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Forum: Guns
09-17-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By Hummer70

Evaluating your defensive weapon capability

Evaluating your weapons Terminal Ballistic Performance (TBP)

THE GREAT TRUTHS:



1. Never tug on Superman's Cape.
Forum: Politics
02-24-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By Hummer70

Four deputies refuse to make entry to school

JUST OUT ON INTERNET

https://www.dailywire.com/news/27523/breaking-cnn-reports-four-broward-county-deputies-ben-shapiro?utm_medium=email&utm_content=022418-news&utm_campaign=position1
Forum: Guns
02-22-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,280
Posted By Hummer70

Having been a high power competition shooter and...

Having been a high power competition shooter and being a left hand shooter utilizing right hand bolt rifles my entire highpower career since 1973 I understand your frustration and have already...
Forum: Guns
02-22-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By Hummer70

Attention NRA Members

https://www.sofmag.com/lt-col-robert...for-nra-board/,

Scroll down to bottom and you will see his endorsements for 2018. I am proud to be one of them.

https://i.imgur.com/xP6aA2dl.jpg

MR....
02-19-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By Hummer70

ButchA (AKA Hiram) please make sure to pass the...

ButchA (AKA Hiram) please make sure to pass the word to others. Need all the help I can get. Humpy

https://i.imgur.com/xP6aA2dl.jpg
02-06-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By Hummer70

https://i.imgur.com/xP6aA2dl.jpg MR....

https://i.imgur.com/xP6aA2dl.jpg



MR. MARK HUMPHREVILLE
AIKEN, SOUTH CAROLINA
NRA Benefactor. Certified Aberdeen Proving Ground Small Arms Test Director. The Commandant USMC recognized him...
01-27-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By Hummer70

2018 NRA Board of Directors SOF MAG Lt Col Robert K. Brown

https://www.sofmag.com/lt-col-robert-k-brown-usar-ret-the-man-to-vote-for-for-nra-board/

Down at the bottom of the article he lists his endorsements for the election this year.

I am proud to be...
Forum: Black Powder
01-23-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By Hummer70

2017 Soldier of Fortune Endorsements NRA

https://www.sofmag.com/sofs-endorsements-for-the-nra-board-of-directors-election-2017/
01-23-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By Hummer70

2017 Soldier of Fortune Endorsements for NRA

https://www.sofmag.com/sofs-endorsements-for-the-nra-board-of-directors-election-2017/
Forum: Reloading
12-28-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By Hummer70

Organizing small tooling on your reloading bench

Finding a place to keep the small tooling used in reloading can be a real pain and I just discovered something I find to be very useful.

Went to Home Depot looking for parts bin boxes and found a...
Forum: Reloading
04-26-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By Hummer70

How to protect your muzzle crown cleaning from muzzle.

When cases get tired they can be recycled for a new life. This is what I do with 30.06 cases to give them a new life in saving barrels from unnecessary damage from cleaning rod.

Many semi autos...
04-22-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By Hummer70

2016 Soldier of Fortune Endorsements for NRA Board

As of today you have about 72 hours left to fill out your ballot and mail it in to arrive by May 1st. Later ballots won't be counted.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3v...ew?usp=sharing
...
Forum: Black Powder
04-22-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By Hummer70

As of today you have about 72 hours to get...

As of today you have about 72 hours to get ballots filled out and mailed (April 25th) to insure delivery May 1st or it won't be counted.
Forum: Black Powder
04-14-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By Hummer70

Now the next thing to do is shoot jugs and 300,...

Now the next thing to do is shoot jugs and 300, 400, 500 and 600 yards.

You might consider putting a piece of cardboard up behind the jug (maybe three feet) and look at the difference in hole...
Forum: Reloading
04-14-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By Hummer70

How Propellants Are Qualified for Gov'

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3vWwz0ljvP5WmR4b1hXbU10RE9RLWdKSlQtdHM1UzNkeE5J/view?pref=2&pli=1

Finally found the specification propellants must meet in order to be considered for US Gov't...
Forum: Black Powder
04-04-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By Hummer70

Got info some folks could not open above. Here...

