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  • justingrosche's Avatar
    Today, 01:46 AM
    Just happened across the two volume set in a used book store today. Score!
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  • Az Rick's Avatar
    Today, 12:56 AM
    Az Rick replied to a thread wheel weights in Cast Boolits
    Thanks everyone that responded, I have more than I need .This is a great forum! I'll pay forward again as I have done in the past. I have some good deals coming. Best, Rick
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  • Az Rick's Avatar
    Today, 12:40 AM
    Az Rick replied to a thread wheel weights in Cast Boolits
    Thanks Bro, I didn't intend to break any rules, I just hoarded too many ingots. I can certainty move them, I just thought some one else could use them. Things have changed since I was on here last.
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  • Az Rick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:46 PM
    Az Rick started a thread wheel weights in Cast Boolits
    I gotta do this quick, I'm about to be banned from the forum. I offered up 4 to 5 hundred pounds of fluxed 1lb WW, locally to be picked up by Tues. My add was deleted, it was open ended, whatever the hell that means. I was paying it...
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:53 PM
    I've been shooting for a lot of years and a lot of calibers. First let me say the U.S. major brands aren't the same brass cases they were way back. For that matter some of them don't even make their own brass. Okay I've never liked Remington...
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:48 PM
    As I stated about more and more newer 38 Super cases are rimless like the 9mm's.
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:26 PM
    Back in the early days when Tasco's were made in Japan, for the money, they were tough to beat!!! The new ones are kind of junky. Also in the early days Tasco has a scope mount with rings called the World Class scope mount and it's second to...
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:23 PM
    I don't have any 9x23 cases, but I'm sure you know that both the 9mm Luger and 9x23 have a fatter web area then a Super. the Super actually IS a straight case. When I made the 9x23 barrel for my Tokarev I used the 9x23 reamer and shoot only 38...
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:20 PM
    Most the 38 Super brass you buy today is the rimless stuff. Starline calls it Comp. I've also bought a lot of once fired 38 Super cases and the mixed brands are Aguila, AA, Sig, Jag, Federal, S&B, and another one that has some A's in the stamp. None...
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:08 PM
    I would only recommend ultrasonic for smaller batches. The rotary tumblers w/SS pins for large numbers, and vibrators for light duty. The cons are rinsing, dirty water disposal, and drying with ultrasonic and rotary, lead-laden dust from...
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:42 PM
    I take it you are using short lengths of copper wire. Any particular length, or random? Did you cut with side cutters leaving pinched ends? It sounds like something else I'll just simply have to try since I have what it takes. Necessity might be...
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:50 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Truck camper? in Our Town
    I built 2 covers with 1 1/2" spruce and luan int. covered on the outside with diamond embossed aluminum. Everything glued and stapled or screwed. The glass weighed as much as the cover. You could load or onload from inside by lifting with your...
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:39 PM
    There certainly seems to be a lot of regulars missing here of late. Lots of knowledge gone. The membership numbers don't show it but my memory says so. Some even left on their own for whatever. If we lose the older members we will also lose the...
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:28 PM
    I'm sure you know you should use a 9mm/38super slide for them right? I've done all these years ago. Also you will have to change your 45acp ejector and the 9mm/38super also have a differenc slide stop. I've also done a 9x23 on Tokarev.
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:28 PM
    My first rifle (22LR 552 BDL) and shotgun (1100 BDL) were Remingtons but that was late 60s and everything has suffered since then. Glad I still have them since I couldn't afford to replace them. From top of the heap to bankruptcy is a big fall.
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    02-17-2018, 10:25 PM
    Give 'em a test. Toaster oven set to 180F, boolits on alum foil...look for melting lube
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    02-17-2018, 08:26 PM
    Uberti has said this: "Our '76 is good with any powder/bullet combo that the pressure does not exceed 28,000 CUP." From my research the thing that made Winhester's "toggle link" action weak wasn't the type of systme, but rather the metal back...
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    02-17-2018, 08:10 PM
    I'd like to know who you bought the barrel from and I would have to agree with swheeler.
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    02-17-2018, 05:18 PM
    Look at that new 50 caliber muzzler loader that has been out for a short while now and it has a permanent suppressor and it's not a NFA firearm. The ATF could care less about that muzzler loader.
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    02-17-2018, 04:27 PM
    $29 can't beat that. They said to FFL but didn't say which. Those can go C&R.
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    02-17-2018, 04:10 PM
    5.0 Unique is bottom of the start loads. I myself use 5.8 to 6.0.
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    02-17-2018, 04:08 PM
    I use a Belding & Mull. Zero problems and accurately slices powder, no tapping anywhere necessary.
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    02-17-2018, 03:30 PM
    For sure you don't need 7.0 for pop cans. My load for that would be 3.4 to 4.0 of Bullseye.
    14 replies | 382 view(s)
  • vzerone's Avatar
    02-17-2018, 03:29 PM
    I read where the U.S. Navy did test and got BP well over 200,000 psi!
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  • vzerone's Avatar
    02-17-2018, 02:20 PM
    Good post Larry and I concur with you. I don't use that 7-7.5 load either as a daily load.
    14 replies | 382 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    02-17-2018, 02:09 PM
    I would suggest using COWW without any tin added and then Heat treat instead of water dropping. Heat treating is more consistent than water dropping and you can achieve a higher BHN. ...
    2 replies | 86 view(s)
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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