Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for begginer

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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by bladeracer » 14 Jan 2019, 4:40 pm

Oldbloke wrote:Bull s**t thread. Until the OP indicates the use it's a waste of everyone's time..


The OP explained in the OP.
"...looking for info/opinions on an ideal calibre and rifle (if that has any bearing) for a beginner to start reloading".
He wants to learn to reload ammo...
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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by Harrynsw » 14 Jan 2019, 5:02 pm

Oldbloke wrote:Bull s**t thread. Until the OP indicates the use it's a waste of everyone's time..

No iv gained valuable information about reloading. And thanks to the blokes that have contributed. As for you take back your 2 cents worth.
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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by Stix » 14 Jan 2019, 6:03 pm

Maybe i missed something in this thread...
Apologies IF i said something out of line harry...
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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by bigfellascott » 14 Jan 2019, 6:05 pm

Oldbloke wrote:Bull s**t thread. Until the OP indicates the use it's a waste of everyone's time..


He did indicate what he wanted to do with it early on in the thread, shoot a few sheep for tucker and roll the odd bunny, apparently you need to spend up around $3k+ to do it and a hubble telescope to achieve it at 200m max which I doubt ol mate will be even close to achieving being new at firearms :unknown: :lol:
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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by SCJ429 » 14 Jan 2019, 6:05 pm

F you get a 270 or 300 make sure that it says WSM on the box.
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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by bigfellascott » 14 Jan 2019, 6:06 pm

OOps wrong thread :lol: :drinks:
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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by bigrich » 14 Jan 2019, 6:36 pm

Stix wrote:
Oldbloke wrote:Bull s**t thread. Until the OP indicates the use it's a waste of everyone's time..


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Yep...i think thats why its gone stupid...nothing to focus on...!! :lol:


awww c'mon stix. a WW1 german anti tank rifle isn't stupid . i hear some pigs don't just have thick shoulder shields, their buying body armour these days :)

nah, you and OB are right. there is no direction or use listed for a larger caliber in this topic :unknown:

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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by bigrich » 14 Jan 2019, 6:38 pm

bigfellascott wrote:OOps wrong thread :lol: :drinks:


c'mon scott , get with it mate :D . the post you want is over 20 pages and he ended up with a hornet instead of a 223 :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by Oldbloke » 14 Jan 2019, 6:57 pm

Harrynsw wrote:Hi folks looking for info/opinions on the ideal calibre and rifle(if that has any bearing) for a begginer to start reloading, and what sort of money am I looking at to begin.
Just throwing the idea around in my head...
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This being the case the cheapest, perhaps a Hornet.

If ya gonna duck up do it cheap.
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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by bigrich » 14 Jan 2019, 7:30 pm

Oldbloke wrote:
Harrynsw wrote:Hi folks looking for info/opinions on the ideal calibre and rifle(if that has any bearing) for a begginer to start reloading, and what sort of money am I looking at to begin.
Just throwing the idea around in my head...
Thanks


This being the case the cheapest, perhaps a Hornet.

If ya gonna duck up do it cheap.


the right hornet rifle can be silly accurate . 10-12 grains of powder , 22 projectiles , small pistol primers . cheap . the only thing that sucks is the thin brass . which is why i traded up to a 222 ....... :lol:

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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by SCJ429 » 14 Jan 2019, 7:35 pm

That is why I said the 223 was an ideal place to start reloading, free brass to experiment with. I picked up seven cases on the weekend, it doesn't get any cheaper than that. You hardly ever see Hornet cases abandoned on the floor.
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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by Stix » 14 Jan 2019, 8:45 pm

bigfellascott wrote:OOps wrong thread :lol: :drinks:


LMFAO :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Probably aughing at myself there...

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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by Stix » 14 Jan 2019, 8:48 pm

SCJ429 wrote:That is why I said the 223 was an ideal place to start reloading, free brass to experiment with. I picked up seven cases on the weekend, it doesn't get any cheaper than that. You hardly ever see Hornet cases abandoned on the floor.


