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    Today, 08:47 AM
    Ickisrulz replied to a thread USPS mail delay in Our Town
    I've had a FedEx package sitting in PA for over a week. There are lots of things lacking on the shelves of our Walmart. I surmise the big trucks aren't moving. Like others here, our Amazon packages are arriving in a timely manner.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Today, 05:09 AM
    my favorite was venison summer sausage and spray cheese.
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  • dverna's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:40 PM
    Now....consider the spin if the shooter had been white, wearing a MAGA hat...etc...etc. And I am supposed to accept his brother has no idea why this guy went over the edge.....yep...makes perfect sense. The sad part is the poor lady who was...
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    Yesterday, 12:46 PM
    To further complicate matters.... Many of the responses you have received are based on different calibers and different rifles. We are guilty of thinking what has worked well for us works for others. You have an AR shooting .224 bullets. I...
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    Yesterday, 12:01 PM
    dverna replied to a thread more primers in Our Town
    Murphy....good post. We all have different circumstances and I understand that. But I see people making bad choices every day and then whining about the results. I have no regret about taking advantage of....what is phrase used to make me...
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    Yesterday, 10:55 AM
    My last experience started well buy ended badly. My fiancÚ has a 7 YO grandson. We asked his parents if we could have him shoot one of our .22's. He had a blast. A few weeks later we heard that the little guy did not want to shoot again...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:00 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Outboard Motor in Our Town
    they sure are the inovators of today. If new two stroke tech comes out it will be from them. there allways a year or two ahead in the snowmobile market with technology. I once heard they were researching lightweight clean burning high hp 2 stokes...
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    02-23-2021, 05:40 PM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Outboard Motor in Our Town
    Man i remember tiliston HRs and HD's. Could rebuild one in about 15 minutes and you needed to at least once a year because that diaphragm that acted as your fuel pump would go bad. . I remember when if you didnt have a velocity tube (we called them...
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    02-23-2021, 05:32 PM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread more primers in Our Town
    comical thing was last week the local yoko outdoors show up here on tv had an episode on handloading. they had some yuppy with a shiny like new rockchucker and everything he had looked like it might have loaded 10 rounds. He sure thought he was an...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    02-23-2021, 05:29 PM
    been a long time since i had spray cheese. Used to actually like the stuff.
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    02-23-2021, 05:26 PM
    first thing to do is get rid of that self defrosting furnace. They use ALOT more power. Especially if there in a warm spot. Plus they dry out food. I know its about impossible to find a fridge that isnt but i wouldnt buy a self defrosting freezer if...
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    02-23-2021, 02:21 PM
    dverna replied to a thread Plunk test question in Cast Boolits
    I doubt .001” deeper is even measurable. Unless you are near max, seat .010 deeper and KISS.
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    02-23-2021, 11:36 AM
    I need to unplug the freezer/fridge in the garage during the winter or I get a buildup of ice in the freezer when it goes into defrost cycle. The water winds up freezing where it exists the freezer and blocks off the flow.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    02-23-2021, 07:04 AM
    ive got 3 freezers plugged in. Two in the non insulated part of my pole barn and the other in an unheated enterance way. Some worry about them not holding up when run it sub freezing temps but one of mine is about 20 years old and one of the others...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    02-23-2021, 06:57 AM
    ball lids, ammo and components are all i see gone. One good thing is because of paranoia, ive got toilet paper stacked to the ceiling in the den. Three freezers full of meat and enough canned goods to feed 20 people for a month.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    02-23-2021, 06:30 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Outboard Motor in Our Town
    my first snowmobile was a brand new 69 292 tnt. I remember when dad and i picked it up. They had one just like yours on in the showroom. Only reason it didnt go home with dad was it had a 18 inch track instead of the 15 most performance sled had...
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    02-23-2021, 06:20 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Outboard Motor in Our Town
    my first snowmobile was a brand new 69 292 tnt. I remember when dad and i picked it up. They had one just like yours on in the showroom. Only reason it didnt go home with dad was it had a 18 inch track instead of the 15 most performance sled had...
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    02-23-2021, 06:18 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Outboard Motor in Our Town
    yes they were. stipped down bare bones yamahas.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    02-22-2021, 03:55 PM
    heres my take on it. If your hunting deer obviously any bullet will work. But if its truely big game get yourself an lfn at least 440 grain and my favorites were the ballistic cast 450 and 480 lfn gas. 400 and lighter bullet give poor penetration....
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    02-22-2021, 03:46 PM
    never owned one but handled some and like was said they weren't lacking.
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    02-22-2021, 10:18 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Outboard Motor in Our Town
    ok i just got off the phone with someone i respect. Hes a retired coast guard senior chief machinery tech that lives in TN that spent over 10 years working on the boats and as a team leader for coast guards special forces msst and msrt units (which...
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  • dverna's Avatar
    02-22-2021, 09:08 AM
    There is bit of a difference between the two choices....what is the reason to have the rifle? If it is a toy that will go down the road at some point, I would go with .357 as there is a larger market IMO...plus I might buy it as I have wanted...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    02-22-2021, 05:48 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Outboard Motor in Our Town
    Used to be a rule of thumb for tiller outboard aluminum boats is if you wanted them to get up on plane with an adult you took the boats lenght and subtracted 2. So that would make a 10hp for a 12 and a 12 hp for 14 ect. Most recomended the same hp...
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    02-22-2021, 05:41 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Outboard Motor in Our Town
    when i looked up all of them it said nothing about yamaha being made by anyone but yamaha. It was the only major manufacture that did say tahatsu made there small units.
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  • dverna's Avatar
    02-21-2021, 05:44 PM
    I have sold many items and had very few issues. Look at the buyers ratings for purchased items...not sold items...and you should be good.
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    02-21-2021, 03:00 PM
    dverna replied to a thread VS: 223 Brass in Swappin & Sellin
    I will take one box of commercial. Sending PM. Thanks,
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    02-21-2021, 08:37 AM
    You cannot go wrong with "hardball" (92-2-6) alloy. It casts easily and will not break the bank.
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  • dverna's Avatar
    02-21-2021, 08:33 AM
    I am a big believer in having redundant caliber guns, so staying with the .338 makes sense in your situation.
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    02-21-2021, 08:27 AM
    If you need to resort to priming off the press...get rid of it...or any other "progressive" that needs that in order to work. Life is too short to deal with making reloading a chore. I had one machine like that...a Green Machine. Watch...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    02-21-2021, 06:21 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Outboard Motor in Our Town
    did some researching on line and found that both mercurys small outboards and johnson and evenrude who are both now owned by bombardier small outboards are made my tohatsu. So for the most part if you buy a small outboard your getting either one...
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

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