Testing reloaded aluminum .45 ACP cases in the freezing rain on New Year's Day 2021.
The first time out with the 1891 Argentine Cavalry Carbine - comparing the NOE 314-155-FN in lubrisized and power coated forms.
Taking apart an 1891 Argentine Cavalry Carbine for cleaning and parts replacement.
Another round of testing the Lyman 311413 in the 1891 Argentine Engineer Carbine - this time with increased powder charges.
Further evaluation the pointy Lyman 311413 cast bullet in 7.65x53 Argentine Mauser, fired at 25 yards from two additional rifles - my 1891 Argentine Long Rifle, and everyone's favorite Argentine Mauser - Dirty Tina.
Small defects in the case head surface, and even the headstamp itself, can affect comparator measurements.
Trying out the Lyman 3118 cast bullets that Mike Treen sent to me in the 1891 Argentine Engineer Carbine.
A while back, Mike Treen sent me a batch of his cast bullets to try - some very nicely cast Lyman 3118! This bullet is typically used in .32-20, and Mike suggested I try them in 300 AAC Blackout. I've finally done something with a portion of the bullets...
The first trip to the range with my 1891 Argentine Engineer Carbine with a pitted bore.