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Old 07-18-2023, 07:55 AM
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Well my oldest son arranged a holiday and what a great day we had.We reloaded for his 378 Wby.that is a cartridge and a 1/2.As we make loads,he persuades me into using it this fall if Im lucky in the Moose draw.I guess it wasnt a lond discusion,Ive always liked tgis cartridge.Something about a 260 Gr bullet at close to 3200 fps.Let the cartridge bashing begin lol
That's not a rifle , it's a small.cannon !! Lol

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Old 07-18-2023, 08:37 PM
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Prepped a 100 22-250 brass and loaded with varget and 50 gr Vmax. Every time I use the V4 auto trickler it puts a smile on my face.
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Old 07-20-2023, 05:53 AM
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Loaded 50 , 22.250 with 55 gr Hornady SP to use in coyotes this summer...my 5 year old grandson wanted to get in in the action so I let him pull the press to resize a couple ..

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Old 07-20-2023, 07:16 AM
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Deburred 150 - 6mm, 100 - 270 and 100 - 7mm... One step a night and I will eventually have some loaded rounds.


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Old 07-20-2023, 09:09 AM
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H380 that is Awesome,love the joy in his smile during the push effort,and yes its a heck of a round (378Wby) there is 115 gr of powder per round
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Old 07-20-2023, 02:41 PM
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Loaded 120 prepped Alpha brass for Dasher. Same old same old 32.4 Varget , 105 Hybrids.
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Old 07-21-2023, 03:46 PM
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Decapped and cleaned pockets on 60pcs 6.5cm Herter's brass, to be loaded with RL16, H4350 and 125gr Partitions to see how they shoot in a T3X. Do the sizing & trimming, priming, later this afternoon seeing as it is cooler downstairs.

Also have to load some ladders for 30R Blaser with 185gr RWS Evo's and RL26, May do some with RL17 & RL22 as well. Fortunately, I sized and primed a whack of brass for that a while back. Seems odd, as the newer data I have for it, only shows adequate max velocities attained with those powders, and no other brands would get there. We'll see. Their data showed RL19 not making it, struck me as odd too. Why 16 & 17 & 22 would barely achieve factory speed, 19 & 23,25 doesn't, and 26 beats all, but not by much, seems illogical. All the Hodgdon & Vihta stuff isn't within 100-150fps, apparently. Norma gets sorta close with MRP & URP, but, I don't have any Norma, or RL23 or 25. Such are the vagaries of powders and the guns they use for data.

Found a box of ladders for 7-08 w/140 Accubonds I haven't checked out yet, for the Ruger #1. I ran a bunch of pressure checks on it at 25 yds when still in Cgy, then ran some loads at 100 last summer, discovered either a ring or base issue with elevation bottoming out at 100? Grouped OK, so, not really suspecting scope. Stuck some shimstock under the back ring, see what that does for it. New Z3 2-10x42 on it, everything tracked properly. I have heard of Ruger base being wonky on a #1, maybe I got one. Another one of life's little mysteries to solve.
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Old 08-07-2023, 08:21 PM
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Resized a couple of hundred 270 brass. About 25 in the tumbler as we speak.
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Old 08-08-2023, 07:41 AM
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Sorted through a bunch of old. 223 brass that I use for initial zeroing on steel when changing distances from 300 out to 900, and sized and primed 50.
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Old 08-08-2023, 11:17 AM
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I cleaned it, It was a bloody mess. Ready to go for the fall wind up !!
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Old 08-08-2023, 10:47 PM
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Got the load development done for a friends 7RM last week so loaded him up a 100 rounds with H1000 and 160 accubonds tonight.
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Old 08-11-2023, 08:37 AM
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Loaded a bunch of .222 ammo with 50 grain Blitz bullets for a buddy.
Building a couple of shotgun presses out of spare parts this afternoon for .410 and 28.
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Old 08-11-2023, 09:38 AM
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Installed a couple of Victor Titan Grippy universal cheek rests yesterday, one on a T3X, one on my CZ457. Makes a heck of a difference when you don't have to struggle with the black tunnel to line up a scope. They are plastic, have to drill two holes for holddown screws, they have spacers to shim to height with, easy to install. https://victorcompanyusa.com/universal-cheekrest-kits
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Old 08-11-2023, 07:26 PM
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Been busy the last 2 days. Cleaned up the reloading bench first. Loaded some 7-08, 120 TTSX for my daughters one rifle, did 50 6.5 WSM (Leopard) with 140 Bergers for our moose hunt this fall. Also loaded some 168TTSX for my other daughters 308. Did some 120 GMX for 260AI, and some 95 gr Nosler BT for my late fathers 243. Going to use it for deer this year.
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Old 08-13-2023, 05:39 PM
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Loaded another 140 6mm Dasher rounds and seated with new K&M Arbor press and Wilson in-line die. Don't think will be using Whidden seating die much anymore.
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Old 08-18-2023, 03:17 PM
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H380 for the win, that is a great picture of your grandson. Thanks. D.H.
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Old 08-18-2023, 09:58 PM
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Loaded a bunch of .222 ammo with 50 grain Blitz bullets for a buddy.
Building a couple of shotgun presses out of spare parts this afternoon for .410 and 28.
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Can't wait to get the Anschutz .222 fired up.
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Old 08-18-2023, 10:00 PM
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Loaded a 100 rounds of 6.5 PRC tonight with R26 and 143gr ELDX.
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Old 08-18-2023, 10:37 PM
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Default Made 50 Rounds of some 22 Creedmoor

