The Quad HP
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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 […]
HP Test Tube  T2  ‘fail’
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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 Series _ Moulds we will use
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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, […]
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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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 […]
TIS257_Ricochet.jpg
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17:06

The Physics of Ricochets

This is an educational video that I made about ricochets and spalling and the science behind these phenomena. TheIdahoanShowIdaho was one of the last continental US states to be settled and, more so than some parts of the US, the culture of Idaho still retains a frontier spirit of self-reliance.  As host of TheIdahoanShow on […]
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FIRST TIME EVER

This is the first time, to my knowledge…that a Chronograph has ever been used to clock the speed of a cast Hollow Point ‘EXITING’ a jug of water after expansion. The projectile entered the jug at 908 Feet Per Second and exited at 450 FPS. Now that may not seem significant to many of you […]
die nomenclature
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Micrometer Seating Dies, Forster.

Welcome back, reloaders!   Let’s get down too it.   I was browsing through Brownells website the other day and decided to try out the famous Forster Micrometer Seating dies and do a review. I’ve heard a lot of hype around Micrometer dies in general and especially this one.   If you follow any of […]