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    Today, 12:57 PM
    I've been told that you need to be careful of that big box sawdust because of the plywood glue in it.
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    Today, 11:11 AM
    I don't. I tried it one time but the yield wasn't enough to fool with it. I've got more lead than I can use in my lifetime and I'm a little short on time, so I don't want to waste it on unproductive activities.
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    Yesterday, 12:14 PM
    Apologize for off topic but this weekend I visited a friend and he showed me his guns. He is not a big gun person but he had a Marlin 336(I didn't see a JM on it anywhere but it did have a slim forend. Beautiful gun. I had never seen one without...
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    09-15-2017, 12:15 AM
    alamogunr replied to a thread The Remington 788 in Factory Rifles
    I bought my 788 in .308 used, many years ago. Put a Leopold scope on it and probably only shot it a couple of hundred times at the range. I really don't remember how it shot. With my skill that is probably best. All the ammo was some Norma that...
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    09-14-2017, 08:40 PM
    I would be envious except I'm still sitting on more powder than I have time left to use. I bought it when Obama was elected the first tiem. I'm hoping my sons will take up reloading.
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    09-11-2017, 05:36 PM
    With so much at stake, I would not trust myself to make that call. Since I don't do max loads, it really is a moot point for me. I remember reading about Ken Water's method many years ago and didn't really understand it then either. Too many...
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    09-07-2017, 08:09 PM
    alamogunr replied to a thread Missing mail in Our Town
    I've had very little go missing over the years. About a year ago, I had a quarterly estimated tax payment to the Internal Revenue Service go missing. I had to pay the bank $36 to stop payment and send another check. I just mailed a similar check...
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    09-06-2017, 02:54 PM
    I'll take: First is a pair of Wilson and CH shell holders for the Wilson case trimmer. One is a .44 Spl. and Mag and the other is a .243, 308 and .358 Win. $18 for the pair. Second is a set of three RCBS .41 Mag. RN/SWC STEEL Dies. Has both RN...
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    09-02-2017, 08:38 PM
    alamogunr replied to a thread Wts Dillon dies in Swappin & Sellin
    Another PM coming.
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    09-02-2017, 07:00 PM
    BOY! Nine minutes after posting. I never had a chance.
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    08-28-2017, 12:11 AM
    You will never regret this. I bought one of John's guns several years ago. Paid a little more but it had the barrel band and ivory micarta grips. When I talked to him I asked when it was made. He told me about the build number and when I looked...
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    08-27-2017, 11:50 PM
    I have the Japanese/Browning version of that rifle. Back when I got it the only mold I could find was a Mountain Mold with the designation MM 348_BC_250. Somewhere in my records I noted that it is a bore ride boolit. I don't hunt but just wanted...
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    08-25-2017, 09:05 PM
    Well! They all cycled thru both guns. I didn't have time to set up a chronograph, just fired into the berm. The ejected brass cleared well with the Shield. A little less so with the 228, I guess because the slide is heavier. One round failed to...
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    08-25-2017, 01:53 PM
    Thanks BBB! Ive actually only loaded 14. Six in the Shield mag and 8 in the Sig 228 mag. I didn't think about not cycling but the recoil spring is very stiff in the Shield. If I can I will try it this afternoon. If not, next week.
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    08-25-2017, 12:28 PM
    I started posting and asking questions in another thread but got away from the primary subject of the thread and thought it best to start a new thread. I am wanting to load practice loads for the 9mm S&W Shield using Red Dot and the Lee 105 gr SWC....
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    08-24-2017, 08:34 PM
    Thanks! I'm going to set up the Dillon 550B and load a few to put across the chrono and see how they hit the target at about 15 yds. I'm very careful about loads that I give to sons(& DIL's). Before I posted above, I threw a few charges to see...
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    08-24-2017, 08:19 PM
    I seem to remember a 9mm load using 4.0 gr of Red Dot under a Lee 105 gr SWC. Now I can't find it. I'm getting ready to load a bunch for son and DIL to use for practice in a Ruger P95 and S&W Shield. I haven't given them the Shield yet so I plan...
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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