Made 50 Rounds of 75gr Eldm 22 Creedmoor. The Alpha Munitions brass is nice to work with. I really like the fact it comes with a plastic ammo box.
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Old 08-18-2023, 10:38 PM
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Loaded a 100 rounds of 6.5 PRC tonight with R26 and 143gr ELDX.
Thats like seeing a Unicorn. Happy to hear you have some R26!!!
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Old 08-19-2023, 07:59 PM
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Thats like seeing a Unicorn. Happy to hear you have some R26!!!
Back up to 5 lbs. just traded a can of R22 for a R26.
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Old 08-20-2023, 02:25 PM
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Cleaned up the carbon ring in my precision Savage 243, then wipeout til it came clean, oil and back in the case. Also annealed 100 brass with my Gung Joe annealer after I tumbled them. Waiting for repaired die to come back from Lee hopefully in the mail in the next day or two so I can load another 100.
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Old 08-20-2023, 11:03 PM
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Loaded another 140 6mm Dasher rounds and seated with new K&M Arbor press and Wilson in-line die. Don't think will be using Whidden seating die much anymore.
The Wilson dies are sweet. Welcome to the club.
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Old 08-21-2023, 11:11 AM
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Finally got to shoot my ladders. Rebuilt a couple more and got myself into a good rhythm. Got my 7mm, my sons 7mm and a 270 dialed in as far as SD thanks to markg!!

Finalized the loads for the 7mm's and built enough for the season. Still need to work on the 270. Just not cooperating. Didn't like 150gr bullets so trying to find a 140gr that it shoots well.






Tried to get the seating depths all together but ran out of daylight! My neighbors i'm sure were on their chat group about me and all the shooting....


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Old 08-21-2023, 12:06 PM
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Old 08-21-2023, 12:51 PM
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Was playing with a new Dremel electric screwdriver a couple of days ago, tried it on the trimmers and neck tool, works pretty good. Because I was kinda playing with seeing how it handled what, tried neck turning some of the Herter's 6.5 brass I had, that wasn't real pretty. Took them to .013, some had some pretty big low spots on them, most had low spots near the mouth, out of 50, I'd say maybe 5 cleaned up good. Guess that's what you get with cheap brass.
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Old 08-21-2023, 07:50 PM
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Finally got to shoot my ladders. Rebuilt a couple more and got myself into a good rhythm. Got my 7mm, my sons 7mm and a 270 dialed in as far as SD thanks to markg!!

Finalized the loads for the 7mm's and built enough for the season. Still need to work on the 270. Just not cooperating. Didn't like 150gr bullets so trying to find a 140gr that it shoots well.






Tried to get the seating depths all together but ran out of daylight! My neighbors i'm sure were on their chat group about me and all the shooting....


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Thats a nice looking Magento speed!

Nice looking loading DATA good job!
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Old 08-22-2023, 10:16 AM
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A friend came over and we loaded 100 308's for his M70 Match rifle , and I fussed over my hunting rifle ammo a bit, shot 4 rounds out of it yesterday so reloaded them. Then took a look at a really nice hunting rifle that was not QC'd properly before it left a shop and would not feed the rounds . I was amazed to say the least and told him to send it back instead of getting someone else to fix the problem .
If the outfit isn't aware of their mistake, they can't remedy it, and being a custom rifle it is on them . Just my opinion

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Old 08-23-2023, 11:17 AM
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Mobile reloading unit..... load development when u live an hour from the closet shooting spot and getting too lazy to use the bullet puller..
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Old 08-24-2023, 04:43 PM
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