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  1. Reloading/Ammunition
    I've always been reluctant to leave a lever gun tube loaded for very long, since it tends to deform the tip on various bullet designs within a day or 2 - JHP, LRN, etc. But I have deliberately left my Henry fully loaded for the past 10 days with Hornady LeveRevolution as a experiment. Dumped...
  2. General Firearms Discussion
    Maybe a silly question, but I’m pretty sure most people carry some form of hollow-point in their carry guns. The question is this: is your primary mag and backup mag loaded with the same? Or do you mix your loads with fmj and hollow-point in the same mag? Is mixing loads asking for a failure if...
  3. Reloading/Ammunition
    Just curious if anybody else cleans their loaded ammo in the tumbler? Getting ready to load some, and noticed that the brass is a little discolored (it's "pre" walnut-mineral spirit-wax media). Planning on cleaning it in again after I load it.
  4. Reloading/Ammunition
    This morning while watching Trump become the 45th President, I trimmed and primed 100 hulls. This is 50 slugs (green) and 50 buckshot (red). The buckshot shells are 9 00 Buck. I picked these hulls today because of the patina on the heads. The green shells are Remington Gun Club hulls...
  5. Reloading/Ammunition
    After I got home from doing the Thanksgiving thing last night, I experimented with more buckshot shells. The 3 sizes of buckshot that I cast. #1 buck is 30cal, 00 buck is 33cal and 000 buck is 36cal. After I cut the pellets from the sprue I tumble them in water (no SS pins) for about an...
  6. Reloading/Ammunition
    While doing a little cleaning (looking for stuff that needs to be thrown away) this morning, I came across a string of shotgun shell Christmas lights. Those little white Christmas lights that are stuck into empty shotgun shells. At first I threw them in the trash, then got to thinking...
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