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by T.O.M.
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: Alliant Promo
Replies: 2
Views: 503

Alliant Promo

Does anyone know if Promo is a flake ,ball ,spherical powder
by T.O.M.
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: .357 Mag Powder
Replies: 18
Views: 1215

Re: .357 Mag Powder

It has not been on the market for years but WW 630 is great for hot loads I was getting 1200 FPS 150 gr cast out of a 38 SP 6 inch not sure what part of the world you are in but there is a show in Pasadena this weekend one of the vendors should have SPM primer
by T.O.M.
Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: Tula Small Rifle Primers
Replies: 3
Views: 1003

Re: Tula Small Rifle Primers

Have you changed anything in your lower IE hammer spring or Triger a lot of 3.5LB triggers will not set off a hard primers
by T.O.M.
Fri May 01, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: XL 650 Shellplate caps
Replies: 4
Views: 1811

Re: XL 650 Shellplate caps

What do you mean by caps can you find the part on Dillon's web site and a different name of the part
by T.O.M.
Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: Interested in Mil-Spec load Data
Replies: 5
Views: 2055

Re: Interested in Mil-Spec load Data

That can be hard to do as i understand the powder is not standard canister as we buy off the shelf the manufacture blends one lot of powder with the last lot to help maintain consistency for civilian use, the military loads are not by weight but by pressure and velocity the powder is not blended i d...
by T.O.M.
Sat Apr 11, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: What case lube and why?
Replies: 9
Views: 2298

Re: What case lube and why?

The least experience and simplest way i found to lube cases is a mix 99% rubbing alcohol with landline in solution, wet an old pillow case with it add your brass, mix it up and down pour out the brass the alcohol will flash off and your cases are lubed with no lube in the case mouth any were from 50...
by T.O.M.
Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: .308 Win brass to .44 Automag case
Replies: 9
Views: 4454

Re: .308 Win brass to .44 Automag case

back in the 1970s it was the only way to get brass other than new ammo
by T.O.M.
Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: .308 Win brass to .44 Automag case
Replies: 9
Views: 4454

Re: .308 Win brass to .44 Automag case

any easier way is to use a table saw with a fine tooth carbide tooth blade and a rip fence , you would need to make a clam shell stile jig out of wood it will hold 10-15 pieces of brass in the same way we all made 300 Blackout brass out of 5.56 brass you can ruff trim 75-100 + pieces an hour then yo...
by T.O.M.
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: 6.5 Creedmoror
Replies: 1
Views: 1319

6.5 Creedmoror

Has any one converted 308 LC Brass in to 6.5 Creedmoor if so did you has to turn the case neck and how did it shoot thanks
by T.O.M.
Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: Sabots
Replies: 1
Views: 1382

Sabots

Has any one played with 30 caliber sabots? I did with 300 AAC Black Out. I got a 60gr. V Max up to 2800 fps gave up not enough velocity or energy down range no benefits to the round, I tried 6 different powders. Then switched to 308 Win I got a 60 gr V Max up to 3800 fps" 6-8 inch group at 100 yards...
by T.O.M.
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: Mark 7 Reloading Equipment
Replies: 4
Views: 2286

Re: Mark 7 Reloading Equipment

I had a Ponsness Warren Auto Drive for Dillon 1050 used mostly for sizing ,trimming ,swaging primer pockets on bottle neck cases all at onces about 700 rds per hr but constant I think they are around $950.00 they sell 2 speeds 700 and 900 rds per hr
by T.O.M.
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: Selling Personal Reloads?
Replies: 5
Views: 2079

Re: Selling Personal Reloads?

Before you jump in over your head look at the market when you can buy new 9mm ammo at $200.00 a 1000 it is had to make a profit 20k rds a day 100 k a week is a lot of product to turn. Components are available don't forget there is a 11% FET on the first sale I have 2 ammo load that I will run about ...
by T.O.M.
Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: Single Stage Press: Hornady vs RCBS?
Replies: 25
Views: 5381

Re: Single Stage Press: Hornady vs RCBS?

I have a RCBS Rock Chucker I got new as a Christmas present in 1970 still under warranty no question asked ,when I called 5 years ago to buy new primer receptacle They send me one at no cost
by T.O.M.
Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: Houston Area Lead Bullet Casters
Replies: 8
Views: 3238

Re: Houston Area Lead Bullet Casters

Friendswood Bullet CO. went out of business about 3 years ago. last I heard he was divorced and had moved to Florida
by T.O.M.
Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Reloading Forum
Topic: German vistor looking for reloading equipment
Replies: 7
Views: 1230

Re: German vistor looking for reloading equipment

Your friend needs to know what the import export laws on loading equipment might before he transports it out of the USA good luck

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