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Reloading mystery of the week
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 4:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

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What does a bored shooter does to pass the time? Watch his bullet grow.

Haha Haha Haha Haha

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

My bad, I couldn't resist. I could just envision and newcomer to the forum logging in and reading a post about a reload measuring to see if his bullets grew any. They definitely would have thought we were "HuntingNuts"!

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 6:47 am    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

Just as long as they don't grow fatter....

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:24 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

Well, got my arm in a sling so I can't hunt and there ain't much on TV. After several hours I haven't seen any changes, yet...


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

Looking at the pic, were these all fired in your gun only?? The reason I ask is some cases have markings at the neck and taper and some don't have any!!

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 5:09 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

Pkslinger, maybe they need water or more sunlight? Great picture of you watching them "grow".

Take care of that arm!!

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 6:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

Omini, good question! I have two .260s so they may have been fired in either gun, I honestly can't remember. Cases were full length sized before loading though.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:00 am    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

Ominivision1 wrote:
Looking at the pic, were these all fired in your gun only?? The reason I ask is some cases have markings at the neck and taper and some don't have any!!

The marks on the neck look like die marks from resizing.

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...Pkslinger, maybe they need water or more sunlight? Great picture of you watching them "grow".

Don't fergit the manure Slim...ya gots ta have manure to make 'em grow big and strong mate.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 2:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

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Don't fergit the manure* Slim...ya gots ta have manure to make 'em grow big and strong mate.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 12:50 am    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

Vince wrote:
Ominivision1 wrote:
Looking at the pic, were these all fired in your gun only?? The reason I ask is some cases have markings at the neck and taper and some don't have any!!

The marks on the neck look like die marks from resizing.

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...Pkslinger, maybe they need water or more sunlight? Great picture of you watching them "grow".

Don't fergit the manure Slim...ya gots ta have manure to make 'em grow big and strong mate.

Cheers, Vince

I did that with some 3006 rounds once and had to buy a 50 caliber rifle to shoot the darn things - they really grow with the right "fertilizer" water and sunlight.
(speaking of "fertilizer"...

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 6:52 am    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

Haha Haha Haha Haha

Maybe its a good thing you got them out before they grew into 20mm explosive rounds mate...although they would have been an awful lot of fun.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 8:53 am    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

Wow, Sling how long ago was it that we met up at the gun show in Charlotte? Must have been something like 10 or 15 years, that or you ran out of Grecian Formula for beards. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

Sorry, could not help yankin your chain a little, oh, maybe its worrying all about them growing bullets. Confused

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:31 am    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

Les, its been a bit since we met in Charlotte! Couple of years maybe? And my whiskers sure have grayed up on me! I'm not sure if its due to worrying about growing bullets or growing govt...
BTW, there is another show in Charlotte Feb. 18-19. Any HuntingNuts interested in meeting there?

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 6:49 am    Post subject: Re: Reloading mystery of the week Reply with quote

Slinger, that sounds like a great idea and I will plan on meeting you there allowing I can walk that day. If I can't I will let you know as soon as possible.

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