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    05-11-2018, 02:38 PM
    hermans replied to a thread Ebay micrometers in Casting Equipment
    I also got tired battling with the cheap Chinese ones, specifically the verniers. So I finally decided to get a Starrett, it came at a hefty price, but what a pleasure! I also bought a Moore & Wright micrometer for the finer measurements, also works...
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    04-30-2018, 11:28 AM
    After cleaning up and sorting my reloading bench today, I could not resist it...... I switched on my trusty old RCBS ProMelt and two hours later I had about 900 of the most beautiful 200gr H&G #68's cast from my MP 4 cavity brass mold....what a...
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    04-27-2018, 03:19 PM
    Lubedude, thanks for that advice, will try it for sure!
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    04-27-2018, 09:45 AM
    I think you are correct....however, I have opened up the die and cleaned out what I think could have been the original grease when the die was manufactured. This made a big difference since the seating stem was quite jammed in the body of the die....
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    04-27-2018, 03:20 AM
    Bought a used Redding 45ACP Competition Seating Die some time ago to use on my Dillon 550. The die works great, but on some of my round nose boolits like my H&G #34, when seating them the plug of the die leaves a "ring" on the nose of the boolit...
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At the Southern most tip of Africa, Bredasdorp South Africa
IPSC Shooting, hunting and boolit casting
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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