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Forum: Reloading September 28th, 2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By KRC
At what chambering depth do the cases get...

At what chambering depth do the cases get stuck/not go in further?
Part way in (too fat), or further in where the mouth might engage the neck portion, or just at the very end and closing the bolt...
Forum: Competitive Shooting August 29th, 2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By KRC
Who is a contact person (email? MDS id for a PM?)...

Who is a contact person (email? MDS id for a PM?) for 600 yard IBS competition at Bridgeville?
Thank you.
Forum: Rimfire August 29th, 2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By KRC
Chronographed SK Match MV Data?

SK published data shows a muzzle velocity of 1073 fps for their SK Match (red box) 22LR ammo. This is from their 26” test barrel. I have two rifles that I am trying to develop longer range ballistics...
Forum: Rimfire June 11th, 2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By KRC
"The VQs are competition pistols. This is like...

"The VQs are competition pistols. This is like saying "don't buy that STI, buy an RIA instead". Very different segments of the market. Dedicated competition shooters tend to put a higher premium on...
Forum: Rimfire June 11th, 2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By KRC
Just a thought . . . ...

Just a thought . . .

https://www.browning.com/products/firearms/pistols/buck-mark-pistols/current-production/buck-mark-field-target-suppressor-ready.html

Then you have $800 to $1000+ left over...
Forum: Gunsmithing June 7th, 2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By KRC
Two things jump to mind immediately with respect...

Two things jump to mind immediately with respect to finishing the wood . . .

1) You will need/want an electric sander. I bought two different models, and the one I thought would be better turned...
Forum: Gunsmithing June 7th, 2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By KRC
JimB Yes - Please do project update posts...

JimB

Yes - Please do project update posts on your stock project. I recently did my first, and while it turned out very nicely, I made some major mistakes along the way.
Forum: Rifles June 4th, 2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,140
Posted By KRC
The question for this cartridge will be: Did...

The question for this cartridge will be: Did Hornady “F” it up like Federal with the 224Valkyrie and let the lawyers??? (liability concerns) insist on a ridiculous amount of freebore/leade so that...
Forum: Rifles June 4th, 2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,140
Posted By KRC
As dist1646 indicated, this not a new design. Nor...

As dist1646 indicated, this not a new design. Nor was the 243LBC. As well as the 6mmAR.com website, this cartridge was discussed in depth by its creator Robert Whitley in the article "The 6mmAR...
Forum: Gunsmithing May 24th, 2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By KRC
Thanks for the info on CRA. Is there a...

Thanks for the info on CRA.
Is there a competent MD-ish based gunsmith that can chamber an AR barrel blank to 243LBC?
Forum: Gunsmithing May 23rd, 2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By KRC
243LBC?

I am interested in building an AR-15 based upper in 243LBC. The build would require a high quality stainless, full bull contour barrel, and as it seems few pre-chambered barrels in this chambering...
Forum: Reloading May 12th, 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,169
Posted By KRC
I don't know WIN 231, and you're likely fine, but...

I don't know WIN 231, and you're likely fine, but hard experience has taught me the "smell test" for bad powder is NOT adequate.

And it's more fun to throw it on the bonfire than sprinkling it on...
Forum: Reloading May 12th, 2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,169
Posted By KRC
"old Winchester 231 powder" How old?...

"old Winchester 231 powder"

How old? Sometimes old powder gets far more powerful. (If the retardant degrades faster than the propellant chemical. I have 7# of old Tubal 3000 that blows primers...
Forum: Gunsmithing May 12th, 2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By KRC
Also, a Teslong borescope ($49.99 Amazon Prime)...

Also, a Teslong borescope ($49.99 Amazon Prime) can be a valuable tool for bore and chamber inspection.
Forum: Gunsmithing May 12th, 2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By KRC
How long can you load the 139gr. SST's? Try...

How long can you load the 139gr. SST's? Try shooting as long a COAL as you can load (single feed - no magazine)? Try another heavier bullet that you can seat further out? 154 gr. SST? Does this...
Forum: Reloading May 7th, 2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,210
Posted By KRC
"I do remember reading about that in a few of the...

"I do remember reading about that in a few of the reviews. I wonder if that could be overcome by sitting it on a bit of a slant. . . . No leaks?"

