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Forum: Reloading October 21st, 2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,064
Posted By Winterborn
I've loaded lots of subs with Lil'gun. 9gr won't...

I've loaded lots of subs with Lil'gun. 9gr won't cycle my pistol, but 10 will. I normally run 10.5-11gr for these (seems to be sweet spot). Mine are so consistent I can put a 5 gal bucket on the...
Forum: Reloading December 2nd, 2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,987
Posted By Winterborn
I have an 8.5" barrel, 1:8 twist. I will...

I have an 8.5" barrel, 1:8 twist.

I will typically run a 230gr cast bullet, powdercoated and sized to .309.

I load around 10.5gr A1680 seated to 2.26" (mag length, basically) and it cycles my...
Forum: Reloading December 2nd, 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,666
Posted By Winterborn
I've loaded tons of 300 BO and Lee dies have...

I've loaded tons of 300 BO and Lee dies have always been fine for me, although I do have a set of RCBS carbide dies as well.

As for OAL, seat to the cannelure as was stated. For feeding purposes...
Forum: Jobs Board November 12th, 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By Winterborn
I'd apply, but I hate ponies :D

I'd apply, but I hate ponies :D
Forum: Reloading October 24th, 2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,422
Posted By Winterborn
I've had good luck with RCBS Carbide dies for the...

I've had good luck with RCBS Carbide dies for the calibers I load alot of.
Forum: Reloading October 24th, 2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,297
Posted By Winterborn
Yeah, probably what I'll do.

Yeah, probably what I'll do.
Forum: Reloading October 23rd, 2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,446
Posted By Winterborn
And suddenly (one of) the reasons that having a...

And suddenly (one of) the reasons that having a single stage press handy is a necessity shows itself. ;)
Forum: Reloading October 23rd, 2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,297
Posted By Winterborn
Cool thread, I have one of these carbines. I...

Cool thread, I have one of these carbines.

I have a couple boxes of the Nazi-marked ammo.

Might have to add another set of dies to the collection.
Forum: Reloading October 23rd, 2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 24,995
Posted By Winterborn
Guess there are a few of us here.....

Guess there are a few of us here.....
Forum: Reloading October 23rd, 2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By Winterborn
I trimmed my initial batch, like everyone else,...

I trimmed my initial batch, like everyone else, to 1.360"

I mostly shoot subs, and I've noticed little to no growth of the brass, at least nothing that would require re-trimming.

I'm usually...
Forum: Reloading October 23rd, 2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,507
Posted By Winterborn
I've used several pounds of the CFE 223 in my AR....

I've used several pounds of the CFE 223 in my AR. Seems to work well, load data and powder load is very close/similar to H335.

As far as does it keep the barrel cleaner? I guess so, I typically...
Forum: Reloading October 23rd, 2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,435
Posted By Winterborn
I have the 300 BO 230gr BT mold from Lee.....they...

I have the 300 BO 230gr BT mold from Lee.....they work great powdercoated :)
Forum: Reloading October 23rd, 2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,824
Posted By Winterborn
I find that ammo feeds better in my ARs if it is...

I find that ammo feeds better in my ARs if it is seated as close to mag length (2.26") as possible. As long as you have cases trimmed to spec, this sets the bullet at the correct spot in the chamber...
Forum: Reloading October 23rd, 2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,824
Posted By Winterborn
Is that Fail to Feed, or Fail to Fire? What...

Is that Fail to Feed, or Fail to Fire?

What were your loads? You said you were using IMR 4227, which is a decent powder for blackout supers. Trying to go light on 300 BO supers doesn't work very...
Forum: Reloading October 23rd, 2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,824
Posted By Winterborn
Brad answered your question? here already. The...

Brad answered your question? here already. The bullet seating stem contacts the ogive of the bullet, NOT the tip.

Unless you have every single case trimmed EXACTLY the same, you will likely see...
Forum: Jobs Board September 26th, 2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,685
Posted By Winterborn
Would like to bump this post with another...

Would like to bump this post with another immediate opportunity to fill a technician postion.

I have two technicians whose Sig O's are preggers and have thus been pressured to give their notice as...
Forum: Reloading September 1st, 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 24,995
Posted By Winterborn
Add me to the list... Winterborn - Rich -...

Add me to the list...

Winterborn - Rich - Essex/Dundalk - pistol/rifle/shotgun & casting/powdercoating boolits
Forum: Reloading August 31st, 2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,595
Posted By Winterborn
I enjoy loading for 300 BLK. It is a very...

I enjoy loading for 300 BLK. It is a very well-rounded cartridge, everything from 110gr supers to 230gr subs are equally possible.

