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    Yesterday, 07:36 PM
    Anyone ever try ATF in US for SA pistol uppers?
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    Yesterday, 07:30 PM
    popper replied to a thread Movie "Unbroken" in Our Town
    I've seen both, they are different than what we expect from a movie. Goes slow for a while but then sometimes life does too. Shows sometimes you got to hit bottom before you rise to the top.
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    Yesterday, 12:19 PM
    popper replied to a thread 30-30 load request in Leverguns
    scoped Marlin 30-30 will barely lob a bullet 200 yards. No, just the RN or FP with BC of 0.2 has a 2ft drop @ 300 ft. and energy @200 is 1k ft-lb, sometimes the legal limit for rifle hunting. LeverE works for me using 170 & 185gr cast RD style...
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    Yesterday, 12:06 PM
    Did you get to mustang canyon?
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    Yesterday, 11:58 AM
    It's just marketing! reloading stuff is for the 'newcomer' or causal shopper. Why is the candy/battery/sunglass rack next to the checkout? Except during Obama years, they don't expect to make a lot of gun sales. As much of their stuff is 'white...
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    Yesterday, 11:06 AM
    still the best mold for target 180 was for 10mm, 40sw best performer is 165. My first casting was with the Lee 401s, one is worn out the other doesn't get used (old style). Use an Accurate 165 TC FB now, feeds and shoots great thru PX4, XDM and...
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    09-20-2018, 09:39 PM
    popper replied to a thread 30-30 load request in Leverguns
    LeverE and ftx will get you to 200 for hunting, coreloc barely. 300 is a fun idea.
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    09-19-2018, 02:06 PM
    I get itred of the 9 getting mixed with my 40. Or the 40 getting mixed with the BO. Or any 22 in the mix, especially for bottle neck brass.
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    09-19-2018, 01:57 PM
    Any reason for x39 vs 40WT, BO or 30-223? Longer barrel adds weight. Have you looked at KAK? I use adjustable GB on all my ARs, once set they stay there BUT I can change them. Carbine gas is the way to go for supers.
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    09-18-2018, 05:56 PM
    popper replied to a thread Santa Fe, NM in Our Town
    Big casinos there. Big deep canyon up toward Red River. If driving, watch your speed. Pretty arid area of the state, north and east are more green. Pretty much just med sized city with a lot of claims to Pueblo indians (not). Used to have THE ...
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    09-18-2018, 05:27 PM
    popper replied to a thread Gall bladder removal in Our Town
    I had terrible pain in my shoulders because you get inflated with CO2. Wondered why they said you will know when it needs to go. Ultra sound says I have some stones but haven't done anything about it yet. Kidney stones too. Does that solve back...
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    09-18-2018, 12:06 PM
    Yes. I shoot XDM, soft works but can really leave a mess. Shot like 10 hitek coated on 30/30, had to use 3 50cal dry patches on the end of a coated rod, pounded with a big hammer to get the hard plastic donut out of the muzzle. Was building a BO...
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    09-17-2018, 05:52 PM
    popper replied to a thread Changing minds??? in Our Town
    Couple months ago, town had a bank robbery. LE tried pepper spray, taser, finally drew down on the robber. Couldn't see a thing from the pepper spray, had to go to the doc to get the stuff washed out. Robber was fine, another LEO snuck up from...
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    09-17-2018, 03:47 PM
    50/50 COWW/SOWW Try COWW only. Gas cutting (burning) PC leaved a VERY hard residue. Acetone doesn't seem to cut it. Til you get it figured out, overcoat with BLL or LLA or something that will leave a coating on the barrel so the junk isn't so...
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    09-15-2018, 05:43 PM
    The work loan does not appear in family vocabulary.
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    09-15-2018, 04:33 PM
    Cook the PC properly. Use the right alloy.
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    09-12-2018, 08:03 PM
    Bit off topic but years ago I ran across several articles of the Fin, Swede and Danes and their training loads for the resistance. seems like they used wood imitations for training and pipsqeak loads for practice as they couldn't let the invaders...
