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    Yesterday, 09:43 PM
    I've already sent him a letter. Been a week. Either he's sick or he might have passed away. I figured that if I could get someone local to him to maybe knock on his door, I could find out what happened to him. I don't think his wife or kids even...
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    Yesterday, 09:25 PM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread Filler in 45/70 in Cast Boolits
    That's all I do when loading the 45/70 with Unique. The guy that had his gun blow up only loads with the Lee powder dippers and loads one case at a time, seating the bullet and crimping, before going to the next case. Been loading for 50 yrs. So...
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    Yesterday, 09:01 PM
    Hello: Anybody here live in Colorado Springs Co? I need help finding an old friend that lives there. I lost track of him 40 yrs ago, and his old phone # don't work. I tracked him down thru his ham radio call number. I have his currant address,...
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    Yesterday, 05:41 PM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread Filler in 45/70 in Cast Boolits
    What do you think would have caused it? Wasn't a double charge as he weights all his loads, and he was using new winchester brass. Had to be the oversize bullets and the heavy crimp. I use the same load, but with a filler and I use a taper...
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    Yesterday, 01:23 PM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread Filler in 45/70 in Cast Boolits
    Watched a guy shoot a trapdoor carbine with 11grs Unique powder. Dropped the loaded round in and fired. The powder moved down on the bullet in the case when tipped down for loading, upon firing blew the breech block out of the gun. With the 400 gr...
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    Yesterday, 12:25 PM
    mattw, if you like the 4895 sc powder, try aa2520 powder, it's a ball powder and meters well in powder measures. I use 26 grs 2520, under a 150 gr Ranchdog bullet, 1800 fps, very accurate in my Savage 340 c rifle. Burns very clean. Any of the...
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    Yesterday, 12:09 PM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread Filler in 45/70 in Cast Boolits
    Just put a small piece of toilet paper or a pinch of dracon pillow stuffing on top of powder, just enough to hold the powder down on the primer. It's just to keep the powder from spreading out on the bottom of the case and maybe causing a SEE in...
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    08-16-2018, 03:20 PM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread Axe Handle Length ? in Our Town
    Hard learned lesson. DON'T loan tools unless you go with them. To fit a ax handle to you. Stand up straight and set the ax on the ground next to your leg, grasp the handle, what ever sticks out above your hand is excess, trim this off. Your...
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    08-14-2018, 10:14 PM
    Looking for a snap on forearm for a BayState 16 ga single barrel shotgun. Need both metal and wood parts. Hopefully someone has a spare laying around. The early H&R's or Iver Johnson will fit or can be made to work.Long shot I know, But never...
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    08-13-2018, 10:38 PM
    PM sent.
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    08-13-2018, 02:29 PM
    15 grs Unique, a pinch of toilet paper under that 405 gr bullet will punch through a deer at 200 yds. When you cast your bullets, put a piece of news paper in the nose section of your mold. Casts a split nose bullet. Helps the bullet break...
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    08-09-2018, 06:36 PM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread Winchester 94 30wfc in Leverguns
    Try an find a chamber brush that comes with the M-14 cleaning kit with the ratchet and insert into the chamber and brush whatever is in there out. A shot of bore scrubber in the chamber will help to remove any powder crud.
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    08-08-2018, 11:46 PM
    I tried using my Lee 405 grain Boolit I use for my Marlin lever gun in my Ruger #1 45-70 but it looks like it is a no go. The shells wouldn't chamber all of the way so I tapped one in then ejected it and I saw that I had rifling marks on the boolit....
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    08-08-2018, 06:12 PM
    If the barrel and chamber is like the one's on the #3 Ruger, The Lee 420 gr bullet shot as cast over 15 grs. of Unique with a tuff of toilet paper on the powder. Should give 1 in groups at 100yds. My # 3 and my Handi-Rifle 45/70 love this load....
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    08-07-2018, 03:58 PM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread Cleaning patches in Our Town
    Sportman's Guide had bags of GI 30 cal patches for cheep. Might check if they still have any left. They were under $5.00 a bag for 1000, I bought 10 of the plastic wrapped pacts, should have bought more. Used to get them for free when I was in the...
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    08-06-2018, 08:01 PM
    Hi shootsblanks: I shoot a Savage 340c rifle. My load is 26 grs. aa2520 powder, with a pinch of dacron set on the powder not packed down, Then a 150 gr ranchdog 150 gr. fp bullet, Lubed with BLL. Sized .311, 1800 fps. 1in at 100 yds. Only ever...
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    08-05-2018, 09:45 PM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread alox additive? in Muzzleloading.
    Crisco is vegetable shorting. Use SnowCap Lard. 100% rendered pork fat. Just make sure it's not salted. Mixed with beeswax and a little lanolin, May not even need the cooking oil. If too soft add more beeswax. Good lube. webfoot10
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    08-03-2018, 01:45 PM
    Hi firebyprolong; How do you render the tallow out? I don't need any, but would be interested in how you do it. I render venison tallow by simmering on the woodstove over night in a pot of water. In the morning I set it outside to cool. When...
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    07-30-2018, 05:16 PM
    I am looking for a mold for a 6.5 Jap rifle. Lee dozen't make one and I don't want to go and have one made. So I thought I would check here. The mold can be either plain base or gas check design, dropping at .266 or .268. 120-140 gr. wt. PM if...
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    07-30-2018, 01:00 PM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread Ivory types in Our Town
    If you like the ivory look, but like me can't afford the real thing, you can always go the poor man's route. I found that the mountain laurel that grows here, when dry is white and will polish up and look like ivory. It will also age like ivory. I...
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    07-30-2018, 01:31 AM
    I have a GONIC .50 cal with synthetic stock, New, won in a raffel. PM if any interest.
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    07-29-2018, 01:53 PM
    One end should be for a ball, and the other for boolit seating. This is what the old timers at the club do anyway. I've personally never used one. Jeff
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    07-25-2018, 01:00 PM
    Just paper patch them, Will work fine.
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    07-24-2018, 10:05 PM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread Crazy find today in Boolit Lube !
    Just use the LUNDMARK Liquid Paste Wax. Under 10 bucks a qt. and is easy to find at any ACE hardware.
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    07-24-2018, 05:23 PM
    Hello: I am looking for a stock that will fit my model 38 jap rifle. Maybe a sporter stock that is a take off by someone putting a jap 38 back to original military specs. Just a shot in the dark. Thought I'd ask here, as you never know what is...
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    07-24-2018, 05:14 PM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread Fs- molds in Swappin & Sellin
    All I have is the mold blocks. Been in my cupboard for years never used. webfoot10
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    07-24-2018, 04:54 PM
    Or could be a Kyber Pass special, as they copyied a lot of the British and other countries weapons.
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    07-24-2018, 12:57 AM
    FS, 800 rds 45acp mixed headstamp brass, cleaned and bagged. $35.00 shipped. USPS moneyorder, Preferred. SOLD TO BIRCH
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    07-24-2018, 12:39 AM
    webfoot10 replied to a thread Fs- molds in Swappin & Sellin
    The Lyman .375 RB mold is iron, still coated with grease. webfoot10
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    07-22-2018, 10:39 PM
    webfoot10 started a thread Fs- molds in Swappin & Sellin
    For sale are three molds that I don't use anymore. 1. Lyman 314299 double cavity, like new. $45.00 shipped. 2. Lyman .375 Round Ball mold, single cavity. $25.00 shipped. 3. .730 Round Ball scissor mold, single cavity for Brown Bess musket or 12...
    8 replies | 1085 view(s)
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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