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Forum: Reloading July 6th, 2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Swaim13
Do you have any equipment yet? The 556 (assuming...

Do you have any equipment yet? The 556 (assuming for an ar) and 9mm would be best on a progressive press (queue the calls for getting a dillon) and the 6.5 is generally best on a single stage for...
Forum: Reloading July 5th, 2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Swaim13
https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=157728...

https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=157728
What are you trying to reload for?
Forum: Rifles June 26th, 2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Swaim13
I agree that Snipershide is probably a good place...

I agree that Snipershide is probably a good place for a lot of the info. You will need to at least try match grade factory ammo but may end up needing to hand load depending on how it shoots.
Forum: Recreational Shooting June 26th, 2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Swaim13
If you have the scope and rifle already, you can...

If you have the scope and rifle already, you can stack pennies and use that to determine the height. I use the ARC M10 rings website (https://www.americanrifle.com/shop/product/m10-scope-rings-7) to...
Forum: Rifles June 26th, 2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Swaim13
Honestly, if you are doing PRS and are planning...

Honestly, if you are doing PRS and are planning on spending 2500, I would build so that I get all of the components that I really wanted in the gun. I mainly shoot bolt guns and tried having a...
Forum: Rimfire June 21st, 2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 388,878
Posted By Swaim13
Sorry, I didn't see this earlier. I had a RPr and...

Sorry, I didn't see this earlier. I had a RPr and sold it to get the T1X. The T1X is fantastic. I put it in a krg bravo and it's a great little gun.
Forum: Rimfire June 21st, 2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By Swaim13
I am thinking I am getting a 457 MTR after I get...

I am thinking I am getting a 457 MTR after I get my RimX complete.
Forum: Recreational Shooting June 18th, 2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,214
Posted By Swaim13
I am really sad to hear that it went so poorly. I...

I am really sad to hear that it went so poorly. I was really looking forward to both meeting you and shooting at your place. I do not blame you for stopping the invites after all of the issues you...
Forum: Reloading June 17th, 2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By Swaim13
Tbh, I lag screwed my work bench to the studs...

Tbh, I lag screwed my work bench to the studs through the drywall. If you are going to have to patch it later anyways, why not do it all the way?

You could try the screws as anything is better...
Forum: Recreational Shooting June 9th, 2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,214
Posted By Swaim13
Sadly its open and half used. I was comparing it...

Sadly its open and half used. I was comparing it to H4350 and just got better results with H4350. I totally understand your caution. If you want it, its yours. If not nbd.
Forum: Recreational Shooting June 9th, 2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,214
Posted By Swaim13
Want to try some R17?

Want to try some R17?
Forum: Recreational Shooting June 9th, 2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Swaim13
From what I have read, the TAC A1 cannot get a...

From what I have read, the TAC A1 cannot get a new rail without some machining due to the rail on the hand guard. It is possible, but is a custom fit. It will be easier to just get a mount with the...
Forum: Recreational Shooting June 8th, 2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Swaim13
Nice rifle! I think the Vortex is a natural fit...

Nice rifle! I think the Vortex is a natural fit for that rifle. I would recommend getting a one-piece mount with a 20-30 MOA inclination so you can maximize the elevation in your scope since the TAC...
Forum: Recreational Shooting June 8th, 2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Swaim13
Locally, you will mainly find a maximum of 200...

Locally, you will mainly find a maximum of 200 yards. AGC and Hap Baker each go to 200 yards. To go farther, you'll need to drive. Delmarva sporting clays has a 500 yard public range. Quantico,...
Forum: Recreational Shooting June 8th, 2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,214
Posted By Swaim13
You are providing a service to a lot of people....

You are providing a service to a lot of people. There should be no cost to you. I doubt anyone would mind paying to help with your costs that you incur due to them shooting at your farm.

What...
Forum: Rifles May 30th, 2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Swaim13
From what I have heard, they are nice rifles. The...

From what I have heard, they are nice rifles. The only down side is barrel replacement. If you want a new barrel, you need to send it back to bergara. You can only use the chamberings they have and...
Forum: Optics May 24th, 2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By Swaim13
I think it depends partially on what you are...

I think it depends partially on what you are shooting. I would zero my rifle at 100 or 200 depending on the velocity of the cartridge. This way your zero doesn't have any windage factored in.

I...
Forum: Reloading May 21st, 2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,306
Posted By Swaim13
OP, if you are working for a max accuracy node,...

