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    02-06-2018, 01:00 PM
    Richard's new site seems to be evolving. He now has various lists of items in stock. Not too many die sets. He also has a page on how to order. One nice thing is he has a 10% discount for checks or money order payment. Looking forward to the die...
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    02-03-2018, 09:08 AM
    midnight replied to a thread 5.7 X 28 Expander in Swaging
    I've just used a Sinclair neck expander. You get one die body and mandrils are about $10. My problem was getting a shellholder. I think I just used something I already had that worked. I made my own RCBS case trimmer shellholder cuz the only place I...
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    01-25-2018, 08:34 PM
    Kimberly Pro Carry II in 45 ACP in a Galco "Fletch" holster. Bob
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    01-25-2018, 08:26 PM
    Cleaned & lubed a bronze 452374 mold with integral handles. Refinished the wood with linseed oil. Unknown maker. Bob
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    01-25-2018, 08:09 PM
    219 don wasp from 30-30 Bob
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    01-23-2018, 03:42 PM
    midnight replied to a thread Lead Wire Question in Swaging
    Why is antimony better than tin? I must confess I don't know. I passed along something I read here on the forum without confirming it elsewhere or with my own experience. I have since tried to confirm it and have been unable to do so. Maybe someone...
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    01-22-2018, 09:31 PM
    midnight replied to a thread Lead Wire Question in Swaging
    I would use it. If its soft enough to mark easily with a fingernail, it's pretty soft. That's about the right diameter for 30 cal & 8mm bullets. Bob If it is slightly hardened but has no antimony, it must be tin. A little antimony is better...
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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