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    Today, 05:00 AM
    I get the parts from RCBS to fix my scale. The plastic leveling foot, Hanger and pan. The pan is the newer style, but it fit the hanger so it should work. I put it together, and it won't "O" I adjusted the leveling foot, but hanger was to light....
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    Today, 04:50 AM
    That is a great idea. I wonder if the USO or a local military base could help with the shipping????
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    Today, 04:47 AM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Home built truck camper in Our Town
    Looks like a fun project. Don't forget the roof exhaust vent. Don't want to go to sleep, and never wake up.
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    Today, 04:39 AM
    My sister has been living there for a while. She loves it. I saw, on utube, canned raisin bread. We don't have it here, so I asked he if she could find it. She sent me three cans, and some local made food stuff. She doesn't eat spicy stuff,...
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    Today, 04:24 AM
    Another example of Common Sense. Something that is greatly lacking in people these days.
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    Today, 04:14 AM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread What are these, Orbs? in Our Town
    Sometimes...... It's better just not knowing. There are a lots of things that, to this day, have no explanation. There are also things we should not want to know. No matter what they say, science cannot explain everything.
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    Yesterday, 04:49 PM
    Looking to trade USPS med flat rate box of range pick-up 223 shells, for a non working AMT or Lyman Auto Scale. I know people have them just taking up space, getting in the way or just not used anymore. It needs to have the body, beam and pan with...
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    10-13-2018, 05:42 PM
    My midway came with two measures. One for rifle and one for pistol. Rifle one works fine. Pistol one, not so much. Don't remember how low a charge it get inconsistent. For light charges, I just went back to the Lee disc. Faster and more...
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    10-13-2018, 05:35 PM
    I already told him. "Told him to just drop a light charge, and trickle the rest. He said it's to slow that way. " I have a few B&M, but he said it looks to slow. Two hand s to work. Hard headed. I don't know what his technique is, but...
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    10-12-2018, 11:09 PM
    Friend is looking for a powder drop that will do .01, or less consistently. He uses a digital scale to check his loads. He has a RCBS, with a baffle, right now. He getting 0.2 to 0.5 variation. I'm thinking he wants 0.1 or less variation. He...
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    10-12-2018, 10:39 PM
    Most use either 348Win or 8mm Lebel. I use Lebel brass. Rim is larger. Cheaper than the 348Win. When forming, go really slow. I enlarge the 8mm neck in steps. I use the Lee Die set. I made some different diameter sizers.
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    10-12-2018, 05:12 PM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Selling reloads in Our Town
    It's not me. I would never do it. To much risk. We have lots of dummies here. There is a shop that is advertising reloaded ammo. "I know a guy that sells reloads. Besides the taxes and fees mentioned above, I believe he has to pay 11 cents a...
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    10-12-2018, 04:43 AM
    abunaitoo started a thread Selling reloads in Our Town
    Is there some kind of license needed to sell reloaded ammo commercially???? I kind of remember seeing something in the batf rules about it.
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    10-10-2018, 05:24 PM
    dagger dog replied to a thread Breaking & Entering in Our Town
    The next time you replace your wiper blades, save the 2 metal strips that hold the rubber to the blade, they make perfect picks and tension bars, you can try grinding different profiles on the picks and make the tension bar by bending the strip 90*.
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    10-10-2018, 04:49 PM
    Take plenty hearing protection !
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    10-09-2018, 09:05 PM
    Pm sent on the 270win dies
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    10-09-2018, 05:20 AM
    With the variety of interest here, I thought I'd ask. I saved two lathes from being thrown away. Had to take them apart to get them home. Both haven't been run for a long time. Looked like all the parts were there, but since they didn't run,...
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    10-09-2018, 05:13 AM
    I almost never use a powder drop anymore. I use a Lyman auto scale. Old and out of production for a while now, but it's the best I've found. I use it with all types of smokeless powders.
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    10-09-2018, 05:01 AM
    I've done the same for the whole boolet. Never tried it on just the bands. Also this is a Lyman mold. I've only done Lee molds. I'll give it a try. Thanks
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    10-08-2018, 05:53 PM
    Except for the color, it looks exactly like my old Midway powder measure. I think it was made by Redding at the time. It's a good measure. Doesn't work well with very light loads, even with the small pistol adapter. Price is right.
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    10-08-2018, 05:46 PM
    I've tried so many different measures, that i can't remember them all. One thing I've found, is that the type of powder makes a difference. The one that did the best for me is an old Pacific. It works like the B&M with the tube. Next best was...
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    10-08-2018, 05:16 PM
    The boolets actually shoot good. I'm just thinking if it will do as well in my other rifles, being that it is a little uneven. The pins looks to be good. No parting lines on boolets.
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    10-08-2018, 05:12 AM
    I have a Lyman 266673. 6.5mm 150gr GC. I just started to PC it, and am having good results. When I size it, before PCing, I noticed parts of the bands, don't show signs of being sized. How would I go about enlarging just the bands????
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    10-08-2018, 04:45 AM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Play Tube in Our Town
    Never heard of it. I'll check it out.
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    10-07-2018, 05:11 PM
    Cats, bears, and other animals have a keen sense of smell. Something that smells different, might be the reason. Whenever I get something new, my cat wants to sniff it. After that, she could care less about it.
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    10-07-2018, 05:07 PM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread A dogs story in Our Town
    There are many homeless animals out there. I try to help, by feeding them when I see them.
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    10-07-2018, 04:23 PM
    Found this........ Not sure what it would be for, except "look what I have" Lots of work went into it. https://playtube.pk/watch?v=rlyX9S7AG7U
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    10-07-2018, 04:14 PM
    abunaitoo started a thread Play Tube in Our Town
    Just found them. Something like utube. https://playtube.pk/search/firearms
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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