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  • MostlyOnThePaper's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:26 PM
    I'd like #3 7mm Mauser Forster dies Sent from my SM-G930P using Tapatalk
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  • kbstenberg's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:20 AM
    Has anyone found any trays for bullets larger than 22's?
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    02-24-2017, 11:49 PM
    Has anyone taken measurements before and after? To see how thick the baked coat is.
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  • castalott's Avatar
    02-24-2017, 07:33 PM
    That's a 'centralizer ring' for shooting in a 45/70....
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    02-24-2017, 07:21 AM
    When you get a 'cup of loob grooves', do you have carry the cup upside down so the 'grooves' don't float out? Have you ever drank from that cup? What did it do to your....system? A few posts back I told you all I stored my extra loob grooves in...
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    02-24-2017, 07:03 AM
    My neighbor has tears in his eyes. His wife, whom he has taken care of for many years since a stroke, has pneumonia and has to go to a nursing home. Charlie is very sick also and worried about her. She is 91 but i don't know how old Charlie is. You...
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    02-23-2017, 10:02 AM
    I'm thrilled you liked my post but worried about you because you understood it.....:p
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    02-23-2017, 06:26 AM
    Cornbread with real butter and mom's homemade blackberry jelly was hard to beat...The rest of the time, in it goes to whatever soup or chili!!! ( Heavily buttered when it goes in ham & beans..plain in chili...) ' Is it just me...or are shooters...
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  • frankenfab's Avatar
    02-22-2017, 10:18 PM
    Got mine today. I had no idea it was going to be 2 inches thick. Totally worth the $60.
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  • castalott's Avatar
    02-22-2017, 08:22 PM
    Do you remember group size?
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    02-22-2017, 07:47 PM
    Loob Grooves were rationed all thru WW2... The only supply was to grind unicorn horns on a cloudless, starless night... Not just any unicorns either... Had to be purple ones with 'Rudolph' red noses... This is the true start of that 'red nosed...
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  • castalott's Avatar
    02-22-2017, 05:31 PM
    Which of those bullets shot the best? If I was to guess just on groove riding diameter vs length, I would say 225415 old style and 225462... If the diameters were correct, the RCBS 55 might work also... How far was I off? Dale
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    02-22-2017, 09:48 AM
    castalott replied to a thread Asking for prayers! in Our Chapel
    Sincere Prayers for Love, Mercy, Faith, Hope, Redemption, and Wisdom... Some People have hard lives, Lord... Mercy and Hope please... Amen Mercy to you, too, GhostHawk... Doing the right thing is not always easy...
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    02-21-2017, 02:36 AM
    castalott replied to a thread Prayer request in Our Chapel
    Sincere Prayers of Faith, Hope, Redemption, Love, Mercy, and Wisdom.... to all...
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    02-20-2017, 11:41 PM
    castalott replied to a thread YOU, sir, are a LIAR! in Our Town
    If fired exactly parallel (not really possible due to the curvature of the earth) to the ground the bullet will strike the ground in exactly the same length of time as a bullet dropped from the same height as the bore line. I had this very thing...
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    02-20-2017, 11:31 PM
    Dear Lord... More Sincere Prayers for Oroville and for our President. Bless and Protect them both. President Trump is attacked daily. Give him Strength ,Wisdom, and Courage. Lead us all down the Path you will.... Amen
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  • castalott's Avatar
    02-20-2017, 10:23 PM
    Oh... A thought that eludes me at times... These groups improved using the Lee neck sizer. I used to think " That's just silly." But it wasn't the use of the Lee die that was silly. It was me! I have several 22 LR rifles that shoot wonderful....
    105 replies | 5167 view(s)
  • kbstenberg's Avatar
    02-20-2017, 06:17 PM
    John in the last pictures. The yellow device is the sensor (already ordered). Is the clear box your relay? The small black device on the right side of the picture I am guessing is your motor. And the black device in the upper part of he picture is...
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  • castalott's Avatar
    02-20-2017, 12:23 PM
    w30wcf just proved my point. I knew there were many who have already figured this out. He did it back in 1992! We do have a different technology available to us today with the wondrous mold makers and the no lube groove needed lubes/coatings. Don't...
    105 replies | 5167 view(s)
  • kbstenberg's Avatar
    02-20-2017, 10:09 AM
    Thanks so much for the diagram it is just what i need for my build. My sensor is ordered. When ordering the relay what do i need to know? So with Johns plan the switch has to be turned off when the beam sensor shuts the power off to the trickler....
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  • castalott's Avatar
    02-20-2017, 12:03 AM
    Wow... I was trying to size the bullet to fit the chamber...You are sizing the chamber to fit the bullet. I have often considered machining a 'leade' into the rifling just as you describe. Also, with this 'leade' you are well on your way IF...
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  • castalott's Avatar
    02-19-2017, 09:32 PM
    P Flados... Here are a few of the bullets I have to play with....time is the short part. Some of these are from the reject pile... If I ever get time and the energy...and get the 222 project finished...
    105 replies | 5167 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