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    Today, 10:02 AM
    WOW, that is great news. But why a Cucumber? What did this poor Cucumber do to you to get holed like that????
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    Today, 06:16 AM
    How weird is this??? Now my previous posts become all the same number after each new post. It seems that when I post a new reply, instead of numbers increasing one each post, all previous ones change to same number as last post. This seems not...
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    Today, 05:33 AM
    You must have used your "charm" with the postie to get your hands on the carton of samples.
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  • Walks's Avatar
    Today, 02:24 AM
    LYMAN#311252 has been my choice for .32ACP, cast of LINOTYPE over 2.2grs BULLSEYE. Cast of COWW over 1.1grs of BULLSEYE in the .32Short & Wimpy. Yea, I know, but it worked for my DAD for 40+ yrs and it works for me. My Wife has a cat, so I...
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    Today, 02:03 AM
    Heck of a price. I got one used 25+yrs ago from the original buyer. In those days the carbines came blued only. He had it CCH'D. Then decided to quit COWBOY SHOOTING. It was so cheap I borrowed money from my Brokerage account without telling the...
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    Yesterday, 07:37 PM
    He does not know yet, but delivery was reversed and being returned to me.
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    Yesterday, 05:50 PM
    Yes Tazza, I can also see that. But question is, why previous blogs remained at 1466 with several postings prior to the 1467 post. I thought that each post goes to next number. For unknown reason, it stayed at 1466 for a while.
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    Yesterday, 09:00 AM
    To moderators Can you please advise, why my posts remain at 1466 despite my posting more matters over a number of days? Thank you
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    Yesterday, 08:02 AM
    Grmps This video was done about 4 years ago. This shows heat reflecting and heat resistance of the Hi-Tek coatings. As I said, that due to limited time of coated alloy being inside barrel, despite extreme heat, coating should withstand the...
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    Yesterday, 03:35 AM
    I had in mind several grades with various materials, grades ranging from removal of heavy deposits, to a very fine, if it can be called, a lapping/polishing finish . I was thinking that you would only need to fire a few of each, and it is all...
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    Yesterday, 01:30 AM
    I too load the #311252, sized .312 over 2.3grs of TITEGROUP. I cast of pure Linotype at 71.5grs average. Seat to start of OGIVE & TAPER CRIMP. Works great in a COLT 1903, WALTHER French PP & a Pre-War PPK. My DAD shot the same Bullet with...
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    Yesterday, 01:16 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Texas Drivers in Our Town
    I've driven CALIFORNIA Freeways for almost 50yrs. We have so many **** prius's that can't get out of their own way that That's gotta slow down overall speed by five miles an hour. I drove as a passenger in my neighbor's prius last month. TOTAL...
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    07-16-2018, 11:31 PM
    I think I saw a you-tube video on this last year. Sorry I can't remember the author.
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    07-16-2018, 08:18 PM
    Grmps, you are correct. The materials used for making coatings all reflect heat and tolerate a great deal of pressure. The metallic modification with these coatings so far has appeared to provide slightly better heat reflecting ability. So it is...
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    07-16-2018, 08:35 AM
    Your wish is my command. Funny you should bring this up now, as I am trying to produce a Cameo finish with several coloured options.
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    07-16-2018, 08:20 AM
    Thanks Grem I found the stars to be not vey cooperative, and they went to where they wanted. I gave up at the end as they were in control not I....
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    07-16-2018, 07:25 AM
    Well, I was asked by many for all sorts of different colours, Grey, Pink, different Reds, overlay masking colour, and others. After starting with making up various coloured brews, I found myself with so many new colours. Ausglock must be...
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    07-16-2018, 03:09 AM
    Trailboss is the only suitable powder that you list. Overall length is CRITICAL. 1.600 MAX LYMAN#454424 will hang up on the front band going into the chamber. You would have to crimp over the front driving band to get a short enough overall...
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    07-16-2018, 02:23 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Texas Drivers in Our Town
    In CALIFORNIA, we have asian female drivers in their 40's-50's that were never behind the wheel of a car until they came here. I have no idea how they pass A DRIVER'S TEST. Unfortunately our CA DMV will give written tests in over 20 Languages. And...
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    07-16-2018, 12:36 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Can't make ED'S RED in Helping Hands
    I guess I'll check out Orange Cnty Thx
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    07-15-2018, 10:15 AM
    glockfan Very well said, I could not do it better. It is easy, don't over think things. If simple things are done, there is no problems. Coating quickly is best. Don't tumble coat until it becomes sticky. If after coating and dumping you have...
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    07-14-2018, 11:12 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Can't make ED'S RED in Helping Hands
    I don't mind smell, at my at age if I can still smell, coffee, bacon, pipe tobacco, fresh cut grass and powder smoke I'm doing just fine. And most important, My WIFE'S Ivory soap after she get's outa the shower.
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    07-14-2018, 11:06 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Texas Drivers in Our Town
    I've been driving in CA for fifty years. I really noticed the " furrin" drivers from other states when I came home from the SERVICE. It seemed that every 3rd or 4th License plate seemed to by from MICHIGAN or new york. That's when driving in CA...
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    07-14-2018, 10:17 PM
    LYMAN SPARTAN RCBS RockChucker HORNADY L-N-L HORNADY Pro-Jector LYMAN Hand Press HORNADY APEX 3.0 12GA HORNADY APEX 91 20GA LYMAN 310 SM & LG Handles Does the RCBS PiggyBack ll count ?
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    07-14-2018, 10:01 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Can't make ED'S RED in Helping Hands
    Thx, the stuff I was looking at ACE was milky white.
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    07-14-2018, 09:46 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Coffee in Our Town
    I remember NAVY Coffee. Only stuff worse then what my DAD made. We boys started drinking Coffee with him when we hit 12yrs. I think He was prepping us for NAVY Coffee.
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    07-14-2018, 05:13 PM
    I live in California. We aren't allowed to have "odorless mineral spirits" I have all 3 of the other ingredients to make ED'S RED. But I can only find "regular" mineral spirits in CA. Can't get it through the mail/internet either. Here's my...
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    07-14-2018, 04:53 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Today's kids in Our Town
    My Mom never hit us. My Dad took care off that. But he didn't use his hand. He used a rolled up newspaper, same as the dogs. I know there's something FREUDIAN there, but I don't think about it. He did hit us wearing Boxing Gloves, and you could...
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    07-14-2018, 04:28 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Coffee in Our Town
    My WIFE sets up the COFFEE POT every night. She doesn't drink it, but she understands it. Her Father drank Coffee PERIOD, NOTHING ELSE. I flip the COFFEE make on my way to the head every morning. By the time walk outa the head the COFFEE is ready....
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    07-13-2018, 01:53 AM
    I don't know the circumstances surrounding your hunt. Where you are going to hunt & where you're coming from, and how much time & money you have invested in your hunt. I love cast bullets. Been casting & shooting all my Life. Ran miles behind a...
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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