Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Farron, Pete737, ramm, Thekitch, TeamC
62669 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 83268
stxranchman 52093
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44268
BOBO the Clown 42730
bill oxner 41068
BMD 40619
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34827
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31414
facebook
Forum Stats
62669 Members
46 Forums
438372 Topics
6037716 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#6927469 - 10/20/17 07:45 PM Have you ever reloaded
blackcoal Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/19/12
Posts: 9087
Loc: 60 Mi North of DFW
.22 LR rimfire?
_________________________
The Greatest Enemy of knowledge is not ignorance,
it is the illusion of knowledge.--Stephen Hawking

Top
#6927501 - 10/20/17 08:13 PM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: blackcoal]
Jon Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/01/04
Posts: 423
Loc: Mesquite, TX
No, but that would be interesting to see.
I won't be surprised to hear of someone who's done it by some totally impractical method but can't imagine how.

Top
#6927524 - 10/20/17 08:39 PM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: blackcoal]
garyrapp55 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 337
Loc: Ft. Worth
On the Rimfire Central forum a guy claimed he bought some primed cases at a gun show but had yet to load them. I've never seen a 22LR seating die. I've also read you can mix up some of the primer compound and re-prime cases. I wouldn't.

Top
#6927525 - 10/20/17 08:40 PM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: blackcoal]
kmon1 Online   content
junior

Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 22275
Loc: Texas
No but years ago I shot some handgun matches with a couple guys that pulled bullets and loaded their own loads in 22 Mag cases.
_________________________
Guidelines / Rules of Conduct
http://www.texashuntingforum.com/rules.htm

RULES for using the TRADING POST
http://texashuntingforum.com/forum/ubbth..._PO#Post6605808

Top
#6927621 - 10/20/17 10:47 PM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: blackcoal]
RiverRider Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/11/07
Posts: 7299
Loc: Wise Co.
I know a guy who pursued it for a while several years ago. He found it difficult IMPOSSIBLE to get results that justified the effort, which doesn't surprise me at all.
_________________________


Originally Posted By: Ronald Reagan
It's not that liberals are not smart, it's just that so much of what they know isn't so.

Top
#6927837 - 10/21/17 10:28 AM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: blackcoal]
patriot07 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 11/06/11
Posts: 1806
Loc: Royse City, TX
Match 22 ammo is too cheap. Even people who don't value their time couldn't possibly justify it, I would think.

Top
#6927981 - 10/21/17 01:42 PM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: blackcoal]
RiverRider Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/11/07
Posts: 7299
Loc: Wise Co.
It seemed like it might become a necessity about four years ago. I hope it doesn't ever get like that again.
_________________________


Originally Posted By: Ronald Reagan
It's not that liberals are not smart, it's just that so much of what they know isn't so.

Top
#6927991 - 10/21/17 01:56 PM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: blackcoal]
DStroud Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 11/02/11
Posts: 1586
Loc: Waco
Apologies for getting slightly off topic but I know a couple of folks that take the 22 RF brass and make .224 bullets to reload in their .223’s for plinking ammo.

Top
#6928008 - 10/21/17 02:22 PM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: DStroud]
blackcoal Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/19/12
Posts: 9087
Loc: 60 Mi North of DFW
Originally Posted By: DStroud
Apologies for getting slightly off topic but I know a couple of folks that take the 22 RF brass and make .224 bullets to reload in their .223’s for plinking ammo.


Yep, Back in the early 50's I had two uncles who used 22 l/lr brass and lead rope to swage brass bullets for their 220 Swift. Interesting procedure and when you can't buy it then you make it.
back
_________________________
The Greatest Enemy of knowledge is not ignorance,
it is the illusion of knowledge.--Stephen Hawking

Top
#6928697 - 10/22/17 09:16 AM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: garyrapp55]
Texas2Guns Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 10/21/17
Posts: 7
Originally Posted By: garyrapp55
I've also read you can mix up some of the primer compound and re-prime cases.


Primer pellet compound is a blend of lead trinitroresorcinate (lead styphnate), sulfides, and other nitrates for oxidizers. Other high explosives like PETN and mercury fulminate have been used. They're a magnet to the feds. My guess is you would get vanned and hogtied just for thinking of such an act since all of our phones have been secretly installed with super high tech doo-hickeys by the NSA to read our minds. Free thought is a crime nowadays.

Top
#6929402 - 10/22/17 08:41 PM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: Texas2Guns]
garyrapp55 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 337
Loc: Ft. Worth
Originally Posted By: Texas2Guns
Originally Posted By: garyrapp55
I've also read you can mix up some of the primer compound and re-prime cases.


Primer pellet compound is a blend of lead trinitroresorcinate (lead styphnate), sulfides, and other nitrates for oxidizers. Other high explosives like PETN and mercury fulminate have been used. They're a magnet to the feds. My guess is you would get vanned and hogtied just for thinking of such an act since all of our phones have been secretly installed with super high tech doo-hickeys by the NSA to read our minds. Free thought is a crime nowadays.

I don't know about all that but, like I said earlier, as for mix compound, I wouldn't. I've burnt myself just lighting fireworks, I have no interest in scorching my face to the skull, or poisoning myself.

Top
#6929403 - 10/22/17 08:41 PM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: patriot07]
garyrapp55 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 337
Loc: Ft. Worth
Originally Posted By: patriot07
Match 22 ammo is too cheap. Even people who don't value their time couldn't possibly justify it, I would think.


what he said

Top
#6929438 - 10/22/17 08:57 PM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: Texas2Guns]
RiverRider Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/11/07
Posts: 7299
Loc: Wise Co.
Originally Posted By: Texas2Guns
Originally Posted By: garyrapp55
I've also read you can mix up some of the primer compound and re-prime cases.


Primer pellet compound is a blend of lead trinitroresorcinate (lead styphnate), sulfides, and other nitrates for oxidizers. Other high explosives like PETN and mercury fulminate have been used. They're a magnet to the feds. My guess is you would get vanned and hogtied just for thinking of such an act since all of our phones have been secretly installed with super high tech doo-hickeys by the NSA to read our minds. Free thought is a crime nowadays.



The stuff to do it IS available---or at least it was up until about about two years ago, the last time I communicated with a friend who was trying it out. Evidently, getting the priming mixture distributed evenly around inside the rim is the hard part. He experienced many misfires and was quite discouraged. I believe he has given it up.

Still, knowing that it CAN be done is good. Being in a situation where you must do it is something else all together.
_________________________


Originally Posted By: Ronald Reagan
It's not that liberals are not smart, it's just that so much of what they know isn't so.

Top
#6929858 - 10/23/17 09:04 AM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: blackcoal]
Bbear Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/24/13
Posts: 772
Loc: West Texas
If I remember the story correctly, one of the bullet manufacturers or reloading companies started out by reloading their own 22 shells
_________________________
[IMG][/IMG]

Pay it forward - Kids are the future.

Rifles are similar to boats and young women...there's no end to how much money you can pour into them without making them any more useful.

Top
#6929907 - 10/23/17 09:37 AM Re: Have you ever reloaded [Re: blackcoal]
redchevy Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 26311
Loc: Texas
No.

I do think some kind of cartridge like a 17 or 22 size caliber that was powered by a powerfull small or large rifle primer only would be a neat concept if it hasn't already been done.
_________________________
It's hell eatin em live

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide