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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board Today, 02:21 AM
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Posted By Daryl
Exactly - both of you are spot-on.:D.

Exactly - both of you are spot-on.:D.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board Today, 01:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By Daryl
We need slightly better than that as we use the...

We need slightly better than that as we use the .17HMR's to 200yards.
The first year, we tried to stretch that to 240 but got too many crawl-offs.
That said, every spring we sent to WoodJam range,...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,428
Posted By Daryl
Tracking is why I cannot access and use my E-mail...

Tracking is why I cannot access and use my E-mail service unless I turn off my VPN. Go figure.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-14-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,428
Posted By Daryl
Just found out Zuck owns/controls "What's Ap", so...

Just found out Zuck owns/controls "What's Ap", so I uninstalled it from my phone. I used it twice, to talk to friends in the South of BC.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-13-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By Daryl
That's interesting, Dean. My current Marlin...

That's interesting, Dean. My current Marlin prefers Winchester 20gr. HP ammo and gets 2,480fps with it, and 2,640fps with the 17gr. My Martini (2,350fps & 2,530fps)
is sensitive to headspace and...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-12-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By Daryl
Cool on the tank rounds. Rifled projectiles? Not...

Cool on the tank rounds. Rifled projectiles? Not just fins?
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-12-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By Daryl
I have been using one that seemed spot-on, for...

I have been using one that seemed spot-on, for years
with everything from my .17 AH, .17 Rem. .22-250, .30/06 and .300 mag.
There seems to be a problem loading now....
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-12-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Daryl
I tried pistol primer in the .17AH =...

I tried pistol primer in the .17AH = cratered/disc'd badly, almost pierced.
They worked fine in my .22 Hornet with 40gr. at 3,340fps to 3,357fps depending on the bullet used.
They also gave the...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-10-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By Daryl
Sabots and Flechettes - 2 entirely different...

Sabots and Flechettes - 2 entirely different "animals".
Seems I recall some saying accuracy in the '06 Rem stuff was around 1 1/2 to 3" depending on the rifle and the bore condition. They have to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-10-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Daryl
That's how I see it as well, RareBear. I...

That's how I see it as well, RareBear.

I think the OP is talking about a bore riding bullet, with a gas-check of some form. At the pressures we are producing, I do not believe a gas-check system...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-09-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Daryl
Sums the question up nicely, Bill K.

Sums the question up nicely, Bill K.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-07-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By Daryl
And with better accuracy. Here, Flechettes as in...

And with better accuracy. Here, Flechettes as in shotshell ammo, is/are a prohibited device. No idea why, as normal buckshot or slugs are much more effective loading for anti-personnel. As far as...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-07-2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By Daryl
That is amazing. IT happens. 2 buddies of mine...

That is amazing. IT happens. 2 buddies of mine called in 5 grizzlies while elk hunting, 3 of which were adults. 2 of them had single 2-year old cubs with them.
The bears came in from 3 corners of...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-07-2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,017
Posted By Daryl
My Pac-Nor 3-groove .17Rem barrel is my easiest...

My Pac-Nor 3-groove .17Rem barrel is my easiest to clean. On 5 minute "session" with Ed's Red and that's it.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-07-2021, 12:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By Daryl
Exactly - I neck size everything, never FL size...

Exactly - I neck size everything, never FL size any cases. If I don't have a neck sizing die, or bushing necking die, I set the FL die to barely size the neck only, never touch the shoulder, except...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-03-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Daryl
Thanks for the note. Sorry to hear your wife has...

Thanks for the note. Sorry to hear your wife has MS.
I am in that boat as well, although benign right now.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-03-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,017
Posted By Daryl
Bayou City Boy - good post. No, never owned one...

Bayou City Boy - good post. No, never owned one of the clean every 15 rounds or they would keyhole rifle.
I am guilty of reporting as fact, what I read back in the 60's and 70's about them, from...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-03-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Daryl
foster's - this happens when several machines are...

foster's - this happens when several machines are turning out a single bullet. Due to wear, etc, with all of the machines dumping into the same batch, you get different ogive heights.

If the...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-03-2021, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Daryl
That's good news, Bob. Why the move from...

That's good news, Bob.
Why the move from Missouri?
Going to do some hunting around Roswell?
Careful.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-03-2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,269
Posted By Daryl
LOL- yes. We haven't shot rats for about 5 years...

LOL- yes. We haven't shot rats for about 5 years now, maybe it's time to head back out there. Got lots of 40 gr. loaded up with AA2230. Puts them in around .3" @ 100 meters.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-03-2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,017
Posted By Daryl
Exactly - barrel quality and mostly Remington...

Exactly - barrel quality and mostly Remington factory barrels in .17Rem - clean every 15 rounds or else!! that is where the fouling issue came from. If you are running 3,100fps, then of course, there...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-31-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,269
Posted By Daryl
My A1 in .222 shoots too well to re-barrel.

My A1 in .222 shoots too well to re-barrel.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-31-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By Daryl
The .50 Alaskan & .45/70 Starline brass I have...

The .50 Alaskan & .45/70 Starline brass I have seen looked and worked just fine - my bro bought some.
As to weight and thickness standards, I do not know.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-30-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By Daryl
About those 40gr. Sierra HP's. Says on the box...

About those 40gr. Sierra HP's. Says on the box minimum 3,600fps or perhaps that notation in in their loading manual. Anyway, that bullet is intended for higher speed .224's. It is very accurate at CZ...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-30-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By Daryl
After years of accolades for the accuracy and...

After years of accolades for the accuracy and complaints of fragility, I understand Sierra toughed the jackets of .338 BT's and larger, not the smaller ones. The might have changed .308's as well,...
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