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    Today, 09:05 AM
    glockfan, a PM was sent
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    Today, 03:43 AM
    My 50/70 is a Pedersoli "Long Range" 1874 Sharps (now discontinued) but accuracy at 100 yds with a 510gn boolit and 70gns Swiss black powder is great!
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    Yesterday, 10:28 PM
    glockfan Sound like you are going full steam ahead and happy with where you are going. In setting up, and once people get to know what you have and can supply, it simply escalates from there. You will soon find yourself not being able to keep up,...
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    Yesterday, 10:15 PM
    glockfan, If you like Old Gold, you would also like Gold 1035. It is brilliant, and glittery in the Sun.
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    Yesterday, 11:31 AM
    Thanks Much Slide. All is OK. I wish that someone could let me know how to post pictures on this site that would automatically be adjusted to allow posting. I posted exactly same sized pictures previously, and all went well. Something was changed...
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    Yesterday, 09:53 AM
    Thanks for that reminder of posts from the past...that one was a good one!&highlight=high%20velocity%20usable and here is another one:...
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    Yesterday, 09:33 AM
    Yes its true, there were several new colours that were tested. Intentions was for a Pink for Ladies, and hopefully a Blue shade. Well, I got neither, and results were a little disappointing aside from a few pretty new colours. I have not given up...
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    05-25-2018, 01:32 PM
    from post #5 I have acquired new brass and dies and have cast some of the 135gr RD boolits, BUT I am embarrassed to say :oops:, I haven't done anything else with this project yet. Just too many other yard/garden projects needed to be done...
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    05-25-2018, 01:16 PM
    I've always equated the term elasticity of a boolit alloy with "spring back" when a boolit is sized, and not necessarily the malleability or toughness. Some...
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    05-25-2018, 12:23 PM
    I suspect he is talking about Lee's 45 cal 252gr SWC I have that mold, it's one that I like for 45 Colt, as well as 45acp Revolvers.
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    05-25-2018, 12:14 PM
    Luckily for me, all my new MP molds arrived in a week to 10 days. I've read other members experienced waiting up to 4 weeks if it was heldback at customs.
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    05-25-2018, 11:55 AM
    be aware that Lee makes two different Factory Crimp Dies. see post #4 of this thread: Now if you do have the Lee Handgun Caliber Collet Style Crimp Die,...
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    05-25-2018, 11:09 AM
    To Hickory (and others commenting on PCBs) That was my first question when I called the Electric Co. They said every transformer in our system (Glencoe Municipal) has been updated with PCB-free oil...he said it's 'like' vegetable oil as far as...
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    05-24-2018, 11:02 PM
    Storytime: Today was a great day, but ended with a twist. I had Lunch with an old friend, then met up with a Facebook garage-saler at the Goodwill store to sell him an item I had listed on FB, then while waiting for him, I spent some time at the...
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    05-24-2018, 10:30 AM
    An extreme test for this is to put a bit of lube (a chunk the size of a boolit) on a paper towel, then set it on the dash of a closed up car on a sunny day. Look and feel if any oil migrates to the towel.
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    05-23-2018, 05:44 PM
    Video #3, the 4H Brigade defending the fort.
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    05-23-2018, 10:27 AM
    Yesterday, I didn't have time to search for the recipe for 666+1 see post #5
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    05-23-2018, 10:09 AM
    I'd won a pair of new cast iron skillets last year. Both were rough on the inside. I took one to the shop to smooth it out, left the other one rough. I used them equally, and the rough one seasoned much better and faster than the smooth one.
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    05-23-2018, 09:30 AM
    T-Bird, if you have some spare Bourbon or Scotch or Vodka, it will do as well but it would be a waste. Aqualube does not taste any good at
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    05-23-2018, 12:07 AM
    If I were making a boolit lube to fit your parameters "I like that it is an easy formula to make, just a few common ingredients and relatively quick to make". I'd use 357Maximum's recipe for 666+1, AKA: Satan's lube. But it does get soft in high...
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    05-22-2018, 11:37 PM
    waksupi replied to a thread Windows... in Our Town
    I got a Chromebook last fall. Didn't like it at first, but really like it now.
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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