Slanting will not work, as the lower round...
Forum: Reloading May 3rd, 2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,210
Posted By KRC
I have a FA Lite tumbler, and use it for brass...

I have a FA Lite tumbler, and use it for brass cleaning with SS pins. It does a good job, seems to be sturdy, and I would recommend it. However, I have identified two issues with it: one a design...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 30th, 2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By KRC
Is .22-250 Ackley available in a pre-chambered...

Is .22-250 Ackley available in a pre-chambered Remage?

firemn260: I have sent you a PM regarding dies etc..
Forum: Rifles April 25th, 2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,267
Posted By KRC
Just for reference, here is the cost breakdown...

Just for reference, here is the cost breakdown for this year's build.

https://i.imgur.com/KHroQOL.jpg

I considered a Remage barrel, but went instead with a Bartlein and high-end BR gunsmith...
Forum: Rifles April 25th, 2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,963
Posted By KRC
Somewhere in Canada with one of my brothers is my...

Somewhere in Canada with one of my brothers is my father's moose rifle, an 1895 Winchester like the one in post #2. It is a breakdown model, chambered in .303 British, that was originally issued to...
Forum: Reloading April 23rd, 2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By KRC
I have done limited testing with my AR-15's, 2...

I have done limited testing with my AR-15's, 2 are .223 Wylde and one 224Valkyrie. Same seems to hold. I resize for the AR's a bit "looser" than for bolt guns.
Forum: Reloading April 23rd, 2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By KRC
In my experience, if a case is fired that is not...

In my experience, if a case is fired that is not properly formed to the chamber (the case is smaller/shorter), it can get longer or shorter, depending on several factors.

If the case indexes back...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 20th, 2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By KRC
https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=237587...

https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=237587

The method I have used to eliminate free play between the upper and lower is shown in Post #13 on page 2 of the above thread.

As an update, I...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 16th, 2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By KRC
Next project I'll get it better first time...

Next project I'll get it better first time around. Thanks.
Forum: Gunsmithing April 16th, 2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By KRC
Stock is done.

Closing the story on my first stock refinishing project . . .

The stock was purchased for $48 from Numrich’s (+$14 shipping) as part of this winter’s build project. This stock looked like crap...
Forum: Reloading April 10th, 2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By KRC
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Gunsmithing April 9th, 2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By KRC
No way starting over.

No way starting over.
Forum: Gunsmithing April 9th, 2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By KRC
What now?

Here's where I am with this stock, and what you experienced guys can help me with . . .

After sanding very smooth (240 with the oscillating sander then 000 steel wool) I first applied a light...
Forum: Reloading April 5th, 2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By KRC
Drift on these units can be the result of a...

Drift on these units can be the result of a static charge buildup. This can be alleviated with the use of a laundry static spray. (Don't bother emailing RCBS as you will just get a boilerplate...
Forum: Reloading April 4th, 2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By KRC
I don't think there is anything on the...

I don't think there is anything on the instrument, other than the warranty, that degrades with time. (Assuming a relatively non-corrosive environment.) You might want to check it with some standard...
Forum: Eastern Shore April 1st, 2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By KRC
If you are referring to the range, Alexander's,...

If you are referring to the range, Alexander's, it's closed as per Jimmy.
Forum: Gunsmithing March 27th, 2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By KRC
Refinishing Wood Stock Questions

I am (attempting) to refinish this old 40X stock.
I am not good with wood.

Two questions to wood guys:

1) I have used a small orbital sander and have removed the deep grime, surface staining...
Forum: Shotguns March 27th, 2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,846
Posted By KRC
I've resurrected this old thread, and will post...

I've resurrected this old thread, and will post the same thing under the gunsmithing topic as well.

I am (attempting) to refinish this old 40X stock. I am not good with wood.

Two questions to...
Forum: Reloading March 14th, 2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By KRC
"Reloder16 didn't work too well in my 6.5CM." ...

"Reloder16 didn't work too well in my 6.5CM."

Have you tried RL-17?
(What bullet?)
Forum: Reloading March 14th, 2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By KRC
Don't know where H4350 can be had on this side of...

Don't know where H4350 can be had on this side of the country, or online.
Don't know about the 6mm CM, but the Creedmoor guys are saying RL-16 (not 17) is working well in the 6.5's, and is likely...
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