Got info some folks could not open above. Here is another link to Command Page

http://imgur.com/U34mnqz
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-28-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By Hummer70

If I am not mistaken I seem to remember reading...

If I am not mistaken I seem to remember reading the specs on GAA and WTR and there was a test with copper strips and apparently some grease types will attack it.
...
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-27-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By Hummer70

For sure there are some good products out there. ...

For sure there are some good products out there. For instance you can also use Mobil 1 0W20 for cleaning your bore and lubing semi auto gas systems.
Forum: Reloading
03-27-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By Hummer70

Not only does the load play a part but the size...

Not only does the load play a part but the size of your chamber is critical and the size of your dies. FL dies don't necessarily all resize a case to the same dimensions.

CIP I have 30.06 dies...
Forum: Black Powder
03-24-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By Hummer70

2016 NRA Board of Directors Endorsements

2016 NRA Board of Director's Endorsements

https://i.imgur.com/xhdNmvDh.jpg

Scroll down to about page 6, COMMAND GUIDANCE

I am also adding one name Harold J. Rocketto who I have known and...
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-21-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,038
Posted By Hummer70

I have had 7.7 Arisaka shoot quite well with...

I have had 7.7 Arisaka shoot quite well with pulled 173 gr. Match bullets 5 shots under a inch. He got his on a tip board and has 5.00 in it, I told him I would give him 10.00 haha.
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-21-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By Hummer70

For your 45-70 you might could get by with a...

For your 45-70 you might could get by with a 10MM/40cal bronze brush.

Let us know.
Forum: Reloading
03-21-2016, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By Hummer70

All the above is right about tumbling after you...

All the above is right about tumbling after you prime cases.

If you want absolutely prestine cases the only way to do it in a hurry is stainless steel pin tumbling in a Thumlers Tumbler Mod B.
...
Forum: Reloading
03-21-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Hummer70

The mini has a reputation for being problematical...

The mini has a reputation for being problematical I agree but I have also seen a couple brought to Camp Perry and shot and I have heard of them getting down into the MOA range. I don't know any of...
Forum: Reloading
03-21-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,754
Posted By Hummer70

Blackelk, you did not identify primers you are...

Blackelk, you did not identify primers you are using. You might try different brands as changing primers can give you significant changes in your SD/ES readings.

I have conducted testing at 300...
Forum: Reloading
03-21-2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By Hummer70

Bronko22000, when I worked for the Army Small Cal...

Bronko22000, when I worked for the Army Small Cal Lab at Picatinny Arsenal I lived in Pike County, PA and was a member of Matamoras Rod and Gun Club. Are you close to Pike County. I still have a...
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-20-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By Hummer70

Cleaning barrels with GREASE ! ! !

Bet that title got some attention but yes it is truthful.


The Swiss Army has cleaned their weapons with Automattenfett (grease) since the 1890s if I remember correctly. They have sold us their...
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-20-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Hummer70

I have a 6" bench vice on a swivel that will...

I have a 6" bench vice on a swivel that will also tilt though rarely use that feature. I found a section of very thick leather belting for a big (something) and I cut a piece long enough to come...
Forum: Reloading
03-20-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By Hummer70

As a general rule I haven't bought anything I...

As a general rule I haven't bought anything I could not make cases for by modifying 308/7.62, 30.06 or 223 for in maybe the last 20 years.

When I started shooting highpower in 1973 the only brass...
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-19-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,363
Posted By Hummer70

Dittos on Dewey rods. I have four of them I...

Dittos on Dewey rods. I have four of them I think. When you get one go to Home Depot and get a 10' stick of 2" electrical PVC pipe (the gray stuff) , go to plumbing and get a two 2" caps and two...
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-19-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,028
Posted By Hummer70

30.06 with 180 gr bullet will take care of all...

30.06 with 180 gr bullet will take care of all that. Get a 12 twist barrel. I like the Douglas 5A contour that will give you a medium weight barrel that you can set back several times if you start...
Forum: Guns
03-19-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By Hummer70

Besides Politicians This Is Our Worst Enemy

Another one of my posts from another forum. As of today 13,507 hits on it.

