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    Today, 05:12 PM
    redneck1 replied to a thread Wts rcbs dies in Swappin & Sellin
    Bumpity bump
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    Yesterday, 01:42 PM
    For sale rcbs die sets All are 2 die sets are in great shape . if you want some pics just send your email in a pm and I'll happily oblige . I tried uploading and get a file to large error . Dies are $35 shipped to all 50 via sfrb ...
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    Yesterday, 01:31 PM
    This might sound like a dumb question , but have you tried shooting the ugly bullets ? You have a good mold and sometimes looks aren't everything .
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    02-27-2021, 03:00 PM
    If your wanting to do a slick sided mold you could probably get away with drilling out the cavity and profiling it with a smallish bull nose endmill . Wouldn't even have to leave a flat nose if you didn't want to .
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    02-26-2021, 10:40 PM
    Kennemetal and most of the big name tool companies sell off the shelf lollipop style cutters that a guy could use to make molds . Biggest issue for the average guy isnt so much the price of the tools which arent cheap. You also need a...
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    02-25-2021, 08:36 AM
    deep hole drilling isnt cheap to get into .... believe it or not there is a marine core manual on this very subject . unfortunately i am no help in how to find it
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    02-25-2021, 02:30 AM
    I went threw this same thing a couple years ago , things might have changed since. But at the time the general consensus seemed to be stay away from the multi process welders of any brand . they all had way more problems then dedicated mig or...
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    02-23-2021, 08:40 AM
    Ran a few pours threw the mold , once it got hot it worked just fine . Balls are close to size averaging .328 or so . Once the mold got hot enough to frost the balls the sprues starting breaking off on their own and some of the sticks broke...
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    02-23-2021, 04:21 AM
    redneck1 replied to a thread Still weird shortages? in Our Town
    The local savealot can't get the store brand soda I like because the bottler is only getting enough can stock to do the big brands .
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    02-21-2021, 09:29 AM
    a fellow down the road from me bought a greco from home depot , painted his house and two barns with it . he claimed it saved him enough on paint alone versus using a brush to pay for itself . not to mention how much less labor it was
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    02-21-2021, 08:35 AM
    redneck1 replied to a thread Gas check makers in Gas Checks
    i kind sat back , let the thread unfold and learned a few things in the process . i dont think ill rush my lathe purchase i think in the long run ill be better of sticking with my original plans and not rushing things
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    02-21-2021, 01:24 AM
    Finished up the mold today , it looks good :) I ran out of time before I could get the lead pot out and heated up so Monday morning I'll heat it up and see if I get round balls out of it . I'll take a few pics then .
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    02-19-2021, 11:26 PM
    Thanks :) I have no plans on becoming a mold maker though . this is just a fun little project . I'm going to finish it up Tomarow afternoon , I am anticipating seeing how the cavities come out , I have some suspicions that the shot is...
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    02-19-2021, 03:28 PM
    Its not done yet , I'll do the sprue holes last with the halves clamped together .
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    02-19-2021, 12:07 PM
    Yep , forgot to mirror the drawing before doing the cam and hitting the green button . at least I caught it before finishing that half .
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    02-19-2021, 11:42 AM
    I started on a mold this morning and made a bone headed blunder , the observant ones will catch it right away . No big deal I can fix it in cad with about 3 mouse clicks . I don't have a ball mill the right size so I 3d milled out the pockets ,...
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    02-18-2021, 09:10 PM
    Thank you sirs . Being a bit ignorant when it comes to loading shot shells I wasn't sure what a guy expected when it came to buckshot . I like to do as good a job as I can on everything I do , but sometimes you have to know when to say...
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    02-18-2021, 10:58 AM
    Disclaimer .. I do not nor have I ever loaded shot shells . So a guy at the club asked me to make him a buckshot mold . Well what he asked for is a down an dirty quicky mold to cast enough ball for a couple boxes of buckshot a year . I...
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    02-18-2021, 06:12 AM
    redneck1 replied to a thread Other than paypal????? in Our Town
    I'm not sure about venmo but zelle isn't meant for the payment of goods and services its more for the friends and family kind of thing . There's no recourse if you send someone money for a product or service and they don't deliver .
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    02-16-2021, 01:10 AM
    Go outside and check on your outside unit every now and then when there's a storm . A friend of mine just cost himself a big chunk of change because he didn't . Its been freezing rain / snowing here since about 10 am About an hour ago I...
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    02-13-2021, 02:14 AM
    the bottom of the cup part of the hammer on mine was just drilled with a regular old drill bit and wouldnt set of caps either . i had to stick an endmill in it to flatten it out .
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    02-10-2021, 05:19 PM
    Considering you have to be an approved hazmat shipper to ship primers The actual cost is a pointless matter . the ability to ship is what's being questioned
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    02-10-2021, 04:57 PM
    And what are the plans for shipping ?
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    02-10-2021, 12:28 AM
    redneck1 replied to a thread Generator ?? in Our Town
    Well actually its true , sort of . When you get the engine running you might have to excite the field again . Its rather simple to do , some generators excite rather easily . you can plug a drill into it pull the trigger on the drill and...
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    02-09-2021, 06:30 AM
    Scrap yards in my area have always been good about selling , and at reasonable prices to boot . But thieving types of people have changed how they do business . Now you have to show id every time you sell them scrap . and they are no longer...
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    02-08-2021, 07:32 PM
    So yourself a favor and remove everything from the vinegar and neutralize every thing . Vinegar causes hydrogen embrittlement , whether or not it would actually cause any problems I couldn't say . but it for sure can't help anything . Get...
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    02-07-2021, 11:10 PM
    Your dad had it about right :) I had a conversation this evening with the fellow writing the checks , he says the guys who are grumbling also happen to be the ones who put up almost all the money for the endeavor , so let them do what ever...
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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