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Forum: Reloading January 24th, 2022, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Harrys
Thanks for the incite, based on shooting a 350...

Thanks for the incite, based on shooting a 350 grain HCFN load in my Henry 45/70 the drop is about 2 inches at 100 yards. Some of the other powders I have used the bullet drop was anywhere between...
Forum: Reloading January 23rd, 2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 360,747
Posted By Harrys
LT-30 Cold Weather Update

Here is my follow up from Saturday's test rounds in cold weather. The first 5 rounds in group 1 were low. My sites were set in September when it was in the 70s. Yesterday it was 22 degrees.
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Forum: Reloading January 22nd, 2022, 11:48 AM
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Views: 360,747
Posted By Harrys
Test Loads

I got a shipment of LT-30 powder yesterday. I have never used in my 45/70 and making up some test loads. Will be heading out this afternoon for some target shooting. I am interested to see how...
Forum: Introductions January 22nd, 2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 358
Posted By Harrys
Welcome from SOMD

Welcome from SOMD
Forum: Rifles January 21st, 2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,213
Posted By Harrys
Kittery Trading Post has a 357 Henry in stock ...

Kittery Trading Post has a 357 Henry in stock

https://www.kitterytradingpost.com/new-used-guns/new-guns/rifles/centerfire-lever-action/

Sportsmans has 2 45/70 Henrys in stock
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Forum: Rifles January 21st, 2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,213
Posted By Harrys
And they carry a lifetime warranty who else does?

And they carry a lifetime warranty who else does?
Forum: The Depot January 20th, 2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By Harrys
Head Stamp Codes

I came across this info on head stamp codes.
Forum: Handguns January 19th, 2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,832
Posted By Harrys
The 76 mm that shot theses. Since in MD you can...

The 76 mm that shot theses. Since in MD you can use straight cartriges for hunting Ya think DNR would have a cow if you showed up with one.
Forum: Reloading January 19th, 2022, 09:25 AM
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Views: 360,747
Posted By Harrys
I had the same issue with my Hornaday. I ended...

I had the same issue with my Hornaday. I ended up sizing some old drill bits to the pin diameter. Once I got the correct diameter. I heated it up to take the temper out dull red and let it cool. I...
Forum: Rifles January 18th, 2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,603
Posted By Harrys
45/70 is the best all-around cartridge, from...

45/70 is the best all-around cartridge, from white tail to moose. I have been using a 45/70 for about 40 years. You can shoot everything form a 300-grain shell to a 500-grain shell.
Forum: The Depot January 18th, 2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Harrys
I have used silicone in the past and found it is...

I have used silicone in the past and found it is too soft. The hot melt is harder and gives the pin something to hit.
Forum: The Depot January 18th, 2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Harrys
can't say however, when I weigh my loaded shells...

can't say however, when I weigh my loaded shells and compare them to my dummy shells the dummy shells weigh .01 grains less than the loaded shells. So, whatever it is it is negligible.
Forum: The Depot January 17th, 2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Harrys
Practice Dummy Loads

I have made it a practice to make dummy loads for practice trigger form on revolvers. I load the shell with sand to the grain level I load powder. Then install the projectile and fill the primer...
Forum: Reloading January 17th, 2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Harrys
Sleeping Giant has a variety of brass. ...

Sleeping Giant has a variety of brass.

https://sleepinggiantbrass.com/home
Forum: Reloading January 17th, 2022, 04:00 PM
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Views: 360,747
Posted By Harrys
Loaded up some .500 S&W magnums with some No.9. ...

Loaded up some .500 S&W magnums with some No.9. Recently received some H110, Titegroup, and some H4227.
Forum: Reloading January 17th, 2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,945
Posted By Harrys
In a way you are not wrong however, reloading is...

In a way you are not wrong however, reloading is a long game. Like any hobby or even compared to a business startup it takes on the average after 5 years to turn a profit.

Once you have built...
Forum: Reloading January 17th, 2022, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Harrys
Kydex is some neat material, I first came across...

Kydex is some neat material, I first came across it about 7 years ago. I had injured my left hand and got in a fight with a table saw dado blade the dado blade won. After rebuilding my hand, they...
Forum: Reloading January 16th, 2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,945
Posted By Harrys
I save a butt load reloading .500 S&W I use an...

