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    Today, 01:12 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Bummed out in Our Town
    Oh yeah, I forgot to mention, I also scored the coveted 45th edition of the Lyman reloading manual. I've heard others mention it's one of their favorites and they wouldn't be without it. I've seen them priced stupidly high on the famous auction...
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    Today, 12:59 PM
    I'd just use a solution of pure citric acid and water...I think others will add a touch of dish soap disclaimer: I don't use a ultra-sonic cleaner, I just use a old crockpot and solution of pure citric acid and hot water (3 Tblsp to a gallon). I...
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    Today, 12:46 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Bummed out in Our Town
    Maybe? The Hutchinson show in late Sept has been a staple for 36 years, known widely as a locally run 300 table show (by the Elk's club) with lots of private dealers, much like the Wells, MN show in March. There is usually a "crocodile productions...
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    Today, 12:20 PM
    So, I get an advertising email special from Midsouth, Special pricing on everything in honor of it being the anniversary of my first order with them (most items were 10% off). Pricing is effective for 3 days, limited to one order only. I haven't...
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    Today, 11:58 AM
    Myself, I keep it all separate and in it's original form, but I don't have 800lbs of mixed type. If I had 800lbs of mixed type, that's been sitting unused since '75 and I wasn't planning on selling it, then I'd surely think your plan of smelting it...
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  • Four Fingers of Death's Avatar
    Today, 10:20 AM
    I tried some Hornady 174Gn RN bullets on Sunday. They got 2" groups, but the aiming point on the target was a 1" red dot and not as visible as I'd like with the 6x Leupold. That is the only jacketed bullet I have tried that is close to a reasonable...
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    Yesterday, 11:58 PM
    I never knew there was a target model. a quick google search found one "vintage"set available for $70
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    Yesterday, 11:51 PM
    Not a stupid question...the posts are there. I'm not sure why it happens? But it has happened a couple times to me, where the default value changes for "Thread display options" and "show Threads from the..." it's near the bottom of the page for...
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    Yesterday, 11:34 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe started a thread Bummed out in Our Town
    The local gunshow was this weekend, I always have a table there. VERY VERY low attendance, record low attendance, and very few of those few attendees were buying. The only buying/selling I was seeing was between those with a table. on the plus...
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    Yesterday, 11:21 PM
    shot the barrel loose? WOW ! Ruger couldn't fix it? WOW ! again. As DougGuy says, .431 seems like the size to use, if it'll fit. Hunting load, I'd use H110, work up a load for your gun, starting at Hodgdon's recomendation for a start load.
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  • Four Fingers of Death's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:12 PM
    I dusted my old Rockchucker off and re-installed in on the bench last night and got it rocking.
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  • MAGA's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:44 PM
    $0 Free with lifetime sportsman license my dad bought me for $200 before I turned a year old, thanks dad! :mrgreen:
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    Yesterday, 01:42 PM
    I have been using it in a 222 Rem with 53 Smks, and it is working very well for F-class @ 300 yards. There is no sense weighing, as the powder measure drops right on the money. Using it in the 222, it is impossible to overcharge and gives great...
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  • MAGA's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:22 AM
    I plan on hi tek coating, and hopefully find a load with titegroup that doesn't lead. What powder are you using?
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:40 AM
    To most of us, it's not about the money spent, but rather the trip to get there. Anybody can spend coins to get something, but a few of us take pride in the fact, we did it ourselves. If I had the tooling and the means, I'd be the first at lots of...
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:37 AM
    I have fond memories of cleaning up a case of SKS rifles back in the first clinton era.
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  • MAGA's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:26 AM
    Thanks, I just ordered a 3 cav. I wish I could find a 5 cav the 4 cav is out of stock, my 6 cavity mold has ruined me lol
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  • Four Fingers of Death's Avatar
    09-23-2017, 06:37 PM
    I just ask them to give the barrel a wipe. Every gunshop I have ever asked have a really ratty looking cleaning rod with a brush that's on it's last legs behind the counter. Good enough to move a dust spec or bit of crud anyway. If it is still there...
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  • MAGA's Avatar
    09-23-2017, 03:46 PM
    Wanting to buy a 358-155-tc Elco NOE mold or 358-147tc Elco (hp) Version 4 or 5 cavity Will take flat point or hollow point one Thanks!!!!
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  • Four Fingers of Death's Avatar
    09-23-2017, 10:49 AM
    I'm in Australia.
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    09-23-2017, 09:56 AM
    If not reloading, you could get an education watching SPONGE BOB SQUARE PANTS. It seems many of our children are raised that way. If I had gotten paid wages for the time I've spent loading I'd be a multi-millionaire, but alas, I'd just be getting...
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  • Four Fingers of Death's Avatar
    09-23-2017, 01:36 AM
    Good thinking Eldon, I have a couple of red pads with excellent timber and am thinking of letting all of My No1s go apart from the 303Brit. I'll keep that in mind, it is yet to prove itself in the shooting department yet though. Off to the range...
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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