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    Yesterday, 04:31 PM
    I use automotive gas, preferably not a Ethanol-gas mix, also preferably Non-Oxy Gas for off-hyway vehicles, as that has less additives then normal automotive gas. While I think it is just as "SAFE", you should be aware that the additives will...
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    Yesterday, 11:29 AM
    I'm a big fan of the coleman units, I have several Stoves and three lanterns. I rarely use a lantern, but have several uses for the Stoves. I have one stove that is dedicated to melt Lead and/or Wax. I have a large one for large pot...
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    Yesterday, 11:16 AM
    ElCheapo, welcome to the forum. If the amount of force needed to seat/size a GC boolit, was enough to bend the 1/4" pivot bolt...Then I have to ask if anything changed from when that amount of force was NOT needed? Harder alloy? larger GC...
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    Yesterday, 10:50 AM
    mvozz, welcome to the forum...and welcome to the madness of casting. First, I'd say, get a 0-1" micrometer, it is the best way to measure boolits...to check size, as well as, checking for Out-of-roundness. If the problem were the mold and you...
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    12-17-2018, 11:16 AM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Good to be back in Our Town
    welcome back. Glad to here you are doing "pretty well" now. I'll pray for your wife and family.
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    12-16-2018, 01:44 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread patch lube in Muzzleloading.
    If my statement is wrong, I'd sure like to hear the rest of the story.
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    12-15-2018, 05:09 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread patch lube in Muzzleloading.
    Bore Butter is something like this: ≈70% Crisco, ≈20% Olive oil, the remainder is Bees Wax You could make your own? or just use Crisco straight. either way, POI shouldn't change any noticeable amount.
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    12-12-2018, 03:11 PM
    Many ground dwelling bees/wasps are beneficial pollinators, specifically if they are one variety of the many, many varieties of Bumble Bees, some of which are ground dwelling. In fact, I have had a couple Bumble Bee nests in my yard over the years,...
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    12-12-2018, 02:31 PM
    Lee molds vary. I have a 430-310 RF mold that drops a hair smaller than .431 using COWW.
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    12-12-2018, 02:08 PM
    I have a Lyman 410610 mold that I need to cast at a fast rhythm, so the mold temp it higher than is typical, to achieve a slightly smaller diameter. The difference in size is about .001 from boolits that are cast with the mold at a typical...
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    12-12-2018, 01:27 PM
    Grmps, Thanks for the reminder about photos and this thread. I did take some photos when I posted this back in April. Now that photobucket is friendly again...I have added them.
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    12-11-2018, 12:26 PM
    I think it'd make an excellent test...Maybe call it SL68-CW [smilie=l:
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    12-11-2018, 11:50 AM
    I bother because I still got one peanutbutter jar full(45-45-10), from the batch I made in 2011, LOL
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    12-10-2018, 01:42 PM
    FCD...looks good to me
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    12-10-2018, 11:30 AM
    I wouldn't think someone would want to use the Star adaptor? If you are looking for info on NOE's standard bullet sizer kit, I don't have dimensions, but there are images of it, in their catalog, gives you an idea, it's a similar shape like a Lee....
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    12-10-2018, 11:08 AM
    Eutectic45, Thanks for the response. I was just curious...and was hoping there might be some Rifle tests. I've been pretty happy with my 2 coat technique. First coat 45-45-10 and second coat of BLL...but it's always good to hear about other...
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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