OP, if you are working for a max accuracy node, do the OCW charge method. The big thing to remember is that you can change powders and associated burn rates to help you get the load you want. I...
Forum: The Depot May 21st, 2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Swaim13
If you have any varget, I'll likely take it lol ...

If you have any varget, I'll likely take it lol

In all seriousness though, posting the list in the classifieds is a good start and just make sure you keep it up to date.
Forum: Rimfire May 19th, 2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,899
Posted By Swaim13
I actually have a lot of cheap 22 ammo and I just...

I actually have a lot of cheap 22 ammo and I just dont shoot it. I recently sold 2k rounds of winchester 22 to a mds member and will likely sell more soon. I have been shooting cci eley or lapua more...
Forum: Rimfire May 9th, 2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Swaim13
I haven't shot either but I think it really...

I haven't shot either but I think it really depends on you. If you want to swap parts and build up, I would go for a standard 10/22 or the brownells 10/22 receiver. If you are looking for the best...
Forum: Wanted to Buy April 29th, 2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By Swaim13
Any interest in trading? I am looking for Varget...

Any interest in trading? I am looking for Varget and have an extra lb of H4350
Forum: Reloading April 21st, 2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 147,095
Posted By Swaim13
Yesterday I added some under shelf lighting and...

Yesterday I added some under shelf lighting and loaded up 100 rounds of 223. Hoping to do 100 rounds a night or two this week.
Forum: Rimfire April 21st, 2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Swaim13
Take a look at the Athlon line. I have an Argos...

Take a look at the Athlon line. I have an Argos 6-24 on my Tikka T1x and R700 223. I have taken it out to 500 yards on my 223, 330 on my 22, and shot matchsticks at 25 yards with my 22. It's a good...
Forum: Reloading April 4th, 2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Swaim13
I would love an autotrickler or a matchmaster but...

I would love an autotrickler or a matchmaster but dont shoot past 500 enough to make it worth it. I am thinking one day I might sell my chargemaster lite and this new chargemaster to help finance an...
Forum: Reloading April 4th, 2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Swaim13
RCBS Chargemaster 1500 Question

I am looking at getting a Chargemaster 1500 and it is barely used (reportedly 3 times) but has been sitting on a shelf in the original packaging for a few years. Is there a shelf life on these units?...
Forum: Reloading April 3rd, 2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Swaim13
My issue isn't reloading my 223. Its the shooting...

My issue isn't reloading my 223. Its the shooting the reloads I have :party29: Debating ordering more brass and just burning through the rest of my powder :innocent0
Forum: Reloading April 1st, 2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By Swaim13
I have a set of the Redding competition dies and...

I have a set of the Redding competition dies and really like them. I would recommend looking at snipershide in the px section for 6mm creedmoor stuff as there are always a bunch of different things...
Forum: Reloading March 30th, 2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By Swaim13
I currently load in batches of 100-200 like you...

I currently load in batches of 100-200 like you were saying. Do you think I would be better off going with a faster powder thrower vs upgrading the press? I currently use a chargemaster lite as I...
Forum: Reloading March 30th, 2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By Swaim13
I am primarily doing 223 and 6mm Creedmoor in...

I am primarily doing 223 and 6mm Creedmoor in bolt guns. My rockchucker is set up with the LnL bushings. I am currently consistently getting 1/2 to 1/4 moa groups with my 223. My 6mm creedmoor, not...
Forum: Reloading March 30th, 2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By Swaim13
Progressive vs Turret Press Accuracy

I am getting ready to pull the trigger on a new reloading press. I have been using a rockchucker for 2 to 3 years. I only reload rifle rounds.

My question is will a Redding turret press be able...
Forum: Reloading March 26th, 2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Swaim13
Bass Pro is out of stock already

Bass Pro is out of stock already
Forum: Reloading March 26th, 2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Swaim13
They have 8 lb jugs for sale online at powder...

They have 8 lb jugs for sale online at powder valley
Forum: Rimfire March 25th, 2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 388,878
Posted By Swaim13
Tikka T1X

This is my Tikka T1X. Hoping to upgrade the glass soon.
Forum: Rifles March 24th, 2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By Swaim13
Sadly the accuracy and consistency just weren't...

Sadly the accuracy and consistency just weren't there. Would be interesting if someone today were to try to make it work but it would likely be too expensive per shot to be worth it
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