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    09-12-2018, 07:57 PM
    popper started a thread BSA having fun in Our Town
    Don't like the PC from BSA but if any of you were involved with this, thanks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tf5HmctS6bc&feature=youtu.be
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    09-12-2018, 07:54 PM
    IIRC I was stuck in Victoria when Carla hit, wasn't even on the weather in KC. Yes, tornadoes, earthquakes too. Coast used to be pretty sparse in the old days, now the people want to be near the shore. Not me. Anyway, prayers for you guys in the...
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    09-12-2018, 07:42 PM
    popper replied to a thread Trip to Cardiologist in Our Town
    Surgeons look a little surprised when you tell them what goes on during the surgery, when you are supposed to be OUT. Hey doc, did you find a bigger stent? 'THINK YOU HAD A HEART ATTACK ON THE TABLE, HERE TAKE THIS NITRO PILL'.
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    09-12-2018, 06:04 PM
    IIRC they BLM closed off most of the mining towns and trails several years back. What did you think of the train museum?
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    09-12-2018, 05:50 PM
    popper replied to a thread A dilemma for me in Our Town
    Try finding paper shells to fire in it, mucho dinero. I got one for free (family), 12ga single. Came with a box of paper 410. Gave it back to the 'family'. 3 light dove loads and it's GONE.
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    09-11-2018, 12:39 PM
    Zn is good stuff. Did some tests with Zn 1%, Cu 0.5%, pure for 40sw (180gr Lee - 4.5 hp38) & 30/30 (185GC 16gr 2400). IIRC temp was 730-740F. 40 sized small so I got some side ways on target & leading (BLL coated). They expanded very well, some...
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    09-10-2018, 10:39 PM
    Can't imagine how there would be any difference. Added friction from GC might change the curve a tad. Same load density, same burn efficiency.
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    09-10-2018, 10:11 PM
    Cut short pvc to fit around the ram so you can grab them.
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    09-10-2018, 08:35 PM
    First, soft alloy doesn't spring back like the harder when sized. Second, alloy composition will change the as cast diameter. Moulds normally are spec'd for wheel weight alloy. Mould/cast temp plays a part also. Lee sizers are IMHO, made for WW.
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    09-10-2018, 08:08 PM
    What is that shooting place up on the hill? Looks like an indoor. Only place I've seen Kmart sell guns, powder and bullets.
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    09-10-2018, 08:06 PM
    popper replied to a thread Yellow Jackets in Our Town
    Yea, them buggers in a basement window well - spray and run like they are after you. But I could run fast at 5 yrs old, can't do that now. All I seem to get now is those crazy mud dobbers.
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    09-10-2018, 07:59 PM
    Where is the BOAT? Went through Carla, was a mess.
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    09-10-2018, 04:41 PM
    popper replied to a thread Trip to Cardiologist in Our Town
    Do the tests and take the meds (not warfrin!). Afib of certain kinds will show a leaky valve when it isn't. When your pulse is 200+ the valve has no time to work, it just flutters. May not be as bad as your doc thinks. Get a real certain...
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    09-10-2018, 12:22 PM
    Petander - been following your alloy 'problem' for a while. Suggestion - try some sulfur or copper sulfate in your alloy to clean. Sulfur is smelly but cleans alloy of 'junk' very well - one of the ore cleaning methods of long ago. I found the...
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    09-09-2018, 08:28 PM
    Friend told me of a time in Az camping. His dog set up a real howling at a spot of light on the ground, growing and shrinking. Few years ago I saw one, bout blinded me. Drove a ways and saw the focused light shaft passing through a donut shaped...
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    09-09-2018, 03:03 PM
    https://www.thoughtco.com/suicide-and-the-bible-701953 Pretty good scriptural coverage of the subject. We people are all sinners and for the most part don't take sin very seriously. Those who accept the gift of salvation from God have every one of...
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    09-09-2018, 01:55 PM
    Yes, if you have a jeep, take Ofir pass (old road) from Silverton to Teluride. Do NOT take GF with you. Box canyon in Ouray.
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    09-09-2018, 01:45 PM
    Guy is taking a short cut through the cemetery when 3 young girls ask if he would walk with them, they were a bit frightened. He said he was too, when he was living. Truthfully, mother in law repeated an incident she had, heard marbles rolling on...
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    09-08-2018, 08:44 PM
    Train museum, Slater hotel
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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