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    Yesterday, 05:34 AM
    Maybe you have some military or crimped brass. Primers are so soft that they usually will crush in if the pocket is even close to size. Sounds like the brass is the issue.
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    04-19-2017, 02:28 PM
    I've never seen any fluctuations, especially here in the forums. I've bought some and sold some. They tend to hold their value fairly well as long as they are in good condition. I suppose prices might go up a little in the winter as that's when...
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    04-17-2017, 07:32 AM
    1) More oil than is necessary simply blows out the pipe and/or fouls the plug 2) A higher oil ratio = a lower fuel ratio = running leaner. Most small engines now come preset and expect the fuel/oil ratio to match those preset settings. If you...
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    04-14-2017, 01:01 PM
    I definitely want to see some nice photos of the results. Also, if possible, could you post some pics of them loaded. I've been considering this one, but would really appreciate seeing it from start to finish!! That's one nice looking mold!
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    04-10-2017, 09:29 AM
    I wish I knew and could tell. It's just something I tried while I was trying to figure it out. I don't think it's warping because I can still get the mold too hot from casting too fast, which is evident by smearing on the sprue plate, unclean cuts,...
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    04-10-2017, 07:32 AM
    I've run into this with one of my Mihec molds. I wasn't able to stop it until I dropped the alloy temperature to 670-680. Anything higher and I'd start to get build up. Simple thing to try to see if it helps you. Start casting at the absolute lowest...
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    04-07-2017, 06:10 AM
    If you can hammer the bullet into a cube and as flat as a penny, then you probably have it cured properly. If you've over cured / over heated, then you'll get flaking when you hammer test. Not sure you can under cure. I've never done going...
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    04-04-2017, 03:16 PM
    rototerrier replied to a thread RCBS Hand Priming Tool in SOLD!
    Sold to Tom_in_AZ
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    04-04-2017, 01:03 PM
    Like new condition hand priming tool. This will save you a little money on taxes and shipping. $37 delivered to your door. PP F&F, USPS Money Orders, or Personal Checks accepted. Allow for a couple extra days for funds to clear if you...
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    03-31-2017, 06:39 PM
    458 gator checks Found a description from a site selling them. Product Description The copper Gator Checks are crimp on gas checks. The checks are sold in resealable clear plastic bags. Made with thicker material than regular .45's to allow...
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    03-31-2017, 06:19 AM
    Surely a 400 mile trip costs more than the $25 hazmat fee?
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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