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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-01-2022, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
No fires in the "Ukiah" area. We're are North...

No fires in the "Ukiah" area. We're are North East of 101 going out Ukiah.
Big fire East of the Marysville area but it looks like they pretty much have it under control.
Yosemite area had a fire...
Forum: Classifieds 07-28-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
FOR SALE: "New" Nosler .221 Fireball brass.

100 count box, unopened. Checked price listings ( :eek: :eek:) and most are "Out of Stock" @ $135.00 to $140.00. + shipping??
Selling for $135.00 shipped.
Cash or PMO. PM if interested.
Might do a...
Forum: Classifieds 07-10-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
SLOW on the uptake. No hurry on my end. Loaded...

SLOW on the uptake. No hurry on my end. Loaded ammo to fire form. Thinking 9.5 to 10 grains of AA2230 for starters.
All "brass" is 22 TCM from Ammo Supply Warehouse.
Don't bother to check FPS....
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-10-2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
Saw "brass" from Ammo Supply Warehouse that in...

Saw "brass" from Ammo Supply Warehouse that in the picture showed "nickle".
Was told it was "brass" . Ordered and got "brass" for my stash. :D
Looking like they're out of stock for now but "quality...
Forum: Classifieds 07-09-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
You mean like my 20 MGM? 22 TCM necked down to 20...

You mean like my 20 MGM? 22 TCM necked down to 20 with no other alterations. Load and shoot.
Was working on a 20 VT "short" till I stumbled onto the 22 TCM. One pass down to 20 and it's ready to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-23-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
(I think you're over thinking it. Zero will be...

(I think you're over thinking it. Zero will be just fine)
ZERO freebore. Nuf said. :)
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-18-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
The only difference "I Would Go With" would be...

The only difference "I Would Go With" would be ZERO freebore.
Built mine with a .234 neck. Used Remington Fireball brass, fired and some new.
The fired and made into 20 VT was all over the place....
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-12-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
Staples Card Stock. Only problem? If you print...

Staples Card Stock. Only problem? If you print from your home printer and the targets get wet, they run.:(
Forum: Classifieds 04-21-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
SOLD. Thanks Bill.:D And, they're on their way.;)

SOLD. Thanks Bill.:D And, they're on their way.;)
Forum: Classifieds 04-21-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
FS: RCBS 17 Fireball dies

NEW (unused) RCBS 17 Fireball full length 2 die set.
$45.00 shipping included. CASH or PMO. PM if interested.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-15-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
(I have an XP-100 in 17 TCM improved. Mine has a...

(I have an XP-100 in 17 TCM improved. Mine has a coned bolt and no ejector. Feeds just fine):cool:
Had issues on my Savage. Kept tweaking till it finally fed so so.
Just happened to drop a dummy...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-14-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
20 TCM. (20 MGM) Custom cut reamer. Savage left...

20 TCM. (20 MGM) Custom cut reamer. Savage left hand repeater action converted to single shot. Had issues with chambering but I think I've got that worked out for now. Feeds and chambers like a...
Forum: Classifieds 04-11-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
PM sent, Mike.

PM sent, Mike.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-17-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,661
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
It was the Ins. Co that paid off, NOT Remington....

It was the Ins. Co that paid off, NOT Remington. And if I remember correctly, didn't Remington file bankruptcy? Can't get blood out of a rock?
Ever see an Ins. Co. do something that didn't benefit...
Forum: Project Guns 01-24-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,904
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
First off, I don't buy factory loaded ammo except...

First off, I don't buy factory loaded ammo except 22 Rim fire. I ROLL MY OWN!!
Not one of my rigs will chamber factory loaded ammo except my gas guns.
Either wildcats or snug SAAMI fits. The less...
Forum: Project Guns 01-23-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,904
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
Factory loaded 20 VT ammo?

Available? Doesn't seem so. The 20 VT is a wildcat and gauges are what YOU make of them? Formed case works for a head space gauge, for me at least.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-21-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
My guess? Somebody probably has already done it....

My guess? Somebody probably has already done it. Most everything has already been done by someone. Check around and maybe find out who?
OR, neck a case down to 20, stuff a bullet in it, ship it off...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-14-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
I used some fired Remington .221 Fireball brass...

I used some fired Remington .221 Fireball brass re formed into the 20 VT.
The necks were all over the place. Had to turn necks and didn't care much for the process.
New Fireball brass was pretty...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-08-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,337
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
From MY experience, the older you get, the harder...

From MY experience, the older you get, the harder it is to pick up those little bitty bullets. SO, the 17 is not on my list of things I like, for that reason.;)
Got some brass if you might be...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-24-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,571
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
Bill: Been thinking about you and hoping...

Bill:
Been thinking about you and hoping things were good for you and yours. Glad you're still up and running. Wouldn't want it any other way. :)
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-19-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,195
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
My experience was with 7.62/.308 brass for my...

My experience was with 7.62/.308 brass for my M1A. Most for sale on line was fired in a machine gun. Beat to death and sold to the next guy to deal with.
One thing that took me a bit to learn when...
Forum: Classifieds 08-14-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 731
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
FS: Savage 17 VHA barrel and bolt head

Savage 17 VHA "High Polished" small shank straight pipe.
1.062" at the muzzle. 24" long. From Green Mountain blank.
Maybe 20 rounds fired, if that.
"Custom" PT&G bolt head. ($50.00) No ejector...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-11-2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,772
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
Actually, I've got the rig built but never got...

Actually, I've got the rig built but never got any range time.
Reamer, custom dies, couple of barrels and brass. Made some loads so if and when thev spirit moves me, I'am ready to go.
Loaned my...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-10-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,772
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
Built a "20 TCM" on a Savage action. Feeding...

Built a "20 TCM" on a Savage action. Feeding issues but working on that.
Works like a champ in a Remington XP 100 action like it was made for it.

17 TCM? Bullets a little small for me to mess...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-30-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,224
Posted By Nor Cal Mikie
Find someone with a reamer with the specs "you...

Find someone with a reamer with the specs "you want" and ship the barrel out for a set back. I've had a few Savage barrels "set back" so no problems.
If you can, find a ZERO free bore reamer. And I...
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