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    Yesterday, 06:51 PM
    I will check the motor. I'm sure it hasn't been cleaned or lubed. Looks clean inside. No dust or lint. The front and back don't get all that hot. It's the center (stator) that get hot Motor over working???? I did lube the rollers when i got...
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    Yesterday, 06:39 PM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Memorial Day in Our Town
    Memorial Day here was nonexistent. No flags, no ceremonies, even the news didn't have anything. Normally the Boy Scouts put flags at the veterans cemetery. Nothing. Normally three parades on island. Nothing. Sad.
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    Yesterday, 05:26 AM
    Was tumbling some brass today. While waiting for the water to get hot, saw a tub of Oxyclean. Stuff works good, so I thought why not try some. 9mm shell full, same as the Lemi shine and liquid car wax. Let it run for about two hours. NOT...
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    Yesterday, 05:17 AM
    It's a GE motor. MHP30 on the label. No load capacity that I can find. It is a two drum tumbler. I only use one drum. Motor get hot. I think to hot. When running it, I have a fan blowing on it. I rigged a computer fan to suck through it, but...
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    05-29-2020, 10:17 PM
    I have a Lortone QT-NR tumpler. The motor get really hot. Even when not under load. I tried adding a computer fan to suck heat out, but nothing. I'm thinking the motor is just to small. It's rated at MHP30. 30 metric horse power. What is...
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    05-28-2020, 11:13 PM
    It's suppose to be here on 6/4. Sure hope it works as well as I'm hoping.
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    05-27-2020, 11:10 PM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Boxes for molds in Our Town
    Why is it boxes are so expensive to ship????? I found a place the would ship boxes to us. Shipping was more that the price of the box. I wish amazon carried this size of boxes.
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    05-27-2020, 11:00 PM
    Haven't had homemade pork and beans in over 45 years. When we were young, camping family would make it for dinner. After all day in the sun, beach and ocean, nothing tasted better. With bread and butter, orange ice cream/7up mix to drink,...
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    05-27-2020, 09:22 PM
    Yep Have the plug.
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    05-26-2020, 10:51 PM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Sharps series rifle in Our Town
    Very nice.
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    05-26-2020, 10:39 PM
    Have a Pacific Super Mag that someone cut one of the rams. Not sure why. If I could find a ram without the cut for the primer are, it would be much easier to do. Hoping to repair it and bring it back to normal.
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    05-26-2020, 10:35 PM
    According to the Lee book, the scoop should be plunged base first into the powder, then leveled off with something. Scooping will give inconsistent fill in. I've tried it both ways, and dipping is much better. When I used to use the scoops, I'd...
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    05-26-2020, 10:04 PM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Sharps series rifle in Our Town
    So it is a rifled barrel????
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    05-26-2020, 10:01 PM
    We've has some strange workers at the post office I go to. One lady was a real dingbat. She's gone now. Had a crack addict who's mother and sister also worked there. All three gone now. Still there is a guy who's just looking to get through. No...
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    05-26-2020, 03:42 AM
    abunaitoo started a thread Sharps series rifle in Our Town
    I'm watching the Sharps series on utube again. What kind of rifles did they have????? It's a flint muzzle loader. They call it a rifle, but showing them load it, it seem like a smooth bore. Bite, prime, pour, spit, tap, aim, fire. Good series....
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    05-26-2020, 03:30 AM
    Not to many 8mm molds out there. I have the four different Lee molds. The 324/175 and Custom Karabiner work well in my 98k. Still working on the Hakim.
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    05-26-2020, 03:17 AM
    Travel between island is forbidden. My friend goes to Lani to offer veterinary care for animals there. There was no care before. He hasn't been able to go since this thing started. Interesting note about Lani..... Larry Ellison of Oracle...
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    05-26-2020, 02:55 AM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Boxes for molds in Our Town
    Amazon has the Lyman boxes. $27 for 10. Not all that bad. I'm still hoping someplace here carries boxes for uline. Those are exactly what I'm looking for. My long molds are kept in tall ammo cans.
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    05-26-2020, 01:12 AM
    Can't seem to find the O-ring for the Lyman 450. It's the one for the lube pusher.
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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