Your shooting a wildcat!
Where do all these cartridges come from? Who’s the daddy of my 223, 308, etc. What
about my 9mm or 40 S&W? Most cartridges found in reloading manuals and of course
on your store shelves, started out a little different or totally different
Well i ask if any listener would like to host their own episode(s) and Eric McClure anwsered that call for wildcat ammo.
This is a 3 part segment.
Common Sense Approach to Wildcats
• What do you want to do?
• Is there ALREADY a cartridge that can do the job?
• If not, is there ALREADY a wildcat that can do the job?
• Am I fixing a problem?
• The 44/40 Ruger fix
• The 375 SuperMag fix
• The 7.62X54R fix
• The story of the .38/45 Clerke
• Is this a rechamber job?
• Will this involve a barrel swap?
• Will the action contain the intended cartridge?
• Single Shots
• Lever guns
• Brass cost and strength issues
• Questions about types of brass
• Is there a cheaper solution?
• 30-30 vs. 375 Winchester
• .400 Corbon vs. .40 S&W
• Brass life
• Manufacturers of brass
Grafs & Sons
• The sub calibers
• 10-20 caliber
• .22 and the rest
• What is the intended purpose?
• Dual rig
This show is all about brass prep. We discuss everything from cleaing and how to clean. To how to inspect cases and what to inspect cases for.
- Cleaning (wet or dry)
- What needs to be clean off brass
- Wet solution method
- Dry method
- Using a magnet to seprate steel cases
- Head stamps
- Deburring (outside and inside)
- Uniform primer pockets
- Case lube
- Rifle brass prep
- Pistol brass prep