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  1. The AR-15
    I've got a 6.8 and I think that it has excessive headspace. I took it out Friday and put some of the Federal 115gr Fusion loads through it for the first time. They had a little cratering so I took all my fired brass from Friday and put it in my Wilson Case Gage. 13 of 15 cases measured long by...
  2. Curios and Relics
    I would like to propose an idea. Basically, if I receive at least 10 likes from people who would like to participate in this program, I will go ahead and buy the supplies needed to start it. Also, are ADMINS "OK" with me doing this? I would like their approval as well before I begin. Program...
  3. Curios and Relics
    So my friends and I shot our new mosins for the first time today. My hex and my one friend's hex shot great, but my other friend wasn't so lucky. his round tula wouldn't chamber a round, and we don't know where to go from here. Tried switching the bolts to see if that was it, neither bolt...
  4. Curios and Relics
    Hey so I got my Mosin and I just got my ammo. Hopefully I can go shooting soon. But I'd like to get a few things for it. I'm looking for stripper clips, and there are a bunch of sellers out there and I was wondering if you guys had an input regarding good deals on them, or which ones to avoid...
  5. Rifles
    Hello everyone......Top O' the morning to ya....!! Got a question.......When buying old Mil-Surp bolt action rifles are there any concerns about headspace ?? The 3 calibers in question incase the info is needed to answer are 7.62x54R......303 British and 8mm..... Thank you !
  6. Rifles
    Well I saw a video of a guy on youtube headspace gauging his Mosin Nagant, I happen to have gauges for my Enfield, so I checked the headspace gauge on my Enfield to see if it was safe to fire. If I did it correctly (assuming the Mosin and the Enfield gauges work the same) then my rifle is...
  7. The AR-15
    I recently bought a used barrel from a member here. Do I need to check headspace? I do not know how to do it. Is it necessary? Thanks, James
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