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Forum: 17 WSM 10-19-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,815
Posted By Texcl2
If that’s the only info you have, you have no...

If that’s the only info you have, you have no choice but I’ve seen 400fps Differences from publish data. That’s a huge difference that measures in inches when you get out to two and 300 yards. I...
Forum: Centerfire 10-19-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,418
Posted By Texcl2
I glass bedded my 527 v and it made the poi more...

I glass bedded my 527 v and it made the poi more consistent but can’t really say it affected accuracy. It was always accurate, I say the first place to look is removal of all copper from bore since...
Forum: 17 WSM 10-15-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,815
Posted By Texcl2
You also can’t count on the velocities cited by...

You also can’t count on the velocities cited by Winchester to be accurate, you need to chronograph the load. Velocities are almost never correct.
Forum: Centerfire 10-15-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,418
Posted By Texcl2
Cleaning is very important for the .17 and not...

Cleaning is very important for the .17 and not just powder fouling. You need to use wipe out or something similar to get the copper out of the bore every few cleanings. There was a cz .17 hornet in...
Forum: Reloading 10-14-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By Texcl2
Hornady .17 cal 25gr HP’s in stock and 1/2 off!!

Midway has them for $44 per 500. That’s a smokin deal and I believe they are discontinued. This is the best .17 caliber coyote bullet. I bought 1000 of them, will report back On them after elk season.
Forum: Centerfire 10-14-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,750
Posted By Texcl2
Just a heads up, midway has the Hornady.17 25...

Just a heads up, midway has the Hornady.17 25 grain bullets in 500 packs for $44. That’s like half off! Best coyote bullet for the .17.
Forum: Ruger - Other 03-22-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,792
Posted By Texcl2
I carry a .380 lcp 2 off duty when feeling lazy,...

I carry a .380 lcp 2 off duty when feeling lazy, lol. Been thinking of getting one for plinking with since it is so close to the .380 version. I’m curious how close the sights are to poi. My .380 is...
Forum: Reloading 03-13-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,219
Posted By Texcl2
Well, coyote season is over for me but the skunks...

Well, coyote season is over for me but the skunks are out wreaking havoc so I have been using my 20 gr Nosler tipped bullets running 3600fps on them. Surprisingly the bullet doesn’t usually exit or...
Forum: Reloading 02-29-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By Texcl2
Found some 100 round bags of Winchester .22...

Found some 100 round bags of Winchester .22 hornet brass for anyone interested......$23

https://www.centerfireguns.com/winchester-unpcase-22-hor-100-bg-wsc22hu.html
Forum: .17HMR 02-28-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By Texcl2
I ended up selling it once I got my Bmag sorted...

I ended up selling it once I got my Bmag sorted out. Between the Bmag and my .17 hornet it wasn’t getting used.
Forum: 17 WSM 02-25-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,124
Posted By Texcl2
I have all 3, the wsm is very capable and is the...

I have all 3, the wsm is very capable and is the best value I think, got a ss HB Bmag for $290. Bought a case of browning ammo for $99 per 500 rounds. The hornet is way more accurate and powerful....
Forum: Reloading 02-23-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By Texcl2
I use all brands interchangeably.

I use all brands interchangeably.
Forum: 17 WSM 02-22-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,245
Posted By Texcl2
Bullbery should produce an encore kit with the...

Bullbery should produce an encore kit with the correct rimfire breach conversion kit, barrel and heavy hammer spring. Bet they’d sell a few. I’m surprised there aren’t more producers of single shot...
Forum: Reloading 02-21-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By Texcl2
No, neck tension is fine with mine. I...

No, neck tension is fine with mine.

I ruined my first PPU case yesterday, I think I over annealed them and made them too soft. Maybe they will work harden up. I ruined the neck by not seating...
Forum: Reloading 02-19-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By Texcl2
I finally got my ppu .22 hornet brass and just...

I finally got my ppu .22 hornet brass and just resized it all straight through my lee full length sizer, trimmed, then annealed them and fire formed them. All went well, we will see how many reloads...
Forum: Rifle 02-18-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Texcl2
The bedding or lack there of was an issue with...

The bedding or lack there of was an issue with mine. Not even the recoil lug was bedded.

There was a cz varmint in .17 hornet that sold here locally for $385 because the owner said it wouldn’t...
Forum: 17 WSM 02-18-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,245
Posted By Texcl2
The round firing pin is not the problem, the Bmag...

The round firing pin is not the problem, the Bmag uses a round pin and works fine. The issue is that it’s not hitting the edge of the rim as gmd1950 said. He had the same issues and fixed them by...
Forum: 17 WSM 02-17-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,245
Posted By Texcl2
Your firing pin isn’t hitting the correct spot,...

Your firing pin isn’t hitting the correct spot, see the picture of a proper strike attached.....

https://photos.app.goo.gl/jeZmgx9dfTACEdrW9
Forum: Rifle 02-17-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Texcl2
I use CFE black and have found 12.4gr and up...

I use CFE black and have found 12.4gr and up shoot very well with any 20gr bullet. Plus it leaves almost no copper fouling.

I shot several different loads last night with dog town 20gr .17cal hp...
Forum: Reloading 02-16-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Texcl2
Tested some loads with these dog town bullets...

Tested some loads with these dog town bullets from midway. Used 12.4-12.8 grains of CFE black. All groups were about .5” no matter the charge, in less than stellar conditions. These bullets seem to...
Forum: Reloading 02-10-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By Texcl2
Interesting, hopefully they added some diameter...

Interesting, hopefully they added some diameter to the head area.

I wonder if the chamber on the savage is as big as on the CZ. I hear European dimensions on ammo runs larger so it would make...
Forum: Reloading 02-10-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By Texcl2
I’m almost positive that Redding seating dies...

I’m almost positive that Redding seating dies will work.

I’ve checked out the saubier site y’all have mentioned, lots of good info.

I’m hoping the ppu brass won’t bulge as badly as the Hornady...
Forum: Reloading 02-10-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By Texcl2
Awesome! why didn’t I think of that ?

Awesome! why didn’t I think of that ?
Forum: Reloading 02-09-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By Texcl2
I have the old style lee trimmer base somewhere...

I have the old style lee trimmer base somewhere but don’t think I have the right shell holder.

Great info and great pics FYI!
Forum: Reloading 02-09-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By Texcl2
I’ve heard of people who have good luck going...

I’ve heard of people who have good luck going straight to a .17 FL die, but you must anneal them or 1 in 3 will crack at fire forming so what you are doing seems to confirm this.

How did you...
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