Category Archives: BPCR

Shinny Brass

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Here are a couple of pics to show you how much brass you can clean at one time in the dual tumbler, as well as how clean they come out.  The upper photo shows the two 3lb tumbler barrels each … Continue reading

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A Morning at the Range

  A morning at the range 3/22/12 I had a pretty disappointing morning at the range yesterday. I brought my rifle and 25 rounds each of 70gr KIK 2f loaded with MBW Lyman 457132 Postell and Saeco 645.  You might … Continue reading

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Annealing Brass

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Annealing: I decided it was time to try my hand at annealing.  There are lots of good links on the net with instructions so I won’t repeat them here but I used the air cooled method rather than dropping the … Continue reading

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New loads and more practce

UPDATE 3/21/12: I shot a small sample of my new  loads which have 70gr by weight as opposed to 70gr by volume.  This amounts to about 5 more grains by volume than previously loaded. My small sample averaged out at … Continue reading

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And More Practice

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UPDATE: 3/1/12 I wanted to get in a little time on my new trigger so I set up a target I downloaded from the Long Range BPCR website.  It is an 800 yard target scaled down for use at 100 … Continue reading

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Trigger Work

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UPDATE: 2/13/2012 The Winchester/Browning BPCR’s come with about a 5 pound trigger pull which I found too heavy.  Lee Shaver Gunsmithing offers a trigger job for $35 which will result in a 1.5-2lb pull.  The sear is stoned to a … Continue reading

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More target Practice and a Chronograph

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UPDATE 2/3/12 Went out in the back yard this morning and shot off 10 rounds loaded with 70 gr by volume of KIK 2f, compressed .110, .025 card wad and a MBW 535gr Postell.  I threw out the bad readings.  … Continue reading

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Bullets, Reloading, Spotting Scope and more…

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UPDATE 1/28/2012 I received my new bullets but haven’t shot them yet. The Postell’s measure a diameter in front of the driving band of .446-7 (old bullet was .4515) so they slid in right up to the driving band. I … Continue reading

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Accoutrements

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1/7/12 I did receive the loading tool from Sage Outfitters.  Unlike the more expensive tool (better made) from Arizona Sharpshooters, the Sage Outfitters tool did not have the relief for over the primer pocket.  Probably not a big deal but … Continue reading

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Reloading Issues

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1/6/12 I have my bullets on order from Montana Bullet Works.  I ordered Postell 535gr and Saeco 645’s in 480gr.  The Postell’s I got from Slim are just too large in the nose (diameter) to seat out although I have … Continue reading

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