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Forum: Reloading Yesterday, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 201,132
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I tossed out all of my makeshift ammunition...

I tossed out all of my makeshift ammunition containers and went in part with those green MTM plastic reloading storage cases. I also reused empty ammunition boxes for my scab rounds.
Forum: Reloading Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I had a passing conversation with a middle aged...

I had a passing conversation with a middle aged man who mentioned reloading bullets for sale and how he was making money. The RED FLAG went up and got me thinking " How many people are illegally...
Forum: Reloading January 22nd, 2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,197
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Never good to have a primer explosion. Thank you...

Never good to have a primer explosion. Thank you for sharing and glad that you are OK. We need a reminder like that once in a while.
Forum: Reloading January 20th, 2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Now that you do mention it. You are looking at...

Now that you do mention it.
You are looking at the bullet being lighter. I tend to be very careful on minimum overall length.

If you have a chronograph I would go with the same OAL as your...
Forum: Reloading January 19th, 2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I have no experience but its my humble opinion...

I have no experience but its my humble opinion that a hollow base bullet would give you a bit more wiggle room on the shorter side.
Forum: Reloading January 19th, 2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 201,132
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Getting ready to reload 9mm 147gr XTPs. I would...

Getting ready to reload 9mm 147gr XTPs. I would prefer XTPs a bit lighter like 115 or 124 however all that was to he had was 147gr..
Forum: Reloading January 19th, 2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,214
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I am sure someone else already chimed in but if...

I am sure someone else already chimed in but if you have a lazy not doing anything day I would take apart one of those 357s and find out whats in it. You can always keep the primer and shell casing.
Forum: Reloading January 16th, 2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 923
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I can't do without my beam scale, I trust this...

I can't do without my beam scale, I trust this thing like nothing other.
Forum: Reloading January 16th, 2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I will definitely be checking into this. I came...

I will definitely be checking into this. I came across three boxes of 100 ea 147gr XTP. Beggars cant be choosers.
Forum: Preppers January 16th, 2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 973
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I always used a mil compass even after I got out...

I always used a mil compass even after I got out of the Army. I turned around and gave it to my son when he went in. Nowadays I just pay attention to the time of the day and where the hour hand is on...
Forum: Admin News and Announcements January 10th, 2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 17,217
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Well spoken and point well taken in.

Well spoken and point well taken in.
Forum: Virginia December 29th, 2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,277
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
The last thing I want to see is angry citizenry...

The last thing I want to see is angry citizenry walking around with rifles anywhere.
Forum: Gunsmithing December 24th, 2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,035
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I strongly recommend you getting this set if you...

I strongly recommend you getting this set if you plan on working on pistols and firearms. When you need very close fitting screwdrivers you cannot go wrong with this Wheeler set. I have this set...
Forum: Masada Tactical December 7th, 2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,451
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I personally would buy one. For the most part the...

I personally would buy one. For the most part the 900 series 5 ton is a good truck. A cummins engine and Allison transmission. I worked on them for a number of years in the Army and one particular...
Forum: Virginia December 7th, 2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,073
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Remember that Ralph Northam's picture of him in...

Remember that Ralph Northam's picture of him in blackface and his own party wanted to railroad him out of office. He since then has doubled down to the world on just how "inclusive he really is". Oh...
Forum: Reloading December 4th, 2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Some of the military stuff have primer pockets...

Some of the military stuff have primer pockets that are crimped so that means they need to get swaged. I never paid attention to the dotted lines on the brass.
Forum: Wanted to Buy November 29th, 2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,710
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I have a MacBook that is still around and I...

I have a MacBook that is still around and I bought it 2012. I am typing this on another MacBook. How can you go wrong?
Forum: Reloading October 29th, 2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,349
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Glad to be of service. Reloading is freedom, you...

Glad to be of service. Reloading is freedom, you are only restricted to the lack of components. Remember 9mm is approaching $40.00 a box.
Forum: Virginia October 28th, 2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,073
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
When is this going to stop? Until the entire...

