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by knucklehead0202
Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Rifles
Topic: Gewehr 1871/84
Replies: 8
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Re: Gewehr 1871/84

Just received a 71/84 and got just about everything i need to load for it. Problem for me is that this is my first black powder cartridge, everything i've ever done has been smokeless. Got 370gr .446 bullets, bertram brass, LEE dies, and some FFG. I know FG is recommended but is there any reason i s...
by knucklehead0202
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Reloading
Topic: Pet loads for 8x56R and m95/30 "stutzen"?
Replies: 6
Views: 3411

Re: Pet loads for 8x56R and m95/30 "stutzen"?

If you use BL-C(2) use a magnum primer and crimp helps too. Chambers vary widely in these rifles so sometimes full-length resizing is not the best fit as the case has to expand quite a bit to seal the chamber. Had a lot of blow-by on my early loads. Planning to try a different powder the next go-aro...

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