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    Today, 12:19 PM
    Jim, I've saved a small fortune on exercise equipment I didn't have to buy to satisfy my Dr. All he ever advised me to do was loose weight and take these pills. I figure I lost about 20# a ton working up all that lead. Now my major concern is a...
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    Today, 12:04 PM
    My Great Grandad was a bridge foreman for the RR. His hands were big as ping-pong paddles and tougher than leather. I have several axes and crosscut saws he and a crew used to build and maintain RR bridges in Western NC, Va, and Tenn. My...
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    Today, 11:52 AM
    yes, you can tumble lube Missouri Bullets in Alox as well as copper coated bullets. Alox is the smokiest common lube ingredient that I know of.
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    Today, 11:45 AM
    My Daughter always called me up from the "GUN" room to meet a potential suitor. Her final choice of 18 years, is a gun nut just like me.
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    Today, 11:38 AM
    Oldbrowngun, Welcome to the forum. Alox is the cause of your smoke, but I've also heard that Unique does exacerbate smokiness, depending on the load, Unique starts to burn cleaner as the charge gets to a certain pressure range. If you choose to...
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    Today, 11:37 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread Robocalls in Our Town
    Don't forget to whisper something to get them to listen intently before using the whistle. Don't most phones and such now have noise limiter circuits that even out volume levels? I used to use an claxton (auguaga for you young folks) horn to...
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    Today, 11:14 AM
    I don't worry about the crimp groove. Mostly I don't crimp, I will use the crimp die to remove the flair.
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    Today, 11:05 AM
    Update, I was with my Mom for the last two days. Her Physical Therapist and Doctor hoped she would be able to start PT right after the anesthesia wore off, but she wasn't able to do anything that day or the next, seemingly due to pain meds. ...
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    Today, 10:32 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread Tinnitus ! in Our Town
    With age comes a softer voice and when my wife faces the other direction and softly talks, all I hear is muffeled murmer. Why does she always face me and speak loudly while calling me deaf?
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    Today, 10:16 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread Firearms magazines in Our Town
    Every couple of months, I gather them up and send them with a PT person to distribute at a rehab center. He says they are very popular among the residents there who are being streached and bent to improve their ailments.
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    Today, 10:08 AM
    Look under the front leveling foot on the washer. The mold might be what fixed the washer. After all, you left it on the top for him to use.
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    Today, 10:02 AM
    White bread, Dukes mayo, PB, naners, and cheese makes a meal that stays with ya. It carries pretty good in a lunch sack too.
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    Yesterday, 11:05 AM
    For several years there was only a locked empty case, and shotgun shells on a pallet in the open. Now even the 22LR space is ful, but ya gotta be carded period.
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    Yesterday, 10:48 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread Firearms magazines in Our Town
    Just because the computers made it possible, is absolutely no reason for the anemic print. I can't read it and not being a comic book, the print is more important than the big HD colorful pictures. While I understand that smaller print saves extra...
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    Yesterday, 10:30 AM
    My old 73 chevy pickup still displays a "Don't blame me, I voted for Dole" bumper sticker. Young folks ask me, "Who is that"?
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    Yesterday, 10:09 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread Robocalls in Our Town
    During simpler times we conversed with each other any time conditions allowed. Now it's hard to get the attention of others without electronic connections. We've lost our ability to spell out thoughts without a special code. In the evenings we...
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    Yesterday, 09:47 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread Tinnitus ! in Our Town
    The only time it's more than a nuisance is at night when the normal background noise dies. Then the crickets all join in to make it hard to drift off to sleep. A boring TV program drowns it out, and the boredom puts me to sleep. I was always...
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    06-19-2018, 03:08 PM
    472x1B/A replied to a thread Tinnitus ! in Our Town
    I now know what it is like to have that problem. It started about a year ago for me. Sounds to me , like a thousand crickets all singing at the same time with a slight wavering pitch. Haven't found anything to help with it yet. For now just putting...
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    06-19-2018, 01:57 PM
    During Fathers Day lunch, I made plans to take two of my Grand Daughters to shoot the rifles I bought them shortly after their birth. After gathering all the equipment and the girls, we drove to the only local range. Excitement ruled the day...
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    06-19-2018, 12:34 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Firearms magazines in Our Town
    It's the same info either copied or rewritten, hidden among the advertisements. If the advertisers are paying, and we are charged an exorbitant price for paper and ink, why bother? The printed media was at one time, the only way to find info. Its...
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    06-19-2018, 09:08 AM
    that may very well work, but I set COAL by trial and error, making dummy rounds, starting about as long as possible, then attempt to chamber the dummy, if it's no-go, which is usually the case, I keep trying shorter lengths, until I find the length...
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    06-19-2018, 09:00 AM
    " required" ...nope, but the amount of accuracy lost without one, makes it worth the cost and effort, IMHO. Here is a sticky on it. http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?65035-Can-I-shoot-a-gas-check-design-with-out-the-gas-check
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    06-18-2018, 10:27 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Husqvarna 371 XP in Our Town
    20 years... wore out 1 chain :shock::happy dance::happy dance::happy dance: and I concur with Blue locktite on the handle screw...especially if that is something that needs to be removed to get at anything, like spark plug or something? I own...
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    06-18-2018, 10:02 PM
    Thanks for the prayers. An update about my Mom They did surgery this afternoon is on her hip. It sounds like the shoulder will not be operated on. What is going on there is a triple fracture of the humerus bone (upper arm bone) just under the...
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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