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    05-28-2020, 11:11 PM
    I can never get photos to work.
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    05-27-2020, 08:22 PM
    I have two 1# cans of Dupont smokeless rifle powder one orange and one green. . The cans are metal but there are no number references on the cans. They are quite old with some rust around the bottom. Other than the rust they are in really good...
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    05-22-2020, 07:47 PM
    As I have gotten older (I'll be 79 in August) I've been reflecting back on time and thinking about guns and other gun related things I have gotten rid of. I had a refinished Victory model 10 that I payed $90.00 for, there worth a lot of money...
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    05-20-2020, 10:12 AM
    Lyman top punch # 413. This is according to Lymans Cast Bullet handbook 4th. edition. I have used it on that same bullet but it has been so long ago I don't remember if it left a ring.
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    05-17-2020, 03:40 PM
    My exact thought. Read better, understand better.
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    05-08-2020, 03:51 PM
    I'll try that. Thanks.
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    05-08-2020, 02:42 PM
    I think the reason they are not frosted is because of the size of the mold in relation to the size of the boolit. These small boolits don't heat up the mold as much as larger boolits do. They still got hot enough to sizzle when they hit the water.
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    05-08-2020, 02:41 PM
    I think the reason they are not frosted is because of the size of the mold in relation to the size of the boolit. These small boolits don't heat up the mold as much as larger boolits do. They still got hot enough to sizzle when they hit the water.
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    05-08-2020, 02:02 PM
    The 8 was an accident in typing, sorry I didn't catch that.
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    05-08-2020, 12:43 PM
    The 8 does not belong in the heading that was a typeO. I cast up some Lee 225 55 gr. 6 cavity, and I used straight COWW and about 3 oz tin in a 10 # Lee bottom pour pot and water droped. My temp was running about 750 to 800, nice shiny boolits. I...
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    05-06-2020, 05:43 PM
    Just finished casting 500 plus, 225 55gr Lee six banger. My alloy is straight COWW with about 3 oz of pewter (Tin) in a 10 # Lee bottom pour pot. I probably have at least a 10 percent reject. This is a new mold that I've had for about a year. Washed...
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    05-02-2020, 09:05 PM
    I have a factory Nickle plated pre model 29 44mag Smith and Wesson, and it has never showed any signs of tarnish of any kind. It has been setting in my safe for over a year now and yesterday I went out to get some personal papers and it was just...
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    05-02-2020, 07:36 PM
    45-70 Chevroner replied to a thread Why lever guns in Leverguns
    Hear hear! For all you lever lovers. I have four. I haven't owned a bolt gun for about 20 years now. I sold it two my son, well actually almost gave it to him. I shoot my lever guns more than anything I have. I have given 20 or more of my guns to my...
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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