Copperhead projectile approval?

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lonerider43
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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#16 Postby lonerider43 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:32 pm

Ammunition components and powder need not be sourced solely from the NRAA

For F Open Division – Projectiles Allowed
Any weight or calibre of projectile provided it does not exceed 8 mm in diameter.

this is where i got confused i think.
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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#17 Postby Ken Melgaard » Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:27 pm

Yes.... the NRAA
Sent 500 of my 224 caliber 80 grain VLD to the NRAA about 7-8 years ago am still waiting for a response!! Dont know what ever happen to them or even if they bothered tested them.
I think the NRAA Board menbers are there to look after themselves, you only have to look at JLK bullets it was only the fact that Jan Dyer was on the board and Bob Dyer imported them that they got excepted a good example of the boards infuence on what the members use!!
Have no problems suppling bullets they just need to accepted “ Copperhead Bulletsl
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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#18 Postby KHGS » Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:29 pm

As the NRAA gunsmith at that time I tested & reported on these bullets along with the JLK bullets. My report recommended the approval of Ken's bullets on the basis of quality & being Australian made. I never had any response to my recommendation. Consequently the JLK's were approved .........for whatever reason!!!!
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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#19 Postby GSells » Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:52 pm

I’m looking forward to trying out Kens 7 mm pills ! With Berger stuffing us Aussie shooters around . It maybe a good time to support the local product .
I know Cam Mc used 103 in his dasher and I think Julie still does ! Apparently a new 180 gr pill is in the works that is close to the bergers .

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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#20 Postby Bart » Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:33 pm

Where can these be sourced from?
(6.5 140gr)?

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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#21 Postby disb » Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:43 pm

Bart wrote:Where can these be sourced from?
(6.5 140gr)?

http://copperheadbullets.com

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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#22 Postby Quick » Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:56 am

Im waiting on Ken to make his 208 VLDs for F/TR. Cant wait for them.
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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#23 Postby Bigtravoz » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:59 pm

bruce moulds wrote:"the nraa's cut"
the bullet tax.
rumour has it that there is discussion at high levels to limit fopen and ftr bullets, so a similar tax can be put in place.
argument being that fstd and tr is shouldering an unfair financial burden compared to ftr and fopen.
when thay had control of the tax, they even managed to stuff that up.
there are many ways to raise money other than a bullet tax, which is just a copout method.
another thought is that if you limit bullet choices, you have to guarantee supply, and they have to be of competitive quality and design to what the rest of the world uses.
keep safe,
bruce.


This bullet tax you speak of that’s supposed to be the nraa’s cut is not well known to me but wouldn’t it be not a thing if you were buying projectiles direct for instance from dyer or the likes of reloaders haven etc.???

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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#24 Postby lightcaliber » Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:37 pm

Its funny how our NRAA doesn't have enough funds to buy a box of projectiles but SSAA own rifle ranges.

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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#25 Postby KHGS » Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:04 am

lightcaliber wrote:Its funny how our NRAA doesn't have enough funds to buy a box of projectiles but SSAA own rifle ranges.


Simple answers, membership numbers & the SSAA is ran in a businesslike manner.
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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#26 Postby bruce moulds » Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:42 pm

keith,
you are a hard man.
keep safe,
bruce.
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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#27 Postby KHGS » Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:56 pm

bruce moulds wrote:keith,
you are a hard man.
keep safe,
bruce.


Realistic!!!!
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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#28 Postby bruce moulds » Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:41 pm

as long as you don't get bitter and twisted :wink: :lol:
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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#29 Postby Tim L » Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:42 pm

Well I don't know about the rest of you, but I like buying Aussie.
It took me a while but I got my all Aussie rifle (Nightforce was the closest I could get for scope though)
With ADI brass still able to contain and shoot my 2209 load and Ken making bullets I'll be supporting him.
The point to note is that I have not had to compromise on any element of my rig. It is all world class gear, put together by world class armoures and will be shooting world class ammunition. All I need to do is find aussie primers and I'll be full on Australian shooter,,,,, oh and learn to shoot, that might help.

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Re: Copperhead projectile approval?

#30 Postby bruce moulds » Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:30 pm

where did you get a good aussie action?
keep safe,
bruce.
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