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    03-20-2020, 04:14 PM
    Hello GBertolet, I've been using Remington #11 Caps on top of Triple Seven for years, works fine for me. I have found a few with priming compound missing, I just look before I put them on. AntiqueSledMan
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    03-20-2020, 11:22 AM
    Well, it is a fun little rifle. I once shot a doe with it, 60 yards and a clean kill. AntiqueSledMan.
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    03-19-2020, 06:02 PM
    Hello 4given, I purchased my Rossi new a long time ago, and it is a Puma. I always wished it wasn't, as the medallion looks kind of cheap. AntiqueSledMan.
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    03-18-2020, 06:29 AM
    When I formed 7.65x53 for my 1891 Argentine, I used military 30-06 brass. I used a Redding Form & Trim Die, then trimmed to length, then finished forming with a Lyman sizing die before loading. I did load with a Hornady .312 diameter 150 grain...
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    03-15-2020, 06:51 AM
    I'm sure prices are partially based on sales. 44 Colt are $116 per 500 and 41 Colt are $306 per 500. AntiqueSledMan.
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    03-13-2020, 06:10 AM
    Hello Harleysboss, How about a picture of that #3. AntiqueSledMan.
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    03-03-2020, 08:11 PM
    Hello 22 boomer, Alliant did drop the Black MZ a couple years back. The American Pioneer Powder is what everyone claimed the Black MZ was the same. http://www.americanpioneerpowder.com/products.html I've never tried American Pioneer, but do...
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    03-03-2020, 12:46 PM
    Hello Solothurn, I found this, http://accuratemolds.com/bullet_detail.php?bullet=45-220R-D.png https://1858remington.com/index.php?topic=9592.msg159208#msg159208 AntiqueSledMan.
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    03-03-2020, 07:32 AM
    Hello trapper44shooter, When I started casting, I used the Lyman Ladle. It worked great. I had a cast iron pot which I made a steel plate it could set in, thus leaving a nice surface for warming molds. I fired it with a sunflower heater on the...
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    03-01-2020, 04:57 PM
    Hello turtlezx, I mix 7 parts Wheel Weight to 1 part 60/40 Solder, they keyholed with my 1893. So I mixed it 3 parts Wheel Weight to 1 part 60/40 Solder, they shot straight, as did the John Wayne's. hey ndnchf, I was always told flat nose...
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    03-01-2020, 02:05 PM
    Hey veeman, I never annealed any, just ran the 32 Spl expander through, then sized in the 32-40 Die. It's a fun one, little recoil. Hey ndnchf, Looks like it has a little longer nose, I never tried to see how long a cartridge would still...
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    03-01-2020, 09:57 AM
    Hey Guys, I had to dig out some of my 32-40's. The one on the left is a 32-40 case trimmed, Center one is a John Wayne factory load, the one on the right is my 30-30 case formed & trimmed. Both cast loads are with the RCBS 32-170-FN with gas...
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    03-01-2020, 07:56 AM
    ndnchf, I ran a .32 expander through first (32 Special), then just ran through my LEE 32-40 sizer. The reason I expanded first is because the LEE expander would pull out of the die while forming. Probably not necessary with other dies. The 32...
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    03-01-2020, 06:58 AM
    Hello ndnchf, I have a Marlin 1893 which is 32-40, I shoot 30-30 cases formed & trimmed to 2.045", I know correct length is 2.120". I use the RCBS 32-170-FN bullet mold, which is for the 32 Special. But it crimps in the groove & makes O.A.L....
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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