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by Hahndorf1874
Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:15 am
ForumCOLON Match Notices and Results - BPCR, Long Range, Gong, and Schuetzen
TopicCOLON 2017 World Championships. Australia.
RepliesCOLON 50
ViewsCOLON 11012

Re: 2017 World Championships. Australia.

G,day
Is there a site that has all of the 2017 Monarto results? Later Mal.
by Hahndorf1874
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:02 pm
ForumCOLON Match Notices and Results - BPCR, Long Range, Gong, and Schuetzen
TopicCOLON 2017 World Championships. Australia.
RepliesCOLON 50
ViewsCOLON 11012

Re: 2017 World Championships. Australia.

G,day
Any more updates ,ie latest scores etc. LATER Mal.
by Hahndorf1874
Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:07 pm
ForumCOLON Cartridge Loading Tips, Techniques, Questions and Ponderings
TopicCOLON Ideal .40 cal weight.
RepliesCOLON 32
ViewsCOLON 10077

Re: Ideal .40 cal weight.

Thanks Bruce,
Good advise ,if this forum had a sticky section this would be worthy of inclusion.



Cheers Mal.
by Hahndorf1874
Wed May 24, 2017 3:25 am
ForumCOLON Cartridge Loading Tips, Techniques, Questions and Ponderings
TopicCOLON Ideal .40 cal weight.
RepliesCOLON 32
ViewsCOLON 10077

Re: Ideal .40 cal weight.

Hi Macca, My RB is one of 9 actions that came in from NZ ,originally from the Swedish forestry dept,all but one were chambered with the same reamer and all had Douglass barrels fitted.All were set up for breach seating ,all of them shot very well with the right diet,I have shot mine in a machine res...
by Hahndorf1874
Mon May 22, 2017 1:39 pm
ForumCOLON Cartridge Loading Tips, Techniques, Questions and Ponderings
TopicCOLON Ideal .40 cal weight.
RepliesCOLON 32
ViewsCOLON 10077

Re: Ideal .40 cal weight.

Thanks for that Macca,will give the 2P a try ,have tried a few projectiles ,Lyman taper,Lyman snover,Saeco 640,all with similar results,was given some 370gr Brooks two dia pills when I first got started in this evil science of BP they shot the tightest groups,but a Brooks mould landed in au is about...
by Hahndorf1874
Sat May 20, 2017 7:22 pm
ForumCOLON Cartridge Loading Tips, Techniques, Questions and Ponderings
TopicCOLON Ideal .40 cal weight.
RepliesCOLON 32
ViewsCOLON 10077

Re: Ideal .40 cal weight.

Macca, Are you using WANO PP or P?I have only used P in my Roller 40/65 16/1 Douglas ,best I can get is about 1.1/2 " @100yds.Do you find WANO a consistent powder?I have heard it can vary from batch to batch.All the experts say you should use Swiss ,I find the cost and availability makes it a pain t...
by Hahndorf1874
Sat May 20, 2017 7:22 pm
ForumCOLON Cartridge Loading Tips, Techniques, Questions and Ponderings
TopicCOLON Ideal .40 cal weight.
RepliesCOLON 32
ViewsCOLON 10077

Re: Ideal .40 cal weight.

Macca, Are you using WANO PP or P?I have only used P in my Roller 40/65 16/1 Douglas ,best I can get is about 1.1/2 " @100yds.Do you find WANO a consistent powder?I have heard it can vary from batch to batch.All the experts say you should use Swiss ,I find the cost and availability makes it a pain t...
by Hahndorf1874
Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:20 pm
ForumCOLON General Discussion of BPCR
TopicCOLON New Buffalo Arms Web site
RepliesCOLON 6
ViewsCOLON 2441

Re: New Buffalo Arms Web site

G,day,
X2 ,Was not broke ,it's a jumble all right.

Cheers Mal.
by Hahndorf1874
Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:06 pm
ForumCOLON BPCR Gunsmithing and Other Projects
TopicCOLON Wad punch
RepliesCOLON 7
ViewsCOLON 4408

Re: Wad punch

Hi Montana,
I use a friction wheel or the side of a grinding wheel.Cut it a bit longer than requied tidy up the cut and sharpen.

Cheers Mal.
by Hahndorf1874
Wed Jun 01, 2016 5:34 pm
ForumCOLON BPCR Gunsmithing and Other Projects
TopicCOLON Wad punch
RepliesCOLON 7
ViewsCOLON 4408

Re: Wad punch

Hi Chri, Not me I'm afraid,I worked in the golf manafacturing area for a number of years,had a few shafts lying around,needed punches for .30cal .40cal,.357cal the first two for breach seated BP rifles,.357 LDP wads for shot shells,I haven't seen the U Tube video,different types of shafts can give a...
by Hahndorf1874
Tue May 24, 2016 4:57 pm
ForumCOLON BPCR Gunsmithing and Other Projects
TopicCOLON Wad punch
RepliesCOLON 7
ViewsCOLON 4408

Re: Wad punch

G,day,
I use steel golf shafts to make my wad punches,ready hardened and tempered,being tapered you can make quite a few different sizes,.32--.45cal.
Cheers Mal.
by Hahndorf1874
Wed May 11, 2016 5:26 pm
ForumCOLON Cartridge Loading Tips, Techniques, Questions and Ponderings
TopicCOLON LDPE sheet in Australia
RepliesCOLON 7
ViewsCOLON 2647

Re: LDPE sheet in Australia

Hi Keith,
I use Tupperware lids,scrounge all the opp shops for odd lids,fairly sure they are LDP l may well be corrected on that,most are about 60 odd thou.work a treat. FWIW.

CHEERS MAL.
by Hahndorf1874
Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:02 am
ForumCOLON Cartridge Loading Tips, Techniques, Questions and Ponderings
TopicCOLON 40/65 velocity 395g pill 70gs Wano P
RepliesCOLON 9
ViewsCOLON 3857

Re: 40/65 velocity 395g pill 70gs Wano P

G'day MACCA, Well I never you must know Bob Bonham ? He lives in st George's basin , 22ks from Nowra, I have never met him only on line , via a mutual mate , I know we both used the Aussie shooters forum, where have all those guys gone? Is there an other forum in Aus , As much as I used to cringe so...
by Hahndorf1874
Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:02 pm
ForumCOLON Cartridge Loading Tips, Techniques, Questions and Ponderings
TopicCOLON 40/65 velocity 395g pill 70gs Wano P
RepliesCOLON 9
ViewsCOLON 3857

Re: 40/65 velocity 395g pill 70gs Wano P

G'day MACCA, Sounds like you fellows have lots of fun up your way,I belive you shoot in the ACT, correct me If I'm wrong. There is another MACCA who shoots BP down Nowra way I think, most of the BP shooters in SA use app sights I prefer them too , but I have an issue with a cataract at the moment an...
by Hahndorf1874
Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:41 pm
ForumCOLON Cartridge Loading Tips, Techniques, Questions and Ponderings
TopicCOLON 40/65 velocity 395g pill 70gs Wano P
RepliesCOLON 9
ViewsCOLON 3857

Re: 40/65 velocity 395g pill 70gs Wano P

G'day MACCA, Have heard of others having issues with Wano a mate who has a roller identical to mine was getting great results with earlier batches ,cannot get any sense at all with the new stuff!! Sounds like the 3p is working in your rifle,I have had a few 4shot groups around 15mm and the one shot ...