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  • Reverend Al's Avatar
    Today, 06:47 PM
    Reverend Al replied to a thread 25-20 question in Cast Boolits
    I'd be interested to hear about your results. I have a Winchester '92 SRC in .25-20 WCF that I still need to work up some loads for ... :popcorn:
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  • Hardcast416taylor's Avatar
    Today, 03:57 PM
    Couldn`t a set of standard .338/06 be machined with the AI shoulder?Robert
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    Today, 03:50 PM
    Reading all of this threads comments got me to thinking that I have both a G and a K-43 German semi auto 8mm sitting in my safe and me thinking `I should try making a load for them`? Any thoughts for my G/K 43`s?Robert
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  • Hardcast416taylor's Avatar
    Today, 02:55 PM
    In years past I had 6 different mags delivered to sort of keep up with the changes in the field of firearms. Now I`m older and retired and tired of the `bubble gum` articles being printed. I`m down to just the NRA Rifleman and Handloader. I just...
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  • Reverend Al's Avatar
    Today, 02:38 PM
    Found this recipe online a few days ago and I haven't tried it yet, but it sure sounds like something that I should try sometime very soon! Makes my mouth water just thinking about it ... Poor Mans Burnt Ends Poor Mans Burnt Ends are a...
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  • Reverend Al's Avatar
    Today, 01:55 PM
    I've had this recipe for a while, but finally got around to taking it for a "test drive" a couple of days ago. Made the test loaf and we were busy the rest of that day so I froze it for future reference. Our 28 year old grandson and his good lady...
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    Yesterday, 09:54 PM
    When I built myself a custom rifle along the same guidelines years ago I started with a Remington 600 action, dropped it into a Browns Kevlar stock, and then took a used Remington 40X target barrel in .308 Winchester that I had on hand and we turned...
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    Yesterday, 01:47 PM
    Reverend Al replied to a thread Robocalls in Our Town
    Some days I actually pick up robo calls just to mess with them a bit. Since I'm retired if I keep some scamming idiot tied up on the phone for 5 or 10 minutes before he catches on and hangs up on me then he wasn't calling someone else who still...
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  • Hardcast416taylor's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:15 AM
    You might be a RedNeck if your hound dog`s dog bed is more comfy than your own house one!Robert
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  • Reverend Al's Avatar
    06-15-2018, 09:49 PM
    I did manage to get down to my shop and run some already cast and on hand Lyman 314299's through a sizer to reduce them down to .311" while my wife was napping. Now I just have to neck expand some brass so that I can load some of them into a few...
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  • Reverend Al's Avatar
    06-15-2018, 09:44 PM
    I'm fairly sure that this rifle was put together by a target shooting enthusiast for his personal use and that it's not an actual MN rifle. Apparently many '03's with the "star" barrels were purchased for personal use and I'm fairly sure that this...
    35 replies | 1628 view(s)
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    06-15-2018, 09:37 PM
    Reverend Al replied to a thread Robocalls in Our Town
    If you have a phone with an integral answering machine have a look at the user manual. I only recently found out that our phone system with 3 handsets and an answering machine has a built in call blocker on it! We use the call display and caller...
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  • Reverend Al's Avatar
    06-15-2018, 06:48 PM
    Keep digging around and I'm sure that you'll find something suitable in a suitable project gun. I plan to resurrect this original old half stock percussion sporter for my wife to shoot a bit. It came from the estate of an old friend and will be...
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    06-15-2018, 03:16 PM
    Hardcast416taylor replied to a thread Sos ! in Cookin' Recipe's
    The one single ingredient to have with SOS is Tobasco sauce on top.Robert
    11 replies | 236 view(s)
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    06-15-2018, 03:11 PM
    Hardcast416taylor replied to a thread Robocalls in Our Town
    I am glad that we have the caller ID option on our land line phone. When the phone rings, actually not very often anymore, if we don`t know the number or the name we just let it ring till my `I`m not here` message comes on. Most of the calls ring...
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  • Canuck Bob's Avatar
    06-15-2018, 03:09 PM
    Thank you all. If I ever stumble on a good affordable shooter antique I won't hesitate. I've been bitten by the muzzleloader bug, both flint and cap patched ball. It is a shooting discipline that honors offhand marksmanship and is just silly...
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  • badgeredd's Avatar
    06-15-2018, 01:46 PM
    Although generally this is true, I have several firearms (semi-auto pistols,single shot pistols and rifles) where it isn't necessary. Try both and see if there is a REAL difference. Good luck with your experimenting. Edd
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  • Reverend Al's Avatar
    06-15-2018, 12:43 PM
    Sure why not ... I'm getting old and I'm still shooting too! :kidding:
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  • Reverend Al's Avatar
    06-14-2018, 10:00 PM
    I finally sourced a couple of extra inserts for the Lyman 17A front sight. A post and a large diameter circle that might be a better match to the size of black bull on the targets that I am using. Now I just need to put together some more test...
    35 replies | 1628 view(s)
  • Reverend Al's Avatar
    06-14-2018, 09:57 PM
    Did a batch of .45 ACP and .44 Magnum brass in the ss pin tumbler. They're in the dehydrator drying right now while a 2nd batch of mixed rifle brass is spinning in the ss pin tumbler ...
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  • Canuck Bob's Avatar
    06-14-2018, 04:41 PM
    I've been pointed to the Museum of the Fur Trade and James Hanson's book, Firearms of the Fur Trade, from their store. The book might detail this rifle. It would be north of $150CAD landed here. What are folks opinion? I have contacted Dr. Hanson...
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  • Canuck Bob's Avatar
    06-14-2018, 12:55 PM
    Canuck Bob replied to a thread Range box in Muzzleloading.
    Here is some very elaborate box from youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0cPZjySZno
    13 replies | 386 view(s)
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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