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    07-06-2020, 07:31 AM
    Motivation, when it is hot and humid, is all that is required, and a resistance to quitting. Once past the inertia to "do nothing", moving forward isn't too bad. You result speaks for itself. Stay hydrated.
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    07-05-2020, 07:18 AM
    I am very grateful to boolit casting for the equipment I had on hand during several hurricanes and those power outages. Not only are cast boolits a potential deterrent for looters, but more important than that, casting equipment provides the heat...
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    07-05-2020, 06:58 AM
    I was given nearly 800 pounds of soft lead (Pb) in 50# ingots that kick started me in this casting hobby. I was already a registered member of Castboolits at the time but sitting squarely on the fence. Before the gift I had no casting...
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    07-03-2020, 07:38 AM
    Land Owner replied to a thread Knee surgery in Our Town
    Torn meniscus in Lt knee pulling two deer from a ravine in 2010 - arthroscopic surgery and PT that November. Torn meniscus in Rt knee w/bone on bone arthritis in 2014 - arthroscopic surgery and PT that December. Both knees weak and in pain from...
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    07-03-2020, 07:13 AM
    Land Owner replied to a thread Thank You in Our Town
    I was mentored and am a mentor in casting and reloading. It is a personal CHOICE. Some do. Some don't (I have met a quite few). Some won't (I have met too many). Throughout my engineering career, I saw it as fundamental to pass along my...
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    06-26-2020, 12:34 PM
    Where HAVE you BEEN? Join Date: March 2005 Posts: 5 That is SOME Silent Partnering!
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    06-26-2020, 12:29 PM
    You POOR man! I guess God does smile on some parts though.
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    06-26-2020, 12:16 PM
    Land Owner replied to a thread Saving a riding mower. in Our Town
    I have a SKAG Tiger Cub with a currently "unknown-unknown" shuts itself down problem, with which I won't bore you. I have been watching You Tube videos of "all sorts" of small engine repairs, including one where the "tester-guy" cuts his (blown -...
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    06-25-2020, 10:01 PM
    Amarillo, TX
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    06-25-2020, 06:49 PM
    E. Central Florida Atlantic Coast.
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    06-22-2020, 06:11 PM
    What Greg said PLUS check the max distance for your magazine too. Follllow up rounds have to fit not only the chamber, but also the magazine. You can also hack saw a split case - length wise at the case mouth. Insert a bullet in the split case...
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    06-21-2020, 06:51 PM
    It is a 5.7 L Winsor Bought it brand new 4/13/89, it would have taken me a year or more as I can't get down on my knees unless someone strong is there to help me up. To many birthdays 81 of them.
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    06-20-2020, 04:21 PM
    BIL (Mechanic) called said the old 1989 F250 was ready had to have new rotors, new pads and bearings on the front. New drum brakes on rear new springs. new cylinders on both side. Glad to have it done as it was unsafe he said someone was looking out...
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    06-19-2020, 11:38 AM
    Freightman replied to a thread truck restoration in Our Town
    Haven't had a car payment in 17 years and I drive a 31 year old F250 wife drives a 17 year old Mercury Grand Marque fix it and drive it as long as it works. A new F250 start at 40K that is a lot of fixing.
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    06-18-2020, 04:49 AM
    If you are in no hurry, well an afternoon is all it takes, the least cost alternative is to set up the sizer, cover it like a tent with a shop towel, place a 40W or larger light bulb under the towel, and turn it on. The bulb will heat the sizer...
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    06-17-2020, 02:02 PM
    Freightman replied to a thread WE made 60 today in Our Town
    When we got married we made a pact what ever came good or bad we would serve the Lord. He has been our rock in all the storms of life.
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    06-17-2020, 11:29 AM
    Freightman started a thread WE made 60 today in Our Town
    June 17, 1960 we got married through many hardships and joys we are still young (state of mind) looking forward to many more. 60 years and would not change a thing .
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    06-15-2020, 06:04 AM
    Land Owner replied to a thread Shipboard Life in Our Town
    language barrier: On my first visit to New Zealand, "casually drinking" of course, the NZ fellow I was shooting pool with started excitedly gesturing and pointing to one of my shipmates, who at the time was "physically displaying seasickness" in...
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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