Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by TNGhost
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Czech Pistols
Topic: CZ-50 Chronograph reload results
Replies: 5
Views: 466
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Re: CZ-50 Chronograph reload results

Thanks. FWIW, after seeing your reply I did some looking and, I know it is old (from the 30s-40s depending on the edition), but you may find it interesting that Sharpe's Complete Guide to Handloading , on page 405, cites a 3.4 gr load of Unique under a 74 grain FMJ bullet, for 985 fps and pressure o...
by TNGhost
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: The Krag
Topic: Here is a strange rifle (at least to me) I was hoping someone could tell me about it. Thank you.
Replies: 4
Views: 534
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Re: Here is a strange rifle (at least to me) I was hoping someone could tell me about it. Thank you.

Yep, a 96 Swede Mauser, made in 1901, that someone cut the stock down on. From what I can see on the stock disc, the bore should be in decent shape. It was Sweden's issue military rifle from 1895 to 1938, when it was replaced by the shorter M38 version. There are muzzle caps (to protect those thread...
by TNGhost
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Czech Pistols
Topic: CZ-50 Chronograph reload results
Replies: 5
Views: 466
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Re: CZ-50 Chronograph reload results

Interesting. Sounds like you have found a very good load.

What powder are you using?
by TNGhost
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Reloading
Topic: powder for 7.5 swiss and 30-06
Replies: 9
Views: 574
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Re: powder for 7.5 swiss and 30-06

A Ruger #1.30-06 is my go to hunting rifle, and the K31 is my rifle of choice for most vintage surplus matches, so I want to get the absolute best out of both of them. IMR 4064 has been my go to for .30-06 for many many years and gives me MOA groups with the Ruger and 150 gr ballistic tips. When I s...
by TNGhost
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Czech Pistols
Topic: CZ ( VZ ) 50 quality question
Replies: 12
Views: 1740
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Re: CZ ( VZ ) 50 quality question

The VZ 50 pistols are on sale again for 250 bucks, In good condition ( holster wear ) are these pistols a decent purchase? Don't know any specifics about this particular batch, but if you are speaking of the VZ50 in general, I bought one several years ago, and find it to be a very well built reliab...
by TNGhost
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Mad Minute
Replies: 13
Views: 1053
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Re: Mad Minute

by TNGhost
Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: .22 Caliber Military Trainer
Topic: Your Favorite .22
Replies: 26
Views: 3166
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Re: Your Favorite .22

A Remington model 41 "Targetmaster" given to me by my uncle when I was 9. He is the one who first taught me to shoot. It was the very first gun I owned.
by TNGhost
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: Odd 5 surplus rifles one should never buy
Replies: 4
Views: 822
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Re: Odd 5 surplus rifles one should never buy

I own three of the five rifles on that list, albeit the 49/56 and the 36 MAS rifles are in the original 7.5 French caliber. I have to heartily disagree with the assessment of the Beretta Storm though. I have had one in .40 S&W for a number of years and have had no problems with it, and can't say as ...
by TNGhost
Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Italian Pistols
Topic: Helwan Brigadier
Replies: 6
Views: 3890
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Re: Helwan Brigadier

If I recall, I looked at that and it was a no go.

Sarco had some not long ago, you may want to call them and see if they have any left.

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