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    09-24-2018, 06:31 PM
    I have made up some loads from light 32 cal boolits to shoot in my 30cals of 30-30,30-06, 308Win. I have them shot about like 22cals. I just size down my 32cals.for this. You will like it after.I did get the information on here for it. But I did...
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    09-23-2018, 08:00 PM
    I shot the WC in my Taurus wheel gun 9mm .Also some light loads also that would not cycle in semi autos . I got the gun mainly to not only shot 9mm but also for any brass that is too short for pistols.I cut them down and made my own loads out of...
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    09-23-2018, 11:32 AM
    Is there many will be trapping this up coming season? Fur is still down ,but coyote is still there and they say that beaver casters will be going for a good price because not many is trapping beaver for the low price of beaver furs.
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    09-23-2018, 11:28 AM
    You can be nice ,but let who ever earn to be trusted. T rust very few people and they had earn that. There is so call friends ,there is very few true friends. Hope you understand what I mean.
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    09-23-2018, 09:49 AM
    I am picky of who I am around that I shoot around and I am picky on who is around me when I do reloading and also gun safety ,but not on how many rounds that is shot in a gun or how many times brass been use or shotgun hulls use.It works for me. I...
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    09-21-2018, 03:28 PM
    trapper9260 replied to a thread Catfishing in Fishing Spots
    Where do you get that stink bait at? From how I use to get cats back in MA is different then how I get them here in IA and try to find the best way to get them out here now.
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    09-19-2018, 12:09 PM
    When hunting ,for how it is for me the first shot is what you normal use and sometime 2 shots. So if you got that with the 3 shots do not worry. For how I see it .
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    09-19-2018, 12:05 PM
    For me I do not have a TL mold. I size and lube all my boolits. I use a Lyman lube sizer and works for me all the years I been at this and also I know what size of the boolit I use. Because on some of the boolits I use is used for other rounds with...
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    09-19-2018, 11:53 AM
    I shoot the same load that I shoot in my Red Hawk and my Marlin same as you . I did found that when I size the boolit for my Marlin to .431, then to use .430 I use in my Red Hawk, I get better groups.I did get good groups with the .430 .but close in...
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    09-18-2018, 06:40 PM
    Sorry to hear,may he rest in peace.
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    09-18-2018, 06:37 PM
    Good job. Did you find the boolit and if so how did it look?
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    09-18-2018, 06:27 PM
    Sorry for your lost .I have also a dear friend that is 4 legs also in the past that had cancer also and then later in some years I lost his brother. Prayers are to you and your family.
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    09-18-2018, 05:28 PM
    Sorry to hear,may he rest in peace.
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    09-18-2018, 01:56 PM
    trapper9260 replied to a thread Hi All , in Cast Boolits
    Welcome to the life. I have that rifle also. Ask what ever you need to no matter what it is. There will be a reply to help. Now you are stuck like the rest of us for the love of casting.
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    09-17-2018, 02:41 PM
    What I done is had a hoist set up on the receiver hitch on my polaris ranger diesel I had a welding shop set it up for me and got the hoist from easter seals that had a used one.I use it for deer hunting and trapping. Hope this will give you a...
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    09-17-2018, 07:39 AM
    I store my hulls in apple box that you get from the store and also the wads and bags of shot on a shelf under the bench and primers are with all the other primers that I store.I size and deprime all my hulls and put like hulls in one box,then mark...
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    09-15-2018, 07:27 PM
    trapper9260 replied to a thread Gator Gas Checks in Gas Checks
    I went with gator then keep use of Hornady. they cost less and dose the same also as Hornady.I use to use Lyman at first and then went with Hornady and then to Gator.It works for me now.
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    09-15-2018, 07:18 PM
    I got a heater for my years ago on Midway. have it all set up and just bolt and then plug in when needed.
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    09-15-2018, 07:13 PM
    I have some old box of not use them much.Because they cost more then the lr. So I just use lr now and found a deal on target sports on some and got a case. Now I am set for a long time now on 22lr.
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    09-10-2018, 08:08 PM
    Here is a post that would help no matter if it is for 30-30 but give you a idea for the 308 .
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    09-10-2018, 08:03 PM
    If he where to use a flat point boolit he should be good with a lite cast boolit. I have take groundhog with my 22-250 with a 55gr and drop it where it was no problem.As for coyote it is shot placement. you do not need a very heavy booilt to take...
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    09-09-2018, 07:14 PM
    trapper9260 replied to a thread Crow? in Cookin' Recipe's
    I find possum more fatty then coon and beaver is hardly any fat.Same as muskrat they are not that fatty. I find possum the worst on fat.
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    09-09-2018, 10:20 AM
    You should be glad for her.For what she learn and done you can not ask for more. It is also understanding for the size of that deer for it would get hard to get out of the woods. Good thing for the snow I hope it help some to drag it out.
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    09-09-2018, 08:00 AM
    trapper9260 replied to a thread Crow? in Cookin' Recipe's
    When I eat coon id do not want any fat as possible to be with the meat. Also for possum you do not also for how much fat there is on them compare to the coon. Put possum fat with coon is some thing I would not do.
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    09-08-2018, 01:11 PM
    trapper9260 replied to a thread Crow? in Cookin' Recipe's
    I have not try crow yet,I seen in one of my cook books stated that you cook it like you would duck. As for coon, remove as much fat as you can and all the gland under the arm pits and any other places ,they mainly look like Lima bean size. then cook...
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    09-06-2018, 07:40 AM
    I have a Marlin and what ever I shoot in my Redhawk, I shoot also in my Marlin with out any problems.I just go .001 over on cast in my group better .I do not shoot hardly any jacket in both guns.It is easyer for me to just cast and not...
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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
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