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  • justingrosche's Avatar
    Today, 07:47 PM
    Still hoping you'll agree to my terms from the PM offer, but I will take 228 258 277 285 and 320
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    Yesterday, 01:20 PM
    I don't think so WR. It doesn't twist like the Boss style, to turn them on /off. My best guess from what I've found is that it's for a Savage 110 that doesn't utilize a barrel nut. But at this point, still a guess.
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    Yesterday, 12:25 PM
    David, I got the Jet brass yesterday. Thank you sir! I appreciate the spare die box as well, I can always use a die box. Be well, Justin.
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:28 AM
    Every new gun I get, gets at least one box of factory first. I'm not going to have a problem and be told it was my reloads that were at fault. Sometimes it's the most expedient way to get brass, as in the first .41 that I purchased. In my...
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    05-24-2017, 07:37 PM
    I think I do better in controlled chaos, but we'll never find out because the controlled chaos will always be the rule. I once made the statement that if I removed anything but the top piece from the pile, it would start an avalanche. To some it...
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    05-24-2017, 06:34 PM
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    05-24-2017, 01:26 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Movie of the week ! in Our Town
    I normally don't watch the drivel put out by the movie ind, but accidentally came across "The Bucket List' while surfing for entertainment last night. The premise got me thinking, which is dangerous. I never really liked Jack, but this character...
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    05-24-2017, 12:51 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Puppies have teeth! in Our Town
    Best provide some toys for those new sharp teeth. If not they'll find something on their own and it might be costly. My Son didn't listen to that advice and came home to find the corners chewed off the bathroom cabinets.
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  • 472x1B/A's Avatar
    05-23-2017, 10:31 PM
    I have this same material in 1/4'' and 3/8'' that I use for under Lee slugs to gain crimp height. Works good for me. It is somewhat hard and does give some but not much.
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  • fatelvis's Avatar
    05-23-2017, 05:40 PM
    Very true! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    05-23-2017, 03:37 PM
    Smoke, that's exactly the experience my wife had. Everything was promised until Medicare and my ins check cleared. Then they wouldn't even return a call. We're stuck with a chair that's too wide to go through part of the doors. We had a much...
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  • fatelvis's Avatar
    05-23-2017, 02:01 PM
    My rifle is a Rem 700 and has a 1:14" twist, so I doubt anything over 52 grains will stabilize. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  • fatelvis's Avatar
    05-23-2017, 11:54 AM
    I am thinking about giving F-class competition at my range a shot. It's fired only at 300yds, weekly. I love my 222 Rem rifle, it's accurate as all get out, but would I be handicapping myself by using it in competition at 300? I'm thinking wind...
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    05-23-2017, 11:07 AM
    Well shucks, the cup holder is a deal breaker. Ha Ha. OP keep us informed, there are quite a few of us that may need the same help in the not too distant future. Having the advantage of your research and experience will be a great benefit. BTW...
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    05-23-2017, 10:36 AM
    The plastic gal containers that restaurants get mayonnaise and condiments in, also provide air tight storage. Many have screw on lids and are semi-transparentThe bakeries at Sams and such, have plastic pails w/lids from 1/2 to 5 gal that contained...
    57 replies | 1555 view(s)
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    05-22-2017, 11:11 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread Error in Our Town
    At times the edit feature has strange quirks. Not able to go back and correct spelling or add to the middle of the text. A workaround is to use paragraph key. Add text or correct, then backspace the paragraph movement.
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  • fatelvis's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 06:00 AM
    After all the experimenting with my A3, the old standby 16grns 2400 under a 314299 works the best in my rifle. How often is the first load you try the most accurate?! Lol I must say, I love the light "shove" recoil of this load. I can plink or...
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    05-21-2017, 03:32 PM
    Like OS OK, I store my powder in an old refrigerator from the 60s. It has a magnetic seal that offers little resistance to opening, and keeps temps even. Since there is no air circulation a couple moisture packs keep that stable also.
    23 replies | 736 view(s)
  • Four Fingers of Death's Avatar
    05-21-2017, 04:09 AM
    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm! I have a lightweight 44 boolit mould somewhere, a rush of blood group buy for here I think. I'd better start digging.
    11 replies | 450 view(s)
  • Four Fingers of Death's Avatar
    05-20-2017, 08:17 PM
    As my old friend used to say when talking about wasting money on rubbish cars in the 60s "Sleeve it" he would say, 'Sleeve it alone!" HaHa! He had his feet a bit more firmly planted on the ground than the rest of us hormone driven wastrels. I...
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    05-20-2017, 07:29 PM
    I just had the same problem with 3 gal LC 5.56 outdoor range brass. About 3-4 % of the primers lost their top leaving the ring in the cup. Quiet a few only partly tore off and tied up the shell holder. These had been stored for over a year in an...
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  • fatelvis's Avatar
    05-20-2017, 03:54 PM
    Personally, I don't load my 30-40 to anywhere near max, but 40K-47K is considered max for this cartridge.
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  • fatelvis's Avatar
    05-20-2017, 03:27 PM
    Just a FYI comment: According to Quickload, a 311291 boolit fired in a 24" barrel needs 9.0grns of Bullseye to reach 1417fps. It does so producing 17,774psi pressure. Considering the 30-40's max pressure is 47,000psi, it seems quite "do-able" with...
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    05-20-2017, 10:41 AM
    Kids at the day care eat only snacks that come in useful containers. I don't care if they all go home with cheese ball stained clothes. Doesn't everyone do it that way?
    57 replies | 1555 view(s)
  • mold maker's Avatar
    05-20-2017, 09:44 AM
    In one of the threads on this subject, there was mention of a 3D printed jig for cutting the 308 to length. Now every search I do turns up everything else. Does anyone remember the source for the jig? I've successfully made the 45 ACP...
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  • Four Fingers of Death's Avatar
    05-20-2017, 09:04 AM
    I always wanted the 45/70 version, but never saw one for sale. A couple of years ago, I came across a 44Mag version and had a pocketful of money and picked it up, thinking it would be a good 444 Marlin project. I then found out that the Shakaris...
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  • Four Fingers of Death's Avatar
    05-19-2017, 08:37 PM
    Goos find Rev, I love the post and crosshair scopes as well.
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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