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Great shooters. Undoubtedly Springfield 1903 barrels were used. With the help Candyman's stickies, I repaired some cracks in the buttstock near the buttplate for a buddy of mine. Of course, my terms were to let me shoot it once I was done!
- Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:29 pm
- Forum: Second Amendment Front
- Topic: California: Anti-Gun Language Amended into Budget Bill
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California is looking to eradicate your 2nd ammendment and is hell bent on doing so by any means feasible.
- Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:27 pm
- Forum: General Ammunition
- Topic: A look inside: GP-11 7.5x55 Swiss
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Reinforces the findings by many of us who shoot the GP 11 regularly via a variety of Swiss Rifles. In my opinion, it is even better quality than most factory loaded ammunition.
I use both GP11 cases, using a hydraulic decapping method and priming with Berdan Primers and Prvi 7.5x55 cases. 50gr of Reloader 17 seems to do be the best powder to use. I have excellent results with Hornady Match 168gr BTHP.
I have never done reloading, to put it bluntly I was basically scared and thought it was too hard. Now that I've read through the process it doesn't seem too hard. Start up costs are lower than I figured they would be also. Just the ideal of making some .577 Snider rounds had me a bit uneasy, might...