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    03-16-2019, 10:51 AM
    Let me be another vote in favor of the 358156.I have 2 double cavity and one single cavity hollow point Lyman molds and a NOE version of the 358156 in a 4 cavity hollow point mold.This is in my opinion a good boolit design and I like the fact that...
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    03-14-2019, 08:59 PM
    I give all my fired pistol cases a squirt on Hornady one shot case lube prior to running them through the reloading press.They dry very fast and you don't have to wipe it off after the case is reloaded.All of my NOE expander plugs come polished as...
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    03-11-2019, 10:01 AM
    I load all my 327 with Lee 32 H&R dies with out any problems.
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    03-11-2019, 09:52 AM
    I bought a copy of that book 30 or more years ago at a gun show.Mine is signed as well. It is a very good read..
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    03-10-2019, 05:14 PM
    Like I said above I have three of the auto-drums and i have not had one problem with any of them.Can't guarantee that you won't have problems just saying I have never had any.
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    03-10-2019, 03:07 PM
    I have used the RCBS Uniflow with the case activated linkage on my Lee Classic turrent press.It worked ok but was not as accurate as the Lee Auto-Drum powder measure. I have 3 of the Auto-Drum powder measures and they work very well for me for...
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    03-08-2019, 07:52 PM
    I got both screws out with out any problem thanks to you all. I used a nail ground down to fit the screw head heated to a bright orange held against the screw head. Then a torx bit tapered to fit the screw tapped in good and tight and the screws...
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    03-07-2019, 09:00 PM
    Thanks Bazoo and everyone else for all the help.
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    03-07-2019, 07:51 PM
    Tell me more about this speed-out bit.If I go to Lowe's what exactly do I ask for?
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    03-07-2019, 07:21 PM
    OK thanks for the help everyone I will try the heat and grinding a larger allen bit down to size thanks again..
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    03-07-2019, 07:00 PM
    I have a Marlin 94C with a scope base that was put on with allen head screws using blue locktite. I got 2 of the screws out OK but the other two the head rounded off. Is there any way to get these screws out. Thanks for any suggestions or...
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    03-06-2019, 07:30 PM
    I had a Ideal 311359 HP. Unfortunately I sold it several years ago to another member here.When I got my Ruger SP101 4 inch barrel 327 Fed Mag I found a few of the boolits I had cast before selling the mold. I tried them in the 327 and they shot very...
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    03-04-2019, 05:34 PM
    TCFAN replied to a thread Making a steel gong louder? in Our Town
    I shoot AR500 steel plates with and without ears and can tell no difference. This is a 10 inch target with a 3 inch center that swings up when hit and the ring is different depending on which plate is hit This plate is 1/4 inch AR500 hung...
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    03-04-2019, 04:26 PM
    I don't understand my Lee hand press work upside down just fine with NOE size dies as long as you put them in the press the correct way.
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    03-04-2019, 02:11 PM
    TCFAN replied to a thread hearing the TV in Our Town
    I use wireless headphones at my wife's insistence.If I don't use the head set I have to have the sound so high that a normal person could hear the TV at my 100 yard berm.The headphones I have, have their own volume control and they clear up the...
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    03-03-2019, 12:08 PM
    I have had the Lee hand press from the time when Lee gave it away when you bought his reloading book..Never had much use for it.Then with all the talk about upside down boolit sizing I used my had press in a bench vise upside down to size boolit and...
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    03-03-2019, 11:48 AM
    Very nice revolver,good buy on your part.About 2 years ago or so I was gifted a new in the box 28-2 4 inch barrel revolver with the original sales receipt from July 1964, That gun sold new for 79.00 dollars. It is a great shooter.
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    03-02-2019, 12:38 PM
    If you have any Bullseye powder try some in the 4.0 to 4.5 grain range. I use 4.2 in my Colt 1911 with the 452460 that weighs around 210 grs. cast out of ACWW.It will hold the 10 ring of the 25 yard slow fire pistol target at 25 yards from a...
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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