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  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-23-2018, 01:45 PM
    Accurate Mold clone of the Ideal 375166 - MOA out to 300yds and drops Rams at 500 meters. Not satisfied with a 380 base, depending on the alloy to be used - ask Tom to make it bigger. It's my Go To bullet for my HiWalls ...
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  • Buckshot's Avatar
    06-23-2018, 02:16 AM
    ...............foesgth, I simply wanted to add my welcome to the board along with a wish and a prayer for your continued healing. But yes, sometimes guys around here can be 1st class instigators. It may add to your capabilities, but can also have...
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  • Oklahoma Rebel's Avatar
    06-20-2018, 12:09 PM
    now, I haven't even tried cast in my ar, yet, but wouldn't COWW's with just a bit of lino, heat treated or quenched, be hard enough ( considering the use of a gas check)?
    20 replies | 406 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-19-2018, 08:09 PM
    Might suggest the Mossberg Patriot in 300 Win Mag with a 12X variable mill dot scope http://www.mossberg.com/category/series/mossberg-patriot/mossberg-patriot-hunting/
    58 replies | 1428 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-18-2018, 10:08 AM
    Black powder shotgun reloads will always have more foul in the bore than handgun loads. Why? Because part of the foul will be material from the hulls reloading with paper or plastic hulls or the fiber wad I too shoot SASS with BP reloads using...
    9 replies | 241 view(s)
  • Buckshot's Avatar
    06-15-2018, 02:39 AM
    ..............Getting serious with one of these things can be a real marriage wrecker The entire family of these rifles are just alike, except they all had different mom's and dad's. I've had 6 of them pass thru my hands. I still have 3 of them....
    14 replies | 1312 view(s)
  • Buckshot's Avatar
    06-15-2018, 01:50 AM
    Buckshot replied to a thread Fun old singleshots? in Rimfire Area
    :-) HA! Yes it does. This was the evening of the day I'd picked it up and had it all apart cleaning and checking it out. Wanted to get some pics, but wasn't ready to put it all back together yet. ...............Buckshot
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    06-14-2018, 03:22 AM
    Buckshot replied to a thread Fun old singleshots? in Rimfire Area
    ..............Picked up the Winchester M67A at a local indoor range for $225. It's in at least VG condition with a mirror bore. According to details, it was built in 1936. It has 2 common hiccups. It was D&T'd for a sidesaddle scope mount at some...
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  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-12-2018, 03:15 PM
    Many of us have rim fire rifles and handguns with no rim fire rounds to shoot in them ... I contacted Roberson Cartridge Co who has a substantial production of lathe turned center fire brass, asking if they would produce various RF brass with the...
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  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-12-2018, 01:13 PM
    The Ideal series of Perfection Molds was a neat idea but: * They were not popular with casters evidenced by the few that come up for sale * My experience casting with the 32 & 38 variations - they are a PITA trying to set the mold for a given...
    4 replies | 249 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-11-2018, 06:28 PM
    I have several Ithaca's in different calibers. The only issue extraction cases are the plastic ACTIV's. Other than them, I resize the bases before any of my reloads and NEVER have had any extraction issues with any brand of hulls Suggestion to...
    27 replies | 626 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-11-2018, 06:23 PM
    I have sent several Ideal mold bullets to Tom @ Accurate for clones of the originals. As long as the bullet has a metplat, the molds I've received back are better than when Ideal made them
    20 replies | 767 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-11-2018, 06:19 PM
    John Boy replied to a thread Cast psi calculator in Cast Boolits
    http://www.lasc.us/FryxellCBAlloyObturation.htm
    31 replies | 783 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-11-2018, 06:10 PM
    Randy - I pour my acetone from the quart container into a used Zippo Lighter Fluid can - same with Ed's Red and my de-rusting mix of 50:50 acetone & ATF fluid. Convenient containers with a squirt top
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  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-11-2018, 10:49 AM
    The Internet, the world's largest encyclopedia, says ...
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  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-10-2018, 09:06 PM
    311466 Designed by H. Guy Loverin. Reported very accurate up to 600 yards. A very good game bullet even for the .30-30. (GC, RN, 152 - TP is 467) Attach a 30 caliber gas check - lube with a light coating of 50:50 mix of Lee Liquid Alox & pure...
    25 replies | 651 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-09-2018, 10:12 AM
    https://imrpowder.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/trail-boss-reduced-loads-r_p.pdf
    2 replies | 212 view(s)
  • Buckshot's Avatar
    06-09-2018, 02:30 AM
    9.3x62Al and I had a great time (as usual). Heck, instead of just having a good time I actually made a bit of an effort and managed to win the 100 yard group competition :-) If I'd do more shooting and less time blabbing and looking at everyone...
    27 replies | 2099 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-08-2018, 11:18 AM
    Average eBay price of an Ideal Perfection mold starts at $200. have never seen a 45-70 mold up for sale on eBay
    4 replies | 249 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-07-2018, 06:03 PM
    Is there any forum member with no social life that has read every post to the thread?
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  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-07-2018, 06:00 PM
    One way to find out ... fill up the wad and start counting. Be sure to let us all know how many For the good of the order: in a #4 capsule for 22LR - the count is 169 #12 pellets
    23 replies | 809 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-07-2018, 11:03 AM
    Have found that the best accuracy with any 22LR bullet are those rifles with original Ballard deep cut lands & grooves. So in my case, JM Marlin, vintage 1882 single shot - Wurfflein Ladies model 22LR and believe it or not, a cheap Marlin Model 80...
    47 replies | 1949 view(s)
  • frankenfab's Avatar
    06-05-2018, 02:27 PM
    I voted ring and bridge, as most were, but there were double bridge actions as well.
    3 replies | 491 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-02-2018, 12:39 PM
    Send it back to Lee Precision for a replacement - their molds carry a guarantee
    18 replies | 536 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-02-2018, 12:34 PM
    I buy Ideal molds exclusively for the calibers I shoot off eBay that are no longer made. But if the seller has no picture of both cavities or the picture is out of focus - don't touch it. There are also sellers that price Ideals as if they were made...
    47 replies | 1425 view(s)
  • John Boy's Avatar
    06-01-2018, 07:52 PM
    Here's the Loading Data from a DuPont sheet. Because of the CB restrictions for attachments, this is a post on another forum that isn't cinchy about attachments ... https://www.assra.com/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.pl?num=1527896614
    21 replies | 779 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