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    Yesterday, 10:40 PM
    The M69 barrel is a 2 piece affair like the 500s, nothing like the barrels on M696s. The barrel extension is much thicker, by design, on the 69. That said the M696 I have has shot quite a lot of Skeeter loads without incident. I bought it the year...
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    Yesterday, 06:54 AM
    rking22 replied to a thread Remington Model 12 in Rimfire Area
    Look for a 2 character alpha code on the left side of the barrel a half inch in front of the action. That code is the month and year of manufacture. If the code is not there then the M12 is before 1921 when the coding started. I will post a link to...
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    08-06-2020, 08:01 PM
    Reason n I said, something similar. I have used an 8mm pull down fmj “back in the day”. Necessity is the mother of invention. Glad you got it going, and welcome aboard!
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    08-06-2020, 07:56 PM
    I would go with almost anything but the judge! I played around with buying one after shooting skeet with one . Yes on a regulation field, worked fine on baseline, even doubles. Ok on 2 and 6, 3,4,and5 there was not enough pattern density to break,...
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    08-05-2020, 08:57 PM
    What cartridges? What molds, and actual dia? Did you use “m” die or equilivent to flare case mouth.
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    08-03-2020, 02:19 PM
    rking22 replied to a thread Buying a cat... in Our Town
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    08-02-2020, 05:32 PM
    This is mine, on many occasions. Other times it might be a 22 single shot or handgun of some type. Will always be something light pleasing to my eye while being nice in the hand. 32WCF M25, sure wish they still made rifles like this.
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    08-01-2020, 06:16 PM
    Yes. That is very near what I have used for several whitetail in my 30Remington. 31141 96/2/2 at 1730 was my load, the 170lee is close. Only thought is I would air cool the hunting bullets, quenched for practice is fine. Maine thing is you need to...
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    08-01-2020, 12:06 AM
    rking22 replied to a thread Buying a cat... in Our Town
    Our tuxedo, Murf, he came to us from the Walmart parking lot. The tuxedos are full of personality and seem to love their humans.
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    07-31-2020, 09:58 PM
    rking22 replied to a thread Smelting? Not likely. in Cast Boolits
    Now I’m hungry! I think we have suffered thread drift .....
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    07-31-2020, 08:50 PM
    rking22 replied to a thread Smelting? Not likely. in Cast Boolits
    I don’t use it myself as I know the actual process, but I know what people are referring to when it is used here. Same with clip/mag and 45 long colt, and all the other terms people want to nit pick over. As a personality that wants to receive and...
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    07-31-2020, 08:39 PM
    When I was just starting to reload in the mid 70s, I loaded to factory equilibrium in general. I found when getting into the Contender with rifle cartridges that I wanted to be sure of the pressures generated as I considered them to be somewhat...
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    07-31-2020, 05:54 PM
    Got 2 from Titan, see the banner at the page top. They support us, and had them in stock. I am going to make one like this and one longer by the lube groove, reaming out the groove for 80 gr ish range. Least that’s the plan at the moment:)
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    07-31-2020, 05:48 PM
    Under any situation that forced me to use a gun in the house, repairing the Sheetrock and slopping up the mess is just a nonissue. Something inside my home intent on harming my family, I want the most power I have available that I can use...
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    07-31-2020, 04:03 PM
    I like it! Wonder if Lee could be enticed to make some 6 cavities of the short version, they already got the cherry! I like it so well I’m ordering 2 molds to cut for myself! Thanks for sharing the idea and info.
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    07-31-2020, 03:31 PM
    rking22 replied to a thread Buying a cat... in Our Town
    Sorry to hear she will be a tripod tuxedo but glad she gets the chance to amaze everyone with her adaptability! Please keep us updated, we like upbeat stories. Our youngest lived at the gun club, until one day when my wife and son found he was too...
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    07-31-2020, 03:26 PM
    “Home defense” unless you live in a mansion means 20 to 30 feet is long a shot as possiable, more like 10 feet in reality. 20 or 12 ga pump, no contest and no doubt.
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    07-30-2020, 10:43 PM
    Very interesting, may pick me one up and do the same. Does the mold balance ok when closing? Could you post a picture of the modified blocks?
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    07-30-2020, 09:44 PM
    Not an expert at all, but the uphill vs downhill seems to point to the carb float. Perhaps another look at the carb with special attention to the float and related valve. Fuel level will be different in the bowl uphill vs down hill. Also trash in...
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    07-29-2020, 09:13 PM
    rking22 replied to a thread Winchester Model 1902 in Rimfire Area
    From your description, you might should post a warning and a link to the picture, without thumbnail! I don’t know that I could ever “unsee” what you just described!
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    07-29-2020, 08:51 PM
    rking22 replied to a thread Buying a cat... in Our Town
    We are a cat family too, the ones that adopt us tend to be particularly special. Seems you have been adopted, thanks for taking care of the little one! I hope all goes well and you granddaughter gets to spend lots of time with mittens, and you:)
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    07-29-2020, 04:23 PM
    I have thinned rims on 40-70 brass in a drill press. Unless you want to recur the primer pocket depth you should trim from the front. I made a plug, slip fit to the case mouth to prevent deforming with the chuck. You will need a safe edge file, or...
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    07-29-2020, 01:40 PM
    Same thing I do, just light the smoke with an open flame.
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    07-28-2020, 03:46 PM
    rking22 replied to a thread Winchester Model 1902 in Rimfire Area
    I have an 04, best I recall that is some minor revisions but basically very much like the 1902. I like it, it is kinda chunky in the barrel diameter but overall prety tiny, yes, i understand that makes no sense. Thats just the feeling I get from it....
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    07-25-2020, 12:49 AM
    I actually like poly chokes, especially on nice vintage guns! I don’t find a problem with them, I really don’t even see it when shooting and most people hate them so bad that they really bring the price down :) Actually work great, but like mega...
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    07-24-2020, 10:23 PM
    That is a key point in getting along with the 410, or “idiot stick” to a lot of 4 gun skeet shooters! Just looking at the classification table for American skeet you can see very little difference between the AAA minimum score in all gages, except...
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    07-24-2020, 08:13 PM
    rking22 replied to a thread Some range time today in Our Town
    Sounds like a fine day! Those vintage Remington bolts are fun and accurate too. I harvest clays from our skeet fields too, use the good ones in my traps at home and the warped or cracked get shot on my rifle/pistol berm! Fun to see how many you can...
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    07-24-2020, 08:06 PM
    Thanks for clarification, sounds like they might be just the thing for hunting in the rain, tight seal. The 1000 I pick up in the morning will probably last me out. I still use rocks more, but have a new underhammer I am looking forward to playing...
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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
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