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    Today, 12:46 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread I heard a thump..... in Our Town
    My wife's son was on the SWAT team here a few years ago before he moved to Nashville. He still stays on guard when visiting and is always watching.
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    Today, 12:14 PM
    Beagle333 replied to a thread Starline 30-30 in Leverguns
    I've been asking them for years as well. I watched as new offering after new offering made the lineup, and a lot of them were of calibers that I had never even heard of. I can't believe it took this long before such a popular cartridge made the...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:17 PM
    Sized & lubed some 165 gr. Ranch Dog boolits. Then I dipped them into JPW and set them out to dry. They should be ready to load in a day or two....
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    Yesterday, 03:18 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread I heard a thump..... in Our Town
    The PO made her throw the pills down the storm drain. I hope the feral grey cat that lives there eats them.... Weed got scattered by the wind. The policeman had a smile on his face when he asked her to ruffle her clothes to make sure there was...
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    Yesterday, 03:02 PM
    Tom W. started a thread I heard a thump..... in Our Town
    And looked outside the front door. The local Police had a young lady leaning on the front bumper of his car. He looked through the left side of her car, and as I was watching he went t o the right side and found some pills in one envelope and some...
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  • Dennis Eugene's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:43 AM
    Just get rid of all that undersized 9mm brass, problem solved. Unless you have a woman in the house, being the 9mm is a ladies caliber, you will need to keep some around. ;-)
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    Yesterday, 07:16 AM
    Beagle333 replied to a thread Apple season! in Cookin' Recipe's
    Honeycrisp is my favorite apple. They don't grow them here, so price is always at a premium. Anytime I see them for less than $1.99/lb, I stock up. Publix often carries them at $4.99/lb, but I just have trouble making myself pay about 4 bucks for...
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    Yesterday, 12:11 AM
    ^^^ good answers above. I can size a .460 boolit down to .452 in two steps without damaging the PC.
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    09-19-2018, 10:43 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread New Ruger 1 in Single Shot Guns
    I had two, but sold one. The other will be with me until I die, I hope. They have to be one of the most beautiful rifles made, along with the Browning SS.....
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    09-19-2018, 10:39 PM
    Just fill the .40 cal cases with lead and use them as boolits for a .44 mag. Makes one heck of a wadcutter if loaded base forward, and a pretty potent boolit if loaded case down. Close to pure lead is best.:Bright idea:
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    09-18-2018, 10:59 PM
    I promise I would share. I'm 65 and shoot little boolits.
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    09-18-2018, 10:52 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread What is it in Lead and Lead Alloys
    The Babbit that I used to cast was almost that composition, but no lead at all. When I used it straight it made some beautiful but extremely hard boolits, so I made ingots of it to add to my COWW.
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    09-18-2018, 10:45 PM
    I wonder if they'd ship one gratis?
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    09-18-2018, 10:42 PM
    I'm still learning this Chrome Book and wondering how to put stuff into the "cloud."
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    09-18-2018, 10:37 PM
    22 gr. of 2400 have always given me sticky extraction, or at least somewhat difficult extraction in all of the Rugers that I've fired them from, both SA and DA. 21 gr. does well. I dunno what difference one grain makes, but that has been my...
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    09-18-2018, 09:02 PM
    EMC45 replied to a thread Cast HP Worked in Hunting with CB's
    Well done! TRUST ME!! That could be your sig line.
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  • Beagle333's Avatar
    09-18-2018, 01:57 AM
    R.I.P. Grumpa.
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    09-18-2018, 01:52 AM
    Please change mine to .432, I think that'll be big enough with the GC. Thanks!!!
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    09-17-2018, 02:02 PM
    The last two years have not been pleasant for me since my last surgery for colon cancer. This year my local doctor listened and prescribed some meds for me that while they are for diabetics and high cholesterol one of the side effects is...
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  • Beagle333's Avatar
    09-17-2018, 09:08 AM
    Pretty cool video. Thanks!
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  • EMC45's Avatar
    09-17-2018, 08:05 AM
    I have shared that same sentiment for years. Most LEOs view their guns as another piece of equipment on their duty belt. I include shotgun and rifle in that too. Many are sub par performers when it comes to firearms handling and qualifications.
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  • EMC45's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 07:59 PM
    RCBS 32-098 followed by a brass (loose) copy of Lyman's 3118. The Lyman copy does really well in my Hand Ejectors - they prefer a heavier bullet to the 98gr. RCBS. I also like the aforementioned Lee TL SWC.
    34 replies | 523 view(s)
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Phenix City, Alabama
Casting, shooting and fishing. Hunting if I can find a place...
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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