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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    Today, 10:12 PM
    Henry you screwed up, just cost you several sales.
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  • white eagle's Avatar
    Today, 06:30 PM
    white eagle started a thread bad news in Our Town
    We were told today that my mother in law has months to live possibly a year with chemotherapy she was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer and has masses in her lungs and on her ribs she has never smoked a day in her life but her husband did...
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    Today, 03:31 PM
    white eagle replied to a thread Kitchen Counter Tops in Our Town
    Granite.... its costly but very,very nice natural product definitely not a do it yourself operation unless you are in the countertop business yourself and do granite I know of no grit unless you didn't have it finished and are eating on the ...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    Today, 09:33 AM
    As a boy I was up early one morning at the lake cabin. Bullheads had spawned 2 nights before in the shallow mud bottom areas. When I approached the water I could see the whole area was full of carp. They would not bite anything, period. ...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:23 PM
    I love catching them on light tackle. A 20 lb carp on light spinning tackle with 20 lb spectra braid line will scare ya. That first blistering run can rip 150 yards of line off before you can turn them. Its hang on and listen to the drag scream....
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    Yesterday, 10:02 PM
    First 2 cases of a batch of 100 get the case mouth lightly dipped into Imp sizing wax. This is clean cases, deprimed on a hand depriming unit, then citric acid washed, then toweled dry, brush in the primer pocket, leave in towel on stove pilot...
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    Yesterday, 09:53 PM
    Normally I like to run 50% COWW and 50% range scrap or soft lead. To which I will add 1-2 % tin/pewter. I have some lino cast up in 300 gr bullets, makes it easy to add a bit more tin where needed. I also finally after 3 years of looking hit...
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  • bigboredad's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:20 PM
    If you look at the Lyman cast bullet handbook it has a 300 grain loaded with fast powders it may be a good place to. Hope this helps some. Personally I use 6.5 grains of red dot and a 300gr -340. My 340gr is the most accurate by far but my 300 is...
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  • swheeler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:37 AM
    BLACK LABS MATTER!:bigsmyl2:
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:04 AM
    Good sermon.
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  • swheeler's Avatar
    01-20-2018, 02:19 PM
    You'll have to excuse the cell phone pictures, they suck but I can't save the pictures from my digital camera.
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    01-20-2018, 09:41 AM
    Amen and AMEN!
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  • MiHec's Avatar
    01-20-2018, 05:30 AM
    I still have some of this molds. PM me if you want one
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 10:27 PM
    Momma and her momma were both New Orleans born, my mamma moved to El Paso at a young age, but she learned from her momma. I make rouix for a lot of different things. If I am making scalloped potatoes from scratch I like a light "biscuit"...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 10:15 PM
    I started back in the late 70's, had a fling going with holy black and CVA front stuffers. Bought a Lee 20 lb bottom pour and hated it. I battled with that thing for 2 months and eventually gave it away to a friend in disgust. I found a cheap...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 09:53 PM
    I am not that far down that rabbit hole. Mostly I just grab a handful of lubed bullets in my left hand and trickle them in one at a time while my right hand runs the handle. Prefered catch for me is an ice cream bucket hanging on the press...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 09:41 PM
    I did a full batch of just rice, in the steel liner, it did stick some. Also overcooked it a bit. Our best rice has always been 1 cup of rice one and a half cups of water, I use a ceramic bowl, and do it first so it can soak. Put that on top...
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  • white eagle's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 06:38 PM
    I limit my shots to 150 yds anyone who shoots further doesn't know what they are doing and is irresponsible
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 08:57 AM
    My main press is mounted on a big heavy bench. But I have a cheap Lee C press mounted under a table close to my casting station. There for sizing and gas checking and that is all it does. Screws need to be tightened. Some bullets I need to...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 08:44 AM
    ^ What he said, and yes, I'm the guy with the 500$ Springfield Armory who will be back shortly if you don't do what he said.
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 08:42 AM
    I suspect it is all in the sausage. Salt and pepper also help, pepper in particular. My wife and I have been discovering that Cavendish greek seasoning adds a nice bit of flavor to foods that have grown tasteless with age. Might try it.
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    01-18-2018, 10:56 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Sks in Military Rifles
    The trick I learned on my pair of Mosin's and the SKS, for cosmoline, goo gone and lots of paper towels. Just keep going over it. Once the outside is bare and dry start stripping it down. Work each piece as it comes off. When I was all done...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    01-18-2018, 10:52 PM
    Just found mine, gentleman here had a Rem Rolling Block #4 in .32sw long, has been professionally relined, converted from rimfire to centerfire. Should arrive next week. Dreams really do come true! Helps if you can pay for them.
    63 replies | 1892 view(s)
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    01-18-2018, 10:31 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread 54 years in Our Town
    Good for the two of you. I got off to a late start, was 44 when I found mine, 21.5 years later it keeps getting better. Takes teamwork, and no quitting. If you are going to do it you have to truly commit to it 150%. I think that very few...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    01-18-2018, 10:27 PM
    I like a lot of calibers, unique stuff is fun. Lately I've been having a blast with .32sw longs in a pair of H&R revolvers. Today while browsing through the forums I find a Rem Rolling Block #4 for sale for 500$ in .32sw long. Yeah, match...
    107 replies | 2692 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