and count the number of deer I kill with a little .243 Win and Hornady 100 gr interlock bullets. And as I...
Forum: Hunting Gear
05-20-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By bronko22000

ISO Pachmayr grip set

I've been looking for a Pachmayr T/C Encore decelerator grip & forend set #02441. If anyone has one for sale or knows where I can get one please let me know. Drop me a PM
Thanks
Forum: Guns
05-20-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By bronko22000

That's a really nice rig TN. Good luck with it....

That's a really nice rig TN. Good luck with it. Post some targets so we can see how she shoots.

TN if you know where I can get a Pachmayr decelerator grip and forend set for my Encore please PM...
Forum: Black Powder
05-19-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By bronko22000

All my muzzleloading rifles regardless of what...

All my muzzleloading rifles regardless of what powder I use - real black powder, Pyrodex, T7, Black MZ, or even BH209 I always clean them either as soon as I get home or within a couple hours. But...
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