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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:16 AM
    for 45-70? I got no idea? I bought it for a Ruger Old Army...poor performer...but I found it worked better putting it in the cylinder upside-down (flat side out)...but even then, it performed worse than round ball. I've never owned a 45-70,...
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    Yesterday, 10:54 AM
    DO NOT reduce H110 or Win 296 by 60% again, I will state, there are too many "exceptions" to have a valid rule of thumb.
    26 replies | 449 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 10:17 AM
    GRUMPA, there is actually more than two, LOL. besides the variations of old Lyman molds, and now the New Lyman production. I believe that NOE has two different weights. and then there is the old Lee Group Buy molds, which is what I had (I sold...
    20 replies | 273 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:11 AM
    You have a good start to testing that load. Did you shoot more than those two groups? If so, did you average the group size of all the groups? Myself, I like to shoot groups with more shoots per group. I like to use 5 shots for 'rough'...
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    Yesterday, 09:47 AM
    you need to be careful when extrapolating Data. There are too many "exceptions" to have a valid rule of thumb, and can quickly get into trouble. If you are unsure enough, that you feel the need to ask a vague question(as you did), I'd think it's...
    26 replies | 449 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    08-14-2017, 10:18 PM
    The Die doesn't "seat" on the top of the die hole. The bevel on the bottom of the die "seats" against the bottom of the Die hole. I bet there is some crud on the inside beveled area, where the Die is suppose to mate to.
    10 replies | 173 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    08-14-2017, 09:41 AM
    to specifically answer this question, there is no case length requirement...but... the crimp will always be the same distance from the case head, so if have a wide variation of case lengths and you get one that is way too short, you'll end up with...
    41 replies | 918 view(s)
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    08-13-2017, 04:08 PM
    Just curious, have you tried roasted brussels sprouts? Crispy on the outside, soft like mild flavored cooked cabbage on the inside http://www.food.com/recipe/roasted-brussels-sprouts-201073
    61 replies | 999 view(s)
  • Echo's Avatar
    08-13-2017, 10:22 AM
    Damm straight! Mine ALWAYS changes 'loob' to 'loon'!
    21 replies | 596 view(s)
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    08-13-2017, 10:17 AM
    Echo replied to a thread A Brave Little Stray in Our Town
    Wow...
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    08-13-2017, 10:01 AM
    Echo replied to a thread heck of a day yesterday in Our Town
    Tough luck, LLoyd. Hope everything works out well. Dilantin and phenobarbitrol (Sp?) were the meds of choice 70+ years ago when my sister came down w/epilepsy, age 1 year. And I believe that dilantin, or a derivative, is still the med of choice....
    25 replies | 705 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    08-12-2017, 09:34 PM
    boucherie' you say? I've been a helpin' hand for a few of those. No one there would take the sweet breads, So I got them all. You didn't mention sweet breads, I'd hate to hear they got put into the head Cheese...I like both, but I like the sweet...
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    08-11-2017, 10:56 PM
    I gotta agree. I like my aluminum molds the best.
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    08-11-2017, 10:45 PM
    some won't eat beets ??? You missed out, if you never tried roasted beets...on the grill...indirect heat...and little bit of wood smoke. I do them right along side a beef roast on the grill. done when tender, then peel the skin, slice like your...
    61 replies | 999 view(s)
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    08-11-2017, 04:58 PM
    Echo replied to a thread There I Was... in Casting Equipment
    I sent an E to Rick, and received his version a few days ago. Works like a champ - cost $18.50+ $5 shipping, and well worth it. He does beautiful work. While working on the mould, I decided the Sprue Stop bolt needed anchoring, so I D&T'd for 10-32...
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    08-10-2017, 12:56 PM
    I have weaver mounts on my two Ruger #3 rifles. I have had my eye out, looking for OEM bases ever since I acquired the first Rifle, about 7 years ago, and never seen any for sale. more info:...
    4 replies | 173 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    08-10-2017, 12:37 PM
    a recent letter that I received from Cabela's Club Visa called it a merger, and said nothing would change with Cabela's club point system. ... I'm already stocked up (due to the Press convincing me that Hillary would be the next President),...
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    08-10-2017, 12:12 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Buying in bulk in Our Town
    I thought they grew a lot of Barley just west of you, in the Golden Triangle? has that lessened? or is it just going to commercial brewers on a contract, like Rancher just said?
    38 replies | 1433 view(s)
  • Echo's Avatar
    08-09-2017, 03:11 PM
    Echo replied to a thread head scratcher in Cast Boolits
    My problem is that, at 82, sometime when I talk to myself, I say 'Huh?'...
    27 replies | 1122 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    08-09-2017, 11:21 AM
    About the time when Obama moved into the White House, I swapped 7 cords of seasoned firewood (hardwood) for a stock 3" S&W 657 ...Best trade I ever made, still have it, and love it...but I do prefer my 6" mod 57 for targets and plinking.
    11 replies | 371 view(s)
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    08-09-2017, 10:53 AM
    my first, was a old heavy broad, she claimed to be Minnesotan, but had Herters written all over her, as a single stage with dark brown wrinkly skin, she'd drop spent primers all over the place like it was raining.
    36 replies | 779 view(s)
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    08-09-2017, 10:40 AM
    My parents had a couple different Labs when I was growing up. One Black Lab, "Lady", loved to fetch, especially into the Lake (I was blessed to growup living at a Lake home). Throw a ball into the Lake, Lady would run FULL Blast down the Dock, and...
    25 replies | 983 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