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  • richhodg66's Avatar
    Today, 08:21 AM
    A few years ago, the wife and I bought an 18 acre place just outside a town of about 1500 people (maybe three miles out of city limits) which had a house and shop on what was a rock quarry 60 years ago. Perfect for a guy like me as it is wooded and...
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    Yesterday, 05:11 PM
    Items added
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    Yesterday, 08:18 AM
    I've had several 788s over the years, all good shooters. Had one of the .308 Carbines like this one they made the last couple of years, my brother has it now. Only one I have now is my 6mm, but it'll never leave. Great rifles, I wish Remington...
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    01-16-2019, 09:38 PM
    Vincent Price was a neat guy. Didn't always play villains either. He played that may character in The Last Man on Earth, which was the closest renditing to the Richard Mattheson book, I am Legend of the several movies that have been made from it....
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    01-16-2019, 08:40 PM
    I would have to mention The Governor on The Walking Dead. One of the best villain roles I've ever seen.
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    01-16-2019, 08:39 PM
    Robert Mitchum in Night of the Hunter is a hard one to top. The scene where he's hiding in the bushes while Lillian Gish sits on the front porch with a shotgun guarding the kids is so surreal and spooky, I can't hear "Leaning on the Everlasting...
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    01-16-2019, 08:37 PM
    He doesn't play a dirt bag in All the Pretty Horses, plays an almost devine character in the end when John Grady Cole is in awful personal need of redemption. Bruce Dern is a better actor than he's received recognition for. He says he ruined his...
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    01-15-2019, 08:17 PM
    Best reply to this whole thread.
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-14-2019, 08:49 PM
    MOA replied to a thread WTS: RCBS Molds in Swappin & Sellin
    I'll take the 45-255 KT with top punch. PM sent.
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    01-14-2019, 08:26 PM
    MOA replied to a thread Marbles sight for Big Bore in Leverguns
    This one is still available at Simpson's
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    01-14-2019, 04:56 PM
    marlinman93, What a super nice collection. I just love images of these great rollers. How long have you been collecting them, and do you have to travel many miles to find these treasures? Or do you find them online? I really like the #4 three...
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-13-2019, 04:09 PM
    Ho,ho,ho. Be ever so glad your not a modern man.........you just might get your skirts all messed up when off hunting in the woods.:kidding::kidding::kidding::kidding:
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-13-2019, 04:03 PM
    Yup, gettin old sucks..I got so tired of my vision sort of tunneling in on me I decided to see my doctor too, and boy oh boy did he have a fix for me!!!:p:p:p
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-13-2019, 03:35 PM
    All these are Randy's fault.[smilie=s::awesome: And I still have one more coming.
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    01-13-2019, 03:23 PM
    Yes, I too got sent down this rabbit hole by Randy also, who know maybe someday if I catchup with him we'll have a few words about all this roller fun. I still plan on doing a roller in a slim octagon about 16 inches chambered in 45 Colt. Lord, just...
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-13-2019, 03:14 PM
    Maybe.....I'm waiting to hear back from Dave Manson reamers about the reamer Randy said he had ordered for this project. I took some screenshots of Randys drawing on his tapered 30-30 case, which I sent to Dave. Hopefully I'll hear back something...
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-13-2019, 11:57 AM
    I just got email from Randy's wife. The gentleman that was going to finish Randy's project had some health issues not long after Randy died. So, the project was sold to the gunsmith that was fitting Randy's barrel to the action l think last August,...
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-12-2019, 09:28 PM
    Thx Jon B
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  • bruce drake's Avatar
    01-12-2019, 09:08 PM
    Someone already mentioned CH4D so I'll just say DITTO on their quality.
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  • richhodg66's Avatar
    01-12-2019, 08:09 PM
    http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?371491-old-fashioned I haven't done it (yet) personally, but the .357 is a quite capable cartridge.
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-12-2019, 02:54 PM
    Does anyone know if D Crockett is still doing business? He is still listed as a vendor, but as explained to me that is by subscription. He has not been active on this site since July or so. Was thinking about getting a new smelting pot and a couple...
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-12-2019, 06:51 AM
    The last activity Ratsass had on this site was Nov 25 of last year. I've just sent him a email to see if he will let me know how he is coming along with Randy's project.
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-12-2019, 06:36 AM
    Well I sent a email off to Dave Manson yesterday re Randy's possible reamer and any other information that he may have on the tapered 30-30 case that Randy was going to use as his wildcat cartridge. I will also reach out to Ratsass to see where he...
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  • bruce drake's Avatar
    01-11-2019, 06:19 PM
    or take those extra large dippers on the large end of the scale and fill them with glue or epoxy and then just drill out your own cavities to meet the volumes you need ;)
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-11-2019, 12:27 PM
    And that's the last we heard from Ratsass in 9 months. Wonder how he's doing on Randy' s project?
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    01-11-2019, 12:04 PM
    MOA replied to a thread New porject! in Single Shot Guns
    Very nice addition. Just love the craftsmanship and still has most of its case color too. Looks like you got all the goodies you need to start makin music.
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  • MOA's Avatar
    01-11-2019, 10:57 AM
    MOA replied to a thread Lyman "M" Die in Reloading Equipment
    I use them for both jacketed and cast. Cast gets the most use but it's nice to have them if you need them for j words too. You can also I think go to NOE for specific expanders if Lyman does not either make what you need or their sizes are just not...
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  • richhodg66's Avatar
    01-10-2019, 09:18 PM
    richhodg66 replied to a thread S&w 1500 in Factory Rifles
    I remember Rusty's in the Salina mall, been gone a long time now. I didn't get the rifle, but may have to give them some consideration if one ever presents itself again.
    24 replies | 1026 view(s)
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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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