CharlieBrassStuffer

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08:19

HP TT T4 Addendum 1

After this last test I needed another 50 fps, I reached out for help & Eli aka ‘Mr.Revolverguy‘ & Julio aka ‘ocean374‘ came to my rescue with their ‘QuickLOAD’ programs. We discovered that the Power Pistol is more than adequate to do the job and then some, leaving me room on the top end for […]
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15:54

HP Test Tube T4 RN ‘Quad’

Today we find the ‘lower speed limit’ that defines one side of the ‘window of expansion’…a term I’ve coined to describe the upper and lower ‘speed limits’ for any particular Hollow Point design and the bullet metal used. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by […]
HP Test Tube   T3   SWC ‘Quad’
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15:35

HP Test Tube T3 SWC ‘Quad’

This SWC ‘Quad’ Hollow Point is showing promise with the 30:1 blend at this 926fps speed, I have high hopes for deep penetration in the gel test. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life […]
‘MERICA _ 4 JULY 2020
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03:29

‘MERICA _ 4 JULY 2020

“Celebrate America…love Her, cherish Her Freedom, protect Her at all costs!” CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & Power Distribution for 20 years before retirement. Drive a black […]
The Quad HP
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03:25

The Quad HP

This is the next profile for the ‘HP Test Tube Series’ a four sided cavity… CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & Power Distribution for 20 years before […]
The Chronograph   ‘big mistake’
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11:13

The Chronograph ‘big mistake’

Setting up a test to investigate why I got such believable high numbers when it should have been apparent that there was a ‘big mistake’. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted […]
Mail Call  KFW
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11:00

Mail Call KFW

Saying ‘Thank You Kent’ for a wonderful box of surprises! CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & Power Distribution for 20 years before retirement. Drive a black Chevy […]
Tricorne SWC  First Look
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02:45

Tricorne SWC First Look

Just getting some numbers together, something to think about before I put it through the ‘HP Test Tube Series’ for an official testing… CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial […]
The 805 Box  &   The Tricorne HP
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15:31

The 805 Box & The Tricorne HP

A new method for me, ‘not to lose the mushrooms’ from a jug busting test, also a first look at the Tricorne HP. Will it penetrate and open up? CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all […]
HP Test Tube  T2  ‘fail’
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22:21

HP Test Tube T2 ‘fail’

If I could back up before I started this ‘T2’ project and start over…well….I would not. Like I said earlier, ‘fails’ bring you information that is and will be critical to your success. “Embrace your ‘fails’, learn from them…” CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there […]
HP Test Tube – The mix – the cast – the PC
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08:58

HP Test Tube – The mix – the cast – the PC

This is the last of the preliminary work to be done prior to ‘Test 2’, ‘T-2’ I am kinda ‘winging’ my way through, trying to establish the methods we will use in the future so we don’t have to go through all this in future tests. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served […]
HP Test Tube Series _ Moulds we will use
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13:54

HP Test Tube Series _ Moulds we will use

This is the last piece of the puzzle to come together, selecting the moulds to start out with… Don’t be alarmed if you don’t see something you wanted here, there’s a lot of ground to cover and a lot of different styles of HP moulds to use in the future test. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, […]
Preparing for the HP Test Tube Series
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04:21

Preparing for the HP Test Tube Series

Getting all my stock updated with their Brinell Hardness re-tested and think I may have discovered a ‘free’ source of Tin we may have been overlooking. Part of these test will be using lead that most of us casters have on hand, using lead that is cheap and readily available to us. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS […]
HP Test Tube T-1 first test
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HP Test Tube T-1 first test

A random test of a couple HP’s I had in stock. A practice run to get the testing and documentation down, also to try running the Chrony in front of the Test Tube for accurate speeds of each HP tested. The video is on the long side but there’s information I discuss here that is […]
HP Test Tube  Plan C   ‘Done Deal’
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17:47

HP Test Tube Plan C ‘Done Deal’

The final fill and actual first test of a cast HP. It’s been a fun build…this summer we will see a lot of this test tube jig and also see some very interesting discoveries about casting and loading various Hollow Point Cast Projectiles. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US […]
LEE BHN testing gets UPGRADED
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09:33

LEE BHN testing gets UPGRADED

A NEW PRODUCT available @TheReloadersNetwork.com in the store. This will revolutionize the way you handle the 20X power measuring scope…save time and frustration making delicate dimple measurements. My hat is off to James…’Loads Of Bacon‘ for his design, engineering and printing of this amazing ‘Measuring Scope Stand’. Thanks for watching, be kind to your neighbors […]
Head up your butt Syndrome
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03:35

Head up your butt Syndrome

“Oh…the trials of everyday life in an ole’Farts shop . . . ” And of course, a good old’school remedy! CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & Power […]
GRANNY the Green Machine
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08:38

GRANNY the Green Machine

Showing all the set up details as I change the FWC profile from 148 gr. button top to a 160 gr. FWC by H.A. Nott & change powder weight …showing her run from all the angles…having a nice afternoon Dancing with Granny again. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US […]
Brass Catcher ‘Done Deal’
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Brass Catcher ‘Done Deal’

Last installment on this build…in short…it works great! CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & Power Distribution for 20 years before retirement. Drive a black Chevy 4×4 and […]
Brass Catcher ‘the Sewist’
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Brass Catcher ‘the Sewist’

Well, us ole’ Redneck Engineers have to learn to do it all…even the sewing. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & Power Distribution for 20 years before retirement. […]
Brass Catcher Test 2
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09:12

Brass Catcher Test 2

Well, they always say…”proof is in the puddin”…I think we have the proof right here with this second test…it’s a winner. CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the US Marine Corps, educated there by the Navy in Electronics. Worked as an Electrician all my life and Contracted Heavy Industrial Control & […]
Brass Catcher Test 1
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04:56

Brass Catcher Test 1

With the netting hanging down straight…let’s see where the brass will go. Can I add an actual catcher and keep the brass off the ground? Can I make it simple and quick to set up also…take a look and we’ll figure this bugger out… CharlieBrassStufferBorn in 1950…HS grad, some college, no degrees, served in the […]