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  • Ickisrulz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:43 PM
    I was thinking the exact same thing!
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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  • Boaz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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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  • Boaz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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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  • Boaz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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
    Yesterday, 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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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    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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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    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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  • Ickisrulz's Avatar
    02-25-2020, 06:44 PM
    They're fun; sip lead and powder, and shoot like a laser.
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  • Ickisrulz's Avatar
    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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  • Ickisrulz's Avatar
    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.
    10 replies | 194 view(s)
  • 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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  • Hickok's Avatar
    02-25-2020, 11:19 AM
    My handgun deer boolits are either wheelweight or 50/50, flat meplat, 900 to 1300 fps, 250 to 275 gr in weight, .44 or 45 caliber. Been working for me for many years.
    20 replies | 659 view(s)
  • Boaz's Avatar
    02-25-2020, 08:20 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread for thought and meditation in Our Chapel
    Good lesson and daily reminder .
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    02-25-2020, 08:18 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread Do you only see the BaD ? in Our Chapel
    It's not all bad . ..............................https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nT6A_TA0ttQ ..............................https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_LxB-jizBM
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  • Boaz's Avatar
    02-25-2020, 08:12 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread Reading The Bible in Our Chapel
    Luke 20 Audio link ; https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/purevoice/niv/Luke.20 One day as Jesus was teaching the people in the temple courts and proclaiming the good news, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, together with the...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    02-25-2020, 01:46 AM
    http://www.ramshot.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/msds1.pdf https://www.hodgdon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/all-hodgdon-spherical-powders_02-11-14.pdf
    58 replies | 1414 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    02-25-2020, 01:34 AM
    Rumor has it that is how Hornady gets a velocity increase with it Super Performance powder. On a side note I was giving 8K of small rifle primers that had be under water for three day. After they dried I would get a couple of failure to fire per...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    02-25-2020, 12:34 AM
    Hodgdon got it's start selling GI surplus 4895. This was not canister grain powder. I have read a lot of mixing was done to get the proper burning rates for the 4895 and other powder. Mixed powders are not new nor are they dangerous when done...
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  • Hickok's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 10:41 AM
    Outstanding!
    12 replies | 326 view(s)
  • Boaz's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 08:06 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread for thought and meditation in Our Chapel
    A good lesson that gives assurance and peace of mind not to mention more understanding . I'm glad it started out with the word..'Perseverance' . In a work , witnessing or any way of trying to do his work we are often set back by a lot of resistance...
    2 replies | 109 view(s)
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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