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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-25-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Johnly
I hunted with a touring Federal trapshooting...

I hunted with a touring Federal trapshooting professional after he retired. I was on the USIOC taxi squad for 15 trap bunker at the time and his wingshooting abilities with his M12 duck bill trap put...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-22-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,713
Posted By Johnly
I have a "Betsy for Oregon" sign in my front yard...

I have a "Betsy for Oregon" sign in my front yard and have even had the opportunity to chat with her a couple months ago. So nice to have a reasonable candidate that I can support, rather than...
Forum: Small Caliber Load Data 08-27-2022, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,963
Posted By Johnly
Gordon's Software says.. 55 Gr. Nosler NBT ...

Gordon's Software says..
55 Gr. Nosler NBT
30.0 gr. VV133 3545 fps @48k psi 97% Loading density
32.0 gr. VV133 3747 fps @57k psi 103% Loading density

I use the 65 gr. Hornady Vmax and AA2200 in...
Forum: Project Guns 08-24-2022, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,169
Posted By Johnly
My new big bore hunting rifle...

Built by Larry Brace, one of the founding members of the ACGG for his son Brian.
Husqvarna proofed Mauser action, modified so the the ejector is the bolt release. Had to pull it out of the stock to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-22-2022, 12:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,929
Posted By Johnly
Bill don't mince words, just say what you're...

Bill don't mince words, just say what you're thinking.;)

As to the bullets, I'll second the Bil's recommendation of the Nosler LF bullets. Sometimes they like a little more jump into the rifling...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-07-2022, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By Johnly
Not the best pictures, but the Genco bullets were...

Not the best pictures, but the Genco bullets were all flat base and the Calhoon bullets had a dimpled bottom.

https://i.imgur.com/AICtDjJ.jpg
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-15-2022, 03:43 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,209
Posted By Johnly
Wow... How lame and so ill defined that anyone...

Wow... How lame and so ill defined that anyone could be in violation.
First question I had if "Zombie" ammo was considered as marketing targeting minors?
Forum: Small Caliber Load Data 07-11-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,473
Posted By Johnly
Will do. If 15.75 gr. shoots as well as the 16.0,...

Will do. If 15.75 gr. shoots as well as the 16.0, the simulated peak pressure is only 43k, so that should give me some pressure margin on a hot day.
Forum: Small Caliber Load Data 07-11-2022, 02:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,473
Posted By Johnly
221 Fireball and Lil'Gun Results

My Hornets just plain don't like this powder, but with powder on hand I decided to give it a try in my CZ 527 American in 221 Fireball. As I worked up to the listed Hodgdon listed maximum of 16.0 gr....
Forum: Classifieds 07-09-2022, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By Johnly
All gone..

All gone..
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-07-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By Johnly
I have a pair of them, one is a KoO M84 and the...

I have a pair of them, one is a KoO M84 and the other is a Rem M700.
If your looking to shoot 70 gr. bullets RL-7 will give you 3200 fps and delivers excellent accuracy in my rifles. H4198 would be...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-07-2022, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By Johnly
I have a pair of prone match rifles that Steve...

I have a pair of prone match rifles that Steve built for me.
I won three Oregon State Long Range(1000 yd) Championship matches with the 280 Ackley rifle he built.
Forum: Classifieds 07-06-2022, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By Johnly
I have a box with 73 bullets in it. John

I have a box with 73 bullets in it.

John
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-05-2022, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By Johnly
According to the Gordon's software, the following...

According to the Gordon's software, the following loads are 55kpsi:

21.5 N133 3996 fps
23.0 N135 4061 fps
24.2 N540 4048 fps

I would start well below these charge weights as simulation...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-04-2022, 04:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By Johnly
When I was shooting 1000 yd. matches I decided...

When I was shooting 1000 yd. matches I decided the best place to go looking for a gunsmith was at the local benchrest matches. I started talking to people at the top of the leader board and used that...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-03-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,259
Posted By Johnly
I shoot the 20 gr. Nosler Tipped Varmageddon...

I shoot the 20 gr. Nosler Tipped Varmageddon bullets in my KoO M84 17 MKIV and get about 1/2 MOA accuracy and my 17 AH does about the same. Accuracy in both rifles is about the same with the 20 gr....
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-15-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,461
Posted By Johnly
I tried using SR primers in my S&W M-14 pistol a...

I tried using SR primers in my S&W M-14 pistol a long, long time ago. They would fire with the hammer all the way back in SA mode, but when using DA ignition was sporadic. As stated earlier, best to...
Forum: Small Caliber Load Data 05-27-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,042
Posted By Johnly
Looking at the Lyman cast bullet handbook they...

Looking at the Lyman cast bullet handbook they are showing 5.0 gr. of 700X pushing a 41 gr. 225348 at 1872 fps at 25k CUP and 6.6 gr. delivering 2187 fps at 40k CUP. So a charge weight in the 3.0 to...
Forum: Classifieds 05-27-2022, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By Johnly
I loaded up some of the formed cases and took the...

I loaded up some of the formed cases and took the rifle and ammo to the range.
The smallest group I shot was just a fuzz over a 1/2" and the 40 gr. Vmax bullets were stepping out at 3650 fps. I was...
Forum: Classifieds 05-26-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By Johnly
I just made a batch of 221 fireball cases from...

I just made a batch of 221 fireball cases from LC21 brass just to see how well I could get it to work. It could be a solution if factory FB cases became extinct, but it wouldn't be my first option.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-06-2022, 04:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Johnly
I don't think this is the case. The burn rate...

I don't think this is the case. The burn rate progression is: AA1680, AA2200, AA2230, AA2460, and then AA2520.
Forum: Classifieds 05-03-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By Johnly
They're on sale locally for $20/100. Already...

They're on sale locally for $20/100.
Already snagged 400, and might be going for more later today.
Forum: Classifieds 04-17-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By Johnly
The 17-223 head to shoulder is ~.100" longer than...

The 17-223 head to shoulder is ~.100" longer than the 17 Remington.
Chances are that you can use a 17 Remington die set to load ammo if you back off the sizing die until you can just get the bolt to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-17-2022, 03:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By Johnly
If you want to launch 80 gr. VLD bullets at...

If you want to launch 80 gr. VLD bullets at subsonic speeds at the muzzle I would go with a 1/7 twist just to make sure they are stable. If you're at 1/2 the normal velocity you're only going to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-15-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By Johnly
I shot 40 gr. bullets in my 1/8 twist rifle...

I shot 40 gr. bullets in my 1/8 twist rifle without issue.
I have several suppressed rifles, and the bullets have to subsonic for the desired results. It's hard to believe for instance that the...
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