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    Today, 01:38 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Remington Model 8 in Factory Rifles
    Yes they are very cool. Same for the Browning A5
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    Today, 12:32 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Remington Model 8 in Factory Rifles
    I've always wanted one. Every-time I get weak I borrow my buddies Model 8. They kick like the proverbial mule with the long action recoil system. That cures me for awhile.
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    Today, 12:23 AM
    https://www.turnbullrestoration.com/behind-the-scenes-the-restoration-of-tom-sellecks-winchester-1886/?utm_campaign=meetedgar&utm_medium=social&utm_source=meetedgar.com&fbclid=IwAR2V9juao85SL0pjEzeReSoxH5ahA0LjZPgXHYtandlvfR3DeQQSDinY4F8
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    Yesterday, 10:12 PM
    Bore Tech “Eliminator” is my go to bore cleaner when I am at the cleaning bench. If I am in a hurry I use Sweets 7.62. On really hardcore copper Montana Xtreme 50 cal formula gets the nod. When I am out shooting prairie dogs the guns get a...
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    Yesterday, 04:26 PM
    I don't think the idea that parts of the Bible were "works in progress" for decades does any damage to the understanding that Scripture is inspired by God. Just like believing in the "Big Bang" doesn't mean God didn't create the universe (and...
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    Yesterday, 01:29 PM
    Boaz replied to a thread for thought and meditation in Our Chapel
    Good lesson Marko ! Thank you .
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    Yesterday, 12:52 PM
    Boaz replied to a thread for thought and meditation in Our Chapel
    I agree with Wayne . We defiantly tend to rely on ourselves...it's an automatic reflex . Will we ever achieve perfection in GOD's eyes ? Does he expect us to be perfect ? The answer is no to both questions . BUT ! He does expect us to try . Even...
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    Yesterday, 08:28 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread Reading The Bible in Our Chapel
    Luke 22 Audio link ; https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/purevoice/niv/Luke.22 Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching, 2 and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some way to get...
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    02-26-2020, 05:43 PM
    I was thinking the exact same thing!
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    02-26-2020, 04:19 PM
    Norma is great brass also. The rep. on Norma is the head is softer so primer pockets loosen sooner. For me in 6mm BR that has been true.
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    02-26-2020, 11:14 AM
    President Trump will address the nation on corona virus concerns, solutions and more today http://ow.ly/VSkt50ywteY President Donald Trump announced early Wednesday that he will hold a rare White House news conference to update the nation on corona...
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    02-26-2020, 08:52 AM
    Boaz started a thread For all in Our Chapel
    Lord be close today with the wisdom and discernment we will need . Help all here who need your healing of mind and body that only you can give . Guide us through another day with you in our hearts and thoughts to glorify you . Thank you for our...
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    02-26-2020, 08:31 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread Reading The Bible in Our Chapel
    Luke 21 Audio link ; https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/purevoice/niv/Luke.21 As Jesus looked up, he saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. 2 He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins. 3 “Truly I tell...
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    02-26-2020, 07:54 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread for thought and meditation in Our Chapel
    I enjoyed the reading/lesson this morning but have to disagree with this one line ; The institutional church’s idea of a servant of God is not at all like Jesus Christ’s . I understand it could depend on the church you attend but it's...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    02-26-2020, 12:44 AM
    What caliber? I have 2K of 45-70 and 8K of 45 Colt that I am very happy with. I also have some 348 and 375 Win Brass but i haven't loaded any of those so no comment. I did load 5K of 380 Auto for a buddy years ago with no issues but I have never...
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    02-26-2020, 12:14 AM
    Starline anneals the same as every other manufacturer with the exception of some of the straight walled original blackpowder cartridges that are often loaded to well above SAAMI specs. Starline recommends that the user anneal for BP usage to...
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    02-25-2020, 10:22 PM
    As to coarseness of the finish that is a function of glass bead size, distance to work and the pressure used. Vapor blasting and glass bead blasting can and do produce the same finishes. Vapor blasting has several advantages in a production...
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    02-25-2020, 07:45 PM
    Since the burn rates of these powders are relatively close, both are ball powder and the amount mixed is very small it really is more of a comfort and knowledge concern than a safety concern. If you are competent enough to purchase and use surplus...
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    02-25-2020, 06:44 PM
    They're fun; sip lead and powder, and shoot like a laser.
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    02-25-2020, 06:21 PM
    Here's my Blackhawk in .30 Carbine with its Fastfire 3. I like these sights.
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    02-25-2020, 06:17 PM
    I just put a Fastfire 3 on my Redhawk (45 Colt). After some practice I can pick up the dot fairly quickly.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    02-25-2020, 03:19 PM
    Most firearms using stainless use a 416/420 or 630 (17-4) stainless steel. It will be magnetic. Non-magnetic stainless steel is far more corrosion resistant but it generally not heat-treatable. As such they are too soft for most firearms...
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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