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    06-22-2018, 08:08 AM
    I got a surprise call last night, They moved my Mom out of the hospital to Rehab, that was suppose to happen today? I guess they had an opening and that they wouldn't be able to do the transfer today? I hope she was physically ready for the move?...
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    06-21-2018, 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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    06-21-2018, 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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    06-21-2018, 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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    06-21-2018, 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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    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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    06-18-2018, 09:43 PM
    I haven't seen anything anywhere that they changed 44 Mag. If Remlin were to change the slow twist on their 44 Mag guns, I suspect several will be sold to castboolit shooters and we'd have a dozen threads about them.
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    06-18-2018, 09:23 PM
    You should email or call Al at NOE to ask the status. There is no average time for an item to be back in stock. If you contact him, so he knows you want to buy one, he "may" squeeze in a batch to replenish stock if he knows one is to be sold right...
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    06-18-2018, 12:27 PM
    What do you have in mind, Hunting or accuracy? A heavy 265gr is sure good for hog hunting, BUT... since those marlins have that slow twist rate (1:38), a lighter boolit will tend to fly more stable. Many have reported that boolits over 240gr when...
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    06-18-2018, 12:18 PM
    Maybe that dust will improve the lube? :D
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    06-18-2018, 11:57 AM
    I would answer "maybe". There are too many variables to give a solid answer. pistol or rifle? BP or smokless? Lube recipe? What oil is used in the lube? percentage of oil content in lube? and lube grooves size
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    06-18-2018, 11:37 AM
    My 87 yr old Mom (Ronae) tripped in her apartment yesterday, She broke her right hip as well as her shoulder, when she fell flat on her right side. She couldn't move, couldn't reach her cell phone, which was close by. She was in shock, but still...
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    06-17-2018, 10:00 PM
    The Lee is suppose to be pretty good. I have the NOE 225-55-FN It's just a older version of this one: http://noebulletmolds.com/NV/product_info.php?cPath=24_113&products_id=1815&osCsid=n5nqalpee6do061g7rhui9bap6
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    06-17-2018, 09:55 PM
    I haven't shot it beyond 100 yds
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    06-17-2018, 09:27 PM
    This has been Spoken for CLOSEd
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    06-17-2018, 02:52 PM
    Trial and error found that my thriftstore hotplate needs to be set to "LOW" or maybe one click beyond "LOW"
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    06-17-2018, 02:40 PM
    I hope you got my point about the experiment with "your" boolits. It doesn't matter what LaserCast or Rimrock bullets will do in your rifle, because they are NOT your boolits. But it did tell you that your rifle will function with a .454 sized...
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    06-17-2018, 02:27 PM
    I don't have an answer to your questions, but I'm gonna guess that those details aren't as crucial when loading for 45-70 at "less than High Velocity". Now, if you are looking for great accuracy at long distances with Max loads, then I suspect you...
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    06-17-2018, 01:54 PM
    My thoughts are... since you have a .452 size die and "if" you have a .454 size die, it is time for you to do some accuracy testing of the two different sizes of your own cast boolits, from the same mold, cast from your own alloy, to see what your...
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    06-17-2018, 01:36 PM
    When Stihl brand chains got expensive about 10 years ago, I found Baileys. My close friend and I have a matching set of Stihl saws...one each of 16" and 20". After I bought a couple woodland chains to tryout, I started ordering them by the 10...
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    06-17-2018, 12:56 PM
    I've never been to an Air show before. Old Airplanes are kind of neat, but was never a passion for me. But let me tell you, I highly recomend it, this was a great show. Many other WWII vehicles and items there to ogle and some magnificent...
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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
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