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by BoomerVF14
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: General Ammo Discussion
Topic: Case length gauge for 300 ??
Replies: 7
Views: 306

Re: Case length gauge for 300 ??

https://www.lymanproducts.com/brands/ly ... ace-gauges

Many reloaders also use the Sheridan slotted gauge and swear by it, myself included:

https://sheridanengineering.com/product ... ion-gauge/

It's pricey but worth every cent.
by BoomerVF14
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: General Gun Talk
Topic: Firearm safety rules apply to fighter jets too
Replies: 1
Views: 254

Firearm safety rules apply to fighter jets too

Mechanic ‘Accidentally’ Fires Vulcan Cannon & Obliterates F-16 Sitting on the Runway https://www.warhistoryonline.com/news/f-16.html I guess I'm most surprised Belgium loads actual munitions aboard those fancy showpieces. Belgium. Why bother? :P I'll bet somewhere in Brussels the bureaucrats are rec...
by BoomerVF14
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: 300BLK Subsonic Newbie
Replies: 21
Views: 11571

Re: 300BLK Subsonic Newbie

Second the recommendation for SPS - look for blemished/overrun offerings on the Nosler 210gr RDF. Great plinking round and has the BC to fly far if you want to start stretching your rifle's subsonic legs. I've been loading I4227 for all my sub loads. Good luck!
by BoomerVF14
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: Handloading
Topic: What's your subsonic plinking bullet of choice
Replies: 16
Views: 3684

Re: What's your subsonic plinking bullet of choice

I've been using Nosler 210gr RDF's when Shooter's Pro Shop offers them blemished, around a quarter apiece.
by BoomerVF14
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Compressed Loads, A5744
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Re: Compressed Loads, A5744

The more you compress, the slower you want to seat the bullet. If you take the handle out of your press or use an arbor press, you can get a feel of when compression starts. All powders can [push the bullet out after seating], so let them stand as much as a day or two and remeasure COL. I have seen...
by BoomerVF14
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Compressed Loads, A5744
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Re: Compressed Loads, A5744

I've run both the 110gr Varmageddon and the 125gr BT from Nosler up to 19.0gr so far.
by BoomerVF14
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Compressed Loads, A5744
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Compressed Loads, A5744

Been struggling to find informative discussions on this subject here or in other forums. Consensus on compressed loads seems to be: "Compression is OK. A little is good. Too much is bad." (I'll concede perhaps my web search techniques are lacking.) Can anyone provide some guidance and expertise on h...
by BoomerVF14
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: 5.56mm AR Talk
Topic: New Build
Replies: 5
Views: 12964

Re: New Build

Man I'm not a vintage bubba by any stretch but I gotta say that's a mighty fine looking rifle. Nice work.
by BoomerVF14
Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: General Gun Talk
Topic: First build: 6.5mm Creedmoor AR
Replies: 2
Views: 1161

Re: First build: 6.5mm Creedmoor AR

Build complete! Gotta build out my break-in / tuning plan, and throw on an old scope & bipod til I can get a fancy Atlas and some good glass.

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by BoomerVF14
Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: General Gun Talk
Topic: First build: 6.5mm Creedmoor AR
Replies: 2
Views: 1161

First build: 6.5mm Creedmoor AR

It was a good Christmas! Final part was under the tree today. Ready to start building! (...and saving up for a scope :shock: :roll: ) https://i.imgur.com/nDGzlr6.jpg Faxon 6.5CM 22" Fluted Match, Nitride Faxon Full-mass BCG, Nitride VG6 Precision Gamma 65 JP Double Crush Washer Superlative Arms AGB ...