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    Today, 06:06 PM
    Replied to PM press is SPF to Wasalmonslayer per our PM
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    Today, 05:01 PM
    You can't beat the Mihec 129 hollow point and it will fit EVERYTHING from 9mm, 9mm Largo, 38 Super, 9x23, 38 Special, and 357 Magnum.
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    Today, 04:07 PM
    *Like new Noe 3 cav 358-155-TC-ELCO $80 *Lee C312-155-2R 2 cavity (new mold cleaned lubed and smoked but never used) $15 *Lee .309 push thru sizer kit .309 $16 (like new used once) *Lee c frame breech lock press (almost brand new) $35 * SPF to...
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    Today, 12:47 PM
    Rifle: 1909 Argentine Groove: .3110 Brass: 30-06 Rem sized down to 7.65 Argentine with no special work done to it. Powder: Alliant RL-22 Charge: 45.0 grains Primer: CCI Large Rifle Standard (I don't like them) Temperature: 44 Degrees...
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    Yesterday, 04:53 PM
    Not familiar with the term slip sheets, but I also reduce the thickness of the pucks by placing cut milk jug plastic between layers of BP in the puck die. I haven't found any deteramental effects. The thin pucks dry quicker, more consistently, and...
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    Yesterday, 04:30 PM
    Muriatic acid will confirm or reject zinc content.
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    Yesterday, 04:20 PM
    /\ /\ /\ /\ What he said.
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    Yesterday, 04:08 PM
    Could the top edge of the GC be catching under the lube rings in the die?
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    Yesterday, 03:44 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Couch Potato???? in Our Town
    Ya think a microwaved whole potato is a blast, try an egg. I had to throw the convection/microwave oven away.
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    Yesterday, 03:30 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Just married! in Our Town
    Congratulations. Rule #1- Don't break the trust. Rule #2- Yes Dear!!!! Rule #3- Remember 1+2. Rule #4- Be a man of few words, and all positive. Still working after 54 years.
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    Yesterday, 02:39 PM
    Part of the rest of the story: https://www.africahunting.com/threads/wdm-bell-his-elephant-hunting-rifles.15057/ As noted Bell most often used FMJ or military bullets and placed the shot precisely.
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    Yesterday, 02:24 PM
    vzerone replied to a thread Hollowpoint failure in Cast Boolits
    I think many have the wrong idea of how a cast hollow point should work from a pistol/revolver for the bigger game such as deer. You want that hollow point to open and mushroom only after it has initially entered the body right upon entering the...
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    04-22-2018, 08:49 AM
    Try fitting the offending round base first into the headspace gage. That will help id where the problem is and how to fix it. I learned that doing 5.56 mil brass that apparently had been fired in a very generous chamber.
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    04-21-2018, 11:43 PM
    They aren't pinned!!!
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    04-21-2018, 06:59 PM
    The ticks get sprayed in my little corner of heaven. The possums get whatever caliber I'm carrying at the time. The yard is for the children not the wildlife.
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    04-21-2018, 04:52 PM
    Why would a five groove be any different? They drill the hole, ream it and hone it and that's your bore. So it would have the same bore as 4/6/etc groove barrels. Micro Groove is slightly different. All you need is a V block to use with you mic...
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    04-21-2018, 10:39 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread My USPS story. in Our Town
    The problem with automated readers is, they are always right, even when they are wrong. There is no sensible reading human to thoughtfully correct an error. Those bar codes are fool proof when they are correct, but all it takes to screw them up is...
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    04-21-2018, 10:29 AM
    The local weather prognosticator says we are about 1.5" short of normal for the year. It has rained out every outdoor activity in the last 2 months. Being retired means I can do whatever, whenever I chose, but if it includes younger friends, it...
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    04-21-2018, 09:26 AM
    I have to agree with you Lloyd. Razor Dobbs killed two cape buffaloes with a 5 inch barreled Sig 1911 in 10mm. He had through and through penetration on both of them and was using, I believe, Sledgehammer hard cast. I watched it on video and can...
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    04-19-2018, 07:51 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread My USPS story. in Our Town
    I had a clerk refuse a package because the shipping label was covered with clear tape. Tne reason he gave was that the shiny surface wouldn't allow automated readers to scan the address. I took it to The PO in the next town and they took it with...
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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