Basically to understand the problem is the beginning. Then to correct the problem and third to keep the problem from...
Forum: Guns
03-19-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By Hummer70

2016 Soldier of Fortune Magazine Endorsements NRA Board

Lt. Col Robert K. Brown USAR (Ret) has published his endorsements for 2016 NRA Board of Directors. He is a long time NRA Director and he is known for only endorsing individuals he has researched...
Forum: Guns
03-19-2016, 11:22 AM
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Hummer70

Looks like a plan to me. I have all my holders...

Looks like a plan to me. I have all my holders already turn so won't have to part with the bucks:party0005:
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,614
Posted By Hummer70

800 yards with a hunting bullet could well be a...

800 yards with a hunting bullet could well be a iffy situation. The velocity will have deteriorated significantly by then and it may not expand.

We did Doplar Radar plotting of bullets at long...
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,039
Posted By Hummer70

If you have someone with a bore scope get a...

If you have someone with a bore scope get a looksee down barrel. It may be leading up on you.

I had a Marlin 357 and shot Sierra 158 gr JSP with 2400 and it would print 6" at 200 yards.
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Hummer70

drive.google.com/file/d/0B3vWwz0ljvP5N2NnaHBnZ25xS...

drive.google.com/file/d/0B3vWwz0ljvP5N2NnaHBnZ25xSGM/view?usp=sharing https://

Don't know what happened?????
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Hummer70

One mans trash is another man's treasure! ! !

One mans trash is another man's treasure! ! !
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Hummer70

http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/reloading/405423-s...

http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/reloading/405423-stress-relieving-case-necks-shoulders.html

Nomercy448, I have done it as well on pistol ammo but generally don't bother to roll crimp as many of my...
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Hummer70

FWIW when I transferred to Aberdeen Proving...

FWIW when I transferred to Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD and got into the weapons and ammunition test business several things were learned about trajectory and programs.

Firing Tables are published...
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Hummer70

I use Lake City Match cases to form other...

I use Lake City Match cases to form other cartridges. The 7.62 I make 7/08 with and 260 and 358 Win.

The 30.06 I make 6.5X06, and 35 Whelen.

I generally try to only buy rifles I can make cases...
Forum: Guns
03-19-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,353
Posted By Hummer70

All the above are absolutely correct. About...

All the above are absolutely correct. About anything from a 260 thru 30.06 will do the job on deer sized targets. 30.06 ammo is the easiest to find most anywhere.

Another thing to consider is do...
Forum: Guns
03-19-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,627
Posted By Hummer70

I suspect you have a condition I refer to as...

I suspect you have a condition I refer to as Poison Hands. Some folks body oils really go after steel. My Dad was a watch maker and his tools never rusted and he could handle a rifle, put it up...
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By Hummer70

IMR 4350 was the powder used that holds the 1000...

IMR 4350 was the powder used that holds the 1000 Yard Any Sight Match Record by a friend.

Open Record Carl B KOVALCHIK SPRINGFIELD, VA 200-19Xs 7/12/1996

He used a 300 Win Mag with a custom...
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By Hummer70

Stress Relieving Case Necks and Shoulders

I originally posted this on usrifleteams.com site a couple weeks ago and so far has 1465 hits as of this morning.

https://drive.google...iew?usp=sharing


When I got to the Army Small Cal...
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Hummer70

For those that have a chronograph

drive.google.com/file/d/0B3vWwz0ljvP5N2NnaHBnZ25xSGM/view?usp=sharing https://

I just edited above, don't know what happened?????




This is my third or fourth variation on this format...
Forum: Reloading
03-18-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Hummer70

As well brass work hardens when it is reshaped...

As well brass work hardens when it is reshaped and goes through the forming operations.

Per the Federal engineers they explained why theirs was on the soft side as they figured out a way to skip...
Forum: Reloading
03-18-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Hummer70

Is there a way to increase case life? Yes there is

Brass life depends on how you care for it, how it was fabricated and how it was designed and of course how you load it. Commercial brass is generally not designed for long case life.


I had...
Forum: Guns
03-18-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,022
Posted By Hummer70

I have had a number of 22 autos and some have...

I have had a number of 22 autos and some have found new homes but the ones I kept are the Ruger MKIIs and a MKIII.

When I worked for the Army Small Cal Lab one of the guys in our office said...
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