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    Yesterday, 01:32 PM
    If a rifle had a flimsy looking magazine, I'd buy a few spares. I have two for my Patriot Walnut (although I don't forsee a problem with their plastic mags, they are pretty stout and I have bought quality metal Aussie made mags for my Ruger American...
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    11-18-2017, 01:14 PM
    Spend the money on ammo and practice with the trigger you have. If it wins wars and keeps our troops safe, it's not that bad. The most expensive trigger available still needs practice to make you proficient. Unless the particular trigger is...
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    11-18-2017, 01:03 PM
    There was a time long ago when I worked 50-60 hr a week, raised 2 children and kept a house and home. There were no safe queens and every new aquisition was fired as soon as I could manage a trip to the range. Time has a way of changing habits. ...
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    11-18-2017, 12:14 PM
    Boy Wayne, that can be a real problem, but sometimes a gift from the age God.
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    11-16-2017, 04:09 PM
    The stigma in the media and the bad publicity of the VN era rifles caused me not to have one until a couple years ago. Then the prices were a problem until I decided to build one. My first was a 24" with a fixed stock and it really stooked my...
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    11-16-2017, 03:29 PM
    I ran out of "can do", way before the "around to it" list is done. In fact, it's growing every day. You folks make me feel old. O-H311, I am old.
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    11-16-2017, 03:21 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Your Health in Our Town
    Yes, that gown makes you look fat. You look as if you could use a very small laugh that won't hurt much. Glad ya got what was needed and hope it solves the problem.
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    11-16-2017, 03:13 PM
    A lady in a town near here bought a ticket and felt so sure of herself, she bought another the same day. Last night she won $1000 on the first and a million on the second. So don't put it off if ya feel lucky. I say that because I don't know...
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    11-16-2017, 10:04 AM
    It's good to know there is a name for what I have, but I've already forgotten what it is. For years I've said the brain is like a computer, and I have an old model. It has very limited ram memory and in order to remember anything new, I have to...
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    11-16-2017, 09:49 AM
    What is that old story about living a charmed life? Be grateful it happened while you're young enough to enjoy it.
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  • 472x1B/A's Avatar
    11-15-2017, 08:19 PM
    So THIS is why I keep saying "What did you say?"
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    11-15-2017, 07:25 PM
    102 lbs of water pipe and a shower basin (cut into chunks of thin sheet). $50 from CraigsList!
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    11-14-2017, 10:41 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread BBs. in Coatings and Alternatives
    When I first tried PC I found black BB at WalMart. Had to buy a large jar so I haven't looked lately.
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    11-14-2017, 10:30 PM
    I've been sneered at all my life for recycling. I notice they take note of my targets when I leave with their unwanted brass. I guess their tighty whities get in a knot when I explain that it was my cast from free WWs, that shot those targets for...
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    11-14-2017, 05:16 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Mechanic overalls in Our Town
    I've worn coveralls or overalls off and on since the early 60s. She bought them for me as a Christmas gifts and insisted I wear them. After 54 years I know not to argue, especially over petty things. Besides I like wearing them.
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    11-13-2017, 10:57 PM
    Pretty good haul so far trapper. For 9 days into the season you have some work for yourself. Were the otter sets set up just for otter or were they accidental beaver sets? Just wondering here.
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  • justingrosche's Avatar
    11-13-2017, 02:33 AM
    I’d be down for a 434–640 4 cavity plain base. The two cav I have is getting tired.
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  • Four Fingers of Death's Avatar
    11-12-2017, 11:40 PM
    Ok, the penny just dropped, I thought you meant mounted at an angle from the horizontal and I thought that odd. Eventually I realised that you meant angled towards your seat, haha! I'm a bit slow today. Nice set up.
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    11-12-2017, 05:18 PM
    The only problem I ever had with Hornady involved a deprime stim for 223. It got bent with a Berdan primed case and I called to get a replacement. I understand that everyone has a bad day, and try to be as polite as possible, but I didn't deserve...
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    11-12-2017, 04:38 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Black walnuts in Our Town
    I had most of an old shopping cart full with a window screen wired fast on top, till the squirrels found them. When I went to the garage to get some to crack, all I had left were hulls. The smart alecks ate the goodies through the cart wires.
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    11-12-2017, 04:22 PM
    It's been 54 years since we said I do. We've almost never been apart. We've been richer, poorer. sicker and well, but always a team. If we live that much longer it will always be She and I. My parents made 64 years together, and both died...
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    11-12-2017, 04:07 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Mechanic overalls in Our Town
    Some habits are hard to forget. Unless your being presented to your wifes' friends, clean is what matters.
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    11-12-2017, 04:01 PM
    Motor oil was the standard treatment when I was growing up. Usually, I held the dog while Dad applied it with a rag, rubbing it in several inches around the infected area. He used, used oil because it was free. I don't remember ever having to...
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    11-10-2017, 08:07 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread How's your weather ? in Our Town
    Our last weeks high was 82* and this morning it was below freezing.
    43 replies | 766 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