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Forum: ARs ONLY Yesterday, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Tom Freeman
I got to shoot one of these uppers the other day...

I got to shoot one of these uppers the other day and I was impressed with the lack of felt recoil. Shooting factory XM-193 ammo it was really soft shooting. It felt like there was a brake on there,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-24-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 748
Posted By Tom Freeman
Lee Alox lube is not for cases.

Lee Alox lube is not for cases.
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 05-24-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tom Freeman
Wow! That looks incredible.

Wow! That looks incredible.
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 05-24-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Tom Freeman
Spf

Spf
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 05-23-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Tom Freeman
FS: Giraud Trimmer

Giraud Trimmer.

Set up in 6 calibers. 22, 6mm, 6.5mm, 308, 338 and 50 BMG. These are user adjustable.

6 complete shell holders. 223, 243, 260, 308, 300 BLK, 50 BMG. 2 spare caliber inserts,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-23-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 748
Posted By Tom Freeman
I use One Shot. It works excellent, if you use...

I use One Shot. It works excellent, if you use it correctly. You have to let it dry.

I am not a fan of getting lube inside case necks, but thats just me.

I tumble it off all my ammo when I am...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 05-21-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 390
Posted By Tom Freeman
These are the target screens that we train with...

These are the target screens that we train with at the Olympic Training Center. The target itself is just black rubber with no scoring rings. The microphones and computer plot its impact...
Forum: Revolvers 05-20-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By Tom Freeman
S&W V-Comp

Does anyone know if the V-Comps were ever offered in 41 Mag? I have a 38/357, 44 and 45 ACP V-Comp. I figure a 41 would complete the collection.

I have been searching for info, but came up with no...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-19-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,063
Posted By Tom Freeman
https://www.shellsorter.com

https://www.shellsorter.com
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-18-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 660
Posted By Tom Freeman
I use NuFinish car polish in my media. I also...

I use NuFinish car polish in my media. I also add a handful of brass shavings from case trimming to act as an abrasive to scrub off the big chunks. Makes short work of case cleaning.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-18-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 359
Posted By Tom Freeman
I have used cut down 308 brass to make 45 ACP...

I have used cut down 308 brass to make 45 ACP Shotshells. Easy, but time consuming.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-17-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,640
Views: 290,697
Posted By Tom Freeman
Slide the metal tab over where the cases drop out...

Slide the metal tab over where the cases drop out of the bowl. Below is a pic of the old style.

The blue plastic bumper on the inside of the bowl needs some duct tape on the end to keep brass...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-17-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,063
Posted By Tom Freeman
Toss the stuck nested cases in a vibratory...

Toss the stuck nested cases in a vibratory tumbler with no media, just an empty bowl. The vibration will knock the stuck corn-cob/walnut out and the cases will come apart all on their own.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-16-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,130
Posted By Tom Freeman
It is 100% true. The radius on the bottom of...

It is 100% true.

The radius on the bottom of Dillon dies is pretty generous because all they make is progressive reloaders. Because the radius is large, the carbide insert touches less of the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-16-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 436
Posted By Tom Freeman
CH-4D would be the place to start. But if...

CH-4D would be the place to start.

But if you were to try a .398-400 expander, the Lymans might work.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-15-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,130
Posted By Tom Freeman
If you are 1000% sure that your gauge is the...

If you are 1000% sure that your gauge is the exact same size as your barrel you should be good to go.

Keep in mind gauges are cut with reamers that wear over time and get resharpened. Each time...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-14-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,130
Posted By Tom Freeman
They are so worth it.

They are so worth it.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-14-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,130
Posted By Tom Freeman
Why not just use your barrel?

Why not just use your barrel?
Forum: Rimfire! 05-14-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 316
Sticky: Rimfire Pics
Views: 139,110
Posted By Tom Freeman
Not really rimfire, but close. I was doing...

Not really rimfire, but close.

I was doing some 10 meter tri-pod standing practice in the basement today. Dealing with pellet tins/pellets is a huge pain in the butt. Then it came to me...
...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 05-14-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
Posted By Tom Freeman
I did the barrel break in thing for many years on...

I did the barrel break in thing for many years on many barrels.

A few years back I bought two Bartlien 8 twist 243 barrels. I had them both chambered at the same time in the same caliber.

I...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-12-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By Tom Freeman
A regular old Blade-Tech holster with dropped...

A regular old Blade-Tech holster with dropped offset attachment and 4 basic mag pouches would be fine.

90% of the people out there would still shoot the same scores with something just like this.
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-09-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Tom Freeman
If it will save you a reload or trying to figure...

If it will save you a reload or trying to figure out where to do a reload, they are awesome.

They can be finicky when you try to cram in 29-30 rounds. Roll sized brass makes things easier.
...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-05-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By Tom Freeman
I have one and it is a solid timer. I also...

I have one and it is a solid timer.

I also have a second that we use at some of our matches.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-04-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Tom Freeman
Mitutoyo is the most reliable and durable I have...

Mitutoyo is the most reliable and durable I have found.
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-03-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,640
Views: 290,697
Posted By Tom Freeman
I have been pretty busy these past few weeks...

I have been pretty busy these past few weeks processing brass for friends. Finally got around to doing something for myself.

I turned a 5 gallon bucket of Lake City 223 brass into 300...
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