Take while to find a load with 7 cases... :sarcasm:

Fuk im so useless i cant find a load with 200 ffs
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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by bigrich » 15 Jan 2019, 4:42 am

SCJ429 wrote:That is why I said the 223 was an ideal place to start reloading, free brass to experiment with. I picked up seven cases on the weekend, it doesn't get any cheaper than that. You hardly ever see Hornet cases abandoned on the floor.


The only problem with picking up used cases at the range is having to full length resize them all and are they all the same brands and case volume ? Better off just fire forming new brass to your rifle JMHO

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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by marksman » 15 Jan 2019, 12:43 pm

bigrich wrote:
Oldbloke wrote:
Harrynsw wrote:Hi folks looking for info/opinions on the ideal calibre and rifle(if that has any bearing) for a begginer to start reloading, and what sort of money am I looking at to begin.
Just throwing the idea around in my head...
Thanks


This being the case the cheapest, perhaps a Hornet.

If ya gonna duck up do it cheap.


the right hornet rifle can be silly accurate . 10-12 grains of powder , 22 projectiles , small pistol primers . cheap . the only thing that sucks is the thin brass . which is why i traded up to a 222 ....... :lol:

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I think the thin brass phrase is old news Bigrich
because I have experimented with the 22 hornet to make 17 ackley and 17 hornady hornet I can assure you that you can load the 22 hornet cases formed to 17 hornet with more powder and velocity than you can the factory made 17 hornet cases that are advertised to be made thicker to solve this apparent problem, done with much less pressure and heaps more consistency
maybe that phrase was started before the euro brass (ppu) became available that I used for making the 17 hornady hornet cases :unknown:
I use the win 22 hornet cases for my 17 ackley :drinks:
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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by bigrich » 15 Jan 2019, 12:55 pm

17 hornet is a interesting caliber MM , the ballistics and accuracy are impressive. i don't have any practicle use for it so i probably won't ever own one , 22 hornet brass varied in my experience . ppu was the thickest , i think hornady was the thinnest . case volume was different that's for sure . i moved up to 222 as it's more flexiable for me and case life is excellent . i miss my hornet sometimes but....... :cry:

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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by marksman » 15 Jan 2019, 5:50 pm

I'm not kidding Bigrich the ackleys I have are brilliant,
the guy I made the 17 hornady hornet cases for has a factory cz varminter that shot way better with the made cases than the factory gear, 1/4-1/2 moa
I'm fire forming the cases I formed and posted about at the moment, enoughgun.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=10968
I head shot a rabbit at over 250 the other day to the surprise of the farmer who had pulled up for a chat at my stand by a tree
I have shot rabbits a bit further away with this rifle, there is a hell of a lot of work to make the cases it's not for everyone
but you get out of it what you put into it :thumbsup: :drinks: :drinks: :drinks:
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Re: Ideal larger calibre and rifle recommendation for beggin

Post by bigrich » 15 Jan 2019, 6:46 pm

marksman wrote:I'm not kidding Bigrich the ackleys I have are brilliant,
the guy I made the 17 hornady hornet cases for has a factory cz varminter that shot way better with the made cases than the factory gear, 1/4-1/2 moa
I'm fire forming the cases I formed and posted about at the moment, enoughgun.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=10968
I head shot a rabbit at over 250 the other day to the surprise of the farmer who had pulled up for a chat at my stand by a tree
I have shot rabbits a bit further away with this rifle, there is a hell of a lot of work to make the cases it's not for everyone
but you get out of it what you put into it :thumbsup: :drinks: :drinks: :drinks:


i saw some youtube vids and online reviews about 17 hornet from the UK and it was impressive. 300 +yard shots with good consistancy :shock: i'm suprised it took this long for it to become a factory round when it's bin around for a long time . besides 17 rem, the 17 hornet used to be a very popular fox pelt round when i was a kid

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