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Santa came a lil early fer Shorty.....
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:29 pm    Post subject: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

Looooove the smell of new dies and powder in the morning....168gr'rs is kinda short though, cant gettum on the lands with these boat tails cuz there's aint enough straight shank in the neck, well I could but I prefer to have the whole neck grabbing the pill so....load 'em up ta 2.810" , which is what the 168gr Fed GMM average is and it likes them, and see how many grains, @ .5gr increments in the case this short, fat barrel will like. Joyeee! Razz (sometimes I wish I had me one of them fancy bore gauge tool thingys...)



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

Glad your on a roll Stovey.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

On a roll, roll yer own....I get it Omni! Goodun. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

stovey, are you going to try Varget or TAC?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:09 am    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

If the RE15 don't pan out- yes.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:02 am    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

Stovey...I see yer problem...Ya have ta put a primer in first. Ya know...

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:10 am    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

Ah!

No wonder it went *click* no boom. Bang Head

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Twas actually a ncek-szied dummy round with the bullet scooched out as far as I could while still getting full neck/shank contact to see if it'd hit the lands and nope! Not the best way to measure that but...just checking.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:24 am    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

Good eye Bushy. I didn't even notice the missing primer. (When reloading, I usually notice the powder leaking out first. - Just kidding, I always inspect for properly seated primers.)

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:29 am    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

Nuttin' get by ol' eagle eye Bushy, esp. after his second cup...
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:31 am    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

NP Stovie. Leave the bolt out, insert a short length of fuse and fire it like a bazooka.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:34 am    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

Great idea...maybe Bushy can show me how.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:23 am    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

Santa musta forget thems there primers......... he's prolly gots them set aside for me !!! Very Happy

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:24 am    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

Oh ya forgot ..... sorry bout that !!! Poke

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:29 am    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

stovepipe wrote:
Looooove the smell of new dies and powder in the morning....168gr'rs is kinda short though, cant gettum on the lands with these boat tails cuz there's aint enough straight shank in the neck, well I could but I prefer to have the whole neck grabbing the pill so....load 'em up ta 2.810" , which is what the 168gr Fed GMM average is and it likes them, and see how many grains, @ .5gr increments in the case this short, fat barrel will like. Joyeee! Razz (sometimes I wish I had me one of them fancy bore gauge tool thingys...)

For Heaven's Sake Stovey. Just go out and get ya one of those Thingys. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:01 am    Post subject: Re: Santa came a lil early fer Shorty..... Reply with quote

chambered221 wrote:
Oh ya forgot ..... sorry bout that !!! Poke

Ya also fergot about that 5'er ya owe me for that failed prediction when I brought the gun home.... Very Happy
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