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    Yesterday, 07:53 PM
    if you have the means to trim. check the price of 9m/m mag. brass it is cheaper. I have also turned the rim off of .38 super.
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    06-22-2018, 06:07 PM
    bob208 replied to a thread Robocalls in Our Town
    it was on the local news that the irs calls were running heavy in south central pa.
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    06-22-2018, 06:03 PM
    bob208 replied to a thread Fast food tipping?? in Our Town
    we don't use fast food much anymore. there is better food at most dinners. also dinners get the order right.
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    06-21-2018, 07:04 PM
    type in 9 m/m largo home page. they have loads listed. I use .38 acp loads. I like 124 gr. Remington golden saber bullets. also rcbs 124 gr. truncated cone bullets. I have two both surplus one I never fired the other I have shot a lot sometime...
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    06-19-2018, 07:22 PM
    back in the day a lot of cops carried a double barreled derringer as a backup last ditch gun. a friend an I made up made up 3 ball loads in .357 cases. we used .375 round balls run the a .358 sizer. they went over big. I don't know if any were ever...
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    06-18-2018, 11:01 PM
    bob208 replied to a thread What type of lube in Muzzleloading.
    I shoot 60 shot matches using only spit and don't wipe between shots. I use .018-.020 patches.
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    06-18-2018, 09:29 PM
    bob208 replied to a thread 1 handed conceal carry in Our Town
    to answer your question. I shot in a combat match where you had to do a one hand reload. some got real creative. opening the cylinder one handed then putting the pistol in your belt load the pistol . watch the movie Valkery a walther pp was...
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    06-18-2018, 07:32 PM
    I had a stroke in feb. spent 2 days in. had none of the symptoms list. just woke up was very irritable with blurred vison in right eye. fought with wife and unloaded coal. by then was blind in right eye. they said the fight and work saved me . it...
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    06-18-2018, 01:05 PM
    I have seen and shot quite a few in years past. all had feeding problems. sometimes they would run fine then for no other reason they wanted to be single shots. what do you want it for ? hunting I would not trust it. plinking the .25 or .32 is...
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    06-17-2018, 10:37 PM
    harry pope preferred round barrels. we know how they worked. I have two under hammers target models. one with an octagon barrel the other with a round barrel. both are .45 and shoot great can not tell the difference.
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    06-16-2018, 12:13 PM
    bob208 replied to a thread 92 Winchester .32-20 in Leverguns
    I have a .32-20 rifle with octagon barrel. about 85% out mint in side. got it at a gun show many years ago for 250. story is the bore looked like a swore pipe. the guy said it shot good said he was shooting it with factory loads. which means the...
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    06-15-2018, 07:48 PM
    I have been using method number one. have never had a problem or a complaint so I see no need to try anything else.
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    06-15-2018, 09:59 AM
    I have seen various dates of when the switch to non corrosive priming was completed. to be safe treat all military surplus ammo as corrosive.
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    06-15-2018, 09:41 AM
    ground hogs. a friend had to rewire his corvette twice because of ground hogs. I have had them chew the plastic tops of gas cans.
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    06-13-2018, 04:16 PM
    we have 6 acers. it got away from me last summer the wife was in the hospital most of the summer. the 10 year old d grandson comes over and helps now he likes my breakfast and cornbread. we are making headway
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    06-13-2018, 10:51 AM
    bob208 replied to a thread Disturbing... in Our Town
    we had the same thing at our club. the would post their targets on the up rights of the target stands. then there is the trash paint cans bottles and plastic jugs. many times I have come home with a load of junk I picked up.
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    06-13-2018, 10:33 AM
    we have a old farm house the shakes find their way in they go up through the walls to the attic. some tines they come into the living area. the cats think they are play things.
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    06-13-2018, 10:14 AM
    bob208 replied to a thread 1 handed conceal carry in Our Town
    first round I reloaded was .38 spl. tell your wife to keep using the arm as much as possible don't baby it. in 1980 I shattered both arms pins plates and screws. with in a year I was shooting again shot expert with a pistol also shot...
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    06-13-2018, 09:52 AM
    bob208 replied to a thread I love the country in Our Town
    if I had to live in a town or city I would not last long till I had it out with a busy body. if I can not wiz off the back porch then the houses are too close.
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    06-11-2018, 09:53 AM
    I have a lot of them stock piled it is real simple. nickel plated cases are the hot loads brass are standard .38 spl. loads.
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    06-11-2018, 09:40 AM
    I never saw one with a polished frame. I bought one new in 66 still have it with the box and spare .22 mag. cylinder screwdriver and card.
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    06-08-2018, 06:25 PM
    I have been doing it for years. they are called .38-44. search skeeter skelton. there will be a lot of good stories plus 2 tables of loads you are asking about.
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    06-07-2018, 09:22 PM
    I also like this new cry of free collage education for every one. only thing is some body has to pay for it.
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    06-06-2018, 05:57 PM
    bob208 replied to a thread Small tractor in Our Town
    the tractor will work for you if you take your time and learn how to use it. think about what you are trying to do before just driving into it. if you plan to plow I would get the tires filled with something for weight. calcium is common but that...
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    06-06-2018, 05:47 PM
    pa. anything sold is taxed idf it sold by a dealer. I have spaces at the big Carlisle car show. the tax people came in and said your are all dealers collect sales tax. had to get a tax number. all other flea markets you need a tax number to even...
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