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Forum: Reloading 01-07-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 38
Posted By gt40doc
That is a difficult question to answer. If you...

That is a difficult question to answer. If you are looking for max accuracy from your firearms, then you will try multiple powders to find the 1-2 that deliver the end result you desire.

I don't...
Forum: Reloading 11-29-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By gt40doc
No linky!!!

No linky!!!
Forum: Reloading 11-20-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By gt40doc
Pat Lymans Cast Bullet Reloading manual...

Pat

Lymans Cast Bullet Reloading manual doesn't have a ton of reloading data on the 32 ACP round(like many other manuals), but more than most. It list loading data for 75gr and 85gr LRN bullets...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-14-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 84
Posted By gt40doc
Welcome, and congrats on receiving a pro series...

Welcome, and congrats on receiving a pro series S&W 627......a mighty fine shootin iron. 357 Mag is a fun caliber to load, and one can load mild to wild with it.
Forum: Reloading 11-14-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By gt40doc
You are very welcome. The info came directly...

You are very welcome.

The info came directly from:

Lyman 4th Edition
Cast Bullet Handbook

A great resource for anyone shooting cast bullets. Also quite good for the casters(which I am not...
Forum: Reloading 11-13-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By gt40doc
75 gr. RN lead: Bullseye 1.5gr-2.0gr ...

75 gr. RN lead:

Bullseye 1.5gr-2.0gr

Unique 1.8gr-2.6gr

Green Dot 1.6gr-2.4gr

Titegroup 1.8gr-2.0gr
Forum: Reloading 10-06-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By gt40doc
If it were me, I would weigh about 10-20 of these...

If it were me, I would weigh about 10-20 of these cast bullets and find the average weight of them......then load according to the average weight. I assume that you are loading these .358in. lead...
Forum: Reloading 09-30-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By gt40doc
When you are reloading for revolvers, most of the...

When you are reloading for revolvers, most of the time the bullet has either a crimp groove or a cannalure. If you do a roll crimp into the crimp groove/cannalure, you will be good to go for...
Forum: Reloading 09-29-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,199
Posted By gt40doc
Bill, This thread is 10 YEARS OLD!!

Bill,

This thread is 10 YEARS OLD!!
Forum: Reloading 09-29-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By gt40doc
Absolutely.....no problem!!

Absolutely.....no problem!!
Forum: The Venerable 1911 07-25-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By gt40doc
Congrats on your "new" 1911. It looks to be a...

Congrats on your "new" 1911. It looks to be a nice piece, and it obviously functions 100%. What's not to like?? Enjoy!!
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 07-02-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By gt40doc
I could definitely find space in my safe for that...

I could definitely find space in my safe for that HP......very nice!!
Forum: Reloading 03-18-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By gt40doc
If you just load your brass at low-mid powder...

If you just load your brass at low-mid powder levels(taken from reloading manual for your bullet weight), and seat your bullets to where the case mouth is roll crimped into the cannalure, you will be...
Forum: Reloading 03-09-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By gt40doc
The powders that you have, and are using, do NOT...

The powders that you have, and are using, do NOT require mag primers for loading 357Mag rounds. Just take your loaded rounds to the range and shoot them. Many handloading manuals suggest mag primers...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 03-03-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By gt40doc
If you modify it in any way, it is no longer...

If you modify it in any way, it is no longer brand new NOS. On the other hand, it you want to make it a shooter for you and yours to enjoy, and use it for years to come, then modify it to please...
Forum: Revolvers 02-13-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By gt40doc
No!! Just purchase some Birchwood-Casey lead...

No!! Just purchase some Birchwood-Casey lead remover and polish cloth. This will remove the powder rings.....just do NOT use it on a blued revolver, for it will remove the bluing.
Forum: Reloading 01-01-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By gt40doc
Do a roll crimp into the bullet crimp...

Do a roll crimp into the bullet crimp grove/cannalure, and you will be good to go.
Forum: Reloading 12-26-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By gt40doc
KKM, and BarSto barrels are right at the top of...

KKM, and BarSto barrels are right at the top of the list.....they are not a cheap barrel, and one can buy a less expensive example......just be sure it is not polygonal(sp) rifled.. I own a couple of...
Forum: Reloading 12-24-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By gt40doc
I do not load plain lead bullets much...

I do not load plain lead bullets much anymore......except for 38-40, 7.65 Para, and a couple of other calibers. I loaded a lot of lead bullets in the past, but have moved away from them for a number...
Forum: Reloading 12-23-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By gt40doc
The Glock barrel has a different type of rifling...

The Glock barrel has a different type of rifling than many other handguns, and does not play well with LEAD bullets. If one loads with FMJ or plated bullets, you will have zero problems with...
Forum: Reloading 12-22-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By gt40doc
Just use your regular reloading data for 38...

Just use your regular reloading data for 38 Special with the bullet weight that you plan to use. I own and shoot some J frame, and lightweight framed 357 Mag handguns, and don't enjoy the hard recoil...
Forum: Reloading 12-21-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By gt40doc
If you would like to shoot/practice with 38...

If you would like to shoot/practice with 38 Special powdered ammo, but not have to contend with the short powder ring in the cylinder, compared to the 357 Mag. powder ring, then load 357 Mag brass to...
Forum: The Hi Power Forum 12-06-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By gt40doc
To me, the "T" and "C" series HP are the best of...

To me, the "T" and "C" series HP are the best of the lot. That looks like a real keeper!!
Forum: The Venerable 1911 12-06-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By gt40doc
A man can never have too many WWl and WWll 1911...

A man can never have too many WWl and WWll 1911 handguns. I love shooting mine and wishing that they could talk. Congrats, and enjoy!!
Forum: Reloading 12-03-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By gt40doc
I agree that the soot on the cases is because the...

I agree that the soot on the cases is because the case did not expand adequately to seal off in the chamber.....thus, blowback. I am a handloader, and see this often in my "soft" loads for old...
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