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 Enfield Shooter
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Rifles
Topic: 1874 Beaumont/ Vitali still shooting great! Range report...
Replies: 15
Views: 1071
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Re: 1874 Beaumont/ Vitali still shooting great! Range report...

The person I know who is a master of 2400 is Tommy T. You could send him a PM and get a good answer. For this question, my clue meter is reading ZERO!
by Enfield Shooter
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Rifles
Topic: 1874 Beaumont/ Vitali still shooting great! Range report...
Replies: 15
Views: 1071
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Re: 1874 Beaumont/ Vitali still shooting great! Range report...

The CH4D set I bought has an expander die in the set so that isn't an issue for me-fortunately. I know of at least one other person who necks down with .45 amp die and expands with the .458 die so this procedure shouldn't be any problem.
by Enfield Shooter
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Rifles
Topic: 1874 Beaumont/ Vitali still shooting great! Range report...
Replies: 15
Views: 1071
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Re: 1874 Beaumont/ Vitali still shooting great! Range report...

I don't know if you can just neck size with the Beaumont dies. I know of people who do that with other calibers so I presume that it can be done.
by Enfield Shooter
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Rifles
Topic: 1874 Beaumont/ Vitali still shooting great! Range report...
Replies: 15
Views: 1071
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Re: 1874 Beaumont/ Vitali still shooting great! Range report...

First, KneverKnew, you are not MUD! Yes they are not cheap but I thought it was a worthwhile investment. Now to business! I cut down my 50-90 sharps with a cheap, Harbor Freight, mini chop saw. I then used Imperial sizing wax as a lube and sized the cases. After that, I trimmed them down to the 2.06...
by Enfield Shooter
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Rifles
Topic: 1874 Beaumont/ Vitali still shooting great! Range report...
Replies: 15
Views: 1071
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Re: 1874 Beaumont/ Vitali still shooting great! Range report...

That looks very good. I, too, have formed my brass from 50-90 Sharps. I sprang for the CH4D dies to size them. I have 30 loaded with 55 grains of black powder with 400 grain .459 lead bullets. Waiting for a nice day in central hell (ohio) to take everything to range and see what I have. I'm hoping t...
by Enfield Shooter
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Seen at a local range
Replies: 8
Views: 677
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Re: Seen at a local range

It was in fact a special order. A young man was there with the members of his wedding to do some shooting. This was his present to them. I should have asked where he got them made.
by Enfield Shooter
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Seen at a local range
Replies: 8
Views: 677
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Seen at a local range

Thought I would share this one. Enjoy!
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by Enfield Shooter
Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Rifles
Topic: Cleaned up an 1884 Trapdoor Springfield
Replies: 15
Views: 5338
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Re: Cleaned up an 1884 Trapdoor Springfield

That is a very nice clean up. Well done sir! When you get your Trapdoor, you will wonder what took you so long to get your own!
by Enfield Shooter
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: New member Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 1812
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Re: New member Canada

Welcome aboard
by Enfield Shooter
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Military Pistols General Topics
Topic: Browning has ceased producing Hi Power
Replies: 13
Views: 6207
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Re: Browning has ceased producing Hi Power

It's a shame they quit making the Hi Power. I took mine to the range today and did very well for a change. Then again the on site gunsmith did point me in the right direction for bullet weight. I'm now using 115 grain instead of 148. Big difference in accuracy! Last 5 shots created 2 large holes in ...
by Enfield Shooter
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: 1917 Eddystone barrel
Replies: 5
Views: 3101
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Re: 1917 Eddystone barrel

My Eddystone has a Johnson Automatic barrel on it as well. Typical of US arms that have been through a refurb. It's a real mixmaster of Eddystone, Remington and Winchester parts. Having said all of that, it is very accurate at 100 yards for me and in the hands of a true marksman, will do even better.
by Enfield Shooter
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Military Pistols General Topics
Topic: Browning has ceased producing Hi Power
Replies: 13
Views: 6207
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Re: Browning has ceased producing Hi Power

Now that I have learned my Hi Power likes 115 grain bullets instead of the 147 grain bullets that I tried to feed it. It is my best shooting 9mm by far and while I wouldn't carry it, I have no problem keeping it as a home defense pistol. In any event, Citizen Swihart, how can a John Moses browning d...
by Enfield Shooter
Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Shooting Events, Ranges and Locations
Topic: Black Friday Shoot
Replies: 1
Views: 1454
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Black Friday Shoot

As usual, Citizen Swihart held his Black Friday Shoot. Very popular with those of us that avoid the malls like plague on that day. This years' event was held at the Middletown range which is a very inviting place to shoot. Abundant sunshine and temps in the low 50's made for an ideal day with friend...
by Enfield Shooter
Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Firearms Photography
Topic: New gunshow set up!
Replies: 15
Views: 12468
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Re: New gunshow set up!

Nice seeing my favorite pusher in Dayton again. Unfortunately the fairgrounds Coliseum is not large enough for classic Bill Goodman's show. Todd had a lot of good stuff on his table and as usual the best ammo prices in the hall. This time, there wasn't anything on the table I couldn't live without. ...

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