The start of my 7.62 X 54R cast bullet load development for the 1946 M44 rifle. This is part 1 of a multi part series. Using the Lyman Cast Bullet Handbook and hand cast lead bullets to find a load and fine tune it to get the best groups. Also a discussion of the limitations of the 4 MOA optic.
Removing the rear sight and installing a scout mount sight base to the Russian M44. Detailed removal and installation. Mounting a red/green dot optic to the base. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and […]
Overview of a 1946 Russian Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine. A look at some interesting stock markings and discussion of future video ideas for this rifle. John's Hand LoadingJohn has been shooting since he was a kid and is now a middle aged man. He likes shooting rifles and handguns, reloading, bullet casting and the outdoors. […]
The old girl still shoots
In this video I explain which 5 guns I believe everyone should own. Hope you enjoy!
Having no firearm experience when I started to learn to shoot, I read everything I could find and watched as many YouTube videos as I could find. I learned a lot about how eclectic some firearm owners’ collections can be, and got some insight into the various categories of arms. Then I proceeded without prejudice to acquire guns in about as haphazard a way as is humanly possible.
“It’s like algebra, that’s all. I just have to figure it out, step by step.” ― Hollis Seamon, That BB gun was a challenge to begin with. I had to start closer up and slowly work my way back to 15 yards. Then I had laser eye surgery and all of a sudden I had […]
I’ve decided to go ahead and add some more to this channel….by telling some history about me and how I’ve gotten to here. This will be…guessing 4 or 5 parts…2 or 3 days apart. I don’t want to slam everyone with everything in 1 go…so …. Baby Steps. ENJOY SO…. Here we are at […]