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    Yesterday, 04:53 PM
    Not familiar with the term slip sheets, but I also reduce the thickness of the pucks by placing cut milk jug plastic between layers of BP in the puck die. I haven't found any deteramental effects. The thin pucks dry quicker, more consistently, and...
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    Yesterday, 04:30 PM
    Muriatic acid will confirm or reject zinc content.
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    Yesterday, 04:20 PM
    /\ /\ /\ /\ What he said.
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    Yesterday, 04:08 PM
    Could the top edge of the GC be catching under the lube rings in the die?
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    Yesterday, 03:44 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Couch Potato???? in Our Town
    Ya think a microwaved whole potato is a blast, try an egg. I had to throw the convection/microwave oven away.
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    Yesterday, 03:30 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Just married! in Our Town
    Congratulations. Rule #1- Don't break the trust. Rule #2- Yes Dear!!!! Rule #3- Remember 1+2. Rule #4- Be a man of few words, and all positive. Still working after 54 years.
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    Yesterday, 11:24 AM
    This is the correct answer.
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    Yesterday, 12:56 AM
    A proper cast bullet acts like a Nosler Partition, without losing the weight.
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    Yesterday, 12:51 AM
    waksupi replied to a thread Earth day in Our Town
    I drove up the mountain to see the fine logging job going on. Well over a hundred loads of logs sitting on the decks ready to be hauled. Fire danger is now greatly reduced, hope they finish the section soon. Thought about burning a pile of old...
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    Yesterday, 12:41 AM
    I'm betting it's a 50-70, which is a good thing in my opinion. I do have a friend who has converted many old movie guns with bad barrels to .50-70.
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    04-22-2018, 08:49 AM
    Try fitting the offending round base first into the headspace gage. That will help id where the problem is and how to fix it. I learned that doing 5.56 mil brass that apparently had been fired in a very generous chamber.
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    04-21-2018, 06:59 PM
    The ticks get sprayed in my little corner of heaven. The possums get whatever caliber I'm carrying at the time. The yard is for the children not the wildlife.
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    04-21-2018, 10:39 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread My USPS story. in Our Town
    The problem with automated readers is, they are always right, even when they are wrong. There is no sensible reading human to thoughtfully correct an error. Those bar codes are fool proof when they are correct, but all it takes to screw them up is...
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    04-21-2018, 10:29 AM
    The local weather prognosticator says we are about 1.5" short of normal for the year. It has rained out every outdoor activity in the last 2 months. Being retired means I can do whatever, whenever I chose, but if it includes younger friends, it...
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    04-20-2018, 10:51 AM
    I usually loaded mine down to .45-70 levels. With Rugers, you may want to check if it was a model where the bolt locks when on safety, or not. I had a .338 WM that didn't, and found when in rough brushy terrain, the bolt could be pulled open...
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    04-19-2018, 07:51 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread My USPS story. in Our Town
    I had a clerk refuse a package because the shipping label was covered with clear tape. Tne reason he gave was that the shiny surface wouldn't allow automated readers to scan the address. I took it to The PO in the next town and they took it with...
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    04-19-2018, 06:25 PM
    At least the sun is shining! I thought you retired?
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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
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