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    Yesterday, 07:23 AM
    If I knew then, what I know now, I'd be rich-Rich-RICH! I sat on the smelting fence for three years. Then I jumped into the deep end in a positive way...though I have Never seen the Tinsel Fairy!?! I ENJOY A SINGLE CAVITY MOLD! There is no use...
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    03-28-2020, 11:36 AM
    A tray is 100 primers. Ten (10) trays to a sleeve is 1000. Five sleeves(?) to a case is 5,000. You proposed: 1 case of Lg. Rifle 1 case of Sm. Rifle 1 case of Lg. Pistol 1 case of sm. pistol 4 cases @ 5k/case = 20000 primers Do not...
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    03-26-2020, 05:12 AM
    skeettx, ReloaderFred, OS OK, and I have consensus (you guys beat me to my first impression too). The tumbler got the polish medium in there. An empty tumbler will get (most of) them vibrated apart. I like the 120 seconds time limit. Take...
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    03-26-2020, 05:07 AM
    Are you fluxing your melt? Crayons, wax, saw dust, anything? Stir it in. Remove the crud. Stir to keep elements from disassociating in the melt. You should flux. We do.
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    03-26-2020, 04:57 AM
    Land Owner replied to a thread Homeless - sort of in Our Town
    BB, where you been brother? Out trails haven't crossed in some time. So, they "sent you to your room, which is where you wanted to be in the first place"? I trust your family will visit you from time to time in your "homelessness", if for nothing...
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    03-25-2020, 04:26 PM
    That's almost too brutal Brutal...gotta be done though. I had a similar problem with a few 380 ACP rounds, until I purchased and installed a Powder Checker die in the Progressive. Now I watch for the tell tale indicator prior to moving to the next...
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    03-25-2020, 04:15 PM
    Land Owner replied to a thread Apology in Our Town
    This is NOT a public venue where the 1st Amendment applies. This is a Web Site on the Interweb that is PRIVATELY HOSTED with its own rules of fairness and decency. Opinions are welcome. Ignoble opinions of spirited language and course attitude...
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    03-24-2020, 08:54 PM
    Land Owner replied to a thread Apology in Our Town
    Sometimes, as in an Interweb QUOTATION, the filter does not operate, and one can and will get "dinged". There ARE pencil whipped "work arounds" that WILL get you "dinged" if the meaning is clear and profanity was intended. This is a family...
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    03-24-2020, 08:50 PM
    There is something visceral and primal in launching a stabilized "Ash Can" down range. The WC boolit provides this useful Primordial Chemical Soup Cocktail.
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    03-24-2020, 06:37 PM
    ^^^^^^Me too^^^^^^ Among seventeen (17) others, I maintain a Lyman 44th Ed. (pub. 1967) in used but Very Good condition. There is a Lyman 48th Ed. (pub. 2002) digitally available on line, which many have already downloaded. Your 49th Ed. was...
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    03-24-2020, 05:53 PM
    I took both a blue and a stainless Walther PPK completely apart (each by itself), sparingly polished mating surfaces, put them back together and took out some of the roughness and a little bit of the resistance in the trigger pull. I had first...
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    03-24-2020, 05:30 PM
    Land Owner replied to a thread Apology in Our Town
    What "word" (hehe)? Me too, in a publicly published (re)quote from the Net. It happens...most likely in The Pit. No apology necessary. We're all guilty of something at one point or another. You can bet your Sweet Bippy that NO ONE got...
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    03-19-2020, 06:03 PM
    Freightman replied to a thread shout out to wives in Our Town
    Well if I live till June we will be married 60 years, she is my life and my rock.
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    03-18-2020, 08:54 PM
    Veral is a Sponsor on Graybeard Outdoors who had been absent for a long time there, but has returned only recently with his thorough understanding of molds and all things molten and lead. I sent him an email about his new web site on a Tuesday. A...
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    03-18-2020, 08:40 PM
    Gets your attention the first time you overload a primer in a Lee Hand Loader. No harm no foul though. Ringing in ears. Dark smudge around whichever hand was holding the seating dowel. Wife and kids to help down off of the ceiling. Other than...
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    03-18-2020, 06:56 AM
    Land Owner replied to a thread Rcbs LAM II in Casting Equipment
    ^^^^^Me too.^^^^^ Refilling comes in two varieties: 1.) melted wax, poured in (don't overfill), and allowed to cool a bit before applying pressure 2.) hollow wax "tubes" designed/molded to fit that drop in, but may need a little "heat"...
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    03-16-2020, 07:49 PM
    $30 shipped Cash CK, USPS MO, Paypal FF Cant seem to upload picture will email one if you want. First I will take with PM
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    03-15-2020, 05:09 PM
    I will take them PM inbound
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    03-14-2020, 07:37 AM
    Probably better in that too Mr Sheesh.
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    03-13-2020, 10:43 PM
    "Permanent" Sharpie. When a change is required, it comes off with WD-40.
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    03-13-2020, 09:26 PM
    WC860-WC872 are good in my 30/06 with a 200 gr boolit no kicker needed 60g of either is about 2100 fps with good accuracy, no fill needed. I use .5cc dipper of 3130 and a full case for my 45/70 with a 450g boolit with a 1300 fps velocity without...
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    03-10-2020, 05:59 PM
    It is yours send address.
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    03-10-2020, 11:52 AM
    Just the frame I got it with no plunger first I will take it and PM gets it. I presume you can get the rest at LEE but I have all the presses I need. this is for the AR15 rear sight
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    03-09-2020, 08:00 PM
    Avoid tentative play. Your neighbors should be of no concern. Do your hobby where are you wish, but outside or extremely well ventilated. Not in the basement. Not in the house. You have every right and your nosy neighbors are just plain wrong....
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    03-09-2020, 07:46 AM
    Land Owner replied to a thread First casties in Cast Boolits
    Been there. Done Moomba Festival. Interesting City/countryside along the southern shore. I peeved one sheila in Melbourne and she cussed me for a week "at every bar in town" (so I was told). Oh well...we were younger then. During my career,...
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    03-08-2020, 10:15 PM
    I will take it
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    03-08-2020, 05:46 AM
    Land Owner replied to a thread First casties in Cast Boolits
    Not so "good looking" if they are supposed to be 22 Bator Boolits… [smilie=1: :kidding: Just kidding. Nice! What caliber/mold? Where Down Under? ...oh and, Welcome Aboard.
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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