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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-06-2022, 04:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
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: 507
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: 538
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: 761
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: 761
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...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-14-2022, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Johnly
Psst... Bill. He's in Norway.:) If he was in...

Psst... Bill.
He's in Norway.:)
If he was in the US I'd offer him use of my 22 KH reamer.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-13-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Johnly
I think it's possible, but it will depend on the...

I think it's possible, but it will depend on the reamer and the brass manufacturer.

US manufactured brass has a slightly smaller diameter forward of the rim than some European manufactured brass....
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-12-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 840
Posted By Johnly
I finally finished forming a batch of 280 Ross...

I finally finished forming a batch of 280 Ross cases from 375 Ruger, and turned my attention to forming a 219 DW case using the forming dies I had on hand. I first moved the shoulder back using a 30...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-09-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 840
Posted By Johnly
I have a set of set of Redding 6ppc from 7.62x39...

I have a set of set of Redding 6ppc from 7.62x39 forming dies and a 22 PPC die set. Let me see if I can find something that works.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-07-2022, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,504
Posted By Johnly
I have a Remington 580 action that I was going to...

I have a Remington 580 action that I was going to convert to 17 AH, before I found a rifle already converted. That said, I have a slew of Contender barrels and frames, and in carbine configuration...
Forum: Classifieds 04-02-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Johnly
In the later production KoO rifles they had an...

In the later production KoO rifles they had an option list that I think included the ebony forend.
I also have an early production returned salesman sample M82 Hornet Super America that I purchased...
Forum: Classifieds 04-01-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Johnly
I just spotted a 219 DW die set at a LGS. ...

I just spotted a 219 DW die set at a LGS.
Gunrunner
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USA Phone: (541) 998-3869.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-29-2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By Johnly
I have a 17 Ackley Bee in a 10" contender barrel....

I have a 17 Ackley Bee in a 10" contender barrel. The muzzle blast is obscene if the right powder isn't selected.
Forum: Small Caliber Load Data 03-28-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,439
Posted By Johnly
I've tried it in my 221 FB and it delivered...

I've tried it in my 221 FB and it delivered velocity claimed in the Hodgdon load data. Accuracy was OK, but not as good as the other loads I've been using.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-25-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By Johnly
Kesselring Gun Shop.... That brings back memories...

Kesselring Gun Shop.... That brings back memories from 40+ years ago.
The proverbial candy store for shooters.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-24-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By Johnly
I have a similar rifle in 17 Ackley Hornet and...

I have a similar rifle in 17 Ackley Hornet and I'm using the receiver grooves with 22RF rings without slippage issues.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-15-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,315
Posted By Johnly
About two grains more for the Grendel case, both...

About two grains more for the Grendel case, both to the top of the neck.
A 223 Ackley has about the same capacity as the 22 PPC case.

John
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-15-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,315
Posted By Johnly
After I had my 6mmAR, CZ announced their 6.5...

After I had my 6mmAR, CZ announced their 6.5 Grendel offering so I bought one of those as well. I went with the 22PPC rather than opting for a 22 Grendel, but a 223 AI would have delivered about the...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-14-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,315
Posted By Johnly
Wow. Another 6mm Grendel owner on the form.

Wow. Another 6mm Grendel owner on the form.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-13-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By Johnly
I've tried Rem 6 1/2 primers in my Hornets, but...

I've tried Rem 6 1/2 primers in my Hornets, but found that I got better accuracy with the Federal 100 primers. 22 Hornet accuracy can sometimes be difficult to find, but it seems always to be found....
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-05-2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,917
Posted By Johnly
I've had mixed results with my #1 rifles, but by...

I've had mixed results with my #1 rifles, but by hunting buddy picked one up in 204 and it shoots as good or better than my CZ527
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-18-2022, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,336
Posted By Johnly
If I have a bunch of cases to prep, I'll brake...

If I have a bunch of cases to prep, I'll brake out the Gracey.
For smaller batches I just use a drill drive on my RCBS trimmer.

John
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-13-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By Johnly
PM me your address and I'll send you a case fits...

PM me your address and I'll send you a case fits in my short chambered 17 AH. At least that will give you a starting point.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-13-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,017
Posted By Johnly
I've formed 221 fireball cases from 223 cases on...

I've formed 221 fireball cases from 223 cases on my old Rockchucker without issue. If things go beyond that. I dust off the old RCBS A4 "Big Max" press.
I'm a RCBS fan because of their support after...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-13-2022, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
Posted By Johnly
Thank you for your insights. John

Thank you for your insights.

John
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