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by MeGrunt
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Casting
Topic: Basic Casting Manual
Replies: 6
Views: 304

Re: Basic Casting Manual

http://www.lasc.us/Fryxell_Book_Contents.htm

It's free. It's much more in-depth on several subjects.

I'd highly recommend that ALL new casters read it.
by MeGrunt
Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Main Discussion Area
Topic: 6 Inch Build Giving Me Fits
Replies: 10
Views: 698

Re: 6 Inch Build Giving Me Fits

The chance that you'd be able to get the powder that Remington uses is very low. Reloaders buy canister powder that is blended for lot to lot consistency. Places like Remington use data powder. For each batch of powder they have to work up their own data. The batches have more variation than caniste...
by MeGrunt
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Loading 210 grain subs.. new guy problems
Replies: 4
Views: 377

Re: Loading 210 grain subs.. new guy problems

Are you sure they are 210 gr? I see a 220 gr round nose ballistic tip.
by MeGrunt
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Loading 210 grain subs.. new guy problems
Replies: 4
Views: 377

Re: Loading 210 grain subs.. new guy problems

Umm...have ya bothered to even do a search? Maybe for Nosler load data?

Or is that too hard?

Maybe you could plunk the rounds in your barrel? Maybe run them through your magazine?
by MeGrunt
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: 1680 & Shooters World Blackout - Ok for 150-200 FMJ and Cast Lead?
Replies: 4
Views: 406

Re: 1680 & Shooters World Blackout - Ok for 150-200 FMJ and Cast Lead?

Have you looked at the data provided by Shooter's World and Western?

Have you bothered to look at the sticky posts here?
by MeGrunt
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: AR15s
Topic: Well crap....
Replies: 18
Views: 1520

Re: Well crap....

If you're going to switch from jacketed to cast, be sure to get the copper out of the bore. Your leaded gas rings are the result of gas cutting the bases of your bullets as they pass over the gas port. The base of the bullet is the steering end, so when it exits the muzzle, high pressure flows thro...
by MeGrunt
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: AR15s
Topic: Well crap....
Replies: 18
Views: 1520

Re: Well crap....

I'm headed to the range tomorrow with a bunch of heavy loads to try. I also picked up some of the 150 gr Berry's .30-30 bullets to try.
by MeGrunt
Tue Jun 02, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: AR15s
Topic: Well crap....
Replies: 18
Views: 1520

Re: Well crap....

Let's put it this way. Has anyone successfully used cast bullets in the 125 gr to 150 gr range in an AR with a 1/8" twist. If so how. Cast bullet RPM is limited to around 140,000 rpm. Above that you start to have problems. With a 1/8" twist that would limit you to a velocity of around 1550 fps. At t...
by MeGrunt
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: AR15s
Topic: Well crap....
Replies: 18
Views: 1520

Re: Well crap....

Half lino half pure isn't soft.

My HK 91 eats the same bullets all day long.

Powder can't vaporize the base of the bullet. That's simple physics.
by MeGrunt
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: AR15s
Topic: Well crap....
Replies: 18
Views: 1520

Re: Well crap....

I'm not rich. I didn't know it was a prerequisite to being on this forum. I'm a 100% P&T Veteran. I live on a fixed income. I have a certain amount of "play" money I can spend every month. I'm sure there are people here that have spent more on a BCG than I have in my build. It's an Anderson lower, w...