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    Today, 02:00 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread Windows... in Our Town
    But I wanted a new one anyway...... the other was rather old, and had been cleaned once before, at a fairly high price for around here... I saw a Dell for $30 cheaper, but I've had it with windows. The best they ever had, in my opinion, was XP...
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  • Beagle333's Avatar
    Today, 10:17 AM
    May I change mine to a .434 please? Thank you.
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  • Dennis Eugene's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:17 PM
    One eight cavity solid aluminum .358 plus handles. Regular lube groove. Thanks Dennis. Kingcoats357 at yahoo doht com
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    Yesterday, 11:03 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread Windows... in Our Town
    Nope, just let it do it's thing.... the geeks at Best Buy said the thing was fried, corrupted and unable to be fixed.... maybe a virus coming in piggyback?
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    Yesterday, 06:45 PM
    Tom W. started a thread Windows... in Our Town
    Somehow I got a windows update that fried my laptop. I went to Best Buy and bought this HP Chromebook. Now I gotta learn how to use it....So far it ain't a lot of fun, but it is a lot like my android tablet... But I gotta remember all of my...
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    Yesterday, 10:31 AM
    I used an old single cavity Lee 160 gr rn. They weighed 150 gr as they came from the mold, I'm believing I have a bit much babbit in those. They are some I casted about 7 years ago... I only have 2 30 caliber molds, the other is a 165 gr RD...
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    05-21-2018, 09:55 PM
    Loaded 12 mouse fart loads with Red Dot for a 30/30...
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  • Beagle333's Avatar
    05-21-2018, 12:03 AM
    http://noebulletmolds.com/NV/index.php?cPath=432&osCsid=tjpk31frvoinmmm923gq10i6o3 You can use a large ball bearing and just tap it in there (takes a while to find just the right one);) or use the NOE GC expanding die above.
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    05-20-2018, 11:41 PM
    Beagle333 replied to a thread Any HAM's here? in Our Town
    KE4GWE here. I used to spend a lot of time on 10m mobile collecting cards. 'Got quite a box of em now. But I get along with this wife much more than I did the first wife, so I don't spend much time outside playing on my radio. ;) I still have a 2m...
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    05-20-2018, 10:52 PM
    I'm wanting one of the new Charter Arms Pitbull XL in 45 colt. (which some people call "long colt")
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    05-20-2018, 02:59 PM
    EMC45 replied to a thread How do you cook bacon? in Our Town
    This is our method as well. Tin foil on cookie sheet cook till crisp, but still tender in places like the meat and some of the fat portions. Makes good bacon that way. On the stove top it makes a huge mess and it seems to always scorch and get burnt...
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    05-20-2018, 12:08 PM
    I'm pretty sure there's not enough room on this thread to list all of my stupid moves...
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    05-19-2018, 10:49 PM
    Time to bump again....
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    05-19-2018, 10:26 PM
    The last time Lori and I were in Sevierville there was a huge one sitting on the corner of the road in a large intersection... He just smiled and waved at us....
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    05-19-2018, 06:56 PM
    Right there where the action is happening. (my preference) I can slide the TC out a little when moving or inserting the tray and slide it back when the tray is loaded.
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  • EMC45's Avatar
    05-19-2018, 08:31 AM
    The one I plugged through the ear with my sons .22 back in 16 got turned into brunswick stew. I'd love to whack some more. They are everywhere now.
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    05-18-2018, 11:44 PM
    Yes, it helps. In a defensive situation you probably won't even hear the firearm going off, but with all that you must be aware of you may not even notice the recoil. You will notice the ringing in your ears after the situation is settled.
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    05-18-2018, 11:33 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread Pancakes Homemade or Box? in Our Town
    Aunt Jemima complete, but I still add a bit of milk and two eggs... I gotta be careful with milk since my last cancer surgery, but I've found that I can drink the Lactaid brand without the problems. I found some lactose free ice cream after...
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    05-18-2018, 10:57 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread strange time at range in Our Town
    I was made aware of the Russell County Sheriff's Office training range by a member on this forum. It's open to the public once a month for a few hours. I've been there twice so far. The first time I too my wife and two 9mm pistols, and by time I...
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    05-18-2018, 10:57 PM
    Beagle333 replied to a thread How do you cook bacon? in Our Town
    I give it to the wife and say "Cook this bacon". I like it crispy. I cook nearly everything else, for every meal, but she does the bacon, and the spaghetti. Those are her two items. [smilie=1: Nope, I did NOT marry a cook. :holysheep
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    05-18-2018, 10:41 PM
    When I was a tyke in Pennsylvania, maybe 1962 or so the farmer that my parents rented from used to pay me real money to shoot woodchucks. They even provided the ammunition and traps if I requested them. That was back when all a person had to do was...
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  • EMC45's Avatar
    05-18-2018, 05:31 PM
    I agree. Years back I would buy EVERY gun magazine on the rack. It soon turned into all Glock stuff, AR15 stuff then 1911. I stopped buying after all that. That and more than half of the magazines were ads with fire and explosions in them that...
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    05-18-2018, 05:13 PM
    There was a thread (couldn't find it) about Kroger pulling all gun publications off the shelf after the Fla shooting. Well the local Kroger here in East TN did just that. All gun mags were gone. I went in just a scant few moments ago and the rack...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    05-18-2018, 01:36 PM
    It's amazing what one can find when they clean up the bench, and after it's done, generally can't find anything again.
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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
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