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    Today, 04:59 PM
    My son was shooting his AR and thought a horsefly bit him on the left bicep. No, it was a bullet that bounced back from his steel target and went through his arm. No serious damage.....
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    Today, 12:17 PM
    I send prayers out to you. I just finished my last surgery and chemo for the same thing. I tried some gabapentin for neuropathy and decided the neuropathy was better. And the cold intolerance is awful, but not as bad as it's been. I have trouble...
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    Yesterday, 11:23 PM
    When I took the finish off of my old shotgun I just used straight Tru Oil. It made for a beautiful blonde stock and forearm.
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    Yesterday, 04:10 PM
    Wandered on in and loaded the rest of my empty .357 cases with 9 grains of True Blue with the Lee 158 gr. RF that I have. The only other cast bullets I have for it are 148 gr.dewc, but I save them for the .38 special cases. I tried some of the...
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    Yesterday, 12:10 AM
    Tom W. replied to a thread . in Cast Boolits
    I got a 30 caliber expander from RCBS. I use it for 30-06, .308 and 30/30. I leave a note in the box as to which was the last cartridge expanded. Yes, I learned the hard way.....[smilie=1:
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    Yesterday, 12:01 AM
    I took my tablet out to the shed as I was going to download the Ramshot load info and use some True Blue in my .357 I dunno why, but my WiFi wouldn't work out there today. It has before, but no go today. So I puttered......
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    10-18-2017, 08:25 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread arbor press? in Our Town
    I found it by googling one ton arbor presses for reloading, I think. I got a LOT of pictures. When clicked on the picture the now infamous Photobucket warning took over.
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    10-18-2017, 01:35 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread arbor press? in Our Town
    I found a photo of the bottom half of one! The plate at the bottom had been replaced with some sort of tool head that accepts dies. It isn't the same photo I saw years ago, but the same concept.
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    10-17-2017, 09:07 PM
    I too used the Spectracide stump remover. I used "Dusting Sulfur" as well. The charcoal was the issue. I used Mesquite charcoal from the grill. Why not? It worked like garbage, but I now know it works like garbage. I will try to get my hands on some...
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    10-17-2017, 08:50 PM
    EMC45 replied to a thread . in Cast Boolits
    I started using a Leatherman needle nose pliers and would give them a slight turn while applying pressure. It worked perfect. I would then seat bullet over powder and bump the "bell" back down to straight and it was good to go. I now use the Lee...
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    10-17-2017, 03:54 PM
    EMC45 replied to a thread Stupid Cat!! in Our Town
    My Mom recently asked why I didn't have a dog or cat for the kids....I told her Vet bills are more expensive than the pediatrician. I can't justify it.
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    10-17-2017, 01:27 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread Welp, I'm screwed. in Our Town
    Welcome to the darkside.......
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  • EMC45's Avatar
    10-17-2017, 10:47 AM
    For the K98 I like the Lee 175gr. RN GC bullet. It works nicely.
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    10-17-2017, 10:43 AM
    "I'm only gonna load for revolvers"............
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    10-17-2017, 10:35 AM
    From your lips to God's ears! There are some spots, but very limited that make legitimate NYC style pizza.
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    10-17-2017, 10:28 AM
    Hear Hear!
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    10-17-2017, 10:15 AM
    AWESOME - AWESOME - AWESOME! I have been talking to my wife about this very thing just minutes ago. "Most of us would like to avoid the valleys of life, so to speak, but there are some lessons we learn there that we cannot learn anywhere...
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    10-16-2017, 11:22 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread arbor press? in Our Town
    I use mine for gas checks too. But the one I remember had the handle changed, the baseplate was different and the part that did the pressing was milled flat and looked great. And it was made by a company that I thought was Star. I believe...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    10-16-2017, 08:30 PM
    As I'm going to the gunsmith tomorrow to pick up my revolver I just had to size and lube some Lee .357 rf boolits.
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Phenix City, Alabama
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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