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    01-16-2021, 03:33 PM
    Thank you MK & Wing. I will follow your advice and leave well enough alone. I wasn’t sure if it was stripped but with all the lube gone I can clearly see it was never threaded to begin with. It wasn’t leaking either. I’ve just sent an email to RCBS...
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    01-16-2021, 12:05 AM
    So still wondering how to remove the base plug? Thinking it’s not threaded?
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    01-15-2021, 05:28 PM
    Light bulb worked. Lube is gone. Need to let it cool and then clean it up a bit.
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    01-15-2021, 03:43 PM
    My 40+ year old RCBS Lube A Matic finally needs some TLC! The top of the threaded rod is stripped so bad from years of use that I had to use vice grips to remove it for replacement. I do not know how to remove the base plug and I donít want to...
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    12-30-2020, 08:47 AM
    All good advice and certainly all things I can try out for sure. Will I don’t have a thermometer but I run my Lee bottom pour between 8/9 which is fairly hot and I usually have two molds on the go. But I can certainly try cooler temps. Ryan I...
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    12-29-2020, 06:58 PM
    I have an old Ideal mold 452488 that I recently dug out after it sitting idol for likely close to 20 or more years. It casts a beautiful 200 gr boolit and Iím using 50/50 old WW and pure lead air cooled for use in a 45 ACP. I no longer use...
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check