I save a butt load reloading .500 S&W I use an excel file.
Forum: Reloading January 16th, 2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 360,747
Posted By Harrys
500 S&W Loads

Sized and primed some .500 S&W magnum cases. Will be loading them with No.9 and 375grain HCFNGC that I made.
Forum: Reloading January 16th, 2022, 09:04 AM
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Views: 360,747
Posted By Harrys
Nice what material did you use?

Nice what material did you use?
Forum: Rifles January 14th, 2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By Harrys
Kittery Trading Post has 45-70

know someone was looking for a 45/70 Kittery Trading post has 2 single shots in stock.

https://www.kitterytradingpost.com/new-used-guns/new-guns/rifles/?prefn1=caliber&prefv1=45-70%20Government
Forum: Reloading January 14th, 2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 360,747
Posted By Harrys
I have been casting my own for about a year now...

I have been casting my own for about a year now for my 45/70 and .500 S&W. I had some previously reloaded Berrys and Speer bullets. I also, found my hard cast with gas checks performed better. I...
Forum: Handguns January 12th, 2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,832
Posted By Harrys
My .500 S&W Magnum Research BFR has a 7.5-inch...

My .500 S&W Magnum Research BFR has a 7.5-inch barrel. It weighs 4.7 pounds empty. When I go the range, I typically shoot over 60 rounds with no issues. I would rather shoot it than my 40 caliber...
Forum: Handguns January 12th, 2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,061
Posted By Harrys
Yes, flash by is an issue, I am in the process of...

Yes, flash by is an issue, I am in the process of submitting to the ATF for an SBR. I have designed a stock to prevent you hand from moving forward by the front of the revolver. Once I get approval...
Forum: Handguns January 12th, 2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,832
Posted By Harrys
I shot a 600 nitro express and had a bruised...

I shot a 600 nitro express and had a bruised shoulder and chest for over a month. It makes my .500 S&W feel really tame.
Forum: Handguns January 11th, 2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Harrys
I have a Tandy Pro Cowboy Outlaw machine found it...

I have a Tandy Pro Cowboy Outlaw machine found it very easy to use. I made an edge dresser that I use in my drill press. I am also going to make one with a taper for those tight spots. The drill...
Forum: Handguns January 11th, 2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Harrys
Here is a western holster, belt and cartridge...

Here is a western holster, belt and cartridge holder which fits on any belt. I made it just before hunting season this year. The holster is for a Magnum Research BFR .500 caliber S&W magnum.
Forum: Handguns January 11th, 2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Harrys
Thanks, still a rookie but getting better.

Thanks, still a rookie but getting better.
Forum: Handguns January 11th, 2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Harrys
Still a rookie with leather and have been a wood...

Still a rookie with leather and have been a wood worker since I was a teenager, made everything from grandfather clocks to 90% of my furniture made the entire kitchen for my wife a few years ago. ...
Forum: Reloading January 11th, 2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 113,354
Posted By Harrys
Those powders also work great in my .500 S&W...

Those powders also work great in my .500 S&W magnum.
Forum: Reloading January 11th, 2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By Harrys
100yds No Scope 2.5 in.group

I traded in my 30/06 40 years ago for a 45/70. I have owned many different flavors of them. About 20 years ago I settled on a Henry. I have never used scopes always used iron sites. The target...
Forum: Handguns January 9th, 2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Harrys
Thanks still honing my hobby.

Thanks still honing my hobby.
Forum: Handguns January 9th, 2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Harrys
Yup, found that out when driving to GA over the...

Yup, found that out when driving to GA over the holidays to visit #1 son and family.
Forum: Handguns January 9th, 2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Harrys
Love My CCW Sholder Holster

I love shoulder holsters, to me they are the most comfortable to wear a CW. Since I am retired, I need more hobbies otherwise the wife would kill me. I restarted my leather work hobby far from the...
Forum: Handguns January 6th, 2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,061
Posted By Harrys
Thanks for the info based on my reading it is...

Thanks for the info based on my reading it is illegal unless appropriately registered with the NFA. So, for now maybe some custom walnut grips are in order.
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