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  1. Calculating the MPBR

    Ballistics - Internal and External
    I am trying to figure out how to calculate the MPBR for popular calibers such as the .270 win (130 grains), .243 win (100 grains), .308 win (150 grains) and 30/06 (150 grains), for common factory loads, using the information given in standard ballistic charts. I am thinking about a small deer as...
  2. Pull 'em or fire 'em?

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    I bought some what I thought were 170 gr. .308 lead flat nose gc bullets from a private party over the internet. The bullets look flawless and I really wanted this load for my 30-30 for some hog work. But after loading some rounds, I tried to cycle them through the action. The bullets press...
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