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Forum: Cartridge Collecting, Small caliber cases exchange. 08-30-2014, 04:08 AM
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Posted By 17 Nickal
Hi Joe, I'm glad they got there safely and I'm...

Hi Joe,
I'm glad they got there safely and I'm happy that you like them.
Sorry to make more work for you, but what else would you rather be doing anyway ;):D
I like lables on things and...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-15-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,398
Posted By 17 Nickal
The 357 is bigger in the base, than the Jet. That...

The 357 is bigger in the base, than the Jet. That won't be a problem?

Anyway, we will do as you suggest. Whoever finds the correct reamer, could lend it to the other party.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By 17 Nickal
That's good to hear mate. The 17's are addictive....

That's good to hear mate. The 17's are addictive.
I zeroed mine today, in windy conditions and it groups ok with the fire forming rounds. Forgot to take the Chrony, didn't I :( Oh, well. Next time.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-13-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By 17 Nickal
Oh, well. Not much you can do about it, eh. ...

Oh, well. Not much you can do about it, eh.

That's ok. let me know what you decide.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-12-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By 17 Nickal
I'd be happy to fix you up with a 17 Nickal, if...

I'd be happy to fix you up with a 17 Nickal, if you want :)

Hehe. Camomile. That's a good one.:D

I'm planning on shooting some through the Chrony tomorrow and see just how fast they are going.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-10-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By 17 Nickal
G'day Camel :) Is that short for camel...

G'day Camel :)
Is that short for camel jockey??? ;)

It would go well in your rifle, but I think that a straight 17-222 would be far easier to make. Dies are easy as well.
I'm going to use 17...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-10-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,398
Posted By 17 Nickal
Thanks Bob, 357 Max and 218 Bee cases are about...

Thanks Bob,
357 Max and 218 Bee cases are about as common as rokin' horse droppings around here ;)
I will be going with the standard 357 Mag case, as it is very common.

What reamer was used...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-10-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,398
Posted By 17 Nickal
Thanks for that Kiwi. That 17 AkB will be a good...

Thanks for that Kiwi. That 17 AkB will be a good shooter.
About 1993, I saw a bloke using a M92 Winchester Lever gun, in a competition shoot, that was chambered in the 22-357. It was really neat...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-10-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,021
Posted By 17 Nickal
Have you slugged the barrel?? It could be...

Have you slugged the barrel?? It could be .228"
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-10-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,398
Posted By 17 Nickal
Cool 20-357Mag

A while ago, a friend of mine, gave me some 20-357Mag cases, that he had bought at a local gun show.
I've been doing a search and can't find anything online about it.
Does it exist? Has someone...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-10-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By 17 Nickal
Seems like I may have unintentionally made my...

Seems like I may have unintentionally made my cartridge slightly bigger than the Javalina.
I was doing some research on QuickLoad, this morning and I measured the Nickal case capacity, as 24g of...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-10-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By 17 Nickal
Thanks Daryl and Eagle_view. Hey there...

Thanks Daryl and Eagle_view.

Hey there Tilleyman :) How are things?
How are the No1's shooting ?
Forum: Cartridge Collecting, Small caliber cases exchange. 08-09-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,598
Posted By 17 Nickal
Hi Danny, Would you like one of these? ...

Hi Danny,
Would you like one of these?
http://i568.photobucket.com/albums/ss122/243myra/P2010005.jpg (http://s568.photobucket.com/user/243myra/media/P2010005.jpg.html)

It's my 17 Nickal rimmed...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-09-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By 17 Nickal
The rimless ejector is fitted and I have fired...

The rimless ejector is fitted and I have fired some pressure test loads, this afternoon.
Extractor works like this.......
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oaf5ugMw7KM&list=UUiygPZ8qaKw4Nqlyonvn5iQ...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-09-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,578
Posted By 17 Nickal
When I'm working up a new load, for any bolt...

When I'm working up a new load, for any bolt rifle, I start at a medium load from the book and work up till I get sticky extraction.
That is my max load for that rifle. No matter what the...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-09-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By 17 Nickal
Thanks Bill, Here is a pic of the rifle in full...

Thanks Bill,
Here is a pic of the rifle in full dress.

http://i568.photobucket.com/albums/ss122/243myra/P7060003_zps1955813c.jpg...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-09-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By 17 Nickal
Hi Aaron, No, it's made from the original .310...

Hi Aaron,
No, it's made from the original .310 Greener case, that they put in the Cadets.
The brass is just too thin in the walls.

Tony
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-09-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By 17 Nickal
Hi Adam, Yes I am the creator of them. Thanks....

Hi Adam,
Yes I am the creator of them. Thanks.
I have just upgraded my 17 Nickal, as the .310 Cadet cases, were not up to the higher pressure and are coming apart.
I have designed one, using...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-09-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,961
Posted By 17 Nickal
Smile G'day from Oz

G'day folks,
Pleased to meet you all.
http://i568.photobucket.com/albums/ss122/243myra/hunting%20shots/TexaswithTony011.jpg...
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