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  1. Colt Revolvers
    Due to a brain fart I ended up ordering two sets of 44 Mag carbide reloading dies. A three die Lee set and a three die Redding set. So which should I keep and why? I’ve used both brands in other calibers and been satisfied with both.
  2. Reloading & Range Reports
    Second batch of 50 44 mag reloads using 23-24.3 grains of imr 4227, and Barry's 240 grain plated flatnose bullets. The majority if them where charged with 23 5 grains. A had a good tight crimp. The first target in the photos with the middle not hollowed out is at 7 yards. The second photo was...
  3. Reloading & Range Reports
    I have been reloading for a number of years, but would not consider myself a reloading expert. So I have a legitimate question and am not trying to troll the forum by hitting the ultrasonic question. After performing several searches I didn’t find the answer I was looking for in old threads...
  4. The Lounge
    If so, is it any harder than .45 colt? Ive loaded thousands of those since i got into shooting 3 years ago. Local shop has a old colt new navy (or army?) in .41 that ive been interested in. dont really know anything about it so i'm assuming its BP only.
  5. Photos Area
    I used bullets cast from the Lyman #427666 mold, 33gr Pyrodex P, Winchester brass, and CCI large pistol primers. It's alot of work for a single stage press. Notice the drop tube on the right, it goes to the Lyman 55 black powder measure. <br><br>I placed a Colt Sheriff's Model .44-40 revolver in...
  6. Colt Revolvers
    Slugging the bore on my 1929/30 Officers' Model, I find the internals dimensions to be .3525/.353 in the grooves and .345 on the lands!!! This is of course significantly smaller than a 9mm! I have been shooting and loading for a few months now and have yet to achive the accuracy I hope for. I...
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