GUN So I shot some .357magnum handloads at the range today

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  1. Furner

    Furner New Member

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    Fucking 10 foot flame, i set the target holder next to me on fire a little.
    Everyone else was looking funny at me. Im surprised I didnt get kicked out for obviously shooting reloads.
     
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    How long was the barrel of the pistol?
     
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    1st, why can't you shoot reloads at your range? That seems weird to me

    2nd, why the hell do your reloads produce a 10 foot flame?
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    I should have gone with you :(
     
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    [DWI] Master of Nothing

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    my carry is a 357 with a 2 1/8 and it still doesn't flame like that, it flames alot but not like that
     
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    Too much gunpowder? Never reloaded, so I don't really know.
    If it is too much gunpowder I'd stop that shit immediately, you'll blow that thing right up in your face one of these times.

    Otherwise, I know nothing about reloading. :bigthumb:
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    It's slower burning powder for achieving maximum velocity from rifle rounds. Nice show, though.
     
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    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    Just because flame shoots out the barrel it doesn't mean you're shooting reloads, my buddys .44 did the same thing with factory Remington hunting ammo.
     
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    its an indoor range so i guess they are concerned for the safety of their other customers or some such shit.
    its a 4" bbl, 14.1 grains of 2400, its a rather slow powder, it makes considerably more flame than any factory loads. considerably more report and recoil as well.
    i like!
     

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