I find them easy to load as well with little issues.

Lately...
Forum: Jobs Board July 3rd, 2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,685
Posted By Winterborn
Not obtrusive at all. 1. All company travel...

Not obtrusive at all.

1. All company travel is in either company provided trucks or if we fly somewhere to work, a rental car paid for by the company.

2. It is company policy to never...
Forum: Jobs Board July 3rd, 2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,685
Posted By Winterborn
Had a few nibbles, no bites. Bumping this, we...

Had a few nibbles, no bites. Bumping this, we will need 2 people come August 15th. This is a great opportunity if you have a son that needs a good career or know anyone that is looking for a good...
Forum: Jobs Board June 30th, 2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,685
Posted By Winterborn
Great, I'll look for it. Haven't seen it yet. ...

Great, I'll look for it. Haven't seen it yet.




Nothing specific, although some mechanical inclination always helps. Candidates must pass a background check (basically no felonies) and pass...
Forum: Jobs Board June 27th, 2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,685
Posted By Winterborn
I don't mind, the more the word gets out the...

I don't mind, the more the word gets out the better.
Forum: Jobs Board June 26th, 2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,685
Posted By Winterborn
Hiring entry level technicians - Heavy Travel

Once again we are beginning the search for some new employees. We are currently looking for people in our Maryland, Florida (immediate), and St Louis offices.

The job is a technician working in...
Forum: Reloading May 19th, 2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,441
Posted By Winterborn
Good catch, I didn't know they had a load for it....

Good catch, I didn't know they had a load for it. But still, at max load of 3.4 gr you are hitting 32,000 psi. With this powder, a 1/10 gr near the top end will matter.

I would be very cautious...
Forum: Reloading May 19th, 2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,441
Posted By Winterborn
The only data I find on Titewad for pistols is...

The only data I find on Titewad for pistols is for .45, as it is a low pressure round just like shotguns.

Titewad is an EXTREMELY fast powder, and loading it into high pressure pistol cartridges...
Forum: Rifles May 16th, 2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,986
Posted By Winterborn
I bought a "gunsmith's special" SKS last year...

I bought a "gunsmith's special" SKS last year from Royal Tiger. The stock fell apart while stripping it for cosmo removal.

I put a Tapco stock on it until a new wooden one could be ordered. I've...
Forum: Rifles May 8th, 2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By Winterborn
I have both a 16" carbine with carbine length gas...

I have both a 16" carbine with carbine length gas (AAC barrel).

I have a CMMG 8.5" pistol with this barrel...
Forum: Reloading May 8th, 2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,759
Posted By Winterborn
Yes, so you have the added step of drying off...

Yes, so you have the added step of drying off your brass with that method.

I just use the Frankford Arsenal corn-cob media and call it a day. Works fine, easy to sift, not expensive.
Forum: Rifles May 1st, 2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,739
Posted By Winterborn
Tried to buy one this last Sunday at TGS, but it...

Tried to buy one this last Sunday at TGS, but it was sold before I could get back to Wes....I'm in line for the next one.
Forum: Handguns May 1st, 2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 190,401
Posted By Winterborn
I have one on my 7.5 blackout pistol. Works great...

I have one on my 7.5 blackout pistol. Works great with subs.

Looks pretty nice too tucked into a rail.

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Forum: Reloading April 30th, 2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,974
Posted By Winterborn
I enjoy casting and lately, powdercoating my cast...

I enjoy casting and lately, powdercoating my cast bullets. Mostly its to extend the hobby from reloading and simply shooting to actually making my own bullets.

It is like any other adult...
Forum: Reloading April 30th, 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,624
Posted By Winterborn
I've gotten military once fired in 5.56, 9mm, and...

I've gotten military once fired in 5.56, 9mm, and .45 before. All have the crimped primers that require the primer pocket to be swaged or reamed.

OP, its a good price for once-fired. Military...
Forum: Reloading April 22nd, 2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By Winterborn
I have used CFE-223 with very good results, but I...

I have used CFE-223 with very good results, but I don't typically load for a group size, more of a "can I hit a target at X distance" type of stuff.

It seems to be very similar in load data and...
Forum: Reloading April 22nd, 2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 23,382
Posted By Winterborn
Just sic your dog on it, no need to waste ammo. ...

Just sic your dog on it, no need to waste ammo.

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Forum: High Powered Tactical April 18th, 2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 15,799
Posted By Winterborn
Finally got home and opened mine up. Batteries...

Finally got home and opened mine up. Batteries were about 1/3 charged so took it outside and holy shit this thing is bright.

Blows away my 500 lumen light.

Nice thing it's the 'medium' setting...
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