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#192089 - 04/23/18 04:26 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: Sawfish]
Seminole Wind
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James, I opened a new lb of #9 and didn't drop the load and work back up to 27.5 gr. Just assumed I was ok with the same load out of a different lot# of #9. Not! Also, I've found Federal 200 primers to be a little hotter than Rem 7 1/2.

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#192091 - 04/23/18 05:35 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: jamesfromjersey]
cmnash
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Well done James! Those recovered Swifts look great.

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#192096 - 04/23/18 09:00 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: cmnash]
ruger4570
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Nice job. Thanks for story and pics, very impressive. I'm still a "hog virgin", but hope to remedy that next year.

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#192097 - 04/23/18 09:00 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: cmnash]
45MAN
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RE PRIMERS FOR THE 454, I HAVE SOME OLDER WINCHESTER FACTORY 454 AMMO WITH A 300 gr BULLET THAT IS A DEAD RINGER FOR THE FA 300 gr BULLET. WITH THAT AMMO, IN A 10 INCH FA MODEL 83, THE PRIMER WILL FLOW ENUFF AROUND THE FIRING PIN TO LOCK THE CYLINDER UP. I STARTED SWABBING THE CHAMBERS, AND CLEANING THE BRASS, WITH LIGHTER FLUID, TO MINIMIZE SETBACK AND THAT HAS SOLVED THE PROBLEM. BTW, A GREAT DEER ROUND. I FIGURE IT IS THE WW PRIMER THAT IS PROBABLY NOT AS HARD AS THE REM 7 1/2. FA RECOMMENDED THE REM 7 1/2 BECAUSE IT WAS HARDER, NOT HOTTER. I WAS GETTING PIERCED PRIMERS IN A 1st GEN COLT SAA 32-20 WITH PISTOL PRIMERS SO I TRIED REM 7 1/2's AND NO MORE PIERCED PRIMERS.


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#192098 - 04/23/18 09:11 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: 45MAN]
junebug
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Nice going James!!!!!!
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#192112 - 04/24/18 10:08 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: junebug]
PsTaN
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Hogs sleep with 1 eye open when James is around!!
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#192113 - 04/24/18 10:39 PM Re: Two out of three [Re: PsTaN]
spinsail
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Great story! Glad someone is hunting right now and has the adventure for us to read.

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#192120 - 04/25/18 10:34 AM Re: Two out of three [Re: rougerocco]
SGalan
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James,

You are a blessed man to do as much hunting as you do. Good shooting! We need to change your name to the "Bacon Buster". LOL

SG

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