When is this going to stop? Until the entire Confederacy is totally vanquished into nothing? I am not a diehard confederate but the political winds blow hard and short and long after any movement...
Forum: Reloading October 27th, 2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
:) Its always a good thing any time you get...

:)

Its always a good thing any time you get into reloading, always!

Basically any of the reloading books are an informative education for new reloaders.
Forum: Reloading October 26th, 2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,349
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Again congratulations to mtlcafan79. I...

Again congratulations to mtlcafan79.

I actually didn't use a hat I used a random number generator.

If the collective wants another drawing simply say Aye and if there are enough ayes then I...
Forum: Virginia October 26th, 2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,073
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Ralph Northam as a state official went after the...

Ralph Northam as a state official went after the VMI Commandant for matters of racism. I am just going to leave this right here.
Forum: Reloading October 25th, 2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,349
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I have consulted the Zoltan as per the drawing....

I have consulted the Zoltan as per the drawing. His instructions declare the winner (( mtlcafan79. ))

Congratulations mtlcafan79 I will be PMing you.
Forum: Reloading October 25th, 2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,349
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
85MikeTI The problem is that this operation is...

85MikeTI
The problem is that this operation is kind of hobby based and way too small. The cost of shipping would be twice. Once leaving your residence and new brass going back to you. Thats >$16...
Forum: Reloading October 22nd, 2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Heck thats normal for me. I forget just what I...

Heck thats normal for me. I forget just what I forget...
Forum: Reloading October 22nd, 2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,349
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Drawing coming on the 25th. I have a...

Drawing coming on the 25th.

I have a smattering of 357 Sig, a small smattering of 32 ACP, 25ACP. 357 Magnum that I am gradually growing a small pile. And of course all of the common calibers.:gun2:
Forum: Reloading October 21st, 2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,349
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I apologize for that temporary glitch. Glad you...

I apologize for that temporary glitch. Glad you could use the 3030 brass. :)
Forum: Reloading October 21st, 2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,349
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Someone sent me $10.00 cash in an envelope.....

Someone sent me $10.00 cash in an envelope.. Should I return this hefty sum or should I wait for the drawing, I mean he could be on a streak of luck.
Forum: Reloading October 19th, 2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,586
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I am currently trying my best to use up 8 lbs of...

I am currently trying my best to use up 8 lbs of Titegroup in most of my calibers, 9mm included and its a good powder.
Forum: Reloading October 19th, 2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I am telling you that the 41 Magnum I have is by ...

I am telling you that the 41 Magnum I have is by far the best shooting magnum pistol I have owned to date. I also use Alliant 2400 with good results.
Forum: Reloading October 18th, 2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 201,132
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Decapped about 200 rounds of 45ACP

Decapped about 200 rounds of 45ACP
Forum: Reloading October 18th, 2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,349
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Very low quantity but if you win I will throw...

Very low quantity but if you win I will throw "All In" 357 Magnum along with another caliber to fill a small flat rate shipping box. This goes for any of the other harder to acquire caliber of brass.
Forum: Reloading October 17th, 2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,349
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Does anyone really has a use for 25 ACP and 32...

Does anyone really has a use for 25 ACP and 32 Auto? I do come across these when I am sorting brass. I only have a small smattering but the collection grows.
Forum: Reloading October 16th, 2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
I have notice that the frequency of using SPP has...

I have notice that the frequency of using SPP has increased since I have first noticed the Small Pistol Primer for 45 ACP. At first I wanted to kill somebody, now not so much.
Forum: Reloading October 16th, 2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,349
Posted By U.S.SFC_RET
Whatever caliber you choose... so here are the...

Whatever caliber you choose... so here are the numbers that I have accumulated thus far to fit a USPS Small Flat Rate Shipping Box.

Small Flat Rate Box is (SFRB).
9mm-----------------------550...
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