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    08-14-2018, 11:44 PM
    Elkins45 replied to a thread Buying a pressure canner in Our Town
    I inherited a smaller All American that does 4 quarts or 7 pints. They really are the gold standard for pressure canners. I would love to have one of the big ones but I have a Presto with a warped bottom instead. I have to run it outside on a turkey...
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    08-14-2018, 08:41 PM
    I found a ground stake and a steel cable with a collar attached wrapped around a cedar tree on our farm. It had obviously been there for several years before we bought the place because there were no remains of the dog to be found. It still makes me...
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    08-01-2018, 11:03 AM
    Which colors are metallic and which aren’t? The website doesn’t specify, at least for the powder.
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    07-30-2018, 08:12 AM
    I have a second powder scale I picked up for cheap at a gun show. I leave it in the garage and only use it for measuring the HiTek powder.
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    07-27-2018, 05:03 PM
    Williams makes a nice aperture sight for the Camp 9. You will need a riser block to elevate the front sight.
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    07-27-2018, 02:49 PM
    Elkins45 replied to a thread Camp Heat can refill??? in Our Town
    There’s more than one way to denature ethanol. For cosmetics I can see why they might use something different, but the stuff I used to buy for school lab use was denatured with benzene.
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    07-27-2018, 02:33 PM
    No, but if you leave a copy with the person who benefits most then there’s a pretty good chance it will come to light.
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    07-20-2018, 02:24 PM
    Elkins45 replied to a thread Camp Heat can refill??? in Our Town
    The reason they use dietheyne glycol is because it has such low volatility. That's important in an unsealed (non-airtight) container like Canned Heat. If you use ethanol or methanol you can expect the cans to empty themselves pretty quickly from...
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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